Like any other town, Denver has its share of cover bands. For the most part, the outfits here don't just merely perform somebody else's music, but rather they put time, energy and effort into really channeling the acts and eras they're emulating. Often times these acts tend to get overlooked because ... More >>
Did you totally blow it? Did you dawdle and miss your chance to pick up tickets to Justin Bieber's now sold-out concert at the Pepsi Center next month? Is your darling niece bummed with you beyond all recognition? Good news for you: You get a do-over -- well, sort of. The Biebs just announced anothe ... More >>
OWL CITY @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | 7.15.12 See Also: Q&A with Adam Young of Owl City Last night we were all invited to worship at the church of Owl City. The service? Held at the Bluebird Theater, sold-out and led by singer-songwriter-guitarist-keyboardist, Adam Young. Besides following along to Young' ... More >>
While there are a countless number of places to do karaoke around town, we've picked ten best spots to conjure your inner crooner. Some of these places cater to singers every night of the week, while others only do karaoke on specific nights. Page down to see which spots made the list. Did your favo ... More >>
You don't want to screw with Taylor Swift. Virtually every confirmed -- or rumored -- romance she has ends up in lyrics to one of her songs. John Mayer? Check. Joe Jonas? Hell, yeah. Yet as much as it may hurt the doe-eyed Swift and her good intentions, having her heart broken -- much like Adele -- ... More >>
Last night's episode of American Idol offered us a few strong contenders and an out-of-place space shuttle opening sequence. Houston, we have a problem: we're not actually in Houston -- despite misleading promos, we're in Galveston, Texas. Don't be deceived, people. Skylar Laine, a sweet seventeen ... More >>
YellowCardRock.comYELLOWCARD at SUMMIT | 06.15.11"Key talked with the audience quite a bit between songs, like he was catching up old friends on the band's life over the last few lost years."
As part of her first North American headlining tour, Ke$ha stops at the Fillmore Auditorium on Saturday, February 19. Cannibal, the companion album to her debut, Animal, drops next week and will be available individually and bundled with Animal as a special repackage dubbed Animal Cannibal. ... More >>
Our friends over at CNN just posted a partial list of performers appearing on the "We Are the World" remake. From the looks of it, we put more thought into this whole thing than the organizers did. Okay, sure, there were a handful of bona fied stars that took part -- and we're assuming they've be ... More >>
Just take a look at me now. It's not everyday you're struck with eternal truth while watching a sitcom, but it does happen. And while watching a rerun of 30 Rock the other day, it happened to me when one character offered to make another a mixtape and asked, "You like Phil Collins?" and was a ... More >>
Bassist David Murphy, who helped launch Sound Tribe Sector 9 (the focus of this piece in the September 6 Westword), is among the groupâ€™s funniest and most voluble members. He paints vivid portraits of the times, places and personalities at the heart of the STS9 story. Murphy introduces readers to ... More >>
How do you amuse trivia fans? There’s no easy answer.
Denver bands make tracks to Austin.
This DJ's XM show is helping put Denver on the map.
The Minutemen toot their own horn.
Handlebar & Grill
The Volunteers (Jade Tree)
From the week of July 5, 2001
As Marilyn Manson's concert gets closer, the debate over free speech gets louder.
When Cowboy Mouth's Fred LeBlanc speaks out on self-empowerment, audiences listen.
Ted Demme and Denis Leary are a match made in effin' heaven.
Trace Christensen's live one-man show has the force of a power combo. Don't you dare call it karaoke.
Our purple mountains' majesty can be a headache for traveling bands -- and for fans who crave live music.
Slayer hasn't stopped giving the devil his due.
Puff Daddy, Leo Kottke, Prince, Garth Brooks as Chris Gaines
Digging out from a blizzard of seasonal CD releases.
Readers come up with their own list of songs that are so bad they're good.
BLUR'S DAMON ALBARN FOCUSES ON BREAKING HIS BAND IN AMERICA.
BURDENED BY IMPOSSIBLE EXPECTATIONS, DAVE PIRNER ACHES TO TAKE SHELTER IN SOUL ASYLUM.
THE MEMBERS OF SUPERCHUNK CONTINUE TO LIVE AN INDEPENDENT LIFESTYLE.