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Loretta Lynn

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2014

    The Eleven Best Shows in Denver This Week

    This week's crop of shows includes a busy lineup at the big venues, including guitar heaven at Fiddler's Green with ZZ Top and Jeff Beck. Elsewhere, the Coathangers return to Denver after a short time away, Styrofoam Sanchez plays Rhinoceropolis and, yes, Huey Lewis and the News are in Colorado. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2013

    Five inspirational music career resurrections

    Music is a tough game. As a profession, it's one of the riskiest. Stars rise and fall almost overnight, and a career of a few years often seems the best a musician can hope for. Some transcend this uncertainty to become lasting legends. Others have more complicated and challenging paths that lead th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    Sera Cahoone knows what it's like to have Thom Yorke hold your hands and sing to you

    Lauded Sub Pop recording artist Sera Cahoone grew up in Colorado -- Littleton, to be exact. By the time she was in middle school, she was playing drums for gigging bands, and in the early '90s, she formed the experimental-rock band Idle Mind with her friend Roger Green. Although one of the more prom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    The five most listened-to songs and albums of the week, August 20 through August 27

    Well, lookie here. What you do know? It's the return of Heavy Rotation. Longtime readers of Backbeat will remember this feature as one in which we shared our weekly listening habits in hopes of giving you some insight into our individual sensibilities. It's been dormant for a while, but starting tod ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    R.I.P. Levon Helm, 5/26/40 - 4/19/12

    See Also: At the Helm - A throat cancer survivor, the Band's Levon Helm can't sing anymore -- but the beat goes on Levon Helm, iconic drummer and singer extraordinaire of the Band, died yesterday at the age of 71, after a long and strenuous battle with throat cancer. Helm's imaginative drumming and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    Sharon Van Etten: "I get nervous sometimes that my songs are too personal"

    Sharon Van Etten (due this Wednesday, March 28, at the Bluebird Theater) saw more sides of the music industry than most of her peers before embarking on her musical career. She moved to Murfreesboro, Tennessee as a teenager to go to school and became involved with Red Rose, a coffee shop/music venue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    Jewel: "I've never held back because I'm a woman. I feel like I can accomplish anything a man can accomplish in my field.""

    Since having her son, Kase Townes Murray, last summer, Jewel might have taken time off the road, but she's still busy at home with a number of things, including working on a new Christmas album. Her free solo acoustic show this Saturday night at the Colorado Convention Centeras part of the Women's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Paper Diamond, Lizzie Huffman, SBTRKT, Judas Priest and more on tap this weekend

    ​Have plans this weekend? If not, there's ample choices: Tonight, Paper Diamond's at the Ogden, Lizzie Huffman is celebrating the release of her new CD at the hi-dive and Rich Robinson is at the Soiled Dove Underground. On Saturday, Judas Priest is at 1STBANK Center, SBTRKT is at the Bluebird ... More >>

  • Music

    November 3, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    Lizzie Huffman on her new album Pretty Old Soul, and her love of hip-hop and country

    ​Although these days Lizzie Huffman plays what she calls "country folk pop," the 22-year-old singer-songwriter says she was more into hip-hop and R&B artists like Erykah Badu and Lauryn Hill early on. But just as she was becoming a teenager, she discovered classic country singers like Patsy Cl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    Artists like Springsteen and Dylan can start applying to regain copyrights of 1978 recordings

    ​When copyright law was revised in 1976, there was a provision that gave artists control of their work after 35 years, provided they applied two years in advance. The law didn't go into effect until 1978, but now artists like Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Tom Waits and Loretta Lynn can start a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Five careers Jack White could help revive next

    ​Jack White has been a busy bee lately, producing records for Loretta Lynn, Wanda Jackson and now, Jerry Lee Lewis. We're starting to get the feeling he might view himself as a sort of Rick Rubin-type character, but instead of making older musicians darker and more introspective, he's just mak ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Indie collaborations: Are they taking cues from hip-hop?

    ​The National and Sharon Van Etten recorded a song for the Win Win soundtrack. It leaked yesterday, but Fox Searchlight has pretty well scrubbed the legal-ish streams. Regardless, the two artists are a good fit, Matt Berninger's sleepy baritone makes a seamless companion for Van Etten's own ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Elton John, Ray LaMontagne, Iron & Wine shows announced. Tickets on sale this weekend.

