Daily Archives: April 7, 2015

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BILLIE HOLIDAY, JOHN OATES & More…

1915- Elinore Harris a.k.a. Billie Holiday (jazz singer; she made over 100 records; she worked w/ Count Basie + Duke Ellington; died in 1959)

Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday “Strange Fruit” video link here.

1937- Charlie Thomas (vocals w/ The Drifters)       78 yrs.

(featuring Charlie Thomas)

1938- Spencer Dryden (drummer w/ Jefferson Airplane; died in 2005)

Spencer Dryden at the Monterey

1943- Mick Abrahams (guitarist w/ Blodwyn Pig + Jethro Tull)           72 yrs.

Mick Abrahams

1947- Florian Schneider-Esleben (member of Kraftwerk)  68 yrs.

AKA Florian Schneider-Esleben

Kraftwerk w/ Florian Schneider-Esleben “The Robots” video link here.

1947- Patricia Bennett (member of The Chiffons; “He’s So Fine”)                68 yrs.

Patricia Bennett | Photos

1949- John Oates (half of Hall & Oates; “Maneater”)      66 yrs.

of the Chiffons,

Hall & Oates w/ John Oates “I Can’t Go For That” video link here.

1951- Janis Ian (singer/songwriter; “At Seventeen”)       64 yrs.

Janis Ian: Stories and Women

1952- Bruce Gary (member of The Knack; “My Sharona”)       63 yrs.

Bruce Gary : Modern Drummer

These are today’s birthdays, along with video links for some of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

Music To Hear 4/13 – 4/19: DOOBIE BROTHERS, DISCO BISCUITS & More…

FORT COLLINS AREA 4/13/15

Hodi’s Half Note- ‘Stand-Up Comedy’ @ 7 p.m.; ‘Funk Jam’ @ 10 p.m.
FREE!!!!

DENVER AREA 4/13/15

Marquis Theatre- Tiger’s Jaw w/ Lemuria & Somos          $13-15

BOULDER AREA 4/13/15

Boulder Theatre*- Steel Pulse w/ Satsang                          8 p.m.            $25-30

Tasty Weasel (Longmont)- ‘Open Stage’ w/ The Prairie Scholars         6-8 p.m.

FORT COLLINS AREA 4/14/15

Pourhouse (Loveland)- ‘Open Jazz Jam’ w/ The Pourhouse Jazz Trio
7:30 p.m.

DENVER AREA 4/14/15

Ogden Theatre*- Steel Pulse w/ Rastasaurus          8 p.m.           $30

BOULDER AREA 4/14/15

Etown Hall- Ryan Bingham + Nikki Lane  (radio show taping)         7-9 p.m.
SOLD OUT!!!!

Pioneer Inn (Nederland)- ‘Open Mic’                   9 p.m.             FREE!!!!

St. Julien- Bill McKay               6:30-9:30 p.m.

FORT COLLINS AREA 4/15/15

Aggie Theatre- Passafire + Fortunate Youth                     $12

Moxi Theatre (Greeley)- Tribal Seeds w/ The Movement + Leilani Wolfgramn
$17-20

Rialto Theatre (Loveland)- SF Jazz Collective             7:30 p.m.             $38-42

DENVER AREA 4/15/15

Armoury- ‘Hump Day Funk Jam’                10 p.m.- 1 a.m.

Cervantes’ Otherside- Morgan Heritage w/ Jemere Morgan, Apex Vibe + The Plates feat. Jeep (The Samples)               $17-20

Fillmore Auditorium- Stone Temple Pilots           7 p.m.      tickets starting @ $34

Ogden Theatre- Disco Biscuits             SOLD OUT!!!!

BOULDER AREA 4/15/15

Nissi’s (Lafayette)- ‘Wednesday Night Blues’ feat. Delta Sonics
7:30 p.m.                 FREE!!!!

Pioneer Inn (Nederland)- ‘Blues Jam’             10 p.m.       FREE!!!!

St. Julien- Ash Ganley            6:30-9:30

FORT COLLINS AREA 4/16/15

Avogadro’s Number*- ‘Dead Jam’         9 p.m.           FREE!!!!

DENVER AREA 4/16/15

Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom- Ghostface Killah & Raekwon w/ Jack Flash + PDF, D-Stylz + Flowalition                  $25

Cervantes’ Otherside- ‘Grass For That Ass’ feat. Jon Stickley Trio w/ Lil Smokies + Rebecca Frazier /// BBQ + Dead Horses on patio                  Free- $10

Ogden Theatre- Disco Biscuits                          SOLD OUT!!!!

BOULDER AREA 4/16/15

Boulder Theatre- Tribal Seeds w/ The Movement + Gonzo & Beyond I Sight
8 p.m.                   $19-22

Dickens Opera House (Longmont)- ‘Thursday Open Mic’               7 p.m.

St. Julien- Mountain Meadow String Band               6:30-9:30 p.m.

FORT COLLINS AREA 4/17/15

Aggie Theatre*- Good Gravy w/ Rich & Friends                FREE!!!!

