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July 2019

Jed Zimmerman & Jimmy Davis

July 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15
Jed & Jimmy

Memphis' favorite sons and popular traveling troubadours are stopping in La Veta for an evening of swapping songs, story telling, a few beers while having a down-home good time. Originally from Memphis, TN, it was here Jed began playing music and found his mentor, Keith Sykes. For a number of years, Zimmerman and Kelley Mickwee played music and toured together. Sykes was instrumental in recording their music, and the two released three records while they were the duo, Jed and…

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Jon Chandler

July 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$17

A seventh generation Coloradan and an award-winning singer, songwriter, novelist and poet, Jon writes of the historic and contemporary West. Jon’s novels, songs, and poems serve to keep alive the West’s frontier ethic. He hosts America’s Soul Live, a monthly Arvada, CO-based acoustic concert series. Jon was chosen Best Living Western Musician by True West Magazine, which also named his Westerns “best Western CD”. He was awarded the Western Writers of America’s prestigious Spur Award for Best Song two times,…

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John Fullbright

July 21, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18

John Fullbright’s 2012 studio debut, From the Ground Up, received a Grammy nomination for Americana Album of the Year, and later that year he won ASCAP’s Harold Adamson Award for lyric writing. In 2014, John released the critically acclaimed Songs , toured all over America and the UK, and appeared on Late Night with David Letterman. Fullbright possesses a keen ear for memorable melody and a unique approach to harmony, moving through chord progressions far outside the expected confines of…

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Fir Amphitheater Series: Riders In the Sky

July 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
$69

THE NEVER-ENDING TRAIL DRIVE CONTINUES! For more than thirty years Riders In The Sky have been keepers of the flame passed on by the Sons of the Pioneers, Gene Autry and Roy Rogers, reviving and revitalizing the genre. And while remaining true to the integrity of Western music, they have themselves become modern-day icons by branding the genre with their own legendary wacky humor and way-out Western wit, and all along encouraging buckaroos and buckarettes to live life “The Cowboy…

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Dana Louise

July 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15
Dana Louise

Dana Louise (guitar and vocals), Adams Collins (vibraphone and 5-string banjo), and Ezra Idlet and Keith Grimwood (Trout Fishing in America/guitar, percussion and bass) — Dana brings her vibrant, melodic vocals and finger picking to a body of complex songs. Drawing from jazz and bluegrass, carrying a contemporary beat, the sound is roots-rooted flung-into-the-future folk. Dana Louise and band work to leave their audiences glowing with the magic music can bring: genuine human connection CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS

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Wilson & McKee Joined by Jaquie Gipson

July 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18

Willson & McKee are two voices with Celtic harp, accordion, Irish bouzouki, guitars, dulcimers, Bodhran, and bagpipes. The duo began making music and touring together in 1990. In the decades since, they have appeared on multiple state Arts Rosters, juried showcases, educational programming and performed in many states on stages ranging from Quonset huts to 1500 seat auditoriums. Jaquie Gipson, an acoustic guitarist, began playing the guitar at the age of 14. With inspiration from Leo Kottke, Michael Hedges, Preston…

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Fir Amphitheater Series: Trout Fishing in America

July 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
$49

A more incongruous pairing you’ll never find with Ezra Idlet (guitar) at six feet nine inches and Keith Grimwood (bass) at five feet five and one-half inches. Their inspiration comes from the fabric of everyday life with music that pokes fun one minute and pulls the heartstrings the next. Winning multiple National Indie and Parent’s Choice awards and four Grammy nominations, this is music for people who take their fun seriously. Departs Alamosa at 10:00 AM | Departs Fort Garland…

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August 2019

Chris Arellano

August 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $18

Chris Arellano's deeply personal Americana weaves together the Norteno music of his Northern New Mexico upbringing with Alternative Country and Blues influences-for a signature style that he calls Nuevo Americana. Fused with song and story, Spanish and English, his transcendent lyrics move listeners with emotion and passion. Chris' ability to play multiple stringed instruments has kept him busy as a Nashville session musician and Producer. $15 in advance; $18 at the door Learn more: https://www.chrisjarellano.com/ CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS

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Tom Munch

August 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Tom Munch has brought a blend of Southwest-Folk-Jazz to Southern Colorado's music scene for over 3 decades. His versatility also is seen in an impressive repertoire of some 3000 songs. Tom's styles include jazz standards, western, folk, classic rock, R&B, children's and rare historic songs, plus originals. Tom finds the heart of each song and performs with a love of music and respect for his audience, whether it be in a concert setting or for his weekly work with Alzheimer's…

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Fir Amphitheater Series: Peter Yarrow

August 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
$69

THE MUSIC WE KNOW AND LOVE Peter Yarrow, an American singer and songwriter, was born in New York City in 1938. He learned to play both guitar and violin at a young age, and attended New York City’s High School of Music and Art. His singing career began after receiving a psychology degree from Cornell University. Upon graduating, he went to Greenwich Village, where he met up with Noel Paul Stookey and Mary Travers. The trio’s manager, assembled and encouraged…

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Darrin Kobetich

August 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Darrin Kobetich

Fort Worth, Texas-based solo acoustic guitar master Darrin Kobetich classifies his sound as “ambient delta raga thrash grass,” but that’s just scratching the surface. Kobetich has performed for us the past three summers with the amazing "Skunk Grass" band, Boxcar Bandits. This year he brings us a solo performance with unique styles ranging from Eastern to Blue Grass and Rock to Metal. Join us for an evening of a wide range of talent! CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS

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Eliza Gilkyson

August 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Two-time Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Eliza Gilkyson has become one of the most respected musicians in folk, roots, and American circles. She has been featured on NPR, Austin City Limits, and Mountain Stage and has toured worldwide as a solo artist and in support of performers such as Richard Thompson, Patty Griffin, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and Dan Fogelberg. Eliza’s songs have been covered by artists such as Joan Baez and Rosanne Cash. They have been used in films, in PBS specials, and…

