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  • Blogs

    September 30, 2014

    STS9, Jane's Addiction, Victor Wooten Announce Denver Shows

    STS9 headlines the Fillmore Auditorium on New Year's Eve, and tickets ($75) go on sale on Saturday, October 4 at 10 a.m. Jane's Addiction will perform Nothing's Shocking in its entirety and more songs at the Ogden Theatre on Wednesday, November 19. Tickets ($85) go on sale on Saturday, October 4 a ... More >>

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    April 4, 2014

    Behind Michal Menert's new Super Best Records label

    Michal Menert's path of success is a winding road of glorious sunrises and fraught sunsets. His third solo album, Elements, is set for official release on April 12, with a kick-off party in Detroit, Michigan, at the Shelter. Menert, as well as Denver's Mikey Thunder and Mux Mool and Chris Ponder, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2014

    The best shows in Denver this weekend

    SAT | ARTOPIA at SOCO CLUBS | 2/22/14 Artopia is always a blast, and this year's lineup includes a cornucopia of producers and bands handpicked from the local scene, including Shady Elders, Confluence, FaceMan, Colfax Speed Queen, the Outfit, the Royal, Pruitt, Mikey Thunder, Decadon, Lotus Drops, P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2014

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    SAT | ARTOPIA at SOCO CLUBS | 2/22/14 Pruitt Poythress has crafted a sound that translates his fascination with the storytelling styles of hip-hop's golden era into modern dance music. Creating big-room sounds minus the same old build-and-drop structure of most electronic sets, Pruitt works the ebbs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2014

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    FRI | WINTER WARMER FESTIVAL at FILLMORE | 2/14/14 Since dropping his debut solo album Dreaming of a Bigger Life, Michal Menert has been steadily touring the country building a grassroots following in the same way Derek Vincent Smith of Pretty Lights did when he first hit the scene. Menert has won f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    Valentine's Day in Denver: What to do, where to go to celebrate your love in the Mile High City

    Sure, romantic gestures are always a nice way to observe Valentine's Day, but so is going to a good concert or dancing the night away with your significant other. Looking for something to do tomorrow night? You've come to the right place. We've put together a comprehensive rundown of ways to celebra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2014

    The best EDM shows in Denver in February

    FRI | MICHAL MENERT, WINTER WARMER at FILLMORE | 2/14 Since dropping his debut solo album Dreaming of a Bigger Life, Michal Menert has been steadily touring the country building a grassroots following in the same way Derek Vincent Smith of Pretty Lights did when he first hit the scene. Menert has wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2013

    New Year's Eve 2013 guide: What to do on NYE

    While the are a number of high profile jam-centric New Year's Eve shows this year, including dates with Yonder Mountain String Band, String Cheese Incident and Umphrey's McGee, there are also a ton of other concerts and club events on NYE. We've put together a comprehensive list of ways for you to r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2013

    Photos: First look at the 1Up Colfax, renamed bar and music venue's grand opening tonight

    A year after opening the 1UP in LoDo, owner Jourdan Adler took over the former home of Pete's Monkey Bar in the summer of 2012 and put his second arcade-themed bar, the 2UP, in that space. Last April, Adler secured the space next door, which once housed Kitty's East for decades. After completely ren ... More >>

  • Music

    November 14, 2013
  • Blogs

    November 6, 2013

    Pretty Lights at the Ogden on Thursday, December 5; tickets on sale this Friday

    In advance of his performance at Decadence this New Year's Eve, Derek Vincent Smith will be making a very rare appearance with Mikey Thunder at the Ogden Theatre on Thursday, December 5. Tickets are $45 and go on sale this Friday, November 8, at 10 a.m. The show should sell out almost instantly and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    DERRICK CARTER @ NORAD | FRI, 8/23/13 When fans of house music talk about Derrick Carter, they use words that might seem hyperbolic to those not in the know -- words like "legendary." But the truth is, every superlative that's used to describe the man is wholly appropriate. At age nine, he was alrea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    Sonic Bloom 2013 lineup partially revealed

    Sonic Bloom, the jam-tronic festival that now has its roots firmly planted in the Georgetown community at the Shadows Ranch plantation, just announced a few of this year's headliners, which includes ZILLA, PhuturePrimitive, Orchard Lounge, and Vibesquad, among other acts. Slated to run from Thursday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    The weekend's best dance music: Christian Martin, Daniel Bell, Michal Menert and more

    Whether your taste is old-school minimalist techno by way of Detroit or bass-driven, glitch-laden tunes that have gained popularity recently, there's something for everybody to love on this weekend's Dance Card: Christian Martin headlines a two-day benefit for Scott Christensen at NORAD, Daniel Bell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    Up Until Now at Cervantes', 10/12/12

    UP UNTIL NOW at SONIC BLOSSOM @ CERVANTES' | 10/12/12 When Up Until Now jumped into its contemporary take on Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in the Wall," it became very apparent that the chemistry flowing between producer/drummer combo David Murphy of STS9 and Jon "The Barber" Gutwillig of Disco Biscu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    Weekend's best dance music: Laura Jones, LA Riots, Designer Drugs, 12th Planet and more

