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Dan Craig

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    October 1, 2013

    New Denver concerts on sale: Flobots NYE, George Strait farewell tour, Thundercat

    Flobots are set to ring in the New Year this year at the Marquis Theater. Tickets ($28-$32) for the show go on sale this Friday, October 4, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week, what songs are being played on local radio and what's selling at local record stores. Se ... More >>

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    December 18, 2012

    New shows: Cat Power, Lucero, Mike Cooley of the Drive-By Truckers solo show and more

    It's less than a week now until Christmas. Did you get all your shopping done yet? Ah, don't beat yourself up. Neither have we. If you're like us, you've probably got some people on our list who are just impossible to buy for, yes? If so, here's an idea, one that won't require you to brave the masse ... More >>

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    December 11, 2012

    New shows: Justin Bieber adds another date at the Pepsi Center, Imagine Dragons and more

    Did you totally blow it? Did you dawdle and miss your chance to pick up tickets to Justin Bieber's now sold-out concert at the Pepsi Center next month? Is your darling niece bummed with you beyond all recognition? Good news for you: You get a do-over -- well, sort of. The Biebs just announced anothe ... More >>

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    July 3, 2012

    Peaches, Kottonmouth Kings, Why?, Warrant, Cinderella and Skid Row lead this week's shows

    Now that we're moving into the thick of summer concert season, the fall schedule is starting to take shape with new dates from Peaches, Kottonmouth Kings, Why?, Warrant, Cinderella and Skid Row on the books. Page down for the full rundown on this week's new show announcements, as well as local radio ... More >>

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    December 22, 2011

    Oh, Starling releases holiday EP

    ​As a follow-up to last year's Joy EP, Oh, Starling, the husband-and-wife duo of singer-songwriters Jessica Sonner and Dan Craig, released another five-song holiday EP, Noel. The duo takes holiday standards like "O Little Town of Bethlehem," "O Come O Come Emmanuel" and "Hark! The Herald Angel ... More >>

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    August 9, 2011

    Mile Highlights: This week's concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: A Band of Horses date was just announced at the Ogden in September, Five Finger Death Punch is coming to the 1STBANK Center in October and Blitzen Trapper is due at the Fox in November. On local radio, the Still City, the Swayback and '57 Lesbian g ... More >>

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    July 25, 2011

    UMS Travelogue: Fairchildren, Achille Lauro, Bonnie and the Beard, Hollyfelds and more

    A.H. GoldsteinAchille Lauro​UMS on S. BROADWAY | 07/23-24/11I started out Saturday with the Yes We Cans' appearance at Moe's Barbecue at 3 p.m., a staid set that seemed to reflect the early hour of the gig. With ballads composed of minor chords and heavily reverbed guitar effects, the Colorado ... More >>

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    June 14, 2011

    Mile Highlights: This week's concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: In concert news, the Avett Brothers announced another Colorado date on July 8 at the Boulder Theater the night before their sold-out Red Rocks show, the FMQB Triple A Conference is returning to the Fox, Diana Ross is due at Wells Fargo in Septemb ... More >>

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    March 28, 2011

    Tonight: Rocky Votolato at the hi-dive

    Singer-songwriters are a dime a dozen these days. It's like they're being churned out on a never ending assembly line, manufactured with the same blueprint: rough-hewn voice, tattered button-up shirt, handsome face, guitar. Rocky Votolato is like the original of those copies of copies, and he has th ... More >>

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    February 23, 2011

    Download the new Something Like Sound compilation for free

    ​Tim Weilert has maintained the excellent local music blog Something Like Sound for two years now. The School of Mines student will graduate in May and move to Austin, making these his last few months at the blog's helm. He isn't leaving quietly, however: Today Weilert released his second Colo ... More >>

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    December 27, 2010

    Moovers & Shakers 2010: More of our picks

    ​ This year once again as we compiled our annual Moovers and Shakers issue -- a rundown of our favorite local releases from the past year -- we found that there were simply more albums that we dug than we had space to devote to in the paper. Thankfully, no such limitations exist on the web. C ... More >>

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    December 9, 2010

    Free Christmas music from Oh, Starling

    ​The Chipmunks singing holiday tunes is funny -- one time, once a year. Other than that, Christmas music has the tendency to suck, grating on our ears as we converge on shopping malls and Starbucks, waiting for the snow that never seems to be coming. Luckily, local musicians Dan Craig and Jess ... More >>

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    November 5, 2010

    Demon Funkies, the Informants and Kinetix spun this week. See who else got spins.

    ​Here's what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists from a number of different shows, including KTCL's Locals Only, 99.5 the Mountain's Homegrown Show, KBCO's Local Edition, The Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and ... More >>

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    August 19, 2010
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    August 11, 2010

    Fierce Bad Rabbit, I'm a Boy and Andrea Ball spun on radio last week. See who else got spins.

