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  • Boulder at Night: Easy to swallow - 04/23/2015 08:37 PM MDT
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    (Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer )
    Second Story Garage: Cabinet

    04/17/2015 08:17 AM MDT
    A touch of Appalachia marks much of Cabinet's look and sound. With a mix of drum-fueled rhythm and bluegrass instrumentation, Cabinet has explored a path of Americana much followed by Colorado audiences. 
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    Second Story Garage: Cornmeal
    04/10/2015 10:20 AM MDT - The Chicago-based band is popular among jamgrass fans throughout the country and is a regular visitor to bluegrass hot spots of the Front Range. They stopped by the Garage on a recent visit to the state with a new lineup and songs from an upcoming album. Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Boulder's Intuit
    04/03/2015 10:37 AM MDT - Intuit's performance in the Garage had a mystical feel about it.  Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Aspen Hourglass
    03/26/2015 08:04 AM MDT - Most people don't play guitar like Grayson Erhard does. That's because most people can't play guitar like he does. The guitarist for Fort Collins' Aspen Hourglass often uses a difficult two-hands-on-the-fretboard technique that Eddie Van Halen first popularized but which players such as Erhard have developed beyond pop-rock vulgarity.  Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Dead Winter Carpenters
    03/12/2015 08:14 AM MDT - Dead Winter Carpenters share a certain country-rock duality with their world-famous California compatriots, the Eagles, but the spirit of the Carpenters' music is more mountain trail than rural road. Maybe that's why the band is gaining fans in Colorado, one of its stomping grounds. Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Seth Glier
    03/06/2015 09:57 AM MST - It must be nice to be able to just open your mouth and have beautiful sounds come out. Seth Glier has a singing voice like that, where his natural gifts make his talent sound effortless. And his talents are multiple. Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Bradford Lee Folk and the Bluegrass Playboys
    02/27/2015 11:07 AM MST - There aren't many farmers left in the country, let alone bluegrass musicians who are actually farmers. But Bradford Lee Folk has always been the real deal. Full Story

    Second Story Garage: SunSquabi
    02/20/2015 10:43 AM MST - Boulder is a breeding ground for electronic music infused with live instruments, and SunSquabi is the style's latest success story. It's looking to be a breakout year for the band, which announced this week it will play Red Rocks in September, in support of GRiZ. Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Danielle Ate the Sandwich
    01/30/2015 05:56 AM MST - If music ever stops working out for Danielle Ate the Sandwich, the Fort Collins band could easily have a second career in comedy. But music is working for this band, which is fine-tuned to interpret frontwoman Danielle Anderson's touching, penetrating songwriting.  Full Story

    Second Story Garage: The Dustbowl Revival
    12/18/2014 10:59 AM MST - They're called The Dustbowl Revival, but "dustbowl" should be read as style, not politics. It's more Mardi Gras than "Grapes of Wrath." You could see this band with all their belongings on the back of a wagon heading west, but it would be a party. Their Americana swing gets you tapping your toes and raising your glass. No one's down on their luck here. Full Story

    (Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer)
    College footballCU football: Buffs' Will Oliver awaits summer of opportunity

    Kicker sets sights on Wall Street or NFL tryout
    Former Colorado place-kicker Will Oliver still doesn't know what he wants to be when he grows up, but he has given himself plenty of options. Full Story
    (Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer)
    College footballCU football: Buffs' Will Oliver awaits summer of opportunity

    Kicker sets sights on Wall Street or NFL tryout
    Former Colorado place-kicker Will Oliver still doesn't know what he wants to be when he grows up, but he has given himself plenty of options. Full Story
    (Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer )
    Second Story Garage: Cabinet

    A touch of Appalachia marks much of Cabinet's look and sound. With a mix of drum-fueled rhythm and bluegrass instrumentation, Cabinet has explored a path of Americana much followed by Colorado audiences. Full Story