Hop Along (Friday) – – https://www.hopalongtheband.com/ – This Philly 4 piece led by Frances Quinlan exploded again this year with the release of Bark Your Head Off, Dog. Saying they are high energy is an understatement.
The Kills (Friday) – – http://thekills.tv/ – Alison Mosshart & Jamie Hince create magic as a duo. This year they released a cover of Saul Williams’ “List of Demands (Reparations).” Before that was Ash & Ice and 18 months of touring. They’ll be touring with Interpol later this year. This is only Denver stop.
Lo Moon (Saturday) – – http://lomoonofficial.com/ – This LA three-piece released their self-titled album earlier this year. The mix dream pop and rock.
Matt & Kim (Sunday) – – http://mattandkimmusic.com/ – This power pop duo released a new album this year, Almost Everyday, that features singles “Happy If You’re Happy” and “Glad I Tried.”
Cults (Sunday) – – https://www.cultscultscults.com/ – On August 17 the Cults are releasing a cover album of the Motels self-titled album as part of SOUNDS DELICIOUS series on Turntable Kitchen. This will be a thrilling addition to this band’s unique catalog.
Wildermiss (Sunday) – – https://www.wildermiss.com/ – Local favorite Wildermiss is a 4 piece synth-pop meets guitar-driven rock band led by Emma Cole. They have already played Westword Music Showcase, UMS, and are receiving huge praise nationally. They released Lost With You recently.
Velorama is a pro cycling races, The Colorado Classic, that include Breckenridge, Colorado Springs & Denver with over 100 teams in both men & women that finish in the RiNO district on Sunday August 13, 2017. Information can be found at https://www.veloramacolorado.com/colorado-classic/routes/
Velorama is a 3 day music festival that includes national acts including Death Cab For Cutie & Wilco. The 3 acts featuring women are:
La Santa Cecilia – Friday August 11, 2017 – 6pm – Named after the patron saint of music, this Grammy Award Winning Los Angeles band is led by La Marisoul. They have released 6 albums including Buenaventura in 2016. They mix Bossa Nova, Mariachi, to rock and blues. http://lasantacecilia.com/
The New Pornographers – Friday August 11, 2017 – 7:15 pm – The New Pornographers began in 2000. Their latest album is Whiteout Conditions released in April. It is the band’s 7th studio album. The band consists of A.C. Newman, Dan Bejar, John Collins, Blaine Thurier, Todd Fancey, John Seiders, Kathryn Calder & Neko Case. http://www.thenewpornographers.com/
Tennis – Saturday August 12, 2017 – 6pm – Denver’s own Tennis returns. Founded by Patrick Riley & Alaina Moore this former surf rock band has evolved into a layered rock band with their latest album Yours Conditionally. http://www.tennis-music.com/