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HAPPY BIRTHDAY GEORGE CLINTON, DON HENLEY, EMILY SALIERS & More…

1941- George Clinton (frontman for Parliament Funkadelic; “Flashlight”, “Give Up The Funk” + more; solo artist; “Atomic Dog”)       75 yrs.

George Clinton, aka Dr.

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic “We Want The Funk” live video link here.

1941- Estelle Bennett (vocalist w/ The Ronettes; “Be My Baby”; died in 2009)

The Ronnettes w/ Estelle Bennett “Be My Baby” live video link here.

1943- Bobby Sherman (singer; “Little Woman”)              73 yrs.

1944- Rick Davies (vocals + keyboards w/ Supertramp; “The Logical Song”)
72 yrs.

1947- Don Henley (singer/songwriter/drummer w/ The Eagles; “Life In The Fast Lane”, “Hotel California”, “Desperado” + more; solo artist; “Boys Of Summer”, “End Of The Innocence” + more)                69 yrs.

Don Henley “Boys Of Summer” live video link here.

1956- Mick Pointer (drummer w/ Marillion; “Kayleigh”)          60 yrs.

1961- Keith Sweat (R&B singer; “I Want Her”)       75  yrs.

1963- Emily Saliers (guitar + vocals w/ Indigo Girls; “Closer To Fine”, “Hammer & Nail”, “Get Out The Map” + more)         53 yrs.

Indigo Girls w/ Emily Saliers “Closer To Fine” video link here.

1964- William Calhoun (drummer w/ Living Colour; “Cult Of Personality”)
51 yrs.

Living Colour w/ William Calhoun “Glamour Boys” video link here.

1967- Pat Badger (bass w/ Extreme; “More Than Words”)       48 yrs.

1970- Tim Bluhm (singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist w/ The Mother Hips; also a member of Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers)                   46  yrs.

1973- Rufus Wainwright (singer/songwriter; son of Loudon Wainwright III + Kate McGarrigle; brother of Martha Wainwright)         42 yrs.

1977- Marco Benevento (keyboardist w/ Benevento-Russo Duo, Garage A Trois, Bustle In Your Hedgerow + Joe Russo’s Almost Dead)              38 yrs.

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead w/ Marco Benevento “Eyes Of The World” live video link here.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

Music To Hear 2/02 – 2/08: MOE., JEFF AUSTIN BAND & More…

FORT COLLINS AREA 2/02/15

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

DENVER AREA 2/02/15

Quixote’s True Blue*- Joey Porter’s Vital Organ          $5

Soiled Dove*- Marcia Ball          8 p.m.              $25-30

BOULDER AREA 2/02/15

Homemade Liquids & Solids (Longmont)- ‘Electric Blues Jam’         7-10 p.m.

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

FORT COLLINS AREA 2/03/15

Pourhouse (Loveland)- ‘Open Jazz Jam’ w/ Pourhouse Jazz Trio           7:30 – 10 p.m.

DENVER AREA 2/03/15

Quixote’s True Blue- ‘Open Stage’                  8 p.m.

BOULDER AREA 2/03/15

Fox Theatre*- The Green w/ Through The Roots              8:30 p.m.             $18-22

Oskar Blues Grill & Brew (Lyons)- ‘Bluegrass Pick’            8-11 p.m.

FORT COLLINS AREA 2/04/15

Aggie Theatre*- The Green w/ Through The Roots         $18

Hodi’s Half Note- Sophistafunk            $10-15

DENVER AREA 2/04/15

Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom- LTJ Bukem feat. MC Armanni w/ Dr. Fameus (Disco Biscuits) + ARtime                 $15-20

Cervantes’ Otherside- The Coop w/ Digital Beat Down + Greener Grounds             $7-10

BOULDER AREA 2/04/15

Fox Theatre*- The New Mastersounds w/ The Heard           8 p.m.              $22.50-27

Laughiing Goat- Purple Squirrel             8 p.m.

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

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

FORT COLLINS AREA 2/05/15

Aggie Theatre- The Expendables w/ Ballyhoo! + Katastro          $18

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

Hodi’s Half Note*- The Coop w/ Punch Drunk Munky Funk + Galaxy Free           $7-12

DENVER AREA 2/05/15

Cervantes’ Otherside*- The Travelin McCoury’s w/ Denver Bluegrass Generals feat. Chris Pandolfi (Infamous Stringdusters), Andy Hall (Infamous Stringdusters), Tyler Grant (Grant Farm) & Leslie Ziegler (The Railsplitters) + Whitewater Ramble plays ‘Bob Marley’               $10-20

Ogden Theatre- Bush w/ Theory Of A Deadman + Stars In Stereo           7:30 p.m.
$45

