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    March 4, 2014

    The 12 best EDM shows in Denver: March 2014

    THU-SUN | DENVER WINTER SHOWCASE @ BAR STANDARD & NORAD | 3/6 to 3/9 When Andy Roberts moved to Colorado a few years ago, he immediately recognized the scene here as something he wanted to be a part of, which ultimately birthed the idea for the Denver Winter Showcase. Now in its sophomore year as a ... More >>

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    January 30, 2014

    Was something Phishy going on at the Ogden Theatre?

    Denver blog posts do it all night long. At our Backbeat blog, Leslie Simon critiques night two of Phish lead singer Trey Anastasio's other band at the Ogden Theatre. Plenty of photos included, too. Coyote Gulch on climate change planning -- and uncertainty. Denver PR Blog's latest great moment in ... More >>

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    October 28, 2013

    The best concerts to see in Denver this week

    THURS | DEVOTCHKA at GOTHIC THEATRE | 10/31/13 It just wouldn't be October without DeVotchKa's annual Halloween extravaganza. This year, the beloved Denver act is holding court at the Gothic Theatre on Thursday, October 31, and the Boulder Theater on the following night, Friday, November 1. Shady El ... More >>

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    September 10, 2013

    Animal Collective at Ogden Theater, 9/9/13

    ANIMAL COLLECTIVE @ OGDEN THEATER | 9/9/13 There were some "gremlins" last night that plagued the stage for Animal Collective at the Ogden, but it didn't hamper the performance. If anything it heightened it. In one moment of perfect synergy during "My Girls," the power dropped out for one of the cho ... More >>

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    September 9, 2013

    The best concerts in Denver this week

    MONDAY | ANIMAL COLLECTIVE at OGDEN THEATRE | 9/9/13 Animal Collective's unconventional rhythms and effervescent guitar sound can be heard in the music of countless indie acts that sprang up after the band formed in 2000. The band's latest record, 2012's Centipede Hz, is hailed as a return to form, ... More >>

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    August 27, 2013

    New Denver shows: moe., the Devil Makes Three, the first annual Denver Jazz Fest

    New York-based jam band moe. returns to the Ogden Theatre for a two-night stand on Friday, December 6, and Saturday, December 7. General admission tickets ($30) go on sale on Saturday, August 31 at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale, what songs are being played on local radio a ... More >>

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    August 6, 2013

    New Denver shows: Ben Harper, Empire of the Sun and Toro y Moi. On sale this weekend

    Ben Harper, always a local favorite, will be making his way back to the Mile High City for a show at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on Friday, November 8, as part of his fall acoustic tour. Tickets ($42.50-$75) go on sale this Friday, August 9 at 10 a.m. See also: Our constantly updated, super com ... More >>

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    July 31, 2013

    Mac Miller at Ogden Theatre, 7/30/13

    MAC MILLER @ OGDEN THEATRE | 7/30/13 Mac Miller is one of rap music's fastest rising stars, whether hip hop likes it or not. An independent rapper who has twice shown that fresh beats and dope rhymes can sell well, he should be celebrated. Instead the rapper is a polarizing figure. Last night's sold ... More >>

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    June 26, 2013

    New shows: Rusko, Tame Impala, Gary Clark Jr. and Goblin. Tickets on sale this weekend

    Rusko is making his way back to the Mile High City on the Lift Me Up Tour, which is slated to make a stop at the Fillmore Auditorium on Wednesday, November 27, with Roni Size and Dynamite MC. Tickets for the show go on sale this Friday, June 28, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on ... More >>

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    April 4, 2013

    Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds at Ogden, 4/3/13

    NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS @ OGDEN THEATRE | 4/3/13 The most mythical moment of Nick Cave's set last night at the Ogden Theatre came at the end when the band performed "Stagger Lee," a re-casting of the Mississippi John Hurt classic "The Ballad of Stagger Lee." With lurid lighting and theatrical flo ... More >>

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    March 10, 2013

    Alabama Shakes at the Ogden Theatre, with Michael Kiwanuka, 3/9/13 (reviews, photos)

    ALABAMA SHAKES @ OGDEN THEATER | 3/9/13 There were too many musical threads to count during Alabama Shakes' dynamic and dizzying performance at the Ogden Theatre. During the most heart-rending moments of "Be Mine," for example, vocalist and guitarist Brittany Howard summoned the spirits of James Br ... More >>

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    February 6, 2013

    New shows: Fall Out Boy, Vampire Weekend, Arctic Monkeys, Johnny Marr and more

    A bunch of great shows announced this week: Fresh off a string of well received comeback shows, Fall Out Boy is back with a new record and a tour that will hit Denver in June. Vampire Weekend is due at Red Rocks with Of Monsters and Men, while fun. has announced a date of its own at Red Rocks with T ... More >>

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    January 25, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this weekend

