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Robbie Robertson

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    Repertory Cinema Wishlist: The Last Waltz

    Guitarist/songwriter Robbie Robertson of The Band turned seventy this month, and that milestone got me thinkng about The Last Waltz. Some folks call it the "best concert movie ever made," and it has a lot going for it in that respect: Martin Scorcese, who has a deep feel for the power of music on fi ... More >>

  • Music

    May 10, 2012

    Plants and Animals

    Tuesday, May 15, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    R.I.P. Levon Helm, 5/26/40 - 4/19/12

    See Also: At the Helm - A throat cancer survivor, the Band's Levon Helm can't sing anymore -- but the beat goes on Levon Helm, iconic drummer and singer extraordinaire of the Band, died yesterday at the age of 71, after a long and strenuous battle with throat cancer. Helm's imaginative drumming and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Shows announced/on sale this week, local radio playlists and top local sellers

    Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week. On the concert front: Alison Krauss is coming to Red Rocks, while Godsmack, Megadeth and Disturbed are due at Comfort Dental for the The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival and Wiz Khalifa brings his Rolling Papers World Tour to the 1STBANK. Me ... More >>

  • Articles

    February 3, 2011
  • Music

    February 3, 2011
  • Blogs

    August 25, 2008

    Q&A With George Porter, Jr. of The Meters

    George Porter, Jr. The heartbeat of the New Orleans All-Star Jam-Balaya event on August 24 -- reviewed in detail here -- was George Porter, Jr., one of the great bassists in modern musical history. Westword recently conducted an extended chat with Porter in the context of his current band, Porter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2008

    Q&A With Porter Batiste Stoltz's George Porter

    George Porter is the bassist for Porter Batiste Stoltz, a three-piece whose mammoth grooves have made the players favorites among jam-band aficionados – but he's also a whole lot more. As a founding member of the Meters, a classic New Orleans combo, he helped establish a Big Easy sound that’s de ... More >>

  • Film

    November 29, 2007

    Like a Complete Unknown

    I'm Not There and the changing face of Bob Dylan on film.

  • Music

    January 11, 2007

    My Morning Jacket

    My Morning Jackets road goes on forever.

  • Music

    December 15, 2005

    Diamonds in the Rough

    Rick Rubin put the polish on Neil Diamond's new disc. Who's next?

  • Music

    January 22, 2004

    Brown-Eyed Soul

    Backed by a talented cast of characters, Erica Brown is happy about the shape she's in.

  • Music

    April 10, 2003

    Born Spree

    The bliss-tian soldiers in the Polyphonic Spree march on.

  • Music

    December 26, 2002

    That's a Wrap-Up

    Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.

  • News

    May 9, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of May 9, 2002

  • Music

    May 2, 2002

    The Band

    The Last Waltz (Warner Bros./Rhino)

  • Music

    March 28, 2002

    Bang to Hype

    At SXSW, it's all about the buzz, not the Buzz Band.

  • Music

    December 13, 2001

    The Latest Noels

    'Tis the season to rate another avalanche of holiday discs.

  • News

    July 12, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of July 12, 2001

  • Music

    May 31, 2001

    At the Helm

    A throat cancer survivor, the Band's Levon Helm can't sing anymore -- but the beat goes on.

  • Music

    April 6, 2000
  • Film

    December 23, 1999

    Super Sunday

    Oliver Stone tackles pro football on Any Given Sunday.

  • Calendar

    August 20, 1998

    Night & Day

    August 20 - 26, 1998

  • Music

    August 20, 1998

    Native Intelligence

    Robbie Robertson digs into his past so he can move into the future.

  • Calendar

    May 23, 1996
  • Music

    December 13, 1995

    JUST SAY NOEL

    THIS YEAR'S CHRISTMAS DISCS PROVIDE SOME ROUGH SLEDDING.

  • Calendar

    August 17, 1994
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