RODRIGUEZ @ 1STBANK CENTER | 4/30/13 When Rodriguez played "Sugar Man," the song that inspired the title of the movie that deservedly brought him very much back into the public consciousness, there was something mythical about the song. The performance matched the mystique. On stage, Rodriguez is gr ... More >>
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"Hello. I'm Johnny Cash." That was enough of an introduction for the country legend himself, but Cash's legacy has surpassed that simplicity. In his nearly fifty-year career, Cash played himself in dozens of film and television spots, but his death in 2003 opened the gates for others to take up the ... More >>
Joe Bithorn as George HarrisonNew York City native Joe Bithorn plays the role of George Harrison in Rain, one of the most popular and well-known Beatles tribute bands in the country (appearing September 22 to 27 at the Buell Theater. Raised with a steady diet of classical, jazz, blues and psy ... More >>
Before a solid turnout at the Bug Theater this past Sunday evening, the Denver filmmakers behind the indie documentary Do It For Johnny showed their flick to cast and crew and enjoyed a reception far warmer than the plummeting temperatures outside. Local filmmaker Haylar Garcia, the director, editor ... More >>
The Mansfields find the fun in punk rock's angst.
Denver filmmakers take to the road and Do It for Johnny.
With Dixie in their zip code and rebellion in their blood, Drive By Truckers prove the rock will rise again.
Jason Ringenberg embraces his title as alt country's architect.
The Essential Johnny Cash
The Fabulous Johnny Cash
Hymns by Johnny Cash
Ride This Train
Orange Blossom Special
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Backbeat contributors reflect on the releases that helped them survive the year 2000.
Sleepy LaBeef hasn't tired of American roots.
East Berlin's Ike and the Capers on what it was like playing rockabilly behind the Iron Curtain.
Deadbolt's songs have the highest body count in rock and roll.
Rockabilly innovator Paul Burlison is back from a forty-year hiatus.
Feb. 26 - Mar. 4, 1998
After a period of obscurity, Johnny Cash is once again a wanted man.
Mike Ness of Social Distortion has a few problems with today's punk rock.
Hardrock Gunter: From rockabilly pioneer to insurance agent to rock-and-roll legend.
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