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A Prairie Home Companion

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2014

    The Perfect Way to Experience Fall in Colorado Is a Hot Rize Show at Chautauqua

    . In recent years, fall has come on with a vengeance: with uncharacteristically heavy rains and early snow, and winter has refused to leave. But this year it has felt more like we've been given a reprieve. That climate, that natural ambiance perfectly suited a place like Chautauqua Auditorium and a ... More >>

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    September 23, 2014

    25 Things We Learned at Riot Fest 2014

    Live music always offers some kind of release, but Riot Fest appeared to be a particularly welcome respite for many fans.Tom Murphy It's been almost two decades since I first saw Mineral, and the time hasn't hurt its sound. It hasn't helped it, either. Mineral's brand of whiny emo and shameless Sun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2014

    The best concerts in Denver this week

    TUES | MANOWAR at OGDEN THEATRE | 2/18/14 Manowar is powered by lyrics crowned in fantasy-flamed swords, armor, and everything having to do with metal warfare clashing into Norse mythology. Eric Adams's powerful vocals are steeped in wordy wizardry that really drives home the aggressive themes. "Man ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2013

    Former Denver guitar maker Scott Baxendale has attracted some impressive clients in Athens

    Master luthier Scott Baxendale lives in Athens, Georgia, these days, but he still has Denver on his mind. In fact, he says has plans to move back here. Right now, though, the gifted guitar maker and former Colfax Guitar Shop owner has his hands full in Athens, between running his latest guitar shop, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2013

    100 Colorado Creatives: Andy O'Leary

    #48: Andy O'LearyAndy O'Leary, a Denverite since childhood, is a poet, a DJ at KUVO and a general man of the people. But music is his mistress. Ever since he was a kid in the '60s whose brain was split open by the Beatles and then picked up a bass and started to play, O'Leary has found his life revo ... More >>

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    September 5, 2013
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    April 11, 2013

    Lily Tomlin on stand-up, Kristen Wiig and playing Reba McEntire's mother

    With a career spanning five decades, Lily Tomlin has entertained generations of families through appearances on shows as diverse as Sesame Street, Laugh-In, Damages and, most recently, Malibu Country. But the Tony, Grammy, Emmy and Peabody award-winning actress, who got her start in standup, says th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2013

    New Denver shows: Kid Rock's $20 tour, Muse at Pepsi Center, 311/Blues Traveler at Red Rocks

    Ever the equal opportunity rocker, Kid Rock is bringing his Best Night Ever tour to Fiddler's and every seat in the house is $20. "Everyone knows the economy is still hurting people across the country," he says, "but I didn't want that to be a reason why everyone couldn't get out and enjoy themselve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this weekend

    Welcome to the weekend, amigos! We made it, and we've got another fine weekend of tunes to look forward to. From hip-hop and bluegrass to indie rock and southern rock, there's a variety of options, both local and national, to choose from. We've got all of the shows happening on the Front Range over ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Leo Kottke: "I just never thought it would be a job but it turned into one"

    Photo courtesy Jan Martin Leo Kottke (due tonight at the Boulder Theater) is a legendary and beloved master of finger picking guitar and a gifted raconteur. He got his start with John Fahey's Takoma Records in the late '60s, and he's been releasing noteworthy albums of some of the most inventive an ... More >>

  • Music

    November 24, 2011

    Ha Ha Tonka

    Wednesday, November 30, hi-dive, 720-570-4500. 

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2011

    Review: Puscifer at the Paramount Theatre, 11/10/11

    ​PUSCIFER AT PARAMOUNT THEATRE | 11/10/11This was not Tool. If this point wasn't already clear to those familiar with Puscifer, it was driven home, when Maynard James Keenan appeared on stage dressed like Kenny Chesney, black cowboy hat and all, in front of a goddamn Airstream trailer and barb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    Suzy Bogguss on her American Folk Songbook and her fondness for playing smaller venues

    ​When Suzy Bogguss hits the Soiled Dove Underground tomorrow night, she'll be delving into her musical roots a little bit with songs from her latest release, American Folk Songbook, which spotlights standards from the American folk tradition. For an artist known more for her country success, t ... More >>

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    October 28, 2010
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    October 28, 2010
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    August 14, 2008

    Pie in the Sky

    Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion invades Red Rocks.

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    March 20, 2008
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