There are bigger concerts, sure, but for our money there is no better way to see Red Rocks than during Film on the Rocks. The series, which features Colorado bands opening for beloved movies, starts Tuesday with Ark Life, Covenhoven and Caddyshack. You can also see some masterful old-timey updates ... More >>
Ever the equal opportunity rocker, Kid Rock is bringing his Best Night Ever tour to Fiddler's and every seat in the house is $20. "Everyone knows the economy is still hurting people across the country," he says, "but I didn't want that to be a reason why everyone couldn't get out and enjoy themselve ... More >>
Of all the occupations listed on Bono's resume (humanitarian, hotel owner, British Knight, world bank advisor, anathema to any rock fan under thirty), one that has never been considered was historian. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 44 years ago today, an event the U2 singer attempted to ... More >>
When Suzy Bogguss hits the Soiled Dove Underground tomorrow night, she'll be delving into her musical roots a little bit with songs from her latest release, American Folk Songbook, which spotlights standards from the American folk tradition. For an artist known more for her country success, t ... More >>
Jennie DorrisTelling Stories, a group of musicians and writers combining classical pieces with David Sedaris-style essays, is one of the hippest home-grown cultural endeavors around. No wonder founder Jennie Dorris scored a 2010 Westword MasterMind award for her efforts. And while for years T ... More >>
Another half dozen new shows were added to the Red Rocks schedule, including John Mayer, Paramore, STS9, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Pretty Lights and Widespread Panic, who will be at the venue from Friday, June 25 through Sunday, June 27, a month after its eleventh studio album, Dirty Side Down, hit ... More >>
Some folks find Garrison Keillor to be an acquired taste (myself included, some of the time), but it isn't hard to fall into the mesmerizing drag of his dulcet tones. I remember when Keillor's powerful radio wizardry first truly overtook me: It was in the midst of a Guy Noir yarn spun as I was tak ... More >>
An editor's note by editorial-page editor Dan Haley, featured in the op-ed section of today's Denver Post print edition, reads: "Good news from the right, and left. KOA radio talk show host and former Rocky Mountain News columnist Mike Rosen will begin writing his column for The Denver Post Friday. ... More >>
Garrison Keillors Prairie Home Companion invades Red Rocks.
In the second item of his July 5 column, Rocky Mountain News media critic Jason Salzman wondered if any entries from the late George Carlin's famous list of seven dirty words you can't say on television, first delivered in the early '70s, can now be printed in the paper for which he writes. Rocky ma ... More >>
Ketch Secor and company's old-timey music invokes a simpler time.
Mike Doughty's fans tend to be a little delusional and obsessive.
Garrison Keillor's Prairie makes a fine pasture for Altman.
Friday, December 16, and Saturday, December 17, Swallow Hill, 303-777-1003.
Kevin Smith is Silent Bob? Dude, my butt he is.
A.C.E. conducts a mystery tour
Jewish potty-mouth MC Paul Barman makes a brilliant hip-hop oddity.
The media play catch-up on the state's largest-ever blaze.
When it comes to attracting geese, hunters are flying blind.
Just Enough Education to Perform (V2 Music)
As a train-hopping folk artist in the '60s, U. Utah Phillips rode into the heart of America's working class. He's been singing its song ever since.
Your Money, My Life, Goodbye
(Lovely Music, Ltd.)
When you reach a fork, do us a favor: Choose pie.