Early on a Tuesday night at Syntax Physic Opera, Paper Bird is taking advantage of its sound check to play a bit of a new song, "Parade." It is one of several things the band will debut tonight; another is the writer of the song, Carleigh Aikins, on lead vocals. Normally, this portion of the process ... More >>
Spend your money on an umbrella so that you can get out and enjoy some bargain entertainment in Denver this weekend. From drag bingo with the Denver Cycle Sluts to an art-themed yoga class set to live music, there's plenty to do this weekend -- indoors and out. (For outdoor events, we suggest you ch ... More >>
"I'm really interested in finding the ways that past and present can naturally collide," says Ballet Nouveau Colorado choreographer Garrett Ammon of his new production, Carry On. "And this relationship with Paper Bird has worked so well because their music is incredibly respectful and reverent of th ... More >>
The Swayback is obviously Eric Halborg's main gig. But lately he's been moonlighting in Dragondeer, a side project he helms with Swayback drummer Carl Sorensen and Cole Rudy of Varlet on mandolin and lap steel. With Dragondeer, Halborg and company delve into some swampy blues and reverb-drenched psy ... More >>
Patrick Dethlefs (due Friday, June 8, at Swallow Hill's Daniels Hall) has been building his name as a songwriter of note for the last few years. His debut album Stays the Same is credited to "Patrick Dethlefs & Friends," which is a testament to Dethlefs's unassuming persona and humility, not only wi ... More >>
Over the last six years Paper Bird (due tonight at the Fox Theatre in Boulder and tomorrow night at the Aggie Theater in Fort Collins) has become a Denver favorite for all ages and backgrounds. Since dropping its debut album, Anything Nameless and Joymaking, in 2007, the bandmembers have been on a r ... More >>
A.H. GoldsteinPaper Bird Paper Bird, These United States, Dovekins Thursday, December 31, 2009 hi-dive Better than: Going to a New Year's concert that didn't feature kazoos and Jefferson Airplane covers. It was easy to overlook the elements of chaos that marked Paper Bird's New Year's set a ... More >>
There are a dozen artists worth keeping an eye on this year. Here are the first six.