Jen Mulson

Entertainment Reporter

Jennifer Mulson has worked in the entertainment department of The Gazette for 12 years, first doing the calendar listings for all those fine events, and is now the arts and entertainment reporter. She particularly loves a Broadway musical, an indie, folky singer/songwriter and a passionate spoken word poem.
  • Eagles, Jimmy Buffett to play Coors Field in 2018

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    The Eagles and Jimmy Buffett will pair up in a tour de force concert next year. The two iconic acts will perform June 28 at Coors Field in Denver. Tickets are $69.50-$500 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Dec. 1. American Express members can take advantage of a presale beginning at 10 a.m....

  • Live Well: Some tips on scorching a bad habit

    Published: Tue, Nov 21, 2017

    My craving is strong. I reach for my drug of choice multiple times a day: after meals, after a workout, sometimes first thing in the morning. You'll never catch me without it. Sometimes I can ignore the compulsion for a few hours in the morning, but its sweet siren call almost always...

  • Hungry Farmer bands gather for annual pre-Thanksgiving jam session

    Updated: Mon, Nov 20, 2017

    The bands are getting back together. Every year around this time, up to a dozen musicians who regularly performed at The Hungry Farmer bar and restaurant get together the night before Thanksgiving to relive their rock star days. Once a favorite spot for locals, the dining...

  • Riverdance returning to Colorado Springs in 2018

    Updated: Mon, Nov 20, 2017

    "Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour" will cavort its way on stage at Pikes Peak Center on March 27-29. Tickets for the international Irish dance and music spectacular start at $45 and go on sale Friday. Call 888-929-7849 or 520-7469 or go online to pikespeakcenter.com or...

  • Pikes Picks: Soulful show on tap at Ivywild; plus, a romance novel that will sweep you away

    Updated: Fri, Nov 17, 2017

    I've been rooting for Dead Horses ever since I watched an opener for Mandolin Orange, which along with Trampled by Turtles and Elephant Revival have introduced the budding band to the folk music world. Storytelling singer and string-plucker Sarah Vos and bassist Daniel Wolff put on a...

  • Bollywood show celebrates Diwali in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Fri, Nov 17, 2017

    The timing was right for love. This year's Diwali show, "Pyaar ... Expressions of Love," is themed around the much-sought-after emotion. "Love for country, family, any kind of expression you can think of," said Jay Patel, founder and organizer of the annual event. "With all the...

  • George Saunders, Junot Díaz featured in new Colorado Springs lecture series

    Published: Fri, Nov 17, 2017

    What started as an audacious literary pipe dream has become reality. After driving to Little Rock, Ark., this year to hear Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Marilynne Robinson speak about slander, bibliophile Sam Stephenson was inspired. He envisioned a lecture series by authors and...

  • Ice skating returns to downtown Colorado Springs for holiday season

    Updated: Wed, Nov 15, 2017

    Eat your heart out, Katarina Witt. Things are about to get lively downtown with the opening of Colorado Springs' only outdoor ice skating rink. Skate in the Park will open at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Acacia Park, 115 E. Platte Ave. Folks can hit the ice daily through Jan. 15. A grand...

  • Red Rocks Amphitheatre's 2018 concert lineup begins to take shape

    Updated: Wed, Nov 15, 2017

    Thanksgiving is only a few days away, but it's never too soon to dream of summer nights at Red Rocks. The first six concerts of the iconic venue's 2018 season were announced recently. Barenaked Ladies, Brandi Carlile and One Direction fans will be pleased. Here's the early lineup...

  • Pikes Pick: TheSkimm keeps you updated for free

    Updated: Tue, Nov 14, 2017

    I've been getting Skimm'd on the regular. That is, I've been getting morning emails with all the previous day's news headlines in an easily digestible, clever and well-written newsletter. TheSkimm also includes links to pop culture must-haves and must-knows. Sign up for the free goodie...

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