Chuck Potashner

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Jens Lekman secret show at Brass Tree

    Yup, that's really Jens.​The rumors were true: Jens Lekman was in actually in Denver last night. In fact, the Swedish crooner had been in the state for a good 24 hours (and had by all accounts never played here before, as his last show a few years ago was canceled due to inclimate weather) an ... More >>

  • Music

    April 15, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 24, 2009

    Freeloader: A lost track from teamAWESOME!

    Cory Gustason​Chuck Potashner will always be awesome to us, even if he now calls San Diego his home. As you probably know, this past February, the mastermind behind teamAWESOME! picked up stakes and moved back to his native San Diego. Although he's been gone almost a year now, we miss Chuck, and h ... 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 19, 2009

    Dialed In: local music on the radio

    At the excellent suggestion of an esteemed reader named Mike -- in a why didn't we think of this before moment -- starting today and every week from now on, we'll be posting the playlists of the other local-centric speciality shows including, Radio 1190's long running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Local's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Win tickets to Bands You Need to Know 2 at the Marquis tonight

    Told ya' Thursday is the new Friday. As proof, there's no shortage of killer local shows tonight around town: U.S. Pipe is celebrating the release of its new platter at the Bluebird, as is Chuck Potashner (teamAWESOME!) at the Oriental Theater, where he'll also be playing his last show in Denver bef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2009

    Chuck Potashner's farewell show

    This Thursday, February 19, at the Oriental Theater, Chuck Potashner will be releasing a new disc and reconvening with a few of his old teamAWESOME! chums ("This is the closest thing to a teamAWESOME! reunion show you are going to get, so don't miss it!" notes Potashner) before shoving off to the We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (10/11/08-10/17/08)

    Disco doesn't suck so bad now that it's saving your sorry ass, does it? Here's a user-friendly guide to all of the top-notch content you might have missed out on while you were busy this week practicing your CPR skills to the beat of the disco classic "Staying Alive"...

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2008

    The blog shortcut, October 16 edition

    Stereolab sings. To find even more blogs, follow the bullets. Today in Backbeat Online: • A review of Stereolab live at the Gothic Theatre, with Monade and Le Loup. • Eric Eyl's Mile High Makeout column, about a local-music benefit for Metro Denver Partners. • A Q&A with the Bl ... More >>

  • Music

    August 28, 2008


    The Burnt Siena Album

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2008

    Live Review: Harry and the Potters, Math the Band and Uncle Monsterface at hi-dive

    Photo: Tom Murphy Uncle Monsterface being benevolently, psychotically surreal. Harry and the Potters, Uncle Monsterface and Math the Band Monday, July 28, 2008 hi-dive Better Than: Some weird anti-Harry Potter themed show. When some guy came hustling past me in the parking lot headed toward the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2008

    Live Review: teamAwesome! with the Pseudo Dates at the Lion's Lair

    Photo: Tom Murphy The Pseudo Dates The Pseudo Dates and teamAWESOME! Sunday, July 27, 2008 Lion’s Lair Better Than: The average benefit show put together to raise awareness. I didn’t get to the Lion’s Lair in time for the drag show, but, frankly, drag shows aren’t my thing, so it’s ju ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2008

    Live Review: Girl Talk, teamAWESOME at Fox Theatre

    photo: Crow Norlander Why do we get the feeling that this is going to turn into the pants off dance off by the end of the night?. Girl Talk, teamAWESOME Friday, July 11 2008 Fox Theatre Better Than: Keeping some of the best moments of pop music to yourself Whether up on the highly prized stage ... More >>