Bohemian Nights at New West Fest kicks off tonight in Fort Collins runs all weekend

If you ever needed an excuse to head north to Fort Collins besides the many fine breweries there, how about the Bohemian Nights at New West Fest? The free, three day festival is bringing in an eclectic batch of talent, starting with Flobots August 20. They'll be followed by Earth, Wind & Fire August 21 and Earl Scruggs August 22.

Alongside that interesting cast of headliners, more than fifty local acts have just been announced. That cast includes Westword favorites such as Nathaniel Rateliff, Paperbird, Ian Cooke, Matt Morris, Drag the River, the Heyday, Snake Rattle Rattle Snake and way too many more to mention. Considering the cost -- free, remember? -- it sounds like a trip to the Fort is in the cards for the end of the summer. See the full lineup, schedule and map after the jump.

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Cory Casciato is a Denver-based writer with a passion for the geeky, from old science fiction movies to brand-new video games.
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