Mercury Cafe

Photo courtesy of Chris Romaine

The Mercury Café on Saturday afternoon was filled with Big Band music from across the front range.  Eagle Crest, Boulder, and Poudre High Schools, C-U Boulder, and C-S-U Fort Collins, and the CCJA band all performed, as did the U-N-C lab band one from Greeley, directed by Dana Landry.  Their set was based on an Alice In Wonderland electronica meets big band theme, with vocalist Jamie Scriber providing interspersing narration through musical sections describing Alice discovering a new world before her.   The music began with a low roaring synthesizer, giving way to an interlude of playful

Sunday Nights Swing at Mercury Cafe

Nov 7, 2017

Sunday Nights Swing with Live Big Band & Dance Lessons!
11/12 Queen City Jazz Band
11/19 William & The Romantics
11/26 La Pompe Jazz

$10 Classes & Dance!

Mercury Cafe
Sunday Nights Swing
Lessons at 5:30 & 6:30 pm
Dance at 8 pm!



Blues Dance with The Willie Houston Band | June 13

Jun 11, 2017

Blues Dance with The Willie Houston Band at the Mercury Cafe. Houston prefers to keep things simple. With a passion for the blues, the seasoned scrap collector understands the origins of American black music in a way that predates television by nearly three decades. He started out with nothing (and still has most of it) in Grand Cane, Louisiana, a northwestern speck twenty miles from the Texas border.

Denver's 25th Annual Poetry Rodeo

Apr 15, 2014

Andy O' is the host of the Nightside on Sunday nights from 8 to 10 pm. He is a poet, and the leader of the eclectic band, Coyote Poets of the Universe. Please tune in today at 3:30 pm, when Andy O' joins Susan Gatschet Reese to talk about Denver's 25th Annual Podeo, and to recite one of his poems, in celebration of National Poetry Month.

Brazilian Carnaval at the Mercury Cafe

Mar 12, 2014

Saturday, March 15 is the day to celebrate Brazilian Carnaval at the Mercury Cafe. This is an evening full of Brazilian music, dancing and food! The director of the Bateria, Carl Dixon, and the founder of Samba Colorado, Kebrina de Jesus will be hosting several 1 hour drumming and dancing workshop beginning at 1pm.