CP S13 EP01 2019 – BEST OF 2018

Monday Dec 31, 2018 – HAPPY NEW YEAR.  I was so excited for this year’s BEST OF I jumped the gun a week in labeling the show.  I also got confused.  The show originated in 2006, making 2019 the 14th season of the show.  So I’m a year behind that way. This is what you get when you’re “old.”  CRS syndrome. Oh well.

Thank you to KRFC (Fort Colllins), KDNK (Carbondale), KOTO (Telluride), KSUT (Ignacio), KLZR (Westcliffe), KCMJ (Colorado Springs), KAFM (Grand Junction), KOYC (Pueblo), KHEN (Salida), KZYR (Vail), and KJAC (Greeley) for airing the Colorado Playlist.  Because of them, the show is heard on 24FM frequencies around the state, 52 hours a week.  There’s a “letter of intent” for another mountain town station to pick up the show before April.

Below you’ll find the playlist for The Best of 2018.  Twenty-five titles made the cut, counting the overall TOP 10 and the TOP 10 Fan/Listener Poll selections and TOP 5 Fan/Listener Videos of 2018 selections.   It was an amazing year.  Follow the links to see this year’s rankings and to listen to the LP/EP.


105.5 The Colorado Sound & the Colorado Playlist Present:

Gasoline Lollipops with The Grant Farm at The Fox Theatre (Boulder) New Years Eve, Monday, Dec 31

Gasoline Lollipops at The Gothic Theater (Denver) Fri, Feb 22

Slim Cessna’s Auto Club Monday, Dec 31 – Globe Hall (Denver)

The Widow’s Bane at The Bluebird Theater (Denver) Thursday, March 7 2019

FOR MORE GREAT SHOWS SEE COLORADOSOUND.ORG


At Bohemian Foundation, our focus is on building community …by coming together to create and enjoy music.

VIDEO PICK OF THE WEEK

Anthony Ruptak ends 2018 with one of the best new albums, and best new videos of the New Year.  I’m looking forward to playing more of this wonderful album in the coming weeks and months.


MONDAY MORNING MUSIC MEETING

Don’t forget to let me know if there’s something I should be playing on the show.  I scour Spotify, YouTube, Soundcloud and Bandcamp to find you the freshest new music from around the state – hope you’ll help out by voting to KEEP or DELETE the new music shares in the MMMM each week.

HOUR 1

Magic Music “Bright Sun Bright Rain” from The Magic Music Movie – 40 Years In the Making (2018)
Dollhouse Thieves “Shadow to Your Ghost” from The Dollhouse Thieves (2018)
Reverend Freakchild “Dial It in!” from Dial It In (2018)
Yarrow “Bad Memories” from Sit Tight (2018)
Devotchka “Straight Shot” from This Night Falls Forever (2018)
Dayton Stone & the Undertones “Hypnotist” from Dayton Stone & the Undertones (2018)
John Grant “He’s Got His Mothers Hips” from Love Is Magic (2018)
Brent Cowles “The Fold” from How to Be Okay Alone (2018)
Drunken Hearts “Broken Things” from The Prize (2018)
Joe Johnson “Morgantown Creek” from Morgantown (2018)
Gasoline Lollipops “Soul Mine” from Soul Mine (2018)
Tia Fuller “Fury of Da’mond” from Diamond Cut (2018)

HOUR 2

OneRepublic “Connection” (2018)
Oxeye Daisy “Where Your Mind Goes” from Oxeye Daisy (2018)
Andy Sydow “Reasons for Departure” from Reasons for Departure (2018)
Gregory Alan Isakov “Dark, Dark, Dark” from Evening Machines (2018)
CITRA “Static Erratic” from Mr Copacetic EP (2018)
Silver & Gold “Lincoln City” from Point A – Point A (2018)
Burroughs “Solution” from Got To Feel (2018)
Sarah Snead “All I’ve Got” from Wake Tomorrow (2018)
Silver And Smoke “Sting Like a Bee” from 30P (2018)
Leftover Salmon “Show Me Something Higher” from Something Higher (2018)
Wood Brothers “Happiness Jones” from One Drop of Truth (2018)
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats “You Worry Me” from Tearing At The Seams (2018)
Keith Oxman “Afreaka” from Glimpses (2018)

CP S12 EP49 2018

Monday Dec 24, 2018 – Merry Christmas you guys.  This is the last new episode of 2018.  EP50 is the Christmas show that runs Dec 22-28.  This post will be short, sweet and to the point. 

