Music

Two fall concerts, three in spring for Takács Quartet

The University of Colorado’s Takacs String Quartet, one of Boulder’s musical treasures, will play a program of music by Mozart, Bartók...

Jimmy Herring’s 5 of 7

"You work when ya’ can.” Jimmy Herring isn’t one of those guys to sit back and recharge batteries....

Winter is coming… and that’s OK

Sometimes (OK, most of the time), turning out like our parents isn’t such a bad thing. Take, for example, fiddler player...

Transcendent connections

In late May, Kyle Donovan packed up his guitar and headed south, about a hundred miles west of Austin, to perform...

The American dream

Xavier Dphrepaulezz is the son of a Somali-Carribean immigrant, and he’s got a story to tell. “I think...

That familiar feeling

Musicologists may argue about how to define folk music, but let us offer this simple suggestion: Folk music is a feeling more...

Keeping tradition alive

Troy Andrews was handed a trombone at the age of 4, and he’s never looked back.  “I think at...

Annie Booth says, ‘Hello, Boulder’

Pianist Annie Booth has to think a minute or two to recall the last time she trundled her trio up the (unbuckled)...

Saving the cats

The day after A.A. Bondy finished his latest album, Enderness, his house burned in the Woolsey Fire that ate up nearly 100,000...

Harmonic convergence

Sarah Jarosz always stood out in a crowd even when she was a tiny 12-year-old kid standing on the big stage...

CMF ends 2019 season Aug. 3 with Mahler’s Third Symphony

Music Director Peter Oundjian will conduct the final two weeks of the Colorado Music Festival 2019 season, with four orchestral concerts...

The joy of ‘Constant Sorrow’

“The Soggy Bottom Boys have been steeped in old-timey material. We’re silly with it.” —Ulysses Everett McGill, O Brother, Where Art Thou?
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