LOCAL LINEUP

THE 2020 LOCAL BAND LINEUP

Six Dollar String Band

A mainstay of old-time music in Colorado for the better part of a decade, the members of Six Dollar String Band play a passionate, eclectic
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Bar D Wranglers

The Bar D Wranglers are a western music-singing group from the Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers in Durango, Colorado. The group has performed...
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The Badly Bent

The Badly Bent has been entrenched in the bluegrass music scene since 1998. Based in Durango, Colorado, The Badly Bent has proven its musicianship through...
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Liver Down the River

From the high mountain river-valley of Durango, Colorado comes a five-piece band of musicians called Liver Down The River. The group has its roots in countless river floats, campfires...
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La La Bones

La La Bones sprouted in Durango during the summer of 2014. At first glance, La La Bones is reminiscent of a traditional 5-piece bluegrass band, passing around breaks and harmonizing melodies...
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Blue Moon Ramblers

The Blue Moon Ramblers are a Durango staple, having played music in the Four Corners area and Sunday nights at the Strater Diamond Belle Saloon for over 30 years. The band performs...
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High Country Hustle

An electric bluegrass alliance born in 2017 in the shadows of the San Juans, Durango’s own High Country Hustle brings big smiles and foot-stomping good times to venues across the Rocky Mountains and beyond...
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Last Nickel

Last Nickel, from Dolores, Colorado, has been playing together regionally for the last eight years. 2020 marks their seventh appearance at the Meltdown. The group brings together diverse musical backgrounds, blending...
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Bluegrouse

Friends playing great music, having lots of fun. That’s Bluegrouse. This band has been playing in Durango and the surrounding region since 2015, bringing their love of music and laughter to audiences of all ages...
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Lost Souls

Lost Souls brings solid harmonies, slick melodic instrumentation, and deeply felt lyrics to Durango’s music scene. A three-piece string band playing originals and bluegrass-inflected covers, Lost Souls draws sounds from...
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Smelter Mountain Boys

There’s only one Smelter Mountain, located right here in Durango, named for a long-gone uranium smelter. Local band, Smelter Mountain Boys, fuse elements from each member’s background into a fiery sound that they call radioactive...
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People We Know

An aggregation of acoustic musicians from the hills of southwest Colorado, People We Know has coalesced into a solid group of enthusiastic pickers. Featuring members of former Durango groups the Outskirts...
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