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We had no idea that a simple rundown of the five best outdoor venues in Colorado to see music that aren't Red Rocks would inspire such impassioned responses -- well, one particularly impassioned response, anyway. One commenter, posting under the anonym of My Two Cents, contended that not only was this list a ridiculous fluff piece, but that Planet Bluegrass merited inclusion (a point of view shared by a few other readers), and its omission suggested that our writer had never been to any of these venues or lived in Colorado long.

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