Singer-songwriter, one-man jam band and former Steamboat Springs resident Keller Williams plays today at the Steamboat Music Tent in Knoll Parking Lot. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the concert, which is part of the seventh annual Ski Jam.

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Singer-songwriter, one-man jam band and former Steamboat Springs resident Keller Williams plays today at the Steamboat Music Tent in Knoll Parking Lot. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the concert, which is part of the seventh annual Ski Jam.

What to do in Steamboat this week, Jan. 15-21

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— ❱❱ “After the Hill Chill” with T Bird and the Breaks — Bear River Bar & Grill, 3 to 6 p.m.

Ten-piece R&B band T Bird and the Breaks plays a brand of doo-wop soul rock that draws on a steaming horn section, searing vocals and a driving beat that produce a soul sound that’s as authentic as can be. Learn more at www.myspace.com/tbirdandthebreaks. Admission to the show is FREE, and is guaranteed to anyone with a Ski Jam festival pass. People without a festival pass will be allowed in early, until the venue starts to fill. Bear River Bar & Grill is in Gondola Square at the base of the Steamboat Ski Area.

❱❱ Sam Ayer — Gondola Pub & Grill, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

A local musician plays favorites from various styles of music. FREE. Call 879-4448. Gondola Square.

❱❱ Paul Potyen — The Steamboat Grand, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Local jazz pianist Paul Potyen plays solo piano in The Steamboat Grand lobby. FREE. Call 871-5500. 2300 Mount Werner Circle.

❱❱ Kort McCumber — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Kort McCumber is a Colorado Americana and roots musician. Listen to his music at www.myspace.com/kortmccumber. FREE. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Keller Williams — The Steamboat Music Tent, 7 p.m.

One-man jam band and former Steamboat Springs resident Keller Williams comes back through town promoting his new album, “ODD,” a mash of acoustic styles, funk rhythms and wry lyrics. The solo show is part of the seventh annual Ski Jam music festival. Listen to Williams at www.myspace.com/kellerwillams. To learn more about Ski Jam, go to www.ski jam.net. Tickets for the show are $15 and are available at Steamboat Ski & Sport, All That Jazz and Christy Sports in Central Park Plaza; or online at www.steamboat.com/concerts and www.skijam.net. Call All That Jazz at 879-4422. The Music Tent is in the Knoll Parking Lot at the Steamboat Ski Area.

❱❱ Organstein Jazz Trio — Three Peaks Grill, 7 to 10 p.m.

Local jazz musicians play a weekly set. FREE. Call 879-3399. 2165 Pine Grove Road.

❱❱ “Mine” screening — Depot Art Center, 7 p.m.

“Mine” is set in post-Katrina New Orleans and uses a documentary style to follow people trying to reunite with their pets in a city torn apart by natural disaster. Directed by Geralyn Pezanoski, “Mine” won the audience award for best documentary at the 2009 South by Southwest film festival. Admission to the screening is FREE. The event is part of the Bud Werner Memorial Library and Steamboat Springs Arts Council’s Third Friday foreign and independent film series. The screening also includes a short film and popcorn; the Arts Council will run a cash bar. Call 879-0240 or 879-9008. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ Judge Roughneck — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Judge Roughneck is a seven-piece reggae and ska band from Denver that will play today and Saturday at Ghost Ranch Saloon. Listen to the group at www.myspace.com/judgeroughneckband. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Country dancing — Shorty’s, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Shorty’s hosts free country line dancing each week. Call 736-2686. 107 Moffat Ave. in Oak Creek.

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

Let the week go at Tap House’s Friday night dance party. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ The Statesboro Revue — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 10 p.m.

Southern rock group The Statesboro Revue, based in Austin, Texas, brings its hard-touring schedule to The Tugboat for a weekend run. The band is rooted in classic rock and soul influences, from Led Zeppelin to Otis Redding. Learn more about the group at www.myspace.com/thestatesbororevue. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ Matt Spinks — Old Town Pub, 10 p.m.

A versatile blues and jazz guitarist from Denver, Matt Spinks returns to the Old Town Pub. Listen to him play at www.myspace.com/mattspinks. FREE. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ The Brian Hornbuckle Band — The Boathouse Pub, 10 p.m.

