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Aug
5
Wed
Steamboat Wine Festival Stroll Of Steamboat @ Downtown Steamboat
Aug 5 @ 4:00 pm – Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm

Steamboat Wine Festival Stroll Of Steamboat

More Info: Age 21+ | Indoor & Outdoor | Walk-Around Tasting | Wine | Beer | Spirits | Small Food Samples

One of the signature events of the Steamboat Wine Festival, the Stroll of Steamboat takes patrons on a tour down Main Street and along the beautiful Yampa River to mingle, nibble, and sip wine, spirits and craft beers at the great restaurants and local retailers in Downtown Steamboat Springs.  Each Stroll stop presents a different selection of wines, beers, or spirits and delicious culinary morsels, allowing patrons to acquaint themselves with the variety of enchanting establishments that Steamboat has to offer.

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Festival urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

Keep track of your schedule with the Steamboat Wine Festival’s mobile app.

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ZIGGY MARLEY STEAMBOAT FREE SERIES
Aug 5 @ 5:30 pm

ZIGGY MARLEY STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, AUGUST 5TH, 2015

2 for 1 happy hour 5:30p-6:30p

The oldest son of reggae legend Bob Marley and his wife Rita, Ziggy Marley was the natural heir to the throne left vacant by his father’s untimely death in 1981. Along with backing band the Melody Makers, a unit comprised of his brothers and sisters, he successfully carried on the tradition of communicating the music’s message to a growing global audience, even scoring a U.S. Top 40 single in the process — a claim neither of his parents could make. Born David Marley in Kingston, Jamaica on October 17, 1968, he received guitar and drum lessons from his father, and began sitting in on Wailersrecording sessions at the age of ten. In 1979, Ziggy, his sister Cedella, brother Stephen, and half-sisterSharon all joined Bob in the studio to record the single “Children Playing in the Streets.” Christenedthe Melody Makers, the four siblings continued playing together at family events, and even performed at their father’s state funeral.

Play the Game Right

Marley was not even 17 when he and the Melody Makersissued their EMI debut LP, Play the Game Right. The burdens of becoming a second-generation star weighed heavily on the youth — who looked and sounded almost eerily like his father — and he allowed the record and its 1986 follow-up, Hey World!, to veer closely toward pop music, resulting in derision from reggae purists. Poor sales, combined with EMI’s public desire to market Ziggy Marley as a solo act, prompted Marley & the Melody Makers to jump to the Virgin label, where they entered the studio to record their masterpiece, 1988’s Conscious Party. Produced by Talking HeadsChris Frantz and Tina Weymouth, the album was both a critical and commercial smash, with the single “Tomorrow People” reaching number 39 on the pop charts. The follow-up, 1989’s One Bright Day, continued the Melody Makers‘ artistic growth; it was also their best-selling effort to date, cracking the Top 20 and, like its predecessor, winning a Grammy.

Jahmekya

Marley & the Melody Makers resurfaced in 1991 with Jahmekya, another assured and creative effort. It sold well, edging into the Top 20, but failed to generate much radio or video airplay. Released in 1993, Joy and Blues barely charted, despite adding elements of contemporary dancehall (a showcase for Stephen‘s rapping skills). The latter record was the Melody Makers‘ last release for Virgin, and they moved to Elektra for 1995’s Free Like We Want 2 B. Fallen Is Babylon followed in 1997, and scored a third Grammy. Like his father, Marley eventually emerged as a leading political voice, and was named a Goodwill Youth Ambassador for the United Nations; at home in Kingston, he also founded his own record label, Ghetto Youths United, created to spotlight the next generation of reggae talent.

Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers Live, Vol. 1

In addition to the four siblings in the Melody Makers, three other Marley children — Damian, Julian, and Ky-Mani — also pursued careers in music. The music continued into the new millennium, as Marley released Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers Live, Vol. 1 in fall 2000. Without the Melody Makers,Dragonfly was released as his first official solo album in 2003, but its 2006 follow-up, Love Is My Religion, was the one with the hit, as the album’s title track put Ziggy back on reggae radio throughout the globe. His 2009 effort, Family Time, was a charming children’s album, while 2011’s Wild and Free returned to the socially conscious reggae that launched his career. In 2012, he released his first comic book featuring the hero Marijuanaman, and followed it in 2013 with the live album In Concert. The diverse Fly Rasta followed a year later and featured a Melody Makers reunion thanks to guest appearances from Erica Newell plus Sharon andCedella Marley.

KFMU Concert Calendar Slide

Aug
6
Thu
Free Concerts at the Yampa River Botanic Park @ Yampa River Botanic Park
Aug 6 @ 12:15 pm
Free Concerts at the Yampa River Botanic Park @ Yampa River Botanic Park | Steamboat Springs | Colorado | United States

Free Concerts at the Yampa River Botanic Park

Free 45 minute concerts in the park for all ages.  Presented by Strings Music Festival, a non profit Music Festival bringing music to the Yampa Valley

June 25 ~ Catalyst Quartet~ classical
July 2 ~ Catalyst Quartet~ classical
July 9 ~ Leaner and Lunker ~ Americana
July 16 ~ Chamberlin Birch ~ pop indie duo
July 23 ~ C Street Brass ~ brass quintet
July 30 ~ C Street Brass ~ brass quintet
August 6 ~ Emerald City Opera
August 13 ~Missed the Boat ~ Americana

Bud Light Thirsty Thursday @ Sunpie's Bistro
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Bud Light Thirsty Thursday

Aug
7
Fri
Art Walk Steamboat Springs @ Downtown Steamboat Springs
Aug 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

First Friday Art Walk Steamboat Springs

Free self-guided tour of local art galleries, museums and alternative venues in downtown Steamboat Springs.

These businesses remain open the first Friday of every month for this favorite event of locals and visitors alike. Many offer changing exhibits, so there is something new to see each month. Free to the public, 5 to 8 p.m. Refreshments are served.

Monthly exhibition listings at steamboatartcenter.com.

Art Walk Steamboat

Steamboat Springs First Friday Artwalk is a collaborative effort among local visual art venues with a mission to foster appreciation of the visual arts in Steamboat Springs and support the growth of the local art community. First Friday Artwalk is a self-guided walking tour of art exhibitions at member venues which is free to the public and held on the first Friday of every month from 5PM – 8PM. For further information, contact Linda Laughlin,  [email protected]

April 3, 2015- 5 p – 8 – Show Openings

Downtown Steamboat – Free

Tour Maps at All Locations Below

FIRST FRIDAY ARTWALK LISTINGS

ART GALLERIES & MUSEUMS

CIRCLE SEVEN FINE ART

1009 Lincoln Ave., 879-4744

will feature an ALL GALLERY SHOW.  Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor paintings, Monotype on paper, Bronze, Mineral, Metal and Wood sculptures, Glass, Ceramics, Photography, Jewelry.  Come enjoy good company and good friends.

MANGELSEN-IMAGES OF NATURE
730 Lincoln Ave., 871-1822

Experience the wonder of nature through the lens of Thomas D. Mangelsen. Celebrating 40 years and his newest book The Last Great Wild Places.

STEAMBOAT ART MUSEUM

807 Lincoln Ave., 870-1755

Steamboat Art Museum presents winter exhibits:  Mark Thompson Retrospective, featuring award winning Colorado artist Mark Thompson who mastered techniques of the lost art of painting with egg tempera. The museum will display many of his egg tempera paintings and etchings.  Also on display Exquisite Miniatures by Wes and Rachelle Siegrist.  December 5, 2014 – April 11, 2015.

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS ARTS COUNCIL AT THE DEPOT

1001 13th St., 879-9008

Routt County Youth Art: This exhibition features a HUGE collection of artwork showcasing students in grades K-12 throughout Routt County. The annual Routt County Youth Art Show is a spectacle of visual art in a variety of mediums, presented by Steamboat Springs Art Council, opens with a family friendly reception.

