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5 Boulder Musicians You Should Know

April 23rd, 2024

Josephine Antoine This fair Boulderite was beloved for her incredible rise to fame as a Metropolitan Opera star. After completing her education in Boulder, Antoine went on to earn a Master’s at the Julliard School of Music in NYC. Before her first national appearance, she received a telegram from the mayor of Boulder reading: “Every citizen sends you love and good wishes for your performance tomorrow.” She was a success, and sang the lead in 14 Metropolitan Opera productions. Her singing was featured on national radio stations, and she returned to Boulder to perform at the Colorado... Read More

How A Boulder Tech Innovator Stays Online While Going Off-Grid

March 9th, 2024

Boulder is known for its vibrant tech scene, where entrepreneurs and innovators create cutting-edge solutions for the world’s problems. But what happens when we need to step out and unplug? Meet Ara Howard, founder of Dojo4, one of Boulder’s first start-up software companies, which recently closed its doors after nearly 15 years of success. Ara (pronounced Ae-Rah) is not your typical tech mogul. He grew up off-grid in Palmer, Alaska, where he learned to appreciate the beauty of art, nature, and “honest, simple living.” Howard (left), co-founder of one of Boulder’s first start-up... Read More

Rocking the Rockies: Exploring the Legacy of Boulder’s Iconic Music Scene

February 22nd, 2024

Nestled in the heart of Colorado, Boulder is renowned for its breathtaking mountains, outdoor adventures, and vibrant music scene. Over the years, this picturesque city has cultivated a rich musical heritage, giving rise to some of the most iconic bands in the state. Let’s dive into the legacy of Boulder’s music scene and explore the trailblazing artists who have left an indelible mark on the Colorado music landscape. Boulder’s Musical Roots Boulder’s music scene traces its roots back to the 1960s and 70s, a time when the city became a hub for counterculture and artistic... Read More

Single in Boulder? Explore Unconventional Hotspots to Meet Others

February 19th, 2024

Are you single in Boulder, Colorado and wondering where to meet other like-minded individuals? Look no further! Boulder, with its vibrant community and stunning natural beauty, offers a myriad of unconventional hotspots for meeting new people. Whether you’re into outdoor activities, cultural experiences, or simply enjoy socializing in unique settings, this city has something to offer every single person. Read on to discover the best unconventional hotspots for meeting single people in Boulder, Colorado. Outdoor Adventures: Connecting in Nature One of the best ways to meet single people... Read More

Plugged In: Unraveling the Mystery of Electric Guitars For A Music Motivational Monday!

February 12th, 2024

As Boulderites we know, and are expected to know more about music than most. Home to Caribou Ranch, and to hundreds of world class electric guitar and bass players over the decades and centuries, we are immersed in guitar players! Complete List of Performers At Caribou Ranch The origin of the sound of the electric guitar is a vibrating string.  The electronics, plus sweat, and smiles, and voila!   Jimi Hendrix meet Les Paul. Mr. Hendrix, Mr. Paul, please meet my friend Mr. Marshall! At the top of this close up of Les Paul’s Les Paul 6 strings come down. They go across the pickups. Those... Read More

Exciting Nightlife of The Boulder Theater: An Unforgettable Experience!

February 7th, 2024

Are you looking for an unforgettable experience? Look no further than the Boulder Theater! Located in the heart of Boulder, Colorado, the Boulder Theater has become a hot spot for nightlife and entertainment. From live music to comedy shows, the Boulder Theater provides an exciting and unique experience that is sure to leave you with lasting memories. In this blog article, we will explore the exciting nightlife of the Boulder Theater and all of the amazing experiences it has to offer. So, if you’re ready for an unforgettable night, come join us as we explore the exciting nightlife of the... Read More

Rockin’ Out in the Rockies: The Rise of the Boulder Music Scene

January 30th, 2024

If you’re a fan of live music, then you know that the best place to experience it is in the Rocky Mountains. The city of Boulder, Colorado, is home to a vibrant music scene that has been steadily growing over the past few years. From small local venues to larger festivals, Boulder is becoming a destination for music lovers of all genres. In this blog article, we’ll explore the rise of the Boulder music scene and why it’s becoming a must-visit destination for music fans. So grab your dancing shoes and get ready to rock out in the Rockies! Unearthing the Underground: Exploring... Read More

Happy Mozart’s 268th Birthday!

January 27th, 2024

Born January 27, 1756, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is 268 years old today. I do not believe the rumor that he was born in Boulder. Arguably the Beatles of his time, or vice versa, his ear for melody remains unmatched. Putting the Beatles in the same sentence is a BOLD move, and one with which I am quite comfortable.Today marks the birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, one of the most prolific and influential composers of the classical era. Born on January 27, 1756, in Salzburg, now part of modern-day Austria, Mozart’s musical genius became apparent at a very young age. He was a child prodigy,... Read More

Boulder’s Seven Most Popular and Most Respected Acoustic Guitars

January 20th, 2024

Robert Johnson, Perhaps The Most Famous of the Mississippi Delta Blues Players Listing the seven most popular and respected acoustic guitars specifically in the Boulder Colorado region is challenging, as popularity can vary widely and is not often region-specific within the United States. However, certain acoustic guitar brands and models are renowned worldwide and enjoy popularity in Colorado as well, given its vibrant music scene and appreciation for folk, bluegrass, rock, and other genres where acoustic guitars are prominent. Here are seven acoustic guitars that are generally well-regarded... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

January 18th, 2024

Meet Nyah ‘The didgeridoo is an extension of my soul, so I suffered when I lost it.” Nyah has a spiritual connection with the beautiful sounding wind instrument, the didgeridoo. Nyah first saw one when she was in elementary school, and was immediately drawn to the sound it made. She didn’t see one again until she was visiting San Francisco and saw one that was beautifully made with mushrooms carved on to look like they were wildly flowing from the base. When Nyah was at Mt. Shasta another time for Shasta Solstice, there was a gathering of people and she came across a man with a didgeridoo... Read More