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Best bets in and around Durango

Durango’s StillHouse Junkies, from left, Fred Kosak, Alissa Wolf and Cody Tinnin. (Courtesy of Stillhouse Junkies)

Best bets this weekend include the iAM MUSIC Festival in downtown Durango.

The festival will present two shows Saturday at Durango Craft Spirits, 1120 Main Ave., Ste. 2.

Stillhouse Junkies will be joined by Taarka and Dana Ariel.

Durango-based Stillhouse Junkies are known for their mixture of original roots, blues, funk and bluegrass. All three band members share lead vocal and songwriting duties.

Taarka, based on the Front Range, is known for its eclectic sound, which combines acoustic and electric string band music, featuring the influences of bluegrass, gypsy jazz and more.

puts a modern spin on gypsy and Eastern European folk music with their well-crafted songs and spirited instrumentals.

Dana Ariel of Southwest Colorado won the iAM MUSIC school’s songwriting contest in 2020.

There will be two shows on Saturday: an early show from 3:30 to 6 p.m., and a late option from 7 to 9:30 p.m.

Tickets for the early show are $10 general admission or $100 for a four- or five-person table. Late show tickets are $15 general, $125 for four- to five-person table.

For tickets and more information, visit https://bit.ly/3AOUk1k.


MSP’s ski movie “The Stomping Grounds” premier and “Something About McConkey,” 5 p.m., Ska Brewing, 225 Girard St., $25. All proceeds will benefit the Durango Winter Sports Club scholarship and operations fund. Details and tickets: https://bit.ly/3n2mktq.

Bluegrouse, 5 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

Fourth Friday Tour and Happy Hour, Heartwood Cohousing, 800 Heartwood Lane, Bayfield. Details: https://bit.ly/2Z5vEnP.


Punk Rock Breakfast, 11 a.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Drive. $12. Details and tickets: https://bit.ly/3apUgKK. 21 and older.

Spaced Out Saturday, 7-10 p.m., 11th Street Station, 1101 Main Ave.

Durango Choral Society’s Viva Vivaldi!, 7 p.m., Roshong Recital Hall at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. $20. Details and tickets: https://bit.ly/30BwVnv.


Walk-n-Roll 2021, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. Details and registration: https://bit.ly/3G4eRTt.