Mackenzie Roberts

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    December 23, 2012

    OneRepublic Denver Acoustic Christmas at Ogden, with Big Head Todd, 12/21/12

    DENVER ACOUSTIC CHRISTMAS @ OGDEN THEATRE | 12/21/12 "The world could use a little more gospel music," declared OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder at the band's now-annual Denver Acoustic Christmas show. That quote pretty much summed up the message of hope and love for the evening. While everyone was alread ... More >>

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    August 24, 2012

    The new Flobots album, The Circle in the Square, celebrates worlds big and small

    See also: - Remembering Sandy Widener - Flobots ink deal with Shanachie Entertainment - Q&A: Jonny 5 of Flobots on the Occupy Movement - Q&A: Jonny 5 of Survival Story Sometimes Denver can feel like a very hip Mayberry. While waiting to meet the founding members of Flobots at the Denver Bike Cafe, ... More >>

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    March 10, 2010

    Flobots CD release show this Friday, to be followed by a special Twist & Shout in-store on Tuesday.

    ​ Just two more days until we get to hear the new Flobots record (they are going to have copies of the new disc, right? It is a CD release party, after all). Suffice to say, we're eager to hear how much, if any, the outfit has grown since issuing its debut, Fight With Tools, in 2008, which Un ... More >>

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    February 16, 2009

    DeVotchKa at the Paramount

    Photo: Gary Isaacs DeVotchKa, Quixotic Friday, Feb. 13 Paramount Theater Better than: Seeing one of Denver's most effusive and entrancing local acts in a stripped-down, sullen setting. Atmosphere can make a big difference.I've seen members of DeVotchKa play in various incarnations and in a wide var ... More >>

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    August 25, 2008

    Last Night: DNC Media Party at Elitch Gardens

    Photo: Hugh Graham Flobots rockin' Elitch Gardens Flobots, Railbenders Saturday, August 23, 2008 Elitch Gardens, DNC Media Party Better than: A vacation at Pleasure Island. It’s a scene that’s disturbing in its darkness, and eerie in its implications. In Walt Disney’s 1940 feature film Pin ... More >>

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    August 21, 2008
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    August 18, 2008

    Flobots to critic: "I can take a hit with humility. With humility ..."

    For more on the Flobots, check out Adam Cayton-Holland's cover story in the August 21 issue of Westword. You can also read Dave Herrera's 2007 profile here. Flobots, Denver's fast-ascending hip-hop ensemble, caught a rare bit of bad press this week, when a music critic in Cleveland previewed their ... More >>

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    July 28, 2008

    Live Review: KTCL's Big Gig at Fiddler's Green

    The Big Gig, with the Offspring, Paramore, Dropkick Murphys, Flobots, Spill Canvas, Dropping Daylight, Skyfox Saturday, July 26 Fiddler's Green The 2007 version of KTCL's signature event suffered from many of the standard drawbacks associated with summer festivals: extreme heat, pacing problems, te ... More >>

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    July 20, 2008

    Mile High Music Fest Live Blog, Day Two

    Photo: Dave Herrera Rose Hill Drive bringing the rock. It's shaping up to be another banner day at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. Today's lineup at the Mile High Music Fest is considerably stronger than yesterday's, with anticipated performances from Flobots, the Roots, the Black Crowes, Pinback and ... More >>

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    June 6, 2008

    Rewind: Flobots on Leno

    Wow. We had a considerably more difficult time tracking down a clip of Flobots performing on Leno last night than we did when they played on Last Call with Carson Daly. In fact, after trolling You Tube and refreshing our Google search every ten minutes or so, we came up completely short. Finally, ju ... More >>

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    May 23, 2008

    Last Night... Flobots and RJD2 @ DU's May Day Music Fest

    Flobots and RJD2 Monday, May 22, 2008 May Day Music Festival, DU, Driscoll Lawn When RJD2 moved a few steps away from his electronics-laden tables to address the crowd after a ten-minute or so “warm-up” last night, his normally blank, at most half-smiling face broke into an unabashed smirk. ... More >>

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    May 21, 2008

    Flobots Indeed Kill It on Carson Daly

    Damn you, Carson Daly and your subversive ways. After an excruciatingly long day at the office (yesterday was press day, you know, and I pinch hit for Grandpa Shikes, our managing editor, who plied me with a delicious pizza from Benny Blancos, allegedly made by one of the dudes from Forth Yeer Fresh ... More >>

  • Music

    September 27, 2007

    Rob Drabkin

    Don't Worry About Me E.P.

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    September 20, 2007

    Flobots Fight With Tools

    This insurgent hip-hop crew will move you by any means necessary.

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    June 14, 2007
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    June 15, 2006

    Westword Music Showcase 2006

    Be there or be square!

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    October 6, 2005

    Feeling the Flo

    More chefs equal more flavor for the Flobots.

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    April 14, 2005