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It was the Friday before school started at the University of Colorado, and downtown Boulder was alive with activity.  For months the town had enjoyed the relative tranquility of student-free summer – parking spaces were abundant, tables were available, the Hill wasn’t littered with Key Lite cans and the omni-present red plastic cups that represent frat life at universities nationwide.  Boulder is a different place in the summer, and when school begins again in the fall our little town starts to feel a bit more big city.  But there was still one more weekend before classes sta

97.3 KBCO & Boulder Weekly present THE SAMPLES w/ guests Sunday, July 5. Show time: 8PM

Sean Kelly returns to Boulder with his latest incarnation of The Samples. The music has been described as "reggae influenced rock/pop" and a cross between The Police and the Grateful Dead. With their relaxed, slightly jazzy pop, the Samples were one of the most popular touring bands of the early '90s. Line up features Sean Kelly (Lead Singer, Guitar), Jared Johnson (Bass), Karl Dietel (Keyboards), and Billy Mulcher (Drums).

GA / 21+ / $24.00

Here is what is coming up at the Boulder Theater.

Tues, Mar 10                 A V-Day Benefit
8:00pm                       THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES
                                    GA=$25.00, Student/Senior=$15.00, VIP=$50.00 / All Ages

Ladysmith Black Mambazo, the GRAMMY® Award winning vocal group from South Africa that has conquered nations in its own way with a joyous and spiritually charged brand of vocal music and native choreography, pays tribute to this historical icon with their new Heads Up International release, Ilembe: Honoring Shaka Zulu. Ilembe celebrates not only Shaka Zulu but the sense of perseverance, creativity and pride that he has inspired in generations of descendants.

Another Friday night in Downtown Boulder, CO.  It was one of the biggest crowds I'd seen lately at the Boulder Theater, the kind where once you're in, you're only getting out again at the expense of your standing room – it would be filled by someone else when you get back.  I felt extremely lucky to have been there at all, since the show was sold out, had been for a week or more, and I only just got the call telling me I would be on the clock covering the show earlier in the afternoon.&nbsp

While dancing amongst the sold out crowd at the Boulder Theater it became clear to me…..why haven't I seen this band before?  This relatively unknown band performs like a veteran group, with a commanding visual presence and an amazing display of musicianship to back it up.

Tony's playing the Boulder Theater November, 25th, 2005.  Their location is 2032 14th Street ~ Boulder CO ~  and their phone is: 303.786.7030

Doors: 8pm ~ Show time: 9pm  $17

For more info: www.bouldertheater.com

Appearing with Tony: local heroes Drew Emmitt Band featuring Bill Nershi.

Grateful Web's review of the show will be posted soon...