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    September 19, 2014

    The Eight Best Shows This Weekend in Denver

    There are some punk rock bands playing next to the football stadium this weekend. Perhaps you've heard. There are plenty of options for those not headed to Riot Fest, including the inaugural Cloak & Dagger fest, with an impeccable lineup full of some of dance music's most interesting up-and-coming a ... More >>

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    January 24, 2014

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    Once upon a time, it was enough for a DJ to weave a spell on the dance floor, but those days are long gone. Now, anyone dabbling in electronic music had better have some serious chops as a producer. And when it comes to production, Alex Metric is one of the finest acts currently on the scene. He's r ... More >>

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    January 23, 2014
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    January 22, 2014

    Find out how you could possibly open for Prefuse 73 and Nosaj Thing at Cervantes' next week

    Attention Colorado producers: Spotlight and Euphonic Conceptions have teamed up to bring you a contest that will put you, the producer, in the opening slot for Prefuse 73, Nosaj Thing and Falty DL at Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom on January 29. It's real simple: All you have to do is upload your tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2013

    The best concerts in Denver this week

    TUES | WU YEAR'S EVE at CERVANTES | 12/31/13 More than just creating a free-associative style that would be emulated ceaselessly throughout the '90s and to this very day, the Wu-Tang Clan engineered an aesthetic and model for profitability with only a spiritual guide, the GZA, a mastermind producer, ... More >>

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    December 2, 2013

    The best EDM shows in Denver in December

    DECADENCE NYE at COLORADO CONVENTION CENTER | 12/30-12/31 Just to tease a few of the artists: Bassnectar, Beats Antique, Keys and Krates, Tiesto, Dada Life, Pretty Lights, Odesza, Above & Beyond, Paul Basic, and 12th Planet. Need we say more? Decadence landed in Denver as a result of Triad Dragons' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    Decadence NYE, feat. Bassnectar, Dada Life, Pretty Lights, Above & Beyond, on sale Friday

    Update, 2 p.m., 10/3/13: Tiesto has been added to the Decadence lineup. The trance maestro is slated to perform on Monday, December 30. The lineup for Decadence was just announced. The annual New Year's Eve bash is slated to take place this year over the course of two nights at the Colorado Conven ... More >>

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    July 19, 2013

    Carnage wants to be the biggest DJ in the world

    Propelled by a well-received collaboration with Borgore, Carnage's stock is steadily rising in the EDM world. He recently headlined the Bass Pod at Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas, and threw some wild parties before and after. In advance of his appearance at Global Dance Festival this weekend, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    New shows: Foxygen, Heavyweight Dub Champion and Salt-N-Pepa

    Foxygen is returning to Denver for a headlining date at the Bluebird Theater on Tuesday, September 24. Tickets for the show go on sale this Saturday, July 6, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week, plus a rundown of local radio playlists and the top album sales locally ... More >>

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    June 26, 2013

    New shows: Rusko, Tame Impala, Gary Clark Jr. and Goblin. Tickets on sale this weekend

    Rusko is making his way back to the Mile High City on the Lift Me Up Tour, which is slated to make a stop at the Fillmore Auditorium on Wednesday, November 27, with Roni Size and Dynamite MC. Tickets for the show go on sale this Friday, June 28, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    New Denver shows: MGMT, Luke Bryan and Jack Johnson. Tickets on sale this weekend

    After a being out of the limelight for a spell, MGMT is back with a new record and ready to hit the road. The outfit, who is slated to release its new album in August, is set to headline the Fillmore Auditorium on Friday, September 6. Tickets ($35) go on sale on Saturday, June 22 at 10 a.m. Keep rea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    New Denver shows: My Bloody Valentine, Nine Inch Nails, Lil Wayne on sale this weekend

    My Bloody Valentine, who was last in town three years ago at the Fillmore, will return to the Mile High City for an intimate and sure to be overwhelmingly loud show at the Ogden Theatre on Monday, August 19. Tickets for the show range from $45 to $50 and go on sale on this Saturday, June 15, at 10 a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2013

    New shows: the Eagles, OneRepublic, Shinedown, Bonnie Raitt on sale this week

    THE EAGLES @ PEPSI CENTER | SAT, 10/5/13 The Eagles, who just released the three-disc documentary History of the Eagles, hits the Pepsi Center on Saturday, October 5. The band will be performing classics spanning their entire career, as well as tunes from the bandmembers' solo catalogues. Tickets, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    New shows: Charles Bradley, Naked & Famous, Two Door Cinema Club and more

    Clear your calendar on Saturday, August 17. Whatever you've got going that day, cancel it. You don't want to miss this show; I'm telling you. The one-man soul revival known as Charles Bradley is coming to Denver, and he's going to play an intimate set at the Larimer Lounge. Be there, or you'll regre ... More >>