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Fir Amphitheater Series: Junior Brown

August 17, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$69

With his unique voice, more unique song writing, and even more unique double necked “Guit-Steel” guitar, there has absolutely never been anyone like Junior Brown. He has shown himself to be equally adept at a wide variety of American music styles beyond Country. These include Rock and Roll, Blues, Hawaiian, Bluegrass and Western Swing. Brown upgraded his gear in a way that no artist had ever done. Struggling through each show, going back and forth plugging and unplugging guitar to…

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Fir Amphitheater Series: Lee Roy Parnell

August 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
$69

Lee Roy Parnell is part of a long line of Texas roots-music eclectics and is among the elite few who can be identified as a triple threat. An ace guitarist, as well as a distinctive singer, and hit songwriter, his music runs the gamut of diversity. Combining the influences of Blue-Eyed Soul, Delta Blues, Road House Rock, Southern Boogie, Texas Swing, and Gospel, Parnell’s sound defies conventional classification. He draws from a broad range of musical sources and combines them…

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Rockwell Avenue Blues Band

August 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Rockwell Avenue Blues Band is made up of 5 veterans of the Chicago blues scene who were part of the "last of the golden age" of Chicago blues. The band is composed of guitarist/vocalist Steve Freund and harp player/vocalist Tab Robinson, a pair of New Yorkers now residing in the San Francisco Bay area and Indianapolis, Chicago-born keyboard player/vocalist Ken Saydak, who now calls Colorado home, and the Windy City-based rhythm section of bassist Harlan Terson and drummer Marty Binder.…

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Fir Amphitheater Series: Tom Rush

August 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
$49

Tom Rush is a gifted musician and performer, whose shows offer a musical celebration…a journey into the tradition and spectrum of what music has been, can be, and will become. His distinctive guitar style, wry humor and warm, expressive voice have made him both a legend and a lure to audiences around the world. His shows are filled with the rib-aching laughter of terrific story-telling, the sweet melancholy of ballads and the passion of gritty blues. Rush’s impact on the…

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Byrd & Street

August 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Byrd & Street

Audiences are in for a treat with Austin duo Byrd & Street noted for their “impeccable male/female harmony,” “solid first-class songwriting” and lively stories about their songs, performed with guitar, autoharp, glockenspiel, pianica, and a percussive cabasa. Four-time nominees for Texas Music Awards and three- time Kerrville Festival New Folk finalists, their songs have been recorded by other artists, including Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul and Mary. CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS

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Shawn Brown at La Veta Mercantile

August 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Shawn Brown, master of the Hammond B3 and Most Soulful Vocalist this side of the Mississippi, learned music while playing Gospel with his family. His musical journey began at the age of 3 when he began playing the piano, and then became the organist, accompanying his mother for their church at 8 years old. Shawn's latest album, Best Blues Money Can Buy, is a mix of Gospel, jazz, and blues. He has shared the stage with Al Green, Clarence Clemons,…

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The Celtic Orphans at La Veta Mercantile

August 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Join La Veta’s very own Celtic Orphans for an evening of live music, friends and beer. FREE

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Mythic Valley at Rollin Smoke

August 31, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rollin Smoke Garage BBQ, 110 E 5th St.
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Hailing from Salt Lake City, Mythic Valley set out to combine the earnest intimacy of folk with the grit of indie music. Their sound is eclectic, yet warm and personal, echoing the timeless storytelling of Americana, with a modern twist. Inspired by contemporary artists as diverse as The Shins, My Morning Jacket, or Fleet Foxes. The band blends in lush melodies with introspective lyrics and beautiful soundscapes, as shown in their most recent release “A Monument, A Dream” released in…

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Jill Jones at La Veta Mercantile

August 31, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18

Jill Jones, lead vocals and rhythm guitar, was founder and lead singer of The Hays County Gals and The Lone Star Chorale, recipient of the 2002 Academy of Western Artists Cowboy Group of the Year Award. A veteran of cowboy gatherings across the country, she has appeared with Willie Nelson on TNN’s “Legends of Country Music” and Ian Tyson at the Elko National Cowboy Gathering. She has also been featured on NPR’s Prairie Home Companion and Texas Country Reporter. In…

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September 2019

Dan Lavoie at Deerprint

September 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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One of our most beloved troubadours just wrapped up recording a new album at Dreamland Studios in Woodstock, NY. Dan is heading back our way for an evening of rock, blues, folk, classical, funk jam, story telling, and friendship.

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Austin Stirling at Rollin Smoke

September 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rollin Smoke Garage BBQ, 110 E 5th St.
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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If you're Mr. Stirling, the redoubtable frontman of the once Hangdog Hearts, you've earned the respects of your peers, while converting audiences worldwide. Stirling took all that traveling experience into the studio, consolidated it with some southern-fried focus, and created his debut solo album, SALVE. A driven accumulation of fire and brimstone, floated with whiskey and gasoline. He doesn’t stick to formalized roots or folk: that's a blueprint too many of his contemporaries have used to build a shrine to…

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MMD: Dynamix at Fox

September 6, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fox Theatre, 715 Main St,
Walsenburg, Colorado 81089

The Historic Fox Theatre in Walsenburg is partnering with Downtown Revitalization to bring you a one-night only kick-off concert for Mountain Mining days, an annual celebration on September 7th. Dyanmix is Walsenburg's hometown favorite! Come celebrate the end of summer and get ready for Mountain Mining days!

