Phil Alvin

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2014

    The Eleven Best Shows in Denver This Week

    This week's crop of shows includes a busy lineup at the big venues, including guitar heaven at Fiddler's Green with ZZ Top and Jeff Beck. Elsewhere, the Coathangers return to Denver after a short time away, Styrofoam Sanchez plays Rhinoceropolis and, yes, Huey Lewis and the News are in Colorado. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    Against Me!, Living Colour shows recently announced

    While there are only a handful of shows on sale this week, there were a fair amount of gigs that were announced recently, including a pair of Against Me! shows, including one at the Black Sheep on Friday, August 8 and the other at the Aggie Theatre on Saturday, August 9. Tickets for both shows ($16/ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2014

    Phil Alvin of the Blasters on death, Sun Ra and the greatest horn player in rock and roll

    The Blasters, due at the Lion's Lair tonight, May 6 and tomorrow, May 7, were founded in 35 years ago in Downey, California by brothers Phil and Dave Alvin along with drummer Bill Bateman and bassist John Bazz. Steeped in American music traditions, the band easily traverses through blues, rockabilly ... More >>

  • Music

    July 17, 1997

    A Blast From the Past

    Onetime Blasters guitarist Dave Alvin makes tradition sound new again.