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“Big surprises afoot” for the Gasoline Lollipops

In anticipation of the Gasoline Lollipops show at the Aggie on April 12, frontman Clay Rose took some time out to chat and spill the beans on what’s in store for the band in 2019. From its humble beginnings, Gasoline Lollipops has grown from the saving power of song. A recovering addict, Rose easily gives music the credit for changing his life. As to the creation of Gasoline Lollipops, ”I don’t […]

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Fire and Ice: Dead Floyd for two nights

For the first time, a Fort Collins original foursome will bring sounds from two different worlds to audiences in two different venues. “Fire and Ice” is a more ambitious attempt than anything the band Dead Floyd has tried in Fort Collins. Two nights. Two venues. Two different sets. It has been about a year since the band played its home town. And no one has played both venues, Aggie Theatre, […]

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The Mishawaka Amphitheatre and Z2 Entertainment join forces

The Mishawaka Amphitheatre and Z2 Entertainment are proud to announce that they are joining forces once again to enhance the live music landscape of Fort Collins with an agreement to book and operate the historic Aggie Theatre, 204 S. College Avenue, Fort Collins, Colo., currently operated by the ownership group of Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom in Denver. “Z2 Entertainment has been considering the Fort Collins market for quite some time,” says […]

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Why You Don’t Need to Leave Fort Collins to Find a Bass Music Scene

Some say the grass is greener 60 miles down the road.   And although I’m not referring to the marijuana of the Mile High, which would be an argument for an entirely separate column, I am alluding to Denver’s reputation as the “Bass Capital” (of yes, the world).   Tired cliches aside, Denver has and forever will play the bigger, greener brother to Fort Collins. There’s no ignoring that—the fact […]

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ZZ Ward has fun at the Aggie

It was a night full of smiles and dancing for ZZ Ward in front of a packed Aggie Theatre this week. The energetic artist’s booming vocals had the Aggie in awe with her unique style ranging from hip-hop to blues. When ZZ Ward sings, it is with everything she has. At the Aggie, she frequently asked her loyal fans to join in, and sing along with her.  She performed some of her […]

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A Guide to Music Venues in Fort Collins: The Aggie Theatre

By: Ben Peddie The Aggie Theatre is one of Fort Collins most prominent musical theatres with a fascinating historical background. Located right on College Ave. in the heart of Old Town, it’s in a prime location if you’re a college student or a resident of the city. Believe it or not, it was initially built as a furniture store in 1906 and was then later transformed into a prototypical movie theatre. […]

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Euforquestra – Aggie Theatre – Sat., October 28, 2017

By: Will Black Euforquestra, the current incarnation of which consists of female vocalist Kim Dawson (of Pimps of Joytime), keyboardist Matt Wright, bassist Otis Lande, drummer/vocalist Jeff Peterson, guitarist/vocalist Mike Tallman, trumpeter Matt Bricker and saxophonist/vocalist Austin Zaletel, took the stage Saturday at Aggie Theatre, delivering a set comprised exclusively of Led Zeppelin classics. Euforquestra stuck to Zeppelin’s script for iconic anthems like “Immigrant Song” and “Rock and Roll,” both […]

The Gasoline Lollipops—Aggie Theatre—October 27, 2017

At the Aggie Theater Saturday, The Gasoline Lollipops offered a sonic rendering of the contrast their name suggests. The six-piece band, consisting of a drummer, a standup bassist, an electric guitarist, a female vocalist and a male vocalist who plays an acoustic guitar, vacillated between melancholy soundscapes anchored by the bass-fiddle combination and floor-stomping, dance-inducing passages that might be classified as bluegrass if not for the distorted guitar and the […]