Casey Jones

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2014

    Medical marijuana dispensary review: Sense of Healing in Denver

    Is there a better stretch of road in Denver than Federal? Colfax, maybe. But Federal has the best food, the best people-watching, the best classic cars regularly cruising by -- and it's one of the last thoroughfare in the city whose character developers haven't tried to steal in the last ten years. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2013

    Medical marijuana dispensary review: Denver Dispensary

    Naming a Denver medical marijuana dispensary "Denver Dispensary" probably seemed like a good idea at the time: any random toker searching search for "Denver dispensary" will see their website first and likely click on it. But the generic name has had the opposite effect for me. I hadn't heard of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2012

    Twenty fabled moments in Denver music: #15: Grateful Dead's first time at Red Rocks in 1978

    Over the course of the next few weeks, Backbeat will be counting down the twenty most fabled moments in Denver music history. Today, a look back at the the first time the Grateful Dead played at Red Rocks in 1978. The origins of Colorado's jam band "scene" are pretty nebulous, but July 7, 1978, is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    ​Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: Guns N' Roses is at 1STBANK Center in December, and in January, Wilco's at the Fillmore and the Jayhawks are due at the Ogden. Air Dubai, Gauntlet Hair, Ian Cooke and Jonny Barber & the Living Deads all got some spins on local rad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Last Night(s): Furthur at Red Rocks 9/24/2010-9/26/2010

    ​ FURTHUR 9/24/2010 - 9/26/2010 | Red Rocks Amphitheatre In some way or another, the surviving members of the Grateful Dead have kept things alive for the last fifteen years. Bassist Phil Lesh has been the hardest touring, with his ever-evolving lineup of Phil and Friends. Guitarist Bob We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2009

    Over the Weekend: Ratdog at Chautauqua

    ​Bob Weir & Ratdog Sunday, August 30 Chautauqua Auditorium Better Than: Parts of the reunited Dead's performance in Denver a few months ago For those of us who were introduced to the Grateful Dead as elementary school kids in the late-1980s by the San Francisco band's ubiquitous MTV hit "Touc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    Last night: The Dead at the Pepsi Center

    The DeadThursday, May 7, 2009Pepsi CenterBetter than: a Grateful Dead cover band but at times worse than some of Phil Lesh's bands -- wait, the Dead kind of is a Grateful Dead cover band.Singer/guitarist Bob Weir, always the wild-eyed youngster in the Grateful Dead, was in his late teens and early 2 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2008

    Over the Weekend...Phil Lesh and Friends @ the Fillmore

    Phil Lesh and Friends Friday, May 9, 2008 Fillmore Auditorium Better Than: Crying into your beer at Sancho’s Broken Arrow next door because you couldn’t find a ticket. Walking into the sold-out Lesh show was interesting; there was an ice-cream truck parked out front, people selling various psy ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 12, 2004

    Talking Shop

    Spice House makes scents

  • Music

    October 25, 2001

    American Beauty

    A new Rhino boxed set catalogues the Grateful Dead's journey down The Golden Road.

  • Music

    July 27, 2000

    The Dead Zone

    With its precise duplications of Grateful Dead bootlegs, the Dark Star Orchestra is the ultimate cosmic cover band.

  • Music

    December 7, 1994