Rhett Lee

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    March 14, 2012

    2012 Westword Music Showcase Ballot

    Update 3/14/12: The polls are officially open. Please feel free to make your way to the 2012 Westword Music Showcase ballot and register your vote! The 2012 Westword Music Showcase ballot is here -- no more waiting. Well, that's not entirely true: You will have to wait another day or so before the ... More >>

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    April 27, 2010

    Presenting the 2010 Westword Music Showcase Ballot

    ​ This past February, when we started putting together the 2010 Westword Music Showcase, we posted an item asking you how we could improve our annual music festival, this year set for Saturday, June 19, in the Golden Triangle (if you haven't already purchased your tickets, you can still buy d ... More >>

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    July 14, 2009

    Westword Music Showcase Awards Wrap Up

    David BarberJohn Baxter and Matty Clark in the fleshThe picture above pretty much tells the tale of last night's Westword Music Showcase Awards -- drunk and debaucherous. Everyone (well, we think everyone -- we didn't exactly take a formal poll or anything) had a pretty swell time. Hugs were smiles ... More >>

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    June 19, 2009

    MP3 Freeloader: Carolyn's Mother reunion, Saturday night at Soiled Dove Underground

    Jeff StrahlOnce upon a time, a long, long time ago -- okay, so, five years ago, if you're being persnickety -- a storied Denver band called Carolyn's Mother called it day. Led by Rhett Lee, who subsequently went on to front another great outfit called Ten Cent Redemption, Carolyn's presided over alt ... More >>

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    September 16, 2008

    Ten Cent Redemption calls it quits

    Four years after forming, Ten Cent Redemption has come to a rest. According to frontman Rhett Lee, who formed the band shortly after the demise of Carolyn's Mother, his previous outfit, Ten Cent had simply run its course. "I just haven't been feeling it, and we've become so busy with other aspects o ... More >>

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    January 16, 2008

    R.I.P. Nick Pomeroy

    Denver music fans of the 1990s knew Nick Pomeroy as Rusty Shears, the energetic, memorably monikered frontman for the Garden Weasels, a ska-punk combo devoted to good humor and good times. But there was a lot more than wacky stage antics to Pomeroy, who died of cardiac arrest at age 41 on December 2 ... More >>

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    June 14, 2007
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    June 29, 2006

    And the Winners Are...

    Feeling the love at the Westword Music Showcase Awards.

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    June 22, 2006


    There was something for every musical appetite at the Westword Music Showcase.

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    December 22, 2005

    Moovers and Shakers 2005

    Backbeat scribes weigh in on their favorite new releases from the past year.

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    September 15, 2005

    Present Tens

    Ten Cent Redemption finds joy in making music without expectations.

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    October 28, 2004

    The Beatdown

    Elevators, Frappuccinos, and things that go bump in the night.

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    October 14, 2004

    The Beatdown

    Carolyn's Mother bids a fond farewell.

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    December 25, 2003

    All Mixed Up

    The year's best local music becomes the soundtrack of our lives.

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    September 18, 2003

    Time's Rupp

    Denver's legendary skinsman heads off into the sunrise.

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    January 3, 1996