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James Ranch 2021 Calendar of Events

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Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Smelter Mountain Boys
• Sunday, July 03, 2022 Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Smelter Mountain Boys 6:00-8:30pm

Join us for live music at James Ranch Grill with Smelter Mountain Boys from 6:00-8:30pm.

Radioactive bluegrass from Durango, CO  Smelter Mountain Boys have become known in the Four Corners area for traditional bluegrass with tight instrumentation and high vocal harmonies since their founding in 2018. It’s a bit of North Carolina meets Colorado with Corey Clark bringing an extensive catalog of bluegrass favorites and standards he learned in bluegrass’ birthplace. He’s backed up by some Colorado boys that have grown up around the campground and festivals and jam circles of the Rocky Mountains; Steve Labowskie on bass and vocals, Pete Donahue on mandolin and vocals who also well known in Durango’s punk rock scene and Eli Emmitt on lead guitar. Eli’s flatpicking skills were honed while learning the “family business” of Colorado style bluegrass and jamgrass (the last name might be familiar), he is also a jazz guitar student at Fort Lewis College.

Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Matt Rupnow
• Tuesday, July 05, 2022 Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Matt Rupnow 6:00-8:30pm

Join us for live music at James Ranch Grill with Matt Rupnow from 6:00-8:30pm.

Matt Rupnow is a Singer/Songwriter who lives in Southwest Colorado. He is writing, recording and performing his unique blend of music he likes to call "Rocky Mountain Soul Music".Matt performs his own music as well as an eclectic mix of favorites. His solo act features a variety of styles ranging from Country to Reggae, from Rock to Blues, to Motown, Soul and Funk. 

Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Pete Giuliani
• Thursday, July 07, 2022 Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Pete Giuliani 6:00-8:30pm

Join us for live music at James Ranch Grill with Pete Giuliani from 6:00-8:30pm.

As a solo performer Pete’s guitar and voice bring his original songs to life, while his eclecticism leads listeners down many musical paths. During a typical performance, he’s likely to perform an original song along with a tune by Johnny Cash, John Mayer, Led Zeppelin, The Jackson 5, Green Day or Prince. Whether he’s playing an original instrumental or a unique interpretation of a cover tune, the connection to his audience is always there.

Yoga on the Terraces
• Friday, July 08, 2022 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yogadurango at James Ranch for the Summer Season!

Join us in our 5th season of practicing yoga at beautiful James Ranch, a unique setting to greet your morning and weekend. Wake up with the morning working farm sounds, breath in the vitality of the land and round out your experience by shopping the delicious local food and artisan crafts in the market. Come join us each Friday for your connection to self, place and community.

Fridays | 9-10am  | June through August
Instructors: Sheryl McGourty, Deb Buck and Luna Miller
$20 drop-in or use your Yogadurango class package (preregister or pay on site)
Bring your own mat
Yogadurango.com

Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Brendan Shafer
• Tuesday, July 12, 2022 Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Brendan Shafer 6:00-8:30pm

Join us for live music at James Ranch Grill with Brendan Shafer from 6:00-8:30pm.

Brendan Shafer is an American Roots musician focusing on the repertoire of old time string bands and other related styles. He has won awards for his clawhammer banjo playing and old time fiddling. Brendan is also a student of Bluegrass, ragtime, and traditional jazz music.

Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Maddy & Kev
• Thursday, July 14, 2022 Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Maddy & Kev 6:00-8:30pm

Join us for live music at James Ranch Grill with Maddy & Kev from 6:00-8:30pm.

Maddy and Kev is a singer/songwriter duo from Mancos, Colorado. As individuals, they have always had a love for music and together they collaborate to offer harmony with their voices and instruments alike. When Kevin’s blues-soaked background and childhood of listening to the classic sounds of Willie and Waylon meets Maddy’s love for soulful sounds of jazz, country and folk, their music delivers a sweet and savory cuisine you must taste for yourself. The group recently recorded their debut album in Woodstock, New York and their music is available on all streaming platforms.

