Please join us at 9 pm, Friday, June 15th, $7 suggested donation, for a very special Modbo Birthday Party.
The Modbo is 3! And once more, we’re celebrating in true Modbo fashion with a collaboration between two local bands and the students of the Colorado College Summer Music Festival. This year’s local musicians are Edith Makes a Paper Chain and Andy Tanner.
Don’t miss this amazing event, featuring sets from the bands, classical performances, and two collaborative pieces! Local composer, musician,and arranger Mark Arnest will be arranging an Andy Tanner original for a select group of Colorado College Summer Music Festival participants, while Edith Makes a Paper Chain’s trombonist Jeremy Van Hoy will be doing the same for a collaboration between his band and the classical musicians.
Please don’t miss this amazing night of musical chaos, as we move quickly from band to band, ensemble to ensemble, and genre to genre (not to mention, building to building and alley to alley)!
The Modbo and the Colorado Springs Downtown Business Improvement District announce the Kickoff Extravaganza for the Acacia Park Summer Concert Series! This Saturday, June 2nd. Join us for The Mitguards and The Water Bear Project with Kellie Palmblad from 6-8 pm in Acacia Park. Then stroll over to the alley behind ReMax, just west of Tejon street and north of Bijou, for more live music… followed by a different band just south in the alley behind The Modbo, followed by yet another band behind ReMax, and yet another behind Modbo! Bands playing include: Briffaut, The Conjugal Visits, HEADHUM, and Government Camp. This event is all free, all fun, and a great way to celebrate the beginning of the summer! Don’t miss it! More info available at firstname.lastname@example.org. For a full schedule of the Acacia concerts, visit http://www.downtown80903.com/events/acacia-park-summer-concert-series . The Acacia Park Summer Concert Series is generously underwritten by Freedom Financial Services, The Gazette, the City of Colorado Springs, and the Downtown Business Improvement District. Sound for the series will be provided by Russell Tellup of Hard Act Entertainment, www.DJScoloradosprings.com.
The Modbo is pleased to announce an exciting exhibition opportunity. Beginning this Saturday, July 16th, you can see the work of nine Modboco artists hanging in Palmer Lake at the Tri-Lakes Center for The Arts. The opening reception is from 6 to 9 pm on Saturday the 16th, and will have a cash bar. Modbo Collective Artists include: Brett Andrus, Lorelei Beckstrom, Troy DeRose, Phil Lear, Trevor Thomas, Nina Peterson with special guests Chris Alvarez, Dave Tweedy, Monique Viger. The Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts is located at 304 Highway 105, Palmer Lake, CO, 80132, and they can be reached at 719-481-0475.
And Now We Are Two: The Modbo’s Second Birthday Celebration
Please join us at 9 pm, this Friday, June 17th, $5 suggested donation, for a very special Modbo Birthday Party.
Local bands Changing Colors, Constellation of Cars, and HEADHUM will perform throughout the evening, along with classical selections from this year’s Colorado College Summer Music Festival (CCSMF) participants. Two very special collaborative pieces will also be presented. A string quartet from the CCSMF will play with Joe Johnson and The Changing Colors on the song, “Brother Mountain,” the arrangement for which was created by Ian Bourgal of The Changing Colors. A group of nine CCSMF students will play on a song by Andy Tanner and Kellie Palmblad of HEADHUM and Constellation of Cars. This piece, “Lorraine,” was arranged by Mark Arnest.