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Leo Kottke

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    February 17, 2014

    The best concerts in Denver this week

    TUES | MANOWAR at OGDEN THEATRE | 2/18/14 Manowar is powered by lyrics crowned in fantasy-flamed swords, armor, and everything having to do with metal warfare clashing into Norse mythology. Eric Adams's powerful vocals are steeped in wordy wizardry that really drives home the aggressive themes. "Man ... More >>

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    November 19, 2013

    New Denver concerts: Ellie Goulding, Public Enemy, ZZ Top, tickets on sale this weekend

    As reported previously, there's a trio of big shows going on sale this weekend, Arcade Fire at the Pepsi Center and Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds at the Temple Buell on Friday, and Trey Anastasio Band at the Ogden on Saturday. We've also got the word on three more shows, Ellie Goulding, Public Enemy and ... More >>

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    January 23, 2013

    New Denver shows: Zac Brown adds third show at Red Rocks, plus Sting, the XX and more

    Okay, hands up if you knew the Zac Brown Band was so popular. He's wildly popular, in case you're wondering. Dude just added another show at Red Rocks, thanks to the fact that the first two have already sold out. Oh, and speaking of the Rocks, Sting has announced a June date up there, and we've got ... More >>

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    January 18, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this weekend

    Welcome to the weekend, amigos! We made it, and we've got another fine weekend of tunes to look forward to. From hip-hop and bluegrass to indie rock and southern rock, there's a variety of options, both local and national, to choose from. We've got all of the shows happening on the Front Range over ... More >>

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    October 9, 2012

    New shows: Breathe Carolina, Vail Snow Daze, 3 Doors Down, Daughtry, Eddie Money and more

    There's a whole new batch of shows to let you know about, some of which are going on sale this week, including a new date from Breathe Carolina, as well as a rescheduled date for Mouse On Mars at Summit Music Hall, plus 3 Doors Down and Daughtry, who are co-headling the 1STBANK Center in December, a ... More >>

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    October 5, 2012

    The ten best concerts this weekend: October 5-7

    Welcome to the weekend, amigos! Cold enough for you this morning? Yeah, we're feeling all sorts of brrrrrr over here. Only in Colorado can you go from eighty degrees to the thirties in the expanse of a couple of days. Alas, though, there's relief on the horizion, plenty of hot music this weekend to ... More >>

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    January 27, 2012

    Weekend's best live bets: Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks and more

    Are you ready? This is a weekend to remember. Tonight for the first time ever, the famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre will add to its renown by hosting the first ever wintertime concert with Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks with Atmosphere, Common, Grieves and Budo and Get Cryphy. And that's just the tip o ... More >>

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    January 27, 2012

    Leo Kottke: "I just never thought it would be a job but it turned into one"

    Photo courtesy Jan Martin Leo Kottke (due tonight at the Boulder Theater) is a legendary and beloved master of finger picking guitar and a gifted raconteur. He got his start with John Fahey's Takoma Records in the late '60s, and he's been releasing noteworthy albums of some of the most inventive an ... More >>

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    October 12, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, December shows by Beats Antique and Pretty Lights were announced. On local radio specialty shows, Veronica, Vices I Admire, INCA and Hazel Miller all got some spins. Meanwhile, at our local record stores, new and re ... More >>

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    April 5, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Shows announced/on sale this week, local radio playlists and top local sellers

    ​ Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week. On the concert front: Besides the back-to-back Mumford & Sons dates we told you about yesterday, we have word on the Cars and Taylor Swift shows, as well as Hudson Gardens and Mishawaka's summer lineups. Meanwhile on local radio, Veronica, ... More >>

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    April 20, 2010

    Widespread Panic, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Pretty Lights shows announced

    ​Another half dozen new shows were added to the Red Rocks schedule, including John Mayer, Paramore, STS9, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Pretty Lights and Widespread Panic, who will be at the venue from Friday, June 25 through Sunday, June 27, a month after its eleventh studio album, Dirty Side Down, hit ... More >>

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    March 27, 2009

    Rickie Lee Jones co-headlines RootsFest tomorrow

    Rickie Lee Jones was just tapped to co-headline Swallow Hill's RootsFest with Hot Rize and Leo Kottke tomorrow night at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Shawn Colvin, who was originally scheduled to perform, had to back out due to an unforeseen family emergency. Other acts at the fest include Tallest ... More >>

