Music

Saturday September 29th 7pm–12am Downtown Paonia   What’s better than live music all night long?? Live music in SIX VENUES, all night long! Mountain Harvest Festival is proud to present a great line-up this year, coordinated by Melanie Jean. You can catch all bands because the music will...

Eclectic Alchemy The Cirque Sat. 8:00-10:00pm Singer/songwriter Carrie Liz Williams began popping up at open mic nights after relocating to Paonia from San Antonio, where she had performed for years across southern Texas. When drummer Ross Deardorff heard her play at Louie’s, he realized she had...

Eric Vaughan is a multi-instrumentalist specializing in Sitar and Bamboo flute (Indian and Japanese). His influences come from straight from India where he lived and studied music for many years. His passions are to use music for healing and he often works with other musicians to blend...

Folk Rock Jam Band with Turtle and a rotating cast of local musicians....

Dancing Bears? Flying Pigs? Who is Dead Floyd and why do they keep following me around? Dead Floyd is a celebration of the music of two of rock and roll’s greatest bands, The Grateful Dead and Pink Floyd, mashed together into one high-energy, unpredictable show. Drawing from both...

Town Park - Saturday 4:00-5:00pm Creating soulful sounds of Americana Rock and Roll, this dueling pair has toured with Hall and Oats and My Brother’s Keeper. Having played together for over twenty years, they have a polished and tight sound. Both are incredibly talented on guitar...

Saturday September 28, 10:30 am Town Park   Contra is a communal-style folk dance, from American Colonial times, that is fun and easy to learn. Partners dance in parallel lines, opposite -- or “contra” -- to their partners. In response to the Caller's instructions, each couple interacts with...

Saturday September 29th 7pm–12am Downtown Paonia   What’s better than live music all night long?? Live music in SIX VENUES, all night long! Mountain Harvest Festival is proud to present a great line-up this year, coordinated by Melanie Jean. You can catch all NINE bands because the music...

Friday night September 28, Downtown   Downtown Paonia will be bouncing on Friday night. Enjoy some great entertainment, food, and drink at many different venues on or near Grand Avenue. The participants this year are:   Delicious Orchards  - 39126 Hwy 133 – Questionable Company Louie’s Pizza and Loft -...

Weaves mountain folk into a soulful tapestry of roots, rock, and raw improvisations. A group bent on bringing their hearts to the stage and sharing the meaning and purpose of their lives, each member honors their historical roots while pushing their creative boundaries. Their music reflects...

The multi-award winning North Fork Valley Community & Parade Band has been groovin' locally since 2015 and is co-directed by Jeannette Carey and David Alderdice. It is a mixed ages community band (sponsored by The Learning Council) that meets Monday evenings in Hotchkiss from 6:00-7:30pm....

Funky Classical Celtic World Fusion band FEAST brings a fun and unique approach to crossing musical genres. Playing mainly Celtic-inspired music with their own original twist, FEAST mixes classical, traditional, and modern techniques, tunes, and instruments. Classically trained string instrumentalists and keyboardist play beautiful soaring...

Peach Street Revival is a blues rock, psychedelic, sweet guitar and bass riffin’ mouth-full! One delicious bite… after one delicious bite! May I have another, please?!!   Front woman Gonzales will croon you into psychedelia with the band’s original songs, and with their renditions of Jefferson Airplane,...

Niceness is rooted in the traditional sounds of island reggae; seamlessly integrating elements of soul, funk, latin and hip-hop while staying true to their authentic reggae vibes. Their lyrics embody a conscious message seldom found in this day and age, centrally focused on love, personal...

Clyde and the Milltailers is a Colorado based Alternative Folk trio that is influenced by early American music, history and folklore. Formed in Grand Junction Colorado By Steve “Clyde” Kilcrease and David Rowley in early 2014. The group's name being a local reference to radioactive uranium...

Town Park - Sun. 12-1:30pm Carrie Williams is a singer/songwriter/musician who simply loves music and everything connected to it. She comes from a brilliantly musical family and has been playing guitar and singing/ songwriting since she was fourteen and has more actively performed in public since 2006....

Dustdrops digs deep into his international collection to bring you an ever-evolving mix of forward-thinking, full-frequency dance music.  A born & raised Paonia local, Dustdrops has traveled far and wide sharing music, playing at events such as Eclipse Gathering (OR), Burning Man (NV) and Luminate...

