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Sep
20
Mon
Alex Thoele(chain station) Acoustic

Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm
Sep
21
Tue
Jon Pickett(chain station) Acoustic

Sep 21 @ 5:00 pm

Born in Dayton, OH and now calling Estes Park, CO home-base Jon grew up playing guitar in a high school metal band! Lots has happened since those cherished days. Now he feels equally comfortable playing guitar, bass (electric and upright) and drums as well as lead and harmony vocals. After college he migrated to Colorado and this mountain music atmosphere helped merge all of his musical influences (folk, hip-hop, metal, jazz, bluegrass, Motown and Weird Al ; ) into what’s currently happening… Chain Station and his solo singer/songwriter/one-man-band performances. Jon is an born entertainer and you can expect to hear anything from his soulful originals to Paul Simon, The Steeldrivers, Taj Mahal, and expet the unexpeted..like Black Sabbath, Salt & Peppa, Kermit the Frog and Paula Abdul (?)!

bluegrass • singer-songwriter • one man band

http://www.reverbnation.com/musician/jonpickett

Sep
22
Wed
Geoff Clark Acoustic

Sep 22 @ 5:00 pm

Geoff Clark is a guitarist and songwriter living in Estes Park, Colorado. He blends Americana, Alt-Country, Folk, and Rock into a unique style of his own. He peppers in a few Irish drinking songs to encourage a jovial and lively atmosphere at his gigs.

His eclectic musical tastes stem from growing up in a musical family in southeastern Louisiana. He began playing guitar at the age of twelve, and has played in a variety of bands in New Orleans and Washington DC.  Now his solo guitar and vocal stylings entertain crowds across Colorado.

Sep
26
Sun
Jay Stott Acoustic

@ The Rock Inn Mountain Tavern

Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm

Playing rueful Americana, Jay Stott has been influenced by the diverse stands of his musical upbringing. The blue collar rock sensibility of Springsteen and the mournful tones of Hank Williams era classic country combine with dashes of progressive rock, folk, modern country and traditional blues to make a uniquely American stew of music. A nomad in his early years, Stott graduated from high school in the Midwest, and landed in Colorado in the early nineties, which is where he has resided since then. Picking up a guitar at 14, he brought music with him on a lot of adventures. Eventually the stories, some true and some ‘true,’ started appearing in songs exploring the darker side of life.

Sep
29
Wed
Geoff Clark Acoustic

Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm

Geoff Clark is a guitarist and songwriter living in Estes Park, Colorado. He blends Americana, Alt-Country, Folk, and Rock into a unique style of his own. He peppers in a few Irish drinking songs to encourage a jovial and lively atmosphere at his gigs.

His eclectic musical tastes stem from growing up in a musical family in southeastern Louisiana. He began playing guitar at the age of twelve, and has played in a variety of bands in New Orleans and Washington DC.  Now his solo guitar and vocal stylings entertain crowds across Colorado.

Oct
3
Sun
Sean Flynn Acoustic

Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm

Roots-based guitarist who focuses on groove, overall band and serving the song. Available for solo gigs, kids parties or with full band (see band website link). Go to the Bio section for current and past projects / bands.

Oct
6
Wed
Geoff Clark Acoustic

Oct 6 @ 5:00 pm

Geoff Clark is a guitarist and songwriter living in Estes Park, Colorado. He blends Americana, Alt-Country, Folk, and Rock into a unique style of his own. He peppers in a few Irish drinking songs to encourage a jovial and lively atmosphere at his gigs.

His eclectic musical tastes stem from growing up in a musical family in southeastern Louisiana. He began playing guitar at the age of twelve, and has played in a variety of bands in New Orleans and Washington DC.  Now his solo guitar and vocal stylings entertain crowds across Colorado.

Oct
12
Tue
Jon Pickett(chain station) Acoustic

Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm

Born in Dayton, OH and now calling Estes Park, CO home-base Jon grew up playing guitar in a high school metal band! Lots has happened since those cherished days. Now he feels equally comfortable playing guitar, bass (electric and upright) and drums as well as lead and harmony vocals. After college he migrated to Colorado and this mountain music atmosphere helped merge all of his musical influences (folk, hip-hop, metal, jazz, bluegrass, Motown and Weird Al ; ) into what’s currently happening… Chain Station and his solo singer/songwriter/one-man-band performances. Jon is an born entertainer and you can expect to hear anything from his soulful originals to Paul Simon, The Steeldrivers, Taj Mahal, and expet the unexpeted..like Black Sabbath, Salt & Peppa, Kermit the Frog and Paula Abdul (?)!

bluegrass • singer-songwriter • one man band

http://www.reverbnation.com/musician/jonpickett

Oct
13
Wed
Geoff Clark Acoustic

Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm

Geoff Clark is a guitarist and songwriter living in Estes Park, Colorado. He blends Americana, Alt-Country, Folk, and Rock into a unique style of his own. He peppers in a few Irish drinking songs to encourage a jovial and lively atmosphere at his gigs.

