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Chief Xcel

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2013

    The ten best shows in Denver this weekend

    DAVE MATTHEWS BAND @ DICK'S SPORTING GOODS | 8/23-8/24 Twenty years ago, the Dave Matthews Band played Red Rocks for the first time, opening for the Tragically Hip and the Samples, and went on to build a loyal following with early shows at the Fox Theatre in Boulder. In the two decades since, the gu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2013

    The fifty greatest rap groups of all time

    There's something great about a hip-hop group. From the beginning, it was never intended to be a solo endeavor; rap began in cyphers at block parties, and the first established rappers were components of a collective centered around the more important DJ. Even now that the rapper is the star, it's n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    The fifty greatest rap groups of all time: 50-26

    There's something great about a hip-hop group. From the beginning, it was never intended to be a solo endeavor; rap began in cyphers at block parties, and the first established rappers were components of a collective centered around the more important DJ. Even now that the rapper is the star, it's n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this weekend

    Welcome to the weekend, amigos! We made it, and we've got another fine weekend of tunes to look forward to. From hip-hop and bluegrass to indie rock and southern rock, there's a variety of options, both local and national, to choose from. We've got all of the shows happening on the Front Range over ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    Weekend's best live bets: Lucero, Flipper, the Ting Tings, Say Anything, Jewel and more

    Ah, yes, welcome to the weekend! Don't you just love living in the Mile High City? Besides the glorious weather we're enjoying right now, we have yet another weekend filled with a ridiculous number of enticing options: Lucero kicks off its two-night stand at the Bluebird, in addition to an in-store ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2007

    This Weekend: Crown City Rockers, Mighty Underdogs and Blackalicious @ Fox Theatre

    Blackalicious took much of their set from Blazing Arrow. Crown City Rockers, Mighty Underdogs and Blackalicious October 27, 2007, Fox Theatre Better than: Dropping a grand on tickets to the Museum of Contemporary Art opening. There were only a handful of people in the building for the all-ages sh ... More >>

  • Music

    June 7, 2007

    Lifesavas Take Portland to School

    Meet the three righteous teachers behind Hip-Hop 101.

  • Music

    November 17, 2005

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    October 27, 2005

    Blackalicious

    Tuesday, November 1, and Wednesday, November 2, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.

  • Music

    October 7, 2004

    Gift of Gab

    Friday, October 8, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308; Sunday, October 10, Fox Theatre, 303-443-3399.

  • Music

    April 22, 2004

    Foreshadowing

    DJ Shadow's brooding sound structure is still Quannum leaps ahead.

  • Music

    June 22, 2000

    Black Power

    The Bay Area's Gift of Gab and Chief Xcel make hip-hop that's magically Blackalicious.

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