UNC Jazz Fest Hits A New Home

April 22, 2019

The Greeley/UNC Jazz Festival is more than just a way to celebrate America’s original form of music. It’s a recruiting tool. The University is excited to bring the festival to its campus for the first time ever at the new Campus Commons venue. “We’ve been doing this for however many years without anyone seeing the campus,” said Michael Alexander, the director of the UNC School of Music.

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311 Plays The Aggie and S.A. Martinez is ‘Bout it ‘Bout it.

April 20, 2019

My reaction to 311 playing the modest Aggie Theatre was probably similar to other locals. ‘What!? How!? It’s so small. These guys sell out Red Rocks and have their own 311 cruise for god’s sake.’ But I quickly remembered the same people who book the Mishawaka Amphitheater took over the Aggie’s booking in March, so maybe they really wanted to kick off the concert season with a bang?

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Take 6: What It Takes To Be Iconic

April 17, 2019

The first time Take 6 came to the UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival the guys packed rooms full of squealing girls who asked questions such as “boxers or briefs?” That was in 1999, a time before smartphones, streaming or even much of an internet. Take 6 returns 20 years later to the Jazz Fest at UNC’s new Campus Commons venue April 25.

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