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    November 13, 2014

    Bright Channel Was Denver's Last Great Shoegaze Band

    Bright Channel was one of the most widely respected bands in the Denver underground scene during its relatively short existence. From February 2002 through the fall of 2007, the trio flooded small bars and large venues with its colossal sound. Though it would probably today be called a shoegaze band ... More >>

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    September 22, 2014

    Shabazz Palaces' Ishmael Butler on Fighting the Profit Motive

    Shabazz Palaces is the adventurous hip-hop outlet of former Digable Planets MC Ishmael Butler and multi-instrumentalist Tendai Mariare. Based in Seattle, the group is signed to the historically rock-centric Sub Pop label. We talked to Butler before Shabazz Palaces' show tonight at the Fox Theatre ... More >>

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    July 22, 2014

    Henry Awards have yet to come up with a winning system

    The Colorado Theatre Guild's Henry Awards, which were presented last night, have been growing in stature, professionalism and efficiency in some ways for quite a while -- but this has come at a cost. The awards used to be judged by around a dozen professional theater critics, and because those criti ... More >>

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    June 23, 2014

    The Colorado Theatre Guild announces this year's Henry Award nominations

    The finalists for this year's Henry Awards in theater have been announced. Given by the Colorado Theatre Guild, which covers the entire state, the Henrys are decided by dozens of judges, six of whom must attend every eligible production. As always, the list of finalists comprises both expected choi ... More >>

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    May 1, 2014
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    March 24, 2014

    The 8 best concerts in Denver from March 24 to March 27

    Novelty had its moment in hip-hop; vision had its moment; abstraction had its moment. But thanks in no small part to Top Dawg Entertainment and its star, Kendrick Lamar, good old fashioned high-quality rapping is once again the standard of the day. And now, K.Dot's longtime running mate Schoolboy Q ... More >>

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    December 26, 2013

    Win tickets to see Brother Ali at the Fox Theatre

    Brother Ali is slated to close at the year in Boulder with a two-night stand at the Fox Theatre that kicks off on Monday, December 30, and culminates with a New Year's Eve performance on Tuesday, December 31. We've got tickets to the show on Monday, and would love for you and a guest to be our guest ... More >>

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    May 10, 2013

    Win tickets to Dillinger Escape Plan at the Fox

    The Dillinger Escape Plan is playing at the Fox Theatre this Tuesday, May 14. We've got a couple pairs of tickets if you and a guest would like to be our guests. FYI: These are hard tickets, so you'll need to stop by our offices on Tuesday afternoon to pick them up. Continue on for details on how to ... More >>

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    May 7, 2013

    R.I.P., Joe Cahill: Memorial, Monday at the Fox, with the Motet and members of Leftover Salmon

    Some more sad news to report for a music community that's still grappling with the losses of some other dearly departed friends: If you haven't heard, Joe Cahill, Leftover Salmon's lighting designer, passed away last week in New Orleans. According to an item filed by the New Orleans Times-Picayune, ... More >>

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    April 22, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this week

    JOE BONAMASSA @ BELLCO THEATRE | TUES, 4/23/13 Joe Bonamassa is a nouveau bluesman who favors a hybrid blues-rock sound that employs simple song structures and puts the emphasis on powerful fretwork, an approach that nods to a distinctive era of the 1960s, when British players such as John Mayall, J ... More >>

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    April 16, 2013

    The 4/20 party list: Where to get your, ahem, green on in Denver this holiday weekend

    This Saturday is poised to be the most celebrated day in our state's history, what with this being the first 4/20 since Amendment 64 was passed and all. Some of music's most heralded imbibers are being shipped in just to help the local stoners celebrate in style, from Slightly Stoopid and Cypress Hi ... More >>

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    April 4, 2013

    Three Colorado venues make Rolling Stone's list of the twenty best rock clubs in America

    Last week, Rolling Stone kicked off its new Venues That Rock series with a list of the twenty best rock clubs in America. Three Colorado venues were ranked in the top twenty: Belly Up in Aspen, which checked in at number sixteen; the Bluebird Theater, which earned a nod at number fourteen; and the F ... More >>

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    March 8, 2013

    The 20 most coveted Colorado music-industry jobs: The complete list with five new profiles

