Support Colorado's Festival-Going Bands With the Spring Break Sendoff

SPELLS plays the hi-dive as part of next Friday's festival sendoff series.EXPAND
SPELLS plays the hi-dive as part of next Friday's festival sendoff series.
Courtesy of the band.

There may be a foot of snow on the ground, but spring is on its way, and with spring comes music festivals. This March, many Colorado bands will be headed over to Idaho for Treefort and down to Texas for SXSW. But before our local musicians disappear to the streets and stages of Boise and Austin, Greater Than Collective is throwing a party to entertain Denverites, and raise some money to make sure our musicians don't starve out on the road. 

Titled the Spring Break Sendoff, this all night show on Friday, March 6 will span five venues across South Broadway (3 Kings, Mutiny Information Cafe, Hi-Dive, Skylark and Illegal Pete's) and over fifteen bands and a stage just for local comedians. 

The price of a ticket is just ten dollars, and Virgil Dickerson from Greater Than Collective said that all of the ticket sales will go directly to the traveling bands. 

"We've been throwing a party at SXSW the last four years now," Dickerson said. "We're very aware of how expensive how it is to get down there."

Anyone who buys a ticket will get a download code for music from all the bands playing. "Even if you aren't coming to the show, donate ten dollars and get this great mixtape," says Dickerson.

Greater Than Collective, which is owned by Illegal Pete's and operates as an unconventional record label, says this is just another way for the local community to rally around the ever-thriving music scene here. 

"Colorado has a really fantastic comedy and music scene and its great that these acts have the opportunity to play SXSW and Treefort," says Dickerson. "It's great four our community to gather around and offset those costs.

The full schedule for the Spring Break Sendoff is as follows:

3 Kings Tavern
The Royal 
Rumours Follow 
Bud Bronson & The Good Timers 
KITTY CRIMES 
Thief River 

Upcoming Events

Hi-Dive
SPELLS 
A. Tom Collins 
Post Paradise 
Qbala Music 
Tyto Alba 

Illegal Pete's South Broadway
High Five 
Indigenous Robot 
Strawberry Runners 
Andy Sydow 

Skylark 
Wasteland Hop 
Edison 
Chris Dismuke Music 
Maxwell Hughes 

Mutiny Information Cafe
Adam Cayton-Holland
Andrew Orvedahl
Ben Roy

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hi-dive

7 S. Broadway
Denver, CO 80209

303-733-0230

www.hi-dive.com

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Mutiny Information Cafe

2 S. Broadway
Denver, CO 80209

303-778-7579

mutinyinfocafe.com

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Skylark Lounge

140 S. Broadway
Denver, CO 80203

303-722-7844

www.skylarklounge.com

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3 Kings Tavern

60 S. Broadway
Denver, CO 80209

303-777-7352

www.3kingstavern.com

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Illegal Pete's

270 S. Broadway
Denver, CO 80203

720-287-5233

www.illegalpetes.com


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