Fri July 13, 2012
Arts & Culture

KUNC Entertainment Report

Festivals, great music, theater and more  along Colorado’s Front Range and in the mountains this weekend.

Celebrate the green at the 18th Annual Colorado Irish Festival at Clement Park in ) -Littleton this weekend. This fun, family –friendly festival brings the great music of  Frankie Gavin & DeDannan, The Young Dubliners* The Clancy Legacy and so much more, as well as Irish dance, Irish sports, Pipe Band Competition, A Cultural Village & Pub ·  Storytelling ·  Kids Area · amongst the great events.   :  Friday, July 13th, 5pm - 10pm (5-6pm FREE Admission) Saturday, July 14th, 10am - 10pm, Sunday, July 15th, 10am - 7pm. 

The  David Grisman Bluegrass Experience has an 8:30 show at the Boulder Theater tonight   (7/13)

Laurie Lewis has an 8:00 show at Denver’s Swallow Hill Music tonight (7/13) , July 13;

The second annual Cause for Paws Music Festival -- a two day camping event to raise money and awareness for local animal rescues and shelters happens today and tomorrow in Larkspur to benefit over 6 fur kid rescues. Starting at 3 today and 11 tomorrow (7/13-15).   

Keller Williams has a 6pm show at the Mishawaka Amphitheatre in Bellvue tonight (7/13)

The Colorado Music Festival presents a Magnificent Mozart Mini-Festival at Boulder’s Chautauqua including the Horn Concerto Nos. 1 & 3 and Symphony No. 41 in C major, “Jupiter”. At 7:30pm tonight (7/13)

Louisville holds their Street Faire tonight starting at 6:30 with music by the one and only New Riders of the Purple Sage.

Friday Fest on the plaza in  Historic Downtown Greeley- tonight (7/13) hear the Kris Lager Band 

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival presents Treasure Island tonight at 8 at the Mary Rippon outdoor Theatre, and Pt 2 of Women of Will in the University Theatre on the CU campus in Boulder

The Little Theater Of The Rockies’s production of The Boys Next Door  this weekend (7/ 13&14) at the Norton Theatre on the UNC campus. 970 - 351 – 2200 

Tonight and tomorrow, it’s Loveland Loves BBQ, Bands & Brews in downtown Loveland July 13, 3:00PM-10:00PM; (Runs through Saturday, July 14 from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.) Friday--  Live entertainment – 3 p.m. – new band every hour ~ Award winning Brews and mouth watering BBQ ~ Shopping Marketplace ~ Kids Area/Amusements.  Saturday: Live entertainment – noon – new band every hour ~ Headliner Saturday night – That Eighties Band ~ Award winning Brews and mouth watering BBQ ~ Shopping Marketplace ~ Car Show – 11 a.m. ~ Kids Area/Amusements.

Tomorrow (7/14), it’s the 4th annual Allenspark Run Like the Wind 5K & 10K Fun Run/Walk. The official race starts in the heart of Allenspark at 9:00 am - with a short (1/3 mile) 'Geezers' VS 'Kids' fun run starting at 8:30. This scenic, high altitude race is run on dirt roads, amid the pine forest and boasts views of high mountain peaks.

Fore Furry Friends Charity Golf Tournament to benefit Ft. Collins Cat Rescue & Spayy & neuter clinic tees off tomorrow morning (7/14) at 7am

The 15th Annual Blues & BBQ for Better Housing Block Party  on Sunday(7/15) from  Noon -12-8 p.m in Olde Town Arvada.  -18 rock and blues bands on three stages. -70 booths with food, beer and a variety of fun vendors. -Proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver.

Bold Doors 2012, an exhibition of  what collective, creative genius of the Bold Doors artists has transformed gates, cabinet doors, closet doors, etc., into lasting works of art... at boulder’s Pearl street mall, 29th Street, Ideal Market and more till august 2nd 303-402-0613

Upcoming Events-

Wednesday July 25th Southern Exposure and Giddup Kitty in Lakewood at the Heritage Center. The gates open at 6 and we play from 630-7pm. Check out their website for further information.

34th Annual Arts Picnic in Historic Greeley’s Lincoln Park  Saturday, July 28 & Sunday July 29, 9:00AM-5:00PM/ 9-4 A wonderful gathering of artists & crafters, food booths, a beer garden, live music, and children's entertainment! This top-rated festival is a great place to spend the day with the whole family!

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