    In our series of coveted Colorado music-industry jobs, we've covered a range of jobs, from guitar tech and handling publicity to being tasked with overseeing digital music delivery from a vast electronic music catalog to band management. Today, we complete our list of the most coveted Colorado music ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2013

    Eliot Lipp on using a vintage synth live to rough up the edges of finely tuned digital crispness

    Producing music since high school, Eliot Lipp found his own voice in hip-hop beats and instrumentals. One of the most recent additions to the Pretty Lights Music roster, Lipp has been notably prolific in cranking out new tracks and mixes. In advance of his three-night Colorado run, which kicks off t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2012

    The five best concerts this week: 12/24-12/28

    While many of you might be heading (or headed) out of town for the holidays, those of you who decided to stick around will be treated to a variety pack of local and national talent, with Speedwolf delivering some up-tempo trash at the hi-dive, Men In Burka dropping yet another new EP at the Larimer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    Zappa Plays Zappa at the Fox, 12/14

    ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA @ FOX THEATRE | 12/15/12 "Still, nothing sounds like that," Dweezil Zappa marveled after his band had made its way through "Who Are the Brain Police," the feedback-laden, surreal anthem from the 1966 Mothers of Invention album Freak Out!. Dweezil and the rest of the Zappa Plays Za ... More >>

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    December 6, 2012

    Kreayshawn at the Fox Theatre, 12/5/12

    KREAYSHAWN @ FOX THEATRE | 12/5/12 Part of Kreayshawn's appeal is the pure curiosity and spectacle of what she must be like "in real life." As a Tumblr princess (her page is currently decked out to look like a exactly like a Myspace page, circa 2004 -- which would have made her fifteen) who raps ab ... More >>

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    November 29, 2012

    Photos: See our #GetMeToTheGRiZ contest winner and the other fun Instagram pic entries

    This Saturday night, GRiZ (aka Grant Kwiecinski) is headlining the Fox Theatre. When the show was announced in early October, it sold out in six hours. We got our hands on a pair of tickets for the show and decided to get a little bit creative with how we gave them away. So we created a hash tag on ... More >>

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    November 8, 2012
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    September 14, 2012

    The ten best concerts this weekend: Sept. 14-16

    Welcome to the weekend! The weather has finally cooled off a bit, but the shows haven't. Whatever your inclinations are this next couple of days, there are a plethora of options, from Devin Townsend Project tonight at the Summit Music Hall to Deltron 3030 tomorrow night at Cervantes' Masterpiece Bal ... More >>

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    August 21, 2012

    New Colorado Concerts: Kreayshawn at the Fox, Sleigh Bells at the Boulder Theater and more

    See also: - Alanis Morissette, State Radio, Adventure Club and more - Bruce Springsteen, Waka Flocka Flame, Chevelle and more - Gov't Mule two nights in September, Primus in November and more - The Who, New Order, the Script, Minus the Bear, Cursive and more - Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Odd Future ... More >>

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    August 15, 2012

    New Denver Concerts: Alanis Morissette, State Radio, Adventure Club and more on sale Friday

    See also: - Bruce Springsteen, Waka Flocka Flame, Chevelle and more - Gov't Mule two nights in September, Primus in November and more - The Who, New Order, the Script, Minus the Bear, Cursive lead this week's shows - Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Odd Future, Atmosphere and XX lead this week's shows ... More >>

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    June 5, 2012

    Jane's Addiction, Swans, Aaron Freeman lead this week's shows

    Things might be slowing down a bit with the bigger concert announcements, but there was still a fair amount of activity over the last week, including Jane's Addiction at the Pikes Peak Center in Colorado Springs, Swans and Xiu Xiu at the Gothic Theatre, and Aaron Freeman (aka Gene Ween) at both the ... More >>

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    May 27, 2012

    Photos: Best Coast at the Fox, 5/26/12

    Last night Bethany Cosentino and her Best Coast bandmates played at the Fox Theatre in Boulder with Jeff the Brotherhood. Brandon Marshall, one of Backbeat's resident shutterbug, was on hand for the show and brought us back some great pictures of the show. Page down to see some of the highlights fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2012

    Fox Theatre in Boulder closing for two months this summer to make repairs to the roof

    See Also: Fox Theatre celebrates its twenty-year anniversary tonight with the Funky Meters This summer, fresh on the heels of it's twenty-year anniversary, the Fox Theatre will close its doors for two months to make necessary repairs to the venue's roof. "It's an old roof," explains Shannon Bock, p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2012

