Music Scene: Zeppelin tribute Honey Puddle at the Snake in Keystone
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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 arts and entertainment editor Krista Driscoll at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Friday, June 26
Led Zeppelin tribute band Honey Puddle, featuring Jessica Jones of Funky Johnson on vocals, will take the stage at the Snake River Saloon in Keystone on Friday, June 26, and Saturday, June 27. Honey Puddle brings smiles to older, die-hard Zeppelin fans, while also creating a fresh buzz amongst the new generation of younger live music fans around the state of Colorado. “Honey Puddle is focused on creating the powerful live show that Zeppelin was notably acclaimed for, while producing the different layers of their studio efforts on a live stage,” guitarist Jeph Kennedy said. Doors open at 4 p.m., and the music starts at 9:30. Call (970) 468-2788 for more information.
Free live music, morning and night, in Dillon
Spend some time soaking up the sun with free live music in Dillon on Friday, June 26, starting with Tom Gershwin at the Dillon Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Dillon Town Park. The music continues in the evening with Something Underground at the Dillon Amphitheater at 7 p.m. Rock, reggae and funk are just a few of the vehicles this band uses to move its audience. Something Underground shows are energy-filled live events and get audience members on their feet, rocking and rolling. To learn more about these bands and events, visit http://www.townofdillon.com.
Breckenridge band plays to home crowd
Breckenridge band El Paso Lasso takes the stage at the MotherLoaded Tavern in Breckenridge on Friday, June 26. Featuring the music of Mumford & Sons, the Lumineers and much, much more, they pack the house every time they play. 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.
Delta blues at Blue River Bistro
Mark Schlaefer brings his delta blues to the Blue River Bistro on Friday, June 26, and Monday, June 29. Schlaefer writes personal acoustic blues about his life in the Colorado High Country. “Even though these songs were written above 9,000 feet, they still sound firmly rooted in delta mud,” the artist said of his album, “The Sweet Honey Mead,” released in 2002. “Dressed in plain spoken words, that sound cuts to the core of the human experience and reveals the indomitability of our souls.” The music runs from 5 to 10 p.m., and there’s no cover. Visit blueriverbistro.com for more information.
Ridge Street Wine welcomes Acoustic Moose
Acoustic Moose will be singing, playing and telling tall, tantalizing tales at Ridge Street Wine/Breckenridge Cheese & Chocolate on Friday, June 26. Not to be confused with Electric or Eccentric Moose, this ungulate has been ensconced in the local music scene for more than two decades, singing and blowing harmonicas with the likes of Buckwheat Groats, the Soul Bisquits, Raised on Rhubarb, The Pine Beetles and many more acts. The music runs from 5:30 to about 8 p.m. Call (970) 453-5139 for more information.
Saturday, June 27
Free Robert Randolph show in Dillon
The town of Dillon presents a free concert with Robert Randolph and the Family Band on Saturday, June 27, at the Dillon Amphitheater. Robert Randolph and the Family Band is an American funk and soul band led by pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph. Other band members include drummer Marcus Randolph, vocalist Lenesha Randolph, and one of three rotating rhythm guitarists: Joey Williams of Blind Boys of Alabama, Adam “Shmeeans” Smirnoff and Cousin Ray-Ray. The music starts at 7 p.m. Visit http://www.townofdillon.com for more information.
Free ‘Ensemble Escapades’ concert in Breck
Music at the Summit Adult Band Institute will present the free “Ensemble Escapades” concert on Saturday, June 27, at 3 p.m. at Blue River Plaza on Main Street in Breckenridge. The concert will feature small groups of musicians from the Music at the Summit Adult Band Institute. Anticipated groups include a flute ensemble, clarinet quartet, saxophone quintet, brass quintet and choir. For more information, call (970) 333-4664 or visit http://www.musicatthesummit.com or http://www.summitconcertband.org.
Rockin’ blues at Lake Dillon Tavern
Todd Johnson and Breaking Blues will play the Lake Dillon Tavern on Saturday, June 27. This veteran lineup of musicians plays roots blues to rockin’ blues. Led by Johnson on guitar and vocals, the songs will take you from the Mississippi Delta to Chicago to Texas and beyond. The music starts at 9 p.m., and there’s no cover. For more information, visit http://www.lakedillontavern.com.
Fingerstyle guitar in Breckenridge
Paul Musso will perform at the Blue River Bistro on Saturday, June 27, and Thursday, July 2. Musso has been with the University of Colorado-Denver for 11 years teaching fret board theory and commercial guitar styles, various ensembles and applied guitar studies. Musso is a freelance guitarist and has performed in many diverse musical settings, including The Colorado Symphony, The Boulder Festival Orchestra, The Aspen Music Festival and The Westcliff Jazz Festival. The music runs from 5 to 10 p.m., and there’s no cover. Visit http://blueriverbistro.com for more information.
