Getting started with local music, part one
Photo: Dave Herrera
Anyone who has cast even a cursory glance at Westword's calendar recently will see that the media hue and cry over the death of music is greatly exaggerated. In spite of economic and emotional depression, music piracy and General Qaddafi, the Denver music scene is alive and kicking the crap out of prime time television. You can still catch original, local, live music nearly every night of the week.
For those of you who watch this space regularly, that isn't news. But what about those who don't know where to start? At least once a week, I get an email, text message or phone call, asking me for music recommendations. The Westword calendar tells you about a million different gigs going on. And the writers here try to narrow things down by writing about the most notable. But in the end, there's no substitute for a trusted personal recommendation. For those of you who don't have my email address or phone number, however, I'd like to supply a few tips on how to dip your toe into the kiddie pool. Here's the first.
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