Colorado Playlist – S11 EP41

ROCKY MOUNTAIN MUSIC RELIEF mobilizes the Colorado music and media communities to raise funds to assist musicians throughout the U.S. affected by natural disasters.

Rocky Mountain Music Relief


Join us as the FEMA Band (Funky Electric Music Allstars) takes the stage Sunday November 5. The FEMA Band is Cyril Neville (Neville Bros) Bill McKay (DTB, Leftover Salmon) Tori Pater (Polytoxic, Dyrty Byrds) Jordan Linit (Analog Son, Kinetix) Chadzilla (Polytoxic) Bobby Messano (Steve Winwood, Starz) Charlie Martens, Ashley Niven Fairman (Analog Son, Tiger Party) Emily Clark and a very special appearence by Gaynielle Neville!  Opening the show will be Cass Clayton and the Riders as well as the Jaden Carlson Band!

Sunday, November 5 at 6:30 PM  The Fox Theatre  1135 13th St, Boulder, Colorado 80302

Tickets available at


I lost a very good friend this past week; someone who was insurmountably influential in me building my business as a stage manager and main stage/event emcee.

Roger Armstrong was the executive director of CHUN (Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods).  Their main annual fundraising event was the CHUN People’s Fair, held the first weekend of June.

Roger, like other friends (and my late wife) lost his battle with cancer.  RIP my friend – I WILL always remember our friendship.  I’ve been looking at the picture of us on the wall outside my office for years – and it’s not coming down.

The PF is no longer produced by CHUN, but the spirit remains the same.  I intend to honor my friend at the event in June 2018.

My girlfriend and I took a drive to Colorado Springs on Sunday, to visit Garden of the Gods on what might be the last best Sunday to do so.  Hunger drove me to go into downtown CS to visit the new Oskar Blues location there.

Yes, they will have live music – no, it will not be every weekend.  The “music room” is set apart from the main restaurant in the “basement,” and is fashioned after a speakeasy.  The apparent intent, in talking with the GM, is that they’ll do music every once in awhile.  That, of course, may change.

The Oskar Blues Brewery 15th ANNIVERSARY party set for Nov 18th at the Oak Room in the Brewery in Longmong is SOLD OUT!

The COLORADO PLAYLIST has been added to rotation at KHEN in Salida — will air Sat 5-6PM and Tues 8-9PM.


Chris Daniels’ & the Kings latest is Blues with Horns, Vol 1.  It’s up for Grammy consideration, and is the first #1  charting record (Roots Music Report) in the band’s 30 year history.


What you’ll find below are new songs on the show this week … listen  and let me know which ones you think I should keep in the Colorado Playlist, and which I should delete.

NOTE:  In order to be included in the MMMM poll, the band/artist must have an embeddable file available on SoundCloudBandCampReverbnation or YouTube.


(D) = debut of lp, ep or single
(N) = new cut from previously debuted lp or ep


The Apples in Stereo “High Tide” from Fun Trick Noisemaker (1995)
Acoustic Junction “Kiss of Misfortune” from Surrounded by Change (1994)
(D) Trout Steak Revival “Last Chance” from Spirit to the Sea (2017)
Edison “Open Road” from Familiar Spirit (2016)
Ivory Circle “Walk With Me” from Equilateral (2014)
(D) Katie Herzig “Feel Alive” (2017)

The Yawpers “Reunion” from Boy in a well (2017)
Devotchka “The Common Good” from 100 Lovers (2011)
Slim Cessna’s Auto Club “The Unballed Ballad of the New Folksinger” from Unentitled (2011)
(D) Deep Pocket Thieves “Bleu De Agave” from Fate (2017)
Elephant Revival “Sands of Now” from Sands of Now (2015)
Strange Americans “Pollos” from Borrow You, Brother (2017)
Jeff Jenkins “Earth Dance” from The Arrival (2015)


Big Head Todd & The Monsters “Sister Sweetly” from Sister Sweetly (1993)
(D) Ian Cooke “Beam of Light” from The Flight I Flew (2017) 

Esme Patterson “Feel Right” from We Were Wild (2016)
Eldren “We Just Want to Rule the World” from SpokesBUZZ Vol V: Band Together (2015)
(D) Kramies “I Wish I Missed You” from I Wish I Missed You (2017) 

Kyle Emerson “Post-Egomania” from Dorothy Alice (2017)
Cary Morin “Prisoner” from Sing It Louder (2011)
Finnders & Youngberg “Driftwood” from FY5 (2015)
(D) Masontown “Cambric Shirt” from In This Time (2017)
Chris Daniels & the Kings “Nobody Knows” from Funky To the Bone (2015)
Steve Law Band “Dancer” from Dancer (2017)
(N) Keith Oxman “Brothers, Michael and Jean-Marc” from East of the Village (2017)

NOV 25 = GOATZ + the Grant Farm at Avogadro’s Number(Fort Collins)

Author: goat

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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