Pikes Peak Region Original Music and Live Performance

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Weekly Top 10 July 21, 2015

It Don’t Mean A Thang If It Ain’t Western Swing

Like most everyone in the local music scene, we were caught unawares by the surprise announcement that blues guitar slinger Jake Loggins was hanging up his guitar and re-locating to Utah. Following in the footsteps of Colorado Springs blues legend John-Alex Mason, Jake established himself as a driving force in the local music community. He will be missed, and we wish him well but sincerely hope that he will return to a local stage at some point in the future.

Meanwhile, a quick glance at the Pikes Peak Concert Calendar reveals that the coming week is a very good time to be a connoisseur of live music. Here, in all its extraordinary glory, is the world famous Rocky Mountain Highway list of the Top 10 Concerts in the Pikes Peak Region:

1. Fiddles, Vittles & Vino XI, Rock Ledge Ranch, Sun July 26 (2 pm, $50). Eleven years and counting, FFV remains one of the hottest local summer festivals. This year’s string music offerings include Hot Club of Cowtown, Caribou Mountain Collective, Songs of the Fall and The Stanleytones. Enjoy two stages of music with tastings from the area’s finest independent restaurants, wine purveyors, and craft brewers and distillers. All proceeds benefit the historic Rock Ledge Ranch.

2. Blues Under the Bridge, West Colorado Avenue Bridge, July 25 (2 pm, $40 adv, $45 day of show, $91.50 VIP). Make it a festival weekend with bluegrass Sunday and the blues on Saturday! The lineup for the 9th Annual BUTB, presented by KRCC and the Pikes Peak Blues Community, includes Carolyn Wonderland, Naomi Shelton & the Gospel Queens, Mr. Sipp (the Mississippi Blues Child), Mulebone, and BJ Estares & Route 61. Also plenty of tasty, cold Bristol Brewing drafts. Read more

Rocky Mountain Highway Presents:

MeadowGrass 2016

May 27, 2016 1:00 pm

Featured Show

If you live in the Pikes Peak Region, how could you not be excited about this event?

Gentlemen of the Road Stopover – Salida, CO

August 21-22 2015

Get tickets here

All tickets include camping (car or tent).

Coming from out-of-town? Carpool with others coming to Salida stopover and avoid the hassles of parking and traffic. RYDE is provide affordable roundtrip transportation from a number of cities, and deliver you right to the festival. Check out the shuttle departure schedule, cities, and pricing, and purchase your shuttle tickets HERE

Pick up locations include:

Denver/Englewood

Boulder/Golden

Colorado Springs

Pueblo/Canon City

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Here's wishing happy to our amazing volunteer coordinator and new Rocky Mountain Highway board member Claire Swinford, captured here in front of The Green Room with a bunch of hooligans! ... See MoreSee Less

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Pikes Peak Concert Calendar

Events on Thursday, July 30

John Wise & Susan Rissman

6:30 pm-Thursday, July 30

Rico's Cafe & Wine Bar, 322 North Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, United States

Colin McAllister & Derek Keller

6:30 pm-Thursday, July 30

The Mezzanine (Tejon Street)

Harpeth Rising

7:00 pm-Thursday, July 30

Wildwood Sounds, 850 Grand Avenue, Del Norte, CO 81132, United States

Colin Trusedell Quartet

7:15 pm-Thursday, July 30

Motif Jazz Bar, 2432 West Cucharras Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80904, United States

Events on Friday, July 31

Euforquestra

5:00 pm-Friday, July 31

First & Main Town Center, 3650 New Center Point, Colorado Springs, CO 80922, United States

Jon Chandler

7:00 pm-Friday, July 31

Wildwood Sounds, 850 Grand Avenue, Del Norte, CO 81132, United States

Steep Canyon Rangers with Thom Shepherd

7:30 pm-Friday, July 31

Damon Runyon Repertory Theatre, 611 North Main Street, Pueblo, CO 81003, United States

ghostRADIO

8:00 pm-Friday, July 31

Good Company, 7625 North Union Boulevard, Colorado Springs, CO 80920, United States

Susan Rissman & Friends

8:15 pm-Friday, July 31

Motif Jazz Bar, 2432 West Cucharras Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80904, United States

Tribe

9:00 pm-Friday, July 31

Townhouse Lounge, 907 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829, United States

Jeffery Allen Band

9:00 pm-Friday, July 31

Johnny's Navajo Hogan, 2817 North Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80907, United States

Mark's Midnight Carnival Show

9:00 pm-Friday, July 31

Jack Quinn, 21 South Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, United States

Events on Saturday, August 1

Tribe

9:00 pm-Friday, July 31

Townhouse Lounge, 907 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829, United States

Mango fan Django

12:00 am-Saturday, August 1

The Wild Goose Meeting House, 401 North Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, United States

Braithwaite & Whitesell

6:30 pm-Saturday, August 1

Coyote's Coffee Den, 675 Colorado 115, Penrose, CO 81240, United States

Shook Twins

MeadowGrass headliner Friday May 22nd

Stephen Kellogg

MeadowGrass headliner Sunday May 24th

Blue Rodeo

MeadowGrass headliner Saturday May 23