Some bummer news from over the weekend: Early on Sunday morning, the king of rock and soul, Solomon Burke, died of natural causes after arriving at an airport in Amsterdam. Burke left behind a hell of family legacy -- 21 children, 90 grandchildren and 19 great-children -- as well as a music ... More >>
Ah, 1995: a time when entire Best Of categories were devoted to the O.J. Simpson trial, Bernie Bickerstaff and Dikembe Mutombo were still dominating the sports pages, and Mel's Bar and Grill was still new. Check out the winners from our 1995 Best Of issue after the jump.
Westword Music Showcase: Be there or be square.
Fifty bands. Ten stages. Five bucks. Be there.
Backed by a talented cast of characters, Erica Brown is happy about the shape she's in.
Tommy Thomas is paying the cost to be the boss.
September 3 - 9, 1998
Begin 1997 with the ten best Colorado CDs of 1996.