SpokesBUZZ Blog

Promoting the Global Visibility of Fort Collins Sound and Culture.

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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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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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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SpokesBUZZ at The UMS 2015

One of our favorite Colorado music festivals is nearly here! We’re bracing ourselves for the madness and magic of The Denver Post Underground Music Showcase (UMS) 2015. Now in its 15th year, the festival takes place Thursday, July 23 – Sunday, July 26 in Denver’s Baker neighborhood along South Broadway. First things first: GET YOUR WRISTBAND…

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The Local Link: Bringing Colorado Bands to New Fans

Just down the street from the SpokesBUZZ headquarters, we’re pretty lucky to have the City of Fort Collins’ Lincoln Center — one of Colorado’s largest and most diverse presenters of professional theatre, dance, music, visual arts and children’s programs. They are practically our next-door neighbors, and are home to some of the finest performing arts spaces in…

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The Buzzword: Comics, Punks and Rock Bottom

It’s a big week for the mad scientists of Chemistry Club — they’ll debut the long-awaited second comic book in their Copia series, complete with a release party/show at The Gothic on Friday 7/17. “Copia: The Undertow” is resplendent with illustrations by artist Patch Silver of Clever Girl Comics: You should go to the show, if only to see…

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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 Buzzword: What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

If you’re not busy watching Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt cover Nancy Wilson (but not *that* Nancy Wilson), we have a number of New Year’s Eve recommendations for you music lovers and merrymakers. Like: a really really lot, like you have no reason to stay at home moping and/or strumming a ukelele unless you’re into that….

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There is always Sunshine available…

I have found that nothing drives me harder than Event Anxiety.  I create these events and in the planning process it all sounds so fun and exciting and I think everyone will want to come to this cool event.  The confidence is outstanding and the ideas flow and once it is set in motion, the location…

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Budgets to Ignore

I have spent countless hours working on budgets, home budgets and business budgets. I think they stink, its all negative, no freedom or impulsivity is allowed. Even the colors that excel defaults for negative is red, which makes me angry. So when I’m out fundraising some have said, don’t worry about the money, it willl…

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