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Rod Stewart

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    March 4, 2014

    New to the Denver Concert Calendar: Nickel Creek, Rod Stewart & Santana, Gogol Bordello

    Chris Thile has decided he's bored of not selling thousands of tickets at a time, so Nickel Creek is back, and they're coming to Denver. Rod Stewart and Santana are also into selling thousands of tickets, so they'll be coming through as well. Incidentally, Santana has never meet a collaboration he d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2013

    The album isn't dying, despite what you've heard

    By Michael Corcoran "The album is dying in front of our very eyes," Variety columnist and music business know-it-all Bob Lefsetz wrote recently based on weak LP sales, including Katy Perry's Prism, which sold only about 220,000 copies in its first week. "If your plan is to increase your audience, s ... More >>

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    May 13, 2013

    The ten most noteworthy music publicity stunts

    Sometimes flawless technique, inspired lyrics and a devoted fan base aren't enough. Sometimes you've gotta do something outlandish to step up your game and grab the world's attention. Some would say that getting on a stage and saying, "Hey! Watch what I'm doing!" might be considered attention-seekin ... More >>

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    March 29, 2013

    Are mixtapes even a thing anymore?

    Even the most casual music fan has made or received a mixtape at some point. For the kind of people who see music as the soundtrack of their lives, assembling a list of songs for a friend or lover is a compulsion that is difficult to deny. But in the age of file-sharing and iTunes, does this form of ... More >>

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    December 26, 2012

    The ten best music books of 2012

    This year, ambitious new books tackled the lives of music legends from Neil Young to Pete Townshend -- and many of these 2012 releases managed to burst through genres to offer significantly more than the average biography. We at Backbeat explored memoirs, historical surveys, ruminations on philosoph ... More >>

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    November 29, 2012

    Reader: Toy train-lover Rod Stewart is way cooler than you (and me)

    Do you think toy trains are sexy?In advance of the Rocky Mountain Toy Train Show at the Denver Merchandise Mart last week, Cory Casciato listed five toy-train enthusiasts who are cooler than you. The lineup ranged from Winston Churchill to Neil Young. But there was one major omission. See also: F ... More >>

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    February 21, 2012

    The story behind "Your Soft Silence Is Filled With Roots," at Ironton Studios

    Every picture tells a story, Rod Stewart once said. And he might have been paraphrasing an ancient Chinese proverb, but that's not the point. The point is, every person who views a work of art will undoubtedly experience something different. And while that experience is linked to the power and meani ... More >>

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    August 15, 2011

    The winner of the Colorado Scottish Fest's "Bonnie Knees" contest had a secret up his kilt

    Rod Stewart should always be played on the bagpipes.​We were warned about the Bonnie Knees Contest: there was sure to be bribery, kilted men and somewhat bawdy behaviour, Colorado Scottish Festival director John Thornton told us. Without fail, the contest was indeed all of those things. "It' ... More >>

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    August 1, 2011

    10 first videos on MTV to mark 30th birthday: Bet you forgot how terrible they were (VIDEOS)

    Videos below.​MTV debuted thirty years ago -- and I was there. The cable system in my conservative hometown of Grand Junction began airing the net on day one -- and my friends and I were instant converts. We used the wall-to-wall music clips as near-constant background media even though many, ... More >>

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    November 26, 2010

    Ageless wonders: Five musicians who look just as good today as they did yesterday

    ​Musicians have a hard life: Touring, recording, partying -- all these things tend to destroy any semblance of their youngselves by the time they're older. Even so, there have been a few who've somehow managed to come out on top. Maybe it's plastic surgery, maybe it's something else entirely, ... More >>

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    June 23, 2010

    Westword Music Showcase 2010: Backbeat scribes' travelogue

    ​ Here's our massive, multi-page report/travelogue of the Westword Music Showcase from (in order) Tom Murphy, Cory Casciato, A.H. Goldstein, Jef Otte, Jon Solomon and Brain Frederick. Let us know in the comments what you saw and loved, saw and hated, or missed and hated yourself for missing. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    Hot Congress and Long Spoon's party rocked our block off as expected

    Jef OtteMaria Kohler as Mercuria​ Hot Congress / Long Spoon Block Party 06.05.10 | Meadowlark • Larimer Lounge The upside to a big, multiple-venue show like the Hot Congress/Long Spoon Block Party this past Saturday is that there's always something awesome to see. The downside: There's alw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Q&A with Rachael Yamagata

