The 17th Annual Four Corners Folk Festival takes place on Reservoir Hill in Pagosa Springs this weekend, featuring performances by: The Wood Brothers, Sara Watkins, Darrell Scott, Railroad Earth, Loudon Wainwright III, Jerry Douglas, Sam Bush and many more. The full lineup, tickets, and festival information are online @folkwest.com. Be sure to stop by the KSUT booth.
Michael Franti and Spearhead will perform Saturday (8/11/12) at Three Springs in Durango as part of their "Do it For the Love" tour. Gates open at 1; Zach Heckendorf performs at 3:45; with Michael Franti at 5. There will be food and beverage vendors, with beer sales benefiting United Way of Southwest Colorado. Tickets available at Animas Trading in Durango or frontgate tickets.com; kids 12 and under are free. Durango Transit will run a free shuttle service from noon until 8:30 pm, between the Transit Center and Three Springs.
The internationally known California Guitar Trio will perform at the Millwood Junction in Mancos Wednesday August 15th. The show will be a rare opportunity to witness their virtuosity in an intimate setting as they meld influences from classical to rock, world and jazz.
KSUT is proud to sponsor the 36th annual Telluride Jazz Celebration, which runs Friday August 3rd through Sunday the 5th. This years lineup includes the Victor Wooten Band, Soulive, Marco Benavento Trio, Funky Meters, Jon Cleary and many more. Shows take place in town park during the day and move to intimate clubs and historic concert halls at night.
Paula Poundstone kept the crowd of more than 600 public radio fans laughing during her show in February, raising $10,000 for KSUT. Thank you to all who attended, and thanks to our sponsors: The Rochester Hotel, Ska Brewing Company, Wildcat Canyon Liquors and Zia Taqueria.