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    November 17, 2014

    Three Things to Do for Free in Denver, November 17-20

    From the Starz Denver Film Festival to classic rock, there's a lot going on this week -- but if you're saving money for the holidays, here's the best gift of all: Plenty of the fun is free! You can laugh while you eat cereal, learn robot takeover tactics or simply get your buzz on. For a complete li ... More >>

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    January 3, 2013
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    December 26, 2012

    The five best concerts this week: 12/24-12/28

    While many of you might be heading (or headed) out of town for the holidays, those of you who decided to stick around will be treated to a variety pack of local and national talent, with Speedwolf delivering some up-tempo trash at the hi-dive, Men In Burka dropping yet another new EP at the Larimer ... More >>

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    December 4, 2012

    Dom Kennedy at Larimer Lounge, 12/03/12

    DOM KENNEDY @ LARIMER LOUNGE |12/03/12 Dom Kennedy hit the stage to a packed house at the Larimer Lounge last night, and, riding a wave of nostalgia, he urged, "If you're a '90's baby, put ya hands up." Rocking a fitted Dodgers hat and Stanford hoodie and backed by his OpM crew, Kennedy wooed the c ... More >>

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    November 12, 2012

    A Place to Bury Strangers at Larimer, 11/11/12

    A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS @ LARIMER LOUNGE |11/11/12 It's never boring when you go see A Place to Bury Strangers play, and last night at the Larimer was no exception. The band overwhelmed the senses for the bulk of the set. A tasteful layer of fog drifted around the stage, sliced through with strea ... More >>

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    September 28, 2012

    Mono at Larimer Lounge, with Chris Brokaw, 9/27/12

    MONO @ LARIMER LOUNGE | 9/27/12 Mono's entire set felt like a grand meditation on the interconnectedness of patterns from the tides coming in and out daily in step with the tides of the moon, and changing in character with the changing of the seasons. The flow and evolving levels of sonic density a ... More >>

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    September 15, 2012

    Science Partner at Larimer Lounge, 9/14/12

    SCIENCE PARTNER @ LARIMER LOUNGE | 9/14/12After ten songs, the audience didn't want Science Partner to go -- so Tyler Despres, Maria Kohler and Jess DeNicola stayed on stage to do their original Miley Cyrus-themed song. Despres had joked about how if the audience knew the words, it could sing along ... More >>

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    September 14, 2012

    The ten best concerts this weekend: Sept. 14-16

    Welcome to the weekend! The weather has finally cooled off a bit, but the shows haven't. Whatever your inclinations are this next couple of days, there are a plethora of options, from Devin Townsend Project tonight at the Summit Music Hall to Deltron 3030 tomorrow night at Cervantes' Masterpiece Bal ... More >>

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    June 29, 2012

    Fire fundraisers: Where to listen to music and support High Park and Waldo Canyon efforts

    As firefighters continue to tackle the wildfires ravaging large portions of the state, local communities are searching for ways to provide aid, even from hours away. In Denver, a handful of local live music venues and companies have already stepped up to launch shows to benefit fire relief efforts - ... More >>

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    May 17, 2012
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    April 26, 2012
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    March 23, 2012

    Weekend's Best Live Music Bets: The Autumn Film, Wovenhand, the Hive Dwellers and more

    Welcome to the weekend! Spring has officially sprung, and just as you can count on a another delightful couple of days weather wise, there's some great music awaiting you in the Mile High City. Locals rule this weekend. Tonight at the Walnut Room, the Autumn Film celebrates the release of its new al ... More >>

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    February 17, 2012

    Weekend's best live music bets: Phil Lesh and Friends, Young the Giant and more

    Welcome to the weekend! You made it! While we're assuming we'll be seeing you at Artopia tomorrow night, if for some reason we don't, there's a pretty diverse lineup of music on tap otherwise for the next three days, including two more nights of Phil Lesh at 1STBANK Center, two nights of Future Bird ... More >>

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    February 13, 2012

    Review: Cursive at Larimer Lounge, 2/12/12

    CURSIVE @ LARIMER LOUNGE | 2/12/12 If it's possible that there's a good time to find out that the first person you said "I love you" to is marrying the girl he dumped you for, you could do worse than the middle of a Cursive show. I'm not saying this happened to me (Congratulations, Joey), but if it ... More >>

