DGO picks in and around Durango: June 14 to 20
Veg outFind fresh local produce and other goods that are good FOR you on the opening day of the Mancos Farmers Market. Shop to live music, purchase crafts, and buy all the fibrous veggies you can carry.
Details: June 14, free, 4 p.m., Mancos Farmers Market, Mancos, facebook.com/mancosfarmersmarketSwine songAtkins-approved R&B, soul, funk, and hip-hop band Bacon plays in the garage at Ernie’s for your Friday night fired enjoyment. Belly up to the bar or hit the dance floor, and don’t be afraid to tip the musicians. The group promises not to splatter hot grease on you.
Details: June 15, free, 7 p.m., Ernie’s 1101 Main Ave., 11thstreetstation.com
Distilled debutLocal band Stillhouse Junkies have become known in the Durango community over the past year with their genre-blending material, which is rooted in bluegrass. They are finally releasing their first full-length album, “Over the Pass,” this week, and are hosting a free listening party at a distillery. We had a feeling whiskey would be involved.
Details: June 16, free, 7 p.m., Durango Craft Spirits, 1120 Main Ave. #2, stillhousejunkies.com
Apple jamCatch local band Farmington Hill deliver “country-fried indie rock” at Fenceline Cidery in Mancos this weekend. Greek food truck Yia Yia’s will be serving gyros and other treats to be enjoyed with a crisp apple cider, good times, and good vibes. Rotten apples stay home.
Details: June 16, free, 6 p.m., Fenceline Cider, 141 S. Main St., Mancos, outliercellars.comStage presence Prince may have been born with sexy swagger, and Bowie’s shape-shifting style was a stroke of genius, but can it be taught? Non-profit iAm Music launches their youth summer workshop series, Funky Bootcamp, to teach the young sponge minds of Durango about performance and style. Maybe the next Elvis walks among us.
Details: June 18-22, $150, youth, 5:30 p.m., iAm Music, 1315 N. Main Ave., iammusic.usMagic Mary JaneMary Jane’s Medicinals, a multi High-Times award-winner for best topical products, will be hosting a pop-up at Telluride Bud Co. – Durango this week. Learn about the organic products and take home sample salves for $1. Just don’t eat the salves.
Details: June 20, free, 4 p.m., Telluride Bud Company, 3473 Main Ave., maryjanesmedicinals.com