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows including, Radio 1190's Local Shakedown*, KTCL's Locals Only, KBCO's Local Edition*, The Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broa ... More >>

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    August 3, 2010

    Dub Skin, Take to the Oars, The Foot, Pretty Lights spun on radio last week. See who else got spins.

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows including, Radio 1190's Local Shakedown*, KTCL's Locals Only, KBCO's Local Edition, The Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broad ... More >>

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    July 6, 2010

    Nathan & Stephen to reconvene next Tuesday at the hi-dive

    hi-dive, November 2009: Hearts of Palm/Nathan & Stephen farewell show​At one of his shows recently, Dan Craig invited his old Hearts of Palm/Nathan & Stephen bandmate Nathan McGarvey onstage for an acoustic rendition of "Happier." McGarvey's better half, the lovely and talented Emily DeRousse ... More >>

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    May 10, 2010

    The Chain Gang of 1974, Alan Alda, Bop Skizzum get spins on local radio this week. See who else got love.

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows, including Radio 1190's Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, The Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Colorado, ... More >>

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    March 12, 2010

    The Weekend Showdown: The Flobots Big Party will not be denied.

    ​ We would hate for you to miss out on all the awesome that happens every weekend in our fair city, so we've decided to run down five of the best shows in one easy-to-swallow post, with video and audio. Tell us -- and the rest of the world -- what we missed in the comments. This week, a pa ... More >>

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    February 3, 2010

    Dialed In: This week's local music radio playlists

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows including, Radio 1190's Local Shakedown*, KTCL's Locals Only, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Colorado ... More >>

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    January 5, 2010

    Dialed In: This week's local music radio playlists

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows, including Radio 1190's Local Shakedown*, KTCL's Locals Only, 99.5 the Mountain's Homegrown Show*, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC ... More >>

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    November 6, 2009

    Q&A with Nathan McGarvey of Hearts of Palm

    Black Mountain Studios​Hearts of Palm started out in the winter of 2006 as a pop song writing collaboration between former Roper and Black Black Ocean guitarist Stephen Till and longtime friend Nathan McGarvey. Within the following year, the project expanded to eight plus members and the band's so ... More >>

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    August 24, 2009

    Dialed In: This week's local music radio playlists

    ​​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows, including Radio 1190's long-running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all ov ... More >>

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    July 27, 2009

    Dialed In: This week's local music radio playlists

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows, including Radio 1190's long-running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over ... More >>

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    June 18, 2009

    Mile Hi-Fidelity playlist - 06.17.09

    Turned in an economy version of the show last night. No guests, no co-host. Not much to report really. Just one guy, one mike and two dozen handpicked tunes. Where was my faithful sidekick, you ask? Why Mr. Thomas had a show last night at the Larimer Lounge, as he dutifully reminded me via text yest ... More >>

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    May 5, 2009

    Dialed in: This week's local music radio playlists

    Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were playing this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows, including Radio 1190's long-running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Colo ... More >>

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    April 6, 2009

    Dialed In: This week's local music radio playlists

    Here are the playlists from the area's local-centric specialty radio shows this week. This week marks the addition of 99.5 the Mountain's Home Grown Show, whose playlist we've added to in additon to the others we're already tracking: Radio 1190's long-running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, the ... More >>

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    March 31, 2009

    Here we are. Now entertain us: Dualistics channel Nirvana. Sheryl Renee pays tribute to Marvin Gaye.

    Got plans this weekend? If not, you do now. There's a couple of shows totally worth checking out featuring local musicians paying homage to a pair of past icons, groundbreaking, paradigm shifting artists who left this world violently and prematurely. This Friday night at the hi-dive, the Dualistics ... More >>

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    March 25, 2009

    Mike Marchant gives away unreleased music

    Towering rocker and singer-songwriter Mike Marchant has a well-documented penchant for giving away music. When his band, Widowers, released its debut album, Marchant couldn't give away copies of the painstakingly recorded beauty fast enough. Little has changed since then, as evidenced by a recent e- ... More >>

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    February 19, 2009

    Jessica Sonner lands song on Big Love

    Once upon a time not all that long ago, Denver seemed like it was isolated from the rest of the world, with musicians making great music that, with a few notable exceptions, the rest of the world just wasn't privy to. (Granted, some of the more cynical among us still contend that's still the case.) ... More >>

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    January 29, 2009

    Mile Hi-Fidelity recast playlist - 01.28.09

    Another two hours of playing the best hand-picked local music is in the books. Andy and I got all sorts of chatty last night -- I mean, more than usual; seriously we were like a gaggle of grandmas chopping it up in a sewing circle -- which meant that we didn't get to two of the songs we had planned ... More >>

