Giving the Gift of Music to Children
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – The Blue Star Connection will be hosting a great charity fundraising event at Stargazers in Colorado Springs on Friday, Feb 27 featuring Mike Zito & The Wheel, Samantha Fish Band and Katy Guillen & The Girls. Doors open at 6 and the show starts at 7. The Blue Star Connection gives [...]
Best Unusual Christmas Gifts for Beer Lovers
‘Tis the season! Peace, joy and giving to others (like me) and if you’re like most people, you want to be unique and give the perfect gift to your beer-loving friend or loved one. The options are practically unlimited, depending on your budget, and options within options can make your virtual window-shopping confusing, so we’ve [...]
Rodrigo y Gabriela 9 Dead Alive
What do you do when you’re arguably the best in the business? Do more of it, only better than ever, and that’s just what the duo of Rodrigo y Gabriela has managed with their latest effort: 9 Dead Alive. There may not be anything truly novel or different with this collection of songs, but there’s [...]
Hot Rize When I’m Free Album Review
Winners of the International Bluegrass Music Association’s very first Entertainers of the Year award, Colorado’s Hot Rize has been creating delicious music for over 35 years. Formed in 1978, the 4-piece survived until 1990, but recently re-grouped and celebrated with a new CD: When I’m Free, and it’s a dandy. Now, 24 years later, original [...]
Tauk Collisions Album Review
As a reviewer, it’s always fun to discover new bands and new music, and so it was with Collisions, the new CD from Tauk. Four supremely talented and innovative young men, most of whom have been playing together since their school days. Collision is a magical, mystical, musical tour de force, going places only the [...]
Hard Working Americans Album
They have done it. They are Hard Working Americans, an “all-star” lineup that delivers a powerful sound ranging from country to rock, blues to folk and back again. From lead singer Todd Snider to bassist Dave Schools (of Widespread Panic) through drummer Duane Trucks, this ensemble is laden with talent, and it shines through from [...]