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    July 31, 2014

    The twelve best music festivals in Colorado this fall

    July may be over and school may be just around the corner, but festival season in Colorado is nowhere near ready to come to a close. Here are twelve upcoming festivals that offer a taste of everything from blues to metal, local to international bands, mountains and microbrews to cities and skateboar ... More >>

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    July 16, 2014

    Trout Steak Revival is Colorado's next great bluegrass band

    There is no trout at Trout Steak Revival's band practice, but there are five musicians and a manager full of bratwurst and salad in a backyard in East Denver. "You can only eat so much trout," banjo player Travis McNamara jokes. Fiddle player Bevin Foley hosts her band mates on Thursdays for foo ... More >>

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    June 24, 2014

    Drake, Lil Wayne, Uproar Fest tickets on sale this weekend

    Drake and Lil Wayne bring their 30-plus date co-headlining tour to Red Rocks on Wednesday, September10. Tickets, which run from $49.50 to $149.50, go on sale on Saturday, June 28 at 10 a.m. This year's installment of the Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival with Godsmack, Seether, Skillet, Buckcherry a ... More >>

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    May 12, 2014

    The six best shows in Denver from May 12 to May 15

    Now that our bonus day of winter has ended, the week's show schedule awaits. There are some good ones, including the debut of Ark Life at Greater Than Collective's Social Club at Lannie's this Tuesday. It's also the band's first show since announcing a partnership with the local label. Elsewhere, Pa ... More >>

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    March 4, 2014

    New to the Denver Concert Calendar: Nickel Creek, Rod Stewart & Santana, Gogol Bordello

    Chris Thile has decided he's bored of not selling thousands of tickets at a time, so Nickel Creek is back, and they're coming to Denver. Rod Stewart and Santana are also into selling thousands of tickets, so they'll be coming through as well. Incidentally, Santana has never meet a collaboration he d ... More >>

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    December 7, 2012

    The ten best concerts this weekend: 12/7-12/9

    Welcome to the weekend, y'all. Breathe easy. You made it. Good Friday to you. And, oh, what a good Friday it is. Another stacked weekend of music awaits you. Just like the Broncos win streak continues, so does the steady stream of solid shows, whether you're hankering for some old-school punk or old ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2012

    Jackson Browne at the Paramount, 11/15/12

    JACKSON BROWNE @ PARAMOUNT THEATRE | 11/15/12 Very early into his set at the Paramount last night, Jackson Browne thanked the capacity crowd for putting up with the video cameras stationed in the balcony, at the exits and on the stage. A live concert special for AXS TV was being filmed, Browne expl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Tonight: Punch Brothers at the Boulder Theater

    ​Built solely on the intricacies of a well-trained string section, Punch Brothers are equal parts bluegrass and modern classical music. Chris Thile -- known also as a member of acoustic band Nickel Creek -- leads the quintet with his gentle and powerful voice. But it's his expert mandolin play ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    The Decemberists at the Boulder Theater, 2/9/11

    Editor's note: Two of our writers were at the Decemberists show last night in Boulder, and so today we present you with two different accounts of the show from two different perspectives. Two for the price of, uh, none, as it were -- well, unless you count the cost your Internet connection. Adam Pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2008

    Q&A with Call Response director Justin Dillon

    Justin Dillon. Musician Justin Dillon had never made a film before, but he felt he had to do something about the horrific reality of human trafficking. Thus was born Call Response, a part-documentary, part-concert film that opens Friday, October 10 at the Starz FilmCenter in the Tivoli Student U ... More >>

  • Music

    April 10, 2008
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    October 31, 2007

    Q&A With Pete Wernick of Flexigrass

    Nick Hutchinson recently had the chance to chat with legendary bluegrass purveyor Pete Wernick about his influences, how he got his nickname and the difference between playing with Hot Rize and with Flexigrass. We ran a few highlights from their conversation in the November 1 issue, and here, in the ... More >>

  • Music

    August 16, 2007

    Katie Herzig Returns Home

    Fresh from Nashville, this songstress visits her old stamping grounds.

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    April 19, 2007

    Uncle Earl

    These g'Earls know how to get the Led out.

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    November 23, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

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    December 1, 2005

    Nickel Creek

    Thursday, December 1, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.

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    August 18, 2005


    Oakhurst injects roots rock with a heady dose of bluegrass.

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    June 23, 2005
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    June 9, 2005

    Rock the Mike

    Tony Rock proves it runs in the family.

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    August 26, 2004
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    July 22, 2004
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    April 15, 2004

    Neverland Lands

    Colorado Ballet conjures its own Peter Pan

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    March 25, 2004

    Best Compilation Disc

    Bluegrass Roots: The Best of Bluegrass and More, Live From etown

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    December 18, 2003

    Celebrate Solstice

    The day is short, but the night is long

  • Music

    August 21, 2003

    With a Paddle

    Nickel Creek's Chris Thile spanks country radio and bluegrass nazis. Consider it tough love.

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    May 1, 2003

    Go Crazy!

    Get your sculptures ready