Concerts

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Mary Flower

w/ Lucy Moore

Sat, Aug 27 @  8pm

Mary Flower’s immense fingerpicking guitar and lap-slide prowess is soulful and meter-perfect, a deft blend of the inventive, the dexterous and the mesmerizing.

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Honey Dewdrops

Fri, Aug 26 @  8pm

Tangled Country is a beautiful and engaging take on modern American roots music and the first album of theirs entirely written, arranged, and recorded in one place; a testament to the power of home.

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Mara Levine & Gathering Time

w/ Savage Hearts

Sat, Aug 27 @  8pm

Folksinger and jewelry designer Mara Levine has been creating beautiful interpretations of fine traditional and contemporary folk songs for many years.

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Roma Ransom

Wed, Aug 24 @  6:30pm @ Four Mile Historic Park

Their repetoire includes old-time traditional ballads like Shady Grove and St.James Infirmary as well as sounds from European cultures, mainly that of Romania (hence the duo's name) yet the music of Roma Ransom is distinctly their own.

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The Denver Moth – StorySLAM

Theme: Heat

Fri, Aug 26 @  7:30pm

The Moth is open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night's posted theme. The brave of heart, or those with stories they're aching to tell, prepare personal, true tales.

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Music School

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Register for a group class!

Classes begin the week of Aug 29

Learn a new musical instrument or brush up on your skills in a social setting with one of our group music classes! Offered at our Yale, Lowry and Highlands locations.

All About the 8-Bar Blues

w/ Mary Flower

Sun, Aug 28 @  1pm

In this 2 hour, hands-on workshop, Mary will start with a stripped down 8-bar blues progression. She will demonstrate right and left hand moves that will take this common structure to new levels

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Music School Summer Break

Aug 15-28

During the break, the front office at our Yale location will be open from 11am-4pm (with all regularly scheduled weekend monthly jams WILL be held). Both Lowry and The Highlands locations will be closed from August 15-28, please call our front office at Yale at (303) 777-1003 ext. 2 if you have any questions. You can also visit us online at www.swallowhillmusic.org to register for fall classes and workshops.

Q & A with Lucy Moore

Growing up in a musical family with close ties to Swallow Hill Music, Lucy Moore is no stranger to the rewards of a life in music, but she is also well aware of the unique challenges musicians face. In this Q&A Lucy discusses her history with Swallow Hill Music, what it’s like to grow up in a musical family, and what the future holds for her musically.

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Who are….The Honey Dewdrops?

The pair might readily draw comparisons to Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings, especially when Laura Wortman’s big voice fills the void not occupied by the nimble guitar licks of Kagey Parrish. Unlike Gillian and Dave, though, The Honey Dewdrops wear their darkness lightly, their crises may be more mundane, but no less real.

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2015 Annual Report

Get an in-depth look at what we're doing in the community!

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Changes afoot for the Denver Folklore Center

Swallow Hill Music members Saul Rosenthal and Claude Brachfeld take reins of iconic guitar shop. “They both have a respect for the history of the store and the legacy and the value that it continues to provide to the community,” Tuft said.

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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 156,000 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.