303 Magazine – features a monthly New Colorado Music (audio and video) You Should Know along with regular reviews and more.
5280 Magazine– reviews and more.
BandWagon Magazine – BandWagon Magazine is a free monthly publication and marketing company, based out of our office inside the Moxi Theater at 802 9th Street in Downtown Greeley, Colorado. Our goal is to help cultivate and report on live music, arts, entertainment, nightlife and community in Northern Colorado.
Colorado Music Business Organization – COMBO is a community organization of musicians, music business professionals, and music scene supporters. The Colorado Music Business Organization’s mission is to offer the best networking, education, and support resources for the Colorado music community.
Colorado Music Hall of Fame – Colorado Music Hall of Fame celebrates our state’s music heritage and inspires the future of Colorado music through their museum, educational programming, induction concerts and events.
Colorado Music Experience – a non-profit organization established to preserve the legacy of Colorado music, serves as a repository for informational and archival resources and presents them in intriguing, engaging and entertaining ways.
Diversify the Stage – a network of industry professionals and community engagement organizations collectively working to build a culture of accountability to establish more inclusive hiring practices and greater access to equitable opportunities in live music, events, and touring industries.
LiveMusicColorado.com – designed as a central hub for live music in Colorado, the site launched in FEB 2022 and is in development.
MAPS (Mr. Anonymous Philanthropic Society) – A Colorado non-profit organization based in Vail, MAPS “…empowers artists to promote unity and peace in our communities through music.” MAPs “…raises the level of arts and entertainment in communities by streamlining the process of content creation with outdoor concerts, recording sessions, music distribution, music mentoring and mobile music [Go MAPS Music Van].”
the Music District – The Music District is a dynamic gathering hub, workspace, and creative playground for the music community. For the novice or pro, it’s a place where anyone can develop the art, learn the business, and share skills and passions with musicians and music lovers. A living laboratory, it will continuously evolve to meet the ever-changing needs of the Northern Colorado ecosystem and the wider music world.
POPBOPROCKTILUDROP – Want to know about Colorado records from the 50s and 60s? Go here…
Pueblo City Limits – Obscure vinyl recordings (and the stories behind them) from Southern Colorado. We’re talking along Highway 50, Holly to Montrose, and south to the New Mexico state line.
Reverb/the Denver Post — blogs about more local shows and album releases than just about anyone around. Excellent daily source of high fiber music related news regardless of professional stature or label status.
The Riff Rag – A monthly, digital magazine based out of Colorado Springs, covering the Colorado local music scene. All genres included. Digital subscriptions available for $12/year.
Rocky Mountain Music Relief – a CO 501C3 supporting artists affected by natural disasters in our state.
Sonic Guild – Sonic Guild Colorado supports the creation and performance of music throughout Colorado. The music industry, always a hard environment for any artist to make it, is only becoming more challenging. Yet the depth and breadth of incredible music being made in many of our communities is better than ever.
Swallow Hill Music – For more than 40 years, Swallow Hill has offered music lessons, presented and promoted concerts, and provided music education in under-resourced communities in the Denver metro.
Westword Denver (Music) – Denver’s independent source of local news and culture.
DENVER/NoCO Non-Commercial Public Radio
88.9FM KRFC Fort Collins – this is where the Colorado Playlist began in 2006. Independent djs consistently play twelve to twenty “new” (12 months old) Colorado releases a week, along with live in studio sessions and a featured “Colorado artist of the day.” The station tends to favor Americana and singer-songwriter styles.
105.5 the Colorado Sound – on the air since February 2016, the Colorado Sound plays more than twice as many “new” (12 months old) Colorado music releases than any other station in Colorado, based on weekly surveys of 13 community and college radio stations in the state. Airs the Colorado Playlist Sat 6AM and Sun 6PM.
Indie 102.3 – showcases local talent in the Local 303, an hourly on-air feature. Local 303 artists are played on-air all month long and promoted on Indie 102.3’s social media. Select artists are also featured on More from the Local 303 and invited to the Local 303 Meetup, which currently takes place the last Monday of every month. Typically features ten-twelve “new” releases a month.
KGNU (Boulder) – “We seek to stimulate, educate and entertain our audience, to reflect the diversity of the local and world community, and to provide a channel for individuals, groups, issues and music that have been overlooked, suppressed or under-represented by other media.”
KUVO Jazz – Since 1985 KUVO has provided a blend of jazz, Latin jazz and blues.
STATIONS THAT AIR THE COLORADO PLAYLIST
KAFM (Grand Junction)
KFFR (Winter Park)
KJAC (Northern Colorado/Denver)
KSJD (Cortez/Four Corners)