Concerts

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Colin Hay and Milk Carton Kids

Thu, Sept 1 @  6:30pm @ Denver Botanic Gardens York St

Colin Hay, familiar to millions as front-man, songwriter, and vocalist of pop sensation Men at Work (“Down Under,” “Overkill,” “Who Can it Be Now?”), has released a new solo album, Next Year People. A refreshing alternative to the foot-stomping grandeur of the so-called “folk revival,” an understated virtuosity defines The Milk Carton Kids.

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FeralHeart – CANCELED

Thu, Sept 1 @  7:30pm

The extraordinary musician now brings 4-5 instrumental pieces into harmony, performing all of them simultaneously in his live performances (guitar, keys, harmonica, kick drum, & high hat).

Old-Fashioned Hootenanny

Fri, Sept 2 @  7pm

An old-fashioned hootenanny is the best possible place to learn new songs and new licks, and to hear old songs performed in entirely new ways.

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Music School

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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.

Celtic Festival Sessions Workshops

w/ Leslie Anne Harrison

Mon, Aug 29 - Wed, Aug 31 @  7:30pm

Colorado's fall Celtic Festivals are fast approaching! For those looking to attend these festivals and participate in the Irish sessions, there can be many questions. How does one join a session? What does one play? How many times through a tune? Is there proper etiquette to follow? For newcomers and experienced players, melody and accompaniment alike, this three-part workshop series will provide a welcoming and encouraging place to answer those questions and get ready.

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Rhythm Workshop

w/ Dustin Adams

Sat, Sept 3 @  1pm

Join Dustin for a 90 minute workshop dedicated to reading, writing, and playing rhythms.

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Guitar Boot Camp

w/ Chris (Citrus) Sauthoff

Sat, Sept 3 @  12pm

During this hard-core guided practice session, you will learn guitar logic, scales, finger and practice exercises, chords, inversions, and arpeggios, complete with handouts.

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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.