Soiled Dove- Roger Clyne           8 p.m.        $22-25

BOULDER AREA 2/05/15

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

Fox Theatre*- Moe.       9 p.m.    (2 night Ogden tickets required to see this show)

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

FORT COLLINS AREA 2/06/15

Aggie Theatre*- Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad w/ Tatanka + Tomahawk Fox       $12

Avogadro’s Number- The Symbols, Elyse Miller + Candy Lee         8:30 p.m.             $10

Moxi Theatre (Greeley)- Eldren performing ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’ w/ Petals Of Spain doing The Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road tribute’            $8-10

DENVER AREA 2/06/15

Bluebird Theatre*- Jeff Austin Band w/ Sarah Siskind + Caribou Mountain Collective    
$23

Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom- Dead Phish Orchestra           $10-12

Cervantes’ Otherside- ‘3rd Annual Bob Marley B-Day Celebration’ feat. Wake Up & members of Tnertle w/ Rastasaurus + Red Sage              $7-10

Gothic Theatre- The Expendables w/ Ballyhoo! + Katastro          8 p.m.       $22

Larimer Lounge*- The Mother Hips w/ Strange Americans          $20.75

Ogden Theatre*- Moe.                9 p.m.           $30

Quixote’s True Blue- Polyrhythmics w/ Sophistafunk + Live & Direct            $10

The 1Up*- Springdale Quartet w/ AfroZep          $1.25-10

BOULDER AREA 2/06/15

CHUBurger (Longmont)- Mike Finnders          6-8 p.m.

CyclHOPS (Longmont)- David Booker           7:30- 10 p.m.

Nissi’s (Lafayette)- The Long Run ‘Tribute To The Eagles’                  7:30 p.m.      
$15-17

FORT COLLINS AREA 2/07/15

Hodi’s Half Note*- Eufoquestra feat. Kevin Kinsella w/ Policulture           $12-20

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

Moxi Theatre- Rush Archives (Rush tribute) w/ The Fold            $8-10

DENVER AREA 2/07/15

Bluebird Theatre- Wild Child w/ Desert Noises           9 p.m.             $13

Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom- Phutureprimitive w/ Kaminanda + Plantrae
$15-20

Cervantes’ Otherside*- Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad w/ Tatanka, Heatbox + Mind State           $16-20

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

Gothic Theatre*- The Wailers playing ‘Legend’          $25

Herman’s Hideaway- ‘Herman’s Annual Bob Marley Birthday Bash w/ Apex Vibe, The Hashtones, Spellbinder & The Mile High Music Maykas + Alpha Schoolmarm Orchestra          7 p.m.         $10

OgdenTheatre*- Moe.              9 p.m.         $30

Oriental Theatre- ‘Abbey Road by Petals Of Spain + ‘Darkside Of The Moon’ by Eldren        $15-20

Quixote’s True Blue- Polyrhythmics w/ Sophistafunk, Live & Direct + Reviva       $10

Soiled Dove*- Angie Stevens & Bridget Law feat. Zach Daniels, Stu Miller & The Beautiful Wreck             8 p.m.         $10- 15

BOULDER AREA 2/07/15

Boulder Theatre*- G. Love & Special Sauce w/ Matt Costa             8:30 p.m.           $27.50

CyclHOPS (Longmont)- Steve Manshel         7-10 p.m.

Fox Theatre*- Jeff Austin Band w/ Sarah Siskind + Caribou Mountain Collective    
$22-27

Homemade Liquids & Solids* (Longmont)- Dan Treanor’s Afrosissippi Band w/ Erica Brown           8-11:30 p.m.

Oskar Blues Grill & Brew* (Lyons)- Danny Shafer & 21st Century        8:30-11:30 p.m.

FORT COLLINS AREA 2/08/15

Avogadro’s Number- Maxwell Hughes                     7 p.m.

Hodi’s Half Note- Wild Child + Desert Noises             $8-15

Moxi Theatre (Greeley)-Powerman 5000 w/ Knee High Fox, Glass Delirium, Random Hero + The Darkest Grey                 $15-20

DENVER AREA 2/08/15

Swallow Hill* (@ Daniels Hall)- Lloyd Cole            $23-25

BOULDER AREA 2/08/15

Fox Theatre*- Brett Dennen (solo/acoustic) w/ Willy Tea Taylor           8 p.m.
$22.50-27

Homemade Liquids & Solids (Longmont)- ‘Bluegrass Pick’       12-3 p.m.

Homemade Liquids & Solids (Longmont)- Bonnie & Taylor Sims        6-9 p.m.

Oskar Blues Grill & Brew* (Lyons)- Blue Canyon Boys          4:30-7:30 p.m.

