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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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