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Yazoo BBQ on Broadway Will Now Host Rooftop Concerts

Last summer Yazoo BBQ Company owner Don Hines expanded his 700-square-foot spot at 2150 Broadway, which he opened fourteen years ago, to close to 5,000 square feet, adding to the kitchen and interior dining area, as well as building a patio and rooftop deck. About a month ago, Hines secured a cabaret license for the spot and he's celebrating with a show on the rooftop bar this Saturday, October 18 with Faceman and Jim Yelenick. While Hines says he won't be hosting live music on a weekly basis during the winter on the rooftop, he'll check on how the weather will be the following and maybe schedule acts a week in advance since he'd rather not have live music in the dining room. He says once spring and summer roll around he'll ramp things up with jazz and blues groups.

Since this weekend's celebration, which is free and runs from 4 to 6 p.m., is the same day as the Denver Zombie Crawl, Hines says there will be prizes for the best zombie outfit.

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Jon Solomon writes about music and nightlife for Westword, where he's been the Clubs Editor since 2006.
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