Best College Reviews has come up with its list of the fifty best college towns in America, and two from Colorado made the top fifteen -- something matched only by a couple of other states, Iowa and Pennsylvania. Sorry, New York and Cali. Which Colorado towns made the grade? And where did they finis ... More >>
This weekend's best shows include rapper Redman releasing a new album poolside in RiNo, Xiu Xiu bringing its newest noise to Larimer Lounge and "Jessie's Girl" to Fiddler's Green. There are plenty of other good ones in the next couple days -- the rest of our picks for the weekend are below.
Phish, which kicked off its fall tour this past weekend in Virgina, has a body of work large enough to provide fans with endless fodder for "best ever" and "all-time great" arguments. Such discussions often devolve into pointed and passionate debates. It's not that Phish fans are easily agitated or ... More >>
We recently shared a list of the ten worst travel cities -- a roster on which Denver finished first -- as judged by inexpensive flights, short travel times to popular destinations and accessibility. But what if you're more interested in another type of accessibility -- such as the ease of finding ve ... More >>
The folks at PETA know a little something about avoiding meat, and they recently came up with a list of the top ten vegan-friendly cities in America. And while Denver has its share of vegan-friendly options, Boulder was the only Colorado city that made the list. Turn the page to see how PETA descri ... More >>
Ah, yes, what a, uh, super weekend we have on tap. Welcome! You made it! Not only is the big game going down, but the weather is supposed to be favorable with a high in the fifties and there is an abundance of music to look forward to -- so much so, in fact, that we've expanded our picks this week t ... More >>
Hot Water Music came together in Gainesville, Florida when four friends moved there in 1993. Fueled by youthful exuberance and inspired in part by the music that surrounding the skateboarding culture of the time, Chuck Ragan, Chris Wollard, Jason Black and George Rebelo created a band that had that ... More >>
Sunday, February 3, Summit Music Hall, 866-468-7621.
RISE AGAINST @ FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | 9.24.12 If there was a single moment where Rise Against came alive -- really, sincerely began to lose their minds, feeding off the audience's vast stores of energy -- it happened late in the game. The crowd had been decidedly awestruck after opener the Gaslight ... More >>
TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS @ 1STBANK CENTER | 4/19/12"Tonight, we thought it would be fun...," Tom Petty said a few songs into two-hour set, "we're going to go pretty deep into some deep tracks for you tonight." Sure enough, Petty & the Heartbreakers ran through a number of hits during the second ... More >>
More pics below.The Daily Beast recently dubbed Denver America's angriest city -- but there's a lot of happiness nearby. Last year, Boulder was dubbed the happiest U.S. city in a Gallup Well-Being Index survey, and the community has repeated the feat. But that's not all. Look below to see oth ... More >>
Summer's about sweating after dark.From Lil Wayne's on-stage clowning and Katy Perry's cooing, to a perspiration-and-PBR soaked reunion of Planes Mistaken for Stars, and even those teenage, Danish punks Iceage melting the audience Rhinoceropolis, the summer of 2011 was as good as any for live ... More >>
Against Me! at the Denver stop of the Vans Warped TourAGAINST ME! at WARPED TOUR | 8/5/11Without delving into the history of the Vans Warped tour, it can be argued that a lot about it has changed. What started as a tour meant to showcase punk-rock rebellion, has now become a major cog in the ... More >>
Calling all office joes and fraternity bros -- don't have time to read Tim Tebow's new book, Through My Eyes, but still want to live your life as righteously as possible? Do what Tebow does: follow the Mile-High Messiah's Ten Commandments for Living a Holy Life, as helpfully assembled by West ... More >>
Less Than Jake hasn't released a new record since 2008's GNV FLA, but it doesn't matter -- the Florida dudes still tour relentlessly, and their fans still come to see them play. Why? Because, in an era of performers constantly questioning their own cool, LTJ prides itself on being uncool. The ... More >>
Dominic Lalli and Jeremy Salken are Big Gigantic, the sweeping Boulder-based duo taking over festivals. Born from Lalli's own creative and abstract mind, the act came about after years of formal music training in New York, playing with the Motet and utilizing MySpace to spread their beats f ... More >>
Dirtybird Records promo photoJ PhilpTHIS END UP J. Phlip • Three • DJ Laura 12.4.10 | Casselman's Casselman's spacious back room was just starting to come alive when I arrived at the venue last night for "This End Up," an ambitious, multi-headliner event showcasing resident DJ's from S ... More >>
Terry Jones, the bat-shit crazy pastor of the obscure 50-member Dove World Outreach Center (DWOC) in Gainesville, Florida, who threatened to burn copies of the Quran on the ninth anniversary of September 11, because he's opposed to the building of the "Ground Zero mosque" (he later called off ... More >>
Ah, yes, what a splendid birthday present (okay, it isn't exactly our birthday, but close enough). It seems one of our favorite bands, Margot & the Nuclear So and So's, a group we've long been smitten with since first making its acquaintance at South Park some years ago, has a new album slate ... More >>
Update: Thanks to our friends at Suburban Home Records, we've got our hands on a track for Chad Price's forthcoming record, which we've posted after the jump for your downloading pleasure.Hot on the heels of Vistor's Band, Jon Snodgrass's excellent solo record, Chad Price, the other half of the a ... More >>
Drawing equally from the Melvins as it does from My Bloody Valentine, this Florida metal quartet sets itself apart.
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Against Me! is against starving for the sake of making a statement.
Mustangs and Madras take flight with a new album and tour.
SNMNMNM wields weird instruments -- and an even weirder sense of humor.
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Outsiders swoop in and threaten area landmarks -- as usual.
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Breaking from the mold of prefabricated punk, Hot Water Music dares to be smart.
Promoters hurry to get their acts together -- before parents, police and the courts decide the party's over.
French chefs are out there--if you know where to look.
A Green Mountain High School student finds out there's the Church of Christ, and then there's the Denver Church of Christ