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Mountain Mining Days

September 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Miner’s Plaza, 101 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Each September, the Walsenburg Downtown Revitalization Committee presents Mountain Mining Days, an end of summer celebration at Miners Plaza in Walsenburg. The Fun starts Friday Night, with local favorite Dynamix playing at the Historic Fox Theatre. The next morning(Saturday) at 11, there will be a downtown parade featuring marching bands from across the state, equestrian riders, collectible cars, and so much more! Along 6th street, food and craft vendors, a kids’ zone with fun games, face painting, and other activities…

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The Gabrielle Louise Show

September 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Gabrielle Louise's music is anchored deeply in folk and Americana, but undeniably drawn to rich harmonies and melodic adventurism. Her sound has the earthy feel of early Joni Mitchell while also veering into the spirited and versatile delivery of fellow genre-hopping artist Eva Cassidy. Unafraid to take a musical escapade in the name of inspiration, Gabrielle is at one moment folkie and ethereal, the next a smoky jazz chanteuse. Known for her authenticity and candor on stage, Gabrielle's performances are…

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You Knew Me When

September 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Daily Perks on 5th Coffee Bar, 110 East 5th St.
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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You Knew Me When

Outfitted with an array of instruments, You Knew Me When is a husband and wife indie folk-rock pairing with a full band sound. Based in Ouray, CO, by way of Nashville, TN, the duo have toured nationally since June of 2012 throughout North America, sharing their collective sound. Now touring in support of their third studio album "Into the Looking Glass", You Knew Me When continue to create and serve up an array of craft brewed compositions coast to coast.

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Edmond Nevaquaya at La Veta Mercantile

September 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Huajatolla Heritage Foundation proudly presents Edmond Tate Nevaquaya, Chickasaw, son of artist and renowned flute player ‘Doc’ Tate Nevaquaya. (Edmond stepped in to represent the Nevaquaya Family as a very recent PBS special that featured Timothy’s flute playing was just nominated for an EMMY for sound and music and Timothy was invited to NYC to participate in EMMY events. He will be here next summer). David Behrens and Eddie Three Eagles will also be performing. This is a free concert…

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Spanish Peaks International Celtic Music Festival

September 19, 2019 - September 22, 2019

Attend the Spanish Peaks International Celtic Music Festival and become enchanted by world-renowned Celtic artists and scholars guaranteed to keep you singing, dancing, and enjoying music day and night in various locations throughout Spanish Peaks Country! Musicians have come from Ireland, Scotland, Canada, France, Italy, Germany, and Spain to teach and perform. In the process, musical connections have been made and enjoyed not just through regional representations but also from spotlighting connecting genres from Jazz to Americana. Each year, the…

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Crafty Canary Brewery 1yr Anniversary Party + music from Broken Revival

September 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Crafty Canary Brewery, 107 E 5th St.
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Free

Come celebrate our 1st birthday with us! We'll be partying it up all weekend with something fun planned each day! Friday 9/27- Potluck starts at 5pm. Music starts at 7pm Saturday 9/28- So Tasty food cart is slinging gourmet hot dogs from 4-7pm as we play games and enjoy a newly tapped beer made with fresh, locally grown hops: the Ideal APA! Sunday 9/29- Recover from the weekend with Bloody Marys, Mimosas, and donuts

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Ordinary Elephant at Deerprint

September 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Ordinary Elephant captivates audiences with their emotionally powerful and vulnerable songs, letting the listener know that they are not alone in this world. The collaboration of husband and wife Pete and Crystal Damore, their connection, and their influences (such as Gillian Welch, Guy Clark, Anais Mitchell) all meet on stage. “Two become one, in song...hand-in-glove harmonies surprise the listener with focused intensity and musical mastery,” says Mary Gauthier. The Associated Press is calling their latest album, Honest, “one of the…

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Guitar Workshop with Chris Newman

September 28, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Guitar Workshop with Chris Newman Saturday 28, 2019 9AM - 3PM, Walsenburg, Colorado Chris will cover three topics in the course of his one-day guitar retreat 1) Flatpick Heaven: The guitar in traditional Irish and Scottish music. Create great "open-sounding" accompaniments for traditional tunes without resorting to DADGAD, explore interesting and appropriate rhythms and even learn to flatpick a tune with an authentic ornament or two 2) Swing guitar: hints and tips for jazzing up your folk styles Learn Chris'…

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Tri-City Trio

September 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$20

Originally from Washington D.C., harmonica player/vocalist Al Chesis has been a perennial presence on the Denver and Colorado blues scene since the 1980s. As founder and bandleader of the highly-awarded Delta Sonics (voted best blues band by the readers of Colorado’s premier entertainment magazine, Denver Westword, for six consecutive years), Al has brought his musicianship, showmanship, and humor to both local and national audiences. A New York City native, guitarist/vocalist Bob Pellegrino has been a mainstay in Colorado blues for…

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Spanish Peaks Harp Concert

September 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fox Theatre, 715 Main St,
Walsenburg, Colorado 81089
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The Spanish Peaks Harp Concert features world-class teachers and workshops for beginner through expert players. Located in southern Colorado every September. This year's end of the retreat concert features: Sue Richards - Scottish Harp Sue Richards is an internationally known performer, teacher, composer, and author. Sue has recorded dozens of CDs, and has entertained audiences throughout the U.S. and Europe. Chris Newman - Guitar & Harp Duos Besides recording with Máire Ní Chathasaigh, Chris is a respected record-producer and arranger…

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The River Arkansas at Deerprint

September 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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The River Arkansas

Get your tickets soon as this performance is likely to sell out fast. Don't miss this lively performance by musicians from all over the front range bringing elements of rock & roll, americana, soul, and gypsy folk to our Courtyard.

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October 2019

The Home Fires

October 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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The Home Fires

The Home Fires is an Americana duo based in Minneapolis comprised of critically acclaimed singer/songwriters, Sarah Morris and Vicky Emerson. Sarah and Vicky are established touring artists and after developing a close friendship and playing live shows together, they unearthed a gorgeous new sound featuring Sarah's clear, melodic voice and Vicky's warm, weathered harmony. The duo tour nationally, have opened for Emmylou Harris and were nominated for Americana Artist of the Year by the Midwest Country Music Association in 2018.

