I grew up in a home filled with live music. My dad is a guitarist, my mom plays piano and everyone sings. As an adult, when I get the opportunity to see live music I jump at it. I especially love singer/songwriter musicians. So, when Vilar Performing Art Center (VPAC) inquired about marketing with HeidiTown, I eagerly accepted. After experiencing the venue this weekend, I am glad that I did.
My parents met while singing in a traveling church band in the 70s, and on many childhood nights I fell asleep listening to my dad strumming his guitar downstairs. My mom, who is an accomplished pianist, laughingly used to accuse my dad of hugging his guitar more than her. Obviously, I was born into a musical family, and I have an honest appreciation of musicians and live music. Unfortunately, I
It’s time to kick off your shoes and do some dancing, Colorado. The Greeley Blues Jam runs Friday, June 8 through Saturday, June 9, 2012, and is an all-ages festival celebrating blues music and the folks who love it. The event is brought to you by the City of Greeley and the Greeley Chamber of Commerce, and every year the lineup entices blues lovers from across the state to converge
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
Mark your calendars Colorado… I was first introduced to Stoll Vaughan’s music when he opened for The Elders at The Soiled Dove back in January. In March, I had the opportunity to meet him personally when he played several intimate shows in Northern Colorado. Stoll Vaughan is a down-to-earth singer songwriter who has been compared to Townes Van Zant and early Springsteen. I, however, think he has developed
I first saw and heard Stoll Vaughan earlier this month when he opened for The Elders at The Soiled Dove. He hooked me with the first strum of his guitar. And now he’s coming to Colorado again! Stoll Vaughan will play the following February shows in Colorado: Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010 – Mandolin Cafeat 210 E. 4th Street. Loveland, Colorado. Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 – Tuft Theater at