Category Archives: music

Short Shot of Shawn Colvin

“If there were no music, Then I could not get through…” We’re headed up to Colorado Springs today to see Shawn Colvin in concert tonight.  Several years ago, she admitted she preferred sharing a stage with another singer-songwriter over solo … Continue reading

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Hazy Memories of Dillo Daze, 50 Years On

A baggie of pot sat on the floor just a few feet away. Someone dropped it, I figured, looking around to see if anyone else spotted it yet. No, and the baggie was kinda of perched precariously in the walkway … Continue reading

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Twofer Tuesday: Dan Roam & Ben Jones

This week promises two exciting events I want to share with you here. The Pop-Up Pitch: The Two-Hour Creative Sprint to the Most Persuasive Presentation of Your Life Dan Roam, author of “Back of the Napkin” and several other modern … Continue reading

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“Always a Hoot!”

— Jerry Garcia’s parting words to Bob Weir after the final Grateful Dead concert We last saw our intrepid hero heading up to Boulder, veering eastward on a known shunpike northward. Pleasantly uneventful, that drive took more time than the … Continue reading

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Our Brief Break in Boulder

When we last left our intrepid adventurers, they were about to leave, “taking the long way there.” That we did indeed do, taking our sweet time to swing eastward out of Colorado Springs before heading north. Yes, it took us … Continue reading

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On the Road…Again

It’s D-Day, or rather, B-Day — for Boulder Day. Yes, we are headed out on the road again to go see Pat Metheny at the Boulder Theater this evening. We’re taking the long way there, so we will be on … Continue reading

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Whole Lotta Livestreaming Going On!

I’ll keep it short & simple: this weekend offers some fantastic live music opportunities right there in your living room. Or wherever you livestream music. So, you don’t really want to hear from me. You want to listen to these … Continue reading

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Scott, My Brother & Musical Pied Piper (part 2)

Part 1 offered a quick snapshot, that’s all. I could never fully list all of the bands my brother introduced me to. His early combos played most mid-60s rock staples like the Beatles, Rolling Stones, the Kinks, the Doors, Buffalo … Continue reading

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Scott, My Brother & Musical Pied Piper (part 1)

Although neither of our parents played music, we grew up hearing it. Dad listened to Nat King Cole and Spike Jones and Mom hummed hymns and sang along with the radio. They bought a piano and signed both Scott and me … Continue reading

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Return to Red Rocks!

With the re-opening of public performance spaces, I can think of no better place to welcome live music back to the stage than Red Rocks. And we get to kick it off with two nights of Bob Weir and the … Continue reading

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