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PAT DONOHUE BRINGS THE PRAIRIE TO OUR HOME TOWN

Photo By: stephen houseworth photography   Grammy winning fingerpicker and Pat Donohue has been the lead guitar player and songwriter for The Guy’s All Star Shoe Band on the NPR favorite “A Prairie Home Companion” for over twenty years, making him one of the most listened-to fingerpickers in the world. In addition to traveling with the show and performing on the weekly radio broadcasts, Donohue plays concerts and teaches workshops at the […]

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BOHEMIAN NIGHTS AT NEWWESTFEST 2017

BOHEMIAN NIGHTS AT NEWWESTFEST 2017 By: Meghan Pipe Three days. Six stages. Eighty-six bands. It’s hard to count all the reasons we’re pumped for Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest Co-produced by Bohemian Nights and the Downtown Fort Collins Business Association, this free music festival is a summer staple—and 2017’s festival, held on August 11, 12 and 13 in downtown Fort Collins, is shaping up to be the best yet. This year’s […]

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Activities for the Kids at NewWestFest 2017

By: Ainhoa Palacios Photo By: Bohemian Nights   Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest isn’t only a festival for those who want to dance all day while sipping on their favorite brew, or chill out on their favorite Old Town patio with a Bloody Mary in hand. It is also a perfect weekend for all families, and kids. The festival will house two main sections—The Kids Music Adventure and A Kids’ World, dedicated […]

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Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest is Looking for Volunteers

By: Ainhoa Palacios  The free, three-day music festival held every August in downtown Fort Collins is looking for volunteers. Volunteer positions will include artist check-in attendants, stage runners, and greeters. The shifts take place during the festival dates, August 11 through August 13, and vary between 2 to 5 hours in length. There are even some pre-festival volunteer opportunities. If you are interested in volunteering, visit bohemiannights.org/volunteer, or call 970-227-1993 […]

BOHEMIAN NIGHTS KICKS OFF SUMMER MUSIC OFFERINGS IN OLD TOWN

Bohemian Nights Presents Thursday Night Live’s seventh annual concert series starting on June 1 with the first of 10 free weekly concerts, all designed to showcase Colorado’s broad range of musical talent. The series will be held on the outdoor stage in Fort Collins’ Old Town Square. Performances will take place every Thursday from 7-9 p.m., June 1-Aug. 3. The June 1 performance will feature Fort Collins’ own SHEL, the […]

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Whole Milk: Not a Stoner Band

By: Jennifer Ortega Photo By: Amanda Mazili Despite the perpetual competition and struggling musician horror stories in Los Angeles, Whole Milk applauds the hustling and business mindset that forces musicians to develop themselves to the max. “It used to be a band but now it’s a business,” says Alec Reid, lead singer and guitarist for Whole Milk. Originally stemming from a television concept similar to The Monkees, Whole Milk – consisting […]

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BOHEMIAN NIGHTS KICKS OFF THURSDAY NIGHT CONCERTS JUNE 1ST

Thursday Night Live is back. June 1st will kick off the first of ten free shows to hit the outdoor stage in Fort Collins’ Old Town Square as part of Bohemian Nights summer concert series. SHEL, Fort Collins’ own pop/folk band will kick off the summer concert series. Performances will go on 7 p.m.- 9 p.m. every Thursday through August 3rd. Head to bohemiannights.org to download the Bohemian Nights app from the […]

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COMBATILLAC— IGNITING THE UNDERGROUND MUSIC SCENE

By: Josh Rivera Photo By: John Robson Looking for the perfect soundtrack to drink PBR, shred the skate sesh, and maybe get a little rowdy in the pit? Sounds like you need to catch a Combatillac show! The guys first met in late 2015 at a Celebration of Life service for their mutual friend, Donnie Bockman. The service was held at drummer Craig Powell’s home, and eventually turned into a jam […]

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SAVE THE DATE: FoCoMX April 28 & April 29

By: Ainhoa Palacios  What is one of the best parts of spring and summer? Music festivals of course. Good news, the ninth annual FoCoMX ( Fort Collins Music eXperiment) is taking place April 28 and April 29 this year. This festival showcases more than 250 of Northern Colorado’s bands and solo musicians at more than 20 Downtown Fort Collins venues. The local event is perfect to enjoy one’s favorite Colorado […]

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WILDERMISS: Fresh Indie Rock Magic

By: Dawn Duncan Photo by Anna Hudson Photography In 2015, the band Red Fox Run was hitting every high note in terms of gaining momentum and attention. The four piece act out of Denver was part of SpokesBUZZ and they hit hard out of the gate, supporting national acts, going on west coast tours, and playing festivals. Everything was lining up and their debut album, the self-titled, 11 song CD […]