The latest in the Gazette's Set List series profiles Colorado Springs singer-songwriter Jeremy Facknitz.
The latest in a Gazette series profiling Pikes Peak region bands profiles Colorado Springs hip-hop band Audible. The five-man hip-hop band has had a whirlwind year.
The latest in a Gazette series profiling Pikes Peak region bands features Colorado Springs' rock band Stray Suns, featuring Tim Miller on bass guitar; Jake Oakey on vocals/guitar; Joe Della Penna on drums; and Addison Sloan on guitar.
The latest in a Gazette series profiling Colorado Springs-area and Pikes Peak region bands focuses on Grace Easley and Gordon Lewis, aka Bohemian folk music duo Roma Ransom. With Lewis on guitar or banjo and Easley on violin, they play atmospheric, mostly instrumental original music at venues throughout Colorado and beyond.
Monument-based band Ashtonz is the subject of the latest of the Gazette's Set List series on Pikes Peak region bands. Led by Charlie Searle, the band first got together at Evergreen High School in 1980, and re-formed for their 30-year high school reunion.
Since 2013 husband-and-wife duo Inaiah Lujan and Desirae Garcia have been making music as in/PLANES. The latest installment of The Gazette's Set List series on Pikes Peak region bands focuses on the Pueblo-based vintage pop group.
Colorado Springs native Austin Young has been making music since he was 13. The latest installment of the Gazette's Set List series on local bands focuses on his blues-and-rock group, the Austin Young Band.
After two decades of making music in Colorado Springs, the VooDoo Hawks band is still going strong. The latest in the Gazette's Set List series on local bands focuses on the rock band led by singer Rikki Dee Hall has no shortage of ideas for new songs.
On a recent Saturday night at the Mill Hill Saloon, couples found their way to the dance floor mere seconds after the Jeffrey Alan Band struck its first twangy country chord. The crowd and band clearly were there to have a good time. "We want to give them a reason to come back and see the Jeffrey Alan Band," Alan said. "Also, we just like to have fun." The Air Force veteran and crooner, with a voice strong enough to carry over several guitars, teamed first with Anthony Sandoval, now lead guitarist, nine years ago. "Growing up in Las Animas, I used to play with my dad since I was a kid of about 15," Alan said. "I love the music and the connection to the crowd. We started playing at the Mill Hill Saloon, and that's
Based in Colorado Springs, the Jeffrey Alan Band performs country originals and covers. The latest installment in the Gazette's Set List series on local bands focuses on the five-man band led by Jeffrey Alan.
The latest in the Gazette's Set List series on Colorado-Springs area bands focuses on jazz sextet The Hennessy 6. In the summer of 2015, six musicians who didn't know each other well got together to play Jazz in the Garden, a public outdoor concert at Grace and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Colorado Springs. "We all looked at each other and thought, 'This is a great group.' There was that sense that we needed to put this group together," recalled trumpet player and now band leader Sean Schafer Hennessy.
The Colorado Springs band Woodshed Red is heavy on the strings, with four-fifths of the band playing fiddle, bass, guitar and mandolin and the remaining member on drums. The band, formed in May 2013, prefers to call its brand of toe-tapping music "Funky Dance-Grass," a jamming mix of rock, bluegrass, funk and blues. It plays original music as well as a few covers, such as Led Zeppelin, Tom Petty, The Beatles and Pink Floyd. The band is Rob Fulton on guitar/vocals, Jason Gilmore on mandolin, Craig Haughton on upright bass, Skye Lewis on drums, and Deirdre McCarthy on violin. This is the fourth in the Gazette's Set List series focusing on local bands.
Serendipity brought the four members of the folk/Americana band Smith House together at the right place, right time. The third installment in the Gazette's Set List series on local bands focuses on the local quartet that has been making music since 2013.