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2018 MeadowGrass Music Festival

Highlights from the 10th annual MeadowGrass Music Festival on Memorial Weekend at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. Photos by Christian Murdock and Liz Copan.

The New Orleans Suspects perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The New Orleans Suspects perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The New Orleans Suspects perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The New Orleans Suspects perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Seth Glier performs Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Seth Glier performs Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The New Orleans Suspects perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The New Orleans Suspects perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The New Orleans Suspects perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The New Orleans Suspects perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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People sample beer from the Goat Patch Brewing Co. during the Friday Night Beer Tasting, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
People sample beer from the Goat Patch Brewing Co. during the Friday Night Beer Tasting, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The New Orleans Suspects perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The New Orleans Suspects perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The sun sets over Pikes Peak and iconic MeadowGrass tent as The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The sun sets over Pikes Peak and iconic MeadowGrass tent as The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Jeff Watkins and The New Orleans Suspects perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Jeff Watkins and The New Orleans Suspects perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Fun times Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Fun times Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Jeff Watkins and The New Orleans Suspects perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Jeff Watkins and The New Orleans Suspects perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Jeff Watkins of The New Orleans Suspects shakes hands with fans after performing Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Jeff Watkins of The New Orleans Suspects shakes hands with fans after performing Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Jeff Watkins plays among the fans as The New Orleans Suspects perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Jeff Watkins plays among the fans as The New Orleans Suspects perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Willcox family Andy, left, with Etta, 5, and Sophy with Beatrice, 3, dance to The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Willcox family Andy, left, with Etta, 5, and Sophy with Beatrice, 3, dance to The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Steel Wheels perform Friday, May 25, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Steve Poltz gives a workshop on writing  Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz gives a workshop on writing Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Steve Poltz gives a workshop on writing  Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz gives a workshop on writing Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Steve Poltz poses for a picture with his students after giving a workshop on writing Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz poses for a picture with his students after giving a workshop on writing Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Steve Poltz poses for a picture with his students after giving a workshop on writing Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz poses for a picture with his students after giving a workshop on writing Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Steve Poltz gives a workshop on writing  Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz gives a workshop on writing Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The guitar case of Steve Poltz as he gives a workshop on writing  Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The guitar case of Steve Poltz as he gives a workshop on writing Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Steve Poltz looks at photo of himself in the retrospective show after giving a workshop on writing  Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz looks at photo of himself in the retrospective show after giving a workshop on writing Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Steve Poltz gives a workshop on writing  Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz gives a workshop on writing Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Steve Poltz gives a workshop on writing  Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz gives a workshop on writing Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Steve Poltz gives a workshop on writing  Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz gives a workshop on writing Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The band Tallgrass from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)
The band Tallgrass from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)

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The band Tallgrass from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)
The band Tallgrass from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)

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The band Tallgrass from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)
The band Tallgrass from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)

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The band Tallgrass from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)
The band Tallgrass from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)

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The band Tallgrass from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)
The band Tallgrass from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)

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The band Grass It Up performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)
The band Grass It Up performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)

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The band Musketeer Gripweed from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)
The band Musketeer Gripweed from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)

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The band Musketeer Gripweed from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)
The band Musketeer Gripweed from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)

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The band Musketeer Gripweed from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)
The band Musketeer Gripweed from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)

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The Blue Water Highway Band performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)
The Blue Water Highway Band performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)

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The Blue Water Highway Band performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)
The Blue Water Highway Band performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)

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The Blue Water Highway Band performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)
The Blue Water Highway Band performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)

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The Blue Water Highway Band performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)
The Blue Water Highway Band performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)

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The band Tallgrass from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)
The band Tallgrass from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)

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The Blue Water Highway Band performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)
The Blue Water Highway Band performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)

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Guests enjoy the music at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)
Guests enjoy the music at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)

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The band Tallgrass from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)
The band Tallgrass from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)

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The band Tallgrass from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)
The band Tallgrass from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)

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The band Grass It Up performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)
The band Grass It Up performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)

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The Blue Water Highway Band performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)
The Blue Water Highway Band performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)

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The Blue Water Highway Band performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)
The Blue Water Highway Band performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)

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The Blue Water Highway Band performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)
The Blue Water Highway Band performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/Gazette)

