This weekend, the hi-dive is celebrating eleven years of existence, with two years under its current ownership. When the club opened for business in the old location of 7 South and Quixote's True Blue, it represented a sea change in places where one could see original, underground music. In its earl ... More >>
The Faint was one of the main bands among the small wave of underground artists that emerged out of the unlikely environs of Omaha, Nebraska, a wave included noteworthy acts such as Cursive, Bright Eyes and Azure Ray, all on the Saddle Creek imprint. The Faint was one of the flagship bands on that l ... More >>
See also: Interview with Lauren Larson of Ume, sharing the bill this Sunday. Cursive (due this Sunday at Larimer Lounge with Ume) was one of the most popular and influential bands to have come out of the underground scene in Omaha, Nebraska, the same one that spawned Bright Eyes, the Faint, Azure R ... More >>
Justin EvansAfter the breakup of his influential underground pop band Archers of Loaf, frontman Eric Bachmann formed Crooked Fingers (due at the Larimer Lounge tonight with Strands of Oak and Ian Cooke) and had a kind of second chapter in his long musical career, one favored by some over the ... More >>
Friday, October 28, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Tom MurphyTim Kasher TIM KASHER With Azure Ray and Tim Fite 11.01.10 | hi-dive Tim Fite was equal parts comedian, provocateur, performance artist, filmmaker, MC, hip-hop producer and indie pop songwriter. At least that's what his energetic and compelling set felt last night like at differen ... More >>
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 >>
It's been a hell of a week for show announcements. Aside from getting the word on shows by the Cult, Blitzen Trapper, Bad Religion, the Thermals and Drake, Gorillaz announced a show at the Wells Fargo Theatre on Sunday, October 24. Tickets to see the Damon Albarn-fronted group, which includ ... More >>
Meet a chanteuse thatís every bit as sweet as her songs suggest.
Friday, April 6, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Fast reviews of recent releases
Saturday, October 28, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Sunday, March 19, Bluebird Theater, 1-866-468-7621.
Monday, November 14, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Saturday, March 5, 15th Street Tavern, 303-572-0822.
Fall Back Open (Saddle Creek)
Azure Ray's symphonic pop arrives right on schedule.