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Aug 29

A Taste of Colorado

Fri, Aug 29, 2014 @ 11:45 am to Mon, Sep 1, 2014
A Taste of Colorado

The 31st annual A Taste of Colorado will welcome a diverse collection of rock musicians to the KBCO World Class Rock Stage. The four-day, free admission, food, music, and entertainment Festival will take place Labor Day weekend, Aug. 29 through Sept. 1, in Downtown Denver's Civic Center Park.

On Friday, Rebel Tongue will kick things off at 11:45 a.m. with a blend of hip-hop, funk, jazz and soul music. At 2:15 p.m., Denver's singer/songwriter sisters Two Girls With Guitars will perform a mix of their original soulful songs and covers. Specializing in R&B, soul, contemporary jazz, and top 40, Mary Louise Lee Band will perform hit sounds from the '60s and today at 5:30 p.m. The Mighty Nice Band, known for its Latin/funk music with a twist of rock and country, takes the stage at 7:45 p.m.

The '80s cover band The Goonies start Saturday with a 10:45 a.m. performance. Grant Farm will entertain the audience with country-disco, roots-rock music at 1:30 p.m. Festivalgoers can enjoy a mix of Spanish, New Mexican and Tejano music from Johnny Rodriguez y Los Diamantes at 4:45 p.m. Veteran Denver musicians The DeLeon Brothers Band close the day with a performance at 8:15 p.m.

Party rock band FalleN takes the stage on Sunday at 10:45 a.m. Musketeer Gripweed follows at 1:30 p.m. with music that is equal parts roots rock, Delta blues, and performance art. At 4:45 p.m., Jon Romero brings a combination of Latin jazz, jazz, funk, R&B, rock and roll, Native American music, and the blues. Dance band Thumpin' will entertain crowds with funk, soul, and R&B music at 8:15 p.m.

Labor Day Monday begins with a performance from alternative rock band Rumours Follow at 10:45 a.m. Salem will fill the air at 2 p.m. with a blend of hip-hop, jazz and neo-soul music. Americana/rock and roll band The Yawpers will take the stage at 4:15 p.m. Chris Daniels & The Kings will close out the festival with a mix of R&B, funk, "jump blues" and rock and roll at 6 p.m.

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