I’ve been writing and attending festivals in Colorado for long enough to inform you with authority that we Coloradoans celebrate beer very, very well. I don’t try to keep up with all of the beer festivals around the state – it would be nearly impossible. There are events that feature chili beers, microbrews, home brews, and there are small fests and large fests and then there’s the grand daddy of
I never cease to be amazed at the sheer amount of quality live music available in Northern Colorado. Music festivals happen here year round from Fort Collins to Greeley. On June 10, one of Colorado’s most anticipated music events will kick off. The Greeley Blues Jam is a nationally recognized blues festival held every year at Island Grove Arena in Greeley, Colorado. The Greeley Chamber of Commerce and the City
This is one of my favorite events of the summer and because it’s on a Thursday night it doesn’t interfere with my crazy weekend festival schedule. I like lots of things about this festival – the proximity to downtown Loveland, the beautiful setting and the floating stage. The 2011 musical lineup for Loveland’s Foote Lagoon Concert Series has been announced and I’m very excited to see fiddle players on the
Music played a very significant role during my formative years. I come from a musical family; we have singers, guitarists, pianist, songwriters and composers. One of my fondest memories is falling asleep night after night to the sound of my dad softly playing his guitar in the living room. I still play a little piano on occasion, but I can no longer read sheet music. I never have the opportunity
When: Friday, August 27 When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Where: Longmont, Colorado What: It’s the 10th anniversary of Festival on Main, Longmont’s largest community street party. Read all about this family fun festival by clicking here.
No matter your musical tastes, Colorado has got you covered this weekend; from bluegrass to jazz, from country to reggae, there’s a little something for everyone. First up, the 38th Annual Rocky Grass in Lyons, July 23-25, 2010. This festival is held at Planet Bluegrass Ranch, 500 W. Main, along the banks of the St. Vrain River, and features top-notch bluegrass acts. Doc Watson, Patty Loveless, and Tony Rice, along
Read all about the FREE Cheyenne Celtic Music Arts Festival, happening this weekend in Cheyenne, Wyoming, by clicking here.
Like music? If you answered yes to this question, you should get to Fort Collins, Colorado this Friday and Saturday. 150 bands will play 15 venues during this musical extravaganza! A two-day pass is only $15. There’s no better deal around, so get out there and support local musicians. You are sure to find something to suit your musical tastes. To find out who is playing and where, visit www.focomx.org.