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    May 22, 2013

    New Denver shows: Peter Hook, Ani DiFranco, Blood on the Dance Floor and more

    Bassist Peter Hook, who played Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures at the Bluebird in 2011, returns to the area with his group, the Light, to perform New Order's Movement and Power, Corruption & Lies at the Gothic Theatre on Saturday, September 28. Tickets ($25.75) go on sale this Saturday, May 25. Con ... More >>

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    April 16, 2013

    New Denver shows: Steely Dan, the Geto Boys, Brad Paisley, Selena Gomez, Ride Festival

    Steely Dan is making its way back to Colorado for a show at Red Rocks this August, and there's a bunch of other new shows to let you know about, including Brad Paisley at Fiddler's Green, the Geto Boys at Summit Music Hall, Ride Festival and Selena Gomez. Keep reading for the full rundown on these s ... More >>

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    April 9, 2013

    New Denver shows: Kid Rock's $20 tour, Muse at Pepsi Center, 311/Blues Traveler at Red Rocks

    Ever the equal opportunity rocker, Kid Rock is bringing his Best Night Ever tour to Fiddler's and every seat in the house is $20. "Everyone knows the economy is still hurting people across the country," he says, "but I didn't want that to be a reason why everyone couldn't get out and enjoy themselve ... More >>

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    April 2, 2013

    New Denver shows: Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson, Fall Out Boy and Warren Haynes

    Brace yourself for the return of Fall Out Boy. The dudes are evidently back to save rock and roll. Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson, meanwhile, are teaming up for a co-headlining date at Fiddler's Green for the Honda Civic Tour, and Warren Hayes is set to collaborate with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra ... More >>

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    March 26, 2013

    New Denver shows: Keith Urban, Lamb of God, John Mayer, Ke$ha and Pitbull and more

    The biggest show announcement this week actually came last week -- talking about Prince at the Ogden, of course -- but there's a whole bunch of other new shows to let you know about this week, including Keith Urban at Red Rocks, Lamb of God at the Boulder Theater, John Mayer at Red Rocks and Ke$ha a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    The ladies of Ultra Music Festival 2013

    By Kat Bein Damn, Ultra Music Festival is a mad house. Everywhere you look, it's neon titties, the bottom half of asses, or some kind of sexy rabbit hoppin' around with a lollipop in her cheek. Only a special kind of woman can brave the downtown Miami masses for three days. And maybe even six. It t ... More >>

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    March 18, 2013

    The fashionistas of Ultra Music Festival 2013

    By Liz Tracy This past weekend at Ultra Music Festival in Miami, there were some folks that were better dressed, and others more sensibly garbed, but the following fashionistas spotted during night one of this year's three-day shit fest were the ones that stood out to us the most. These bass junkie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2012

    The ten worst EDM songs of 2012

    The year 2012 has been a great year for those us who immersed ourselves in the EDM scene. We got a lot of great music, both locally and internationally -- but that doesn't mean there wasn't a plethora of crap released alongside the worthwhile. To honor those lackluster moments, Backbeat culled the b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    New Denver Concerts: Bruce Springsteen, Waka Flocka Flame, Chevelle and more

    See Also: - Gov't Mule two nights in September, Primus in November and more - The Who, New Order, the Script, Minus the Bear, Cursive lead this week's shows - Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Odd Future, Atmosphere and XX lead this week's shows - Afghan Whigs, Amanda Palmer, Aimee Mann and Seether lead t ... More >>

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    June 10, 2012

    EDC Vegas Pulls Plug on Music Due to High Winds

    Also see: - Slide show: Electric Daisy Carnival 2012: Day One - Slide show: Electric Daisy Carnival: More From Day One - Slide show: Electric Daisy Carnival 2012: Day Two [Update at 2:48 a.m]: EDC is over for the night. Organizers are waiting for crowds to thin out before making an official announ ... More >>

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    March 16, 2012

    Weekend's best dance bets: Mark Farina, EOTO, Mike Huckaby and more

    Mark Farina is back for another soul-filled evening that's bound to pack the dance floors at Bar Standard; Detroit's Mike Huckaby will also be in town tonight, which might make things difficult for lovers of electronic music in this city. And that's far from the only such conundrum on this weekend's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Weekend's best dance bets: STS9, Avicii, Sydney Blu and more

    Every time Sound Tribe Sector 9 heads to Denver, you know the techno-hippies are going to come out in full force to hear the livetronica act; if you're more into house or trance, then you'll want to catch Avicii and Sydney Blu. Page down to take a peek at what else is on this weekend's Dance Card:

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    December 13, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    ​​Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, shows from Red Hot Chili Peppers and Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks featuring Atmosphere, Common, Greives Budo and Get Cryphy were announced; the Swayback, Fierce Bad Rabbit, Monroe Monroe and Juno What ... More >>

