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Happenings
Pg 12 - The Sunshine Express
2012 April
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Express. Your source for fun and cool things to do in
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Concerts
Springtime is here and sweet music is in the air.
Here are some hot concerts happening in our area.
Always call venues to confirm concert information:
April 1
The Claire Lynch Band, Third Street Performing
Arts Center, Carbondale, 970.963.3221
Gwar, Municipal Waste, Mesa Theater and Club,
Grand Junction, 970.241.1717
April 4
J.P. Harris & The Tough, Dolores River Brewery,
Dolores, 970.882.4677
April 5
Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Wheeler Opera
House, Aspen, 970.920.5770
SOAP, The Summit, Durango, 970.247.2324
Head for the Hill, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
5:30-9p at 802 Grand Avenue, Glenwood Springs.
April 6
The Scrugglers & guest, The Summit, Durango,
This event showcases 25 local artists and 50% of
Keller Willaims, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
970.247.2324
all sales supports local land conservation through
The Skatalites, Abbey, Durango, 970.385.1711
April 22
Aspen Valley Land Trust. Weekend hours, Sat
The Congress, Steaming Bean Coffee, Telluride,
Durango Bluegrass Meltdown, Various Venues,
10-6 and Sun 10-1.
970.369.5575
Durango, 970.385.4526
Crested Butte/Gunnison/Lake City
April 7
Cahalen Morrison & Eli West, Dolores River Brew-
- Flauschink April 4-8, Crested Butte & Mt.
Tony Rosario and the Blue Heelerz, O'Brien's Pub
ery, Dolores, 970.882.4677
Crested Butte
& Grill, Ouray, 970.325.4386
April 26
- First Friday Gallery Crawl & Music April 6,
Katchafire, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Daniel Tosh, Avalon Theater, Grand Junction,
Various Galleries & Locations, Gunnison
Head for the Hills, Abbey Theater, Durango,
970.263.5700
- Moonlight Snowshoe Tours April 6, Crested
970.385.1711
April 28
Butte Mountain Resort
Whitewater Ramble, The Eldo, Crested Butte,
Todd Snider, The Henry Strater Theater, Durango,
- Bump & Jump and Pond Skim Competitions
970.349.6125
April 7, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
970.375.7160
Sam and the Stylees Fan, The Summit, Durango,
- Closing Day for Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Fairs, Festivals, Fun
970.247.2324
& Crested Butte Nordic Center April 8
April 8
- Backcountry Hut Trip, Adaptive Sports Center
Carbondale/Aspen/Basalt/Glenwood Springs
DJ Z-Trip, Buttermilk Mountain Closing Day, As-
April 11-12, Mt. Crested Butte.
- Closing Day Beach Party Pond Skim Spectacular,
pen, 970.925.1220
- Allen Wardes Concert April 13, 2012 - Gunnison
April 8th, Sunlight Resort
Lukas Nelson, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Arts Center
- GSHS Key Club's Pancake Breakfast, Key Club
April 11
- Gunnison Gardening Festival & Earth Day Cel-
is serving its annual Pancake breakfast during the
Eve 6, Greek Fire, Western State College, Gunnison,
ebration April 21, Fred R. Field Western Heritage
Demon Invitational track meet on April 14th. It will
800.876.5309
Center, Gunnison
be held in the GSHS cafeteria from 7 to 10:30am.
April 12
- "You Theatre" presented by Crested Butte
Tickets are $4 for students and $6 for adults. After
Dirty Bourbon River Show, The Summit, Durango,
Mountain Theatre April 26-29, Mallardi Cabaret.
pancakes, the club will sell Subway sandwiches
970.247.2324
Delta/Cedaredge/Hotchkiss/Paonia
from 11 to 1pm. Proceeds benefit the Key Club's
Borgore, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
- Easter Eggstravaganza at BHRC, April 7, 10a-
mission to provide service to others.
April 14
12p, 970.874.0923
- Schneetag, Sunday, April 15th, *subject to
Carlos Mencia, Sky Ute Casino, Ignacio,
- Apr. 7, Spring Fling Dance at Community Cen-
Change, Aspen Mountain, Bonnie's, Schneetag is
970.563.7777
ter, NO COVER. Live Music featuring "Route 66"
the German word for "snow day." Put simply, it
Heartless Bastards, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
(50's & 60's Music). Brought to you by Cedaredge
translates as "daredevils willing to propel them-
April 19
Area Chamber of Commerce.
selves down a hill, over a jump and across a pond
The Holler "Meltdown", The Summit, Durango,
- City of Delta Spring Into Shape 5K Fun Run/
on a craft they built themselves."
970.247.2324
WalkDate: April 14, 8A-11:30P. It's time to sign up
- Closing Day, Aspen, April 15
April 20
for the City of Delta's "Annual Spring into Shape
- CCAH announces its 41st Mountain Fair T-shirt
Durango Bluegrass Meltdown, Various Venues,
5K Fun Run/Walk" for all ages. This event will be
Design Contest! A $500 prize and ten T-shirts to
Durango, 970.385.4526
held on the Confluence Lake Trails on Saturday
the winning designer. Designs must be good for
April 21
April 14th. Sign up BY 5p, April 6th and fees are:
reproduction on T-shirts and posters. Hand created
Durango Bluegrass Meltdown, Various Venues,
($20/person includes a t-shirt) or ($10/person w/o
submissions are best but computer generated art
Durango, 970.385.4526
a t-shirt) Sign up AFTER 5p, April 6th and fees
is also accepted. Deadline for submission is April
Jack Ten High, Derailed Saloon, Durango,
are: ($25/person includes a t-shirt) or ($15/per-
15th. Additional information is available at www.
970.247.5440
son w/o a t-shirt) Registrations will be taken up
carbondalearts.com
Cannibal Corpse, Exhumed, Mesa Theater, Grand
to the time of the event at a fee of $25, but does
- 8th annual earth day art show to benefit Aspen
Junction, 970.241.1717
not guarantee a t-shirt. Check-in time is 8a. Race
Valley Land Trust, Join us for the opening recep-
LoCash Cowboys, Whiskey River, Grand Junction,
starts at 9:30a sharp.
(Continued next Pg13>>)
tion of "Living on the Land", Friday, Apr 20 from
970.241.5179