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Boulder’s Solo Bucket List: 7 Must-Do Activities for One

January 31st, 2024

Boulder, Colorado is known for its stunning natural beauty, world-renowned hiking trails, and vibrant cultural scene. While it’s great to explore this beautiful city with friends and family, sometimes it’s nice to spend time alone and truly immerse yourself in all that Boulder has to offer. Here are some of the best things to do alone in Boulder: Hike in the Flatirons Boulder is famous for its Flatirons, a series of five iconic rock formations that dominate the skyline. Hiking in the Flatirons is a must-do activity for any visitor to Boulder, and it’s even better when you do... Read More

Boulder’s Most Famous Bands

January 19th, 2024

Boulder, Colorado has a vibrant music scene with a diverse range of genres and venues to choose from. The city has a long history of producing and hosting talented musicians, and there are many opportunities for both established and up-and-coming artists to showcase their talents. Some of the most famous bands from Boulder include: The String Cheese Incident – A jam band that formed in Boulder in 1993, known for their mix of bluegrass, rock, and electronica. Leftover Salmon – A roots and bluegrass band that formed in Boulder in 1989. The Samples – A rock band that formed... Read More

Complex Origins of Boulder’s Fox Theatre

January 7th, 2024

The grand red sign and huge white marquee of Boulder’s Fox Theatre give the building a sense of purpose and permanence. This strong identity boldly contrasts the complex and confusing history of the building itself. This nearly 90 year old space has housed vaudeville acts, a cafe, and a other interesting things in between. The building sitting at 1135 13th Street on The Hill was constructed in 1926 by Adrian G. Diez, but was first owned a Mr. William Beach. Beach sold the building to Diez in 1926, and the building changed hands no less than 8 times to become what it is today. Its first... Read More

Boulder Music Underground’s Alternative Sound: Unveiling the Scene

December 24th, 2023

Welcome to Boulder, Colorado, a city renowned for its stunning Rocky Mountain views, craft beer, and outdoor recreation. But beneath the surface lies a vibrant underground music scene that is sure to surprise and delight you. From lively venues to emerging artists, this journey through Boulder’s underground music scene will give you a taste of the best the city has to offer. So, come join us as we explore the depths of Boulder’s musical landscape and discover what this hidden gem has in store. Celebrating Boulder’s Underground Music The Fox Theatre, located on The Hill, is a... Read More

Top 8 Boulder Music Venues

September 15th, 2022

Boulder has a plethora of music venues that feature some of the best music in the country. Boulder has also produced some incredible musicians over the years. Here are some famous musicians with Boulder ties: Elephant Revival The Samples Rose Hill Drive The String Cheese Incident Leftover Salmon Hazel Miller Otis Taylor Sally Taylor Based on the most recent Yelp reviews, here are the top eight rated music venues in Boulder: Rayback Collective eTown Boulder Theater License No. 1 Colorado Chautauqua Association Fox Theatre Jazz on 2nd Avenue Dairy Arts Center      Read More

5 Events in Boulder for the Week of 10/14

October 14th, 2019

1. BUKU with ESSEKS, FRQNCY, YOKO B2B OPTICS at Fox Theatre Doors: 8:30 pm, show: 9 pm Per Buku’s website, “With a menacing grasp on sound design and music theory, Buku combines deceptively simple and emotive melodies, laden with resounding low-end and intricate drum patterns. With a love of drums rooted early in his childhood, his work reflects his passion for percussion laced with elements only a trained ear could produce.” 2. Fall Fest at Thorne Nature Experience 10/14 10 am Celebrate your day off and fall at the Thorne Nature Experience with nature crafts, face-painting,... Read More

Big Events to kick off March

February 26th, 2017

As we jump from the end of February into the beginning of March, a fresh batch of events are waiting to ease the sometimes turbulent transition of the months.  While some of these events may be bigger, sometimes a little reminder is helpful when the end of the month sneaks up on you.  So, let’s get down to business with 3 events to kick off March.   Running from March 2nd through the 5th is the Boulder International Film Festival, or BIFF for short.  This weekend of films from around the world are always unique, inspiring, thought provoking, and so much more.  It is an event that draws... Read More

Featured Events: St. Paddy’s Day Fun, Dead Floyd, and more!

March 17th, 2016

THURSDAY 3/17 For St Patrick’s Day, you’ve got a plethora of events and specials to choose from at any given bar, brewery, or eatery in town. Interested in something different? At 7PM, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jennifer Egan will be at the Boulder Public Library. Egan’s novel A Visit From the Goon Squad, winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize, is a fascinating, non-linear investigation into the passage of time through the lenses of a cast of 13 characters whose lives are drawn together by rock and roll. Further, it contains an excellent list and analysis of some of the best and most notable... Read More

8 Budget-Friendly Activities for New Boulder Students

August 19th, 2015

There are hundreds of items to recommend for Boulder newcomers. Since it’s move-in season for freshman I’ll focus on some budget friendly Boulder activities. This list has some obvious activities, and maybe some a new resident wouldn’t know about. Whip out that calendar, and let’s get started. 1. Welcomefest (free for students) August 22 @ 5:30pm I know how many times a freshman will hear about “Welcomefest” this coming week, but in all honesty it is a pretty cool show. It’s made even better because it’s free! CU Boulder puts on a show for new... Read More