Santana (Band)

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    October 24, 2014

    Meet Michael Amott, Slash and the Rest of the Denver Zoo's Rock and Roll Flamingos

    It's not every day you get to brush feathers with rock and roll legends like Ace Frehley and Slash, but in Denver, all it takes is a visit to the zoo. Brittney Weaver started working at the Denver Zoo about six years ago. She also happens to be a big music fan, regularly attending heavy metal and r ... More >>

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    October 7, 2014

    A Flamingo Named T-Boz? Denver Zoo Holds Contest to Name New Chicks

    The Denver Zoo has a strange tradition when it comes to naming its flamingos: It calls them after rock guitarists like Hendrix and Page. In August, the zoo welcomed three new fuzzy grey chicks, and it's holding a contest to name them. The zoo is soliciting monikers for these lovable living lawn orna ... More >>

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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 >>

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    January 16, 2014
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    October 8, 2013

    The ten greatest jam-band meccas

    For many jam band fans, traveling and seeing concerts goes hand in hand. Often when a favorite band announces its tour, folks will scan the tour dates and choose which dates to go to depending on which venue they are booked at. From giant outdoor summer sheds to intimate houses, here are the ten gre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2013

    40th Day at Larimer Lounge, 7/20/13

    40TH DAY @ LARIMER LOUNGE | 7/20/13 The whole 40th Day set felt a bit like me traveling and a creative resurrection at the same time. For whatever reason, it just didn't feel like a reunion show. The felt show felt like the five members of the band were playing music they had written and just hadn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    Shannon and the Clams at Larimer Lounge, 6/30/13

    SHANNON & THE CLAMS @ LARIMER LOUNGE | 6/30/13 Before the last song of the Shannon and the Clams' set, a woman up front yelled out for "Troublemaker," inspiring Cody Blanchard to flash a smile. Turns out, that's exactly what the band had saved for last, and that's when Shannon Shaw really shined. Ov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    Brent Cowels and Tyler Kellog of You Me And Apollo on the influence of soul and Motown

    You Me And Apollo from Fort Collins started out as the solo project of Brent Cowles when he was seventeen. Over the course of the last handful of years, Cowles has turned what was essentially a bedroom recording project into a full-fledged band. In 2011, Cowles released Cards With Cheats with a nasc ... More >>

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    January 22, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this week

    Ready for another solid week of shows? Good. There's plenty to look forward to this week, a diverse batch of offerings from the jammier side of things with the Disco Biscuits, who's setting up shop in Colorado for three nights, to the long and eagerly awaited Denver appearance of Cat Power to a floo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    The five best jazz shows in Denver this month

    We've got another great month of jazz on tap for January with a number of great shows, including saxophonist Joe Lovano and pianist Freddy Cole (Nat "King" Cole's brother), who will be at Dazzle for two-nights, as well as dates from the Uri Caine Trio, the Latin Jazz All Stars and Greg Garrison, who ... More >>

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    December 20, 2012

    The thirty best concerts of 2012

    While 2012 will be remembered as they year that Red Rocks hosted the most shows in its history, it's also going to go down as one of the best years for concerts in Colorado in general. As we reflected on all the incredible shows we took in this past year, there were an astounding number of what we'd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Colorado Dems celebrate Obama victory Gangnam style at downtown watch party

    It was after 10 p.m. that a woman wearing a blue dress and a donkey mask came up to us and put her snout, through which her eyes were visible, up against our face -- so we were peering at each other through a tunnel of plastic hot with her breath. "Our ovaries are safe for four more fuckin' years!" ... More >>

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    August 8, 2012

    Michael Kiwanuka at the Bluebird, 8/7/12

    MICHAEL KIWANUKA @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | 8/7/12 Judging by the instrument setup on stage, you could have guessed what sort of music Kiwanuka would be playing: congas prominently pushed to the front of the stage, a classic sparkle drumkit reminiscent of something Ringo might play, an organ and handful ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Elvis Costello's My Aim is True turns 35

    See Also: Damned, Damned, Damned turns 35 Lester Bangs died 30 years ago today It was 45 years ago today . . . The Beatles Sgt. Pepper nears the half century mark The Smiths Louder than Bombs turns 25 today In the early 1970s, a bespectacled English waif named Declan MacManus -- later to be known ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Rise Against, Peter Gabriel, Ben Harper, Passion Pit, Alabama Shakes lead this week's new shows

    And it don't stop. Another batch of great shows announced this week, including Rise Against, who's due for a pair of back-to-back nights at the Fillmore in September, as well as Peter Gabriel, who will be performing his album So in its entirety a few nights later at Red Rocks. Wait, there's more: th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Bootsy Collins on his unique persona and getting his start in funk playing with James Brown

