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    October 30, 2013

    The Disco Biscuits due three nights in January

    Perennial Colorado favorite, the Disco Biscuits are making their way back to the Mile High City for a trio of shows, two back-to-back nights at the Ogden, followed by a date at 1STBANK Center with Infected Mushroom. Tickets for 1STBANK ($35), and for the Ogden shows, which are only available as part ... 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 28, 2013

    Searching for Sugar Man? Found him! Rodriguez show moved from Ogden to 1STBANK

    This seemed all but inevitable the more folks saw Searching for Sugar Man, the outstanding documentary focusing on the awe-inspiring story of Sixto Rodriguez, aka Sugar Man -- and that was even before the Oscar win this past weekend: Rodriguez, whom we picked at the top of our 25 best concerts of th ... 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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    January 8, 2013

    The Lumineers worked with AEG to implement paperless ticketing for their show at the Ogden

    The Lumineers are virtually inescapable these days, both in the world of music, obviously, but also in the realm of pop culture: From being in constant radio rotation across the nation to being name dropped as a part of incidental plot lines on TV shows like Nashville, the Denver-based, Grammy nomin ... More >>

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    January 7, 2013

    The five best concerts in Denver this week

    Maybe it's just because we're claustrophobic and get all sorts of anxious being pressed in by tight crowds, but the thought of being trampled seems more than a little unnerving, which is precisely why we always avoid Black Friday. But being trampled by turtles, on the other hand, well, now that just ... More >>

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    December 13, 2012

    Photos: Tuaca Cinnastar gets in the Denver swim at Dive Inn

    Colorado is one of the top two markets for Tuaca, and judging from the local launch of Tuaca Cinnastar at the Dive Inn last night, this cinnamon-laced extension of the brand is going to be hot in more ways than one. Westword photographer Elyse Mitchell brought back these photos from the Cinnfull & ... More >>

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    December 12, 2012

    AEG Live Rocky Mountains to take over booking and operations at Gothic Theatre on January 1

    On Tuesday, January 1, when most of us are still sleeping off the last good times of 2012 or steeling ourselves to tackle resolutions for the new year, our city's live-music scene will mark a major development: This is the day that the iconic Gothic Theatre will be put in the capable hands of the fo ... More >>

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    March 21, 2012

    Cookie Monsta's 3/24 Ogden show postponed

    Update 3/21/12: Cookie Monsta's Ogden Theatre show has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 12. Zomboy is also on the bill. Another Ogden Theatre show change to alert you to: Cookie Monsta, originally slated to perform at the Ogden on Saturday, March 24, with J Rabbit, Dodger and Dirt Monkey has bee ... More >>

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    November 11, 2011

    Reader: The Dillinger Escape Plan's antics were more memorable than the music

    ​How important in stage presence in terms of how much impact a show has on you? Depends who you ask. While our reviewer was struck by the energetic set turned in by the Dillinger Escape Plan at the Ogden and less moved by Mastodon, Ian, who posted our comment of the day, thought Dillinger put ... More >>

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    November 4, 2011

    Review: Game at the Ogden Theatre, 11/3/11

    Eric GruneisenGame at the Ogden last night​GAME at THE OGDEN THEATRE | 11/3/11Last night at the Ogden, Game had so many fans draped in red on stage with him, it began to look more like the red sea, rather than a band of hip-hop hooligans representing for their favorite MC. A few things are sti ... More >>

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    October 31, 2011

    Photos: DeVotchKa at the Ogden, 10/28/11

    DeVotchKa at the Ogden this past Friday​DEVOTCHKA at OGDEN THEATRE | 10/28/11This past Friday night at the Ogden Theatre, DeVotchKa kicked off Halloween weekend with its annual scary soiree (the band played a sold out show the following night at the Boulder Theater). We were on hand at the Ogd ... 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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    September 9, 2011

    Suburban Home's 16th Anniversary, STS9, triple EP release at hi-dive and more this weekend

    A house is just not a Home without music​Whether you're a local scene junkie or strangely attracted to artists without vowels, there's no shortage of things to do over the next two days. Here's what's good this weekend: On Friday at 3 Kings Tavern Virgil Dickerson's Suburban Home Records kick ... More >>

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    July 25, 2011

    Win tickets to see INXS tonight at the Ogden!

