Daily Archives: July 19, 2016

Music To Hear 7/25 – 7/31: WILLIE NELSON, BASSNECTAR, THE NATIONAL & More…


Aggie Theatre- Atlas Genius + Bear Hands                      8 p.m.                  $18-20

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


Denver Botanic Gardens- Jose Gonzalez w/ Paper Bird                          6:30 p.m.

Quixote’s True Blue- Jalbatross feat. Ryan Jalbert (The Motet)                   $5


Homemade Liquids & Solids (Longmont)- ‘Blues Jam’ w/ Boa & The Constrictors
7-10 p.m.


Avogadro’s Number- ‘Open Mic’                          7 p.m.

Hodi’s Half Note- ‘EDM Tuesdays’                           8 p.m.                      FREE!!!!

Moxi Theatre (Greeley)- JR JR w/ 888 + One Flew West                 $18-20

Oak Street Plaza- ‘Noontime Notes’ feat. Elise Wunder           11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

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


Quixote’s True Blue- ‘Open Jam’                               9 p.m.

Red Rocks Amphitheatre (Morrison)- Killer Queen feat. Patrick Myers        8 p.m.

Summit Music Hall- Warren G w/ High Five, J.O.B. (Just Ova Broke), BullHead*ded + DJ Spencertron                          7 p.m.                          $25-50


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

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


Avogadro’s Number- ‘Patio Music Series’ feat. M-Squared              5 p.m.            FREE!!!!

Avogadro’s Number- Mason Street Bluegrass                         7 p.m.                  FREE!!!!

Avogadro’s Number- ‘Open Bluegrass Jam’                   8:30 p.m.

CSU Lagoon- Union Gray               6-8:30 p.m.

Hodi’s Half Note- ‘Grass For That Ass’ feat. The Groove Orient w/ Roxy Roca + Johnny Campbell & The Bluegrass Drifters                       Free-$15


Cervantes’ Otherside- One Drop + Cold River City w/ Cranford Hollow, Gaslight Street + Josh Roberts & The Hinges                     8 p.m.                        $5-10

Denver Botanic Gardens*- Steep Canyon Rangers + Trout Steak Revival               6:30 p.m.

Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox*- Deitch, Porter & Sayers feat. Adam Deitch (Break Science), Joey Porter (The Motet) & Garrett Sayers (The Motet)                     $10-30

Red Rocks Amphitheatre* (Morrison)- Dolly Parton                    7:30 p.m.       SOLD OUT!!!!


Nissi’s (Lafayette)- Nelson Rangell               7:30 p.m.               $10-12

Owsley’s Golden Road- Flash Mountain Flood                  7 p.m.                $??

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

St. Julien*- Kort McCumber                       6:30-9:30 p.m.


Aggie Theatre- Late Night Radio w/ Sodown, Jaedha, Twoscoops + Cezbot
8:30 p.m.             $5-15

Avogadro’s Number- Mojo Medicine Show feat. Christine Webb                 8 p.m.

Boardwalk Park (Windsor)- Stolen Winnebago’s             6:30-8:30 p.m.

Foote Lagoon* (Loveland)- Chain Station + The Blue Canyon Boys         7-9 p.m.

Hodi’s Half Note- New Madrid w/ Serpentfoot                       $10-17

Moxi Theatre (Greeley)- Jason Boland & The Stragglers                      $10

Old Town Square- Grupo Presidio              7-9 p.m.              FREE!!!!


Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom- ‘Bass Center Pre-Party’ feat. Bleep Bloop w/ Unlimited Gravity b2b Project Aspect + DMVU                    9 p.m.                    $10-15

Cervantes’ Other Side*- The Grateful Bluegrass Boys w/ The Applebutter Express
/// Evergreen Grass Band on patio                       8 p.m.                Free-$10

Larimer Lounge*- The Deslondes w/ The Haunted Windchimes + Twain                   $12.50

L2 Church*- Madeleine Peyroux w/ Michelle Castro                 8 p.m.                   $44-46

Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox- Barrio Funk w/ DJ Mike Moses                    $15

Red Rocks Amphitheatre* (Morrison)- The Avett Brothers w/ Nahko & Medicine For The People                      7:30 p.m.                  $59.95


Dickens Opera House (Longmont)- ‘Open Mic Night’                   7 p.m.             FREE!!!!