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS CENTER FOR VISUAL ARTS

837 Lincoln Ave., 846-5970

Come see new artworks and local photography by our 30+ local artist members, including new photography for spring by KAREN GORDON SCHULMAN, encaustic landscapes by CHERIE DUTY and endearing representational regional landscapes by oil painter, STEVE BOLANDER  Complimentary wine and snacks.  www.steamboatartcenter.com

WILD HORSE GALLERY

802 Lincoln Ave., 879-5515

Wild Horse Gallery will feature all of its Gallery artists for the end of the season Artwalk!  For more information call 970-819-2850 or www.wildhorsegallery.com.

ALTERNATIVE VENUES

COLORADO GROUP REALTY

509 Lincoln Ave., 875-2917

Katherine Burke will be featuring a photo exhibition of her travels through Asia showing her explorations throughout the globe. She will be donating 10% of the proceeds from this show to The Forgotten International, an amazing organization that provides aid to impoverished women & children worldwide. www.nomadphotoescape.com

CREEKSIDE CAFE

131 11th St., 879-4925

Three talents, three mediums.  Beth Liggitt (Wyld Blue Studio) is a jewelry and glass artist who makes thoughtful, creative pieces that have soul.  Glenna Clark/Olmsted presents a brilliantly colored oil, acrylic and watercolor collection of seasonal landscapes, European inspired oils and NEW acrylic work created in Bali! Mel Dow presents hand sewed, creative unique layering bands, worn around your hips.

HARWIGS/LAPOGEE

911 Lincoln Ave., 879-1919

Todd Sowers: Crossing The Antarctic Circle -Come on a photographic journey around the Antarctic Peninsula with local nature photographer Todd Sowers. Images and HD video will be on display from Todd’s recent Antarctic expedition. Come see penguins, whales, icebergs and more!

NORTHWEST COLORADO CENTER FOR INDEPENDENCE

1306 Lincoln Avenue, Suite A, 871-4838

NorthWest Colorado Center for Independence is showcasing work by artists with unique skills born of creativity, realized from the challenges of living with disabilities.  Our office at the northwest corner of 13th and Lincoln, at the end of the line, where it is never the end of the line.

STEAMBOAT SMOKEHOUSE

912 Lincoln Avenue, 879-7427

Lake Tahoe artist Hailey M. Kreis uses concrete and photography to create both a natural and industrial body of work.  Hailey applies an offbeat perspective of imagery to capture the essence of materials used.

THE CHIEF THEATER

813 Lincoln Ave., 720-425-0522

Winter brings many challenges to a painter who hesitates to venture out into the cold.  To find inspiration, Carol Jean turned to the lights and ornaments strung on her ficus tree.  Ultimately this inspiration took her places that were unexpected.  Please enjoy Carol Jean’s new collection titled “Winter Radiance”.  Chief Theater, 813 Lincoln Ave., 5-8pm, FREE.

URBANE

703 Lincoln Ave., Suite B101, 879-9169

URBANE presents “A Call for Local Artists”.  Join us to view a fun mix of art made in or around the Yampa Valley.  5-8pm

Steamboat Rodeo @ Romick Arena
Aug 7 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Steamboat Rodeo

Under the lights at the Brent Romick Arena, clouds of dirt and cries of victory tell the gripping story of the West with a time-honored and award-winning Steamboat tradition.

Pro Rodeo Series Barrel Racing And Bareback Riding

The award-winning Steamboat Pro Rodeo Series takes place every Friday and Saturday night from June 19 through August 22 in Downtown Steamboat Springs. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. with the exception of the Fourth of July Weekend shows which begin at 6:30 p.m.

TICKET INFORMATION

See ticket pricing for purchase at the gate and pre-sale below.

PRICING
GATE
PRE-SALE
Adult $20* $18*
Children 7 – 15 $10* $9*
Children 6 and under FREE FREE

*Fourth of July event pricing is $25/adults and $15/children 7-15. No pre-sale discount it available. Other information can be found at the link below.

