The Colorado Sound S9 EP34

Happy Labor Day Weekend … No rest for me however.  It’s a pretty busy week here at the Goat’s office.

Monocles Higher ElevationNew music shares this week from Lara Ruggles, Strange Americans, and Chimney Choir.  I got a new compilation in this week that actually came out in 2008 on Gear Fab Publishing out of Denver, that I never knew existed.  I’m excited to start playing some cuts I didn’t already have from the 60’s Greeley band The Monocles who became The Higher Elevation.  Very psychedelic stuff …

Besides spinning records and telling the story about our local scene on the radio, I really enjoy introducing new bands to my friends live and upfront – it’s what makes my summers such a happy time for me.  My plan is to do a series of shows over the fall, winter, spring seasons where I get to team up with some of my favorite bands in the region … so I’ve stepped out and invited a few to the party.  This coming week marks the beginning… You can keep up on the events page here.

Thursday night Sept 10 THE COLORADO SOUND PRESENTS one of the region’s top touring Americana/trucker-honky-tonk country bands – Jimbo Darville & the Truckadours with rising new Americana-folk singer/songwriter Daniella Katzir at the Walnut Room in Denver.

Sunday Sept 13 THE COLORADO SOUND PRESENTS one of the hottest and most talked about roots rock bands in the region – Kerry Pastine & the Crime Scene at Avogadro’s  in Fort Collins.  And yes, I know it’s opening weekend … LOL.  #footballgeeksrule

The Walnut Room holds a little over 100 people.  Avogadro’s a bit more than 150 on the inside I believe and more outside.   Both have excellent food options.  Great small rooms, both of them.  As with all of these shows, I intend to perform in support with my band Goatz!



The Moonrakers “Baby Please Don’t Go” from Anthology (2007)
Zephyr “Sun’s a Risin’” from Zephyr Deluxe Edition (2014)
(D) Strange Americans “Railroad” (2015)  Halden Wofford & the Hi Beams “Hippy in My House” from Midnight Rodeo (2006)
Jeff Finlin “East By West” from The Tao of Motor Oil (2010)
Esme Patterson “Oh Let’s Dance” from What Do You Call A Woman (2015)
Devotchka “100 Other Lovers” from 100 Lovers (2011)
Ian Cooke “Epilogue” from Antiquasauria
(D) Chimney Choir “Union Station” from Boomtown (2015)  Gipsy Moon “What Remains” from Eventide (2013)
The Gromet “Skip Your Stone” from Barren (2012)
Great American Taxi “A.M. Radio” from Paradise Lost (2011)
Shaley Scott “Style” from Rescue Me (2015)
Janine Santana “Red Clay” from Soft As Granite (2008)


Rick Roberts “In My Own Small Way” from Windmills / She is a Song (2010)
Dusty Drapes & the Dusters “Talkin’ Boogie” from The Red Album (1981)
(D) Elephant Revival “Shadows Past” from Sands of Now (2015)
Rose Quartz “Medicine” from Axis of Love (2015)
Churchill “The war within” from War Within EP (2013)
Safe Boating is No Accident “Dye My Love” from Bonus Features (2014)
Andy Palmer “Good Son” from Hazard of the Die (2013)
(D) Lara Ruggles “The Secret Ingredient” from Cynics & Saints (2015)  King Cardinal “Gasoline” from One A Giant EP (2015)
Chris Daniels & the Kings “Nobody Knows” from Funky To the Bone (2015)
Selasee Atiase “African Gate” from African Gate (2010)
Analog Son “Funkin’ In the AM” from Stomp and Shout (2015)

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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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