Perhaps it seems all too fitting for a student’s calendar year that bisects the fall semester while St. Patrick’s Day does the spring. These holidays have come to be necessary recesses from the competitive grind of undergraduate studies. The University of at has held a notorious reputation for raucous partying, debauchery, and almost everything else your parents never wanted you to do especially during these times. And so it would seem to be the perfect place to enjoy the celebrations. But this year, save it for the weekend, because nestled between and is Broomfield’s 1st Bank Center, and it’s setting the stage for the biggest event in the area.

DJ superduo, GrizMatik ( and ) is coming back to to headline the night. Their last appearance was in July for Global Dance l at . What’s changed since then? Last week graced with a brand new free album (that’s right, FREE). Start to finish this album is a true work of auditory art. It’s called Rebel Era, and it’s got funky instrumentals, soulful vocal samples, and a substantial amount of sax over melodic womps. The album also features of , providing additional sax, and , an awesome nu-funk duo.

As for , not only will he be headlining with , but will also be opening with another one of his side projects, . In this group lays beats down for a groovy band that undoubtedly includes guitarist Eric Mendelson, whom we are familiar with for his ongoing collaboration with on stage and in the studio. One of the usual suspects, will also be opening. And last but certainly not least will be joining the bill, a DJ definitely worth showing up early for. A child prodigy in his early teens on the turntables, since then he’s founded the successful record label, Fool’s Gold Records.

Get your HERE. GA Bowl is still available. Check out some sounds below to get psyched: