It was another typical Saturday night in Boulder, Colorado. University Hill was crawling with weekend revelers, frat boys wearing their hats like idiots, freshmen trolling for house parties where no one checks ID, and throngs of music fans smoking cigarettes and talking it up outside the Fox Theatre. The crowd outside the Fox was a pretty good cross-section of Boulder society - a mix of tie-dye, glow sticks and designer jeans. Inside the
On the 25th of July, BoomBox played the Fox Theatre in Boulder, CO. Their music is a unique blend of electronica, funk, and southern rock, the likes of which I've never quite seen before. Bringing in crowds of both rock and electronica fans, BoomBox is getting bigger all the time. Zion Godchaux, son of former Grateful Dead
Coming from the heart of Alabama, BoomBox has announced a two-month tour spanning from the South, Midwest, into the Mountain West and back again. The musical journey into sound and revelation will feature performances at Camp Jam, Asheville's Music Jamboree and an appearance in July at the brand new Rothbury Festival.
On day 2 of my Magical Mystery Weekend I found myself somewhere I'd never been before – the shower. Wait, I mean Owsley's Golden Road in Denver, Colorado. Exactly what a little venue in a big city should be, Owsley's screams character from every angle. From the broke-ass stone edifice and multiple staging areas to the comfortably lit outdoor patio and a laxity towards the rules that the DEA might not entirely approve of, Owsley's is like a little slice of Amsterdam – completely laissez-faire. The biggest appeal to me
ROTHBURY, the nation's first around-the-clock music and camping festival to implement maximum sustainability, near zero-waste initiatives and facilitate dialogue about climate change and clean energy solutions, is also giving back to the community with ROTHBURY's Solar Schools Program presented by RE: VOLVE APPAREL.
Music is the soul of ROTHBURY, which recently announced a handful of new artists added to the lineup. Sam Beam of Iron and Wine, Atmosphere, Steel Pulse, The Wailers featuring Elan, Ingrid Michaelson, Perpetual Groove, Kyle Hollingsworth Band, BoomBox, Brother Ali, Greensky Bluegrass, Trampled By Turtles, and Four Finge