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Tim O’Brien: It’s Time Again

  Tim O’Brien is a seminal bluegrass artist and a founding member of the band Hot Rize. After moving to Boulder in the 1970s, he quickly found friends in the local picking scene. After a run-in with Charles Sawtelle and Peter Wernick, Hot Rize was formed and they began their storied career. They toured the globe and eventually became known as “the greatest show in bluegrass.” Their love of Western […]

Post Paradise at Hodi's
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Celebrate 11 years of Post Paradise and Nick’s ultimate birthday show

11 years of Post Paradise and Nick’s ultimate birthday show is February 15, 2019, at Hodi’s Half Note. It started randomly, get a few friends together, play a few tunes, have a good time, celebrate and live. It evolved into a yearly explosion that the music community looked forward to, especially the local friends and fans. The last 18 months  Post Paradise focused on writing and recording a new record […]

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Grace-ful blues: Young Fort Collins teen brings new life to old-style music

By Steve Graham One of the most respected blues musicians in Colorado is Grace Kuch, a 15-year-old homeschooled Fort Collins girl. This year, the Mile High Blues Society sent Kuch to the International Blues Challenge, the world’s largest blues conference, which takes place over a week in January with workshops and, of course, plenty of live jams and showcases on Memphis’ legendary Beale Street. “It’s all of your best music […]

Longevity Productions at Hodi's
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Why You Don’t Need to Leave Fort Collins to Find a Bass Music Scene

Some say the grass is greener 60 miles down the road.   And although I’m not referring to the marijuana of the Mile High, which would be an argument for an entirely separate column, I am alluding to Denver’s reputation as the “Bass Capital” (of yes, the world).   Tired cliches aside, Denver has and forever will play the bigger, greener brother to Fort Collins. There’s no ignoring that—the fact […]

Leftover Salmon
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Thirty years of Leftover Salmon stories

 Boulder band’s musical book tour coming to Washington’s By Steve Graham A good road trip is more about the journey than the destination. Likewise, a music festival is more about the experience than the performance. Something special and memorable happens almost every time bands and fans hang out for a few days to jam and bond. Sure, there are unexpected collaborations and transcendental tunes. But nearly everyone who has traveled […]

Wine on draft. Photo by Cynthia Wilson
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The new Infinite Monkey Theorem

The Infinite Monkey Theorem is opening a wine bar in Fort Collins in the Exchange. The Grand Opening Party is on Saturday, February 16th, luckily Scene got a sneak peek.   The Infinite Monkey Theorem will serve wine on draft, in a can, and by the bottle. Owner Ben Parsons is a brilliant winemaker and the first person to can wine and put it in a keg. The Infinite Monkey […]

HHAp – Fort Collins: Your One Stop Shop for Happy Hour Deals in Fort Collins CO
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C’mon Get Happy Hour, with the HHap

MY YOGA CLASS ENDS WITH THE CORPSE POSE. Morbid, right? But as I feigned death at the conclusion of my Slow Flow Hatha yoga class at the Aztlan Center, I was thinking of another kind of “flow.” The kind that comes from the neck of a liquor bottle. OK, I was already relaxed. But it was 6 o’clock in Fort Collins, and now I wanted to be happy, too. According […]

Felix, their golden sour, was re-fermented on pineapples and aged in rum barrels, served on nitro
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Lost in Pineapple Paradise

During their annual Lost in the Woods event, New Belgium Brewing gives us mere mortals an opportunity to party in their Foeder Forest. If you are not familiar with their Foeder Forest, you must not have ever had college friends visit you and instinctually booked an NBB tour two months in advance knowing you can make a day out of all the free beer and badass stories on the tour. […]

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Top 5 Places to Fulfill your Chocolate Craving in Northern Colorado

  Nuance Chocolate | Fort Collins   Walking into Nuance Chocolate, located at 148 W Oak St, #D in Old Town Fort Collins, is a truly magical experience. Not only does it smell amazing, but everything looks — and tastes — amazing. A true bean-to-bar chocolate company, Nuance is one of few companies in the country that makes chocolate from raw cacao beans. They also have the largest selection of […]