SpokesBUZZ Blog

Promoting the Global Visibility of Fort Collins Sound and Culture.

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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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: 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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The Magnolia Sessions: Qbala – August 13

Good news! If you missed our first-ever Magnolia Sessions (house party/video viewing/artist-meet-and-greet) you can join us for our August edition at the historic Montezuma Fuller House at 226 W. Magnolia St. in Fort Collins. If you were there for our July session with Elise Wunder, please come see us again in August … and bring friends! Our August party and…

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The Buzzword: Head for the High Country!

Compared to how busy the bands have been in the past month, there is a little bit of a lull in the performance schedule this week — we suspect it has to do with preparation for a couple of big upcoming festivals in the next few weeks of August (including Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest August 14 – 16…

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The Buzzword: August and Everything After

Having survived The UMS (which was SO. FUN!), this week we give July the boot. Never fear, though — there is plenty going on for our SpokesBUZZ bands as summer continues. In fact, this last week of July/first week in August is pretty much insane, and beyond that … it only gets busier. Here are some…

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The Buzzword: Aggie, Moxi, Rockies & more Big Gigs

We like to keep our plates full around here. It makes for much better spinning (and metaphor mixing). Which is why, in addition to two brand-new SpokesBUZZ events — Thursday’s Magnolia Sessions premiere and Sunday’s FUNdraising series kickoff, SpokesBUZZ Strikes Again — the bands are almost ludicrously busy this week. This family is full of overachievers. Here are…

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The Magnolia Sessions: SpokesBUZZ House Party Premiere!

Last winter, SpokesBUZZ moved our Old Town Fort Collins offices from the basement of Cohere into a historic house on Magnolia Street known as the Montezuma Fuller House. The short move not only gives us more elbow room for our growing staff, it provides us with the perfect place to entertain friends, musicians and other community members….

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