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  • On this winter solstice, Planet Bluegrass is proud to announce the preliminary lineup for the 44th Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival – held the weekend nearest the summer […]

    The Preliminary Lineup For The 44th Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival Is Here

    On this winter solstice, Planet Bluegrass is proud to announce the preliminary lineup for the 44th Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival – held the weekend nearest the summer […]

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  • Whether seen on HBO’s Treme or at their legendary Tuesday night gig at The Maple Leaf, Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band is a true New Orleans institution. Formed in 1983 by the Frazier brothers, the band has evolved from playing the streets of the French Quarter to playing festivals and stages all over the world.  Join them this week for two nights of Big Easy fun!

    PICK OF THE WEEK: Rebirth Brass Band – Bluebird Theater – Thursday & Friday, December 22nd & 23rd

    Whether seen on HBO’s Treme or at their legendary Tuesday night gig at The Maple Leaf, Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band is a true New Orleans institution. Formed in 1983 by the Frazier brothers, the band has evolved from playing the streets of the French Quarter to playing festivals and stages all over the world. Join them this week for two nights of Big Easy fun!

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  • On this episode of Noise Behind The Sound the guys welcome back Joe Russo and review Almost Dead's big 2016, discuss their exciting Red Rocks announcement, and talk about the resurrection of Russo's electrifying project with Marco Benevento, The Duo, and what may lay ahead for them. Joe Russo's Almost Dead returns to Colorado this week for a run of three shows!

    Noise Behind The Sound Talks Red Rocks, The Duo, and More with Joe Russo

    On this episode of Noise Behind The Sound the guys welcome back Joe Russo and review Almost Dead's big 2016, discuss their exciting Red Rocks announcement, and talk about the resurrection of Russo's electrifying project with Marco Benevento, The Duo, and what may lay ahead for them. Joe Russo's Almost Dead returns to Colorado this week for a run of three shows!

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  • Brooklyn's Escort took the stage at Ophelia's last Friday night and got the party started.  Kicking things off with "A Bright New Life" from their 2012 eponymous album, it was immediately apparent that this band was dead set on igniting the dance-floor.  As the slickly produced beats washed over the crowd, men and women alike responded to Adeline Michèle as she belted out the lyrics, layed down the bass line, and danced in Martini glass shades, a white lace outfit, and over-the-calf tube socks.

    Escort – December 3rd – Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

    Brooklyn's Escort took the stage at Ophelia's last Friday night and got the party started. Kicking things off with "A Bright New Life" from their 2012 eponymous album, it was immediately apparent that this band was dead set on igniting the dance-floor. As the slickly produced beats washed over the crowd, men and women alike responded to Adeline Michèle as she belted out the lyrics, layed down the bass line, and danced in Martini glass shades, a white lace outfit, and over-the-calf tube socks.

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  • Dubbed “masters of soulful folk” by Paste, The Wood Brothers released their debut studio album, Ways Not To Lose, on Blue Note in 2006. Hailed by the New York Times for their “gripping” vocals and by the LA Times for their “taught musicianship,” the live is always a remarkable showcase for the brothers’ live chemistry and charismatic magnetism.

    PICK OF THE WEEK: The Wood Brothers – Ogden Theatre – Friday, December 9th

    Dubbed “masters of soulful folk” by Paste, The Wood Brothers released their debut studio album, Ways Not To Lose, on Blue Note in 2006. Hailed by the New York Times for their “gripping” vocals and by the LA Times for their “taught musicianship,” the live is always a remarkable showcase for the brothers’ live chemistry and charismatic magnetism.

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  • Escort stands out, in part, by creating dance music the old fashioned way: with impeccable production, musicianship, and songwriting. Their explosive live performances have cemented their reputation as one of the country's premiere live acts. Despite being a self-proclaimed disco band Escort is "very careful to make music that doesn't just sound and feel old, but is actually relevant for DJs and listeners today."

    PICK OF THE WEEK: Escort (Live Band) – Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox – Friday, December 2nd

    Escort stands out, in part, by creating dance music the old fashioned way: with impeccable production, musicianship, and songwriting. Their explosive live performances have cemented their reputation as one of the country's premiere live acts. Despite being a self-proclaimed disco band Escort is "very careful to make music that doesn't just sound and feel old, but is actually relevant for DJs and listeners today."

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  • This Fall, mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile took over as the new host of American Public Media’s A Prairie Home Companion. Each week, Chris will feature incredible live performances from an array of special musical guests — some known by all, and some who soon will be — along with a bit of comedy and spoken word, plus Chris will compose and perform a unique new song each week.

    PICK OF THE WEEK: Prairie Home Companion featuring Trey Anastasio – Ellie Caulkins Opera House – Saturday, November 19th

    This Fall, mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile took over as the new host of American Public Media’s A Prairie Home Companion. Each week, Chris will feature incredible live performances from an array of special musical guests — some known by all, and some who soon will be — along with a bit of comedy and spoken word, plus Chris will compose and perform a unique new song each week.

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  • The Paramount was hopping on Friday night and all walks of life were represented.  There were hardcore Country fans, Hipsters riding the buzz, and, of course, legions of Denver music scenesters who know that Sturgill Simpson has finally been awarded his due in the ever fickle world of music. Long before the show started there was a crowd milling around outside the old venue and queued up for drinks in the lobby.

    Sturgill Simpon – November 4th – Paramount Theatre

    The Paramount was hopping on Friday night and all walks of life were represented. There were hardcore Country fans, Hipsters riding the buzz, and, of course, legions of Denver music scenesters who know that Sturgill Simpson has finally been awarded his due in the ever fickle world of music. Long before the show started there was a crowd milling around outside the old venue and queued up for drinks in the lobby.

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  • For the second time in three years, the 1stBank Center played host a Widespread Panic Halloween throw-down.  The costumed audience was a tapestry of color and imagination.  Age, race, and sex were all masked by the holiday's disguises and it was sublime to see the release of inhibitions allowing men to wear dresses and women spoof a handsy Donald Trump.  It's only once a year you can see a patron go through security wearing dynamite or have an axe sticking out of their head with ease; long live Halloween shows!

    Widespread Panic – October 30th – 1stBank Center

    For the second time in three years, the 1stBank Center played host a Widespread Panic Halloween throw-down. The costumed audience was a tapestry of color and imagination. Age, race, and sex were all masked by the holiday's disguises and it was sublime to see the release of inhibitions allowing men to wear dresses and women spoof a handsy Donald Trump. It's only once a year you can see a patron go through security wearing dynamite or have an axe sticking out of their head with ease; long live Halloween shows!

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  • Widespread Panic has been touring under the shadow of a pending break in the action, and the performance results have been nothing short of stunning.  The echos of critics and fans alike are calling this one of the best tours since founding guitarist Michael Houser passed away, and the finale, a three day run at the 1stBank Center was the perfect end to such an epic tour.  On Saturday the band gave fans the perfect build up to the big Halloween celebration by again showcasing covers by The Doors and Black Sabbath in the encore.

    Widespread Panic – October 29th – 1stBank Center

    Widespread Panic has been touring under the shadow of a pending break in the action, and the performance results have been nothing short of stunning. The echos of critics and fans alike are calling this one of the best tours since founding guitarist Michael Houser passed away, and the finale, a three day run at the 1stBank Center was the perfect end to such an epic tour. On Saturday the band gave fans the perfect build up to the big Halloween celebration by again showcasing covers by The Doors and Black Sabbath in the encore.

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