Bohemian Foundation Brings Grammy Winner to Fort Collins

FREE Professional Development Series for Musicians “Road Warriors: The Ins & Outs of Touring” scheduled for April 14

featuring hip-hop artist ‘Speech’ from the group Arrested Development hosted by Nick Forster (eTown) & including Johnny Hickman (Cracker), John Magnie (subDudes), Karl Alvarez (The Descendents)

Fort Collins, Colorado —The Fort Collins Musicians Association (FoCoMA) and Bohemian Foundation are pleased to announce the next workshop in their FoCoMA:ProDev series, a professional development series for musicians in Northern Colorado.

“Road Warriors: The Ins & Outs of Touring” will include featured guest ‘Speech’ of the Grammy-winning hip-hop group Arrested Development.  Nick Forster (eTown, Hot Rize) will serve as host and moderator.  Also included on the panel are John Magnie (subDudes, 3 Twins Broadband), Karl Alvarez (The Descendents, ALL), and Johnny Hickman (Cracker, Hickman-Dalton Gang).  They will be discussing everything you wanted to know about surviving life on the road as a musician.

WHO:  Fort Collins Musicians Association (FoCoMA) & Bohemian Foundation

WHAT:   “Road Warriors: The Ins & Outs of Touring”

FoCoMA: ProDev Series presented by Bohemian Foundation
Nick Forster (eTown, Hot Rize) = moderator/host
Speech (Arrested Development) = featured guest
John Magnie (subDudes, 3 Twins) = panelist
Karl Alvarez (The Descendents, ALL) = panelist
Johnny Hickman (Cracker, Hickman-Dalton Gang) = panelist

WHEN:  Saturday, April 14, 2012 3:00-4:30 PM
WHERE:  The Armory Event Hall 314 East Mountain Ave Fort Collins, CO 80524
COST:  Free
RSVP:   www.bohemiannights.org/ProDev3

ProDev will take place during the weekend of the Fort Collins Musicians Experiment (FoCoMX) which features 300+ bands at 30+ venues over 2 nights.  For more information on FoCoMX, please visit www.focomx.org.

The goal of the FoCoMA:ProDev series is to find ways to help the music community of Fort Collins to become one of the best places in the country, in reputation and in fact, for the creation of music.  The series aims to strengthen the skills local musicians need to master the music industry by providing educational and professional growth opportunities.

The event is sponsored by Bohemian Foundation with collaboration from FoCoMA, Beet Street and SpokesBUZZ Fort Collins.  The workshop is free and open to the public.  Musicians of all calibers are invited to attend.  Space is limited.  To reserve a seat, please RSVP at http://www.bohemianfoundation.org/ProDev3

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