The Movers & Shakers
Stadium Sessions — the series of free outdoor performances by top Colorado bands before every Colorado State University home football game — returns Sept. 21 with a show by The Movers & Shakers.
The third season of Stadium Sessions features a stellar lineup of performances at the Coors Light Ram Walk Tailgate, which opens four hours prior to kickoff on Meridian Avenue north of Canvas Stadium. Kickoff for the Sept. 21 game against Toledo is at 8:15 p.m.
In addition to the live music, which begins with a Little Kids Rock performance, the tailgate features lawn games, food trucks and beverages for purchase. TVs will be on display for live, nationwide game-day viewing.
The remaining Stadium Sessions lineup, presented in partnership with CSU, the Bohemian Foundation and KRFC 88.9 FM Radio Fort Collins, is:
- Saturday, Sept. 21 (Ag Day) – The Movers & Shakers
- Friday, Oct. 4 (Homecoming — On the Oval) – Kind Dub and Kerry Pastine & The Crime Scene
- Saturday, Oct. 5 – Float Like A Buffalo
- Saturday, Nov. 2 – Instant Empire
- Saturday, Nov. 16 – Jeff Finlin
- Friday, Nov. 29 – Macy Todd
Stadium Sessions performances will be re-aired the Wednesday after each home game on KRFC 88.9 FM Radio Fort Collins at 7 p.m. and streamed online worldwide at krfcfm.org.
“We are honored to partner with Colorado State University in this way and be able to provide the service of booking the bands for the Stadium Sessions and record each wonderful performance to then re-air and stream online,” said Jen Parker, executive director of KRFC 88.9 FM Radio Fort Collins. “Our overall CSU partnership is extremely important to us as we help promote education, the arts, lifestyle, events and all things positive and meaningful in our great community.”
About The Movers & Shakers
The Movers & Shakers are a dynamic collaboration of family and friends whose live performances have become the stuff of legend in the Rocky Mountain region. Each member is either related or has one or more friendships in the group that date back a decade or more. Their style is rock and soul straight from the heart.
The group plays original music that is informed by a variety of genres, including ’60s soul music, blues, contemporary alt rock and even post-punk. Band members range in age from the mid-20s to mid-60s, so anything goes. The group plays cover tunes from artists that range from Ray Charles and Otis Redding to Blackstreet and Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats.
Audiences are moved by the unapologetic and carefree approach to music-making. If it’s good music, it could wind up on the set list.
For more information about Stadium Sessions, visit stadiumsessions.colostate.edu.