red rocks workouts return
Even though concerts aren’t making a coming back just yet, Red Rocks will be opening back up for a few workouts starting on July 10th. Three different events will take place over the next few months with limited attendance to maintain social distancing practices. Tickets go on sale July 1st so don’t miss out! They have also launched a new app for access to virtual concerts. Click here for more details.
up-&-coming colorado music
I don’t know about your family, but in our family, music is a necessity. And despite the craziness that has been 2020, music has been a lifeline for us. Check out these five up-and-coming artists featured in 303 Magazine’s July edition.
After captivating college audiences in Colorado Springs, Tiny Tomboy’s plans to make a name for themselves were turned on their head with the abrupt closure of everything but essential services. However, they forged on undaunted, releasing their debut single on Bandcamp on Juneteenth and donating all of the profits to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. Though Tiny Tomboy may still be a small name in the local scene, the indie rockers are a powerful force to reckon with.
Originally a founding member of Halleway, Patrick Armould has shifted his focus to his solo project, American Field Day. Combining classic rock and Americana, the hallmark of American Field Day’s sound comes from Armould’s distinctive voice.
An amalgamation of musical influences, Hold Me Hostage is a unique voice in the Denver music scene. With heavy vocals layered on top of melodic bass lines and classic metal riffs, Hold Me Hostage is unlike anything else you’re likely to find within the local metal scene.
With a distinctly pop-punk sound, Denver fourpiece Bury Mia is right at home in the local scene. With explosive riffs and distinctively punk vocals, Bury Mia is hard to overlook and even harder to forget.
Solo artist Zoe Berman’s music is jazzy and full of soul. Expertly played melodies carry Berman’s voice, creating a sonic experience that guides you through each octave and invites you to kick back and relax.
get out & explore
If you’re looking to get outdoors and get some fresh air, check out this list of hikes near Denver, each ranked by difficulty.
Check out The Art of Brick at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, which is now open! This exhibit is free with admission through September.
Try an audio adventure with Denver Walking Tours. Choose from three options and explore the city on a self-guided tour with interesting fact and turn by turn directions, straight from your phone.
Join the Denver Public Library’s Maker Challenge. Now through August 8th, get creative at home and share it with all of Denver for a chance to win gift cards.