Music Scene: Summit County live music roundup June 3-9
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Music Scene is a series of briefs that runs in the Summit Daily News every Friday, highlighting live music from around the county. If you are a band or venue that would like to have your shows featured in the newspaper, email A&E editor Heather Jarvis at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Friday, June 3
The Brown Hotel in Breckenridge hosts the Beau Thomas Band on Friday, June 3. Colorado native Beau Thomas brings his strong vocals and up-tempo arrangements to his twist on acoustic soul music. Go to The Brown’s Facebook page for more information.
Live music in Breckenridge
Mark Schlaefer will play the Blue River Bistro in Breckenridge on Friday, June 3. Mark Schlaefer brings his delta blues to the restaurant from 5-10 p.m. and there’s no cover. Visit blueriverbistro.com for more information.
Saturday, June 4
Local band at The Brown
Locals John Truscelli and The Stolen Band will play The Brown Hotel on Saturday, June 4. Singer/songwriter John Truscelli’s unique and soulful voice along with the bands eclectic instrumentation crosses all genres of music. John and the band weave their way through rock, bluegrass and alt-country sounds, creating their own version of many cover songs. Go to The Brown’s Facebook page for more information.
A-Basin’s concert series continues
Arapahoe Basin’s free Spring Concert Series welcomes Whitewater Ramble on Saturday, June 4 from 1–4 p.m. outside in the Base Area Plaza. Described as “High-Octane Rocky Mountain DanceGrass,” Whitewater Ramble (WWR) uses a simple recipe to craft its sound: start with bluegrass instrumentation, add drums and finish with a boundary-less approach to grassing-up everything from disco house grooves to roots to Americana. The Colorado-bred quintet combines the elements of mandolin, fiddle, acoustic guitar, upright bass, drums and vocals to explore the musical boundaries of multiple genres and to fuel their own mixture of original music and innovative cover song interpretations. Whether playing an intimate encore, acoustic and unplugged in the crowd or surfing on top of the upright bass, Whitewater Ramble delivers a powerful and memorable live performance. Go to arapahoebasin.com/events for more information.
Snake welcomes Lee Rogers Band
The Lee Rogers Band will play the Snake River Saloon in Keystone on Saturday, June 4. This explosive power trio fuses rock ’n’ roll with blues that leaves stages reduced to ashes. The band is led by Austin, Texas, guitarist and vocalist Rogers, whose high-powered blend of original writing mixed with covers from their biggest heroes and musical influences creates a soulful energy that is hard to resist. Doors open at 4 p.m., music starts at 9:30. Call (970) 468-2788.
Jerry Weiss Duo plays in Breckenridge
The Blue River Bistro hosts free live music with Jerry Weiss Duo on Saturday, June 4. The music runs from 5-10 p.m. and there’s no cover. Visit blueriverbistro.com for more information.
Sunday, June 5
Local band plays A-Basin concert series
Arapahoe Basin’s free Spring Concert Series welcomes Summit County’s own High Five on Sunday, June 5 from 1–4 p.m. outside in the Base Area Plaza. Somewhere in-between the majestic altitude of Colorado’s highest peaks and the jubilation of homegrown music, Summit County’s own High 5 has found a synergy that transmutes what may first appear like a traditional jammin’ performance into a sensorially-heightened experience. The four-piece ensemble co-creates new harmonic atmospheres every time the stage beckons. It’s not just another “jam band.” The High 5 emits prime-form family vibes. Each experience is inspired and musically different from every other show. However, if there’s one thing that never changes, it’s the general feeling of “good times with good friends” that constantly persists throughout each and every High 5 show. Go to arapahoebasin.com/events for more information.
—Compiled by Heather Jarvis
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