EVENTS: Calendar and Bell Ringers for Thursday, May 17, 2018
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● COMBO’s 2018 Songwriting Contest Open – Details Under Songwriters’ Corner
● Update on Rare Opportunity: John Macy’s Friends Ready to Record
● Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame Taking Nominations for Their Awards in August
● Career Advancement Grant Looking for Applicants – Deadline: June 1st
● Boulder Ballet Needs Marketing Manager/Graphic Designer Part Time
Featured Member of the Month: Hazel Miller – The one, the only!!!
Events – May 2018
Th, 17th – 303 Magazine’s Compilation Vinyl Record Release Party at The Church (see Events)
Fr, 18th – Downtown Denver Partnership to Bring Out the Pianos on the 16th Street Mall
Sa, 19th – Five Points Jazz Fest – http://www.artsandvenuesdenver.com/
Th-Su, 24th – 27th – Drumming Up Hope Foundation’s Drumathon 2018, benefitting St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital – Thunder Mtn. Ampitheater
Sa, 26th – Denver’s Balanced Breakfast at Mercury Café, 2199 California, 11:00 a.m.
Sa, 26th – Denver’s Day of Rock – Sponsored by Amp the Cause – https://denverdayofrock.com
Artists – May 2018
Th, 17th – Trapt Acoustic Night at Herman’s, 1578 S. Broadway, Dener – 6:30 – $15
Fr, 18th – The Symbols @ Bonacquisti Wine, Denver – 6:00 p.m. – http://www.thesymbols.com
Fr, 18th – Rachel & The Ruckus, Por Winehouse, 836 Main St., Louisville, CO – 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Sa, 19th – The Symbols – Brighton Blues Blast – Brighton Armory, Brighton, CO – 7:00 p.m.
Sa, 19th – The Symbols @ McDonough’s Irish Pub, Aurora, CO – 9:30 p.m.
Fr, 25th – The Symbols at The Pioneer Inn,
Sa, 26th – The Sympols at Dickens Opera House, Longmont, CO – 7:00 p.m.
We, 30th – The Symbols at Jerry’s D’s Bike Night – 6:00-10:00 p.m. – http://www.thesymbols.com
Events – June 2018
Fr, 1st – Deadline to apply for Career Advancement Grants (See Talent Needed)
Fr, 1st – Levitt Pavilion’s 1st Free concert starts – Ruby Hill Park, Denver
Fr-Su, 1st – 3rd – Peoples Fair, Civic Center, Denver – www.PeoplesFair.com
Su, 3rd – Levitt Pavilion’s Free concert with Tea Leaf Green – Ruby Hill Park, Denver
We, 6th – CO Spgs Chapter NSAI Meeting, 1626 E. Pikes Peak Ave., CS 80909 – 7:00 p.m.
Th, 7th – Levitt Pavilion’s Free concert with Tommy Emmanuel – Ruby Hill Park, Denver
Fr, 8th – Levitt Pavilion’s Free concert with Della Mae – Ruby Hill Park, Denver
Sa, 9th – Central City Jazz Festival – Noon til ??? – http://www.centraljazz.co
Su, 10th – Levitt Pavilion’s Free concert with Thee Phantom plus – Ruby Hill Park, Denver
Su, 10th – Northern Colorado NSAI – Contact [email protected] for updated info
Mo, 11th – Denver Chapter NSAI – Contact [email protected] for updated info
Th, 14th – Levitt Pavilion’s Free concert w/The Slackers/The Dendrites – Ruby Hill Park, Denver
Fr, 15th – Su, 17th – Sonic Bloom Fest, Spanish Peaks, CO – http://www.cervantesmasterpiece.com
Fr, 15th – Levitt Pavilion’s Free concert with Ghost of Paul Revere – Ruby Hill Park, Denver
Sa, 16th – Juneteenth Festival – www.Juneteenth.com
Sa, 16th – 1940s WWII Era Ball w/Glenn Miller Orchestra – Sold Out! 1940sBall.org
Sa, 16th – Rachel & The Ruckus – The Venue, 1451 Cortez St., (north) Denver – 8:00-10:00 p.m.
Fr, 22nd – Su, 24th – Denver Steel Guitar Show at The Ramada Plaza Hotel – June 22nd – 24th
Su, 23rd – Levitt Pavilion’s Free concert with Flor de Toloache – Ruby Hill Park, Denver
Su, 23rd – Benefit for Jessica Bruno (breast cancer) – Greenfield’s, Lakewood – 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Sa, 30th – Guitar & Luthiers Show, Lutheran High School, Parker, CO – 10:00-4:00 p.m.
Sa, 30th – Rachel & The Ruckus – Dickens Opera House, 3rd & Main, Longmont – 8-11:30pm
Artists – June 2018
Fr, 1st – Levitt Pavilion’s 1st Free concert starts – Th, Fr, & Saturdays – Ruby Hill Park, Denver
Fr, 8th – Rachel & The Ruckus – Lafayette Arts Night Out, 107 W. Chester St., Lafayette, 6:30 pm
Su, 2nd – Rachel & The Ruckus, People’s Fair, Civic Center Park, Denver – 2:30-3:15 p.m.
Su, 1st – Vans Warped Tour – Pepsi Center – http://www.vanswarpedtour.com
Fr-Su, 6th – 8th – Cherry Creek Arts Festival – http://www.CherryCreekArtsFestival.org
Fr-Su, 13th – 15th – CO Black Arts Festival – http://www.colbaf.org
Th-Su, 26th – 29th – Underground Music Showcases Return [See “Business News”]
Fr – Su, 3rd – 5th – Cervantes’ Arise Festival, Loveland, CO | http://www.arisefestival.com
Fr, 31st – Taste of Colorado – Civic Center, Denver |
Fr, 31st – Seven Peaks Music Festival | http://www.sevenpeaksfestival.com (Labor Day Weekend)
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
Th-Sa, 4th – 6th – Durango Songwriters Expo – NOT IN DURANGO!!! (in Broomfield)
Fr, 18th – National Geographic: Symphony for Our World – Buell Theater
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