• Second Story Garage: TAUK - 09/04/2015 11:53 AM MDT
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    (Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer)
    Second Story Garage: TAUK

    09/04/2015 11:53 AM MDT
    When TAUK traveled to Colorado, the band fulfilled a dream by performing at Red Rocks. As a support act for jamband Umphrey's McGee, TAUK stepped onto a stage that represents a peak of accomplishment for musicians throughout the country. 
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    Second Story Garage: Dirty Bourbon River Show
    08/11/2015 07:17 AM MDT - Once the Dirty Bourbon River Show began playing, all you have to do is close your eyes and you can almost feel the breeze off the Mississippi River and smell the crawfish and red beans and rice. Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Plume Varia
    07/31/2015 10:58 AM MDT - It didn't take long for Denver music observers to notice Plume Varia. Husband and wife Shon and Cherie Cobbs formed the band only two years ago, but after about a year they started finding themselves on best-of lists and playing the scene's top venues. Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Red Fox Run
    07/27/2015 08:22 AM MDT - The Denver quartet takes the business side of music very seriously, and that professionalism carried through the session, which musically was marked by a passion that seemed impatient for release. Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Facing West
    07/17/2015 07:58 AM MDT - Keep your eye on the Powell sisters, Caitlin and Sidney. The two teens from Evergreen write songs and perform together as Facing West, and their prospects are looking up. Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Plain White T's play 'Hey There Delilah'
    07/10/2015 08:19 AM MDT - The Plain White T's shot to fame in 2007 with "Hey There Delilah," a two-time Grammy-nominated song that for some bands might have been one of those achievements never to be topped. But the T's in subsequent releases proved capable of consistent hit-making. Songs such as "1, 2, 3, 4" and "Rhythm of Love," like "Delilah," are melodic gems and commercial gold. They're doing more of the same with their latest album, this year's "American Nights." Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Boulder's Eminence Ensemble
    06/29/2015 07:41 AM MDT - The term "prog rock" has been reclaimed by younger musicians who never had to live through the genre's bleak era. Prog rock, at least in its Rocky Mountain form, has evolved to emphasize its rock, funk and jam dimensions. And Eminence Ensemble embodies this progression.  Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Dave McGraw & Mandy Fer
    06/18/2015 12:09 PM MDT - Science and music have a way of mingling in the mind. Dave McGraw used to be a wildlife biologist but now is a singer as one half of the indie folk duo Dave McGraw & Mandy Fer. Fer, meanwhile, studied music in Spain, where she honed her acoustic guitar chops after developing her electric lead playing. Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Ayo Awosika
    06/10/2015 12:27 PM MDT - Ayo Awosika is based in New York these days, but Colorado music fans will recognize her for her work with Front Range acts such as The Motet. She lived and made music in Colorado for five years, and her connections with Mile High musicians keep her coming back to the state regularly. Full Story

    Second Story Garage: Rocktin Grove
    06/02/2015 11:39 AM MDT - Rocktin Grove make rock music with touches of bluegrass, jamband and roots, and this is the creation that's winning the Boulder band fans along the Colorado Front Range. Full Story

    (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)
    CU football: Familiar miscues doom Buffs in 28-20 loss to Hawaii

    Nightmare start sets tone in opener
    Everything about the offseason suggested that the Colorado football team was ready to unveil a new, improved version of itself this fall. Yet, on Thursday night - or Friday morning, depending on your location - the Buffaloes proved that eliminating old habits isn't so easy.  Full Story
    (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)
    CU football: Familiar miscues doom Buffs in 28-20 loss to Hawaii

    Nightmare start sets tone in opener
    Everything about the offseason suggested that the Colorado football team was ready to unveil a new, improved version of itself this fall. Yet, on Thursday night - or Friday morning, depending on your location - the Buffaloes proved that eliminating old habits isn't so easy.  Full Story
    (Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer)
    Second Story Garage: TAUK

    When TAUK traveled to Colorado, the band fulfilled a dream by performing at Red Rocks. As a support act for jamband Umphrey's McGee, TAUK stepped onto a stage that represents a peak of accomplishment for musicians throughout the country. Full Story