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Happenings
2019 June/July
Pg 13 - The Sunshine Express
July 19
John Pizzarelli, Jas Cafe Aspen Art Museum, Aspen,
970.920.4996
Telluride Americana Music Festival & Songwrit-
ers Showcase, the Sheridan, Telluride, 970.728.6363
July 20
Band of Horses w/Nikki Lane (sold out), Belly Up,
Aspen, 970.544.9800
Quiana Lynell, Jas Cafe Aspen Art Museum, Aspen,
970.920.4996
Poser, Music on the Mtn, Glenwood Adventure Park,
Glenwood Springs, 800.530.1635
Telluride Americana Music Festival & Songwrit-
ers Showcase, the Sheridan, Telluride, 970.728.6363
July 21
Cary Morin (free), Legion Park, Gunnison,
970.641.4029
Abe Partridge, Healthy Rhythm Art Gallery,
Montrose, 323.270.6284
July 23
Storm Pass, I Bar Ranch, Gunnison, 970.209.9796
July 25
Toots & the Maytals w/The Gladiators ft. Droop
Lion, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Jon Cleary & Absolute Monster Gentlemen, Jas
Cafe Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, 970.920.4996
Gary Allen, Las Colonias Park Amphitheater, Gr Jct,
970.263.5700
Cash¡¯d Out, I Bar Ranch, Gunnison, 970.209.9796
July 26
Toots & The Maytals, Vilar Ctr, Beaver Creek,
970.845.8497
Jon Cleary & Absolute Monster Gentlemen, Jas
Cafe Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, 970.920.4996
Black Pistol Fire w/Thunderpussy, Belly Up,
Aspen, 970.544.9800
Haymarket Squares, KAFM Radio Room, Gr Jct,
970.241.8801
July 27
Emotional Rescue, Music on the Mtn, Glenwood
Adventure Park, Glenwood Springs, 800.530.1635
July 28
Jumping Jack Flash Rolling Stones tribute,
Sheridan Opera House, Telluride, 970.728.6363
Django (free), Legion Park, Gunnison, 970.641.4029
July 29
The Black Lillies, Sherbino Theater, Ridgway,
970.318.0892
Punch Brothers, Vilar, Beaver Creek, 970.845.8497
July 30
Buddy Guy, Vilar Ctr, Beaver Creek, 970.845.8497
all proceeds go to Elks Veteran programs, 5-7p, Live
auction, Meet & Greet, Special Guest, Code Talker
Sam Sandoval, Free, 2100 N Dolores Rd, Cortez
-Mesa Verde Back Country Horsemen Poker Ride,
All day Jun 22, disbursed camping, awesome prizes
& great company, $5-$30, San Juan National Forest
Transfer Campground Area, Road 42, Mancos
-Farm Tour, 8:30a, Jul 5, discover how farmers live
& work the land to produce crops & other crafts in
Mesa Verde Country, see historical sights, lunch
while learning about local agriculture & people, avail
through Cortez Cultural Ctr & West Adventures &
Tours, $92, 25 N Market St, Cortez
Durango/Silverton/Hesperus/Pagosa Springs:
--Birds of Prey Show, 11a & 2p, come face to face
with some of the world¡¯s most beautiful hawks, fal-
cons, eagles & owls, June 3-4, 6, 8, 10, 13-14, 16-
18, 20, 24-25, 27-28, 30, July 1-2, 7-9, 11, 15-16,
18-19, 29-30, $16-$20, La Plata County Fairgrounds
Arena, 2500 Main Ave, Durango, tickets online at:
www.raptorswild.org/tickets.html
-Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Barn Dance & Picnic
Fundraiser, feat. Tim Sullivan Band, June 23, 5-8p,
Rotary Park, 1565 E 2nd Ave, Durango, Bring
your own picnic or buy Angus Burgers/Brats/sides
from VFW for $5, Wine, beer, sodas & Cream Bean
Berry Ice Cream avail, buy $15 tickets online or at
entrance, children under 12 free, bring your own
chairs, sorry no pets, 919.397.9161,
www.durangocowboygathering.org
-4th of July River Parade, 8a, July 4, Durango on
Lower Animas River, 5 meet times: 8a, 9a, 10a,
1:30p & 3:30p, Seats limited, Kids get souvenir,
dress up 4th of July attire, best costume prize, $55-
$65, more options on website, Mild to Wild Rafting &
Jeep Tours, 50 Animas View Dr, Durango
-Music in the Mountains Classical Music Festival,
5:30p, Jul 6, world-renowned musicians, Commu-
nity Concert Hall at FLC, 1000 Rim Dr, Durango
-Wildflower Jeep Tours, Jul 14, Experience mag-
nificent, stunning wildflowers on guided jeep tour,
limited edition specialty trip into fields of wildflowers
at 12,000ft +, walk gentle trails amidst towering
peaks, ample breaks for photo opps, trips depart
daily 8:30a & 1:30p, $79-$95, Mild to Wild Rafting
