The new heads of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra -- returning CEO/President Jim Copenhaver and returning board co-chairs Mary Rossick Kern and Jerome Kern -- want to prove that the CSO will be all right. After reducing the symphony's October and November shows by half to help solve a cash-flo ... More >>
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The theremin is a choice instrument for making spooky Halloween sounds. Case in point, this collection of theremin cover songs, in which a slew of popular tunes immediately become significantly more creepy after being filtered through the completely awesome but frightening device. It's one of our ... More >>
EELS With Jesca Hoop 10.05.10 | Ogden Theatre When we interviewed Eels frontman Mark Oliver Everett (aka E) last week, he said he was having the most fun he's ever had on tour and that it might surprise people how much fun the shows are. Sure enough. Last night's show at the Ogden Theatre ... More >>
Hot on the heels of yesterday's announcement of Denver's finest hip-hop acts paying tribute to the finest in that genre's storied history, The Denver Art Rock Collective is paying tribute to the musical mastery of the one and only Britney Spears. Come again, now? Yes, that is right. Saturday, June ... More >>
In 1988, Westword published its fifth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from the Best Band (the Subdudes, just going national) to the Best Hungry Young Band (Big Head Todd and the Monsters, long before they started singing Hillary Clintonâ€™s song) to the Best H ... More >>
The Go-Go's bring back (mixed-up) memories.
A brokenhearted savior revs up Monsters Inc. at Herman’s for old time’s sake.
Sandy Carson features a pair of solos while Cordell Taylor puts on a duet.
Rufus Wainwright thinks the world could use a little romance right now.
Freddy Rodriguez Sr. has spent decades in Denver's jazz scene. These days his favorite partner is his son.
Paula Frazer artfully crosses the country divide with Tarnation. As a solo artist, she sticks more to the shadows.
You're Sensational: Cole Porter in the '20s, '40s, & '50s/Cole Porter Centennial Collection, Volume 2 (Indiana Historical Society/Koch International Classics)
Say what you will about Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, people are still going to see it in droves.
When it comes to Janis Joplin's music, there's not all that much to rediscover.
Part one of a pre-millennial salute to the music that made America sing.
March 25 - 31, 1999
February 4 - 10, 1999
Six new releases paint an intriguing picture of jazz chameleon Herbie Hancock.
We've got 1998's best albums in stock, but they're going fast.
September 17 - 23, 1998
May 21 - 27, 1998
Businessman Al Ferguson believes there's money to be made from his sound.
A new boxed set paints Miles Davis and Gil Evans in black and white.