Brothers of Brass set Denver’s George Floyd protests to music

The Brothers of Brass performs at a George Floyd rally at Civic Center Park in Denver, Colorado on Friday, June 5, 2020. (Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post) For Brothers of Brass band founder Khalil Simon, there are two essential tools of protest: a megaphone and a sousaphone. During the past week’s protests calling for police… Continue reading Brothers of Brass set Denver’s George Floyd protests to music

KOSI 101.1 to begin playing 24/7 Christmas music Friday

DENVER — KOSI 101.1 will begin playing 24/7 Christmas music Friday afternoon. The station announced Thursday that the nonstop holiday tunes will begin playing at 4:45 p.m. Friday. 2019 marks KOSI’s 18th year playing Christmas music. “We’ve had listeners asking us to change to Christmas music since Halloween,” said Jim Lawson, KOSI 101.1 program director.… Continue reading KOSI 101.1 to begin playing 24/7 Christmas music Friday

Denver’s Meadowlark Bar accused of music copyright violations by ASCAP

The Meadowlark is a long-running bar and music venue at 27th and Larimer streets. (Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post) River North Art District mainstay the Meadowlark was hit with a lawsuit from ASCAP this week alleging that the bar, at 27th and Larimer streets, is profiting from the works of various musicians without permission. The lawsuit… Continue reading Denver’s Meadowlark Bar accused of music copyright violations by ASCAP

KCOS delivers Colorado music to the world | Reverb | Colorado Springs

click to enlarge radioshoot / Shutterstock.com Can an “all-Colorado-acts-all-the-time” radio station sustain itself over time? KCOS proves the answer is “Yes.” When Mark White first launched his 2015 interview radio show that would eventually evolve into KCOS Digital Media,… Continue reading KCOS delivers Colorado music to the world | Reverb | Colorado Springs

Country musician Bentley fined for illegal Colorado fishing after concertgoers turn him in

: Dierks Bentley performs at Bridgestone Arena on February 22, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images) : Dierks Bentley performs at Bridgestone Arena on February 22, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images) DENVER (AP) — Country music star Dierks Bentley has been fined $139.50 for fishing without a license… Continue reading Country musician Bentley fined for illegal Colorado fishing after concertgoers turn him in

Garrett Russell is “a Christian who plays music” | Reverb | Colorado Springs

click to enlarge Solid State Records Garrett Russell, who disputes his band’s “Christian metalcore” label, brings Silent Planet to the Black Sheep on Friday, Aug. 16. Exciting news, everyone — God is coming back to Colorado Springs. Well, actually,… Continue reading Garrett Russell is “a Christian who plays music” | Reverb | Colorado Springs

Underground Music Showcase 2019 in Denver — The Know

Fans refill their water bottles as William Elliot Whitmore performs on the Knock Out Stage at Punchbowl Social during the Underground Music Showcase on July 27, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. (Seth McConnell, Special to the Denver Post) The Underground Music Showcase celebrated its 19th year over the weekend with hundreds of bands playing over a… Continue reading Underground Music Showcase 2019 in Denver — The Know