SpokesBUZZ Blog

Promoting the Global Visibility of Fort Collins Sound and Culture.

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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Blastoff! Recording Band Together: Volume VI

Every year since SpokesBUZZ started, we’ve created a compilation album featuring music from the local bands currently in our Incubator Program. This year is no exception, meaning that SpokesBUZZ: Band Together – Vol. VI will be ready for release in the next couple of months (you’ll want to mark your calendars for our annual CD…

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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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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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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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Meet the SpokesBUZZ Class of 2016!

Let’s get right to the good stuff! It is our great pleasure to welcome the following bands to our incubator program as part of the SpokesBUZZ Class of 2016: American Blackout The Burroughs Chemistry Club Grim&Darling Red Fox Run Slow Caves These six terrific bands will join their SpokesBUZZ brothers and sisters Eldren Gasoline Lollipops…

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