Kiernan Maletsky is Westword's music editor. His writing has appeared in alt-weeklies around the country as well as Miley Cyrus's mom's Twitter feed.
3 days ago | Music News
The Fort Collins Musicians Association (or FoCoMA) announced the winners of its 8th Peer Awards, which are determined by a vote among musicians. The list is a worthy introduction to the incredibly robust scene going on north of Denver. Many of thi...
15 days ago | Music News
Back in October, John Denver's bust was stolen from its perch in the 1STBANK Center in the aftermath of KBPI (106.7 FM)'s Saints and Sinners Halloween Ball, featuring Five Finger Death Punch. The Colorado Music Hall of Fame, which had the bu...
16 days ago | Commentary
Our old friends Yonnas and King F.O.E. talked to the great Jeff Weiss in an interview published today via our sister paper, L.A. Weekly. Topics of conversation include BLKHRTS' sound (“It’s like a cross between Robert Smith [The Cure] and Rob...
18 days ago | The Industry
The Colorado Music Hall of Fame is headed for an eventful 2015. The organization, which started in 2011, is planning a permanent Hall of Fame facility at Red Rocks — according to director G. Brown, it will be open to the public early this summer. ...
22 days ago | Things to Do
There are few groups in Denver as engaging as hip-hop collective High Five. Borrowing both the energy and insight of golden-era groups like A Tribe Called Quest and De La Soul, the group has been honing its own sound in town since 2012. High Five,...
28 days ago | Music Festivals
Riot Fest is back in 2015, with a new location: the National Western Complex. This will be the third home for the festival in its three years in Colorado. The Fest, which started in Chicago in 2005, features a decidedly non-standard lineup — last ...