Join us this weekend for the 15th Annual First National Bank Taste Of Fort Collins at Civic Center Park in Old Town Fort Collins.  The festivities go on from 11am-9pm on Saturday and 11am-8pm on Sunday.

Come indulge yourself with great food, vendors, crafts, beer, wine, and the Kidz Zone all the while enjoying great live music throughout the weekend. This week, we are continuing to highlight all the bands playing so you can see why we’re so excited about the lineup for this year’s festival.

Say hello to ‘SHEL.’ Four sisters, classically trained in music, who will bring an energetic and youthful mix of classical, folk, pop and bluegrass to the stage.



WHEN: Sunday June 12th, 2:45pm


  • Sarah Holbrook

  • Hannah Holbrook

  • Eva Holbrook

  • Liza Holbrook

These ladies have been playing together since 2001. They released a 5-song EP called 'Try To Scream’ in 2009, An EP called ‘Mad King’ in 2010 (which is available through iTunes and Amazon Mp3 downloads),  and have a new full-length album in the works.

Sarah, Hannah, Eva and Liza, emerged from Fort Collins and the Eastern slopes of Colorado.  They are a very talented group of young women.  Sarah (20) plays violin and bass, sings, and is the primary designer of all of the band’s original graphics and videos. Hannah (23) is an award-winning pianist/composer, also plays keyboards and sings, and has been studying piano performance and composition at CU in Boulder. Eva (21) plays mandolin, Electric Mandolin, and Cello.  She sings, is one of the primary songwriters, and records a lot of the group’s music in her home studio. Liza (17) plays drums and Percussion and is also skilled on the Djembe and Roland HandSonic drum.

The band has been getting quite a bit a national attention and has made the rounds at Lilith Fair, Country Music Association Fest, Cornerstone Festival, eTown, Bohemian Nights/New West Fest, Yo Gabba Gabba’s Live tour, and the Folk Alliance International Showcases at SXSW, just to name a few.

SHEL put together an adorable video for the song "The Latest and Greatest Blueberry Rubber Band." Check it out below.

SHEL has a few local shows on tap and will be touring the Midwest this summer.  After the Taste Of Fort Collins you can check out SHEL at The Bark & Bluegrass Festival at Civic Center Park in Fort Collins on July 23rd and at the Rialto Theatre in Loveland on September 16th.

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Don't miss SHEL at the Taste Of Fort Collins, this Sunday at 2:45pm. You're going to love 'em!





The 15th Annual First National Bank Taste Of Fort Collins: Saturday June 11th from11am-9pm & Sunday June 12 from 11am-8pm, Civic Center Park, Fort Collins. Tickets: $5 before 3pm and $10 after 3pm. Children under 12, seniors over 65 and military personnel with ID get in for FREE! Buy them at the gate or at the Taste Of Fort Collins website.

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