Heading up a laundry list of acts, Norma Jean comes through the Summit Music Hall tonight with Sleeping Giant, the Chariot, War of Ages, Close Your Eyes, Texas in July, I, the Breather, the Great Commision, Sovereign Strength and As Hell Retreats on the Scream The Prayer tour. The post-hardco ... More >>
Jack White has been a busy bee lately, producing records for Loretta Lynn, Wanda Jackson and now, Jerry Lee Lewis. We're starting to get the feeling he might view himself as a sort of Rick Rubin-type character, but instead of making older musicians darker and more introspective, he's just mak ... More >>
Teal NippThirty years ago this month, Peggy Anderson and Diane Williams opened Annie's Cafe in a storefront attached to a drug store at Eighth Avenue and Colorado Boulevard. "About ten people came that first day," Anderson remembers.
But those ten customers turned into a crowd of regulars a ... More >>
Robert Plant visits the Fillmore Auditorium on Wednesday, April 27, as part of the third leg of his tour supporting his Grammy-nomimated Band of Joy. He'll be bringing the same band that's on the recording, including Patty Griffin, Darrell Scott, Bryon House, Marco Giovino and Buddy Miller.
Okay, we all have some skeletons in our closet, shit we dig -- be it music, movies or television shows -- that we'd just as soon nobody else knew about. "Guilty pleasures" is what most people term these sort of inclinations. Well, here at Backbeat, there's no shame in our game -- assuming, of ... More >>
Want to own a piece of music history? Suburban Home Records is selling off a number of rare -- essentially unique, actually -- vinyl test pressings they've amassed over the years. If you aren't familiar with the concept, test pressings are basically just what the name says, a limited run (us ... More >>
Norma Jean, HORSE the Band, The Chariot, Arsonists Get all the Girls
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009
Better than: Seeing an actual Kenny Loggins show -- this show had just the
right amount of Kenny Loggins. Though, to be fair, I've never seen the
guy play. It might be pretty badass, for a ... More >>
It's been an insanely busy week of concert announcements that run the gamut from King Kahn & BBQ Show and Melt-Banana, Wolfmother and Ghostland Observatory to Stone Temple Pilots, Insane Clown Posse and Kevin Smith (yep, Silent Bob himself will speak). Steely Dan fans might get a bit giddy to ... More >>
It's been a busy week for concert announcements. Live Nation announced three new Fillmore shows, including Jack's Mannequin on Tuesday, April 7, Thievery Corporation on Tuesday, April 16 and the Decemberists on Tuesday, May 26. John Prine and Levon Helm's Saturday, June 13 show at Red Rocks with Lev ... More >>