    ​As mentioned earlier today, INXS is playing tonight at the Ogden. Wanna go? What's that? Yes, of course, we know it's a Monday. That's why we thought we'd hook you up, in case you have a case of the Mondays. I mean, what better way to start off the week than by seeing a kickass show on us, ri ... More >>

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    June 3, 2011

    Adele cancels remainder of tour due to laryngitis

    Photo by Aaron Thackeray​Count yourself lucky if you had a chance to catch Adele's breathtaking performance last weekend. We just heard that she canceled all of the remaining dates on her current tour due to the problems she was having with her voice, problems she mentioned at the onset of her ... More >>

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    June 1, 2011

    Anand Wilder of Yeasayer on being from Baltimore but making a name in New York

    ​Yeasayer (due tonight with Hush, Hush and Smith Westerns at the Ogden Theatre) was started by three guys from Baltimore, who each moved to New York separately before starting the band. During its four-year existence, the trio has developed an experimental pop sound that is more akin to quirky ... More >>

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    April 25, 2011

    Bad Brains' "Pay to Cum:" See who paid to come to see them at Summit Music Hall (PHOTOS)

    ​Back in the day, the Bad Brains famously announced that they "Pay to Cum" -- but who paid to come and see them during a rare live appearance at Summit Music Hall. The answers are in a new slideshow -- and there's more memorable imagery on view, too. Check out the galleries of the Deftones at ... More >>

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    March 14, 2011

    March of the Zombies commits sins of the flesh and other memorable weekend photos

    ​Saturday night at Bender's Tavern was dead in one way but very lively in others thanks to the third annual March of the Zombies. Westword photogs were on hand to capture the action there and plenty of other places, too. Check out Girl Talk at the Ogden, plus String Cheese Incident at the 1stB ... More >>

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    March 2, 2011

    Warren Haynes and Cake playing two-night stands at Ogden in May and June

    ​ Good lord, sounds like the Ogden's got some pretty sweet shows lined up in the coming months. Just before he heads off to Bonnaroo and High Sierra, we hear that Warren Haynes is slated for a two-night stand at the Ogden on May 24-25, and we've also confirmed that Cake is playing a two-night ... More >>

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    February 28, 2011

    February top photos heat up the month -- and so do Westword's latest slideshow shots

    ​For your clicking pleasure, we've assembled a roundup of February's best photos from our intrepid shutterbugs -- and they're still snapping even as the month nears its end. Check out Linkin Park at the Pepsi Center, Immortal at Summit Music Hall, Morcheeba at the Ogden and more on Westword's ... More >>

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    January 12, 2011

    Behold "Pink and Puple," a nine-year-old's tribute to Wiz Khalifa's "Black and Yellow"

    There's no question that Wiz Khalifa has a loyal following. That much was evident when his Taylor Gang invaded the Ogden last fall. What we didn't know was that his reach stretches all the way to the playground. Witness Houston's Young Lyric (aka Lyrikkal) -- emphasis on young; shorty is nine-year ... More >>

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    November 22, 2010

    Beautiful woman trapped in giant ball and other weird photos from our weekend slideshows

    ​Who is this beautiful woman, and why is she trapped in a giant orb? An explanation can be found in our photo gallery of the DJ Shadow show at the Ogden -- and there are more striking images from whence it came. Check out Head PE at Summit Music Hall, Frock Out 2010, shots from the 2010 Westwo ... More >>

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    October 22, 2010

    Win a pair of tickets to see Gorillaz on Sunday

    ​ Like most weekends in the Mile High City, there's no shortage of great shows to see in Denver in the next few days, from Overcasters Gathering of the Clouds festival to Apples in Stereo at the Bluebird to Bassnectar's 1STBASS Center (with Emancipator and Dan Deacon) to Of Montreal at the Og ... More >>

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    September 27, 2010

    Skylab fest's 16th anniversary puts electro fans in orbit for our weekly photo-slideshow roundup

    ​Westword photographers captured a lot of revelry over the weekend. First up is Skylab, the electronic-music festival celebrating its sixteenth anniversary; shutterbug Aaron Thackeray was there. Check out his shots plus images from Tech N9ne at the Fillmore and Strung Out at the Ogden on our ... More >>

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    March 29, 2010

    This Just In: Devendra Banhart show at the Ogden tomorrow night canceled

    Planning to catch Devendra Banhart tomorrow night at the Ogden? Boy are you going to be bummed: Evidently, broseph broke himself over the weekend trying to pull off some gnarly kick flip or ollie or something before his show in Tempe on Saturday and busted a bone in his leg. Two shows, including Den ... More >>

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    March 22, 2010

    Busting beers at home and in Austin: Over the Weekend

    ​Another Monday. Ugh. Not sure if reliving the weekend will make it better or worse, but we don't have much of a choice, do we? So, without further ado, some shit that happened between last Friday and now: • Kate Levy threw down at the Wrangler's Sunday Beer Bust. • Kiernan Maletsky shoo ... More >>

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    March 17, 2010

    Band of Horses at the Ogden: It's that booty-rocking funeral music!

