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Rock & Rails

Live Music with Chris Daniels & The Kings with Freddi and Strangebyrds

5:00pm - 9:00pm

Whistle Stop Park


As the recipient of the Governor’s Award for Downtown Excellence for Best Promotional Event, Rock & Rails is a well-attended, much-loved event in the Niwot community.


5:00 - 6:00 : Happy Hour in the park, with drink specials and Opening Music by Strangebyrds

6:30 - 8:45 : Headlining Band: Chris Daniels & The Kings with Freddi (funk/blues)


Things to Know Before You Go:

  • NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL IS ALLOWED IN THE PARK. Personal bags and coolers are screened at the entrance gate. We will ask that you dispose of all outside alcohol or return it to your car before entering the park. 
  • No alcohol is allowed to leave the enclosed area of Whistle Stop Park. No alcohol is allowed to cross-over the road to the Children's Park.  All alcohol must be disposed of before leaving the enclosed area of Whistle Stop Park. 
  • NO DOGS ALLOWED. Service Animals are Welcome. Service Animals are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for a person with disability. Pets whose function is to provide emotional support do not qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Emotional Support Dogs are NOT Allowed.
  • A variety of food trucks and local beer vendors serve Rock & Rails patrons so bring cash for easy purchasing.
  • Portable chairs and blankets are allowed. Please be kind and respectful to your neighbors and to the Park with your choices.

Your support of Rock & Rails supports community efforts by the Niwot Cultural Arts Association and the Niwot Businesss Association. Proceeds this year will fund, among other projects, the ongoing mainteance and upkeep of our new Children's Park. Thank you! 


2019 Lineup

June 6
Opening Music: Legitimate By Friday
Headlining Band: One on One (motown)

June 13
Opening Music: Dean Himes
Headlining Band: Funkiphino (funk/dance)

June 20
Opening Music: Niwot Community Semi Marching Free Grange Band
Headlining Band: Last Men On Earth (rock)

June 27
Opening Music: Dustin Spencer
Headlining Band: Soul School (soul)

July 11
Opening Music: Strangebyrds
Headlining Band: Chris Daniels & The Kings with Freddi (funk/blues)

July 18
Opening Music: 300 Days
Headlining band: The Rebecca Folsom Band (folk/rock)

July 25
Opening Music: Acoustic Soul
Headlining Band: The Long Run (eagles tribute)

August 1
Headlining Bands: Mojomomma/Bridgette Purdue & Bobby Messano Co-bill (blues)

August 8
Opening Music: Jackson CLoud Odyssey
Headlining Band: Something Underground (joyful rock)

August 15
Opening Music: Nalani
Headlining Band: FACE (all vocal rock)

Aug 22
Opening Music: Jenn Cleary
Headlining Band: Zimbira (afro fusion)

Aug 29
Opening Music: Tim Ostdiek
Headlining Band: Hazel Miller (soul/blues)


A Huge Thanks to This Year's Sponsors!

      Vern & Robbie Vinson

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