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Colorado Playlist – S11 EP14

New music shares this week from Debajo del Agua, Analog Son (f. Ivan Neville), Natalie Tate, and Ryan Chrys & the Roughcuts.  I also played a new cut from Wolf van Elfmand, but there was no embed available to share.  Ditto Rose Hill Drive who I had hoped to share also this week.

Look for new releases next week from Andy Palmer and Head for the Hills among others.

SHOW NEWS = 88.9FM KRFC Fort Collins moved the show to Saturdays from 4PM to 6PM.

GOAT ON THE TOWN

(I know that’s some corny shit .. but what the hell)

Look into any nook and cranny today and you can find live music.  This is especially true of brew pubs, where on just about any night of the week you can find an amazing array of local talent – generally of the singer-songwriter variety, and mostly in country, bluegrass, and folk styles — and mostly acoustic, although there are certainly exceptions to all those things.

The Prairie Scholars – CHUBurger Longmont – April 14

I stopped by Oscar Blues CHUBurger in Longmont Friday evening for a burger and a beer and caught up with friends Jessica and Andy Eppler, aka the Prairie Scholars… one of, if not the top duo playing Longmont right now… holding court every Tuesday night at SKEYE Brewing‘s open mic night.  SKEYE Brewing also hosts music every Friday and Saturday night from 7 to 9.  See their schedule online for details about the acts playing there.

Echo Brewing in Frederick does not offer live music regularly, according to the staff.  I stopped by there Saturday afternoon to see a friend and have a couple of pints.  Echo was celebrating their 5th Anniversary, and as a special event treat they had local garage rock cover band Cat Jerky playing.  It was a perfect afternoon to have a killer Kolsch and enjoy some classic rock and country.


mishawakaSupport for the Colorado Playlist comes courtesy of The Historic Mishawaka Amphitheatre — Celebrating over 100 yrs of music and dancing in the Poudre Canyon.

Cary Morin & Johnny HickmanBuy Tickets Friday, April 21, 2017 7:00 PM SpokesBUZZ Lounge Bellvue, CO

Townes Van Zandt

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I first became aware of, and a fan of Debajo del Agua in 2007, when they released Arte-Santo.  Since then, I’ve had the pleasure of working with them on some shows around the region. Then, following their 2008 release The World Upside Down, the band inexplicably dropped off my radar.  I’m happy to say, they have a new album out for 2017 – with a renewed vision and expanded sound.

From their website bio:  Debajo del Agua has been a pillar of the artivist musical community for over a decade. While their musical style is not easily categorized or defined, it is focused on fusing hip hop with the melodies of Andean music, samba, son, salsa, cumbia, reggae, and reggaeton, creating a flavorful blend of melodies, spiced up with a style of its own. The members of Debajo del Agua span the Americas coming from Chile, Peru, El Salvador, Mexico, and the United States.


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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 SoundCloud, BandCampReverbnation or YouTube.

PLAYLIST S11 EP14

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

HOUR 1

The Soul Survivors (Denver) “Can’t Stand To Be In Love With You” (1965)
Boenzee Cryque “Sky Gone Grey” (1967)
(D) Wolf Van Elfmand “The New Folk” from Real Wolf (2017)
Eldren “Everybody Went Crazy” from Welcome to Deathville (2015)
Devotchka “Exhaustible” from 100 Lovers (2011)
(N) Dragondeer “If You Got the Blues” from Topanga Canyon Sessions – Vol. 1 (2017)
Big Head Todd & The Monsters “New World Arisin’” from New World Arisin’ (2016)
Chris Daniels & the Kings “The Spark” from The Spark (2005)
Finnders & Youngberg “Driftwood” from FY5 (2015)
(D) Analog Son “Sunshine (feat. Ivan Neville)” from Black Diamond (2017) 


Megan Burtt “Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet” from The Bargain (2015)
The Lumineers “Cleopatra” from Cleopatra (2016)
Garrett Sayers Trio “Luvroot” from Thinkbox (2017)

HOUR 2

Acoustic Junction “Something” from Surrounded by Change (1994)
(D) Natalie Tate “You Are What You Can’t” from Broken Open (2017) 


