Music is life -- or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon now. Sharing is caring. Don't ... More >>
PHISH @ DICK'S SPORTING GOODS PARK | 9/1/13 One of the best things about Phish playing Dick's around Labor Day is that you get to see our sunset. A good, juicy, late summer Colorado sunset pre-show, and then you get two whole sets of Kuroda's light show like it's an indoor Fall show. This year's clo ... More >>
By Leslie Simon PHISH @ DICK'S SPORTING GOODS PARK | 8/31/13 I guess we do really all love Dick's. For the first time last night, Phish sold out Dick's Sporting Goods Stadium, which can hold up to 26,000. Not too bad for some goofy dudes who have never had a hit song. Many assumed the show would se ... More >>
By Leslie Simon PHISH @ DICK'S SPORTING GOODS PARK | 8/31/13 The night started with a familiar sight in the Denver skies last night over the Phish show at Dick's Sporting Goods Park -- the airplane that local grow supply store chain Way to Grow usually has flying overhead at concerts with its "Grow ... More >>
Sometimes getting caught for one crime leads to the discovery of other far-worse ones. That appears to be the case with Joel White, a youth soccer coach from Missouri. White was busted at the U.S. soccer team's World Cup-qualifying match at Dick's Sporting Goods Park for allegedly swiping jerseys a ... More >>
It's fair to say that the fans who stuck it out at Friday night's FIFA World Cup qualifier match at Dick's Sporting Goods Park were the diehard variety. During the game between the U.S. men's soccer team and Costa Rica, Mother Nature covered the field in layer upon layer of snow while he U.S. worked ... More >>
Phish is at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on Labor Day weekend for the third consecutive year. Tickets ($49.75-$60) for the shows go on sale March 30 at 10 a.m. via TicketHorse, or in person at TicketHorse kiosks at Dick's Sporting Goods stores and the box offices at the Pepsi Center and 1STBANK Center ... More >>
If you're a jam fan, you must be positively overwhelmed with glee right now with the way the concert season is starting to shape up this year. Last night came word of a Disco Biscuits date at Red Rocks in April, and now comes word that Widespread Panic is pulling into Red Rocks for a four night (!) ... More >>
If you're fond of the Dave Matthews Band, you'll want to bust out your Sharpie and circle Friday, August 23 and Saturday, August 24 on your calendar. That's when Mr. Matthews and company are slated to make their return to Colorado, or more specifically to Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, ... More >>
It took a lot of planning and hard work by the Denver Gay and Lesbian Flag Football League to land this year's Gay Bowl XII, which officially kicks off tomorrow at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. Bidding for the games began back in 2010, when the Denver Gay and Lesbian Flag Football League was just two ... More >>
Summer's over -- well, at least according to the time-tested, seasonal benchmark, the annual passing of Labor Day. Of course it still feels like we might burst into flames at any moment, but whatever. The Taste of Colorado has foist its parade of also-rans upon us and Phish has now come and gone, bo ... More >>
PHISH @ DICK'S SPORTING GOODS PARK | 8/31/12 - 9/2/12 Telluride '88, Red Rocks '94 and Denver '97 -- these aren't just places and years to Phish fans. They're monuments, pivotal parts of Phish's Colorado legacy. Out of nearly eighty concerts that the band has played in the Centennial state and more ... More >>
The work week was cut in half by the holiday, which somehow made it feel longer. Fortunately, there will be plenty of fun to chew on over the coming weekend.
Private fireworks are banned in Colorado and many municipalities across the state have cancelled their fireworks displays this year -- but the shows will go on in a few spots.
One of the best things about the Heineken Lads Night Out at Dick's Sporting Goods Park/? Lassies are welcomed to partake of the promotion, too, which includes two each of everything -- Colorado Rapids game tickets, Heinekens, hot dogs and scarves for you and a buddy -- all for only $44. The only ru ... More >>
Phish at Dick's Sporting Goods in Commerce City, three days, confirmed! The band just announced the second leg of its summer tour, and Colorado is on the docket for three shows: Friday, August, 31, Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2. A limited number of tickets are available through Phish ... More >>
Sports Authority Field at Mile High is certainly a more appropriate name for Denver's football stadium now that Invesco has become an obscure financial firm that nearly collapsed during the recession. Sports Authority, after all, is based in Colorado and was born from the stalwart Gart Brothe ... More >>
Still from YouTube clip uploaded by digiprez77 There's a gruesome video making the rounds on Facebook right now. Seriously. It's gruesome. If you haven't seen it yet, in fact, you may want to wait until your lunch digests before having a look -- or avoid it altogether if you're even the slightest bi ... More >>
PHISH at DICK'S SPORTING GOODS PARK | NIGHT THREE, 9/4/11Brandon MarshallMike Gordon of Phish at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City last night during the first show of a three-night run. See tons more pics in the full Phish at Dick's, 9/2/11 slide show.Sunday night's show at Dick's s ... More >>
It's @treyanastasio of @phishPhish played three shows over this past Labor Day Weekend in Denver (Commerce City, actually) at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. Read all about each Phish concert in Denver here. Being the tech-savvy -- if shaggy haired and a little rough around the edges -- fans they ... More >>
PHISH at DICK'S SPORTING GOODS PARK | NIGHT TWO, 9/3/11Brandon MarshallTrey Anastasio of Phish at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City on Friday night. See tons more pics in the full Phish at Dick's, 9/2/11 slide show, and if you missed it, read review of night one. On the second nigh ... More >>
Phish kicks off its three-night stand tonight at Dick's Sporting Goods ParkPhish wraps up their summer tour this weekend with three nights at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in lovely Commerce City, ending what many a blogger and message board phanatic have argued is their strongest tour in the tw ... More >>
Phish heads are undoubtedly doing the dance of joy right now. Long rumored, the Colorado dates were confirmed this morning by the legendary jam purveyors, who gave word that they'll be wrapping up their summer tour over Labor Day weekend (September 2-4) at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.
