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Jeff Tweedy

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2014

    The nine best shows in Denver this week

    A few spectacularly heavy hitters come to Colorado this week -- both Nick Cave and Merle Haggard are in town. Sharon Van Etten, playing Tuesday at the Bluebird, has plenty to show for her own relatively short career. You can read our extensive interview with her elsewhere on Backbeat this morning. ... More >>

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    October 28, 2013

    Live Review: Tame Impala at Ogden Theatre, with White Denim, 10/28/13

    TAME IMPALA @ OGDEN THEATRE | 10/25/13 It's not exactly an original observation at this point to note how the members of Tame Impala are revivalists that evoke the spirit of '60s and '70s sound; yet when the band begins its set with songs like "Desire Be, Desire Go," "Keep on Lying," and "Solitude i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2013

    New Denver shows: Mazzy Star, Jay Z, Kanye West, Jonas Brothers on sale this week

    After nearly two decades, Mazzy Star is making its highly anticipated return with a new album, Seasons of Your Day. In support of that record, the band's coming to Denver on Sunday, November 10, for a show at the Ogden Theatre. Tickets ($35) go on sale this Saturday, September 14, at 10 a.m. Keep re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this week

    AMERICANARAMA @ FIDDLER'S GREEN | WEDS, 7/31/13 Sometimes when genre-specific festivals are put together, the bill gets padded with -- to put it charitably -- lesser-known artists. Fortunately, that's not the case with Americanarama, which features Bob Dylan, Wilco, My Morning Jacket and Ryan Bingha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    Do drugs make musicians more creative?

    Do drugs fuel creativity? Is an addled mind essential to making great music? Does sobriety cause creative impotence? What if Jimi Hendrix had suddenly decided to enter a twelve-step program? Would Are You Experienced? have sucked? To answer this nagging question, you have to take a look at rock's re ... More >>

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    January 20, 2012

    Review: Wilco at the Fillmore, 1/19/12

    Jon SolomonWilco's Jeff Tweedy last night at the Fillmore Auditorium. WILCO @ FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | 1/19/12 "I'd like to thank the Fillmore for having us back," Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy told a capacity crowd last night. "It's a pretty sweet joint you got here. It's a good rock and roll joint wit ... More >>

  • Music

    January 19, 2012

    Wilco

    Thursday, January 19, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.

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    June 14, 2011

    Tonight: Mavis Staples at the Botanic Gardens

    ​With a career that spans over six decades, Mavis Staples (appearing tonight with Dr. John & the Lower 911 at the Botanic Gardens) doesn't need much of an introduction. The Rock And Roll Hall of Famer began her gospel-influenced singing career as part of the Staple Singers family institution i ... More >>

  • Music

    January 27, 2011

    Old 97's

    Thursday, January 27, Boulder Theater, Boulder, 303-786-7030.

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    Jeff Tweedy at Boulder Theater, 1/8/11

    Jon Solomon​ JEFF TWEEDY With The Handsome Family 1.8.2011 | Boulder Theater When Jeff Tweedy opened the second show of his sold out two-night stand at the Boulder Theater with "Sunken Treasure," the venue was amazingly quiet except for a few cheers during high points of the song. With an a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    On sale this weekend: Furthur, Jeff Tweedy and Sarah McLachlan shows announced

    ​Nearly a year after helping break in in the remodeled 1STBANK Center last March, Furthur, fronted by Bob Weir and Phil Lesh, is slated to return for another three-night stand on Friday, February 11, through Sunday, February 13. Reserved and general-admission tickets, which range from $55 to $ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Wilco at Jazz Aspen Snowmass - 09.03.10

    Jon Solomon​ WILCO 09.03.10 | Jazz Aspen Snowmass "Don't even think about yelling, 'Freebird," Wilco's frontman Jeff Tweedy replied to the guy in the crowd who screamed out the Lynyrd Skynyrd tune early in Wilco's ambitious two-hour set at the Jazz Aspen Snowmass labor day festival. "You can ... More >>

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    September 2, 2010
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    January 28, 2010

    A.A. Bondy

    Thursday, January 28, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Rosanne Cash top seller at Twist and Shout

    ​Rosanne Cash's The List, which features cameos by Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Rufus Wainwright and Jeff Tweedy, grabbed the top spot at Twist & Shout for the week ending November 15. Bad Weather California's Young Punks came in second, Jerry Garcia's 1975 live recording Let it Rock nab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Built to Spill top seller at Twist and Shout

    ​Built to Spill's latest effort, There is No Enemy, released last week on Reprise, grabbed the top spot at Twist and Shout for the week ending October 11. Rosanne Cash's The List, which features some cameos from Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello and Jeff Tweedy, claimed the second slot, while Mons ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Over the weekend: Wilco at Red Rocks

    Wilco and Okkervil River Friday, July 3, 2008 Red Rocks Amphitheatre Better than: Wilco's show at the Pikes Peak Center last year. Just as Wilco took the stage, the theme from the Price is Right played and two people cloaked in a camel suit pranced across the stage. Sure, it might have been a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 25, 2009

    Prints Charming

    These artists are poster children for concert promos.

