Five Finger Death Punch formed in 2005 when Zoltan Bathory and Jeremy Spencer started putting together their next band. Ivan Moody, a singer who moved out to L.A. without knowing a soul and had been sleeping in his rehearsal space, heard the nascent project's demos and ended up joining the band. Ori ... More >>
See Also: A 4/20 playlist from Westword's marijuana critic William Breathes Happy 4/20! Welcome to the end of another work week. As always, there are plenty of music options to consider this weekend -- and that's whether you're living the Mile High life or not. The second edition of the annual Levi ... More >>
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: In concert news, TV on the Radio is slated to perform two nights at the Ogden in September, Furthur is making its way back to Colorado for three nights at Red Rocks and blink-182 and My Chemical Romance headline KTCL's Big Gig in September. On lo ... More >>
Dovekins (due tonight at the Oriental tonight with Brethren Fast) is a hard band to pin down. The group employs bluegrass instrumentation, gospel-style singing and a little bit of psychedelic folk rock to create its own unique sound. Each member's contribution is key to making the group work ... More >>
So the organizers of the Rock 'N' Roll Denver Marathon evidently take the name of the event very seriously. So much so that they've convinced the members of Semisonic -- you know, the dudes who did that song "Closing Time" -- to get the old band back together, man, just for the occasion. Wise ... More >>
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, KTCL's Locals Only, 99.5 the Mountain's Homegrown Show, The Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Col ... More >>
The Trampolines are just one of 65 acts on today's lineup.It's that time again, and somehow it sort of snuck up on us this year: Time to whip out the sunscreen, bring beer money and ear plugs and head over to Civic Center park for the 39th annual Capitol Hill People's Fair. From the looks of ... More >>
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 >>
Classics from the past cruise lower Larimer Street.
Day Two Event Spotlight Today is all about the music. So make sure you catch as many great acts as you can before the fair ends tonight at 7:00 Music Schedule Main Stage 10:00 10:30 People's Fair Ladies Lounge 10:40 11:20 Burgandy Brown 11:30 12:15 Steve Crenshaw and the Blues Shop 12:30 1 ... More >>
Get out of Denver, baby, go!
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A long day's journey into the Wild Divine.
The Westword Music Showcase Awards wrap-up.
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For those about to rock, we exhort you.
Wasting away in Hookah-ville.
From the week of July 24, 2003
Sid Pink makes the audience see red as Westword Music Showcase Awards winners are announced.
Who let the Dogs out?
16 HP rides high with Hoarse, a new collections of live cuts from local performances.
The Westword Music Showcase CD is here just in time for Christmas.
The Aggie Theater may trade the PA for pool tables.
Cabaret Diosa puts its surf-mambo sound on celluloid.
The music showcase came and went without the world blowing up.
Have you heard that more than thirty bands are playing at the Westword Music Awards Showcase in LoDo?
Say what you want about Fiona Apple's past erratic behavior, her Denver performance showcased her considerable talent.
A new CD captures local music in the raw.