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SNOWMASS VILLAGE – The lineup for the Snowmass Free Concert Series has been posted by Jazz Aspen Snowmass. The series of eight performances, on Thursday nights from June 30 through Aug. 18, is presented by Jazz Aspen and the Town of Snowmass Village.The series opens June 30 with the New Mastersounds, a British groove-jazz quartet. The Stone Foxes, a blues-rock group from San Francisco, follows on July 7.July 14 brings the New Orleans duo of guitarist Walter “Wolfman” Washington and keyboardist Joe Krown. Colorado bluesman Otis Taylor is set for July 21.Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, a psychedelic roots reggae group from upstate New York, performs July 28. Trevor Hall, a Southern California-based singer-songwriter, plays Aug. 4, just ahead of the release of his album, “Everything, Everytime, Everywhere.” Nashville singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale, who recently released the album “Reason & Rhyme,” is scheduled for Aug. 11.The series closes Aug. 18 with North Carolina funk sextet Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band.All concerts in the series begin at 6:15 p.m. on Fanny Hill in Snowmass Village.

GLENWOOD SPRINGS -The Roaring Fork Valley chapter of 100+ Women Who Care raised more than $6,000 at its June meeting. The local nonprofit, where women make a $100 charitable contribution four times a year, chooses its recipient at the quarterly meetings.This time, the chosen charity was the River Bridge Center for Childhelp in Glenwood Springs. The center, which opened its doors in December 2007, provides “hope and healing to neglected and abused children through advocacy, treatment, and investigation services.” The next meeting of 100+ Women Who Care is Sept. 14 at the Limelight.For more information, visit

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