MTHDS, or Music That Heightens Different Senses, fuses rock with hip-hop beats. The Denver-based band plays at 9 p.m. today at Ghost Ranch Saloon.

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MTHDS, or Music That Heightens Different Senses, fuses rock with hip-hop beats. The Denver-based band plays at 9 p.m. today at Ghost Ranch Saloon.

Routt County events calendar for April 1 to 7

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TODAY

❱❱ Trevor G. Potter with Walt and the Ol’ 37 — Slopeside Grill, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Après on Steamboat’s “beach” with acoustic Americana rock from local musicians. Weather permitting. FREE. Call 970-879-2916. 1855 Ski Time Square Drive.

Trevor G. Potter

❱❱ First Friday Artwalk — Downtown Steamboat Springs, 5 to 8 p.m.

Peruse the galleries, restaurants and stores of Steamboat Springs that offer art in a variety of mediums. Read a story about this week’s Artwalk.

❱❱ Writers’ Seminar at the Depot — Depot Art Center, 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Leading this series is poet, writer and professor Matt Cooperman, who has worked as a chef, a roughneck and a cloud wrangler. He teaches poetry and eco-criticism at Colorado State University, where he is an associate professor of English, director of creative writing and co-poetry editor of the Colorado Review. The cost is $25. Call 970-879-9008. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ Skate competition — Sk8 Church, 6 p.m.

Sk8 Church will host the Untitled Skate team for an all-ages skate competition and premiere of its new “Come & Die” Christian skate video. Join the Untitled team for a bowl jam, high ollie contest, prizes and giveaways. The competition is from 6 to 8 p.m. with the movie at 9. Call 970-846-6755 or visit www.steamboatsk8church.com.

❱❱ Rock on Ice — Howelsen Ice Arena, 7 to 9 p.m.

Rock on Ice is an ice-skating event geared toward teens but open to everyone. Skate under disco lights to music. The $6 cost includes skate rental. 285 Howelsen Parkway.

❱❱ 1980s dance party — Amante Coffee, 8 p.m.

Go back in time with a party thrown by Powder Room promoter Michael Guerrero. Wear your best ’80s threads and get down to the retro beats of DJ Kobe from Denver. It includes a costume contest and specials. FREE. Call 970-871-8999. 685 Marketplace Plaza.

❱❱ DJ Also Starring — The Tap House Sports Grill, 9 p.m.

Voted Best of the Boat in 2011, DJ Also Starring spins party rock to keep you dancing all night. FREE. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Nothing to Fear — Sweetwater Grill, 9 p.m.

A rock project comprising local musicians. FREE. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets.

MTHDS


❱❱ MTHDS — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

You can call them “The Meth­ods,” but their name is an acronym for Music That Heightens Different Senses. With a fusion of hip-hop, punk and funky grooves, MTHDS has been lighting up stages across the region. $5. 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ DJ Leprechaun — The Boathouse Pub, 9:30 p.m.

Local DJ spins house favorites. Call 970-879-4797. 609 Yampa St.

❱❱ Highwater — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.

Highwater’s self-billed “plethora of vibe” crosses the lines between mountain-bred bluegrass and Southern-fried rock ’n’ roll. The group includes members of Front Range bands Mumbouli and Shanti Groove. $5. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

SATURDAY

❱❱ Michael “Hi Hero” Lambert — Steaming Bean Coffee Co., 9 a.m.

A local musician will offer acoustic entertainment to the morning crowds. FREE. Call 970-879-3393. Seventh Street and Lincoln Avenue, downstairs at Old Town Square.

❱❱ Writers’ Seminar at the Depot — Depot Art Center, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m.

Leading this series is poet, writer and professor Matt Cooperman. He teaches poetry and eco-criticism at Colorado State University, where he is an associate professor of English, director of creative writing and co-poetry editor of the Colorado Review. The cost is $25. Call 970-879-9008. 1001 13th St.

❱❱ Trevor G. Potter with Walt and the Ol’ 37 — Slopeside Grill, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Après on Steamboat’s “beach” with acoustic Americana rock from local musicians. Weather permitting. FREE. Call 970-879-2916. 1855 Ski Time Square Drive.

Los Lonely Boys

❱❱ Los Lonely Boys — Gondola Square, 3 p.m.

The award-winning Latin pop rock stars play the Bud Light Rocks the Boat free concert series. With impeccable harmonies and searing guitar leads, the Boys set audiences grooving. Watch a video of their new single “Fly Away” at ExploreSteamboat.com. FREE. Call 970-879-6111. Steamboat Ski Area.

❱❱ Hot-dog-eating competition — The Hungry Dog, 6 p.m.

All are welcome to participate and watch the action. Music and appetizers will be on hand. Prizes include a free hot dog membership for a year. Call 970-819-2224. 635 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ DJ MelRae — The Tap House Sports Grill, 9 p.m.

Local DJ spins house favorites. FREE. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

Rowdy Shadehouse Funk Band

❱❱ Rowdy Shadehouse Funk Band — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Get down with a Denver-based funk rock band. Funky covers and upbeat, danceable originals. Watch a video at ExploreSteamboat.com. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

❱❱ Neon Brown — Sweetwater Grill, 9 p.m.

