Wasteland Hop Announce Spring/Summer 2015 Shows

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Wasteland Hop is very happy to announce that we will be opening for Sage Francis on June 18th at The Aggie Theatre. Sage Francis has been an inspiration to many members of Wasteland Hop through the years, especially MC Mickey Kenny. We want to help Sage pack the house, so please check out the event page and get your tickets here. Click through for our full Spring and Summer slate.

Wasteland Hop Spring and Summer Schedule:

CSU Ramskellar
Friday April 17
4:15 – 5:00 pm

FoCoMX 7
Aggie Theatre
Friday, April 24
9:00 pm – 9:45 pm

Colorado Marathon Post-Race Party
Washington Park
Sunday May 3rd
10:30 am – 12:30 pm

O’Dells Brewery
Tuesday, May 26th, 7 pm

Equinox Brewery
Friday May 29th, 7pm

Lyons Film Festival
6/4 – 6/5  info

Sage Francis at Aggie Theatre
Thursday, June 18th, 8pm
Event | Tickets

Colorado Brewer’s Fest
6/27 – 6/28  info

 

FoCoMX 2015

Wasteland Hop will be playing the Aggie Theater on Friday April 24th, from 9:00 to 9:45. Click through for more info and tickets.

The rundown on FoCoMX:

Fort Collins, CO (3/11/15) – The seventh annual FoCoMX (Fort Collins Music eXperiment), April 24 and 25, 2015, is presented by the Fort Collins Musicians Association (FoCoMA). Sponsored by Odell Brewing, this unique event showcases 200+ artists at more than 20 Fort Collins venues and continues the nonprofit FoCoMA’s commitment to supporting Northern Colorado musicians.

 2015 quick facts:

  • A 2-day wristband buys access to well over 200 artists, featuring more variety than ever. Afternoon and evening performances offer a wealth of family-friendly programming. Later-evening performances feature rock, singer-songwriter, bluegrass, funk, reggae and more. NEW in year 7, the festival now includes chamber orchestra, burlesque, and experimental/noise artists, in several new FoCoMX venues, bringing diverse local talent with community-wide appeal.

  • The FoCoMX 7 website is now live at focomx.org, offering lineup, schedules, press info and graphics, volunteer opportunities (for free admission) and information on free educational workshops/panels for local musicians.

  • 2015 wristband prices: $20 presale, March through April 10th, at FoCoMX.org.

    ($30 after April 10.)

Featured performances:

Featured FoCoMX artists include The Patti Fiasco, Stelth Ulvang (of the Lumineers), Wire Faces, Musketeer Gripweed, The Widow’s Bane, Post Paradise, Yawpers, Arliss Nancy, The Holler!, Shatterproof, Danielle Ate the Sandwich, Epilogues.

Insider picks:

(Noteworthy performances, especially for locals)

  • The rock and punk showcases at Surfside 7, including a set by Endless Monster (featuring Karl Alvarez of the Descendents), will mark the final live music shows at Surfside’s long-held North College location.

  • FoCoMA’s Peer Awards Lifetime Achievement award winner Cary Morin performs at Cache Old Town Bar and Grille.

  • Sound of Ceres, a dream-pop collaboration, featuring members of Candy Claws, plays at Hodi’s.

  • KTCL’s popular weekend jockey, Alf, presents DJ Alf’s 45+1, a vinyl-meets-improv set of local artists playing along to hand-picked vinyl recordings at the Whiskey.

  • Johnny Hickman and Nathaniel Cook play a duo set, combining Cracker’s founding lead guitarist with the Yawpers’ front man, at Moe’s Original Bar-B-Que.

  • Good Gravy, Stella Luce, Sour Boy Bitter Girl, Finnders and Youngberg and more, at new FoCoMX venue Illegal Pete’s Fort Collins.

  • The Young Ancients, Wendy Woo Band, 12 Cents for Marvin and others play afternoon sets at Odell Brewing Company’s popular taproom beer garden.

  • The Saturday night “local legends” lineup remains a tradition at Avogadro’s Number, including Jeff Finlin, 3 Twins, Liz Barnez and Lindsey O’Brien Band.

  • Following last year’s breakup of local favorites You Me and Apollo, singer Brent Coles will perform a solo set at Everyday Joe’s.

  • Denver-based ATOMGA, fresh from recording at Fort Collins’ Blasting Room studios and following the internet splash of their NPR Tiny Desk video submission, brings socially conscious afro-funk to the Whiskey.

Festival Background:

  • FoCoMX started in 2009 as a grassroots experiment in promoting local music.

  • The festival has grown, with an attendance of approximately 5000 in 2014, garnering national attention and earning FoCoMX the unofficial title of “The Biggest Little Festival in America.”

  • The Fort Collins Musicians Association’s nonprofit mission is to provide education, support and networking opportunities to the Fort Collins (and surrounding) music community.

  • This year’s plans for the annual ProDev musician education panels will be announced in the coming weeks.

Contact:

Web:  www.focomx.org

Facebook:  facebook.com/focomx

Twitter: @FoCoMX

 

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