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Guests enjoy the music at the 10th annual MeadowGrass Festival on Saturday, May 26 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Guests enjoy the music at the 10th annual MeadowGrass Festival on Saturday, May 26 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Rhees Williams joins Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band as they perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Rhees Williams joins Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band as they perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Nathan McLeod joins Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band as they perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Nathan McLeod joins Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band as they perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Jimmy Marsh and Grass It Up perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 26 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Jimmy Marsh and Grass It Up perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 26 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Nathan McLeod joins Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band as they perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Nathan McLeod joins Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band as they perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Kids participate in activities at the 10th annual MeadowGrass Festival on  Saturday, May 26 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Kids participate in activities at the 10th annual MeadowGrass Festival on Saturday, May 26 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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The crowd cheers as Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
The crowd cheers as Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Rhees Williams joins Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Rhees Williams joins Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Chad Stuible joins Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band as they perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Chad Stuible joins Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band as they perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Kids participate in activities at the 10th annual MeadowGrass Festival on  Saturday, May 26 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Kids participate in activities at the 10th annual MeadowGrass Festival on Saturday, May 26 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Kids participate in activities at the 10th annual MeadowGrass Festival on  Saturday, May 26 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Kids participate in activities at the 10th annual MeadowGrass Festival on Saturday, May 26 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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FY5 performs Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
FY5 performs Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Claire Timson of Colorado Springs relaxes in a hammock among the trees of La Foret Conference and Retreat Center while FY5 plays under the tent Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Claire Timson of Colorado Springs relaxes in a hammock among the trees of La Foret Conference and Retreat Center while FY5 plays under the tent Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Steve Poltz gives Michelle Mukatis a hug before going on stage Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz gives Michelle Mukatis a hug before going on stage Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Steve Poltz warms up before his set Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz warms up before his set Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

Liz Copan

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Steve Poltz plays Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz plays Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Steve Poltz gives festival organizer Michelle Mukatis a hug before going on stage Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz gives festival organizer Michelle Mukatis a hug before going on stage Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Steve Poltz leads the crowd through the Grateful Dead’s song “Ripple” for his encore Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz leads the crowd through the Grateful Dead’s song “Ripple” for his encore Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK, THE GAZETTE

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Steve Poltz plays Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz plays Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Steve Poltz plays Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz plays Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Steve Poltz plays Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz plays Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Steve Poltz plays Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz plays Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Steve Poltz plays Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz plays Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Steve Poltz plays Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz plays Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Steve Poltz gives Steve Harris a Steve Poltz Attorney for Dogs hat Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz gives Steve Harris a Steve Poltz Attorney for Dogs hat Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Steve Poltz plays Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz plays Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Steve Poltz plays Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz plays Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Steve Poltz gives Steve Harris a Steve Poltz Attorney for Dogs hat Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz gives Steve Harris a Steve Poltz Attorney for Dogs hat Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

Liz Copan

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Steve Poltz plays Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz plays Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Steve Poltz plays Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Steve Poltz plays Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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The Banditos perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Banditos perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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The Crowd dances to the Banditos Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Crowd dances to the Banditos Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Mary Beth Richardson and The Banditos perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Mary Beth Richardson and The Banditos perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Ron Pope and his band performs Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ron Pope and his band performs Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Ron Pope and his band performs Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ron Pope and his band performs Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nickii Bluhm and her band rehearse in the Taylor Memorial Chapel built in 1929 Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Ron Pope and his band performs Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ron Pope and his band performs Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Ron Pope and his band performs Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ron Pope and his band performs Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Ron Pope and his band performs Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ron Pope and his band performs Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Ron Pope and his band performs Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ron Pope and his band performs Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nathan McLeod plays the sax as Ron Pope and his band perform Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nathan McLeod plays the sax as Ron Pope and his band perform Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK, THE GAZETTE

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Ron Pope and his band performs Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ron Pope and his band performs Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Ron Pope and his band performs Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ron Pope and his band performs Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Ron Pope and his band performs Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ron Pope and his band performs Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nathan McLeod plays the sax as Ron Pope and his band perform Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nathan McLeod plays the sax as Ron Pope and his band perform Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK, THE GAZETTE