Yesterday was the last day of the Fan Favorite Poll for 2018.  Next week’s show will be the Best of the Colorado Playlist 2018, airing Dec 29-Jan 4 2019.  

Have a very Merry Christmas … hope to see you at a show, soon.


105.5 The Colorado Sound & the Colorado Playlist Present:

Gasoline Lollipops with The Grant Farm at The Fox Theatre (Boulder) New Years Eve, Monday, Dec 31

Gasoline Lollipops at The Gothic Theater (Denver) Fri, Feb 22

Slim Cessna’s Auto Club – 3 nights! – Dec 28, 29, 31 – Globe Hall

FOR MORE GREAT SHOWS SEE COLORADOSOUND.ORG


At Bohemian Foundation, our focus is on building community …by coming together to create and enjoy music.

VIDEO PICK OF THE WEEK

Jackson Emmer is a critically praised (Rolling Stone, No Depression) Americana singer-songwriter from Carbondale.  This track from his 2018 debut, “Jukebox.”


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.

Don’t forget to let me know if there’s something I should be playing on the show.  I scour Spotify, YouTube, Soundcloud and Bandcamp to find you the freshest new music from around the state – hope you’ll help out by voting to KEEP or DELETE the new music shares in the MMMM each week.

HOUR 1

Dianne Reeves “Christmas Waltz” from Christmas Time is Here (2004)
(D) Anthony Ruptak “Good Morning” from A Place That Never Changes (2019)  


Wildermiss “Tunnel Vision” from Lost With You (2017)
The Yawpers “Burdens” from American Man (2015)
(N) Brianna Straut “Blood Runs Deep” from La Mano EP (2019)  

Reverend Freakchild “Dial It in!” from Dial It In (2018)
Acoustic Junction “Oh Me Oh My” from Strange Days (2000)
Musketeer Gripweed “A Train” from Floods and Fires (2014)
The SIR Band “Wading” from So Cold (2018)
(D) Iolite “Lonely Bodies” (2019)


OneRepublic “A.I. (feat. Peter Gabriel)” from Oh My My (2016)
Places Back Home “Tides” from Falling Apart (2018)
Jason Klobnak Quartet “Through Her Eyes” from FRIENDS & FAMILY (2018)

HOUR 2

Earth wind and Fire “Sleigh Ride” from The Classic Christmas Album (2015)
(D) White Rose Motor Oil “I Know We’re Okay” from Suburban Horses (2018) 


Pandas & People “Watch it Burn” from Out to Sea (2017)
Big Gigantic “C’mon (feat. GRIZ)” from Brighter Future (2016)
(N) John Grant “He’s Got His Mothers Hips” from Love Is Magic (2018)


In The Whale “Highways” from Dopamine (2018)
The Apples in Stereo “Same Old Drag” from New Magnetic Wonder (2007)
Dressy Bessy “Who’d Stop the Rain” from Electrified (2005)
Tennis “Diamond Rings” from We Can Die Happy (2017)
(D) Greensky Bluegrass “Do It Alone” from All For Money (2019)


Drew Emmitt “Take the Long Way Home” from Long Road (2008)
Railsplitters “Everyone She Meets” from Jump In (2017)

CP S12 EP45 2018

Monday Nov 26, 2018 – Did you eat too much?  Over the weekend since last Thursday I read we gain over 2lbs at this time of year. I’m still in recovery mode myself. Best way I know of mitigating that is to go out and experience all that Colorado has to offer at this time of year – including, but not exclusively, Colorado music.  There are some great shows coming up over the next few weeks.