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Close n’Counter with Tom Munch at La Veta Mercantile

October 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Close N Counter Close encounter is a guitar duo consisting of Gordon Close and Richard Blanchard. Gordon has been playing guitar professionally since he had a radio show at the age of 16. During the time from then to now he’s been guitarist for Bobby Darren, Stevie Wonder, the Accents and studio session work in the Hilltoppers, a quintet popular on the Denver country club and wedding scene. He has been an educator on guitar all these years and does…

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Wonky Tonk at Rollin Smoke

October 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rollin Smoke Garage BBQ, 110 E 5th St.
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Sometimes solo, sometimes duo, sometimes full-band, but always wonky. Often compared to Lucinda Williams and Nikki Lane, Wonky Tonk travels the country wonkin' up dive bars, wineries, zoos and festivals alike. With a love for glitter, a knack for story telling and a heart of gold, you will find yourself falling in love with the Wonk and having no idea how to define it.

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Mike Blakely at La Veta Mercantile

October 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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As a singer/songwriter, Mike Blakely has released 11 CDs, performed all over the U.S., and has made16 tours to Europe. His songs have also been recorded by artists such as Johnny Bush, Flaco Jiménez, Raul Malo, Gary P. Nunn, Johnny Rodriguez, and Red Steagall. In 2007, his story song "The Last Wild White Buffalo" won the first-ever Spur Award for Best Western Song. Members of the Western Writers of America named three of his songs as being among the Top…

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Chris Koza

October 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Chris Koza

The music Chris produces is rooted in Americana but heeds its own spirit. Born out of folk, country, storytelling and rock ’n roll, Chris both honors and builds on Americana traditions by incorporating a unique pop-music sensibility, subtle synthesizers, rich harmonies, and imaginative production choices. But despite late-night deep dives in the studio, Chris never strays from the core of the song itself and isn’t afraid to let a raw vocal and woodsy acoustic guitar deliver the story. Chris performs…

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November 2019

Rebecca Folsom

November 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Rebecca Folsom’s music is about liberation. As a nationally acclaimed acoustic rock and blues singer/songwriter, Rebecca inspires audiences with soaring vocals and songs that crack open hearts, inspire hope, and leave listeners with a deeper perspective. Rebecca’s songwriting paints a picture of shadow and light, and she digs down to gather life’s stories, alchemizes them, and offers a transcending, toe-tapping vision of hope. These songs are little medicines for the soul. “She takes you from subtle ballads to knock-you-to-your-knees blues.”…

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Yvonne Perea, Danielle Andrade, Dianne De Leon of hONEyhoUSe

November 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

Yvonne Perea, Danielle Andrade, Dianne De Leon of hONEyhoUSe, joined by Don Richmond! With a seamless merging of folk, blues, and rock, Yvonne’s music captures her audience through her memorable melodies, relevant lyrics, and soulful earthy vocals. After hearing Yvonne’s music or watching her perform live, you come away with the feeling that you’ve really seen a glimpse of Yvonne’s soul. Yvonne has performed throughout the USA and has opened for Ambrosia, Nickel Creek, Michelle Shocked, Jonatha Brooke, and Melissa…

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Jackson Emmer at Deerprint

November 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Jackson Emmer

Emmer was so incredible at his July 19th show with us that we just had to have him back! If you missed that show, or want to see him again, get your tickets soon as this will likely be an indoor show and seats will fill up quickly. Based in the small town of Carbondale, Colorado, Jackson Emmer has quietly built his reputation as a songwriter’s songwriter on the outskirts of country music. His work blends humor with heartache, and…

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Songwriting Workshop with Jackson Emmer

November 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$20

If you're interested in taking your songwriting to the next level, and making it a bigger part of your life, this is the workshop for you. Award-winning songwriter, Jackson Emmer, leads this workshop for musicians who have dabbled in the world of songwriting and are interested in exploring it more deeply. We'll discuss: 🎵 How to Stay Motivated and Write Regularly 🎵 How to Avoid Writer's Block 🎵 Tips for Accompanying Yourself on Guitar 🎵 How To Practice for Upcoming…

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Jeffrey Foucault at the La Veta Mercantile

November 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $18

With his rugged Midwestern sensibility and rich, evocative voice, Jeffrey Foucault is a songwriter in the tradition of the classic American country-folk troubadours. Citing heroes like John Prine, Greg Brown, Chris Smither, and Townes Van Zandt, Foucault received accolades from the roots rock community in 2001 with the release of his stark and compelling debut LP, Miles from the Lightning. Marrying blues, rock, Americana, folk, and country, Foucault has released a string of well-received albums and has also become an…

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Mollie O’Brien and Rich Moore at La Veta Mercantile

November 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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At home in nearly any genre of music, Mollie O'Brien moves effortlessly between folk, blues and R&B. She has released a number of Americana albums with her brother, Grammy-winner Tim O'Brien. She is currently based in Denver, and regularly tours and performs with her husband, guitarist Rich Moore, as a duo. Together they have released one studio album, Saints and Sinners and a live CD, 900 Baseline. She has regularly appeared on shows such as A Prairie Home Companion, Mountain…

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December 2019

The Rifters at the La Veta Mercantile

December 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

The Rifters formed in 2002 in the fertile and creative music scene of Taos, New Mexico from members of two popular bands already active in the area. Jim Bradley and Don Richmond of Hired Hands, and Rod Taylor of the Rounders, who had all known one another for years playing in the acoustic dance-oriented Americana music scene of northern New Mexico, decided to join forces to form The Rifters. Putting out more music than it seems should be right for…

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Celtic & Christmas Music at La Veta Mercantile

December 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Enjoy an afternoon of Christmas And Celtic music and stories with La Veta’s very own Celtic Orphans. FREE.

