The college town of Boulder (Colorado) is nestled against the Flatiron mountains, 48 km west of Denver. Boulder's picturesque setting alone distinguishes it from other urban communities in the Rocky Mountain states. The city has been a favorite destination for artists, musicians and other bohemians for many years.
KGNU 88.5 FM. World music is a significant part of the station’s 63 hours/week of freeform programming. Specialty shows include: African Roots, Saturday, 4p-6p MT; Musica Mundi, Wednesday, 7p-9p; and One World, Sunday, 10p-midnight. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.kgnu.org
Radio 1190 (KVCU) 1190AM. One of the nation’s best college radio stations. Mostly indy music, hip hop, electronica during the regular rotation but some world music is creeping in. Great specialty programming. TerraSonic, Saturday, 10a-noon MT. e-mail: email@example.com, http://www.radio119.org.
Silver Wave Records. The record company initially started as a new age and jazz label, but soon it developed into one of the finest contemporary Native American music labels, http://www.silverwave.com.
The American Music Research Center (AMRC) is a rare music repository dedicated to exploring the rich tradition of American music. The AMRC shares its resources with students, faculty, scholars, and the public through concerts, symposia and lectures, publications, and other scholarly activities. E-mail: AMRC@colorado.edu, Web: American Music Research Center.
Bantaba Dance and Drum Studio provides African dance and drumming classes. 691-B S. Broadway, Boulder, CO 80305. Phone: +1 303-499-6484. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.dancingcircle.com.
Naropa University has a BA in Music, focusing on the study of music history, jazz and world music traditions, giving students an appreciation of the richness of the world's music heritage. Phone: (303) 546-3548, (800) 772-6951. E-mail: email@example.com, http://www.naropa.edu/bamusic/index.html.
World music artists have appeared at the following venues:
* Boulder Theater, 2034 14th St.,Boulder, 303-786-7030, http://www.bouldertheater.com. * Fox Theater, 1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-3399 or 303-447-0095, http://www.foxtheater.com. * Trilogy,2017 13th St., Boulder, 303-473-WINE, http://www.trilogywinebar.com. * Bantaba Dance and Drum Studio, http://www.dancingcircle.com * University of Colorado Grusin School of Music
* Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, 303-640-7300 or 303-640-7334, http://www.redrocksonline.com. * Swallow Hill Music Hall
Joel Davis and Angel Romero