EVENTS: Calendar and Bell Ringers for Thursday, July 12, 2018
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● COMBO’s 2018 Songwriting Contest – Only 2 Weeks left to Enter! Details Under Songwriters’ Corner!
● Registration for Oct. 4-6 Durango Songwriters Expo now open! Grab that 4th Listening Session!
● Country Showdown .com looking for contestants! Go to their website for details.
Featured Member For July: Blues/Rock Musician Cass Clayton
Featured Business Member for July: RunaBand – New Management Tool for Bands
Events – July 2018
For additional Levitt Pavilion shows, go to http://levittdenver.org/free-events/
Fr-Su, 13th – 15th – CO Black Arts Festival – http://www.colbaf.org w/Sammy Mayfield/Jakarta
Su, 15th – City Park Jazz with Pat Bianci Trio – 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. | http://www.cityparkjazz.org
Su, 22nd – City Park Jazz w/Mistura Fina Band – 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. | http://www.cityparkjazz.org
Su, 22nd – RMPBS.org Presents the Denver Children’s Choir – 8:30 p.m.
Tu-Tu, 24th – 31st – El Paso County Fair | http://www.elpasocountyfair.com
We, 25th – Setting the Stage, Beacons Community Space from 7-9 p.m. (More later)
Th-Su, 26th – 29th – Underground Music Showcases Return [See “Business News”]
Fr, 27th – Cry-Baby The Musical – Equinox Theatre Co./Bug Theater – 3654 Navajo St. – 7:30 p.m
Sa, 28th – Balanced Breakfast at Mutiny Café, 2 South Broadway, 11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
Sa, 28th – Innervision FM & Divine America Presents Resource Fair at Denver Open Media – 700 Kalamath St., Denver – 2:30 p.m.
Su, 29th – City Park Jazz w/Sammy Mayfield Band – 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. | http://www.cityparkjazz.org
Su, 29th – Levitt Pavilion’s Free concert – 1st Annual Reggae on the Grass – Ruby Hill Park, Denver
Artists – July 2018
Th, 12th – Laurie Dameron at Performance Park, Estes Park, CO | https://estes-park.com/performance-park
Th, 12th – The Symbols at Kachina’s in the Westin Hotel, Westminster, CO – 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Fr, 13th – Cass Clayton Band – Denver CD Release, Walnut Room, Denver – 8:00 p.m.
Fr, 13th – The Symbols w/Cass Clayton at the Walnut Room, 3131 Walnut, Denver
Sa, 14th – The Symbols at Denver Urban Home Show, Skyline Park, Denver – 12 Noon
Sa, 14th – Laurie Dameron at Mt. Vernon Country Club | https://www.mountvernoncc.com/ 8:30
Th, 19th – Skate Party for The Hollow’s CD Release – 21+ only – see “Events”
Fr, 20th – The Symbols at Denver Urban Home Show, Skyline Park, Denver – 12 Noon
Sa, 21st – The Symbols at Blues & BBQ for Better Housing, Citizens Park, Edgewater – 11:00 am
Sa, 21st – Cass Clayton Band – Stargazers Theatre, CO Spgs – 8:00 p.m.
We, 25th – Andy Ard, Mike Reid, Bob Spradling back Voices Rock Choir at Red Rocks!
Th, 27th – Kenzie Culver/The Violet Tides at UMS – S. Broadway, Denver – 5:00 p.m.
Events – August 2018
We, 1st – Broomfield Amphitheater: Blue Steel – USAF Academy Band | www.broomfield.org
Fr – Su, 3rd – 5th – Cervantes’ Arise Festival, Loveland, CO | http://www.arisefestival.com
Su, 5th – Su, 29th – City Park Jazz w/Chris Daniels and the Kings with Freddi Gowdy
– 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. | http://www.cityparkjazz.org
Fr-Su, 10th – 12th – – NewWestFest, Downtown Fort Collins, CO – 6 stages
Su, 12th – Northern Colorado NSAI – Contact [email protected] for updated info
Mo, 13th – Denver Chapter NSAI – Contact [email protected] for updated info
Su, 19th – CO Country Music Hall of Fame Awards, Tradicion, 8383 Rosemary, Commerce City
Sa, 25th – Trinidaddio Blues Fest .com – Central Park, Trinidad, CO [Go to website for more info]
Fr – Su, 24th – 26th – NedFest! Music & Arts Fest in Nederland, CO | http://www.peakmusic.org
Fr, 31st – Taste of Colorado – Civic Center, Denver
Fr, 31st – Seven Peaks Music Festival | http://www.sevenpeaksfestival.com (Labor Day Weekend)
Fr, 31st – I Slept With the Band Festival | http://www.ISleptWiththeBand.com
Artists – August 2018
Fr, 10th – Otis Taylor – NewWestFest, Downtown Fort Collins, CO – 5:30 p.m.
Fr, 10th – Chris Daniels & The Kings – NewWestFest, Downtown Fort Collins, CO – 6:00 p.m.
Fr, 10th – Rachel & The Ruckus | Por Winehouse, 836 Main St., Louisville – 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Sa, 11th – Cary Morin – NewWestFest, Downtown Fort Collins, CO – 3:10 p.m.
Su, 12th – Kenzie Culver – NewWestFest, Downtown Fort Collins, CO – 10:40 a.m.
Su, 12th – Cass Clayton Band | JeffCo County Fair, JeffCo Fairgrounds, Golden, CO – 4:30 p.m.
Su, 12th – The Hollow – NewWestFest, Downtown Fort Collins, CO – 5:00 p.m.
Fr, 24th – Rachel & The Ruckus | Little Bear Saloon, 28075 CO Hwy 74, Evergreen, CO – 9:00
Events – September 2018
Sa-Su, 1st – 2nd – I Slept With the Band Festival | http://www.ISleptWiththeBand.com
Sa-Su, 1st – 2nd – Taste of Colorado – Civic Center, Denver |
Sa-Su, 1st – 2nd – Seven Peaks Music Festival | http://www.sevenpeaksfestival.com (Labor Day)
Fr-Su, 7th – 9th – Tarab Retreat – Middle Eastern Music – http://www.tarabretreat.com
Fr-Sa, 21st – 22nd – iHeart Radio Fest, T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, NV – www.iHeartRadio.com
Artists – September 2018
Th, 6th – Rachel & The Ruckus | Hudson Concert at the Plaza, Hudson, CO – 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Fr, 7th – Cass Clayton Band | Bonaquisti Wine Company, Denver – 6:30pm
Sa, 15th – Rachel & The Ruckus | Arvada Tavern, 5707 Olde Wadsworth, Arvada – 8-11:00 p.m.
Th-Sa, 4th – 6th – Durango Songwriters Expo – NOT IN DURANGO!!! In Broomfield!
Th, 11th – Pathways To Jazz show at Dazzle – Featuring the talent of past grant recipients
Fr, 18th – National Geographic: Symphony for Our World – Buell Theater
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