You have to hand it to Lez Zeppelin -- they have an awesome gimmick to go along with their awesome name. This is a long-running four-piece band whose website tagline reads "All Girls. All Zeppelin." They made headlines worldwide in 2008 after media outlets began erroneously reporting that LED Zeppel ... More >>
In honor of Miley Cyrus' gig at the Pepsi Center tonight, we here at Team Backbeat would like to honor the Princess of Twerk by providing a comprehensive guide for child stars looking to go rogue. So you're a Barely Legal former child star...welcome to adulthood! Legal cigarettes, voting, and porn ... More >>
As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it's not surprising that the most common (and favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off we go, on and on about t ... More >>
More and more, you've probably noticed an influx of Internet jukeboxes, the kind that offer a seemingly endless assortment of songs, cropping up in bars. But there are still a handful of spots rocking old school CD jukeboxes that require a bit of taste-making. Here's the ten best, including this yea ... More >>
If you missed the hour-long live-stream a bit ago in which "Weird Al" Yankovic announced the headliners for this year's edition of Bonnaroo, rest easy. We've got you covered. We took notes on all the acts announced thus far. Prepare to be overwhelmed. There's roughly ten billion on the bill, includi ... More >>
It's the end of the year -- and that means there are plenty of ways to blow your last bucks on extravagant champagne toasts and hotel rooftop parties. But why do that when you can spend this weekend having fun...without spending too much cash. Skip the fancy parties and spend the last weekend of 201 ... More >>
Every Wednesday throughout the summer, Elway's Cherry Creek, 2500 East First Avenue, hosts a live music performance on the mall beyond its patio from 6:30 to 9 p.m. This is more than just a concert, though; it's a real scene. This year's series is almost over, so grab a spot in Elway's "back yard" ... More >>
Welcome to the weekend! Another diverse lineup of musical goodness awaits you. Tonight at Red Rocks, Ghostland Observatory and MiM0SA kick off two nights of electronic goodness that will culminate with a show featuring STS9 tomorrow night. And there's a full slate of rock on tap as well, including M ... More >>
The Dandy Warhols (due at the Gothic Theatre and Twist & Shout on Tuesday, June 12) came out of the underground rock world of the 1990s to enduring popularity and fame. Over the course of the band's career, it has consistently pushed its sonic boundaries and songwriting. The Dandys are one of the ha ... More >>
Happy Place: The Irish Rover, 54 South Broadway, 303-282-4643 The Hours: Daily from 3 to 7 p.m. The Deals: Two-for-one well cocktails, wines by the glass, and draft beer; $1 off select appetizers. Were we happy? Flip the page to find out.
Hanging the Hamster. The Five Digit Disco. Jerking the Johnson. There's a million terms for the ingratiating act of self-love. Look, if we're being real here, there's no shame in the game. After all, not everyone can be pleasured by super-fantastic lovers all day, everyday, and sometimes this ... More >>
Single File, Epilogues, Set Forth, Frequent SeaFriday, April 3Gothic TheatreBetter than: Celebrating Denver's native music scene at home alone.An almost palpable sense of native pride seemed to float through the Gothic Theatre during Single File's CD release show Friday night. The feeling of homegro ... More >>
"Say 'hello' to my not-so-little friend..." Whenever and wherever people dress up in bizarre costumes and let it rip, you can bet Westword will be there -- and we were this weekend. Check out our huge slideshow commemorating Halloween at Beta Nightclub (with DJ Pete Tong) as well as an equally mas ... More >>
Tijuana Sweetcakes heats up Lannies.
Photo by Tom Murphy. Seraphim Shock, Bad Luck City and the Mansfields Friday, June 13, 2008 Gothic Theatre Better Than: Most of the Seraphim Shock line-ups I’ve seen. Even though Sid Pink didn’t, as is customary, host this show – which meant no “Think Pink” game show in between sets -- ... More >>
A hit in the Ballpark neighborhood.
Thursday, March 27, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.
Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore do not make sweet, sweet music.
Nouvelle Vague does new wave the really old-fashioned way.
Wednesday, August 9, Ogden Theatre, 1-866-468-7621.
Hard Rock Cafe
Moxie Hair Co.
Perry Farrell wants to turn your frown upside down.
Twenty-five years later, a filmmaker comes to grips with his Kids.
Rooney's power pop infiltrates a valley of angry young men.
Duty is more than skin deep at Shotgun Willie's.
Never mind the rumors; here's the Sex Pistols.
The best holiday discs, as well as others that will make you pity the yule.
What the years have done to the Who.
A popular Denver musician goes from playing in bars to being behind them.
AFTER A LONG DECLINE, THE BLOOD IS PUMPING THROUGH STEEL PULSE AGAIN.