Record review: Tony Zain “Ghost of the Americas”

by Jasco Jasco is co-owner of the Recordium, guitarist for The Symbols, and promoter for I Slept with the Band festival. Tony Zain came to the Recordium a while back to record a song. I really liked it, but I realize from experience that almost everyone has one good song in them. Then he came over to record another. And another. And another. A few months later he had over [...]

ARISE Festival recommended schedule

Looking through all of the ARISE Festival options can be a daunting task. Have you ever wished that you could just get some recommendations? We have them. Here are the New SCENE’s top picks along with our recommended schedule. Use our schedule or make your own at http://arisefestival.com AUGUST 2 • THURSDAY 2:30am – 3:30am, Wisdom Village, Segue Between the Worlds-At the Sacred Fire AUGUST 3 • FRIDAY 7:30am – [...]

Arise: A weekend full of talent

ARISE Music Festival is in its 6th year. The festival (August 3 – 5) will feature 3 days of a musically diverse, festival-wonderland experience on 7 stages of live music, camping, yoga, workshops, theme camps and more. There will be on-site art gallery and art installations on the 35-acre Sunrise Ranch. Here is the lineup: (from Arisefestival.com) Slightly Stoopid, from Ocean Beach, California, is defining their signature sound after two [...]

Fat Stallion releases new single

1999 was released June 30th, 2018 by the local band Fat Stallion, the second of three singles to be released from their new album Diverted Eyes. Fat Stallion are pioneers the Experience Rock genre – inviting all people to come be part of the moment, become friends, and enrich life. 1999 is a song about admiration and having the utmost respect for an individual, and reaching out to build a relationship with [...]

In the Whale

Dopamine and More Metal from In the Whale

With the current state of the music industry, some bands can fly pretty high under the radar if you don’t pay attention. The rise of independent musicians taking charge of their business by self-promotion, booking and telling their own stories is evidence. In fact, many, like the Greeley-based band, In the Whale, go so far as to write, record and produce their own work. They interact creatively with their growing [...]

Goodbye For Now Honey Honey

Making something that people care about is probably the best the band Honey Honey ever aims to do. The Los Angeles duo always strive to do better and make a change in the world, seeking ways to do the musician gig without wasting so much, gas, food, plastic and time. The band is playing for change at the Fort Collins Nursery Rock Concert Series as they embark on their “goodbye [...]

Rob Drabkin opened the Fort Collins Nursery 2018 Rock Garden Concert Series which proceeds benefit Project Self-Sufficiency, with a universal positive message

Rob Drabkin: Hope and Positive Change Through Music

When Rob Drabkin found music, he kicked science to the curb. That was in high school when academics was supposed to be his priority, and he was actually pretty talented at both. “I was brought up in very academic centered schools which might have been a reason why it took me so long to get seriously into music and take myself seriously as a musician,” said Drabkin, who opened the Fort [...]

Fort Collins Alternative Health Clinic Paves the Way to the Future of Healthcare

Let’s face it, our healthcare system is broken and bleeding us dry; draining our patience, our finances, and limiting our treatment options at every turn. As a response, a number of medical doctors have chosen to leave this corrupt system, drop insurance, and instead offer a whole new structure of healthcare; introducing the Membership Healthcare model. These programs typically provide unlimited care, discounted generic medications and discounts on imaging and [...]

Hazel Miller to perform at milestone Pianos About town event

Fort Collins’ eight-year-old Pianos About Town program will celebrate 100 painted pianos with a special community event on Aug. 2. The event will take place as part of Bohemian Nights Presents Thursday Night Live, from 7-9 p.m. in Old Town Square, Fort Collins. The celebration will introduce the 100th piano to the community and will feature a special “first song” performed by Hazel Miller Band. The community is invited to the event to learn more about the [...]

Bonnie & the Clydes to perform at Women of Summer Concert Series

The Wellington Summer Concert Series is back again with this year’s Women of Summer theme. Three concerts held on the third Saturday of the months of June, July, and August, all featuring women led bands. The concerts are hosted by the Wellington Colorado Main Streets Program, and are held in Centennial Park, in historic downtown Wellington, from 5:30pm-9:00pm. This year’s beer garden has been expanded to cover the entire park, [...]

City Girl Goes Outdoors Again: If You’ve Never Camped Before (and how to do it)

It’s July, there’s no question that summer is finally upon us, and camping season is in full swing. But, if you’re anything like how I used to be, you haven’t a single clue about how to camp, what to bring camping, where to go and simple camping etiquette. Now I don’t claim to be any kind of professional camper, but many of my close friends are pros at it, and [...]

Top 5 Ice Cream places in NoCo

1. Walrus Ice Cream: Fort Collins Is your day calling for something a little more than an ice cream cone? Then stop by Walrus’s Ice Cream in downtown Fort Collins and try a Saturdae— a banana split, milkshake, malt or float made with Coopersmith’s Pub and Brewing homemade root beer. Since 1987, Walrus’ has been creating premium ice cream and delectable treats by hand, right in their locally owned store [...]