Sierra NevadaThe Dream ChaserThese days, as the government slashes NASA's budget and entrepreneurs start making inroads towards the heavens, the space race is increasingly becoming a private-sector enterprise. The development could bode well for the Front Range. Indeed, the Denver-Boulder are ... More >>
After more than six months of residency at the Denver Art Museum and its accompanying marketing blitz, Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs closed yesterday to head to its next destination in St. Paul, Minnesota, where it opens in February. Along with it, the 26-foot-tall statue of ... More >>
Commerce City.A campaign to change the name of Commerce City fell flat back in 2007. Will the current back-to-the-future attempt to rebrand the town's 917-acre Prairie Gateway -- home of the Commerce City Civic Center as well as Dick's Sporting Goods Park -- as Victory Crossing even the scor ... More >>
Update: Congrats to Ryan ("I'll cheer louder than vuvuzela!") With that kind of claim, how could we not give you the four tickets. And you got to see a Rapids victory! Thanks for reading and playing along; there were some very good entries. ________ ColoradoRapids.comAt 7 p.m. on Thursday nig ... More >>
Cannabis Festiva, an event booked for Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City on August 21, was designed for thousands of attendees -- but only hundreds showed. Could it be that potential attendees were already at the THC Music Festival that same weekend in Alma? Or perhaps folks were fe ... More >>
We're live here at Mile High Music Festival at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on day two of the third-annual music festival. Photographer Brian Landis Folkins brings back these photos from the early sets of the day. So if you got here late, check out what you missed. Sure Shot opens the day at Beta Bea ... More >>
Brian Landis FolkinsThe MotetThe Motet, noon on the Wolf Stage Two years of experience can make a difference. The organizers of the Mile High Music Festival seem to have learned from the mistakes of years' past for the 2010 version of the mega fest. Arriving at the massive soccer complex at ... More >>
Update: We have a winner. Congratulations to Melissa Taylor! She and a guest will be our guests at Mile High Music Festival this weekend. Check the blog later today. While we don't have any more tickets to the fest itself, we will have plenty of tickets up for grabs to the preparty on Friday ... More >>
All right, so if for some reason, you're crabby about the line-up for this year's Mile High Music Festival -- which, you know what, say what you will about DMB and Jack Johnson; love 'em or loathe 'em, you can't deny there's some serious gems on the undercard (um, hello, Weezer? Phoenix? My M ... More >>
Got your tickets to Mile High Music Festival yet? No? It's a month away -- what are you waiting for? Ah, you have to work on Sunday, and you can't afford a two-day pass? Good thing you waited. Starting today at 10 a.m., you can purchase single day advance tickets for $99.50 (or pick up sing ... More >>
Photo by Anthony CameraLacrossers Joanne and Jaden Franklin.As Joel Warner reports in this week's cover story, Denver has become a lacrosse hotbed for reasons ranging from the growing reputation of DU's squad, coached by six-time national champ Bill Tierney, to the rise of City Lax, the city' ... More >>
The Denver Outlaws light a spark. Can't believe you're still at work? Get out. It's time to plan your fabulous July 4th weekend, so here's what you should do: Go hang out with a marg at Mezcal and ponder. You could even have some fun along with the relaxation: There's a Beyond José tequila educati ... More >>
Soren McCartyYesterday, Mile High Music Festival officials released schedule for this year's two-day concert event on the grounds of Dick's Sporting Goods Park. From the looks of it, there's been some substantial changes from last year, the most notable being the addition of another main stage on th ... More >>
Women get their kicks at Dicks Sporting Goods Park.
The Mile High Music Fest returns to Dick's with Tool, Widespread Panic and the Fray. With so many music festivals to fill up your summer and drain your pocketbook, we put together a handy rundown of Denver's fests, in order of their appearance on your calendar. Which are you looking most forward to ... More >>
Photo by Patrick Michels/DallasObserver.comThe Lingerie Football League will hold tryouts in Denver on Friday. The Dallas team, above, held tryouts in February. See more photos at dallasobserver.com/slideshow. So it's pretty much the worst time in fifty years to run a sports league (NHL, anyone?). ... More >>
Kickball's back, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation can prove it.