    Welcome to the weekend, friendos! Mere hours away from quitting time, and there's so much great music to look forward to this weekend. We've got some choice grooves on tap from Disco Biscuits, who are closing out their three-night Colorado run tomorrow night at 1STBANK Center, some heavy goodness fr ... More >>

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    January 22, 2013

    The Walkmen at Ogden Theatre, 01/21/13

    THE WALKMEN @ THE OGDEN THEATRE | 01/21/13 Like a punk band scoring a gothic Western, the Walkmen delivered a set at the Ogden last night that came off as a unique chemistry of contrasts. Blending all the feverish energy of rockabilly inside a tightly controlled package of casual style, the band tu ... More >>

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    January 11, 2013

    Trampled by Turtles at the Ogden, 1/10/13

    TRAMPLED BY TURTLES @ OGDEN THEATRE | 1/10/13 Eerie sounds were coming out of the fiddle, the base of which Ryan Young had lodged into his chest. With his elbow bobbing up and down furiously with the movement of the bow, he summoned tones from those four strings that sounded as if they were from a ... More >>

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    December 23, 2012

    OneRepublic Denver Acoustic Christmas at Ogden, with Big Head Todd, 12/21/12

    DENVER ACOUSTIC CHRISTMAS @ OGDEN THEATRE | 12/21/12 "The world could use a little more gospel music," declared OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder at the band's now-annual Denver Acoustic Christmas show. That quote pretty much summed up the message of hope and love for the evening. While everyone was alread ... More >>

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    December 20, 2012

    The thirty best concerts of 2012

    While 2012 will be remembered as they year that Red Rocks hosted the most shows in its history, it's also going to go down as one of the best years for concerts in Colorado in general. As we reflected on all the incredible shows we took in this past year, there were an astounding number of what we'd ... More >>

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    December 9, 2012

    Public Enemy at the Ogden Theatre, 12/8/12

    PUBLIC ENEMY @ OGDEN THEATRE| 2/4/12 Flava Flav was in top form last night at the Ogden Theatre, from hamming it up informing everybody that Manny Pacquaio got knocked out in the sixth round to sharing the story of how he came to wearing the ever-present iconic clock around his neck. But it was whe ... More >>

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    December 7, 2012

    Macklemore at the Ogden Theatre, 12/6/12

    MACKLEMORE @ OGDEN THEATRE | 12/6/12 All Macklemore has to do is pose dramatically to induce the same frenzied reaction from an audience that a slightly lesser MC would draw with their signature song. Granted, a very sizable portion of his Denver audience comprised easily riled high school girls, t ... More >>

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    November 8, 2012

    Sonar on Tour with Die Antwoord, 11/7/12

    SONAR ON TOUR WITH DIE ANTWOORD @ OGDEN THEATRE | 11/7/12 Things to consider when bringing the Sonar Tour to the Ogden Theatre: Should the set times be released prior to the show? Is it okay to have a show that lasts 7.5 hours without re-entry? Should there be a DJ playing outside in a Red Bull tru ... More >>

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    November 1, 2012

    Karl Denson's Tiny Universe at Ogden, 10/31/12

    KARL DENSON'S TINY UNIVERSE @ THE OGDEN THEATRE |10/31/12 Things witnessed last night at the Ogden Theatre, in no particular order: Rosie the Riveter breakdancing with a samurai; a priest making out with Little Orphan Annie; Milli Vanilli's Rob and Fab sharing a smoke outside; and a drunk monk. On ... More >>

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    October 25, 2012

    Wallflowers at the Ogden, 10/24/12

    WALLFLOWERS @ OGDEN THEATRE | 10/24/12 Jakob Dylan must be a hell of a poker player. Last night's show at the Ogden proved that, as the Wallflowers frontman crooned through a couple dozen songs with a stony glare on his face. Clad in black and looking every bit as youthful as he did at the peak of ... More >>

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    October 15, 2012

    The ten best concerts this week: October 15-19

    Hope you got good and rested this past weekend, because you're going to need to tap into your energy reserves for the insane amount shows going down this week. We have all of them listed in our concert calendar, of course, if you'd like to get the full view. Otherwise, below, we've narrowed it down ... More >>

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    September 18, 2012

    The Killers at 1STBANK, the Wallflowers at the Ogden, Nas and NOFX at the Fillmore

    If you thought last week's new show announcements were killer, brace yourself. This week's show is just as killer, er make that Killers. After being missing in action for the past couple of years, the Las Vegas quartet is making its triumphant return this November at the 1STBANK Center in support of ... More >>

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    August 18, 2012

    Andrew Bird at Ogden Theatre, 8/17/12

    ANDREW BIRD @ OGDEN THEATRE | 8/17/12 See also: Q&A with Andrew Bird on his songwriting process and his approach to improvising using loops Last night at the Ogden Theatre, singer/violinist/Olympic-grade whistler Andrew Bird performed in front of the most attentive, respectful, rapt crowd the Chi ... More >>