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    September 27, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    ​Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, shows from Dierks Bentley, Mickey Hart Band and Dirty Nasty were announced. On local radio specialty shows, Snake Rattle Rattle Snake, The Congress and The Epiloguesall got some spins. Meanwhile, at our local ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    ​Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, shows from Mastodon, Stephen Stills and Trans-Siberian Orchestra were announced. On local radio specialty shows, Saints, Kinetix, the Fluid and Dave Beegle all got some spins. Meanwhile, at our local record s ... More >>

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    August 17, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: A pair of new October dates have Smashing Pumpkins at the Ogden and Bush at the 1STBANK Center, with Chevelle and Filter, while November brings Tedeschi Trucks Band to the Fillmore. On local radio, Air Dubai, Le Divorce, Bop Skizzum and Signal Path ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Mile High Music Festival not happening

    ​In case you've noticed that the Mile High Music Festival hasn't announced its lineup yet for this year and you've wondered why -- first of all, congratulations on being astute, but secondly, the lineup hasn't been revealed because, well, there is no lineup this year. There is no festival. Aft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    PJ Harvey, Drive-By Truckers, Nicki Minaj top sellers at local stores

    ​PJ Harvey's Let England Shake, released last week on Vagrant, took the top spot at Twist & Shout and claimed the sixth spot at Albums on the Hill for the week ending February 20. The Drive-By Truckers, meanwhile, debuted at number one at Albums with their latest effort Go-Go Boots, also relea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Max Vangeli at Beta tonight -- here's a free download to get you in the mood

    ​San Francisco's Max Vangeli has had quite a year, remixing everyone from Gorillaz to Switchfoot and having his tracks spun by such superstars as Tiesto and Swedish House Mafia. Tonight, he'll be at Beta, 1909 Blake Street, and to get you in the mood, here's a sampling of his work -- a remix V ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Tiesto at 1STBANK Center, 11/13/10

    TIESTO With Robbie Rivera 11.13.10 | 1STBANK Center Holland's native son, superstar trance DJ and dance music producer Tiesto, boasts a resume that would be hard not to find impressive. Some of its highlights: Headlining Coachella and Bonnaroo; a Grammy nomination for his 2007 album, Elements of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    Think Tiesto is the biesto? Tell us why in five words and win tickets

    ​So, according to votes cast by fans on The DJ List, Dutch-born DJ Tiesto is the best DJ on the planet. Agree? Want to go to the show? We've got several pairs of tickets up for grabs. To enter, simply tell us in five words or less why Tiesto is the biesto below. Hint: Those who post a response ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010
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    August 24, 2010

    B.o.B., Tiësto, Joe Satriani shows announced

    ​After a supporting slot on Lupe Fiasco's tour earlier this year, B.o.B. will be making his return to the area for a date at the Boulder Theater on Saturday, October 9, followed by a show at the Ogden Theatre on Sunday, October 10. Tickets for the Boulder show, which are $36, went on sale yest ... More >>

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    May 20, 2010
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    April 26, 2010

    A bounty of free hard trance from Ghosh

    Kristen Tyler If you like your trance hard, fast and as electronic as a robot's dreams, you are really going to like Ghosh. The Denver/Dubai based DJ is dedicated to a strain of driving, energetic trance that's indebted to the early days of European trance, when it represented the (barely) softer s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Ralphie does Coachella without credentials

    This isn't your daddy's Woodstock, your hippie cousin's Bonnaroo or your yuppie Chicago Uncle's Lollapalooza. This is Coachella, man, and it attracts the most pretentious music fans on the planet, who all choose to gather in grassy polo fields and endure intense desert heat for the same reason. We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Faith restored: Coachella 2010 lineup announced

    Fucking A. Ask and ye shall receive, eh? (Well, it's not Denver, but close enough.) Just glimpsed the lineup for this year's Coachella. As far as headliners go, you've got your Jay-Z and your LCD Soundsystem and, uh, let's see here, Thom Yorke and ... yada, yada, yada. Whatever, dude. Five words: Fa ... More >>

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    November 30, 2009

    Triad Dragons want you to pick the GDF 2010 headliners

    Global Dance Festival 2009 (Official Video)Monolith may get more press, but of the summer's Red Rocks festivals, Global Dance Festival is not only bigger and more well-established, it's also a better place to see lots of gorgeous, half-naked women (see the video embedded above, which may be NSFW de ... More >>

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    January 22, 2009
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    July 19, 2007


    Saturday, July 21, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 303-830-8497.

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    January 4, 2007

    The Year the Superstar DJ Died

    Dinosaurs rule the dance floors no more.

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    January 4, 2007
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    December 16, 2004
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    November 11, 2004


    Parade of the Athletes (Nettwerk)

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    July 22, 2004

    Diesel Power

    Dieselboy brings role-playing strategy into the drum-and-bass arena.

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