Colony Funk performing at Swing Station. Photo by Nicholas Stock
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10 Bands Not To Sleep On At FoCoMX 2019

By Nicholas Stock   FoCoMX is coming up quickly and they have finally announced their mind-boggling gargantuan lineup. With over 300 bands performing on 30 plus stages across the entirety of Fort Collins, choosing a game plan can be overwhelming. For two days in April, The Choice City is transformed into the Choose Your Own Adventure of music festivals. It’s impossible to see it all so you have to pick […]

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Lineage Bluegrass brings down the house at Avogadro’s

Bluegrass sensations Lineage put a swing in everyone’s step yesterday following their rousing show as part of the FOCOMX 10 lineup at Avo’s. With a broad range of bluesy, traditional songs, the band put on an impressive show. With song inspiration coming from all kinds of places, from nature and visual imagery to hot pickles, the whole set seemed steeped in the Americana culture. Even the setting, at the classic […]

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It’s soul, it’s blues, it’s pop, it’s Emma Marie and Branson Camp!

It takes a seasoned artist to transition from Journey to an original blues tune to Norah Jones without missing a beat. In the case of Emma Marie, however, her entire lifetime of singing and performing experience still only adds up to 13 years. Young vocal stuntwoman (and versatile guitarist) Emma Marie was joined by gifted pianist Branson Camp (a whopping two years her senior at 15 years old) for their […]

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Music Videos take over the Lyric Cinema

Last weekend, 10 music videos were produced by creative teams of musicians and filmmakers. This project, called the 53:14 Music Video Experiment, gave filmmakers the task of creating videos with a $500 budget and in 53 hours and 14 minutes. As part of FOCOMX, these videos debuted at the Lyric Cinema last night. The youngest team, spearheaded by Milo Woodward and Cole Scayden, was a group of high school juniors […]

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The River Arkansas brings the heat to Odell as a kickoff band for FOCOMX 10

Sunshine, beer and good live music reigned supreme yesterday afternoon at Odell Brewing during one of the first few acts of FOCOMX 10. The Colorado-based band, The River Arkansas, complimented the cold beer with their country/ Americana blend of tunes. Theirs is the kind of music that makes you want to get up and dance to, which a few of the more bold members of crowd did. Everything from swing […]

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Get your (pre) Party on with FOCOMX at the Ramskeller

Looking for a way to kick off your weekend with something awesome? Thursday, April 19, the Ramskeller Pub at Colorado State University is hosting a FOCOMX pre-party featuring Slow Caves, Write Minded and Fjord Collins. This afternoon party is not only free, FOCOMX wristbands will be available for a discounted price during the event. CSU students can buy wristbands for $15 and the general public can buy them for $25. […]