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Happenings
Concerts
March 1
Israel Vibration, The Eldo, Crested Butte, 970.349.6125
Whitewater Ramble, Ghost Ranch Saloon, Steamboat,
970.879.9898
The Wailers, 3rd St Performing Arts Ctr, Carbondale,
970.963.3221
March 2
Mickey Hart, African Showboys, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
Whitewater Ramble, Ghost Ranch Saloon, Steamboat,
970.879.9898
March 3
Alpin Hong, Center for the Arts, Crested Butte, 970.349.7487
March 4
Alpin Hong, Center for the Arts, Crested Butte, 970.349.7487
STS9, Telluride Conference Center, Telluride, 970.369.5120
March 5
STS9, Telluride Conference Center, Telluride, 970.369.5120
Haydn C Major Cello Concerto, & Mozart Symphony No.
40 ¡°The Great¡± w/Colorado Symphony, Vilar Center,
Beaver Creek, 970.845.8497
March 6
Umphrey¡¯s McGee, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
March 7
Umphrey¡¯s McGee, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Young Dubliners, Mesa Theater, Grand Junction,
970.241.1717
Steep Canyon Rangers, Community Concert Hall, Fort
Lewis College, Durango, 970.247.7657
SouthWest Colorado Concerts: Classical Gas, Montezuma-
Cortez High School, 970.565.9127
March 8
Satisfaction(Rolling Stones Trib), Wheeler Opera House,
Aspen, 970.920.5770
Steep Canyon Rangers, Vilar Performing Arts, Beaver Creek,
970.845.8497
Greg Brown, Mesa Theater, Grand Junction, 970.241.1717
Next 2 the Tracks, The Derailed Saloon, Durango,
970.247.5440
March 9
Smokey Robinson: Upclose & Personal, Vilar Performing
Arts, Beaver Creek, 970.845.8497
Charlie Mars, The Arrabelle, Vail, 970.754.3600
March 11
The Expendables, Tomorrows Bad Seeds, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
March 12
Yes, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
March 13
Pat Green, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
March 14
America, Avalon Theater, Grand Junction, 970.263.5700
Young Dubliners, 3rd St Performing Arts Ctr, Carbondale,
970.963.3221
EOTO, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
March 15
America: 40th Anniversary Tour, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
The Fighting Jamesons, Strings Pavilion, Steamboat,
970.879.5056 X105
Euf¨®rquestra, Performing Arts Center, Carbondale,
970.963.3221
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Spring time arrives this month bringing music to our
senses. Check out these great concerts that are happening in
March. Always call venues to confirm concert information:
Tony Monaco, Rio Grande Park, Aspen, 970.920.5140
March 16
Twiddle, The Eldo, Crested Butte, 970.349.6125
Yonder Mountain String Band, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
Tony Monaco, Rio Grande Park, Aspen, 970.920.5140
March 17
Yonder Mountain String Band, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
March 18
Pickwick, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
March 19
Yo Mama¡¯s Big Fat Booty Band, Samana Lounge, Vail,
970.476.3433
March 20
Donavon Frankenreiter, Agave, Avon, 970.748.8666
Chamber Orchestra w/Richard Goode, Vilar Center,
Beaver Creek, 970.845.8497
March 21
Conspirator, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Donavon Frankenreiter, Center For The Arts, Crested
Butte, 970.349.7487
Emancipator, Little People, Odesza, Henry Strater
Theater, Durango, 970.375.7160
Del McCory, Sam Bush, Wheeler Opera House, Aspen,
970.920.5770
He¡¯s My Brother, She¡¯s My Sister, Sheridan Opera
House, Telluride, 970.728.6363
Yo Mama¡¯s Big Fat Booty Band, The Summit,
Durango, 970.247.2324
March 22
Bad Weather California, Mesa Theater, Grand
Junction, 970.241.1717
Jeremy Kittel, Colorado Mountain College, Steamboat,
970.870.4444
Vagabond Opera, Performing Arts Center, Carbondale,
970.963.3221
March 23
Sam Bush, Avalon Theater, Grand Junction,
