When you're near the top of the grassy slope at Fiddler's Green, the massive stage below dominates the foreground. It has hosted Bob Dylan, John Denver, Lollapalooza (back when it was still a touring event), Wiz Khalifa and plenty more, but in 1982 that stage was just an asphalt thumbprint next to t ... More >>
After ongoing discussions for the past few months, AEG Live Rocky Mountains has finalized a fifteen-year deal with the Museum of Outdoor Arts to take over Fiddler's Green, the 18,000-seat Greenwood Village amphitheatre that opened in 1989 and recently reverted back to its original name after stints ... 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 >>
Update 3/20/12: Great news if you missed out on getting tickets to Bassnectar's sold out show at Red Rocks on Saturday, June 2. Another date has been added on Friday, June 1! Tickets go on sale this Friday, March 23, at 10 a.m. Bassnectar at Red Rocks: Confirmed! At SnowBall this past weekend, Lori ... More >>
Kiss and Mötley Crüe. Wednesday, August 8, Comfort Dental Amphitheatre, together on the same bill. Holy crap! The twelve-year-old me would no doubt being stroking out right now upon hearing this news. As it stands, the grown up version of me is pretty excited, too, truth be told. Tickets, which ra ... More >>
Although Jane's Addiction has played New Year's stints at Belly Up in Aspen over the last few years, it's been close to three years since the band was in Denver with Nine Inch Nails. Live Nation just announced that Jane's will hit the Fillmore Auditorium on Tuesday, May 29 in support of the act's la ... More >>
That's what we're hearing. According to a post on Blabbermouth.net, Lemmy, Motörhead's godlike frontman, has reportedly lost his voice and has decided to take the night off. Megadeth and the other acts on the bill are slated to perform as scheduled. We've reached out to the folks at Live Nation for ... More >>
You read that right. You can see Blackalicious at the Fillmore this Friday, January 27, for just $10 (well, plus the applicable service fees). Tickets are on-sale right now at LiveNation.com or you can pick them up directly at the Fillmore box office. Oh, we should also let you know that this is als ... More >>
Live Nation Entertainment, which now houses Ticketmaster, House of Blues and Ticketweb has announced a partnership with the Universal Music Group to create a joint-venture management company for managing and strengthening the label's acts. This is the first time a major label has teamed up di ... More >>
When the U2 360 tour rolled through Denver on May 21 at Invesco Field, it was exactly one week removed from the massive 108,800-person concert in Mexico City. The tour was huge (Huge! Remember how that stage dwarfed the grid at Invesco?) and on Monday, Live Nation released a report drilling d ... More >>
Due an unspecified family emergency in the Bright Eyes camp, the Fillmore show originally slated for Friday has been moved to Sunday. Bummer news if you have to work that night or otherwise can't make it, but at least the show wasn't canceled. We just received official word from our friends a ... More >>
Marquee MagazineJust received some pretty major news on the concert promotions front: Peter Ore (pictured right), former Vice President of Booking for Live Nation, has joined the Soda Jerk Presents family. "Working with Peter is going to be a huge step as we continue to grow the company," sa ... More >>
Courtesy of the Gothic TheatreLive Nation, an entertainment company with a net worth north of $4 billion, held a contract with Steve Schalk, who owns the Gothic Theatre and Moe's Original BBQ in Englewood. That contract expired last year on March 1, and Schalk elected not to renew. The venue ... More >>
Looks like Christmas has come early for John Kinsner. This afternoon, the Walnut Room's former talent buyer, who moved to Los Angeles this past fall, accepted a position with AEG Live at its LA Live Campus as the new production manager for the Nokia Theatre.
Grammy nominations? Platinum status? Selling out Red Rocks? It's difficult to imagine any single event surpassing those sorts of mile markers in your career. Unless, of course, said event involves warming up for U2. In your hometown. Now that's beyond difficult. That's inconceivable. But tha ... More >>
While Jonas Brothers released a new world tour schedule today that includes additional shows in Latin American and Europe, the band also removed a number of American dates from the current routing, including including their September 11 show at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre. "The Jonas Brothers ... More >>
Lilja and Inga Birgisdóttir So this is pretty rad: Evidently, if you act quickly, you can score yourself tickets to see Jónsi of Sigur Ros at the Paramount Theatre on Wednesday for just $7. There's no catch, near as we can tell. You just have to sign up, and then you're provided with a spe ... More >>
Update: Just received word from Live Nation that the entire show/tour has been postponed. No word on when it will be rescheduled, but tickets will be honored. Bad news if you had your heart set on being deafened by this wall of amps in a few weeks. The American Carnage tour, due at Magness A ... More >>
After Boulder's Rose Hill Drive played Led Zeppelin II in its entirety at the Boulder Theater last New Year's Eve, the band took a year-long hiatus. The band members made quite a few announcements saying they needed some time off to re-focus. Even so, there was some speculation that the act had b ... More >>
Just received word from the folks at Live Nation that the Weezer gig originally slated for Saturday, January 17 at the Fillmore has been postponed with no new date announced. While no official reason was given, we're guessing frontman Rivers Cuomo is going to need more time to recover from the to ... More >>
Jay-Z, whose Blueprint 3 has been a strong seller since hitting the streets two months ago, just confirmed his 2010 North American tour, which includes a stop at the Pepsi Center Monday, March 22. Grammy-nominated rapper Young Jeezy will open the show and tickets go on sale Friday, November 13 at ... More >>
We just go word from Live Nation that Goodie Mob's show originally scheduled for tonight at the Gothic Theatre has been postponed due to weather. A rescheduled date for the Atlanta-based hip-hop group will be announced shortly.
