Downtown Lowdown

Bryant Liggett covers the hottest music acts in Durango

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San Diego’s Abner is digging that rock ’n’ roll lifestyle

Perhaps best approach to making a buck in the pain in the ass music business is an honest...

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Blue collar rocker Matt Hopper’s been everywhere. Durango is next

It’s difficult to define, or even remember the idea of “home” when you...

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Finding new music, from record shops to college radio, indie labels to the internet

It was 1985 when I discovered the holy trinity of record stores that sat throughout Montgomery...

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Remembering Durango punk star Billy Pfalmer with tribute show at Ska

The bulk of the punk bands that existed in mid- to late-1990s Durango were made up of...

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Colorado darlings FY5 to play Meltdown on the Mesa

The International Bluegrass Music Association has put their ears to the West, aiming them...

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My “Best shows in Durango this century” list

I recently put my brain through the wringer trying to recollect some of the better shows...

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‘Old-time is to bluegrass as punk is to heavy metal’

Call them the Six Dollar String “D-I-Y” Band. The Durango band, who on paper are...

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Denver’s Dragondeer to headline Brewfest with far-out blues

Eric Halborg’s harmonica chops were honed in a radio-less pick-up truck. The frontman...