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John Mayer

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2014

    Six Musicians Who Are Way Better Than Their Music

    Do you ever wonder about the positive qualities you may be overlooking in the artists you hate? Probably not. Who has time to dig through the details to find out who's actually pretty cool, but an unfortunate victim of their own terrible art? Well, my friend, we do. That's why we're the profession ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2014

    Candles as band merch: An in-depth, intensive look with GG Allin and Mumford and Sons

    Perhaps you have noticed increasingly ridiculous merch options on your favorite band's web site. In addition to the T-shirts, hoodies, posters, and brass boat necklaces (?) found in their online merch section, for example, Sigur Ros once introduced their "Vardeldur candle" for the princely sum of $2 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    New Denver shows: String Cheese Incident, Blizten Trapper, Buddy Guy, on sale this week

    String Cheese Incident returns to the 1STBANK Center for a three-night New Year's run on Saturday, December 29, Sunday, December 30 and Tuesday, December 31. Tickets ($56-$80/three-day passes $180) go on sale this Saturday, September 7 at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale, wha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    New Denver shows: moe., the Devil Makes Three, the first annual Denver Jazz Fest

    New York-based jam band moe. returns to the Ogden Theatre for a two-night stand on Friday, December 6, and Saturday, December 7. General admission tickets ($30) go on sale on Saturday, August 31 at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale, what songs are being played on local radio a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this week

    MELVINS @ SUMMIT MUSIC HALL | MON, 7/15/13 Since 1983, the Melvins have been perfecting their brand of influential rock, inspired in part by punk and in part by the music Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover grew up hearing as kids in the '60s and '70s. With the Melvins, the two have taken that sound to dif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2013

    New Denver shows: Keith Urban, Lamb of God, John Mayer, Ke$ha and Pitbull and more

    The biggest show announcement this week actually came last week -- talking about Prince at the Ogden, of course -- but there's a whole bunch of other new shows to let you know about this week, including Keith Urban at Red Rocks, Lamb of God at the Boulder Theater, John Mayer at Red Rocks and Ke$ha a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    Red Rocks' famous hidden tunnel: A peek at the rock star signatures beneath the stage

    A hidden tunnel underneath Red Rocks Amphitheatre is covered with signatures from some of music's biggest names, spanning from beneath the stage to the ampitheater's sound engineering area. With signatures from lighting technicians who've toured with Tori Amos to a recent stencil by Grammy winner Bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2012

    Chartbreaker: Gotye and John Mayer spend yet another week at the top of the charts

    Another strong week for Gotye, who held on to number one with "Somebody That I Used To Know." If you haven't kept track, that's a tally of eight weeks at the top now. However, that could change next week, as strong pushes from both Rihanna and Katy Perry, not to mention Carly Rae Jepsen, who could ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2012

    Chartbreaker: John Mayer's new album, Born and Raised, takes the top spot this week

    John Mayer knocks Adam Lambert from the top of the Billboard 200 albums chart this week as Mayer's new record, Born And Raised, lands at number one. Lambert's Trespassing, meanwhile, drops all the way to number twelve. Born And Raised is Mayer's third number-one album, joining 2003's Heavier Things ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2012

    Gotye, Silversun Pickups, 3OH!3, Matisyahu and Justin Bieber lead this week's shows

    While the concert announcements have started tapering off a bit, there's still some big shows that have been announced, including Gotye's Red Rocks show in August, Channel 93.3's Big Gig in September featuring Silversun Pickups, 3OH!3, the Hives, the Wombats and others at Red Rocks. Also, Matisyahu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Professor concludes that sex sells. Who knew? The 10 best "reproductive messages" in songs

    State University of New York professor Dawn R. Hobbs recently concluded that 92 percent of the songs that made it to the Billboard Top 10 in 2009 contained some form of "reproductive messages." The conclusion is unsurprising: Sex sells. What is mildly surprising, however, is the statistical degree t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Hey, is that Dave Grohl?: Ten awesome celebrity photobombs

    Dude, Dave. Chill!Last week, NPR asked listeners to share photos of themselves with favorite musicians. That's a swell idea and all, but we thought that taking the angle of the photobomber would be a more entertaining way to look at pictures of famous people with non-famous people. While there have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    10 weirdest music news stories of 2010