MotherLoaded welcomes Dave Connelly
Dave Connelly will bring classic rock, country and top-40 hits to the MotherLoaded Tavern in Breckenridge on Saturday, June 27. 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, June 28
Adult band camp presents free concert
The second-annual Music at the Summit Adult Band Institute, sponsored by the Summit Concert Band, will present “On Parade,” a free symphonic band concert at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 28, at the Breckenridge Riverwalk Center. The concert is open to the public with free admission, and the repertoire will include military tunes, marches, pop music, Dixieland and more. For more information, call (970) 333-4664 or visit http://www.musicatthesummit.com or http://www.summitconcertband.org.
Free music continues at Blue River Bistro
Start the week at Blue River Bistro on Sunday, June 28, with free live music from guitarist and vocalist Rob Wivchar. Around the Denver area, his varied set list and high-quality musicianship find him performing in a wide variety of locales and private events. And, attending Wivchar’s shows actually helps the environment: 30 percent of all the money that ends up in the tip jar goes straight to environmental charity organizations. The music runs from 5 to 10 p.m., and there’s no cover. Visit http://blueriverbistro.com for more information.
DooWop Denny in Frisco for 16th season
DooWop Denny’s rocking oldies show continues its 16th season at Frisco’s Blue Spruce Inn on Sunday, June 28. A lifelong guitar-vocal entertainer, DooWop Denny delivers a feel-good mix of 1950s and ’60s oldies, island tunes, slow dancing and more. His knack for connecting with the audience and playing to the crowd brings excitement to the dance floor, smiles to faces and a whole lot of fun to Main Street Frisco. The music runs from 4 to 7 p.m. Visit http://www.doowopdenny.com for more information.
Stoney Live at the MotherLoaded
The MotherLoaded Tavern in Breckenridge welcomes Stoney Live for a porch party on Sunday, Jun 28. 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 runs from 4 to 7 p.m., and there’s no cover. For more information, call (970) 453-2572 or visit http://www.motherloadedtavern.com.
Tuesday, June 30
Free concert series continues in Vail
Crazy Mountain Brewery’s Hot Summer Nights free concert series continues Tuesday, June 30, at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail with The Revivalists. True to their name, The Revivalists lean more heavily on the older styles and warmer sounds of the golden age of rock ’n’ roll, but the band isn’t afraid to dabble in electronics and sleight-of-studio when it’s right for the song. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., with the main act taking the stage at 6:30. Visit http://www.vvf.org or follow “Vail Free Concerts” on Facebook to learn more.
Instrumental jazz in Breckenridge
The Blue River Bistro in Breckenridge welcomes the Jerry Weiss Duo on Tuesday, June 30. This talented, professional, flexible and original duo plays all styles of instrumental jazz, from swing to bop, Latin to contemporary, funk and even some jazzed-up pop tunes. The music runs from 5 to 10 p.m., and there’s no cover. Visit blueriverbistro.com for more information.
Wednesday, July 1
Bluegrass Wednesdays at The Barkley
Bluegrass Wednesdays continue at The Barkley Ballroom in Frisco on July 1 with Running Out of Road. Running Out of Road is a contemporary bluegrass band hailing from Durango specializing in songwriting, rich vocal harmonies and ripping fast instrumental breaks. Doors open for the free show at 9 p.m. Visit http://www.barkleyballroom.com for more information.
Weekly music happy hour at Next Page books
Weekly music and happy hour at The Next Page Books & Nosh in Frisco takes place on Wednesday, July 1, with music from Randall McKinnon. After growing up in south Arkansas and a stint in graduate school in Denver, McKinnon has settled into Colorado’s High Country and proven himself as a favorite on the local entertainment circuit. The music runs from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Visit http://www.nextpagebooks.com for more information.
Thursday, July 2
Hot Buttered Rum at Concert in the Park
On Thursday, July 2, Hot Buttered Rum takes the stage at the Frisco Historic Park for the Concert in the Park series. Hot Buttered Rum’s three songwriters, Nat Keefe, Erik Yates and Aaron Redner, spin tales about the good times, the bad times and the roads between and belt them from the heart in three-part harmony. Bryan Horne’s athletic standup bass and Lucas Carlton’s tasteful percussion combine with the acoustic instruments to create a sound that’s part bluegrass, pop and folk. The music runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., and concession sales at this concert benefit the National Repertory Orchestra. For more information, visit http://www.townoffrisco.com, or call (800) 424-1554.
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