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PorchDrinking Playlist | Summer Transitions

August 23, 2016 |

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. Read More

Event Preview | 2016 Rocky Mountain Folks Festival

August 17, 2016 |

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. Read More

PorchDrinking Playlist | Red Rocks Summer 2016

July 19, 2016 |

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. Read More

PorchDrinking Playlist | Summer Sun

June 21, 2016 |

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.

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What We’re Listening To | June 2016

June 21, 2016 |

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? Read More

Event Recap | Sun Drenched Music Fest

May 23, 2016 |

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. Read More

PorchDrinking Playlist | What You Should Be Listening To Vol. 4

May 17, 2016 |

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!
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15 Existential Questions Asked at Red Rocks Shows

May 13, 2016 |

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. Read More

Event Preview | Sun Drenched Music Fest

May 12, 2016 |

It’s about that time to start brainstorming your weekend plans. We highly recommend you take advantage of the beautiful weather this weekend by grabbing a ticket to Denver Beer Co.‘s Sun Drenched Music Fest!

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PorchDrinking Playlist | Road Trip Mixtape Vol. 1

April 19, 2016 |

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.
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Roundtable Discussion | Favorite Records

April 16, 2016 |

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! Read More

Ultimate 6er | Record Store Day Beer Pairings

April 13, 2016 |

It’s hard to distill all of the best records down to just a few select picks, but we’ve got six here that pair perfectly with some of our favorite beers. Grab a glass and take a listen. Read More

2016 Music Festival Roundup

March 4, 2016 |

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 … Read More

Photo Gallery | Riot Fest Denver

September 14, 2015 |

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 … Read More

Event Recap | Rocky Mountain Folks Festival

August 20, 2015 | 1

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. Read More

Event Preview | Gentlemen of the Road Salida Stopover

August 14, 2015 |

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 … Read More

Event Preview | Rocky Mountain Folks Festival

August 10, 2015 |

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 … Read More