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AfterFM Afternoon Mix

An AfterFM mix of music for your afternoon.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm MT

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Mabon Concert feat. Séamus Egan (of Solas) & Friends at Wildflower Pavilion, Lyons CO

September 23, 2017
Mabon Concert feat. Séamus Egan (of Solas) & Friends

It’s hard to think of an artist in traditional Irish music more influential than Seamus Egan. From his beginnings as a teen prodigy (winning a breathtaking 4 All-Ireland Championships on 4 different instruments by the young age of 14), to his groundbreaking solo work with Shanachie Records, to his f ...more details.

Artist: Mabon Concert feat. Séamus Egan (of Solas) & Friends

Venue: Wildflower Pavilion, Lyons CO


Tank and the Bangas at Globe Hall, Denver CO

September 25, 2017
Tank and the Bangas

Tank and The Bangas were formed in 2011 at an open mic set in New Orleans, centered at a shot gun house, Jerk Chicken Sam’iches and a drum set. Instantaneously this group knew that they had something that stirred crowds that cried out for original music from them. If you’re from New Orleans, you kno ...more details.

Artist: Tank and the Bangas

Venue: Globe Hall, Denver CO


Black Uhuru at Fox Theater, Boulder, CO

September 26, 2017
Black Uhuru

The roots of BLACK UHURU were formed in Kingston Jamaica’s Waterhouse district also known as “Firehouse” in the early 60?s. Though considered to be one of Jamaica’s toughest neighborhoods it’s home to several other reggae singers and musicians. It was where Duckie Simpson grew up and learned to sing ...more details.

Artist: Black Uhuru

Venue: Fox Theater, Boulder, CO


Turkuaz at Fox Theatre, Boulder CO

September 29, 2017
Turkuaz

Turkuaz is a 9-piece “Powerfunk” outfit from Brooklyn, NY, whose modern take on the classic funk sound has established them as leaders in the funk revolution that’s currently taking place in the genre. Blending elements of Pop, R&B, and Soul with their distinct aggressive funk core, Turkuaz sounds l ...more details.

Artist: Turkuaz

Venue: Fox Theatre, Boulder CO


Sam Amidon at Swallow Hill, Denver CO

September 29, 2017
Sam Amidon

Sam Amidon's third album for Nonesuch, The Following Mountain, is ostensibly his first of self-penned songs. But in his decade-long career as a recording artist, the singer and multi-instrumentalist has always managed to create work that's utterly original, even when, on previous discs, he was diggi ...more details.

Artist: Sam Amidon

Venue: Swallow Hill, Denver CO


Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 at Cervantes Masterpiece, Denver CO

September 30, 2017
Seun Kuti & Egypt 80

Seun Kuti is the youngest son of legendary Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti. At the age of nine, Seun expressed the wish to sing to his father. A short while later Seun started performing with his father and the band, until his father’s untimely death in 1997. Seun, then only 14 years old, assumed the rol ...more details.

Artist: Seun Kuti & Egypt 80

Venue: Cervantes Masterpiece, Denver CO


Tennyson at Fox Theater, Boulder

October 4, 2017
Tennyson

Growing up in Edmonton, Alberta with a drummer for a father, there wasn't much else to do. And when you listen to Tennyson or watch them perform, you get it. They speak their own language on stage; while soloing on his keyboard Luke triggers a sound effect with the tip of his nose, Tess's electro ...more details.

Artist: Tennyson

Venue: Fox Theater, Boulder


Tennyson at Globe Hall, Denver CO

October 5, 2017
Tennyson

With a duo like Tennyson, there's more than meets the eye. If we lived in a different time you might've saved up your pennies and caught a glimpse of the traveling Tennyson magic show. From Skrillex to M83 to Questlove. Their melodies are infectious and their ideas are unpredictable. Anything can be ...more details.

Artist: Tennyson

Venue: Globe Hall, Denver CO


Open Music Sessions - Denver Open Media at Denver Open Media

October 6, 2017
Open Music Sessions - Denver Open Media

Open Music Sessions is a collaboration between the Open Media Foundation, KGNU and Westword, and uses our shared technical resources, communications prowess and, most importantly, passion for Denver music. The Open Music Sessions are a live performance video series, including comedy, music, and othe ...more details.

Artist: Open Music Sessions - Denver Open Media

Venue: Denver Open Media


BADBADNOTGOOD at Fox Theatre, Boulder CO

October 10, 2017
BADBADNOTGOOD

BADBADBADNOTGOOD is the talented young quartet of Matthew Tavares on keys, Chester Hansen on bass, Alex Sowinski on drums & Leland Whitty on saxophone. They formed and became inseparable friends at Humber College's Music Performance program in 2011 and have been on a critically acclaimed, rule bendi ...more details.

Artist: BADBADNOTGOOD

Venue: Fox Theatre, Boulder CO


Listener at Marquis Theater, Denver CO

October 15, 2017
Listener

Beginning in 2002 as a solo act the band Listener has evolved over the years into a full fledged rock and roll band, and has toured the world over playing their brand of Talk Music. Based out of Kansas City Missouri with Dan Smith on vocals and bass, Kris Rochelle on drums, and Jon Terrey on guita ...more details.

Artist: Listener

Venue: Marquis Theater, Denver CO


Dalek at Marquis Theater, Denver CO

October 17, 2017
Dalek

Veteran agitators Dälek have never been ones to stick within the rigid parameters of genre. A group who seemingly hold the utmost contempt for conservative expectations regarding form, instead pioneering a volatile and timeless strain of hip-hop, drawing as much from My Bloody Valentine as Public En ...more details.

