Bluegrass affeciandos, rejoice! Time to break out the banjos. The Midwinter Bluegrass Festival, which kicks off this Friday, February 15 and runs through Sunday, February 17, will give you all the bluegrass you can handle this weekend, with performances by a parade of the area's prime purveyors from ... More >>
If any band typifies the Colorado approach to contemporary bluegrass, it's Yonder Mountain String Band. The quartet built up its chops playing in venues in Boulder, Nederland and beyond in the late 1990s, and its fusion of traditional instrumentation and progressive musical structures resonated with ... More >>
Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: Brad Paisley's at the Pepsi Center in January, Salt-n-Pepa's at the Gothic in December and Donavon Frankenreiter comes to town in March. Air Dubai, In the Whale, Jen Korte and Saints got spins on local radio. And new and recent re ... More >>
Jim J NarcySnake Rattle Rattle Snake, profiled in June 2010Whatever the measure of success -- whether its defined by artists making music on their own or having someone else doing their bidding -- a music scene is only as interesting as, well, the music being made there, of course, and the pe ... More >>
Thirty Seconds to Mars sold out the Ogden Theatre last December, so it's not too surprising that when Jared Leto and company return to the area on Friday, May 7, they'll will be headlining the roomier Fillmore, with Mutemath and Neon Trees opening the show. Tickets go on sale Saturday, Februa ... More >>
While our profile on Pete Wernick in this week's issue primarily focused on the duality of his roles in his bluegrass/jazz group Flexigrass and with the traditional bluegrass act Long Road Home, Wernick also discussed a number of other things including: what good bluegrass is, his introduction and t ... More >>
Ah, 1995: a time when entire Best Of categories were devoted to the O.J. Simpson trial, Bernie Bickerstaff and Dikembe Mutombo were still dominating the sports pages, and Mel's Bar and Grill was still new. Check out the winners from our 1995 Best Of issue after the jump.
Bluegrass legend Dr. Banjo is still plucking after all these years.
Be there or be square!
Open Space (Greg Harris Music)
Sports tramples culture. Again.
Armando Zuppa serves up a steaming bowl of alphabet newgrass.
Local twanger Pete Wernick is ready for the national spotlight.
Nick Forster gives an appreciative nod to the pioneering music of Bob Wills.
OME Banjo Company
Local artists put out a wealth of good music this year. Step right up and read all about it.
Catching up with local releases, our music writers review local albums to the letter.
The tent goes up at CityLights — and so do the expectations.
So Long of a Journey
Sugar Hill Records
Britney does Denver as the little girls scream.
The banjo champion makes music that's finger-pickin' good.
August 13 - 19, 1998
June 11 - 17, 1998
Jan. 29 - Feb. 4, 1998
PETE WERNICK'S LIVE FIVE PLAYS BLUEGRASS A NEW WAY.