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    November 18, 2011

    5 and Dime label launch, Jazzy Jeff, DJ T and more on this weekend's Dance Card

    ​Feel like cutting a rug this weekend? Good because there's plenty on this weekend's Dance Card: There's a label launch tonight at minibar for 5 and Dime, a brand-new deep/tech house label; the launch will have music from Bones, ben A, Louis Marr, Joseph Newman and Quinn. There will be free sw ... More >>

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    November 4, 2011

    Gauntlet Hair's "Keep Time" video will scare the crap out of you -- or at least really creep you out

    ​To celebrate the release of its new, self-titled record, Gauntlet Hair (confirmed as the headliner for the Larimer Lounge's New Years Eve show) has dropped a video for the album's lead track, "Keep Time," and despite Halloween having come and gone, this sucker will still scare the bejeesus ou ... More >>

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    September 27, 2011

    Cut Copy to do DJ set October 4 at Larimer Lounge

    ​Each time Cut Copy has come through town over the last few years, the Australian indie electronic group has played a bigger venue as its popularity grew, moving up from the Larimer Lounge in 2008 to the Bluebird in 2009 to the Ogden Theatre on Tuesday, October 4. After the Ogden show, fans wi ... More >>

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    August 11, 2011

    Wheelchair Sports Camp, Pretty Lights, Planes Mistaken for Stars: Fliers of the week of 8/12/11

    Don't miss Wheelchair Sports Camp's tour kickoff show at the Larimer Lounge tonight​Every week in an effort to pay tribute to the old-school way of promoting shows by hanging up posters, we make our way around the Mile High City to get a gander of the eye candy. Here's the fliers we spotted th ... More >>

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    August 10, 2011

    Tonight: Vitamins tour kick-off at the Larimer

    Vitamins (playing tonight at the Larimer Lounge Gauntlet Hair, Woodsman and Hearts In Space) is seemingly unstoppable -- The Denver-by-way-of Fort Collins band has been on a roll with new releases and stunning accompanying videos (like the just-released "Vimanas" below), plus, the quartet had the o ... More >>

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    July 29, 2011

    December Denver Doomfest at Larimer Lounge with Black Sleep of Kali, Royal Talons and more

    Denver Doomfest, December 3 at the Larimer Lounge​Doom metal is alive and well in Denver. And what better time to bask in the realm of doom as we enter into the thick of holiday season than to have an entire evening devoted to downtuned guitars? Precisely. Needless to say, our little hearts we ... More >>

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    May 13, 2011

    Vivian Girls with No Joy and School Knights at Larimer Lounge, 5/12/11

    Photo: Jon SolomonVivian Girls last night at Larimer Lounge.VIVIAN GIRLS No Joy * School Knights 05.12.11 | Larimer Lounge It isn't the worst thing that can happen to you when you're on stage, but breaking a string without having an immediate replacement or a back-up guitar can induce the kind of re ... More >>

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    April 15, 2011

    Tonight: Cave Singers at the Larimer

    ​As a trio, Cave Singers (playing tonight at the Larimer Lounge with Bare Bones) only actually employs one voice -- member Pete Quirk's, to be exact. But along with harmonica and melodica, the band creates some beautiful America-twinged folk songs perfect for singing along to.

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    February 4, 2011

    Woodsman release video for "Serfer," which will make you trip balls, slowly

    ​Woodsman offered up a new video for "Serfer" today, a song from the latest album, Rare Forms, released last month on it's own label, Fire Talk. The almost four-minute clip feels kind of like a interstellar trip to the optometrist -- glowing lights sharpen and blur as they travel through space ... More >>

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    January 20, 2011
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    January 5, 2011

    Win tix to see Jonathan Tyler and the Northern Lights tomorrow night at the Larimer Lounge

    Jonathan Tyler and the Northen Lights: Name ring a bell? It should. A breakout act from Dallas, the outfit played a blistering set at last year's Westword Music Showcase. Tomorrow night, the dudes are returning to town for a show at the Larimer Lounge with the Outfit, and we've got several pairs o ... More >>

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    November 30, 2010

    Tonight: Grant Sabin at the Larimer Lounge

    ​Colorado Springs' slide guitar-playing bluesman Grant Sabin is truly a throwback. The multi-instrumentalist's baby face contradicts both his gruff voice and his repertoire, which includes not only his own modern work, but tributes to Son House and Jimi Hendrix, as well.