Homemade Liquids & Solids (Longmont)- Interstate Stash Express                 6-9 p.m.

Oskar Blues Grill & Brew* (Lyons)- Benny Galloway                      8- 10 p.m.

St. Julien- Johnny O Band                   6:30-9:30 p.m.


Aggie Theatre- Na’an Stop w/ See To Center                           $5-10

Avogadro’s Number*- The Aggregates                 9 p.m.           $7

Chapunga Park @ Centerra (Loveland)- Soul School            7-9 p.m.

Downtown Artery- Edison w/ Branson Hoog (Shatterproof)
9:30 p.m.                      $10-12

Old Town Square- Johnny Johnston & Colorado Blue            7-9 p.m.

Swing Station (LaPorte)- Von Stomper w/ The Lonesome Heroes
9 p.m.                       $10

Thunder Mountain Amphitheatre (Loveland)- Wynonna & The Big Noise
7 p.m.                 $35


Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom- ‘Bass Center After Party’ feat. Liquid Stranger w/ Lafa Taylor, Jantsen + Sortof Vague                11 p.m.            $22-25

Cervantes’ Other Side*- DeadPhish Orchestra w/ Cycles /// Daniella Katzir Band feat. Jarret Mason (Chain Station), Brian McRae (Kyle Hollingsworth Band) & Casey Cormier on patio                    $10-15

Denver Botanic Gardens- The Mavericks w/ JD McPherson                6:30 p.m.

Herman’s Hideaway- 40 oz To Freedom w/ Mono Verde, Highline, Sol Authority + En Tu Oblivion                   7 p.m.                 $10

Hudson Gardens (Littleton)- Travis Tritt               7:30 p.m.          $26-36

Larimer Lounge- The Party People feat. Mikey Thunder, Mr. Bugati + Benjamin’s Vibe w/ Pandasaywhat? + Unfold                9 p.m.               $5-12

Oriental Theatre- Paradise Theatre (Styx tribute) + Message In A Bottle (The Police tribute)                    8 p.m.                     $14

Quixote’s True Blue*- Melvin Seals & JGB w/ Billy Iuso + Restless Natives
9 p.m.                   $20

Red Rocks Amphitheatre* (Morrison)- The Avett Brothers w/ Gary Clark Jr.
7:30 p.m.                SOLD OUT!!!!

Soiled Dove*- The Rippingtons feat. Russ Freeman          7 p.m.     SOLD OUT!!!!

Soiled Dove*- The Rippingtons feat. Russ Freeman           10 p.m.       $40-50


Chautauqua Auditorium*- Indigo Girls w/ Great Caesar                 7:30 p.m.

Dickens Opera House (Longmont)- Retro (80’s Dance Party Tribute)
8:30 p.m.                  $10

Fox Theatre*- Split Lip Rayfield w/ Andy Palmer             $20

Oskar Blues Grill & Brew* (Lyons)- Rapidgrass            9 p.m.-12 a.m.

Pioneer Inn (Nederland)- Evergreen Grass Band                 $??

St. Julien*- Paakow’s By All Means                   6:30-9:30 p.m.


Aggie Theatre- WriteMinded ‘CD Release Party’ w/ Rawtune + The Painters
9 p.m.                 $8-10

Avogadro’s Number- Solomon Cook on patio                6 p.m.             $12-15

Downtown Artery- Helvetia, Plum + Slow Caves              8 p.m.            $10

Everyday Joe’s- Trace Bundy                       7:30-10 p.m.             $18-25

Moxi Theatre* (Greeley)- The Black Lillies                     $12-15

Swing Station (LaPorte)- ‘Animal House Fundraiser’ w/ Swashbuckling Doctors, Beyond Fused + Blue Taboo                   1 p.m.                 $10


Arvada Center*- Robert Earl Keen w/ Tyler Gummersall                    7:30 p.m.

