This week’s KCSU concert calendar is brought to you by the Aggie Theatre located at 204 South College Avenue in Old Town Fort Collins. For a complete list of shows and dates visit Aggietheatre.com
These concerts will be announced on 90.5 KCSU and kcsufm.com every day at 5, 7, and 9 p.m.
This calendar is also printed in The Rocky Mountain Collegian Newspaper Monday and Thursday.
Saturday, December 14th
Pinball Jones Campus West is hosting King Crawdad, Sinister Pig, Spliff Tank and Los Toms at 9 pm. For every show, King Crawdad states that they aim to “perform with intense effort and energy at all times”! This set is sure to be high energy, delivering a variation of rock sounds. While all three of the artists featured in this lineup have rock influences, this show will also feature some new wave punk and psychedelic sounds that are will get you head banging, swaying, and off your feet.
The Aggie Theatre is hosting Dirtwire with Moon Frog at 9 pm. Aiming to celebrate the various sounds that can be generated by one instrument, Dirtwire tailors their shows to be an unpredictable experience of instruments that are typically only SAMPLED in electronic music. Dirtwire is touring in support of their new album “Road Goes All Night”, which was an album that put the band outside of their comfort zone, making a political statement of standing “in solidarity with immigrants from around the world who are searching for a better life”.
Friday, December 13th
The Otterbox Digital Dome Theatre at The Fort Collins Museum of Discovery is hosting Cactus Cat at 8 pm. The Otterbox Digital Dome provides audiences with a 360 degree concert experience within their high definition theatre. Cactus Cat is a five piece band that consist of some unconventional instruments.Their music compromises of a saxophone, ukulele, bass, guitar, and vocals; with a major focus on the saxophone for a surf rock sound that allows the band to cross over multiple genres from cumbias to rock making for a show filled with varied, and interesting music arrangements.
Chipper’s Lanes is hosting Live on the Lanes featuring Whiskey Autumn and See Schaff Run at 9 pm.If you are a fan of Halloween and are sad that October is over, you won’t want to miss this show! Whiskey Autumn will be performing their newest single titled “In Between Halloween” which was inspired by classic horror films and the time of the year when its not Halloween. With this single, and more, at their shows the band poses audiences with the question- who will make it out alive?
Thursday, December 12th
Pinball Jones Campus West is hosting Lot Lizard, The Sickly Hecks and The Red Scare at 9 pm. Lot Lizard, The Sickly Hecks, and The Red Scare make music for the sad-boy in all of us. These self identified sad-boy rockers will be putting on a show for those seeking some emotional release. Fans of post-rock might want to check out these bands as they are on the rise in the local music scene.
Magic Rat is hosting The Rad Trads at 8 pm. Unlike other groups found in their genre, The Rad Trads’ five members all equally contribute to the vocals and lyrics of each of their punk rock songs. The band generates inspiration from Springsteen, Clarence Clemons, Dylan’s Blood On The Tracks-era vocal style, and Wilco’s guitar breakdowns.They perform a high energy mix of punk rock and soulful jazz, which they modify based on the audiences energy at every show, catering a unique experience at each of their live performances.
Wednesday, December 11th
The Boulder Theatre is hosting Robert Glasper Trio feat. Damion Reid, Vicente Archer, DJ Jahi Sundance at 7 pm. Not only is Robert Gasper a Steinway Artist, apart of a group of world-class pianist, he is also a three time Grammy award winning artist, with a resume of seven nominations total! His music aims at blurring the lines between jazz, r&b, hip-hop, and rock & roll. After years of him working on collaborative projects with other artists, he reunited with his trio to work on original music, performing all of their original music, and some covers for the first time on this tour.
Tuesday, December 10th
Hodi’s Half Note is hosting Re:Turn Tuesdays feat. LYFTD & MIDIcinal w/ Comisar, Naturobi at 9 pm. Making his return to Northern Colorado, MIDIcinal is the electro-funk, hip hop, bass and soul music producer, Scott Rhatigan whos has performed at music festivals such as Electric Forest and Summer Camp. You may recognize MIDIcinal from the former duo known as Transfer station. MIDIcinal took on a solo path to explore new boundaries, mixing new and old boom bap sounds.
Monday, December 9th
The Colorado State University Center for the Arts is hosting the Virtuoso Series Concert featuring Wesley Ferreira on clarinet at 7:30 pm. You can join this professional musician as he serenades the audience with sweet, soulful tunes.
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