courtesy Lauren Foster

Hear homegrown Colorado musician Lauren Foster perform at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 3 at the Laughing Goat Coffeehouse, 1709 Pearl St. Foster’s style mixes folksy lyrics with the guitar of Tallest Man on Earth with folk-pop from Brandi or The Lumineers thrown in for fun. Spend the evening with Lauren and you’ll leave feeling lighter than when you arrived. Free. For details, visit