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Promoting the Global Visibility of Fort Collins Sound and Culture.

SpokesBUZZ Bands at UMS 2016

This weekend, we celebrate the 16th Underground Music Showcase in Denver — and our last SpokesBUZZ Day Party at The UMS :(. We hope you’ll pick up a wristband to enjoy a mindblowing four days of music in Denver’s historic Baker neighborhood, and plan to support the several SpokesBUZZ bands playing throughout the festival. Here’s a guide to…

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SpokesBUZZ Says Goodbye

Dear Fans, Bands and Friends, Sad news: effective September 1, 2016, SpokesBUZZ will be ceasing operations. Despite our best efforts, and the love and support of people like you, we no longer have the financial resources required to carry out our mission and sustain the organization into the future. We wanted you to hear it…

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Summer Starts with Westword Music Showcase!

Rock Summer is here for certain, and with SpokesBUZZ bands hustling all over the state (and in many cases, the country) it’s nice when festivals bring them back together on the Front Range. One-stop-shopping for Colorado music fans! First official summer festival stop for five SpokesBUZZ bands is the Westword Music Showcase, scheduled for Saturday,…

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High Fives and Hugs for our SpokesBUZZ Graduates

We spent some time celebrating our graduating SpokesBUZZ bands at the beautifully renovated New Belgium Brewing last week — thanks for your continued support NBB! As always, there was an abundance of laughter, a few happy tears, and of course, music (courtesy of SpokesBUZZ sophomore band Grim&Darling). A video posted by SpokesBUZZ (@spokesbuzz) on May 20, 2016 at…

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Meet the SpokesBUZZ Class of 2017!

Suspense is overrated, so let’s get right to it, shall we? It is our great pleasure to welcome the following bands to our incubator program as part of the SpokesBUZZ Class of 2017: Altas Holly Lovell Last Call Romance Moon Frog One Flew West Silver & Gold These amazing artists will join their SpokesBUZZ brothers and…

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SpokesBUZZ Bands at FoCoMX 8!

Our favorite Fort Collins music festival is once again on the horizon! Every year, we just enjoy the heck out of FoCoMX, a two-day band extravaganza organized by the Fort Collins Musicians Association. This year’s event takes place April 22 – 23 in Fort Collins. One of the smartest things you can do is to volunteer…

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Finalists Announced: SpokesBUZZ Class of 2017

Since the end of February, our selection committee members have been spending hours reviewing applications for the SpokesBUZZ Incubator Class of 2017. We’re pleased to announce the following Colorado bands have been advanced to the next round of the process. Congratulations to: Altas Compass & Cavern Elise Wunder Holly Lovell Kind Dub Last Call Romance Monaco and…

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A Band Resolution for 2016: Track It!

The end of the year is nearly here, making it the perfect time for you musicians to get your ducks in a row regarding your shows — and one super-smart place to start is by resolving to carefully track your tour history. Time and time again in our SpokesBUZZ Incubator sessions, we hear music industry…

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Ring in the New Year: All Week Long!

Several SpokesBUZZ bands are bidding 2015 farewell this week: by bringing 2016 in with a bang! Enjoying live music is an enjoyable, affordable way to ring in the new year and, luckily for you music fans, there are opportunities to see amazing local music (often with some bad-ass nationally touring acts) throughout the week and weekend. Go see a show…

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How Does SpokesBUZZ Get Its Funding?

Given that this is the eve of Colorado Gives Day (a statewide movement created to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado), and we’ll be asking our supporters to consider making a donation to SpokesBUZZ, we thought it might be interesting to take a look at where our funding has come from so far in 2015. So…

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