 

HISTORY

While the roots of rodeo in this modest little Northwest Colorado ranch town and world class ski resort trace back over 100 years, the humble beginnings of the Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo are known to go back more than a century.

No one knows for sure when Steamboat Springs hosted its first organized rodeo competition, but mentions of competitive rodeo events in the Steamboat Pilot, date back to at least 1898. Looking through historical files, it seems that no local event was complete without some type of rodeo competition.

Steamboat was full of skilled cowboys and cowgirls, and horses that were bred for work, not temperament, and tended to be large and a bit ornery. The local cowboys thought nothing of riding these hard-to-handle animals, and casual bets often resulted in impromptu rodeo-type competitions in fields or right on Lincoln Avenue.

1900s

Back at the turn of the 20th century there was no rodeo arena in Steamboat, but the area where the current rodeo arena stands near the Yampa River was the location for many rodeo events. During the summer of 1907 for Game & Fish Day, spectators formed a rodeo ring by positioning their horses in a circle, heads turned inward. In later days, cars were used to form the circle.

1970s

In the mid-1970s, the weekly organized event was known as the “Friday Night Jackpot.By 1982, the Jackpot Rodeo was in danger of disappearing due to funding. Local property manager Steve Dawes felt like the rodeo was too important to lose, so he stepped forward with his checkbook and his staff to add a little business expertise to the operation. Within a few years, the Jackpot Rodeo grew to include Saturday night, and the Steamboat Springs Rodeo Series name was coined.

1988

In 1988, the first and last weekends of the 10-week series were sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) and were known as Ski Town Stampede I & II. With the success of its first two forays into pro rodeo, the committee decided it was time to go “all pro.” The rodeo has been fully sanctioned by the PRCA since 1989.

2002 – Present

Years and years of effort were recognized by the rodeo industry in 2002. By a vote of contestants, stock contractors, contract personnel and other rodeo committees, the Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series was selected from approximately 500 PRCA rodeos as 2002 Small Outdoor Rodeo of the Year. Today, the series lights up Friday and Saturday nights throughout the summer, keeping alive the true Western tradition of Steamboat Springs.

RODEO EVENT DESCRIPTIONS

See descriptions of the most popular rodeo events below and check out the frequently asked rodeo questions to make the most of your rodeo experience.

Bareback Riding

Cowboys use one hand to grasp a leather “rigging” to stay on the saddle-less bucking horse for a physically demanding eight seconds. They are judged on their spurring technique and the bucking action of the horse. To earn higher scores, riders must turn the toes of their boots outward and lean back. Judges are looking to ensure the cowboys’ feet stay above the horse’s shoulders until the horse’s front feet hit the ground.

Rodeo Bareback Riding

Team Roping

Team roping demands close cooperation between two cowboys – known as the header and the heeler – as well as their horses. A steer is given a head start before the header chases it down and secures a loop around the horns, neck or head, and tying their rope onto the horn of their saddle. As the header begins to ride away, the heeler tries to rope the steer’s hind feet. The clock only stops when the two riders back out their horses and take all the slack out of their ropes.

Rodeo Team Roping

Tie-Down Roping

A horse and rider chase down a calf before the cowboy ropes it, with the horse skidding to a stop. The cowboy then dismounts, runs to the calf and ties any three legs together with a “pigging string.” The cowboy gets back on his horse and rides toward the calf, which must remain tied for at least 6 seconds after the rope is slack.

 Rodeo Tie Down Roping

Steer Wrestling

Courage, timing and balance are essential for steer wrestlers, also known as bulldoggers. The steer wrestler chases his target down on horseback until he can make his jump from the horse to the steer, hooking his arm around the steer’s horn to throw it to the ground.

 Rodeo Duo Steer Wrestling

Saddle Bronc Riding

Unlike bareback riding, a cowboy grips a thick rein attached to the horse’s halter. As the horse bucks, the rider bends his knees to pull his heels back and then snaps his feet back to the horse’s shoulder as the animal’s front feet hit the ground, synchronizing spurring with the horse’s movements.

