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Gene Ween

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    May 24, 2013

    Denver's ten best Memorial Day weekend shows

    THE HEAD AND THE HEART @ MAGNESS ARENA | SAT, 5/25/13 Formed in Seattle in 2009, this project started out playing open mics and within a year after playing countless shows, the Head and the Heart independently released its debut album. The band, whose self-titled album came out on Sub Pop in 2011, i ... More >>

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    May 23, 2013

    See Space Lab supergroup rework the music of Kraftwerk for free this weekend at Civic Center

    Feel like partying in the park this holiday weekend? Here's your soundtrack, courtesy of Jay Bianchi's Summer of Serendipity series. The two days of free music this weekend at Civic Center Park features The Space Lab: Kraftwerk ReAmped, a supergroup of sorts comprising Jesse Miller from Lotus, Steve ... More >>

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    November 4, 2012

    Aaron Freeman at the Fox Theatre, 11/2/12

    AARON FREEMAN @ FOX THEATRE | 11/2/12 Aaron Freeman's set at the Fox Theater felt decidedly familiar. The former Ween frontman may have officially shed the musical alter ego of Gene Ween since his last appearance in Colorado, but a lot about his act has stayed pretty much the same. That much was cl ... More >>

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    November 2, 2012

    Win tickets to see Aaron Freeman tonight in Boulder at the Fox or tomorrow at the Bluebird

    After a quarter century of being Gene Ween, Aaron Freeman opted to branch out on his own, effectively sending the iconic band he co-fronted with Michael Melchiondo, Jr. (aka Dean Ween) out to pasture this past spring. While this news no doubt sent many a Ween fanatic out wandering aimlessly in traff ... More >>

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    November 2, 2012

    The ten best concerts this weekend: Nov. 2-4

    Welcome to the weekend! We made it. And as we already noted in Dance Card, there's an extra hour for you to enjoy. Depending upon how hard you go, this will either give you more time to imbibe or an extra hour to sleep off the effects of the night before. Whatever the case, there's plenty of quality ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2012

    Jane's Addiction, Swans, Aaron Freeman lead this week's shows

    Things might be slowing down a bit with the bigger concert announcements, but there was still a fair amount of activity over the last week, including Jane's Addiction at the Pikes Peak Center in Colorado Springs, Swans and Xiu Xiu at the Gothic Theatre, and Aaron Freeman (aka Gene Ween) at both the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2012

    Review: Ween at the Fillmore Auditorium, 12/31/11, Night Three, New Year's Eve

    WEEN @ FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | NIGHT THREE | 12.31.11 See also, reviews of: 12/29/11 (night one) and 12/30/11 (night two) Just in case anyone in the capacity crowd packed into the Fillmore Auditorium on New Year's Eve wasn't paying attention, Dean Ween sketched out the theme of the night after the f ... More >>

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    December 31, 2011

    Review: Ween at the Fillmore Auditorium, 12/30/11, Night Two

    WEEN @ FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | NIGHT TWO | 12.30.11 See also, reviews of: 12/29/11 (night one) and 12/30/11 (night three) There was no ambitious declaration or plan of attack from the Ween brothers as they launched into their nearly three-hour long set on Friday night for the second show of their thr ... More >>

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    December 30, 2011

    Review: Ween at the Fillmore Auditorium, 12/29/11, Night One

    WEEN @ FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | NIGHT ONE | 12.29.11 | See also, reviews of: 12/29/11 (night two) and 12/30/11 (night three) Early in the first show of Ween's three-night stint at the Fillmore, guitarist and frontman Dean Ween offered the crowd a simple game plan: "We're Ween. We're the band for the ... More >>

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    December 29, 2011

    New Year's Eve in Denver: live music tip sheet

    Correction: Bop Skizzum performs at Moe's BBQ & Bowling on New Year's Eve. An earlier version of this story included an incorrect venue. While there's plenty of action in the clubs over New Year's weekend, there are also a ton of bands playing in Denver and Boulder, and a lot of them playing multip ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    Gene Ween on Ween's history, working with Dean Ween and playing in Colorado

    ​Aaron Freeman incorporates a lot of personal history when he takes on the musical alter-ego role of Gene Ween. For nearly thirty years, Freeman and Mickey Melchionda (aka Dean Ween) have been the tongue-in-cheek duo behind Ween, a band that's evolved from the abstract musical experiments of 1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    Ween at 1STBANK Center, 10/31/10

    A.H. Goldstein​ WEEN 10.31.10 | 1STBANK Center The scene captured the sheer surrealism of Ween's Halloween show at the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield: Toward the end of the band's three-hour performance, Mickey Melchiondo -- aka Dean Ween -- belted out "The Blarney Stone" with gusto, his vocal ... More >>

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    October 28, 2010
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    October 28, 2010

    Dean Ween on fundamental changes to the recording industry and pot-smoking hippies

    ​ For nearly thirty years, Mickey Melchiondo's been making music under a moniker. As Dean Ween, one of the eponymous creative forces behind Ween, Melchiondo's carved out an ambitious musical niche since founding the band with Aaron Freeman - aka Gene Ween - in the 1980s. In advance of Ween's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    Last Night: Mogwai at the Bluebird

    Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite as seen through the lens of Jon SolomonMogwai, Women Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Bluebird Theater Better than: Listening to layered and nuanced instrumental music as background. Instrumental music is not dead. For all the prominence of vocal-driven music in the modern pop scen ... More >>

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    May 11, 2009

    Over the weekend: Gene Ween at the Walnut Room and b.side in Boulder

    Walnut Room set shot by Jon Solomon (click to enlarge)Gene Ween Saturday, May 10, The Walnut Room Sunday, May 11, The b.side lounge Better than: Hearing Gene Ween play a bunch of solo songs you don't recognize. Gene Ween (aka Aaron Freeman) perhaps best summarized the dynamic of his trio of Colorad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, May 11 edition

    Photo by Jon SolomonGene Ween, music machine. Welcome to the working week. Today in Backbeat Online: • Over the weekend: Gene Ween at the Walnut Room and b.side in Boulder. • Rumors of Tickle Me Pink's breakup completely unfounded. • Wentworth Kersey gives away new CD at St. Mark's. • Tech ... More >>

  • Music

    May 7, 2009

    Gene Ween Band

    Saturday, May 9, Walnut Room, 303-292-0077; Sunday, May 10, and Monday, May 11, b.side lounge, Boulder, 303-473-9463.

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    April 20, 2009

    Ween Red Rocks show announced

    Ween, who brought a ton of shenanigans to town during its two-night run at Fillmore last July, will return these parts again Sunday, September 6 when the band plays Red Rocks. Tickets, which are $44.95, go on sale Saturday, April 25 at 10 a.m. If you can't wait that long to get another dose of the W ... More >>

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    July 17, 2008
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    October 16, 2003

    Ween

    quebec (Sanctuary Records)

  • Music

    June 15, 2000

    Brothers Keeper

    The demonic duo of Dean and Gene Ween returns with a new studio album -- and a refined take on a twisted past.

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    May 18, 2000

    Ween

    White Pepper
    (Elektra)

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