105.5 The Colorado Sound & the Colorado Playlist Present:

Brent Cowles w/ special guests Strange Americans at the Bluebird Theater (Denver) Fri, Dec 14

Gasoline Lollipops with The Grant Farm at The Fox Theatre (Boulder) New Years Eve, Monday, Dec 31

Slim Cessna’s Auto Club – 3 nights! – Dec 28, 29, 31 – Globe Hall

Trout Steak Revival 2 shows…
Fri, Nov 30 at Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom (Denver)
Sat, Dec 1 at the Aggie Theatre (Fort Collins)

The Railbenders at The Bluebird Theater (Denver), Friday, Dec 21

FOR MORE GREAT SHOWS SEE COLORADOSOUND.ORG

Join me for 3 more shows with my band in 2018
GOATZ! acoustic – 3 shows…
Sat, Dec 8 at Coal Mine Ave Brewing (Littleton)
Sun, Dec 9 at the Black Buzzard (Denver)
Fri, Dec 14 TRIO at City Star Brewing (Berthoud)


At Bohemian Foundation, our focus is on building community …by coming together to create and enjoy music.


VIDEO PICK OF THE WEEK

As I scoured the inter-webs this past few weeks I came across a review of a “new” player in the scene = Davey Daydream.  He’s not really new.  He moved here to study at CU Boulder from NJ in 2008.  Formerly a bass player and lead singer in bands that did everything from straight ahead pop-punk to experimental prog-rock and a coffee shop singer songwriter, he’s included DJing and producing with elements of EDM and Hip-hop into his repertoire.    A breakout show in Denver/Boulder/Fort Collins could set Davey up as an artist to watch for in 2019 and beyond.


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.

Don’t forget to let me know if there’s something I should be playing on the show.  I scour Spotify, YouTube, Soundcloud and Bandcamp to find you the freshest new music from around the state – hope you’ll help out by voting to KEEP or DELETE the new music shares in the MMMM each week.

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

HOUR 1

Acoustic Junction “Penny for Your Thoughts” from Love It For What It Is (1991)
(D) Lucas Wolf “Horizon” from Falling Into Place (2019)


Tennis “In the Morning I’ll Be Better” from Yours Conditionally (2017)
Wood Brothers “Singin’ to Strangers” from Paradise (2015)
(N) Matt Rouch & the Noise Upstairs “Queen City Junkies” from Half-Expected Hearbreak (2018)


Magic Music “Bright Sun Bright Rain” from The Magic Music Movie – 40 Years In the Making (2018)
from SHEL (2012)
Katie Herzig “I Will Follow” from Apple Tree (2008)
Andy Ard “Here Comes Another Good Time” from Like That EP (2018)
(N) Michal Menert & the Pretty Fantastics “See You Again” from From the Sea (2019)  

Jeff Finlin “Babylon” from The Guru In The Girl (2017)
Coral Creek “Mountain High” from Coral Creek (2015)
Jon Wirtz “Watching the World Wake Up” from Tourist (2013)

HOUR 2

Freddi / Henchi and the Soulsetters “I Want to Dance, Dance, Dance” from Crown Princes of Funk: The Last Set (2010)
(D) Plutinos “So Long” from Plutinos (2019)  


Brent Cowles “9th & Lafayette” from Cold Times (2017)
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats “Howling at Nothing” from Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats (2015)
(D) Kaitlyn Williams “Rain” from Sunset (2019)


Analog Son “Ugly Mug” from Funky Mother (2018)
The Samples “Young & Free” from Rehearsing for Life (2005)
Leftover Salmon “Sing Up to the Moon” from Aquatic Hitchhiker (2012)
(D) Boss Eagle “Baby” from The Firebird Album (2018)  

Churchill “Made a List” from Change EP (2012)
The Still Tide “Give Me Time” from Run Out EP (2017)
Space Orphan “Coffee Green” from Shut Up About The Sun (2016)

CP S12 EP35 2018

 THURSDAY SEPT 20, 2018 WOW … I took a week off!  And I need to catch up … I just produced EP 37 for airplay Sept 22-28 and haven’t posted the playlists for EPs 35 or 36 yet … so some house cleaning in order this week and next it seems.

FROM OSKAR BLUES:  We’re stoked to announce our 16th CANiversary show lineup! We’re pulling out all the stops in 2018 with music the Gasoline Lollipops, Bonnie and the Clydes, and Lonesome Days. It’s goin’ down in the Oak Room, one of the most intimate venues in the area, on November 17. TICKETS NOW ON SALE


At Bohemian Foundation, our focus is on building community …by coming together to create and enjoy music.


