Free fun isn't hard to find in Denver this week: You can learn about Jewish culture at the Mizel Museum, catch a zany improv show, or serenade a bar crowd at karaoke. Share more free events in our comments section below, and check out the Westword calendar for a full listing of events. See also: ... More >>
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 >>
When it comes to fashion, there are trends and then there are trendsetters. Trends are often derived from the runway, and they trickle down to more accessible department stores. One local trendsetter we spotted this week is tattoo artist Airen VanDiggelen, who was rocking two-tone leggings: one whit ... More >>
Alright, so normally in Guess Where I'm Peeing, we make you do all the heavy lifting. We post a photo of a random restroom at a random venue and then sit back and wager with one another how long it's going to take for somebody to correctly identify the bathroom in question. It's usually 3.2 seconds ... More >>
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 >>
Over the weekend, photographer Brandon Marshall stopped by Vinyl, El Diablo, Barry's on Broadway, Blue Ice, Sputnik, hi-dive, 3 Kings Tavern, Badger's Pub and Skylark Lounge to capture the nightlife on South Broadway. What's your favorite South Broadway hangout? See also: - Midnight on South Broa ... More >>
The city of Denver is known for its various species of beer geeks, outdoor enthusiasts and sports fans, but the varied climate of the Denver music scene cultivates a diverse cluster of fans, from metal heads to hippies to Juggalos. Here, in the first of several chapters in our handy field guide, you ... More >>
For Lisa Cook and Jason Hitchcock, it took just one awful experience to plant the seed for an artistic collaborative dream. "A few months ago, Jason was working for a really horrible, sexist magazine," says Cook. Not long after the artist quit doing design work for the unnamed publication, he and Co ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Update: The Ryan Adams show originally slated for tonight the Temple Buell has been postponed until tomorrow night. The Dr. Dog show has also been postponed, but a new date has not been announced. What's a little snow? Blizzard schmizzard. There's too much great music this weekend to stay at home. ... More >>
Denver's best live music bets, weekend of January 20, 2012
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 >>
Sub Pop / Shawn BrackbillCatch Mudhoney tonight at the Bluebird for the Kulwicki Twins benefit with the Fluid and the Purple FluidEven in the early part of January when the concert calendar is typically just barely beginning to ramp back up after the holiday season, there's still plenty of gr ... More >>
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 >>
Rachel HendrixIf you missed the Bloody Scallywags at 3 Kings Tavern over the weekend, it looks like you missed quite an entertaining show. Although the dudes were officially tasked with channeling Echo and the Bunnymen for last night's Bands In Disguise bill, which also featured Choke the Wor ... More >>
Spineshank (due Sunday, October 2, at 3 Kings Tavern) started in 1996 as a band that fused industrial sounds and ideas with elements of thrash. With the release of its 1998 debut, Strictly Diesel, Spineshank caught the attention of a wide audience with its blend of melody and hard-edged musicianship ... More >>
A house is just not a Home without musicWhether 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 >>
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 >>
Jim NarcyAnother 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 >>
Off With Their Heads has come a long way since first rolling through Denver and playing at Pasquini's with No Plot Kill a few years ago. Since then, the dudes have crisscrossed the country at least a dozen times -- including numerous stops in Denver at 3 Kings Tavern and the Marquis, where th ... More >>
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 >>
Music Gear Guys, hailed as Denver's largest boutique pedal dealer, is bringing Black Label Society's bassist J.D. DeServio, who's also toured with Lita Ford, Vinnie Moore and Pride & Glory, to the 3 Kings Tavern (60 South Broadway) to host a clinic and Hartke product demo on Thursday, May 12 at 7 p. ... More >>
After reading the above headline, you're probably thinking: Denver needs another tattoo parlor and art gallery like it needs another dispensary, right? Hold on. This one's a little different. For starters, it's being run by Emily Francis, a cherished member of the local music scene.
"That Girl" by Jason ThielkeThis 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 >>
Todd Warnock RED FANG With the Swindlers, Black Acid Devil and Decay 10.27.10 | 3 Kings Tavern After the Swindlers, a female-fronted power quartet, wrapped up their set, the brilliantly titled Black Acid Devil took the stage to play its own brand of sludgy stoner metal. Black Acid Devil sw ... More >>
After a few months renovating the former Triangle Denver space at 2036 Broadway, former 15th Street Tavern owners Myke Martinez and Kris Sieger, and 3 Kings Tavern owner Jim Norris are set to celebrate the Rockaway Tavern's grand opening on Friday, August 13. Supersuckers frontman Eddie Spagh ... More >>
YerkishMaybe it was the last minute switch of venues from the Auraria Campus to the 3 Kings Tavern and Oriental Theater, but it was pretty slim turn-out for Saturday night's section of the festival at 3 Kings. Although not many folks came out that night, there was still a lot of solid local talen ... More >>
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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