One of the things that made the Grateful Dead so special was its ability to flawlessly transition from one song into the next, often taking the audience, as well as band members, completely by surprise. Masters of improvisation, these musicians had such great non-verbal communication on stage that t ... More >>
So we were looking something up on Ticketmaster the other day, and it turns out the site is quite a treasure trove of fan reviews. Kind of like the Yelp of music, only without all the vitriol. Who knew, right? Granted, some of the criticism is misdirected, from complaints about the sound or the venu ... More >>
For many jam band fans, traveling and seeing concerts goes hand in hand. Often when a favorite band announces its tour, folks will scan the tour dates and choose which dates to go to depending on which venue they are booked at. From giant outdoor summer sheds to intimate houses, here are the ten gre ... More >>
After ongoing discussions for the past few months, AEG Live Rocky Mountains has finalized a fifteen-year deal with the Museum of Outdoor Arts to take over Fiddler's Green, the 18,000-seat Greenwood Village amphitheatre that opened in 1989 and recently reverted back to its original name after stints ... More >>
Rory Donovan has known fellow Peach Street Distillers co-founders Bill Graham and Dave Thibodeau since they were making beer in Graham's kitchen and starting up Ska Brewing. Donovan and Graham talked whiskey-making for years, looking at all manner of still plans -- like one they found on the Interne ... More >>
Phish is at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on Labor Day weekend for the third consecutive year. Tickets ($49.75-$60) for the shows go on sale March 30 at 10 a.m. via TicketHorse, or in person at TicketHorse kiosks at Dick's Sporting Goods stores and the box offices at the Pepsi Center and 1STBANK Center ... More >>
On Wednesday, March 6, Barry Fey will be inducted into yet another hall of fame, this one the Denver & Colorado Tourism Hall of Fame. In honor of his induction, we'll be running the stories that didn't make his memoir all this week. Today, Pam Moore shares what it was like to work with the Man, the ... More >>
See Also: Barry Fey on that time that he held a gun to Axl Rose's head Harry Tuft and Barry Fey inducted into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame Red Rocks' famous hidden tunnel: A peek at the rock star signatures Dan Fong's unpublished rock photos on display this Friday at the Gallery This year, Barr ... More >>
Phish at Dick's Sporting Goods in Commerce City, three days, confirmed! The band just announced the second leg of its summer tour, and Colorado is on the docket for three shows: Friday, August, 31, Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2. A limited number of tickets are available through Phish ... More >>
Peach Street Distillers first fired up the stills in Palisade in 2004, a project from Rory Donovan and Ska Brewing co-founders Dave Thibodeau and Bill Graham. Since then, the company has grown steadily from a risk-it-all bootstrapped operation into a well-known local craft brand. And the hard work ... More >>
Update: The Cheeky Monk is also celebrating Canned Craft Beer Day at its Colfax and Westminster locations. Try two canned beers from Belgium, Wittekerke and Bavik Pils ($5), along with Maui Coconut Porter, Avery IPA and Ska True Blonde ($4). The canned craft beer revolution began ten years ago in L ... More >>
Palisade-based Peach Street Distillers has rocked the marketplace in the Centennial state with clear spirits, but whiskey -- and, more specifically, bourbon -- has been part of the plans since the get-go. "My two partners, Bill Graham and David Thibodeau, are two of the founding fathers of Sk ... More >>
Hop to it.Brewing beer is physical work. Every day, the guys in rubber waders who do it for a living hump dozens and dozens of fifty-pound sacks of malted barley, rip them open and pour them into a mill. They carry heavy bags, buckets and barrels full of sugar, hops, honey and other ingredie ... More >>
Craft beer has been the star of a recent documentary, a television series and a couple of Youtube videos over the past year, now another feature-length documentary is scheduled to be released this summer. Most of these efforts have been serious, noble -- sometimes overly so. Leave it to the ... More >>
It's American Craft Beer Week - seven days that even the United States Congress felt should be set aside for drinking micro brews. But Colorado's beer culture is worth a deeper look, since 100 craft breweries operated here in 2008, producing 75,000 barrels of delicious beer. Of particular interest ... More >>
Photo: Adam PerryThe DeadThursday, May 7, 2009Pepsi CenterBetter than: a Grateful Dead cover band but at times worse than some of Phil Lesh's bands -- wait, the Dead kind of is a Grateful Dead cover band.Singer/guitarist Bob Weir, always the wild-eyed youngster in the Grateful Dead, was in his late ... More >>
The San Francisco Mime Troupe thinks
Three decades on, the Oakland ensemble still knows what is hip.
With over a dozen songs licensed to television, he's ready for his close-up.
Sancho's Broken Arrow
Returning to true north at the Northwoods Inn.
Posters from the hippie era radiate good vibes
The Last Waltz (Warner Bros./Rhino)
From the week of August 30, 2001
Can Barry Fey save the day for Denver's concertgoers?
The Black Box Theater Ensemble reaches for the stars with three one-act plays.
Good question. Try these answers on for size.
Our purple mountains' majesty can be a headache for traveling bands -- and for fans who crave live music.
Phil Coulter doesn't just wear green on St. Patrick'd Day.
Denver's early punk rock pioneers are remembered
A Sixties icon becomes a weapon in Denver's promotion wars.
May 13-19, 1999
The Sound and the Fury
So what's with all these Jewish Deadheads? Doug Gertner has a theory or two.