Bluebird Theatre*- Split Lip Rayfield w/ Von Stomper             9 p.m.          $20-25

Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom- ‘Bass Center After Party’ feat. Thriftworks w/ Amp Live, The Librarian + Dassarox Jeraff                   11 p.m.                 $22-25

Cervantes’ Other Side*- Mike Dillon Band feat. Claude Coleman (Ween)

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

Fiddlers Green*- Willie Nelson & Family w/ Kacey Musgraves              7 p.m.

Quixote’s True Blue*- Melvin Seals & JGB w/ Billy Iuso + Restless Natives
9 p.m.                $20

Red Rocks Amphitheatre* (Morrison)- The Avett Brothers w/ J. Mascis
7:30 p.m.                SOLD OUT!!!!


Boulder Theatre*- The Jayhawks w/ Fernando Viciconte            8 p.m.

Laughing Goat- Ravin’ Wolf w/ Robby Wicks               8 p.m.

Homemade Liquids & Solids* (Longmont)- Gasoline Lollipops
6-9 p.m.                 FREE!!!!

Oskar Blues Grill & Brew* (Lyons)- Finnders & Youngberg
9 p.m.-12 a.m.                        $5

St. Julien*- Adam Bodine Trio                 6:30- 9:30 p.m.


Foothills Mall (east lawn)- The Burroughs              6 p.m.

Mishawaka Amphitheatre* (Bellvue)- Ryan Bingham w/ The Americans
7 p.m.               SOLD OUT!!!!

Swing Station (LaPorte)- Marshall Jon Anderson              4 p.m.        FREE!!!!


Arvada Center*- The Psychedelic Furs + The Church                  7:30 p.m.

Larimer Lounge- ‘Sunday BBQ Series’ feat. Robert Ellis w/ King Cardinal, Porlolo + Erika Ryann                      3 p.m                      $15

Quixote’s True Blue*Melvin Seals & JGB w/ Billy Iuso + Restless Natives
9 p.m.                      $20

Red Rocks Amphitheatre* (Morrison)- The National w/ Real Estate
7 p.m.                  $52.50

Soiled Dove- Trace Bundy              7:30 p.m.                $18-25


Dickens Opera House (Longmont)- ‘Blues & BBQ’ w/ The Rhythm Allstars
2 p.m.                FREE!!!!

Homemade Liquids & Solids (Longmont)- ‘Bluegrass Pick’ w/ Bonnie & Taylor Simms                     12-3 p.m.

Oskar Blues Grill & Blue* –  (Lyons)- Arthur Lee Land              5-8 p.m.           FREE!!!!



7/28-31 THE UNDERGROUND MUSIC FESTIVAL on South Broadway in Denver
4 Day Pass $60.50

