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Grand Valley – Issue 001

Grand Valley 001

It’s been over 22 years since Ink 19 was in the physical world. At the time, it was printed as a newsprint tabloid, usually 32-40 pages. This new Ink 19 is a very different format — basically a brochure with a cover and concert calendar on one side, and on the other a selection of very short articles and previews for the Ink 19 content that you see here online.

Still, it serves the same purpose: presenting a vibrant music scene to its readers, wherever they happen to be, and hopefully encouraging them to participate more in it. You can pick up your free copy at Triple Play Records in downtown Grand Junction — a big thanks to them for sponsoring our calendar and helping cover printing costs.

Below, you will find the text from the local items featured on the printed edition, along with links to articles and other text that is referenced. We are working on an online version of the concert calendar and hope to have that up and running soon.

See you on the streets!


Get Out

Lithic Bookstore

Downtown Fruita

Fruita’s Lithic Bookstore is becoming the new surprise pop-up venue for music and poetry not heard in the brewpub scene. OWL, T&C Mining Co, and classical guitar shredder Wyatt DeFord warmed the room this summer while folks bellied up for books, not beer.

My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult

coming August 23

The long-running electronic/industrial icons will bang it up at The Mesa Theatre. Also on the bill: Kanga and ADULT.

Storytelling Time

The Sneak Line in Palisade

Not live music, but a lively time! Storytelling Open Mic gatherings at The Sneak Line in Palisade are picking up steam. Get your story and your ears ready for this free event on the second Friday of each month. Themes change monthly, and beverages are available for purchase. Hosted by CPR Western Slope Reporter Stina Seig.


Live Ink

Disappearer

Disappearer

Event Reviews

A tribute to Low and a whole lot of nervous energy join forces to make a memorable evening of music for Julius C. Lacking.

The Wood Brothers

The Wood Brothers

Event Reviews

The Wood Brothers bring joy to a happy crowd of human popcorn with their first live performance at Grand Junction, Colorado’s historic Avalon Theater. Judy Craddock reviews the show.


Garage Sale Vinyl

Garage Sale Vinyl: Tony Bennett

Garage Sale Vinyl: Tony Bennett

Garage Sale Vinyl

This week, Christopher Long recounts the time he was blessed with a bounty of beautiful vintage LPs from a wonderful bygone era — a massive haul that included the instant crown jewel of his classic crooner collection: an original 1958 mono pressing of Tony’s Greatest Hits. And he got it ALL for FREE!


Wet Ink


Event Reviews

Les Claypool’s Fearless Flying Frog Brigade

Les Claypool’s Fearless Flying Frog Brigade

Event Reviews

The Summer of Green Tour brought Les Claypool’s Fearless Flying Frog Brigade and co-headliners Jerry Harrison and Adrian Belew to the Hard Rock Events Center in Tampa, Florida. Bob Pomeroy reviews.

Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne

Event Reviews

An evening with poet, singer, and musician Jackson Browne brings meaning, memories, and a fair bit of chair-dancing to an audience of a certain generation. Roi J. Tamkin screams along at the Louisville Palace and beats the cops when it’s over.

More event reviews »

Print Reviews

This Must Be The Place

This Must Be The Place

Print Reviews

That fancy menswear shop? It used to be the home of punk rock on the Bowery. Jesse Rifkin walks us through NYC neighborhoods, reconstructing their now long-gone music scenes and thriving night life in This Must Be The Place: Music, Community and Vanished Spaces in New York City.

Punk Rock and Philosophy

Punk Rock and Philosophy

Print Reviews

Gather round while philosophers discuss the meaning of Punk Rock in Punk Rock and Philosophy by Joshua Heter and Richard Greene, reviewed by Bob Pomeroy.

More print reviews »

Screen Reviews

Raymond Griffith: The Silk Hat Comedian

Raymond Griffith: The Silk Hat Comedian

Screen Reviews

A pair of silent comedies from forgotten “silk hat comedian” Raymond Griffith are now available for rediscovery on Blu-ray. Phil Bailey reviews Paths to Paradise and You’d Be Surprised, from Undercrank Productions and the Library of Congress, with musical scores by Ben Model.

Yakuza Graveyard

Yakuza Graveyard

Screen Reviews

Phil Bailey reviews the gritty, influential Yakuza Graveyard, released on a new Blu-ray from Radiance Films.

More screen reviews »

Music Reviews

More music reviews »

More Garage Sale Vinyl

Garage Sale Vinyl: Cheap Trick

Garage Sale Vinyl: Cheap Trick

Garage Sale Vinyl

This week, Christopher Long rummages through his own garage. In the process, he discovers a true treasure: a naked, ravaged copy of Heaven Tonight, the classic 1978 LP from Cheap Trick.

Garage Sale Vinyl: Stevie Wonder

Garage Sale Vinyl: Stevie Wonder

Garage Sale Vinyl

This week Christopher Long ventures into a proper used record outlet and discovers a long-pursued treasure: a rather punished original LP pressing of Innervisions, the 1973 classic from Stevie Wonder, for just $6.

Garage Sale Vinyl: Nancy Sinatra

Garage Sale Vinyl: Nancy Sinatra

Garage Sale Vinyl

This week, Christopher Long once again gets hoodwinked by his principal “dealer.” As a result, he scores a fabulous fix —an original vinyl pressing of Nancy’s Greatest Hits, the 1970 compilation LP from Nancy Sinatra — for just six bucks!

Even more Garage Sale Vinyl »

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