The price of peanut butter is going sky-high, and this week Cafe Society served up "Ten ways to enjoy newly decadent peanut butter," including the Fool's Gold that was an Elvis favorite at the long-defunct Colorado Mine Company, and the Peanut Butter Crunch at the one-year-old Edge, which Lau ... More >>
Lori MidsonLast week, we embarked on a mission to expose secret dishes that Denver restaurants don't divulge on their menus -- dishes that you have to specifically ask for if you want to be privy to the secret stash.
Sellout.On December 21, 1970, Elvis Presley sealed his fate as the first rock and roller who got too old and joined the Man. The White House meeting between The King and Richard Nixon was the former's idea -- he'd written a six-page letter proposing the visit and asking to be made a Federal A ... More >>
Denver goes over to the dyke side.
Better late than never. Today in Backbeat Online: • Vintage Q&A with the late, great Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton. • Mile High Makeout: Coming home. • A review of the Fray at the Gothic Theatre. • Baji wants to announce your calls. • Femi Kuti cancels Boulder Theater show. Today in Cafe ... More >>
Elvis has left the building -- the hard way. After Hillary Clinton moved that the delegates at the Democratic National Convention make Barack Obama the Dems' presidential candidate by acclimation, the throng outside MSNBC's headquarters behind Union Station erupted in applause. After watching them ... More >>
Catch the El Vez for Prez tour as it rolls into the Bluebird.
As the old saying goes, you should always be careful what you ask for – because you just might get it. Last weekend, on the heels of my column about finding ways to include kids in the world of live music – and just after catching the life-changing, rule-shattering live show of Girl Talk – I ... More >>
Let Freedom Ring (Self-released)
Original Soundtrack, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Interscope)
Best of Video Game Music: Hits Vol. 1 (Artemis)
Home from Hollywood, José Mercado is putting on a show and showing Denver what North kids can do.
Pour House Pub
The Regency Hotel has had its ups and downs -- way downs.
H. R. Meininger
Lookin' Good Lounge & Restaurant
Manual High School earned extra credit for surviving the end of busing. But can it survive the CSAP?
These cops have a beat, but can you dance to it?
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame acknowledges Scotty Moore, the guitarist behind the King.
This week's club pick.
Rocky Mountain Book Festival
Elvis Costello isn't angry anymore.
Eminem plays the race cardin reverse.
You just can't help falling in love with El Vez.
East Berlin's Ike and the Capers on what it was like playing rockabilly behind the Iron Curtain.
Texan Ronnie Dawson is an overnight sensation forty years in the making.
The anniversary of Elvis Presley's death inspires the release of--surprise!--more Elvis Presley product.
Three new reissues serve as reminders of how good country music can be.
Denver's Carol Downey keeps Elvis's flame alive.
A BOXED SET WRONGHEADEDLY ATTEMPTS TO REHABILITATE THE LATTER-DAY ELVIS'S REPUTATION.
WANDA JACKSON, THE QUEEN OF ROCKABILLY, IS READY TO PARTY AGAIN.