Six Months to Live are Denver's premier purveyors of power pop.
Honey-coated harmony vocals; warm, melodic bass; tuneful drums;
snarling guitars; and finely-crafted tunes add up to an
stunning and thrilling rock and roll experience.
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What time will my favorite band go on?
A wildly inaccurate guide for the discriminating music fan.
(The following information is based on guesses, rough estimates, and lies.)
If only one band is playing…
They’ll start around 10:00 and play three or four sets, ending at 1:00
If two bands are playing…
First band: 10:30-11:30
Second band: 11:45-1:00
If three bands are playing…
First band: 10:00-10:45
Third band: 12:00-1:00
If four bands are playing…
First band: 9:00-9:45
Second band: 10:00-10:45
Third band: 11:00-11:45
Fourth band: 12:00-1:00
If more than four bands are playing…
In that case we’re probably talking about the Larimer Lounge (motto: “Oh, by the way, we just added another band”) and all bets are off.
Helpful Hint: Plan backwards. Clubs close at 2:00 am and they want the music to go on as long as possible. Normally, the final band will finish sometime after 1:00 am. Assuming the final band will play approximately 60 minutes and that the opening acts will play 45 minute sets (with 15 minutes between each band for set-up) you can, if you own a sufficiently powerful calcuator, extrapolate a rough schedule.
Amazing Fact: Even though we're in the band, WE DON'T ACTUALLY KNOW WHAT TIME WE'RE STARTING. We usually give it our best guess and then ask you to come a half-hour before that, just in case.
The Sharp Exception: If we say, “We go on at 9:00 sharp,” then we're going on at 9:00. There are a few venues in town (Bluebird, Gothic, Boulder Theater, and other relatively big joints) that sort of stick to a schedule.
Reality: The overwhelming odds are that you’re either gonna be early or late. Rock and roll runs like a third-world train schedule. Enjoy the wait. Bring earplugs in case the other bands suck. If you're the type of person who likes things to run on time, you may want to consider going to the symphony instead.