Author: Joe Stone

Live at The Lariat

Bonnie Blue brings authentic Southern rock to BV After an “amazing” reception in July 2017, Bonnie Blue will return to The Lariat at 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 16, to rock Buena Vista with an authentic Southern accent. The summer show was Bonnie Blue’s first stop on its first Colorado tour, and “The Lariat was a wonderful spot, one of the favorite places we played when we were out there in July,” said Will Gore, vocals and guitar. “We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, but we didn’t have time to venture out. … Last time we hit like six mountain cities. Just...

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Allen Thompson

“I’m a huge Deadhead,” Thompson admitted, adding that his musical influences range from the Dead and R.E.M. to Afrobeat master Fela Kuti and jazz. “If it’s good and it’s heartfelt, it speaks to me.”

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Boulder band returns to BV from the beaches of Belize Returning to Colorado from the band’s second annual Belize event, Gasoline Lollipops will play The Lariat in Buena Vista at 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27. The GasPops have been busy since their last BV show, touring in Europe and releasing their latest album, Soul Mine. The band performed at a couple of release parties for the new album, including a show at Boulder’s Fox Theater. “We sold out the Fox Theater. It’s the first time we’ve sold out the Fox,” said singer, songwriter and front man Clay Rose. “It was...

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Acclaimed singer-songwriter makes local debut The Lariat in Buena Vista has scored another musical coup for the Ark Valley, booking acclaimed singer-songwriter Israel Nash for his local debut at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19. Nash’s 2014 album, Rain Plans, is “the most phenomenal Americana record of the year,” according to The German edition of Rolling Stone. Nash followed up Rain Plans with Silver Season, which also garnered widespread critical acclaim. Classic Rock Magazine calls it “even more exquisite” than Rain Plans, Uncut rates it “a terrific album,” and Mojo raves about Silver Season’s “cosmic poetry, crunching guitars and swooning pedal steel.” Rain Plans has a definite psychedelic mood – reminiscent of cuts...

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Grant Farm, A-Mac & the Height headline Ark Valley music scene The Lariat continues to bring top Colorado talent to Buena Vista, starting the New Year with A-Mac and the Height Saturday, Jan. 6, and Grant Farm Saturday, Jan. 13. Grant Farm One of the most talented and popular bands in Colorado’s burgeoning music scene, Grant Farm is well known to Ark Valley residents, having performed twice in Buena Vista last year. “We love the Buena Vista community,” said band leader Tyler Grant, “and we’ve always been really well-received ever since the first time we played there in 2011....

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