Published on Wednesday, June 12 2013 07:35
In a career that has its start in the beginnings of the San Francisco rock music scene as a drummer for the nearly forgotten rock group, the Charlatans (the band that some say, “started it all”), through a series of classic recordings in the 1970’s as leader of Dan Hicks and
Published on Friday, June 07 2013 04:26
Music fans get ready to be transposed back to the 1930s when Pokey LaFarge and The South City Three (plus two horn players) descend upon Oskar Blues in Lyons on Friday, June 14, starting at 9 p.m. Only in their twenties themselves, these guys know how to delight modern-day audiences while evoking images of days gone by. Though heavily influenced by the greats of the 20’s and 30’s, these guys are no novelty act. They still manage to be authentic, original, fresh, and most important of all, fun!
The band writes and performs songs with titles like, “Keep Your Hands Off My Gal” and “So Long Honeybee, Goodbye.” They play an old-time
Published on Thursday, May 16 2013 08:27
With final additions including John Prine and Colin Hay, Planet Bluegrass is excited to announce the single-day lineup for the 23rd Annual Rocky Mountain Folks Festival (August 16 to18). These new additions join a lineup that already included Loreena McKennitt, John Butler Trio, Colin Meloy, Patty Griffin, and many others.
Published on Thursday, May 16 2013 08:17
Irish pubs and whiskey may have been part of the humble origins of the Nashville-based band Humming House, but it was the co-producer of their debut album, Grammy award-winning Mitch Dane, who heard these musicians playing together before they were even a band. According to lead vocalist and songwriter, Justin Wade Tam, “Prior to the album, and living in Nashville, the current band members would sing Celtic tunes for fun and drink Irish whiskey in a town where musicians often don’t get a break.” Everything
Published on Thursday, April 18 2013 09:16
Thursday Nights Open Mic at Spirit Hound Distillers
Sign up starts 6:30 pm
Published on Thursday, April 18 2013 09:15
The weekend of Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27, brings two of my favorite local bands to Oskar Blues in Lyons. The two bands are very different from each other, but similar in their ability to entertain folks with first-class music.
Published on Thursday, April 18 2013 09:06
This Sunday, April 21, at 2 p.m., in the Stanley Hotel Concert Hall, the public is invited to come and welcome the Seicento Baroque Ensemble, Colorado’s premier Baroque choir, as it gets dramatic for the conclusion of their second successful season with a delightful program, “Divine Histories: Religious Ecstasy in Music.” Who doesn’t love a good story filled with drama and intrigue? Including music of the
Published on Thursday, April 11 2013 02:12
Thursday Nights Open Mic
at Spirit Hound Distillers
Published on Thursday, April 11 2013 02:07
The Soul Rebels brass band formed when Lumar LeBlanc and Derrick Moss, originally members of New Orleans’ iconic Dejean’s Young Olympia brass band, decided they wanted to play the new exciting music they were hearing on the radio while respecting the tradition they loved. Both New Orleans natives, the pair was steeped in the fundamentals of New Orleans jazz, but inevitably