Colorado-born rapper and singer Turner Jackson set out to tell a coming-of-age story based on his life with his new EP, "Red Plastic Cup." The MC, who's now based in New York City, breaks away from a pure hip-hop sound on "Red Plastic Cup" and verges into soul and rock. Jackson and his band stopped into the CPR Performance Studio for an OpenAir Session.
This month marks the anniversary of Denver musician Magic Cyclops’ live debut. Here's a list of 16 things you might not know about him.
Montoneros is a Denver-based space rock band formed in 2014. Argentinian-born singer Gaston Leone fronts the group, which is set to release the new EP "Heat Horse" this week. The band performed three songs at OpenAir and spoke with Alisha Sweeney about recording at the local Black In Bluhm studio and writing lyrics in two languages.
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Fort Collins band Pandas & People crafts energetic folk music. The group began in 2013 as a side project of singer and bassist Joshua Scheer and guitarist Johnny Day, and has gone on to open for acts like The Doobie Brothers and Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.
Denver band SPELLS built its reputation on aggressive punk rock, energetic and comedic live performances and a vacation-inspired wardrobe. Ben Roy of Denver comedy troupe The Grawlix leads the group. Listen to their session recorded live in the CPR Performance Studio.
'OpenAir Live & Local' With Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Katie Herzig, In The Whale: Season 2, Episode 12
The episode also featured Instant Empire and Denver Broncos UK.
Here's another OpenAir studio session from the archives: last winter, Denver dream pop band Oko Tygra visited the CPR Performance Studio.
The Denver rock quartet just released the new EP, "Tiny Death."
'OpenAir Live & Local' With Snake Rattle Rattle Snake, Esme Patterson, Strawberry Runners: Season 2, Episode 11
The episode also featured Anthony Ruptak and Mike Clark and the Sugar Sounds.