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EVENTS: Calendars and Bell Ringers for March 23, 2017

EVENTS: Calendars and Bell Ringers for March 23, 2017

A COMBO Member has contacted us about needing help selling a ton of band equipment. Her husband recently passed away unexpectedly. She mostly has “accessories” (no full P.A. but does…

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EVENTS: This Sunday, March 26th at Cheers – Benefit for Michelle Womack’s Family – 2:00 p.m.

EVENTS: This Sunday, March 26th at Cheers – Benefit for Michelle Womack’s Family – 2:00 p.m.

From Scotty Brown: 18 years since we called it quits with RIOT ACT! Scotty Brown (guitar/vocals), Michael Orr (bass/vocals), Ty Moyer (drums) & Dave Major (rythym guitar) are reuniting again…

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NEWS: JMoon Promotions and 9Health Fair Announces the Music Line-up for the 9HealthFair

NEWS: JMoon Promotions and 9Health Fair Announces the Music Line-up for the 9HealthFair

Denver, CO – JMoon Promotions will be providing the musical entertainment for the 9Health Fair at the Colorado Convention Center, on Sunday, April 23, 2017, from 9:30 a.m.until 1:30 p.m….

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SONGWRITERS’ CORNER: COMBO Songwriting Workshop With The Renowned Terry Woodford – April 8th

COMBO will present a songwriting workshop with Terry Woodford on Saturday, April 8th at the Denver Musician Association offices’ meeting room from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. The workshop is…

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TALENT NEEDED: Golf Course in Golden Looking for Small, Live Music Acts

Currently seeking single or small live (acoustic or light electric) music acts for a few evenings a month at a beautiful golf course in Golden. Gigs will be paid and…

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BUSINESS NEWS: A Message from the Director of Colorado Creative Industries

BUSINESS NEWS: A Message from the Director of Colorado Creative Industries

On March 16, 2017, the White House released a budget blueprint for Fiscal Year 2018. This proposal includes the elimination of federal support for the National Endowment for the Arts,…

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BUSINESS NEWS: Denver’s Riot Fest Isn’t Happening in 2017

BUSINESS NEWS: Denver’s Riot Fest Isn’t Happening in 2017

Throwing a music festival is hard. That goes double in Denver, a city with noise-sensitive residential areas encroaching on the few available grounds able to host tens of thousands of…

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REPORTS: Music Transformed This Young Man with Autism. Now He Works to Unlock Talent in Others

Rex Lewis-Clack was born with autism and blindness, but his early discovery of piano changed his life. Now, he’s helping others who share the same struggles. His charity Rex and…

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RESEARCH: Rolling Stone’s Definitive List of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time

The RS 500 was assembled by the editors of Rolling Stone, based on the results of two extensive polls. In 2003, Rolling Stone asked a panel of 271 artists, producers,…

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INTERESTING BITS: Donald Trump Once Kicked One Direction Out of One of His New York Hotels.

INTERESTING BITS: Donald Trump Once Kicked One Direction Out of One of His New York Hotels.

In a new interview with Rollacoaster magazine, One Direction singer Liam Payne revealed that, before Trump became president, he and his bandmates had a bizarre encounter with the Trumps. While…

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BUYER BEWARE: Keyboardist Stan Monroe Gives the Low-Down on Local “Music Awards” Shows

I am going to say something that will no doubt anger a lot of local musicians, but I feel it needs to be said. And I am speaking only for…

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THOUGHTS & PRAYERS: Glen Campbell Can No Longer Play Guitar, Wife Says

THOUGHTS & PRAYERS: Glen Campbell Can No Longer Play Guitar, Wife Says

Country music icon Glen Campbell, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2011, can no longer play the guitar, his wife Kim Campbell revealed. The “Rhinestone Cowboy” was moved to…

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IN MEMORIAM: “Inventor” of Rock & Roll – Chuck Berry Dies – Hail, Hail, Chuck Berry!

IN MEMORIAM: “Inventor” of Rock & Roll – Chuck Berry Dies – Hail, Hail, Chuck Berry!

Charles Edward Anderson “Chuck” Berry (October 18, 1926 – March 18, 2017) was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. With…

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IN MEMORIAM: Chuck Barris, Wacky Host and Creator of ‘The Gong Show,’ Dies at 87 // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Chuck Barris, Wacky Host and Creator of ‘The Gong Show,’ Dies at 87 // Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths

Chuck Barris, the goofball host of The Gong Show who also was the manic mastermind behind two other spontaneous game-show classics, The Dating Game and The Newlywed Game, has died….

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EVENTS: Calendars and Bell Ringers

Please note: COMBO is about the “Business of Music.” Our mission is to assist musicians with the things they need to know so our articles represent some phase of music…

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