Rodeo Saddle Bronc Riding

Barrel Racing

The goal of barrel racing is to run a cloverleaf patter around three barrels with the fastest time. The horses pivot on their haunches at high speeds and execute each turn with only inches to spare.

Rodeo Barrel Racing

Bull Riding

In what’s hoped to be an eight-second ride, the rider holds a flat braided rope in his glove hand. Each bull has a different style of bucking – some spin, others circle and some throw in jumps, kicks, or drift sideways mid-air. As the cowboy waves his free hand to counter the bull’s gyration and maintain his balance, he has to avoid touching the bull. The cowboy’s control and the bull’s bucking each account for half the score.

 Rodeo Bull Riding
Aug
8
Sat
Farmers Market @ Steamboat Springs
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Steamboat Farmers Market is now in its 11th year, now located at the intersection of 7th and Yampa Street.  The market was moved to it new location in 2014 and has proven very successful for both vendors and shoppers with more than 80 booths, featuring local and regional foods and products.

The Market includes fresh produce, meats, cheese, baked goods, canned and prepared foods, plants and other consumables.  In addition, there is a limited number of handcrafted-by-the-vendor arts and crafts as well as several non-profit organizations participating.

Vendor registration for the market opens on January 15, 2015.  To register as a vendor, go to www.ManageMyMarket.com

 

The Market is held, rain or shine from 9am to 2 pm, every Saturday from June 13 to September 19, 2015. The Markets new location is at  7th Street and Yampa Street, near the river, in downtown Steamboat Springs.

For more information, email: [email protected] or call 970-846-1800.

Steamboat Rodeo @ Romick Arena
Aug 8 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Steamboat Rodeo

Under the lights at the Brent Romick Arena, clouds of dirt and cries of victory tell the gripping story of the West with a time-honored and award-winning Steamboat tradition.

Pro Rodeo Series Barrel Racing And Bareback Riding

The award-winning Steamboat Pro Rodeo Series takes place every Friday and Saturday night from June 19 through August 22 in Downtown Steamboat Springs. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. with the exception of the Fourth of July Weekend shows which begin at 6:30 p.m.

TICKET INFORMATION

See ticket pricing for purchase at the gate and pre-sale below.

PRICING
GATE
PRE-SALE
Adult $20* $18*
Children 7 – 15 $10* $9*
Children 6 and under FREE FREE

*Fourth of July event pricing is $25/adults and $15/children 7-15. No pre-sale discount it available. Other information can be found at the link below.

 

HISTORY

While the roots of rodeo in this modest little Northwest Colorado ranch town and world class ski resort trace back over 100 years, the humble beginnings of the Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo are known to go back more than a century.

No one knows for sure when Steamboat Springs hosted its first organized rodeo competition, but mentions of competitive rodeo events in the Steamboat Pilot, date back to at least 1898. Looking through historical files, it seems that no local event was complete without some type of rodeo competition.

Steamboat was full of skilled cowboys and cowgirls, and horses that were bred for work, not temperament, and tended to be large and a bit ornery. The local cowboys thought nothing of riding these hard-to-handle animals, and casual bets often resulted in impromptu rodeo-type competitions in fields or right on Lincoln Avenue.

1900s

Back at the turn of the 20th century there was no rodeo arena in Steamboat, but the area where the current rodeo arena stands near the Yampa River was the location for many rodeo events. During the summer of 1907 for Game & Fish Day, spectators formed a rodeo ring by positioning their horses in a circle, heads turned inward. In later days, cars were used to form the circle.

1970s

In the mid-1970s, the weekly organized event was known as the “Friday Night Jackpot.By 1982, the Jackpot Rodeo was in danger of disappearing due to funding. Local property manager Steve Dawes felt like the rodeo was too important to lose, so he stepped forward with his checkbook and his staff to add a little business expertise to the operation. Within a few years, the Jackpot Rodeo grew to include Saturday night, and the Steamboat Springs Rodeo Series name was coined.

