Although the Lions Lair opened in 1967, the bar didn't start hosting live music until Jux County played there in 1991. Since then, the place has brought in a steady stream of local and national acts, including some legends like Graham Parker, John Doe and Jonathan Richman. To celebrate twenty ... More >>
Some might note how far the mighty have fallen when Graham Parker must play the Lion's Lair, as he will tomorrow night (and it's not the first time), but in this case, it's actually the perfect place for Parker to perform: grungy, low-rent, patently sharp-edged and designed for drunken debau ... More >>
Most bands would kill for the buzz surrounding this NYC quartet.
Saturday, May 6, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007; Sunday, May 7, Trilogy Wine Bar, Boulder, 303-473-9463.
Ten of the best from Nashville and elsewhere.
Ghost writer Garland Jeffreys returns to his old haunt: the stage.
Backbeat scribes weigh in on their favorite national releases from 2004.
Hamell on Trial trades electric guitar for an abrasive brand of acoustic punk.
Friday, May 7, Lion's Lair, 303-320-9200.
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists find that just a spoonful of anger helps the medicine go down.
New-wave pioneer Graham Parker is still squeezing out the sparks.
Jimy Murphy, the Kamikazi Kid, gets his act together.
NEW-WAVE PIONEER GRAHAM PARKER REFUSES TO GO AWAY.
THE GOOD, THE BAND AND THE UGLY CHRISTMAS ALBUMS FOR 1994.
CARLENE CARTER RETURNS IN AN UNLIKELY GUISE--AS A C&W STAR.