No venue in Colorado is spookier than the Stanley Hotel, the inspiration for the haunted Overlook Hotel in Stephen King's The Shining. Since a recent revamp, the concert hall in the Estes Park landmark has proved the perfect setting for all kinds of acts, from DeVotchKa to Murder by Death.
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But what could be more appropriate than Itchy-O performing a music rite there?
Itchy-O, which started as an experimental film/noise project, morphed into a marching band and now describes itself as a "57-member multisensory musical-art cult." It will perform Birth of the Silver River: A Disambiguation Ceremony at the Stanley on two nights — Friday, March 29, and Saturday, March 30 — with support from Amigo the Devil.
The troupe promises "an unforgettable weekend of cosmological ritual and musical ceremony," and if there's one guarantee about an Itchy-O performance, it's that the show will be unforgettable.
The first 200 tickets are $35 a pop; after that, they go up to $40. Get yours at Itchy-O's website.