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Jonas Brothers

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    Jonas Brothers Denver show canceled

    Heartbreaking news for fans of the kiddie pop (or more like parents of those fans): The Jonas Brothers have canceled their tour. (Cue: chorus of deflated sighs.) According to the official release, the band, originally due at Bellco Theatre on Friday, November 1, as part of its nineteen-city tour, is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2013

    New Denver shows: Mazzy Star, Jay Z, Kanye West, Jonas Brothers on sale this week

    After nearly two decades, Mazzy Star is making its highly anticipated return with a new album, Seasons of Your Day. In support of that record, the band's coming to Denver on Sunday, November 10, for a show at the Ogden Theatre. Tickets ($35) go on sale this Saturday, September 14, at 10 a.m. Keep re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2013

    The 50 worst rock/pop lyrics: The Complete list

    Well, here we are, at the end of the road of lyrical idiocy. As our countdown to crappiness finally culminates, we've trained our eye on some of the greatest lyricists in rock, who during select moments, greatly disappointed us with their valueless verse. These lyrics are all bad on their own terms, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    The 50 worst rock/pop lyrics of all time: 30-21

    Just when you think the suck factor has been turned all the way up, here comes another batch of songs to push the needle further in the red. Today as the countdown of total crappiness continues, we've got tunes by Kid Rock, Nickleback, Michael Jackson, Sublime and more. Keep reading to see which son ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    Photos: Denver Now showcases Mile High businesses -- as of 1982

    Back in 1982, the Mile High City-set series Dynasty was the most popular show on TV, but only establishing shots were regularly filmed here. So what was Denver really like back then? We stumbled upon a regular time-machine of a book that shows us: Denver Now, described as "Denver's Business Showcase ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Top ten things non-sports fans need to know about Peyton Manning

    Editor's note: With Peyton Manning's regular-season debut for the Broncos set for Sunday, we offer this (hilarious) (and helpful!) Peyton primer by Melanie Asmar that first appeared last March. Hello, Denver sports noobs. Perhaps you've heard of a new man-about-town named Peyton Manning. No, no -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    Peyton Manning: Top Ten things non-sports fans should know about him

    Hello, Denver sports noobs. Perhaps you've heard of a new man-about-town named Peyton Manning. No, no -- he's not the guy who won Project Runway All Stars. He's a football player. A quarterback. In other words, Peyton Manning is the new Tim Tebow. Except less overtly Christian and better at doing t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    R.I.P. Davy Jones of the Monkees

    The Monkees started as an experiment in pop music and television, a musical outfit whose image was precisely controlled and whose music drew freely on formula. Davy Jones played a big role in the look, feel and sound of the 1960s musical act whose Saturday morning television would refine the marriag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    Artopia through the eyes and ears of a virgin

    Aaron ThackerayYonnas Abraham of BLKHRTS at Artopia 2012. Looking over the schedule for Artopia, it quickly becomes clear that it is impossible to see everything. Choices must be made and none of them are easy. To wait until the end of the set; or make sure that you catch the beginning of the next ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    Could Katy Perry be as "Bad" as Michael Jackson? It's certainly looking that way

    Perry's "Friday Night" is the next "Dirty Diana"?​"Katy Perry breaks another record" -- how many times have we heard that this summer? Not enough, apparently. Perry, whose last two singles, "E.T." and "Firework" have both been certified 4x-platinum, may claim yet another chart record title wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Nick Jonas kids' talent search headed to Denver

    A Flickr photo.Nick Jonas.​Miley Cyrus's opinion aside, is there anything more wholesome than Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers -- the Disney Channel success story turned legit boy band -- and Quaker Oats? We think not. And now, Nick Jonas has scheduled a trip to Denver to find a childhood sup ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2010

    Balloon Boy's band needs a name -- allow us to, uh, float a few suggestions

    ​The Heene family is still doing its best to extend its fifteen minutes as long as possible. The latest effort: A new boy-band featuring all three kids. It's not the first time balloon boy and his brothers have ventured into the world of pop music. Who can forget "Not Pussified"? Yeah, didn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    Top Chef All-Stars, second course: Is Jen a dinosaur?

