Harry Tuft & Dick Weissman

present "Bottom Rung: Old and New Songs About Social Change"

Fri, Mar 27 @  8pm

Harry Tuft and Dick Weissman will perform a concert of songs that reflect a desire for social change. A group of new songs written by Dick Weissman, and partially funded by the Puffin Foundation, will be performed in the second half of the show.

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The Denver Moth – Storyslam

Theme: Love Hurts

Fri, Mar 27 @  7:30pm

The Moth StorySLAMs are steadily spreading all over the map, gathering people and stories from all over the country. The Moth is open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night's posted theme.


The von Trapps

w/ The Clearing

Sat, Mar 28 @  8pm

You cannot find another name as universally beloved as von Trapp. The story of the family who escaped Austria, moved to the United States, and toured the world singing for two decades has inspired generations since the film The Sound of Music was released in 1964. The history continues as the great grandchildren of the Captain and Maria von Trapp take up the family tradition anew.

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Justin Roberts & The Not Ready for Naptime Players

Station Wagon Sessions

Sun, Mar 29 @  1pm & 4pm

Grammy-nominated, Justin Roberts is truly one of the "all-stars" of the indie family music scene. With numerous national awards and recognition and a devoted fan base, Justin and The Not Ready for Naptime Players dish out unexpectedly intelligent and whimsically rocking music for kids and their parents.

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Open Stage

Thu, Mar 26 @  7pm

Got a song you’ve just got to share? Come play at our open stage! Sign-ups are at 6:00.

$1 at door

Music School



Circle Singing

w/ Ellen Hertzman

Sat, Mar 28 @  3pm

Circle Singing is a spontaneous, improvisational community singing experience.

Free and open to all!

EZ Note Reading

w/ Star Edwards

Sat, Mar 28 @  12pm

Learn cutting edge techniques for reading notes! Based on predictable, logical patterns in music.

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EZ Rhythm Counting Techniques

w/ Star Edwards

Sat, Mar 28 @  2pm

Learn how to count rhythm from popular folk songs. Based on the idea of counting pennies before quarters, simple and relative!

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Jam Primer for Harmonica: Jimmy Reed

w/ Clay Kirkland

Sat, Mar 28 @  11am

Let's learn to jam on classic Muddy Waters tunes! Knowledge overcomes fear and this workshop fills the gap between the classroom and getting out there with other folks in a jam setting.

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Pedals and How to Use Them – Lowry

w/ Casey Hrdlicka

Sat, Mar 28 @  9:30am

Discuss different pedal sounds, functions and importance. Address the differences between analog and digital pedals, pedal order and a few tips to keep your tone as pure as possible.

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Guitar & Ukulele Maintenance

w/ Casey Hrdlicka

Sat, Mar 28 @ Lowry @  2pm

Learn some simple steps to keeping your guitar or ukulele looking, feeling and sounding its best.

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Swallow Hill Music Welcomes Our New CEO!

After six months, Swallow Hill Music's search for a new CEO has ended. We couldn't be more excited to announce that Paul Lhevine has been chosen to lead the organization into the next chapter of our history. Paul brings a wealth of experience and a strong enthusiasm for continuing the growth and honoring the tradition of Swallow Hill Music.

Summer Stage Concert Series at Arvada Center

Tickets to all shows on sale Friday, March 27!

Check out the complete lineup now!

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Front Row Podcast

feat. Steve Seifert

Steve Seifert, from the Newman Center at the University of Denver, joins Martin for a discussion about the changing music world and how it is re-shaping the world of music presentation.

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Swallow Hill Music is looking for two (2) enthusiastic, responsible, self-sufficient individuals to be our Promotion and Production Interns for the 2015 Summer Concert Season. You will be involved in the planning, marketing, and execution of Swallow Hill Music events.

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About Swallow Hill Music

Founded in 1979, Swallow Hill Music is a nonprofit community for musicians and music lovers who appreciate the ability of music to bring people together. As a home for individuals and families who want to learn about, listen to and perform music, Swallow Hill Music enhances Colorado’s cultural vitality and is a model for experiential music schools and performance spaces across the country. The organization serves more than 135,000 people through its school, outreach programming and concerts annually. Swallow Hill Music also presents and produces concerts at a wide range of venues across Denver.

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