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    Boulder open-mic icon Danny Shafer celebrates album and book release

    Show at Oskar Blues in Lyons today
    02/15/2019 12:05 PM MST
    Folk singer Danny Shafer knows the open road about as well as he knows himself. A troubadour playing bars, clubs and coffeehouses all through the West, he's journeyed to brightly lit cities and backwoods towns to deliver his artistry to any and all who would provide an attentive ear.  
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    Open mic at Twisted Pine and other Boulder-area events Feb. 12, 2019
    02/11/2019 05:41 PM MST - Show off what you've got or sit back and listen to some of Boulder's most talented musicians and poets at Twisted Pine's open mic Tuesday. Full Story

    AEG's Chuck Morris again gets inked at The Sink in Boulder
    02/04/2019 08:17 PM MST - Chuck Morris is a name synonymous with the Front Range music scene. From promoting such acts as Joni Mitchell, The Eagles and the Doobie Brothers, to now acting as the CEO of AEG Live Rocky Mountains, his influence on the region's entertainment scene has been monumental. Full Story

    NedFest calls it quits
    02/04/2019 06:43 PM MST - NedFest is no more. After 20 years, Peak to Peak Music Education Association has announced it will no longer hold the annual music festival in Nederland because of a lack of space in Barker Meadows Park as the town redevelops the area to include new bathrooms, a community greenhouse and a bike pump track. Full Story

    Letterpress DIY Valentines and other Boulder-area events Feb. 2, 2019
    02/01/2019 11:29 PM MST - A handmade card is always special, but the crisp imprint that the letterpress process creates has a unique character. Full Story

    Laser Gaga at Fiske and other Boulder-area events Feb. 1, 2019
    01/31/2019 07:00 PM MST - Don't miss this wide-ranging show featuring the best from Lady Gaga, a woman with a thousand faces. Cutting-edge projection system from Laser Fantasy mesmerizes your eyes with vibrant colors cutting their way through the fog. Full Story

    Silkroad Ensemble and other Boulder-area events Jan. 31, 2019
    01/30/2019 09:32 PM MST - A not-for-profit organization, initiated by the cellist Yo-Yo Ma in 1998, promoting collaboration among artists and institutions, multicultural artistic exchange and studying the ebb and flow of ideas will take place in Macky. Full Story

    Nice Work Jazz Combo and other Boulder-area events Jan. 30, 2019
    01/29/2019 08:18 PM MST - Nice Work Jazz Combo performs at the St. Julien. Full Story

    Whiskey Smash Up at West End Tavern and other Boulder-area events Jan. 29 2019
    01/28/2019 09:51 PM MST - Experience a true whiskey showdown with offerings from Kentucky and Colorado. Full Story

    Brett Dennen at Boulder Theater and other Boulder-area events Jan. 26, 2019
    01/25/2019 06:23 PM MST - Brett Dennen's poet perspective, off-kilter vocals, insane sense of humor and limitless musical freedom, he has turned dancing like no one's watching into a lifestyle. Full Story

    Felonius Smith Trio and other Boulder-area events Jan. 25, 2019
    01/24/2019 09:32 PM MST - Felonius Smith Trio This trio performs traditional acoustic pre-war blues, featuring slide guitar, upright bass, sousaphone, harmonica and vocals. Full Story

    Mastering the Art of French Cooking and other Boulder-area events Jan 17, 2019
    01/17/2019 10:33 AM MST - Matthew Pevear observes familiar locations and objects that he encounters as he promotes, unveils and gives reference to non-grandiose interactions in the anthropocentric environment with which we interact. Full Story

    The River Arkansas at Chautauqua and other Boulder-area events Jan. 12, 2019
    01/11/2019 08:12 PM MST - Live music by Denver-based Americana band at Chautauqua Community House. Full Story

    Colorado musician Eli Pafumi a composer, teacher and troubadour
    01/03/2019 07:50 PM MST - Eli Pafumi may not necessarily be a household name within the Colorado music scene, but he should be. From composing music for a stage play to conducting a TED Talk on numbers within music, this troubadour has lent his voice and skillset to a bevy of mediums. Full Story

    Music meditation at the library and other Boulder-area events Jan. 2, 2019
    01/01/2019 08:33 PM MST - Take a pause in your day to immerse yourself in an improvised soundscape featuring instruments such as the Turkish Oud, cello, zils, didgeridoo, auto-harp, flutes and more. Full Story

    Daniel Rodriguez at Boulder Theater and other Boulder-area events Dec. 29
    12/28/2018 10:36 PM MST - Daniel Rodriguez, a founding member of Elephant Revival, will perform at Boulder Theater today.  Full Story

    Daniel Rodriguez and other Boulder-area events Dec. 29, 2018
    12/28/2018 10:12 PM MST - See this founding member of Elephant Revival. Fruition is also on the bill; 8:30 p.m. Full Story

    Jenn Cleary Solo Acoustic Show and other Boulder-area events Dec. 28, 2018
    12/27/2018 09:24 PM MST - Live music by singer-songwriter Jenn Cleary; 5 p.m., Pearl Street Pub, 1108 Pearl St. Full Story

    Gregory Alan Isakov at Gold Hill Inn and other Boulder-area events Dec. 22
    12/21/2018 07:44 PM MST - Intimate holiday concert, featuring Gregory Alan Isakov and Reed Foehl, at a historic cabin-esque landmark in the mountains. Full Story

    Gregory Alan Isakov at Gold Hill Inn and other Boulder-area concerts Dec. 21-27
    12/20/2018 07:20 PM MST - Live music around Boulder County for the week. Full Story

    (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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    (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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    (Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer)
    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