Update, 3 p.m. 4/5/13: We've received a statement from Swallow Hill CEO Tom Scharf and also spoke with Hilarie Portell, Public Relations & Marketing Director for Lowry Redevelopment Authority, who both gave us more insight into the situation regarding Swallow Hill's planned expansion into Lowry. Bet ... More >>
Chris Sauthoff has a new lease on life these days. "I'm able to ride my bike and play my music!" he reports. "I love my wife and dogs and students!" Last November, you might recall, the U.S. Pipe/Lord of Word & Disciples of Bass/P-Funk guitarist -- better known around here as just Citrus -- suffered ... More >>
Patrick Dethlefs (due Friday, June 8, at Swallow Hill's Daniels Hall) has been building his name as a songwriter of note for the last few years. His debut album Stays the Same is credited to "Patrick Dethlefs & Friends," which is a testament to Dethlefs's unassuming persona and humility, not only wi ... More >>
Last November, you might recall, Chris "Citrus" Sauthoff (U.S. Pipe, Lord of Word, P-Funk) suffered a minor stroke, and as a result, the gifted guitarist lost some of the feeling in his picking hand. "It was one of the scariest times I've ever had in my life," recalls Sauthoff's wife, Laura McGaughe ... More >>
Swallow Hill's Julie Davis School of Music, which starts 2012 classes on January 3, is expanding its Core Programs, something that was previously only used in the Core Guitar Program. The teaching style, which focuses on students playing songs on their instruments right away, is designed for the beg ... More >>
Man alive! Ahem, it's a super weekend. As you can see, there is no shortage of things to do in the Mile High City. There's a full Dance Card, FaceMan having its First Waltz tonight at the Bluebird, then there's that kick ass double-bill at 3 Kings and the hi-dive, Bob Marley's b-day celebration at ... More >>
Neko Case (pictured) and Judy Collins headline Swallow Hill's RootsFestThis just in: Judy Collins and Neko Case will be headlining
Swallow Hill's fourth annual RootsFest on Saturday, March 6 at Ellie
Caulkins Opera House. Local favorites Paper Bird and Trace Bundy are
also slated to perform at th ... More >>
Swallow Hill's Shady Grove Picnic Series at Four Mile Historic Park is surely one of those hidden gems of summer: It's laid-back and easy, cheap for families and full of great music and musicians, most of them also hidden gems and many of them locals. Opportunity knocks, people: Danny Barnes, a fo ... More >>
From 3 to 6 p.m. today, May 3, Swallow Hill's WineFest 2009 will showcase five Colorado wineries, as well as local cheese and appetizers made from Colorado-grown ingredients -- and, of course, homegrown music from FOMA and the Kantankerous Bluegrass Band.
Swallow Hill is located at 71 East Yale Ave ... More >>
Rickie Lee Jones was just tapped to co-headline Swallow Hill's RootsFest with Hot Rize and Leo Kottke tomorrow night at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Shawn Colvin, who was originally scheduled to perform, had to back out due to an unforeseen family emergency. Other acts at the fest include Tallest ... More >>
You gotta have heart.
Today in Cafe Society:
• Gateaux giving back.
• Wine and cheese...and green chile?
• Satchel's Market bags some special meals.
• Up Close: Bones.
Today in Backbeat Online:
• Jewell Tyme Music tapped for Denver Nuggets pre-game show in April.
• Epilogue ... More >>
Just heard that Swallow Hill Music Association is sponsoring a contest for middle and high school age songwriters. They're soliciting recordings of original works on tape, CD or DVD of acoustic and electric acts from one to four members. Winners will play their songs at a special concert at Swallow ... More >>