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AIs Highway 50, Hownlin’ Goatz, The Alcapones at Roots Music Project

February 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm MST

AIs Highway 50
HIGHWAY 50 is a project of Al Laughlin, original member of the Colorado band, The Samples. Laughlin helped write some of The Samples most popular songs featuring catchy hooks and a bubble reggae style, giving the band its signature sound.
HIGHWAY 50’s core lineup includes bassist/producer Chris Wright, guitarist Scott Higgins, and often includes Andrew McNew and Sarah Mount on horns. Laughlin has released two records, a self titled recording, and The Violet Project, which can be found on Al Laughlin & Highway50 YouTube , iTunes , CD Baby , SoundCloud and Reverbnation .

Currently, Laughlin is in the Boulder, Colorado’s Violet Studio completing a new EP titled: “Where’s Al?” featuring some of the most inspired music to date.

Hownlin’ Goatz

Mountain-Grown original Rock N’ Roll featuring veteran artists Johnny Conrad of Swindl, East Clintwood and Spank Machine. Jake Coffin of Bonnie & The Clydes, Great American Taxi and Funkopolis, Scott Higgins from Hwy50, Swindl and Spank Machine. Chris Wright of Hwy50 and Head Engineer at Violet Recording . Along with the beautiful Kim Franco of Cabaret Diosa.

Howlin’ Goatz was born in a barn in the small town of Lyons, Colorado, 7 years ago. Inspired Johnny Conrad pulled together musicians from the Boulder Music Scene to create a high-energy Rock N’ Roll dance experience.
Check out Howlin’ Goatz new 3-song EP with a special guest appearance by Bill McKay on Hammond B3.

The Alcapones

The Alcapones is a Ska and Reggae band born in the Rocky mountains, made up of one part heart and one part madness. This is feel-good Front Range ska at it’s finest – original songs which draw heavy inspiration from the groundbreaking sounds of 1960’s and 70’s Jamaican Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae, and Dub – and seamlessly blend it together with contemporary musical flair. The result is an eclectic sound that can be enjoyed by a wide variety of musical tastes – everything from old-school ska, heavy dub, funky reggae, to island bluegrass. The Alcapones’ groovy recipe is sure to continuously inspire your feet on the dance floor!

Doors open at 7pm – Show at 8pm

Full bar on premises; Plenty of free parking; Lyft and Uber friendly!

About Roots Music Project Foundation

Roots Music Project Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit local music incubator based in Boulder, Colorado. We believe in the power of music to make the world a better place. All music starts locally. We empower artists, fans, and venues to connect and create a thriving and inspiring local music scene.
4747 Pearl St, Ste V3A Boulder, CO 80301 Search for “Roots Music Project” on google maps.

” See you at Roots!”


February 24
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm MST
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Roots Music Project
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