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FOXY FRIDAY: THE WHITE PARTY

DRESS UP AND GET DOWN. This month, Du’Tell Events presents one of our area’s favorite dance nights: Foxy Friday. With a doubleheader event on the 26th at Fusion, Foxy Friday will kick off at 6:30 pm with Peaches Embry & Friends as they light up the stage with a selection of hits and start the celebration for Peaches’ 60th birthday party. At 9:30 pm, the live DJ will take the […]

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The Velveteers Land Their First International Tour

The Velveteers, a local Denver band led by 19-year-old Demi Demitro,  recently announced they will be going on their first tour with LA band, Deap Vally. The Velveteers will be touring all over the UK in support of  Deap Vally’s new record, Femejism. Both bands played together back in 2015, when lead singer Demitro was only 17 years old. The two bands hit it off, kept in touch, and after The […]

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HERITAGE PARK

HERITAGE PARK, AUGUST 20—SUMMER CONCERT SERIES As August winds down, the Summer Concert Series at Heritage Park will still be on fire when Little Kids Rock, iZCALLi, and The Burroughs entertain the masses at a free evening of music. Music will be from 4 to 8 pm, admission is free, and all ages are welcome. Little Kids Rock is a non-profit organization nationally that has local presence at Tavelli Elementary. […]

Beer

8th Annual Fall Harvest Brewfest

By: Rebecca LaPole Next month the Lincoln Center will allow you to reap the benefits of our brew-happy town during the 8th Annual Fall Harvest Brewfest, benefiting Animal House Rescue. Presented by Wilbur’s Total Beverage, the fest will run from 7-10 p.m. on Friday, September 16th, with a limited ticket VIP event from 6-7 before general admission doors open for an additional hour of less-crowded brew-cruising. Featuring craft beer, micro-distilleries, […]

CELEBRITY WEED: High Profile Strains In the Spotlight

By: Holly Highlife It’s hard to deny that weed and music go together. In America cannabis was widely associated with jazz musicians until it was made illegal. But weed never left the world of jazz and blues. It simply went underground. It burst into the American consciousness again in the 1960’s with hippies, protests and flower children. Fast forward again and rappers openly embrace cannabis, even carving out a genre called “stoner rap” or “weed rap.” Today, weed […]

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SHEL Returns to FOCO for NewWestFest

Scene recently caught up with Eva Holbrook from the band, SHEL, a rising supergroup that started out right here in Fort Collins. The indie-folk, four sister band that brings together a mandolin, violin, piano, and drum set for a unique sound has been touring non-stop, recording singles, and will be found performing at NewWestFest this Saturday, August 13. Here is what we asked Eva:   1. You’ve been many places nationally and […]

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NewWestFest Announces Sunday Headliner

By: Ainhoa Palacios As the days countdown to the anticipated free, three-day music festival held in our very own downtown Fort Collins, some of you must be wondering who the mysterious headliner performing Sunday night will be. The wait is over—Elephant Revival will headline Sunday’s lineup. The quintet from Nederland, Colorado blends together gypsy, Celtic, Americana, and folk music, along with a washboard, djembe, musical saw, stompbox, fiddle, octave fiddle, […]

Local Culture, Arts & Community

Lincoln Center Kicks off New Season

All individual tickets to The Lincoln Center’s fresh new 2016/17 performing arts season will go on sale August 10th. Filled with first-rate musical acts like Colbie Caillat, Art Garfunkel, and 20-time Grammy Award-winning jazz guitarist Pat Metheny, the season promises to deliver something for just about every musical taste. “We are thrilled to bring this exciting array of performances to the stage and to the community,” stated Lincoln Center General Manager, Jack Rogers. “We truly think there is something for everyone […]

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TICKLE ME PINK: A COLORADO FAVORITE REUNITES

By Dawn Duncan    Tickle Me Pink is a rock band that made Colorado history when they hit the music scene hard and fast, getting signed to Wind-Up Records in just two years (a monumentally short amount of time by comparison to most acts), and enjoyed massive accolade and radio play. Their 2008 album Madeline hit #21 on Billboard’s Top Heatseekers Chart and was followed by a 2010 EP, On Your Way Down.  The most recent lineup consisted of Sean Kennedy, Stefan Runstrom, […]

Food

Fort Collins Peach Festival

By: Kristin Curtis This month, two semi-trucks filled with peaches will make their way from Palisade, CO to Fort Collins in preparation for the Sixth Annual Fort Collins Peach Festival on August 20, 2016. Each summer, all four Rotary Clubs of Fort Collins come together to host the flourishing community event. Stemming from peaches as a popular menu item among the Breakfast Rotary’s attendees, the theme grew into a full-scale festival in which […]