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It’s that time of year: The spring snowmelt is starting and the Durango Bluegrass Meltdown is coming to town. The three-day music festival runs April 15-17, kicking off Friday afternoon with a free, two-hour concert by the Colorado College Bluegrass Ensemble and Running Out of Road at the super-cool Powerhouse Science Center. Saturday and Sunday are the big days for big bluegrass. The strains of pluckin’ and pickin’ will float over Durango as bands… Read More

It’s time to get yer twang on because it’s time for the 22nd annual Durango Bluegrass Meltdown! The Durango Meltdown will melt your faces (wait, that’s metal not bluegrass) over April 17, 18 and 19. You can buy a weekend pass to enjoy the entire lineup of 26 bands over the three-day weekend or get single day passes for Saturday or Sunday. This year’s lineup includes bands such as International Bluegrass Music… Read More

It just doesn’t seem fair: Durango has its very own film festival and its very own bluegrass festival? How much coolness can one small mountain town claim? Well, a lot, as it turns out. The Durango Bluegrass Meltdown will heat up and thaw out the town throughout the weekend of April 11-13. At last count, the lineup will feature nearly 30 bands, including national acts like the Grammy-nominated contemporary bluegrass band Blue Highway, self-described “hard-drivin’… Read More

It’s going to be a culture-filled weekend in Durango, Colorado, with theater performances, live music and visual arts galore, so dust off your monocle and lift that pinkie because it’s about to get fancy (and fun). THURSDAY Take your pick Thursday night of catching a concert or browsing art galleries — or both! Robin and Linda Williams (no, not that Robin Williams) will put on a concert 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at… Read More

Three bands for five bucks — and the money goes to a good cause? Sign us up! You still have a week to get your $5 advance tickets for Durango Nature Studies’ fifth annual Bluegrass Festival, 5 p.m. to 8:30 pm., Thursday, Aug. 8, at Rotary Park. Tickets are available at Band Wagon Music or Maria’s Bookshop, or you can buy them at the “door” (ahem, park) for $7 on the day… Read More