Rick Springfield

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2014

    The Fourteen Best Concerts in Denver This Weekend

    This weekend's best shows include rapper Redman releasing a new album poolside in RiNo, Xiu Xiu bringing its newest noise to Larimer Lounge and "Jessie's Girl" to Fiddler's Green. There are plenty of other good ones in the next couple days -- the rest of our picks for the weekend are below.

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2014

    Three Book Events in Denver for the Week of August 4-10

    This week's literary picks bounce between a promising novelist's debut, a pop star's foray into fiction and a bookish wine tasting; read on for all the details. See also: The ten best comedy events in Denver this August

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    Ten great albums recorded at Sound City Studios, the focus of Sound City

    Dave Grohl is a busy guy. The Foo Fighters frontman is a member of multiple supergroups, played alongside Paul McCartney at the 12/12/12 Sandy Relief Concert, will be the keynote speaker at South by Southwest this March, and just made his directing debut with Sound City, a documentary tracing the hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2012

    Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    Here's what's hot this week in music on the Front Range: On the concert front, new shows featuring Aerosmith and Cheap Trick, Pretty Lights, Tenacious D, Umphrey's Mcgee and more were announced; Overcasters, Lumineers, Churchill and the Jekylls got spins on local radio; and recent albums from the Sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2012

    Joe Walsh, Heart, Rick Springfield part of Hudson Gardens summer concert series

    Starting off with The Guess Who on Sunday, June 3, and closing with Super Diamond on Sunday, August 26, the Hudson Gardens summer classic rock-centric concert series includes more than a dozen acts such as Mr. "Proud to Be An American," Lee Greenwood, on July 3 and 4, Heart on July 8, Rick Springfie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    Now you can vote on which half-dressed women you'll decline shots and keychains from at the bar

    From 104.3 the FanA Jim Beam Party Crew hopeful.​ I keep a running list of jobs, hobbies and other activities I fear my future daughter will pursue, and near the top of that list -- right below stripper, Real World contestant, and Republican -- is Girl in Bar Who Wears Logo Tank Tops and Give ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Q&A with Jonathan Coulton

    Geek icon and Internet rock star Jonathan Coulton is set to make his first appearance in Denver on January 17, at the Soiled Dove. In anticipation of his first concert in the Mile High city, Coulton was kind enough to sit down with us to talk about his beginnings as a code monkey, his inspirations f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (8/2/08-8/8/08)

    Call me daddy. No, really. Here's a convenient and useful guide to all the wonderful content you might have missed this week on Backbeat Online while you were reeling from the shock and disbelief of discovering that Clay Aiken, of American Idol fame, has somehow managed to spawn, and is now a fath ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2008

    45 Second Reviews: the Enemy UK, Neil Halstead, Scars on Broadway, Rick Springfield

    The Enemy UK We’ll Live and Die in These Towns Warner Music 01:30-02:15 of “Had Enough”: You know, if you’re going to have your record released on a major label like Warner, you really ought to be able to afford some pretty happening cover art – especially when your bio references the Rol ... More >>

  • News

    June 24, 2004

    Westword Music Showcase 2004

    Fifty bands. Ten stages. Five bucks. Be there.

  • Music

    November 2, 2000

    Moment of Truth

    A Goonie no more, Corey Feldman is searching for his soul as a rock musician.

  • Music

    July 20, 2000

    The Same Old Shlock

    Proof that today's popular music is just as good -- and bad -- as it's always been.

  • Music

    June 18, 1998
  • Music

    February 13, 1997

    Quiz Show

    Before you declare yourself a Grammy expert, let Backbeat test your skills.