Solid weekend of shows here in town, with legends like Death From Above 1979 playing in Boulder and Dinosaur Jr.'s J. Mascis playing a pair of nights at Larmier Lounge. The rest of our picks follow. See also: 50 Photos That Prove Red Rocks Is the Most Beautiful Venue on the Planet
Usher brings his UR Experience to the 1STBANK Center on Tuesday, December 2 with August Alsina and DJ Cassidy opening. Tickets ($39-$154) go on sale on Monday, September 15 at 10 a.m. Chrissie Hynde visits the Paramount Theatre as part of her 25-city North American tour in support of her solo albu ... More >>
Nothing is sadder than when celebrities dabble in the food-service industry and fail miserably at it -- except when the food fails are so completely predictable that even a dumb-as-a-rock celebrity should have known better. Over the weekend the lady-centric (and arguably un-feminist) steakhouse SHe ... More >>
Film Fiesta returns to Civic Park tonight, sharing the sights, sounds and flavors of Latino culture through film. On Wednesday, July 24 and July 31, respectively, Luminarias and NO (2012) will be accompanied by live performances and panel discussions with actors, writers and directors. The events ru ... More >>
Garbage was one of the most popular and arguably one of the best bands out of the second wave of early '90s alt rock. Benefitting from the production skills of drummer and renowned producer Butch Vig (Nevermind) and Steve Marker, Garbage was able to put out a body of work very early on that showcase ... More >>
It's unfortunate that so many people assume that U.K. punk was all about politics. When Bill Maher interviewed Green Day's Billy Joe Armstrong on his show Real Time with Bill Maher last year, he questioned the singer's punk credibility for working to help elect Barack Obama in 2008, referring to Th ... More >>
NURSES @ THE HI-DIVE | 1/15/12 This was one of those Sunday shows where a lot of people showed up and everybody seemed to be very into all of the artists on the bill, from the opening set from The Don'ts and Be Carefuls all the way to the end, through Nurses. The headliners took the stage with Aaro ... More >>
Sounding like a lost band from the DGC Records roster heyday, Gata Negra seems unafraid to play to its influences -- the Denver-based three piece blends some mid-'90s-referenced riotous vocals and guitar with the true heartache of rhythm and blues.
Chrissie Hynde is not one to romanticize the past, but she's done plenty that almost anyone else who has done even a tenth as much would be right to feel proud. In the mid '70s, Hynde moved from her home town of Akron, Ohio, to London, England, and landed in the midst of what was fast-becom ... More >>
Aaron Thackeray Vampire Weekend Dum Dum Girls • Beach House 09.03.10 | Red Rocks Amphitheatre view full slide show Dum Dum Girls opened the show with a notable display of confidence and music reminiscent of Elastica with more of a '60s girl group vibe. The combination of chiming textures ... More >>
It's been a hell of a week for show announcements. Aside from getting the word on shows by the Cult, Blitzen Trapper, Bad Religion, the Thermals and Drake, Gorillaz announced a show at the Wells Fargo Theatre on Sunday, October 24. Tickets to see the Damon Albarn-fronted group, which includ ... More >>
Snake Rattle Rattle Snake With Treeverb, Cannons Friday, January 22, 2010 hi-dive Better than: Avatar. Seriously, that movie sucks. Cannons opened up the show with a sound reminiscent of Fugazi, Archers of Loaf or any number of early post-punk bands. Bassist Eric Fuller, who also holds do ... More >>
It's hard to imagine anything more meaty than BBQ. It is a cuisine based entirely on the flesh of the pig, the cow and, in some cases, the chicken. So it's no surprise that a BBQ joint owner might hang up on a sales rep trying to sell him vegan meat substitutes. That's certainly happened a l ... More >>
Friday, February 18, Lion's Lair, 303-320-9200.
Thanks to these CDs, it's beginning to sound a lot like Christmas.
The last gulp.
After taking a tour of both L.A. and South Park, Toddy Walters rediscovers her musical muse.
The gang's all cheer.
Jimy Murphy, the Kamikazi Kid, gets his act together.
Many important musicians won't be on stage in Boulder with Emmylou Harris -- but they'll be with her.
Return of the grievous angel--a tribute to Gram Parsons, The Road Kings, Paul Westerberg
The Pin Downs are in it just for the chicks.
Carla Bozulich talks about integrity, barbering and the Geraldine Fibbers.
Members of Radiohead hope their latest trip to Colorado won't be as creepy as the last.
JENNIFER TRYNIN HAS SUCCEEDED BY TRYING AND TRYING AGAIN.
A LOOK AT THE MODERN-ROCK SONGS DENVER RADIO IS DOING TO DEATH.