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Bill Hearne, Michael Hearne, Don Richmond and Zeke Severson

December 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$20 – $23

Bill Hearne, Michael Hearne, along with special guests Don Richmond and bassist-vocalist Zeke Severson will perform a concert and dance at the La Veta Mercantile on Wednesday, December 18th at 7 pm! From Bill: "This is the rarest of rarest opportunities to spend an entire evening listening to Michael and his ugly uncle Bill pick and sing together. Don Richmond will also do few tunes from the Rifters new CD, and we might even talk Zeke into doing a tune,…

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Tom Munch Christmas Concert at La Veta Mercantile

December 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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I’ve been deeply steeped in Christmas and winter songs since I was born, and have made a lifelong passion of learning and expressing these songs yearly at more venues than I can name. I love these songs! They are unique in that we all share them and know them by heart regardless of background and generation. I’m prepping for a fun and meaningful evening with even a few sing-alongs to add to the holiday spirit. Come on out and celebrate…

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January 2020

The Martin Gilmore Trio at the La Veta Mercantile

January 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $18

The Martin Gilmore Trio (MG3) is a bluegrass and folk music group from Denver, Colorado. Comprised of Martin Gilmore, Nick Amodeo, and Ian Haegele, their sound centers around acoustic bluegrass and folk music, but they stray into jazz, swing, country and blues. They have toured all over the United States and Ireland. Their new record will be released in 2020. More information about the release can be found at www.martingilmore.com Martin Gilmore is and instructor of folk and bluegrass music…

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Ecstatic Dance at the Mercantile

January 16, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Free

Come and quiet your inner and outer dialogue and enjoy your own personal exploration of body movement while listening to some fun rhythms for an awesome experience. Whether you feel moved to have a big dance workout or an inward journey, there is no judgment, low lights, and no talking, so you have absolute permission to be danced as the music moves you individually. Wear comfortable clothing and leave your inner critic at the door. All ages welcome!

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Susan Gibson with Don Richmond & TC Smythe

January 31, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

One of the reasons Susan Gibson always keeps a banjo close at hand, be it in the studio or at every show she plays, is because she likes the "lift" it brings to counterbalance a particularly heavy lyric: "Almost like it's got a smile attached to it," she says. But as much as she loves the instrument, the fact is, she really doesn't have to reach for it that often. For proof, just listen to The Hard Stuff — the…

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February 2020

Patsy O’Brien at the La Veta Mercantile

February 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $18

Hailing from Cork in the south of Ireland, award-winning songwriter and much sought-after guitarist Patsy O’Brien is renowned for his ability to meld songwriting and guitar styles seamlessly. Patsy has traversed the globe, guitar in hand, accompanying, creating and recording with some of the giants of Irish music. With critically-acclaimed solo albums under his belt along with numerous live and studio collaborations, it's no surprise that Patsy's songwriting ability and guitar prowess are in demand (he hosts guitar workshops all…

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Open Mic Nite at the La Veta Mercantile

February 27, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
LaVeta Mercantile, 300 S. Main Street
La Veta, 81055
Free

Comedy, poetry, singing, acting, or your chance at getting on your soapbox for a few minutes.... Performers, reserve your time by calling (719-742-3387) or sending us a message via Facebook. Hosted by Ken Saydak. FREE!

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Eric Elison/Gordon Lightfoot Tribute Band at the La Veta Mercantile

February 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $20

Eric Elison’s music reflects a growing sense of spirituality, and mysticism. Beginning with songs he recorded for his first album Westside Cafe, Sand Creek, and Gallatin Morning, Eric has written other songs that add to what some listeners describe as Mystic Folk. Songs including River of Time, Buffalo Are Coming, Starlit Sky, Came Upon a Clearing, and most recently Coyote Waits, are firmly establishing his reputation for offering something different, that is reflective of the inner-mountain west. Eric has recorded…

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March 2020

HighTime at the La Veta Mercantile

March 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$20 – $23

HighTime is an accomplished trio from the heart of Connemara on the West Coast of Ireland. Combining Irish music with an intriguing blend of modern folk influences, they produce a rich and unique sound and an electric energy on stage. This coupled with intricate three-part vocal harmonies and displays of exceptional, rhythmic step dance, have left audiences worldwide awestruck by their performances. Featuring a distinctive line up of Celtic Harp, Flute, Guitar, Bodhrán, Whistles, and Vocals, HighTime makes a youthful…

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May 2020

Chris Arellano at the La Veta Mercantile

May 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

Chris Arellano's deeply personal Americana weaves together the Norteno music of his Northern New Mexico upbringing with Alternative Country and Blues influences-for a signature style that he calls Nuevo Americana. Fused with song and story, Spanish and English, his transcendent lyrics move listeners with emotion and passion. Chris' ability to play multiple stringed instruments has kept him busy as a Nashville session musician and Producer. https://www.chrisjarellano.com/

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The Cody Sisters Band at the La Veta Mercantile

May 30, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

The Cody Sisters Band is coming live to the La Veta Mercantile! The Cody Sisters Band has established itself as a force in the United States for fans of acoustic, folk, and bluegrass music. Their passion is in creating new music with their award-winning instrumentation, their stunningly emotional original lyrics, and their beautiful sister harmonies. Seeing them is quite an experience as they blend Americana, Gypsy Jazz, Folk, and Modern Bluegrass together in a completely unique way creating a Modern…

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July 2020

Meadow Makers & The Creek Rocks

July 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15

Making moves and clearing paths for the future; pushing against borders and birthing space. Meadow Makers is a melodic and vocal driven folk duo from Northwest Arkansas. Comprised of Dana Louise and Noah Richmond, this dynamic duo has been holed up in their backwoods cabin for the last year, writing songs and arranging old favorites. The two have been playing regionally under their given names, and are excited to take Meadow Makers on the road this spring. Their diverse musical…

