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The next several weeks will bring a ton of great Apres Ski music to Montanya Distillers' Tasting Room in Crested Butte.  After you have sampled the incredible powder or partaken of a perfect backcountry day, come on over for a rum cocktail (hot, cold, strong, you name it, we make it!) and a bit of great music.  You can have a listen at their website links below.


LACEY BLACK:  DECEMBER 20th from 5-8pm
Lacey hails from Durango, Colorado and is a solo performer/pianist/singer/songwriter who can play just about every instrument she picks up and enjoys most genres of music from ragtime to folk.  She is one of the most sought-after pianists in the southwest.  






Johnny Kongo has 12+ years of performing and playing experience, and he rolls thick when it comes to bass. Either up-right or electric, expect the fat tone and energy only achieved by those that truly love the instrument. Kongo has started The Johnny Kongo All-Star Show (J*K ASS), focusing on Roots, Rock, and Honky-Tonk with contemporary sounds while still holding the value and energy of roots styles. JKASS guest stars musicians of different styles and genres from around the Denver music scene; Working to unite the many flavors and tastes of Colorado's diverse music platform.  The first appearance of JKASS was for the Crested Butte Avalanche Center fundraiser this month and we loved them so much we invited them back!


BRUCE HAYES DECEMBER 28th from 5-8pm
Bruce plays Rhythm & Celtgrass music, a fusion of musical styles that combines acoustic and electric instrumentation with elements of Rock, Bluegrass, Celtic, and R&B music. Collaborating with The String Cheese Incident and Acoustic Junction, Hayes helped define the acoustic jam band sound. He continues this tradition performing original songs and arrangements on Mandolin, Guitar, Dobro, foot board and his latest creation, the Stratobassto. 

Mark comes to CB from Grand Junction for this performance.  He plays 6 string and 12 string guitar, along with a number of other sytles of guitar, and sings original as well as popular songs from the Folk, Traditional, Blues and Ragtime genres. He is an experienced performer.




TONY ROSARIO December 31st from 5-9pm
"I've wandered a bit. My old guitar has been my constant companion and confidante for as long as I can remember. Old ghosts live inside her wooden shell and when the night is right she sings to me and whispers great tales of love and loss - of heroes and friends. Like a warm breeze I will roll your way from time to time with a new story from an old confidante. This train has no destination , it's just meant to roll."  Combining folk, Americana and country with a rock and roll style and a slide guitar!  American Songwriter Magazine calls him a "performer not to miss"!


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Montanya takes NYC by STORM!

Barton Forum at the NY Public Library - MCC Gala 2012Montanya headed to New York for the Manhattan Cocktail Classic, a week long cocktail and spirit celebration that kicked off with a phenomenal gala at the New York Public Library.  Montanya's team of Karen Hoskin and Michelle Baldwin bartended for three events and attended many more on behalf of the brand.  At the Gala, Michelle and Karen served about 750 cocktails in less than 3 hours, and got tons of great feedback about how much folks loved the cocktails and the rum.  We also attended the New York Indie Spirits Expo and the Industry Invitational at the Andaz Hotel.  We will be back next year, so if you missed it this year, mark your calendars for 2013! To see more photos of the Manhattan Cocktail Classic, check out the MCC Gala Photostream at Flickr.

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