Author Archives: Eliot Muckerman

LLAMA LIVE: ANA SIA AT FLY ME TO THE MOON SALOON

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Editor’s note: In light of recent developments involving the beloved Llama, the Ana Sia performance, originally scheduled in February, is rescheduled for Saturday, March 10, and will be held at the Fly Me to the Moon Saloon. DJ Soulatomic kicks off the performance at 10:30 pm. Below is our original post. It’s time to break…

LLAMA LIVE: YO MAMA’S BIG FAT BOOTY BAND

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JWAIL performs tonight, starting at 9 p.m. If you were lucky enough to be in the crowd that heard Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band play at last year’s Telluride Blues & Brews Festival that should have provided enough motivation to come back for a second helping. You get your chance Friday, March 2, at…

LLAMA LIVE: THE SUGAR THIEVES ON WEEKEND PROGRAM

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The Jacob Fried Jazz Odyssey with Mark Southerland on sax  performs tonight, Wednesday Have you ever snapped your fingers so hard you grew calluses? Have you ever seen someone play two saxophones at the same time? Have you ever seen “The Sugar Thieves”? Me neither. But there’s a first time for everything, and in this…

LLAMA LIVE: DUBSKIN FEATURED FRIDAY

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When we think about the sounds of Colorado and the Southwest, “reggae” may be the last thing to come to mind, and yet one of the best American reggae bands was home-grown in Fort Collins. The six-piece roots reggae band, DubSkin, is the featured band at the Llama this Friday, February 17, starting at 10…

LLAMA LIVE: EMMITT-NERSHI BAND

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It’s has to be one of the greatest things to happen to bluegrass since the mandolin: Drew Emmitt and Bill Nershi teamed up to form the Emmitt-Nershi Band. And here’s more good news: Their quartet plays the Llama on Sunday, February 12. Nershi, a former longtime Telluride local and Emmit are household names among bluegrass…

LLAMA LIVE: ANA SIA PERFORMS SATURDAY

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It’s time to break out the glowsticks. Ana Sia, aka “Princess Slay-ah,” one of the most renowned modern DJs on the West Coast, is heading our way. She is scheduled to perform in town at The Llama on Saturday, February 4. With her unique hip-hop-infused blend of electronica and dubstep, Ana brings a novel energy…

LLAMA LIVE: OAKHURST FRIDAY NITE

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They are a progressive bluegrass quintet from Denver, Colorado with deep Appalachian roots and a genre-bending sound that fuses traditional bluegrass with indie rock and a citybilly swagger. On their Facebook page, the group calls its sound “Rocky Mountain Guerrilla Grass.” Oakhurst has played legendary venues like the Fillmore and Red Rocks. Now they are…