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Athens (Georgia)

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    January 13, 2014

    Paper Diamond at Ogden Theatre Saturday, March 15, tickets on sale Saturday at 10 a.m.

    Alex B is preparing to kick off his latest tour with Paper Diamond this Friday night in Hollywood. The tour, which includes more than thirty dates with support from LoudPvck, Branchez, Gent & Jawns and Manic Focus, is set to crisscross the country before making its way back home to the Mile High Cit ... More >>

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    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 6, 2013

    The ten best shows in Denver this weekend

    MGMT @ FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | FRI, 9/6/13 Back in 2008, at the peak of their Coachella-studded career, Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser were living one dream (deliciously abstract pop art) and singing about another: one rooted in Paris, heroin, cocaine, "elegant cars" and "models for wives," to ... More >>

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    July 26, 2013

    The ten best shows in Denver this weekend

    BLKHRTS (MIXTAPE RELEASE) @ MARQUIS | SAT, 7/27/13 BLKHRTS have crafted an utterly riveting hybrid sound that centers on retro-futuristic production that is both unique and progressive. Live, the crew brings an unbridled energy that's as ferocious as Onyx, as primal as Body Count and as frenzied and ... More >>

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    July 22, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this week

    ADAM ANT @ OGDEN THEATRE | WEDS, 7/24/13 Adam Ant, the charismatic post-punk British pop star responsible for a generation of pirate shirts, returns to the U.S. after a long absence. Now 58, he's picked up more tattoos and a smoking habit since we saw him last; despite being battle scarred from year ... More >>

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    June 17, 2013

    Photos: Top ten vegan-friendly cities -- and where Boulder placed

    We recently shared a list of the ten worst travel cities -- a roster on which Denver finished first -- as judged by inexpensive flights, short travel times to popular destinations and accessibility. But what if you're more interested in another type of accessibility -- such as the ease of finding ve ... More >>

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    June 17, 2013

    Where did Boulder rank on PETA's list of the top vegan cities in the U.S.?

    The folks at PETA know a little something about avoiding meat, and they recently came up with a list of the top ten vegan-friendly cities in America. And while Denver has its share of vegan-friendly options, Boulder was the only Colorado city that made the list. Turn the page to see how PETA descri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2013

    SnowBall Music Festival 2013 tipsheet: The eight must-see acts you should catch Sunday

    Ah, yes, Sunday morning coming down. I believe that's how Kris Kristofferson once described the tail end of an epic bender, what, with no way to hold his head in a way that didn't ache and what have you. Hopefully you didn't go too hard the past two days; there's still one day of great music to look ... More >>

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    June 6, 2012

    The Melvins counting on Denver to help them earn a spot in the Guinness World Records book

    On Wednesday, September 12, you'll have a chance to become part of history and help the Melvins weasel their way into the Guinness World Records book, which they hope to do by playing shows in all fifty states plus one in the District of Columbia in just 51 days. One can only imagine what sparked th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    Umphrey's McGee at Red Rocks on September 14 and the Boulder Theater on September 15

    Umphrey's McGee at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Friday, September 14. Hot on the heels of its show at the Fillmore a few weeks ago, we've received word that the band will be returning to Colorado this fall for a pair of dates, the first a two-set show at Red Rocks with Railroad Earth, followed by a sec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Weekend's best live music bets: Phil Lesh and Friends, Young the Giant and more

    Welcome to the weekend! You made it! While we're assuming we'll be seeing you at Artopia tomorrow night, if for some reason we don't, there's a pretty diverse lineup of music on tap otherwise for the next three days, including two more nights of Phil Lesh at 1STBANK Center, two nights of Future Bird ... More >>

  • Music

    October 27, 2011

    Maria Taylor

    Friday, October 28, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Hackl Guitars moving to new location in August

    Justin Hackl hard at work.​You can't really talk about guitar building in this town without mentioning Scott Baxendale. About a year and a half ago, one of the area's most respected luthiers picked up stakes and moved to Athens, Georgia -- home of the Drive-By Truckers, an act that holds him i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2011

    Drive-By Truckers at the Ogden Theatre, 3/19/11

    Jon SolomonDRIVE-BY TRUCKERS With Casey James Prestwood & the Burning Angels 03.19.11 | Ogden Theatre After being on the road pretty much nonstop since the beginning of February, the Drive-By Truckers rounded out this leg of their tour with a two-night stand at the Ogden Theatre before heading back ... More >>

