Scottish synth pop act Chvrches, who released its debut, The Bones of What You Believe, in September, is set to headline the Ogden Theatre on Thursday, April 24. Tickets for the show are $25.75, and go on sale this Friday, December 13. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week and t ... More >>
Panic! at the Disco's Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die tour hits the Ogden Theatre on Saturday, January 18. Tickets ($29.95) go on sale this Friday, October 18 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 lo ... More >>
JOHN SCOFIELD'S UBERJAM BAND @ BOULDER THEATER | THU, 8/1/13 John Scofield's never been one to settle in any particular musical style. Deft in a number of different styles, he always seems to find ways to reinvent himself. With 1998's A Go Go, guitarist John Scofield tapped into a whole new audience ... More >>
Turbonegro is finally coming to Colorado! Granted, it's with the new frontman -- whose name I haven't even bothered to learn yet because, well, he's got some big shoes to fill taking over for Hank von Helvete -- but it's still Turbonegro! Last time I saw these dudes, they literally rocked my face of ... 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 >>
As reported yesterday, the Disco Biscuits are playing three shows in Colorado after the first of the year at the Boulder Theater, Ogden Theatre and 1STBANK Center. And while that's arguably the biggest concert announcement of the week, it's not the only one. After cancelling its co-headlining date w ... More >>
The seventh annual Civic Center Eats -- a moveable feast in the heart of Denver -- kicked off yesterday, with an assortment of Denver dignitaries, a record number of trucks...and no urban campers in sight. "We know we've had some challenges in the park," said Lauri Dannemiller, head of the Denver ... More >>
TGIF! You've worked hard all week, now it's time to coast into weekend. Plenty of great music on tap to help you unwind -- or get wound-up, as the case may be. Tonight at the Ogden, Sleigh Bells assaults the senses, Mojo Nixon kicks off a two-night stand at the Lion's Lair, JJ Grey and Mofro get the ... More >>
Here's what's hot this week in music on the Front Range: On the concert front, new shows featuring Girl Talk, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Battles, Bon Iver and Feist, LMFAO, Destroyer, Anders Osborne and Classix were announced; the Swayback, Coles Whalen and Strip the Stars got spins on local radio; ... More >>
Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: Brad Paisley's at the Pepsi Center in January, Salt-n-Pepa's at the Gothic in December and Donavon Frankenreiter comes to town in March. Air Dubai, In the Whale, Jen Korte and Saints got spins on local radio. And new and recent re ... More >>
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: In September, Zac Brown is due at Red Rocks, followed by Jay-Z and Kanye West at the Pepsi Center and Neon Indian at the Bluebird in October. On local radio, Fierce Bad Rabbit, Snake Rattle Rattle Snake, Flashlights and King Mob got some spins. Mea ... More >>
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: On the concert front, we've received word that Death Cab for Cutie is due at Red Rocks in August with Frightened Rabbit, preceded by O.A.R. in July, while Ben Folds stops by the Ogden in July and Queensryche plays the Theatre in September. ... More >>
If you were there last night, thank you for coming to the first-ever Westword Web Awards party at Casselman's, 2620 Walnut Street. The room swelled (see full slideshow from the Web Awards) to about 400 bloggers, photographers, shameless self-promoters and artists, who tweeted about the thing ... More >>
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 a ... More >>
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 >>
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*, KQMT's Mountain Homegrown Show, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re ... More >>
New Year's Eve is almost upon us, which means it's time for you and all your friends to argue endlessly about what to do, building the night up so much that it can only turn into a major letdown. But! It doesn't have to be that way. Here, 10 events that may not totally suck and make you regret goin ... More >>
The Captain and the Red Hot Flames circa 1986. Once upon a time, indefatigable self-promoter David Booker fronted The Captain and the Red Hot Flames, one of the most popular Colorado acts of the '80s -- and he's about to go back to the future. The group, also featuring saxophonist Sonny Gunn, drum ... More >>
Richard Engel transforms a Stapleton bar into a live-music venue.
Trace Reddell is in touch with his computer. They make beautiful music together.
City Park fest to test mayoral candidates
Behind the scenes at the Paramount Theatre
The Bull & Bush overflows with good times and good music.
David Booker and the Swingtette
During ski season, local promoters know there's gold in them thar hills.
The music showcase came and went without the world blowing up.
Have you heard that more than thirty bands are playing at the Westword Music Awards Showcase in LoDo?
Has everyone's favorite retro-dance fad already faded?
Wrapping up the Westword Music Awards Showcase.
Thanks to the swing trend, David Booker is very much in demand--again.
Thanks to a little help from a famous friend, Steve Poltz is finally being taken seriously.