Wyclef to perform free show at Copper in July
COPPER – Summer music kicks off at Copper Mountain with a free show by Wyclef Jean and the Refugee Camp July 1 at 5 p.m. in the Burning Stones Plaza. The Three Ring Weekend event also includes free circus workshops from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. during the first Saturday and Sunday of July by the Boulder Circus Center and the New Vision Cirque & Dance Workshop.
The companies will perform each day at 4 p.m. Tickets will be available at a rate of $10 for adults and $5 for children 5 and under either the day of the show or by calling (800) 841-2481.July 29-30 guitar legends descend on Copper for Guitar Town, a weekend of entertainment celebrating the instrument. Two days of shows are highlighted by performances with Joe Satriani and Tim Reynolds. There will also be a Guitars on Fire amateur competition, celebrity guitar auction to benefit Music Rising and performances from John Jorgenson Gypsy Jazz, Tommy Emmanuel, Laurence Juber, La Vienta, Mark Selby, Scott Goldman, John Jorgenson Electric Group, Joe Bonamassa and Sonny Landreth. Registration for the Guitars on Fire Competition can be done at any Denver or Colorado Springs Guitar Center location beginning June 1.
Copper Country, Sept. 2-3, is a little bit country and a little bit southern rock with headliners Lynyrd Skynyrd and Big & Rich. Also performing will be Cowboy Troy, Musik Mafia, Ryan Shupe and the Rubberband and Bill Miller. Tickets for Copper Country are on sale now at http://www.ticketmaster.com (search term “Copper Mountain”). $39 gets a two-day ticket, $22 for a one-day ticket.The Copper Country Rodeo Series Championship will be happening at the Copper Corral, free with a ticket to the music. Families can check out mutton bustin’, chicken scramble, pony rides, a petting zoo, and watch as the pros show off their skills on saddle and bareback broncos.
The weekend will also see the conclusion of Copper Country’s Peak Performer competition, in which the audience-selected winner will be awarded an all-expenses-paid trip to Nashville.
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