14 days ago | Commentary
“This music is garbage. They aren't even using real instruments,” my mom said. It was 1994, and I was happy that my favorite song at the time — “The Sign” by Ace of Base — was on the radio. She would try to expose me to the music that she...
16 days ago | Commentary
Garth Brooks is the best-selling solo artist of the 20th century in America, and he's used plenty of that money for philanthropic goals. He has also been exceedingly giving of his time and gone above and beyond for his fans. These six moments...
1 month ago | Music News
In all likelihood, Red Rocks will soon be a National Historic Landmark. That would be particularly gratifying for the group Friends of Red Rocks., which has been trying to get the designation for the park since 1999. “People thought it w...
1 month ago | Profiles
Amy Kress played music secretly for years. But when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, she decided it was time to share what she'd written. It was a nerve-wrecking for her to tell people about her music, let alone perform in front of others. Ma...
2 months ago | Music History
The Family Dog opened in September 1967 and closed just a year later. In that short span, the venue was home to plenty of epic experiences. Janis Joplin started off the Family Dog's time in Denver with the band Big Brother. The Doors, Jefferson Ai...
2 months ago | Marijuana
Elias Tempton, a grower for the Sicky Buds dispensary, also had a tiny grow operation for himself at home. He bought a radio and put it next to his plants, leaving it tuned to a classical music station twenty-four hours a day. "I noticed that ther...