Janis Joplin

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    August 25, 2014

    The Seven Best Concerts in Denver This Week

    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 >>

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    October 8, 2013

    The ten greatest jam-band meccas

    For many jam band fans, traveling and seeing concerts goes hand in hand. Often when a favorite band announces its tour, folks will scan the tour dates and choose which dates to go to depending on which venue they are booked at. From giant outdoor summer sheds to intimate houses, here are the ten gre ... More >>

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    July 29, 2013

    Menswear Mondays: Mime Joseph Temple on his theatrical fashion

    You may recognize John Temple as the Denver Mime who performs on the 16th Street Mall. We did when we ran into him at 7/Eleven. Keep reading to discover his fashion inspirations, favorite color and where he shops. See also: -Menswear Mondays: student Rajiv Clark on his custom-punk style -Menswear M ... More >>

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    July 11, 2013
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    June 18, 2013

    Michael Vincze of the Mowgli's on what it means to be a Mowgli: spreading kindness and love

    The Mowgli's was started by a group of friends who wanted to make music with universal appeal. The act's sound is rooted in the kind of breezy, folk-inflected, psychedelically tinged music from Southern California that dominated the '60s and '70s, and its outlook is imbued with a positive spirit tha ... More >>

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    June 17, 2013

    3 things to do for free in Denver this week, June 17-20

    Money: who needs it? Well, probably you. But this week, you won't have to spend any of it to get out of the house. Whether you want to see a tribute to Woodstock, Joss Whedon's Serenity, or an evening of live storytelling and dance, you can do it all without dropping any cash. Read further for our p ... More >>

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    March 5, 2013

    The ten traits of the perfect frontperson

    The best frontmen and women all have something in common. Whether it's their ability to connect with a crowd or the swagger with which they carry themselves, their fashion sense, the intrigue that surrounds them or their reckless disregard for their own well being, they all have that ineffable "it" ... More >>

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    December 21, 2012

    Five best live concert films

    While infinitely different than being there in the flesh, a live concert film can provide an up-close, multi-angled, cinematically inspired perspective of the music experience -- not to mention a glimpse into history for those who were born decades later. Such will be the case for a majority of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2012

    The ten best concerts this weekend: Dec. 14-16

    It feels like we say this every week, and we probably do, but we're continually astounded by how good we have it here music wise. If you haven't noticed, this time of year, the number of touring acts decreases dramatically, generally in line with the music industry itself, which pretty much slows to ... More >>

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    December 10, 2012

    The ten best concerts this week: December 10-14

    We're blessed to live here, you know. If you haven't already come to this conclusion on your own from feeling the ever-present sunshine and observing the wondrous sunset paintings we're treated to each evening, all you have to do is take a look at the brimming concert calendar. Whereas the live musi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    The ten best concerts this weekend: Oct. 26-28

    Welcome to the weekend, amigos! Ah, yes, we finally made it. Is it just us, or has this seemed like the longest week ever? Ah, maybe it's just the weather. Whatever the case, it's in the rearview now, and it's time to blow off some steam. Drinks are on the horizon and there's a full slate of great m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    Celebrities on bikes: Ten best costumes at last night's Denver Cruisers ride

    The Denver Cruisers have been known to get wild and wacky on their weekly Wednesday rides. (On their website, however, they will warn you: The group is not intended for hook-ups.) Last night's celebrity theme brought out the troops once again, this time in easy-to-recognize (and occasionally, imposs ... More >>

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    August 8, 2012

    What's in your bag? A rubber flamingo, catnip and more!

    While many are counting the days until fall, others are still reveling in summer's glory. Catie Long is one of those. We spotted her on South Broadway, where her fashions were a definite standout. Find out more about Long's funky, vintage street style straight ahead. See also: What's in your bag? G ... More >>

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    May 25, 2012

    Denver's ten best karaoke bars

    While there are a countless number of places to do karaoke around town, we've picked ten best spots to conjure your inner crooner. Some of these places cater to singers every night of the week, while others only do karaoke on specific nights. Page down to see which spots made the list. Did your favo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    The 27 Club? More like the posthumous platinum club: Albums sales spurred by death

    ​You can go on for days debating the musical mysteries of the so called 27 Club -- which includes Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison and now Amy Winehouse -- but one thing is certain: The death of these artists had a profound impact on their subsequent sales. Pearl, for example, was rele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2011

    R.I.P. Amy Winehouse, 9/14/83 - 7/23/11

    ​By now, you've probably heard the news -- if not, sorry to be the bearer of sad news, darkening an otherwise sunny afternoon -- Amy Jade Winehouse has passed away at the age of 27. At 4 p.m. London time today, authorities reportedly found the singer dead in her apartment. The cause of death h ... More >>

  • Music

    March 3, 2011

    Bonnie & the Beard

    Bonnie & the Beard
    Victory Garden Records

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    May 12, 2010

    Nathaniel Rateliff, Sleigh Bells and Bruno Mars top our playlists this week

    ​As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" So whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>

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    October 26, 2009

    Over the Weekend: CMJ Music Marathon in NYC

    Whitney Van CleaveFans waiting between sets at Crash Mansion. ‚ÄčCollege Music MarathonOctober 20-25, 200975 Venues in Brooklyn and ManhattanBetter than: Fighting swarms of tourists to see the Statue of Liberty. This year's CMJ (College Music Journal) Music Marathon offered more music than any avid ... More >>

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    August 27, 2009
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    May 21, 2009
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    September 11, 2008

    Think Ink

    The Denver Tattoo Convention celebrates permanent decoration.

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    June 17, 2008
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    June 12, 2008

    Aged Gracefully

    Laughing is good for this old soul.

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    December 20, 2007
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    November 15, 2007

    Random Thoughts On Five Songs While I Pretend To Work

    "Light Your Windows" Quicksilver Messenger Service One of the most interesting run-ins with a drunk I ever had was in San Francisco. My fiancee's father insisted that, while vacationing there a few years ago, we stop into a bar called The Saloon. Built during the Civil War, The Saloon is a North Be ... More >>

  • Film

    October 4, 2007

    Across the Universe

    Run for your life if you can, little girl: Julie Taymorís í60s-set musical is a bust.

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    August 2, 2007
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    December 7, 2006


    Kingdom Come

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    June 15, 2006

    Westword Music Showcase 2006

    Be there or be square!

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    March 30, 2006

    The December Question

    Oriental Theater

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    September 9, 2004
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    August 19, 2004

    Michelle Malone

    Friday, August 20, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007; Monday, August 23, Trilogy, Boulder, 303-473-9463.

  • Calendar

    February 12, 2004

    The Beat Goes On

    Linda McCartney's photos of '60s rockers roll

  • Dining

    December 4, 2003

    Drink of the Week

    Pabst Blue Ribbon

  • Dining

    July 10, 2003

    My Dinner With Barry

    Returning to true north at the Northwoods Inn.

  • Music

    November 9, 2000

    Hit Pick

    Dear Marsha

  • Dining

    November 11, 1999

    Join the Club

    The crowd and the drinks are mixed at Don's.

  • Music

    September 30, 1999

    The Janis Fund

    When it comes to Janis Joplin's music, there's not all that much to rediscover.

  • Music

    March 25, 1999

    Suddenly Susan

    Susan Tedeschi is painting the radio dial blue.

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    October 23, 1997
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    January 30, 1997
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    May 16, 1996
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    January 10, 1996
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    November 1, 1995
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    May 24, 1995
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    April 5, 1995
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    March 1, 1995
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    December 7, 1994



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    April 20, 1994
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