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William Topley at the Fox Theatre, 11/14/12 (photos)

British singer-songwriter William Topley played an extended set at the Fox Theatre Wednesday night. He was accompanied by Boulder-area musicians Christian Teele and Taylor Mesple on drums and keyboards (and a bit of accordion thrown in for good measure).

Mile Marker: Laura Gibson

Laura Gibson came through Uneven Studio many months ago in the hours before her set at the Hi-Dive on South Broadway. We've been a fan of Gibson for a few years, and her performance during a Portland day party at the Grackle in East Austin was among our favorite moments of this year's South by Southwest festival.

RockyGrass to host Bela Fleck, Trampled by Turtles, Punch Brothers, more at 40th festival in Lyons

The annual RockyGrass festival at the Planet Bluegrass ranch in Lyons is consistently one of the summer’s best weekends for live music. Part “big name” festival, part community gathering with its late-night picking circles, the 40th incarnation of the fest (running Friday-Sunday) will host bluegrass and folk favorites Sam Bush, Bela Fleck, Chris Thile & Michael Daves, Trampled by Turtles, Punch Brothers, Tim O’Brien, Emmitt-Nershi Band, Dr.