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Weekend Live music roundup: outlaw country, brass variety, acoustic alternative,


CASPER, Wyo. — There’s a wide variety of mellow acoustic harmonies, outlaw country, funky jams, and “face-melting” prog this weekend in Casper. Check out the events below for some great music!

Kaspen Haley and the Boxelder Stomp 

Haley is a Casper native and singer/songwriter “playing everything from modern folk, bluegrass, blues, country and rock with his acoustic guitar and drum box,” according to the event posting.

  • Spotlight Lounge (128 E 2nd St.)
  • Friday, September 24
  • 7:00 p.m.

Cryptid Encounter and Poetry No Prose

Cryptid Encounter said on the event posting they were anxious to “melt some faces off very soon!” Beginning in Casper in 2013, the band’s profile said it formed “with dreams of intricate song structures, proggy rhythms, and mysterious lyrics.”

And with Poetry No Prose coming along, “you know it’s gonna get funky!”

  • Bourgeois Pig (114 W 2nd St.)
  • Saturday, September 25
  • 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30) 

One Child Left Behind 

The band’s announced its return to Frontier for the first time in years.

“The original 4-person lineup will be there to alt, folk, and rock your socks off for a good portion of the evening,” the posting stated.

The band brings acoustic harmonies to laid-back alternative tunes and “funky jams.”

  • Frontier Brewing Company and Taproom
  • Saturday, September 25
  • 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The Last Coyote

This band brings “Alt western, blues, bluegrass, and outlaw country” to the music scene. They will playing at the grand opening of the I’Scream 4 Wings & Other Things location at Oil City Beer Company.

  • Oil City Beer Company (4155 Legion Lane)
  • Saturday, September 25
  • 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Sarah Carper at David Street Station

The Wyoming-born country/folk cover artist will be playing the Fall Festival from 11-11:45 a.m. and again from 12-12:45 p.m.

Jeremy Huck, Chris Ehrlich, and Friends 

Expect a wide variety of musical styles from local music educators and performers at their ARTCORE performance.

Both performers are co-founders of the Casper Municipal Band. Huck is known to play a variety of trumpets, including piccolo trumpet and flugelhorn, in a broad range of musical styles at his performances.

Ehrlich, who spent 11 years as Kelly Walsh High School’s band director, routinely plays trumpet with the Casper College Concert Band, Casper College Jazz Ensemble, the Casper Municipal Band, and Dem Bones Trombone Quintet.

  • Sunday, September 26
  • 4:00 p.m.
  • Our Saviors Lutheran Church (318 E 6th)
  • General admission: $13
  • Seniors: $12
  • Students and teachers: $7
  • 12 and under: $5