Best known as the leader of the legendary '80s alternative band the Dream Syndicate, Steve Wynn has found surprising success in channeling his love of baseball into his songwriting. A few years back, Wynn found another baseball junkie, Scott McCaughey (best known for his work with the Young Fresh Fe ... More >>
Being recognized as a top singer two years running by American Idol seems like it should be a high point in a singer's career. For Aurora singer Devan Blake Jones, the experience was more painful than if he had never tried in the first place. But he credits his time there for his knowledge of how to ... More >>
Built Better by Betrayal
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Friday, August 31, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Tuesday, January 31, Bluebird Theater, 888-929-7849.
Noel and Tammy CunninghamWe, as well as the rest of the Denver community, were beyond shocked and heartbroken to learn that Noel Cunningham, chef/owner of Strings, and one of this city's most altruistic humanitarians, died unexpectedly last Thursday. Cunningham, whose life was cut way too ... More >>
Performing for the last several years under the moniker Otem Rellik, Toby Hendricks has certainly paid his dues. Living in Fort Collins, he's developed his craft largely through experimenting at open mikes and performing at shows with indie rock bands. Although his own vocal delivery is hea ... More >>
NDSA-0020 Long Live the New Flesh
Yesterday, I learned something so jaw-droppingly odd that I'm still trying to wrap my head around it. Turns out there's only one degree of separation between me and James Gandolfini, of The Sopranos fame. How? Because I dubbed his voice in the scene on view here -- an excerpt from his heretofore u ... More >>
Leo BeitzWhen 20-year-old Leo Beitz visited an old friend in Boulder last weekend, they did what old friends do: Went out. Got drunk. Came home. Played video games. But at some point in the night, Beitz, for reasons that remain unclear, did some things old friends usually don't do: Grabbed a ... More >>
Lev Grossman is my new best friend. Who is Lev Grossman, you ask? Lev Grossman is the book critic for Time magazine. And in Time magazine, Lev Grossman (my new best friend) just wrote a killer review of my book, Cooking Dirty. Yeah, that Time magazine. And yeah, little ol' me and ... More >>
Dave Nesi The Flobots have officially been certified platinum for one million downloads of "Handlebars." The announcement really comes as no surprise. After the single was shipped to radio a few months after the first of the year, it reached "Crazy"-like ubiquity almost immediately. The Flobots a ... More >>
Continue at your own risk. A Denver entrepreneur's new web site is threatening to overtake Yahoo! Fantasy Sports and YouPorn as the site most likely to inspire women to hurl hot irons at their boyfriends. Jordan Eisenberg, whose previous endeavor was the much safer Collar Card, recently launched ... More >>
Friday, April 4, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.
Day One Day Two Day Three Day Four After much indecisiveness, Marcos and I decided to leave Havana for a few more days. But we'd already missed both buses for the day, so we had to cough up about $40 a piece to take a taxi for a three-hour ride to Trinidad, Cuba. Along the way, a friend of our cabb ... More >>
This show is better than a one-night stand.
Saturday, December 2, Bluebird Theater, 1-866-468-7621.
Friday, November 17, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.
For Tilly and the Wall, there's no place like home.
Three Kings Tavern
With God on their side, these musicians have gone from zeros to heroes.
Rox Infusion Lounge
Doggone It, Every Dog's a Diva
Loews Denver Hotel
Maxfund Animal Shelter
Highland's Garden Cafe
The Winter Park Ski Train is the only way to go.