  Growing up wandering the woods and waters of the Allegheny Region of New York has leaked into Jeanine's voice and lyrics. Using the woods as her private hermitage, she started singing and writing poetry as a child. Although songwriting, 'took it's sweet time', it was...

  Shelley Rae Korntved sang as she learned to speak, stomped her foot at five and delcared, she was going to play guitar. Four years later she got her wish in the form of a used Stella Harmony.  Her Dad told her "Singers are a dime a...

  Born in England, raised in Colorado. Samuel Peart has a very diverse collection of covers and originals. Acoustic rock, country, hip hop, and vocal heavy ballads are all strong influences in his repertoire.    ...

  Jack Gwydion is a fifth-generation Coloradan, hailing from the mountain town of Crested Butte. He lives to sense the beating heart of poetry in the city and in the forest, and has long admired musicians with small-town sincerity and big-world humanity. Aware these are terrifying,...

  Fifth Reel has been playing for contra dances, events like Robert Burns Suppers, weddings, parties, and St. Patrick’s Day celebrations since 1996. The band produced a CD in 1999 under its former name of “Blarney Pilgrim.” Consisting of piano, fiddle, clarinet, saxophone, hammered dulcimer, bodhran and...

  From the high mountain river-valley of Durango Colorado comes a six piece Funkadeligrass band called Liver Down The River. The group has their roots in countless river floats, campfires, late night picking, and Colorado living. Since it’s creation in 2012, the band has strived to...

  CodeStar has been enamored with music from a young age, having enjoyed concerts and conscious dance events since being a lil sprout in the garden of life.Growing up in Portland, Oregon, he was exposed to all kinds of music, where he experienced the magic of...

The Embodying Rhythm Marimba Ensemble plays fun groovy polyphonic music perfect for movement on the dance floor as well as relaxing journeys of the ear and soul. At different times, the funky 8-piece marimba ensemble (including a really big bass marimba) will be joined by...

Cirque Cyclery - Saturday 8:00pm A Rockin 4 piece acoustic band with members that hail from the heart of the San Juan Mountains from Ophir to Rideway. Music to dance, sing and drink by; from bluegrass to rockabilly with sweet instrumentals and vocal harmony jams. This...

  Beth Williams is an ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC NOMINEE for BEST NEW FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR and award winning Texas singer songwriter recently transplanted to CO from Mason, TX.  Three of her songs have charted in BILLBOARD and CASHBOX magazines, she was nominated "Best...

  The Solar Brothers’ (a.k.a. local favorites Paul Frazier and Roy Martin) repertoire spans decades of Americana, classic pop, blues & folk genres of music. Their diverse set lists often include songs by Lyle Lovett, Poco, Dylan, CSN, John Prine and Monty Python. Complimenting original songs,...

Drawing from rock, folk, country, blues, and jazz,The Scones have dubbed their curious amalgam of the traditional and the modern “Rockin’ and Rollin’ Americana”. The San Antonio Express-News calls it “Americana for grown-ups”. The trio evolved out of the popular and well-traveled 60‘s-infused band The...

8:45-10:15 at the Blue Sage Built from guitarist Les Choy's desire to create a string-band based jazz ensemble, GYPSY JAZZ SOCIAL CLUB draws from a roster of versatile musicians inhabiting Colorado's western slope. Gypsy Jazz is the accepted moniker for a genre of music that was...

Inspired by Bob Marley & the Wailers, Toots & the Maytals, the Skatalites and the Slackers from NYC, mojo plays feel good music for good times and great days!   Mojo is Michael Meadows on guitar, vocals and songwriting, Maggie Meadows on keyboards, Justin Hess on drums, John...

  Beth Quist's world class 4-octave soprano voice has led her to perform and tour with Bobby McFerrin, Sherefe’, Cirque du Soleil, and many others. As a solo performer she has recorded 4 albums playing guitar, hammer dulcimer, keyboards, and world percussion… often simultaneously. Her style...

  Multi instrumentalist Harry Harpoon hails from "Parts Unknown". He landed in Paonia again and has been playing his original style of Acoustic Folk Blues. This guy is the real deal folks! Don't miss him!  ...