The Still Tide “Field of Bells” from Half Empty Rooms (2015)
The Knew “Major Nights” from Man Monster (2012)
Rose Hill Drive “Broken by the Storm” from Mania (2017)
Petals of Spain “Good Life” from Daydream (2017)
Head for The Hills “Blue Ruin” from Blue Ruin (2013)
Newcomers Home “Fade” from In the Hour (2004)
(D) Ryan Chrys & the Rough Cuts “Modern Outlaw Country” from Shovel Full of Coal (2017) 


Longest Day Of The Year “Black Horse Canyon” from Carapace (2015)
Big Head Blues Club “The Seventh Son” from Way Down Inside (Songs Of Willie Dixon) (2016)
Jeff Jenkins Organization “Sideways” from The Arrival (2015)



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Colorado Playlist – S11 EP13 2017

New music this week included a cut from “Believe,” the new release from the String Cheese Incident that will be out on April 14, so no way to share the cut with you outside of terrestrial radio – and then only a handful of stations in the state.

Aside from the new String Cheese cut I debuted some fresh alternative pop rock from Compass & Cavern, 2015 Westword Bluegrass Band of the Year That Damn Sasquatch, an Americana track from late last year I just became aware of from Evan Holm & the Restless Ones …and I dug one deeper into the stylistically multidimensional album from Bonfire Dub.

GOAT ON THE TOWN

(I know that’s some corny shit .. but what the hell)

Officially, I suppose, I only made it to one show this week – and that only a brief part of two sets (dogs had oral surgery and I couldn’t stay out late Friday).

Thursday evening, a friend and I attended the Westword Music Showcase Nominating Committee Party  … held at the DIME on the UCD campus in Denver, in what proved to be a less than ideal set up with the bar on one floor, and food and entertainment on another – and the booze had to stay on the “bar floor.”

For the nearly two hours we stayed, we were entertained by a rap/hip-hop quartet (bass, drums + 2 mcs) quartet that featured local activist Molina Speaks .. during which most of those who I know as industry “heavies” were upstairs at the bar.

Friday night found me in Fort Collins for dinner and a show and caught me walking into a nearly empty campus area room with a classic rock cover band that honestly needed someone to run sound and a little more time in the rehearsal room …before making my way to Avogadro’s Number in Fort Collins to catch some of Tallgrass.

Tallgrass at Avogadro’s Number – April 7, 2017

Anyone who sees that picture and conjures a “bluegrass” or “country” band would be in for quite a surprise if they walked in and heard the band as I did this past Friday night.  In a room that caps out at just over 100 seated, there were about 70 people in attendance at the break based on conversations with the door guys.

Tallgrass does fit the “roots music” genre broadly speaking, with strong influences from Levon Helm (the Band) and other purveyors of American traditional and non-traditional contemporary heartland folk and old-timey music.  But somewhere along the forgotten highways the band has traveled over the years, drummer Adam Morford got “bored” and began experimenting – incorporating a wide display of percussion instruments and electronics.   I was fortunate, despite my brief stay, to catch both sides of one of Colorado’s most interesting “roots music” bands.


mishawakaSupport for the Colorado Playlist comes courtesy of The Historic Mishawaka Amphitheatre — Celebrating over 100 yrs of music and dancing in the Poudre Canyon.

Cary Morin & Johnny HickmanBuy Tickets Friday, April 21, 2017 7:00 PM SpokesBUZZ Lounge Bellvue, CO

The Rolling Stones

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I’ve known 3/4 of the Rough Cuts professionally and personally since the early years of the 21st century.  It’s a big UP that Ryan got the magnificent Susan Phelan on bass …the first “new” bass player Ryan’s had in much longer than I can recall.  “Country Music Soundtrack” is from the new release, “Shovel Full of Coal.”  The band’s touring schedule for April is sick – this is what you call a working band today, out on the road, six days a week.


MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING

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 SoundCloud, BandCampReverbnation or YouTube.