Denver musician Brian Hornbuckle plays a blend of rock, funk and blues. Blues musician Johnny Vaughn will be featured on this show. Listen to the band at www.myspace.com/brianhornbuckle band. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

Saturday

❱❱ Dagny McKinley book signing — Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, 1 to 3 p.m.

Local author and photographer Dagny McKinley will talk about and sign copies of her book, “Wild Hearts: Dog Sledding the Rockies.” McKinley will sign from 1 to 2 p.m. and give a presentation from 2 to 3 p.m. FREE. Call 879-6830. 68 Ninth St.

❱❱ Valentine’s Day greeting card workshop — Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym, 1 to 3 p.m.

Chris Erickson will lead the class; materials are $15. Call 870-0384 for more information. 1280 13th St.

❱❱ “After the Hill Chill” with Skyrocket — Bear River Bar & Grill, 3 to 6 p.m.

Playing dance hits from the 1970s and ’80s, Austin, Texas-based cover band Skyrocket offers two afternoons of radio classics during the seventh annual Ski Jam music festival. Click on the “Hit Storm” music player selection at www.myspace.com/skyrockettheband for a sampling of Skyrocket’s favorite songs. Admission to the show is FREE, and is guaranteed to anyone with a Ski Jam festival pass. People without a festival pass will be allowed in early, until the venue starts to fill. Bear River Bar & Grill is in Gondola Square at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.

❱❱ Dave Harlan — Gondola Pub & Grill, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

A local musician plays favorites from various styles of music. FREE. Call 879-4448. Gondola Square.

❱❱ Paul Potyen — The Steamboat Grand, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Local jazz pianist Paul Potyen plays solo piano in The Steamboat Grand lobby. FREE. Call 871-5500. 2300 Mount Werner Circle.

❱❱ Todd Musselman — Ghost Ranch Saloon

A local musician provides happy hour entertainment. FREE. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

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❱❱ The Molly Ringwalds — The Steamboat Music Tent, 7 p.m.

The Molly Ringwalds give an all-out tribute to the 1980s with each show, touching on all the hit songs from an excessively dance-worthy decade. Listen to the band’s renditions of songs such as “Material Girl” and “Under Pressure” at www.myspace.com/themollyringwalds, and watch a video about the band at www.exploresteamboat.com. The show is part of Ski Jam; to learn more about the annual festival, go to www.skijam.net. Tickets for the show are $15 and are available at Steamboat Ski & Sport, All That Jazz and Christy Sports in Central Park Plaza; or online at www.steamboat.com/concerts and www.skijam.net. Call All That Jazz at 879-4422 for ticket information. The Music Tent is in the Knoll Parking Lot at the Steamboat Ski Area.

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

FREE admission. The bowling alley also hosts “dollar bowling night,” with $1 games and $1 PBR, every Tuesday. Call 879-9840. 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, off U.S. Highway 40 in west Steamboat.

❱❱ Steve Boynton Trio — Sheraton Steamboat Resort, 8 to 11 p.m.

Local musicians play jazz music. FREE. Call 879-2220. 2200 Village Inn Court.

❱❱ Judge Roughneck — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Judge Roughneck is a seven-piece reggae and ska band from Denver. Listen to the group at www.myspace.com/judge roughneckband. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Futaba — Old Town Pub, 10 p.m.

Futaba is an eight-piece funk and jam band from Fort Collins. Read more about Futaba, which includes former Steamboat resident Ean Smith on bass, in this week’s Explore Steamboat entertainment guide. Learn more about the group at www.myspace.com/futabamusic. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-2101. 600 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ The Statesboro Revue — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 10 p.m.

Southern rock group The Statesboro Revue, based in Austin, Texas, brings its hard-touring schedule to The Tugboat for a weekend run. The band is rooted in classic rock and soul influences, from Led Zeppelin to Otis Redding. Learn more about the group at www.myspace.com/thestatesbororevue. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

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

Steamboat local DJ Also Starring spins a variety of styles. He also performs every Friday at The Tap House. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ DJ Ricky Prime and DJ Pretty Ninja — Bombay Grill, 10 p.m.

Local DJs Ricky Prime and Pretty Ninja offer a mash of dance beats and varied samples. Listen to the duo at www.myspace.com/ninjaprime_mobiledisco. FREE. Call 871-1663. 690 Marketplace Plaza.

