Los Lobos singer and guitarist David Hildago clearly knows his away around Latin music, and so does guitarist Marc Ribot, who's played with a ton of folks over the years, from Tom Waits and Elvis Costello to John Zorn and the Lounge Lizards. When the two bring their Border Music duo to the L2 Arts a ... More >>
Before Ozomatli rocked the Ogden on Saturday night, the genre-bending L.A.-based act stopped by the Spot at Urban Peak, which offers services to homeless and runaway youth in Denver, where it played a free one-hour acoustic show. Instead of just playing a couple songs and leaving, the band interacte ... More >>
Sheet metal mariachi rocks the Mar Lee neighborhood.
Standing beneath the sun, moon and stars, the mariachi pictured above serenades great piles of stone in a southwest Denver yard. Separated by size and texture, the assorted rocks are wrapped in wire to form great sculptural pillars beneath ... More >>
Cut Chemist (real name Lucas MacFadden) has been constantly redefining the art of turntablim for the past seventeen years as a member of Jurassic 5 and Ozomatli, in addition to being an innovative solo artist. Blending everything from funk and soul to hip-hop and bossa nova, Cut Chemist's sty ... More >>
Brian Landis FolkinsOzomatli on the Wolf Stage.When I interviewed him a few weeks ago in advance of his appearance here, Raul Pacheco, guitarist for Ozomatli, told me he wanted to invite audience members to bring instruments and join the band to jam onstage -- and while the band didn't entire ... More >>
(Editor's note: The author is a moron and forgot his camera. The above video is basically what happened in the Ogden lobby).
Ozomatli with the Nathen Maxwell and the Original Bunny Gang
Saturday, November 14, 2009
Better Than: Whatever you did, unless whatever you did featured a thousan ... More >>
Eric Syl GruniesenThe Epilogues tore up La Rumba.
See more photos from La Rumba at westword.com/slideshow.
Alan Baird Project, 12:00 p.m.
It's never easy being the first band to play at an all-day event. Typically, bands that are booked to perform early in the day have to work a lot harder to get ... More >>
I don't want to make any sweeping predictions or jinx an address that hasn't been particularly kind to previous occupants -- most recently a java joint -- and the stretch of asphalt that makes up Leetsdale Drive hasn't exactly been a springboard for culinary greatness. Still, I'm going ... More >>
Mezcal, which helped pave the way for much of the redevelopment along this stretch when it opened at 3230 East Colfax Avenue five years ago, isn't sitting still. Back in October, the restaurant applied for a "cabaret" addition to its liquor license, so that it could have live music on the ... More >>