May 2018

Counting Down to MISSION EARTH: Musicologist Dr. John Pippen

We are counting down to Off the Hook Arts: MISSION EARTH. This month we meet with Colorado State’s own Assistant Professor of Musicology, Dr. John Pippen. Dr. Pippen holds degrees in schools from Tennessee and [...]

Fort Collins Phunklord Jason Heller

Jason Heller has been bringing the uplifting soul of Funk music through his unconventional DJing at Funk Club, now taking place every month at the Downtown Artery, 254 Linden St. It begins at 9pm and [...]

PechaKucha 20×20 Fort Collins promises exceptional creativity and inspiration

PechaKucha 20×20 is a simple presentation of 20 images on a screen for 20 seconds that last for 6:40 minutes. Images advance automatically as presenters guide the audience through with a narrative. PechaKucha Fort Collins [...]

Calling one and all, KCSU is currently looking for Summer DJs!

A summer DJ can be anyone local to the KCSU-FM listening area who available to train and broadcast a weekly 2-hour show. All Colorado State, Front Range and other Alumni as well as high school [...]

Publisher update: May 2018

  Blaine Howerton publisher@scenemagazine.info The title of this month’s issue is “Colorado Born.” Moving forward, the New SCENE has started a monthly series where Colorado born musicians and bands will be our focus. Expect to [...]

Bohemian Nights announces featured artists for Thursday Night Live concert series

Andrea Coy Bohemian Nights will kick off the 2018 summer music season on May 31 with the first of 10 free weekly Thursday Night Live concerts, all designed to showcase Colorado’s broad range of musical [...]

Share your special Pianos About Town story with the New SCENE

Tell us your Pianos About Town stories! To celebrate the 100th painted piano this summer, the New SCENE magazine is compiling a feature about the painted pianos’ presence in our community. Have a special story to [...]

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 [...]

Small Batch festival returns this year and it is going big

Odell Brewing Company’s Small Batch Festival started in 2007 with the concept that they wanted to share new beers with friends and fans. They are always experimenting and they wanted to created an event centered [...]

New local shop pulls strings to help the community build custom instruments

Seth Gustin came to Fort Collins in 2001 in pursuit of a construction management degree at Colorado State University. After 3 years in the program and 10 more in the construction industry, he built his [...]

Drumming Up Hope strives to break records

In it’s 3rd drumathon, Drumming Up Hope is raising money for St. Judes Children’s Hospital while attempting to break a Guiness World Record. The current world record for group drumming is 80 hours and 20 [...]

Metal heads get ready for metal festival

Metal Fest will debut at the Aggie Theatre in June with twenty metal acts over two days. Most are from surrounding areas in Northern Colorado and a few are from out of state. Not too [...]

Hemp infused Dank

Dank On Draft In today’s fast-changing culture of marijuana, legalization seems to be sweeping the nation, and American craft brewers are getting in on the action. It should come as no surprise that Colorado brewers [...]

Fort Collins’ first Kombucha tap room opens

Turtle Mountain Fermentery opened in March In March, the first Kombucha Tap Room opened in Fort Collins. Turtle Mountain is joining the local beer scene with a healthy, alcohol free beverage to enjoy by the [...]

The unique sound of Post Paradise is coming to the Aggie

Blending strong lyrical and melodic influences from multiple genres, the four musicians who comprise Post Paradise deliver a unique and memorable indie/alternative rock sound. Post Paradise brings a rock edge and reverberating beat to an [...]

Thirty-year-old Leftover Salmon Still Sounds Great

When a few members from Vince Herman’s Salmon Head band could not make it to a New Year’s Eve music gig in 1989 at the Eldorado Café in Crested Butte, he called his good friend, [...]

NOCO Top 5: Best Mexican Food Restaurants

You don’t have to be Mexican to celebrate Cinco De Mayo, and Colorado has no shortage of great Mexican eats and Tex-Mex cuisine. So it might be a little overwhelming when trying to find a [...]

How One Mountain Rule Could’ve Saved Her Life

Five years ago, in the spring of 2013, six college students went on a hike in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Northern Virginia. They returned to campus that night as a group of five as [...]

Panhandler’s Pizza makes a triumphant return

Panhandlers Pizza reopened for business in late March, after a hiatus of nearly six months. Hundreds of pizza fans anxiously awaited their chance for a famous deep-dish slice, with lines stretching out the door. The [...]