Cowboy Junkies

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Wye Oak at Larimer Lounge, 4/2/11

    WYE OAK With Callers 04.02.11 | Larimer Lounge As far as standout female voices in today's indie-landscape, the front seems to be dominated as of late by heavyweights like Best Coast's Bethany Cosetino or Beach House's Victoria Legrand. But a serious chunk of room needs to be made for both Brookl ... More >>

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    March 22, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Shows announced/on-sale this week, local radio playlists and top local sellers

    ​ Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week. On the concert front: The Fox Theatre and Boulder Theater are hosting the first annual Boulder Blues and Roots Summit. Bad Brains is coming to the Summit Music Hall in August and Blues Traveler is coming back to Red Rocks for its annual Fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    DeVotchKa's Nick Urata on the band's new album and its cinematic approach to songwriting

    Gary Isaacs​ With DeVotchka's forthcoming album, 100 Lovers, the Denver quartet has released possibly it's finest album to date. Frontman Nick Urata says they spent about a year making the album in Tuscon, and let the songs cook a bit longer and ferment than on previous efforts, which might e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    This Just In: Vans Warped Tour, Rihanna, Broken Bells shows announced

    Pennywise is one of the many bands at this year's Vans Warped Tour​While the Mile High Music Festival was announced yesterday, the Vans Warped Tour is also coming to town. Alkaline Trio, Andrew W.K., Bring Me the Horizon, Dillinger Escape Plan, Every Time I Die, Reel Big Fish, Anti-Flag, Face ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2009

    Mile Highs and Lows: Evolution Medicine Services

    ​As Colorado's medical-marijuana industry grows, marijuana dispensaries of all types and sizes are proliferating around the state. Some resemble swanky bars or sterile dentist offices; others feel like a dope dealer's college dorm room. To help keep them all straight, Westword will be offering ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Freeloader: Two new tracks from Three Miles West

    ‚ÄčThis must just be the week for seemingly inactive bands to unceremoniously jump back into the fold. Earlier this week, we posted an item about the Titan Courageous, who's been off the grid for a while, making new music. Now we've received confirmation that Three Miles West, an outfit led by Russ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    Warped Tour, Kings of Leon, Judas Priest shows announced

    Sunday, August 9 is going to be a busy day for music in the Mile High, when Kings of Leon stops by Red Rocks, and the skater-centric Vans Warped Tour, pulls into Invesco with more than fifty bands in tow, including 3OH!3, Bad Religion, NOFX, Less Than Jake and Flogging Molly, among others. A few mor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2008

    I love a cover

    I love a good cover. Today, I ran across this list of the best and worst covers of all time and it got me thinking about the art of covers. I know people who hate them, regardless of quality and a lot of people just don't seem to get the point. To some degree it goes back to that punk ethos of DIY, ... More >>

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    February 7, 2008
  • Music

    June 15, 2006

    Westword Music Showcase 2006

    Be there or be square!

  • Music

    July 7, 2005


    Saturday, July 9, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007

  • Music

    January 31, 2002

    Buckin' Tradition

    Tommy Womack is still rattling Nashville's cage, but in a kinder, gentler way.

  • Music

    December 27, 2001


    Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.

  • Music

    September 23, 1999


    Ralph Carney, Charlie Haden Quartet West, Enemymine, Styx

  • Music

    September 2, 1999


    Return of the grievous angel--a tribute to Gram Parsons, The Road Kings, Paul Westerberg

  • Music

    July 8, 1999

    The World Accordion to Guy

    Guy Klucevsek takes the accordion beyond and back.

  • News

    September 3, 1998
  • Music

    August 27, 1998

    My Seven Hours With Lilith

    A chromosome-challenged critic gets in touch with his feminine side.

  • Calendar

    August 20, 1998

    Night & Day

    August 20 - 26, 1998

  • Music

    August 20, 1998

    On the Case

    Neko Case aims to shake up the world of country music.

  • Music

    August 20, 1998

    Storey Time

    Nina Storey is moving into one of her career's most important chapters.

  • Music

    July 23, 1998

    Keen Thinking

    Robert Earl Keen won't dumb down his music for country consumption.

  • Music

    May 9, 1996

    Just Deserts

    Neil Halstead on the moody, desolate sound of Mojave 3.

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    September 20, 1995
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    July 12, 1995
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    January 18, 1995



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    March 30, 1994