One day, historians will look back and marvel at how blogs changed the music industry -- that is if they can avoid being distracted by the next big thing long enough to think analytically about history. Where just a few critics used to shape the tastes of music fans across country, now an army of bl ... More >>
Photo courtesy Jan Martin Leo Kottke (due tonight at the Boulder Theater) is a legendary and beloved master of finger picking guitar and a gifted raconteur. He got his start with John Fahey's Takoma Records in the late '60s, and he's been releasing noteworthy albums of some of the most inventive an ... More >>
Fabolous, Twista and Mario, who have each recently dropped new albums, are among the noted hip-hop and R&B talent slated to appear at KS 107.5's Jingle Jam Friday, December 18 at the Fillmore Auditorium. Advance general admission tickets are $27/$30 day of show. Steve Earle, who's touring in ... More >>
The Mile High Music Fest returns to Dick's with Tool, Widespread Panic and the Fray. With so many music festivals to fill up your summer and drain your pocketbook, we put together a handy rundown of Denver's fests, in order of their appearance on your calendar. Which are you looking most forward to ... More >>
Fungus Among Us
Get Wet's Les Fradkin made history with one simple guitar riff. Now he's making waves as an Internet innovator and surf-rock guru.
Spirit of the Century (Real World)
Otis Taylor gets the break he deserves without putting on a happy face.
Ben Stevens is on the road again -- and he couldn't be happier.
The Creative Music Works Orchestra brings jazz out of the closet.
Backbeat contributors offer up their favorite recordings of 1999.
December 10 - 16, 1998
Blues singer-songwriter Mary Flower is back in season.
G. LOVE & SPECIAL SAUCE PLAY THE BLUES THE NEW-FASHIONED WAY.