Gretchen Peters

Fri, Apr 24 @  8pm

Gretchen Peter's new album "Blackbirds", recorded in Nashville, features a who’s who of modern American roots music.

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The Denver Moth – Storyslam

Theme: Fools

Fri, Apr 24 @  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.

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John Gorka

Sat, Apr 25 @  8pm

John Gorka is a world-renowned singer-songwriter who got his start at a neighborhood coffeehouse in eastern Pennsylvania.

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The Mulligan Brothers

Sat, Apr 25 @  8pm

The Mulligan Brothers blend alt-country, blues, and folk to make a sound similar to the Lumineers with a hot fiddle and the song writing of Townes Van Zandt.

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Sean Watkins

w/ Joseph LeMay

Sun, Apr 26 @  7pm

Sean Watkins co-founded Nickel Creek when he was just 12 years old, kickstarting a career that's taken him from the stage of the Grammy Awards to the top of the bluegrass charts.

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Open Stage

Thu, Apr 23 @  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



Harmonica Boot Camp

w/ Clay Kirkland

Sun, Apr 19 @  11am

This workshop will take your playing to the next level. Instead of learning by the numbers of the holes, you will learn by shape, location, pattern.

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Jazz Sing-A-Long

w/ Molly Zachary

Sun, Apr 19 @  1pm

Join us in singing songs from "The Great American Songbook" with a live band! Sing your favorites from Musical Theatre as well as the jazz canon with drums, keys and bass. All levels of singers are welcome.

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Circle Singing

w/ Ellen Hertzman

Sat, Apr 25 @  3pm

Circle Singing is a spontaneous, improvisational community singing experience.

Free and open to all!

Harmonica Bootcamp

w/ Clay Kirkland

Sat, Apr 25 @  11am

This workshop will take your playing to the next level. Instead of learning by the numbers of the holes, you will learn by shape, location, pattern.

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Intro to Harmonica Workshop

w/ Clay Kirkland

Sat, Apr 25 @  2pm

Schedule too complicated to commit to 8 weeks of lessons? Don't know if you will enjoy learning the harmonica? Try our Intro to Harmonica Workshop.

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Intro to Ukulele Workshop

w/ Casey Cormier

Sat, Apr 25 @  10am

This workshop is ideal if you want to see what our Core Ukulele classes are all about!

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Evaluating Guitars

w/ Edward Victor Dick Of Victor Guitars

Sun, Apr 26 @  4-8pm

In this free workshop to support Colorado Luthiers Community, explore some of the issues that help determine the value of a guitar.

Free and open to all!

Denver Botanic Gardens 2015 Summer Concert Series Has Been Announced

Member pre-sale is April 13th - 20th.

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Summer Stage Concert Series at Arvada Center

Tickets to all shows are now on sale!

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Colorado Luthier Exhibition

Sun, Apr 26 @  4-8pm

This is a special event being held prior to the Sean Watkins concert showcasing 10 Colorado Luthiers and their instruments. CLC promotes Luthier education, networking, and a forum to showcase the quality and beauty of a Colorado handmade stringed instruments.


Front Row Podcast

feat. Lauren Stovall

Lauren Stovall is the lead singer and guitar player for the Colorado bluegrass band The Railsplitters. Lauren and Martin talk about songwriting, recording and much more.

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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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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.

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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