The Grateful Bluegrass Boys with Blue Grama at Hodi's Half Note. by Nicholas Stock All Rights Reserved
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The Grateful Bluegrass Boys with Blue Grama at Hodi’s Half Note

The Grateful Bluegrass Boys with Blue Grama at Hodi’s Half Note Redner is known as a ball of light and positive energy with every project he touches. He was the fiery fiddle player in Hot Buttered Rum for 13 years before giving up their extensive touring schedule for a different approach. His latest project The Grateful Bluegrass Boys is a celebration of the music that has inspired Redner for his […]

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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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A Guide to Front Range Music Venues – Hodi’s Half Note

As we continue to dive into the venues across the front range, we find ourselves back in Old Town at a quaint little spot that packs quite the punch – Hodi’s Half Note. If you’re a fan of tight knit, intimate concerts, Hodi’s is right up your alley. With no barrier separating the stage from the crowd, you’re able to get less than a foot away from your favorite performers. […]

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Consider the Source – Hodi’s Half Note – Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017

At Hodi’s Half Note Saturday, New York-based trio Consider the Source transcended the lexicon by which music is described. With just a guitar, a bass and a drum set, the band created and traversed a rich musical landscape that is worth writing about, inadequate lexicon notwithstanding. Guitarist Gabriel Marin, bassist John Ferrara and drummer Jeff Mann are the men behind the magic. Marin wields a fretless, double-necked ax capable of […]

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Swing Station’s A Good Place to Hide for the Gasoline Lollipops

By: Rebecca LaPole Just before the Gasoline Lollipops played Frozen Dead Guy Days in Nederland and sold out the Blue Ball for the first time in its history, lead singer Clay Rose shared his memories of Fort Collins, which he called, “the best music city in Colorado by far.”  “There are so many venues up here,” Rose said, “so many different sizes for every different level, professionally, as long as what […]

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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TICKLE ME PINK: A COLORADO FAVORITE REUNITES

By Dawn Duncan    Tickle Me Pink is a rock band that made Colorado history when they hit the music scene hard and fast, getting signed to Wind-Up Records in just two years (a monumentally short amount of time by comparison to most acts), and enjoyed massive accolade and radio play. Their 2008 album Madeline hit #21 on Billboard’s Top Heatseekers Chart and was followed by a 2010 EP, On Your Way Down.  The most recent lineup consisted of Sean Kennedy, Stefan Runstrom, […]