The Colorado Sound – S8 EP14 April 2014

boninwf back stage nite 1 2012Which city really has more places to play?  Austin, Denver, or Nashville?  Well, if it’s between Denver and Austin – Denver wins hands down … check out this great article in Westword with Gov. Hickenlooper  Interview: Governor Hickenlooper on why (and how) he wants to support Colorado music

UPDATE on Johnny O.  See pics here.    Much love was shared – much music played – much money raised.  From what I can see online, it looks like our brothers and sisters in the scene managed to raise somewhere around 5g for Johnny’s medical care, and loss of income while recovering.  Much love to all our friends who contributed, and to Johnny O.


I have tried numerous times now to send SCI Fidelity a request for submission of the new String Cheese Incident record, since I see it getting airplay nationally, and on some of our local non-comms … but noooooooooooo … HEY SCI HELLO!!!!?? Anyone home?

Screw it .. here are two audio videos of new tunes from the bros


Beast “Spaceman” from “Beast” (1969)
Sugarloaf “Green Eyed Lady`[single] (1970)
Acoustic Junction “Oh Me Oh My” from Strange Days (2000)
(D) Crucifix “The Dreamer” from The Beginning (2014) 

Garuud Effekt “Cut me” [single] (2014)
Kristina Murray “Rough Corners” from Unravelin’ (2014)
the Railbenders “The Outlaw Way” from Showdown (2006)
SHEL “On My Way” from SHEL (2012)
Damon Wood’s Harmonious Junk “Queen of My Dreams” from Sirens and Pipers (2013)
Head for The Hills “Blue Ruin” from Blue Ruin (2013)
Yonder Mountain String Band “East Nashville Easter” from Yonder Mountain String Band (2006)
(N) Aakash Mittal Quartet “Jeeju’s Jeeju” from Ocean (featuring Ron Miles) (2013)
String Cheese Incident “Walk This Way” from The String Cheese Incident (1997)
Big Head Todd & The Monsters “It’s Alright” from E-Town Live (1996)
Leftover Salmon “Euphoria” from Winter Tour 2013 (2013)
Soul School “Out of Your League” from Chapter One (2014)
Chemistry Club “Navigator” from Navigator (2013)
Katie Herzig “Walk Through Walls” from Walk Through Walls (2014)
The Apples in Stereo “Dance Floor” from Travellers in Space and Time (2010)
Fierce Bad Rabbit “YOU!” from Live and Learn (2011)
Monocle Band “Can’t Get By” from Monocle Band (2013)
(N) Katey Laurel “Thanks for Loving Me” from Periscope (2014)
Toad In the Hole “FireGirl” from APT 203 (2013)
Petals of Spain “Love (Really Breaks)” from Petals of Spain (2013)
Chain Station “Don’t Build Me Up” from Dancin’ With the Law (2014)
Julie & Andy Monley “Samba Saravah” from And You Could Be The Sun (2008)

Head for the Hills | Pickin’ on the Poudre – Mishawaka Amphitheatre | May 17th, 2014

Head for the Hills will perform at the Mishawaka Amphitheatre in Bellvue, CO on May 17th as part of their annual gathering, “Pickin’ on the Poudre.” This will be the 10th consecutive year the quartet has opened the concert season at the historic mountain venue. Grant Farm with special guest Benny “Burle” Galloway and Gispy Moon will support the evening, presented by The Colorado Sound. Tickets are on sale now at and

Head for the Hills has confirmed several festival and event appearances this summer in support of their studio album “Blue Ruin,” including:Summer Camp Music Festival (Chillicothe, IL) and Revival Festival at Harmony Park, (Clarks Grove, MN), Botanic Gardens for a co-bill with Steep Canyon Rangers (Denver, CO) and many more.



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I've been on the air in Northern Colorado since 1978. The Colorado Playlist is broadcast on 30 FM frequencies in the state. I am also a musician, talent buyer and business consultant. Email me at

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