ATW Agenda: Marcus King Band, Trash Crush, ‘Wetlands’
Our picks for the best events in Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley, May 5-11
The 7th Annual Trash Crush community clean-up hits the streets on Friday, May 6.
The annual clean-up, hosted by Sun Dog Athletics and Pristine Riders, will begin at the North Star Nature Preserve’s South Gate parking lot and will clear litter along the Highway 82, teh East of Aspen Trail and other roadways. It runs 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. rain or shine. More info firstname.lastname@example.org
One of the greatest living guitarists is coming to town this weekend as the phenom Marcus King brings his band to Belly Up Aspen on Satuday, May 7. The 26-year-old’s most recent release is teh Grammy-nominated “El Dorado,” but his shredding live show is not to be missed. $45-$85 bellyupaspen.com
The nonprofit Voices’ latest creation from the Women’s Voices Theatre Project, “Wetlands,” will take the stage at the Wheeler Opera House on Saturday, May 7. Created collaboratively by 10 woemn, it uses dance, music, puppetry and voice to explore to raise often silenced women’s voices. $15-$30 aspenshowtix.com
“Without any exception the worst snow storm known since the advent of the railroad west of Leadville has been raging over the crest of the continental divide since last Thursday,” asserted the Aspen Tribune on January 31, 1899.