Soda Jerk Presents, Cervantes Join Hodi’s in Ownership

By: Dawn Duncan Soda Jerk Presents and Cervantes’ Masterpiece have sealed a deal on a joint venture with Hodi’s Half Note in Fort Collins. The Denver-based powerhouses of the music industry in this region now have mutual ownership of the long-standing Old Town venue, effective immediately. Hodi’s, located at 167 N. College Avenue, and owned by Dan Mladenik, is the former home of The Starlight, which changed ownership in 2006. […]

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THE SEASON OF AUTUMN BURN: New Album, Renewed Focus

By: Ali Owens It’s a calm and low-key evening on the patio of a local brewery, where I sit with the members of the melodic-rock-meets-metal band Autumn Burn. We are here to discuss their new structure and their upcoming album release, but we are interrupted by an enthusiastic young man who approaches to say hello. “You guys are in that band! You rock!” He points at Mikus Shoemaker, the band’s […]

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STELLA LUCE: Haunting Melodies, Musical Alchemy

By: Rebecca LaPole Stella Luce has “a lot of success with Halloween shows,” according to lead vocalist and violist, Alana Rolfe. “We try to make them all different and unique.” They’ve had several of themed shows including last February’s steampunkthemed Black Hearts Ball, a monster-themed Halloween party, a Moulin Rouge-themed event, a Great Gatsby-themed wedding, and a Day of the Dead concert, opening for DeVotchKa. Newest member, guitarist and synth […]

FORT COLLINS IS IN LOVE WITH THE PATTI FIASCO

On February 13, The Patti Fiasco is musically “marrying” Mama Lenny and the Remedy at Hodi’s Half Note in Old Town. “Our bands have been in love with one another for some time, so in the Valentine’s spirit, we’re hosting a very romantic and collaborative performance between our two bands at Hodi’s,” lead singer Alysia Kraft says. Kraft knows about the love and support available in Fort Collins and the […]