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    Rocky Mountain Chorale rings in 40 years with area shows, a rendition of Lorde's 'Royals'

    Group bringing classical, pop and folk songs to Longmont and Boulder shows
    04/18/2019 02:34 PM MDT
    This month, Rocky Mountain Chorale will celebrate its 40th anniversary with concerts in both Longmont and Boulder. The productions, with a theme of royalty, centers around Mozart's "Coronation Mass" in C Major (K. 317), yet offers levity, a healthy dose of theatrics and a repertoire of both traditional and fresh offerings.  
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    Boulder Laptop Orchestra taking concert-goers to the sky with Fiske show
    04/18/2019 02:24 PM MDT - Boulder Laptop Orchestra, also known as BLOrk, has taken that concept to another level with its production "Songs of Space." Merging dizzying songs with actual footage of our solar system, captured by a NASA shuttle, the group will transport audiences to an entrancing place of intergalactic light and sound in a weekend performance at Fiske Planetarium.  Full Story

    Boulder's Pine Street Church celebrating Good Friday with musical meditation for all
    04/17/2019 05:33 PM MDT - Andrew Daugherty, senior pastor of Pine Street Church, compared the rhythm of Holy Week to a symphony. While Easter Sunday is the end of the Lenten season, Good Friday is the marquee event. Full Story

    Opera Cabaret at Caffe Solè and other Boulder-area events April 13, 2019
    04/12/2019 04:57 PM MDT - Boulder Opera Company presents an evening of French romantic opera with a cabaret theme. Full Story

    Boulder Opera to serenade Pearl Street bar patrons Sunday
    04/12/2019 04:29 PM MDT - On Sunday, bar patrons at four local Pearl Street eateries will be treated a rather unusual occurrence. A handful of Boulder's most talented opera voices will fill the air as part of Boulder Opera Company's opera bar crawl, bringing theatrics and song right to unsuspecting diners.  Full Story

    Colorado funk legends Chris Daniels and the Kings celebrate 35 years with Boulder Theater show
    04/12/2019 01:44 PM MDT - As frontman of the seven-piece funk powerhouse Chris Daniels and the Kings, he's rocked venues as far away as South America and Europe - even playing for the Queen of Holland. On Saturday, Daniels and crew will return to where it all began. The group's 35th anniversary show Saturday at Boulder Theater will showcase the band's extensive repertoire and include appearances by special guests. The Kings include musicians Freddi Gowdy, Colin "Bones" Jones, Randy Amen, Kevin "Bro" Lege, Darryl "Doody" Abrahamson and Jim Waddell. Full Story

    The Blind Cafe: Music in the Dark Experience and other Boulder-area events April 12, 2019
    04/11/2019 10:55 PM MDT - The Boulder Blind Cafe Experience is a positive social change experience, held entirely in total darkness, with no blindfolds. Full Story

    Q&A with Jazz is PHSH: Bridging the jazz/jam gap
    04/04/2019 10:20 PM MDT - Many musicians have paid homage to Trey Anastasio and the boys, but none have done it as innovatively as Jazz is PHSH. Led by drummer Adam Chase, the lineup of this group is continuously rotating - allowing top-notch musicians of different genres to add their own spin to the musically complex workings of Phish. We caught up with Chase, ahead of Friday's gig at the Fox, to talk about his first Phish show, future collaborations and the top-three albums he currently adores. Full Story

    'Godfather of Flamenco' René Heredia at Caffè Sole and other Boulder-area events April 5, 2019
    04/04/2019 10:10 PM MDT - Maestro René Heredia founded the Flamenco Fantasy Dance Theatre in Denver decades ago and will bring an intimate performance of authentic music and dancing to Caffè Sole Full Story

    Art Lande's music collectives Boy-Girl Band and S-Band gather for free-spirited Dairy show
    04/02/2019 05:46 PM MDT - Thursday, Grammy-nominated musician Art Lande will bring two of his Boulder-based collectives to the Dairy Arts Center's Gordon Gamm Theater for a night of freewheeling improvisational tunes. The Boy-Girl Band and S-Band share some of the same members, but each provides different genre-blending offerings and a fresh soundscape that's not always found at a typical concert. Full Story

    Scrambling & Squeezes: An Intro to Cave Expeditions and other Boulder-area events April 2, 2019
    04/01/2019 10:51 PM MDT - The appeal of cave exploration for many cavers is the potential of untrammeled virgin passage just around the corner or on the other side of a tight contortion. Full Story

    Hazel Miller at Caffe Sole and other Boulder-area events March 30, 2019
    03/29/2019 01:26 PM MDT - Come see the Boulder jazz legend in an intimate environment. Full Story

    Musician Heather Hoeksema finds inspiration on the road after leaving Los Angeles
    03/29/2019 10:56 AM MDT - Architect turned singer-songwriter and author Heather Hoeksema traded her life in a traffic-filled Los Angeles for the serenity of the open road.  Full Story

    Bluegrass Jam at West Flanders and other Boulder-area events March 28, 2019
    03/27/2019 07:56 PM MDT - Enjoy the sweet sounds of local bluegrass musicians and feel free to join in. Full Story

    Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds at the Fox and other Boulder-area events March 27, 2019
    03/26/2019 02:11 PM MDT - This Brooklyn-based funk/soul band makes a tour stop at the Fox, on the Hill, in support of the new album, "Gold;" 8:30 p. Full Story

    Eldora brings the snow, Subarus, s'mores and songs
    03/21/2019 10:25 PM MDT - Subaru Winterfest is making a tour stop at Eldora today through Sunday, with plenty of swag, music and festival fun in tow. Full Story

    All that glitters is 'Gold' for Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds
    03/21/2019 06:57 PM MDT - Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, with Brooklyn origins, will make a stop Wednesday at The Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St., Boulder, and Thursday at Bluebird Theater , 3317 E. Colfax Ave., Denver.  Full Story

    MarchFourth at the Fox and other Boulder-area events March 22, 2019
    03/21/2019 06:44 PM MDT - MarchFourth is a joy-inducing force of entertainment. The colorful explosion of brassy funk, rock and jazz is all about the groove. Full Story

    Cass McCombs at the Fox and other Boulder-area events March 20, 2019
    03/19/2019 06:13 PM MDT - Blending genres such as rock, folk, psychedelic, punk and alt-country, McCombs has played in numerous bands in the Bay Area and in the Pacific Northwest during the 1990s. Full Story

    Colcannon library concert and other Boulder-area events March 19, 2019
    03/18/2019 09:25 PM MDT - Traditional with a touch of chamber music and music hall, Colcannon plays Irish music with panache, warmth and wit. Full Story

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    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

     
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    (Matt York / Associated Press)
    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

     
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    Second Story Garage: Gasoline Lollipops

    The Boulder alt-country band gives its EPs names such as Death and Resurrection, and its songs bear the mark of hard truths and sin. But the punk energy behind the playing, and the sense that it's all in good fun, make it OK to dance to a song like "Death." Full Story