    Lambchop at Fox Theatre, 4/28/12

    LAMBCHOP @ FOX THEATRE | 4.28.12 See Also: Q&A with Kurt Wagner of Lambchop No one goes to a Lambchop show expecting a circus. Fans know that taking a ride with frontman Kurt Wagner and his crew will be a slow one. But last night at the Fox, the band and the audience seemed downright narcoleptic. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2012

    Weekend's best live bets: Cobraconda, Real Estate, Joe Sampson, Carbon Choir and more

    Welcome to the weekend! You've worked hard all week and now it's (almost) time to cut loose. As usual, plenty on tap this weekend. The Cobraconda dudes kick things off tonight at Illegal Pete's with a party celebrating the release of their new disc, Spring Break, while Real Estate showcases its ware ... More >>

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    April 13, 2012

    Weekend's best live music bets: Sleigh Bells, Cults, Heartless Bastards and more

    TGIF! You've worked hard all week, now it's time to coast into weekend. Plenty of great music on tap to help you unwind -- or get wound-up, as the case may be. Tonight at the Ogden, Sleigh Bells assaults the senses, Mojo Nixon kicks off a two-night stand at the Lion's Lair, JJ Grey and Mofro get the ... More >>

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    April 6, 2012

    Weekend's best live music bets: Fun., Gotye, Slim Cessna's Auto Club, SP Double and more

    Welcome to the end of the work week! Unsurprisingly, your musical options are plentiful this weekend: Gotye packs the Ogden tonight for a sold-out show with Kimbra, Fun. is at the Fox Theatre, John Scofield returns to Colorado after the successful three night stand with Phil Lesh not too long ago, B ... More >>

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    March 30, 2012

    Weekend's best live bets: Lucero, Flipper, the Ting Tings, Say Anything, Jewel and more

    Ah, yes, welcome to the weekend! Don't you just love living in the Mile High City? Besides the glorious weather we're enjoying right now, we have yet another weekend filled with a ridiculous number of enticing options: Lucero kicks off its two-night stand at the Bluebird, in addition to an in-store ... More >>

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    March 29, 2012
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    March 23, 2012

    Weekend's Best Live Music Bets: The Autumn Film, Wovenhand, the Hive Dwellers and more

    Welcome to the weekend! Spring has officially sprung, and just as you can count on a another delightful couple of days weather wise, there's some great music awaiting you in the Mile High City. Locals rule this weekend. Tonight at the Walnut Room, the Autumn Film celebrates the release of its new al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2012

    Das Racist at Fox Theatre 4/21

    Another show going on sale this week that you should know about: Das Racist, no strangers to the Front Range, its making its way back to the Centennial state for a gig at the Fox Theatre in Boulder on Saturday, April 21. While it's been a minute since we kicked it with the dudes, we're looking forwa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Review: El Ten Eleven at the Fox Theatre, 2/1/12

    El TEN ELEVEN @ FOX THEATRE | 2/1/12 El Ten Eleven lit up the Fox Theatre last night on its second stop in Colorado. Frontman Kristian Dunn had a Wal fretless bass and 1977 Carvin double neck guitar/bass to choose from with an array of guitar pedals at his disposal, while drummer Tim Fogarty employ ... More >>

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    January 31, 2012

    The Civil Wars at the Ogden Theatre on May 23

    Holy smokes! With the ridiculous number of enticing shows coming to town this spring, you might want to stock up on some five-hour energy and consider getting a second job. Here's yet another show to be completely stoked about: The Civil Wars at the Ogden Theatre on Wednesday, May 23. Barton Hollow ... More >>

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    January 25, 2012

    Odd Future at Fox Theatre in Boulder on 3/11

    Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All has announced its upcoming North American tour dates. The act is returning to the scene of the crime, as it were, on Sunday, March 11, to the Fox Theatre in Boulder, which as you might remember, was the first place the act played in Colorado last fall. The Fox appe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    Foo Fighters put up their dukes, X marks the spot in Over the Weekend slideshows (PHOTOS)

    This weekend was all about the music in these parts, and Westword's photography crew captured the action. Check out art galleries featuring the Foo Fighters at the Pepsi Center, X at Summit Music Hall, Odd Future at the Fox Theatre and more at our burgeoning slideshow page.

