Hot Tuna, featuring former Jefferson Airplane guitarist Jorma Kaukonen, returns to the Oriental on Sunday, February 23; tickets are $30 and on sale now. The Bad Plus are due at Dazzle on Tuesday, April 23, and Wednesday, April 24. Tickets are $25 and on sale now. Mountain Sun hosts its annual Funky ... More >>
Third Eye Blind is making its way back to Denver for a show at the Gothic Theatre on Friday, December 6. Tickets ($30) go on sale this Friday, September 27, 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 r ... More >>
Denver blog posts go great with either meat or fish. The Colorado Independent's Troy Hooper cites a report that singles out Cory Gardner as being part of "the most anti-environment House in the history of Congress." That's making a mark. Coyote Gulch: Colorado's dry east and west of the Great Divi ... More >>
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 >>
Eric Gruneisen ROBERT PLANT & BAND OF JOY With North Mississippi Allstars 4.27.11 | Fillmore Auditorium Say what you will about his refusal to reunite Led Zeppelin and his musical journey since that project ended: Robert Plant is and has always been a rock god. He reminded the Fillmore last night ... More >>
After twelve years of investigations, exposés, books, videos and Michael-Moore-sized pontifications, what more is there to say about the 1999 Columbine shootings? Plenty, according to the makers of Thirteen Families, a new documentary set to premiere in Denver on April 18, which focuses on t ... More >>
Robert Plant visits the Fillmore Auditorium on Wednesday, April 27, as part of the third leg of his tour supporting his Grammy-nomimated Band of Joy. He'll be bringing the same band that's on the recording, including Patty Griffin, Darrell Scott, Bryon House, Marco Giovino and Buddy Miller.
Disco BiscuitsAfter selling out shows at Red Rocks and the Ogden Theatre this past summer, Philadelphia's Disco Biscuits is slated to return to the area for back-to-back nights at the Boulder Theater on Thursday, January 13 and Friday, January 14, followed by two more nights at the Ogden Thea ... More >>
Dan Hawkins.Last year, Dan Hawkins so thoroughly wrecked CU football that his sacking appeared inevitable. Hence, my post dubbing Hawkins a dead man talking, because he seemed to think he could yammer his way out of getting fired -- which he did, to the shock of all. Now, after an even worse ... More >>
Arcade Fire's latest effort, The Suburbs, continues to dominate the local charts, claiming the top spots at Albums on the Hill, Twist & Shout and Wax Trax for the week ending August 15. Los Lobos' Tin Can Trust, released August 3 on Shout! Factory, performed well, as did Wolf Parade's Expo 86 ... More >>
Phish, which kicks off its summer tour in June, is slated to play back-to-back dates at Telluride Town Park on Monday and Tuesday, August 9 and 10. An online ticket request period is currently underway and ends March 26. After that, tickets go on sale to the general public starting Friday, Ap ... More >>
Thirty Seconds to Mars sold out the Ogden Theatre last December, so it's not too surprising that when Jared Leto and company return to the area on Friday, May 7, they'll will be headlining the roomier Fillmore, with Mutemath and Neon Trees opening the show. Tickets go on sale Saturday, Februa ... More >>
"This can't get any worse, can it?"Some CU fans may regard coach Dan Hawkins admission yesterday that recruiting his son Cody was a mistake as the final nail in his coffin. Truth is, the lid on his pine box has been pretty much fastened since a double-whammy a few weeks back: a nutty late Oc ... More >>
Von Miller, sack-master.CU Buffs coach Dan Hawkins certainly talks a good game. But his focus on his squad's second-half performance against Missouri after the Tigers put up 33 consecutive points in the first smacked of desperation that only deepend when underutilized star recruit Darrell Sco ... More >>
Dan Hawkins has a lot to say -- except about Darrell Scott.The folks at Mile High Sports Radio found an interesting archival bite related to five-star recruit Darrell Scott's decision to leave the CU Buffs. Shortly after the team's one impressive victory this season (against Kansas), Mile Hig ... More >>
You won't be seeing Darrell Scott in black and gold anymore.First, there was CU Buffs coach Dan Hawkins' astonishing news conference, when he tried to talk (and talk) (and talk) away the sting of the previous week's 20-6 loss to Kansas State. Then, after an even larger humiliation at the hand ... More >>
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