His eclectic musical tastes stem from growing up in a musical family in southeastern Louisiana. He began playing guitar at the age of twelve, and has played in a variety of bands in New Orleans and Washington DC.  Now his solo guitar and vocal stylings entertain crowds across Colorado.

Oct
15
Fri
Random and True Acoustic Duo

@ The Rock Inn Mountain Tavern

Oct 15 @ 5:00 pm

Random and True (RAT) is Geoff Clark on lead vocals and acoustic guitar with Steve Tice on harmony vocals and upright bass. RAT covers hit songs from Americana artists such as The Band, Guy Clark, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Bob Dylan, James McMurtry, Van Morrison, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty, Cat Stevens, Townes Van Zandt and Neil Young.

Oct
17
Sun
Jay Stott Acoustic

@ The Rock Inn Mountain Tavern

Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm

Playing rueful Americana, Jay Stott has been influenced by the diverse stands of his musical upbringing. The blue collar rock sensibility of Springsteen and the mournful tones of Hank Williams era classic country combine with dashes of progressive rock, folk, modern country and traditional blues to make a uniquely American stew of music. A nomad in his early years, Stott graduated from high school in the Midwest, and landed in Colorado in the early nineties, which is where he has resided since then. Picking up a guitar at 14, he brought music with him on a lot of adventures. Eventually the stories, some true and some ‘true,’ started appearing in songs exploring the darker side of life.

Oct
19
Tue
Jon Pickett(chain station) Acoustic

Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm

Born in Dayton, OH and now calling Estes Park, CO home-base Jon grew up playing guitar in a high school metal band! Lots has happened since those cherished days. Now he feels equally comfortable playing guitar, bass (electric and upright) and drums as well as lead and harmony vocals. After college he migrated to Colorado and this mountain music atmosphere helped merge all of his musical influences (folk, hip-hop, metal, jazz, bluegrass, Motown and Weird Al ; ) into what’s currently happening… Chain Station and his solo singer/songwriter/one-man-band performances. Jon is an born entertainer and you can expect to hear anything from his soulful originals to Paul Simon, The Steeldrivers, Taj Mahal, and expet the unexpeted..like Black Sabbath, Salt & Peppa, Kermit the Frog and Paula Abdul (?)!

bluegrass • singer-songwriter • one man band

http://www.reverbnation.com/musician/jonpickett

Oct
20
Wed
Geoff Clark Acoustic

Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm

Geoff Clark is a guitarist and songwriter living in Estes Park, Colorado. He blends Americana, Alt-Country, Folk, and Rock into a unique style of his own. He peppers in a few Irish drinking songs to encourage a jovial and lively atmosphere at his gigs.

His eclectic musical tastes stem from growing up in a musical family in southeastern Louisiana. He began playing guitar at the age of twelve, and has played in a variety of bands in New Orleans and Washington DC.  Now his solo guitar and vocal stylings entertain crowds across Colorado.

Oct
26
Tue
Jon Pickett(chain station) Acoustic

Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm

Born in Dayton, OH and now calling Estes Park, CO home-base Jon grew up playing guitar in a high school metal band! Lots has happened since those cherished days. Now he feels equally comfortable playing guitar, bass (electric and upright) and drums as well as lead and harmony vocals. After college he migrated to Colorado and this mountain music atmosphere helped merge all of his musical influences (folk, hip-hop, metal, jazz, bluegrass, Motown and Weird Al ; ) into what’s currently happening… Chain Station and his solo singer/songwriter/one-man-band performances. Jon is an born entertainer and you can expect to hear anything from his soulful originals to Paul Simon, The Steeldrivers, Taj Mahal, and expet the unexpeted..like Black Sabbath, Salt & Peppa, Kermit the Frog and Paula Abdul (?)!

bluegrass • singer-songwriter • one man band

http://www.reverbnation.com/musician/jonpickett

Oct
27
Wed
Geoff Clark Acoustic

Oct 27 @ 5:00 pm

Geoff Clark is a guitarist and songwriter living in Estes Park, Colorado. He blends Americana, Alt-Country, Folk, and Rock into a unique style of his own. He peppers in a few Irish drinking songs to encourage a jovial and lively atmosphere at his gigs.

His eclectic musical tastes stem from growing up in a musical family in southeastern Louisiana. He began playing guitar at the age of twelve, and has played in a variety of bands in New Orleans and Washington DC.  Now his solo guitar and vocal stylings entertain crowds across Colorado.

