Update, 9/24/13: If you haven't heard yet, this special screening of U2's Under a Blood Red Sky has been canceled. According to the Denver Film Society, after conferring with the Feys, it was determined that any fundraising efforts would be better directed to raising funds for flood victims. All cre ... More >>
After ongoing discussions for the past few months, AEG Live Rocky Mountains has finalized a fifteen-year deal with the Museum of Outdoor Arts to take over Fiddler's Green, the 18,000-seat Greenwood Village amphitheatre that opened in 1989 and recently reverted back to its original name after stints ... More >>
The next set of inductees into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame have been announced. This February, legendary concert promoter, Barry Fey, and Denver Folklore Center founder, Harry Tuft, two Colorado music icons, will take their rightful place in the hall alongside John Denver and Red Rocks Am ... More >>
Live Nation Entertainment, which now houses Ticketmaster, House of Blues and Ticketweb has announced a partnership with the Universal Music Group to create a joint-venture management company for managing and strengthening the label's acts. This is the first time a major label has teamed up di ... More >>
Marquee MagazineJust received some pretty major news on the concert promotions front: Peter Ore (pictured right), former Vice President of Booking for Live Nation, has joined the Soda Jerk Presents family. "Working with Peter is going to be a huge step as we continue to grow the company," sa ... More >>
The December 17 blog "Clear Channel's Lee Larsen Talks About Possible Layoffs at Denver Stations" noted strong rumors about impending staff cuts at the area outlets owned by the Texas-based mega-corp: five FMs -- KTCL/93.3 FM, The Party/95.7 FM, KBCO/97.3 FM, The Fox/103.5 FM and KBPI/106.7 FM -- an ... More >>
The ongoing concert promotions battle in Denver just became a little more heated. Just received word from Live Nation that Eric Pirritt has been named Vice President of Booking. Pirritt joins fellow VP of Booking, Peter Ore, and will now go head-to-head with his former associates at AEG Live, vying ... More >>
Times may be ultra-unpleasant for newspaper operators these days, but specialists in other areas of the media universe aren't enjoying a smooth ride, either -- and Clear Channel represents exhibit A. Toward the end of the last millennium and the beginning of this one, the Texas-based firm seemed to ... More >>
Denver's toughest radio executive talks about (and justifies) past battles and his latest series of ballsy maneuvers.
The techtonic plates continue to shift along Denver's increasingly competitive concert scene. Although no official statement has been released, Chuck Morris will be vacating his current post at Live Nation to join his proteges, Don Strasburg and Brent Fedrizzi, at the new Denver outpost of Anschutz ... More >>
Denver's concert scene is suddenly much livelier.
The concert business in Denver just got a hell of a lot more interesting. After last month's announcement that Live Nation planned to acquire House of Blues, things had calmed down — but now a tidal wave looks to be forming on the horizon, one that could have epochal implications for the local ... More >>
It's official: The nation's (not to mention Denver's) highly competitive live concert business just got a little less, well, competitive. Live Nation today announced that it will purchase House of Blues Entertainment for $350 million in cold, hard cash. As part of the deal, Live Nation will presum ... More >>
"B" Is for "Boss"
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On his tour, Sage Francis flips Clear Channel the bird.
Radio waves: Clear Channel clears the air about independent promoters.
Olga and Federico Galindo have corralled the regional-Mexican concert market, the sounds of home.
If this summer’s concert season has an encore, we’d rather skip it.
A nobody no more, the Gothic Theatre’s Steve Schalk shacks up with NIPP.
Still battling Goliath, Nobody in Particular Presents claims a clear victory in court.
The tent goes up at CityLights — and so do the expectations.
Clear Channel's formation of a political action committee shows it's ready for battle.
Sink or swim: Randall Shipp leads a one-man attack against CityLights Pavilion.
Barry Fey shows no fear of a Clear Channel planet.
The Gothic Theatre
Area promoters smile for the camera as the city brokers a deal for Red Rock’s future.
Most radio stations pick songs that are good for everyone but aspiring musicians and listeners.
The Clear Channel Empire Strikes Back
Clear Channel may not be an evil empire, but the amount of power it wields is still scary.
From the week of September 20, 2001
How does the media get back to normal when no one can say what normal is?
Mark Schlereth tries to balance local radio with a rising TV career.
Clear Channel moves in on Red Rocks, while Tenacious D takes a crowd to the moon.
A local lawsuit against the world's largest radio/concert firm threatens to expose the dark side of the entertainment business.
As two of his competitors brace for a legal battle, a revived Barry Fey sits quietly by. Kidding!
A lawsuit brought by nobody in particular presents could muddy the waters of the Clear Channel empire.
Clear Channel takes on all comers, including the largest ratings service in the country.
Jamie White is bringing her naughty talk to a station known for playing kiddie pop.
It's out with Howard Stern and in with more Britney as radio conglomerates chase the almighty buck.
Central Wrestling Organization matches at the Aztlan Theater
Denver's radio shakeup may leave some big names without a home.
Up, up and away with Denver's most entertaining traffic reporter.