VIDEO PICK OF THE WEEK

Many people who live in our area today may not remember that Jill Sobule grew up in Denver in the 60s and 70s, and attended CU in Boulder.  It was only after she left the area to pursue music professionally that she had a hit in the 90s’ with I Kissed A Girl (no, not the more recent hit by the same name).  Since then, Jill has become known internationally as an exceptional folk artist — though her newest hit may not actually show her in that light.


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 on Soundcloud, BandCamp, Reverbnation or YouTube.

PLAYLIST S12 EP35

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

HOUR 1

The Christines “Hollow” from the Christines (1994)
(N) Devotchka “Angels” from The Night Falls Forever (2018)


King Cardinal “Gasoline” from One A Giant EP (2015)
Brothers Keeper “Why Do You Fall” from Todd Meadows (2014)
(D) The Dollhouse Thieves “Shadow to Your Ghost” from The Dollhouse Thieves (2018)  
 (N) Voodoo Kings “She Dreams” from Faith & Whiskey (2018)

 

 Houses “Me & Mr Kelly” from Summer (2009)
Oakhurst “Kooky-eyed Fox” from Dual Mono (2005)
The Railbenders “The Medicine Show” from The Medicine Show (2018)
(D) Kid Reverie “Run” from Kid Reverie (2018)
The Lumineers “Sleep on the Floor” from Cleopatra (2016)
The Host Club “Happiness” from Flash of Life (2018)
GogoLab “Honey Trap” from Border Patrol (2013)

HOUR 2

Jill Sobule “The Jig Is Up” from Jill Sobule (1995)
(D) Highway 50 “Rise Up Burl” from Rise Up Burl (2018)
piKziL “Here’s the News” from Songs from My 3rd Life (2016)
The Wood Brothers “Luckiest Man” from Ways Not To lose (2005)
(D) Halden Wofford & the Hi Beams “What Can You Do” from Hard Core Broken Heart (2018)


iZCALLI “A New Lie” from IV (2018)
Achille Lauro “Hard Pressed” from Flight or Flight (2012)
Pretty Lights “Around the Block (feat Talib Kweli)” from A Color Map Of The Sun (2013)
(D) Dream Feed “Push and Pull” from Dream Feed (2018)


The Still Tide “High Wire” from Run Out EP (2017)
Slopeside “Saratoga” from Shoot the Moon (2018)
Tia Fuller “Fury of Da’mond” from Diamond Cut (2018)

INTRODUCING MISH INITIATIVE: MISHAWAKA AMPHITHEATRE LAUNCHES PHILANTHROPIC ARM

Iconic Northern Colorado venue seeks to encourage employee giving and support local music scene 

BELLVUE, Colo., August 15, 2017

​Owners and staff of the Mishawaka Amphitheatre announced a new philanthropic program today, designed as a charitable arm of the Northern Colorado venue and restaurant.

The Mish Initiative will invest thousands of dollars into the local music scene annually, provide cash and in-kind sponsorship for organizations, and reinforce Mish employees’ individual volunteer and philanthropic efforts.

“We want to cultivate a community of dreamers,” said Dani Grant, Mishawaka Amphitheatre owner and general manager, “and the Mish Initiative makes it easy to foster creative thinking and encourage giving.” Grant, who founded the now-dormant music nonprofit SpokesBUZZ, designed the Mish Initiative program to be simple, straightforward, and flexible — in part as a response to more traditional philanthropic efforts that require “too much paper and too many rules.”

“The application for artist funding – called ‘Mish Granted’ – is literally a blank sheet of paper,” Grant said. “We want to get rid of the constraints and put the emphasis back on creativity. It’s not about how well you fill out forms or achieve arbitrary goals, it’s about what you want to create, make, dream and do.”

Mish Initiative encompasses three main philanthropic arenas:   Mish Granted ​creates a grant pool of $20,000 yearly for directly supporting artists, with a maximum award of $1500 per applicant.

The annual application period opens Oct. 1 and closes Nov. 15. Mish Granted emphasizes giving to musicians/music-related projects. Mish n’ Booster​ will award cash and in-kind donations to organizations and events aligning with Mish values. Applications will be accepted in January and September each year, with a total of $15,000 available annually.