901 Silver Tequila, the ultra premium tequila brand that just launched this year, has sealed a multi-year deal with Live Nation that makes it the official tequila sponsor at Live Nation venues across the country. It's Live Nation's first spirits sponsorship on a national level. "We are thril ... More >>
Bad news for those expecting to see Manchester Orchestra, the subject of this week's feature profile, who were slated to warm up for Brand New this evening at the Fillmore with the Builders & the Butchers. We just received word from the folks at Live Nation that the show has been postponed du ... More >>
On Wednesday, July 22, Live Nation is offering buy one, get one free lawn tickets for Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre shows including Creed, Crue Fest II, Def Leppard with Cheap Trick and Poison, Toby Keith with Trace Adkins, Brad Paisley with Dierks Bentley and Jimmy Wayne, and Rod Stewart. The two-fo ... More >>
Tonight's Pennywise and Pepper show at the Fillmore Auditorium, which was part of Jagermeister's Music Tour, has been postponed due to severe weather conditions west of Denver. The bands plan to reschedule the show and Live Nation will announce a new date as soon as the show is confirmed.
Just received word from the fine folks at Live Nation that the Yes show slated for this evening at the Paramount Theatre has been canceled due to a medical emergency. A rescheduled date has not been announced, and refunds are available at point of purchase.
This week, U2 threw its colleagues at Live Nation a curve when it unexpectedly -- well, in this economy, it shouldn't really come as too big a surprise -- set about cashing in the 1.6 million shares it received as part of a 360 deal it signed with the entertainment conglomerate. According to a repor ... More >>
"Where my reality show at, dogs?" DMX gets a reality show Even though DMX is sitting in a Miami jail waiting to answer to a variety of charges including drug possession, weapons possessions and animal cruelty, some television producers think his life would make for some great entertainment. The sh ... More >>
Tony Hawk and friends make a ruckus.
Bill Maher takes the Paramount Theatre stage.
Just received word from Live Nation (natch) that the world's tastiest sweetheart" will be bringing her, um, Sticky & Sweet tour to the Pepsi Center on Saturday, November 1Tuesday, November 11. (My bad. Thanks for pointing out the error, Carlos). Tickets for Madge's first-ever trip to the Mile High C ... More >>
In the fall of 2006, A.P.O.S.T.L.E. - aka Jeff Campbell -- left Denver for San Francisco with his crew, Heavyweight Dub Champion, with hopes of making a bigger splash outside the Mile High City. Fast forward to spring 2008, Apostle is no longer working with Heavyweight Dub Champion and released his ... More >>
The ongoing concert promotions battle in Denver just became a little more heated. Just received word from Live Nation that Eric Pirritt has been named Vice President of Booking. Pirritt joins fellow VP of Booking, Peter Ore, and will now go head-to-head with his former associates at AEG Live, vying ... More >>
Hot Hot Heat Gothic Theatre October 1, 2007 Better Than: Seeing Hot Hot Heat after the Rockies lose a tie-breaker. I’ve always wondered if sports or music impact my life more. Both are my two main escapes and give my idle brain something to do. Whenever someone is nice enough to employ me and st ... More >>
The techtonic plates continue to shift along Denver's increasingly competitive concert scene. Although no official statement has been released, Chuck Morris will be vacating his current post at Live Nation to join his proteges, Don Strasburg and Brent Fedrizzi, at the new Denver outpost of Anschutz ... More >>
Denver's concert scene is suddenly much livelier.
The concert business in Denver just got a hell of a lot more interesting. After last month's announcement that Live Nation planned to acquire House of Blues, things had calmed down — but now a tidal wave looks to be forming on the horizon, one that could have epochal implications for the local ... More >>
It's official: The nation's (not to mention Denver's) highly competitive live concert business just got a little less, well, competitive. Live Nation today announced that it will purchase House of Blues Entertainment for $350 million in cold, hard cash. As part of the deal, Live Nation will presum ... More >>
Wednesday, March 8, Magness Arena, 303-830-8497.