FoCoMX 9 Music Festival April 28 & 29, 2017

Article Contributed by Fort Collins M… | Published on Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The ninth annual FoCoMX (Fort Collins Music eXperiment) will take place April 28 and 29, 2017. Presented by FoCoMA (Fort Collins Musicians Association) and sponsored by Odell Brewing Co., this unique music festival showcases 250+ Northern Colorado bands and solo musicians at more than 20 Downtown Fort Collins venues.

This uniquely Fort Collins event brings thousands of music lovers closer to their favorite Colorado bands while exposing them to new music, bringing professional development opportunities to the musicians themselves, and entertaining thousands of residents and tourists. The festival celebrates its ninth year of successfully showcasing over a dozen music genres and more than 250 live performances over the course of two days. FoCoMX also helps promote local venues who support live music throughout the year, and furthering FoCoMA’s mission to support the success of local musicians and our vibrant, regionally recognized music scene.  

2017 quick facts:

Event Dates: Friday, April 28 & Saturday, April 29

A weekend wristband provides music enthusiasts with an opportunity to experience Northern Colorado’s extensive variety of live bands from every genre, DJs, and other performance art. (Festival lineup, venues, and volunteer opportunities to be announced the week of March 12th!) 


$25 presale, March 12 through April 1, 2017 ($35 after April 1st)

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The FoCoMX 9 website ( is live now, with the full launch coming March 12. The full launch will feature lineup, schedules, press info and graphics, volunteer opportunities and information on free workshops/panels for local musicians.


FoCoMX started in 2009 as a grassroots experiment in promoting local music. The festival has grown, with an attendance of approximately 5,000 in 2016, garnering national attention and earning FoCoMX the unofficial title of “The Biggest Little Festival in America”.  

The Fort Collins Musicians Association’s nonprofit mission is to provide education, support, and networking opportunities to the Fort Collins (and surrounding) music community.


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