This Sunday thousands of ganja enthusiasts will gather in Denver's Civic Center for what has become an annual rite of spring, the embrace of cannabis culture at 4:20 on 4/20. But this weekend also marks the peculiar collision of several more somber anniversaries, commemorating some of the worst days ... More >>
In jazz discussions, the saxophonists and the trumpeters generally dominate the conversation, and rightly so. Equally as integral to the music, though, is the rest of the band. While we've already listed the top guitarists, pianists and bassists, today we focus on the female vocalists. Although ther ... More >>
RUSH 8.16.10 | Red Rocks Amphitheater It's taken more than three decades for Rush to refine its approach to stadium rock, and the long gestation process has paid off. The Canadian trio's three-hour set at Red Rocks Monday night showed just how carefully the band has constructed its approac ... More >>
Friday, December 12, and Saturday, December 13, Dazzle, 303-839-5100.
From Sonny Stitt to Jack McDuff, this saxman has played with some of jazz's finest.
Saturday, August 4, and Sunday, August 5, Dazzle, 303-839-5100.
From the week of November 10, 2005
Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.
Freddy Rodriguez Sr. has spent decades in Denver's jazz scene. These days his favorite partner is his son.
The Creative Music Works Orchestra brings jazz out of the closet.
Digging out from a blizzard of seasonal CD releases.
Hark! The Herald Angels are practically the only group without a holiday CD this year.
Hardrock Gunter: From rockabilly pioneer to insurance agent to rock-and-roll legend.