CU Buffoons

University of Colorado's oldest a cappella group

With more than sixty a cappella performances each year, the CU Buffoons have a diverse repertoire of songs that spans the groups fifty four years on the CU Boulder campus.


Nov
4
7:00 PM19:00

Buffoons Fall Concert

Come join us for the first concert of the year!! We will be debuting our brand new member (he's pretty great) and also some new tunes. Hope to see you there! We will be performing our fall concert on the CU Boulder campus on Saturday 11/4, in our classic venue, Old Main Chapel. Doors open at 6:30pm, the show starts at 7, and tickets are free. See you there!

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Buffoons Auditions
Aug
30
to Aug 31

Buffoons Auditions

Interested in becoming a CU Buffoon? Then look no further! The Buffoons will be hosting auditions on August 30th and 31st, from 5:00pm-9:00pm. Show up anytime with a song prepared that you think shows what you got, even if it's just something you sing in the shower! No need to schedule a time, just come to Hellems 199 when it's convenient and we'll fit you in. 

For any questions, comments and concerns, contact The Buffoons at cubuffoons@gmail.com 

We look forward to seeing you!

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Buffoons Fall Concert
Nov
12
7:00 PM19:00

Buffoons Fall Concert

Come join us for the first concert of the year!! We will be debuting our brand new members (they're pretty great) and also some new tunes. Hope to see you there! We will be performing our Fall concert on the CU Boulder campus on Saturday 11/12, in our classic venue, Old Main Chapel. Doors open at 6:30pm, the show starts at 7, and tickets are free. See you there!

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Buffoons Auditions
Aug
24
to Aug 26

Buffoons Auditions

The CU Buffoons are holding auditions for new members! If you are a guy who likes to sing, come and try out! You won't regret it. 

Click "Auditions" above or go to https://www.facebook.com/events/319990768336624/ for more information. CU there!

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CU Buffoons Summer Concert
May
7
7:00 PM19:00

CU Buffoons Summer Concert

It's almost the end of the year, so we decided to have one more show to send off the seniors!! We have five seniors leaving, so come and join us to hear some of their favorite songs, and to send them off right! Because this is their last show, we have decided to have this performance under the arches where we end every practice. So, you will find us underneath the arches of the University Memorial Center (UMC) right next to the fountain. See you all there!

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Apr
23
11:00 AM11:00

Acappalooza!

Acappalooza is a showcase of all the a cappella groups at The University of Colorado at Boulder. The groups participating include: The CU Buffoons, Extreme Measures, On the Rocks, In the Buff, Mile 21, On that note, and One Note Stand. At Acapplooza, CU’s a cappella groups come together to perform a montage of pieces that they have been working on this past semester. See you all there!

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Aug
23
6:00 PM18:00

66th Annual Barbershop Harmony Festival

The Buffoons are back for another year at the Barbershop harmony festival! Meet us at Chautauqua Auditorium on Baseline to see us perform with The Boulder Timberliners and many other wonderful groups that all share a love of classic a cappella and barbershop singing.

Tickets available here: https://www.chautauqua.com/portfolio/66th-annual-harmony-festival/

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UMC Fall Fest
Aug
21
7:30 PM19:30

UMC Fall Fest

Join the Buffoons in celebrating the new school year on campus at CU's Fall Fest in the University Memorial Center. The event is free for CU students and will feature a chance to meet CU's live mascot, Ralphie, up close and in person, free bowling and billiards in the Connection, live music in Club 156, and chances to win a variety of great prizes along with a musical visit from the Buffoons!

More info here: http://www.colorado.edu/involvement/fall-fest 

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McGuckin's Spring Tent Sale 2015
May
9
11:00 AM11:00

McGuckin's Spring Tent Sale 2015

Don't miss the Buffoon's last free public performance of the Spring at Boulder's favorite hardware and more store, McGuckin's at 11am! We'll be performing inside McGuckin's during the tent sale, so come on in and follow your ears to find us! We'll be signing/selling CDs including our brand new album "Songs from the Grove" after the performance.

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Mar
21
7:00 PM19:00

WestSide Live!: Featured Performance by The Buffoons

WestSide Live! Presents is an independent performing arts series based in Golden Colorado. Each season West Side Live! Presents offers a diverse variety of musical and dramatic genres including folk, jazz, blues, world, pop and classical music from local and national artists. The Buffoons are very excited to be featured by this series on at 7 pm, March 21st, 2015 at the Jefferson Unitarian Church in Golden, CO. Hope to see you there!!!

For more information or to buy tickets, please visit http://westsidelivepresents.org/season.html.

Tickets are $17 in advance and $20 the day of the event.

