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    April 17, 2014
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    March 25, 2013

    Imagine Dragons at Fillmore, 3/23/13

    IMAGINE DRAGONS @ FILLMORE | 3/23/13 Imagine Dragons' show at the Fillmore was all about the drums. Bass drums. Chemical drums. Kettledrums. And the drumming of fans stomping their feet. The beat of "Rocks" may have been one of the most fun songs because of the mad drums being played, though. When ... More >>

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    December 7, 2012

    Win tickets to EOTO at the Fillmore

    Tomorrow night at the Fillmore, EOTO is headlining the Euphonic Conceptions with Alex and Allyson Grey, NiT GRiT and VibeSquad. We've got our hands on a pair VIP tickets, plus two passes for a post-show meet and greet with the band. Would you and a guest like to be our guests? Yeah? Figured. All you ... More >>

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    September 24, 2012

    Ten Best Concerts This Week: Sept. 24-28

    It's officially fall now, according to the calendar -- and, well, the thermometer -- but that doesn't mean things have cooled down here in the Mile High City. While most of the shows have moved indoors, there's still plenty to choose from, including Rise Against at the Fillmore tonight and tomorrow ... More >>

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    September 18, 2012

    The Killers at 1STBANK, the Wallflowers at the Ogden, Nas and NOFX at the Fillmore

    If you thought last week's new show announcements were killer, brace yourself. This week's show is just as killer, er make that Killers. After being missing in action for the past couple of years, the Las Vegas quartet is making its triumphant return this November at the 1STBANK Center in support of ... More >>

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    March 3, 2012

    Review: Snoop Dogg at the Fillmore, 3/2/12

    SNOOP DOGG @ THE FILLMORE | 3/2/12Snoop Dogg is the coolest motherfucker on the planet. As the audience was roused by DJ Battlecat's operatic introduction of the giant, the Doggfather walked onto the stage flanked by three gorgeous dancers in Adidas jump suits to a packed house last night at the Fil ... More >>

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    February 28, 2012

    Review: Korn at the Fillmore Auditorium, 2/28/12

    KORN @ FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | 2/28/12 The most distracting element of any modern Korn concert is not the spectacle. It's not Fieldy's glow-in-the-dark bass or Jonathan Davis' epileptic writhing or the fact that, completely confident and decked in all black, the nu metal foursome looks like a pack of ... More >>

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    February 11, 2012

    Review: Widespread Panic at the Fillmore Auditorium, 2/10/2012

    WIDESPREAD PANIC @ FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | 2/10/12The Wood Tour -- named as a reference to the purely-acoustic setting of the shows -- has been an eleven-show way for Widespread Panic to reconnect with their fans on a much more intimate level at smaller venues before taking a break from touring in 201 ... More >>

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    January 31, 2012

    Mastodon, Opeth and Ghost at Fillmore April 23

    Aaron Thackeray​This should be pretty killer: In support of their latest albums, Heritage and The Hunter, Opeth and Mastodon -- two acts that recently headlined the Ogden Theatre and are certainly no strangers to the Mile High City -- are preparing to hit the road together on the aptly named H ... More >>

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    January 23, 2012

    See Blackalicious at the Fillmore for just $10

    You read that right. You can see Blackalicious at the Fillmore this Friday, January 27, for just $10 (well, plus the applicable service fees). Tickets are on-sale right now at or you can pick them up directly at the Fillmore box office. Oh, we should also let you know that this is als ... More >>

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    January 2, 2012

    Review: Ween at the Fillmore Auditorium, 12/31/11, Night Three, New Year's Eve

    WEEN @ FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | NIGHT THREE | 12.31.11 See also, reviews of: 12/29/11 (night one) and 12/30/11 (night two) Just in case anyone in the capacity crowd packed into the Fillmore Auditorium on New Year's Eve wasn't paying attention, Dean Ween sketched out the theme of the night after the f ... More >>

