Music Scene: Two Dudes bring rock, blues to Breckenridge
Friday, Sept. 12
Drew & Brett, aka Two Dudes, come to The MotherLoaded Tavern in Breckenridge on Friday, Sept. 12. Drew & Brett incorporate rock, blues, country and hip-hop music into their shows to help lift the spirits of their fellow man. Prior incarnations include White Chocolate, Dude Stew and Car Ramrod. Presently, they are touring under the name Two Dudes. The music starts at 10 p.m., and there’s no cover. For more information, call (970) 453-2572 or visit http://www.motherloadedtavern.com.
Live oompah, polka music at Oktoberfest
Experience Oktoberfest in Breckenridge, with live music and dancing, Friday, Sept. 12, through Sunday, Sept. 14. Oktoberfest is where Munich meets Breckenridge, when Main Street closes and comes to life as a street party with traditional costumes, German food, oompah and polka music, Bavarian dancers, children’s activities, a keg-tapping ceremony and a 5-kilometer run. The Main Street Party runs from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Visit http://www.breckenridgeoktoberfest.com for more information.
Feel-good music at Snake in Keystone
Leung and The Wreck will play the Snake River Saloon in Keystone on Friday, Sept. 12. Pulling from a dominant rock-blues background, Leung and The Wreck keep the traditional, feel-good music alive with modern twists to each song. Electric fast licks, break beats, precision funk bass and stunning vocal wrasps engage audiences of many ranges. Drawing inspiration from Led Zeppelin, Primus, Ray Charles, The Temptations, Jimi Hendrix and Parliament, these up-and-comers leave listeners wondering where the group has been hiding. Doors open at 4 p.m., and the music starts at 9:30. Call (970) 468-2788 for more information.
Live music at Dillon Farmers Market
Amy & The Rock Sisters will play the Dillon Farmers Market on Friday, Sept. 12. Rock Sisters music spreads the message of family, spirituality, health and nature through music and helping others. It features talented songwriting throughout by Amy, and sweet family harmonies. Amy and the girls share vocal duties singing lead and harmony, backed by tasteful instrumentation. The music runs from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visit http://www.townofdillon.com for more information.
Josh Galvin at Ridge Street Wine
Singer-songwriter Josh Galvin will play an evening of acoustic music at Ridge Street Wine & Cheese, located at 304 S. Main St. in Breckenridge, on Friday, Sept. 12. The music runs from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Visit http://www.joshgalvin.com for more information.
Saturday, Sept. 13
Stoney Live at the MotherLoaded
The MotherLoaded Tavern in Breckenridge will host Stoney Live on Saturday, Sept. 13, and Sunday, Sept. 14. From Stillwater, Oklahoma, Justin Stone rocks red-dirt music like no other. Covering everything from country music to solid rock hits of the ’80s and ’90s, Stoney Live brings people to their feet and causes spontaneous dancing on the tables. The music starts at 4 p.m. on the porch both days, weather dependent, and there’s no cover. For more information, call (970) 453-2572 or visit http://www.motherloadedtavern.com.
Funkiphino takes over Keystone
The Snake River Saloon in Keystone will host Funkiphino on Saturday, Sept. 13. Funkiphino is the 12-piece funk sensation that’s been funking it up all over Colorado for more than a decade. The band is the most requested group in the region. Each member is hand picked for musicianship. Doors open at 4 p.m., and the music gets started around 9:30 p.m. For more information, call (970) 468-2788.
Doors Music at MotherLoaded
The Strange Parade takes the stage at the MotherLoaded Tavern in Breckenridge for a post-Oktoberfest show on Saturday, Sept. 13, with high-energy, live covers of The Doors. The music starts at 10 p.m., and there’s no cover. For more information, call (970) 453-2572 or visit http://www.motherloadedtavern.com.
Sunday, Sept. 14
Alpenglow Chamber fest begins
The Alpenglow Chamber Music Festival begins at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, with a soiree in a private home in Silverthorne, featuring artistic directors Rieko Aizawa on piano and Jesse Mills on violin, as well as Bart Feller on flute, Makoto Nakura on marimba, Mark Holloway on viola and James Wilson on cello. Alpenglow soirees welcome attendees with a champagne reception and light refreshments follow the performance. Tickets are $75, and directions to the private home will be provided once tickets are purchased. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit.
Celebration of Life Memorial in Breck
Josh Galvin will perform at his dear friend Scott Carpenter’s Celebration of Life Memorial on the lawn of the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge on Sunday, Sept. 14. Galvin will play a few special songs for the event starting at 11 a.m., followed by a reception at Carpenter’s home. Visitfor more information.
Tuesday, Sept. 16
More chamber music in Dillon
The Alpenglow Chamber Music Festival continues at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, with a public concert at Lord of the Mountains Lutheran Church in Dillon, featuring artistic directors Rieko Aizawa on piano and Jesse Mills on violin, as well as Bart Feller on flute, Makoto Nakura on marimba, Mark Holloway on viola and James Wilson on cello. This year, the musicians offer a new twist on traditional chamber music by featuring selections for marimba and flute. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for seniors and free for students. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.alpenglowchambermusic.org.
Thursday, Sept. 18
Horn pops, bass solos in Frisco
The Barkley Ballroom in Frisco will welcome Funk Trek on Thursday, Sept. 18. The funk of the Omaha-based ensemble is something that boils and flows through a century of urban America’s artistic bloodstream. In six-minute songs dominated by horn pops and bass solos, there’s a range of temperaments that could spark a small-scale high school dance revolt or could send up a nightclub in musical flames with a three-hour set. The technical proficiency simply needs to decide what outfit it wants to wear. Doors open for the free show at 9 p.m. Visitfor more information.
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