Events in Routt County this weekend
January 29, 2011
Steamboat Springs — ❱❱ Trevor G. Potter — Gondola Pub and Grill, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Local acoustic musician Trevor G. Potter plays happy-hour entertainment saturated with Americana and folk influences. His lyrical originals tell quiet, Western stories with an edge. FREE. Call 970-879-4448. 2305 Mount Werner Circle.
❱❱ Provide Fundraiser — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 6 p.m.
A presentation on Provide's ongoing work in Haiti and Sri Lanka, along with a silent auction of Haitian art. The nonprofit organization helps with disaster relief in Third World countries. FREE. Donations are welcome. Call 970-879-0240. 13th Street and Lincoln Avenue
❱❱ Cosmic Night and free karaoke — Snow Bowl, 7 p.m.
FREE admission. Call 970-879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. Highway 40 in west Steamboat.
❱❱ Steamboat Springs High School's annual Dance Showcase, "Pandemonium" — Steamboat Springs High School Auditorium, 7 p.m.
Watch Steamboat Springs students dance across the stage in a variety of styles and themes during the 15th annual dance showcase. Call 970-879-1562. 45 E. Maple St.
❱❱ Africa Benefit Dance Party — Amante Coffee, 8 p.m.
Half of all the drink profits from this evening's dance party will go to support the three teachers and nine students from Routt County who are traveling to Zambia in summer to volunteer at a school. The group hopes to raise funds to pay for the trip as well as bring the African children school supplies. The event is for ages 21 and older and features a DJ, dancing, food and fun. Call 970-871-8999. 685 Marketplace Plaza.
❱❱ Chris Koltak — Sweetwater Grill, 8 p.m.
A solo acoustic rock artist based out of Denver plays classic covers and energetic originals. FREE. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets.
❱❱ Ooh La La Burlesque — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.
The women of Ooh La La pay homage to the wild art of burlesque. Filled with unexpected quirks, twists and turns, Ooh La La takes the variety show to sexy and comical new heights. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.
❱❱ Teen night — Shorty's, 9 to 11 p.m.
Shorty's hosts a night for local teenagers with free movies, games, karaoke and more. FREE. Call 970-736-2686. 107 Moffat Ave. in Oak Creek.
❱❱ Old Town Pickers — Old Town Pub, 9:30 p.m.
Join local bluegrass musicians for an evening of eclectic folk and high-energy bluegrass. Read more about the band on page 17. $5. Call 970-879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.
❱❱ Steve Crenshaw — Bear River Bar & Grill, 9:30 p.m.
Based out of Westminster, Steve Crenshaw has been ripping the blues guitar and has shared the stage with Foreigner and Great White. FREE. Call 970-871-5150. Gondola Square at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.
❱❱ Bobby Walker — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.
Playing covers and original blues and roots music, Bobby Walker has been a professional musician for almost 40 years. His gritty voice leads a four-piece band. Tickets are $5 at the door. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.
❱❱ Sam Ayer — The Boathouse Pub, 10 p.m.
Acoustic rock classics and originals. Call 970-879-4797. 609 Yampa St.
❱❱ DJ MelRae — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.
Local DJ spins house favorites. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.
❱❱ Live trivia — Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, 6:30 p.m.
Test your nonessential knowledge in four rounds of questions. FREE. Call 970-871-6277. 628 Lincoln Ave.
❱❱ Big Gigantic — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.
Dominic Lalli, saxophonist of Colorado jam veterans the Motet, joins forces with drummer Jeremy Salken for a fresh electronic project. Paired with an incessantly vibrant light show, the duo layers heavy beats with organic melodies. Tickets are $15. Call 870-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.
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