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Donna Summer

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Tom Petty, Phantogram, Bastille tickets on sale this weekend

    Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, who are set to release Hypnotic Eye in July, visit Red Rocks for a two-night stint on Tuesday, September 30 & Wednesday, October 1. Steve Winwood opens both nights. Tickets ($51.50-$127) go on sale on Friday, June 20 at 10 a.m. Phantogram returns to the area for a sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    Goldrush Music Festival at Deerpile, 9/21-9/22

    GOLDRUSH 2 @ DEER PILE | 9/21/12-9/22/2012 By Leya Lynette and Tom Murphy The hype around Goldrush 2 had not been identical to that of Goldrush 1. the original crew that did the booking had changed, and the festival this year focused on more under the radar acts from around the country in comparis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    Fab Morvan on performing Milli Vanilli songs solo for the first time in America at PrideFest

    See Also: Family-friendly or adults-only, PrideFest 2012 has celebrations for all Milli Vanilli will always be a part of pop culture history. In February 1990, the duo of Fabrice Morvan (due this Saturday at Denver PrideFest at Civic Center park) and Rob Pilatus won the Grammy for Best New Artist. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Lupe Fiasco at City Hall, 5/17/12

    LUPE FIASCO @ CITY HALL AMPHITHEATRE | 5.17.12 See Also: Five things non-Lasers need to know about Lasers, Lupe Fiasco's diehard fans Lupe Fiasco loves his fans, and clearly the feeling is mutual. The more he gave last night, the brighter his Lasers shone. The connection Fiasco has with his fans i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    RIP Donna Summer, 12/31/48 - 5/17/12

    Donna Summer died this morning in Florida after succumbing to lung and breast cancer. Born on New Year's Eve 1948, LaDonna Adrian Gaines was a trained traditional gospel singer who grew up in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston. As Donna Summer, she went on to change the landscape of dance music w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    Listen to Donna Summer's "Denver Dream"

    Here's an interesting tidbit about Donna Summer, who passed away today at the age of 63, vaguely related to our fair city: Did you know that she once sang a song called "Denver Dream"? The storyline for the lesser know cut from 1974, written by British songwriter Pete Belotte, centers on a conversat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    As Black History Month comes to a close, we reflect on the influential Sounds of Blackness

    Black History Month 2012 has been a doozy. Beginning with the tragic and shocking death of Don Cornelius to dealing with equally troubling news of Whitney Houston's passing as the month wore on. Most interesting about this time is the ways in which the music healed us. When Whitney died, DJs played ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    VNV Nation: "We wanted to offer people an alternative of substance over pure style"

    VNV Nation (due tomorrow night at the Black Sheep in Colorado Springs) started as a kind of bedroom project for the band's singer and co-programmer, Ronan Harris. By 1995, he had developed his music to the point that it was becoming part of the next wave of underground electronic pop. Some may dismi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    Guns N' Roses, Joan Jett, the Cure nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    ​Guns N' Roses, who announced last week that it would be coming to Denver (but no venue or date has been confirmed yet), is among the fifteen acts nominated, along with the Cure, Joan Jett, Beastie Boys, Freddie King, Donovan, Erik B & Rakim and Red Hot Chili Peppers, for the Rock and Roll Hal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    I went to my favorite pho restaurant and all I got was Rick Astley

    Damn you, Astley!​In the modern age of the iPod, any shoe store, cowboy bar, hair salon or (in this particular case) pho restaurant can do business to any soundtrack it chooses. When I worked at KB Toys in the 90s, we were sent a monthly cassette to play in the store -- except the tape player ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    En Vogue will be En Denver for PrideFest

    ​ You know what's better than the 19th most successful act of the 1990s and a teensy bit worse than the 17th most successful act? The 18th most successful act of the 1990s, which just so happens to be En Vogue -- who just so happen to be headlining Denver PrideFest on Sunday at 3 p.m. En Vogu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    Q&A with Vaughn Harris of Nitzer Ebb

    ‚ÄčNitzer Ebb, from Essex, England, helped to define the musical style called EBM with its heavy industrial rhythms and stark vocals. As with emo, another much-maligned genre, EBM started out as a vital and relevant music whose pioneers never chose to name with a blanket term to encompass a music th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 27, 2009

    Welcome Back, Heller

    An old favorite becomes a new club night.

  • Calendar

    August 27, 2009

    Welcome Back, Heller

    An old favorite becomes a new club night.

  • Music

    June 7, 2007

    This Just In...

    The latest nightlife news.

  • Music

    February 23, 2006

    Nicole Willis and the Soul Investigators

    Keep Reachin' Up (Pony Canyon)

  • Music

    April 7, 2005

    VHS or Beta

    Sunday, April 10, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

  • Calendar

    July 8, 2004

    Dirty Drag

    This Lady tells it like it is

  • Music

    July 10, 2003

    Beyoncé

    Dangerously in Love (Columbia)

  • Music

    October 17, 2002

    Boogie Men

    VHS or Beta inspires communal dance ecstasy and has a good beat. But don't call it disco.

  • Music

    December 14, 2000

    Holidaze

    Unwrapping our annual roundup of musical season's greetings -- and beatings.

  • Music

    October 19, 2000

    Join the Club

    Any Dick or Harry can get funky with the Tom Tom Club's first recording in eight years.

  • News

    April 13, 2000

    Dancing Queen

    Tiana Ramirez bends sexual and cultural stereotypes.

  • Music

    July 8, 1999

    More Songs of the Century

    Part two of a pre-millennial trek through a hundred years of pop music.

  • Music

    February 25, 1999

    Disco Redux

    A new boxed set argues that disco didn't suck after all.

  • Culture

    September 10, 1998
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    August 27, 1998

    My Seven Hours With Lilith

    A chromosome-challenged critic gets in touch with his feminine side.

  • Music

    February 19, 1998
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    February 5, 1998
  • Film

    September 11, 1997
  • Music

    April 3, 1997

    Life Is a Cabaret

    Welcome to the wonderful world of Cabaret Diosa.

  • Music

    March 6, 1997
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    February 27, 1997
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    February 20, 1997
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    February 13, 1997

    Quiz Show

    Before you declare yourself a Grammy expert, let Backbeat test your skills.

  • Music

    May 16, 1996
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    November 1, 1995
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    October 18, 1995
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    August 9, 1995

    THE VH1-ING OF AMERICAN MUSIC

    HOW THE CABLE CHANNEL IS RETURNING US TO THE BORING DAYS OF YESTERYEAR.

  • Music

    December 21, 1994

    YULE'S GOLD

    THE GOOD, THE BAND AND THE UGLY CHRISTMAS ALBUMS FOR 1994.

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