Visual Arts

Live-painting artist Scramble Campbell lets the music move him

Keith "Scramble" Campbell's studio moves around: sometimes it's at the Five Points Jazz Festival, sometimes at the Fox Theatre and other times it's at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. In fact, Campbell has painted at so many concerts that he has created a database-driven web site where you can look up one of his 2,255 paintings by venue or by the band that was playing while he was painting. For Campbell, summers are the busiest season as he sets out to paint at as many shows as possible, and this summer he's even busier, as he readies for the release of a new documentary, Scramble Vision, which showcases Campbells's lifestyle; his work will also be showcased at Red Rocks July 3-10.

Campbell took some time to talk to us about what music and art have in common, why he lives in Colorado and the best thing about seeing a show at Red Rocks.

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Tiffany Fitzgerald