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    May 11, 2012

    Weekend's best dance and party bets: DMCs, Cookie Monsta, Agaric, 2Chainz and more

    It's the weekend! As always, there's no shortage of things to get into. If you're looking to twirl and whirl like a dervish all over the city, you've come to the right place. We've got the drop on the hottest dance music and parties going down, from the return of the DMCs and The Skinny Dip tonight ... More >>

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    April 25, 2012

    Nero at the Ogden Theatre, 4/24/12

    NERO @ OGDEN THEATRE | 4.24.12 See Also: • Levitate Festival at 1STBANK Center, 4/20/12 • Axwell at the Ogden Theatre, 4/19/12 • Last Night review archives As Alana Watson -- who handles the vocals on Nero's drum and bass tracks -- emerged from the back of the massive boom box, joining her t ... More >>

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    April 20, 2012

    Axwell at the Ogden Theatre, 4/19/12

    AXWELL @ OGDEN THEATRE | 4/19/12 Who needs the dry, sun blasted heat of the Coachella valley to have a good time? Not Axwell, the headphone-turned-goggle sporting Swede who happens to make up one third of Swedish House Mafia, one of the headlining acts at this weekend's Coachella Festival. Last nig ... More >>

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    April 18, 2012

    Tyga at the Ogden Theatre, 4/18/12

    TYGA @ OGDEN THEATRE | 4.18.12 Alright, Tyga was pretty impressive last night at the Ogden Theatre. Okay, more than impressive -- he was damn good, and he has way more hits than just "Rack City." Surprised? We were, too! The line was three blocks long, and the sound was deafening in the venue last ... More >>

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    April 14, 2012

    Review: Sleigh Bells at the Ogden, 04/13/12

    SLEIGH BELLS @ OGDEN THEATRE | 4.13.12 Ever heard of the loudness wars? Doesn't matter. War's over. Sleigh Bells wins. Decisively. Right now, there's a roomful of people banging their heads in unison, in the kind of scene that makes dollar signs appear in the eyes of chiropractors. It's so loud you ... More >>

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    April 7, 2012

    Review: Gotye at the Ogden Theatre, 4/6/12

    GOTYE @ OGDEN THEATRE | 4.6.12 A sun rose in a blood red sky as Gotye unleashed the first notes and lyrics to "Eyes Wide Open," one of the more upbeat tracks -- and first single -- off of Making Mirrors, the album he released in the late summer of last year. And so began the show, an experience tha ... More >>

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    March 6, 2012

    Garbage at the Ogden Theatre 4/25

    While Butch Vig is probably best known for his work as a Grammy-winning producer who's worked with the likes of Nirvana or, more recently, the Foo Fighters, he's also a member of Garbage, an alt-rock act (and a rather decent one at that) that formed in the mid '90s and was led by the fiery Scottish ... More >>

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    February 28, 2012

    Sleigh Bells at Ogden Theatre April 13

    Sleigh Bells are coming the Ogden Theatre on Friday, April 13. On the heels of a new album that just dropped and a Saturday night Live stint that got everybody worked up, Sleigh Bells is making its way back to the Mile High City to no doubt assault and completely overwhelm the senses with a set that ... More >>

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    February 17, 2012

    Review: Excision at the Ogden Theatre, 2/16/12

    Photo by Britt Chester EXCISION @ OGDEN THEATRE, 2/16/12 Last night, Excision, the Canada-bred dubstep monster, carried the Ogden Theatre on low frequency bass waves that were so powerful the ceiling is probably still resonating this morning. He opened his set with the title track of X-Rated, whic ... More >>

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    January 16, 2012

    Review: Fitz & The Tantrums at the Ogden Theatre, 1/15/12

    Eric GruneisenMichael Fitz of Fitz and the Tantrums last night at the Ogden Theatre. More Fitz & the Tantrums photos. FITZ AND THE TANTRUMS @ THE OGDEN THEATRE | 1/15/12 Fitz & The Tantrums put on a show that was magnetic, engaging and inspiring. Boasting an impressive presence unable to be captu ... More >>

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    December 21, 2011

    Ten best hip hop shows of 2011 in Denver

    Eric GruneisenTyler, the Creator at the Ogden Theatre this past October​There were so many hip-hop shows and concerts this year, it was hard to keep count. The shows of note, though, were bangers and crowd pleasers and showcased dynamic artistry. With so many epic moments (?uestLove and Jazzy ... More >>

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    December 2, 2011

    Social Distortion, Hells Belles, Scott Kelly of Neurosis, Mickey Avalon and more this weekend

