Author Archives: C. Alan Crandall

Fox Theatre in photos

I have been to so many wonderful shows at the Fox Theatre. In Celebration of their 25th birthday in March I am heading to the archives to feature some of the rich history of amazing music I have seen at … Continue reading

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Rising Appalachia headline the Fox Theatre tonight in Boulder supported by The Brothers Comatose

I am excited that one of my favorite bands, Rising Appalacha are headlining the Fox Theatre in Boulder this eve.  The beautiful harmonies of sisters Leah and Chloe are a joy to hear.   Joined their band, percussionist Biko Casini … Continue reading

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Colorado’s premier music festival ARISE set for Friday with Ziggy Marley, Hard Working Americans, Jurassic 5 and many, many more

Just an hour from Denver, 45 minutes from Boulder, 25 minutes from Fort Collins, and 15 minutes from Loveland, ARISE Music Festival is easily accessible to Colorado’s Front Range. When you are driving or riding towards the ARISE festival grounds … Continue reading

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Lyons’ RockyGrass Academy cultivates ‘a living tradition’

It was the second day of school Tuesday morning for 238 adults and 36 kids admitted by lottery to the sold-out, four-day RockyGrass Academy at the Planet Bluegrass Ranch in Lyons. The lucky students left their campgrounds carrying mandolins, banjos, … Continue reading

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Josh Ritter and the Royal City Band to play the Boulder Theater tonight

Tonight Josh Ritter and the Royal City Band will play the Boulder Theater.  Over the course of his acclaimed career, Ritter has released seven full-length albums, including his most recent, 2013’s The Beast In Its Tracks, which debuted at #22 … Continue reading

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Coral Creek gets the crowd jumping at the Oriental Theater warming up for the John Kadlecik Band

By C. Alan Crandall I headed out to see Coral Creek and the John Kadlecik Band perform at the Oriental Theater, thinking that it was a cool and interesting to have a Colorado favorite Bluegrass band warm up for the … Continue reading

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Nederland’s Elephant Revival to headline at Red Rocks joined by Josh Ritter, Rising Applachia and special guest ‘The Human Experience’ on Sunday

By C. Alan Crandall/ previously published at SecondStoryGarage.com This Sunday, Elephant Revival will return to Red Rocks Amphitheater for an early show. Arguably one of the most famous bands out of Nederland, Colorado, Elephant Revival’s style of acoustic progressive, indie, … Continue reading

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Coral Creek Performs With John Kadlecik Band at the Oriental Theater Friday

Friday, April 29th marks a moment for Dead Heads and JamGrass fans alike as Colorado’s Americana supergroup, Coral Creek, strums main support for the John Kadlecik Band at the Oriental Theater. Kadlecik is known for his involvement with Further, Phil Lesh & Friends, as well as his … Continue reading

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FoCoMX 8 offers new and innovative programming, continues to grow

Fort Collins, CO (4/4/16) – FoCoMX 2016 is incorporating several new features this year including a comedy lineup and FoCoMX preevents at The Ramskeller and Zwei Brewing. Presented by the Fort Collins Musicians Association (FoCoMA) and sponsored by Odell Brewing … Continue reading

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Coral Creek & members of DeadPhish Orchestra with Zach Daniels performing “Pickin on Phish” tonight at Cervantes’ Other Side

Led by founding member and chief songwriter, Chris Thompson, Coral Creek seizes center stage with beautifully written compositions and storylines reminiscent of John Prine and Robert Hunter. Previously produced by Bill Nershi of the String Cheese Incident, Thompson’s playing is … Continue reading

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