Page McConnell

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2013

    Phish at Dick's, Labor Day Weekend, night two, 8/31/13 (photos, review, setlist)

    By Leslie Simon PHISH @ DICK'S SPORTING GOODS PARK | 8/31/13 I guess we do really all love Dick's. For the first time last night, Phish sold out Dick's Sporting Goods Stadium, which can hold up to 26,000. Not too bad for some goofy dudes who have never had a hit song. Many assumed the show would se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this weekend

    PRINCE @ OGDEN THEATRE | SUN & MON, 5/12-5/13 Prince became a household name after the release of his third album, 1982's 1999. Over the years, his perfectly realized blend of rock, pop, funk and jazz has proved equally popular with audiences and critics. Throughout the '80s, Prince released hit rec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    New shows: Alabama Shakes/Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Paramore, Jim James

    There are a ton of new shows to tell you about this week, including a co-headlining date at Red Rocks featuring Alabama Shakes and Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, plus new shows from Paramore, a solo date from Jim James of My Morning Jacket, the Gaslight Anthem, Marina & the Diamonds and Charli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2011

    Review: Phish at Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, Night Two, 09/03/11

    PHISH at DICK'S SPORTING GOODS PARK | NIGHT TWO, 9/3/11Brandon MarshallTrey Anastasio of Phish at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City on Friday night. See tons more pics in the full Phish at Dick's, 9/2/11 slide show, and if you missed it, read review of night one.​ On the second nigh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2011

    Jon Fishman of Phish on how the band got its name, Yonder Mountain String Band and more

    Jon Fishman is one timekeeper with some crazy get ups​The Grateful Dead and Phish are often compared because of their fanatical fan bases, trippy live shows and psychedelic-rock flavored extended jams and improv. Lead singer/guitarist Trey Anastasio, bassist Mike Gordon, keyboardist Page McCon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    Phish getting comfy on night two at the 1STBANK Center - 10/11/10

    Boyd Fletcher​ PHISH - NIGHT TWO 10.11.10 | 1STBANK Center Settling in for night two of three at the 1STBANK Center, the crowd and the members of the band seemed to be making themselves at home. Anastasio flashed a smile before sending the opening chords of "Runaway Jim" bouncing around the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Phish turns 1STBANK Center into a steam bath on first night of three-night stand - 10/10/10

    Boyd Fletcher​ PHISH - NIGHT ONE 10.10.10 | 1STBANK Center One night after the Fourmile Canyon Benefit warmed up the 1STBANK Center, Phish turned the arena into a steam bath. The band took the stage just after eight, and aside from two suites that were going unused, the 6,500 seat arena was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2010

    Fourmile Benefit with Phish guest appearances, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, String Cheese Incident, Yonder Mountain, Leftover Salmon

    Jason NickelTrey Anastasio and Mike Gordon from Phish performing last night.​The Fourmile Canyon Revival Benefit started its quick life as a small, Thursday night production at the Boulder Theater and wound up being one of the biggest nights of Colorado music in years -- raising more than $300 ... More >>

  • Music

    October 7, 2010


    Sunday, October 10 through Tuesday, October 12, 1STBANK Center, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    STS9, the Heavy and Dimmu Borgir shows announced

    ​After selling out a two-nights at Red Rocks and a show at the Boulder Theater earlier this month, STS9 has announced its return to the area for a three-night stand at the Fillmore Auditorium from Wednesday, December 29 to Friday, December 31. While tickets for the New Year's run go on sale to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Phish makes triumphant return to Telluride

    Boyd Fletcher​ PHISH August 9-10, 2010 | Telluride Town Park Looking out over a crowd of roughly 10,000 people on the ball fields of Telluride's town park after tearing through a cover of Traffic's "Light up or Leave Me Alone," Phish's Trey Anastasio summed up the surroundings succinctly: "I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2009

    Over the weekend: Phish at Red Rocks, 07/31/09

    Aaron Thackeray​Phish's second night in Morrison was a rain soaked affair that offered a stark contrast in music, from the leisurely and drab first set to the energized and voiciferus second set. Despite a strong start with crowd favorites like "Runaway Jim" and "Bathtub Gin," the dawdling feel to ... More >>

  • Music

    January 24, 2008

    Big Easy Blowout

    Friday, January 25, Boulder Theater, Boulder, 303-786-7030; Saturday, January, 26, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.

  • Music

    July 12, 2007

    Page McConnell Cuts Bait

    Phish’s piano man tries to make a name for himself.

  • Music

    January 16, 2003


    Round Room (Elektra)

  • Music

    December 27, 2001


    Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.

  • Music

    August 23, 2001

    Let It D

    With its show off the air, Tenacious D no longer rules the idiot box. Now the rotund duo just wants to rule the world.

  • Music

    October 29, 1998

    A Phish Tale

    Bassist Mike Gordon explodes some myths about Phish--and confirms others.

  • Music

    December 18, 1997

    After Further Review

    Putting the season's major releases to the test.

  • Music

    December 19, 1996

    To Buy or Not to Buy

    Reviews of 23 recent superstar recordings--just in time for your holiday purchasing pleasure.

  • Music

    August 8, 1996

    Something's Phishy

    Legions of neo-hippies latch on to the catch of the day.