PLAYLIST S11 EP13

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

HOUR 1

The Doppler Effect “God Is Alive In Argentina” from God Is Alive In Argentina (1966)
Zephyr “Huna Buna” from Zephyr (1969)
(N) The String Cheese Incident “So Much Fun” from Believe (2017)
John Statz “Queen of the Plains” from Tulsa (2015)
Safe Boating is No Accident “Loyal Customer” from The Human Sacrifice (2016)
(D) Compass & Cavern “Mamma Mia” from Before It Begins (2017) 


Katey Laurel “Begin Again” from From Here (2011)
Selasee Atiase “African Gate” from African Gate (2010)
Big Gigantic “Brighter Future” from Brighter Future (2016)
(D) That Damn Sasquatch “This Party Might Be Through” from Sing My Song (2017)


Lionel Young Band “Blues & Boogie Woogie” from On Our Way to Memphis (2011)
The Drunken Hearts “Want you back” from Love & Thirst (2016)
Jeff Jenkins Organization “Heavy Eddie” from The Arrival (2015)

HOUR 2

Poco “Kind Woman (Live)” from The Essential Poco (2005)
(D) The Holler! “Monique” from Wildwood (2017)
Michal Menert “Sweet Remorse” from Space Jazz (2015)
Slow Caves “Desert Minded” from Desert Minded (2016)
(N) Bonfire Dub “Pilot” from Gypsy Roots (2017) 


Big Head Todd & The Monsters “Spanish Highway” from All the Love You Need (2008)
Yonder Mountain String Band “East Nashville Easter” from Yonder Mountain String Band (2006)
5 & Dimer’s “(I Know) I’m Losing You” from If It’s All A Game (2017)
(D) Evan Holm & the Restless Ones “Long Gone” from Good Old Days (2016) 


Andy Monley “Kites” from Triplight (2006)
Plum “Light Years, Dark Years” from Light Years, Dark Years (2016)
Ben Haugland “Lift” from The Point Of No Return (2012)



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Colorado Playlist – S11 EP11

Happy Monday.  New music down below this week in the MMMM (Monday Morning Music Meeting) includes exclusive premieres from upcoming new releases due out in April and May from Andy Sydow, John Statz, Jacob Larson, and Carry Me Ohio, + a new release from Christomo, and a debut from Francis and the Wolf from last fall that I missed in advance of them heading into the studio soon to work on a new full length.

Coming next week = S11 EP12 beginning March 31 new music from Dragondeer, TMULE, Andy Thomas’ Dust Heart, and Todd Adelman and The Country Mile


mishawakaSupport for the Colorado Playlist comes courtesy of The Historic Mishawaka Amphitheatre — Celebrating over 100 yrs of music and dancing in the Poudre Canyon.

Cary Morin & Johnny HickmanBuy Tickets Friday, April 21, 2017 7:00 PM SpokesBUZZ Lounge Bellvue, CO

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GOAT ON THE TOWN

Drove up to Fort Collins for this week’s trek to catch some bands in rooms I don’t get to visit very often.  First up was the Drunken Hearts at Hodi’s Halfnote. After that, I stopped by Island Grill, best known for the cover dance bands that frequent there, just in time to catch the Movers and Shakers last set of the night.

The Drunken Hearts at Hod’s Halfnote (Fort Collins)

The Drunken Hearts are an American trad-rock band with a dash of Colorado feel good jam.  Pedal steel player Cody Russell likes reminding me I said they are the hardest working band in Colorado on the show one week.  They are among the hardest working, that’s true.  Just look at their tour schedule.

Hanging out after their set, backstage with Cody, I bumped into Adam Brown from Mosey West, and recently the talent buyer for the Swing Station in LaPorte.  He let me know he and his wife are moving back to their home in Texas, but not before he finishes recording a new solo release.

The Island Grill is known in Fort Collins as a place that books cover bands, and caters primarily to the over 40 crowd.  I was not only surprised at how many people were there at midnight, but actually dancing and having a good time.

Part of that party atmosphere was a birthday party for band trumpet player Scott Sessions.  A major part of it was the stagecraft and showmanship of lead singer Andy Webber, who prowled the dance floor and teased and flirted the ladies like a young modern Tom Jones.

Musically, the band laid out a solid set of dance rhythm and blues from the sixties, classics that everyone could singalong to.  The dance floor was still packed when I left the room at 12:40.  That says a lot as many similarly programmed rooms in the region are empty by 11PM typically.


MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING

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 SoundCloud, BandCampReverbnation or YouTube.

