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● Apply to Perform at the 2020 Underground Music Showcase – Deadline April 1st
● Lois LaFond’s Artist at The Tank Project – Deadline April 30th
● Greek Traditional and Pop Music Needed for Placement ASAP [Fee to be paid]
● Podunk Bluegrass Festival Looking for Music | http://www.podunkbluegrass.com
● Girls Rock Denver Summer Camp this July 6-11 at GALS Denver http://www.girlsrockdenver.org
● The Colorado Blues Society is seeking inquiries from young Colorado performers/bands who focus on playing blues music and who might be interested in performing at the Blues 101 stage at the Greeley Blues Jam on June 13, 2020. If you are interested, email Scott Fitzke at firstname.lastname@example.org.
● The Colorado Blues Society is seeking inquiries from young Colorado performers/bands who focus on playing blues music and who might be interested in participating in a Youth Showcase, date t/b/d but probably in May, 2020. The Colorado Blues Society will select one young blues act to represent Colorado at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis in January of 2021. All performers must be under the age of 21 years as of January 23, 2021. If you are interested, email Scott Fitzke at email@example.com.
Check out COMBO’s Calendar for Upcoming Events:
Events – March 2020
MHBS sponsored Blues Jam happens EVERY Sunday at Rockabillies, 12363 West 64th Avenue
Th, 5th – Golden Eagle Concert Band, Apex Community Rec Center, 6842 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada, CO 80003 | 7:00 p.m. | ALL AGES! Family show! | http://goldeneagleconcertband.org/
Fr, 6th – First Friday Jazz Hop – FREE – See “Events” – or go to:
Tu, 10th – Special: Rudy Grant & The Screaming Eagles Band with a Charley Pride Tribute
at VFW Post 3631, 18545 E. Colfax Ave. & Tower Road, Aurora – 7:00 p.m.
Fr, 13th – Denver Gay Men’s Chorus, “Motown and More” – Ellie Caulkins Opera House
Sa, 14th – Denver Gay Men’s Chorus, “Motown and More” – Ellie Caulkins Opera House
Audiences of all ages will enjoy classic hits by Marvin Gaye, the Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin and a plethora of Motown-inspired music by contemporary artists including Beyoncé, Bruno Mars, and Lizzo!
Tu, 17th – Celtic Bands High Time & Realta at Soiled Dove Underground, 7401 East 1st Avenue, Denver – 303-830-9214. Reserve seats at:
Mo, 23rd – COMBO Meeting, Irish Snug, 1201 E. Colfax – “The Do’s & Don’ts to Get Re-Booked” – 7:00
Fr, 27th – 4/18/20 – Equinox Theatre Company Presents Monty Python’s Spamalot – 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance/$30 at the door/$22 for groups of 6 or more in advance only.
At The Bug Theatre at 3654 Navajo Street in Denver. Tickets and more information available online at http://www.EquinoxTheatreDenver.com
Artists – March 2020
[COMBO Dues-Paying Members: Be sure to send us YOUR schedule!] .
Events – April 2020
We, 1st – Front Range NSAI at John Nelson’s office, 1626 E. Pikes Peak Ave., CS 80909 – 7:00
Fr, 3rd – Outlaw Country Revisited, featuring Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts [See Events] Summit Music Hall | https://www.summitdenver.com/
Sa, 4th – Nordic Daughter with Folk Hogan, Melody in Heart and Nova Somnia | 6:00 – 11:50 pm
at The Venue, 1451 Cortez Street, Denver, CO 80221| Tickets: $15.00
Mo, 13th – Denver Chapter NSAI at CCM Studios, 4214 East Colfax Avenue, Denver – 7:00 p.m.
Su, 19th – Vintage Voltage Expo! [See Events] (for friends and fans of vintage audio, radio, music gear and electronics)
Artists – April 2020
Fr, 24th – Wendy Clark & ¡Dos Locos! The Englewood Tavern, 4386 S. Broadway – 8:00-11:30
Sa, 25th – Rachel Alena at Por Wine House, 701-A Main St., Louisville, 7:00 p.m.
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● Warning Signs of Suicide 1-800-273-TALK
● COMBO’s YouTube Channel Features Videos From Our Meetings and Friends
● Mental Wellness Meetup at Youth On Record, 1301 W. 10th Ave., Denver – Sundays 3-5 pm
● Vintage Voltage Expo – April 19, 2020
● Flying With a Musical Instrument? Tips to Help You Land on a Good Note
● Updates to the COMBO Resource Pages – List Your Business – Free!
● Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts Aims for Tour in the UK and Switzerland – Help Them Out!
● Jordan Helwerda Named Blue Knights New Drum & Bugle Corps Director
● Dave Corbus All-Star Quintet: Joe Bonner Tribute at Caffe Sole in Boulder Friday
● Greeley Man Arrested in Homicide of Northern Colorado Musician
● A Preemptive Eulogy for the Cassette Adapter
● Over 1,300 Complaints Were Sent to the FCC About … Super Bowl Halftime Show
● From Nate Dawson: Music Nerd Question/Poll:
● Robbie Robertson on Why the Band ‘was so beautiful, it went up in flames’
● WATCH: The Iconic Musical Themes of ‘Return Of The Jedi,’ Explained
● Amazing! A Real St. Pat’s Day Show With Real Irish Bands – At the Soiled Dove March 17th
● Swallow Hill Music Announces 13th Annual Denver Ukefest, May 7-9
● Love In America Featuring Former Board Member Toni Burns
● West Side Story Broadway REVIEW: A Bold, Boundary-Pushing Revival Where Not Everything Works
● 13 Year Old Violinist Heading to New York to Play at Carnegie Hall