Music Scene: Summit County live music roundup, May 27 – June 2
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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, May 27
Horizon Line will play The Brown Hotel in Breckenridge on Friday, May 27. Horizon line is Rocky Mountain rock ‘n’ roll. The band pays tribute to a variety of jam, blues and rock bands through an ever-changing array of covers and originals. Go to The Brown’s Facebook page for more information.
Jessica Jones and the New Band play first show of the season at the Snake
Jessica Jones and the New Band will open the summer season for the Snake River Saloon on Friday, May 27. Jessica Jones is a soul singer with roots in jazz, funk, blues, R&B, rock and hip-hop. She has quickly built a name for herself as a poignient improvisational singer keeping audiences on their toes with off the cuff lyrics and soulful, wailing vocals. Compared to Susan Tedeschi, Joss Stone and Janis Joplin, she has a unique and bold, sultry, yet vibrant style that carries into any genre. Doors open at 4 p.m., and the music starts at 9:30. Call (970) 468-2788 for more information.
Saturday, May 28
Local band in Keystone
Zuma Road will play at the Snake River Saloon in Keystone on Saturday, May 28. Zuma Road is a Summit County band featuring longtime locals Ryan Emmett on guitar, Dan Brewer on bass and vocals, Molly Brown on vocals, Pat Fitzgerald on drums and Max Parson on piano. The band will play a mix of original music and funky covers. Doors open at 4 p.m., and the music starts at 9:30. Call (970) 468-2788 for more information.
Free music at Arapahoe Basin
Arapahoe Basin’s Spring Concert Series welcomes ’80s rock New Sensation on Saturday, May 28 from 1–4 p.m. outside in the Base Area Plaza. Always free, family friendly and a good time. New Sensation will transport you back to the days of MTV and mullets. All the fun of those “Video Days” are brought back with a performance of this band, which features some of Colorado’s finest musicians. The great artists of the ’80s are all represented including U2, Men At Work, Rick Springfield, Prince, The Cars, Van Halen and INXS. The band will feature Alton King, lead vocalist, a powerful voice that brings the classic “stadium rock” anthems to life. Go to arapahoebasin.com/events for more information.
Get your funk on in Breckenridge
The Frisco Funk Collective will play The Brown Hotel on Saturday, May 28. Composed of some of the best musicians Summit County has to offer, the Frisco Funk Collective features horn-heavy jazz and dance. Go to The Brown’s Facebook page for more information.
Sunday, May 29
Jakarta plays Arapahoe Basin concert series
Arapahoe Basin’s Spring Concert Series welcomes Jakarta on Sunday, May 29 from 1–4 p.m. outside in the Base Area Plaza. The Isaac Points’ Jakarta Band is an old school funk and R&B band from Denver. The Jakarta Band plays a variety of music from disco, soul and hip-hop to soft rock. The band features Isaac Points on vocals and bass. For the past 35 years, Isaac Points has been creating the groove that gets people on the dance floor. Whether Isaac was opening for Stanley Clark and Herbie Hancock, playing bass with Chuck Berry or Tony Bennett, performing USO tours with Joe Clemons, signing with the Platters, or playing amusement parks with Tom Slick and Jinx Jones his expertise of funk has been proven time and time again. Go to arapahoebasin.com/events for more information.
The Brown hosts Meadow Mountain
Meadow Mountain will play The Brown Hotel in Breckenridge on Sunday, May 29. Meadow Mountain formed in 2014 in a studio space near the base of Meadow Mountain. The band plays at the Vail Farmer’s Market on Sundays during the summer and quickly began playing private events and local bars. Go to The Brown’s Facebook page for more information.
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