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Fez Garcia

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    January 30, 2013

    25 reasons the Denver music scene rules

    Denver is the capital of Colorado. It is located exactly one mile above sea level. Weed is legal here, while riding your bike on the sidewalk is not. Your mom can make more free throws than Andre Iguodala -- these are all facts. The music scene here sucks ass...now, that is an opinion. The differenc ... More >>

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    December 31, 2012

    Photos: Local musicians take over Sidewinder Tavern

    For decades, the Sidewinder was a down-and-dirty Globeville dive. But a month ago a group of local musicians, including Fez Garcia (with some help from his folks), took over the spot just around the corner from Crash 45 and gave the bar a bit more hipster cred. Garcia says they're trying to recaptur ... More >>

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    December 31, 2012

    Photos: A night out at Sidewinder Tavern

    For decades, the Sidewinder was a down-and-dirty Globeville dive. But a month ago a group of local musicians, including Fez Garcia (with some help from his folks), took over the spot just around the corner from Crash 45 and gave the bar a bit more hipster cred. Garcia says they're trying to recaptur ... More >>

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    December 28, 2012

    The most notable venues and clubs that opened in 2012

    This year, the club scene wasn't quite as busy as it was in 2011, when a large number of spots entered the scene -- but 2012 still welcomed a strong number of clubs and venues with live music and entertainment. Here's a rundown of some of the more promising places that opened in the past year. Tell ... More >>

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    November 30, 2012

    Local musicians take over the Sidewinder Tavern in Globeville, soft opening tonight

    Already one of the busier musicians in town, Fez Garcia, who drums for a number of bands, including Night of Joy, Tjutjuna and Fingers of the Sun, has now got another gig to add to his resume: co-manager of the Sidewinder, the bar in Globeville at 44th and Logan that his folks recently bought, with ... More >>

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    June 25, 2012

    #WMS 2012 recap: Vinyl Main

    Every year, for the Westword Music Showcase, we enlist our army of Backbeat wordsmiths to host various stages, and, in addition to their emcee obligations, we ask them to pull double duty (or triple-duty in some cases) and also write up the acts that appear on their individual stages. Josiah Hesse h ... More >>

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    June 21, 2012
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    June 17, 2011

    Oh baby! In case you missed it: Fez Garcia in front of the infamous O.J. Simpson crime scene

    ​Once upon a time, long before Fez Garcia was the drummer for half the bands in Denver (or at the moment, just Fingers of the Sun, Bury My Bones and Night of Joy), he was a goofy kid with glasses. When we put the call out for earlier this week for childhood photos of our favorite local musicia ... More >>

  • Music

    June 16, 2011

    Westword Music Showcase 2011

    The Westword Music Showcase celebrates seventeen years, a lifetime for some of 2011's performers

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    March 6, 2011

    Miracleman, Bury My Bones, Night of Joy and Thee Goochi Boiz at Rockaway Tavern, March 5, 2011

    Tom MurphyMiracleman​ Miracleman, Bury My Bones, Night of Joy and Thee Goochi Boiz Rockaway Tavern | March 5, 2011 Miracleman set up on the floor in front of the stage. The duo, comprised of Chris Westin and Sara Century, had a bedraggled drum set, keyboards, a tape player with samples and a ... More >>

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    January 5, 2011

    Download Fissure Mystic's lost album

    ​When Fissure Mystic quietly exited the Denver scene last year, the band left only a handful of releases behind, including an EP, two CD singles and a split seven-inch with Tjutjuna. Despite playing together for more than a decade, the members -- Fez Garcia, brothers Andrew and Simon Elkins an ... More >>

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    October 19, 2009

    Over the Weekend: Hot Congress house party

    Whitney Van Cleave​ Square Rot Hot Congress Prevue House Show Night of Joy, Fissure Mystic, The Jim Jims, Old Radio, Lil' Slugger, Vitamins Friday, October 16, 2009 Patrick Kelly's Crib Better Than: Paying mucho dinero for parking, tickets, and beer at a standard venue. Nothing screams ho ... More >>

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    December 1, 2008

    Wetlands, Widowers, the Dendrites, Monofog and Fissure Mystic at Larimer Lounge

    Wetlands, Widowers, the Dendrites, Monofog and Fissure MysticFriday, November 28, 2008Larimer LoungeBetter than: Stuffing down turkey sandwiches while watching David Lynch films and weepingOn the day after Thanksgiving, the good hipsters of Denver shook off the tryptophan hangover and braved the sno ... More >>

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