Crowded House, whose new album Intriguer hits stores today, visits the Fillmore Auditorium on Thursday, September 9. Intriguer, the band's follow-up to 2007's Time on Earth, will also be released as a two-disc deluxe edition that includes a bonus DVD. Tickets ($39.50 advance, $45 day of show) ... More >>
Built to Spill, who headlined this year's Westword Music Showcase, will come through town again, this time with Disco Doom at the Bluebird Sunday, September 20. Minneapolis-based rapper Brother Ali makes stops at the Ogden Theatre Tuesday September 29 and the Fox Theatre on Wednesday, September 3 ... More >>
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See photos of the day's fans and crowds on the slideshow page.
We're back for Day 2, which looks to be shaping up a little hotter, and not just because of HoneyHoney's frontwoman (above). Check back throughout the day for more photos and reviews. For coverage from Day One, se ... More >>
Our favorite flier of the week this time out goes to this gem informing us of a lovely show featuring Dead Confederate, The Overcasters and Hawks of Paradise this Friday, July 17 at the Bluebird. It received top honors this week for its vaguely steampunk vibe, reminding us of futures past that neve ... More >>
Just when we thought the Red Rocks summer line-up couldn't get any hotter, three more shows were just added to the schedule, including Counting Crows and Augustana on Wednesday, July 29, Rock the Bells '09, featuring Nas, Damian Marley, Busta Rhymes and more, on Thursday, August 6, and the Mountains ... More >>
Moments ago, the folks at AEG announced the line-up for this year's Mile High Music Festival. This year looks like it's going to be a doozy. Here are just some of the acts that you can look forward to seeing this summer on the two main stages at either end of the park or a number of smaller stages i ... More >>
John Wilbur, better known to Denver radio listeners as Whip, loves KTNI/101.5 FM, marketed as "Denver's Independent Alternative." In fact, he's so devoted to the smart, highly entertaining station, for which he serves as music director and morning-show host, that he's willing to admit publicly tha ... More >>
As a band, Georgia's Dead Confederate -- the subject of a November 20 Westword profile -- is very much alive. Singer/guitarist Hardy Morris and his mates were plucked from obscurity by former Capitol Records president Gary Gersh, who made the band the first recruit for his new ... More >>
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Today in Backbeat Online:
• The Fray is previewing new songs live at Snow Daze in Vail.
• Talking golf and rock in a Q&A with Dead Confederate's Hardy Morris.
• Apollo Sunshine's Sam Cohen gets the Backbeat Q&A treatment, too.
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