Denver's ten best jukeboxes
More and more, you've probably noticed an influx of Internet jukeboxes, the kind that offer a seemingly endless assortment of songs, cropping up in bars. But there are still a handful of spots rocking old school CD jukeboxes that require a bit of taste-making. Here's the ten best, including this year's Best of Denver winner. You'll notice what might seem like glaring omissions here, last year's winner at 3 Kings Tavern, and the local-centric juke at the Sidewinder. But both of jukes weren't operational when we last visited. Continue on for the ten best jukeboxes in Denver.
See also: - Best of Denver 2012: Denver's ten best jukeboxes - Best of Denver 2013: A look back at the Best New Band winners from the past decade - Best of Denver 2013 Readers' Poll: Meet this year's Arts & Entertainment winners
3 Kings Tavern, 60 South Broadway (Winner, Best of Denver 2012) Sure, you've got thousands of songs at your fingertips on those Internet jukeboxes, but the old-school CD jukes just feel like they've got soul -- or at least character. When you're flipping through the pages of 3 Kings Tavern's Rock-Ola Legend, which seems like it's at least a few decades old, the selection process is much more tangible, whether you're hunting for AC/DC, Crüe, Stones, Skynyrd, Big Black, X's Live at the Whisky a Go-Go or one of the stellar mix CDs. And since a stream of local acts plays at 3 Kings, it's not surprising that the juke is also stocked with a fair amount of the city's finest punk bands, including King Rat, Frontside Five and such dearly departed icons as Planes Mistaken for Stars.
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