Granted sometimes invoking a pithy "yeah" in song might seem like token verbalizing just to fill in the gaps when a singer can't think of anything else to say. No argument there. Sometimes, though, a forceful "yeah" can express all kinds of raw, unbridled emotions (see James Hetfield). Uh-huh. Yeah. ... More >>
We've just learned that Barry Fey, a larger-than-life figure who helped put Denver on the music-business map, has died. At this writing, the circumstances of Fey's death have not been made public, but he has been ill of late. His personal Facebook page features a March 11 post that reads, "I am hap ... More >>
As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it's not surprising that the most common (and favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off we go, on and on about t ... More >>
THE WHO @ PEPSI CENTER |2/12/13 Pete Townsend's first windmill of the night last night at the Pepsi Center came during "The Real Me." Seeing the famous wind up in person is an entirely different experience from merely listening to Townsend's fret work on the recordings, which is exciting and energe ... More >>
Looks like all the Whos from Whoville showed up last night in force at the Pepsi Center in support of their favorite band, and they all came wearing their adoration on their sleeves for the Who. We sent out intrepid roving photographer Brandon Marshall out with specific marching orders to roam the c ... More >>
Another great batch of shows this week. As always, there is a ton of variety for the music lover in you. Whether you're seeking EDM, jazz, metal, indie or country, there are at least ten reasons to stay up late this week and get down like there's no tomorrow. We've got all of the shows listed in our ... More >>
Tuesday, February 12, Pepsi Center, 303-830-8497.
PEACHES @ the SUMMIT MUSIC HALL | 10.13.12 With champagne, campy German dancers and enough fake boobs to smother an elephant, Peaches' show at the Summit was a roofied cocktail of grimy beats and erotic theater. Putting on a show that was both grand in scope yet refreshingly minimal in its DIY simp ... More >>
As part of the Who's first tour in four years, the band is taking its 1973 album Quadrophenia on a 37-city North American tour that stops at the Pepsi Center on Tuesday, February 12. In addition to performing the album live, the touring band, which also includes Pete Townshend's younger brother Simo ... More >>
Update (2/24/12): Barry Fey video montage added below. All is right with the universe this morning. We have a pair of Grammy winners in our midst, and as it should be, Harry Tuft and Barry Fey are now officially part of the Colorado Music Hall of Fame. While we didn't stick around until the very en ... More >>
For years, Barry Fey says, music fans have been needling him to write a book. "You know, people have been saying 'When's the book? When's the book?' for fifteen years," Fey notes. "It was daily, wherever I would go out... 'When's the book? Come on, you've got to write a book!'" Well, he final ... More >>
Chip KalbackRoger Daltrey last night at 1STBANK CenterROGER DALTREY at 1STBANK CENTER | 10/16/11Shortly after Roger Daltrey belted out the last note during his full performance of the Who's 1969 album Tommy in Broomfield last night, the legendary frontman summed up the record's significance. ... More >>
Big pics below.Another October weekend that felt like summer meant lots going on in our fair city -- and the happenings were captured at Westword's Backbeat Online, Cafe Society and Show and Tell blogs, as well as on our busy slideshow page. Look below to check out photos and excerpts spotlig ... More >>
Catch Roger Daltry at 1STBANK on SundayAnother enticing weekend for music in the Mile High City: Dax Riggs closes out his two night stand at the Larimer Lounge, the Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular illuminates the Fillmore on Friday, Cymbals Eat Guitars crash the hi-dive, Howard Jones plays his f ... More >>
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: In concert news, Phish is closing out its tour at Dick's on Labor Day weekend, Roger Daltrey is performing the Who's Tommy at 1STBANK in October, Return to Forever is returning the Paramount and Sugarland is stopping by Comfort Dental with Sara B ... More >>
Quick: Name the most iconic albums of the classic rock era... Uh, let's see.. Dark Side of the Moon? Check. Born to Run? Uh, yeah. Led Zeppelin IV? Of course. Revolver? Duh! Sticky Fingers? Totally. Who's Next? Tommy? Yes and yes! Where are you going with this anyway?
Roger Daltrey. Just because Roger Daltrey is 65-years old doesn't mean he'd like to spend his golden years sitting on his sofa listening to all the Who albums he helped make so memorable. He's currently in the midst of his first solo tour since the mid-'80s, and by the time he's done, he hope ... More >>
Plans for the Who's next tour might still be up in the air, but frontman Roger Daltrey has decided to hit the road to keep his pipes in shape on his "Use It or Lose It Tour," his first solo outing since 1985, which includes a stop at the Paramount Theatre on Tuesday, October 20. Reserve tickets a ... More >>
Wetlands, Widowers, the Dendrites, Monofog and Fissure MysticFriday, November 28, 2008Larimer LoungeBetter than: Stuffing down turkey sandwiches while watching David Lynch films and weepingOn the day after Thanksgiving, the good hipsters of Denver shook off the tryptophan hangover and braved the sno ... More >>
Photos by Aaron Thackeray. Warped Tour Sunday, June 29 Invesco Field at Mile High Loads o' musicians stepped up to the microphone at Warped Tour 2008's Denver stop -- but in a very real way, the day belonged to 3Oh!3. The duo of Sean Foreman and Nathaniel Motte made a huge impression at last year' ... More >>
Dan Fong's a bona fied shutterbug. Watching him saunter about last night, mingling with guests, with a camera slung over his shoulder during a sneak preview of ARTRock -- an exhibition featuring his celebrated rock and roll photography over the years, which opens tonight at La Rumba before moving ov ... More >>
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What the years have done to the Who.
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