These are the shows to see for the first week of February. There is a ton of phenomenal music to hear next week, along the Front Range. Between Moe., Jeff Austin Band, Bush, G. Love & Special Sauce and a bunch of amazing reggae acts, there is bound to be something for almost everyone to hear. As usual, I have marked the shows I recommend, with an * after the venue name. That’s What I Know, So That’s What You Know!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

New Releases 7/15: JERRY GARCIA BAND, MORRISSEY & More

Next week’s new releases are a treasure chest of some well-known artist and some waiting to be known. Morrissey, John Hiatt and Jason Mraz all have new albums out on 7/15. The Garcia Live series continues with volume number four and a Jerry Garcia Band show from ’78. There will also be some new material from veterans like Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Peter Himmelman and The Mother Hips out Tuesday.

  • Ali Love- “P.U.M.P.”
  • Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver- “Open Carefully: Message Inside”
  • Fink- “Hard Believer”
  • Jason Mraz- “Yes!”
  • Jerry Garcia- “Garcia Live Vol. 4: Jerry Garcia Band 3.22.78”
  • John Hiatt- “Terms Of My Surrender”
  • Keith Emerson & Greg Lake- “Live From Manticore Hall”
  • La Hell Gang- “Thru Me Again”
  • Morrissey- “World Peace Is None Of Your Business”
  • Peter Himmelman- “Boat That Carries Us”
  • Rise Against- “The Black Market”
  • The Acid- “Liminal”
  • The Mother Hips- “Chronicle Man”
  • United Nations- “Next Four Years”
  • Weird Al Yankovic- “Mandatory Fun”

This is a narrowed down list of the new releases that are coming out on Tuesday. It will be a tough choice, but I will pick one of these albums to review. Check back on Wednesday to see what I picked and to read what I heard. That’s What I Know, So That’s What You Know!!

Music To Hear 5/19 – 5/25: KISHI BASHI, THE WALLFLOWERS & MORE…

FORT COLLINS AREA 5/19/20

Hodi’s Half Note- Free Comedy @ 7 p.m. ; ‘Funk Jam’ presents Radiohead @ 9:30 p.m.        Free-$5

DENVER AREA 5/19/14

Quixote’s True Blue- Joey Porter’s Vital Organ    $5

BOULDER AREA 5/19/14

Homemade Liquids & Solids (Longmont)- ‘Electric Blues Jam’
7:30-10 p.m.

Tasty Weasel (Longmont)- Danny Shafer ‘Open Stage’   6-9 p.m.

DENVER AREA 5/20/14

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

BOULDER AREA 5/20/14

Dickens Opera House (Longmont)- Ash Ganley    6 p.m.     FREE!!!!

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

Laughing Goat Coffee House- Greg Harris Vibe Quintet     8-11 p.m.

Oskar Blues Grill & Brew (Lyons)- ‘Bluegrass Pick’        8-11 p.m.

Pioneer Inn (Nederland)- ‘Open Mic’ feat. Josh Jaffe     8 p.m.

DENVER AREA 5/21/14

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

Gothic Theatre- Eels w/ Chelsea Wolfe      8 p.m.      $30.75

Summit Music Hall- Missing Persons w/ Bow Wow Wow, Gene Loves Jezebel + DJ Paul Italiano      $20-22

BOULDER AREA 5/21/14

Dickens Opera House (Longmont)- Danny Shafer     6 p.m.   FREE!!!!

Laughing Goat Coffee House- Purple Squirrel     8-11 p.m.

Oskar Blues Grill & Brew (Lyons)- ‘tribute to Bob Dylan’    7-11 p.m.

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

FORT COLLINS AREA 5/22/14

Aggie Theatre- Jimmy Eat World w/ Stagnant Pools      $25

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

DENVER AREA 5/22/14

Cervantes’ Otherside- Tyler Grant, Scott Law & Friends w/ Wood & Wire + The Bumpers      Free- $10

Dazzle Jazz- Erik Deutsch & The Jazz Outlaws     7 & 9 p.m.    $18

Swallow Hill (@ Daniels Hall)- The Duhks w/ M. Lockwood Porter
$20-22

The Walnut Room- ‘WYOmericana’ feat. J Shogren (Shanghai’d), The Patti Fiasco + Screen Door Porch        8 p.m.      $7

BOULDER AREA 5/22/14

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

St. Julien Hotel- Ash Ganley      6:30-9:30 p.m.

FORT COLLINS AREA 5/23/14

Avogadro’s Number- T Band Bluegrass Show    5:30-7:30 p.m.  FREE!!!!

