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Garth Brooks

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2014

    The Fifteen Best Shows in Colorado This Week

    The outdoor concerts may be over, in spite of the summer weather going on in Denver right now, but there are plenty of shows to keep you busy. We can strongly, strongly advise seeing Flatbush Zombies, either in Fort Collins or Denver. Polica is wonderful. There are plenty more, observe:

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2014

    Country Music's ten biggest douchebags

    Mainstream country music gets an unfair rap as being universally over-polished and formulaic, a notion that artists like Kacey Musgraves and Eric Church obliterate every time they strap on their guitars. But there's a granule of truth to the stereotype, and a particularly damagin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2013

    Plates for the Peak kicks off a week of tasty activities

    Although it sometimes seems like the gang's all beer the week of the GABF, there are many other events on the culinary calendar -- including opportunities to do good while eating good food. Tonight, for example, you can help defeat youth homelessness by supporting Urban Peak at Vesta Dipping Grill, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    Exit 2 has "Friends in Low Places"

    Like any other town, Denver has its share of cover bands, and those bands often tend to get overlooked, because, well, they're playing somebody else's music. Thus, our latest feature, Cover Band of the Week (or, perhaps more accurately, every few weeks, because let's be honest: There's a finite numb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Katy Perry's "Kathy" the latest rockstar alter-ego

    Is that you, Katy Perry?​It's no secret Katy Perry has a wicked sense of comedic timing. Remember when her Sesame Street appearance didn't air and she donned a skin-tight Elmo t-shirt and bounced around on Saturday Night Live as Maureen the sixteen-year-old who just hit puberty (and hard)? No ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2010

    Beatles on iTunes? Big deal. There's still a number of artists missing

    ​Last week, the Beatles finally caved into to the digital model, joining other once-holdouts like Pink Floyd and Metallica on iTunes. There are two reasons why artists are still withholding their music from iTunes: They want full-album/no-single purchases, and they want more money.

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    Never can say goodbye: Five acts who can say retired, but just can't seem to stay retired

    Here's why some fans have reasonable doubts when they hear an artist say they're retiring.​With the regular football season getting ready to kick off, Brett Favre has once again pulled a fast one and decided to return for one more season. Sure, he can say retired; he just can't seem to stay re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2010

    DJ Mu$a on living in Brixton, playing in Paris with Saul Williams and being an envelope-pusher

    Paul Winner​ Every Friday we spotlight the hottest cats (and kittens) behind the decks in the MHC, grilling them to gain some insight on what it takes, exactly, to get the party rocking, to find out about their most treasured crate digging experiences and what they really think when we stumbl ... More >>

  • Music

    March 6, 2008

    Grizzly Rose

    Country with a capital C.

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2008

    Q&A With Cody Canada of Cross Canadian Ragweed

    Oklahoma-based Cross Canadian Ragweed, which stops by the Grizzly Rose on Friday, January 4 (see the appropriate Now Hear This item for more details), is an anomaly: a big-selling country band that can't get played on country radio because its music supposedly isn't country enough. CCR's frontman, C ... More >>

  • Music

    March 1, 2007

    Taylor Swift

    This songstress is the best underage songwriter to emerge from Music Row in decades.

  • Music

    February 8, 2007

    myPod

    Finding more local bang for the byte.

  • Music

    July 20, 2006

    Darrell Scott

    Sunday, July 23, Boulder Theater, Boulder, 303-786-7030.

  • Music

    June 29, 2006

    And the Winners Are...

    Feeling the love at the Westword Music Showcase Awards.

  • Home Entertainment

    April 13, 2006

    Cowboy Up

    We just can't quit this countrified Karaoke.

  • Music

    February 23, 2006

    Josh Gracin

    Friday, February 24, Grizzly Rose, 303-295-1330.

  • Music

    January 27, 2005

    The Beatdown

    In which yours truly auditions for Gimme the Mike.

