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Emmylou Harris, Macky Auditorium
Friday, November 20 | Details | Read more | Watch and listen

Macky Auditorium, an elegant and intimate concert hall on the University of Colorado campus in Boulder, is a fine venue for one of the most influential and angelic voices in American music. Emmylou Harris’ forte—interpreting country, pop, and folk songs with a rustic, heartrending beauty—will guide a set list that spans more than 40 years of recording.

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Afro-Punk Tour, Fox Theatre
Sunday, November 8 | Details | Read more | Listen

Afro-Punk—a Web site, documentary, and now, a concert tour—asserts that a burgeoning community of African-Americans love and play punk rock, a musical form mainly credited to Caucasian musicians. Slam poet/musician Saul Williams headlines the show, which includes a host of other acts that dig upending expectations of race and genre.

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