Local Band Profile: Mike Ring and the Connection

April 10, 2013

Newcomers Mike Ring and the Connection haven’t been in the Greeley music scene for long, but you’d never know it. Blending folk and electronic pop, the band explodes with a percussive mix of invigorating songs. And while the band has a well-polished studio sound, their passion for live music is what drives them.

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Cover Story: The Moxi Theater and the State of the New Greeley Music Scene

April 3, 2013

Now is the time. You have always wanted to start a band. You already play music: you rap, jam in the garage with your friends, program beats in your bedroom, and you probably play in your church band. Now is the time to give it a form and let the world see. On April 25th at the 9th Street Plaza in downtown Greeley, The Crew Presents will launch Greeley’s first all-ages dedicated music venue, capable of bringing to town the acts the good people of northern Colorado deserve.

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Local Band Profile: “The Howling Hex”

March 20, 2013

Neil Hagerty, of The Howling Hex (and formerly of Royal Trux and Pussy Galore), has just released his newest album, ironically titled The Best of The Howling Hex. The songs sound like a single insane polka number from a circus staffed by schizophrenics and sociopaths. It’s fun, frightening, and a bit off-putting, but certainly never boring. And it’s obvious Hagerty knows what he’s doing.

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