Every year, we enlist our Backbeat writers to host various stages at the Westword Music Showcase, and in addition to their emcee obligations, we ask them to pull double duty and write up the acts that appear on their individual stages. Click through to read travelogues from Thorin Klosowski, Ru John ... More >>
The Westword Music Showcase celebrates seventeen years, a lifetime for some of 2011's performers
Let's be honest here: At six-years-old, I was doing well to tie my own shoes and speak in full sentences. Looking back now, I can't even begin to imagine sitting in with a band full of grown men and not just holding my own but being the focal point. Such is the lot of Aiden, a six-year-old wunderkin ... More >>
Denver's Boa and the Constrictors squeeze new life out of jump blues.