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    January 26, 2009

    Camped out for the Wheel, Bad Weather California and Young Coyotes

    For me, Friday night's show at the hi-dive embodied everything that I love about Denver's shimmering live music scene. With three heavy hitters on the bill from three different-yet-complementary genres, I just wanted to camp out forever, right in front of the hi-dive's humble stage. Any one of the b ... More >>

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    January 21, 2009

    Another great Denver band hits the rocks

    photo: blkmtnstudio.comAre you sitting down? You should probably be sitting down for this. Really. Brace yourself. Although it pains us greatly to report that one of the most promising bands to come out of Denver in the past five years or so has stopped breathing, we figured it was best you heard it ... More >>

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    January 9, 2009

    One Tree Hill becoming defacto repository of Denver music

    This just in: TV is the new radio. Another area artist has had a song placed on One Tree Hill, the CW network's benchmark teen serial. When Tim Hanauer's new tune, "Miss," airs this Monday, January 12, he will join a growing list of local luminaries whose songs have already aired, Dan Craig, Born in ... More >>

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    January 7, 2009

    Mile High Makeout: Coming home

    Photo: Adam D'Antonio Jeremy D'Antonio left Colorado a while ago, taking his beautiful acoustic project, Tiny Television, with him. Since then, he has returned a few times for a show or two. On January 16th, however, D'Antonio and Tiny Television make a triumphant return, celebrating the release of ... More >>

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    December 20, 2008

    More Moovers & Shakers picks

    By now, hopefully you've had a chance to peruse this year's Moovers & Shakers. A lot of great stuff released this year, yeah? Too much, in fact. There were more releases that moved us than we had space in the paper. Thank God for the web, eh? As promised, here's more Moovers and Shakers picks. B ... More >>

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    December 16, 2008

    This Thursday morning: Dom and Jane's Warm & Fuzzy Christmas show on Mix 100

    Bells will be ringing, this sad sad sad news/Oh what a Christmas to have the blues/My baby's gone/I have no friends, to wish me greetings once again... Every year at this time, for as long as I can remember -- hell, probably since I first heard the tune when I toiled as "holiday help" at Musicland a ... More >>

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    November 28, 2008

    Mile High Makeout: Fleurs de Mall

    I'm calling for a revitalization and renewal of that time-honored cheapskate gift: the mixtape.

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    November 25, 2008

    Born in the Flood's "Anthem" used in One Tree Hill

    Nearly two minutes of Born in the Flood's "Anthem" was used in last night's episode of One Tree Hill. Local musician Dan Craig and former Colorado resident Katie Herzig and have also had songs placed in the show. Check out the clip after the jump. The Born in the Flood guys are also gearing up for t ... More >>

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    September 19, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (9/13/08-9/19/08)

    "Does this mean I need to find a real job?" Here's a user-friendly guide to all the great content you might have missed this week on Backbeat Online while you were reeling in shock and horror at the news that the end of era was coming with the impending cancellation of MTV's TRL...

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    September 17, 2008

    Dan Craig gets play on One Tree Hill

    This past Monday, Dan Craig joined the ranks of Reed Foehl, the Trampolines, Redline Defiance, Angie Stevens and a handful of other local acts who've had their music licensed to various shows on the small screen. Craig's song, "Further to Fall" appeared on the latest episode of One Tree Hill thanks ... More >>

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    June 20, 2008
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    June 9, 2008

    MP3 Freeloader, Music Showcase Edition: Dan Craig

    DAN CRAIG NOMINATED IN SINGER-SONGWRITER Performing 7:15-7:45 PM at MILK BAR Personnel: Dan Craig Discography: Skin Grows Thin (2008); Wirebird (2006); New Every Morning (2005) Download "Further to Fall" or stream the entire track after the jump.

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    June 4, 2008

    Westword Music Showcase Lineup and Schedule Revealed

    You know when your mom sometimes goes on and on about how handsome you are, or how talented you are and whatnot, and you're all like, "Ah, ma', you're supposed to say that crap. You're my mom"? Keep that sentiment in mind right now as we tell you just how wicked cool our kid is. The lineup is for th ... More >>

  • Music

    May 8, 2008

    Dan Craig

    Skin Grows Thin
    Self-released

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    May 5, 2008
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    March 27, 2008

    Mile High Makeout: Sharing the Wealth

    An out-of-state friend of mine just asked me to pull together some recommendations of good music that has emerged from colorful Colorado in recent years. I’m looking at the playlist in iTunes right now and can’t believe my eyes.

  • Calendar

    April 5, 2007

    Spring Fever

    The Seed show is sweet and succulent.

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    February 8, 2007

    Nathan & Stephen

    This nine-piece band started out as a simple duo.

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    December 7, 2006

    Dan Craig

    Wirebird
    Self-released

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