ONEREPUBLIC / SARA BAREILLES @ RED ROCKS | 8/29/13 "Fuckin' Coloradans really love their music," marveled OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder last night at Red Rocks, summing up a windswept evening of music from his band and co-headliner Sara Bareilles. Though Tedder's outfit was last to take the stage ... More >>
Ready for another solid week of shows? Good. There's plenty to look forward to this week, a diverse batch of offerings from the jammier side of things with the Disco Biscuits, who's setting up shop in Colorado for three nights, to the long and eagerly awaited Denver appearance of Cat Power to a floo ... More >>
We've got another great month of jazz on tap for January with a number of great shows, including saxophonist Joe Lovano and pianist Freddy Cole (Nat "King" Cole's brother), who will be at Dazzle for two-nights, as well as dates from the Uri Caine Trio, the Latin Jazz All Stars and Greg Garrison, who ... More >>
Yes, Peyton Manning has been immortalized in corn, thanks to the LaSalle-based Fritzler family, whose elaborate corn mazes have been a Colorado tradition for a dozen years. The Peyton maze opens to visitors tomorrow (click here for more details) -- but longtime Fritzler fans know he wasn't the first ... More >>
Backbeat is counting down the twenty most fabled moments in Denver music history. Today: A look back at when Pantera played at Mammoth Events Center in the mid '90s and fans took their fury out on the venue. See Also: - #10: Nirvana's first post-Nevermind show here, 1991 - #11: Bob Dylan crashe ... More >>
Over the course of the next few weeks, Backbeat will be counting down the twenty most fabled moments in Denver music history. Today, a look back at when Nirvana came back to town for a show at the Gothic Theatre with Dinosaur Jr., fresh off of recording Nevermind. When the members of Nirvana left a ... More >>
Over the course of the next few weeks, Backbeat will be counting down the twenty most fabled moments in Denver music history. Today, a look back at when Dean Reed (aka "Red Elvis") came back to Denver and didn't receive the warmest of welcomes. Dean Reed was more than a Denver-born, Wheat Ridge-bre ... More >>
He was the backbone, part of the nerve center of a great rhythm and blues band that made the music of a bygone era live, breathe and jump again. But Donald "Duck" Dunn's musical accomplishments went far beyond the scripted praise he earned from John Belushi playing the fictional Jake Blues in the 19 ... More >>
See Also: • John Baldwin Gourley looked to his roots and found Portugal. The Man's sound • (Photos) Portugal. The Man at the Fox Theatre • Portugal. The Man at the Bluebird To be a member of the newly changed line-up of Portugal. The Man (due tonight at the Ogden Theatre) is to be spontaneo ... More >>
See Also: • Best of Denver 2012 - Rear Inn Lounge/Armida's • Best of Denver 2011 - Music Bar • Best of Denver 2010 - Charlie Brown's Bar & Grill Before Dave Staff started singing Peggy Lee and Big Crosby in front of an audience, he sang to light fixtures. A former electrician, the seventy-yea ... More >>
Lori Midson J. Michael Melton Zydeco's 1730 Wynkoop Street 303-293-2887 www.zydecosdenver.com This is part one of my chat with J. Michael Melton, exec chef of Zydeco's. Part two of our interview will run in this space tomorrow. I got the gift of the Southern double name," drawls J. Michae ... More >>
Lori Midson Charley Sinden The Lobby 2121 Arapahoe Street 303-997-9911 www.thelobbydenver.com This is part two of Lori Midson's interview with Charley Sinden, exec chef of the Lobby. See what Sinden has to say about roach coaches, liver and the Domino's cheese pizza delivery in the first s ... More >>
Shadow has a new stage and a star to light it up.
On February 10, the Grammy Awards marked their fiftieth anniversary with a program so misguided and wrongheaded that it perfectly encapsulated all of the music industry's current woes. Following a suitably embalmed duet with the thoroughly dead Frank Sinatra, appearing in stock footage, Alicia Keys ... More >>
In his November 9 introduction for director Norman Jewison, the recipient of the Mayor’s Career Achievement Award at the 30th annual Starz Denver Film Festival, Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper quoted dialogue from one of the less distinguished entries in the Jewison canon: Other People’s Money, a ... More >>
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