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    November 12, 2011

    Review: Savoy at the Fillmore Auditorium, 11/11/11

    Chip KalbackMore photos: Savoy at the Fillmore​SAVOY at the FILLMORE | 11/11/11In front of an estimated crowd of 3,600, Savoy took the stage at exactly 11:11 p.m. on November 11, 2011. While this is only marvelous due to the nature of wishes, everyone in the Fillmore last night, from the sixte ... More >>

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    November 11, 2011

    Savoy, DCarls, MRK1, See-I, House Revival, Pablo Roman and more this weekend

    Savoy returns to Denver tonight to headline the Fillmore​Savoy's live electro stylings will light up the Fillmore Auditorium tonight; the New York-based (by-way-of-Denver) band returns to the Mile High City tonight for its first headlining show at the Fillmore. (7 p.m., all ages, $25 and up) ... More >>

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    November 5, 2011

    Review: Hollywood Undead and Asking Alexandria at the Fillmore, 11/4/11

    Hollywood Undead. More photos.​HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD, ASKING ALEXANDRIA at the FILLMORE | 11/4/11What the Fillmore really means by "all-ages show" is this: At least one shirtless 17-year-old will approach you -- slowly, so as not to startle you -- and ask you "wazzup." If you are attending the Worl ... More >>

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    October 10, 2011

    The Fillmore exterior gets a makeover

    Update (10/10/11): So evidently, there's more to the new wrought-iron fencing at the Fillmore than meets the eye. It's not just an aesthetic enhancement. According to Live Nation Colorado and Rocky Mountain Region president Eric Pirritt, the liquor license has also been extended, meaning that your d ... More >>

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    September 30, 2011

    Bring Me the Horizon show this Sunday night moved from the Fillmore to Summit Music Hall

    Bring Me the Horizon's show this weekend, originally scheduled for the Fillmore Auditorium on Sunday, October 2, has been moved to the Summit Music Hall. Tickets for the all-ages show, which also features Parkway Drive, Architects (UK), Deez Nuts and On Broken Wings, are still available ($25) and ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    Savoy to headline Fillmore on 11/11/11

    ​Dang! If you would've told us a decade ago that local acts would be playing shows at a place the size of the Fillmore on with stunning frequency -- read more than once a year or on a very special occasion, generally warming up the stage for a higher profile band from out of town -- we'd just ... More >>

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    September 13, 2011

    Tech N9Ne to perform "Lost In The Dark Experiment" at Summit Music Hall on 11/11/11

    Britt ChesterTech N9ne is due at the Summit the night before his Fillmore gig.​Tech N9Ne is no stranger to the Mile High City, and for the first time, the Strange Music MC will be blowing the roof off of two different Denver venues. In addition to his already announced date at the Fillmore on ... More >>

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    July 11, 2011

    Win tickets to see Owl City at the Fillmore

    ​So Owl City is playing at the Fillmore tomorrow night with Mat Kearney and Unwed Sailor, and we've got a couple pairs of tickets up for grabs. Ready for a heavy dose of atmosphere? Would you and a guest like to be our guests? Hit us up below with your name and actual email address in the appr ... More >>

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    July 5, 2011

    Tech N9ne fans get their freak on and other hot 4th of July slideshows (PHOTOS)

    ​Our Slut Walk Denver 2011 photo collection is only one of many new hotter-than-July galleries on display Check out Tech N9ne at the Fillmore, First Friday on Santa Fe, Umphrey's McGee at Red Rocks, 1 a.m. at the Shag Lounge and the best pics of June roundup on our bustling slideshow page.

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    June 6, 2011

    Bright Eyes Boulder Theater show announced

    ​Anyone who missed Bright Eyes' show last night at the Fillmore, will get another chance to see Conor Oberst and company, as the Boulder Theater just announced a date with the band on Tuesday, August 9. Tickets ($30 in advance and $35 day of show) go on sale this Friday, June 9.

