Summer is quickly coming to a close and you may be thinking about one last trip to the Colorado mountains before the kids head back to school. This week’s radio segment on KRFC 88.9 FM, Fort Collins public radio, highlights some of the late summer music festivals happening across the Rocky Mountains. From soul music in Vail to jazz in Copper, the hills are alive with the sound of music.
My husband and I finally had the opportunity to check out Carousel Dinner Theater thanks to a great deal they ran on Facebook. Carousel has been in Fort Collins, Colorado since 2002, and they recently moved to The Midtown Art Center at 3750 South Mason. The new location is classy and houses a foyer, bar area, a theater and a ballroom for conferences, parties and weddings. I never saw the
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
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.
This past week I made an excellent discovery. Gunther Toody’s Diner serves beer. They serve it in a big giant mug called a “tiny.” If you are unfamiliar with Gunther Toody’s Diner, this is a Colorado chain where servers wear poodle skirts, blow bubbles with their gum, hula-hoop and have names like Sally, Jane, Aphelia and Sprout. The patrons of Gunther Toody’s are transported back to a time when Elvis