    Hilary Walsh​Rachael Yamagata released her critically acclaimed debut disc Happenstance in 2004 only to be dumped by her record label, RCA, shortly thereafter. Last year the singer-songwriter and pianist finally resurfaced, on Warner Bros., with the wonderfully ambitious double album Elephants...T ... More >>

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    October 30, 2009

    Cafe Society: Week in review

    Sausage king​What you might have missed this week on Cafe Society while you were counting the minutes to Zolo Southwestern Grill's 105 days of tequila. While we locals aren't pleased that the Rockies blew another season of baseball, we understand that not everyone is a fan of the purple and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    Live Nation offers two-for-one ticket special tomorrow

    On Wednesday, July 22, Live Nation is offering buy one, get one free lawn tickets for Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre shows including Creed, Crue Fest II, Def Leppard with Cheap Trick and Poison, Toby Keith with Trace Adkins, Brad Paisley with Dierks Bentley and Jimmy Wayne, and Rod Stewart. The two-fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    Nine Inch Nails, Death Cab for Cutie, Rod Stewart shows announced

    In addition to the My Bloody Valentine and Phish shows that we already reported, there were a lot of other concert announcements this week, including Nine Inch Nails and Jane's Addiction at Fiddler's Green on Tuesday, May 26, Death Cab for Cutie at Red Rocks on Tuesday, July 14 and Rod Stewart at Fi ... More >>

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    July 31, 2008
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    July 10, 2008

    Tavern 13

    How to get chicks, in one easy lesson.

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    March 13, 2008

    Justice for All

    An erstwhile hobby spells success for this Parisian duo.

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    February 7, 2008

    Valentine's Day Heartbreakers

    Songs not to include on your Valentine’s Day mix CD.

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    February 4, 2008
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    January 14, 2008
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    June 7, 2007

    Joan Osborne

    Breakfast in Bed
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    January 6, 2005

    Drivers Wanted

    Limbeck steers its road-weary twang into greatness.

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    April 8, 2004

    Rod's Body of Work

    Rod Stewart continues his trip along the gravel-voiced road.

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    March 25, 2004
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    November 20, 2003

    Perfect Rx

    Ted Leo and the Pharmacists find that just a spoonful of anger helps the medicine go down.

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    November 13, 2003

    Hip-Hop Humor

    So Dope takes a different slant on the funnybone

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    October 9, 2003
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    December 12, 2002

    Backwash

    Haiku you: The years worst records get poetic justice.

  • Music

    May 2, 2002

    Will to Succeed

    Early in his career, Will Hoge is making powerful friends.

  • Music

    November 1, 2001

    He's Got a Witness

    Preacher Boy made a believer out of Eagle-Eye Cherry. Now he's hoping to convert local audiences as well.

  • Music

    May 31, 2001

    Stereophonics

    Just Enough Education to Perform (V2 Music)

  • Music

    September 2, 1999

    Looks Like He Made It

    Reviewers have tried to get rid of him for years, but Barry Manilow's not going anywhere.

  • Music

    May 20, 1999

    Peace and Love, Nineties Style

    A Sixties icon becomes a weapon in Denver's promotion wars.

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    February 11, 1999
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    December 10, 1998
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    December 18, 1997

    After Further Review

    Putting the season's major releases to the test.

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    May 22, 1997

    Beck on the Highway

    The man of the moment wants some moments for himself.

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    February 13, 1997

    Quiz Show

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

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    August 1, 1996
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    September 20, 1995
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    August 30, 1995

    KC (& THE SUNSHINE BAND) AT THE BAT

    THE HITS JUST KEEP ON COMING AT COORS FIELD.

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    February 1, 1995
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    January 4, 1995

    THE UGLY TRUTH

    THE ROCK-AND-ROLLERS WHOSE FACES COULD STOP A CLOCK. UGLY A LOOK AT THE MOST FRIGHTENING FACES IN ROCK AND ROLL.

  • News

    July 6, 1994

    ROCK AND POLE

    A DENVER FIRM BUILDS A MUSIC EMPIRE IN POLAND.

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    June 15, 1994
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    March 23, 1994

    A CAST OF THOUSANDS

    WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN YOU CROSS A STAGE MOTHER WITH A GROUP OF SCHIZOPHRENICS? A REALLY, REALLY BIG SHOW.

  • Music

    January 5, 1994

    That's Uncredible!

    How artists in a dishonest business are trying to keep your trust.

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