Merrill Garbus

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    November 4, 2014

    49 of the Hi-Dive's Most Unbelievable Shows

    This weekend, the hi-dive is celebrating eleven years of existence, with two years under its current ownership. When the club opened for business in the old location of 7 South and Quixote's True Blue, it represented a sea change in places where one could see original, underground music. In its earl ... More >>

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    May 27, 2014

    The seven best concerts in Denver this week

    We hope your long weekend was as full of smoked meats and assorted outdoor activities as ours was. And now we're back and ready to talk about Denver concerts some more. Obviously the selections are a little lighter in this week's show round-up given that we lost a day. But there are still plenty o ... More >>

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    December 29, 2011
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    August 1, 2011

    Titwrench 2011 travelogue: Sin Desires Marie, Christina the Hun, Coathangers and much more

    Tom MurphyBast at Titwrench 2011 doing some belly dancing​TITWRENCH FESTIVAL | 7/29-7/31/11Friday, July 29 - Glob Every year it seems as though someone involved with Titwrench (likely Piper Rose) comes up with some kind of ritual to start off the festivities. This year, a woman calling herse ... More >>

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    May 4, 2011

    Tonight: tUnE-yArDs at the hi-dive

    ​tUnE-yArDs (playing tonight at the Hi-Dive with Buke & Gass and Papa Bear) is the off-kilter moniker of Merrill Garbus, a multi-instrumentalist who's voice is her biggest asset. Although the songstress is often backed by live percussion and strings, she plays the ukulele and the drums, while ... More >>

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    March 29, 2010

    Xiu Xiu at the hi-dive: Dear God, We Hate Ourselves

    Xiu Xiu • tUne YarDs • Talk Normal 03.27.10 | hi-dive I'd never known a show at the hi-dive to start before 9, particularly on a Saturday, so I was gravely dismayed when I walked in about five till and saw Merrill Garbus tUnInG up on stage, meaning that I'd completely missed Talk Normal, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    The Weekend Showdown: The (Andrea) Ball

    ​ We would hate for you to miss out on all the awesome that happens every weekend in our fair city, so we've decided to run down five of the best shows in one easy-to-swallow post, with video and audio. Tell us -- and the rest of the world -- what we missed in the comments. Andrea Ball's g ... More >>

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    March 25, 2010


    Saturday, March 27, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

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    November 9, 2009

    Over the Weekend: Dirty Projectors at the Bluebird

    Dirty Projectors​ Dirty Projectors, Tune-Yards Sunday, November 8, 2009 Bluebird Theater What it was like: Watching a gospel choir through broken glass. There is a risk, when you see two bands as technically elaborate as Dirty Projectors and Tune-Yards, that you will get several hours of kno ... More >>

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    October 26, 2009

    Over the Weekend: Sunset Rubdown at the Bluebird Theater

    ​Sunset Rubdown, tUnE-yArDs Friday, October 23 Bluebird Theater Better Than: Wolf Parade and Swan Lake combined. Providing the latest evidence that the loop pedal is the best thing to happen to one-person bands since the harmonica holder, Merrill Garbus, who performs as tUnE-yArDs, opened up the ... More >>