    Photos by Joe Tone​Band of Horses • Co. • 03.16.10 | Ogden Theatre There are certain tricks storytellers use, moves that keep the audience's minds or livers from getting anxious and hitting the bar. Band of Horses owns a heavy arsenal of those tricks -- but we'll get to that shortly.

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    March 15, 2010

    Over the weekend: Pretty Lights at the Ogden Theatre

    Aaron Thackeray​ Pretty Lights • Lyrics Born • Bobby Collins03.13.10 | Ogden Theatre There is so much sweaty cleavage dangling over the railing of the Ogden's upper deck. One girl, in her haste to abandon her inhibitions, has rolled her shirt up so high that fully half her bra is in vie ... More >>

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    March 15, 2010

    Flobots, Pretty Lights, zombie fashion and more: Over the Weekend

    Aaron Thackeray​What'd you miss this weekend if you spent the whole time at home Googling "'Brady Quinn' and 'single'"? A lot. Check it out below:

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    March 11, 2010

    Moving Pictures: The making of Flobots "White Flag Warrior" video

    So one more day before Flobots invade the Ogden to celebrate the release of Survival Story, their sophomore release and the eagerly awaited follow-up to 2008's Fight with Tools. We say "celebrate," because we've learned since posting yesterday's item weighing in on the act's first single, "White F ... More >>

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    February 16, 2010

    This Just In: Country Megaticket, Disco Biscuits, Phoenix shows announced

    ​In addition to a number of shows announced this week, Live Nation is offering the 2010 Country Megaticket, which includes four shows at the Comfort Dental Amphitheatre including, the Country Throwdown featuring Montgomery Gentry, Little Big Town and more on Sunday, June 13, Tim McGraw with Lady A ... More >>

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    January 27, 2010

    This Just In: Open Wings & Broken Strings show at the Ogden Theatre canceled

    ​Bad news for those hoping to relive the '90s this weekend at the Ogden Theatre. We've just received word that Open Wings and Broken Strings, the traveling time capsule tour featuring Eddie Kowalczyk of Live, Art Alexakis of Everclear and Leigh Nash of Sixpence None the Richer, slated for a st ... More >>

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    October 2, 2009

    3OH!3 roots for the C-O-L-O-R-A-D-O Rockies

    With the Rockies clinching its playoff birth yesterday and this being Rocktober and all, it seems only fitting to post the "Rockies Anthem," penned by 3OH!3 for the boys of summer and captured live at the Ogden, to get everybody all fired up. If you haven't caught the clip yet on FSN Rocky Mountai ... More >>

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    February 2, 2009

    Reno Divorce at the Ogden Theatre

    I was shuttling between the hi-dive and the Larimer Lounge on Friday night, so unfortunately, I didn't catch Reno Divorce and Slim Cessna heating things up for Reverend Horton Heat at the Ogden. But from the sounds of it -- Jon Solomon was at the show -- both acts tore it up, and although it took th ... More >>

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    January 28, 2009

    Snarf's sub shop opening on Capitol Hill

    Oh, hell yes. It appears that Snarf's, a veritable sandwich institution in Boulder, is opening a location at 11th and Ogden in Capitol Hill. It already has the ovens and counters installed inside, so hopefully it won't be too long before we can get a hot dog, American cheese and bacon sandwich -- th ... More >>

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    January 20, 2009

    3OH!3 gets key to the city

    Copyright 2009 NBAE (photo: Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)Just received word that the wisenheimers of 3OH!3...wait...what's that? Oh, right. Sure. seems we got our, uh, wires crossed there. Evidently, Sean Foreman and Nate Motte didn't actually get the, er, key to the city. Our ... More >>

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    January 19, 2009

    3OH!3 at the Ogden

    Aaron Thackeray braved the sweatiness to get photos from 3OH!3's Saturday-night show at the Ogden. See his work at

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    December 10, 2008

    Twelve Things Every Wu-Tang Fan Should Own

    The Wu-Tang Clan plays the Ogden tonight. You should go -- but you should also know that Wu fans are pretty rabid, and would like to know that you are as rabid as they are. So, here, a handy guide to making yourself look like you deserve entrance into the 36 chambers. Good luck. -- Joe Tone

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    November 11, 2008
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    July 24, 2008

    Shy Child

    Tuesday, July 29, Ogden Theatre, 303-832-1874.

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    March 24, 2008
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    August 1, 2007
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    March 2, 2006

    Extreme Makeover

    The Ogden's rehab is done, but the future's still dark for other vintage theaters.

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    November 3, 2005

    Bright Eyes

    Monday, November 7, and Tuesday, November 8, Boulder Theater, Boulder, 303-786-7030.

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    February 3, 2005

    The Beatdown

    In Denver, it seems, smokers can't get no respect.

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    December 20, 2001


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