Mish Match​ will pay Mishawaka employees for up to five hours per month spent volunteering, and will match employee giving up to $300 per month. The Mish Match mission is to motivate staff and strengthen community by incentivizing philanthropic action by employees.

Mishawaka merchandise vendor N​icole Marcisofsky is among the employees who helped design the Mish Initiative program, and says she felt “honored and ecstatic” to be invited to assist in its creation.

“On a personal level, it gave me a jolt of passion and incentive to get involved; it helped me see I can have an impact on the world around me,” Marcisofsky said.

For more information on the Mish Initiative or to apply, visit: ​http://www.themishawaka.com/mish-initiative/

Colorado Playlist – S11 EP27

Wolford Mountain – 6:40AM Saturday July 22

I went fishing this weekend.  I was very lucky – not with fishing – but with DEBUTs this week.

A.J. Fullerton and Face Vocal Band both shared new cuts that are not yet available generally.   Face Vocal Band will be appearing at the Carbon Valley Music & Spirits Festival in Dacono on August 5 in direct support of Cracker, and will be headlining Red Rocks on August 6 with Dearling.

The new album from the critically praised bluesman A.J. Fullerton will be out August 24.

This week’s MMMM has three new cuts from Dave & the Gin Mill Gypsies, Halden Wofford & the Hi*Beams, and the Garrett Sayers Trio.  Make sure to listen and vote, pls.

I took NO music with me onto the water, nor did I play music at my campsite.  The only time I listened to music was in the car, during all 308 miles of the trip.  One thing that consistently stood out was the new EP from the Still Tide, which is sure to be among my favorites of 2017.

BTW .. the fishing at both Wolford Mountain Reservoir (outside of Kremmling), and Willow Creek Reservoir (outside of Grandy) was “EH.”  But – driving with the top down in the mountains (exceeding the speed limit of course) – listening to music – PRICELESS!

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 SoundCloudBandCampReverbnation or YouTube.

PLAYLIST S11 EP27

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

HOUR 1

Poco “Pickin’ up the Pieces” from Pickin’ Up The Pieces (1969)
Firefall “You Are the Woman” from Firefall (1976)
(D) A.J. Fullerton “Kalamath” from Kalamath (2017)
Paper Bird “I Don’t Mind” from Paper Bird (2016)
Drag the River “Wichita Skyline” from Drag The River (2013)
(D) Face Vocal Band “Big Time” from Big Time EP (2017)
Petals of Spain “Daydream” from Daydream (2017)
Rossonian “In the Summer” from Late Kids EP (2016)
Achille Lauro “Lightning” from Flight or Flight (2012)
Tiffany Christopher “Pirates” from Tremendous Heart (2017)
Elephant Revival “Peace Tonight” from Petals (2016)
The String Cheese Incident “Swampy Waters” from One Step Closer (2005)
Brad Goode “St. Louis Blues” from Chicago Red (2013)

HOUR 2

The Astronauts “My Sin Is My Pride” from Quiet Village (1965)
Beast “Don’t You Think It’s Time” from “Beast” (1969)
(D) Dave & the Gin Mill Gypsies “Tell Me Wyoming” from Western Fusion (2017)


Chimney Choir “I dream” from (dream) (2017)
Mollie O’Brien “In My Girlish Days” from Big Red Sun (1998)
My Blue Sky “Good Man Blues” (2017)
Kerry Pastine & the Crime Scene “Hell Bent for Heaven” from Bad Magic Baby EP (2017)
Katie Herzig “Walk Through Walls” from Walk Through Walls (2014)
Five Iron Frenzy “It Was a Dark & Stormy Night” from Engine of a Million Plots (2013)
(N) Halden Wofford & the Hi Beams “Missing Link” from Missing Link (2017) 


Great American Taxi “Dr. Feelgood’s Traveling Medicine Show” from Dr. Feelgood’s Traveling Medicine Show (2017)
Gasoline Lollipops “Jesus Ain’t Dead” from Resurrection (2017)
(N) Garrett Sayers Trio “Mrs Lee” from Thinkbox (2017) 



IN COLORADO MUSIC HISTORY
Townes Van Zandt


 

MISHAWAKA AMPHITHEATRE ANNOUNCES 100th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL EVENTS

Mish Logo JPGBELLVUE, Colo., Jan. 7, 2016 — Two themes have remained constant at Mishawaka Amphitheatre over the years: music and community.

