Every year, for the Westword Music Showcase, we enlist our army of Backbeat wordsmiths to host various stages, and in addition to their emcee obligations, we ask them to pull double duty (or triple-duty in some cases) and also write up the acts that appear on their individual stages. Kelsey Whipple ... More >>
Welcome to the weekend! Whoo freaking hoo! Another stacked one on tap. Tons of options no matter your flavor. We've got Rick Ross, Wiz Khalifa, Tyga and more at KS 107.5's Summer Jam, Big Head Todd and the Monsters's annual sojourn to Red Rocks, a parade of imports, including Destroyer, Sarah Jaffe, ... More >>
On the set of her latest music video, Danielle Anderson learned to let go. Based on a black-and-white Bonnie-minus-Clyde 1930s heist plot, "Faith in a Man"'s five and a half minutes required the singer-songwriter behind Danielle Ate the Sandwich to look lovely, fake a mob accent, case a joint, act ... More >>
Amanda Palmer recently set the record for crowd-sourced fundraising among music-related projects -- a record once held by Five Iron Frenzy -- after the Kickstarter campaign to fund her new record raised $735,000 in about two weeks. The former Dresden Dolls frontwoman served up tickets, copies of the ... More >>
• Danielle Anderson isn't easy to forget
• Meet Danielle Ate the Sandwich
Last year, singer-songwriter Danielle Ate the Sandwich (aka Danielle Anderson) teamed up with Nick Celentano and Ryan Anthony Martin, the guys behind Synthetic PictureHaus, to make the music video for "Where the ... More >>
A.H. GoldsteinO-tone Brass Band at Artopia this past Saturday.Talk about sensory overload. Touring the five venues of Artopia over the course of three hours felt overwhelming at times. Skipping from band to band and exhibit to exhibit in the clubs along south Broadway was a frenetic way to ta ... More >>
A.H. GoldsteinIan Cooke and his band at the Curious Theatre for his Fortitude release party.IAN COOKE @ CURIOUS THEATRE | 12.16.11Ian Cooke made a wise choice in choosing the Curious Theatre to debut songs from Fortitude, his new full-length. The release show, which featured supporting performances ... More >>
A.H. GoldsteinNathaniel Rateliff last night at the Gothic Theatre. Nathaniel Rateliff, Gregory Alan Isakov, Danielle Ate the Sandwich
10.8.10 | Gothic Theatre
The capacity crowd that filled the Gothic Theatre to busting on Friday night had no problem staying calm for three hours, for the co- ... More >>
Today's a pretty big day for Danielle Anderson. Not only is the YouTube darling featured on the front page of, well, YouTube (see the clip being touted after the jump), but today marks the release of her brand new record, Two Bedroom Apartment. Oh and she's celebrating by playing some of her ... More >>
Here's our massive, multi-page report/travelogue of the Westword Music Showcase from (in order) Tom Murphy, Cory Casciato, A.H. Goldstein, Jef Otte, Jon Solomon and Brain Frederick. Let us know in the comments what you saw and loved, saw and hated, or missed and hated yourself for missing.
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Danielle Anderson is the latest local artist to take an unconventional approach to financing her new album, joining the Heyday and Choke the Word on the fansourcing bandwagon. To generate funds for her new album, Two Bedroom Apartment, Anderson, whom you know better by her nom de tune of Da ... More >>
Okay, so even though we've been doing this Showcase for sixteen years -- sixteen!, can you believe it? -- we still haven't perfected this ballot process, even if we think you'll agree that we came closer than ever to nailing it this year.
Still, a number of acts -- and/or their fans -- feel ... More >>
As it turns out, the above Miley cover featuring members of Boulder Acoustic Society is a sign of things to come. Danielle Anderson is currently in the finishing stages of her third album and it will be nothing like the others. Details after the jump.
Julie Davis of Bela Karoli (A.H. Goldstein)Last night, the four-day UMS festival wrapped, and most of our crew made it out for at least part of the fest. And while we rarely agree on anything, we're all pretty much in agreement that Danielle Ate the Sandwich absolutely stole the show with one of ... More >>
Meet Danielle Ate the Sandwich. Yes, the name. We know. Not big fans ourselves. Still, trust us: This is your new favorite singer-songwriter. If you have a functioning pair of hearing devices, we think you'll agree. This bewitching little gal (aka Danielle Anderson) from Fort Collins has the most be ... More >>