The scheduled Festivals & Events in the Gunnison-Crested Butte area and around Gunnison County are just pure Colorado fun in the mountains. Each venue reflects the nature of the area and the imagination of the people who live here. We invite you to join us in what we believe are fun, entertaining, and mind-expanding experiences! For more information about any of the events listed here, contact the WestWall Lodge front desk at 970-349-1280
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Anders Osbourne and Jackie Greene at Center for the Arts
March 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm$25 – $45
Raging, expressive guitar. Soulful, rugged singing. A phenomenal blend of self-awareness, spirit and muscle. These are just some of the words Relix Magazine uses to describe New Orleans’ blues guitar man Anders Osborne. New Orleans’ Gambit Weekly recently honored Osborne as “Entertainer of the Year,” he’s OffBeat’s three-time winner of “Best Guitarist,” and twice named their “Best Songwriter.” He’s appeared on Galactic albums, co-written songs with Tab Benoit and Mike Zito, had Johnny Lang record others, and most notably wrote two songs for Keb’ Mo’s Grammy-winning album, Slow Down. Risk-taking anthems, precision guitar playing and the tremulous wail rising from emotional chaos have Guitar Player calling him the “poet laureate of Louisiana’s fertile roots music scene.” Paired with Americana and roots singer-songwriter Jackie Greene, a jack-of-all-trades, and an artist who can croon over soulful piano ballads as much as he can shred a bluesy guitar solo (like he did as the lead guitarist for The Black Crowes in 2013). A road warrior and musician’s musician, Greene’s new EP ‘The Modern Lives – Vol 2’ (out October 2018 on Blue Rose Music) finds him at a new chapter in his life: his first months of fatherhood, time off his relentless touring circuit, and a cross-country move from Brooklyn to his birthplace of Northern California.