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Frank Black

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2013

    Cage The Elephant moved to England to make it big back home here in the United States

    Cage The Elephant formed in Bowling Green, Kentucky, in 2006. And while the group's 2008 self-titled, debut full-length was met with a great deal of acclaim here in this country, it wasn't until after the band lived in England for a spell that it gained notice. Influenced by alt-rock, the outfit exp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    Here's what we're all listening to right now: What's on your playlist this week?

    Music is life. Or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon now. Sharing is caring. Don't ho ... More >>

  • Music

    June 14, 2012

    Jimmy Cliff

    Tuesday, June 19, Ogden Theatre, 888-929-7849.

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Sharon Jones, Erykah Badu top sellers at local record stores

    ​While there were no clear winners across the board at local record stores, Erykah Badu took the top spot at Albums on the Hill, while Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings' latest effort, I Learned the Hard Way, claimed the top slot at Twist & Shout for the week ending April 11. Dr. Dog's Shame, Sham ... More >>

  • Music

    March 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Last Night: Pixies at Fillmore Auditorium

    Aaron Thackeray​PixiesFillmore AuditoriumMonday, November 16, 2009See more photos on the slideshow page.Better than: having whores in your head.  About six decades before the Pixies released their watershed album Doolittle in 1989, Salvador Dali and Luis Bunuel teamed up to make a sixtee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Last Night: Pixies at the Fillmore Auditorium (bonus review)

    For those with tickets to tonight's Pixies show, here's a bonus review with another perspective, to give you a clear idea of exactly what to expect this evening. If you haven't already check out Jon Solomon's review.Adam Perry​PixiesFillmore AuditoriumMonday, November 16, 2009Better than: having w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    Pixies, Bob Dylan, Yonder Mountain String Band shows announced

    ​As we reported in July, the Pixies will visit the Fillmore Auditorium Monday, November 16 as part of a nine-city US tour celebrating the twentieth anniversary of act's 1989 watershed album Doolittle. The original line-up of Black Francis, Kim Deal, Joey Santiago and David Lovering will play Dooli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Last Night: Black Francis at the Walnut Room

    Jon Solomon​Black FrancisWednesday July 29, 2009The Walnut RoomBetter than: Seeing him at a much bigger venue. Black Francis (aka Frank Black aka Charles Thompson) doesn't tour in a van. Dude's been riding around the country in a big-ass tour deluxe tour bus, which seemed really out of place parke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Second Black Francis show added. Win tickets!

    ​Update: Ticket giveaway is over. Thanks to everyone who submitted answers! Congratulations go out to Crawford Philleo. You're the lucky winner of the last pair of tickets to tonight's show. Two guest list spots will be in your name this evening at the Walnut Room. (The correct answer to the final ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, July 30 edition

    Beads? Shit, those are pearls. Pearls and gold, and I painted them rainbow colors because I can. ​ Since when does July transition straight into mid-September? Today in The Latest Word: -Here's your daily installment of the Adventures of Jared Polis. -Singalong with former CU football player. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    Pixies bringing Doolittle tour to Denver in November

    ​It's true. Mark your calendars: We just received word that the Pixies, one of the world's greatest bands, will return to Denver to perform Doolittle, its classic 1989 platter, in its entirety on Thursday, November 16 at the Fillmore. Although Black Francis (aka Frank Black, aka Charles Thompson) ... More >>

  • Music

    July 23, 2009

    Black Francis

    Wednesday, July 29, Walnut Room, 303-292-0529.

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    Flaming Lips, Modest Mouse, Frank Black shows annouced

    The Flaming Lips know all about putting on a hell of a show, and the Monolith Festival gig at Red Rocks in 2007 was one most phenomenal things to happen to that venue in the last few years. Lets hope for a repeat performance when the Lips return to Red Rocks Sunday, August 23 with Explosions in the ... More >>

  • Music

    December 4, 2008

    The Haunted Windchimes

    Verse/Visa
    Blank-Tape Records

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2008
  • Calendar

    June 26, 2008
  • Music

    June 26, 2008

    Black Francis

    Wednesday, July 2, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, 303-830-8497.

  • Music

    May 22, 2008

    The Breeders

    The Deal sisters are happy to be reproducing again.

  • Music

    September 13, 2007

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    January 25, 2007

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    Who will be inducted next? Gaze into our crystal ball.

  • Music

    July 20, 2006

    Release Me

    A roundup of six local imprints.

  • Music

    April 13, 2006

    Where You Been?

    The alt-rock pioneers in Dinosaur Jr. return to the freak scene as seniors.

  • Home Entertainment

    October 6, 2005
  • Music

    July 14, 2005

    Flood Waters

    Born in the Flood's passionate rock sets a high-water mark.

  • Music

    June 2, 2005

    Stephen Malkmus/Smog

    Face the Truth (Matador)/A River Ain't Too Much to Love (Drag City)

  • Music

    September 30, 2004

    Happy Together

    The Pixies are reunited, and it feels so good.

  • Music

    July 22, 2004

    Homeward Sound

    After six years in Portland, the Minders revisit the city that put their pop on the map.

  • Music

    September 4, 2003

    Frank Black and the Catholics

    Show Me Your Tears (spinART)

  • Music

    May 1, 2003

    Backwash

    Homeward bound, Slim Cessna keeps sin alive in a new project.

  • Music

    February 27, 2003

    Avant Garage

    Nearing thirty years as the most challenging rock band on earth, Pere Ubu waxes enigmatic.

  • Music

    January 23, 2003

    The Blackstone Valley Sinners

    It's a Sin (Valley Records)

  • Music

    July 18, 2002

    The Pixies

    Pixies (Spinart)

  • Music

    December 13, 2001
  • Music

    September 13, 2001

    Soul on Ice

    Legendary sideman Moris Tepper fronts his own vision, with chilling results.

  • Music

    July 12, 2001

    Bouncing Back

    With the release of Flowers, Echo and the Bunnymen are back in bloom.

  • Music

    March 8, 2001

    Sugar Hill Gang

    Denver's Dressy Bessy dress down the cynics with a dose of infectious ear candy.

  • Music

    January 4, 2001

    Frank Black and the Catholics

    Dog in the Sand (What Are Records?)

  • Music

    August 24, 2000

    She Writes the Songs

    Boston-based singer/songwriter Melissa Ferrick lets Freedom ring on a new recording.

  • Culture

    June 1, 2000

    Stalker Fiction

    Joy turned Crackers David Lowery into fiction. Too bad hes real and really angry.

  • Music

    January 21, 1999
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    May 28, 1998
  • Film

    July 3, 1997
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    April 18, 1996
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    April 26, 1995
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    December 28, 1994

    SO FINE

    THE MOST MEMORABLE ALBUMS OF 1994.

  • Music

    November 23, 1994
  • Music

    September 28, 1994
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    August 31, 1994
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