Local Culture, Arts & Community

This Weekend in Fort Collins: 6/29-7/1

June is coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to. There is still tons of Summer left to be enjoyed. Last weekend was all about local brew, food, and tunes. This weekend, there is something going on for all types of crowds. Highlighting the slate of events is AnimeCon, Fort Collins’ annual anime and manga convention. Continue reading to see what else is happening in your […]

Woodbelly on stage at Telluride Bluegrass. Photo by PlanetBluegrass.
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Looking for Solid Ground: Wood Belly

Looking for Solid Ground, and a strong foundation to build upon, and a place to lay down roots both musically in life, the five-piece band Wood Belly’s latest release evokes feelings of change, growth, and evolution of life and they are finding it around every corner. Wood Belly is the official winners of the Telluride Bluegrass band contest in 2018. They are now the first officially confirmed band for the […]

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This Weekend in Fort Collins – 6/22-6/24

As another work week passes, another weekend approaches. This weekend in Fort Collins is all about one thing. Beer! The 29th annual Colorado Brewer’s Festival is taking over Downtown Fort Collins and will be bringing along tons of fun with it. The event will run from Friday to Sunday, offering more than just beer tasting. (Don’t worry, there will be plenty of that too). Here is everything you need to […]

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Michael Timmins & All That Reckoning

It started with a guitar, a blank sheet of paper, and the poetic thoughts of Michael Timmins, songwriter, and guitarist for Canadian band Cowboy Junkies. With three decades of touring and countless recordings to date, The Cowboy Junkies are releasing “All That Reckoning” on July 13. The Cowboy Junkies have had some significant successes along their journey. Since their first recording in a garage turned recording studio circa 1986, the […]

Eryn Anderson walking around the food truck rally.
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Summer Fun at the Fort Collins Food Truck Rally

An assembly of food trucks arrive and start to prep. A crowd begins to swell the grounds at 6 p.m. and stays till dusk. There is a complex aroma at the park. Mouthwatering scents waft from the diverse food trucks and combine with the sweet perfumes of blossoming flowers drifting in fresh air. The atmosphere is laid back with kids playing, teenagers mingling, and adults relaxing. This is the City […]

Sugarbirds performing at Equinox Brewery in Fort Collins.
Music News

Harmonies are Front and Center with Newcomers Sugarbirds

What happens when you mix a mutual love for well-written songs and good lyrics? Songs that bring tears, cause goosebumps, and songs that evoke feelings not translated with mere words? Songs that make you think and even that make you dance? Those are the sweet and spicy sounds of the new band, Sugarbirds. The Sugarbirds are Kelly Keeler, banjo, guitar, vocal and songwriting, Kenneth Monks, fretless bass guitar, and Emily […]

Dead Floyd plays the Mishawaka 6/16 for the ninth year.
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Dead Floyd’s Annual Mishawaka Performance is Here

Dead Floyd is a regionally touring band from the Front Range that started in Fort Collins nine years ago. The band has a devoted following as it blends tunes from two bands, the Grateful Dead and Pink Floyd, but members create a matchless sound of their own. Since the band’s conception, they play the Mishawaka every year. Dead Floyd is one of the few local bands that packs the Mish […]

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This Weekend in Fort Collins: 6/15-6/17

It’s the third Friday of the month, which means the Fort Collins Foodie Walk is back. It will kick off a weekend of events that includes a variety of things to do – from concerts to insect education. Keep reading to find out what’s going on this weekend in your town. Fort Collins Foodie Walk When: Friday, June 15th Meant for the true food connoisseur. For those who have never […]

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Pink Talking Fish to perform at the Mishawaka Ampitheatre

If you’re looking for something fun to do on Saturday, check out Pink Talking Fish at the Mish. They just wrapped up their 2018 Spring Tour and are kicking off an extensive Summer Tour.  The next few months will take Pink Talking Fish from coast to coast, stopping at some amazing venues and festivals along the way. Pink Talking Fish began as a simple concept: wouldn’t it be a deliciously jammy […]

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This Weekend in Fort Collins – 6/8-6/10

Headlining the slate of events this weekend is the Taste of Fort Collins, a three-day celebration full of food trucks, musical guests, and family fun. Other things going on this weekend are Summer Splash, the 3Hopeful Hearts golf tournament, and Tunes for Tots. Continue reading for more information on what’s going on in your town! Taste of Fort Collins – June 8-10 The Taste of Fort Collins – or TFC […]