ROBERT PLANT @ RED ROCKS | WEDS, 7/10/13 Led Zeppelin lead singer Robert Plant returns to town this week with his newest backing band, the Sensational Space Shifters. The lineup features members of his early-'00s band the Strange Sensation, and has Plant revisiting both blues-rock and world-music in ... More >>
MAYHEM FESTIVAL @ FIDDLER'S GREEN | SUN, 7/7/13 Established in part by Kevin Lyman, one of the founders of the Warped Tour, this traveling showcase features a stacked lineup that caters to metal fans, with side activities for your downtime throughout the day. With a roster including acts as diverse ... More >>
For the past eleven years, Colorado Inside Out, the weekly public affairs roundtable on Colorado Public Television, has taken an annual trip in the Colorado Time Machine. The show's reported on current events of 1912 (last year's show, when I played Margaret "Molly" Brown or 1951 (the 2011 episode, ... More >>
Steve Law Band
While the concert announcements have started tapering off a bit, there's still some big shows that have been announced, including Gotye's Red Rocks show in August, Channel 93.3's Big Gig in September featuring Silversun Pickups, 3OH!3, the Hives, the Wombats and others at Red Rocks. Also, Matisyahu ... More >>
After selling out the Ogden Theatre in March, Vampire Weekend returns to the area for more spacious digs at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Friday, September 3 with Beach House and Dum Dum Girls opening. General admission tickets ($39.50) go on sale Friday, May 21 at noon.
While no specific artist dominated sales across the board at local record stores for the week ending April 25, Natalie Merchant's Leave Your Sleep, Cypress Hill's Rise Up Willie Nelson's Country Music claimed the top spots at Albums on the Hill, Independent Records and Twist & Shout, respect ... More >>
Rosanne Cash's The List, which features cameos by Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Rufus Wainwright and Jeff Tweedy, grabbed the top spot at Twist & Shout for the week ending November 15. Bad Weather California's Young Punks came in second, Jerry Garcia's 1975 live recording Let it Rock nab ... More >>
The Swell Season, with Martha Wainwright November 13 Ogden Theatre For fans of the film Once, a population that encompasses pretty much everyone who's viewed it, the prospect of seeing the movie's stars, Markéta Irglová and recent Westword profile and Q&A subject Glen Hansard, singing and playing ... More >>
Alison Sudol is indeed someone You Oughta Know. Thanks, VH1.
Rufus Wainwright and Sean Lennon August 7, 2007 Fillmore Auditorium Apparently, being the offspring of famous people isn't the draw it once was. Last night's Rufus Wainwright-Sean Lennon concert was the most poorly attended show by major recording artists I've attended in recent memory. Although ... More >>
Tuesday, August 7, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.
Saturday, June 16
The best end-to-end albums from a single-driven year.
Awoo (Arts & Crafts)
Fast reviews of recent releases
Teddy Thompson finds unity in his Separate Ways.
Be there or be square!
No Disassemble (Red Ink)
Lady Sleep (Kitty-Yo Recordings)
Meet DJ Kaskade, an unlikely man of the house.
Rounding up holiday discs that offer season's greetings -- and beatings.
Rufus Wainwright thinks the world could use a little romance right now.
August 20 - 26, 1998
Three members of famous musical families provide a good argument for nepotism.