Live music this week: See list of upcoming performances
Editor’s note: For a list of more live music and other events happening around the valley, visit http://www.vaildaily.com/calendar. Performances and events are subject to change.
Tuesday, Aug. 25
Hot Summer Nights at The Amp in Vail, The Magic Beans: Due to overwhelming popularity, Hot Summer Nights at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail is offering double-features for its final three shows, including The Magic Beans on Aug. 25. Tickets cost $10 with afternoon shows at 4:30 p.m. (gates open at 4) and evening shows at 7:30 p.m. (gates open at 7). Tickets go on sale 10 days before each show. Shows are limited to 175 people in the outdoor venue, which can typically seat 2,600-plus. Social distancing protocols are in place. Visit http://www.grfavail.com for tickets, policies and more information. The Amp’s COVID-19 policies are available online.
Thursday, Aug. 27
Elephant Collective Showcase at Ghost Light Sessions at Vilar Performing Arts Center at Beaver Creek: The Vilar Center’s Ghost Light Sessions on Thursday nights concludes with the Elephant Collective Showcase, featuring the return of Bridget Law and other founding members of Elephant Revival. Tickets to the live show are $30 and limited to 100 audience members, and the Vilar Center’s Ghost Light Series are also streamed live online. Visit http://www.vilarpac.org for tickets or more information.
Kyle Hollingsworth Band at The Amp in Vail featuring Jason Hann from String Cheese Incident: Kyle Hollingsworth has the ability to write and perform a variety of styles, from rock to classical, ragtime to bebop. Today, as a member of acclaimed jam masters The String Cheese Incident, Hollingsworth expresses his creativity through music. There will be two performances (4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.) and tickets cost $60. Visit grfavail.com. The Amp’s COVID-19 policies are available online.
Friday, Aug. 28
Vail Jazz in the Park with Tony Gulizia, Kathy Morrow and Friends: Vail Jazz is presenting eight free live concerts this summer on the grassy lawns near Ford Park in Vail on Friday evenings. The Jazz in the Park series continues with local legends Tony Gulizia, Kathy Morrow and Friends on Aug. 28. The venue opens at 4 p.m. with music from 5 to 6:30 p.m. This event is also livestreamed on Facebook. To reserve tickets and protocols, visit http://www.vailjazz.org.
Sunday, Aug. 30
Sunset Live performances in Avon: On Sunday evenings in Avon’s Nottingham Park, local musicians perform as part of the town’s Sunset Live series. Performances are Sundays through Sept. 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. and are free. Attendees are asked to bring their own chair, and the outdoor venue is great for a picnic as well. Upcoming performances include Darth Crooks on Aug. 30; and The Saucey B’s on Sept. 6.
Labor Day Weekend
Friday, Sept. 4
The Runaway Grooms perform concert from mobile stage: This Labor Day weekend, The Runaway Grooms will be playing concerts from a mobile stage during the first-ever Drive-By Concert Series presented by Riverwalk. There will be a total of four stops and the band will play an hour set at each stop. Attendees can win a variety of giveaway items from each of the event’s sponsors. On Sept. 4, the Drive-By Concert Series will be at The Bunkhouse in Minturn starting at 7:30 p.m. Visit https://therunawaygrooms.com/.
Saturday, Sept. 5
The Runaway Grooms perform 3 concerts from mobile stage: This Labor Day weekend, The Runaway Grooms will be playing concerts from a mobile stage during the first-ever Drive-By Concert Series presented by Riverwalk. There will be a total of four stops and the band will play an hour set at each stop. Attendees can win a variety of giveaway items from each of the event’s sponsors. On Sept. 5, the Drive-By Concert Series will be at Ein Prosit in Avon (6 p.m.), Riverwalk Theater in Edwards (7:30 p.m.) and Bonfire Brewing in Eagle (9 p.m.). Visit https://therunawaygrooms.com/.