❱❱ Blues and classic rock — The Boathouse Pub

Catch classic blues and rock tunes. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

Sunday

❱❱ Paul Geppert — Steaming Bean Coffee, 9 to 11 a.m.

Paul Geppert is a local folk, bluegrass and acoustic musician who performs regularly with the groups Cornbread and 3Wire. FREE. Call 879-3393. 635 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ “After the Hill Chill” with Skyrocket — Bear River Bar & Grill, 3 to 6 p.m.

Playing dance hits from the 1970s and ’80s, Austin, Texas-based cover band Skyrocket offers two afternoons of radio classics during the seventh annual Ski Jam music festival. Click on the “Hit Storm” music player selection at www.myspace.com/skyrockettheband for a sampling of Skyrocket’s favorite songs. Admission to the show is FREE, and is guaranteed to anyone with a Ski Jam festival pass. People without a festival pass will be allowed in early, until the venue starts to fill. Bear River Bar & Grill is in Gondola Square at the base of the Steamboat Ski Area.

❱❱ Paul Potyen — The Steamboat Grand, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Local jazz pianist Paul Potyen plays solo piano in The Steamboat Grand lobby. FREE. Call 871-5500. 2300 Mount Werner Circle.

❱❱ Live trivia — Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, 6:30 p.m.

Test your nonessential knowledge in four rounds of questions, with categories ranging sports, history, food, music and more. Call 871-6277. 628 Lincoln Ave.

Super Diamond performs

❱❱ Super Diamond — The Steamboat Music Tent, 7 p.m.

San Francisco tribute band Super Diamond does everything it can to put out extremely lush versions of Neil Diamond’s greatest hits. Listen to the band at http://superdiamond.com/music.html. The show is part of Ski Jam; to learn more about the annual festival, go to www.skijam.net. Tickets for the show are $15 and are available at Steamboat Ski & Sport, All That Jazz and Christy Sports in Central Park Plaza; or online at www.steamboat.com/concerts and www.skijam.net. Call All That Jazz at 879-4422 for ticket information. The Music Tent is in the Knoll Parking Lot at Steamboat Ski Area.

❱❱ Mama’s Boys Male Revue — Old Town Pub, 8:30 p.m.

The Mama’s Boys Male Revue provides singing and dancing renditions of Michael Jackson’s songs on its “Smooth Criminal Tour.” The all-male dance group, which promises “young good looks and washboard stomachs” on its Web site, is based in Las Vegas. Learn more at www.heaterproductions.com. The show is open to ladies only and will be in a curtained-off dining room; the Old Town Pub bar area will be open to everyone. There will be a cover charge for the revue, but it has not been determined. Call 879-2101 for more information. 600 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Live reggae music — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

This concert by the reggae group World Citizen Band is part of Ghost Ranch Saloon’s occasional Secret Stash Sunday series, featuring hip-hop and/or reggae acts. FREE. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ DJ Ricky Prime and DJ Pretty Ninja — The Tap House Sports Grill, 10 p.m.

Local DJs Ricky Prime and Pretty Ninja offer a mash of dance beats and varied samples, closing a dancing weekend at The Tap House. Listen to the duo at www.myspace.com/ninjaprime_mobiledisco. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

Monday

❱❱ Trevor G. Potter — Gondola Pub & Grill, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

A local musician plays favorites from various styles of music Monday and Thursday. FREE. Call 879-4448. Gondola Square.

❱❱ Acoustic open mic night — The Boathouse Pub, 7 p.m.

Local musicians Paul Geppert and Jay Roemer host an open mic night for acoustic music setups. This is a weekly event through the winter. Signup starts at 7 p.m. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

❱❱ DJ Nameless — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

FREE. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Diddley Squat Blues — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 10 p.m.

Diddley Squat breathes life into the blues, putting a jump swing twist on its live set. Listen to the band at www.myspace.com/diddleysquatblues. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

Tuesday

❱❱ Expressions of the Spirit — Fishcreek at Sundance Plaza, noon to 2 p.m.

Susan de Wardt leads a weekly journaling workshop. The cost is $20. Call 846-6562. 465 Anglers Drive, Suite 2C.

❱❱ Sam Ayer — Gondola Pub & Grill, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

A local musician plays favorites from various styles of music. FREE. Call 879-4448. Gondola Square.

❱❱ Reckless Kelly — Gondola Square, 6 p.m.

