It is Texas time in Denver. All we'd need is the Geto Boys and Gary Clark Jr. to hit the spectrum of Lone Star exports: St. Vincent brings her shock of white hair to town tomorrow, the Toadies' Rubberneck victory lap hits Englewood and songwriting genius Joy Ely makes the Soiled Dove the perfect pla ... More >>
THE DIRTY FEMMES AND HELL'S BELLES @ ORIENTAL THEATER | 11.02.12 Last night the Oriental was invaded by a sentimental army of superfans, with performer and audience meeting on an equal plain of adoration for music that was at least two decades old. Jen Korte's Violent Femmes tribute band, the Dirty ... More >>
See Also: - Q&A with Jim James of My Morning Jacket - Profile: Joy Subtraction, 8/2/12 - Q&A with Angry Hand of God Welcome to the weekend! Aren't you glad you hung in there? Your hard work grinding it out this week is about to rewarded handsomely by a pair of back-to-back shows from My Morning Jac ... More >>
Here's what's hot this week in music on the Front Range: On the concert front, new shows featuring Aerosmith and Cheap Trick, Pretty Lights, Tenacious D, Umphrey's Mcgee and more were announced; Overcasters, Lumineers, Churchill and the Jekylls got spins on local radio; and recent albums from the Sh ... More >>
Here's what's hot this week in music on the Front Range: On the concert front, new shows featuring Cypress Hill, the Fray, Kaskade and Mojo Nixon were announced; Lola Black, Fresh Breath Committee and the Autumn Film got spins on local radio; and recent albums from Bruce Springsteen, Andrew Bird, Fu ... More >>
Here's what's hot this week in music on the Front Range: On the concert front, new shows featuring Madonna, Jeff Mangum, the String Cheese Incident, Jane's Addiction, B.B. King and more were announced; Lola Black, Fresh Breath Committee and the Autumn Film got spins on local radio; and recent a ... More >>
Brandi Carlile clearly has a thing for Colorado singer-songwriters. That's what we gather anyhow from her choice of tour companions. Former Boulderite, Katie Herzig, who's hanging her hat in Nashville these days, has been tapped to open nine dates for Carlile starting with a gig at the Knitting Fact ... More >>
After fifteen months of reviewing sandwiches, it's time to take a step back, time to consider what has passed between many, many slices of bread, time to take a break from sandwiches and offer a countdown of the ten best I've had. It's easy to pick twenty good sandwiches, but narrowing those down ... More >>
Skinny Puppy stops at the Ogden Theatre Saturday, November 7 as part of the industrial band's In Solvent See tour, which kicks off October 30. Tickets are $30 in advance and go on sale Friday, August 15. Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt team for an acoustic evening Wednesday, October 7 at the Pikes Pea ... More >>
Just received an advance of KBCO's Studio C 20th Anniversary Edition. The 38-song two-disc set, celebrating two decades of in-studio performances, gathers tracks from a few of the usual suspects (Dave Matthews Band, Sheryl Crow), alongside some rare gems from the likes of Jeff Buckley, Dr. John an ... More >>
Saturday, March 1, L2 Church of Denver, 303-777-1003.
Oklahoma-based Cross Canadian Ragweed, which stops by the Grizzly Rose on Friday, January 4 (see the appropriate Now Hear This item for more details), is an anomaly: a big-selling country band that can't get played on country radio because its music supposedly isn't country enough. CCR's frontman, C ... More >>
Fast reviews of recent releases
Does I Can Lick Any Sonofabitch in the House embody its name?
Unsung country crooner Allison Moorer changes course on a new album -- and she doesn't care what you call it.
At 75, Ralph Stanley is beginning his career anew.
Preacher Boy made a believer out of Eagle-Eye Cherry. Now he's hoping to convert local audiences as well.
Kim Richey has shelved her country sound for straight-ahead pop.
Please, don't try to classify Tony Furtado.
Phil Coulter doesn't just wear green on St. Patrick'd Day.
Denver produces a new crop of music.
Two-steppin' through a slew of recent country releases.
Hank Williams III hopes to do it his way, with or without Nashville's help.
Delbert McClinton has something better than a record deal: a sound all his own.
August 27 - September 2, 1998
Robert Earl Keen won't dumb down his music for country consumption.
Why Nineties hippies are discovering mandolinist Sam Bush.
Masseuse Carla Madison keeps in touch with the Denver music scene.
Lee Roy Parnell thought that slide guitar had a place in country music. He was right.
GUITARIST LEO KOTTKE COMES TO BOULDER TO PERFORM HIS NEXT ALBUM.
16 HORSEPOWER FINALLY GETS THE RECORD CONTRACT IT DESERVES.
KBCO'S FORMAT SPROUTS UP AROUND THE U.S.