  • Music

    January 13, 2005

    The Beatdown

    The good, the bad and the ugly of neo-country.

  • Goods & Services

    March 27, 2003

    Best Zoot Suits

    Suavecito's

  • News

    August 15, 2002

    Youth of the Nation

    Country-radio pros gather in Colorado to search for ways to seduce a younger generation.

  • Music

    June 27, 2002

    Jorma Kaukonen

    Blue Country Heart (Columbia)

  • Music

    January 31, 2002

    Hank Williams III

    Lovesick, Broke and...Driftin' (Curb)

  • Music

    September 27, 2001

    Buddy & Julie Miller

    Buddy & Julie Miller (HighTone)

  • People & Places

    March 29, 2001
  • Music

    February 1, 2001

    They Right the Songs

    A group of area songwriters gathers to improve their tunes -- and take a shot at the bigtime.

  • Music

    January 4, 2001

    Marty Stuart, Rodney Crowell, Billy Joe Shaver, the O'Kanes, Joy Lynn White, Shelby Lynne

    Let There Be Country, Keys to the Kingdom, Life Is Messy, Salt of the Earth, The Only Years, Between Midnight & Hindsight, Epic Recordings (Lucky Dog)

  • Calendar

    September 21, 2000

    That's Kinky!

    Kinky Friedman is an author/musician/Jewish cowboy like no other.

  • Music

    April 27, 2000

    Pop Goes the Country

    Who's changed more -- Trisha Yearwood or country music?

  • Music

    January 27, 2000

    Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time

    Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time
    Murder on Music Row
    (Shell Point Records)

  • Music

    December 9, 1999

    Time of the Season

    This year's holiday CDs alternately inspire joy, nausea and terror. Which would you prefer?

  • Music

    October 7, 1999

    Playlist

    Puff Daddy, Leo Kottke, Prince, Garth Brooks as Chris Gaines

  • Music

    July 8, 1999

    More Songs of the Century

    Part two of a pre-millennial trek through a hundred years of pop music.

  • Music

    May 13, 1999

    Growing Up in Public

    Mike Ness makes an album without so much Social Distortion.

  • Music

    April 1, 1999

    Seasoned Performers

    Salt-N-Pepa are still capable of spicing up your life.

  • News

    April 1, 1999
  • Music

    December 3, 1998

    The Major and the Minor

    A roundup of big-name recordings that live up (or down) to expectations.

  • Music

    November 26, 1998

    Are You Sure Hank Done It That Way?

    An essential boxed set shows what was right about Hank Williamsand what's wrong about country music today.

  • Music

    December 18, 1997

    After Further Review

    Putting the season's major releases to the test.

  • Music

    December 11, 1997
  • Music

    October 23, 1997

    Variety, Country Style

    On two new reissues, a pair of C&W legends refuse to paint by the numbers.

  • Music

    September 25, 1997
  • Music

    April 3, 1997

    Sliding Home

    Lee Roy Parnell thought that slide guitar had a place in country music. He was right.

  • Calendar

    January 9, 1997
  • Music

    March 21, 1996
  • Music

    December 13, 1995

    JUST SAY NOEL

    THIS YEAR'S CHRISTMAS DISCS PROVIDE SOME ROUGH SLEDDING.

  • Music

    May 31, 1995

    DIAL "M" FOR MEDIOCRE

    WE'VE JUST LISTENED TO EVERY RADIO STATION IN DENVER--AND BOY, DO OUR EARS HURT.

  • Music

    January 4, 1995
  • Music

    November 2, 1994

    ONWARD, CHRISTIAN SINGERS!

    THE KINGS OF CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC BELIEVE THAT THEIR PRAYERS ARE ABOUT TO BE ANSWERED.

  • Music

    September 28, 1994
  • Music

    March 2, 1994

    HORSE SENSE

    16 HORSEPOWER REVS UP THE LATEST IN COUNTRY PUNK.

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