Tag Archives: Derek Blake

In Brief: Yum Yum’s This Week

One of the emerging venues on the Fort Collins entertainment scene is Yum Yum’s, on West Elizabeth, just west of McDonalds. Yum Yum’s has had live music, karaoke and other events for years, but they are working to put themselves … Continue reading

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Avo’s Singer-Songwriter Showcase, 2/13/14

Many great singer-songwriters perform at Avogadro’s Number, from all over the country, but my favorites are almost always the local musicians who grace the open mics and serve as supporting acts for the touring musicians. This week Avogadro’s Number will … Continue reading

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In Brief- Engineers Without Borders Benefit

Thursday night Avogadro’s Number hosted a benefit concert for the CSU student group Engineers Without Borders. The music lineup evolved somewhat between the time the event was posted online and the night of the show, and the snow storm that … Continue reading

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Free Range Pickens EP

Free Range Pickens EP     ♥♥♥♥♥ (5 hearts out of 5) One of my favorite local bluegrassy bands has fixed their bandcamp site, making their lovely 4-track EP available for download ($1) and streaming. This nice little album starts out with … Continue reading

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Week in Review: October 6-11

While I already have somewhat of an exception to my ‘taking a day off’ plan for tomorrow, the music on my planner for tomorrow is a precursor to a show on Monday night. Technically tomorrow (the 12th) ought to be … Continue reading

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