January 13, Jeremy Garrett (of the Infamous Strungdusters) presented a solo show to a full house....and it was most excellent. Feeding Giants opened and was a great contrast. Ok...2 Dusters down...who is next??
November, the Third Nearly Almost Annual Mini Bluegrass Fest at the Vaudeville, with Lookout Mountain Showdown, The Hell Roaring String Band, and Lizzy Plotkin and Natalie Spears. Sold it out and had lots of fun!We have some really outstanding local musicians!
May, Chatham County Line played the Vaudeville with some excellent original music and most excellent musicianship. It was an awesome show. The leonard Curry Trio opened and did an outstanding job as ususal. Wow....just wow.
January,The Vaudeville hosted the 2nd almost annual Mini Music Fest, featuring Lizzy Plotkin, Natalie Spears, The Defiance String Band, and Stray Grass from Grand Junction..what a fun night..sold out show and great energy in the room.....already thinking about the next one!
August 16, Jim lauderdale entertained us with his songwriting, soulful singing, and unique sense of humor. A surprise visit from his friend John Oates...and a little Meaghan Owens to open. All this should be illegal on a Tuesday.....
June 3, Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley just wowed us all with awesome musicianship, and most excellent vocals. I expect big things from Trey.....Rob sang too.....who knew? Come on back anytime boys.
February 11, The April Verch Band played the Vaudeville and wowed us again with thier most excellent dancing and intrumentals...thanks for including us in your trip.
January 15, The Claire Lynch Band demonstrated why they are a top notch act and also that they are quite adept at driving in the snow....thanks for the repeat "awesome" performance in Col.U.rody....
2015- Must have been abducted by aliens?
October 25, The Sweetback Sisters played the Vaudevile and blew us away with ouststanding vocals and some sweet country guitar.....could be on my top 5 list!! Looking for a repeat performance at some point...just sayin.
October 17, Jim Hurst played the Vaudeville and engaged us all with his Guitar playing and heart felt singing. Wow...what an enjoyable evening!
September 11, Travis Book of the Infamous Stringdusters and Benny Galloway opened up our Vaudeville series with some excellent performances of Benny's songs and a few covers as well. It has been fun to witness the develpment of these performers from the early days.....awsome job boys!
September 7, The Black Lillies, this hardworking band brought lots of energy and talent to the show, and captivated us with thier songwriting and outstanding vocals.....and they were rockin instrumentally....thanks for your Glenwood stop!
April 28th- Rob Ickes and Jim Hurst, what do you get when you combine two huge talents......an awesome night of engaging music and extrordinary musicianship...thanks for making the trip to the western side of Colorado.
2012 October- The John Jorgenson Trio, John, Simon and Eric. Wow...somebody pinch me...what a wonderful night...fantastic guitar playing....enchanting Bass and impressive percussion...mixed together with TLC.....thanks!
January- Brother Mule, aka Ben Winship, Brian Wicklund, and Eric Thorin brought thier laid back vocals and tightly performed instrumentals to a cool January Sunday evening at the Hotel Colorado...and we were all rewarded for being there!
2011 October- Bearfoot brought lots of energy and just rocked us with great vocals for a very entertaining night. Thanks, Nora, Angela, Jason, PJ and Todd....you just keep raising the bar each time we hear you. I am still smiling!
Suzy Bogguss returned to the Hotel and treated us to a simply extraordinary show. Thanks again Charlie, Pat and Fred for some great pickin and backup vocals. Thanks for including "small shows" on your schedule and making a return visit to Glenwood. Happy trails!
September-Crooked Still and the Bee Eaters packed the Colorado room. The musicality was off the Charts...very tight and the crowd definatly "got it". Thanks for including GWS on the tour!
2010 November 2010- April Verch warmed us up with a magical night of great music and most excellent step dancing. What a unique mix of talent. Thanks Cody and Clay! Great Job.
October 2010- Suzy Bogguss, quite simply an exceptional night at the Hotel. A cool rainy evening in the warmth of the historic Hotel, with Suzy, Pat and Charlie. Life is good!
September 2010- John McEuen, Matt Cartsonis and Craig Eastman, with special guest Nathon McEuen, returned to the Hotel for an exceptional evenning of stories, tales and Music. A wonderful night!
August 2010-Darrell Scott -What an amazing talent, made us laugh and cry and left us better for it....do not miss seeing this man some how, some way!
March 2010-The Infamous Stringdusters return for an encore sold out performance! WOW!
2009 November 09- Bearfoot-Alaskan Americana to a full house ( a young band with a bright future and an incredible sound)
April 09-The Claire Lynch Band-Grammny nominated excellence!
February 09-The Infamous Strindusters return to the Hotel and sell out the Joint!!
2008 October 08-Halden Wofford and the Hi Beams (honky tonk and real country)
September 08- The Isaacs (inspirational and gospel from TN)
April 08-Erin Bode returns to the Hotel (ok......we love this band)
2007 November 07- John McEuen (legendary "dirt" music) September 07- Alecia Nugent (Bluegrass from Nashville) August 07-Erin Bode (jazz from St Louis) August 07- Gabrielle Louise (folk from Boston) August 07-Ryan Shupe and the Rubber Band(most excellent Shupe from salt Lake) May 07-Hit and Run (Bluegrass from "Nashorado") January 07- Erin Bode ( initial Glenwood Visit)
2006 October 06- Cadillac Sky (Bluegrass from Texas) April 06- The Infamous String Dusters ( Bluegrass from Nashville)
2005 October 05- The Strolling Scones (70s Music from Paoina UK) September 05- Anne and Pete Sibley with Slipstream ( Bluegrass from Wyoming and Boulder) March 05- The inaugural Blue Heron Show with Kanes River (Bluegrass from Montana)
Blue Heron Productions was a founding member of the North Fork Valley Bluegrass Festival in Hotchkiss Colorado. The fesitval was moved recently to Palisade, CO and is now the Palisade Bluegrass and Roots Music Festival, sponsored by the Town of Palisade.