Green, Red and Funky

eTown has always had an environmental conscience: The long-running radio program, which airs performances and interviews by socially aware musicians recorded in front of a live audience, has focused on green issues from the get-go. And they'll take that awareness even further with Green Rocks at Red Rocks, the annual eTown extravaganza that kicks off tonight at 7:30 p.m. with Lyle Lovett and Taj Mahal.

In keeping with the green theme, eTown is offering free biodiesel shuttle buses running from Denver to Boulder (be sure to sign up in advance, as space is limited). There will also be incentives for carpoolers with four or more people in a car, plus information tables, demonstrations, eco-products and more.

Mayor John Hickenlooper and Governor Bill Ritter are both planning to attend, so you'll be in good company. Admission is $34.50 to $65.50; buy tickets and get information at
Fri., July 30, 7:30 p.m., 2010

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Amber Taufen has been writing about people, places and things in Denver since 2005. She works as an editor, writer, and production and process guru out of her home office in the foothills.
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