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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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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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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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The Buzzword: Sweet Release

Mid-October in SpokesBUZZ land is absolutely out of control — so many special events and new releases are on the docket this week (and next) that you all had better pace yourselves. Or don’t. You’re young and spry. You’ll be fine. Though by the end of October, Welcome to Deathville might be more than just…

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The Buzzword: All Over The Place

We’ve been involved in a number of interesting conversations about “place” this week. We attended a workshop led by Peter Kageyama, author of For the Love Of Cities, and talked bikes, beers and bands with some of favorite Fort Collins citizens. We spoke to a group of civic leaders visiting from Grand Forks, North Dakota…

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The Buzzword: Alumni on Parade

Our current SpokesBUZZ bands have had a busy, busy summer. As the season (unofficially) winds down this Labor Day weekend, our alumni bands are making sure those young whippersnappers see how to send summer out properly. Here’s how it’s done: If you’re Grant Farm, you wind it up for the weekend with a Wednesday welcome…

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The Buzzword: Friends with Benefits

Being for the Benefit While no one is playing for the benefit of Mr. Kite this week (that we know of), there are a number of SpokesBUZZ bands performing at fundraisers and other cause-related concerts. Such as: The Burroughs will play two sets at a fundraiser for … SpokesBUZZ! on Friday 8/28 at the Fort Collins Country…

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The Buzzword: Fest Fest Fest Fest

Summer festival season is getting super-ripe (but not in that #StinkyDBG way — more like peaches and pines, less like rotted meat). This week sees several SpokesBUZZ bands performing at festivals around the Front Range and beyond. Go support them before you have to wear a sweater to do so. The Fest List Hot off…

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SpokesBUZZ Bands at Bohemian Nights

The unofficial end of summer arrives this weekend, with Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest, a three-day FREE music extravaganza in Downtown Fort Collins. This annual event was once intended to be Fort Collins’ birthday party, and while it’s hard to find mention of that these days, we still intend to celebrate. And eat cake. Possibly constructed…

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