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August 2020

Hiroya Tsukamoto at the La Veta Mercantile

August 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Hiroya is a one-of-a-kind composer, guitarist and singer-songwriter from Kyoto, Japan. He began playing the five-string banjo when he was thirteen, and took up the guitar shortly after. In 2000, Hiroya received a scholarship to Berklee College of Music and came to the United States. He formed his own group in Boston “INTEROCEANICO (inter-oceanic)” which consists of unique musicians from different continents including Latin Grammy Colombian singer Marta Gomez. The group released three acclaimed records (“The Other Side of the…

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Mollie O’Brien & Rich Moore in Concert at the La Veta Mercantile

August 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

Mollie O'Brien and her husband, guitarist Rich Moore, have for nearly 30 years quietly made it their mission to find, mine and reinvent other artists' songs. They are geniuses at the craft of interpretation in the way that great singers, since the beginning of popular American music, have made the songs of their era their own. As songwriters, they add their own tunes to the canon of American roots music they inhabit and show us they’re completely at home with…

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HONEyhoUSe at the La Veta Mercantile

August 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$20 – $23

hONEyhoUSe is a unique acoustic trio combining the talents of three very diverse and seasoned artists into one unexpected powerhouse force. Consisting of award-winning R&B/Gospel soulstress Hillary Smith, earthy Blues/Folk singer-songwriter Yvonne Perea, and sweet-voiced Mandy Buchanan, hONEyhoUSe seamlessly melds the lines of musical genres with their original creations embracing blues, soul, folk and Americana into one sweet Honeyhouse of music. Three very different voices with one path…hONEyhoUSe. “These women will blow you away.” — Don Richmond

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Jon Chandler at the La Veta Mercantile

August 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

Join us for an evening of meaningful songwriting and smooth delivery… A seventh-generation Coloradan and an award-winning singer, songwriter, novelist and poet, Jon writes of the historic and contemporary West. Jon’s novels, songs, and poems serve to keep alive the West’s frontier ethic. Jon Chandler is a three-time winner of the prestigious Spur Award from the Western Writers of America. Linwood, his moody examination of Doc Holliday’s life won the Spur for Best Song in 2009, while his tribute to…

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Rupert Wates at the La Veta Mercantile

August 29, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $18

Rupert Wates' music is an eclectic mix of acoustic, melodic art/folk, with flavors of jazz, vaudeville and cabaret. Despite Wates' British background, and underpinning the universality of his music's appeal, Folk And Acoustic Music Exchange has called him "a prime figure in American music." He was voted an Artist Of The Year in both 2013 and 2016 by the international house concert network ConcertsInYourHome.com, and for five years running he has been the most booked performer on their database of…

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May 2021

Rick Vaught at Miner’s Plaza

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miner’s Plaza, 101 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Free

Rick Vaught is a solo acoustic artist based in Elbert County, Colorado, just southeast of the Denver metro area. He has been performing professionally over 35 years in a wide variety of styles. His covers include a mixture of classic rock, folk and country from the last 7 decades. Show starts at 6pm!

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Family Dance Party at Casa de Pajaros Patio

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Casa De Pajaros Patio, 215 N Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Free

Bring the family and come dance the night away to your favorite family party dance!

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June 2021

Rocky Mountain HornDogs at Miner’s Plaza

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miner’s Plaza, 101 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Free

Come enjoy the Rocky Mountain Horndogs with us at Miner's Plaza June 4th starting at 6pm! The HornDogs are an eight-piece band playing your favorite funk hits! (Think like Chicago, Tower of Power, Earth Wind and Fire, etc.)

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80s Night Dancing through the Decade- Casa de Pajaros

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Casa De Pajaros Patio, 215 N Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
Free

Come dance the night away to your favorite 80s dance hits!

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Amy Coffman’s Live Music at the La Plaza

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Friday June 4th and Saturday June 5th 6:00-8:00PM: Live Music by Amy Coffman Come out to 118 W 6th Street in Walsenburg for live music by Amy Coffman!

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Stonwall Fire Department’s Fishing Tournament & Music

June 5 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monument Lake Resort, 4789 CO-12
Weston, CO 81091
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The Stonewall Fire Auxiliary is hosting the 22nd annual Fishing Tournament at Monument Lake Resort on Saturday, June 5, 2021.  Registration starts at 7am, fishing starts at 9am.  The cost is $20 for adults and youth (under 16) is $15. No license is required as that is Colorado’s free fishing day. Early registration has begun at www.stonewallfireauxiliary.com; with adults @ $15 and youth (under 16) at $12.   There is a park entrance fee collected at the gate or office.…

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Amy Coffman’s Live Music at the La Plaza

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
La Plaza Inn, 118 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Friday June 4th and Saturday June 5th 6:00-8:00PM: Live Music by Amy Coffman Come out to 118 W 6th Street in Walsenburg for live music by Amy Coffman!

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Sonic Bloom The Unified Field Festival – CANCELLED 2021

June 17 - June 20
Hummingbird Ranch, 732 Co Rd 653, Rye, CO 81069
Rye, CO United States
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CANCELLED 2021: Gardner’s Hummingbird Ranch is home to the Sonic Bloom Festival, one of the longest-running music festivals in Colorado and a mecca for electronic and jam band fans alike. Each June, Spanish Peaks Country lights up with high-profile musical acts and a long list of activities, including yoga classes, workshops, and live painting performances. Unique and interactive art installations are also common throughout the festival grounds as are fire spinners, dancers, and flow artists accompanying most performances. Food and…

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90s Dancing through the Decades at Miner’s Plaza

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miner’s Plaza, 101 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Free

Come dance the night away to your favorite 90s dance hits!

