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Western CO Chorale: Harp, Guitar & Carols, CMU Love
Recital Hall, 1100 North Ave, Gr Jct, 970.243.6787
Aspen Choral Society: Handel¡¯s Messiah, Wheeler Opera
House, Aspen, 970.920.5770
December 17
NGHTMRE w/Justin Caruso, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Western CO Chorale: Harp, Guitar & Carols, CMU Love
Recital Hall, 1100 North Ave, Gr Jct, 970.243.6787
Montrose Community Band Christmas Concert, Montrose
Pavilion, 970.249.7015
Heather McDonald, stand-up comic, Wheeler Opera House,
Aspen, 970.920.5770
December 18
Hell¡¯s Belles, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
December 19
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy¡¯s Swingin¡¯ Holiday Party, FLC
Community Concert Hall, Durango, 970.247.7657
Gary Numan w/Me Not You, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
December 20
LeAnn Rimes: Today is Christmas Tour w/Megan Burtt,
Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
December 21
Western CO Jazz Orchestra Christmas Concert: A Swingin¡¯
Holiday, Avalon Theater, Gr Jct, 970.260.2332
December 22
Shawn Colvin, Sheridan Opera House, Telluride, 970.728.6363
December 23
Gabrielle Louise, Paradise Theatre, Paonia, 970.527.6610
T.I. w/Berkel Beats, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
December 26
Cedric Gervais Hosted by Mr. Brainwash, Belly Up,
Aspen, 970.544.9800
December 27
John Denver Tribute Concert, Wright Opera House,
Ouray, 970.325.4399
December 28
Starship feat. Mickey Thomas, Wheeler Opera House,
Aspen, 970.920.5770
The Everly Brothers Experience feat. The Zmed Brothers,
Club Red, Telluride, 970.369.4760
Kelley Zinge: Dinner with Purely Patsy, Sheridan Opera
House, Telluride, 970.728.6363
December 29
Elephant Revival, Sheridan OperaHouse,Telluride,970.728.6363
December 30
Elephant Revival, Sheridan OperaHouse,Telluride,970.728.6363
Jane¡¯s Addiction (sold out), Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
December 31
New Year¡¯s Eve w/Robert Randolph & The Family Band,
Sheridan Opera House, Telluride, 970.728.6363
Yonder Mountain String Band, Club Red,
Telluride, 970.369.4760
The Infamous Stringdusters, Wheeler Opera House,
Aspen, 970.920.5770
Jane¡¯s Addiction (sold out), Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Happenings
Concerts
December 2
The Deer, Dolores River Brewery, Dolores, 970.882.HOPS
December 3
CMU String Orchestra, Moss Ctr Love Recital Hall,
Gr Jct, 970.248.1604
GJ Centennial Band Winter Concert, Avalon Theatre,
Gr Jct, 970.270.6283
December 4
Jim Curry: Rocky Mountain Christmas, GJ High School,
Gr Jct, 970.243.1979
December 5
Derik Nelson Family, Delta Ctr for the Performing Arts,
Delta, 970.921.4142
CMU Holiday Choral Concert, Moss Center Love Recital Hall,
Gr Jct, 970.248.1604
December 6
Del McCoury Band, Wheeler OperaHouse,Aspen, 970.920.5770
Trout Steak Revival: Album Release Show w/Meadow
Mountain, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
December 7
Paradise Winds, reed quintet, Moss Ctr Love Recital Hall,
Gr Jct, 970.248.1604
December 8
Last Nickel, Dolores River Brewery, Dolores, 970.882.HOPS
CMU Wind Symphony Concert, Moss Ctr Robinson Theater,
Gr Jct, 970.248.1604
Palisade High School Choral: Sounds of the Season, First
Presbyterian Church, Gr Jct, 970.210.1787
A Christmas Carol live by The Radio Room Players, KAFM
Radio Room, Gr Jct, 970.241.8801
Rock & Roll Academy Winter Concert, Sheridan Opera
House, Telluride, 970.708.0868
Telluride Choral Society WinterSing Concert, Christ Church,
Telluride, 970.728.4536
December 9
David Starr, 4B¡¯s Brewery, Cedaredge, 970.856.7762
Lupe Fiasco, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Face Vocal Band Holiday Concert, Avalon Theatre,