Yoga on the Terraces
• Friday, July 15, 2022 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yogadurango at James Ranch for the Summer Season!

Join us in our 5th season of practicing yoga at beautiful James Ranch, a unique setting to greet your morning and weekend. Wake up with the morning working farm sounds, breath in the vitality of the land and round out your experience by shopping the delicious local food and artisan crafts in the market. Come join us each Friday for your connection to self, place and community.

Fridays | 9-10am  | June through August
Instructors: Sheryl McGourty, Deb Buck and Luna Miller
$20 drop-in or use your Yogadurango class package (preregister or pay on site)
Bring your own mat
Yogadurango.com

Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Maddy & Kev
• Tuesday, July 19, 2022 Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Maddy & Kev 6:00-8:30pm

Join us for live music at James Ranch Grill with Maddy & Kev from 6:00-8:30pm.

Maddy and Kev is a singer/songwriter duo from Mancos, Colorado. As individuals, they have always had a love for music and together they collaborate to offer harmony with their voices and instruments alike. When Kevin’s blues-soaked background and childhood of listening to the classic sounds of Willie and Waylon meets Maddy’s love for soulful sounds of jazz, country and folk, their music delivers a sweet and savory cuisine you must taste for yourself. The group recently recorded their debut album in Woodstock, New York and their music is available on all streaming platforms.

Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Devin Scott
• Thursday, July 21, 2022 Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Devin Scott 6:00-8:30pm

Join us for live music at James Ranch Grill with Devin Scott from 6:00-8:30pm.

Armed with a ukulele and a big, unexpected voice, Devin Scott easily entertains audiences of all ages. Performing everything from Coolio to Patsy Cline, Devin aims to include every one of his listeners. 

Yoga on the Terraces
• Friday, July 22, 2022 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yogadurango at James Ranch for the Summer Season!

Join us in our 5th season of practicing yoga at beautiful James Ranch, a unique setting to greet your morning and weekend. Wake up with the morning working farm sounds, breath in the vitality of the land and round out your experience by shopping the delicious local food and artisan crafts in the market. Come join us each Friday for your connection to self, place and community.

Fridays | 9-10am  | June through August
Instructors: Sheryl McGourty, Deb Buck and Luna Miller
$20 drop-in or use your Yogadurango class package (preregister or pay on site)
Bring your own mat
Yogadurango.com

Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Tim Sullivan
• Tuesday, July 26, 2022 Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Tim Sullivan 6:00-8:30pm

Join us for live music at James Ranch Grill with Tim Sullivan from 6:00-8:30pm.

Tim Sullivan, singer/songwriter, has been a featured performer with Vince Gill, Willie Nelson, Alan Jackson, Tammy Wynette, and Glen Campbell. He has entertained at venues across the country from “The Crazy Horse” in Los Angeles to “Town Hall” on Broadway in New York City. 

Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Maddy & Kev
• Thursday, July 28, 2022 Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Maddy & Kev 6:00-8:30pm

Join us for live music at James Ranch Grill with Maddy & Kev from 6:00-8:30pm.

Maddy and Kev is a singer/songwriter duo from Mancos, Colorado. As individuals, they have always had a love for music and together they collaborate to offer harmony with their voices and instruments alike. When Kevin’s blues-soaked background and childhood of listening to the classic sounds of Willie and Waylon meets Maddy’s love for soulful sounds of jazz, country and folk, their music delivers a sweet and savory cuisine you must taste for yourself. The group recently recorded their debut album in Woodstock, New York and their music is available on all streaming platforms.

Yoga on the Terraces
• Friday, July 29, 2022 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yogadurango at James Ranch for the Summer Season!

Join us in our 5th season of practicing yoga at beautiful James Ranch, a unique setting to greet your morning and weekend. Wake up with the morning working farm sounds, breath in the vitality of the land and round out your experience by shopping the delicious local food and artisan crafts in the market. Come join us each Friday for your connection to self, place and community.

