Music News

Fierce Bad Rabbit Evolves with “The Maestro and the Elephant”

By: Anna Baker In 2009, when Fierce Bad Rabbit launched as a new indie rock band, its music had an immediate response. Sometimes dubbed a “supergroup” by the media – four experienced musicians from other known bands joining forces – Fierce Bad Rabbit quickly gained attention with their first EP, “Black and White.” Followed by, “Spools of Thread,” in 2010, “Live and Learn,” in 2011, and multiple shows, tours, licensing […]

Through the Eyes of Those Who Have No Name

As a way to generate support and awareness to the issue of homelessness in our community, Homeward 2020 & the Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness provided ten cameras to homeless residents in Fort Collins to take pictures and write about their experiences living in this community. On December 7th, a very unique photography exhibition will be on display at the Center for Fine Art Photography – Fort Collins Through […]

Carolfest!

The public is invited to participate in Carolfest, as the Choice City Singers lead the public in timeless Christmas carols. The procession of carolers will begin 6:30 p.m., at the Opera Galleria on December 7th, to meet and warm up their festive voices. The caroling group will bring warmest holiday wishes to the residents of the Northern Hotel by singing in its lobby, and then move to Santa’s Workshop in […]

First Night Fort Collins

New Year’s Eve – Come join in the fun downtown for the 17th annual First Night Fort Collins! Enjoy the wonderful and diverse entertainment presented at this non-alcoholic New Year’s Eve celebration. First Night Fort Collins 2013 promises new performing acts, storytelling, history, interactive craft projects, old favorites, street performers, international dancing and much more. This year’s lineup brings Fort Collins, Front Range and national performers together to create a unique […]

TUBAChristmas

Celebrate the holiday season with a community brass band of TUBA Proportions! The 7th Annual TUBAChristmas, directed by Cecil Gutierrez, will be held in the Oak Street Plaza on December 8th. If you play a baritone (euphonium) or a tuba please come join us in the holiday fun. TUBAChristmas is a fun concert of Holiday Carols to warm the spirit and we need the community to come out and play!  Chairs will be provided […]

Biodiesel for Bands: Launch Party

Biodiesel for Bands (BFB) is throwing their launch party at Hodi’s on December 7th. Get ready to party with some of the best bands in Fort Collins like Post Paradise, Mosey West, The Mason Howlers and Wasabi, in support of helping bands become more environmentally friendly. Their mission is to help bands tour more efficiently and reduce their carbon footprint. The show starts at 8 p.m. and there is a […]

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Odell's Homeless Gear Drive

From November 26th to December 10th, Odell Brewing Company will be hosting the Homeless Gear Drive in its taproom. Homeless Gear collects donations of outdoor gear, essential and basic outdoor clothing and non-perishable food and hygiene products to distribute to the homeless. While many of the items needed are outdoor-activity oriented (hiking, camping or backpacking gear) many things that are common to any household are appreciated as well.  So stop by Odell anytime between now and the 10th […]

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Longstanding Feud Between Two Local OGs Ends With Peace Treaty

By: Emily Clingman Two of Fort Collin’s most famous redheads have been going to blows backstage around town and causing a rift in the local music scene for eons. Call them original gingers, carrot tops, ginger ale or little orange kittens – fans swoon over the members of emerging super band, Ginger Whale and all of their gingerness. “When we first formed, people asked us if we needed a bassist […]

Be A Champion Gift Giver This Year!

It’s the holiday season! For some it’s a time for joy and cheer. For many, it signals the beginning of chaotic Christmas shopping endeavors. By now you should have your gift lists ready, but let’s face it, you probably don’t because it’s hard to come up that perfect gift. So, to help make things easier here are some suggestions that are just (about) right for anybody.   Bacon: For the […]

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Redefining Taprooms

By: Lauren Hoff Beer has always been a life vein in Northern Colorado. Even before Odell Brewing and New Belgium Brewing, the city has seen a lot of breweries come and go. Taprooms provide place for community members to gather, but as the landscape of breweries is changing, so is the taproom. With nearly 20 breweries in the region now, a brewery needs to rely on the regular customer more […]