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    November 18, 2010
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    November 16, 2010

    Stars at the Bluebird Theater canceled tonight

    Carbon Choir will let you see them for free tonight.​So, some good news and some bad news: Stars has canceled its show tonight at the Bluebird, but local support Carbon Choir is still playing -- at the Larimer Lounge -- and for free, no less. Refunds for the Bluebird show are available at poin ... More >>

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    October 20, 2010

    Win tickets to see Holy Fuck, Indian Jewelry, Gauntlet Hair and Peter Black at the Larimer

    ​Okay, so we picked a winner for the pair of LCD Soundsystem tickets we had for tonight. If your name isn't Brandon Saranik and your submission wasn't "Liquid Courage Dancing," we're guessing you're slightly bummed. (If it's any consolation, there were a ton of responses we dug -- Lethargic ... More >>

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    May 19, 2010

    Local Natives on Playing a Talking Heads Song In Front of David Byrne and Staying Aware While on Tour

    Gareth Jackson​ Some bands require creative tension or mercurial relationships to provide a spark. In our Local Natives Rough Mixes piece this week, we learned that this is not the case for these five So-Cal dudes. They're in a band because they like being around each other, and the music sta ... More >>

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    March 29, 2010

    The Hollyfelds at Larimer Lounge: If it ain't broke...

    ​ The Hollyfelds • Hello Kavita • Casey James Prestwood 03.27.10 | Larimer Lounge Jon Pareles, rock critic for The New York Times, went to SXSW and came back with a reality check on glo-fi, one of many micro-genres burning up the blogs. Among many good points he made was this: It's an ... More >>

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    February 22, 2010

    Over the Weekend: Mehko & Ocean Birds at the Larimer Lounge

    Mehko & Ocean Birds Saturday, February 20, 2010 Larimer Lounge Sour Boy, Bitter Girl​ Sundays at the Larimer Lounge are pretty much guaranteed to be a mulligan, with the decidedly un-rock 'n' roll start time of 4pm. This is not the way to attract a crowd, but neither is having a show on a S ... More >>

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    December 7, 2009

    Over the weekend: Moonspeed, Widowers at Larimer Lounge

    Widowers​Moonspeed with Widowers Saturday, December 5, 2009 Larimer Lounge Better Than: A CD release show with an overloaded line-up. After an extended break from performance, Widowers played its first show in a few months. The sonic configuration for this show seemed cleaner and more spare than ... More >>

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    December 3, 2009
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    November 3, 2009

    Animals At Risk remixes the Swayback

    Matt Fecher isn't letting the grass grow under his feet. Although his hands are clearly already full with helping curate the Monolith Festival, Fecher, who DJs under the name Hot to Death, is constantly moving in a number of different creative directions at once it seems, from launching and hostin ... More >>

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    August 28, 2009

    The Denver Boot: Lion Sized at the Larimer Lounge - 08/02/09

    ​In honor Lion Sized's show tomorrow night at the hi-dive with the Still City and the Great Panic, and thanks to our pal Lance, and, well, because it's Freeloader Friday and we're cool like that, we present you another sparkling edition of the Denver Boot for your downloading pleasure. After the j ... More >>

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    February 23, 2009

    Airborne Toxic Event show postponed

    Due to illness, tonight's Airborne Toxic Event show at the Bluebird Theater will be postponed until Wednesday, April 15 at the Ogden Theatre. All tickets to the Bluebird show will be honored and refunds are available at point of purchase. Henry Clay People, who were supposed to open the show tonight ... More >>

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    December 29, 2008

    Reverend Peyton spins at Larimer Lounge tonight

    Reverend Peyton will be a guest DJ tonight at Larimer Lounge as part of Matt Fecher's New Music Mondays. We're guessing that the Rev might be spinning some of his favorite bluesmen who inspired the singer/guitarist like Charley Patton, Bukka White, Mississippi John Hurt, Son House and Big Bill Broon ... More >>