Neon Brown features members of the Bill Smith Band and Lotus, combining elements of bluegrass, punk rock, funk and electronic music. FREE. Call 970-879-9500. Eighth and Yampa streets.

❱❱ Highwater — The Tugboat Grill & Pub, 9:30 p.m.

Highwater’s self-billed “plethora of vibe” crosses the lines between mountain-bred bluegrass and Southern-fried rock ’n’ roll. The group includes members of Front Range bands Mumbouli and Shanti Groove. $5. Call 970-879-7070. 1860 Ski Time Square Drive.

Levee Town

❱❱ Levee Town — Bear River Bar & Grill, 9:30 p.m.

A rocking blues quartet out of Kansas City, Mo. FREE. Call 970-871-5150. Gondola Square at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.

SUNDAY

❱❱ Michael “Hi Hero” Lambert — Steaming Bean Coffee Co., 9 a.m.

A local musician will offer acoustic entertainment to the morning crowds. FREE. Call 970-879-3393. Seventh Street and Lincoln Avenue, downstairs at Old Town Square.

Keith Miller

❱❱ Jim Calaway Honors Concert Series presents Keith Miller — Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 2 p.m.

The Colorado Mountain College Foundation concert begins with a reception to honor Jayne and Ed Hill. The concert starts at 3 p.m. and features Keith Miller with Kara Guggenmos and Debra Ayers. Tickets for the concert are $20 for adults and $10 for students 17 and younger. Tickets are available by emailing abeauchamp@coloradomtn.edu or calling 1-800-621-8559, ext. 8367.

❱❱ Jesse Christensen and Jon Gibbs — Saddles Bar & Grill, 4 to 7 p.m.

Kick off your ski boots and listen to acoustic après-ski entertainment from local artists. Call 970-879-2220. Inside the Sheraton Steamboat Resort, 2200 Village Inn Court.

❱❱ 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.

❱❱ DJ Curly One — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Get down to dance beats straight from Denver. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

MONDAY

❱❱ DJ Also Starring — Slopeside Grill, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Après on Steamboat’s “beach” with roots reggae, dancehall and dub from DJ Also Starring. Weather permitting. FREE. Call 970-879-2916. 1855 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ 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 years old. Call 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

Buddy Mondlock

❱❱ Buddy Mondlock — First String Music, 7:30 p.m.

Nashville, Tenn., singer and songwriter Buddy Mondlock has had his tunes recorded by the likes of Guy Clark, Nancy Griffith and Janis Ian. An intimate show at First String will showcase his honest country-folk tunes, straight from the songwriter himself. Tickets are $15, and seating is limited. Call 970-871-4661. 1880 Loggers Lane, Unit A.

❱❱ Open mic night — The Boathouse Pub, 8 p.m.

Jay Roemer 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.

❱❱ DJ Also Starring — Slopeside Grill, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Après on Steamboat’s “beach” with roots reggae, dancehall and dub from DJ Also Starring. Weather permitting. FREE. Call 970-879-2916. 1855 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ Steamboat Stomp: Country swing dancing night — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 8 p.m.

Learn how to swing with local country dancers and enjoy two hours of country favorites. You don’t need to bring a partner. A two-step and triple-step lesson is at 8 p.m. upstairs. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

WEDNESDAY

❱❱ DJ Also Starring — Slopeside Grill, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Après on Steamboat’s “beach” with roots reggae, dancehall and dub from DJ Also Starring. Weather permitting. FREE. Call 970-879-2916. 1855 Ski Time Square Drive.

❱❱ Love the Mountain at Wild West Wednesdays — Steamboat Mountain Village, 4 to 7 p.m.

During the weekly celebration of community on the mountain, enjoy retail discounts, wine, snacks and a book signing. Base of Steamboat Ski Area.

❱❱ 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 970-879-2431. 729 Lincoln Ave.

❱❱ Roots and Rhythm Band — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

A Denver-based funk blues outfit featuring the tenor saxophone sounds of Pattie Melt and seasoned, authentic vocals and guitar work from front man James Speiser. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

THURSDAY

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

Local musician David Harlan’s happy-hour show features original music, remakes of some great songs and a variety of instruments used to create aggressive loops. FREE. Call 970-879-4448. 2305 Mount Werner Circle.

❱❱ “Macbeth” — Steamboat Springs High School auditorium, 7 p.m.

The high school theater department presents the famed Shakespeare tragedy for its spring play. The classic drama weaves a tale of deception, treachery and fate, portrayed in Shakespearean prose by local high school students. Tickets are $10 and $5 for students with activities passes. Call 970-879-1530. 45 E. Maple St.

Rob Drabkin

❱❱ Rob Drabkin — Ghost Ranch Saloon, 9 p.m.

Denver-based Rob Drabkin is a singer-songwriter who has recorded with some big names in jazz and blues. He plays laidback, lyrical rock with an improvisational drive. FREE. Call 970-879-9898. 56 Seventh St.

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