PLAYLIST S11 EP11

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

HOUR 1

The Rainy Daze “Good Morning Mr. Smith” from That Acapulco Gold (1967)
The Moonrakers “Time and Place” from Anthology (2007)
(D) Andy Sydow “Who I Want To Be” (2017) 


Megan Burtt “Restless” from The Bargain (2015)
South of France “Washed Up” from Washed Up (2016)
(D) John Statz “Cashmere” (2017) 


Devotchka “The Last Beat of My Heart” from Curse Your Little Heart (2006)
Big Head Todd & The Monsters “Rocksteady” from Rocksteady (2010)
SuCh (Su Charles) “You (Icytat Vocal Mix)” (2016)
(D) Jacob Larson Band “Aftershock” from Jacob Larson Band (2017) 


Treehouse Sanctum “Pilot & Crew” from Pilot & Crew (2015)
Hello KavitaSunday (It’s a Chrome Tide)” from To A Loved One (2009)
Dana Landry Quartet “Pure Imagination” from Standard Elevation (2015)

HOUR 2

Firefall “You Are the Woman” from Firefall (1976)
Tommy Bolin “Savannah Woman” from Teaser (1975)
(D) Christomo “Brooklyn Lullaby” from When the Moon Is Right (2017)


Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats “I’ve Been Falling” from Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats (2015)
Bonnie and The Clydes “Down Down Down” from Dear Somebody (2016)
(D) Francis and the Wolf “Afraid to Live” (2016) 


Flobots “The Rose and the Thistle” from The Circle in the Square (2012)
Finnders & Youngberg “Nebraska” from FY5 (2015)
Coral Creek “Mountain High” from Coral Creek (2015)
(D) Carry Me Ohio “Stonewall” from Stonewall (2017) 


Rose Quartz “Leaving Now” from Axis of Love (2015)
The Fray “The Fighter” from Scars and Stories (2012)
Keith Oxman “All Dudes” from Doing All Right (2009)


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Colorado Playlist – S11 EP08

15823350_10157928607200133_4133524469462401895_n-1Welcome to Monday.  LOL.  I’ve been plagued by a nagging thought for the past few years.  While I, and MOST of my friends, support original acts, I do not ever want to forget that the vast majority of those who pick up an instrument, or decide to sing, are NOT songwriters.

I went out this weekend to see what I could see at a couple of the suburban rooms that feature NON-ORIGINAL music (read:  cover bands).

In one case, the band was exceptional, and while performing reminded me deeply of seeing the original acts in their original settings in the 70s (Harlem, Apollo Theater, Philly etc).  In the other case, it was as I might expect – a bunch of veteran journeymen musicians going through the motions, but hardly inspiring the audience to get up and dance.  I’ve witnessed the same thing with purely original acts — some inspire, some don’t, but we do tend to favor them over those who do not write and arrange their own thoughts and feelings into song.

All that said, I began this journey nearly 11 years ago to celebrate Colorado musicians that record great works, whether they wrote those works or not… from the biggest hit-makers and award winners to the freshest new musical talent emerging from around the state.  And, subsequently, I launched the MMMM at the beginning of the year to give you a chance to weight in.

Last week, Petals of Spain was the overwhelming favorite with a 100% KEEP IT rating.  High Fiction grabbed the most votes, but did earn a couple of DELETE IT votes.


mishawakaSupport for the Colorado Playlist comes courtesy of The Historic Mishawaka Amphitheatre — Celebrating over 100 yrs of music and dancing in the Poudre Canyon.

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VIDEO PICK OF THE WEEK

Pint & A Half is Duke and Tami Sheppard, musicians and small business owners from Salida.  Their new album is Boomtown Ghosts.


MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING

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 SoundCloud, BandCampReverbnation or YouTube.

PLAYLIST S11 EP08

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

HOUR 1

Mollie O’Brien “sign Your Name” from Tell It True (1996)
(D) Tiffany Christopher “Somewhere Behind the Sun” from Tremendous Heart (2017) 


The Yawpers “Burdens” from American Man (2015)
Emmitt-Nershi Band “Road of Destruction” from New Country Blues (2009)
The Drunken Hearts “Happy” from Love & Thirst (2016)
Brothers Keeper “Why Do You Fall” from Todd Meadows (2014)
(D) Otis Taylor “Hands On Your Stomach” from Fantasizing About Being Black (2017)
Bad Weather California “I’ll Reach Out My Hand” from Sunkissed (2012)
(D) Rose Hill Drive “Broken By the Storm” from Mania (2017)
Five Iron Frenzy “It Was a Dark & Stormy Night” from Engine of a Million Plots (2013)
Stella Luce “Bleed” from Bleed (2017)
The Matt Fuller Group “Essence Rider” from Waiting For Violet (2014)