Country rock group Reckless Kelly puts a raw edge any style of country music, packing intensity into its live shows. The band plays after the 36th annual Cowboy Downhill at the Steamboat Ski Area. Read an interview with lead singer Willy Braun in this week’s Explore Steamboat entertainment guide. Learn more about the band at www.myspace.com/recklesskelly. FREE. Call 879-6111. Gondola Square is at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.

❱❱ Trevor G. Potter — The Boathouse Pub, 9 p.m.

Local singer-songwriter Trevor G. Potter plays acoustic Americana music. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

❱❱ DJ Also Starring — Ghost Ranch Saloon

Local musician DJ Also Starring provides the background for a dance party. FREE. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Diddley Squat Blues — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 10 p.m.

Diddley Squat breathes life into the blues, putting a jump swing twist on its live set. Listen to the band at www.myspace.com/diddleysquatblues. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

Wednesday

❱❱ Dave Harlan — Gondola Pub & Grill, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

A local musician plays favorites from various styles of music. FREE. Call 879-4448. Gondola Square.

❱❱ Live trivia — The Tap House Sports Grill, 6:30 p.m.

Answer questions on a variety of topics for a chance at Tap House gift cards. FREE. Call 879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Adult hand-built pottery classes — Steamboat Arts & Crafts Gym, 6 to 9 p.m.

Marianne Brown leads a four-week class covering hand-building techniques. Cost is $150 for the class, with a $50 materials fee. Call 870-0384 to register. 1280 13th St.

❱❱ “Bring Your Pages!” Writing workshop — Epilogue Book Co., 7 p.m.

Local author and writing instructor Jill Murphy Long will lead a weekly writing and publishing workshop for aspiring authors at 7 p.m. Wednesdays through the end of ski season. Writers are asked to bring their work to read aloud. Learn more about Jill Murphy Long at www.thewriterssanctuary.com. The cost is $10 per class. Call 846-1428 for more information.

❱❱ Trevor G. Potter — Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill, 9 p.m.

Local acoustic musician Trevor G. Potter draws on a singer-songwriter tradition for his frequent live shows. FREE. Call 879-3773. 435 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Trim, w/ Lower Concentration — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Rock bands Trim and Lower Concentration add some turbulence to Wednesday night. Lower Concentration goes on around 9 p.m., and Trim is scheduled to start at 11 p.m. Cover to be announced. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Pat Waters — The Boathouse Pub, 9 p.m.

Local musician Pat Waters applies his multi-instrumental skills and varied music tastes to his solo set. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

❱❱ Stonefed — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 10 p.m.

Stonefed is a blues- and funk-influenced rock band from Moab, Utah. Listen to the band at www.myspace.com/stonefed1. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

Thursday

❱❱ Steamboat Springs Writer’s Group — Depot Art Center, noon

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

❱❱ Jon Gibbs and Randy Kelley — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Local musicians provide happy hour entertainment. FREE. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Rocky Mountain Campfire Show — Masonic Lodge, 7 p.m.

Local musician and storyteller David Moran gives the first of seven weekly campfire music performances at the Masonic Lodge above Wild Horse Gallery off Lincoln Avenue. The performance includes original Western songs, cowboy poetry, jokes and entertainment for all ages. Proceeds benefit the Colorado Grand Lodge’s child identification program; the program is an effort to provide an identification system for children to use if a child is abducted. Go to www.coloradofreemasons.org to learn more. Tickets to the campfire music performance are $10 for adults and $5 for children. The Masonic Lodge is at Lincoln Avenue and Eighth Street.

❱❱ Pat Waters — Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill, 9 p.m.

Local musician Pat Waters applies his multi-instrumental skills and varied music tastes to his solo set. FREE. Call 879-3773. 435 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Harmonious Junk — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Former James Brown Band guitarist Damon Wood leads his psychedelic rock band based in Denver. Listen to the group at www.myspace.com/harmoniousjunk. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Sam Ayer — The Boathouse Pub, 9 p.m.

Local musician Sam Ayer gives a soulful force to his covers of rock, country, R&B and more. FREE. Call 879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

❱❱ Stonefed — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 10 p.m.

Stonefed is a blues- and funk-influenced rock band from Moab, Utah. Listen to the band at www.myspace.com/stonefed1. Pay $5 at the door. Call 879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

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