April 18th, 2011 - Watercourse Non-profit Monday To help us celebrate Earth Day 2011, Watercourse Foods will be donating a percentage of their sales to Bands for Lands on the Monday before. The higher the sales, the higher percentage BFL will get. So take the opportunity to have some good food and support an eco-friendly organization!
April 22th, 2011- Earth Day Divertmento - To finish off Earth Week, the HI DIVE at 7 South Broadway will host a benefit concert featuring Denver acts Rubedo, ALL CAPITALS, The H is O, and The Heydey. The concert will be held on Earth Day, Friday April 22, 2011. The concert is also touted as a plastic-free event using all earth friendly products. Funds raised will support Bands for Lands' mission for conservation and sustainability.
November 4th-14th, 2010 - 33rd Annual Starz Denver Film Festival - The 12 days of SDFF33 yielded a record 99 sell-outs out of the featured 224 films from 30 countries: 49 documentaries, 91 features and 133 shorts. Attendance exceeded the previous record of 47,500 and ticket revenues were up 24% from last year. Bands for Lands was a beneficiary of this year's Film Festival and helped to staff volunteers at several venues over 12 days.
September 4th, 2010 - MAGO-GOGO! (Free Range Horse Demon) PERFORMANCE ART & MUSIC EVENT - Fire Spewing Robots, And Blood Thirsty Samurai Demons Are Unleashed in What is Known As Mago-Gogo -One Night Only! This all ages show takes place at Wazee Union, Sept. 4, 3pm-? Experience unique performance art, live music, amazing robots and machines, props, fight choreography, and projectile fake blood in a visual and audio extravaganza certain to be a feast for the senses.
July 22-25, 2010 - UMS 2010 - Bands For Lands was the official charity partner of the 2010 Underground Music Showcase! Net funds from the 2010 UMS will be directed towards BFL's chosen beneficiaries- Woodbine Ecology Center, Colorado Open Lands and Prairie Preservation Alliance. The UMS celebrated its 10th anniversary with a lineup featuring more than 300 local and national acts!
May 22nd, 2010 - Dressy Bessy Benefit Show Saturday May 22nd at The Oriental Theater - Come see Denver-based indie rock band Dressy Bessy perform with the sinister and seductive sounds of Swayback. Special guests: How To Construct a Monkey - A one-night event combining the sounds of Denver's art/prog rock bands Yerkish and The Construct.
May 1st, 2010 - 3rd Annual Derby Happens - Join us for the best Kentucky Derby party in Denver on May 1st at 3014 E. Colfax Ave! A $5 suggested donation at the door gets you your first mint julep for free. Derby attire encouraged with a crazy hat contest to follow the race. Derby-themed drink specials and a silent auction will make this a derby party that you'll never forget! Proceeds to benefit Bands for Lands.
October 12, 2009 - BFL is honored to announce we will be one of the featured organizations for Goodwill's Summer Youth Employment Program; a program of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
October 3, 2009 - Bands for Lands along with a consortium of social entrepreneurs,business and venue owners, city and state stake holders and nonprofit organizations will be partnering up to launch endOtrend, a philanthropically based festival featuring music, art, and film from local to national acts and artists. The mission of endOtrend is to create a near zero energy, near zero waste, sustainable festival. To promote sustainable practices that attendees can utilize long after the event. We want to bring attention to the beautiful world that we live in by focusing on eco & social responsibility, conservation and civic engagement through music, and the creative arts.”
Oct 2, 2009 - AfroBlu AfterHrs aka Endotrend Pre-Party
@ DELITE, 30 so. brdwy. - drink specials, no cover, 21+ nuba menu specials until 11pm.
DJs Ces & Special Guests! - Hosted by Peju & Ashara
Afrobeats | Deep-House | & Other Soulful Sounds in Celebration of Fela Kuti's Bday!
September 25, 2009 - Moe's BBQ - Yerksh will go on at 9, 19A.D.D. at 10, and New Ancient Astronauts at 11. $5. This is your chance to buy endOtrend Ticket Tees.
September 26, 2009 - 3 Kings Tavern – 9pm to close DIZY PIXL | AVJ GABE | DBOM | ZACHATRONIC will be spinning an eclectic mix of music videos. FREE with your endOtrend ticket tee. 21+
September 19, 2009 - Superheroes of Philanthropy:
Comic Book Silent Auction & Exhibition to benefit Bands for Lands
August 14, 2000 - 3 Kings Tavern, located at 64 S. Broadway, will host the 3rd endOtrend kick-off show featuring Light Travels Faster, Bedsit Infamy, Blacksheep Brigade, and Primasonic.
