Local gypsy jazz act LA POMPE plays a set of Django Reinhardt and classic swing and another of originals tonight at the Oriental Theater, while jazz pianists Annie Booth and Dawn Clement close out their February residences at Nocturne this weekend. Also on tap are Same Cloth at Dazzle, the Runaway Grooms at Number Thirty Eight, and Takipnik at Lost Lake. Here's what's happening:
Fridays in February, 6 & 8 p.m.
Nocturne, 1330 27th Street
Following a difficult and volatile year in our country, the optimistic words "hope" and "abundance" will be the inspiration for pianist and composer Annie Booth's series, which she'll perform on Friday nights in January and February.
The Good Kind
Friday, February 26, 8 p.m.
Boulder Theater, 2032 14th Street, Boulder
Boulder jam band the Good Kind knows its way around the music of Phish, the Grateful Dead, the Allman Brothers Band, the Rolling Stones, Talking Heads, Umphrey's McGee, the Beatles and more.
Friday, February 26, 7 & 9 p.m.
LA POMPE plays the music of Django Reinhardt and classic swing for its first set, while the second set will include original compositions from the band's last three albums.
Friday, February 26, 7 p.m.
Dazzle, 1512 Curtis Street
Same Cloth (formerly SoJourn) features pianist Solomon J. Chapman Sr. and vocalist JoFoKe. The duo is set to release its debut later this year.
Dawn Clement Quartet
Saturdays in February, 6 & 8:15 p.m.
Nocturne, 1330 27th Street
Pianist and vocalist Dawn Clement and her quartet, which includes bassist Seth Lewis, drummer Dru Heller and alto saxophonist Anisha Rush, pay homage to Nancy Wilson and Cannonball Adderley's legendary self-titled album.
The Infamous Trio
Saturday, February 27 and Sunday, February 28, 5 & 8 p.m.
Vilar Performing Arts Center, 68 Avondale Lane, Beaver Creek
Chris Pandolfi, Andy Hall and Jeremy Garrett are three of the five members of renowned bluegrass act the Infamous Stringdusters. The trio continues its three-night stand at the Vilar Performing Arts Center as part of the venue's Residency series.
The Runaway Grooms
Saturday, February 27, 2 & 6 p.m.
Number Thirty Eight, 3560 Chestnut Place
The Runaway Grooms, who take cues from the Allman Brothers and the Grateful Dead, play two sets on Number Thirty Eight's outdoor stage.
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