Joe Cocker

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2014

    Photos: Tour Joe Cocker's Mad Dog Ranch, on sale for $7 million-plus

    If you think the property in this photo, and the larger ones below, doesn't look like a typical ranch, you'd be right. But its owner, rock singer Joe Cocker, isn't a typical rancher. He is, however, downsizing -- and that means he's selling his spectacular spread near Crawford, on the Western Slope, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2014

    The best concerts in Denver this week

    FRI | ICELANTIC'S WINTER ON THE ROCKS at RED ROCKS | 1/31/14 More than misogyny or materialism, intelligence and verbal skill are championed by Jurassic 5; the vocabulary is impressive and the verbal acrobatics the guys perform are outstanding. J5 carries the energy and excitement of a newer era gro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2014

    Jamelyn Steenhoek says TSA agent sexually assaulted her during search

    In recent years, there have been plenty of complaints about the supposedly intrusive nature of airport searches conducted by Transportation Security Administration personnel. Now, however, Highlands Ranch mom Jamelyn Steenhoek has filed a criminal complaint with Denver police accusing one agent of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2013

    New Denver concerts: Railroad Earth, Walk Off the Earth, tickets on sale this Friday

    Railroad Earth return to the area to play a two-night stand at the Fillmore on Friday, January 17, and Saturday, January 18. General admission tickets (.$27.50/$30 and $50 two-day) go on sale this Friday, November 1, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week, what songs a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2012

    Twenty fabled moments in Denver music: #8: The Jimi Hendrix Experience's last show

    Over the next few weeks, Backbeat will be finishing our count down of the twenty most fabled moments in Denver music history. Today, we take a look back at Barry Fey's Denver Pop Festival, a three-night musical event in June 1969 that culminated with the final appearance of the Jimi Hendrix Experien ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    New Colorado concerts: The Deftones at the Fillmore, Steve Winwood at the Paramount

    This week, there's only been a handful of new shows announced, but they're all good ones, including the Deftones who are slated to hit the Fillmore in October just prior to the release of their new album, Steve Winwood, who's due at the Paramount in November, and Black Angels who will ring in the Ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Dispatch, Theivery Corporation, Chatuaqua and Arvada Center summer lineups announced

    Tons of new shows this week: Dispatchis playing a two-night stand at 1STBANK in September, Joe Cocker and Huey Lewis and the News are headlining this year's KOOL Concert, Thievery Corporation and Beats Antique are due at Red Rocks and Esperanza Spalding is slated for shows at the Boulder Theater and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Tonight: Belle Brigade at the hi-dive

    ​Oh, the magic of sibling collaboration. Why band members seem more interesting when they are related, we're not sure, but Los Angeles folk-ish brother-sister duo Belle Brigade definitely have that going for them. Beyond that, they also carry some Joe Cocker coolness through sister-half Barbar ... More >>

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    August 5, 2010
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    May 28, 2010

    Medical marijuana festival to feature on-site dispensing -- and Corey Feldman?

    He's the last Corey left standing.​The Colorado Medical Marijuana Festival, taking place on Sunday, May 30, at Longmont's Radisson Hotel (click here for details), has several unusual attributes. For one thing, says event organizer Sean Bookman, the get-together will feature an on-site "medici ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Roger Waters, the Dead Weather, Gogol Bordello & Primus shows announced

    ​As part of The Wall's thirtieth anniversary, Roger Waters is bringing the Pink Floyd rock opera in all its epic glory to the Pepsi Center on Tuesday, November 23 with a new band and a newly-mounted state-of-the-art production. Waters has performed The Wall, which is still among the Top 5 best ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Tom Petty, KS107.5 Summer Jam, Chautauqua Auditorium shows announced

    This year's Red Rocks line-up has been filling in rather nicely, and there's been a few more additions this week, including a second Sting date that's been added, Blues Traveler's annual Fourth of July show, the Barenaked Ladies, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Reggae on the Rocks, Celtic Woman and To ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2009

    Today's featured events: Woodstock rocks the Rocks

    ​It's only right that the Denver Film Society's Film on the Rocks series should f√™te Woodstock's 40th anniversary, considering that the event, the music and the movie have become inseparably melded in our collective consciousness over time. Besides, FOTR is all about a similar gestalt -- so o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    Aerosmith, Killers, Wilco shows announced

    There was a ton of action with concert announcements this week, especially some great shows at Red Rocks including Ween (Sunday, September 6), Wilco (Friday, July 3), the Killers (Wednesday, September 9), Lyle Lovett (Sunday, July 26) and Slightly Stoopid (Wednesday, July 15). Fiddler's Green roped ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    Dialed in: This week's local music radio playlists

    Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were playing this week. We're currently tracking the playlists for five different shows: Radio 1190's long-running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Colorado, and the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    Super John Elway and other Colorado appearances in Super Bowl ads

    There were few players or coaches with Colorado connections on the field in Tampa Bay during yesterday's far-better-than-anticipated Super Bowl. But in-between the action, a few square-state notables popped up. Among the local-commercial highlights were Frontier Airlines spots for "Super Roll 43," a ... More >>

  • Music

    June 5, 2008
  • Film

    October 4, 2007

    Across the Universe

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

  • Calendar

    July 19, 2007
  • Music

    May 25, 2006

    Leon Russell

    Wednesday, May 31, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308.

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2006

    Idol Speculation

    Our long national nightmare is almost over... Tonight's penultimate episode of American Idol means that millions of people who love high phone bills will finally be able to vote for their favorite among the ultra-popular Fox talent show's finalists. There's no telling whether Taylor Hicks and Kathe ... More >>

  • Music

    December 29, 2005

    A Pack of Mutts

    The Lone Wolves of 2005

  • Music

    November 3, 2005

    Group Study

    The Hold Steady holds court at Littleton High School.

  • Music

    February 24, 2005

    King Me

    Jason Hill thinks Louis XIV deserves to be rock royalty.

  • Music

    October 7, 2004

    Paul Weller

    Studio 150 (V2)

  • Calendar

    June 24, 2004
  • Music

    April 8, 2004

    Locals Only

    New music from area artists

  • Culture

    November 6, 2003

    Free Will

    Another SNL vet may be the next Bill Murray. Seriously.

  • Calendar

    June 19, 2003
  • Summer Guide

    June 12, 2003

    On the Road Again

    This state was designed for explorers -- and a 1986 Jeep Wagoneer.

  • Film

    September 14, 2000

    For the Love of Mike

    Six actors make beautiful music together in Duets.

  • Music

    January 6, 2000

    A Little Help From Friends

    Making music helped Cindy Bullens face her daughter's death. Now she's helping others do the same.

  • Music

    November 25, 1999


    Liquid Skin

  • Music

    September 30, 1999

    The Janis Fund

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

  • Music

    May 20, 1999

    Peace and Love, Nineties Style

    A Sixties icon becomes a weapon in Denver's promotion wars.

  • Culture

    April 22, 1999
  • Music

    April 1, 1999
  • Culture

    November 20, 1997
  • News

    May 22, 1997

    Carving a Niche

    From body bags to gang shootings, artist Bill Potts has seen the horror--and held on to the dream.

  • Music

    January 16, 1997
  • Calendar

    August 8, 1996
  • Music

    May 2, 1996

    Smokin' Herb

    Trumpeter Herb Alpert is uninterested in returning to Tijuana.