Vail Valley entertainment: DJs spin and Frogs go fishin’
August 26, 2010
The Turntable Review at Restaurant Avondale’s FAC party
Check out the local Turntable Review Band’s blend of rock ‘n’ roll and funk tonight at Restaurant Avondale’s FAC party.
“They have female vocals and they’re a great party band,” said Scotty Stoughton, who booked the band for the venue through his company, Bonfire Entertainment. “They’ve got a lot of different styles but mostly soul, funk and rock.”
Local singer/songwriter Katlyn Dawn will open for the band.
The music starts at 5 p.m. and the show is free. To learn more call 970-790-5500.
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Frogs Gone Fishin’ play Eagle’s Nest on Vail Mountain
Local favorites Frogs Gone Fishin’ will play a free show tonight on the Talon’s Deck of Eagle’s Nest on Vail Mountain. The show is the second to last of Vail’s FAC parties.
Frogs Gone Fishin’ will play their blend of rock, funk, soul and reggae and those in attendance can enjoy games like bocce ball, horseshoes and bean bag toss.
The show starts at 4 p.m. and gondola rides to the top of the mountain cost $15, which also gets you a $10 voucher good for food and drink at Eagle’s Nest. Those with 2009-’10 and 2010-’11 ski passes ride the gondola for free. To learn more call 970-754-8245.
DJ Mo:Rockin at Paddy’s in Eagle Vail
Morgan Menco, aka DJ Mo:Rockin, spins tonight at Paddy’s in Eagle Vail.
“I call it party-rock mash-up,” said the Vail-based Menco of his style of DJing. “I take a lot of different styles and bring them all together into this party mash.”
Menco, who moved to Vail two years ago from L.A., said he’s been DJing for five years now. He just performed a set a couple of weeks ago at the annual Pink Elephant Party in Vail.
“I like to blend classic rock and hip-hop and electronic music,” Menco said. “I take music that is more recognizable and twist it around with some bass and make it more my own.”
The show starts at 10 p.m. and is free. To learn more call 970-949-6093.
DJ Evan Templeton at Samana Lounge
To see a DJ who’s in tune with what’s going on with the bigger clubs all over the world then check out DJ Evan Templeton at your local club.
“He blends a lot of styles – hop-hop into electronic … he’s pretty progressive with what he’s got going on but he keeps it really diversified as well,” said Scotty Stoughton, nightlife host for Samana Lounge. “He’s been a really good DJ for us.”
The show starts at 10 p.m. and is free. For more information call 970-476-3433.
The Goosh plays Main St. Grill
With Jim Fleischer on drums, Rob Brown on guitar and Jason Gregg on bass, the power trio The Goosh will play a free show tonight at Main St. Grill in Edwards. The Goosh specializes in rock ‘n’ roll covers that span the past few decades — songs you can party to. The show starts at 10 p.m. and is free. To learn more call 970-926-2729.
Frayed Knots at Paddy’s in Eagle Vail
The Frayed Knots, a cover band led by Kevin LaCarrubba, return to Paddy’s in Eagle Vail Saturday for a free show. Expect lots of blues, rock and reggae covers from your favorite artists and a night of enjoyable music at your favorite Eagle Vail pub.
“They’re a local band and they’re really, really good,” said Sue Swimm, owner of Paddy’s.
The show starts at 9 p.m. and is free. To learn more call 970-949-6093.
Hit List plays at Finnegan’s Wake
Cover bands are nothing new to the music scene, but then there’s Hit List. Get ready for a cover band that isn’t afraid to step outside the box and cover songs from many different genres and styles: from rock to rap to country, and sometimes all in the same medley.
The show is free and starts at 9 p.m. To learn more call 970-748-4610.
The Epilogues play Loaded Joe’s in Avon
One of Denver’s newest and biggest sensations pays a visit to the valley with a free show at Loaded Joe’s in Avon Saturday. Fresh off a stint at The Mile High Music Festival, The Epilogues bring their fast and furious dance rock to the local stage. Bring your dancing shoes and get ready to rock.
The show starts at 9:30 p.m. and is free. To learn more call 970-748-1480.
DJ Lito at Samana
DJ Lito brings his Miami sounds to Samana Lounge Saturday for an evening of nasty scratching and mixing on the turntables.
“He’s a very Miami-influenced club DJ,” said Scotty Stoughton, nightlife host for Samana Lounge. “He throws in a little bit of Latin flavor. He’s super high-energy. He’ll mix it up from house to hip-hop to some old school to some Latin stuff.”
The show starts at 10 p.m. and is free. To learn more call 970-476-3433.