If you spent all your extra cash on a lavish floral arrangement for your mother (as you should have), you can still have fun in Denver this weekend. Events around town include everything from an all-you-can-eat pancake party to a walking fest to Mexican wrestling plus comedy. Check out the online We ... More >>
For many jam band fans, traveling and seeing concerts goes hand in hand. Often when a favorite band announces its tour, folks will scan the tour dates and choose which dates to go to depending on which venue they are booked at. From giant outdoor summer sheds to intimate houses, here are the ten gre ... More >>
It might be too hot to bake -- but it's not too hot to eat dessert, and Kate Gibbons has been stopping by restaurant kitchens around town, discovering how they cook up their sugar highs. At Euclid Hall, executive pastry chef Eric Dale just created a new dessert menu, which includes a "Payday" candy ... More >>
Mother Prioress Dolores Hart may be the most famous nun in America. Born Dolores Hicks, her effortless good looks and girl-next-door charm won her a part -- as Dolores Hart -- alongside Elvis in 1957's Loving You. And as the cool-headed leader of a gaggle of thrill-seeking co-eds in the 1960 hit Whe ... More >>
Rockmount Ranch Wear clothing has been sighted on celebrities around the globe. And now, in honor of Spun, its textile exhibition, the Denver Art Museum has stocked an entire corner of its gift shop with items from Rockmount. We grabbed a few minutes with Steve Weil, president of Rockmount, to talk ... More >>
Do drugs fuel creativity? Is an addled mind essential to making great music? Does sobriety cause creative impotence? What if Jimi Hendrix had suddenly decided to enter a twelve-step program? Would Are You Experienced? have sucked? To answer this nagging question, you have to take a look at rock's re ... More >>
Well, here we are, at the end of the road of lyrical idiocy. As our countdown to crappiness finally culminates, we've trained our eye on some of the greatest lyricists in rock, who during select moments, greatly disappointed us with their valueless verse. These lyrics are all bad on their own terms, ... More >>
The countdown of total crappiness continues. Yesterday we laid out the back half of the of the top fifty worst rock and pop lyrics of all time, and today we present the other half, which is populated by Poison's "Unskinny Bop," the Rolling Stones' "Cocksucker Blues" and a bunch of other ill-conceive ... More >>
See Also: • Five reasons Dilla's still missed five years later • In honor of Record Store Day this Saturday: Ten records we treasure. • Record Store Day 2012: The hunt for Junta • Complete Record Store Day coverage When Michigan record store owner Jeff Bubeck acquired several thousand recor ... More >>
White-lined lane arrows point to high design. The 20th Street bridge connects the ultra-hip Highland neighborhood directly to the Denver Skate Park. Every street sign between Central and Little Raven Streets has become a canvas for the pedestrian designers who seem to be sending secret messag ... More >>
Today is the anniversary of Elvis's death in 1977, and last week, an auction of possibly the most gruesome memorabilia of all time was planned to capitalize on the King's untimely demise. The very same autopsy/embalming tools used to prep the King's final appearance, plus the toe tag identify ... More >>
It's not unusual for musicians to try out acting or vice-versa, but sometimes those roles take unusual turns. Now, with "I Kissed a Girl" songstress Katy Perry (who, interestingly, recently called Lady Gaga's new "Alejandro" video "blasphemous") gearing up to play Smurfette in the upcoming ad ... More >>
We would hate for you to miss out on all the awesome that happens every weekend in our fair city, so we've decided to run down three of the best shows in one easy-to-swallow post, with video and audio. Tell us -- and the rest of the world -- what we missed in the comments.
That's the last strawb... Today in Cafe Society: • The Boulder Farmers' Market gets a chilly start. • Stinky Cheese Tour starts at Bistro Vendome. • Colorado Bartenders Guild hosts first cocktail competition. • Milking It: Kellogg's Corn Pops. • Quiznos' take on toasty oven love. • Wome ... More >>
A smart, thoughtful script supported by terrific performances.
The bloom is off this rose.
Eryc Eyl’s November 22 profile on Buck 65 was based on the following interview with the high-profile indie rapper. In it, Buck 65, also known as Rich Terfry, discusses -- with very little prompting -- his love for Colorado, his new disc, Situation, and his intensely personal artistic process.
Day One Event Spotlight Street Side Mural Project -- If you never experience live art, this is worth checking out. Local artist will create five murals each with its own unique theme. The murals will be located across from the Performance and Cultural Stage Music Schedule Main Stage ... More >>
Thursday, December 14, Bluebird Theater, 1-866-468-7621.
3 Kings Tavern
Than chicken-fried steak in two diners.
Elvis has left the building, but things are looking up at the Regency.
Wanda Jackson headlines an e-town celebration.
The Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt follows an idiosyncratic blueprint.
Americana explores the currents in our culture
State Senator Norma Anderson
The DPD has a binge-and-purge problem.
Don't say it's dead. Eddie Clendening and the Blue Ribbon Boys are the real rockabilly deal.
Elevator music is looking up.
The Denver Record Collectors Spring Expo 2000
Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time
Murder on Music Row
(Shell Point Records)
Deke Dickerson and the Ecco-fonics echo the happy days of Fifties rock.
April 2-8, 1998
Texan Ronnie Dawson is an overnight sensation forty years in the making.
Who is Ralph Gean, and why is he the latest hero of Denver's musical underground?
Hardrock Gunter: From rockabilly pioneer to insurance agent to rock-and-roll legend.