Brandi Carlile Announced as Second Festival Headliner!!

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Holy Wow!! Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest has announced our second headliner for 2017 and let's just say that this year is going to be one for the books. The world famous and equally world class Brandi Carlile will be anchoring our festival on Sunday August 13th and we couldn't be more excited to welcome her to Fort Collins. Known for her wide range of styles and her incredible vocal power, she puts on one high energy show that keeps fans and audiences begging for more. You'll want to see Brandi Carlile close down the Mountain Ave stage this year on Sunday August 13th from 5:30 - 7 PM. As a weekend treat, we're also announcing the addition of a Fort Collins favorite to our amazing Colorado lineup. Head for the Hills, one of our top Bluegrass bands, will be performing on the Mountain Ave stage on Saturday August 12th from 4:40 - 5:25 PM. Happy Friday everyone!!

Greta Cornett

Meet Our Writer

Greta Cornett is a local musician, as well as a local music lover and supporter.

She is most recognized as the trumpet player for 12 Cents for Marvin, the 3 Twins, and Mama Lenny and the Remedy. She is a graduate of the CSU music department and her behind the scenes work includes co-founding the Fort Collins Musicians Association, co-creating FoCoMX, working as the marketing director for the Boulder Theater and the Fox Theatre and volunteering at KRFC 88.9 FM.

This is her 7th year blogging for Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest in addition to being on the Bohemian Nights Talent Advisory Committee. She recently joined the Bohemian Foundation staff on the Music Programs Team as Marketing and Talent Coordinator.