    Jennifer Carroll is going, going, gone.​Jennifer Carroll's meltdown when she got eliminated from last night's episode of Top Chef All-Stars was spectacular. She was graceless, almost out of control, so angry she clearly didn't know whether to laugh, cry or hit someone. She'd done a lot of brag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Mac Lethal on Justin Bieber, outlandish egos and his Black Clover gang

    ​ Mac Lethal has been reppin' the Midwest for the past twelve years, ever since he started entering battle raps in high school. Quickly acquiring a reputation as a fearless competitor, he earned a spot at the 2001 Scribble Jam and took second place, which catapulted his career in a new direct ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    Yo Gabba Gabba! co-creator Christian Jacobs on making kids TV fun for everyone

    The beating heart of Yo Gabba Gabba!: Scott Schultz (clockwise from left) DJ Lance Rock and Christian Jacobs​As co-creator of the children's television show Yo Gabba Gabba!, Christian Jacobs has a simple agenda: Create entertainment that engages both parents and their kids through really aweso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    Jonas Brothers cancel Denver show

    ​While Jonas Brothers released a new world tour schedule today that includes additional shows in Latin American and Europe, the band also removed a number of American dates from the current routing, including including their September 11 show at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre. "The Jonas Brothers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    Vampire Weekend, Alice in Chains, Jonas Brothers shows announced

    ​After selling out the Ogden Theatre in March, Vampire Weekend returns to the area for more spacious digs at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Friday, September 3 with Beach House and Dum Dum Girls opening. General admission tickets ($39.50) go on sale Friday, May 21 at noon.

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2010

    This Justin Bieber thing is out of control, as proven by the Free Scooter movement

    Before we get into the whole Free Scooter thing, which is mind-blowing on a couple levels and takes a little explaining, let's take a second to think about Justin Bieber, who is probably a stranger pop star than Lady Gaga. Above is a video of Beiber performing his hit "Baby" on, of all places, The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Eight acts we'd pay to not release a new record

    The music industry has fallen upon hard times, and hard times call for innovation. Now, we don't know enough about the licensing difficulties behind streaming music, or the revenue share of digital downloads or any of that to suggest a business model based on how people want to listen to music these ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2010

    We Are the World 25/2010 performers pull off impressive performance

    All right, so we were admittedly skeptical of how this whole "We Are the World" remake was going to turn out with the seemingly random cast of characters organizers assembled. When we first glimpsed the initial list of those present the night of the recording, there were some head scratchers in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2010

    We Are the World 2010: List of performers seems a little underwhelming -- the idea is to get people to buy the song, right?

    Our friends over at CNN just posted a partial list of performers appearing on the "We Are the World" remake. From the looks of it, we put more thought into this whole thing than the organizers did. Okay, sure, there were a handful of bona fied stars that took part -- and we're assuming they've be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    This Just In: Nick Jonas cancels show tonight at Paramount Theatre

    ​Brace yourself: We just learned that Nick Jonas -- he of the Jonas Brothers fame -- has canceled his show this evening at the Paramount. Jonas is reportedly under the weather. If you purchased tix through TicketHorse on your credit card, you can sit tight. An automatic refund is headed your w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    The Weekend Showdown: Do the Snake Rattle Rattle Snake

    We would hate for you to miss out on all the awesome that happens every weekend in our fair city, so we've decided to run down three of the best shows in one easy-to-swallow post, with video and audio. Tell us -- and the rest of the world -- what we missed in the comments. ​ This week, we're a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Our top draft picks for Tony Romo's new girlfriend

    Tony Romo.​Your 3-0 Broncos face their biggest test this Sunday, when they take on the Dallas Cowboys and Tony Romo, a talented but erratic QB who's prone to distractions, as demonstrated by his high-profile relationship with buxom, brain-challenged Jessica Simpson. Unfortunately, Romo has bro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, June 26 edition

    Photo by Aaron ThackerayBy the time you get to see Phoenix.... So far today, all of America's remaining pop-culture icons seem to be hanging in there.... Today in Backbeat Online: • Last Night's Show: Phoenix at The Bluebird. • Polytoxic drummer Chadzilla hitches a ride with Slim Cessna's Auto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    Tori Amos, Blues Traveler, Pretenders shows announced

    As previously reported, Tori Amos will stop at the Paramount Theatre on Tuesday, July 21, in support of her new album, Abnormally Attracted to Sin, which was released last week. Blues Traveler, who's made an annual tradition of playing Red Rocks on July 4, returns again this year. Tickets for both s ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 21, 2009

    Altared States

    A new production features the world’s top Christian boy band.

