Category: Music Festivals

People’s Fair auditions at the Celtic Tavern on Saturday, 3/22/14

The 43rd annual CHUN People’s Fair is on June 7th (10AM-8PM) and 8th (10AM-7PM) this year. Civic Center Park turns into a major city (200,000 attendees) for the weekend with lots of diverse music along the beltway. But it all starts with the auditions…

About the 2nd annual Elizabeth Music and Art Festival…

Michael Anthony is the originator and key coordinator of the 2nd annual Elizabeth Community Music and Art Festival that takes place on Saturday, August 17th, 2013 at Casey Jones Park (10AM till 10PM). He took some time out from the flurry of event planning…

Back from a looong hiatus…

Well, the first quarter of 2013 was filled with an overloaded to-do list…and unfortunately the Denver Original Music blog suffered for this.  But we’re back in action.  And here’s what’s coming down the pike in 2013: May 25th  Denver’s Day of Rock – several big…

Root 40 MusicFest ended with an outdoor stage

The Upper Colfax Root 40 MusicFest ended with Musicians In Action‘s all-day outdoor stage located at Colfax and Lafayette (the parking lot of the GLBT Community Center).  Bands launched at 11AM and went through the early evening. Open Stage Denver donated the sound system and…

CAM JAM comments from Chris Daniels

Tying in with the Upper Colfax Root 40 MusicFest is CAM JAM, an all-day outdoor music festival featuring five bands near the Tivoli Theatre (900 Auraria Parkway, Denver).  The show starts at 11AM and runs till 5PM on Thursday, 4/26/12.  It’s free and parking…

2012 UMX lineup announced…

What is the UMX?  Clever spelling aside, this is the Ultimate Music Xperience…and it’s coming this weekend (3/24, and 25th, 2012) to Bender’s Tavern (10AM-6PM).  This is the official audition stage for the 41st annual CHUN Capitol Hill People’s Fair.  It’s free, all-ages and open to…

A few words with Barb Dye, President of COMBO

Barb Dye is the president of the Colorado Music Business Organization (COMBO).  COMBO is an all-volunteer nonprofit that educates musicians about the music business and also offers some excellent local opportunities for networking. Q:  What do you do for your day job, Barb, and how…