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    February 18, 2009

    Reviews of new releases by Bruce Springsteen, Charlie Louvin, John Shannon

    Bruce SpringsteenWorking on a DreamColumbiaReviews for Springsteen's latest tend toward extremes, with most critics declaring it to be either a work of absolute genius or an exercise in vapidity whose lyrics could use a major infusion of seriositude. The confusion is understandable. After all, Worki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2008

    Last Night... Wilco @ Pikes Peak Center

    Wilco Thursday, May 8, 2008 Pikes Peak Center, Colorado Springs Better Than: The last time I saw Wilco at the Fillmore. The first time I heard the live version of Wilco’s “Handshake Drugs” from Kicking Television I was floored by the guitar solo in the middle and the pure sonic wash of three ... More >>

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    July 27, 2007
  • Music

    June 21, 2007

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    April 5, 2007

    Charlie Louvin

    This country icon never left -- but hes coming back anyway.

  • Music

    March 1, 2007

    Glenn Kotche

    Saturday, March 3, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-0959.

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2007

    MySpace Melo

    Outside of being able to stalk thirteen-year-old girls, the Artist on Artist interviews may just be the best thing about MySpace. It's basically what it sounds like: two artists sitting down together and amiably shooting the breeze. Tenacious D and Dave Grohl have done it, Jeff Tweedy and Fred Arm ... More >>

  • Music

    August 17, 2006

    Jeff Tweedy

    Friday, August 18, Planet Bluegrass Folks Festival, Lyons, 1-800-624-2422.

  • Music

    July 27, 2006

    Golden Smog

    Another Fine Day (Lost Highway)

  • Music

    March 16, 2006

    Loose Fur

    Born Again in the USA (Drag City)

  • Music

    February 16, 2006

    Jeff Tweedy

    Thursday, February 16, Gothic Theatre, 303-788-0984.

  • Music

    December 1, 2005

    Teletunes

    Indie rock meets prime time in a post-O.C. world.

  • Music

    July 28, 2005

    Son Volt

    Okemah and the Melody of Riot (Sony)

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    December 2, 2004

    Porlolo/Roger Green

    What Would This Be For (Self-released)

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    November 4, 2004

    Wilco

    Saturday, November 6, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.

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    July 1, 2004

    Wilco

    A Ghost Is Born (Nonesuch)

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    July 24, 2003

    Critic's Choice

    Jay Farrar

  • Music

    September 5, 2002

    Backwash

    Wilco weathers Reprise Records, in-fighting and an in-studio film crew in a new documentary.

  • Music

    January 24, 2002

    Leaving the Son

    With Uncle Tupelo and Son Volt behind him, Jay Farrar finds equilibrium as a solo artist.

  • Music

    October 25, 2001

    Ryan Adams, Jay Farrar

    Gold (Lost Highw), Sebastopol (Artemis)

  • Music

    January 11, 2001

    Hit Pick

    Eric Shiveley and the Shive-Tones

  • Music

    October 28, 1999

    Poison Pen

    Jeff Tweedy moves Wilco further toward perfect pop...and perfect despair.

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    August 28, 1997
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    December 19, 1996

    To Buy or Not to Buy

    Reviews of 23 recent superstar recordings--just in time for your holiday purchasing pleasure.

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    November 21, 1996
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    August 1, 1996

    Honesty Is Golden

    Dan Murphy comes out from behind a bank of Golden Smog.

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    December 13, 1995
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    December 13, 1995
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    September 20, 1995

    UP FROM THE UNDERGROUND

    WHY THE VELVET UNDERGROUND MATTERS, WHETHER YOU'RE HIP TO IT OR NOT.

  • Calendar

    September 6, 1995
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    May 17, 1995

    ROGER WILCO

    THANKS TO JEFF TWEEDY AND WILCO, YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE EMBARRASSED TO LIKE COUNTRY ROCK ANYMORE.

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    May 17, 1995
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