970.263.5700
The Dunwells, Steamboat Ski Resort, Steamboat,
970.879.6111
Yo Mama¡¯s Big Fat Booty Band, Performing Arts Ctr,
Carbondale, 970.963.3221
Oliver Mtukudzi & Black Spirits, Fort Lewis College,
Durango, 877.352.2656
Donavon Frankenreiter, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
March 24
The Dunwells, Sheridan Opera House, Telluride,
970.728.6363
Avishai Cohen: SFJAZZ Collective, Vilar Center,
Beaver Creek, 970.845.8497
March 25
Anna Netrebko, Vilar Center, Beaver Creek,
970.845.8497
March 26
The Dunwells, Bronze Radio Return, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
Allison Weiss, Candy Hearts, Shred Shed, Durango,
970.259.0913
Jesse Cook, Community Concert Hall, Fort Lewis,
Durango, 970.247.7657
March 27
Michael Flatley¡¯s ¡°Lord of the Dance¡±, Vilar Center,
Beaver Creek, 970.845.8497
MarchFourth Marching Band, Sheridan Opera House,
Telluride, 970.728.6363
March 28
Toubab Krewe, Agave, Avon, 970.748.8666
Dark Star Orchestra, Vilar Center, Beaver Creek,
970.845.8497
March 29
Dark Star Orchestra, Wheeler Opera House, Aspen,
970.920.5770
Elephant Revival, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Toubab Krewe, The Eldo, Crested Butte, 970.349.6125
MarchFourth Marching Band, Downtown, Aspen,
March 30
Grouplove, Downtown, Aspen,
March 31
Whitewater Ramble, The Shakedown Bar, Vail,
970.479.0556
Dolores/Mancos/Cortez/Dove Creek:
-Homesteading Social, The Montezuma Valley Farm
Hub invites you to a ¡®History of Homesteading in the
Montezuma Valley¡¯ social. Enjoy local treats, and tales
of the rich agricultural heritage of our region. March
6 at Let It Grow Nursery in Cortez, 7-9p. For more
information visit letitgrownursery.com
-SouthWest Colorado Concerts presents ¡°Classical
Gas¡±, a concert with piano, violin, great classics and
a lot of fun, March 7, 7p, Montezuma-Cortez High
School auditorium. Tickets will be available at the
door. For more information call Paul at 970.565.9127.
-Mancos Valley Snow Show, March 15, Opening night
for annual ¡°Snow Show¡± photo exhibit at the Mancos
Valley Visitor Center 101 E. Bauer. For more informa-
tion or to submit photo entry call the Mancos Valley
Chamber of commerce 970.533.7434
-Mancos Melt, March 16, Recover from winter with
family fun: bed races, putt-putt golf, music, gallery
walk. For details contact the Mancos Valley Chamber
of Commerce 970.533.7434
-Rural Gothic, film, art & photography, Live music:
Holy Smokers, Kustom Fronts & Ole Bye, March 23,
8-11p, Sideshow Emporium & Gallery, 411 Central,
Dolores, 970.739.4646
Durango/Silverton/Hesperus/Pagosa Springs:
-March 3, 2nd Annual Pagosa Springs Quad Challenge
with Nordic Skiing, Running, Biking and Swimming.
-Mar 3, Pay What You Wish Day at the Discovery
Museum, 1-5p. A hands-on museum where visitors
can explore science and energy topics of all kinds.
970.259.9234.
-Mar 8-10, 15-17, The Trouble with the Truth, The Back
Space Theatre. Musician Robert (John Shea) is a per-
petual starving artist with low overhead and minimal
commitments. For more info 970.769.1703, 1120 Main
Ave Ste2, Durango
-Mar 13, Soup for the Soul, 5:30-8p, LaPlata County
Fairgrounds. Nourishment for body and soul. Area
restaurants offer soup, appetizers, dessert and beer or
wine. Proceeds go to Souls of Hospice of Mercy. Pur-
chase tickets at any Alpine Bank or call 970.764.2800.
-Mar 13, Evening at the Red Snapper to Benefit The
Animas Museum, Bring your friends for fun, food, and
themed drinks! Come thirsty as a percentage of the
bar tab and tips will go to the Animas Museum. Guest
bartenders will be the Animas¡¯ own Carolyn Bowra
and Mike Smedley. Call 970.259.2402 for more info.
-Mar 15, A Celtic Music Celebration for St. Patrick¡¯s
Day, Chad MacCluskey, Jonathan Latta & Friends will
Events, Fairs, Festivals, Fun