The Latest from Aktiv: School is back in session so we can crank the volume up to 11!
Post your concert pics: We will be posting some of our favorite concert pics from over the years next week on Instagram. Follow us @aktivstyleusa and post some of your own and tag them #Aktivmusic.
Check out our Scandinavian Playlist on Apple Music: The best music from and about the Nordic lands.
Latest Additional to our Music Library: Our daughter is a proud member of Taylor Nation and was very excited to listen to T-Swizzle's newest album "Lover" when it was released on August 23rd. My favorite track right now...."Cruel Summer". #notbananarama. Our daughter's favorite is "Paper Rings", Leslie's is "Lover". Our son would sooner Taylor's music never be played again.
Standard Pre-Concert Meal: We like to hit a sushi restaurant before a show. No one wants to be bogged down by a heavy meal while you are finding your groove.
Last Concert We Saw: Mumford and Sons with Lord Huron at Fiddlers' Green in Denver.
Next Concert on the Calendar: Brandi Carlile at the spanking-new Mission Ballroom in the thriving RINO neighborhood of Denver.
Top Five Concerts of the Past Ten Years (Nate): U2 at Mile High Stadium, 2011; Springsteen at Wrigley Field, 2012; A Gaslight Anthem, Ogden Theatre, March 2015; Jason Isbell, Red Rocks, 2017; and Turnpike Troubadours at Red Rocks, 2018.
Top Five Concerts of the Past Ten Years (Leslie): Hozier at Bellco Theater (2019), Mumford & Sons at Fiddlers' Green (2019), U2 at Mile High Stadium (2011), Ray La Montagne at Red Rocks (2010), First Aid Kit at Red Rocks (2018).
Last Album to go into Heavy Rotation: "Golden Hour" by Kacey Musgraves. Kacey is also #1 on my list of artists I want to see but haven't...yet.
Band I should like but don't: Wilco....I love Son Volt and Uncle Tupelo but cannot get into Wilco.
Favorite Concert Venue: Red Rocks is great but the Ogden Theatre in Denver is the best. This is my opinion, Leslie would go to Red Rocks everyday in the summer.