Hi. Uh, erm, happy Monday? Yes, we know: A certain sports team let everybody down (grumble, grumble, f*@king Broncos! grumble). Not too mention, it's overcast and bitterly cold. So what's happy about it, right?! Music. That's what. Nothing picks up spirits like, well, spirits and music. And since yo ... More >>
Having just won a Grammy for Album of the Year for The Suburbs, the Arcade Fire kicks off its North American tour at the 1STBANK Center on Saturday, April 9, a week before the Montreal-based band headlines Coachella. Local Natives opens the show. General-admission tickets ($40) go on sale thi ... More >>
Les Claypool visits the Fillmore March 14 as part of the Oddity Faire Tour with the Yard Dogs Road Show, Saul Williams and Secret Chiefs 3. After a slow holiday season of show announcements, things are starting to pick back up with a lot of spring concerts announced this week. But unfortunatel ... More >>
Due to illness, the scheduled Femi Kuti & the Positive Force's date at Boulder Theater on January 19 has been canceled along with the other US and Canadian performances thoughout the rest of the month. Ticket holders who purchased with a credit card will automatically be refunded. Ticket holders ... More >>
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 >>
George Clinton & P-Funk return to the Fillmore January 10. Things are slowing down a bit with shows these days, but it usually happens over the winter months. But there is some good music to look forward to in January, including George Clinton & Parliament/Funkadelic at the Fillmore (Jan. 10), Pep ... More >>
An agitator like his father, this saxman uses music as a weapon.
Wednesday, July 20, Boulder Theater, 303-786-7030
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