Author: Melody Buschur


Band brings ‘sweaty soul’ to BV Soulful music captures the true essence of its subject, and that quality embodies the music of Greeley band The Burroughs. This nine-piece group’s music embodies that kind of passion to create unforgettable music. Uniting to start a band just four years ago, the members of The Burroughs debuted to immediate success that has snowballed ever since. Like gospel music, the band’s songs evoke a contagion of heartfelt emotion. With a lineup of trumpet, sax, baritone, keys, drums, bass, guitar and trombone, the band immerses listeners in a classic soul vibe while adding modern...

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Eufórquestra, The Fritz headline valley music scene Even in the off-season, Buena Vista now provides weekly entertainment for locals and tourists alike, thanks in large part to The Lariat, which has quickly established itself as the premier music venue in the Ark Valley, providing two or more performances and a talent-laden open-mic night each week. The upcoming performances at The Lariat are no different with Eufórquestra returning for its third gig at 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, and The Fritz, from Ashville, N.C., making its debut appearance in the Ark Valley the following week. The Eufórquestra performance will showcase...

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Alliance hosts 33rd annual fund-raising event The Alliance will host its 33rd annual fund-raising event, Chocolate Lover’s Fantasy – A Night of True Decadence, Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Buena Vista Community Center. It is the organization’s longest-standing event, and advocates and volunteers of the Alliance, formerly known as the Alliance Against Domestic Abuse, hope it will be their largest fund-raiser of the year. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. and is open to anyone who would like to come and enjoy this sweet pre-Valentine’s extravaganza. Tickets are $25 and available at all High Country Bank locations and both...

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Local songstress will perform at Salida SteamPlant These mountains are filled with artists who love the recreation and beauty they offer. Because of that, the valley is quickly becoming a popular destination for many musicians to circle on their tour. But for one talented singer/songwriter, performing here is even sweeter. It’s not just another stage, it is coming home. Buena Vista native Carin Mari has turned her childhood passion for music into her calling and after years of nationwide performances and the release of her new original album, she is finally back to perform for the community that has...

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An improvisational music journey debuts at The Lariat A moment is fleeting, so why not make it memorable? This is the ideal mantra of the improvisational band The Jauntee, who will give a debut performance at The Lariat in Buena Vista on Saturday, Jan. 20, at 8:30 p.m. East Coast-roots turned Colorado-based, these four guys hypnotize crowds all over the country in over a hundred performances a year with their eclectic make-up of original music and stylized covers that take audiences on an unprecedented journey. With a lineup consisting of drums, bass, guitar, vocals and a keyboardist with an...

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