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Jan
23
7:00 PM19:00

CU Buffoons open for CU Denver's MIX

Join us on Friday, January 23rd when we open for the talented a cappella group, MIX, from CU Denver. 

We will sing a 20 minute performance before the featured performance by MIX.

The show begins at 7pm. Find tickets and more information here: https://tickets.thedairy.org/Online/seatSelect.asp

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1546316582309309/

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Jan
17
7:00 PM19:00

Steamboat

  • Colorado Mountain College, Albright Auditorium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our annual performance at Colorado Mountain College's Steamboat Springs Campus.

Doors open at 6:30pm

Show begins at 7

Buy tickets at the door, or online at http://emeraldcityopera.com/event/cu-buffoons/

 

 

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Buffoons Free Fall Concert
Nov
15
7:00 PM19:00

Buffoons Free Fall Concert

UPDATE (Sat, Nov. 15th at 9:30am):

THE SHOW MUST GO ON! Despite the snowy conditions, we WILL still be performing in Old Main at 7pm this evening.

Please stay safe tonight and use your best judgement while traveling! We suggest leaving plenty of time to get here so you can take it slow and safe on the roads. We promise you'll be glad you came if you can brave the storm!


Our first FREE formal show on campus with the new 2014-2015 Buffoons lineup! This concert is free to the public and is one of few opportunities we have to show off what we do best to family, friends, and our fellow students on campus. It's definitely one of our favorite shows of the year and we can't wait to see you there!

Where: Old Main Chapel, CU Boulder (also known as the CU Heritage Center)
1600 Pleasant St Boulder, CO 80302

When: Saturday, November 15th
Doors open at 6:30pm
Show from 7pm-9pm

Price: FREE

 

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Aug
24
6:00 PM18:00

Barbershop Harmony Festival

  • 65th Annual Barbershop Harmony Festival (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Boulder Timberliners Barbershop Chorus has invited the CU Buffoons to perform as the featured group at the 65th Annual Barbershop Harmony Festival on Sunday, August 24th! We are honored to join such groups as the International Medal winning chorus Sound of the Rockies, the Boulder Timberliners, the Longmont Long’s Peak Chorus, The Mountain Aires, and High Country Women's Chorus. Come join the CU Buffoons and all these other groups celebrate the uniquely American musical art form of a capella!

SUNDAY, AUGUST 24, 2014, 06:00 PM 
Chautauqua Auditorium
Tickets: $15.00 ($10.00 Member), $13.00 Seniors, students and children 10 and under

More info here:
http://www.chautauqua.com/music.php

Find a map of the Chautauqua grounds, including the Auditorium here:

http://www.chautauqua.com/pdf/2011map.pdf

 

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May
10
6:30 PM18:30

Graduation Concert

Join us for our last concert before summer. We will be singing in Old Main at 7pm. Door will open at 6:30pm. While the concert is free of charge (as always), donations will be accepted towards the Fender Music Foundation. 50% of all CD sales made during the evening will also be donated to this charity. 

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Apr
26
2:00 PM14:00

Acappellooza

For this fun-filled event, all of the a cappella groups at CU Boulder will come together to celebrate in song! Please join us on Saturday, April 26th for Acappellooza. The event will be held in the University Theater on CU Boulders Main Campus. 

The harmonies will begin at 2pm. 

Order of Program:

On the Rocks
Mile 21
In the Buff
Extreme Measures
CU Buffoons

 

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Mar
14
7:00 PM19:00

CU Buffoons Spring Concert

While we love the quaint, personal feel offered from the beautiful venue of Old Main, we hate turning people away due to venue capacity and fire code restrictions! To accommodate for this increased demand, we are moving to a lecture hall for our Spring performance. Please join us in Humanities 1B50 on March 14th! Door will open at 6:30pm with the show beginning at 7pm. 

 

While admission is always free, please consider making a donation on the evening of our concert. 100 percent of the proceeds raised on March 14th will go directly to a music education charity. 

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Jan
18
7:00 PM19:00

Steamboat

We are very excited to return to Steamboat for MLK Weekend in 2014. 

Please join us at Colorado Mountain College in the Allbright Family Auditorium on this Saturday, Jan. 18. This room is in the northeast corner of the academic center, on the third floor. 

 

Tickets for the event support Emerald City Opera in Steamboat: $20 General Admission, $10 for students, and Free for those under 12.

Thank you so much for your support! This event is now SOLD OUT. 

 

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Dec
7
5:00 PM17:00

Holiday Hope Celebration

This event treats individuals in need throughout the Boulder Community to a warm meal, a gift bag containing essential items, and a warm clothing drive. This will be Rotaract's fourth year running this event, which in the past has attracted between 150 and 200 homeless and needy individuals.

Join us in the UMC this evening. We sing at 5pm and the event is open to students. 

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