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Jeff Scroggins and Colorado to perform as part of Summer Concert Series

Jeff Scroggins and Colorado will perform at the Pagosa Center for the Arts at 7 p.m., Tuesday, August 21 as part of the Summer Concert Series.

 “Jeff Scroggins and Colorado have a wonderful emotional intensity that immediately grabs the listener,” says renowned bluegrass banjo picker Tony Trischka. “Though well rooted in tradition, they can also stretch the boundaries without taking them to the breaking point.”

Jeff Scroggins and Colorado features the banjo playing of Jeff Scroggins. Jeff’s fiery style and lightning fast licks have earned him many fans worldwide and have left many a first-time listener in stunned disbelief.

Jeff’s son, award- winning mandolinist Tristan Scroggins, is a 17-year-old accomplished songwriter and composer. Tristan and Jeff’s original instrumentals play a large role in the band’s unique and energetic sound.

 The powerful singing of Greg Blake, who is also a phenomenal bluegrass guitarist, shapes the band’s identity.

 Annie Savage provides strong vocals and a highly sophisticated fiddler. She is a well-known performer and teacher on the Front Range.

Bassist KC Groves is well known on the Colorado music scene. A recording artist and founding member of the popular old-time band Uncle Earl, her singing is an important part of the band’s sound.

Advanced tickets to Jeff Scroggins and Colorado for $18 are available by calling 731-7469 or online at www.pagosacenter.org. Tickets at the door are $22.

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