EAGLES @ PEPSI CENTER | 10/5/13 The Eagles' current tour is titled "The History of the Eagles," and this performance at the Pepsi Center did a great job of living up to that title with side lessons about Linda Ronstadt's old touring band, the country-rock stylings of Poco in the 1970s and the musica ... More >>
Music is filled with surprises. For every good-looking rebel working diligently to bring sexy back, there's a bookish nerd sitting in a dim corner furiously scribbling esoteric poetry in a lyrics journal. Referencing literature is a surefire way to show the world that you're a sensitive soul with im ... More >>
Sometimes flawless technique, inspired lyrics and a devoted fan base aren't enough. Sometimes you've gotta do something outlandish to step up your game and grab the world's attention. Some would say that getting on a stage and saying, "Hey! Watch what I'm doing!" might be considered attention-seekin ... More >>
A few days ago, Angus T. Jones had some sort of crisis of conscious. In a video for a church in Alabama, he urged people to stop watching his show, Two and a Half Men. "Please stop filling your head with filth," he implored. "People say it's just entertainment. The fact that it's entertainment...do ... More >>
MOJO NIXON @ LION'S LAIR | 4/14/12 "Rick Santorum can suck my dick!" was the chorus Mojo Nixon got the crowd to chant as a line in an extended version of "You Can't Kill Me." But everything was an extended version out of an eleven song set. With just his Guild electric and more playfully rambunctio ... More >>
Mojo Nixon (due Friday, April 13, and Saturday, April 14, at the Lion's Lair) gained notoriety in the mid- to late '80s for his irreverent songs informed by an absurdist humor with partner Skid Roper. Nixon's exuberant, unapologetic persona won over audiences because even as Nixon would make seeming ... More >>
When it comes to commuting via bicycle, there are thrilling upsides and harrowing downsides: the Don Henley-esque feeling of wind in your hair, for example, versus the sheer terror of a million one-ton boxes made of metal trying to kill you. On Bike to Work Day, created to encourage people to ... More >>
We brought you a list of our potential top summer jams a while back, but now summer is here and it got us to wondering: What song (or songs) have been your top songs of the summer so far. And since standing on a street corner asking random passers-by questions is out of fashion (and damn uncomfor ... More >>
There's a certain political group that pays a lot of lip service to individual property rights -- raise your hand if this sounds familiar: Lower taxes, gun ownership, capitalism! As it turns out, there seems to be one aspect of individual property that certain group does not seem to respect ... More >>
Randle SwanOver the past several years, northwest Denver has been the site of heated clashes over new development, struggling schools and other hot-button issues -- and the political pot got stirred into a frenzy when Denver City Council District representative Rick Garcia split for a gig wit ... More >>
Monday, November 16, Buell Theatre, 1-877-234-8425.
Sunday, November 8, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.
Aaron Thackeray See photos of Day One's fans on the slideshow page. It's here: The second edition of the Mile High Music Fest is underway, and our gaggle of writers and photogs are shvitzing their way around the grounds to bring you ongoing, as-close-to-live-as-my-fingers-allow coverage of Denver ... More >>
Bells will be ringing, this sad sad sad news/Oh what a Christmas to have the blues/My baby's gone/I have no friends, to wish me greetings once again... Every year at this time, for as long as I can remember -- hell, probably since I first heard the tune when I toiled as "holiday help" at Musicland a ... More >>
Guitarist Don Felder writes about his ouster from the Eagles.
Long Road Out of Eden
Universal Music Group
Do you have what it takes to beat the brainiacs?
Blusom was never intended to be a band, but it grew into one anyway.
Wednesday, May 25, Paramount Theatre, 303-830-8497.
A smokin' deal
Checks and Balances
Live at Bonnaroo (ATO Records)
Radio waves: Clear Channel clears the air about independent promoters.
At SXSW, it's all about the buzz, not the Buzz Band.
With its show off the air, Tenacious D no longer rules the idiot box. Now the rotund duo just wants to rule the world.
Who's changed more -- Trisha Yearwood or country music?
Two Against Nature
How onetime Denver resident Kirby McMillan Jr. was transformed into Mojo Nixon.
HOW TO PICK THE PERFECT SUMMER CONCERT FOR YOU.
EX-EAGLE RANDY MEISNER ON GETTING SCREWED OUT OF A FORTUNE.
OUR LIST OF THE MOST OVERPLAYED CLASSIC-ROCK SONGS OF ALL TIME.
THE EAGLES AND PINK FLOYD BRING BACK THE ME DECADE.
THE BANDS THAT CAN FILL STADIUMS OFFER ONLY BLASTS FROM THE PAST.