Mirror Fields in their home studio. Photo by Cynthia Wilson
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​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
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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 […]

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This Weekend in Northern Colorado: ARISE, Irish Gathering and more

It’s a busy weekend with PLENTY to do in Northern Colorado. It’s hard to sum it all up in one little post. So, we are sharing the highlights. Kicking off the first weekend in August is the 2018 Irish Gathering – the 10th annual celebration of Irish history and culture in Fort Collins. Also this weekend is the ARISE Music Festival at Sunrise ranch in Loveland. This will begin Friday […]

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This Weekend in Fort Collins: 7/27-7/29

It’s hard to believe the end of July is upon us. This weekend in Fort Collins, we send it off with a bang. The Fort Collins Fringe Festival is taking over the town, a live performance-art festival featuring over 90 performers from all walks of life. Everything from puppetry, to singing, to slap-stick comedy. The town will also play host to a BBQ competition, a Wizard of Oz sing-a-long, and […]

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This Weekend in Fort Collins: 7/20-7/22

Another week of work has come and gone, it’s time to unwind. Stealing the show this weekend in Fort Collins is Grammy nominated band Devotchka. Their unmistakable sound has been featured at festivals such as Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, and Coachella in the past. They’ll be rocking The Mish tonight at 8. Other things going down this weekend are a tree climbing competition, a food truck rally, and a unique metal show. […]

FY5 performing on stage, while being framed by two dancing fans.
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FY5: New American Roots

Fort Collins based FY5 is an American music band touring the United States and internationally.  The bluegrass and country influenced band formed nine years ago. They have been playing the Front Range ever since. The energetic and dance-inducing performances have been gracing Avogadro’s Number for years and most recently at the Swing Station in Laporte. The five member band’s climb to success was gradual at the beginning, but the band’s focused ability to […]

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 […]

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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 […]