Willie D and the Geto Boys will be in Denver this Friday for a show at the Summit Music Hall. With that in mind, we could hardly think of a better time to introduce his weekly advice column. So starting today and continuing throughout the week, we'll be running a new installment of Ask Willie D ever ... More >>
Update:Ex-L.A. cop Christopher Dorner has been the subject of a massive manhunt for more than a week after allegedly killing three , including former Denver resident Keith Lawrence; see previous coverage below. Now, the crisis appears at an end, with charred remains found in a gutted California cabi ... More >>
Like the working-class neighborhood where it's based, At Home Remedies is more function than fashion. The mudroom-turned-waiting room at the front of the house is furnished with scrolled antique furniture with a loud, gaudy and awesome 1970s-style white floral print and Astroturf is liberally used a ... More >>
On Wednesday, September 12, you'll have a chance to become part of history and help the Melvins weasel their way into the Guinness World Records book, which they hope to do by playing shows in all fifty states plus one in the District of Columbia in just 51 days. One can only imagine what sparked th ... More >>
Since forming in 2008, Sleigh Bells (due tomorrow night at the Ogden Theatre) have issued three records, a debut EP on M.I.A.'s N.E.E.T. Recordings in 2009, followed by two full-length albums, 2010's Treats and its latest offering, Reign of Terror. The band's combination of heavy, expansive guitar r ... More >>
J-Blev, the latest act out of Colorado Springs, has elevated his sound with the help of Turf DJ Ktone. The title of his latest mixtape, And Then There Was Me, alludes to the solitary nature of being a rapper, in which an artist must step out on his own to make a direct impact on his environ ... More >>
The Deepwater Horizon disaster keeps spilling into my inbox, more than 1,300 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, where there's "oil for miles and miles," Attorney General Eric Holder lamented yesterday in New Orleans. Denver is more than 1,300 miles from the Big Easy, but the disaster has spilled ... More >>
To a Loved One
Aaron ThackeraySee more photos from Curious Theatre at westword.com/slideshow.Elin Palmer, 12 p.m.Overcoming technical difficulties and an initially cumbersome stage setup (the stage manager had to find room for a drum riser amid the creative and complicated set -- including a desk, a bed and a road ... More >>
Breathe Carolina, a band that tours so often these days that it almost doesn't seem like a Denver band anymore (seriously, with the exception of April and May, the act is going to be on the road from now until at least the end of August; check out the list of tour dates on the next page), recently p ... More >>
It was world premier week on Mile Hi-Fidelity. Last night, we had the pleasure of debuting songs from A Shoreline Dream, Jon Snodgrass, Littles Paia, Park Pourbaix and the Widowers' Mike Marchant, who stopped by the studio long enough to give us insight on his new batch of tunes, which will be unve ... More >>
John Common's new album raises the bar for rock in Denver.
Be there or be square!
Contemplate the sound of one hand clapping in a Capitol Hill zen garden.
Through tragedy and triumph, Bambi Lee Savage returns to Denver with new music and new hope.
After a bullet wound and a year's delay, boxer Rashiem Jefferson is back.
Four years after his baptism by fire, mystical troubadour Jim White returns with a batch of sacrificial “hick-hop.”
The sun is shining on Rainville, Denver's standard-bearers of all-American rock and roll.
For David Byrne discovery Jim White, music wasn't his first career choice. Or his second. Or his third @
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