PASSION PIT @ 1STBANK CENTER | FRI, 3/1/13 Passion Pit began in as a solo project of lead singer and keyboard player Michael Angelakos in 2007. The project quickly fleshed out into a full band that combined a keen sense for upbeat pop melodies with lyrics that didn't exactly try to sugarcoat the com ... More >>
Saturday, March 2, Gothic Theatre, Englewood, 303-788-0984.
Ah, the happiest holiday of the year is upon us! Around the country, thousands of people will be getting together to celebrate our favorite plant, myself included. And what goes better with a spliff of some good ganja than some reggae music? That's right -- reggae music about ganja. Below is the off ... More >>
William Breathes.Editor's note: Medical marijuana critic William Breathes just returned from a honeymoon in Jamaica. Read his first trip diary entry here, and check out part two below. The minute you get off the plane in Negril, someone is there to sell you herb.
Even though most of our moms aren't rock stars, some of them sure as hell seem like it. With their busy schedules and insane ability to multi-task, they deserve screaming fans and scads of cash. We know it's hard being just a suburban mom trying to juggle work and a family, so we got to think ... More >>
Tuesday, April 13, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.
Photo by Anthony Camera"Michigan" Mike Torpie circa 2004, when marijuana legalization was only a dream.Yesterday, we told you about Nederland's passage of a marijuana decriminalization initiative -- making it the third city in Colorado (after Denver and Breckenridge) to take this step. The e ... More >>
Mr. Anonymous 2
Wednesday, January 18, Gothic Theatre, 303-788-0984.
Damian Marley conveys his father's vision to a new generation.
Jeepís new vehicle is definitely off-road.
Denver's feline fanatics go head to head
After half a century, Burning Spear is still stoking the fire in reggae's soul.
Kingston's Culture keeps onna chantin' down Babylon.
Exalting the gospel according to Jah, Preacherman launches his own reggae movement.
Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.
Four new discs show that reggae is bigger than just one mon.
In 1988, Ron Shelton made Bull Durham. In 2002, it couldn't be done.
Everything you know about the Jamaican bobsled team is more fiction than fact, but the truth is still cool.
The Metro Center for the Visual Arts and Foothills Art Center turn our expectations upside down.
Salt-N-Pepa are still capable of spicing up your life.
Thinking of getting married? Then Rancid may be the band for you.
Aston "Family Man" Barrett of the Wailers is keeping a reggae tradition alive.
Inside the twisted mind of dub pioneer Lee "Scratch" Perry.
WHY YOU SHOULD TRY TO CATCH REGGAE'S EEK-A-MOUSE.
AFTER A LONG DECLINE, THE BLOOD IS PUMPING THROUGH STEEL PULSE AGAIN.