Friday, September 9th – Telluride Farmer’s Market Harvest Dinner @ The Elk’s Club. 6pm. $30 at the door or at the Farmer’s Market during the day. 3-course meal, drinks, LIVE MUSIC, and silent auction.
Friday, September 9th – The Stereo Assassins @ The Bubble Lounge. FREE @ 9:30pm. Colorado Funk featuring band members from Frogs Gone Fishin’, Stache, And Boneless. Check out the band on facebook.
Friday, September 9th – Telluride Arts Telethon Opening Party @ The Steaming Bean. 9pm-2am. FREE. Live 24 hour Telethon in honor of the Telluride Arts 40th Anniversary. TellurideArts.org
Saturday, September 10th – Annual Imogene Pass Run. Race starts in Ouray at 7:30 am. Over 1500 Runners will start in Ouray at 7,810 ft and run 17.1 miles OVER the 13,114 ft Imogene Pass and down into Telluride at 8,750 ft. These guys and gals are CRAZY and watching the finish on N. Oak Street is a great time. Registration is closed at this time and the event is SOLD OUT. ImogeneRun.com
Saturday, September 10th – Shade & Honey @ The Bubble Lounge. FREE @ 9:30pm. Come check out Liz, Larry, Anna, and the gang at the Bubble, a good time guaranteed…
Saturday, September 10th – Durango Orquesta de Salsa @ The Llama. $5 @ 10pm. 7-piece Latin/Salsa band from Durango. DurangoSalsa.com
Saturday, September 10th – Telluride Arts 40th Birthday Party @ The Sheridan Opera House. 7pm. $15. Telethon finals including, DJ, dancing, burlesque, etc. TellurideArts.org
Sunday, September 11th – NFL Season kicks off! Not much else is going on in town, so go to your favorite local sports bar and watch some of the first games of the season.
Tuesday, September 13th – Alex Maryol: Blues @ The Bean. 9pm. $5. Beer Specials ALL Night! Come check this Bluesy Sante Fe, singer/songwriter at The Steaming Bean before the big festival starting Friday. Make sure to check out his website as well…
Wednesday, September 14th – Brown Chicken Brown Cow String Band: Blues @ The Bean. 10pm. $5. Beer & Bourbon Specials ALL Night! 4-piece String band from West Virginia/Maui featuring guitar, fiddle, mandolin, and banjo. BCBCSB.com
Wednesday, September 15th – Stephanie Hatfield and Hot Mess @ The Llama. $5 @ 10pm. This Sante Fe, New Mexico rock band seems straight out of the early 90′s and reminds me of something from Wayne’s World. Their lead singer seems kinda hot as well and has a pretty amazing voice. She even sometimes performs in her underwear. Cool. I imagine their will be some epic face-melting guitar solos going down for sure. Party on! Check them out on facebook and Reverbnation.
Thursday, September 16th – Telluride Blues & Brews Pre-Festival Concert in Mountain Village ft. The Sugar Thieves. FREE @ 5pm. “Arizona’s finest meat-shakin’ Blues Band.” Check them out for FREE in the Village before they take the Blues & Brews Main Stage on Friday afternoon. SugarThieves.com
Thursday, September 16th – Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band @ The Llama. 9pm. Southern-Indiana High-Energy Country Blues. BigDamnBand.com