This weekend's best shows include rapper Redman releasing a new album poolside in RiNo, Xiu Xiu bringing its newest noise to Larimer Lounge and "Jessie's Girl" to Fiddler's Green. There are plenty of other good ones in the next couple days -- the rest of our picks for the weekend are below.
Grammy Award-winner and ultimate musical collaborator Lucinda Williams (playing tonight at the Boulder Theater with Lionel Young) shouldn't need an introduction. The rough-voiced storyteller has been making records since 1979, intertwining blues and rock n' roll with her own salty version of ... More >>
Julian OchoaThe Posies (due tonight at The Gothic Theatre) had the good fortune -- or bad, depending on your perspective -- of being a non-grunge rock band in Seattle that came into its own during the era when, for far too many people, "alternative" became synonymous with "grunge."
Wilco's latest effort, Wilco (the album), moved up back up to the top spot while Dead Weather's Horehound moved down to the third slot at Twist & Shout for the week ending July 26. Levon Helm's Electric Dirt moved to number three while Regina Spektor's Far grabbed the fourth spot. See the ful ... More >>
Monday, October 20, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.
Photo: Brian Folkins Jason Mraz hits the Fillmore on October 27. Check here for the most up-to-date concert information. Every Tuesday, we'll post the most recent concert announcements, and whenever we get word of any concert cancellations or postponements, we'll pass that info along to you, as we ... More >>
From Athens, Georgia, comes yet another great new American band.
Slide Show Achille Lauro Benefit Show with Hello Kavita, Vitamins and Achille Lauro December 21, 2007 The hi-dive Better than: A voyage on the real Achille Lauro It took a benefit show for one of Denver’s most intriguing acts to break my mid-winter lethargy. I haven’t made it to many shows lat ... More >>
In 1992, Westword published its ninth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Last Stand (the Denver Zephyrs, about to be supplanted by the Colorado Rockies) to Best Bail Bondsman (Duane Chapman, before he became known as “Dog”) to Best — and Sometimes ... More >>
You wanted the best, you got the best: Guitar Hero III.
Don't fret. Guitar Hero II kills the opening act.
Wednesday, October 26, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.
Saturday, July 30, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-0959.
The Thorns (Sony)
Tommy Womack is still rattling Nashville's cage, but in a kinder, gentler way.
In the wake of September 11, Ray Davies reconsiders his past and looks to the future.
The music of the Bobby Collins Death Metal Armada is just what you'd expect: light, funny, pop-laden and free.
The AUTONO's Chuck Snow launches the Lazy Spacemen -- and gives the music business another go.
Fort Collins's favorite pop label is positively Not Lame.
Critics hate Dave Matthews, but that doesn't mean you should.
Maids of Gravity frontman Ed Ruscha tries to play the music game his way.
LEAD SINGER LINDA HOPPER COMES OUT FROM UNDER BOB MOULD'S WING.