• Blogs

    March 5, 2014

    The 10 best punk and DIY shows in Denver this March

    Sat | Propagandhi at Summit Music Hall | 3/8/14 In an era where many punk bands form and release their first album less than a year after starting, Propagandhi's development seems remarkably long. Formed in 1986, playing its first live shows in 1989, the band released its early demos a years after t ... More >>

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    February 21, 2014

    Brendan Kelly of the Lawrence Arms: "If you're not writing enough, your stuff is garbage."

    The Lawrence Arms (due Saturday, February 22, at The Summit Music Hall) started in 1999 when former members of the Broadways, Brendan Kelly and Chris McCaughan, decided to do a more melodic punk band focused on often startlingly detailed and personal but emotionally vibrant music that didn't wax int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2013

    New Denver shows: Vans Warped Tour, De La Soul, Sno-Core Tour, ticket on sale dates

    This year's installment of the Vans Warped Tour, which features Saves the Day, Mayday Parade, For Today, I the Mighty, the Ghost Inside, Teenage Bottlerocket, is slated to drop by Denver on Sunday, June 15. Tickets range from $28.50-$48.95 and are on sale now. Keep reading to see what other shows ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    (UPDATE) New Concerts: Skrillex vs Knife Party, Bob Dylan and Green Day at 1STBANK

    A bunch of new shows this week. The two biggest of the bunch: Bob Dylan, whose new album, Tempest , hits the stores today, is coming to the 1STBANK Center for a two-night stand in late October, and Green Day, due for a date at the Broomfield venue in February. Trans-Siberian Orchestra, meanwhile, br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2011

    Ten great punk songs about going vegetarian

    ​Activism and punk rock aren't always bedfellows -- it used to be nihilism and punk rock -- but in the case of animal rights, the two are like vegetarian burritos and cheap beer, truly wonderful and best enjoyed in the company of friends. Today is World Vegetarian Day, so if you need a little ... More >>

  • Music

    June 16, 2011

    Westword Music Showcase 2011

    The Westword Music Showcase celebrates seventeen years, a lifetime for some of 2011's performers

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    March 16, 2009

    U2 top seller at Twist & Shout

    U2 and Neko Case nabbed the top two spots for the second week in a row on Twist & Shout's bestseller list for the week ending March 15. Madeleine Peyroux's new album, Bare Bones, which was released last week, Raphael Saadiq's The Way I See It and Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band's The Whole ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2008

    Breaking News: Tickle Me Pink Bassist Found Dead

    Just received word that Johnny Schou, bassist for Fort Collins-based power-pop act Tickle Me Pink, was found dead this morning at his home at the age of 22. Prior to passing away, the four-stringer, a 2005 graduate of Ft. Collins High School, also worked as an assistant engineer at the Blasting Room ... More >>

  • Music

    November 15, 2007

    Heady Metal

    With On High, Chris Fogal is shredding again with a vengeance.

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2007

    Marquis Theater--05/31/07

    GFK, Hiretsukan and Propagandhi Slide show

  • Music

    May 24, 2007


    This Canadian band is more interested in cultivating community than being part of any scene.

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    June 27, 2002
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    May 17, 2001

    The Calm After the Storm

    The Weakerthans leave the noise, but not the idealism, of punk rock in their past.

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    May 23, 1996