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Junction 5-12

  • Black Forest Community Club 12530 Black Forest Road Colorado Springs, CO, 80908 United States (map)

Admission: $10 non-members, $5 members and students w/ ID, free for ages 12 and younger. No pre-sales.

Get ready for a special night of Western artistry when Junction 5-12 comes to the Black Rose stage.

Ernie Martinez has been part of the Colorado music scene for over 40 years.  His outstanding and versatile picking has been featured on over 150 albums. He has played with Jon Chandler, Gary McMahan, Patty Clayton, Dakota Blonde, and many others.  He has also recorded two of his own albums.  Ernie is a three-time nominee for the Western Music Association’s Instrumentalist of the Year.

Mary Gifford is the other half of Junction 5-12.   She has performed folk, bluegrass, and Western-style music in the Denver area since 2005.  Mary has been writing and performing music with Ernie for the last four years.  Songs like “Bright Sun of Montana Skies” and “Rough & Tumbling Creek” reflect the Western U.S. in both current and historic perspectives.   
Their song “One Wild Heart” received air play on Jerry Mills’ radio show “Picker’s Choice” out of Cheyenne, WY and the Vail/Aspen/Frisco area.

Earlier Event: January 27
Ragged Union Bluegrass
Later Event: February 24
Cosy Sheridan