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Lightning Hall- Casa de Pajaros

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Casa De Pajaros Patio, 215 N Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Free

Lightning Hall is an artist who blends the soulful sound of early acoustic and electric blues with folk, roots rock and other styles. Like revered jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt, he plays, and plays well, in spite of serious burn injuries to his hands. A regular performer in the Albuquerque, NM area for several years. He grew up in the Gulf Coast city of Galveston, TX. where he acquired a taste for blues, southern rock, country, R&B... Southern music in general.…

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Steve Manshel Performance at the La Veta Mercantile

June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $18

Steve Manshel is a part of Colorado's music landscape. A veteran of the legendary group Firefall, Steve has gone on to have a successful solo career. Steve combines his unique voice, guitar skills and energetic style of entertaining for an always-memorable show. Steve performs heart-felt and catchy originals from his albums, some hits from his years with Firefall as well as his version of some instantly recognizable 'Classics'. $15 advance. $18 Day of Show. Limited Seating. www.simpletix.com/e/steve-manshall-tickets-71285.  

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Country Night & Line Dancing- Casa de Pajaros

June 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Casa De Pajaros Patio, 215 N Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Come dance the night away to your favorite Country Western/Line Dancing hits!

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Thomas Hinds at Miner’s Plaza

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miner’s Plaza, 101 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Join us at Miner's Plaza to hear Thomas Hinds from 6pm- 8pm June 25th! Thomas Hinds is a singer/songwriter originally out of New Mexico, now residing in northern Georgia. He has been playing and writing since high school. The last few years has found Thomas out on the road working from coast to coast, playing an impressive mix of original songs that share the struggles of life, love, and finding one’s self within these melodies. The covers he chooses fit…

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July 2021

Mike Blakely at La Veta Mercantile

July 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

Mike Blakely's latest musical album, The Outside Circle was nominated for album of the year through the Academy of Western Arts. The title cut, "The Outside Circle" won a Spur Award for "Song of the Year" from Western Writes of America and was named "Pure Cowboy Song of the Year" by the International Western Music Association in 2020. $18 Advance $20 Day of Show www.simpletix.com/e/mike-blakely-singer-songwriter-and-novelis-tickets-71291.

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Line Dancing at Miner’s Plaza

July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Come dance the night away to your favorite Country Western/Line Dancing hits!

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Thomas Hinds at Casa de Pajaros

July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Casa De Pajaros Patio, 215 N Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Join us in La Veta at the Casa de Pajaros patio to hear Thomas Hinds from 6-8pm July 2nd! Thomas Hinds is a singer/songwriter originally out of New Mexico, now residing in northern Georgia. He has been playing and writing since high school. The last few years has found Thomas out on the road working from coast to coast, playing an impressive mix of original songs that share the struggles of life, love, and finding one’s self within these melodies.…

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New Moon Drum Circle at Miner’s Plaza

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miner’s Plaza, 101 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Friday's in Huerfano presents NEW MOON FEST! Come out on the new moon to enjoy some beginners yoga flow, flow artists and a drum circle jam! Bring your yoga mat, flow props and musical instruments! Schedule of EVENTS: 5:30pm-6pm: New Moon Beginner Yoga Flow 6pm - 7pm: Flow Art Performance by SirPropAlot 7pm-8pm: New Moon Drum Circle Jam Participating Business will remain open till 7pm!

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Rick Vaught at Casa de Pajaros

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Casa De Pajaros Patio, 215 N Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Rick Vaught is a solo acoustic artist based in Elbert County, Colorado, just southeast of the Denver metro area. He has been performing professionally over 35 years in a wide variety of styles. His covers include a mixture of classic rock, folk and country from the last 7 decades. Show starts at 6pm!

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2000s Dancing through the Decade- Miner’s Plaza

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miner’s Plaza, 101 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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Practice your Single Ladies dance routine and join us for a 2000s themed dance party at Miner's Plaza July 16th starting at 6pm.

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Chris Arellano Nuevo Americana at the La Veta Mercantile

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

Chris Arellano's deeply personal Americana weaves together the Norteno music of his Northern New Mexico upbringing with Alternative Country and Blues influences for a signature style that he calls Nuevo Americana. Fused with song and story, Spanish and English, his transcendent lyrics move listeners with emotion and passion. Tickets $18 in advance, $20 day of show. www.simpletix.com/e/chris-arellano-tickets-71293.  

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Dark Waters Project at Miner’s Plaza

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miner’s Plaza, 101 W 6th St
Walsenburg, CO 81089 United States
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The Dark Waters Project is a Nashville based band that plays what they like to call, Darkgrass. Their music is a blend of multiple genre’s but is greatly influenced by Bluegrass and Alternative Rock. http://www.darkwatersmusic.com/

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Full Moon Drum Circle- Casa de Pajaros Patio

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Casa De Pajaros Patio, 215 N Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Free

Come out on the new moon to enjoy some beginners yoga flow, flow artists and a drum circle jam! Bring your yoga mat, flow props and musical instruments! Schedule of EVENTS: 5:30pm-6pm: New Moon Beginner Yoga Flow 6pm - 7pm: Flow Art Performance by SirPropAlot 7pm-8pm: New Moon Drum Circle Jam Participating Business will remain open till 7pm!

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Jon Chandler at the La Veta Mercantile

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$17

Jon Chandler is a three time winner of the prestigious Spur Award from the Western Writers of America. Linwood, his moody examination of Doc Holliday’s life won the Spur for Best Song in 2009, while his tribute to Wyoming’s Hole in the Wall country, Morning Star Moon, received the award in 2012. His novel The Spanish Peaks received the WWA’s Medicine Pipe Bearer Award (Spur Award) for Best First Novel, and he was named True West Magazine’s Best Western Musician.…

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Jay Patterson at the La Veta Mercantile

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Come out for a free open mic hosted by former local Jay Paterson. Please call 719-742-3387 or stop by the La Veta Mercantile to sign up!

