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Bill McKay

  • Music

    February 28, 2013
  • Blogs

    November 25, 2011

    Otis Taylor, Nathaniel Rateliff, Leftover Salmon, Hopsin and more on tap this weekend

    It's another big weekend for music on the Front Range. Tonight, Otis Taylor kicks off his Trance Blues Festival, which runs from this evening through Sunday and is spread across a variety of venues in Boulder. Elsewhere, Nathaniel Rateliff's hosting his annual holiday soiree at the Gothic with stack ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    The year in features: a handy link guide to all local interviews/profiles in Westword in 2010

    Jim J NarcySnake Rattle Rattle Snake, profiled in June 2010​Whatever the measure of success -- whether its defined by artists making music on their own or having someone else doing their bidding -- a music scene is only as interesting as, well, the music being made there, of course, and the pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    The year in reviews: a handy link guide to all local record reviews in Westword in 2010

    ​ Since we're in the process of compiling picks for our annual Moovers and Shakers issue next week, we thought we'd put together a link guide of everything we've reviewed this year thus far. Even though it shouldn't be at this point, it's always a bit staggering to reflect upon just how many ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    Leftover Salmon at the Fillmore, 10/30/10

    Eric Gruneisen​ LEFTOVER SALMON With Great American Taxi 10.31.10 | Fillmore Auditorium Read interview with Vince Herman Boulder's Leftover Salmon doesn't play together very often these days -- but when they do, Vince Herman, Drew Emmitt, Greg Garrison, Bill McKay and Jeff Sipe are guarantee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2010

    Fourmile Benefit with Phish guest appearances, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, String Cheese Incident, Yonder Mountain, Leftover Salmon

    Jason NickelTrey Anastasio and Mike Gordon from Phish performing last night.​The Fourmile Canyon Revival Benefit started its quick life as a small, Thursday night production at the Boulder Theater and wound up being one of the biggest nights of Colorado music in years -- raising more than $300 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Presenting the 2010 Westword Music Showcase Schedule and Map

    IMPORTANT SCHEDULING UPDATE: Due to circumstances beyond our control (and, more to the point, frontman Chris Fogal's) TAUNTAUN will not be performing in the 6:15 - 7 p.m. slot at Broadway's tomorrow. While Fogal is resting his aching back ("I would tough it out," he assures us, "but the problem is t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    Black Keys, Rolling Stones top sellers at local record stores

    ​The Black Keys' fifth studio disc, Brothers, released last week on Nonesuch, grabbed the top spots at Albums on the Hill and Twist & Shout, while coming in at second at Independent Records. The Rolling Stones' re-mastered Exile on Main St. , also released last week, was also a strong seller, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Dialed In: This week's local music radio playlists

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows including, Radio 1190's Local Shakedown*, KTCL's Locals Only, The Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Colorado ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Q&A with Vince Herman of Leftover Salmon

    Vince Herman with Great American Taxi​Leftover Salmon occupies a unique spot in music. The band does not adhere to any one genre, though it borrows liberally from bluegrass, Cajun, rock, swing, jug band and even Latin and Caribbean influences among others. What the band does do is whip up one hell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Matthew Rosen arrested for selling meth from his Colfax cigar store

    Denver Police arrested a local businessman earlier this month for allegedly using his high-end cigar boutique on East Colfax to sell meth and other drugs. Matthew Rosen, 44, made an appearance in county court Wednesday on fifteen felony charges for drugs seized from his cigar shop What's Knot to Lov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Week in Review: 2/16/09 - 2/20/09

    All right, so we've reached the end of another work week in the Mile High City. While we can no longer brag about having the best selling band in the country, from what we can tell, Denver music is still on the minds and in the ears of at least a few prominent folks in what's left of the industry. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, February 18 edition

    The blogsophere never stops, does it? Today in Backbeat Online: • Ten bands we'd watch on TV. • Reviews of new releases by Bruce Springsteen, Charlie Louvin, John Shannon. • See Slipknot free courtesy of FashioNation. • Rowboat, row me to my shore. • The Fray covers... uh, Kanye West? • ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    Leftover Salmon's Bill McKay will not be charged

    As noted by an attentive blog reader earlier today in the comments section of our original post, Leftover Salmon singer/keyboardist Bill McKay, who was arrested late last month on accusations that he drugged and assaulted a female acquaintance on New Year's Eve after a gig his band played in Edward ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    Leftover Salmon's Bill McKay arrested

    Not quite sure how we managed to miss this one, but Bill McKay, who sings and plays keys in Leftover Salmon, was arrested at his home on Tuesday morning by Eagle County Sheriff. The musician, who also leads the Bill McKay Band and Double Parked, is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a femal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, January 23 edition

    You've got a lot of reading to do. But not like three chapters of The Grapes of Wrath, due by tomorrow. Fun reading. Today in Backbeat Online: • Meese finishes new album and lands mug in Spin. • Has hip-hop dance crew BreakEFX met their match? • A first look at the Fray's new documentary • ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    Week in review: 1/19/09 - 1/23/09

    From Leftover Salmon's Bill McKay being arrested to Swayback adding Adam Tymn from Vaux to its line-up to Frontside Five and 29th St. Disciples landing record deals, there was tons happening this week. The biggest and perhaps most stunning item of the week, however, has to be news of the unfortunate ... More >>

  • Music

    April 3, 2008

    Hot Dog!

    A great time at Old Tyme.

  • Music

    October 31, 2002

    Heating Up

    After losing a founding member, Leftover Salmon decides to swim rather than sink.

  • Music

    March 8, 2001

    Backwash

    Music From Rancho deVille breathes new life into Charles Sawtelles legacy.

  • Music

    August 9, 1995
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