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    December 2, 2008

    The blog shortcut, December 2 edition

    Peruse these, won't you? Today in Cafe Society: • Health magazine declares DIA to be the fifth greenest airport in all the land. • Rooting around Root Down. • Cooking for a cause at the Ice House. • Cafe Bisque loses half its name. • The skinny on Fat Sully's grand opening. • Alaskan Wi ... More >>

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    December 1, 2008

    The blog shortcut, December 1 edition

    New blogs for a new month. Today in Backbeat Online: • Live reviews of Will Swindler's Elevenet (pictured) at Dazzle, plus Boyz II Men at the Ogden Theatre, Wetlands, Monofog and more at the Larimer Lounge, Baby Birds Don't Drink Milk and friends at Rhinocerpolis, and Yeasayer at the Bluebird The ... More >>

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    November 10, 2008

    The blog shortcut, November 10 edition

    Marnie Stern. Hope you're hungry for an extra helping of blogs... Today in Backbeat Online: • A live review of Marnie Stern, Gang Gang Dance, Pictureplane and Slight Harp at the Larimer Lounge. • A concert review of the Giraffes, who also appeared at the Larimer Lounge. • 12 Cents for Marvi ... More >>

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    October 24, 2008

    Weekend preview: ManeLine and Only Thunder CD release parties

    This is a big weekend for CD release parties. First up tonight at the Oriental, ManeLine will unveil its latest effort, & Sew Its Seams, in the company of its compadres, 3 the Hardway, 9th Street Choir, Infinite Mindz, FOE, Kano, Venus Cruz and Dizy Pixl. And then tomorrow night at the Larimer Loung ... More >>

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    August 4, 2008

    Live Review: the Threatened and the Wilder Situation at Larimer Lounge

    Photo: Tom Murphy The Threatened The Threatened and the Wilder Situation Sunday, August 3, 2008 Larimer Lounge Better Than: Everything else going on late on a baking Sunday night. The members of the Threatened, who played an acoustic show without their drummer, informed us sometime toward the en ... More >>

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    July 31, 2008

    Robin Thicke Cancels, Ray LaMontagne and Black Diamond Heavies Shows Announced

    Just received word that Robin Thicke’s August 18 show at the Gothic Theatre was canceled. Ray LaMontagne has announced dates for his upcoming fall tour, which includes a stop at Boulder’s Macky Auditorium on October 27, in support of his of his forthcoming album, Gossip in the Grain. Larimer Lou ... More >>

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    June 23, 2008

    The Blog Shortcut, June 23 Edition

    What else is happening in the blog universe? Glad you asked. Backbeat Online includes a review of the city-shaking Fluid reunion show, plus our take on a Red Rocks performance by once-and-future Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant and bluegrass lass Alison Krauss, plus a review of Broke ... More >>

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    May 5, 2008

    Over the Weekend...Cut Copy and Black Kids @ Larimer Lounge

    Cut Copy and Black Kids Saturday, May 3, 2008 Larimer Lounge Better Than: Seeing New Order. A lot better. It’s a rare thing to see a tour bus parked in front of Larimer Lounge. Vans with trailers are a lot more common. They don’t hand out buses to just any band. It’s usually a luxury saved fo ... More >>

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    March 27, 2008

    Early Start

    Get a jump on Monolith six months in advance.

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    October 4, 2007
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    August 14, 2007

    Last Night: The Epilogues, the Bears, Sleeper Horse @ Larimer Lounge

    The Epilogues, the Bears, Sleeper Horse August 13, 2007 Larimer Lounge Better than: Watching my beloved Broncos win a preseason game of faux football earlier in the night. Arriving nearly an hour early at the Larimer Lounge, I settled in on the patio to make some phone calls and then peruse a magaz ... More >>

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    January 9, 2007

    Tuesday, January 9, 2007

    Death Becomes You It's death metal Tuesday at the Larimer Lounge. Okay, I made that crap up; there's no official, on-going weekly theme at the Lounge. Nonetheless, that's precisely what's on tap -- too much metal for one hand. Stop by tonight and have your ass handed to by Cryogen, Columbian Neckt ... More >>

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