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The Patti Fiasco w/ Bob Lefevre & Laniece Schleicher

  • Presented By: Fort Collins Nursery
  • Dates: July 10, 2024
  • Location: Fort Collins Nursery
  • 2121 E. Mulberry
  • Fort Collins, CO 80524
  • Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Price: $25 ADV/ $30 Doors/ Kids 12 & Under Free
  • (970) 482-1984
  • staff@fortcollinsnursery.com
    • The Patti Fiasco
      w/ Bob Lefevre & Laniece Schleicher
      • Date: Wednesday, July 10
      • Doors: 5:30pm
      • Show: 6:30pm
      • Tickets: $25 ADV/ $30 Door/ Kids 12 & Under Free
      • Audience members are encouraged to bring lawn chairs for additional seating
      • Well-behaved pets on leashes are welcome!

      Purchase Tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/2024-rock-garden-concert-series-3348439

      Concert Description:

      The Patti Fiasco
      Jet-fueled by powerhouse front woman Alysia Kraft, The Patti Fiasco rides the edge of emotional extreme, delivering a brash yet fiercely soulful brand of rock and roll with a heavy dose of rockabilly, blues, and ballad. At times raw and volatile, and at others, sweet and lilting, the band fuses a hard-rock swagger with the two-step of its Wyoming roots. It’s the attitude of Joan Jett with a Steve Earle twang, the soul and slide of Bonnie Raitt, Black-Keys-style dirty blues-rock, and the lyric edginess of Shovels and Rope.
      In 2017, the band won a nationwide contest sponsored by Live Nation and Bon Jovi’s management to open for the rock icon at The Pepsi Center before a sell-out crowd in March of 2018. Alysia Kraft’s unrelenting energy, inspired songwriting, and vocals “as pure and clean as they are powerful” (Westword) earned her The Colorado Sound 2023 Award for most Outstanding Live Performer. The dobro, handmade and electrified—literally—by band member and 2007 RockyGrass dobro competition winner Ansel Foxley, builds the band’s signature blend of rock, country, and Americana. Lead guitarist Dee Tyler’s riffs range from gritty and driving to pensive and melodic, and his backing vocals add warmth to Kraft’s pointed lyrics. In March of 2022, celebrating ten years together as a band, The Patti Fiasco performed with the Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra at the Historic Lincoln Theatre.
      Conceived at a Wyoming open mic in 2009, The Patti Fiasco quickly earned wide critical acclaim, a devout fan base spanning the West and Midwest, and radio play across the nation. The band has shared the stage with legends Bon Jovi and Blondie, renowned acts Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite, Justin Townes Earle, Great American Taxi, Cracker, Greensky Bluegrass, The Futurebirds, Born in the Flood, and Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real.
      Reinvigorated by line-up changes, a creative refresh provided by solo pursuits, and a “best yet” collection of new songs, The Patti Fiasco is set to release their first new music since 2016 beginning in Spring of 2024. Their 2016 release, “Saved By Rock and Roll” was SCENE MAGAZINE’S Album of the Year. Their 2013 release, “Small Town Lights,” has garnered multiple accolades, including Wyoming Public Radio’s Best Regional Album award, FoCoMA’s Best Album award, and high positioning on the Colorado charts. It finished in the top 10 most-played Colorado records of 2013. The single of the same name received national radio play and was featured in the film “Whensday.” “Nobody’s Girl,” from the band’s self-titled 2011 debut, was that year’s top-spun single in Colorado. https://www.thepattifiasco.com/

      Bob Lefevre & Laniece Schleicher

      Bob Lefevre
      Bob Lefevre, a musician based in Laramie, is known for his talents as a songwriter, singer, and guitarist. Influenced by his punk rock roots, his current musical projects lean towards country and alt-country.
      He is the frontman and songwriter for Bob Lefevre & the Already Gone, with two albums to their name: a self-titled debut in 2020 and ‘Two’ in 2023. Additionally, he writes and plays in Ten Cent Stranger, releasing their album “When You Move On” in 2021.
      Lefevre recently wrapped up recording on a solo album at the Blasting Room in Fort Collins, collaborating with engineer Chris Beeble and a variety of Laramie and Colorado musicians. His upcoming album is a more personal album that straddles the line between the alt-country of the Already Gone and the country of Ten Cent Stranger. Look for a fall release.

      Laniece Schleicher
      Laniece Schleicher is a highly respected vocalist known for her dynamic and powerful performances. With a career spanning over two decades, she has made significant contributions to the music scene, recording on more than 20 studio albums and collaborating with several successful bands in Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska.
      Laniece’s versatile vocal ability has allowed her to seamlessly transition between various musical genres, including rock, blues, americana, country, and soul. As a core member of the bands Ten Cent Stranger, Mama Lenny and the Remedy, Rumours, and Dead Floyd, she has played an integral role in shaping their sound and captivating audiences with her expressive singing.
      Drawing from her experiences in the vibrant music scenes she has been a part of, Laniece continues to leave a lasting impact with her soulful delivery and magnetic stage presence. Her dedication to her craft and her ability to connect with audiences on a deep level have solidified her reputation as a standout vocalist in the industry.

      Benefit Details:
      The concert is a fundraising event benefiting The Vegetable Connection and funds raised will support their mission to improve Northern Colorado’s food resilience by assisting families in need with access to locally grown food, supporting their partner farms and providing food education. 100% of the event profit from ticket sales and all donations from the auction and wine and beer sales go directly to The Vegetable Connection. https://thevegetableconnection.org

      Venue Details:
      This summer marks the 9th season of Fort Collins Nursery’s Rock Garden Concert Series. For one epic night, Fort Collins Nursery will transform from a retail space to a stunning and unique concert venue appropriately dubbed “The Rock Garden.” Audience members can relax under the evening sky, nestled along the banks of Dry Creek and the Cache la Poudre River, surrounded by beautiful plants, trees and wildlife. In addition to great music, this concert will feature a beer and wine tent and food truck.

      Concert Details:
      • Lineup: The Patti Fiasco w/ Bob Lefevre & Laniece Schleicher
      • Food: Schmickels Hot Dog Cart
      • Drinks: Wine & Beer provided by Odell Brewing Co.
      • Audience members are encouraged to bring lawn chairs for additional seating
      • Well-behaved pets on leashes are welcome!
      Live Auction Items: (All Proceeds benefit The Vegetable Connection)
      • TBA

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      Sponsors & Community Partners:
      DS Constructors LLC
      The Bohemian Foundation
      105.5 The Colorado Sound
      North Forty News
      Odell Brewing Co.
      Fort Collins Nursery
      The Vegetable Connection





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      Weather:
      This show will proceed rain or shine and would only be canceled in the event of extreme or dangerous weather. An event cancelation would only be made close enough to the event time to make an accurate decision. Any important updates would be made to this event page.