SAT | MICHAL MENERT at FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | 11/16/13 Since his debut solo album Dreaming of Something Bigger, Michal Menert has been steadily touring the country building a grassroots following in the same way Derek Vincent Smith of Pretty Lights did when he first hit the scene. Menert has won fans ... More >>
Eats Everything, the DJ formerly known as Daniel Pearce, has blown up over the past couple of years, getting signed to the dirtybird label and releasing track after track of dance-floor hits (including a brand-new US mix). In advance of his show at Beta this Saturday night, we caught up with Pearce ... More >>
GLOBAL DUB FESTIVAL @ RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE | FRI, 5/17/13 The music of Excision (due at Red Rocks this weekend with Flux Pavilion, Zomboy, Dirtyphonics and Designer Drugs) is a fitting soundtrack to the desolate, gritty, apocalyptic landscape of a future ruled by homicidal machines. His tunes are ... More >>
BONOBO @ OGDEN THEATRE | FRI, 4/26/13 Simon Green's Bonobo project has taken chilled-out downtempo on a meandering journey through complex syncopation, sweeping strings and heavy bass lines since 1999, when he released the single "Terrapin" on the Tru Thoughts label. Since then, Green has created fo ... More >>
A genuine craftsman from the days when DJs played actual records and an encouraging reminder that some in fact still do, Derek Plaslaiko is truly a DJ's DJ. The Michigan native was a fixture on the Detroit rave scene from the mid-'90s until 2004, when he relocated to New York City, where he maintain ... More >>
JOE BONAMASSA @ BELLCO THEATRE | TUES, 4/23/13 Joe Bonamassa is a nouveau bluesman who favors a hybrid blues-rock sound that employs simple song structures and puts the emphasis on powerful fretwork, an approach that nods to a distinctive era of the 1960s, when British players such as John Mayall, J ... More >>
TINI @ NORAD | SAT, 2/23/13 tINI holds down residencies in Ibiza, London and other high-profile cities all over the world as well as in her native Germany; despite her name, she's clearly a force to be reckoned with. Then again, her moniker is just as likely a nod to her minimalist techno vibe as it ... More >>
If you feel like dancing this week, boy have you come to the right place. There's a unreal number of enticing options, and we've got the full rundown for you, from Alex Celler and Kill the Noise tonight at Beta to EOTO tomorrow night at the Fillmore, Tone of Arc and much, much more. The Dance Card i ... More >>
Arguably the biggest DJ ever to come out of Denver, Eric Galaviz aka Hipp-E made his bones promoting and deejaying at some of the earliest raves in Colorado. After leaving his indelible mark on our city, he moved to San Diego in the '90s, where he became an influential part of the West Coast house s ... More >>
Pete Tong (due at Beta this Saturday, October 15) has had a ridiculous year: In commemoration of holding down a slot at BBC Radio 1 for twenty years, he took over the station for twelve hours, plus he re-launched his Pacha residency in Ibiza and started a pool party residency in Vegas. We cau ... More >>
Norman Doray."A lot of DJ friends have told me Beta is amazing," says Norman Doray, whose collaboration with David Tort, "Chase the Sun," spent eight weeks this summer on Beatport's Top 10 chart. He'll be at the amazing Beta this Saturday, September 17, promoting Strictly Ibiza To Amsterdam, ... More >>
Saturday, September 3, Beta, 303-383-1909.
Are your dance shoes ready to go for the weekend yet? We hope so, because we've got tons of places where you can lace up those shoes and shake that ass this weekend, including a Deeper reunion, a Sex Panther resurrection and much more. Keep reading for what's hot:
Looks like we're not the only ones who think Beta is still the best dance club. In its list of Top 100 Clubs for 2011, DJMag.com just listed Beta at number fifteen -- in the world, behind world renowned instutions like Space in Ibiza, which earned the top slot, Fabrik in Madrid and Fabric in ... More >>
Charismatic, enigmatic and often hilarious, Lee Burridge built his reputation as one of dance music's most well liked DJs playing gigs all over the world and winning over nightclubbers everywhere he goes. In advance of his show tomorrow night at Beta, we caught up with the English-born jock ... More >>
The past year brought the worst economy since the malaise of the 1970s, and like that era, it also saw dance music sweep the nation. Lady Gaga, the Black Eyed Peas, Beyoncé and P. Diddy all dabbled in the sound. Even Michael Jackson was said to be working on a dance album with the Peas' Will ... More >>
The minimal house and techno scenes got a little overrated, if you ask this DJ.
Pete Tong's a mockumentary that will make your heart dance.
Layo & Bushwacka
Mark Riva Presents Sungrooves (Kriztal Entertainment)
Wasting away in Hookah-ville.
Perfecto Presents...Seb Fontaine (Thrive)
DJ Paul Oakenfold heads in a new direction -- and not everyone wants to follow.
@home@sunset, @home@sunrise (Moonshine)