TGIF! We made it to the weekend! Another fine lineup of live music in store for you in the Mile High City over the next couple days. Tonight, Overcasters play the second night of its three-night stand at City Hall. Dubbed Gathering of the Clouds, the second edition of this three-day festival marks t ... More >>
Steve from FaceMan is pinching himself right now. Well, don't quote us on that. We don't know that for a fact, but we're assuming he is. He's gotta be. This Friday afternoon, his band FaceMan is going to be recording at Bryan Feuchtinger's Uneven Studio with the Dirty Dozen Brass Band before ... More >>
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: On the concert front,The Go-Go's are coming to the Ogden Theatre, Fleet Foxes are coming to the Fillmore, and Arvada Center has added shows to its summer lineup. Meanwhile, on local radio, Bad Weather California, Science Partner and Veronica got ... More >>
Every year, the Denver Botantic Gardens typically have a lively concert calender, and this year doesn't seem to be the exception. The season kicks off this summer on Sunday, June 1, with a show from Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings and culminates on Sunday, August 21 with B.B. King.
A year before Trombone Shorty (aka Troy Andrews) scored a number jazz album with his major label debut, he was already sparring with lions. Just check out the eight-minute YouTube clip of the young Shorty trading trumpet licks with Wynton Marsalis at the House of the Blues in New Orleans.
Between the Denver Beer Fest, the Great American Beer Fest and various Oktoberfest events taking place around the city, you're sure to find your fill of beer at one place or another. Still, there's lots more non-carbonated fun taking place, including a new movie series at Infinite Monkey Theo ... More >>
Leo Nocentelli is most well known as the innovative guitarist in the pioneering, New Orleans funk band the Meters. His clipped guitar tone and smoothly executed improvisations have been imitated by virtually everyone who has ever tried to play funk. Growing up in New Orleans, Nocentelli had ... More >>
Allen Toussaint.This week marks the one-year anniversary of the Democratic National Convention, an event that made Denver the center of the media universe for several unforgettable days. To mark the occasion, we'll be offering selected flashbacks of Westword coverage. First up: An on-site cou ... More >>
Friday, September 12, Gothic Theatre, Englewood, 303-830-8497.
This Funky Meters bassist has become a jam icon for a new generation.
Friday and Saturday, November 23 and 24, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 1-866-455-2263.
Our music writers pick the year’s national bests.
Saturday, June 24, Jazz Aspen Snowmass, 1-866-527-8499.
Untangling a proposed alternative-weekly mega-merger.
Do tape delays slow the 24-hour news cycle?
Saturday, December 11, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.