Augustus

Unfortunately, there aren’t a whole lot of Augustus samples to be had out there, but I really want to hear more of this band. Frontman Colin Kelly, has a different sort of sound, that makes the well-worn, catch-everything-with-a-banjo, Americana style, interesting to...

Damon Wood’s Harmonious Junk

I spent a lot of my early Colorado years touring around following jam bands throughout the state. I only bring that up that somewhat embarrassing little fact to say this; I’ve seen a lot of jam bands. Though Damon Wood’s Harmonious Junk falls loosely into that...

Bicycle Longmont’s Annual Holiday Bike Program

Besides the obvious joy of a shiny bicycle as a holiday gift, the Annual Holiday Bike Program is important to the Longmont community for a variety of reasons, said Bicycle Longmont’s President Ryan Kragerud. “The first reason is that it helps kids get something they...

Longmont goes greener with electric-car charging stations

The buzz around town is that electric vehicles are gaining popularity. That’s a good sign, since driving an electric vehicle (EV) helps reduce carbon emissions and protect the environment for future generations. Boosting the EV trend, much-needed charging stations are...

Making Music with Miller

If Ken Miller had been a better electrical engineer, there’d be a lot less music in the world. Luckily for Longmont, he wasn’t. Two decades ago, Miller took a break from school and fateful road trip that brought him to Colorado. On the way back home to Michigan, he...