Are you eager to go out this weekend but have an empty wallet? Fortunately, Denver is full of inexpensive entertainment, from a Cinco de Mayo fest to a birthday bash for the late, great James Brown. We've picked out ten of the best events in town, and none of them cost more than $10. Check out the W ... More >>
PENTAGRAM at SNOWBOARD ON THE BLOCK | 9/14/13 If Pentagram's last show in Denver in March 2010 left a bit to be desired, this performance more than made up for it. Coming out of the gates with "Treat Me Right," Bobby Liebling and his new line-up were in fine form, both energetic and enthusiastic. Li ... More >>
As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it's not surprising that the most common (and favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off we go, on and on about t ... More >>
Joe Piscopo joined the cast of Saturday Night Live in 1980, after honing his stand-up chops at New York's Improv; he stayed with the show until 1985. During his SNL stint, he became known for such original characters as the Sports Guy, as well as celebrity impersonations of David Letterman and Frank ... More >>
Some sad news to report today: We've received word that bluesman Creighton Holley passed away yesterday. The news is devastating to the scene, in general, but particularly for the blues community, which is still grieving the loss of John-Alex Mason, who passed away this past fall at the tragi ... More >>
Back in June when Beauty Bar opened its doors, The Swayback's Eric Halborg and Bill Murphy were brought in to throw down some jams and get the party started on 13th Avenue once again, following the Snake Pit's closing the year before. The night was a hit, and has since morphed into the monthl ... More >>
Mark Farina with Pillowfight, DJ Rootz and AA 07.23.10|Fox Theatre There's a covenant involved when listening to live music: You give your attention and energy to the musician, and in exchange, they provide you with some kind of experience that (IMO) should be crafted to capture that attenti ... More >>
A Loveland-based pizza shop is expanding operations to Denver in the near future. Pizza Street, which serves calzones, wings, signature "belly-o" sandwiches and pizza is moving in soon at 1600 Champa Street, next to Floyd's Barber Shop. A person identifying herself only as the owner's siste ... More >>
Jay Esposito DJ Cavem Moetavation (aka Ietef Vita) is out to green the 'hood, one hip-hop element at a time. Activist, b-boy, DJ, MC, graffiti artist, beat-boxer, film maker and journalist, Cavem plays many roles, all geared toward empowering the 'hood with tools that facilitate evolution of ... More >>
Paul Winner Every Friday we spotlight the hottest cats (and kittens) behind the decks in the MHC, grilling them to gain some insight on what it takes, exactly, to get the party rocking, to find out about their most treasured crate digging experiences and what they really think when we stumbl ... More >>
Wednesday, August 26, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.
James Brown's mug shot was even funnier, but Christina Szele's deserves respect, too. Get your mace ready, flight attendants. Westword's favorite Shmuck of the Week recipient, Christina Szele, will have the opportunity to continue her reign of shmuckiness far sooner than many observers expected. ... More >>
I deejayed a Valentine's Day party at the Horseshoe Lounge on Saturday. The bar had a great vibe, as always, and the ample crowd was in the mood for a good party. It was the first time I ever had to play music for four and a half straight hours, and I was initially worried that I would: a) run out o ... More >>
Brush up on your Spanish at Gringo Bingo.
Thursday, June 5, Boulder Theater, 303-786-7030.
Friday, January 25, Newman Center for the Performing Arts, 303-722-7994.
The Pirate Signal November 29, 2007 The Hi-Dive Better Than: watching reruns during the writer’s strike One thing that’s guaranteed at a Pirate Signal show is passion. No matter how many people are in the crowd, no matter how they’re responding to the music, DJ A-What and Yonnas deliver a hi ... More >>
Saturday, September 17, Telluride Blues and Brews Festival, 1-866-515-6166; Sunday, September 18, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.
God's Son (Columbia)
Demons Dance Alone
The Residents' Petting Zoo (Cryptic/East)Side Digital)
Dap-Dippin' With... (Daptone)
The music of the Bobby Collins Death Metal Armada is just what you'd expect: light, funny, pop-laden and free.
The founder of local Shakedown is cooking up a local music retrospective.
This was the year many Coloradans decided to play God -- and I'm not happy about it.
The ABCs of Anarchism
Town officials worry a new parkway will bring traffic. A former mayor says Golden has only itself to blame.
A new boxed set argues that disco didn't suck after all.
September 3 - 9, 1998
The biggest musical winners from 1996.
D-TOWN BROWN MAKES HIP HOP THAT'S ANGRY, PASSIONATE AND VERY, VERY SMART.