Keb’ Mo’ will play a sold-out show tonight at Strings Music Pavilion. Lawn tickets will be available today starting at 9 a.m. at the Strings Box Office. Lawn seats are $28.

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Keb’ Mo’ will play a sold-out show tonight at Strings Music Pavilion. Lawn tickets will be available today starting at 9 a.m. at the Strings Box Office. Lawn seats are $28.

What to do in Steamboat for August 6 to 12

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TODAY

❱❱ Figure drawing session — Artists’ Gallery of Steamboat, 9 a.m. to noon

The Artists’ Gallery of Steamboat hosts drop-in figure drawing sessions on the second and fourth Fridays of each month. Bring you own materials; a model is provided. The cost is $12 per session. Call Kim at 970-846-3680. 1009 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ The Wine Festival at Steamboat Grand Tasting and Stroll — Downtown Steamboat Springs, 4 to 7 p.m.

The fifth annual Wine Festival at Steamboat’s Grand Tasting and Stroll takes participants downtown and along the Yampa River, and each stop offers different wines and food. Ticket will call is at the Routt County Courthouse at Sixth Street and Lincoln Avenue. Tickets are $65; buy them at www.steamboatwinefestival.com.

❱❱ Sam Ayer — Rex’s American Grill & Bar, 5 p.m.

Acoustic folk rock. FREE. Call 970-870-0438. 3190 S. Lincoln Avenue.

August First Friday


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❱❱ First Friday Artwalk — Downtown Steamboat Springs, 5 p.m.

Peruse more than 30 stops along this month’s art walk in downtown Steamboat. Galleries, restaurants and other venues will show off local and national artists and offer refreshments. FREE. Read more about some of the galleries participating and see a list of participating venues here.

❱❱ Brian Koske — Sweetwater Grill, 5 p.m.

Live acoustic music. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets. FREE.

❱❱ Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series — Brent Romick Rodeo Arena, 7:30 p.m.

Cowboys and cowgirls compete at classic rodeo events. Barbecue will be sold starting at 6 p.m., and pre-rodeo entertainment runs from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the gate for adults and $8 for children ages 7 to 15. Children 6 and younger are FREE. More information is at www.steamboatprorodeo.com. Brent Romick Rodeo Arena at Howelsen Parkway and Fifth Street.

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❱❱ Keb’ Mo’ — Strings Music Pavilion, 8 p.m.

Keb’ Mo’ was born in Compton, Calif., where he was influenced by Muddy Waters and Taj Mahal. A Grammy-winning blues artist, Mo tells stories on the stage with his resonant voice. The show is sold out, but lawn seating is available today beginning at 9 a.m. at the box office only. Lawn tickets are $28. Call 970-879-5056. Pine Grove and Mount Werner roads.

❱❱ Rock on Ice — Howelsen Ice Arena, 8 to 10 p.m.

The arena turns out the lights and turns on the disco lights, cranking the music for this teen-focused event. All are welcome. Admission is $6 and includes skates. Call 970-879-4300. 285 Howelsen Parkway.

❱❱ Buckner Funken Jazz — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.

An eight-piece funk and soul band from Denver. Tickets are $5. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

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Tab Benoit


❱❱ Tab Benoit — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Tab Benoit is as much an activist as he is a blues guitar player. His nonprofit “Voice of the Wetlands” is centered around saving Gulf of Mexico marshes. He sings the blues with a gritty, thick New Orleans influence. Tickets are $20. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ James and the Devil — Old Town Pub, 9:30 p.m.

Newgrass country with a rock twist from a Denver-based band. FREE. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Billy Franklin Trio — The Boathouse Pub, 10 p.m.

Local musician plays acoustic music with a New Orleans twist. Call 970-879-4797. 609 Yampa St. FREE.

❱❱ DJ Also Starring — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.

FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

SATURDAY

❱❱ The Wine Festival at Steamboat — various seminars from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tight Lines and Fine Wines at Three Forks Ranch, and Giddy Up at Three Forks Ranch. The first event includes fly fishing, lunch, a tour of the resort and transportation at $600 for two. Giddy Up includes a trail ride and wildlife expedition with a wine lunch, tour and transportation at $300 for two. Visit www.steamboatwinefestival.com.

❱❱ Mainstreet Farmers Market — Sixth Street, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Mainstreet Farmers Market features produce, food vendors, crafts and live music by Danny Schaffer. FREE. Call 970-846-1800. Sixth Street downtown between Lincoln Avenue and Oak Street.

❱❱ Ceramic Tile Workshop — Yampa Valley Art Institute, 10 a.m.

A seminar creating ceramic tiles will takes place Saturday and Sunday featuring Julie Anderson. The fee is $85, plus $25 for materials. Go to www.steamboatartsandcraftsgym.com or call 970-870-0384. 1280 13th St.

❱❱ The Wine Festival at Steamboat Mud Sweat and Beers — Gondola Square, 10 a.m.

The Wine Festival at Steamboat offers a Saturday seminar. Ride up the gondola and ride bicycles on Mount Werner’s trails. Riders will finish with Belgian beers and a Merrell bike jersey. Tickets are $50; buy them at www.steamboatwinefestival.com.

❱❱ 3-Wire — Rex’s American Grill & Bar, 5 p.m.

Acoustic folk rock. FREE. Call 970-870-0438. 3190 S. Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Sam Ayer — Sweetwater Grill, 5 p.m.

Live acoustic music. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets. FREE.

❱❱ 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. FREE.

❱❱ Cosmic Night and free karaoke — Snow Bowl, 7 p.m.

FREE admission. Call 970-879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza.