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    January 23, 2009

    Week in review: 1/19/09 - 1/23/09

    From Leftover Salmon's Bill McKay being arrested to Swayback adding Adam Tymn from Vaux to its line-up to Frontside Five and 29th St. Disciples landing record deals, there was tons happening this week. The biggest and perhaps most stunning item of the week, however, has to be news of the unfortunate ... More >>

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    January 22, 2009

    Leo Kottke, Shawn Colvin highlight RootsFest

    Swallow Hill just released the lineup for its third annual RootsFest, coming Saturday, March 28, to the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. The highlights of the show are the legendary Leo Kottke and Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Shawn Colvin. Also appearing are the Boulder Acoustic Society, Hot Rize, Ta ... More >>

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    January 22, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, January 22 edition

    Click yo fingers. Today in Backbeat Online: • Q&A with Adele. • James Han's solo sortie. • Leo Kottke, Shawn Colvin highlight RootsFest. • Q&A with William Elliott Whitmore. • Cacheflow teams with Brer Rabbit for dubby goodness. Today in Cafe Society: • PETA in the news again: "Sea Kit ... More >>

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    November 25, 2008

    This Just In 11/27-12-3

    Shawn Colvin joins Hot Rize and Leo Kottke at the RootsFest.  Not too much shaking this week with concert announcements, but there's good news for acoustic and bluegrass fans: tickets for Swallow Hill's RootsFest (known as the Denver Folk & Roots Music Festival for the past two years) conce ... More >>

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    September 13, 2007

    Kelly Joe Phelps

    Friday, September 14, Swallow Hill Music Association, 303-777-1003.

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    July 19, 2007

    Meet a Real Guitar Hero

    Leo Kottkes unmatched technique confounds and delights.

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    July 19, 2007

    Hemi Cuda Is Back on the Streets

    Karen Exley and Anika Zappes badass new album will drive you wild.

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    July 18, 2007

    How Playing the Guitar Saved Leo Kottke's Life

    It would be nice to say that our July 19 profile of acoustic guitar wizard Leo Kottke was filled with the endless, witty and off-kilter diatribes that act as between-song banter during his concerts. But that’s the trouble with email interviews; the interviewee is less compelled to ramble. Still, a ... More >>

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    May 22, 2007
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    May 22, 2007

    Review: Animal Collective @ Cervantes

    Thickly bearded and shrouded beneath a floppy hat, Sir Richard Bishop warmed up the eager, Monday night crowd. Sort of an edgier Leo Kottke, after about thirty minutes of lighting-quick guitar instrumentals he lightheartedly lambasted the freak folk scene, trying to count the beards in the crowd. Th ... More >>

  • Summer Guide

    June 2, 2005

    How to survive...a long, hot summer

    Thirteen weeks of quirky, offbeat, gloriously Colorado entertainment.

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    November 4, 2004

    Critic's Choice

    Robert Eldridge

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    September 23, 2004
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    May 27, 2004

    Cold Fusion

    Colder Than Fargo's brittle compositions thrive in spite of the frozen terrain that frames them.

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    May 20, 2004

    Dry Wit

    Leo Kottke keeps on pluckin'

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    June 19, 2003
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    March 27, 2003

    Critic's Choice

    Keller Williams

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    October 24, 2002

    Phish Out of Water

    Jon Fishman gets swept up in Pork Tornado.

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    May 31, 2001

    Birds of a Feder

    Classical acoustician Janet Feder takes flight with a flock of musical surprises.

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    July 6, 2000

    Business Unusual

    The String Cheese Incident's sunny music has earned it fans all over the world. Its six companies have earned millions.

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    March 16, 2000

    Irish I May, Irish I Might

    Phil Coulter doesn't just wear green on St. Patrick'd Day.

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    October 7, 1999

    Playlist

    Puff Daddy, Leo Kottke, Prince, Garth Brooks as Chris Gaines

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    November 5, 1998
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    August 27, 1998

    Night & Day

    August 27 - September 2, 1998

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    August 13, 1998
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    January 22, 1998
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    January 8, 1998
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    January 8, 1998
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    April 3, 1997
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    November 7, 1996
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    November 7, 1996
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    December 20, 1995
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    September 13, 1995
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    April 12, 1995

    KOTTKE IN THE ACT

    GUITARIST LEO KOTTKE COMES TO BOULDER TO PERFORM HIS NEXT ALBUM.

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    April 12, 1995
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    August 24, 1994
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    May 11, 1994
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    February 2, 1994
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