Archive | March, 2019

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/Anthony-Porch.jpgREPORTS: Why Local Rapper AP Charged $100 for His Album Release Party

REPORTS: Why Local Rapper AP Charged $100 for His Album Release Party

By Taylor Heussner, Westword | Rapper Anthony Porch, who goes by AP, drops his album WINS today, March 19, at an exclusive release party at an undisclosed location. The price…

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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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TALENT NEEDED: DIME Gives Students Who Hate School and Love Music a Future

TALENT NEEDED: DIME Gives Students Who Hate School and Love Music a Future

After two decades of playing music, singer-songwriter and pianist Stephanie Ault found herself working as a project manager for a construction company. She says she had completely lost touch with…

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BUSINESS NEWS: Concert Promoter Tyler Fey, Barry Fey’s Son, Accused of Fraud in Three Lawsuits

BUSINESS NEWS: Concert Promoter Tyler Fey, Barry Fey’s Son, Accused of Fraud in Three Lawsuits

Lawsuits are piling up against 27-year-old concert promoter and band manager Tyler Fey, the youngest son of the late rock-and-roll promoter Barry Fey and a partner at Feyline, a concert-promotion…

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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: New CPR President Stewart Vanderwilt on Radio, Music and New Challenges

BUSINESS NEWS: New CPR President Stewart Vanderwilt on Radio, Music and New Challenges

This week marks the first time in decades that Colorado Public Radio has had a president other than Max Wycisk, who took on that role in 1978 and built a…

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THOUGHTS and PRAYERS: Remembering Denver Musician Kat Ellinger

THOUGHTS and PRAYERS: Remembering Denver Musician Kat Ellinger

[From Tom Murphy] I first met Kathryn Ellinger, who went by Kat, at one of Worm Trouble’s shows at the now-defunct Cafe Cero. I’d first seen her band, an experimental…

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BUSINESS NEWS: Summit Music Hall Is Getting a Big Renovation

BUSINESS NEWS: Summit Music Hall Is Getting a Big Renovation

After Live Nation acquired Summit Music Hall in February, local music lovers were wondering how the mega-booker would change the traditionally independently run music venue. We’re getting our first indication…

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BUSINESS NEWS: Meet the New Owner of Rupp’s Drums

BUSINESS NEWS: Meet the New Owner of Rupp’s Drums

Alex Simpson, age 26, took over ownership of Rupp’s Drums on Friday, April 20, a store he first visited when he was in junior high school. Simpson’s father, a representative…

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