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Happenings
Concerts
September 1
Journey, Churchill, Snowmass Town Park, 800.766.9627
Four Corners Folk Festival: Sunliner, Slaid Cleaves,
Elephant Revival, Jimmy LaFave, The Lone Bellow, Res-
ervoir Hill Park, Pagosa Springs, 970.264.4151
Vail Jazz Festival: Cyrille Aimee, Diego Figueiredo, Vail,
970.479.6146
Who¡¯s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band,
Beaver Creek Resort, Avon, 970.845.0438
September 2
Vail Jazz Festival: Cyrille Aimee, Diego Figueiredo, Vail,
970.479.6146
Smuggler Mountain Boys, Aspen, 970.925.1220
September 4
He¡¯s My Brother She¡¯s My Sister, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
Mtn Jam, Trail Town Still, Ridgway, 970.626.3060
September 5
The English Beat, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Robotic Pirate Monkey, Mesa Theatre, GrJct, 970.241.1717
He¡¯s My Brother She¡¯s My Sister, Fly Me to the Moon
Saloon, Telluride, 970.728.MOON
Mary June Page, Trail Town Still, Ridgway, 970.626.3060
September 6
Lisa Marie Presley, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Zolopht & the Destroyers, Poke Squad, Mesa Theater, Gr
Jct, 970.241.1717
Tommy Ray Moody, Trail Town Still, Ridgway,
970.626.3060
September 7
Lisa Marie Presley, Center for the Arts, Crested Butte,
970.349.7487
The English Beat, Ska Brewery, Durango, 970.247.5792
Lizard Skinner, Glenwood Adventure Park, Glenwood
Springs, 800.530.1635
September 8
Eve, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Christian Music Concert, Glenwood Adventure Park,
Glenwood Springs, 800.530.1635
September 11
Cody Chesnutt, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Mtn Jam, Trail Town Still, Ridgway, 970.626.3060
September 12
Boombox, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Nat Walsch, Trail Town Still, Ridgway, 970.626.3060
September 13
Telluride Blues and Brews Fest: The Black Crowes, Gary
Clark Jr, Allen Stone, ZZ Ward, Bright Light Social Hour,
Rebrith Brass band, Telluride Town Park, 970.728.8037
Colorado Pork and Hops: Ryan Shupe & The Rubber-
band, Lincoln Park, Gr Jct, 970.254.3866
Darden Smith, Roper Music Hall, Gr Jct, 970.242.3272
The Jason Hunter Band, Trail Town Still, Ridgway,
970.626.3060
September 14
Telluride Blues and Brews Fest: Jim James, Mickey Hart,
Otis Taylor, ReBrith Brass Band, The New Mastersounds,
Selwyn Birchwood, Anders Osborne, Telluride Town
Park, 970.728.8037
Colorado Pork and Hops: Joe Diffie, Lincoln Park, Gr Jct,
970.254.3866
Shawn Mullins, Wright Opera House, Ouray,
970.325.4399
2013 September
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September is here and music is in the air. Check out these
great concerts that are happening in your area this month.
Always call venues to confirm concert information:
BoomBox, Last Chance Saloon, Gunnison, 970.641.2611
Acoustic Mayhem, Glenwood Adventure Park, Glen-
wood Springs, 800.530.1635
September 15
Telluride Blues and Brews Fest: Melissa Etheridge, John
Hiatt, Karl Denson¡¯s Tiny Uiverse, Ander Osbourne, The
Relatives, Telluride Town Park, 970.728.8037
September 18
Gregory Alan Isakov, Henry Strater Theater, Durango,
970.375.7160
Mtn Jam, Trail Town Still, Ridgway, 970.626.3060
September 20
Whitewater Ramble, Last Chance Saloon, Gunnison,
970.641.2611
MisTint, Trail Town Still, Ridgway, 970.626.3060
Joe McMurrian, Dolores River Brewery, Dolores,
970.882.4677
September 21
Diamond W Wranglers,Wright Opera House, Ouray,
970.325.4399
Missing Link Band, Glenwood Adventure Park, Glen-
wood Springs, 800.530.1635
Jill Cohn Trio, Will Whalen, KAFM Radio Room, Gr Jct,
970.241.8801
September 25
Mtn Jam, Trail Town Still, Ridgway, 970.626.3060
September 26
The Music of ABBA(Arrival from Sweden), Community
Concert Hall, Fort Lewis College, Durango, 970.247.7657
Joe Oulette, Trail Town Still, Ridgway, 970.626.3060
September 27
DJ Shadow, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Desert Flyer Band, Cruisers, Gr Jct, 970.314.2554
Bruce Hayes, Trail Town Still, Ridgway, 970.626.3060
September 28
Doctor Robert, The Beatles Tribute, Paonia, 970.309.8744
September 29
Town Mountain, Dolores River Brewery, Dolores,
970.882.4677
Durango/Silverton/Hesperus/Pagosa Springs:
-18th Annual WholeExpo Durango 2013, La Plata Coun-
ty Fairgrounds. Attend the Four Corners Showcase of
Holistic and Ecological Products, Services and Seminars.