Gr Jct, 970.243.6787
GJ Symphony Orchestra: The Nutcracker, GJ High School
Auditorium, Gr Jct, 970.243.6787
Best of the West Music Fest Free Final Concert, Moss Ctr
Robinson Theatre, Gr Jct, 970.248.1604
Palisade High School Choral: Sounds of the Season, First
Presbyterian Church, Gr Jct, 970.210.1787
December 10
80¡¯s Prom w/Sixteen Candles, Belly Up,Aspen, 970.544.9800
Bookcliff Barbershop Harmony Chorus Christmas Concert
(Free, donations appreciated), Northeast Christian Church,
Gr Jct, 970.257.7664
GJ Symphony Orchestra: The Nutcracker, GJ High School
Auditorium, Gr Jct, 970.243.6787
Telluride Choral Society WinterSing Concert, Christ Church,
Telluride, 970.728.4536
December 13
Kristen Yeon-Ji Yun, Cello, First United Methodist Church,
Gr Jct, 970.242.485
December 14
Bar D Wranglers Christmas Jubilee, FLC Community
Concert Hall, Durango, 970.247.7657
December 15
John Denver Tribute: A Rocky Mountain Christmas feat.
Mack Bailey, Chris Nole, Mollie Weaver, Wheeler Opera
House, 970.920.5770
Atmosphere w/MInk, deM atlaS, The Lioness & DJ Keezy
(sold out), Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
December 16
Stray Grass, KAFM Radio Room, Gr Jct, 970.241.8801
Atmosphere, Mesa Theater, Gr Jct, 970.773.1775
Bar D Wranglers Christmas Jubilee, Two Rivers
Convention Ctr, Gr Jct, 970.263.5700
2017 December/January
Pg 12 - The Sunshine Express
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Music, music everywhere. Check out these hot concerts that
are happening in your area during the months of Dec/Jan.
Always call venues to confirm concert information:
January 1
Emancipator, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
January 2
Railroad Earth, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
January 3
Railroad Earth, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
January 4
Railroad Earth, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
Lez Zeppelin, Sheridan Opera House,
Telluride, 970.728.6363
January 5
Nick Swardson, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
January 6
Nick Swardson, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
January 8
Mancos Valley Chorus concert ,
United Methodist Church, Mancos,
970.533.7460
January 10
The New Mastersounds, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
Songs & Poetry from Spain &
Nicaragua, First United Methodist Church,
Gr Jct, 970.242.4850
January 11
Laidback Luke, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
Brett Dennen, Club Red, Telluride,
970.369.4760
January 12
80¡¯s Snow Jam Feat. The Spazmatics,
Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
January 13
Brett Dennen, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
GJ Rockestra Concert, Moss Center
Robinson Theatre, Gr Jct, 970.248.1604
The Motet, Club Red, Telluride,
970.369.4760
January 14
The Motet, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
January 16
Who¡¯s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jack-
son Experience, FLC Community Concert
Hall, Durango, 970.247.7657
January 19
Trout Steak Revival, Sheridan Opera
House, Telluride, 970.728.6363
The Floozies: Powder Rangers 2, Daily
Bread, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
January 20
GJ Symphony: Great American Song-
book, Avalon Theatre, Gr Jct, 970.243.6787
January 21
The Wailers w/Bumpin Uglies, Belly Up,
Aspen, 970.544.9800
Victor Wooten Trio, Sheridan Opera
House, Telluride, 970.728.6363
GJ Symphony: Great American Song-
book, Avalon Theatre, Gr Jct, 970.243.6787
January 23
Tribal Seeds, BellyUp,Aspen, 970.544.9800
January 24
Method Man & Redman, Belly Up,
Aspen, 970.544.9800
Leftover Salmon, Sheridan Opera House,
Telluride, 970.728.6363
January 25
LCD Soundsystem, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800