    Social Distortion kicks off a three-night stand at the Ogden Theatre tonight​If you're looking for some captivating music this weekend, you need not look very far. Social Distortion kicks off its three-night stand tonight at the Ogden Theatre. Sean Paul is playing a free show tonight at Cassel ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    October 27, 2011

    Black Veil Brides show at the Ogden canceled

    ​According to his Twitter page, Black Veil Brides frontman Andy Biersack broke his nose last night. The break must've been pretty significant, as we received word just a bit ago that the band is putting its remaining tour dates on hold, including a stop on Wednesday, November 16 at the Ogden T ... More >>

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    October 23, 2011

    Trentemøller at the Ogden Theatre, 10/21/11

    Trentemøller on Friday at the Ogden.​TRENTEMØLLER at the OGDEN THEATRE | 10/21/11Though certainly not the dark horse by any electronic music connoisseur's standards, Trentemøller's performance Friday night at the Ogden Theatre was one for the books. Ribbon banners, flash-poppi ... More >>

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    October 21, 2011

    Trentmøller, Kitsuné World Tour 2011 and a DJ Vajra set on this weekend's Dance Card

    Trentmøller​Danish sensation Trentmøller will make a rare Stateside appearance at the Ogden Theatre tonight; the former Trigbag member is back and better than ever after releasing Into the Great Wide Yonder in 2010. (9 p.m., 16 , $22-$25) And that's far from the only thing happening in elec ... More >>

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    September 27, 2011

    Cut Copy to do DJ set October 4 at Larimer Lounge

    ​Each time Cut Copy has come through town over the last few years, the Australian indie electronic group has played a bigger venue as its popularity grew, moving up from the Larimer Lounge in 2008 to the Bluebird in 2009 to the Ogden Theatre on Tuesday, October 4. After the Ogden show, fans wi ... More >>

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    September 26, 2011

    Game coming to the Ogden and Fox

    Game​Rapper Game hits the the Fox Theatre on Wednesday, November 2 and the Ogden Theatre on Thursday, November 3 as part of R.E.D. Tour in support of his fourth album,The R.E.D. Album, which came out in August on Interscope/DGC after almost two years of delays. Game was a recent cover-story su ... More >>

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    April 20, 2011

    R.I.P. Gerard Smith: TV on the Radio bassist loses battle with cancer. Ogden show canceled

    ​Just received some sad news that TV on the Radio bassist Gerard Smith, who was recently diagnosed with lung cancer, passed away earlier this morning. The band, slated to perform at the Ogden Theatre next Tuesday, April 26, has subsequently canceled its upcoming shows. Refunds are available at ... More >>

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    September 24, 2010

    Jordan Burns of Strung Out on being an influential drummer and the band's new album

    ​Jordan Burns, the drummer for Strung Out, is one of the most influential modern rock drummers ever. His timekeeping skills have been recognized by magazines such as Modern Drummer, and most recently DRUM! magazine, who tapped him as best punk drummer. The bionically gifted Burns has carved ou ... More >>

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    December 4, 2009

    Q&A with Vince Herman of Leftover Salmon

    Vince Herman with Great American Taxi​Leftover Salmon occupies a unique spot in music. The band does not adhere to any one genre, though it borrows liberally from bluegrass, Cajun, rock, swing, jug band and even Latin and Caribbean influences among others. What the band does do is whip up one hell ... More >>

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    February 23, 2009

    Airborne Toxic Event show postponed

    Due to illness, tonight's Airborne Toxic Event show at the Bluebird Theater will be postponed until Wednesday, April 15 at the Ogden Theatre. All tickets to the Bluebird show will be honored and refunds are available at point of purchase. Henry Clay People, who were supposed to open the show tonight ... More >>

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    January 28, 2009

    Slim Cessna's Auto Club hits the road with Reverend Horton Heat

    Photo: Gary IsaacsBefore heading off across the pond for a sizable nineteen-day jaunt through Europe in April, Slim Cessna's Auto Club will be crisscrossing Colorado in the company of the Reverend Horton Heat. Kicking things off at the Ogden Theatre this Friday night alongside Reno Divorce, the band ... More >>

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    November 13, 2008

    Tonight: 3OH!3 on Last Call with Carson Daly

    Set your DVRs to stun. Word has it the 3OH!3 hooligans, who have reportedly sold out their recently announced second night at the Ogden Theatre in January, will be making Americans holla til they pass out tonight from temperature controlled confines of a Burbank soundstage when their Last Call with ... More >>

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    May 19, 2008

    Over the Weekend...Atmosphere, DJ Rare Groove and Abstract Rude @ the Ogden Theatre

    Atmosphere, DJ Rare Groove and Abstract Rude Saturday, May 17, 2008 Ogden Theatre Better than: Sean Daley's childhood nickname, "Little Slug-O." The Ogden Theater was buzzing with a sold out crowd on Saturday night for the highly-anticipated Atmosphere show, the first night of a two-night stand. Th ... More >>

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