90 exhibitors, 14 seminars plus 14 presentations on the
patio. Sat, Sep 7, 10a-7p, Sun, Sep 8, 10a-5p, $5 admis-
sion good for both days. Go to: WholeExpo.com for info.
-Sep 7, Battle of the Badges, Charity softball game at the
La Plata County Fairgrounds. Durango and La Plata
County law enforcement officers vs. the firefighters. For
more information, call 970.946.6604.
-Sep 13-15, Southern Ute Tribal Fair Pow Wow, 9a-9p,
Sky Ute Tribal Events Center. Enjoy the grand entry
at 7p on Fri, 1p and 7p on Sat and noon on Sun. Call
970.563.1756 for more information.
-Oktoberfest, Sep 14-15, The finest beer and food, 11a-
5p, downtown Durango.
-Wetherill Mesa Bike & Hike, Sep 14, 28, Wetherill Mesa
in Mesa Verde National Park. A special time of year to
visit as the more relaxing fall season replaces the busy
days of summer. The tram won¡¯t be running, so you¡¯re
invited to ride your bike or hike along the tram road.
-Sep 19, Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast, 7a, LaPlata County
Fairgrounds.
-ColorFest Weekend, Sep 20-22, Pagosa Springs. Col-
orFest Weekend, features hot air balloons, music, beer,
wine, food and more!
-Sep 21-22, Durango Autumn Arts Festival, A juried
arts and crafts festival on 2nd Ave between 6th and 9th
Street. Free to the public. Open till 6p on Sat and Sun.
-24th Annual Fall Photo Experience, Sep 27-29, Durango
Silverton Railroad, Join amateurs and professionals as
we take you into the wilderness to photograph the train
with a backdrop of autumn foliage as well as a chance
for rare night photography in the Durango railyard!
-Durango Area Parade of Homes, Sep 27-29
Eagle/Gypsum/Edwards/Avon/Vail:
-Vail Valor Marathon/Half-Mar/5k, Sep 2, The Victory
Marathon, Victory Half Marathon, and Victory 5-Mile
Run/Walk are on-road events: 13.1 miles along residen-
tial streets and Vail Bike Path.
-Ragnar Relay Stop, Sep 6, Beaver Creek. This 200(ish)
mile running relay that takes you and 11 pals, day and
night, through the Rocky Mountains in Colorado.
-The 4th Annual Vail Automotive Classic and Wheels &
Wings Show, Sep 6-8, Vail Village, Vail Valley Jet Center.
-Vail Oktoberfest in Lionshead, Sep 6-9, bratwurst eating
contests, keg bowling contests, the Oktoberfest Fun Run.
-Beaver Creek Grand Concert, Sep 7, The finale of the
Beaver Creek concert series promises to be a fantastic
show to cap off a great summer of music.
-America Cup International Fly Fishing Tournament,
Sep 10-15, Vail, a catch and release, fly-fishing tourna-
ment with International, U.S., Men¡¯s, Women¡¯s, Youth
and Adaptive anglers competing on the best trout
waters in Colorado.
-Beaver Creek Luxury Lifestyle Festival, Sep 13-15, a
celebration of the design, style, taste and culture of the
luxury mountain lifestyle. Incorporating home design,
fashion, automobiles and the arts, this event is the em-
bodiment of luxury lifestyle.
-Living at Your Peak, Sep 19-21, Various locations, Vail.
-Hike, Wine and Dine, Sep 22, benefiting Jack¡¯s Place.
The event starts with coffee, mimosas, and breakfast
treats while you register and gear up for hike. Then you
will set off for a scenic 4-mile mild hike through the
picturesque trails of Beaver Creek at the peak of aspen
season.
Dolores/Mancos/Cortez/Dove Creek:
-¡¯Slide into September¡¯ Storytime at the Cortez Public
Library, 202 N Park St. Every Thursday at 10:30a, at the
library and every Sat at 10:30a, at the Cortez Farmers
Market, Elm & Main streets (weather permitting) for
preschool-aged children. Older children are welcome
to join us for the craft at 11:15a on Thursdays. Raising
Readers Storytime offers songs, stories, crafts and sil-
liness and uses the Early Childhood Literacy Initiative
program. 970.565.8117.
-Cortez Cultural Center Presents Ladies Night Out, A
walk on the wild side, Sep 21, 6p-9p, Fashion show by
Second Time Fashions, local vendors that provide prod-
ucts or services for women, door prizes, sweet treats,
goodie bags, wine bar and treasure hunt for Cortez Cash.
Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling the
Center, 970.565.1151 or at the door on the night of the
event. Proceeds benefit the Patsy Brown Art Scholarship
fund. Vendors may contact the Center for applications
and more information.
-Sep 21, Walk to End Alzheimer¡¯s, Cortez City Park.
Check in at 9a, walk begins at 10a.
-Sep 27-29, Mancos Valley/Mesa Verde Country Balloon
& Art Festival, Cortez, Contact 970.560.0203. Arts Fes-
tival on Sat, Sep 28(during the Balloon Festival), Grand
Avenue, Mancos, Contact Mancos Valley Chamber of
Commerce at 970.533.7434.
Events, Fairs, Festivals, Fun