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Comment Archives: Locations: Public Places: Event Center

Re: “Hotel Eleganté Conference and Event Center

Excellent choice! I have attended several conferences at the Crowne Plaza this past year. I have been impressed with the ambience, service, detailed attention of staff. Location is good. Better choice than the Doubletree.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by E Fisher on 05/18/2009 at 10:53 AM

Re: “Royal Castle Lounge & Grill

Great show at the Royal Castle Lounge last night. The headliner, Captain Wails and the Harpoons, put on a good show. Also caught the warm up band, The Youthful Nothings. This is a really good up and coming Punk/Grunge band. Royal Castle Lounge is a nice venue! Highly recommend you stop by and listen to some good music!

Posted by millerburg on 07/16/2015 at 1:16 PM

Re: “Pikes Peak Center

Intimate venue for shows and a great place to see your friends. I saw Jackson Brown there in November standing room only, though I had great seats if not a little too close to the double doors, but near the stage.

The bar is open and life is good. Great place to attend any event!

Posted by Parris Larrain on 05/07/2013 at 10:41 AM

Re: “Zodiac Venue and Bar

I didn't put them down, indeed many people I love dearly are guests and staff there. I simply think that goth night can be more. The Zodiac is showing very strong potential to give just that. I'm writing a review of the club and it's perfectly appropriate to cite the competition.

This was meant to be more about the Zodiac than the Underground, but that being said, it's been a long time since The UG has really been drenched in the goth spirit. It's nice that it's there and has been for so long, but that doesn't mean it cannot nor should not be done better. Just because it's the oldest, doesn't mean it's the best or even a real measure of what a goth club should be.

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by Jo-Day on 04/01/2011 at 2:26 AM

Re: “Motif Jazz Cafe

Loved the food - truffle coated french fries, tempura fried bacon, tasty shrimps all with nice dipping sauces. The music was outstanding and the place was comfortable with an elegant, upscale vibe. Only complaint was the noise level in the room - lots of hard reflective surfaces and chatty youngsters.

Posted by JerryS on 06/13/2010 at 12:21 PM

Re: “The Greenroom Music Complex

this is place is really cool it is small but the sound is amazing and the environment is all about the music a definate must visit...the venue focuses on only having 2 acts each night but the quality of enetertainment is top notch...no alcohol is served kleeping a true under age place at the front of its priorities...

Posted by The Nocturnal Tomatoes on 06/04/2010 at 9:14 AM

Re: “Motif Jazz Cafe

Can be charming, depending on who's there and who is playing in the band. Incredible players like Wayne Wilkenson on guitar are there on occasion, but then some wannabees always seem to show up. The most forgetable-the highly over-rated Bruce Pennington on piano.....ugh..... Seriously, if I hear another cliche' "Liberace"-like scale run from the keys i'll jump out a window. As long as there is a variety rotation in play, this place is worth checking out... but beware the afor mentioned lounge lizard act.

Posted by cheshirecats on 05/31/2011 at 11:53 AM

Re: “The Cliff House at Pikes Peak

Had breakfast in the dining room recently. This is allegedly a 4 diamond place, but the floor was dirty (food crumbs), the cream was old and curdled in the coffee, the service was slow and inattentive, but the food was good. It will be interesting to see if they hold on to all of their diamonds.

Posted by snephtar on 11/12/2010 at 1:29 PM

Re: “Motif Jazz Cafe

Not worth the money! I came here for a girls'-night-out and we were seated by the piano; all we could focus on was the "colorful" language we heard coming from the kitchen. The food and drinks were mediocre at best, and the servers were obviously overwhelmed. Also, after being open for almost a year, you would expect this place to have some sort of sign, but this is not the case. To top it off, as I was leaving, I passed by the side-door and had who I believe was the yeller with colorful language from the kitchen tell me to "have a good evening" as he sat in a sweaty, dirty t-shirt and shorts and smoked a cigarette. I would expect this sort of behavior and attire from a fast food restaurant, not an upscale jazz club. I absolutely advise against going here!