❱❱ Saturday Classical — Strings Music Pavilion, 7 p.m.

A journey through classical music with a variety of soloists. Artists will play works by Johannes Brahms and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Featuring Andrés Cárdenas on violin, David Deveau on piano and Rebecca Albers on viola. Tickets are $28 for adults and $5 for children. Call 970-879-5056. Pine Grove and Mount Werner roads.

❱❱ Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series — Brent Romick Rodeo Arena, 7:30 p.m.

Cowboys and cowgirls compete at classic rodeo events. Barbecue will be sold starting at 6 p.m., and pre-rodeo entertainment runs from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the gate for adults and $8 for children ages 7 to 15. Children 6 and younger are free. More information is at www.steamboatprorodeo.com. Brent Romick Rodeo Arena on Howelsen Parkway in downtown Steamboat.

❱❱ Rock on Ice — Howelsen Ice Arena, 8 to 10 p.m.

The arena turns out the lights and turns on the disco lights, cranking the music for this teen-focused event. All are welcome. Admission is $6 and includes skates. Call 970-879-4300. 285 Howelsen Parkway.

❱❱ 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. 107 Moffat Ave. in Oak Creek.

❱❱ Buckner Funken Jazz — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.

An eight-piece funk and soul band from Denver. Tickets are $5 Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

The Motet

❱❱ The Motet — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

The Motet has toured under several different names, acts and side projects. But the original three-piece lineup still can bring the horn-infused jam funk. Tickets are $12. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ The Worthingtons — The Boathouse Pub, 10 p.m.

Denver-based rock band plays originals and favorites. Call 970-879-4797. 609 Yampa St. FREE.

❱❱ DJ Melirae — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.

FREE. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

SUNDAY

❱❱ Ceramic Tile Workshop — Yampa Valley Art Institute 10 a.m.

A seminar creating ceramic tiles takes place Saturday and Sunday featuring Julie Anderson. The fee is $85, plus $25 for materials. Go to www.steamboatartsandcraftsgym.com or call 970-870-0384. 1280 13th St.

❱❱ Lianne and the Jazzjets — Sweetwater Grill, 2 p.m.

Live acoustic music. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets. FREE.

❱❱ Ghetdown Network — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

A birthday bash with local DJs. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

MONDAY

❱❱ Teen/adult drawing — Yampa Valley Art Institute, 2 to 4 p.m.

The first part of a five-part series featuring Nicki Dollard. The series is $165 and individual classes are $35. Basic drawing materials are included. Call 970-870-0384. 1280 13th St.

❱❱ Poker night — The Tap House Sports Grill, 7 p.m.

Steamboat Recreational Poker League hosts a weekly poker tournament. Players must be at least 18 year old. Call 970-879-2431 for more information. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Open Mic Night — The Boathouse Pub, 8 p.m.

Paul Geppert hosts an open mic night. FREE. Call 970-879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

TUESDAY

❱❱ Expressions of the Spirit — 465 Anglers Drive, Suite C, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Local writer and life coach Susan de Wardt leads a weekly writing workshop. Call 970-846-6562 or visit www.mindworkscoaching.com for more information.

❱❱ Live music — Saketumi, 5 p.m.

Locals’ night includes food and drink specials and live music with Eric Delaney and friends. FREE. Call 970-870-1019. 1875 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ Country dancing — The Steam­boat Smokehouse, 7 to 9:30 p.m.

A DJ will play country music and take requests. Call 970-291-2017. 912 Lincoln Ave.

WEDNESDAY

❱❱ Randy Kelley and Jon Gibbs — Sweetwater Grill, 4 p.m.

Live acoustic music from local musicians. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets. FREE.

❱❱ Speak of the Devil — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

A heavy metal rock band featuring Jon Gibbs, Pat Waters and Bryan Joyce. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Extended happy hour with Billy Franklin — Old Town Pub, 7 to9 p.m.

Musician Billy Franklin, of New Orleans, has returned to Steamboat Springs for the summer. Rock, funk, blues and jazz influence his solo acoustic music. FREE. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

THURSDAY

Blessings

❱❱ Blessings — Bud Werner Memorial Library, 6:30 p.m.

As part of Tibetan culture week, Bud Werner Memorial Library presents “Blessings,” a documentary film about the Tsoknyi Nangchen nuns of eastern Tibet, 3,000 women who live and practice an ancient yogic tradition across this remote mountainous region, told through the eyes of the Western women who visit them. A Q-and-A with Steamboat resident Julie Green, who participated in the making of the film, follows the screening. Call 970-879-0240 or visit www.steamboatlibrary.org/Events.html. FREE.

❱❱ Steamboat Springs Writers Group — Depot Art Center, noon

Local writers gather for weekly readings of their work; visitors are welcome. FREE. Call 970-879-9008. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ Music on the Green featuring 3-Wire — Yampa River Botanic Park, 12:15 to 1 p.m.

Acoustic folk rock music. FREE. Call 970-879-5056.

❱❱ Teen/adult drawing — Yampa Valley Art Institute, 2 to 4 p.m.

The second part of a five-part series featuring Nicki Dollard. The series is $165 and individual classes are $35. Basic drawing materials are included. Call 970-870-0384. 1280 13th St.

❱❱ Toad King — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

The Indie rock outfit recently moved to Denver, playing mellow rock with an alternative feel. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Members of Holden Young Trio and E.O.E. — Old Town Pub, 9:30 p.m.

Local musicians Billy Franklin and Holden Young together for a night filled with funky jams and New Orleans jazz. FREE. Call 970-879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Karaoke — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.

The Tap House hosts karaoke every Thurs­day. FREE. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

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