Stacy Sevelin of Señorita Sometimes at the Music District. Photo by Cynthia Wilson
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Inspirations from Miss Sometimes

Stacy Sevelin grew to adulthood before she decided to pursue music. Now, considered a significant contributor to the music ecosystem and punk scene in Fort Collins, the middle school counselor by day compels anyone with a dream to pursue it without delay. Sevelin, lead singer and songwriter of Senorita Sometimes, recorded part of her debut album, “Miss Sometimes,” at the Blasting Room Studios in Fort Collins with Shane Zwegardt as […]

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Couple fights obesity and child behavior issues with a homestead farm

From mass production to specialty organic foods, Northern Colorado is a global leader in the production of meat, cheese and craft brews. The agricultural roots run deep – especially in Fort Collins, with a long history of ranching and farming. Still, as the need for pure, organic, natural ingredients around the world continues to increase, so does obesity and poor mental and physical health.  But one couple, Josh and Kirsten […]

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The Burroughs Songscape Songwriting Retreat

The latest creation of nature and music will come to life in a “songscape” from the Greeley soul band, The Burroughs, later this month. The Burroughs, a nine-piece soul band from Greeley, completed a songscape hosted by CSU’s Warner College of Natural Resources on Colorado State University’s Mountain Campus. It was part of the nonprofit organization, Sustain Music and Nature, which partners with the music industry and environmental organizations by […]

Electrifying music and robots comes to Lincoln Center

What do you get when you bring together a rock band, robots and Tesla coils? You get ArcAttack, one truly “electrifying” experience that will leave you and your family in awe on Sept. 29 at the Lincoln Center. When Nikola Tesla created his eponymous coils in 1891, they were difficult to control and he certainly did not foresee that one day they would become the lead instrument for the most dangerous rock […]

Record Review: Messin Around by Dan Lovett

Jasco the Recordium Longtime Fort Collins resident Dan Lovett is a singer songwriter who focuses primarily on acoustic ballads and blues. His new record “Messin’ Around” features Dan singing and playing his songs with Bill Varn adding mandolin, banjo, guitar and vocals. The songs tell tales of times and events from Dan’s life and how they affected him. I thought such direct and honest songs begged for a direct and […]

Dear Northern Colorado: September 2018

September! Yes, we had great events this summer but when the students return to CSU and other local schools the year really takes off! Welcome back students! All you music enthusiasts, check out TheMusicDistrict.org for their comprehensive support of all things musical in Northern Colorado and beyond. Their mission — that you “Find Your Place in Music” whether as a musician, music-related business, nonprofit music organization, teacher, or just anyone who […]

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Find Your Place in Music at the Surround Sound Bash

The Music District is a hub of innovation, a thriving creative ecosystem that is establishing roots in Fort Collins. On Saturday, Sept. 29, the Music District will celebrate its two-year anniversary with the “Surround Sound Bash,” a turbo interactive, music-drenched party to celebrate the Fort Collins music community. Jess Reed, events coordinator of the Music District, says the bash will not only celebrate with great performances by musicians from throughout […]

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CSU’s radio station provides a variety of program options

Are you ready for some Colorado State football to start up this year? Everyone in the Fort Collins community is invited to the KCSU pre-game show! Come hear all the important statistics, pregame analysis, and interviews with special guests and information.  KCSU The pre-game show is hosted at CSU’s on-campus pub, Ramskeller, so grab a beer and some wings and come listen. Not able to make the trip to see […]

In Tune With The Seasons: Late Summer

Lindsay Herrera Kaplan Achieving Health So here we are, Arise and NewWestFest are in rearview and Late Summer is upon us with the harvest booming and a slight chill in the evening air. This transformative time has been honored for centuries in the far East as one of the 5 major seasons and as the time of year we connect to the Earth’s energy. We’re all familiar with Mother Earth, […]

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Bike Prom 2018

What do you get when you mix bikes, beer, and beats? An unforgettable (possibly forgettable) night to let loose and raise funds for a local nonprofit. It’s time to kick off your bike shoes and put on your dancing shoes! Bike Fort Collins’ annual dance fundraiser BIKE PROM is right around the corner. A full night of bikes, beers, and beats at the Downtown Artery on October 8. Beats will be […]