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    June 1, 2011

    The Bright Eyes show at the Fillmore originally slated for Friday has been moved to Sunday

    ​Due an unspecified family emergency in the Bright Eyes camp, the Fillmore show originally slated for Friday has been moved to Sunday. Bummer news if you have to work that night or otherwise can't make it, but at least the show wasn't canceled. We just received official word from our friends a ... More >>

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    May 27, 2011

    Sub.Mission's "Circus" moved from the Exdo Event Center to Fillmore to meet demand

    When Sub.Mission decided to bring some of the most popular international dubstep stars, Flux Pavilion and Doctor P., to Denver, apparently, they didn't realize how high the demand is here for good bass music. Initially, the Sub.Mission folks booked the Exdo event center for the show. When the dema ... More >>

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    January 31, 2011

    Inside Geek Bowl V

    Kate Levy​It's hard to understand the magnitude of Geek Bowl unless you go. The numbers are readily available: 129 teams, 64 questions, $7,000 in prize money. But none of that gets you to what this thing is like. There's a temptation to imagine a boozier Knowledge Bowl, an almost standardized- ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010

    Photos: STS9 at the Fillmore, 12/30/10

    ​Sound Tribe Sector 9 opened up the first of a three-night residency at the Fillmore Auditorium last night, selling out the venue. If you don't get tickets for tonight's show, you can't blame us! (New Year's Eve is sold-out.) Photographer Aaron Thackeray was at the Fillmore last night and brin ... More >>

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    October 19, 2010

    Win a pair of tickets to see LCD Soundsystem and Hot Chip tomorrow night at the Fillmore

    ​This is happening. No, really! We're not kidding. It is. Somehow, we've managed to get our hands on a pair of tickets for LCD Sounsystem's sure-to-be-mesmerizing show with Hot Chip at the Fillmore. Got your dancing shoes on? Great. If you and a guest would like to be our guests tomorrow nig ... More >>

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    September 27, 2010

    Skylab fest's 16th anniversary puts electro fans in orbit for our weekly photo-slideshow roundup

    ​Westword photographers captured a lot of revelry over the weekend. First up is Skylab, the electronic-music festival celebrating its sixteenth anniversary; shutterbug Aaron Thackeray was there. Check out his shots plus images from Tech N9ne at the Fillmore and Strung Out at the Ogden on our ... More >>

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    September 20, 2010

    Reflecting on the rise and fall of Five Iron Frenzy

    By the time Five Iron Frenzy played its final show on November 22, 2003 at the Fillmore, it was, at the time, one of Denver's most successful acts. From the time it formed in 1995 until the time it folded nearly a decade later, the band built a rabid fanbase the old fashioned way, winner over one ... More >>

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    September 15, 2010

    Win tickets to see George Thorogood at the Fillmore this Saturday

    ​George Thorogood and the Destroyers are playing at the Fillmore this weekend. We've got a pair of tickets up for grabs. How would you and a guest like to be our guests (wouldn't want you to have to drink alone)? Shoot us an email with your full name (the one that appears on your drivers licen ... More >>

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    August 31, 2010

    Win tickets to see Chemical Brothers Wednesday night at the Fillmore Auditorium

    Update: Tickets have been spoken for. We've picked and notified three winners, who will each receive a pair of tickets for tomorrow night's show. Thanks for all the comments and even more for reading Backbeat! Keep your eyes peeled for more giveaways. So we got our hands on some more great ticket ... More >>

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    May 7, 2010

    Win a pair of tickets to see 30 Seconds to Mars tonight at the Fillmore

    ​So we just scored a choice pair of tickets to the 30 Seconds To Mars show tonight at the Fillmore in our box. What do you say, how would you and a guest like to be our guest this evening? Oh and there's a parking pass, too. Interested? Drop us a line. We'll pick a winner within the next hour. ... More >>

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    February 1, 2010

    Over the Weekend: Fun on the 'Fax

    ​Another busy weekend in your favorite little cow town. Here's where we were: • At Brand New's sold-out Fillmore show. • At Rock Bar, where the sweaty hipsters happily roam. (Above photo by Aaron Thackeray.) • At the SIA Show, where everything new in skiing and snowboarding was on disp ... More >>

  • Music

    January 28, 2010

    Dusty Rhodes and the River Band

    Saturday, January 30, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-837-0360.

