Downtown Lowdown

Bryant Liggett covers the hottest music acts in Durango

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Gritty and angsty, bluegrass is as American as it gets

Some people say there’s too much bluegrass in this town. Others will say not...

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MarchFourth!: Freaky, funky, vaudevillian, traveling weirdos

Gone are the days when small-town America would occasionally get an unexpected group of...

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Reliving Motown, a genre that changed everything

The USA may be the butt of the world’s jokes for a number of reasons, but, save for...

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The 10 best ’80s bands (you may or may not have heard of)

The awkward and awesome contribution to music from the 1980s deserves some form of...

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Cash’d Out honors the Man in Black

Johnny Cash was a larger-than-life working-class hero and musician who lived life with a devil...

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Downtown Lowdown: Durango’s Elder Grown is building jamtastic momentum

Lemmy has been dead for two weeks. By now through social media you’ve probably heard...

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Downtown Lowdown: The Wailers are still preaching 35 years after Marley’s death

Bob Marley would have turned 71 this February. Music critics and fans continue to lament the...

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Downtown Lowdown: When money and music mix (or don’t)

I’m not, and have never claimed to be, a musician. What instruments I do own sit silent...