HOUR 2

Old Soul “Oldest Religion” from Old Soul (1996)
(D) Shady Elders “Lonely Girls” from Inside Voices (2017) 


American Culture “Like American Culture” from Like American Culture (2015)
The Apples in Stereo “Same Old Drag” from New Magnetic Wonder (2007)
Great American Taxi “We Can Run” from Dr. Feelgood’s Traveling Medicine Show (2017)
Richie Furay “We Were The Dreamers” from Hand In Hand (2015)
(D) Slow Caves “Glares” [single] (2017) 


Mercury Project “Refuge” from Soapbox Jive (2004)
(D) Chole Tang “Til I Get Up” from Passion Aggression EP (2017)
Pretty Lights “Around the Block (feat Talib Kweli)” from A Color Map Of The Sun (2013)
Big Head Todd & The Monsters “I Get Smooth” from Black Beehive (2014)
Erik Applegate “123” from Red Skies (2009)


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Colorado Playlist S10 EP24 July 2016

I got the best news of the summer recently, when my friends at 105.5 The Colorado Sound let me know just how popular the Colorado Playlist is in Denver on Sundays.  WOW… It’s not a far off dream to imagine making it into the TOP 10 for the hours the show is on the air in the Denver metro! (if i even dared dream of top 5 i’d be afraid of squashing the whole thing lol).

I’m also stoked as hell to now be on the air every Saturday morning from 6AM-NOON on 105.5 … “the fastest growing noncom in the nation.”  You won’t get a lot of Colorado stuff on this shift – this is all about music discovery – local and national and international.

New music in this week’s Monday Morning Music Meeting from Edison, Safe Boating is No Accident and the Patti Fiasco … see below.

The Mishawaka unveiled big news this week.

The Mishawaka Amphitheatre will add to its ongoing 100th anniversary activities by hosting a party and public ceremony on August 21. The festivities will include the ceremonial reveal of a commemorative display that will find a fixed home in the venue’s dance hall. Community-sourced and curated items that honor the historic venue’s past will be shared with the public, creating the foundation for an ongoing exhibit that continues to tell the story of The Mish.

Fans and friends of The Mish are invited to the open house, which will take place from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on August 21, and will feature the exhibit unveiling and a live music ensemble performance via Classic Revolution Northern Colorado. Beverages and snacks will be provided.

The public is invited to contribute to the Mishawaka Amphitheatre display; those with artifacts or memorabilia to share are encouraged to contact info@themishawaka.com.


mishawakaThe 10th Anniversary of the Colorado Playlist is coming up August 7th at the historic Mishawaka Amphitheater – presenting the RailbendersGOATZ! and the Liz Barnez Band.  All Ages.  Tickets $15 / $17.50 DoS  SUPER EXCITED!  We’re planning on recording the event for a future episode of The Colorado Playlist.  DON’T FORGET => The “Mish” is a shuttle venue.  Parking is extremely limited and is $40 a car.   HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that you buy tickets and parking/shuttle passes online.


VIDEO PICK OF THE WEEK

I’ve known Ryan Chrys and members of the Rough Cuts for several years now … Ryan to his days in SPIV and Demon Funkies.  Always great friends and a blast to be around.  Here’s there newest …


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Support for Chris K’s Colorado Playlist comes courtesy of The Historic Mishawaka Amphitheatre — Celebrating 100 yrs of music and dancing in the Poudre Canyon.

As much as I would hope that support comes easily it does not – anymore so than for anyone else in music.  I am deeply thankful to the Mishawaka Amphitheater for sponsoring this program – and to you for dropping a few bucks in the tip jar on occasion.  Thank you.  FUND ME.

If you’re a Colorado business engaged in music, music related activities, hemp, or other earth friendly products message me for information about how you can support this program.


MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING

What you’ll find below are new songs on the show this week … listen to them again (or for the first time) and let me know which ones you think I should keep in the Colorado Playlist.

I conceived of this idea as a way for you to discover some of the new music I played on the show, and to give you the chance to let me know which of the tracks you like, and think I should keep in rotation.  I get a lot of feedback from fans about what’s liked .. and what isn’t.

NOTE:  In order to be included in the MMMM poll, the band/artist must have an embeddable file available on SoundCloud, BandCamp (my favorite), Reverbnation or YouTube.

