International Pop Overthrow at City Hall

A festival that began in Los Angeles a decade ago, the International Pop Overthrow now goes down throughout the year in over a dozen cities in North America, highlighting acts from each local music community.

Kicking off yesterday at City Hall, the Denver edition of IPO continues tonight (and goes through tomorrow) featuring a handful of local acts -- Melissa Ivey, Jim McTurnan and the Kids That Killed the Man and Hot Robots, among them.

Ontario, Canada's Dave Rave will complete tonight's diverse and garage-ish line-up, and Saturday is set to feature the throwback pop of Dressy Bessy, Joshua Novak and more, with Malibu, California's The Broken wrapping up the IPO weekend. International Pop Overthrow is a steal too -- each night's show is only $5.

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Bree Davies is a multimedia journalist, artist advocate and community organizer born and raised in Denver. Rooted in the world of Do-It-Yourself arts and music, Davies co-founded Titwrench experimental music festival, is host of the local music and comedy show Sounds on 29th on CPT12 Colorado Public Television and is creator and host of the civic and social issue-focused podcast, Hello? Denver? Are You Still There? Her work is centered on a passionate advocacy for all ages, accessible, inclusive, non-commercial and autonomous DIY art spaces and music venues in Denver.
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