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Happenings
Concerts
October 1
George Thorogood & the Destroyers,
Avalon Theatre, Gr Jct, 970.812.1292
Red Roots, Living Stone Church, Gr Jct,
970.256.7012
The Assortment, Rochester Hotel Secret
Garden, Durango, 970.385.1920
October 2
The Spazmatics, Belly Up,Aspen,970.544.9800
Carlos Oscar, Avalon, Gr Jct, 970.812.1292
October 4
RARE, Kirby Kelley, Victoria Woodworth,
Dana Cooper, SongSmith, David Starr w/Ben
Harris, Cup-a-Jo, Applefest, Cedaredge Town
Park, 970.856.6961
Monster Jam w/The David Starr Band, The
Pondy Dance Hall, Cedaredge, 970.856.3464
The Lettermen, Avalon, Gr Jct, 970.812.1292
San Juan Symphony: The Virtuoso Violin &
Beethoven¡¯s 5th, FLC, Durango, 970.247.7657
October 5
Shelley Rae, Haden Gregg & Bobby Mason,
Mary Kleinsorge, Solar Brothers,
Bittersweet Highway, Applefest, Cedaredge
Town Park, 970.856.6961
Third World, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
October 7
MATISYAHU w/Radical Something & Cisco
Adler, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
October 8
Fall Choral Concert, Robinson Theatre, Gr Jct,
970.248.1604
October 9
Jon Wayne & The Pain, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
October 11
Chris Collins & Boulder Canyon: tribute to
John Denver, Wheeler Opera House, Aspen,
970.920.5770
Altius Quartet & Brahms Quintet, Gr Jct,
970.241.4579
October 14
Jazz Ensemble & Jazz Combos, Robinson
Theatre, Gr Jct, 970.248.1604
October 15
Bonobo (DJ Set) w/Jeremy Sole, Belly Up,
Aspen, 970.544.9800
October 16
HoneyHoney, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Trio Meloso: Jane Kuenzel, Mary Lindsey
Bailey, Javier de los Santos, Recital Hall,
Gr Jct, 970.248.1604
Tim Sullivan & his band, American Legion
Post 75, Cortez, 970.565.8151
October 17
Jim Hurst acoustic, Glenwood Vaudeville
Review Theatre, Glenwood Spgs, 970.945.9699
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Music, music everywhere. Check out these hot concerts that
are happening in your area during the month of October.
Always call venues to confirm concert information:
The Polish Ambassador ft. Liminus w/
Mr. Lif, Ayla Nereo & Wildlight, Belly Up,
Aspen, 970.544.9800
October 18
Grieves w/Sol, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
Capitol Steps: How to Succeed in Con-
gress without Really Lying, FLC Concert
Hall, Durango, 970.247.7657
October 19
The Apache Relay w/Desert Noises,
Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
October 20
AraabMuzik, Belly Up,Aspen,970.544.9800
October 21
Christopher McKim, baritone, Recital
Hall, Gr Jct, 970.248.1604
October 22
GoldFish, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
October 23
Suzanne Vega, FLC Community Concert
Hall, Durango, 970.247.7657
Faculty Piano Trio: Arthur Houle,
Alejandro G¨®mez Guill¨¦n, Recital Hall,
Gr Jct, 970.248.1604
October 25
Sweetback Sisters, Glenwood
Vaudeville Review Theatre, Glenwood
Springs, 970.945.9699
New Country Rehab, The Sherbino,
Ridgway, 970.318.0892
October 26
Polica w/Web of Sunsets, Belly Up,
Aspen, 970.544.9800
October 27
Greensky Bluegrass, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
October 28
ABBA Mania(From London¡¯s West End),
FLC Concert Hall, Durango, 970.247.7657
October 31
Wayne Hancock, DRB, Dolores,
970.882.4677
The Motet, Vilar Ctr, Avon, 970.845.TIXS
Events, Fairs, Festivals, Fun
Durango/Silverton/Hesperus/Pagosa
Springs:
-Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Oct 2-5,
A celebration of the rich cultural heritage of
the American cowboy, an exciting, fun-filled
event w/evening performances & Saturday
daytime sessions. Poets & musicians from
throughout the country grace our intimate
stage at The Strater Theater, performing
classic & contemporary poems & songs that
will bring tears to your eyes & keep you in
stitches.
-Durango Apple Days, Oct 4-5, A celebration
of all things apple. Enjoy a Pie Eating Contest
+ food & games for the whole family, Buckley
Park, downtown Durango
-Wolverine Dash 5K, Oct 4, 8a-5p, Bayfield
High School, 800 CR 501, The Bayfield High
School F.O.R. (Friends of Rachel) Club is
hosting a 5k colored chalk run. F.O.R. Club
strives to spread kindness & raise awareness
of bullying in our community. We¡¯d like to see
you there spreading the kindness! $15 pre-
registration/$20 race day. Registration starts
8a, Registration forms available at: wolverine-
dash.weebly.com
-Durango Heritage Celebration, Oct 10-12,
events honoring Durango¡¯s Victorian & Old
West Past, event goers will be dressed in au-
thentic period attire throughout the celebra-
tion. We encourage everyone to join in the
fun.
-10/10 on 10th, Oct 10, 4:30-7:30p, 10th
Block, Durango, Enjoy a brewery tour, herb
talk & discounts everywhere.
-Durango Double, Oct 11-12, Do this entire
marathon, a half marathon, or a trail run.
8a-8p, presented by Animas Surgical Hospi-
tal, benefits the Women¡¯s Resource Center
advocating for the personal empowerment &
economic self-sufficiency of women & girls in
La Plata County.
-Peanuts The Great Pumpkin Patch Express,
Oct 11-12 & 18-19, 10a-5p, Durango & Sil-
verton Narrow Gauge Railroad, 479 Main Ave,
Durango, Ride the D&SNG Railroad to the
Pumpkin Patch to meet with Peanuts char-
acters Snoopy, Charlie Brown, & Lucy & bring
home the perfect pumpkin, tickets required
Cortez/Dolores/Dove Creek/Mancos:
-Raising Readers Storytime, Cortez
Public Library, 202 N Park St, Cortez,
every Thu, 10:30a, offers songs, sto-
ries, crafts & silliness using the Early
Childhood Literacy Initiative program.
970.565.8117
-Montelores Early Childhood Council
luncheon meeting, Oct 6, 11:45a, rm
110, Johnson Bldg, 925 S Broadway,
Cortez. The public is invited, especially
parents. Lunch provided so please
RSVP to Vangi McCoy: 970.749.7017
-Oct 18, 7p, Halloween Dance, Cos-
tume Prizes, Tim Sullivan Band @the
American Legion, 320 N Harrison St,
Cortez, 970.565.8151