Singer and guitarist Erin Roberts performs as Porlolo. She's from Fort Collins and started Porlolo in 2002 as a blend of folk, pop and indie rock. She has a new EP out, featuring contributions from some notable Denver musicians. Roberts tells Colorado Matters about her early live performances, playing SXSW in Austin, a creative retreat to Crested Butte and Gunnison, and the motivation for her new recording, “Awards.” She performs Friday night at Lost Lake in Denver.