    ​2010 has been an aggressively weird year in music news. It seemed like no matter where we turned musicians were saying and doing the strangest damn things. From decrying the most popular thing in the world to talking people off of buildings, it was a wacky year to report. There was so much we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2010

    Michael Franti on touring with John Mayer, social justice through music and more

    ​Michael Franti -- due at an in-store this evening at Independent Records from 4- 6 p.m. and headlining tomorrow night's Harvest Ball at Broomfield's 1STBANK Center -- is known for his social activism through his music. He started off as a rapper, spitting aware (and angry) rhymes in his early ... More >>

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    November 25, 2010
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    September 2, 2010

    The many faces of John Mayer last night at Red Rocks, 9/1/10

    Brian Landis FolkinsJohn Mayer whooping it up last night.​There's something about the act of playing guitar that makes white people -- as famously portrayed in this Chapelle Show sketch -- act a fool. In that spirit, we present to you many, many faces of John Mayer during his concert last nigh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Last Night: John Mayer at Red Rocks Amphitheatre - 09.01.10

    Brian Landis Folkins​ JOHN MAYER With special guest Owl City 09.01.10 | Red Rocks Amphitheatre You ever been around somebody who's had a near-death experience? Notice how they're just a little more gracious than the rest of us, and perhaps a little more sincere? Or how they don't take life's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Mile High Music Festival: One eskimO on its bare-bones, stripped down approach to music

    ​ Creating music that alternately recalls shades of John Mayer and Jack Johnson with a strong soul music influence, One eskimO and its song "Kandi" have slowly been infiltrating eardrums since the release of the act's debut last fall. Starting with a casual mention of the band's name about si ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Sing like John Mayer, win fabulous prizes

    ​Do you work out the pipes in the shower singing your favorite John Mayer tunes? Are you known for your wicked karaoke version of "Half of My Heart"? Or maybe your friends are always telling how you much you sound just like everyone's second favorite Mayer (after Oscar, of course)? Well, frien ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Widespread Panic, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Pretty Lights shows announced

    ​Another half dozen new shows were added to the Red Rocks schedule, including John Mayer, Paramore, STS9, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Pretty Lights and Widespread Panic, who will be at the venue from Friday, June 25 through Sunday, June 27, a month after its eleventh studio album, Dirty Side Down, hit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    Ten people who should take a cue from John Mayer and STFU

    ​ The recent verbal missteps made by John Mayer and his subsequent radio silence got us to thinking about a number of people who've been vomiting in our ears lately that would do well to take a cue from him and STFU. Look, we understand that being a celebrity is probably not easy, but not bei ... More >>

  • Music

    March 18, 2010

    John Mayer

    Tuesday, March 23, Pepsi Center, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2010

    Haeley Vaughn is Colorado's great American Idol hope

    For a while, it looked as if the most notable thing to happen at the Denver auditions for American Idol would be the death of a dog left locked in a car by an idiotic wannabe from North Dakota. Frankly, most of the contestants seen receiving golden tickets to Hollywood during last night's Denver-b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    Alicia Keys top seller at Independent Records

    ​Alicia Keys grabbed the top spot at Independent Records with her fourth studio effort, The Element of Freedom, released last week on J Records. Gucci Mane, who was on top last week with The State vs. Radric Davis, slipped to number two, while Snoop Dogg's Malice 'N Wonderland came in third for th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2009

    Norah Jones top seller at Bart's CD Cellar for third week in a row

    ​Norah Jones latest effort, The Fall, grabbed the top spot at Bart's CD Cellar for the third week in a row, besting Susan Boyle's I Dreamed Up a Dream, which is number one on Billboard's 200 chart. John Mayer's Battle Studies and the self-titled debut by Blakroc, the Black Keys' hip-hop project, c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    Norah Jones top seller at Bart's CD Cellar again

    ​Norah Jones' latest effort, The Fall, nabbed the top spot at Bart's CD Cellar for the second week in a row. Tom Petty's four-disc Live Anthology, released last week on Reprise, came in second while Them Crooked Vultures' self-titled debut came in third for the week ending November 29. Bob Dylan's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of December 1, 2009

