Archive | August, 2019

BUSINESS NEWS: Labor Day Phish Concerts Plagued by Prairie Dogs

By Kyle Harris, Westword | Phish heads expecting to camp outside Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City over Labor Day weekend for the band’s three concerts, which start on…

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BUSINESS NEWS: Artspace Plan to Build Affordable Artist Housing Fails in RiNo

By Kyle Harris, Westword | Artspace’s plan to build 85 units of affordable housing and 3,000 square feet of workshop and performance space for artists in the RiNo Art District…

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http://www.coloradomusic.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/chuck-morris-2.jpgBUSINESS NEWS: Mission Ballroom: Colorado Music Hall of Famer Excited For ‘Multi-Purpose Monster’ Concert Venue

BUSINESS NEWS: Mission Ballroom: Colorado Music Hall of Famer Excited For ‘Multi-Purpose Monster’ Concert Venue

By Tori Mason, CBS4, Denver | After more than 50 years in the music industry, Chuck Morris still remembers his first concert. “At 10 years old, I went to my…

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http://www.coloradomusic.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Opera-Colorado.jpgTALENT NEEDED: Want to Sing for Opera Colorado? Here’s How.

TALENT NEEDED: Want to Sing for Opera Colorado? Here’s How.

By Kyle Harris, Westword | The notion of performing in an opera might have always seemed a little out of reach. Until now. Opera Colorado is holding open auditions for…

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BUSINESS NEWS: Velorama Music Festival Won’t Be Back in 2019

By Kyle Harris, Westword | RPM Events Group, which last month announced that it would be turning the Colorado Classic into a women’s-only bike race in 2019, just revealed another…

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EVENTS: DIY Concert After Womxn’s March Benefits Planned Parenthood

By Kyle Harris | After the Womxn’s March Denver takes to the streets of the Mile High City on Saturday, January 19, bands will be gathering around town to raise…

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BUSINESS: Denver Promises to “Modernize” Cable Access. Where’s the Plan?

By Kyle Harris | Westword | City officials cutting ties with Open Media Foundation in order to “modernize” cable access did not show up on December 19 for the final…

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REPORTS: Flying Toilet Damages Fan’s Car at Red Rocks, Causes Literal Shit Storm

REPORTS: Flying Toilet Damages Fan’s Car at Red Rocks, Causes Literal Shit Storm

Music fans at Red Rocks can withstand a lot. After all, they’ve been sucker-punched, rocks have fallen on them, they risk dying while hiking after shows, police have tear-gassed the…

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BUSINESS NEWS: Kent Rice Stepping Down, Ginger White Taking Helm at Arts & Venues

BUSINESS NEWS: Kent Rice Stepping Down, Ginger White Taking Helm at Arts & Venues

After eight years as the executive director of Denver Arts & Venues, Kent Rice is retiring and will officially step down on December 7. He will be temporarily replaced by…

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KUDOS: The 2018 Westword Music Award Winners Are…

KUDOS: The 2018 Westword Music Award Winners Are…

The winners of the Westword Music Awards were announced on Thursday, July 12, at a celebration at Globe Hall. Just to be nominated for the Westword Music Awards is a…

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BUSINESS NEWS: AEG Announces New RiNo Venue: The Mission Ballroom

BUSINESS NEWS: AEG Announces New RiNo Venue: The Mission Ballroom

[We’ve posted this as several people on Facebook mentioned that they missed this announcement!] Entertainment giant AEG Presents Rocky Mountains will be opening a 60,000-square-foot ballroom at a new development…

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KUDOS: Five of the Greatest People in Denver’s Music Scene: November 2017

Westword Editor’s note: No doubt the Mile High music scene is rich these days, thanks to its fans, bookers, promoters, musicians, sound engineers, techs and the like. And we’re grateful…

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