Femi Kuti

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2013

    The five best concerts in Colorado this week

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    Arcade Fire, Bruno Mars, Disco Biscuits shows announced. Tix on sale this weekend.

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    This Just In 1/15/09-1/21/09

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2009

    Femi Kuti cancels Boulder Theater show

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2009

    The blog shortcut, January 7 edition

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2008

    This Just In 11/13-11/19

    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 >>

  • Music

    July 26, 2007

    Femi Kuti Fights for Change

    An agitator like his father, this saxman uses music as a weapon.

  • Music

    July 14, 2005

    Femi Kuti

    Wednesday, July 20, Boulder Theater, 303-786-7030

  • Music

    December 27, 2001


    Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.

  • Culture

    December 6, 2001

    Hunger Strike

    Can a non-9/11 benefit album make any noise?

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    On the Records

    Backbeat contributors reflect on the releases that helped them survive the year 2000.

  • Music

    April 20, 2000


    Like Water for Chocolate