There are some excellent shows in town this week as we lead up to Fourth of July weekend, including Fitz & the Tantrums two-night stand at the Ogden Theatre, Sarah McLachlan at Red Rocks, as well as Zeds Dead and Dada Life co-headlining at Red Rocks.
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 >>
LEFTOVER SALMON @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | FRI & SAT, 3/29-3/30 Leftover Salmon has graced the the bluegrass scene with their talents for 23 years and counting. With the passing of Mark Vann in 2001, the band hasn't produced an album in eight years. The new addition of Andy Thorn, carried over from Emmitt ... More >>
Seated in front of the soundboard at his home studio in Castle Pines, Mike Paul Hughes reveals telltale signs of his day job as an engineer. There's his rapid-fire technical talk about the basic elements of sound and recording -- details about megahertz and latency issues. But the signals go beyond ... More >>
To keep up with the world's exploding population, farmers will have to produce more food over the next fifty years than during the past 10,000 years combined. Given environmental issues and a scarcity of fossil resources, this daunting task seems almost impossible. But it's a problem 31-year-old Joh ... More >>
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Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: On the concert front, we've received word that Kings of Leon is slated for a two-night stand at Red Rocks with Band of Horses, Tony Bennett is due at Ellie Caulkins and Symphony on the Rocks will feature Sarah McLachlan, among others. Meanwhile, ... More >>
Now into it's third decade, Sarah McLachlan's career seems to be burning brighter than it has in a long time. The singer-songwriter was instrumental in bringing women to the front in the '90s with her female artist-focused Lilith Fair tour, a festival that flourished at a pivotal time in popu ... More >>
Nearly a year after helping break in in the remodeled 1STBANK Center last March, Furthur, fronted by Bob Weir and Phil Lesh, is slated to return for another three-night stand on Friday, February 11, through Sunday, February 13. Reserved and general-admission tickets, which range from $55 to $ ... More >>
TIESTO With Robbie Rivera 11.13.10 | 1STBANK Center Holland's native son, superstar trance DJ and dance music producer Tiesto, boasts a resume that would be hard not to find impressive. Some of its highlights: Headlining Coachella and Bonnaroo; a Grammy nomination for his 2007 album, Elements of ... More >>
Singer-songwriter Liz Clark, who divides her time between Colorado and Ireland, was tapped to play the Lilith Tour at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre on Tuesday, July 13. She won the the Denver-local talent search after submitting her tune "Who's Your Angel" from her 2005 release Hand on the Stov ... More >>
While there weren't any clear winners across the board for the week ending June 20, Tom Petty's Mojo , released last week on Reprise, Gaslight Anthem's American Slang, released last week on Side One Dummy, and Melvins' latest effort, The Bride Screamed Murder were all strong sellers at local ... More >>
After an eleven year hiatus, Sarah McLachlan has revived the Lilith Tour (originally the Lilith Fair) that she helped found in 1996. In keeping with the original female-centric tours from 1997-99, McLachlan is bringing a number of top female artists including Kelly Clarkson, Miranda Lambert ... More >>
It Ain't Love
Fresh from Nashville, this songstress visits her old stamping grounds.
Separating heavenly holiday music from Hell's noels.
Canada's Sam Roberts is determined to rock the Lower 48.
The Disconnection (Interscope Records)
A guide to new holiday discs, from surprise presents to Tannen-bombs.
Local punk label, King Bee Music, is zine and heard
Not content to simply milk his invention, trance-music pioneer BT continues to trip the light fantastic in a never-ending search for sound.
The Columbine video has a good beat and you can dance to it.
Singer/songwriter Marie Beer is an upcoming local jewel.
Lilith Fair touts women, but reinforces their traditional place in music.
The Pin Downs are in it just for the chicks.
The best holiday discs, as well as others that will make you pity the yule.
A chromosome-challenged critic gets in touch with his feminine side.
Neko Case aims to shake up the world of country music.
Nina Storey is moving into one of her career's most important chapters.
Singer-songwriter Beth Orton has many sides, and she likes them all.
The members of Bis know what's wrong with most of their peers: They're too old.