3 Kings Tavern

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    November 24, 2014

    The Best Concerts in Denver This Week

    Kind of a weird week, what with all the thanks we'll be giving. There will be more coverage of the special events going on in the coming days, but meanwhile: catch Over the Rhine at at eTown or, uh, the Pizza Undergound at the Marquis. Enjoy: See also: Fuck Christmas at 3 Kings Tavern

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    August 21, 2014
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    July 25, 2014

    What to see at UMS, according to Atlas' Enrique Jimenez

    Enrique Jimenez is a man about town -- if you've been to more than a handful of local shows over the last several years, chances are you've crossed paths with him. His own band Atlas (formerly Panal S.A. de C.V.) is an experimental instrumental rock band par excellence and can be caught at Eslinger ... More >>

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    July 21, 2014

    Sympathy F and the Sleepers brought Denver's alternative rock heyday to life at 3 Kings

    Ask anyone who was around the underground rock scene in Denver in the early '90s and chances are that person at least heard of Sympathy F. Since its 1991 debut at 7 South, a club now known as the hi-dive, Sympathy F became a favorite of peers and fans by virtue of its superb songwriting and the beau ... More >>

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    December 19, 2013
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    December 12, 2013
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    November 14, 2013
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    April 10, 2013

    Concert at Governor's Mansion to be broadcast live next Wednesday to benefit Mike Marchant

    Mike Marchant, the subject of this week's profile, is a beloved figure in the Denver music scene, and as you might recall, he was recently diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma and is in the process of undergoing chemotherapy. Numerous fundraisers have been organized on his behalf to help ease the stres ... More >>

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    March 29, 2013

    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 yea ... More >>

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    February 14, 2013
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    January 11, 2013

    The five best concerts in Denver this weekend

    Welcome to the weekend! And, oh, fingers crossed, what a weekend this will be. The sun was orange and the sky was blue when we woke up this morning. We're taking that as an omen or something. That could just be the tequila shot from last night talking, though. Saw the first night of Trampled By Turt ... More >>

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    May 25, 2012

    Denver's ten best karaoke bars

    While there are a countless number of places to do karaoke around town, we've picked ten best spots to conjure your inner crooner. Some of these places cater to singers every night of the week, while others only do karaoke on specific nights. Page down to see which spots made the list. Did your favo ... More >>

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    April 17, 2012

    Denver's ten best jukeboxes

    Just as music collections say a lot about people, a jukebox can do the same for a bar; it often reflect the place's personality. A lot of times, variety is key to a well-stocked jukebox, and 3 Kings Tavern, this year's winner in the Best of Denver, had that with balls, to boot. Here's a look at the ... More >>

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    April 13, 2012

    Weekend's best live music bets: Sleigh Bells, Cults, Heartless Bastards and more

    TGIF! You've worked hard all week, now it's time to coast into weekend. Plenty of great music on tap to help you unwind -- or get wound-up, as the case may be. Tonight at the Ogden, Sleigh Bells assaults the senses, Mojo Nixon kicks off a two-night stand at the Lion's Lair, JJ Grey and Mofro get the ... More >>

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    April 12, 2012
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    March 16, 2012

    Weekend's best live bets: Joy Formidable, Girls, Miranda Lambert, Kelly Clarkson and more

    With pretty much the entire music world holed up in Austin this weekend for this year's edition of SXSW, it's amazing that there's any musical options to choose from this weekend at all, much less decent ones. Alas, though, there are still plenty of compelling reasons to leave the house. Girls get t ... More >>

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    March 2, 2012

    Weekend's best live music bets: The Swayback, Pure Sunshine II, Snoop Dogg and more

    Welcome to the weekend! Whether you're making your way up to the mountains for Snowball Music Festival 2012 or staying behind in the city, there's an abundance of musical choices: Tonight at the Fillmore Snoop Dogg throws down before heading up the hill himself for a slot at Snowball, while a couple ... More >>

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    February 10, 2012

    Weekend's best live bets: Lenny Kravitz, Widespread Panic and more

    Ah, yes, we've reached the end of another glorious week in the Rockies, which can only mean another dope weekend of music in the Mile High City. Lenny Kravitz kicks things off tonight with a show at the Buell Theatre, Widespread Panic pulls into the Fillmore for a three-night stand, TaunTaun returns ... More >>

