Darius Rucker

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    April 25, 2014

    Even country music is ready for marijuana legalization

    It has been rough and rocky traveling for cannabis cowboys for most of the 40 years since "Me and Paul," the hounded-by-the-Man classic in which Willie Nelson tipped off like-minded longhairs to the presence of narcs in Laredo. "If you're staying in a motel there," he warned dryly, "don't leave noth ... More >>

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    June 3, 2013

    The ten best concerts to see in Denver this week

    ALICE COOPER & MARILYN MANSON @ RED ROCKS | MON, 6/3/13 Alice Cooper and Marilyn Manson at Red Rocks. Sweet Jesus! How this totally obvious and sure-to-be-awesome pairing has not happened before now is anybody's guess. The music world's O.G. shock rocker and his direct artistic descendent are slated ... More >>

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    March 19, 2013

    New Denver shows: P!NK, Matchbox Twenty, Goo Goo Dolls, Barenaked Ladies, Guster

    It's March 2013 -- at least according to the calendar. If you went by the concert calendar for the past few weeks, however, you'd swear it's the mid to late '90s. P!NK, Matchbox Twenty and Goo Goo Dolls, Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds Five and Guster, Darius Rucker. If you're already nostalgic for the ... More >>

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    March 5, 2013

    Soccer moms of the world, unite: New Kids on the Block are coming to 1STBANK Center!

    So this one summer before New Kids on the Block made all the girls (who are all middle aged moms now -- meditate on that for a minute) swoon like no other, the dudes did an in-store at the mall in Cheyenne. I was there. My best friend was a DJ at the station presenting the meet and greet, and so we ... More >>

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    February 15, 2013

    The misappropriation of country music

    Country music used to have its own distinct identity, one that was tied to rich traditions of lonesome country roads, hard work, low pay and drinking. These days it's a black hole of insipidity. Following the Grammys, the Lumineers and Mumford & Sons are now reportedly making inroads on country radi ... More >>

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    April 6, 2012

    Five acts whose careers have resurrected

    Whether you're honoring a ubiquitous egg-laying rabbit obsessed with scavenger hunts or the miraculous resurrection of a thirty-something Jewish carpenter, the Easter season is upon us once again. But regardless of your religious affiliation, in the world of music, returning from the dead seems to h ... More >>

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    January 17, 2012

    Korn at Fillmore Auditorium on February 27

    ​Korn is coming to the Fillmore Auditorium on Monday, February 27, with Kill the Noise. Pre-sale tickets go on sale this Wednesday on the band's website, and go on-sale otherwise to the general public this Friday at 10 a.m. Gotta hand it to the dudes. Who thought they'd still be a topic of con ... More >>

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    November 4, 2011

    Lady Antebellum at Pepsi Center on Feburary 15

    ​Given the success of its past singles, it's not surprising that when multi-platinum group Lady Antebellum released its third album, Own the Night, a few months ago, that it claimed the top spot on Billboard's Top 200 chart, becoming the biggest first week debut by a country artist this year. ... More >>

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    June 1, 2011

    Tim Tebow's top ten commandments for living a holy life

    ​Calling all office joes and fraternity bros -- don't have time to read Tim Tebow's new book, Through My Eyes, but still want to live your life as righteously as possible? Do what Tebow does: follow the Mile-High Messiah's Ten Commandments for Living a Holy Life, as helpfully assembled by West ... More >>

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    February 28, 2011

    Five better things for JLo to cry about than American Idol

    ​JLo couldn't handle the dream crushing on last week's American Idol. Apparently, she was under the impression that this show consisted of judges telling people how inspiring their life stories are. She shed some tears and questioned her future on the show, but despite the manufactured drama, ... More >>

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    November 5, 2010

    Taylor Swift: True Lil Wayne Heir

    Young Moolah, Baby​Lil Wayne sold a million copies of Tha Carter III in one week back in June of 2008. It's a nearly impossible benchmark in an era of dwindling album sales. And the day Lil Wayne was released from prison, Taylor Swift matched his feat. Actually, she surpassed it. Tha Carter ... More >>

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    November 4, 2010
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    July 6, 2010

    Gary Numan, Bettye LaVette, Brad Paisley shows announced

    ​Electro-pop legend Gary Numan is making a short sixteen-date trek across North America this fall, which is slated to include a stop at the Gothic Theatre on Thursday, October 28. To commemorate the 30th anniversary of his debut, The Pleasure Principle, Numan will perform the album in its enti ... More >>

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    April 14, 2010

    This Just In: Ratt at the Ogden, the Scorpions at 1st Bank and Bret Michaels at the Grizzly Rose -- wait, what year is this again?

    ​ Okay, so I'm not sure why you, me or anyone else, frankly, would remotely give a crap -- or ahem, a Ratt's ass, if you will -- but Ratt evidently has a new album out. It's called Infestation (of course it is), and for whatever reason (ennui? morbid curiousity?), I'm sitting shotgun in the w ... More >>

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    February 16, 2010

    This Just In: Country Megaticket, Disco Biscuits, Phoenix shows announced

    ‚ÄčIn addition to a number of shows announced this week, Live Nation is offering the 2010 Country Megaticket, which includes four shows at the Comfort Dental Amphitheatre including, the Country Throwdown featuring Montgomery Gentry, Little Big Town and more on Sunday, June 13, Tim McGraw with Lady A ... More >>

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    April 21, 2009

    Aerosmith, Killers, Wilco shows announced

    There was a ton of action with concert announcements this week, especially some great shows at Red Rocks including Ween (Sunday, September 6), Wilco (Friday, July 3), the Killers (Wednesday, September 9), Lyle Lovett (Sunday, July 26) and Slightly Stoopid (Wednesday, July 15). Fiddler's Green roped ... More >>

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    May 26, 2008
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    August 4, 2005
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    July 15, 2004


    Five Days From Home (Jagaball Records)

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    September 12, 2002

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    Back to Then (Hidden Beach)

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    July 8, 1999

    More Songs of the Century

    Part two of a pre-millennial trek through a hundred years of pop music.

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    July 9, 1998

    The Buck Stops Here

    As part of Tuatara, R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck heads in new musical directions.

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    December 5, 1996
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    July 12, 1995
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    November 2, 1994