In 1973, Gram Parsons went on tour with his band, the Fallen Angels. That tour, which only lasted six weeks, has become something of a legend for fans of authentic country music. Local musician Casey James Prestwood, and his backing band The Burning Angels, paid tribute to the tour, song by song, at ... More >>
Honky Tonk Bastard World
When you hear steel guitar in a song, it's usually used as supplemental instrumentation, adding texture to the tunes. You generally don't expect to see the men and women of steel in the forefront, and yet that's the entire impetus for the Denver Steel Guitar Show, the second annual edition of an eve ... More >>
Steve Law Band
Larger image belowWhatever image you conjure up when we say Matt Morris (due tonight at the Bluebird Theater with Danielle Ate the Sandwich), forget it. It's now as obsolete as a Hollywood Video card. You wouldn't recognize the guy these days. We didn't. When we stopped by Macy Studios just a ... More >>
When Russ Christiansen wanted to develop his skills and confidence as a songwriter, he went straight to his peers. For more than a year, the former Three Miles West frontman has spearheaded the Surplus Cheaper Hands Collective, a studio project that's seen input from a slew of local musicians ... More >>
This must just be the week for seemingly inactive bands to unceremoniously jump back into the fold. Earlier this week, we posted an item about the Titan Courageous, who's been off the grid for a while, making new music. Now we've received confirmation that Three Miles West, an outfit led by Russ ... More >>
President Barack Obama has just passed his historic first 100 days in office and what better way to look back on it than via a goofy YouTube mashup via the magic of AutoTune? None. None better way, I say. And so I present to you "Obama Flashback," a look at some of the highs, but mostly lows, of his ... More >>
Neither I nor most of the other folks who helped put together the first Westword Music Showcase had the slightest clue what we were doing -- not really. It's nothing short of a miracle, then, that the event -- then called the Westword Music Awards Showcase -- has not only survived but thrived, and c ... More >>
Saturday, June 16
Be there or be square!
Fans love Dustin Bogue's take on country music so much, they just might let him play a few songs of his own.
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