Artist: Dalek

Venue: Marquis Theater, Denver CO


P.O.S. at Marquis Theater, Denver CO

October 21, 2017
P.O.S.

Doomtree co-founder, punk philosopher and lyrical bomb-thrower Stefon Alexander, aka P.O.S, makes tight, declamatory music that builds on the Minneapolis-bred rapper and producer’s penchant for grinding beats and radical lyrics. Known for welding hip-hop with guitar squalls, screamed vocals, and fut ...more details.

Artist: P.O.S.

Venue: Marquis Theater, Denver CO


Bell Witch & Primitive Man at Hi-Dive, Denver Co

October 25, 2017
Bell Witch & Primitive Man

With their third full-length album, “Mirror Reaper,” Seattle’s doom metal duo BELL WITCH have created a truly enormous work – one continuous 83-minute piece unfolding as a single track. The album will be released on October 20th by Profound Lore Records.

Artist: Bell Witch & Primitive Man

Venue: Hi-Dive, Denver Co


Papadosio - October 27th & 28th, 2017 at Boulder Theater, Boulder CO

October 27, 2017
Papadosio - October 27th & 28th, 2017

Falling somewhere between rock, jazz and electronic mayhem we find space rock. This is a genre that is not readily defined, and is a state of mind as much as it could be considered a genre. This range of frequencies is where Papadosio tends to spend their time, sometimes dining in deep space, and ot ...more details.

Artist: Papadosio - October 27th & 28th, 2017

Venue: Boulder Theater, Boulder CO


Halloween Ball w/ Gasoline Lollipops at Aggie Theatre, Fort Collins CO

October 27, 2017
Halloween Ball w/ Gasoline Lollipops

Gasoline Lollipops is a Colorado band that combines the sincerity of dirt-floor folk with the energy and rebelliousness of punk. It's an all-new incarnation of alt-country that’s both high-energy and heartfelt, like the American highway's soundtrack.

Artist: Halloween Ball w/ Gasoline Lollipops

Venue: Aggie Theatre, Fort Collins CO


Nederland Witches Ball Featuring The Widow's Bane at The Caribou Room, Nederland CO

October 28, 2017
Nederland Witches Ball Featuring The Widow's Bane

Shortly after being poisoned to death by his wife, Governor Mortimer Leech was recruited by the Dark Lord himself to join the house band upon his ship, The Widow’s Bane. The crew exclusively consisted of men fallen at the hands of their beloveds, and it was there that Leech was introduced to the res ...more details.

Artist: Nederland Witches Ball Featuring The Widow's Bane

Venue: The Caribou Room, Nederland CO


The Bad Plus at Boulder Theater, Boulder CO

November 1, 2017
The Bad Plus

The Bad Plus have cemented their place as an original music ensemble. Except for their interpretation of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring — their last four albums focused almost exclusively on original compositions. It’s Hard, however, will mark The Bad Plus’ return to an aspect of their roots, the very ...more details.

Artist: The Bad Plus

Venue: Boulder Theater, Boulder CO


Open Music Sessions - Denver Open Media at Denver Open Media

November 3, 2017
Open Music Sessions - Denver Open Media

Open Music Sessions is a collaboration between the Open Media Foundation, KGNU and Westword, and uses our shared technical resources, communications prowess and, most importantly, passion for Denver music. The Open Music Sessions are a live performance video series, including comedy, music, and othe ...more details.

Artist: Open Music Sessions - Denver Open Media

Venue: Denver Open Media


Desert Dwellers at Fox Theatre, Boulder CO

November 11, 2017
Desert Dwellers

Desert Dwellers consists of Amani Friend and Treavor Moontribe, who began their careers as independent music producers and DJs in the deserts of New Mexico and California. Coming together in the late ’90s after connecting through the legendary Moontribe scene, today the duo enjoys a reputation as on ...more details.

Artist: Desert Dwellers

Venue: Fox Theatre, Boulder CO


Porlolo at Hi-Dive, Denver Co

November 14, 2017
Porlolo

Porlolo is the musical project of Erin Roberts, formed in 2002 with guitarist Tom Mohr. Current lineup includes Ben DeSoto on drums and Anna Morsett on bass. Melancholic melodies, folk pop hits, and creep rock.

Artist: Porlolo

Venue: Hi-Dive, Denver Co


Wax Tailor at Fox Theatre, Boulder CO

November 24, 2017
Wax Tailor

With his fifth studio album “By Any Beats Necessary” (out October 14th), Wax Tailor gives us a new take on the western frontier, leading us on a fabled road where Blues, Psychedelic Rock, Soul, Funk and Hip-Hop collide.

Artist: Wax Tailor

Venue: Fox Theatre, Boulder CO


Open Music Sessions - Denver Open Media at Denver Open Media

December 2, 2017
Open Music Sessions - Denver Open Media

Open Music Sessions is a collaboration between the Open Media Foundation, KGNU and Westword, and uses our shared technical resources, communications prowess and, most importantly, passion for Denver music. The Open Music Sessions are a live performance video series, including comedy, music, and othe ...more details.

Artist: Open Music Sessions - Denver Open Media

Venue: Denver Open Media


Gasoline Lolipops Release Party at Fox Theatre, Boulder CO

December 16, 2017
Gasoline Lolipops Release Party

Gasoline Lollipops is a Colorado band that combines the sincerity of dirt-floor folk with the energy and rebelliousness of punk. It's an all-new incarnation of alt-country that’s both high-energy and heartfelt, like the American highway's soundtrack.

Artist: Gasoline Lolipops Release Party

Venue: Fox Theatre, Boulder CO