David Allan Coe

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2013

    Gov't Mule's Warren Haynes on the rumor that he's the one who got the Dead to cover Metallica

    Gov't Mule formed in 1994 as a side project of Warren Haynes and Allen Woody, who were then members of the Allman Brothers Band. While both men continued to play with the Allman Brothers, Gov't Mule became quite a viable entity on its own, rooted in a similar blend of blues, jazz and rock, with a pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2013

    The ten biggest tropes in country music

    What makes a great country song? Well, if David Allan Coe is to be believed, the songs require a few things: mama, trains, trucks, prison, or gettin' drunk. There's got to be more to it than that though, right? Like, at least five more things. Country music draws on the same themes so often that it' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    The five best jail-inspired musician memoirs

    Pop culture incrementally improved the chances that books would outlive CDs when news spread that Lil Wayne had inked a deal to write a memoir about the eight months he spent locked up on gun charges. Titled Gone 'Til November, the book is scheduled to be released in May. While the hip-hop blogosphe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2012

    Hank 3 on the self-contained anarchy of his shows, from a stabbing once to a heart attack

    See also: Hank 3 at Boulder Theatre, 9/4/12 Hank 3 has one of the most unimpeachable country music pedigrees of anyone alive: His grandfather is the late Hank Williams Sr., one of the pioneers of both country and rock and roll, and his farther is Hank Williams Jr. To his credit, Hank 3 has never re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    Ten best songs about quitting your job

    "Oh, I can absolutely work Saturday. I didn't have any plans anyway."​The job market's still very tough, your 401 (k) has probably lost its value over the last week, and your rent, car payment and baby mama aren't going to get paid on their own. You hate your job, your boss treats you like gar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Tonight: Warren Haynes at the Ogden

    ​Warren Haynes (playing his second show in a two-night stand at the Ogden Theatre) has a résumé that speaks for itself: Picking up the guitar as a preteen, the bluesman began playing with David Allan Coe by the age of twenty and went on to work with the likes of the Allman Brothers Band and ... More >>

  • Music

    May 19, 2011

    Warren Haynes Band

    Tuesday and Wednesday, May 24 and 25, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    Soulfly, Les Nubians, the Bad Plus shows announced

    ​While last week's big announcement included Phish's three-night stand at the 1STBANK Center, a number of other shows were recently announced, most which are on are sale now. In addition to Kottonmouth Kings, Joshua Radin, Combichrist and Soulfly, lead by former Sepultura frontman Max Cavalera ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of January 4, 2010

    ​As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. F ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 5, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Clutch, Airborne Toxic Event, Chickenfoot Shows announced

    Michael Anthony, Sammy Hagar, Joe Satriani and Chad Smith are ChickenfootOn the surface it might seem a bit strange throwing Joe Satriani, Sammy Hagar, Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith together, but the four apparently gelled so well that they decided to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2008

    Q&A With Hayes Carll

    Hayes Carll’s always been known as an animated performer – but these days, the description can be taken literally. In “Crystal Beach Memories,” a clip accessible at Will Ferrell’s site, he looks like the image above as he talks about his life and times – topics that domina ... More >>

  • Music

    March 6, 2008

    Grizzly Rose

    Country with a capital C.

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2007
  • Blogs

    September 18, 2007

    Last Night: Arcade Fire @ Red Rocks, Monday, September 17

    Arcade Fire, with LCD Soundsystem September 17, 2007 Red Rocks Amphitheatre Better than: Uh, just about anything else in recent memory. Slide Show Epic. Grandiose. Those are fitting descriptors for Monday night’s unreal double bill at the Rocks featuring LCD Soundsystem and Arcade Fire. Sounds ... More >>

  • Music

    September 21, 2006

    Dark Horse

    Band of Horses' rise to prominence has been dramatic.

  • Music

    August 24, 2006

    Mouth of the Architect

    Sunday, August 27, Marquis Theater, 303-298-0900.

  • Music

    May 4, 2006

    Rebel With a Cause

    Dimebag lives on in these new recordings.

  • Music

    April 13, 2006

    David Allen Coe

    Friday, April 14, Red & Jerry's, Sheridan, 303-783-0655.

  • Music

    October 6, 2005

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    September 16, 2004

    Mule Variations

    Warren Haynes is one mule who's not ungovernable.

  • News

    June 24, 2004

    Westword Music Showcase 2004

    Fifty bands. Ten stages. Five bucks. Be there.

  • Summer Guide

    May 27, 2004

    Party Patrol

    How low can you go? All the way, with these fabulously tacky theme parties.

  • News

    February 19, 2004

    Off Limits

    I drink, therefore I am

  • Music

    April 19, 2001

    Their Train Keeps A Rollin'

    The Railbenders' take on traditional country is gaining momentum.

  • Music

    May 1, 1997
  • Music

    January 23, 1997

    The Vinyl Solution

    Think 45s are a thing of the past? Think again.

  • Music

    May 11, 1994