Swing Station (LaPorte)- Matt Skinner Band            9 p.m.            $5

DENVER AREA 4/17/15

Cervantes’ Otherside- Passafire + Fortunate Youth w/ Hirie + Stranger
$15-18

Dazzle Jazz- ‘Friday 10 p.m. Social’ w/ Greg Tanner Harris             10:30 p.m.        $5

Oriental Theatre*- Peter Yarrow           8 p.m.         $28-30

Quixote’s True Blue*- The Grass Is Dead w/ Barrel House Band + Save Our City (Doors tribute)                9 p.m.                 $10

Red Rocks Amphitheatre* (Morrison)- ‘Bisco Inferno’ w/ The Disco Biscuits feat. Mickey Hart + Bill Kreutzmann                6 p.m.                  $44.75

Swallow Hill (@ Tuft Theatre)- ‘Best Of Open Stage’              7 p.m.             FREE!!!!

The 1Up*- Jason Hann’s Rhythmatronix feat. Steve Kimock (Zero), Fareed Haque (Garaj Mahal), Steve Molitz (Particle), Todd Stoops, Raul Pineda & Andre Manga w/ Naryan Padmanabha + Greener Grounds                  $20-25

BOULDER AREA 4/17/15

Boulder Theatre- Damien Rice              SOLD OUT!!!!

CHUBurger (Longmont)- Tyler T                6-8 p.m.

CyclHOPS (Longmont)- The Prairie Scholars               7:30-10 p.m.

Dickens Opera House- The Fab 4 + Patrick Dune & The Desert Hearts
8 p.m.                       $21

Fox Theatre*- Technicolor Tone Factory + Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band w/ Big Medicine Gang             9 p.m.                      $10-14

Tasty Weasel (Longmont)- Jeff Finlin                4:30-6:30 p.m.

FORT COLLINS AREA 4/18/15

Hodi’s Half Note*- The Grass Is Dead (Grateful Dead tribute)                $8-13

Mishawaka Amphitheatre- Lois & The Lantern w/ Elise Wunder             8 p.m.
$8-10

Monroe’s Lounge (Loveland)- ‘Piano Bar Saturdays’                  8 p.m.

Swing Station*- Lineage Music Project                  9 p.m.                $5

DENVER AREA 4/18/15

Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom- Z & G & E (Zion I x The Grouch x Eligh) w/ SOL, Proximity + Stay Tuned                             $22-25

Cervantes’ Otherside*- Rocky Mountain Grateful Dead Revue feat. Rob Eaton (DSO)
$12-15

Dazzle Jazz- ‘Blues Night’ w/Delta Sonics               10:30 p.m.              $5

Gothic Theatre*- Wish We Were Floyd (tribute to Pink Floyd)             9 p.m.
$14

Hi Dive- The Epilogues              9 p.m.                     $8

Ogden Theatre*- Disco Biscuits w/ American Babies             SOLD OUT!!!!

Red Rocks Amphitheatre- SOJA + NAS w/ J Boog + DJ Westafa             
7:30 p.m.                       SOLD OUT!!!!

Swallow Hill (@ Tuft Theatre)- The Martin Gilmore Trio                $14-16

Walnut Room*- We Dream Dawn feat. Sage Cook (Elephant Revival) w/ Serephine
8 p.m.                     $10                21+

The 1Up*- Jason Hann’s Rhythmatronix feat. Steve Kimock (Zero), Fareed Haque (Garaj Mahal), Steve Molitz (Particle), Todd Stoops, Raul Pineda & Andre Manga w/ Naryan Padmanabha + Greener Grounds                  $20-25

BOULDER AREA 4/18/15

Boulder Theatre*- The Infamous Stringdusters w/ Trout Steak Revival          8 p.m.        $22-25

CyclHOPS (Longmont)- Jeff Finlin          7:30-10 p.m.

FORT COLLINS AREA 4/19/15

Aggie Theatre- Collie Buddz w/ The Movement, Mind State + Rawtune         $20

Avogadro’s Number*- We Dream Dawn feat. Sage Cook (formerly of Elephant Revival)                    8 p.m.                 $5

Swing Station (LaPorte)- Mountain Sprout w/ Von Stomper         8 p.m.                    $10

Thunder Mountain Amphitheatre* (Loveland)- The Doobie Brothers           
4 p.m.           $35

Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom*- Cypress Hill + Method Man & Redman w/ 8 Ball + MJG               $42-75

Fillmore Auditorium*- The Replacements            8 p.m.        tickets starting @ $19

Quixote’s True Blue*- ‘Bicycle Day’ feat. The Grass Is Dead + True Blue Band
9 p.m.                 $10

Soiled Dove*- The Tubes feat. Fee Waybill             7 p.m.             $25-32.50

BOULDER AREA 4/19/15

Boulder Theatre*- Drive-By Truckers                8:30 p.m.        $28.50-32.50

Fox Theatre*- SOJA w/ Dustin Thomas                        $36.50-38.50

Homemade Liquids & Solids (Longmont)- Johnny O solo          6-9 p.m.

Oskar Blues Grill & Brew (Lyons)- Felonius Smith acoustic blues band
6-9 p.m.

This is the list of shows coming around the area, next week. There is some amazing music to hear, as we approach the unofficial Colorado holiday, 4/20. As usual, I have marked the shows I recommend with an * after the venue name. Besides, next week’s calendar of events, there are future shows and festivals on the Coming Attractions and Festival Time pages. So much incredible music and so little time and money!! That’s What I Know, So That’s What You Know!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