Ready for a meltdown

Jantzen Wray, right, and his brother Dillon of Old North State play at a recent Bluegrass Jamboree at the 8th Ave. Tavern. The locals, who originally hail from Asheville, N.C., and describe their style as “rambunctious bluegrass,” will play an 11 a.m. set Saturday at the Wild Horse Saloon for the Durango Bluegrass Meltdown, which runs today through Sunday at several venues in town. Visit www.durangomeltdown.com for a full schedule. Enlarge photo

STEVE LEWIS/Herald

Jantzen Wray, right, and his brother Dillon of Old North State play at a recent Bluegrass Jamboree at the 8th Ave. Tavern. The locals, who originally hail from Asheville, N.C., and describe their style as “rambunctious bluegrass,” will play an 11 a.m. set Saturday at the Wild Horse Saloon for the Durango Bluegrass Meltdown, which runs today through Sunday at several venues in town. Visit www.durangomeltdown.com for a full schedule.

Today

Railroad Museum

5 p.m. C.C. Bluegrass Ensemble

6 p.m. Giantís Dance

7 p.m. Duke City Swampcoolers

Durango Arts Center

6 p.m. Mashville Brigade

7 p.m. Wild Mountin

8 p.m. Loose Cannon

9 p.m. Bluegrass Patriots

Henry Strater Theatre

7 p.m. Bluegrass Patriots

8 p.m. Waiting on Trial

9 p.m. Mashville Brigade

Saturday

Henry Strater Theatre

10 a.m. Freight Hoppers

11 a.m. Mashville Brigade

Noon Mountain Holler

1 p.m. Salt Lick Scramblers

2 p.m. Loose Cannon

3 p.m. Bluegrass Patriots

4 p.m. Bar D Wranglers

5 p.m. Sierra Hull & Highway 111

7-10 p.m. Superjam

Durango Arts Center

10 a.m. Loose Cannon

11 a.m. Sierra Hull & Higway 111

Noon Bluegrass Patriots

1 p.m. Whistle Stop

2 p.m. The Knockabouts

3 p.m. Mountain Holler

4 p.m. Rock and Rye

5 p.m. Avery County

7-10 p.m. Celtdown

Wild Horse Saloon

11 a.m . Old North State

Noon The Scrugglers

1 p.m. Waiting on Trial

2 p.m. Avery County

3 p.m. Squash Blossom Boys

4 p.m. Duke City Swampcoolers

5 p.m. Mashville Brigade

Workshops (Centennial Room, Strater Hotel)

10 a.m. Kidís Jam with Sue Coulter

11 a.m. Bass with Jessica Smith and Jimmy Largent

Noon Fiddle with Red Greer and Matt Palmer

1 p.m. Banjo with Terry Baucom and Jeff Scroggins

2 p.m. Guitar with Clay Hess and Darrell Webb

Sunday

Henry Strater Theatre

10 a.m. Colorado College Bluegrass Ensemble

11 a.m. Sierra Hull & Highway 111

Noon Duke City Swampcoolers

1 p.m. Wild Mountain

2 p.m. Blue Moon Ramblers

3 p.m. Avery County

4 p.m. Freight Hoppers

Durango Arts Center

10 a.m. A-Men (gospel)

11 a.m. Mountain Holler (gospel)

Noon Avery County (gospel)

1 p.m. San Juan String Band

2 p.m. Freight Hoppers

3 p.m. Squash Blossom Boys

4 p.m. Sierra Hull & Highway 111

Workshops (Centennial Room, Strater Hotel)

10 a.m. Banjo & Fiddle with Frank Lee and David Bass

1 p.m. Mandolin with Sierra Hull and Robin Davis

Durango Bluegrass Meltdown Schedule

(Ticket information and artist bios are available at www.durangomeltdown.org)