& Jeep Tours, 50 Animas View Dr, Durango
Cortez/Dolores/Dove Creek/Mancos:
--Raising Readers Storytime, every Thur 10:30a, Cor-
tez Public Library, 202 N Park St, Cortez,older children
welcome to join for a craft 11:15a, songs, stories,
crafts & silliness, for more info contact the library:
970.565.8117
-Montelores Early Childhood Council, monthly lun-
cheon meeting, 1st Monday monthly, 11:45a, down-
stairs meeting room 110, Johnson Building, 925 S
Broadway, Cortez, public invited especially parents,
bring your own beverage, lunch provided so please
RSVP to Vangi McCoy: 970.749.7017
-Ask a Ranger, 1p, Jun 9, Explore a variety of subjects
with our Park Ranger, learn about Ancestral Puebloan
weaving, culture, language, Monument wildlife,
astronomy, Free with $3/adult museum admission,
America the Beautiful National Parks & Public Lands
passes accepted, Canyons of the Ancients National
Monument Visitor Ctr & Museum, 27501 Hwy 184,
Dolores, 970.882.5600
-Join Cortez Elks Lodge June 14 for re-dedication of
Michelle Martin¡¯s painting of Iwo JIma & Flag Day cer-
emony, ribs, potato salad, beans Dinner by donation,
Events, Fairs, Festivals, Fun
July 9
Melissa Etheridge: The Medicine Show, Belly Up,
Aspen, 970.544.9800
Lizzy Plotkin Quartet, I Bar Ranch, Gunnison,
970.209.9796
July 10
Jenny Lewis: On The Line Tour, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra, Benedict Music Tent,
Aspen, 970.925.9042
July 11
An Evening w/Galactic ft. Erica Falls, Belly Up,
Aspen, 970.544.9800
Dawn and Hawkes, KAFM Radio Room, Gr Jct,
970.241.8801
Deliberate Kin, TADA Listening Room, Delta,
970.209.5293
Shenandoah: 30th Anniversary Tour, Vilar Ctr,
Beaver Creek, 970.845.8497
July 12
*** Widespread Panic, Ride Festival, Telluride Town
Park, 970.369.0000
Rose Hill Drive @Sheridan Opera House, Pony
Bradshaw @The Liberty, The Yawpers @Moon/
O¡¯Bannon¡¯s, Heavy Diamond Ring @Wood Ear,
NightRide, Telluride, 970.369.0000
Louis The Child w/Win + Woo, Belly Up, Aspen,
970.544.9800
Mark Powell, Bearcat Stables, Cordillera, Edwards,
970.926.1578
July 13
Blue Oyster Cult, Las Colonias Park Amphitheater,
Gr Jct, 970.263.5710
Widespread Panic, Big Something, Temperance
Movement, Los Colognes, Thunderpussy, Tyler
Bryant, Pony Bradshaw, Ride Festival, Telluride Town
Park, 970.369.0000
Black Pistol Fire @Sheridan Opera House, The
Commonheart @The Liberty, The Yawpers @Moon/
O¡¯Bannon¡¯s, Heavy Diamond Ring @Wood Ear,
NightRide, Telluride, 970.369.0000
Pink Martini, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
A Band Called Alexis, Music on the Mtn, Glenwood
Adventure Park, Glenwood Springs, 800.530.1635
Acoustic Eidolon, Wright Opera House, Ouray,
970.325.4399
July 14
Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Rose Hill Drive,
Black Pistol Fire, Dorothy, The Shelters, The
Commonheart, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, Ride
Festival, Telluride Town Park, 970.369.0000
Temperance Movement & Big Something @Sheri-
dan Opera House, Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown @
The Liberty, The Los Colognes @Moon/O¡¯Bannon¡¯s,
NightRide, Telluride, 970.369.0000
The Scones (free), Legion Park, Gunnison, 970.641.4029
Metamoocil Mountain Boys, Grand Mesa Arts & Events
Ctr, Cedaredge, 970.856.9195
July 16
Carisma de Venus, the Palm, Telluride, 970.369.5669
Jackson Emmer, Sheridan Opera House SHOW Bar,
Telluride, 970.728.6363
Left Arm Tan, I Bar Ranch, Gunnison, 970.209.9796
The Scones, Two Rivers Winery, Gr Jct, 970.255.1471
July 17
Michael McDonald, Vilar, Beaver Creek, 970.845.8497
Trace Bundy (Free), The Vault- Wheeler Bar lobby,
Aspen, 970.920.5770
Mavis Staples, Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Telluride Americana Music Festival & Songwriters
Showcase, the Sheridan, Telluride, 970.728.6363
July 18
Norah Jones (sold out), Belly Up, Aspen, 970.544.9800
Suzy Bogguss, I Bar Ranch, Gunnison, 970.209.9796
Telluride Americana Music Festival & Songwriters
Showcase, the Sheridan, Telluride, 970.728.6363