  • 7/28-31 feat. Repeat Repeat, A Shadow Of A Jaguar, A. Tom Collins, Adia Victoria, Allah-Las, Atlas, Ambit, Ancient Elk, Andy Hamilton & The Rocky Mountain Contraband, Andy Palmer & Grub St. Writer, Andy Thomas Dust Heart, Anthony Ruptak & The Midnight Friends, Automatic Iris, Bad Licks, Bandits, Bear Antler, Beat Soft Pop, Beautiful Machines, Best Creeps, Birch Street, Blake Brown & The American Dust Choir, Blake Brown (solo), Bollywood Life, Brent Cowles, Bud Bronson & The Good Timers, Casey James Prestwood & The Burning Angels, Champagne Charlie, Chemistry Club, Chimney Choir, Chocolate Diamond, Church Fire, Codename: Carter, Cold River City, Colfax Speed Queen, Confluence, Couches, Cove AKA Covergeist, Covenhoven, Cowboy Dave, CRL CRRLL, Cure For Gravity, D. Edward, Dangerous Friends, Dead Palms, Decollage, Dirty Few, Dragondeer, Drea.m, Dressy Bessy, Dusty Heart, Edison, Eldren, Emerald Siam, Emily Wolfe, Eros & The Eschaton, FL, Flaural, Fort Frances, Forty-Five Plus One w/ DJ Alf, Foxxes, Futurebirds, Gasoline Lollipops, Ghost Gone Quiet, Gin Doctors, Great American House Fire, Grim & Darling, Gun Street Ghost, Hands Of Midnight, Hang Rounders, Helicopter Copter, Hello Odyssey, Helvetia, High Five, High Plains Honky, Holly Lovell, Holophrase, Hot Apostles, Hotel Bar, HR People, Hydraform, I Sank Molly Brown, I’m A Boy, Ian Cooke, Inner Oceans, Input, Izcalli, Jesse R.S., Jon Boland, Josh Moorehead, Just Say PLZ, Kent Washington (No Coast Company), Kid Reverie, Kiel Grove (acoustic), King Cardinal, Kissing Party, Kitty Crimes, La Fin Absolute Du Monde, Last Call Romance, Lawsuit Models, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Leigh West, Leon & The Revival, Loki Loke, Lords Of Fuzz, Los Retro 45, Low Lyers, LDS Bags, Luke Schmaltz (acoustic), Mako 1972, Male Blonding, Marshall Poole, Matt Rouch, Me Me Monster, Megafauna, Methyl Ethyl, Michael Rault, Mike Mitchell (acoustic), Mile High Soul Club, Modern Leisure, Montoneros, Montropo, Morning Bear, Mouse Powell, Muscle Beach, Nasty Nachos, Ned Garthe, New Mexican, Nightbrunch, Oko Tygra, Omni, One Flew West, Open To The Hound, Optycnerd, Orka Odyssey, Pale Sun, Palo Santo, Panther Martin, Party Hard, Patrick Dethlefs, Petals Of Spain, Pizza Time, Plastic Daggers, Playboy Manbaby, Plum, Plume Varia, Poet’s Row, Poison Rites, Polica, Ponder The Albatross, Porlolo, Post Paradise, Povi, Professor Plumb, Promised Land Sound, Qbala, Quantum Creep, Remember The Radio, Residual Kid, Retrofette, RL Cole & The Angels, Rob Drabkin, Rod Melancon, Rootbeer & Mermentau, Roselit Bone, Rossonian, Rowdy Shadehouse, Rubedo, RUMTUM, Safe Boating Is No Accident, Sam Lee, San Fermin, School Dance, Scott Schumann, Set Sail, Shady Elders, Shelly Rollison, Silver & Gold, Sir, Slow Caves, Smoke & Honey, Soft Skulls, Something Underground, Sophisticated Boom Boom, South Of France, Space In Time, Spacesuits For Indians, Spells, Sputnik Slovenia, Stag, Staying For The Weekend, Strange Americans, Strawberry Runners, Sunboy, Sunflower Bean, Super Bummer, Sur Ellz, SYCKVK, Tacocat, Tana Victoria, Teacup Gorilla, The Assemblage, The Baltic, The Born Readies, The Bright Light Social Hour, The Bunny Gang, The Cabin Project, The Corner Girls, The Electric Sons, The Epilogues, The Jeffrey Dallet Band, The Kinky Fingers, The Knew, The Lollygags, The Maykit, The Milk Blossoms, The Munsens, The Omens, The Original Ills, The Other Black, The Outfit, The Raven & The Writing Desk, The Riprats, The Roxy Suicide, The Royal, The Savage Blush, The Sharrows, The Still Tide, The Velveteers, The Yawpers, Thee Oh Sees, Themoved, Thick Business, Thousand Frames, Through The Mountain, Tisper, Tjutjuna, Tom Waits For No Man, Tomahawk Fox, Tommy Freed & The Sound, Tommy Metz, Transistor Send, Treehouse Sanctum, Turner Jackson, Turvy Organ, Tyto Alba, U.S. Tygers, Ultimate Painting, Unlikely Heroes, Viretta, Water Aerobics, We Are Not A Glum Lot, Wez, What Young Men Do, Whitney, Wire Faces, Yasi + Zebroids

7/29-30 BASS CENTER 2016 @ Dicks Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City
2 Day Passes $99.90-139.90                    (camping passes available)

  • 7/29 feat. Bassnectar w/ Flux Pavilion, Flying Lotus, Lupe Fiasco,  Minnesota + Dabin
  • 7/30 feat. Bassnectar w/ Wu-Tang Clan, Porter Robinson, AlunaGeorge, G Jones + Thriftworks

