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  • On Thursday, June 15th, the main street of Colorado’s most captivating town, was abuzz with an energy and excitement as the crowds (some there for days) made their way to Town Park for the start of the 45th Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival.  There is no better setting for a music festival; there is no better music for such a setting.

    Telluride Bluegrass Festival – June 15, 16, 17, 18 – Telluride Town Park

    On Thursday, June 15th, the main street of Colorado’s most captivating town, was abuzz with an energy and excitement as the crowds (some there for days) made their way to Town Park for the start of the 45th Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival. There is no better setting for a music festival; there is no better music for such a setting.

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  • They say opposites attract, and this was the case last Friday at Chautauqua in Boulder as the hard driving Rock act known when the Drive-By Truckers showed up for a two-night stand at the historic venue.  The venue is plagued with cranky neighbors complaining of noise issues, so the band bent to the rules and unplugged their electric instruments and played acoustic with the volume dialed way back in an attempt to meet the low noise threshold.

    Drive-By Truckers – June 16th – Chautauqua Auditorium

    They say opposites attract, and this was the case last Friday at Chautauqua in Boulder as the hard driving Rock act known when the Drive-By Truckers showed up for a two-night stand at the historic venue. The venue is plagued with cranky neighbors complaining of noise issues, so the band bent to the rules and unplugged their electric instruments and played acoustic with the volume dialed way back in an attempt to meet the low noise threshold.

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  • Denver Botanic Gardens concerts are always a true marker of summer.  The blossoms, the warm air, the threatening clouds, and the wine, oh the wine.  There are very few summer traditions in this town that are more fun than packing up a picnic and some wine, and heading to the gardens for a show.  For this one, Gaby Moreno and the Austin based David Garza set a very high bar as the openers, but it was one that the uniquely talented Punch Brothers cleared with grace.

    The Punch Brothers – June 13th – Denver Botanic Gardens

    Denver Botanic Gardens concerts are always a true marker of summer. The blossoms, the warm air, the threatening clouds, and the wine, oh the wine. There are very few summer traditions in this town that are more fun than packing up a picnic and some wine, and heading to the gardens for a show. For this one, Gaby Moreno and the Austin based David Garza set a very high bar as the openers, but it was one that the uniquely talented Punch Brothers cleared with grace.

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  • Due to recent events and the catastrophic loss of some of our greatest artists, the music community needs to look to the future.  Judging by the mind-melting performance last Thursday at the Fox Theatre, Marcus King is that future.  His fantastic vocals and guitar chops led his youthful soul-dripping band to one of the best shows of the year so far.  Tom Hamilton's American Babies opened the show and really brought the goods as well.

    Marcus King Band – June 8th – Fox Theatre

    Due to recent events and the catastrophic loss of some of our greatest artists, the music community needs to look to the future. Judging by the mind-melting performance last Thursday at the Fox Theatre, Marcus King is that future. His fantastic vocals and guitar chops led his youthful soul-dripping band to one of the best shows of the year so far. Tom Hamilton's American Babies opened the show and really brought the goods as well.

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  • After three rowdy nights at The Ogden Theatre, anticipation levels were high to see if The Disco Biscuits could finally deliver a Red Rocks performance for the ages.  While they have had some memorable moments, the band had yet to play the front-to-back classic on The Rocks.  With how well the band had been playing of late, and with how unbelievably good the previous three nights were, fans were confident this was their year and, to their delight, that confidence was rewarded with easily the best show the band had played at Red Rocks to date.

    The Disco Biscuits – June 3rd – Red Rocks Amphitheatre

    After three rowdy nights at The Ogden Theatre, anticipation levels were high to see if The Disco Biscuits could finally deliver a Red Rocks performance for the ages. While they have had some memorable moments, the band had yet to play the front-to-back classic on The Rocks. With how well the band had been playing of late, and with how unbelievably good the previous three nights were, fans were confident this was their year and, to their delight, that confidence was rewarded with easily the best show the band had played at Red Rocks to date.

