With the legalization of cannabis for recreational use starting January 1, 2014, Colorado has become a destination for touring bands. However, a steady stream of artists have been moving to the state for years. Some seem to use it purely as a base of operations, but some have engaged with the local ... More >>
How rad is this: Judge Roughneck got Angelo Moore of Fishbone to sing on its new album. The tune? "Mirror in the Bathroom." Best part? He's coming to town to sit in with the guys next Saturday at Reggae on the Rocks. After frontman Byron Shaw literally dreaming up the concept, the outfit reached out ... More >>
I think we can all agree that battle of the bands are often tedious. With some notable exceptions, obviously, generally what you get treated to is a parade of mediocre acts that test the thresholds of your tolerance. This one, however, that the Lefthand Brewing Company is hosting next month in Longm ... More >>
Tonight at the Oriental Theater, Gordon Gano of the Violent Femmes is sitting in again with the Dirty Femmes, the tribute act devoted to Gano's band and led by Jen Korte. That, in itself, is reason enough to make your way to the Oriental Theater, but here's another compelling reason: All of the proc ... More >>
Blag Flag, Fugazi, Descendents, Sunny Day Real Estate and the Misfits? On the same bill on the same night? Uh, no. Not in this lifetime, even if you've got Warren Buffet money and you're on some Looper shit. Sorry. But, alas, here's the next best thing, Denver, some of your town's finest musicians p ... More >>
THE DIRTY FEMMES AND HELL'S BELLES @ ORIENTAL THEATER | 11.02.12 Last night the Oriental was invaded by a sentimental army of superfans, with performer and audience meeting on an equal plain of adoration for music that was at least two decades old. Jen Korte's Violent Femmes tribute band, the Dirty ... More >>
Update 10/29/12: Rumor confirmed. After performing this past weekend with Dirty Femmes at the Larimer Lounge, Violent Femmes frontman Gordon Gano is staying in town for an encore performance with the Denver tribute band this Friday, November 2, at the Oriental with Hell's Belles and MF Ruckus. Accor ... More >>
Arcade Fire goes undercover.There have been billions of songs written in the last decade but sometimes it's not the new ones that matter, it's the reimaginings. Some people argue a great cover song is decided by it's accuracy to the original, others want something new to be brought into the m ... More >>
Any Dick or Harry can get funky with the Tom Tom Club's first recording in eight years.
The banjo champion makes music that's finger-pickin' good.
Keep those CDs a-coming.
The Heads' Jerry Harrison on the controversial decision to carry on without David Byrne.
Rebecca Blasband, veteran of The Real World, is getting on with her real life.