Colorado favorites and jam band veterans Michael Travis and Jason Hann spearheaded their second headlining performance at Denver’s nationally renowned Fillmore Auditorium on Saturday night, bringing their Cirque De Bass along with them. To me, the ability to play the Fillmore and Red Rocks adds up to 2/3rds of the Colorado Triple Crown when it comes to live music.
Who: Papadosio (two nights), EOTO, Keller Williams, Cosby Sweater w/ Joel Cummins, Up Until Now, Grammy-winning artist Chris Berry and Abou Diarrassouba, Larry Keel & Natural Bridge, EarthCry, Rumpke Mountain Boys, David Gans, Any Colour (Pink Floyd tribute featuring laser lighting experience) and 40+ bands coming soon! One new act will be announced each day until New Year’s Eve, so be sure to check out the complete, growing list at www.bigeventspresents.comWhat: Hoopla in the Hills
The Werk Out Music and Arts Festival was a great way to close my festival season. Held September 12-14th at Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio, this festival was full of some the midwest’s favorite musicians and artists. It was an absolutely beautiful weekend to spend outside, although it was a bit chilly at night, the sun was out all weekend.
An EOTO performance is a musical journey that is unlike any other electronic performance on the circuit today. Loaded to the brim with all of the latest technology of a live producer, EOTO mixes and melds live instrumentation of the guitar, bass and drums into a musical galaxy of pavement pounding dance grooves. Featuring rancorous highs and their signature bass bomb lows, the duo has been selling out theater performances and packing festival appearances since their 2005 inception.
I’ve read Treasure Island, Last of the Mohicans, Wizard of the Oz, Lord of the Rings, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Tarzan and my all-time favorite, Of Mice and Men. All these stories do not compare with the living story book of Electric Forest 2013. There was a hole in a tree and I fell in. Tumbling down the black hole there was voice that told a story. It went like this: Once upon a time at a grand ranch in Michigan there was a magical forest. In that forest lived the happy