Elephant Revival

(Photo: CPR / Daniel Mescher)

"OpenAir Live & Local," our collaborative TV series with Colorado Public Television (CPT12) is back for a third season.

The 12-episode series -- which showcases Colorado bands in the CPR Performance Studio and elsewhere -- will air Saturdays at 9:30 p.m. It returns on Oct. 1.

The season premiere spotlights Nederland's Elephant Revival and their 2016 concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. The season also features episodes dedicated to Nathaniel Rateliff and Esme Patterson, and the season finale is comprised of footage from this year's Underground Music Showcase.

See the full schedule for season three of "OpenAir Live & Local" below.

Watch the first two seasons of "OpenAir Live & Local."

  • Oct. 1: Jessi Whitten hosts performances from Elephant Revival at Red Rocks Amphitheatre and in the CPR Performance Studio.
  • Oct. 8: Alisha Sweeney hosts performances from Sur EllzThe Milk Blossoms, Colfax Speed Queen and Sound of Ceres in the CPR Performance Studio.
  • Oct. 15: Jessi Whitten hosts performances from Megan Burtt, The
    Yawpers
    , Anthony Ruptak, Whiskey Autumn and SPELLS in the CPR Performance Studio.
  • Oct. 29: Alisha Sweeney hosts an episode spotlighting Nathaniel Rateliff's history as a local musician and the various performances we’ve captured.
  • Nov. 5: Jessi Whitten hosts performances from Plume Varia, In the Whale, Strawberry Runners, Nathan & Stephen and Kayla Marque in the CPR Performance Studio.
  • Nov. 12: Alisha Sweeney hosts performances from Rootbeer & Mermentau, Josh Dillard, John Grant, Slim Cessna’s Auto Club and The Other Black in the CPR Performance Studio.
  • Nov. 19: Jessi Whitten hosts a Fort Collins spotlight episode which takes a look at the diverse music scene happening in northern Colorado. Performances include SHEL, Brent Cowles, The Covz and Pandas & People.
  • Dec. 17: Alisha Sweeney hosts an episode spotlighting the continuing rise of former Paper Bird singer Esme Patterson and her CPR performances over the years.
  • Jan. 7: Jessi Whitten hosts performances from Dirty Few, Turner Jackson, Pan Astral, Wheelchair Sports Camp and Colfax Speed Queen in the CPR Performance Studio.
  • Jan. 14 & 21: Alisha Sweeney hosts a spotlight on drummer Carl Sorensen and the various Colorado bands in which he is a member. Performances include Science Partner, Chimney Choir, Dragondeer, Zach Heckendorf and Covenhoven
  • Jan. 28: Jessi Whitten hosts performances from John Grant, Grant Farm, Ian Cooke & Chimney Choir and Poet’s Row in the CPR Performance Studio.
  • Feb. 4: Alisha Sweeney hosts an episode of live concerts at the South Broadway Christian Church during the 2016 Underground Music Showcase. Performances include Morning Bear, Patrick Dethlefs, Covenhoven and Edison.