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August 2021

Rupert Wates at the La Veta Mercantile

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $20

Rupert Wates' music is an eclectic mix of acoustic, melodic art/folk, with flavors of jazz, vaudeville and cabaret. Despite Wates' British background, and underpinning the universality of his music's appeal, Folk And Acoustic Music Exchange has called him "a prime figure in American music." He was voted an Artist Of The Year in both 2013 and 2016 by the international house concert network ConcertsInYourHome.com, and for five years running he has been the most booked performer on their database of…

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The Martin Gilmore Trio at the La Veta Mercantile

August 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $20

The Martin Gilmore Trio (MG3) is a bluegrass and folk music group from Denver, Colorado. Comprised of Martin Gilmore, Nick Amodeo, and Ian Haegele, their sound centers around acoustic bluegrass and folk music, but they stray into jazz, swing, country and blues. They have toured all over the United States and Ireland. Their new record will be released in 2020. More information about the release can be found at www.martingilmore.com Martin Gilmore is and instructor of folk and bluegrass music…

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Moors & McCumber at the La Veta Mercantile

August 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$20

A vocal harmony duo fifteen years in the making,have done more than just endear themselves to fans - they’ve built a genuine community. Bridging the gap between classic folk rock and present day Americana, they write heartfelt songs directly inspired by life’s experiences. With their latest record, 2021’s ‘Survival,’ they have created some of their most compelling work to date. The sound of Moors & McCumber is adventurous, eclectic, and endlessly creative. Borrowing from rock, pop, blues, folk, and world…

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The Claudettes at the La Veta Mercantile

August 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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The Claudettes fuse Chicago piano blues with the full-throttle energy of rockabilly and punk and the sultrinessof '60s soul to write a thrilling new chapter in American roots music. Johnny Iguana pounds the piano alongsideseductive singer Berit Ulseth, bassist/guitarist/singer Zach Verdoorn and drummer Michael Caskey. Johnny, who toured for years with his cult-favorite rock band oh my god, is also in the Grammy-nominated groupsChicago Blues: A Living History and the Muddy Waters 100 Band. He has toured/recorded with Junior Wells,…

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September 2021

Pint & A Half at Deerprint Wine

September 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $18

Rooted in Salida, CO and Truth or Consequences, NM, and led by songwriter Duke Sheppard (guitar, vocals, and harmonica) and Tami Sheppard (vocals & Percussion), Pint & a Half's music rings out with memorable melodies, expansive vocal harmonies and lingering rhythms that celebrate the colorful tradition of folk, blues, and country music and expand the group's larger-than-life sound. Pint & a Half's sizzling chemistry and talent for personal storytelling simmers during their energetic performances. $15 Advance $18 At The Door.

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Drew Gunning at La Veta Pines RV Park

September 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
La Veta Pines RV Park, 226 W Grand Ave
La Veta, 81055
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An exciting "one-man-band" looping performer with a wide range of musical genres. Drew Plays popular 70s, 80s and 90s hits as well as modern rock, folk, reggae, and country. It’s sure to be a fun night of music by the campfire. Free to the public. BYOC (bring your own chair). Anyone who is not a registered guest should park on the street and walk into the event as parking is not available on site.

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Dana Cooper at Deerprint Wine

September 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $18

Dana Cooper is an American Singer-Songwriter from Missouri. His awards include the 2014 Heritage Musician award from the Pilgrim Center for the Arts in Kansas City, MO and Folk Alliance International's 2015 Spirit of Folk Award. Fellow singer-songwriter Buzz Holland has said, "Cooper is a person who can sing like an angel and play like the devil". $15 Advance $18 at the door.

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Spanish Peaks International Celtic Music Festival – CANCELLED 2021

September 16 - September 19

Over the last several months, the Board of  Directors of the Spanish Peaks International Celtic Music Festival, with growing hope and building anticipation, have been putting the final touches on what promised to be a fantastic event for 2021.  During the last few weeks, however, it has become apparent that we cannot reconcile the desire to offer a positive, quality festival experience with the realities of managing the health and safety of all of our participants, volunteers, and artists. It…

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Mollie O’Brien and Rich Moore at the La Veta Mercantile

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

Singer Mollie O'Brien and guitarist Rich Moore have steadfastly made it their mission to unlock the secrets of the diverse array of styles that comprise the canon of American Roots Music. Geniuses at interpretation and never sacrificing the essence of the songs they tackle, they are at home with their musical selves. They are unafraid of risk taking, authoritative in their performance and at the very top of their game. And to top it all off, they're fun! Tickets $18…

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River Arkansas at Deerprint Wine & Bistro

September 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Deerprint Wine Bar, 106 E Francisco St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$18 – $20

In the winter of 2014, Mike Clark penned a collection of songs about the heartbreak, love, and escaping the clutches of day-to-day society. The following spring, Clark decided to make that collection into a record. By good fortune Macon Terry, a bass player and former member of the band Paper Bird, happened to be in the neighborhood the day the studio was booked for recording. Later, with the release of their third studio album "Any Kind of Weather" the band…

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December 2021

The Rifters

December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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Advance Tickets: $18 Day of Show: $20 The Rifters formed in 2002 in the fertile and creative music scene of Taos, New Mexico from members of two popular bands already active in the area. Jim Bradley and Don Richmond of Hired Hands, and Rod Taylor of the Rounders, who had all known one another for years playing in the acoustic dance-oriented Americana music scene of northern New Mexico, decided to join forces to form The Rifters. Putting out more music…

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Restaurants, recreation facilities, attractions, and more are now open with state-approved COVID-19 safety measures in place.

With plenty of open space, we offer an ideal place to get away and be safe. Business situations change frequently, so we recommend calling ahead.