Mirror Fields in their home studio. Photo by Cynthia Wilson

​Mirror​ ​Fields: Self-Written and Self-Produced

  Mirror Fields ​merges​ ​​Americana rock roots and progressive compositions within overall pop structures.​ ​Mirror​ ​Fields self-written and self-produced album release is on September 14 at Surfside 7 with openers Chess at Breakfast. The five-piece formed​ ​in​ ​Fort​ ​Collins​ in 2017. The group consists of Josh Martin on vocals and rhythm guitar, Simon Martin/drums, Liz Gaylor/violin, Michael Crouch/lead guitar and Seeder Whaley on the bass. Josh Martin (songwriter and vocalist) […]

Hannah at film premiere for Send My Kiss in No Postage Necessary

Video Premiere: Send My Kiss (SHEL official video) from Indie Film No Postage Necessary

Exclusive video premiere for Fort Collins band SHEL‘s, “Send My Kiss” debuting in the film, No Postage Necessary, the first feature film ever to be released on the blockchain.  The cast includes George Blagden, from Vikings, Charleene Closshey, Robbie Kay. “Send My Kiss” comes out on Friday, Aug 10 to the public.        The film’s writer/director, Jeremy Culver, says, “I’m thankful for the art SHEL continues to create. Their song […]

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 […]


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 […]

Sugarbirds performing at Equinox Brewery in Fort Collins.
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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 […]

Bison Bone
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Fun American Music: Bison Bone

Bison Bone describes themselves as a working-class Americana Rock band from Denver, CO. Bison Bone is playing Magic Rat on June 7, 2018, premiering a new lineup of musicians and debuting some unreleased tunes. Part of the working class American is having fun after a long hard day of work.   Courtney Whitehead is the lead writer, vocalist, and guitar player. He realizes the heart of Bison Bone is the […]

Animal Years
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I still got all of my friends, Animal Years

“Live your life in animal years, so that you have to give 100% at all times,” that is the motto of the band Animal Years who will headline Washington’s in Fort Collins, CO on June 2, 2018. The band is indie rock, and the name pays homage to one of their favorite albums, The Animal Years, by Josh Ritter. Their sound is singer/songwriter music with a rock/roll band sound. Members […]

The group played in the pouring rain all night
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Pickin’ on the Poudre: Opens Mishawaka 2018 season

It is official; The Mishawaka is open for the 2018 season. Hometown band Head for the Hills opened the venue on May 12, 2018, with a Last Waltz feel, by bringing a host of friends on stage for a memborable performance. They played songs they wrote, and they covered songs they love. The rain fell all night long but did not stop concertgoers from enjoying this epic concert.     […]

Head for the Hills

Head for the Hills Goes Vinyl at the Mishawaka

Head for the Hills, formed in 2003 in Fort Collins, Colorado while living in the dorm rooms at Colorado State University. Adam Kinghorn (guitar/vocals), then a freshman, was playing guitar and noticed Matt Loewen (upright bass/vocals) walking down the hall with a cool band T-shirt and he called out, “hey guy, we gotta jam sometime.” Adam was visiting a friend’s dorm room, and Joe Lessard (violin/vocals) was the neighbor. Joe […]