Live Blues in the Local Area

April 2023


Greeley Blues Jam  Friday June 2nd, 2023 

Here’s The PreFest FREE Lineup Friday night on the  Downtown 9th Street Plaza. 

Friday Blues Afternoon    4:00pm – 5:30pm  

              Scott Hackler   at Accessories with a Flair & Hair 

              David Booker    at Aunt Helen’s Coffee House        

Friday Evening 9th Street Plaza Stage  7:00 -9:00   

               HAZEL MILLER 

               David Booker Open Blues Jam at The Moxi ( 7-9) 

Friday Evening Venue on the Plaza.    9:00pm – 12:00am ( following Hazel Miller

Al Chesis & the Delta Sonics  at The Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant 

Robert Wilson Blues Band at 477 Distilling 

Bryce Evans & The Black Cats  at The Box Bar                                      

Mad Dog Blues at The Jager Bar & Pizzeria             

Ben Pu & Crew at Gentry’s Bar                     

The Buzz Brothers at Bear’s Bar 

My Blue Sky at The Moxi   

Whiskey Pickles at Luna’s Tacos & Tequila                                                           

S.L.A. Revival   at   Stella’s Lounge                        

Johnny Johnston (Solo) at The Cow                                                        

Racing with the Sun  (Duo) at Patrick’s Irish Pub                        

Cass Clayton Band at The Vineyard Events Center 

David Michael Boyd Band at The Kress Cinema & Loun 

Scott Hackler   (Piano) at Fusco Pizza 

Purple Blues Band at Tightknit Brewing Company 

Danny Derail Band at State Armory Event Center         

FoCoMx 2023   April 28 and 29, 2023 Downtown Fort Collins 

This iconic music festival features a diverse lineup of 300+ Colorado musical acts from all genres on 30 Downtown Fort Collins stages. We don’t have room in the calendar for ALL of those gigs (300 sets!) You can check the entire 2 day schedule for Friday (April 28) and Saturday (April 29) at FoCoMX Schedule | FoCoMA.   In most cases the sets run 45 minutes. In the list below the venue and time follow the act. 

Here are some of the blues leaning acts that caught our eye. 

On Friday  April 28 we have: Grace Kuch (Avogadros at 4:30); Robert Wilson Blues Band (Avogadros 4:45);  Johnny Johnston (Mountain Avenue 5:00); TMule x Nic Clark  (OBC Wine Project 5:45); Dave Dardine & Cowboy Dead (Avogadros  6:00); John Magnie (The Comedy Fort 6:00); Blues Dogs (Avogadros 7:15); Ryan Chrys & The Rough Cuts (The Lyric 10:00); The Patti Fiasco (The Lyric  11:15).    On Saturday April 29 some of the shows  a blues fan might be interested in:  Tiny Mule & Nic Clark (Fort Collins Museum of Discovery 2:00); Swamp Candle (The Atrium at Alley The Cat 2:00); The Catcalls (Moes Original BBQ 2:15);Tim Cook (Avogadros 3:00); Johnny & The Mongrels (Moe’s Original BBQ 3:30); Peaches Embry & The Rhythm Train (Avogadros 4:15); Spidercat  (Avogadros  5:00); Dave Beegle Duo (Equinox Brewing 5:30); Queen Bee & The Stingers ( Avogadros 6:00); Andy Sydow (Mountain Ave 7:00); Carey Morin & Ghost Dog (Washington’s 7:00); West Side Joe & Men of Soul (Avogadros  8:00); Deborah Stafford &The State of Affairs (The Colorado Room 8:30); Musketeer Gripweed (The Coast 10:00); Three Shots ( Wolverine Farm Publick House 10:45);  Pappy Longlegs (The Coast 11:30).