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.
9 days ago | Music News
Two fans were climbing in a restricted area at Red Rocks Park after last Friday's Yonder Mountain String Band when they fell. One, 29-year-old Spencer Cooke, died of his injuries, according to the Jefferson County Coroner's Office. The Denve...
14 days ago | Video
Denver-based Strawberry Runners are in the midst of a breakout year. They caught the attention of NPR at this year's SXSW, and now, they're preparing for an east-coast tour, which kicks off with a show September 10 at Syntax Physic Opera. To...
19 days ago
21 days ago | Music Festivals
Next weekend, Mumford & Sons will bring their small-town festival tour to Salida, where preparations have been underway for some time now. The Gentlemen of the Road Stopover also features performances from the Flaming Lips, Jenny Lewis, Dawes ...
28 days ago | Video
Hometown heroes Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats made their late-night debut on The Tonight Show yesterday, earning a standing ovation from the crowd for their performance of "S.O.B." You can watch the performance above. The band ma...
29 days ago | The Industry
Red Rocks Park is now officially a National Historic Landmark — as well is the Mount Morrison Civilian Conservation Corps camp used by workers building the ampitheater. The announcement came from Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper last night, end...