Avogadro’s Number- Wood & Wire      8:30 p.m.      $10

Hodi’s Half Note*- Punch Drunk Munky Funk      $5-10

Swing Station (LaPorte)- ‘WYOmericana’ feat. Patti Fiasco w/ Screen Door Porch + J Shogren (Shanghai’d)      $8

DENVER AREA 5/23/14

16th St.*- DENVER DAY OF ROCK: CONCERTS FOR KIDS      FREE!!!! ‘Friday Night Inaugural Kickoff Concert’ feat. The Wallflowers w/ The Congress

Cervantes’ Otherside*- The Mother Hips w/ Scott Law + The Robby Wicks Band       $12-15

Dazzle Jazz- Erik Deutsch & The Jazz Outlaws    7 & 9 p.m.      $18

Dazzle Jazz- ‘Friday 10 p.m. Social’ w/ Soul Explosion     10:30 p.m.  $5

Herman’s Hideaway- 40 Oz. To Freedom w/ Hamhock, The Blunt Instruments + Symple Man       7:30 p.m.      $6

Larimer Lounge*- Poi Dog Pondering w/ 8FATFAT8, El John Selector (DJ Set)      $20

Marquis Theatre- The Meatmen w/ Joy Subtraction + Bottom Bracket  $12-14

Paramount Theatre*- ‘1969 Symphonic’     7:30 p.m.
tickets starting @ $29

Quixote’s True Blue*- ‘Watkins Glen’ feat. Polytoxic as The Band, Shakedown Street as The Grateful Dead + Mountain Jam as The Allman Brothers Band        3 p.m.     $15

Quixote’s True Blue- Banyan feat. Stephen Perkins (Jane’s Addiction) & Willie Waldman       $20

BOULDER AREA 5/23/14

CHUBurger (Longmont)- Danny Shafer      6-8 p.m.

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

Fox Theatre- The Pamlico Sound + Rowdy Shadehouse w/ Jababa      $11-15

Homemade Liquids & Solids* (Longmont)- Lionel Young Band
8-11:30 p.m.

FORT COLLINS AREA 5/24/14

Avogadro’s Number- Lincoln Jam Band       2-4 p.m.     FREE!!!!

Avogadro’s Number- Wooleye          8 p.m.      $7

Mishawaka Amphitheatre (Bellvue)- Fruition + Magic Beans        8 p.m.
$15-20

Swing Station (LaPorte)- Switchman Sleeping w/ Lineage Music Project        6 p.m.       $5

DENVER AREA 5/24/14

16th St.*- DENVER DAY OF ROCK: CONCERTS FOR KIDS      FREE!!!!
Plain White T’s, Black Joe Lewis, Monophonics, Dwayne Dopsie & The Zydeco Hellraisers, Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers, The Hold Steady, Trampled Under Foot, The Kin, John Common & Blinding Flashes Of Light, The Railbenders, The Whigs, Jonathon Boogie Long, Hey Ocean!, Rachel & The Kings, The Ballroom Thieves, Tracksuit Wedding, Austin Young Band, Fierce Bad Rabbit, Cassie Taylor, Wendy Woo Band, The Noms, Calder’s Revolvers, Post Paradise, Katey Laurel + Strange Americans         2:30- 9:30 p.m.  (on 5 stages)

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

Gothic Theatre*- Kishi Bashi w/ Tall Tall Trees      $15

Herman’s Hideaway- The Fabulous Boogienauts w/ Lakeside Speedway, The Messers + Fatty’s Big Chance       7:30 p.m.      $7

Quixote’s True Blue*- ‘What If?’ feat. Shakedown Street plays Grateful Dead, Eric McFadden plays Jimi Hendrix, Honey Puddle plays Led Zeppelin + Highway 50        4 p.m.    $10

Quixote’s True Blue- Willie Waldman Project w/ Ready Enable     $20

BOULDER AREA 5/24/14

Dickens Opera House (Longmont)- Doctor Robert ‘Beatles Tribute’
8 p.m.      $6

Tasty Weasel (Longmont)- Danny Shafer (solo)     4:30- 6:30 p.m.

DENVER AREA 5/25/14

Bluebird Theatre- A. Tom Collins, Snake Rattle Rattle Snake w/ Jermaine Smith & The Sex Party     $10

Dazzle Jazz- Cassie Taylor Band        7 p.m.        $10

Quixote’s True Blue*- Great American Taxi + Shakedown Street w/ Union Driftwood       4 p.m.       $15

BOULDER AREA 5/25/14

Dickens Opera House (Longmont)- ‘Blues & BBQ’ w/ Pete Kartsounes   2-5 p.m.      FREE!!!!

Homemade Liquids & Solids (Longmont)- ‘Bluegrass Pick’
12-3 p.m.

Oskar Blues Grill & Brew (Lyons)- Giddyup Kitty      12 a.m.

As Spring rolls on, the festival season gets into full gear and next weekend is certainly a good start. Besides various shows around the area, Denver’s Day Of Rock is coming up. With national headliners and Colorado’s finest, it should be a great week of music to hear. Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