Before he moved to Colorado in the late '90s to help open the Whole Foods store on Pearl Street in Boulder, Louis Karp opened Waterloo Records in Austin, a spot that went on to become one of the most successful independent record stores in the nation. Karp also had a few decades of music-industry ex ... More >>
It is Texas time in Denver. All we'd need is the Geto Boys and Gary Clark Jr. to hit the spectrum of Lone Star exports: St. Vincent brings her shock of white hair to town tomorrow, the Toadies' Rubberneck victory lap hits Englewood and songwriting genius Joy Ely makes the Soiled Dove the perfect pla ... More >>
ADAM ANT @ OGDEN THEATRE | WEDS, 7/24/13 Adam Ant, the charismatic post-punk British pop star responsible for a generation of pirate shirts, returns to the U.S. after a long absence. Now 58, he's picked up more tattoos and a smoking habit since we saw him last; despite being battle scarred from year ... More >>
"WEIRD" AL YANKOVIC @ BOULDER THEATER | SUN, 7/21/13 "Weird Al" Yankovic's zany parodies catapulted him to fame in the '80s, back when pop culture was in dire need of some deflation. He never got critical props for his oddball iconoclasm, though, and after his 1989 film, UHF tanked at the box office ... More >>
Clear your calendar on Saturday, August 17. Whatever you've got going that day, cancel it. You don't want to miss this show; I'm telling you. The one-man soul revival known as Charles Bradley is coming to Denver, and he's going to play an intimate set at the Larimer Lounge. Be there, or you'll regre ... More >>
It's not that tough to get Todd Snider to tell a story. The folksinger/guitarist is all about the power of a good narrative, and it's no wonder considering his influences. Even before issuing his 1994 debut album, Songs for the Daily Planet, Snider followed the path of legendary folkies like Ramblin ... More >>
Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, shows Tech N9ne, Lucinda Williams and Jimmy Buffet were announced. On local radio specialty shows, Monroe Monroe, Air Dubai, Spires and Popcult all got some spins. Meanwhile, at our local record stores, new a ... More >>
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week. On the concert front: Besides the back-to-back Mumford & Sons dates we told you about yesterday, we have word on the Cars and Taylor Swift shows, as well as Hudson Gardens and Mishawaka's summer lineups. Meanwhile on local radio, Veronica, ... More >>
Nearly a year after helping break in in the remodeled 1STBANK Center last March, Furthur, fronted by Bob Weir and Phil Lesh, is slated to return for another three-night stand on Friday, February 11, through Sunday, February 13. Reserved and general-admission tickets, which range from $55 to $ ... More >>
EMMITT-NERSHI BAND With Spring Creek 11.26.10 | Bluebird Theater The Emmitt-Nershi Band is what happens when you get two of the biggest names to ever come out of jam-rock in Colorado and bring them back to their rootsy home. Comprising Drew Emmitt of Leftover Salmon and Bill Nershi of Stri ... More >>
Neko Case (pictured) and Judy Collins headline Swallow Hill's RootsFestâ€‹This just in: Judy Collins and Neko Case will be headlining Swallow Hill's fourth annual RootsFest on Saturday, March 6 at Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Local favorites Paper Bird and Trace Bundy are also slated to perform at th ... More >>
â€‹Built to Spill's latest effort, There is No Enemy, released last week on Reprise, grabbed the top spot at Twist and Shout for the week ending October 11. Rosanne Cash's The List, which features some cameos from Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello and Jeff Tweedy, claimed the second slot, while Mons ... More >>
Colorado meets Texas in Steamboat Springs.
The Killers invade Magness Arena on January 17. The big news in this slow week of concert announcements is the Killers January 17 show at DU's Magness Arena. Good news for fans of the Gibbons brothers: some amazing seats for ZZ Top's sold out Halloween show at the Paramount have been released. Bad ... More >>
Once country’s next big thing, this sassy lady is driven by her spontaneity.
Jim Malecâ€™s December 13 Rough Mixes piece focusing on Suzy Bogguss was based on the following interview in which the CMA Horizon Award winner also discussed everything from jewelry making to her shifting musical styles over the years to her thoughts on why radio programmers havenâ€™t really embrac ... More >>
Thursday, January 19, and Friday, January 20, Grizzly Rose, 303-295-1330.
Friday, January 13, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308.
Unwrapping our annual roundup of musical season's greetings -- and beatings.
We've got 1998's best albums in stock, but they're going fast.
Robert Earl Keen won't dumb down his music for country consumption.
Handing out the trophies for 1997's best albums.
When it comes to genuine country music, Wayne "The Train" Hancock is steaming full speed ahead.
Hark! The Herald Angels are practically the only group without a holiday CD this year.
THIS YEAR'S CHRISTMAS DISCS PROVIDE SOME ROUGH SLEDDING.