Charlie Louvin

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    Erik Berry of Trampled By Turtles on why they won't play songs off O Brother Where Art Thou?

    Trampled By Turtles, due at this weekend's Westword Music Showcase, was started in 2003 by a group friends from Duluth, Minnesota, who knew each other from playing in various bands. Liberated by the freedom and mobility of playing acoustic instruments, the players honed a sound that happened to bene ... More >>

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    January 27, 2011

    R.I.P. Charlie Louvin, 1927-2011

    ​The week just got a little sadder: American country and folk icon Charlie Louvin lost his long battle with pancreatic cancer yesterday at the age of 83. Louvin's death marks the passage of a living piece of American music history.

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Benjamin Whitmer, Ward Churchill's onetime online champion, chooses books over flame wars

    Whitmer.​The Colorado Court of Appeals recently rejected ex-CU professor Ward Churchill's bid to get his old job back. Benjamin Whitmer, whose Try-Works blog rallied pro-Churchill forces when the controversy over his firing was at its hottest, thinks that's wrong. But he's moved on from what h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    STS9, the Heavy and Dimmu Borgir shows announced

    ​After selling out a two-nights at Red Rocks and a show at the Boulder Theater earlier this month, STS9 has announced its return to the area for a three-night stand at the Fillmore Auditorium from Wednesday, December 29 to Friday, December 31. While tickets for the New Year's run go on sale to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Week in Review: 2/16/09 - 2/20/09

    All right, so we've reached the end of another work week in the Mile High City. While we can no longer brag about having the best selling band in the country, from what we can tell, Denver music is still on the minds and in the ears of at least a few prominent folks in what's left of the industry. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    The blog shortcut, February 18 edition

    Devandra Banhart. The blogsophere never stops, does it? Today in Backbeat Online: • Ten bands we'd watch on TV. • Reviews of new releases by Bruce Springsteen, Charlie Louvin, John Shannon. • See Slipknot free courtesy of FashioNation. • Rowboat, row me to my shore. • The Fray covers... ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2007
  • Music

    April 5, 2007

    Charlie Louvin

    This country icon never left -- but hes coming back anyway.

  • Music

    August 23, 2001

    A Special Case

    Neko Case has yet to make the Opry, but her reputation as a new country pioneer is grand.