    While Big Gigantic's sold-out show tomorrow night at Red Rocks is probably the most high profile show in town this weekend, there's plenty of other dance music and otherwise bustling nightlife to enjoy this weekend. From the shooting superstar Laura Jones to Designer Drugs at Bar Standard, the Dance ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2012

    The ten best concerts this weekend: Sept. 21-23

    Hola, amigo! Welcome to the weekend! A massive amount of musical goodness awaits you this weekend, the first of this fall season. Whatever you feel like getting into, there are a ton of shows to choose from, whether you're looking for metal, rock, hip-hop or just want to party down like there's no s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2012

    Pretty Lights at Red Rocks, 8/17/12

    Pretty Lights @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre | 8/17/12 Similar to the unprecedented Skrillex show at Red Rocks last week, the Pretty Lights show started with a five-minute countdown and Trentemoller's "Take Me Into Your Skin" playing over the speakers. A Colorado flag with the Pretty Lights brand waved on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Colorado's ten best camping festivals

    Colorado will see more camping music festivals this year than ever before, and we've compiled a comprehensive and organized list so you know which ones to attend, if you can't make them all. We've even rated them based on several very important factors from location, to price, to music. Take a gande ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Photos: BoomBox with Mikey Thunder at the Ogden, 5/5/12

    Fresh off its appearance at this year's SnowBall Music Festival and 2010 Westword Music Showcase alumni, BoomBox came back to the Centennial State on Saturday, May 5, 2012 for a show at the Ogden Theatre. Photos by Eric Gruneisen for Westword.

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    March 23, 2012

    Weekend's Best Live Music Bets: The Autumn Film, Wovenhand, the Hive Dwellers and more

    Welcome to the weekend! Spring has officially sprung, and just as you can count on a another delightful couple of days weather wise, there's some great music awaiting you in the Mile High City. Locals rule this weekend. Tonight at the Walnut Room, the Autumn Film celebrates the release of its new al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    Best Snowball After Party Bets: Dada Life, MartyParty, Wolf Lamb and more

    If you're going to Snowball Music Festival this weekend, we're guessing you're already amped, having read our Bassnectar profile, our piece on Wear the Party and the Q&A we did with Dave Simonett of Trampled By Turtles, and no doubt you're full prepared for the elements, having absorbed our handy Sn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    Weekend's best live music bets: Overcasters, Glass Hits, T-Pain, Zola Jesus and More

    TGIF! We made it to the weekend! Another fine lineup of live music in store for you in the Mile High City over the next couple days. Tonight, Overcasters play the second night of its three-night stand at City Hall. Dubbed Gathering of the Clouds, the second edition of this three-day festival marks t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    Relive the '90s with a hip-hop house party at Tooeys on Colfax and more this weekend

    ​The weekend is here! The weekend is here! If you're like us, you're looking for the drop on the dopest parties to shake off the week. We've got you covered top to bottom. From reggae and world beats to drum and bass, there's something for everyone to get into as we ease into the weekend.

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    November 7, 2011

    Photos: SBTRKT at The Bluebird Theater, with Mikey Thunder and Peter Black, 11/5/11

    Britt ChesterSBTRKT at the Bluebird on Saturday night​SBTRKT at THE BLUEBIRD THEATER, 11/5/11This past Saturday night at the Bluebird Theater, U.K.-based, vowel-abstaining electronic artist SBTRKT (aka Aaron Jerome) set it off with the help of Mikey Thunder and Peter Black. Offering up a set o ... 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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Halloween Events: Great American Taxi, MiM0Sa and Designer Drugs (win tickets!)

    This weekend is huge. It's one of those, "If you aren't here, then you aren't having as much fun as me" kind of weekends. The deck is stacked with amazing things to do, so pick a card -- any card. We've got some passes to Designer Drugs at Club Vinyl to give away, so leave us a comment on a memorabl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    Great American Techno Festival, Bonobo and more on this weekend's Dance Card.

    Without a doubt, the biggest news in dance music this weekend is the inaugural Great American Techno Festival, John Templeton's brainchild that aims to bring top-tier techno to beer-drinkers and technophiles alike. And there's plenty more to round out Dance Card this weekend -- here's what's on our ... More >>

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    May 26, 2011

    Food Truck Renegades (formerly Food Truck Warriors) kickoff party rescheduled for May 27 -- and you can eat and drink for free!

    ​Late last month, a cartel of food trucks -- Street Eats, the Crock Spot, Biscuit Bus, Steuben's, Max Lunch, Brava Pizzeria, Stick It to Me, The Bon Bon Buggy, Mikes2 Kitchen, Mythos Greek and Sweet Revenge Cupcakes -- were all set to congregate in the parking lot on the corner of Ninth and B ... More >>

  • Music

    July 8, 2010