SHABAZZ PALACES @ LARIMER LOUNGE | MON, 5/6/13
In the first half of the '90s, Ishmael Butler went by the moniker "Butterfly" as part of the rap trio Digable Planets. After the outfit's 1995 split, the group performed one-off shows here and there, but since 2009, Butler has released music with Tendai ... More >>
Bunch of new shows to let you know about this week, including Rush, who's coming to the Pepsi Center in August, plus new dates featuring the Postal Service, Rodrigo y Gabriela with the Colorado Symphony, Death, Danzig and Deer Tick. Keep reading for the full rundown of all those shows, including tic ... More >>
There are a number of excellent shows to let you know about this week, including Bruno Mars, Foals, Purity Ring, Band of Horses, Drive-By Truckers, all of which go on sale this week, plus dates from Leftover Salmon, Spiritualized, Bob Mould, Boris, the Rocket Summer and Peelander Z, which are on sal ... 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 >>
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 >>
Hey, ladies, think your male friends are resilient to emotion? Perhaps you've never seen them tear up, save for that lone teardrop that forms at the end of Rocky IV. Well, if you're looking to evoke a little emotion from a partner, a recent study suggests you can do it with a song.
The stu ... More >>
Tegan and Sara • New Found Glory • Kadawatha
09.13.10 | Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison
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While this year's installment of the Honda Civic Tour felt more like an obscene barrage of advertisements (complete with a pamphlet about credit-buildin ... More >>
Aaron ThackerayLupe Fiasco proves why he's the headliner. (Check out the slideshow for more pics from last night.)
Lupe Fiasco • B.o.B.
04.29.10 | Ogden Theatre
B.o.B. and Lupe Fiasco collaborated on "Past My Shades," which appears on the former's just released, soon to be number one albu ... More >>
If you haven't already been acquainted, meet B.o.B. (aka Bobby Ray, due at the Ogden with Lupe Fiasco on Thursday, April 29TONIGHT!), a dude that, if his record company has its way, will be well on his way to reaching ubiquitous status by the end of summer. Our friends at the Voice put toge ... More >>
Another half dozen new shows were added to the Red Rocks schedule, including John Mayer, Paramore, STS9, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Pretty Lights and Widespread Panic, who will be at the venue from Friday, June 25 through Sunday, June 27, a month after its eleventh studio album, Dirty Side Down, hit ... More >>
Kanye West and Lady Gaga's Fame Kills tour, which was just announced on Monday, has been canceled. The tour was to include a stop at the Pepsi Center on December 2 and tickets were scheduled to go on sale Saturday, October 3. There's no word yet on why the tour was scrapped. Paramore's show at th ... More >>
As reported last week, Van Morrison will be digging through more than forty decades of songwriting when the Irishman visits the Wells Fargo Theatre Saturday, September 26. If the show's anywhere near the quality of his live recording of Astral Weeks, the show should be epic. Tickets run $90-$350 ... More >>
Mike Henderson of TAG.You're it.
Today in Cafe Society:
• Behind the Bar: Mike Henderson of TAG.
• Chapter Two BBQ closes the book.
• A sneak peek of Colt & Gray.
• A taste of restaurant history before LoDo Bites.
• Craft breweries are on a roll.
• Mysteries of Sheehan's Desk: Da ... More >>
Those Breathe Carolina boys sure are colorful.
It started out as a simple phone interview for a feature commemorating Breathe Carolina's participation in this year's Warped Tour, which rolls into Invesco Field at Mile High on Sunday, August 9. But it turned into something considerably more unexpect ... More >>
Abbi McCouryThere is definitely a critical mass of precocious radio-friendly pop
rock bands along the front range. Add Boulder-by-way-of-Ft Collins band Nautical Mile to the rapidly expanding roster of bands vying for your attention. Featuring Rachel Cummings providing the frontman, er, frontwoman d ... More >>
Gwen Stefani has No Doubt.
This is what we did.
Today in Backbeat Online:
• Last Night: No Doubt, Paramore and The Sounds at Fiddler's Green.
• Q&A with Tracyanne Campbell of Camera Obscura.
• Missed FoCoMx? No worries. Check this out.
• Musicians: Get your ears lowered for free.
• Updat ... More >>
Photo by Ryan RussellParamore.
Hayley Williams, the frontwoman for Paramore, which opens for No Doubt on Wednesday, May 27, at Fiddler's Green, is already a star, but few thinks her career trajectory has peaked. Based on the platinum sales of Riot!, the group's last album, and a successful tie-in w ... More >>
Photo by Denny DoesKevin Devine.
Let us infotain you.
Today in Backbeat Online:
• Q&A with Kevin Devine.
• This Just In: blink-182 reuninon tour hits Fiddler's in September.
• Undercover and underage at LIFEspot.
• Seems like old times: Jason Heller back in Westword and Off the Wall return ... More >>