  • Music

    April 23, 2009

    Lady Antebellum

    Friday, April 24, Grizzly Rose, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    Jonas Brothers, Offspring, 311 shows announced

    The Jonas Brothers will stop at the Pepsi Center on Wednesday, June 24 as part of the trio's 44-city North American leg of its world tour. The Offspring, Alkaline Trio, the Vandals, Street Dogs and Frontside Five, meanwhile, hit Red Rocks on Thursday, May 28 as part of Punk Rocks 2009, while 311 and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Denver Blogs: The story behind the unfortunately named Jonas Bros. building

    Our daily slog through the blogosphere. Send tips. Wait, what? Some politicians have interests other than their constituents? Say it ain't so! (Face the State) Expect a little touch-up work for some Denver hotels. (5280) The Jonas Brothers are in Denver! Sort of! Okay, not really! Why were you s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2009

    Denver named the fifth-manliest U.S. city by the guys who make cheese-filled pretzels

    Denver's abundance of sports teams, love of tools, and shunning of minivans and window treatments rank it among the country's five manliest cities, according to a study released this week by the makers of cheese-filled pretzels. Combos, the delicious snack maker, and Bert Sterling, the professional ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    Limp Bizkit: the prodigal tools return

    In what may be a sign of the apocalypse -- or, more likely, just a sign that Fred Durst finally blew through his ill-gotten gains and doesn't want to get a real job -- Limp Bizkit has announced a reunion tour and new album. I'll pause here to allow all the bros, the meatheads and the assorted douch ... More >>

  • Music

    February 5, 2009
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    January 22, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    The idea of Shaquille O'Neal as a Nugget becomes an inaugural-concert laugh line

    During last night's Kids' Inaugural concert, a Michelle Obama-hosted bash for military families and Washington, D.C.-area children that was nationally broadcast on the Disney Channel, performers such as Miley Cyrus and the Jonas Brothers shared spotlight time with an extended video package shot in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    Beyond Playlist presents Xmas-rated, part four: Variety Packs

    This year, we've wrapped our roundup of holiday albums a bit differently. Instead of delivering it to you in one big lump (like coal), we're parceling out the reviews online, with a blog each weekday through December 24 devoted to recordings in a different category. Part four features "Variety Packs ... More >>

  • Film

    August 21, 2008
  • Blogs

    August 15, 2008

    Beyond Playlist: The Jonas Brothers and More

    Someone’s rockin’ my dreamboat… The latest edition of Beyond Playlist includes reviews of the Jonas Brothers' A Little Bit Longer; the original soundtrack to the film Hallam Foe, featuring numerous Domino Records artists; a jazz compilation, Justin Time Records 25th Anniversary Collection; a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2008

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, August 15 edition

    Kind of blue. Welcome to the blog days of summer. The Cat's Pajamas struts to a Riverfront Park fashion show. Meanwhile, Cafe Society welcomes 8 Rivers to LoDo as the Candy Girls stage a Japanese candy extravaganza. As a bonus, Jason Sheehan introduces you to Troy Guard, cottage cheese pimp. Noth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (8/9/08-8/15/08)

    Jackson Browne thinks McCain is a dick (ed. note: this is pure conjecture) Here's a friendly one-stop guide to all the great content you might have missed this week on Backbeat Online while you were wondering how the hell John McCain thought he could get away with using a song -- without permission ... More >>

  • Music

    March 20, 2008

    Raising the Bar

    The Shelter gets a makeover.

  • Music

    February 7, 2008

    The Sugar Pop of the Jonas Brothers

    Hannah Montana’s homeboys meet the press.

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2008
  • Music

    October 25, 2007

    Miley Cyrus

    Thursday, October 25, Pepsi Center, 303-830-8497.

  • Calendar

    October 25, 2007
  • Music

    May 4, 2006

    Shelter

    Behold the Renaissance

  • Music

    September 25, 2003

    The Beatdown

    Its a jungle out there when youre trying to open up a new club.

  • News

    July 18, 2002

    Fur Real

    Meet taxidermy's hair Jordan, the man who brings dead animals to life.

  • News

    May 17, 2001

    Off Limits

    Stuffed and mounted

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