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    September 26, 2011

    Game coming to the Ogden and Fox

    Game​Rapper Game hits the the Fox Theatre on Wednesday, November 2 and the Ogden Theatre on Thursday, November 3 as part of R.E.D. Tour in support of his fourth album,The R.E.D. Album, which came out in August on Interscope/DGC after almost two years of delays. Game was a recent cover-story su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Tonight: The Cool Kids at the Fox

    ​Born in the age of MySpace, the Cool Kids (playing tonight at the Fox Theatre with 1984 and DJ Low Key) have long outlasted the ill-fated music site's relevance, as the duo continues to persevere with its smooth style. A big part of this longevity is that the Chicago dudes have always repped ... More >>

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    July 25, 2011

    Odd Future due at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, October 8 and Ogden on Sunday, October 9

    Dang, dude. Shit just got hella interesting. Word on the street is that Odd Future is slated to make its Colorado debut at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, October 8, and its Denver debut at the Ogden Theatre on Sunday, October 9. That's right, the night before the Watch the Throne tour hits the Pepsi C ... More >>

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    May 26, 2011
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    May 6, 2011

    The Black Angels at the Fox Theatre, 5/5/11

    Adam PerryThe Black Angels in the midst of their mayhem last night at the Fox THE BLACK ANGELS With Sleepy Sun 05.11.11 | Fox Theatre Last night at Boulder's Fox Theatre, as Austin's Black Angels shrieked, stomped, thrashed and pounded, my mind kept curiously dragging me back to the old-school AC/ ... More >>

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    May 5, 2011

    Tonight: The Black Angels at the Fox

    ​One listen to The Black Angels (playing tonight at the Fox Theatre with Sleepy Sun) and it is almost unfathomable that the band was concieved in 2004. The Austin quartet isn't a tribute to the psychedelic rock -- it defines the decades-old genre with dark organ echoes, heavy percussion and th ... More >>

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    April 19, 2011

    Tonight: The Supervillains at the Fox

    ​Not that there needs to be an excuse for a 420-style celebration in Colorado, but tonight at the Fox Theatre, weed enthusiasts the Supervillains (along with Tatanka and Bop Skizzum) get the party started, just a day ahead of the annual blowout. Rising up alongside similar acts like Slightly S ... More >>

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    March 23, 2011

    Hot Congress brings the color to the party

    ​This week was possibly one of the most difficult weeks we've ever had choosing a flier of the week. There were a few really noteworthy, awesome fliers out there, but it was this Hot Congress Label Night one that really left a lasting impression.

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    March 22, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Shows announced/on-sale this week, local radio playlists and top local sellers

    ​ Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week. On the concert front: The Fox Theatre and Boulder Theater are hosting the first annual Boulder Blues and Roots Summit. Bad Brains is coming to the Summit Music Hall in August and Blues Traveler is coming back to Red Rocks for its annual Fo ... More >>

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    October 17, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (10/11/08-10/17/08)

    Disco doesn't suck so bad now that it's saving your sorry ass, does it? Here's a user-friendly guide to all of the top-notch content you might have missed out on while you were busy this week practicing your CPR skills to the beat of the disco classic "Staying Alive"...

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    September 5, 2008

    3OH!3 in Rolling Stone

    As if selling out multiple nights at the Gothic and the Fox Theatre, killing it on the Warped tour and dominating airplay on most -- if not all -- of the modern rock stations in the country weren't already evidence enough, 3OH!3 is edging closer and closer to ubiquity. In the Artists to Watch sectio ... More >>

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    September 2, 2008

    This Just In 9/4-9/10

    ZZ Top rolls into the Paramount on Halloween. The bad new first: After already canceling shows once at the Ogden Theatre, Bow Wow and Bootsy Collins both canceled their shows a second time. The good news: the Fox Theatre announced Matisyahu's November 30 show and added a second Galactic show with ... More >>

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    June 24, 2008

    Rose Hill Drive's New Album and Video

    Rose Hill Drive's new record, Moon Is the New Earth, which we reviewed in last week's issue and which earned three stars in the latest issue of Spin, hits stores today. After the jump, check out the outfit's rad new video for "Sneak Out," directed by former Boulderite Mendel Rabinovitch. Ever wonder ... More >>

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