Homesteaded in 1916 by Walter S. Thompson (and originally called “Thompson’s Resort”), Mishawaka Amphitheatre has provided a memorable gathering spot for Colorado residents and visitors to enjoy food and beverage, art, music, and spectacular natural surroundings for 100 years. Today, venue owners announced plans to celebrate the Mishawaka’s 100th anniversary with a series of events, specials, community-minded collaborations and concerts, kicking off in January with festivities extending through September 2016.

Dani Grant, Mishawaka Amphitheatre general manager, describes the plans as individual events connected to historical happenings. “We looked at significant dates in 1916 and planned related celebrations,” Grant said. “It is our intention to honor Mishawaka and her fans with each special event, all of which will maintain the music and community focus. It is such an honor to invite everyone to enjoy this incredible authentic place and its history. We are all very excited about commemorating the upcoming 100th year.”

Grant said the anniversary celebration will include deals and discounts at the restaurant, the release of Mishawaka Ale (a 2016 signature Odell Brewing Company beer), a video premier, building with Habitat for Humanity, a commissioned original art release and gallery show featuring local artist Chris Bates, VIP parties, and more. The pinnacle event will be a special 100th anniversary concert featuring a surprise national touring act to be announced with the 2016 season lineup.

More details will be released over time on all of the events currently being planned, and perhaps more that may come to fruition. The information will be made available via the Mishawaka website (www.themishawaka.com) and through social media channels. A general schedule of events can be found below:

Mishawaka Amphitheatre 100th Anniversary Celebration (current schedule of events)

Steak Your Claim: February through September 2016

February kicks off this season-long special restaurant offer. The original property homestead application fee for The Mishawaka property was a mere $18, and Walter S. Thompson paid it in February of 1916. Mishawaka wants to treat customers and the community to a hearty dinner special including a steak, an appetizer and a draft beer — all for $18. Available February through September 2016.

Sleep-out at The Mish + Chris Bates Original Mishawaka 100 Art Reveal: March 2016

In March of 1916, the Thompson family had their first overnight at the property. In March of 2016, Mishawaka will host a sleepover party with musical entertainment for customers. The sleepover will be preceded by a gallery exhibit revealing the Mishawaka 100th anniversary art piece commissioned from local artist Chris Bates. Details will be announced February 1, 2016.

Season Lineup Video Premier at Fort Collins Museum of Discovery OtterBox Digital Dome: April 2016

Join us to find out what the 2016 season line up has to offer and see the 2016 Mishawaka video filmed by Koi-Fly Productions in the OtterBox Digital Dome Theater at Fort Collins Museum of Discovery. Additionally, see the museum’s exhibit on the High Park Fire and learn more about the survivors and the horrific event that caused so much strife in the canyon. This event will be free and open to the public, but will require RSVP as space will be very limited. RSVP access for the season lineup and video viewing will be released March 1.

Odell Brewing Company Releases Mishawaka Ale: May 2016

Odell Brewing Company will release a signature seasonal beer dubbed Mishawaka Ale. The first opportunity for the public to try it will be at our annual season kickoff concert, Head for the Hills “Pickin’ on the Poudre” on May 14. Tickets will be available when the season opens in April of 2016.

Habitat for Humanity and Mishawaka Partner to Raise Roofs: June 2016

In June of 1916, Walter S. Thompson began to build the famous dance hall. In order to get it done, he relied on the mental and physical support of extended family and friends. Mishawaka values the help of family and community to make dreams come true, so we partnered with Habitat for Humanity to raise funds for their organization and celebrate community spirit. Join us in June 2016 for a Habitat for Humanity building event that includes musical entertainment and refreshments by Mishawaka. Details will be announced in April 2016.

Unveiling the Historical Chronicle and Exhibit at Mishawaka Amphitheatre: August 2016

There are many artifacts and media pieces that have been collected over the years by fans and friends of Mishawaka. We are creating a permanent display of these items for the public to enjoy. The details will be released for this event in July 2016. If you have any Mishawaka artifacts or memorabilia to share with us, please contact us at info@themishawaka.com.