Here's the weather update, in case you're planning your wardrobe for all this live music excitement: rain tomorrow, snow Tuesday and Wednesday and it's going to be sunny but cold on Thursday. Wear a hat when you see one of these shows: See also: The Nine Best Rock Bars in Denver
#49: Tariana Navas-Nieves As Director of Cultural Affairs for Denver Arts & Venues, Tariana Navas-Nieves puts her background as a museum curator to work in a million different ways. As she notes in detail below, Navas-Nieves oversees every aspect of the city's cultural face, from its highly visible ... More >>
There are some punk rock bands playing next to the football stadium this weekend. Perhaps you've heard. There are plenty of options for those not headed to Riot Fest, including the inaugural Cloak & Dagger fest, with an impeccable lineup full of some of dance music's most interesting up-and-coming a ... More >>
At his X-Factor audition at the Denver Coliseum earlier this year, which was finally shown this past Thursday on the show's premiere, Jeff Brinkman took Kelly Rowland's breath away before he even sang a note. Rowland gasped noticeably as the shaggy-haired, 36-year-old singer (and T.J. Miller lookali ... More >>
Zombies have never not been cool as f*ck, but thanks to the insane popularity of The Walking Dead, anything and everything zombie is what all the cool kids are into this Halloween season, and two of Denver's premier haunted houses are feeding some bwains into the trend with the "Undead" trapped-in-b ... More >>
Backbeat is counting down the twenty most fabled moments in Denver music history. Today: A look back at when Pantera played at Mammoth Events Center in the mid '90s and fans took their fury out on the venue. See Also: - #10: Nirvana's first post-Nevermind show here, 1991 - #11: Bob Dylan crashe ... More >>
John Hickenlooper might not like wearing a tie, but he has a thing about hats these days. He donned a giant cowboy hat for his speech at the Citizens of the West dinner Monday night (scary photo at right and below); he modeled a Denver Broncos cap during his State of the State speech yesterday. But ... More >>
A small but sturdy herd of PETA activists is stomping its feet against the circus' stay in Denver. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals supporters took their grievances against Ringing Bros. & Barnum & Bailey's treatment of its elephants to the front of the coliseum this afternoon in hop ... More >>
Aaron ThackerayOh, how the time does fly. Next thing we knew it, Memorial Day was over and it was time to pay rent, and yet again, all our memories of all the fun we had are pretty much completely blotted out by a thick haze of roofies and blow. Luckily, we have a dedicated staff of photograp ... More >>
Denverites love the arts -- but the arts didn't officially become a part of the city structure until "1 percent for the arts," a program established under Mayor Federico Pe√Īa that earmarked one percent of any city construction project for art works. Even as that project grew, so did the str ... More >>
London-based singer Adele, touring North America this May in support of her forthcoming sophomore release, 21, which hits stores February 22, is slated to stop by the Ogden Theatre on Saturday, May 28. Tickets ($27.50-$30) go on sale this Saturday, February 12 at 10 a.m.
Ferry Corsten.SKYLAB Ferry Corsten, Bad Boy Bill, DJ Irene, Dieselboy and Wolfgang Gartner 09.25.10 | Denver Coliseum The lineup at Skylab this year was impressive, featuring names that have been in the electronic-music scene for a long time, including hard-house diva DJ Irene and one of the ... More >>
During times of trouble like this, it's heartening to see the outpouring of support. After the jump, we've posted all the benefits we're aware of that have been organized by local artists and cultural organizations that are pitching in to help. And rest assured, we'll be adding even more as we hear ... More >>
Anti I-70 expansion poster by EarthFirst! Activists with the radical environmentalist outfit EarthFirst! have apparently taken a hiatus from monkeywrenching logging trucks and boiling pine cones for sustenance during three-month tree-sits to run a campaign in urban Denver against the various propo ... More >>
For some, the lure of the old Gates factory is undeniable. And it was deadly for one.
Resurrecting the Champ, a Josh Hartnett-Samuel L. Jackson film set in Denver, opened on August 24, and local reviewers gave the movie the hometown discount: Robert Denerstein, writing his first critique for the Rocky Mountain News since accepting a buyout from the tabloid, pinned the piece with a B- ... More >>
Red Rocks offers recycling ó but only if you trash your seat.
The first thing that Nando Mondragon did when the cops in Las Vegas let him out of prison last week was go buy new clothes.
Scott Baxendale is fretting over Qwest.
Missing something? Don't tell your mom.
Denver's plummet from the summit.
Belle and the Beast retells a love story
Tap Kids is a real feat
Mainstream news offers little to the under-thirty crowd.
Love and Theft (Columbia)
The Denver music community unites, while Together Productionís rave efforts fall apart.
By aiming for the lowest common denominator, Up in Smoke went over like gangbusters.
Your friends and neighbors have caught Ricky fever. Are you next?
Despite a potentially huge audience, Denver's Spanish-language radio languishes.
January 7 - 13, 1999
Members of the Colorado Xplosion have one last lunch together.
Despite financial uncertainty, media apathy and a shortage of fans, the women of the Colorado Xplosion still make net gains.
March 19-25, 1998
Is gangsta rap getting more profound? Well...no.