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Maddy Erskine and Maxwell Hendrickson pose with all six editions of Scrapped Magazine Aug. 3 at City Park in Fort Collins. Erskine and Hendrickson are editors of the local music zine alongside Max Hogan.

Scrapped brings zines, subculture documentation back to NoCo

Serena Bettis, Editor in Chief August 18, 2022

Just like fashion trends and reruns of “Friends,” elements of life from the 1990s are making a comeback in Fort Collins’ local music scene. For the last six months, fans of Fort Collins artists,...

5 FoCoMX artists to add to your playlists this summer

5 FoCoMX artists to add to your playlists this summer

Maddy Erskine, Arts and Culture Editor April 26, 2022
Whether you had the chance to attend the festival or not, it’s worth your time to check out some of these local bands' tunes. Here is a playlist featuring local artists you'll want to know. 
Charlie Maddocks, Tommy Maddocks and Mikey Maddocks of Holdfast. perform at Globe Hall July 17, 2021. (Michael Marquardt | The Collegian)

Holdfast.’s new album ‘Movies’ was born out of isolation

Kadyn Thorpe, Arts and Culture Reporter April 25, 2022
Holdfast. released their latest album, “Movies,” April 15, which was recorded through the trials and tribulations of COVID-19 quarantine.
Demi Demitro, lead singer of The Velveteers, plays an original song at The Aggie Theater April 16.

The Velveteers play Aggie Theatre in homecoming show

Max Hogan, Arts and Culture Reporter April 20, 2022

Last Saturday, April 16, Northern Colorado band The Velveteers played Aggie Theatre as one of two homecoming shows before they head back out on the road to open for big names in rock, like The Smashing...

The inside of The Lyric, a music venue and movie theater, Aug 4.

5 tips for women to stay safe at FoCo concerts

Clara DeForest Colvig, Guest Author March 29, 2022
The thrill that comes from seeing your favorite band live is unmatched. However, with this thrill comes the potential for danger, especially for women.
A sign outside the Aggie Theatre advertises upcoming concerts, Mar. 6.

New artist? Here are 5 ways to kick-start a music career

Grayson Reed, Arts and Culture reporter March 29, 2022
Your audience is everywhere. Fort Collins provides such a large night life that people will always be there to cheer you on.
Matt Dooley, vocalist for Old Skin, performs at a house show March 24. (Photo courtesy of Maxwell Hendrickson)

Hardcore house shows return to FoCo after pandemic shut downs

Max Hogan, Arts and Culture Reporter March 28, 2022

Local sludge metal/hardcore punk band Old Skin performed an impromptu album release show March 24 promoting their new album, "Towering Monolith of Flesh," supported by the low, heavy melodies of three-piece...

(Graphic illustration by Elliot Stemen | The Collegian)

Denver-based band Tonguebyte is your next music obsession

Kadyn Thorpe, Arts and Culture Reporter March 10, 2022

Music fanatics, listen up! If you’re looking to get more into the local music scene here in Colorado, look no further — we have got you covered.  If you want to support local artists and add a...

(Graphic Illustration by Brooke Beresford | The Collegian)

Horoscopes March 7-13

Hailee Stegall, Arts and Culture Writer March 8, 2022

Horoscopes can be applied to your sun, moon and rising signs. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18)  Get on your grind, Aquarius. This is the week to ground down and make your dreams happen by any means...

The band Co-Stanza showcases their new song Method Actor live at The Lyric Mar 3.

Co-Stanza and Dry Ice perform easy-listening pop at The Lyric

Max Hogan, Arts and Culture Reporter March 8, 2022

On March 3, local indie-pop musician Co-Stanza released their latest single, “Method Actor,” in an energetic and upbeat show opened by Denver group Dry Ice.  Co-Stanza’s music is exactly what...

(Graphic illustration by Abby Flitton | The Collegian)

Local songs to welcome back the spring sunshine

Maddy Erskine, Arts and Culture Editor March 3, 2022
It’s starting to feel like spring, a time of warmer weather, longer days, new beginnings and cruising around with your windows down to some of the best local music around.
Morgan Parriott, known by the artist name Call Me Karizma, stands onstage at the beginning of his set at The Coast in Fort Collins Feb. 19.

National and local musical talents collide at The Coast

Noah Pasley, News Editor February 23, 2022

An electric atmosphere came to Fort Collins this past Saturday as music lovers braced for Call Me Karizma's Bleached Serpent Tour Part II to come to The Coast — the first show of the second leg of the...

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