Good Gravy – Silver of the Moon

4 Stars out of 5 Following in the footsteps of such bands as Yonder Mountain String Band, Leftover Salmon and The String Cheese Incident, Good Gravy is well-considered to be in the family of Colorado’s juiciest of jam bands. Their ostensibly constant touring throughout the Front Range makes them a familiar name in the bluegrass and Americana communities, and the band’s latest release of Silver of the Moon only solidifies […]

Taarka – Adventures in Vagabondia

3.5 Stars out of 5 As its title suggests, Taarka’s latest release, Adventures in Vagabondia, is an amalgamation of meandering, weaving acoustic strings. It is as if Taarka, headed by the husband-wife duo David and Enion Pelta-Tiller, gathered their incredibly musically gifted friends and orchestrated both the plot and soundtrack of a roaming fairy tale. The album itself is quite the journey, with crescendoing climaxes, joyful bouts and brief episodes […]

Thunder and Rain – Our Mothers Love

4 Stars out of 5 Hailing from Golden, CO., Thunder and Rain have recently released a beautiful EP entitled Our Mothers Love.  “Mountain Made Colorado Country” is how they describe themselves on their website, which is a very fitting description. Although there are only three songs on this EP, they have definitely established themselves as a force in the folk/bluegrass world. RP Oates and Erinn Lukes are an amazing vocal […]

Von Stomper – Von Stomper

3.5 stars out of 5 Newcomers to the folk scene in Fort Collins, Von Stomper has emerged with an amazing debut album. Their self-titled album is like taking a journey into the country with your best friends on a summer night. Starting off with an upbeat tune that you can dance to and not stopping the groove with “Troublin’ Mind” before moving to a slower softer sound with “In the […]

Waltzing For Wolves

Join the W.O.L.F. Sanctuary for their 10th Anniversary celebration, Waltz for the Wolves, on Saturday, June 14 at 5pm at The Ranch Events Complex in Loveland. W.O.L.F Sanctuary’s Waltz for the Wolves dinner and auction has a two-fold purpose this year. Additionally, funds will go to help move the W.O.L.F. Sanctuary to a new, larger location. The fires and floods in the past years badly damaged W.O.L.F.’s current property. Silent […]

Tribal Rites

The original piercing studio in Fort Collins celebrates its 20 year anniversary. As part of the celebration, the crew at Tribal Rites will be offering a specific selection of hand-drawn $20 tattoos all day on Sunday June 8, donating the proceeds to The Rocky Mountain Raptor Program. “We are really excited to be celebrating 20 years of business and wanted to give back to the community that has generously supported […]

Running Club

Fort Collins’ newest running club is a celebration of all that makes Colorado wonderful. Their mission is to provide a fun, informal and safe atmosphere for runners of all stripes to mingle and experience all that makes Colorado’s Front Range the pinnacle of Western Civilization. NFCRC meets on a rotating basis at different watering holes where runners can enjoy discount refreshments. The club also hosts a monthly raffle with contributions […]

CopperMuse

Hard work and the best ingredients don’t mean anything without inspiration. From Shakespeare to Satchmo, every great artist needs a muse. At CopperMuse™, it’s their calling to find the best inspiration, distill it and share with the world — and you can taste it. Their mission is to build upon Fort Collins’ excellent craft brewing heritage and apply these standards of quality to distilling. Producing premium, handcrafted spirits that include […]

Classically cannabis

The High Note Series with The Colorado Symphony is a sure fire of a monumental step towards more Colorado uniqueness. This progressive and exquisite event has captured nationwide attention. Nowhere else can a classical performance be highlighted enough with the magnificent works of Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Tchaikovsky to name a few, and be enjoyed with a delectably healthy meal. A déjà vu to a time with our former country’s fathers […]

The After Party

Cabaret-Meets-Psychotherapy Musical Extravaganza in The After Party. Produced and written by some of the cast members, The After Party is about a post-show gathering for the opening of a fictitious theatre production in Fort Collins. It features hit songs from musical theatre, performed with special permission and accompanied with a live band. All performances of this independent production are at The Bas Bleu Theatre at 401 Pine St. and take […]