Did you watch the most recent Wrestlemania? I didn't. I also haven't had a Mountain Dew in seven years. I guess this means I'm finally an real adult, which means I should do the mature thing and write a list for an audience of people who are mostly hung-over and sitting in cubicles. This week, I'll ... More >>
Trent Reznor and pals will play betwixt the monoliths in Morrison in July with grunge hero Soundgarden. Red Rocks's summer calendar continues to fill out -- Daughtry, Goo Goo Dolls and Blues Traveler also announced shows there this week. The rest of the concert calendar updates follow.
Nearly a year after Quixote's relocated into the former Bender's location on 13th, owner Jay Bianchi has opened up a new place. This one's called The Donkey O.T. (get it?), and it's at 1630 Federal Boulevard, which was the home of Atmosphere Ultra Lounge since June 2012. Since the bar overlooks Spor ... More >>
THE AVETT BROTHERS @ RED ROCKS | FRI & SAT, 7/5-7/6 The country is awash in Americana fever as scores of rock-radio favorites dabble in the sounds of yore. Though it might be cute, many of the current banjo-picking types fail to elevate their style beyond gimmick. A huge exception is the Avett Broth ... More >>
BLUES TRAVELER / RUTHIE FOSTER @ BOULDER THEATER | 2.26.12 Apart from the band's annual Fourth of July show at Red Rocks, it's tough to imagine a better local setting for a Blues Traveler show than the eTown radio concert series on the Boulder Theatre stage. The intimate feel of the venue, the conv ... More >>
John Popper seems stunned by the fact that Blues Traveler boasts a longer lifespan than a legal drinker. Popper, who helped launched the band as a quartet in a New Jersey garage in the mid '80s, has seen the outfit go through fundamental changes. The commercial success of the album Four in 1994, the ... More >>
Photo: Britt ChesterBEATS ANTIQUE With Inspired Flight and The Tailor Boulder Theater | 4/8/11Beats Antique sold out of tickets for the Boulder Theater up to the very last minute. Whether everyone showed up for the music or the belly dancing, it's a safe bet that a venue full of gypsies, scenesters, ... More >>
Robert Plant visits the Fillmore Auditorium on Wednesday, April 27, as part of the third leg of his tour supporting his Grammy-nomimated Band of Joy. He'll be bringing the same band that's on the recording, including Patty Griffin, Darrell Scott, Bryon House, Marco Giovino and Buddy Miller.
Janet Jackson visits the Wells Fargo Theatre on Wednesday, April 6 as part of her Number Ones, Up Close and Personal Tour, on which she'll be performing music exclusively from her album, Number Ones. Jackson's new book on self-esteem, dieting and exercise,True You, hits stores February 8. Res ... More >>
Aaron ThackerayThe Samples.Boulder alumnus the Samples packed the area in front of the Wolf stage with their bluesy, funky jams with heavy dance hall/world influence. They played "Did You Ever Look So Nice" and the segued into "Giants," with Blues Traveler's John Popper jumping in on harmonic ... More >>
You can plan it on your calendar. Every year on the 4th of July John Popper and his Blues Traveler mates stop by Red Rocks. Here's what the show looked like through the lens of Soren McCarty.
Tuesday, October 25, and Wednesday, October 26, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.
Saturday, July 3, Celtic Tavern, 303-308-1795; Sunday, July 4, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 303-830-TIXS.
Medeski, Martin and Wood branch out beyond jazz.
Bassist Jeffrey Marshall hasn't found an obstacle yet that he couldn't overcome.
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