Future Islands, touring on the strength of an album that has demonstrated to a much broader audience what the DIY crowd has known all along (namely that Future Islands are awesome), will be in town on Wednesday. There are a few other good ones, including MC Frontalot at Larimer Lounge and Crab Lab a ... More >>
It's a particularly good week at Red Rocks, with something like half of our recommended shows taking place at the World's Sexiest Natural Ampitheatre. There is a particularly appealing collection of Colorado talent taking that stage on Thursday, when DeVotchKa joins the symphony orchestra for what i ... More >>
Trent Reznor and pals will play betwixt the monoliths in Morrison in July with grunge hero Soundgarden. Red Rocks's summer calendar continues to fill out -- Daughtry, Goo Goo Dolls and Blues Traveler also announced shows there this week. The rest of the concert calendar updates follow.
Ever the equal opportunity rocker, Kid Rock is bringing his Best Night Ever tour to Fiddler's and every seat in the house is $20. "Everyone knows the economy is still hurting people across the country," he says, "but I didn't want that to be a reason why everyone couldn't get out and enjoy themselve ... More >>
Brace yourself for the return of Fall Out Boy. The dudes are evidently back to save rock and roll. Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson, meanwhile, are teaming up for a co-headlining date at Fiddler's Green for the Honda Civic Tour, and Warren Hayes is set to collaborate with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra ... More >>
The biggest show announcement this week actually came last week -- talking about Prince at the Ogden, of course -- but there's a whole bunch of other new shows to let you know about this week, including Keith Urban at Red Rocks, Lamb of God at the Boulder Theater, John Mayer at Red Rocks and Ke$ha a ... More >>
It's March 2013 -- at least according to the calendar. If you went by the concert calendar for the past few weeks, however, you'd swear it's the mid to late '90s. P!NK, Matchbox Twenty and Goo Goo Dolls, Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds Five and Guster, Darius Rucker. If you're already nostalgic for the ... More >>
The music industry has changed in fundamental ways since bassist Robby Takac started the Goo Goo Dolls (due tonight at 1STBANK Center with Michelle Branch and Parachute) with guitarist and songwriter John Rzeznik in the late 1980s. In their more than two decades of existence, the band has tapped i ... More >>
Bowling For Soup (due at the Bluebird tonight with The Dollyrots and Sunderland) tapped into the perfect formula for pop punk success in 1994 and hasn't changed much since. But the quartet's songs about wieners, booze and girls suits fans just fine, and this year the band celebrated the rele ... More >>
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week. On the concert front: Alison Krauss is coming to Red Rocks, while Godsmack, Megadeth and Disturbed are due at Comfort Dental for the The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival and Wiz Khalifa brings his Rolling Papers World Tour to the 1STBANK. Me ... More >>
Brian Landis FolkinsTrainTrain brought back the alterna-ballad '90's (acknowledging that most of the band's output has taken place within the last ten years, I still think the band sounds more like the Goo Goo Dolls or Counting Crows than anything much that's happening now) with a set that le ... More >>
Although the National has been at for a decade, the Brookyn-based indie rock group started gaining some serious traction with the release of 2007's Boxer. The act's latest effort, High Violet , debuted in the top five slots around the world, so it's no surprise that the band, who has played s ... More >>
Pennywise is one of the many bands at this year's Vans Warped TourWhile the Mile High Music Festival was announced yesterday, the Vans Warped Tour is also coming to town. Alkaline Trio, Andrew W.K., Bring Me the Horizon, Dillinger Escape Plan, Every Time I Die, Reel Big Fish, Anti-Flag, Face ... More >>
Sub Pop's twentieth anniversary spurs this year's unlikeliest local band reunion.
John Robinson of the Fluid, which reunited on June 20 at the Bluebird Theater (click here and here for the lowdown), is one of the great should-have-beens in the annals of Denver rock. He had everything it took to be a star of global proportions, but for whatever reason, it didn't happen. Neverthele ... More >>
KTCL's program director wants his station to be cool yet get good ratings. It's a tough balance to strike.
Rasputina gives chamber music a goose.
After years of struggle, pop springs eternal for the Jealous Sound.
Who on earth would want to work at the News these days? Bernie Lincicome, for one.
Crush (Island); Samantha 7 (Portrait/C2 Records)
The members of Knee Jerk Reaction flock together for pop punk.