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Upcoming live music in the Vail Valley

Live and local music has always been a major part of the culture here in the Vail Valley. Here is a roundup of the places you can find shows this weekend:

Friday, Oct. 26

Skin the Rabbit, a local bluegrass band with a reggae twist, will be playing at Ein Prosit in Avon from 7 to 10 p.m. The band will play a mix of wide-ranging covers and "foot-stomping" originals.

Twang Box will put on a show at Main St. Grill in Edwards at 9 p.m. The band describes itself as "post-apocalyptic bebop," and focuses on playing music that other bands around the valley don't play.

Fort Collins band Pandas & People will play the much-anticipated Minturn Saloon Halloween Party starting at 8 p.m. Its music has elements of traditional folk music, but with a singer/songwriter twist.

Scott Rednor and Rob Eaton Jr. Acoustic Duo will play at the Shakedown Bar at 9 p.m. on both Friday, Oct. 26, and Saturday, Oct. 27. The show will include covers of well-known songs using vocal harmonies, rhythmic looping and dueling guitar leads.

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Saturday, Oct. 27

Another Halloween party, another concert. Those Metaling Kids will play at the Ein Prosit festivities, which begin at 7 p.m. Eat, drink and be frightening with Those Metaling Kids.

BBQ Mike and Friends will take the stage at Vail Tasting room from 7 to 9 p.m. The band is made up of BBQ Mike and a rotating cadre of his musical friends, making for a unique show every time.

Sunday, Oct. 28

The Hennessy Six, a jazz sextet will play at the Eagle River Presbyterian Church in Avon at 5 p.m. with doors opening up at 4:30 p.m. Frontman Sean Hennessy is regarded as one of the best trumpeters in the country, and his bandmates have played with the likes of Celine Dion and Amy Grant.