Oct
30
Sat
7( or 10)th (mostly)Annual BOO-Grass with Chain Station Mountain Music Halloween Party

Oct 30 @ 9:00 pm

Chain Station is a 4-piece, high-energy, get ‘em out on the dance floor string band born high in the mountains but based in Denver, Colorado. Their music is well-steeped in Americana roots with vocal harmonies that are high, lonesome, and tight. Their picking ranges from lightning-fast to mountain mellow. A bluegrass band that would satisfy a picky old-timer and delight fans of newgrass, a delicate balance indeed.
In the summer of 2006, Alex Thoele and Jon Pickett met while playing guitars around a campfire, high on a mountaintop in Estes Park, CO. The two have been entertaining and writing music since. In 2010, they were joined by mandolin player and fellow midwesterner, Jarett Mason, and shortly after by James Weatherly, the band’s only Colorado native, on banjo.
They’ve become known for winning over crowds with creative, fun original songs that flow from the mountains, through them and right back to you. Pure Mountain Music! It’s obvious these guys love what they do, engaging their growing fan base with insane energy and stage antics that guarantee one hell of a fun show.

Studio album #3, spring 2018 to follow the latest album “Where I want To Be” October, 2016. In 2015 a live album “Chain Up Volume 1” was released and the debut studio album “Dancin’ With the Law” hit the scene in 2013. Chain Station has directly supported bands such as The Del McCoury Band, The Devil Makes Three, The Travelin’ McCourys, The Jeff Austin Band, Sierra Hull, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Todd Snider, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Trout Steak Revival, The Railsplitters, Fruition, Hot Buttered Rum, Deadphish Orchestra and many more.

This band has been living life through music and adventures together for more than six years. Relentless gigging in their home state of Colorado, the mountain west and the midwest has made this band of brothers one of the tightest and most professional little ragtag pack of muppets on the scene today.

Sounds like:

Trampled By Turtles
Greensky Bluegrass
The Waybacks
Newgrass Revival

Members:

Alex Thoele – guitar and vocals
Jarett Mason – mandolin and vocals
Jon Pickett – bass and vocals
James Weatherly – banjo

Albums:

“Dancin’ With the Law” 2013
“Chain Up Live: Volume I” 2015
“Where I Want To Be” 2016

Nov
3
Wed
Geoff Clark Acoustic

Nov 3 @ 5:00 pm

Geoff Clark is a guitarist and songwriter living in Estes Park, Colorado. He blends Americana, Alt-Country, Folk, and Rock into a unique style of his own. He peppers in a few Irish drinking songs to encourage a jovial and lively atmosphere at his gigs.

His eclectic musical tastes stem from growing up in a musical family in southeastern Louisiana. He began playing guitar at the age of twelve, and has played in a variety of bands in New Orleans and Washington DC.  Now his solo guitar and vocal stylings entertain crowds across Colorado.

Nov
10
Wed
Geoff Clark Acoustic

Nov 10 @ 5:00 pm

Geoff Clark is a guitarist and songwriter living in Estes Park, Colorado. He blends Americana, Alt-Country, Folk, and Rock into a unique style of his own. He peppers in a few Irish drinking songs to encourage a jovial and lively atmosphere at his gigs.

His eclectic musical tastes stem from growing up in a musical family in southeastern Louisiana. He began playing guitar at the age of twelve, and has played in a variety of bands in New Orleans and Washington DC.  Now his solo guitar and vocal stylings entertain crowds across Colorado.

Nov
17
Wed
Geoff Clark Acoustic

Nov 17 @ 5:00 pm

Geoff Clark is a guitarist and songwriter living in Estes Park, Colorado. He blends Americana, Alt-Country, Folk, and Rock into a unique style of his own. He peppers in a few Irish drinking songs to encourage a jovial and lively atmosphere at his gigs.

His eclectic musical tastes stem from growing up in a musical family in southeastern Louisiana. He began playing guitar at the age of twelve, and has played in a variety of bands in New Orleans and Washington DC.  Now his solo guitar and vocal stylings entertain crowds across Colorado.

Nov
19
Fri
Random and True Acoustic Duo

@ The Rock Inn Mountain Tavern

Nov 19 @ 5:00 pm

Random and True (RAT) is Geoff Clark on lead vocals and acoustic guitar with Steve Tice on harmony vocals and upright bass. RAT covers hit songs from Americana artists such as The Band, Guy Clark, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Bob Dylan, James McMurtry, Van Morrison, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty, Cat Stevens, Townes Van Zandt and Neil Young.

Nov
24
Wed
Geoff Clark Acoustic

Nov 24 @ 5:00 pm

Geoff Clark is a guitarist and songwriter living in Estes Park, Colorado. He blends Americana, Alt-Country, Folk, and Rock into a unique style of his own. He peppers in a few Irish drinking songs to encourage a jovial and lively atmosphere at his gigs.

His eclectic musical tastes stem from growing up in a musical family in southeastern Louisiana. He began playing guitar at the age of twelve, and has played in a variety of bands in New Orleans and Washington DC.  Now his solo guitar and vocal stylings entertain crowds across Colorado.