I know it's hard to imagine now, especially with the temperature outside and the blanket of snow currently covering the Front Range, but summertime is just around the corner, which means the festival season is just getting ready to kick off. We know this because we're in the middle of putting togeth ... More >>
Bunch of new shows to let you know about this week, including Rush, who's coming to the Pepsi Center in August, plus new dates featuring the Postal Service, Rodrigo y Gabriela with the Colorado Symphony, Death, Danzig and Deer Tick. Keep reading for the full rundown of all those shows, including tic ... More >>
Every week, just when we think we've seen the best of the upcoming concert season and that things couldn't possibly get any more compelling, there's a whole new batch of new shows to make us flip our lids. This week: Skrillex at Red Rocks in August, preceded a few days earlier by two Neil Young show ... More >>
Music sales were slow last week. Jack White's debut solo album, Blunderbuss took the top spot with 138,000 copies sold -- that's less than half of what Madonna 's new one, MDNA , shifted its first week on the chart this time last month: 359,000 (although sales subsequently plummeted the following w ... More >>
See Also: • Madonna's MDNA falls harder than Lady Gaga's Born This Way did • Madonna's MDNA outsells Lionel Richie's Tuskegee (what year is this again?) Madonna and Lionel Richie -- who would have thought that after four weeks on the Billboard 200 albums chart, only Richie would remain in the t ... More >>
Oh, man, just when you think the upcoming concert season couldn't get any more stacked there's even more new shows to look forward to. We've received word that Die Antwoord is finally making its way to Denver on Monday, August 6, along with dates with Jack White, Andrew Bird, Sublime with Rome, Five ... More >>
Here's what's hot this week in music on the Front Range: On the concert front, new shows from the Dandy Warhols, Cake, Fiona Apple and more were announced; Musketeer Gripweed, Hot Robots, and Broken Tongues got spins on local radio; and recent albums from the Alabama Shakes, Nicki Minaj, the Shins a ... More >>
Jason Mraz is coming to Red Rocks on Monday, September 24, as part of his tour in support of his forthcoming album, Love is a Four Letter Word, due out Tuesday, April 17. Philadelphia-based singer-songwriter and Atlantic label mate Christina Perri opens the show. Tickets ($39.50-$59.50) go on sale t ... More >>
Ronald DeanBased out of Austin, Ian Moore & the Lossy Coils (playing tonight at Bender's Tavern with National BLues Arsenal and Land Grabbers) bring the kind of epic-sounding rock and roll to the table that doesn't need much of an introduction. Led by Moore's soulful vocals, the three-piece m ... More >>
Children, behold! It recycles! It plays music! College kids are too lazy to recycle. That's the premise behind the recycling jukebox, a project dreamed up by six University of Colorado at Boulder engineering students. Because there isn't always a recycling bin right around the corner when t ... More >>
Michael Franti & Spearhead with Brett Dennen 7.31.10|Red Rocks Amphitheatre Since 1986, Michael Franti has been making music with a social conscience -- from his industrial punk days in the Beatnigs to the hip-hop leaning Disposable Heroes to his current (and most commercially successful) project ... More >>
Lori Midson Aaron WhitcombAaron Whitcomb YaYa's Euro Bistro 8310 East Belleview Avenue, Greenwood Village 303-741-1110 www.yayasbistro.com Aaron Whitcomb wants to show off his new menu at YaYa's Euro Bistro, the Greenwood Village restaurant whose kitchen he's commanded since April of last ... More >>
Being a junior in high school is all about experiencing things for the first time -- your first girlfriend, your first kiss, your first car. But seventeen-year-old Cherry Creek High School junior Zach Heckendorf is clearly not your typical high schooler. While his peers are still trying to figure ... More >>
The Last Love Song
If not for her vocal prowess alone, Lilly Scott deserves to advance on the sheer merit of her unconventional -- at least in contrast to the other contenders -- song selection. She made it to this round with her version of "Lullaby of Birdland," and last night, while seemingly everyone else was had i ... More >>
All right, so we were admittedly skeptical of how this whole "We Are the World" remake was going to turn out with the seemingly random cast of characters organizers assembled. When we first glimpsed the initial list of those present the night of the recording, there were some head scratchers in the ... More >>
Our friends over at CNN just posted a partial list of performers appearing on the "We Are the World" remake. From the looks of it, we put more thought into this whole thing than the organizers did. Okay, sure, there were a handful of bona fied stars that took part -- and we're assuming they've be ... More >>
Update: We just received word that Ben Harper & Relentless 7's performance at the Fox slated for next Wednesday has been canceled and will not be rescheduled. Refunds are available at the box office and will be automatically administered for those who purchased tickets but haven't picked them up ... More >>
Aaron Thackeray See photos of Day One's fans on the slideshow page. It's here: The second edition of the Mile High Music Fest is underway, and our gaggle of writers and photogs are shvitzing their way around the grounds to bring you ongoing, as-close-to-live-as-my-fingers-allow coverage of Denver ... More >>
When Motorhead rocked the Fillmore Auditorium last September, Lemmy and crew had the Misfits in tow. When the band hits the venue again on Saturday, September 26 the metal legends will co-headline with Reverend Horton Heat, and Nashville Pussy gets things warmed up. The Black Crowes also return the ... More >>
John Wilbur, better known to Denver radio listeners as Whip, loves KTNI/101.5 FM, marketed as "Denver's Independent Alternative." In fact, he's so devoted to the smart, highly entertaining station, for which he serves as music director and morning-show host, that he's willing to admit publicly tha ... More >>
Just received an advance of KBCO's Studio C 20th Anniversary Edition. The 38-song two-disc set, celebrating two decades of in-studio performances, gathers tracks from a few of the usual suspects (Dave Matthews Band, Sheryl Crow), alongside some rare gems from the likes of Jeff Buckley, Dr. John an ... More >>
Thursday, November 24, Pepsi Center, 303-830-8497.
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