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Live review: Lyle Lovett, Taj Mahal @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre

[caption id="attachment_18711" align="alignnone" width="495" caption="Lyle Lovett (bottom right) and His Large Band helped ward off the rain-induced chills at Red Rocks on Friday. Photo by Brian Carney,"][/caption] I would have thought that after the epic storm on July 4 at Blues Traveler, I'd paid my Red Rocks weather-penance for the summer, but evidently the flying monkeys had other ideas.

Live review: Telluride Bluegrass Festival @ Telluride Town Park

[caption id="attachment_17298" align="alignright" width="290" caption="Lyle Lovett helped close out Night 1 of the annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival on Friday. Photo by Nathan Rist,"][/caption] For the fifth time since 1987, Country & Western icon Lyle Lovett took the stage with much anticipation from the crowd at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival last Saturday night.

Telluride Bluegrass Festival @ Telluride Town Park

[photopress:the_duhks.jpg,full,pp_image] The Duhks perform at the 35th annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival. Photos by Reverb contributor Nathan Rist. Telluride's 35th annual Bluegrass Festival (technically the "Bluegrass and Country Music Festival") took place Thursday through Sunday last week at Telluride Town Park, uniting a host of folk, rock, country and roots performers like Ricky Skaggs and Bruce Hornsby, Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova (a.k.a.