Platinum-selling artist Darius Rucker visits the Mile High City to promote his third chart-topping country album True Believers. After the breakup of his rock band Hootie & the Blowfish and a short stint with R&B music, Rucker has found success in the country genre with hits such as his cover of "Wagon Wheel." Sun 7 p.m.
Listen to the latest from four up-and-coming Colorado bands at the price of mere pocket change. The show's mix of genres includes ambient '90s-style grunge rock from Dog Day King (Denver), fast-paced bluegrass from the Hot Licks (Durango), acoustic folk from Yellow Plate Hotel (Evergreen), and indie rock from Dead End Drivers (Littleton). Wed 7:30 p.m.
Just in time for Mardi Gras, this New Orleans funk group released Carnivale Electricos, a party album beckoning for listeners to dance in the streets. Combining harps and horns with heavy bass and synth, Galactic's musical energy embodies the spirit of its hometown's biggest celebration. Fri 9 p.m.
During his 18-year music career, Keb' Mo's versatile roots style and intuitive lyrics have won him three Grammys. After a two-year recording hiatus, the southern-style blues singer-songwriter and guitarist released The Reflection—an emotional album reflecting on the journey of life—in 2011. Sat 8 p.m.
Watch this San Francisco-based five-piece play progressive bluegrass tunes. Hot Buttered Rum has spent a good amount of touring time at big-name festivals such as Bonnaroo and SXSW. String Cheese Incident's founding member and acoustic guitarist Bill Nershi will open the show. Fri 9 p.m.
Go behind the conductor's baton at an adult version of Inside the Orchestra's music education classes. Sit in the pit and listen to a group of professional strings, brass, percussion, and woodwinds musicians perform while enjoying food and libations throughout the night. Thu 6 p.m.
Listen to soulful acid jazz and funk tunes by Alive on Arrival (AOA) at DazzleJazz's blues night. Collectively, AOA's members have more than 100 years of musical experience. Watch the fivesome play from an extensive list of classic jazz compositions and contemporary pop songs. Sat 10:30 p.m.
If you missed Steep Canyon Rangers at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, this is your chance to see them a little closer to home (sans their famous bandmate Steve Martin). The group is out playing songs off their newest album, Tell the Ones I Love, released in 2013.
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