7/29-31 EVERGREEN JAZZ FESTIVAL  in Evergreen                  $100-130

  • 7/29-31 feat. The Fat Babies, After Midnight, Nicki Parrott & B.A.D. Rhythm, Joe Smith & The Spicy Pickles, Carl Sonny Leyland Trio, Queen City Jazz Band w/ Wende Harston, Kris Tokarski Trio, Gypsy Swing Revue, The Poudre River Irregulars, Felonius Smith Trio + Hot Tomatoes Dance Orchestra

7/29-31 OYSTER RIDGE  MUSIC FEST ‘Wyoming’s Largest Free Music Festival’ in Kemmerer, WY.

  • 7/29 feat. Gutrie Brown, Will Evans Band, The National Parks, Scratchdog Stringband, The Lowest Pair + Robin & Robert                   12-11 p.m.
  • 7/30 feat. Will Evans Band, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, The Brothers Comatose, I Draw Slow, Jeremiah Tall, Robin & Robert + ‘Bandscramble’                10 a.m.-11 p.m.
  • 7/31 feat. Victor Barnes, I Draw Slow, Robin & Robert + ‘State Competitions’
    9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

7/29-31 ROCKY GRASS @ Planet Bluegrass in Lyons
Tickets SOLD OUT!!

  • 7/29 feat. Steep Canyon Rangers, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas & Edgar Meyer, Tim O’Brien, Good Ol’ Persons, Bryan Sutton Band, Molly Tuttle Band + Rapidgrass Quintet
  • 7/30 feat. Sam Bush Bluegrass Band, Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, O’Connor Family Band feat. Mark O’Connor, Tony Trischka Band, Nick Forster & Danny Barnes, Slocam Ramblers + Instrument Contest Finals
  • 7/31 feat. Punch Brothers ‘Play & Sing Bluegrass’, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Peter Rowan Band, Flatt Lonesome, Michael Daves & Friends, The Railsplitters + ‘Gospel Set’

7/30 BLUES UNDER THE BRIDGE @ 218 West Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs            $45

  • 7/30 feat. Booker T. Jones, Shemekia Copeland, Southern Avenue Band, Erik Boa & The Constrictors + Jesse Cotton Stone & Grant Sabin


This is the list of the best live music to hear for the last week of July. There are plenty of free shows, outdoor concerts and festivals to check-out, so I would highly suggest going out to hear some of it. I have marked the shows I recommend with an * after the venue’s name. For further  concert and festival info check-out the Coming Attractions and Festival Time pages. That’s What I Know, So That’s What You Know!! Enjoy!!



1931- Thomas Allen a.k.a. Papa Dee (percussionist w/ War; “Low Rider”; died in 1988)

1944- George Frayne a.k.a. Commander Cody (piano + vocals w/ Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen)        72 yrs.

Commander Cody Band “Down To Seeds & Stems Again Blues” live video link here.

1946- Allan Gorrie (bass + vocals w/ Average White Band; “Pick Up The Pieces”)        70 yrs.

Average White Band w/ Allan Gorrie “Pick Up The Pieces” live video link here.

1947- Bernie Leadon (guitarist w/ The Eagles; “Best Of My Love”; left the band in 1976)       69 yrs.

1947- Brian May (singer, songwriter + guitarist w/ Queen; “We Are The Champions”, “We Will Rock You”, “Bicycle Race” + more; solo artist; astrophysicist)       69 yrs.

Queen w/ Brian May “Another One Bites The Dust” video link here.

1947- Keith Godchaux (keyboards w/ The Grateful Dead + Jerry Garcia Band; his wife Donna Jean also was in both bands; died in 1980)

Grateful Dead w/ Keith Godchaux “Music Never Stopped” live video link here.

1952- Allen Collins (guitarist w/ Lynyrd Skynyrd; “Freebird”, “Sweet Home Alabama” + more; died in 1990)

1960- Kevin Haskins (member of Bauhaus, Tones On Tail + Love & Rockets)
56 yrs.

1968- Ged Lynch (drummer w/ Black Grape; “In The Name Of The Father”)   48 yrs.
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These are your birthdays for today, along with video links for some of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!