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    January 25, 2012

    Rockaway Tavern's future no longer up in the air

    Last month, Kris Sieger told us that future of Rockaway Tavern was up in the air, and that he was looking for potential investors and might even be up for selling the place. Looks like Sieger, who opened the bar in July 2010 with former 15th Street Tavern owner Myke Martinez and 3 Kings Tavern co-ow ... More >>

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    January 13, 2012

    Weekend's best live bets: Fitz & the Tantrums, Machine Head and more

    For whatever reason, you'll notice that this Saturday night, aside from the second night of STS9's two-night stand at the Fillmore, there aren't too many must-see shows. This is mere speculation on our part, but we're guessing that might have something to do with a certain sporting event taking plac ... More >>

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    December 15, 2011

    Jim Norris Rockbar benefit tonight at 7 p.m.

    ​Tonight, the first in a series of benefits that have been organized for 3 Kings Tavern co-owner Jim Norris takes place at Rockbar. Jeri Theil, who's spearheading the event with the help of Shannon Boyles and Karen Cuda, has given us the full lineup for tonight's benefit (see below) and more i ... More >>

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    November 22, 2011

    3 Kings Tavern co-owner Jim Norris on the road to recovery after hospitalization for spider bite

    Update (11/22/11): The good news is our pal Jim Norris is back on the mend. The bad news is that his recent hospital stay has left him with a stack of bills. With that in mind, a number of friends are rallying to support the good Rev with a number of benefits. The first one is slated for December 8 ... More >>

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    September 9, 2011

    Suburban Home's 16th Anniversary, STS9, triple EP release at hi-dive and more this weekend

    A house is just not a Home without music​Whether you're a local scene junkie or strangely attracted to artists without vowels, there's no shortage of things to do over the next two days. Here's what's good this weekend: On Friday at 3 Kings Tavern Virgil Dickerson's Suburban Home Records kick ... More >>

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    August 11, 2011

    Wheelchair Sports Camp, Pretty Lights, Planes Mistaken for Stars: Fliers of the week of 8/12/11

    Don't miss Wheelchair Sports Camp's tour kickoff show at the Larimer Lounge tonight​Every week in an effort to pay tribute to the old-school way of promoting shows by hanging up posters, we make our way around the Mile High City to get a gander of the eye candy. Here's the fliers we spotted th ... More >>

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    July 29, 2011

    10 things to do for $10 this weekend, July 29-31, 2011

    ​Rent is due on Monday, which means unless you're some type of money-saving wizard, you're probably a little short on cash this week. Don't worry, though: There is a ton of stuff to do this weekend for under ten bucks, including the Denver County Fair, which all on its own can take up your ent ... More >>

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    July 14, 2011

    Planes Mistaken for Stars reunion slated for August 13 at 3 Kings Tavern

    Jim Narcy​Another must-see date to circle in blood red ink: Saturday, August 13. Trust us: you will NOT want to miss this show. Planes Mistaken for Stars is getting back together for a reunion show at 3 Kings Tavern. Planes was one of the most kickass and ferocious bands to ever call Denver ho ... More >>

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    July 8, 2011

    Hindershot's Stuart Confer on background, Naked Eyes and evolving songwriting

    ​Hindershot (due tonight at 3 Kings Tavern with Force Publique, Achille Lauro and The Show is the Rainbow) started out with songs lead singer and guitarist Stuart Confer wrote in his bedroom a few years before. In just over a year, Hindershot became one of the more popular bands associated wit ... More >>

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    April 28, 2011
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    April 15, 2011

    10 things to do for $10 this weekend, April 15-17, 2011

    "That Girl" by Jason Thielke​This weekend is jam-packed with lots of expensive gathering and events, but for those looking to live life on the edge of a Hamilton, we've got you covered. With StarFest in town this weekend, a couple theaters are following suit with science-fiction themed classic ... More >>

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    February 16, 2011

    Benefit scheduled to help the Swanks replace gear they lost in recent rehearsal space fire

