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The road to the nineteenth annual edition of the Westword Music Showcase is officially being paved. While we've already announced some of the acts appearing on the Main Stage this year, below are the acts appearing on this year's Showcase ... More >>
Collin and Brandon Bordeaux have been making music together since they were kids. The two brothers, better known in local hip-hop circles as H*Wood and Kid Vegas, act as each other's business partners, musical critics, marketing team and confidants. The former, who has returned home after four years ... More >>
In advance of their appearance at Bop Skizzum's upcoming Nerd Prom at the Gothic Theatre on Friday, February 10, Della took to YouTube last week with an acoustic rendition of "We Found Love" by Rihanna. The cover, driven purely by the strength of Amanda Hawkins's raw vocals, is a fun display ... 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 >>
Fox.comCatch Julie Zorilla along with Amanda Hawkins and Devan Blake Jones this Saturday night at the Walnut Room for the Mercury Sauce showcase Three of the city's hottest R&B singers, Amanda Hawkins, Devan Blake Jones and American Idol alumnus Julie Zorilla, are performing together on one b ... More >>
Devan Blake Jones is originally from California, but he was bred here in Denver. Growing up in a family of musicians, Jones learned to hone his skills in the church and started pursuing his passion for singing in earnest in high school. Now a protégée of Mercury Sauce's Nathan Reid (Amanda ... More >>
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: In concert news, this August, Christie Front Drive is getting back together once again for old time's sake at the Larimer Lounge and Stiff Little Fingers are stopping by the Summit Music Hall. On local radio, Wheelchair Sports Camp, Mesita, Pacif ... More >>
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Man, what a day we had yesterday at the seventeenth annual Westword Music Showcase! The music was exceptional, the weather was beyond agreeable and everywhere you looked in every direction it was a sea of smiling faces. With over 13,000 people in attendance this year ... More >>
Who is Jane Doed? is the name of the debut album from Amanda Hawkins, frontwoman of the band Della. It's also the name of Hawkins's alter ego, the most fierce and strong side of herself. "Jane Doed is not the girl next door," her bio clarifies. "Unless, by 'girl next door,' you really mean, a ... More >>
Many people in Denver may not know Nathan Reid by name. Just the same, over the course of his career, which spans three decades, he's had the chance to work with a host of prominent acts from Ghostface to Damien and Stephen Marley.
Currently operating out of Mercury Sauce, his private produ ... More >>
Phil EmersonH*Wood: Heard of him? If not, in the words of my man Clinton Sparks, better get familiar. H*Wood -- or Brandon Bordeaux, as he's known to his family -- may be among the first Colorado-bred hip-pop dudes in the new decade to make a splash nationally.
Born in Aurora and raised in ... More >>