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Happenings
Pg 12 - The Sunshine Express
2012 March
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Concerts
March 25
Springtime is here and sweet music is in the air.
Donavon Franken-
Here are some hot concerts happening in our area.
reiter, Sheridan Op-
era House, Telluride,
Always call venues to confirm concert information:
970.728.6363
March 1
Aspen Songwrit-
Jwail, The Llama, Telluride, 970.728.5114
ers Festival - Angel
Bob Floyd Band, The Summit, Durango, 970.247.2324
Snow, John Oates,
March 2
Sam Bush, Matt
Gomez, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Nathanson, Wheeler
Katie Herzig, Wheeler OperaHouse, Aspen, 970.920.5770
Opera House, As-
Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band, The Llama, Telluride,
pen, 970.920.5770
970.728.5114
March 27
March 3
Henry Rollins,
One Night of Queen, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Belly Up, Aspen,
Daryl Hance, The Eldo, Crested Butte, 970.349.6125
970.544.9800
March 4
Rehab, Mesa
Stellar Corpses, Tenacious Brothers Pub, Grand Junc-
Theater and Club,
tion, 970.424.5354
Grand Junction,
Yacht, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
970.241.1717
March 5
The Meditations,
Los Lonely Boys, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
The Llama, Tellu-
March 6
ride, 970.728.5114
John Oates, Center for the Arts, Crested Butte,
970.349.7487
March 17
March 28
March 7
Octopus Nebula, The Llama, Telluride, 970.728.5114
Marty Stuart, Ft. Lewis College, Durango, 877.352.2656
Umphrey's McGee, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Lez Zeppelin - Trib to Led Zeppelin, Mesa Theater, Grand
Seun Kuti & Egypt `80, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Los Lonely Boys, Sheridan Opera House, Telluride,
Junction, 970.241.1717
March 29
970.728.6363
Jack Ten High, The Hank, Durango, 970.375.7160
Sophistafunk, The Llama, Telluride, 970.728.5114
Don Carlos of Black Uhuru w/ Fyah Wyah, The Llama,
Barenaked Ladies - FestEVOL, Crested Butte Mountain,
March 30
Telluride, 970.728.5114
Crested Butte, 1.800.810.7669
Chuchito Valdes, The Little Nell, Aspen, 970.920.4600
March 8
Joint Point, The Summit, Durango, 970.247.2324
Rusted Root, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Umphrey's McGee, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
March 18
Motet, Abbey Theater, Durango, 970.385.1711
Los Lonely Boys, Mesa Theater, Grand Junction,
Galactic, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
March 31
970.241.1717
Hawthorne Heights, Lez Zeppelin - Trib to Led Zeppelin,
Chuchito Valdes, The Little Nell, Aspen, 970.920.4600
Holding Space, The Summit, Durango, 970.247.2324
Sheridan Opera House, Telluride, 970.728.6363
The Clair Lynch Band, Fort Lewis College, Durango,
March 9
Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Guster 0 FestEVOL,
877.352.2656
Leftover Salmon, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Crested Butte, 1.800.810.7669
Motet, Abbey Theater, Durango, 970.385.1711
The Growlers, Mesa Theater, and Club, Grand Junction,
Fairs, Festivals, Fun
March 20
970.241.1717
Blitzen Trapper, The Parson Red Heads, Sheridan Opera
Last To Know, The Llama, Telluride, 970.728.5114
Carbondale/Glenwood Springs/Aspen:
House, Telluride, 970.728.6363
March 10
- Power of Four Ski Mountaineering Race, March 3,
SuperVision, Abbey, Durango, 970.385.1711
Chris Isaak, Avalon Theatre, Grand Junction,
Snowmass Village, Grab a teammate and experience the
March 21
970.263.5700
Power of Four in this inaugural ski mountaineering race
Aspen Songwriters Festival - Darrell Scott, Adam Aijala,
Los Lobos, Wheeler Opera House, Aspen, 970.920.5770
through Snowmass, Buttermilk, Aspen Highlands and
Ben Kaufman, Wheeler Opera House, Aspen, 970.920.5770
Leftover Salmon, Community Concert Hall, Fort Lewis
Aspen Mountain!
Euforquestra, The Llama, Telluride, 970.728.5114
College, Durango, 970.247.7657
- Melanoma Awareness Day, March 3, Sunlight Resort.
March 22
Jackie Ryan, The Little Nell, Aspen, 970.920.4600
- 12th Bud Light Spring Jam, March 16-18* and March
Aspen Songwriters Festival - James McMurtry, Bob Sch-
Jack Ten High, Kochevars, Crested Butte, 970.349.6745
23-25, All are free and open to the public.
neider, Wheeler Opera House, Aspen, 970.920.5770
Jet Edison, The Summit, Durango, 970.247.2324
Core Party, Friday, March 16, Downtown Aspen, The
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Belly Up, Aspen,
Ana Sia, The Llama, Telluride, 970.728.5114
best downtown block party of the year - Core Party! This
970.544.9800
March 11
is held in downtown Aspen under the stars on March 16
Charley Orlando, The Summit, Durango, 970.247.2324
Girlyman, Dolores River Brewery, Dolores, 970.882.4677
this year. This event is free and open to the public and
Monophonics, The Llama, Telluride, 970.728.5114
Leftover Salmon, Sheridan Opera House, Telluride,
takes place on the corner of Galena St and Cooper Ave.
March 23
970.728.6363
- Kick Aspen Big Air, March 17, In the 13th Annual
Donavon Frankenreiter, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Drive-By Truckers, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
KickAspen Big Air Invitational, the best regional ski and
Aspen Songwriters Festival - JD Souther, Carrie Rodriguez,
March 13
snowboard athletes will compete under the lights at the
Blue Sky Riders Wheeler Opera House, Aspen, 970.920.5770
Ryan Montbleau Band, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
base of Aspen Mountain.
James McMurtry, Wright Opera House, Ouray, 970.325.4399
March 14
- Terrain Park Boot Camp, March 17 - 18, 2012, The Ter-
William Fitzsimmons, Gunnison Arts Center, Gunnison,
Solas, Community Concert Hall, Fort Lewis College,
rain Park Boot Camp is an entry level terrain park that
970.641.4029
Durango, 970.247.7657
will be set up at Snowmass. Coaches will teach beginners
Cherry Royale, The Llama, Telluride, 970.728.5114
Chris Isaak, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
how to safely slide a rail, hit a box and throw a trick.
March 24
March 15
- Fourth Annual Fallen Friends Memorial, March 24, As-
Aspen Songwriters Festival - Sohpie B Hawkins, Matt
Tiempo Libre, Fort Lewis Community Concert Hall,
pen Higlands, Uniting skiers and snowboarders from all
Scannell, Marc Broussard, Wheeler Opera House, Aspen,
Durango, 970.247.7657
disciplines to celebrate the mountain lifestyle that binds
970.920.5770
March 16
all of us in honor and remembrance of our fallen friends.
James McMurtry, Abbey Theater, Durango, 970.385.1711
Rebelution, Mesa Theater and Club, Grand Junction,
- Crystal River Spas Spring Thing, March 24-25, Sunlight
Groove Session, The Summit, Durango, 970.247.2324
970.241.1717
Resort.
Dubtonic Kru, The Llama, Telluride, 970.728.5114