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  • A sold-out crowd was fired up and ready to go last Thursday night at The Ogden Theatre for Trancefusion-Rock pioneers, The Disco Biscuits.  Anticipation levels were extremely high heading into this Bisco Inferno run and the band did not disappoint.  Undeterred by the heat and sweat that comes with a sold out show in June at The Ogden, TDB fans were treated to an epic performance that easily ranks among the best in recent memory for the band.

    The Disco Biscuits – June 1st – The Ogden Theatre

    A sold-out crowd was fired up and ready to go last Thursday night at The Ogden Theatre for Trancefusion-Rock pioneers, The Disco Biscuits. Anticipation levels were extremely high heading into this Bisco Inferno run and the band did not disappoint. Undeterred by the heat and sweat that comes with a sold out show in June at The Ogden, TDB fans were treated to an epic performance that easily ranks among the best in recent memory for the band.

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  • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers brought their 40th Anniversary Tour to Red Rocks for two nights last week and the fans came out in droves for the early season festivities.  With the legendary Joe Walsh on hand to open the show, things got off to a humorous start when the longtime Eagle stepped to the mic and said "Good Morning" before delivering a set featuring some of his most famous tunes.

    Tom Petty – May 30th – Red Rocks Amphitheatre

    Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers brought their 40th Anniversary Tour to Red Rocks for two nights last week and the fans came out in droves for the early season festivities. With the legendary Joe Walsh on hand to open the show, things got off to a humorous start when the longtime Eagle stepped to the mic and said "Good Morning" before delivering a set featuring some of his most famous tunes.

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  • Trey Anastasio, legendary guitarist for Phish, stopped into Red Rocks for the first time since 2009 (and first time with TAB since 2005) and there's no doubt he was happy to be back.  Anastasio's grin was a near permanent fixture from the first time he appeared on stage to sit in with Vulfpeck for a take on "Rango" early in the night, till the final notes of "Dazed and Confused" reverberated off the rocks and disappeared into the night air.

    Trey Anastasio Band – May 31st – Red Rocks

    Trey Anastasio, legendary guitarist for Phish, stopped into Red Rocks for the first time since 2009 (and first time with TAB since 2005) and there's no doubt he was happy to be back. Anastasio's grin was a near permanent fixture from the first time he appeared on stage to sit in with Vulfpeck for a take on "Rango" early in the night, till the final notes of "Dazed and Confused" reverberated off the rocks and disappeared into the night air.

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  • Although he’s been receiving industry recognition for almost a decade (Stapleton was first nominated for a Grammy Award in 2009), , the humble family man who has quickly rose to the top of the charts in country music, is loved not only by country music fans but by fans of all genres.  His deep voice is full of soul and has roots that are reminiscent of Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, and the current Zac Brown of the Zac Brown Band.  Stapleton quickly sold-out two nights at Red Rocks this summer, which was certain to be recognized nationwide.

    Chris Stapleton – May 24th – Red Rocks Amphitheatre

    Although he’s been receiving industry recognition for almost a decade (Stapleton was first nominated for a Grammy Award in 2009), , the humble family man who has quickly rose to the top of the charts in country music, is loved not only by country music fans but by fans of all genres. His deep voice is full of soul and has roots that are reminiscent of Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, and the current Zac Brown of the Zac Brown Band. Stapleton quickly sold-out two nights at Red Rocks this summer, which was certain to be recognized nationwide.

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  • Last Wednesday night, a criminally sparse crowd at the 1stBank Center bore witness to one of the most impressive concert productions on the scene today.  French electronic pioneer, Jean-Michel Jarre, has played to some of the biggest concert crowds in history (including an audience estimated at 3.5 million in Moscow in 1997) and minutes into his performance it was immediately clear why.  Jarre held back nothing in his production and delivered a full set of synth laden gems that clearly laid the groundwork for today's EDM craze.

    Jean-Michel Jarre – May 24th – 1stBank Center

    Last Wednesday night, a criminally sparse crowd at the 1stBank Center bore witness to one of the most impressive concert productions on the scene today. French electronic pioneer, Jean-Michel Jarre, has played to some of the biggest concert crowds in history (including an audience estimated at 3.5 million in Moscow in 1997) and minutes into his performance it was immediately clear why. Jarre held back nothing in his production and delivered a full set of synth laden gems that clearly laid the groundwork for today's EDM craze.

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