Nearly a year after Quixote's relocated into the former Bender's location on 13th, owner Jay Bianchi has opened up a new place. This one's called The Donkey O.T. (get it?), and it's at 1630 Federal Boulevard, which was the home of Atmosphere Ultra Lounge since June 2012. Since the bar overlooks Spor ... More >>
The nineteenth annual Westword Music Showcase is here! Today in the Golden Triangle, more than 150 acts are slated to perform on sixteen stages throughout the neighborhood. Break out your red pen and chart out your course: Here's the most up-to-date list of who's playing where and when. Keep reading ... More >>
We've just learned that Barry Fey, a larger-than-life figure who helped put Denver on the music-business map, has died. At this writing, the circumstances of Fey's death have not been made public, but he has been ill of late. His personal Facebook page features a March 11 post that reads, "I am hap ... More >>
In our series of coveted Colorado music-industry jobs, we've covered a range of jobs, from guitar tech and handling publicity to being tasked with overseeing digital music delivery from a vast electronic music catalog to band management. Today, we complete our list of the most coveted Colorado music ... More >>
Thoughts and well-wishes for a speedy recovery go out to Michael "Cactus" Moser. Over the weekend, the 55-year-old drummer, a Montrose native with deep Colorado roots, was involved in a motorcycle crash over the weekend in South Dakota that resulted in him losing one of his legs. Moser, who had most ... More >>
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The Avett Brothers last night.When Governor John Hickenlooper introduced the Avett Brothers last night at Red Rocks, which he called the one of best bands in the world, he said, "If you look back into the history of music, there's something special about people who are born with multiple tale ... More >>
Photo by Britt ChesterThe Glitch Mob at Red Rocks | 7.2.11The Glitch Mob is currently on its largest tour to date. After a few bumps in the road, one actually taking a wheel right off their tour bus while in transit, the act arrived at Red Rocks to show off what they've been doing behind clos ... More >>
Jim Narcy JOHN DENVER'S ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH Olivia Newton-John, Michael Martin Murphey and more 04.21.11 | 1STBANK Center John Denver fans -- and let's be clear, that accounted for pretty much everyone in the building, save for perhaps the odd service employee -- got their money's worth las ... More >>
Denver's concert scene is suddenly much livelier.
The concert business in Denver just got a hell of a lot more interesting. After last month's announcement that Live Nation planned to acquire House of Blues, things had calmed down — but now a tidal wave looks to be forming on the horizon, one that could have epochal implications for the local ... More >>
The hole story
From the week of January 1, 2004
After a year of renewal, Hall-of-Famer Jim Ibbotson gets down to the Nitty Gritty.
Clear Channel moves in on Red Rocks, while Tenacious D takes a crowd to the moon.
Dusty Drapes and the Dusters uncover Boulder's country-music past.
Please, don't try to classify Tony Furtado.
Red Rocks may or may not be sliding down the hill, but Friends of Red Rocks’ trust in the city is slipping away.
The Sound and the Fury
After thirty years, Barry Fey is stepping down. Sort of.