On tour

Posted on Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 - 2:38 pm
On the eve of St. Patrick’s Day, an unseasonably mild March night, EOTO put together an audiovisual party at the Boulder Theater that wasn’t scripted by shamrocks and, fortunately, green beer. As the ballooning crowd funneled through the double doors, oblivious to the separate entrance through...
Posted on Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 - 8:20 am
After listening to my friends rave about Twiddle shows they’ve seen all over the country, whether it was a Phish after party or just a small show at a bar, I decided to drive down to Fort Collins from my home in Boulder, catch the $5 show and see what all the buzz was about. Hodi’s Half Note is a...
Posted on Monday, March 18th, 2013 - 3:30 pm
There aren’t really any proper words in the English dictionary to describe a Dirtfoot show. However, due to my lack of knowledge of other languages (with the exception of Hermano [thanks, Arrested Development!] and countless useless German words) I am going to attempt to describe Dirtfoot using the...
Posted on Saturday, March 16th, 2013 - 3:45 pm
On Friday, March 15, the iconic Philadelphia group, G. Love & Special Sauce, graced Boulder with their presence.  G. Love and Special Sauce (comprised of Garret “G. Love” Dutton, Jim “Jazz” Prescott, and Jeff “Houseman” Clemens) is known for their unique R&B musical dialect.  A...
Posted on Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 - 9:42 am
The Brown Edition's new release from Spectra Jazz, Soulpocalypse, is nothing less than a cause for collective rejoicing. The superbly assembled album marks a throwback of sorts - they hail from another era when outstanding outfits like The Electric Flag, Blodwyn Pig, and Blood Sweat and Tears...
Posted on Sunday, March 10th, 2013 - 12:57 pm
North Carolina’s Steep Canyon Rangers have been picking quality bluegrass since their formation in the early 2000s, but it took a little while for their well-deserved recognition and success to begin snowballing. Sure it helped in 2009 when comedian first and banjoist second Steve Martin recruited...
Posted on Friday, March 8th, 2013 - 5:15 pm
The daunting task of interpreting the music of Frank Zappa has made the iconized jazz-fusion composer/musician less often a cover project than one might expect. The legions of hardcore Zappa nerds have gotten their fix through acts such as Zappa Plays Zappa and The Grandmothers of Invention, both...
Posted on Thursday, March 7th, 2013 - 7:47 pm
The Mishawaka Amphitheater is certainly well known for its intimate location located 30 minutes up the Poudre Canyon. In such a scenic area, it’s no surprise the success of this venue. The Mish consistently puts on quality shows from local bands to national touring acts. A night with Good Gravy...
Posted on Monday, March 4th, 2013 - 6:36 pm
The contemporary musical universe of Mickey Hart is perfectly aligned with the cosmos. Never has his theological approach to music or pursuit of combining music sensibilities across the globe been so relevant. From the beginnings he sought out further bounds than his primary project, the American...
Posted on Sunday, March 3rd, 2013 - 6:33 am
The Ringers, featuring Keith Carlock (drums), Jimmy Herring (guitar), Wayne Krantz (guitar), Michael Landau (guitar) and Etienne MBappe (bass)  brought the feelings of lightness and renewal offered by Mother Nature each spring a bit early with what could be called A Midwinter’s Couple Night’s...