Free events in Aspen this week
Editor’s note: The Aspen Times compiles this list of free activities and events in and around town. If you want to see your event listed, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open Mic Night: Local musicians will perform at the Red Onion restaurant and bar from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
The Velveteers concert: The Denver rock duo will play at Belly Up Aspen. The concert is open to anyone 18 and older with a valid photo ID. No cover for people 21 and older; $5 surcharge for anyone between the ages of 18 and 20. Doors open at 9 p.m.; show starts at 9:30.
For more information, visit http://www.bellyupaspen.com/the-velveteers-no-cover.
Late-night karaoke: Every Monday until 2 a.m. at Ryno’s Pub & Pizzeria.
Trivia Tuesday: Put your trivia knowledge to the test, meet new people and enjoy a New Belgium brew straight from the source at the New Belgium Ranger Station in Snowmass Village from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday Cruiseday: Join the 100-plus bikers as they cruise around town on Tuesday evenings as part of this informal community event. The ride begins at Aspen Brewing Co. on Hopkins Avenue starting at 6:30 p.m. Event is free, but a bike is mandatory.
DJ Javi G.: Aspen-based DJ Javi G. will spin his tracks at Escobar nightclub and lounge starting at 10 p.m.
Smokin’ Joe Kelly and Zoe live: The musical duo will play live music from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Sage restaurant bar and living room at the Snowmass Club.
Aspen Art Museum: The museum staff leads drop-in spotlight tours every Wednesday and Saturday at 1 p.m. Admission to the Aspen Art Museum is free. The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and is closed Mondays.
For more information, visit http://www.aspenartmuseum.org.
Josefina Mendez and the Machine: The jazz trio will perform in the Living Room of the Hotel Jerome from 7 to 10 p.m.
Ajax Summer Music Series: Listen to musicians and DJs playing on the patio of Ajax Tavern from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Food and drink specials will be available.
Grant Farm concert: The Americana rock band will perform at Belly Up Aspen. The concert is open to anyone 18 and older with a valid photo ID. No cover for people 21 and older; $5 surcharge for anyone between the ages of 18 and 20. Doors open at 9:30 p.m.; show starts at 10.
For more information, visit http://www.bellyupaspen.com/grant-farm-no-cover.
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