August 7, 2009 - The MEC will be at the Denver Art Walk for 1st Friday
July 2009 - THE CONSTRUCT performs live this weekend at The Underground Music Showcase
TS Board Shop 135 South Broadway
July 23 - 27, 2009 - BFL will be at Thrifty Stick for The Underground Music Showcase
July 25, 2009 - BFL will be the proud beneficiary of the Capitol Hill Whole Foods Market. Be sure to shop here to support BFL as a percentange of WF's profits will be directed to BFL.
June 27, 2009 - The 2nd endOtrend kickoff show at 3 Kings Tavern 64 S. Broadway in Denver Featuring: Mustangs & Madras, Ideal Fathers, Reverse the Curse, Throwaway Sunshine and VJ dBom $6 21+ Doors at 8pm
June 25-27, 2009 - Bands for Lands will be taking the stage up to the South Park Music Tour
Aug 2008 - Bands for Lands provides the Mobile Edutainment Collaboratory (MEC) to Tent State for their upcoming events during the DNC showcasing environmental and social awareness & justice issues. Internationally renowned scholars, celebreties, bands and artists locked in to perform including performances by Rage Against the Machine, The Coup, Flobots, Jello Biafra, State Radio, Wayne Kramer and more.
Demiurge Design completes second phase of MEC build-out; constructing the slide out stage.
June 2008 - First phase of the MEC is completed by Joe Riche of the Motoman Project; sliding doors and basic stage are in place. SVO conversion begins. BFL also continues its involvement with the Sustainable Living Roadshow and partners in preperation for the upcoming DNC event Aug 26 & 27th at Hirshorn Park in the Highlands Community.
April 2008 - Bands for Lands purchases and begins build out phase of the Mobile Educational Collaboratory (MEC), a bio-diesel and Straight Vegetable Oil (SVO) fueled, 24 foot box truck that has been converted into a mobile stage and venue. The Motoman Project takes on the task to build out this innovative and ambitious endeavor.
January 2008 - Bands for Lands forms partnership with The Sustainable Living Roadshow. Begins plans for upcoming summer and fall national tours.
In 2007 - BFL staff takes time off to assess the state of the organization. Transpiring from these meetings was a shifted focus and a new strategy that will more successfully carry out the mission of Bands for Lands. Coming soon BFL's The Construct Mobile Educational Collaboratory!
July 4th 2006 - w/Blues Traveler Red Rocks Amphitheater Educational & Awareness Presence. 8,000+ attendees.
July 2002- June 2005 - The Construct Creative Art Space/Revoluciones Art & Culture Collective - Over 200 Events reaching over 30,000 people.
March 15-16 2002 - Jello Biafra Univ. of Wyoming/Boulder Theatre 1300 total atttendees.
Feb. 8th 2002- UnityFest featuring Agnostic Front Ogden Theatre 1200 attendees.
Nov.16th 2001- Jello Biafra Ogden Theatre 800 attendees.
June 2001- Ani DiFranco Red Rocks Amphitheater 9000 attendees lEducational Presence.
June 2001- Radiohead Red Rocks Amphitheater 9000 attendees Educational Presence.
Apr. 5, 6th 2001- Fugazi Sold Out Ogden Theatre 3000 attendees.
Dec. 2000- Rage Against the Machine 5-Date Freedom Tour Disbanded.
Aug.-Oct. 2000- Beastie Boys – Rage Against the Machine National Tour Philanthropic Coordinators, Cancelled.
Feb. 2000- Indigenous Artist Showcase w/ Julian B., Jolene Romero, Larry Sellers. The Roxy L.A. Educational Presence
Dec. 1999- Jello Biafra Bluebird Theater 500 attendees (SO) Educational Presence.
Nov. 1999- Rage Against the Machine Denver Coliseum Educational Presence.
Aug. 13th 1999- "Stop Vail Expansion Benefit" Wojo, Dave Watts' The Motet, United Dope Front, Urban Monks Fox Theater 375 attendees.
Jul. 31st 1999- Take Action Tour '99 Fifteen, DYI, Dillinger Ogden Theater 1100 attendees.
Apr. 7th 1999- Bruce Cockburn and Tori Amos. Gothic Theatre 950 Attendees (SO) Educational Presence.
1996-1998- BFL organizes and attaches itself to various local, regional andf national events. BFL founders work on structure of organization; cultivating relationships with artists, bands, organizations, and eco-conscious companies.
Aug 8th 1996- Bands for Lands is formed.