Month : April 2017

Atomga returns to BV for weekend of funk

| April 28, 2017

iTunes categorizes Atomga as “world music.” Typical of corporate America, the designation is lazy and nondescript. Frank Roddy, Atomga’s tenor sax player, spelled it out …

Ragabonds and Funk Trek play doubleheader at Leadville’s Scarlet Saturday

| April 26, 2017

A band that’s “bored easily” is the best kind. Most audiences are just as easily bored, after all. Versatility in sound and style exemplifies musicianship …

A.J. Fullerton stays true to his soul while playing the blues

| April 26, 2017

Writing and playing progressive roots blues music that is at once spirited and sincere, 22-year-old A.J. Fullerton is busy making his mark on the Colorado …

Blacksmiths create musical sculpture for Salida’s Riverside Park

| April 25, 2017

Sometimes, blacksmiths get a bad rap. Like when they’re regarded as little more than muscular brutes who pound hot metal into knife blades. But blacksmiths …

Reggae star’s inspirational music making the world a better place

| April 24, 2017

Native Hawaiian and roots reggae musician Mike Love crafts his music in a way that he hopes will make the world a better place, and …

Claire Deveney’s artwork a hit at THC show

| April 21, 2017

With only two pieces left unsold, Claire Deveney’s debut art show in Salida promises to sell out. On view at Tenderfoot Health Collective through the …

Cycles brings musical fusion to BV Saturday

| April 21, 2017

“I met Michael during the 2013 Phish summer tour. I did the whole summer tour and ran into him at the West Coast shows with …

‘Bye Bye Birdie’ is a must-see performance

| April 20, 2017

Entertaining, hilarious and impressive are a few words that come to mind after watching the Buena Vista High School Drama production of Bye Bye Birdie. …

AgriSummit features workshops, tastings, live music, farmers market

| April 18, 2017

Guidestone Colorado’s second annual AgriSummit gets underway this weekend with agricultural-themed events including workshops, an early season farmers market, a community open house featuring live …

Boys & Girls Clubs biggest winner of Casino Night fundraiser

| April 18, 2017

It’s time to, like, totally get your ’80s rocker look on this weekend for one of Salida’s biggest and brightest annual events – Casino Night, …