Alison Krauss Tonight in Fort Collins During New West Fest
Bohemian Nights at New West Fest in downtown Fort Collins is fun for all ages and no matter your taste of music, you'll find it this weekend. And hands down the best show has to be Alison Krauss and Union Station and the show is 100% free tonight starting at 8:30pm on the Mountain Ave. stage.
Alison Krauss has won a record twenty-seven Grammy Awardsover the course of her career as a solo artist, as a group with Union Station, as a duet with Robert Plant, and as a record producer. She's currently tied with Quincy Jones as the second most winner of Grammy Awards. Only the late classical conductor Sir Georg Solti has more overall Grammys (31). She overtook Aretha Franklin for the most female wins at the 46th Grammy Awards, where Krauss won three, bringing her total at the time to seventeen (Franklin won her sixteenth that night). The Recording Academy (which presents the Grammy Awards) presented her with a special musical achievement honor in 2005. She has also won 14 International Bluegrass Music Association Awards,8 Country Music Association Awards, 2 Gospel Music Association Awards, 2 CMT Music Awards, 2 Academy of Country Music Awards, and 1 Canadian Country Music Award. Country Music Television ranked Krauss 12th on their "40 Greatest Women of Country Music" list in 2002.