    ​As we post this, a fundraiser is being organized for the Swanks, who recently lost all of their gear in a fire that ravaged their rehearsal space. No word yet on who else is on the bill besides the Swanks and the Landgrabbers, but proceeds from the act's upcoming March 18 show at 3 Kings Tave ... More >>

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    December 22, 2010

    10 things to do for $10 in Denver this Christmas 2010

    3 Kings Tavern, Christmas night.​Just because it's Christmas this weekend doesn't mean there aren't plenty of activities to take part in on the cheap. Whether you're looking for something to do on Christmas day or if you're interested in getting away from the family this weekend, we've got you ... More >>

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    December 16, 2010
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    October 28, 2010
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    January 4, 2010

    Mustangs & Madras reaches the end of the line

    Jordana Sturaro​Update: Mustangs & Madras will take the stage one last time at 3 Kings Tavern on Saturday, January 23, in the company of the Gunshy, Git Some, Only Thunder and Get Three Coffins Ready.[original post: 10.29.09, 11:25:52] It's with more than a tinge of sadness that we report this ... More >>

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    September 8, 2009

    The blog shortcut, September 8 edition

    Photo by Aaron ThackerayBlink-182's Tom DeLonge.​Blink and you'll miss it. Today in Backbeat Online: • Over the Weekend: Blink-182 at Fiddler's Green. • Over the Weekend: Fell at Larimer Lounge. • Over the Weekend: Ween at Red Rocks. • Over the Weekend: Warlock Pinchers (almost) reuni ... More >>

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    December 22, 2008

    Nine75's Charley Sinden lands new gig

    Looks like Charley Sinden, the former executive chef at Nine75 (975 Lincoln Street), has landed a new gig over at the Red Room (320 EastColfax Avenue). When we ran into Charley last night at 3 Kings Tavern, he was pretty pumped about the new job, which he officially starts today. 

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    December 17, 2008

    Flier of the week: The Red Light Dance Party at 3 Kings Tavern

    Alright, this may just be the coolest flier we've seen all year. This one's all about the old school. All day, every day, Playboy. Know what I'm saying? We're talking Sharpies, an Xacto knife, some old magazines and a glue stick. Fuck Photoshop. This is how is used to be done. And as a bonus, it's p ... More >>

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    May 29, 2008

    They Called It Murder

    Find out whodunit on a Broadway bar crawl.

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    January 23, 2008

    Fray To Test New Songs at the Bluebird

    Alright, I'm as positive as Jamie Lynn Spear's pregnancy test that tix for this thing are going to be gone quicker than a free flat screen on Craigslist, but I figured I'd put it out there for you just in case the Fray isn't one of your friends on MySpace, where word of a trio of intimate hometown s ... More >>

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    January 3, 2008

    Kings of the Road

    Take the scavenger hunt to the next level.

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    December 20, 2007

    Our Savior

    Consider the alternative at 3 Kings.

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    December 19, 2007

    White Trash Blistmas and more

    It's Christmas time again in the Mile High City. That means you can count on a few things: Festive, postcard-worthy lights adorning the city and county building, seeing a proliferation of Santa hats on drunken weekend warriors from LoDo to SoCo and, of course, the return of Blister 66's annual White ... More >>

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    November 1, 2007

    Denver Art Rock Collective

    The Walnut Room, 3 Kings Tavern

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    June 21, 2007
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    May 29, 2007

    What You Missed This (Extended) Weekend...(Update)

    Whiskey Kiss and 18 Wheeler 3 Kings Tavern Saturday, May 26th Slide show

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    May 24, 2007

    What You Missed Last Night

    Killfix The Walnut Room

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    January 9, 2007

    Tuesday, January 9, 2007

    Death Becomes You It's death metal Tuesday at the Larimer Lounge. Okay, I made that crap up; there's no official, on-going weekly theme at the Lounge. Nonetheless, that's precisely what's on tap -- too much metal for one hand. Stop by tonight and have your ass handed to by Cryogen, Columbian Neckt ... More >>

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    September 28, 2006

    Blue Ice

    College Night

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