    ​As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. For t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2009

    Norah Jones top seller at Bart's CD Cellar

    ​Norah Jones' The Fall, released last week on Blue Note, grabbed the top spot at Bart's CD Cellar for the week ending November 22. John Mayer's Battle Studies and Them Crooked Vultures' self-titled debut, both released last week, as well, came in second and third, while Dave Rawlings' Friend of a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2009

    50 Cent grabs top spot at Independent Records

    ​50 Cent's Before I Self Destruct, released last week on Aftermath, grabbed the top spot at Independent Records for the week ending November 22. Hip-hop duo Felt, meanwhile, which features Slug from Atmosphere and Murs, follow up tributes to Christina Ricca and Lisa Bonet with A Tribute to Rosie P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Them Crooked Vultures top seller at Twist and Shout

    ​Them Crooked Vultures, the supergroup that features drummer Dave Grohl (Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age), guitarist/singer John Homme (Queens of the Stone Age, Kyuss) and bassist John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin), grabbed the top spot at Twist & Shout with their self-titled debut, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    This Just In: Slayer, John Mayer, Cheech & Chong shows announced

    ​Slayer and Megadeth team up for KBPI's Midwinter Melee on Monday, January 25 at DU's Magness Arena. It's the first time the two bands have co-headlined in two decades, and as a bonus for diehard metal heads, Testament gets things started. General admission floor seats are $49.50, while reserved s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Top ten celebrity tweets about Balloon Boy

    Simon Pegg's advice for Falcon: Escape! Escape!​ The Twitterspere absolutely exploded yesterday with commentary about accidental-whistle-blowing, Today-show-vomiting Balloon Boy Falcon Heene, with celebrities among the countless thousands exercising their fingers on the topic both before and a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2008

    Top Sellers: Twist & Shout

    UmConscious knocks em' dead. Looks like some massive props are due to the cats in UmConscious, who claimed the top slot at Twist & Shout last week by outselling some big names, including Beck, Sigur Ros, Coldplay, John Mayer and white hot fellow locals Flobots and 3OH!3. Nice work, fellas.

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2008

    Top Sellers: Twist & Shout

    Coldplay had cold game last week. Say what you will about Chris Martin and company, but from a commercial standpoint, you can't knock the hustle. Still putting asses in the seats, the outfit was Twist & Shout's best seller last week. 1. Coldplay - Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends 2. Alkal ... More >>

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    July 10, 2008
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    June 12, 2008
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    March 18, 2008

    AEG Live's Mile High Music and Arts Festival Lineup Announced

    Update: Click here and here for live blog coverage of the entire event. Tom Petty and Dave Matthews will be bookending AEG's inaugural Mile High Music and Arts Festival, on Saturday, July 19 and Sunday, July 20, respectively. The rest of the bill will be filled out by top shelf acts like John Mayer ... More >>

  • Music

    August 23, 2007

    Joe Fornothin

    Joe Fornothin
    Self-released

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2007

    John Mayer Gets His Michael Vick on at Red Rocks

    In addition to thinking he's the next Stevie Ray Vaughan, John Mayer fancies himself a budding standup comic. Not everyone agrees; check out this nasty review of a 2006 routine, in which he reportedly boasted about how many women "unlocked their Masterlock" for him. Nevertheless, he's clearly trying ... More >>

  • Music

    December 14, 2006

    Amos Lee

    Sunday, December 17, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.

  • Music

    October 5, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    March 9, 2006

    Stoned Emotion

    Stoned Emotion (Delta 32 Music)

  • Calendar

    July 28, 2005
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    February 10, 2005

    Various Artists

    Grammy Nominees 2005 (Capitol)

  • Music

    July 15, 2004

    Mission19

    Five Days From Home (Jagaball Records)

  • Calendar

    July 1, 2004
  • Music

    July 3, 2003

    Train

    My Private Nation (Columbia)

  • Culture

    April 10, 2003

    Made With Love

    Rosanne Cash is the friend who will say, or sing, what you can't.

  • Music

    August 1, 2002

    Without a Net

    Guster takes a chance with its sound -- and its audience.

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