Joe Stone

ATOMGA

| December 14, 2017

Nine-piece band brings afrobeat funk to The Lariat Afrobeat band Atomga will play The Lariat for the third time this year, taking the stage at …

UNIVERSAL SIGH

| December 6, 2017

Ark Valley music scene features Georgia rockers Athens, Georgia fosters a legendary music scene that has produced world-famous bands like R.E.M. and Widespread Panic. Rock …

ARK VALLEY MUSIC SCENE

| November 24, 2017

The Magic Beans debuts in BV Salida’s First Last Waltz is the musical talk of the town this week (see page 10), but the holiday season …

THE ARK MUSIC SCENE

| November 9, 2017

Cycles, A.J Fullerton headline Denver-based band Cycles headlines this week’s local music scene with a 9 p.m. performance at The Lariat Friday, Nov. 10. Next …

THE BV MUSIC SCENE

| October 25, 2017

Halloween brings influx of music Since Labor Day weekend, the Buena Vista music scene has faded like fall aspen leaves after the first freeze, but …

POPA CHUBBY

| October 12, 2017

‘King of the New York City Blues’ brings it to The Lariat Ted Horowitz, better known as Popa Chubby, began playing drums at the age …

‘Shadow Chant’

| September 25, 2017

Leon Joseph Littlebird, Will Clipman celebrate new album with Salida performance A two-week rafting trip through the Grand Canyon brought Leon Joseph Littlebird and Will …

Kevin Danzig and the Buzz Drivers

| September 14, 2017

Breckenridge band performs Friday at The Lariat Kevin Danzig was raised in a musical family in Southern California. His father was a lounge singer in …

HALDEN WOFFORD & THE HI*BEAMS

| September 7, 2017

Rocky Mountain honkytonk debuts at The Lariat Friday Riding into town from Denver, Halden Wofford & The Hi*Beams will serve up a tasty blend of …

BOOK REVIEW: ‘Two Gallons of Sun Tea’

| September 2, 2017

‘Two Gallons of Sun Tea’ by Arlene Shovald In 2002, Sales is a bucolic town on Colorado’s Western Slope, not unlike Salida or Buena Vista …

Joe Stone

Joe is a writer, editor and photojournalist who enjoys writing about the arts, especially music.