1988

In 1988, the first and last weekends of the 10-week series were sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) and were known as Ski Town Stampede I & II. With the success of its first two forays into pro rodeo, the committee decided it was time to go “all pro.” The rodeo has been fully sanctioned by the PRCA since 1989.

2002 – Present

Years and years of effort were recognized by the rodeo industry in 2002. By a vote of contestants, stock contractors, contract personnel and other rodeo committees, the Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series was selected from approximately 500 PRCA rodeos as 2002 Small Outdoor Rodeo of the Year. Today, the series lights up Friday and Saturday nights throughout the summer, keeping alive the true Western tradition of Steamboat Springs.

RODEO EVENT DESCRIPTIONS

See descriptions of the most popular rodeo events below and check out the frequently asked rodeo questions to make the most of your rodeo experience.

Bareback Riding

Cowboys use one hand to grasp a leather “rigging” to stay on the saddle-less bucking horse for a physically demanding eight seconds. They are judged on their spurring technique and the bucking action of the horse. To earn higher scores, riders must turn the toes of their boots outward and lean back. Judges are looking to ensure the cowboys’ feet stay above the horse’s shoulders until the horse’s front feet hit the ground.

Rodeo Bareback Riding

Team Roping

Team roping demands close cooperation between two cowboys – known as the header and the heeler – as well as their horses. A steer is given a head start before the header chases it down and secures a loop around the horns, neck or head, and tying their rope onto the horn of their saddle. As the header begins to ride away, the heeler tries to rope the steer’s hind feet. The clock only stops when the two riders back out their horses and take all the slack out of their ropes.

Rodeo Team Roping

Tie-Down Roping

A horse and rider chase down a calf before the cowboy ropes it, with the horse skidding to a stop. The cowboy then dismounts, runs to the calf and ties any three legs together with a “pigging string.” The cowboy gets back on his horse and rides toward the calf, which must remain tied for at least 6 seconds after the rope is slack.

 Rodeo Tie Down Roping

Steer Wrestling

Courage, timing and balance are essential for steer wrestlers, also known as bulldoggers. The steer wrestler chases his target down on horseback until he can make his jump from the horse to the steer, hooking his arm around the steer’s horn to throw it to the ground.

 Rodeo Duo Steer Wrestling

Saddle Bronc Riding

Unlike bareback riding, a cowboy grips a thick rein attached to the horse’s halter. As the horse bucks, the rider bends his knees to pull his heels back and then snaps his feet back to the horse’s shoulder as the animal’s front feet hit the ground, synchronizing spurring with the horse’s movements.

Rodeo Saddle Bronc Riding

Barrel Racing

The goal of barrel racing is to run a cloverleaf patter around three barrels with the fastest time. The horses pivot on their haunches at high speeds and execute each turn with only inches to spare.

Rodeo Barrel Racing

Bull Riding

In what’s hoped to be an eight-second ride, the rider holds a flat braided rope in his glove hand. Each bull has a different style of bucking – some spin, others circle and some throw in jumps, kicks, or drift sideways mid-air. As the cowboy waves his free hand to counter the bull’s gyration and maintain his balance, he has to avoid touching the bull. The cowboy’s control and the bull’s bucking each account for half the score.

 Rodeo Bull Riding
Aug
9
Sun
MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD RED ROCKS
Aug 9 @ 6:30 pm
MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD RED ROCKS

MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD RED ROCKS with JJ GREY & MOFRO, THE REVIVALISTS

Aug
12
Wed
DIANA KRALL WITH SPECIAL GUESTS PINK MARTINI AND THE CSO @ Red Rocks Ampitheatre
Aug 12 @ 7:30 pm

diana-krall-pink_martini

AEG Live is excited to announce DIANA KRALL performing with THE COLORADO SYMPHONY live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre Wednesday, August 12, 2015.

Purchase Tickets.

Tickets: $39.95 – $99.50

PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE AT WWW.AXS.COM OR CHARGE TICKETS BY PHONE, CALL 888.929.7849.
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