When world-renowned banjo player Béla Fleck was commissioned to write his first banjo concerto, he knew it would be a long, deep and challenging experience. The master musician decided to film the yearlong journey, and the result is Béla Fleck: How to Write a Banjo Concerto, a very personal look a ... More >>
Although banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck and legendary jazz pianist Chick Corea teamed up most recently for The Enchantment, an album of duets, in 2007, the two have played on each other's projects going back to Fleck's 1995 album, Tales From the Acoustic Planet, and Fleck appeared on Corea's Rendezvous i ... More >>
THURS | CHICK COREA & BELA FLECK at NEWMAN CENTER | 1/16/14 Over the last five decades, the virtuosic pianist Chick Corea has delved into quite a few variations of jazz, as well as classical, and on his latest effort, The Vigil, he's reinvented himself again. His new band, also called the Vigil, is ... More >>
DAVE MATTHEWS BAND @ DICK'S SPORTING GOODS PARK | 8/23/13 The skies were dark over Commerce City on Friday night as fans tailgated in the parking lots outside of Dick's, cracking beers and playing their favorite Dave Matthews Band tunes. But the threatening clouds didn't dampen the excitement for th ... More >>
HANEYSTOCK @ GOTHIC THEATRE | FRI, 5/3/13 Although the lineup for this show would otherwise be considered pretty great, with Havok, Speedwolf, the Limbs and Lola Black, the reason everybody will be heading down to the Gothic Theatre tonight is to celebrate the life of Chris Haney, a dearly departed ... More >>
The lineup for the 2013 edition of the Telluride Bluegrass Festival has been posted. Among the most noteworthy acts slated to perform this year at the annual four-day Southwestern Colorado mountainside festival (slated to take place from Thursday, June 20 through Sunday, June 23 in Telluride), inclu ... More >>
Colorado will see more camping music festivals this year than ever before, and we've compiled a comprehensive and organized list so you know which ones to attend, if you can't make them all. We've even rated them based on several very important factors from location, to price, to music. Take a gande ... More >>
Redefining an instrument and creating a new genre are rare musical feats, creative accomplishments that come once in a generation, at best. The death of Earl Eugene Scruggs on Wednesday at the age of 88 marked the passing of such an innovator, an American artist who built a brand new sound out of fo ... More >>
Alison Krauss & Union StationGoing strong for nearly four decades, the Telluride Bluegrass Festival just announced that Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas, John Prine, Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers, Leftover Salmon, Bela Fleck & the Marcus Roberts Trio, Punch Brothers, P ... More >>
After Boulder's Rose Hill Drive played Led Zeppelin II in its entirety at the Boulder Theater last New Year's Eve, the band took a year-long hiatus. The band members made quite a few announcements saying they needed some time off to re-focus. Even so, there was some speculation that the act had b ... More >>
Fabolous, Twista and Mario, who have each recently dropped new albums, are among the noted hip-hop and R&B talent slated to appear at KS 107.5's Jingle Jam Friday, December 18 at the Fillmore Auditorium. Advance general admission tickets are $27/$30 day of show. Steve Earle, who's touring in ... More >>
As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>
Kyle Holingsworth in an image courtesy of flickr. Among the most unexpected participants in the New Orleans All-Star Jam-Balaya, staged on August 24 at the Fillmore Auditorium (click here to read a full review) was organist Kyle Hollingsworth, a Colorado boy best known in these parts for his membe ... More >>
Friday, August 10, Boulder Theater, 303-786-7030.
Armando Zuppa serves up a steaming bowl of alphabet newgrass.
Oakhurst injects roots rock with a heady dose of bluegrass.
Thirteen weeks of quirky, offbeat, gloriously Colorado entertainment.
Swingin' from the rafters at Appaloosa Grill
The day is short, but the night is long
OME Banjo Company
The banjo champion makes music that's finger-pickin' good.
April 1-7, 1999
August 20 - 26, 1998
Why Nineties hippies are discovering mandolinist Sam Bush.
March 26-April 1, 1998