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
Read all about one of Fort Collins, Colorado’s greatest yearly events! The lineup for this year’s Bohemian Nights headliners have been announced and I’d advise you to start breaking in your dancing shoes. My update also includes a great Tip from the Mayor, so be sure to head over and find out what fun you’ll find at this year’s event. Read all about the 2011 New West Fest and Bohemian
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
This event caught my eye because bluegrass music is always a good time and at $10, ticket prices are just right. This weekend Laporte, Colorado will be alive with the sound of the fiddle, banjo and guitar. It’s the First Annual Northern Colorado Bluegrass Festival to be held on Sunday, September 5 at Bar Double-S. Laporte is just six miles northwest of Fort Collins on Old US-287. Bar Double-S is
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.
It’s official, the Celtic rock band from Kansas City, The Elders, will again be playing at this summer’s Rocky Mountain Irish Festival (formerly the Fort Collins Irish Festival). The Elders are the Mayor’s all-time favorite band. Learn more about them and hear their music at www.eldersmusic.com. For more information on the Rocky Mountain Irish Festival, and to purchase your tickets in advance, go to www.fortcollinsirishfestival.com. The festival runs August 27-29,
EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND IS BEING RESCEHDULED FOR 2011. STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER DETAILS. The Fort Collins Irish Festival is now the Rocky Mountain Irish Festival. The festival’s name isn’t the only change. The event will now be held at The Ranch/Larimer County Fairgrounds, on August 27 – 29, 2010. As usual, there’s a stellar line up of bands, including the U2 tribute band,