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. Their high energy, spirited musicianship, and great vocal harmonies make for a fun, unforgettable performance. Combining bluegrass favorites, folk, country and swing, they offer something for everyone to enjoy. Tap your feet, sing along, or get up and dance – Bluegrouse invites you to be part of their musical journey.

Bluegrouse is: Carol Calkin, fiddle/vocals; Laurie Swisher, guitar/vocals; Jonti Fox, bass/vocals, and our newest member, mandolin player Jess Wilton, who is a familiar face in the Durango bluegrass scene and who is excited to be stretching out his vocal chords during his first Meltdown with the ‘Grouse.

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