Best bets in and around Durango – the Durango Herald


StillHouse Junkies from Durango, left to right, Fred Kosak, Alissa Wolf and Cody Tinnin. (Courtesy Stillhouse Junkies)

The best bets this weekend include the iAM MUSIC festival in downtown Durango.

The festival will be here two Saturday shows at Durango Craft Spirits, 1120 Main Ave., Ste. 2.

Stillhouse Junkies will be joined by Taarka and Dana Ariel.

Durango’s Stillhouse Junkies are known for their mix of quirky roots, blues, funk and bluegrass. The three members of the group share the vocal and songwriting tasks.

Front Range-based Taarka is known for its eclectic sound, which combines acoustic and electric string orchestral music, with influences from bluegrass, gypsy jazz and more.

gives a modern twist to Gypsy and Eastern European folk music with their well-crafted songs and fiery instrumentals.

Dana Ariel from southwest Colorado won the iAM MUSIC school songwriting competition in 2020.

There will be two shows on Saturday: a morning show from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. and a late option from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Tickets for the first show cost $ 10 general admission or $ 100 for a table of four or five. Tickets for late shows are typically $ 15, $ 125 for a table of four to five.

For tickets and more information visit


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Bluegrouse, 5:00 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

Fourth Friday Tour and Happy Hour, Heartwood Cohousing, 800 Heartwood Lane, Bayfield. Details:


Punk rock breakfast, 11:00 a.m., Animas City Theater, 128 E. College Drive. $ 12. Details and tickets: 21 and over.

Spaced Saturday, 7-10 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

Viva Vivaldi! of the Durango Choral Society, 7 p.m., Roshong Recital Hall at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. $ 20. Details and tickets:


Walk-Roll 2021, 11 am-2pm, La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. Details and registration:


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