Fridays | 9-10am  | June through August
Instructors: Sheryl McGourty, Deb Buck and Luna Miller
$20 drop-in or use your Yogadurango class package (preregister or pay on site)
Bring your own mat
Yogadurango.com

Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Songbird Jones
• Tuesday, August 02, 2022 Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Songbird Jones 6:00-8:30pm

Join us for live music at James Ranch Grill with Songbird Jones from 6:00-8:30pm.

Singer Songwriter, Matt Jones from Fort Worth, TX will be joined by multi-instrumentalist and fellow songwriter Bubba Bellin. Roots country music; country, twang and a little soul with both original music and songs you know and love!

Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Pete Giuliani
• Thursday, August 04, 2022 Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Pete Giuliani 6:00-8:30pm

Join us for live music at James Ranch Grill with Pete Giuliani from 6:00-8:30pm.

As a solo performer Pete’s guitar and voice bring his original songs to life, while his eclecticism leads listeners down many musical paths. During a typical performance, he’s likely to perform an original song along with a tune by Johnny Cash, John Mayer, Led Zeppelin, The Jackson 5, Green Day or Prince. Whether he’s playing an original instrumental or a unique interpretation of a cover tune, the connection to his audience is always there.

Yoga on the Terraces
• Friday, August 05, 2022 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yogadurango at James Ranch for the Summer Season!

Join us in our 5th season of practicing yoga at beautiful James Ranch, a unique setting to greet your morning and weekend. Wake up with the morning working farm sounds, breath in the vitality of the land and round out your experience by shopping the delicious local food and artisan crafts in the market. Come join us each Friday for your connection to self, place and community.

Fridays | 9-10am  | June through August
Instructors: Sheryl McGourty, Deb Buck and Luna Miller
$20 drop-in or use your Yogadurango class package (preregister or pay on site)
Bring your own mat
Yogadurango.com

Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Devin Scott
• Tuesday, August 09, 2022 Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Devin Scott 6:00-8:30pm

Join us for live music at James Ranch Grill with Devin Scott from 6:00-8:30pm.

Armed with a ukulele and a big, unexpected voice, Devin Scott easily entertains audiences of all ages. Performing everything from Coolio to Patsy Cline, Devin aims to include every one of his listeners. 

Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Maddy & Kev
• Thursday, August 11, 2022 Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Maddy & Kev 6:00-8:30pm

Join us for live music at James Ranch Grill with Maddy & Kev from 6:00-8:30pm.

Maddy and Kev is a singer/songwriter duo from Mancos, Colorado. As individuals, they have always had a love for music and together they collaborate to offer harmony with their voices and instruments alike. When Kevin’s blues-soaked background and childhood of listening to the classic sounds of Willie and Waylon meets Maddy’s love for soulful sounds of jazz, country and folk, their music delivers a sweet and savory cuisine you must taste for yourself. The group recently recorded their debut album in Woodstock, New York and their music is available on all streaming platforms.

Yoga on the Terraces
• Friday, August 12, 2022 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yogadurango at James Ranch for the Summer Season!

Join us in our 5th season of practicing yoga at beautiful James Ranch, a unique setting to greet your morning and weekend. Wake up with the morning working farm sounds, breath in the vitality of the land and round out your experience by shopping the delicious local food and artisan crafts in the market. Come join us each Friday for your connection to self, place and community.

Fridays | 9-10am  | June through August
Instructors: Sheryl McGourty, Deb Buck and Luna Miller
$20 drop-in or use your Yogadurango class package (preregister or pay on site)
Bring your own mat
Yogadurango.com

Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Tim Sullivan
• Tuesday, August 16, 2022 Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Tim Sullivan 6:00-8:30pm

Join us for live music at James Ranch Grill with Tim Sullivan from 6:00-8:30pm.

Tim Sullivan, singer/songwriter, has been a featured performer with Vince Gill, Willie Nelson, Alan Jackson, Tammy Wynette, and Glen Campbell. He has entertained at venues across the country from “The Crazy Horse” in Los Angeles to “Town Hall” on Broadway in New York City. 

Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Maddy & Kev
• Thursday, August 18, 2022 Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Maddy & Kev 6:00-8:30pm

Join us for live music at James Ranch Grill with Maddy & Kev from 6:00-8:30pm.

Maddy and Kev is a singer/songwriter duo from Mancos, Colorado. As individuals, they have always had a love for music and together they collaborate to offer harmony with their voices and instruments alike. When Kevin’s blues-soaked background and childhood of listening to the classic sounds of Willie and Waylon meets Maddy’s love for soulful sounds of jazz, country and folk, their music delivers a sweet and savory cuisine you must taste for yourself. The group recently recorded their debut album in Woodstock, New York and their music is available on all streaming platforms.

Yoga on the Terraces
• Friday, August 19, 2022 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yogadurango at James Ranch for the Summer Season!

Join us in our 5th season of practicing yoga at beautiful James Ranch, a unique setting to greet your morning and weekend. Wake up with the morning working farm sounds, breath in the vitality of the land and round out your experience by shopping the delicious local food and artisan crafts in the market. Come join us each Friday for your connection to self, place and community.

Fridays | 9-10am  | June through August
Instructors: Sheryl McGourty, Deb Buck and Luna Miller
$20 drop-in or use your Yogadurango class package (preregister or pay on site)
Bring your own mat
Yogadurango.com

Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Maddy & Kev
• Tuesday, August 23, 2022 Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Maddy & Kev 6:00-8:30pm

Join us for live music at James Ranch Grill with Maddy & Kev from 6:00-8:30pm.

Maddy and Kev is a singer/songwriter duo from Mancos, Colorado. As individuals, they have always had a love for music and together they collaborate to offer harmony with their voices and instruments alike. When Kevin’s blues-soaked background and childhood of listening to the classic sounds of Willie and Waylon meets Maddy’s love for soulful sounds of jazz, country and folk, their music delivers a sweet and savory cuisine you must taste for yourself. The group recently recorded their debut album in Woodstock, New York and their music is available on all streaming platforms.

Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Devin Scott
• Thursday, August 25, 2022 Live Music at James Ranch Grill: Devin Scott 6:00-8:30pm

Join us for live music at James Ranch Grill with Devin Scott from 6:00-8:30pm.

Armed with a ukulele and a big, unexpected voice, Devin Scott easily entertains audiences of all ages. Performing everything from Coolio to Patsy Cline, Devin aims to include every one of his listeners. 

Yoga on the Terraces
• Friday, August 26, 2022 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yogadurango at James Ranch for the Summer Season!

Join us in our 5th season of practicing yoga at beautiful James Ranch, a unique setting to greet your morning and weekend. Wake up with the morning working farm sounds, breath in the vitality of the land and round out your experience by shopping the delicious local food and artisan crafts in the market. Come join us each Friday for your connection to self, place and community.

Fridays | 9-10am  | June through August
Instructors: Sheryl McGourty, Deb Buck and Luna Miller
$20 drop-in or use your Yogadurango class package (preregister or pay on site)
Bring your own mat
Yogadurango.com

Live Music at James Ranch Grill: The Badly Bent
• Thursday, September 01, 2022 Live Music at James Ranch Grill: The Badly Bent 6:00-8:30pm

Join us for live music at James Ranch Grill with The Badly Bent from 6:00-8:30pm.

The Badly Bent has been playing bluegrass music since 1998.  Based in Durango, Colorado, the band was the winner of the 2005 Telluride Bluegrass Festival band competition and has performed at over 100 festivals across the United States.  The band has recently released its third CD, “Too Late To Care’, which follows previous releases of "The Badly Bent" and "Olive or Twist."  For James Ranch, we will be a trio comprised of Cindi Trautmann (fiddle, vocals), Patrick Dressen (guitar, vocals), and Mark Epstein (banjo, vocals).