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    December 22, 2009

    The 10 most popular concert slideshows of 2009

    ​It's about damn time this year ended. But before it does, we're taking a look back at your favorite stories of 2009. Here, the ten most popular concert slideshows.

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    November 11, 2009

    Last Night: Hollywood Undead at the Fillmore

    ​The Sleeping, Escape the Fate, Atreyu and Hollywood Undead played the Fillmore on Tuesday, and photographer Aaron Thackeray was there. See his photos on the slideshow page.

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    November 10, 2009

    Buy tickets to 3OH!3's Fillmore show from Nat Motte... at the Fillmore this Sunday!

    Nat Motte (left) is the ticket master.​Planning on going to the 3OH!3 show next month at the Fillmore? Have you picked up your tickets yet? No? Slackers. Lucky for you, they're still available. Even better, this Sunday afternoon from noon to 2 p.m. at the Fillmore box office, you can purchase your ... More >>

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    October 12, 2009

    Over the weekend: Dethklok at the Fillmore

    Dethklok (Aaron Thackeray)​Dethklok, Mastodon, Converge and High on Fire Saturday, October 10, 2009 Fillmore Auditorium Better than: Seeing the Archies, Alvin and the Chipmunks or any other cartoon rock band "There sure are a lot of nerds here for a heavy metal show," said a friend while overlook ... More >>

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    August 26, 2009

    Motorhead show canceled/Regina Spektor, STS9, Tech N9ne shows announced

    ​Motorhead's Saturday, September show at the Fillmore Auditorium with Reverend Horton Heat and Nashville Pussy has been canceled. Refunds are available at point of purchase, but if you bought tickets at Fiddler's Green they will be refunded at the Fillmore box office. Other recent cancellations in ... More >>

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    March 12, 2009

    My Bloody Valentine show announced

    It was a hell of a big deal when My Bloody Valentine reunited last year after a sixteen-year hiatus for gigs in London, Europe, Japan and America, including the Coachella festival in Indio, California, and the All Tommorow's Parties festival in New York. In addition to playing Coachella again, the s ... More >>

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    August 5, 2008
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    May 19, 2008

    Over the Weekend...Mars Volta @ the Fillmore

    Photo by Aaron Thackeray The Mars Volta Sunday, May 18, 2008 Fillmore Auditorium “How are you supposed to review what we just saw?” my wife asked as we filed out of The Fillmore last night, following another Denver visit by the best hyphenated-name duo (well, plus seven other guys) on the plan ... More >>

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    April 24, 2008

    Hello, Dolls

    The Mile High Club takes on Duke City.

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    August 8, 2007

    Last Night: Rufus Wainwright and Sean Lennon @ the Fillmore

    Rufus Wainwright and Sean Lennon August 7, 2007 Fillmore Auditorium Apparently, being the offspring of famous people isn't the draw it once was. Last night's Rufus Wainwright-Sean Lennon concert was the most poorly attended show by major recording artists I've attended in recent memory. Although ... More >>

  • Music

    May 10, 2007

    Clowning Around

    ICP makes sure the Juggalos get their Fillmore.

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    February 16, 2007

    Have Mercer

    The attendees at the February 15 Shins/Viva Voce concert constituted one of the most polite capacity crowds since the adjective "modern" was first affixed to "rock." Sure, there were plenty of folks who decided to wriggle their way to toward the front of the stage long after they should have, forcin ... More >>

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    February 2, 2006


    Saturday, February 4, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.

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    March 24, 2005

    Best Concert (Since March 2004)

    The Killers
    April 20, 2004

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    September 25, 2003

    Critic's Choice


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    May 27, 1999
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