UPLIFT: FOCO — A One-of-a-Kind Benefit Concert
Treeline Sound and Fort Collins Entertainment are excited to announce UPLIFT: FOCO! December 21st, 2019 @ The Aggie Theatre in Fort Collins, Colorado
Debuting its inaugural year, Uplift: FoCo inspires community growth through exceptional local music. The house band is a handpicked group of Northern Colorado’s best bluegrass musicians who will be accompanied by four beautifully voiced Fort Collins songwriters. These musicians come together for the first time to create a unique experience for artist and audience alike.
The Uplift: FoCo house band includes:
Eric Thorin on bass (Darol Anger, Bonnie Paine, +more)
Joe Lessard on fiddle ( Head For The Hills, Whiskey Blanket)
Eric Wiggs on guitar ( Masontown, Honeytree Duo)
Jordan Ramsey on mandolin (2016 National Mandolin Champion)
Dusty Rider on banjo and pedal steel (The Railsplitters)
With a very special opening set by:
Lady Moon (Eva Holbrook of SHEL)
And special performances from:
Alysia Kraft (Whippoorwill, Patti Fiasco)
CSU Zero Waste Team will help keep recycling streams clean and share ways we can all reduce waste.
Evening will include a Silent Auction featuring a Fort Collins crafted Cloverlick Banjo — handmade with sustainable up-cycled oak, including lessons, accessories, and an option to be signed by the musicians — alongside much more. Plus a drawing and limited edition t-shirts.
All proceeds will benefit The Matthews House, whose mission is to empower youth and families by building trusting relationships and providing resources to disrupt the cycles of poverty and abuse.
Doors open at 6pm, music starts at 7pm. Tickets are $22 in advance, $25 day of show, and $50 for VIP (plus fees). VIP includes exclusive entrance, reserved section with seating, first-to-bid on silent auction, plus a signed poster.
More details at — www.upliftfoco.com