  • Music

    March 17, 2011

    Drive-By Truckers

    Friday and Saturday, March 18 and 19, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    Orenda Fink of Azure Ray on her projects, Drawing Down the Moon and Art Bell

    Maria Taylor and Orenda Fink of Azure Ray​ While they were still living in their hometown of Birmingham, Alabama, Orenda Fink and Maria Taylor first played in a band together called Little Red Rocket before moving on to Athens, Georgia, where they formed another outfit called Azure Ray, and t ... More >>

  • Music

    September 16, 2010

    Dead Confederate

    Saturday, September 18, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2010

    Moe's Original Bar B Que expands in Colorado

    ​ Even though its lineage is pure Southern barbecue, the origins of Moe's Original Bar B Cue lie in the mountains of Colorado, where three friends from the University of Alabama who were fans of barbecue set up a carry-out shop at Lionshead, at the base of Vail Mountain, in 2002. From those h ... More >>

  • Music

    February 11, 2010

    Dexter Romweber Duo

    Tuesday, February 16, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2008

    Q&A with Hardy Morris of Dead Confederate

    Dead Confederate. As a band, Georgia's Dead Confederate -- the subject of a November 20 Westword profile -- is very much alive. Singer/guitarist Hardy Morris and his mates were plucked from obscurity by former Capitol Records president Gary Gersh, who made the band the first recruit for his new TA ... More >>

  • Music

    November 13, 2008

    Of Montreal

    Sunday, November 16, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-8497.

  • Music

    May 1, 2008

    The Succulent Sounds of Dark Meat

    From Athens, Georgia, comes yet another great new American band.

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2008

    Q&A With Julian Dorio of the Whigs

    The Whigs, a buzz band that gets the profile treatment in the March 6 Westword, plays music of the sort typically identified as indie rock – yet drummer Julian Dorio continues to receive the sort of love from percussion aficionados that’s all but unheard of in the genre. Dorio takes on that topi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2007

    Q&A: David Phipps of Sound Tribe Sector 9

    David Phipps plays keyboards for Sound Tribe Sector 9 (read more about them in this September 6 Westword article), but he’s also the group’s reigning tech guru -- the musician as responsible as anyone for making the band sound forward-looking and adventurous. On top of that, he oversees STSP’s ... More >>

  • Music

    July 26, 2007

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    October 26, 2006

    Now It's Overhead

    Saturday, October 28, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

  • News

    October 26, 2006

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of October 26, 2006.

  • Music

    March 3, 2005

    Jucifer

    Friday, March 4, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

  • Music

    April 29, 2004

    Wordsmith

    A game of artful dodgeball with Of Montreal.

  • Music

    April 1, 2004

    Now It's Overhead

    Fall Back Open (Saddle Creek)

  • Music

    May 1, 2003

    Silver Lining

    Left to his own devices, Vic Chesnutt cheers up on a new record.

  • Calendar

    April 24, 2003

    Cross Purposes

    Comedian David Cross prepares to face unfriendly fire.

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    July 4, 2002
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    May 23, 2002
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    November 22, 2001

    Secrete Admirer

    The Glands prepare to deliver more brainy indie pop -- if they can ever get off the road.

  • Music

    November 15, 2001

    Kelly's Heroes

    Kelly Hogan takes great songs by great artists and makes them her own.

  • Music

    February 15, 2001

    So Happy Together

    Rachel & Andy, Denver's newest acoustic addition, live in perfect harmony.

  • Music

    May 4, 2000

    Japancakes

    Down the Elements
    (Kindercore)

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    May 20, 1999
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    April 15, 1999
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    March 18, 1999
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    September 17, 1998
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    April 16, 1998

    Elfin Magic

    Elf Power is helping to keep Elephant 6's winning streak alive.

  • Music

    October 9, 1997

    Total Control

    The Olivia Tremor Control, part of Denver's Elephant 6 family, shakes up the underground.

  • Music

    September 18, 1997

    Got Milk?

    Elephant 6's Neutral Milk Hotel books a room in Denver.

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    October 17, 1996
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    December 14, 1994
  • Music

    November 30, 1994

    MAGNAPOP MUSIC

    LEAD SINGER LINDA HOPPER COMES OUT FROM UNDER BOB MOULD'S WING.

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    May 18, 1994
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    February 23, 1994
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