COLORADO PLAYLIST S10 EP24

HOUR 1

The Samples “Did You Ever Look So Nice” from No Room (1992)
(N) The Motet “The Truth” from Totem (2016)
String Cheese Incident “Drive” from One Step Closer (2005)
Slow Caves “Desert Minded” [single] (2016)
(N) The Rifters “Architecture of A Fire” from Architecture of A Fire (2015)
Mollie O’Brien & Rich Moore “Train Home” from Love Runner (2014)
Big Head Blues Club: Featuring Big Head Todd & the Monsters “come On In My Kitchen” from Big Head Blues Club: 100 Years of Robert Johnson (2011)
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats “S.O.B” from Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats (2015)
The Northern Empty “That Old Door Frame” from Suzie (2016)
OneRepublic “Stop and Stare” from Dreaming Out Loud (2007)
SHEL “I Know” from Just Crazy Enough (2016)
Gerald Albright “Slam Dunk” from Slam Dunk (2014)

HOUR 2

Zuba “Planet of Love” from South of Eden (1999)
(D) Edison “The Good Fight” from Familiar Spirit (2016) 
Achille Lauro “Lightning” from Flight or Flight (2012)
Rossonian “In the Summer” [single] (2015)
(D) Safe Boating is No Accident “Loyal Customer” from The Human Sacrifice (2016) 
Chemistry Club “Miranda” [single] (2014)
Acoustic Junction “Think About It” from Acoustic Junction (1996)
Katie Herzig “Drug” from Walk Through Walls (2014)
Calder’s Revolvers “Leave Ya Be” from Sunday Morning (2014)
(D) the Patti Fiasco “Saved by Rock and Roll” from Saved By Rock And Roll (2016)


WhiteWater Ramble “All Night Drive” from All Night Drive (2010)
Young Ancients “Live a Little” from Fishstory (2015)
Annie Booth “Queen bee” from WANDERLUST (2014)


GOATZ! News and Shows

Get your tix now for the Colorado Playlist 10th Anniversary Party at the Mishawaka on Sunday Aug 7.

Saturday Aug 13, GOATZ! makes their first appearance at the 2016 Bohemian Nights at New West Fest on the Old Town Square stage at 1:20PM for 35 minutes.

Wednesday Aug 17 Chris K and Chris J open for legendary country songwriter Jim Lauderdale at the Broomfield Auditorium (the Audi).  TICKETS

Thursday Aug 26 = Gasoline Lollipops + GOATZ! + Joe Johnson @ Ziggies (Denver) 8PM show 21+ $10

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Colorado Playlist – S10 EP22 June 2016

As July approaches, I am getting increasingly excited for what’s on the way.  Here’s a great list of local/regional festivals – some of which feature Colorado talent significantly.  Looking forward particularly to Bohemian Nights at New West Fest in August – the first time in 12 years it’s been ALL Colorado.  YAY!  <goat jig>.

This column is late today because I just spent 90 minutes on the phone being interviewed for an upcoming Denver Post article … looking fwd to that .. coming I believe in the first week of July .. be on the watch for that.

New music this week is from previously debuted albums by Joseph Tonelli,  Bonnie & the Clydes, Pete Pidgeon and Arcoda, and the Motet. 

Coming soon, new music from Durango’s Cannondolls, Magic Music (formed in the early 70s and just now getting around to an album), the Rifters out of Alamosa and northern NM, and Dechen Hawk’s Jus’ Sayin’ .


VIDEO PICK OF THE WEEK

Chris Daniels is among our more valued musical treasures.  Here he is in an episode of eTown – another jewel in our musical landscape.  “Eldorado Canyon” is where the band Magic Music lived in the early ’70s, in an ice cream truck and a school bus.  Coming soon – the first ever Magic Music album — 40 years in the making.


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As much as I would hope that support comes easily it does not – anymore so than for anyone else in music.  I am deeply thankful to the Mishawaka Amphitheater for sponsoring this program – and to you for dropping a few bucks in the tip jar on occasion.  Thank you.  FUND ME.

If you’re a Colorado business engaged in music, music related activities, hemp, or other earth friendly products message me for information about how you can support this program.

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Support for Chris K’s Colorado Playlist comes courtesy of The Historic Mishawaka Amphitheatre — Celebrating 100 yrs of music and dancing in the Poudre Canyon.

