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 […]


THE BUSINESS OF MUSIC: The Music District Opens To Community

BY: DAWN DUNCAN  This month, Fort Collins gains something we could not have imagined years ago when our community had a fraction of the bands it has now and nowhere near the level of sophistication in music industry knowledge, experience, and seasoned veterans who have earned their stripes on stage and off, navigating perhaps one of the trickiest business landscapes in the world. What we used to consider the norm […]


Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest 2016

By: BOHEMIAN NIGHTS STAFF Each August, Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest fills the streets of downtown Fort Collins for one of the biggest community celebrations of the year. The 2016 festival will take place Aug. 12, 13, and 14 and will feature three free days of music and classic festival attractions, including food and beverage vendors, specialty booths and activities for kids. The festival is co-produced by Bohemian Nights and the Downtown […]


Elise Wunder: An Artist Connected From the Heart

by Dawn Duncan On an ice cold December day, we did our cover shoot with Elise Wunder just a day after her treacherous drive back to Colorado from Friday Harbor, San Juan Island off the coast of Washington, which left her stranded in Rock Springs, WY, for two nights until the roads re-opened. She had departed in mid-October for a writing sabbatical and a mission to heal her damaged vocal […]


Little Vicious: Take Top Honors in 2nd Fresh Talent Showcase

by Dawn Duncan We have now had the pleasure of watching Little Vicious perform in the 2nd Annual Fresh Talent Showcase at the Downtown Artery, an event presented by Scene, Yellowbright, and Du’Tell Events and benefiting Little Kids Rock. As the last of the 10 acts to perform, Little Vicious hit the stage with such ferocity that anyone in the crowded room that night was forced to immediately take notice […]



by Anthony Cross As the summer months come to an end, I notice that my musical interests change. I look toward  ethereal and organic sounding music, befitting of the ambiance and environment of the fall months. Music that is high in energy seems to contradict the season of fall itself. Namely that the party that is “Summertime,” is coming to an end, and it’s around this time of said party, […]


Old Town Halloween Zombie Fest Returns To Life October 24

by Dawn Duncan They’ve haunted us for years, kept us awake during Netflix marathons and sparked the doomsday idea of a Zombie Apocalypse. It seems that we, as a living, breathing, thriving society are indeed obsessed with all things walking dead. October is the finest time of the year to celebrate zombies, especially in Fort Collins, where non-profit organization Turning Point hosts a spectacular weekend of themed events, all in the […]



Scene Magazine, Yellowbright, Inc., and Du’Tell Events present: THE 2nd ANNUAL FRESH TALENT SHOWCASE Sunday, November 15, 2015 4:00 pm The Downtown Artery, 252 Linden Street, Fort Collins Tickets: $5 Benefiting LITTLE KIDS ROCK, rock music program of Poudre School District NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR CONSIDERATION; 8 ACTS WILL BE SELECTED TO COMPETE.  $10 Entry Fee per act. Send links to website, social media pages, and at least one video […]

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Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest 2015: A Fort Collins Summer Classic

Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest 2015 Three days of Music and Community For Fort Collins, August means one of the biggest community celebrations of the year, when Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest takes over the streets of downtown. Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest features performances by over 70 local, Colorado bands and three national headliners. Innovative, Denver-based hip-hop group the Flobots will play Mountain Avenue Stage at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, the opening […]