    David Carlo​Bootsy Collins (due tonight at The Boulder Theater), a bass player with a larger than life persona, first came to promience in the James Brown band. After leaving Brown's outfit, Collins was convinced by a friend to go to Detroit, where he hooked up with George Clinton, with whom C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Neil Young, Deerhunter, Blonde Redhead, Ice Cube top sellers at local stores

    ​Le Noise, Neil Young's collaboration with producer Daniel Lanois, released last week on Reprise, claimed the top spot at Twist & Shout, checked in at number three at Albums on the Hill and rounded out the top ten at Wax Trax for the week ending October 3. Deerhunter's Halcyon Digest, meanwhil ... More >>

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    September 27, 2010

    Michael Franti, Santana, Blonde Redhead top sellers at local stores

    ​Michael Franti & Spearhead's The Sound of Sunshine , released last week on Capitol, grabbed the top spot at Albums on the Hill and checked in at number three at Twist & Shout for the week ending September 26. Santana's new Arista release, Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics of All T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Last Night: John Mayer at Red Rocks Amphitheatre - 09.01.10

    Brian Landis Folkins​ JOHN MAYER With special guest Owl City 09.01.10 | Red Rocks Amphitheatre You ever been around somebody who's had a near-death experience? Notice how they're just a little more gracious than the rest of us, and perhaps a little more sincere? Or how they don't take life's ... More >>

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    August 13, 2010

    Mile High Music Festival: Rusted Root's Michael Glabicki on the act's first big tour in Colorado

    Duane Rieder​ When Rusted Root formed in Pittsburgh in 1990, it made a world-beat influenced splash with a series of releases throughout the decade. During this creative period, the band released its most commercially successful song, "Send Me On My Way." The tune, which has been used on soun ... More >>

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    March 12, 2010

    And now, presenting thirty craptastic minutes with thirty different iPhone band apps

    ​ Sometimes we have to wonder if folks that program for Apple's App Store are hell-bent on wasting people's time. We spent an evening with as many artist-specific iPhone apps we could get our hands on and found a few amazing things, a few interesting things and a plethora of pure and total cr ... More >>

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    August 17, 2009

    Today's featured events: Woodstock rocks the Rocks

    ​It's only right that the Denver Film Society's Film on the Rocks series should fĂȘte Woodstock's 40th anniversary, considering that the event, the music and the movie have become inseparably melded in our collective consciousness over time. Besides, FOTR is all about a similar gestalt -- so o ... More >>

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    March 25, 2009

    Jazz Fest Denver at Dazzle

    Jazz Fest Denver Dazzle Restaurant & LoungeFriday, March 20 through Sunday March, 22Dazzle is home to some of the finest local and national jazz acts that swing through Denver on a nightly basis, but this week Dazzle graciously lent its doors and transformed the club into a three-day awkward rom ... More >>

  • News

    August 25, 2005

    Another Roadside Distraction

    When visiting Colorado, tourists are advised to shop around.

  • Music

    December 30, 2004

    Americana Pie

    Grab a slice of 2004's best roots music while it's still hot.

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    July 22, 2004
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    April 22, 2004

    Word Out

    Chicano poetry seeks the truth

  • Music

    October 9, 2003

    Free Bird

    Me'Shell NdegéOcello may not have platinum sales, but she's got peace of mind.

  • Music

    September 18, 2003


    The singer for an NYC buzz band tries his hand as a spin doctor.

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    September 4, 2003

    The Mars Volta

    De-loused in the Comatorium (Universal)

  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Dream Time Extended

    Sevilla spins more than salsa, but the Pavilions ain't down with that.

  • Music

    January 16, 2003


    Electric Circus (MCA)

  • News

    May 9, 2002

    Muzak to My Ears

    Elevator music is looking up.

  • Music

    January 4, 2001

    He's Still Standing

    Trace Christensen's live one-man show has the force of a power combo. Don't you dare call it karaoke.

  • Music

    December 14, 2000


    Unwrapping our annual roundup of musical season's greetings -- and beatings.

  • Music

    November 30, 2000

    Setting Son

    The Wallflowers wither in the hype.

  • News

    October 5, 2000

    Off Limits

    No bang for the buck

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    Sage Advice

    KBCO's Bret Saunders is taking on the shock jocks -- and winning.

  • Music

    April 27, 2000

    Native Blues

    Indigenous joins the tribe of rock and roll.

  • Music

    February 24, 2000

    Keep On Rockin', Baby

    Guitarist Shannon Curfman brings something new to the teen craze. It's called talent.

  • Music

    December 2, 1999

    More Sounds from Around Town

    More local reviews a go-go.

  • News

    October 28, 1999

    ¿Qué Pasó, Denver?

    Despite a potentially huge audience, Denver's Spanish-language radio languishes.

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    July 22, 1999
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    September 24, 1998
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    June 19, 1997
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    December 12, 1996

    The Gravity of the Situation

    Maids of Gravity frontman Ed Ruscha tries to play the music game his way.

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    April 25, 1996
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