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Rock N' Roll Denver Marathon aims to live up to its name

So the organizers of the Rock 'N' Roll Denver Marathon evidently take the name of the event very seriously. So much so that they've convinced the members of Semisonic -- you know, the dudes who did that song "Closing Time" -- to get the old band back together, man, just for the occasion. Wisely, however, they're also keenly aware of the fact that that's nowhere enough rock to satiate the masses and have thus tapped more than thirty local acts to play along the race route. Find out who's playing where after the jump.

BAND | LOCATION/INTERSECTION | TIME Download Map of the Course

Double Down - 9th & Chopper Circle (Pepsi Center) - 7:02 - 7:40 Bakersfield Band - Wynkoop & 17th (Union Station) - 7:04 - 7:49 GT & the Sidewinders - Blake & 21st (Coors Field) - 7:07 - 7:59 Andy Hackbarth - 19th & Curtis - 7:10 - 8:12 Brethren Fast - 17th & Pearl - 7:15 - 8:28 Salem - West City Park - 7:22 - 8:56 King for a Day - East City Park - 7:29 - 9:20 Craig Maierhofer & 49 Floors - 17th & Garfield - 7:39 - 9:20 Nick O'Connor & Pilgrim Road - 7:43 - 10:13 John Bunzil - N. Cheesman Park - 7:48 - 10:29 Potcheen - S. Cheesman Park - 7:41 - 10:40 School of Rock - 13th & Emerson - 7:57 - 11:04 Zach Heckendorf - 7th & Williams - 7:57 - 10:04 Chris Webb Band - Downing Street - 8:04 - 10:22 Holden Young Trio - N.E. Washington Park - 8:10 - 10:38 Brighton Boulevard - Franklin Center - 8:31 - 11:37 Ditch Rites - S. Washington Park - 8:15 - 10:53 Fat Rabbit - N.W. Washington Park - 8:20 - 11:05 Wizards of Whack - Downing & Exposition - 8:20 - 11:05 Goonies - S.E. Washington Park - 8:25 - 11:22 Adam Rey & the Hey! Rey! Band - Logan & Alameda - 8:38 - 11:58 Whiskey Bottles - Logan & Alameda - 8:38 - 11:58 Guerilla Jazz - 4th & Galapago - 8:46 - 12:18 Broken Laces - Hector Flores Park - 8:46 - 12:18 GoGo Lab - Lipan & 7th - 8:49 - 12:27 Indulgers - Lipan & 7th - 8:49 - 12:27 Hazardous Matthew - 12th & Mariposa - 8:56 - 12:47 Zyzzyx Road - Lincoln Park - 8:56 - 12:47 Fierce Bad Rabbit - 13th & Speer - 9:01 - 1:02 Delta Sonics - 13th & Speer - 9:01 - 1:02 SoundRabbit - Finish Line - 8:30 - 10:00 Semisonic - Finish Line - 10:30 - 12:00 Quemondo - Finish Line - 12:15 - 1:30

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Dave Herrera
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