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Jerry Pentecost plays the drums as Ron Pope and his band perform Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Jerry Pentecost plays the drums as Ron Pope and his band perform Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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FY5 from Fort Collins warms up outside the Ponderosa Lodge before their performance Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
FY5 from Fort Collins warms up outside the Ponderosa Lodge before their performance Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Ron Pope and his band performs Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ron Pope and his band performs Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Ron Pope and his band performs Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ron Pope and his band performs Saturday, May 26, 2108, during the first day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nicki Bluhm hugs bass player Cameron Carrus after Bluhm and her band finished their first performance together Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nicki Bluhm hugs bass player Cameron Carrus after Bluhm and her band finished their first performance together Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Kellen Wenrich plays the fiddle as Nicki Bluhm and her band perform for the first time together Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Kellen Wenrich plays the fiddle as Nicki Bluhm and her band perform for the first time together Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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John McNally plays guitar as Nicki Bluhm and her band perform for the first time together Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
John McNally plays guitar as Nicki Bluhm and her band perform for the first time together Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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John McNally plays guitar as Nicki Bluhm and her band perform for the first time together Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
John McNally plays guitar as Nicki Bluhm and her band perform for the first time together Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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John McNally plays guitar as Nicki Bluhm and her band perform for the first time together Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
John McNally plays guitar as Nicki Bluhm and her band perform for the first time together Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Nicki Bluhm and her band perform Sunday, May 27, 2108, on the final day of the MeadowGrass Music Festival at La Foret Conference and Retreat Center in Black Forest. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Drummer Adam Morford of the band Tallgrass performs at Meadowgrass on Saturday, May 26 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Drummer Adam Morford of the band Tallgrass performs at Meadowgrass on Saturday, May 26 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Drummer Adam Morford of the band Tallgrass performs at Meadowgrass on Saturday, May 26 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Drummer Adam Morford of the band Tallgrass performs at Meadowgrass on Saturday, May 26 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Matt Skinner of the band Tallgrass performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 26 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Matt Skinner of the band Tallgrass performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 26 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Jason Downing of Musketeer Gripweed from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 26 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/ The Gazette)
Jason Downing of Musketeer Gripweed from Fort Collins performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 26 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/ The Gazette)

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Fort Collins based band Tallgrass performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 26 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Fort Collins based band Tallgrass performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 26 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Rhees Williams joins Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band as they perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Rhees Williams joins Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band as they perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Brothers Adam and Austin Morford of the band Tallgrass perform at Meadowgrass on Saturday, May 26 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Brothers Adam and Austin Morford of the band Tallgrass perform at Meadowgrass on Saturday, May 26 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Nathan McLeod joins Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band as they perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Nathan McLeod joins Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band as they perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Drummer Jerry Pentecost joins Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band as they perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Drummer Jerry Pentecost joins Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band as they perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Nathan McLeod joins Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band as they perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Nathan McLeod joins Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band as they perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Jimmy Marsh and Grass It Up perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 26 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Jimmy Marsh and Grass It Up perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 26 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Rhees Williams joins Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Rhees Williams joins Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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The crowd cheers as Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
The crowd cheers as Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Guests enjoy the music at the 10th annual MeadowGrass Festival on Saturday, May 26 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Guests enjoy the music at the 10th annual MeadowGrass Festival on Saturday, May 26 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Chad Stuible joins Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band as they perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Chad Stuible joins Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band as they perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Kids participate in activities at the 10th annual MeadowGrass Festival on  Saturday, May 26 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Kids participate in activities at the 10th annual MeadowGrass Festival on Saturday, May 26 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Kids participate in activities at the 10th annual MeadowGrass Festival on  Saturday, May 26 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Kids participate in activities at the 10th annual MeadowGrass Festival on Saturday, May 26 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Kids participate in activities at the 10th annual MeadowGrass Festival on  Saturday, May 26 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Kids participate in activities at the 10th annual MeadowGrass Festival on Saturday, May 26 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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FY5 performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
FY5 performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Toronto based Wild Rivers performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Toronto based Wild Rivers performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Steve Poltz jumps into the crowd during his performance at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Steve Poltz jumps into the crowd during his performance at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Steve Poltz jumps into the crowd during his performance at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Steve Poltz jumps into the crowd during his performance at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Steve Poltz jumps into the crowd during his performance at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Steve Poltz jumps into the crowd during his performance at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Toronto based Wild Rivers performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Toronto based Wild Rivers performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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The Banditos perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
The Banditos perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Steve Poltz jumps into the crowd during his performance at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Steve Poltz jumps into the crowd during his performance at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Nashville-based artist Ron Pope and his band perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Saturday, May 25 2018 at LaForet in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Steve Poltz performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Steve Poltz performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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Steve Poltz performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
Steve Poltz performs at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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The Banditos perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
The Banditos perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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The Banditos perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)
The Banditos perform at MeadowGrass Music Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Black Forest, Colo. (Liz Copan/The Gazette)

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