Presenting:  The 10th Anniversary Party of the Colorado Playlist AUG 7 @4PM w/ the RailbendersGOATZ! and the Liz Barnez Band.  All Ages.  Tickets $12 Advance / $15 DoS

Check the website for 100th Birthday Special Events and Concerts …


MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING

What you’ll find below are new songs on the show this week … listen to them again (or for the first time) and let me know which ones you think I should keep in the Colorado Playlist.

I conceived of this idea a way for you to discover some of the new music I played on the show, and to give you the chance to let me know which of the tracks you like, and think I should keep in rotation.  I get a lot of feedback from fans about what’s liked .. and what isn’t.

NOTE:  In order to be included in the MMMM poll, the band/artist must have an embeddable file available on SoundCloud, BandCamp (my favorite), Reverbnation or YouTube.

COLORADO PLAYLIST S10 EP22

HOUR 1

Poco “Anyway Bye Bye” from POCO (1970)
(N) Joseph Tonelli “Beautiful” from Dust & Snow (2016) 
The Fray “Over My Head (Cable Car)” from How to Save A Life (2005)
Chimney Choir “In the Underworld” from Boomtown (2015)
Plum “Love is in the air” from Light Years, Dark Years EP (2016)
Safe Boating is No Accident “Dye My Love” from Bonus Features (2014)
Esme Patterson “No River” from We Were Wild (2016)
The Monocles “The Spider & the Fly” from The Spider & the Fly (1966)
The Apples in Stereo “Nobody But You” from Travellers in Space and Time (2010)
(N) Bonnie and The Clydes “Down Down Down” from Dear Somebody (2016)


Sixteen Horsepower “Brimstone Rock” from Low Estate (1997)
Maxwell Mud “Blues for Breakfast” from Maxwell Mud (2015)
Michal Menert “Lightyears Apart” from Space Jazz (2015)

HOUR 2

Dan Fogelberg “Run for the Roses” from Dan Fogleberg – Greatest Hits (1982)
(N) Pete Pidgeon & Arcoda “Tonight I’ll be Staying Here With You” from All the Little Things (2016)


Philip Bailey “I Know” from Continuation (1983)
Rose Quartz “Something to Believe” from Axis of Love (2015)
Darryl Purpose “The Meaning Of My Love” from Still The Birds (2016)
OneRepublic “Counting Stars” from Native (2013)
Big Head Todd & The Monsters “Runaway Train” from Riveria (2002)
(N) The Motet “The Truth” from Totem (2016)
Whippoorwill “Even Cowgirls Get the Blues” from Good to Be Around (2016)
Jon Snodgrass “Remember My Name” from Visitor’s Band (2009)
David Starr “No Time Like the Present” from Love and Sabotage (2016)
Annie Booth “Tiger Dance” from Wanderlust (2014)


GOATZ! News and Shows

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The ACOUSTIC quartet show on July 9 at Avogadro’s Number in Fort Collins has been canceled and rescheduled for Fri Sept 16 with Kerry Pastine & the Crime Scene, and will mark our one year anniversary of our last show with our friends at Avo’s ….

Get your tix now for the Colorado Playlist 10th Anniversary Party at the Mishawaka on Sunday Aug 7.

SHOWS and more at website or at reverbnation

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Colorado Playlist – S10 EP21

News broke late last week, before the show posted, that Elephant Revival lost their tour bus and with that, their equipment and personal belongings.  At 9:00 on Friday morning, the band posted:

Greetings friends…. We are writing to let you all know that we are safe and sound this morning. An electrical fire ignited in the back of the bunk room. Luckily, we were already parked at the venue in North Carolina. It all happened very quickly, while some of us were sleeping and some of us were waking. A chorus of voices yelled smoke, as the initial flames encroached upon Daniel’s feet in the back lower bunk. Within two minutes, black smoke billowed through the windows as the interior of the bus went up in flames.

We are so appreciative for this life, our family and friends, and each other. Thank you to the Red Cross, the fire department and the good people of Hickory. We’ve lost much in terms of material possessions and instruments of the trade, yet we remain grateful.

Much love to our friends in E.R.  .. there’s a gofundme page set up to help defray the cost of rebuilding.

