Weekend events in Routt County
August 28, 2010
Steamboat Springs — ❱❱ Mainstreet Farmers Market — Sixth Street, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Mainstreet Farmers Market features produce, food vendors and crafts. Trevor G. Potter plays live music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. FREE. Call 970-846-1800. Sixth Street downtown between Lincoln Avenue and Oak Street.
❱❱ Better Half — Sweetwater Grill, 5 p.m.
An acoustic folk duo provides happy hour entertainment. FREE. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets.
❱❱ Pat Waters — Rex's American Grill & Bar, 5 p.m.
Local musician plays acoustic music on the patio. FREE. Call 970-870-0438. 3190 S. Lincoln Ave.
❱❱ Jazz guitarist Bill Martin — Giovanni's Ristorante, 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Solo guitarist plays the jazz genre's standards in an intimate dining setting. Call 970-879-4141. 127 11th St.
❱❱ 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.
❱❱ Art of Cabaret Participant Concert — Julie Harris Theatre, 8 p.m.
The students of the weeklong Art of Cabaret Workshop at Perry-Mansfield present an intimate evening of humor, song and movement in a celebration of individuality. The students come from all across the country to study with elite faculty and move deeper into self-awareness and confidence on stage. They will perform well-known works from popular music and theater. Tickets are $15. Call 970-879-7125. 40755 Routt County Road 36.
❱❱ Whiskey Blanket — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.
Formed in Boulder in 2003, the three-piece hip-hop group consists of three less-than-ordinary emcees. Combining electronic beats and the cello and violin offerings of Sloppy Joe and Funny Biz with turntablist Steakhouse, the three rappers craft witty and relevant rhymes. Tickets are $5. 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. Call 970-736-2686 for more information. FREE. The restaurant is at 107 Moffat Ave. in Oak Creek.
❱❱ Hot Soup — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.
A mix between jam funk and rock, Hot Soup has played together for three years in Boulder. Guitarist Matt Flaherty described the sound as "danceable stuff for everyone." Tickets are $5. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.
❱❱ Betsy Franck — Old Town Pub, 9:30 p.m.
Hailing from Athens, Ga., the singer and songwriter has deep roots in Southern folk and country. The country Bareknuckle Band backs her smooth alto tones. FREE. Call 970-879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.
❱❱ Jason Vigil — The Boathouse Pub, 10 p.m.
A pop rock artist from Denver, Jason Vigil was nominated for Westword's best singer/songwriter and has toured regionally. Call 970-879-4797. 609 Yampa St.
❱❱ DJ Melirae — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.
Ladies night. FREE. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.
❱❱ Steve Boynton and Organstein — Sweetwater Grill, 2 p.m.
Live afternoon entertainment with jazz-inspired grooves. FREE. 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets.
❱❱ Trevor G. Potter — Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill, 4 to 6 p.m.
Solo acoustic American folk rock. Call 970-879-3773. Fifth Street and Lincoln Avenue.
❱❱ Supergroup Unplugged — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.
FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.
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