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Posted by LoriLorilei on 04/04/2011 at 12:01 AM

Re: “Motif Jazz Cafe

Service is horrible!!!
The staff is inattentive and dismissive. It's painfully obvious they they are easily overcome by events. The bartender is overly concerned with catering to female patrons rather than his actual job. The acoustics in the place are terrible and it's a shame because the bands are great. The music is almost drowned out by people chatting away. Most of this is attributed to the fact that the place is in the garage of the owners other business which the staff freely admits, like its a good thing. The food is way overrated and over priced as well as the drinks. The entire place has an air of extreme pretentiousness as the staff is overly concerned with local elites (some Army General's wife) that frequent the place while in turn neglecting other customers. I recommend with conditions namely eat before you go, don't expect prompt service and sit outside as the indoor acoustics are almost unbearable.

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Posted by blueeyeddevil on 08/01/2010 at 6:03 PM

Re: “The Greenroom Music Complex

Initially, you will feel welcome and comfortable. But, buyer BEWARE!!! The owner will strong-arm you into signing undeciferable contracts, high-jack your recordings if you decide to record in his "In-House" recording studio known as "Cottage", and threaten you constantly with his larger than life stature and will never let you forget he is ex-military and he has an "Italian" last name. The Green Room, friends, is NOT a place for musicians. It is a place for the Owner to gain monetary benefits for himself. If any one has a question of his business practices, just look into his old "Green Room", where he is currently in litigation for the last real estate debacle. Use extreme caution!!!

Posted by Torchbearer on 07/21/2010 at 8:20 PM

Re: “Sunshine Studios

i called the venue they said blood on the dance floor is not playing all i know is for this tour is they are playing only in denver and tickets are only 15$

Posted by Paduan99 on 10/12/2015 at 5:53 PM

Re: “Black Sheep

Saw a group called " From Slaves to King " at the Black Sheep. This group is amazing and would not be surprised if they make it Big. The Black Sheep did an awesome job getting this band, and the exciting thing is they are from Colorado Springs.. ! Thanks Black Sheep for supporting your local bands, right there says it all!
Linda Richardson

Posted by Linda R. on 08/31/2011 at 2:19 PM

Re: “Zodiac Venue and Bar

One more comment on the Goth Night. We love having it. We'd love to expand it and I'd love to book some goth bands if you know of any locally or in state. In order to grow Goth Night there needs to be a good showing for it each week. It's getting better all the time. That said, your suggestions about how it could improve are always welcome. I know Gentle always has an open ear and is looking to make it as good as it can be. So, thanks for your feedback.

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Posted by chewbacaface on 06/28/2011 at 2:28 PM

Re: “Zodiac Venue and Bar

well the underground always supports goth night so i wouldn't put them down,everyone else always abandons the scene.

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Posted by forevergoth on 03/31/2011 at 4:44 AM

Re: “Zodiac Venue and Bar

I've been in a few times, and I REALLY love it. I was crushed when the Rocket Room, the previous club, closed... but this has TRULY made up for it. The decor is beautiful, the music is fabulous, and the staff and regulars include some of the fundamental players in the local scene going back as far as the 80's. If it's this fabulous when it's this new, I expect that within a few more months it will be one of the hottest clubs in town, and may even destroy the Underground's HUGELY outdated rep as THE local goth club. I give it four stars.. and will raise it to five if they add bar food.

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Posted by Jo-Day on 03/30/2011 at 10:44 PM

Re: “Motif Jazz Cafe

Loved this place. The drinks were great and the music was fantastic. I can't wait to go back!

Posted by CandiceNC70 on 10/30/2010 at 11:23 AM

Re: “Sunshine Studios

Great venue packed house best stage/sound/lighting in the springs. Loved playing there.. Great place to see live bands not a bar setting a real venue!!

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Posted by lifeofmyown on 09/28/2010 at 2:41 PM

Re: “The Loft

Tickets are $12 advance and $15 at the door. Advance purchase at http://flutedaddy.com or call 433-5555

Posted by flutedaddy on 09/14/2010 at 1:39 PM

Re: “Sunshine Studios

Sunshine studios may have a good recording area, but the place isn't ideal for live shows. I wouldn't recommend that bands attempt to play there.

1) it's off the beaten path, no one comes out to the shows.
2) they charged us to play, no other venue does that
3) the sound system is weak and not loud, mixed down bad
4) we got a hum during our set, they couldn't figure it out for half the song.
5) bought their DVD which had horrible sound quality.

I wouldn't recommend that bands play at this venue. This review is
for their live shows, i'm not sure about their recording abilities. Considering
the DVD's quality though, it may not be all that great.

1 like, 4 dislikes
Posted by Bornfedslaughter on 07/26/2010 at 10:14 PM

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