NewWestFest Lineup Announced

By Stacy Nick, KUNC

August 10-12 In Fort Collins

Eighties act Blondie and indie-rockers The Decemberists will headline Fort Collins’ Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest in August.

The annual music festival is put on by the nonprofit Bohemian Nights and the Downtown Fort Collins Business Association to celebrate local music and artists.

“Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest celebrates the thriving Colorado music scene, and we’re excited to showcase a variety of genres and styles in this year’s lineup,” said Tom Scharf, the chief music officer at the Bohemian Foundation, in a news release. “We hope the community discovers new Colorado favorites in addition to connecting with well-loved bands throughout the weekend.”

Held on multiple stages throughout the streets of Downtown Fort Collins, the free August 10-12 event will feature live music from more than more than 80 Colorado bands including The MotetCary Morin and Katie Herzig.

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