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The Main Squeeze Invade Colorado

    Questions by Nicholas Stock   The Main Squeeze is a band on the rise. With international acclaim and a packed tour schedule, this band is going from opener to headliner quickly. The Main Squeeze has bounced around the country in search of an inviting market before finally settling on the West Coast. Their music defies categorization, but is utterly approachable and inviting. They’ve even caught the attention of […]

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Con Brio with Dirty Revival at Hodi’s

It’s not often that you see two powerhouse funk n’ soul bands on the same night, let alone in the same room. Con Brio recently teamed up with Portland soul outfit Dirty Revival for a series of shows including a Friday night stop at Hodi’s Half Note. San Francisco’s Con Brio has been on a rapid ascension to the big leagues since vocalist Ziek McCarter took the reins from founder […]

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Tim O’Brien Band with Masontown at The Armory

Words and Photos by Nicholas Stock The legendary Tim O’Brien is fresh off the heels of his 40th-anniversary tour with Hot Rize and almost instantly he’s reemerged with a new album and a new band. The aptly named Tim O’Brien Band consists of Mike Bub, Shad Cobb, Jan Fabricius, and Patrick Sauber all pitching in on new and reimagined material. For the self-titled album released in March Tim sat down […]

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EUFÓRQUESTRA – Colorado’s Funkiest Secret

    Questions by Nicholas Stock   Euforquestra is a funk powerhouse from the Heartland that continues to attract new fans wherever they roam. Their music is “Funk Fusion” meaning anything is on the table and there are no limits. Musically each member of the band is incredibly talented with years on the road honing their craft. They have faced challenges with some members moving on primarily to start families, […]

Colony Funk performing at Swing Station. Photo by Nicholas Stock
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10 Bands Not To Sleep On At FoCoMX 2019

By Nicholas Stock   FoCoMX is coming up quickly and they have finally announced their mind-boggling gargantuan lineup. With over 300 bands performing on 30 plus stages across the entirety of Fort Collins, choosing a game plan can be overwhelming. For two days in April, The Choice City is transformed into the Choose Your Own Adventure of music festivals. It’s impossible to see it all so you have to pick […]

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Two Nights With A Monster: paris_monster strikes Colorado

  Words and Photos by Nicholas Stock   Night 1 – Esteban’s   There’s something new on the musical horizon and it goes by the name of paris_monster. The brainchild of longtime friends Josh Dion and Geoff Kraly, paris_monster has been a New York City secret since 2012. Playing out occasionally this project has now evolved into a full-fledged touring machine with stops across North America and Europe. Paris_monster is […]

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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 […]