Fri August 12, 2011

KUNC Entertainment Report

New West Fest and Bohemian Nights in Ft.Collins starts today and goes on all weekend long with over 70 bands from Colorado will play this three-day community party, headlined by This year’s headliners include G. Love & Special Sauce, Tedeschi Trucks Band and six time Grammy winner, Asleep at the Wheel.  Mollie O’Brien & Rich Moore also have a set on Sunday afternoon- so many others!  The three additional stages are the Dance Stage, featuring everything from belly dancing to clogging, the Kids’ World Stage, featuring a variety of kid-friendly performances from martial arts demos to magic shows, and the Performing Arts Stage.

Loveland celebrates their beautiful art on the Second Friday of the month

 Justin Roth brings his great music to Boulders the Laughing Goat tonight in an 8:00 show.

 The Rio in historic Downtown Greeley’s free concert series continues on the 9thStreet 
Plaza every Saturday night through August 27 starting at 7pm with an outdoor beer
Garden  and dance area. Tomorrow night, it’s blues with the Rob Wilson Blues Band

Tomorrow night, FoCo Girls Gone Derby’s home teams, the Deathrow Dolls and Chanel Cartel, have added some new skaters to their ranks and will face off Saturday, Aug. 13, at Rollerland Skate Center in Ft. Collins. www.focogirlsgonederby.com

 Acoustic Eidolon bring their unique blend of Celtic, folk and classical music to the Bas Bleu Theatre in Ft. Collins  tomorrow night at 7:30. (970) 498-8949 

Peace Troubadour Cecilia St. King gives a charismatic performance of acoustic pop songs with a spiritual edge, translating Esoteric Traditions and The Ageless Wisdom Teachings into song tomorrow night at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder  303-494-0195 or   music@uucboulder.org

 The lassical Grand Finale, featuring two towering symphonic masterworks by Mozart and Beethoven tonight at 8pm at the Strings Music Pailion in Steamboat Springs.  (970) 879-5056 x105

 The Longmont Museum & Cultural Center continues its presentation of American master: John J. Audubon: American Artist and Naturalist. Audubon’s depictions of American birds are world renowned and loved by art and nature enthusiasts alike. Till September 18th303 651-8374 

 Cats continues at the Boulder Dinner Playhouse till September 3rd

 Upcoming events-

 The Olde Town Pickin’ Parlor continues the eighth season of America’s Soul Live! An acoustic concert series, at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday-- August 16, with host Jon Chandler welcoming prolific singer/songwriter Mike Fleming and Denver-based songwriter/keyboard phenom Willie Hammond.

Next weekend (8/18-21) go beyond the canvas with a 4-day event celebrating music, visual, performing, literary and culinary arts through various performances, fine-art stroll and educational workshops at the Steamboat All arts Festival in Steamboat Srings.

 Wet Mountain Western Jubilee August 20 & 21 with Don Edwards, Sons & Brothers, Halden Wofford & the Hi-Beams, Waddie Mitchell, Juni Fisher and more in beautiful Westcliffe,  Colorado   www.wetmountainwesternjubilee.com

 Friday, August 26th– it is the 25thAnnual Tuna Fish & Peanut Butter concert at Loveland’s Hammond Amphitheatre, featuring Liz Barnez and Rebecca Folsom.  As always, the concert is a benefit for the Weld Food Bank and the Food Bank of Larimer County. Merry Makers and Decorators again will be there to share their amazing face painting and balloon creations with all.

 Experience internationally known jazz greats in genres including Contemporary Jazz, Salsa, Latin Jazz and Big Band Jazz—dance to New Orleans and Chicago’sbest jazz acts at the 1st Annual Jazz on 2ndAve in Historic Niwot, Colorado next Saturday (8/20).  Taste culinary delights from Louisiana and Spanish Harlem including, Cajun Creole from Colterra/Salt and high-end delicacies and an oyster bar from Treppeda’s Ristorante.  Top this off with a wine cellar, beer garden, micro brews  303.946.9227 electriclady66@gmail.com

 Looking for some old fashioned fun? The Kress Cinema & Lounge in Historic Downtown Greeley hosts a sing-a-long to one of the most memorable movie musicals of the 20th Century—Mary Poppins – in two shows on August 20 at 3pm & 6:30pm – www.cresscinema.com

 Next week’s Folks Festival in Lyons is totally sold out—but there is always hope for tickets on the Festivarian Forum at Bluegrass.com

Folks Fest in Lyons is all sold out-- but believe in miracles!  Check the Festivarian Forum at www.bluegrass.com

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