Jon Solomon writes about music and nightlife for Westword, where he's been the Clubs Editor since 2006. Solomon hopes to one day shake the hand of Tom Waits.
2 hours ago | Concerts
When Tyler Bates first encountered Marilyn Manson on the set of Californication about five years ago, the meeting with the shock-rock star was awkward, says the film and television composer.
1 day ago | Colorado History
Ten years ago Chris Daniels considered retiring his band, Chris Daniels & the Kings, which had been together for 25 years. He told his father, whose response was blunt: “Dude, you’re just getting into the most productive time of your life.”
2 days ago | Jazz
When La Pompe Jazz's singer and guitarist David Lawrence first started learning how to play gypsy jazz, he had to break some old picking habits.
13 days ago | Concert Reviews
Remarkable music graced the three-and-a-half hour-long Colorado Music Hall of Fame Jazz Masters & Beyond induction concert at the Paramount Theatre on Tuesday night, but stories by honorees like Earth Wind & Fire’s Philip Bailey and Grammy-award w...
16 days ago | Jazz
Colorado Music Hall of Fame will induct jazz and classical music performer Charles Burrell, the first person of color to play in the Denver Symphony.
21 days ago | Metal!
GWAR is coming to Denver, with sexual harassment and killing President Donald Trump on the spoof metal band's mind.