Editor's Note: Cold War Kids will be replacing Collective Soul as Saturday's headliner at this year's Taste of Fort Collins.

Townsquare Media's Taste of Fort Collins is coming back to Washington Park on Saturday, June 11, and Sunday, June 12. Now, we need YOU to help us decide which local acts will take the stage with T.I. and Collective Soul at this year's event.

We asked Northern Colorado talents to show us their stuff, and we got tons of submissions from bands, singers, dancers, and more.

Here's who's vying for a spot on the Taste of Fort Collins Stage (scroll down to vote):

Disclaimer: Some of the artists below are known for adult content. Please be advised on potential strong language and adult topics. 

Townsquare Media's Taste of Fort Collins Local Entertainment Nominees

Not Billy | Folk Rock

"Not Billy" is a duo (Billy Lanham & Joel Hannel) fronting a full band that plays classic rock, blues, country, Americana, originals, and covers.

Flahoola | Rock

Flahoola is a high-energy rock n' roll band that writes music about dinosaurs, monsters, and aliens.


DVNEHPPY is a hip-hop/rap artist known for vibey, memorable, and high-energy performances.

The LostBoy | Hip-Hop

The LostBoy is a hip-hop/soul artist who makes music driven by the struggle, dreams, and truths that are rarely heard in the blue-collar society.

Lady Denim | Indie Rock

Lady Denim performs energetic, engaging, new-age indie rock, with elements of early 2000s alternative.

Julia Kirkwood | Alternative

Julia Kirkwood delivers diverse, high-energy alternative, indie, and R&B performances, along with rock covers.

Hannah & the Cuddies | Pop Rock

Hannah & the Cuddies put on bubbly rock, soul, and pop performances that will make you dance and laugh.

OWE GOD | Hip-Hop

OWE GOD delivers a high-energy, fun performance that is perfect for a festival setting like Taste of Fort Collins.

Thousand Frames | Rock

Thousand Frames is a rock trio that uses lights, smoke machines, and smoke shooters to take the audience on a musical journey during their performances.

Sal D. & Posko | Rap

Sal D. & Posko offers gritty, lyrical rap performances that will match T.I.'s energy at Taste of Fort Collins.

Sweet Virginia & the Last Companions | Country Rock

Sweet Virginia & the Last Companions makes country, rock, Americana, and folk songs with heartfelt lyrics and tons of energy.

Foco Flava | Dance Group

Foco Flava performs high-energy, hip-hop dance routines on stages all over Northern Colorado.

Crescent City Connection | Funk

 Crescent City Connection brings the funk straight from New Orleans and the Louisiana swamps to the mountains of Northern Colorado.


JHERREL is a hip-hop artist with great performances that get his audiences dancing and having fun.

JD & Rogue | Rap

You can expect JD & Rogue to put on an energizing performance with modern R&B and rap music.

Gucci Milliano | Hip-Hop

Gucci Milliano offers a unique hip-hop performance inspired by R&B and reggaeton music styles.

ThreeShots | Blues Rock

ThreeShots is a Led Zeppelin-inspired blues-rock band that makes music to dance to, move to, drink to, and live by.

Blake Nolan | Singer-Songwriter

Blake Nolan is a singer-songwriter who tackles multiple genres like rhythm and blues, classic rock, alternative rock, pop, country, oldies, bluegrass, and indie rock.

Wrenn & Ian with Libelula | Funk

Wrenn & Ian with Libelula delivers a dance-worthy, lively performance with powerful vocals and abundant energy.

Bevin Luna | Rock

Bevin Luna fronts a formidable four-piece band that combines driving riffs, garage rock, grunge, indie rock, and hard rock, sprinkled with hints of blues and country.

Emma Marie | Singer-Songwriter

Emma Marie is a singer-songwriter based in Colorado. She has written close to 40 songs in all different types of genres and desires to encourage others with her music.

Quetzalcoatl Aztec Dance Group 

This local dance group has been performing in Fort Collins for the past 20 years. They perform traditional folkloric dances from Mexico, along with Latin and tropical rhythms. The instructor, Joaquin Rivalcoba-Jimenez, attended the National School of Dance in Mexico City and has been performing since the age of 5.

SF1 | Hip-Hop

SF1 is a Grammy-considered hip-hop artist who blends rock, jazz, Afro-Cuban, and pop music into his performances.

Titonic | Funk/Soul/R&B

Titonic may be new to the scene, but with their killer vocals and groovy horn section, they are surely a band to watch for in 2021. So, bring your dancing shoes and shake a tail feather or two, because Titonic will bring down the house.

Who do YOU want to see at Taste of Fort Collins? Let us know in the poll below.

Vote for your favorite artist up to once per hour on your Townsquare Media station app. Voting ends at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 22.

Discounted $20 weekend passes for Taste of Fort Collins are on sale now. Tap the button below to get tickets on your favorite Townsquare Media station app while supplies last.

Taste of Fort Collins is produced by Townsquare Media with the support of presenting sponsor FNBO.


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