Our Monday Morning Music Meeting this week has newcomers Brother Wild “Leave It All Behind” — A wonderful new song dedicated to the world’s #1 rock and roll cancer charity, Love Hope Strength – appropriated titled by Dave Tamkin — Colorado legendary indie pop act Dressy Bessy — and national up and comers Edison who have a new album due out this summer “Civil War”  


SUPPORT PROVIDED BY

As much as I would hope that support comes easily it does not – anymore so than for anyone else in music.  I am deeply thankful to the Mishawaka Amphitheater for sponsoring this program – and to you for dropping a few bucks in the tip jar on occasion.  Thank you.  FUND ME.

If you’re a Colorado business engaged in music, music related activities, hemp, or other earth friendly products message me for information about how you can support this program.

mishawaka

Support for Chris K’s Colorado Playlist comes courtesy of The Historic Mishawaka Amphitheatre — Celebrating 100 yrs of music and dancing in the Poudre Canyon.

Presenting:  The 10th Anniversary Party of the Colorado Playlist AUG 7 @4PM w/ the RailbendersGOATZ! and the Liz Barnez Band.  All Ages.  Tickets $12 Advance / $15 DoS

Check the website for 100th Birthday Special Events and Concerts …


VIDEO PICK OF THE WEEK

The new cut from Gregory Alan Isakov officially came out in May .. but I’m only now getting to share the official video with you.  As usual, it’s a stunning performance.


MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING

What you’ll find below are new songs on the show this week … listen to them again (or for the first time) and let me know which ones you think I should keep in the Colorado Playlist.

I conceived of this idea a way for you to discover some of the new music I played on the show, and to give you the chance to let me know which of the tracks you like, and think I should keep in rotation.  I get a lot of feedback from fans about what’s liked .. and what isn’t.

NOTE:  In order to be included in the MMMM poll, the band/artist must have an embeddable file available on SoundCloud, BandCamp (my favorite), Reverbnation or YouTube.

PLAYLIST – S10 EP21

(D) = album, EP, or single debut
(N) = new cut from previously debuted LP or EP

HOUR1

The Moonrakers “Baby Please Don’t Go” from Anthology (2007)
Boenzee Cryque “I’ve Never Known a Girl” from Psychedelic States: Colorado in the Sixties (2007)
(D) Dave Tamkin “Love Hope Strength” from Love Hope Strength (2016) 
Rob Drabkin “Feeling Good Again” from Feeling Good Again (2012)
Wendy Woo Band “In the Middle” from Tipping Point (2015)
Head for The Hills “Blue Ruin” from Blue Ruin (2013)
Mollie O’Brien & Rich Moore “Train Home” from Love Runner (2014)
Blue Rider “Lightning” from Year Of The Horse (2016)
The Patti Fiasco “Small Town Lights” from Small Town Lights (2013)
(D) Brother Wild “Leave It All Behind” from White Flag (2016) 
The Yawpers “Burdens” from American Man (2015)
(N) Dressy Bessy “These Modern Guns” from Kingsized (2016)


Jeff Jenkins Organization “Braking Bad” from The Arrival (2015)

HOUR 2

Dean Reed “Our Summer Romance” from Our Summer Romance (1960)
Gary Stites “Starry Eyed” from Lonely for You (1960)
(D) Edison “Civil War” [single] (2016) 
You Me and Apollo “Don’t Sleep for Free” from Sweet Honey (2014)
Devotchka “Transliterator” from A Mad & Faithful Telling (2008)
The Fray “Love Don’t Die” from Helios (2014)
My Body Sings Electric “Oceancrest” from Part 1: the Night Ends (2014)
Grim & Darling “Hot Red” from Beauty Through Pain (2015)
iZCALLI “A New Lie” from SpokesBUZZ Vol VI: Band Together (2015)
(D) The String Cheese Incident “Sweet Spot” from Limbo Rock (2016)
The Subdudes “Social Aid & Pleasure Club” from Behind the Levee (2006)
(N) SHEL “I Know” from Just Crazy Enough (2016)
Ryan A. Fourt “Big Slick” from Big Slick (2016)


GOATZ! News and Shows

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The ACOUSTIC quartet will be appearing with Andy Sydow on July 9 at Avogadro’s Number in Fort Collins. … Saturday July 9 … 6-9PM … All Ages … $10 … kids free with parents.

Get your tix now for the Colorado Playlist 10th Anniversary Party at the Mishawaka on Sunday Aug 7.

SHOWS and more at website or at reverbnation

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