Here's the lineup for Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest in Fort Collins

Pat Benetar, everyone!
Pat Benetar, everyone!

Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest in Fort Collins brings together tons of local bands and a few touring headliners the third weekend in August every year. Past headliners have included G. Love and Flobots, and the festival has just announced this year's crop, scheduled to play August 15-17: Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Pat Benatar with Neil Giraldo and War.

In addition to the three headliners, the lineup features an impressive set of Colorado bands, including Slim Cessna's Auto Club, Drag the River, Ian Cooke and plenty more on six stages over three days. You can see the full schedule here.

Friday, August 15, features Big Head Todd and the Monsters. The band formed right here in Colorado in 1989, and has been a staple in the area ever since.

The second night will feature the legendary Pat Benatar. She was the first woman to ever perform on MTV, performing "You Better Run." Her guitarist and partner, Neil Giraldo, has been on all her records and will be joining her on the second night of the festival.

The final night of Bohemian Nights features the California funk band War, a staple of '70s feel-good music. War reunited in 2008 for the first time in 37 years, and Leroy "Lonnie" Jordan is the only original member in the current lineup.

And here's a complete list of the 76 Colorado bands performing at this year's festival:

1. Arthur Lee Land

2. Blue Canyon Boys

3. Blue Grama

4. Bonnie & the Clydes

5. Calder's Revolvers

6. Carlton Pride & Mighty Zion

7. Cary Morin

8. Chicano Heat

9. Chimney Choir

10. Chris Daniels & The Kings with Freddi

11. Danielle Ate the Sandwich

12. Danny Shafer

13. David Williams

14. Doctor Noize

15. Drag the River

16. Esmé Patterson

17. Eufórquestra

18. Fierce Bad Rabbit

19. Grant Sabin Band

20. Gypsy Swing Revue

21. Halden Wofford & the Hi Beams

22. HOSS

23. Ian Cooke

24. In the Whale

25. Jason Downing

26. Jennifer Lane

27. Joe Johnson

28. Joe Sampson

29. Julie Hoest

30. Jumpin Jazz Kids

31. Katie Glassman and Snapshot

32. Katie Herzig

33. Ken Walker Sextet

34. Knocean

35. Liz Barnez

36. M.Florea

37. Mama Lenny and the Remedy

38. Mary Sue Thompson

39. Matt Campbell

40. Matt Skinner Band

41. Megan Burtt

42. Mosey West

43. Native Daughters

44. Pandas & People

45. Post Paradise

46. Prime Element

47. Qbala & Dominic Deadbeat

48. Richie Furay

49. Shellist & Hundt

50. Shannon Fitzsimmons

51. Shatterproof

52. Slim Cessna's Auto Club

53. Slow Caves

54. Soul School

55. Sour Boy, Bitter Girl

56. SuperCollider

57. Taylor Scott

58. The Burroughs

59. The Holler!

60. The Jekylls

61. The Patti Fiasco

62. The Reminders

63. The Ryan Fourt Trio featuring Briana Carrasquillo

64. The Subdudes

65. The Swashbuckling Doctors

66. The Widow's Bane

67. The Wild After

68. The Yawpers

69. Von Stomper

70. Wasteland Hop

71. West Water Outlaws

72. Wiredogs

73. You Me & Apollo

74. Little Kids Rock Tavelli

75. Little Kids Rock Riffenburgh

76. Little Kids Rock Polaris

Bohemian Nights is the festival portion of NewWestFest, an annual three day street festival in old town Fort Collins, in its 26th year. The festival is funded by the Bohemian Foundation

and is free to the public.


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