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Have you noticed the change in the weather? Mornings that are a little cooler than normal, and evenings that are a bit more brisk than we’re used to? Whether we like it or not, summer is slowly coming to a close. For this week’s PorchDrinking Playlist we’ve got 10 songs to help ease the transition for you.
Got plans this weekend? The Rocky Mountain Folks Festival might be the only festival in the world where you can float down a river while watching musicians perform on the main stage. It’s a small town festival with big charm and tickets are still available.
Regardless of where you live, seeing a concert at Red Rocks should be on your bucket list. Between the sound quality, the views and the insane roster of touring musicians playing the venue, Red Rocks is one of the best places in the world to catch a show. Though it’s mid July, there’s still plenty of time left to catch a show this season. To help get you prepared, we put together a playlist to take you through the rest of the lineup this summer.
It’s officially summer and the sun’s out, temps are rising, and we’re looking forward to endless patio beers, creekside camping spots, and long mountain drives. In this week’s PorchDrinking playlist, we’ve got 15 songs for the summer sun — for yard games in the park, hammocking in the shade, and those long drives to the mountains or lake for the best weekend adventures.
Music is pretty important to us at PorchDrinking. So we figured we’d fill you in on what we’re listening to and the latest releases, albums and singles we’re obsessed with. Take a look below and let us know, what are YOU currently obsessed with?
If there’s one thing us Colorado residents are used to, it’s a weather forecast that changes quickly. So despite the abundance of clouds on Saturday, the crowds came out in force to dance to bluegrass and celebrate with Denver Beer Co. at their Sun Drenched Music Fest.
DBC transformed the parking lot of their Sunnyside canning facility into a summer oasis. There were half a dozen food trucks parking around the perimeter, a sand volleyball court, local businesses selling hats and sunglasses and a few strategically placed hammocks for sitting back and enjoying the day.
This week we’re gonna keep it simple. Check out our playlist below for the 10 songs (and artists and albums) you need to be listening to. Take a listen, and let us know your favorites!
It’s official: Red Rocks season has officially begun! And the schedule this year is stacked. We’re excited for a few shows in particular: Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, Ryan Adams, The Lumineers, Odesza, Brand New & Modest Mouse, The Avett Brothers, Jackson Browne, LCD Soundsystem, Sufjan Stevens, Tame Impala, The Head and the Heart and so, so many more. For a full list of who’s playing, visit Red Rocks Online.
If you could leave right now on a spontaneous road trip, where would you go? Last week I set out with one of my close friends on a road trip across Colorado, Utah, and Arizona. We started from Denver and rolled into Tucson four days later.
In case you haven’t heard, today is Record Store Day! We’ll be holding it down at Avanti Food & Beverage from 1-6pm listening to our favorite vinyl and for rare vintage tappings of Dogfish Head Beer including 2010 World Wide Stout, 2011 Red & White in bottles and 2012 Sah’Tea, 2013 Black & Blue, and 2014 Raison D’Extra on tap. There’s even a special Record Store Day commemorative beer, Beer to Drink Music To, a Belgian-style Tripel, as well as the newly released Romantic Chemistry. Have a favorite record? Bring your favorite records to play. See you there!
Thinking about adding a music festival to your spring/summer plans? We know that picking a festival, especially with all of the different lineups, locations, and unique qualities can be rough. It’s practically a full time job. But don’t worry, we’ve got good news. PorchDrinking.com did all …
A few weeks back Denver played host to one helluva Riot Fest Weekend. We were able to send our photographer Michael Malvitz to capture some of the truly awesome moments and acts from the weekend including Cold War Kids, …
The Rocky Mountain Folks Festival might be the only festival in the world where one can float down a river while watching musicians perform on the main stage. It’s a small town festival with big charm. In its 25th year, it did not disappoint.
Mumford & Sons are rolling through Colorado next weekend, August 21 – 22, with their parade of friends for the Gentlemen of the Road stopover in Salida. You do not want to miss it.
A few years back Mumford & …
If it’s your dream to weep quietly in a field in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains as Sufjan Stevens plays in the distance, you’re in luck! The Rocky Mountain Folks Fest is celebrating its 25th year this weekend …