Colorado Gives Day: Illegal Pete's Donates Half Proceeds to Music Orgs

In case you missed it — and how could you? — it's the sixth annual Colorado Gives Day. If you want to put your money where the music is, there are a lot of options (more than 200) listed on If you want a side of tacos with your philanthropy, Illegal Pete's has pledged to donate 50 percent of its proceeds garnered between 5 and 11 p.m. Six of its locations will donate half its sales tonight to a different designated music-related organization, listed below. 

Illegal Pete's South Broadway - Youth On Record

Illegal Pete's DU - Swallow Hill Music

Illegal Pete's DTC - Colorado Youth Symphony

Illegal Pete's Lodo - Levitt Pavilion Denver

Illegal Pete's Pearl St. Mall - eTown

Illegal Pete's Fort Collins - SpokesBUZZ 

Those who wish to make live donations to these nonprofits will receive a ticket for a free draft beer at Illegal Pete's. For more information on Illegal Pete's as a business, a musician-support collective and record label, and more, click here.

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Katie Moulton is a former Westword music editor. She's written about culture for alt-weeklies since 2009 and has also worked as a venue manager, radio DJ/producer and festival organizer. Her go-to karaoke jams are "Flagpole Sitta," by Harvey Danger, or "Ride Wit Me," by Nelly, which tells you a lot.
Contact: Katie Moulton