    ​Elton John is performing at the Wells Fargo Theatre on Tuesday, April 12 to benefit the Matthew Shepard Foundation, founded by Dennis and Judy Shepard in memory of their 21-year old son, Matthew, who was murdered in an anti-gay hate crime in Wyoming in October 1998. Tickets ($49-$149) go on s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Best Coast and Wavves at Fox Theatre, 2/14/11

    Tom MurphyTour Banner at back of stage. Should've been a t-shirt.​ BEST COAST With Waaves and No Joy 02.14.11 | Fox Theatre Opening the show with "Ghost Blonde," No Joy provided the perfect blend of noisy garage rock and dream pop. The title track to the group's debut full-length is one of i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    Last Night: Paramore, Tegan and Sara, New Found Glory at Red Rocks - 09.13.10

    Aaron Thackeray​ PARAMORE Tegan and Sara • New Found Glory • Kadawatha 09.13.10 | Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison view full slide show While this year's installment of the Honda Civic Tour felt more like an obscene barrage of advertisements (complete with a pamphlet about credit-buildin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Jack Lawrence of the Dead Weather on the band's origin and working with Loretta Lynn

    Floria Sigismondi​ Founded in 2009, the Dead Weather had a bit of a leg up for a new band. But then all its members came together from other well-known projects: Jack White, who decided to take up the drums once again for this band, is famous, of course, for his stints in the White Stripes an ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 18, 2010
  • Dining

    June 25, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: Same old song

    Governor Bill Ritter took a break from his budget-busting business last week to pop by the Paramount Theater, where he presented Loretta Lynn with a plaque commemorating her induction into the Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame. The Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame? Yeah, I hadn't heard of i ... More >>

  • Music

    June 4, 2009

    Loretta Lynn

    Wednesday, June 10, Paramount Theatre, 1-866-461-6556.

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    New Kids on the Block, Boz Scaggs, Loretta Lynn shows announced

    A number of shows were announced this week, including New Kids on the Block (Wednesday, July 15, Fiddler's Green), Boz Scaggs and Michael McDonald (Monday, July 6, Paramount Theatre), Loretta Lynn (Wednesday, June 10, Paramount Theatre) and Reggae on the Rocks featuring Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squa ... More >>

  • Music

    February 26, 2009

    Jessica Lea Mayfield

    Saturday, February 28, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Top Ten Americana Albums of 2008

    Over the next couple of weeks, Backbeat will feature some Top Ten lists from around the Village Voice Media chain. Click here for previous year-in-review coverage from Backbeat and VVM. Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records t ... More >>

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    July 27, 2007
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    June 23, 2005
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    February 3, 2005

    Tift Merritt

    Wednesday, February 9, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

  • Music

    December 30, 2004

    Americana Pie

    Grab a slice of 2004's best roots music while it's still hot.

  • Music

    November 18, 2004

    Neko Case

    The Tigers Have Spoken (Anti)

  • Dining

    April 29, 2004

    Drink of the Week

    Ten High Bourbon Whiskey and 7-Up

  • News

    June 19, 2003
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    April 17, 2003

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of April 17, 2003

  • Music

    April 17, 2003

    Backwash

    Radio waves: Clear Channel clears the air about independent promoters.

  • Music

    September 26, 2002

    Backwash

    The All Night Honky Tonk All Stars crank it up at the Fox Theatre.

  • Music

    September 5, 2002

    Still Scorching

    Jason Ringenberg embraces his title as alt country's architect.

  • Music

    November 15, 2001

    Kelly's Heroes

    Kelly Hogan takes great songs by great artists and makes them her own.

  • Music

    September 27, 2001

    The Grass Is Greener

    While stretching the boundaries of old-timey bluegrass, Yonder Mountain String Band has reached a peak.

  • Music

    August 23, 2001

    A Special Case

    Neko Case has yet to make the Opry, but her reputation as a new country pioneer is grand.

  • Music

    August 9, 2001

    For Love of Country

    Now part of Denver Joe's "family," Dick and Lois Meis have strummed, plucked and picked their way across five decades of Western music.

  • Music

    July 19, 2001

    Backwash

    Detroit's White Stripes will save your savage soul.

  • Music

    May 31, 2001

    At the Helm

    A throat cancer survivor, the Band's Levon Helm can't sing anymore -- but the beat goes on.

  • Music

    September 28, 2000

    He Done It

    His song dares to challenge the Nashville money machine. Somehow, though, songwriter Larry Cordle has gotten away with Murder.

  • Music

    March 9, 2000

    Neko Case & Her Boyfriends

    Furnace Room Lullaby

  • Music

    August 20, 1998

    On the Case

    Neko Case aims to shake up the world of country music.

  • Music

    May 1, 1997
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    October 17, 1996

    How the West Was Ween

    Gene and Dean Ween take on country music and live to tell the tale.

  • Music

    December 28, 1994

    SO FINE

    THE MOST MEMORABLE ALBUMS OF 1994.

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