Sarah Slaton

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    Ten best concerts to see in Denver this weekend

    NATHANIEL RATELIFF & NIGHT SWEATS @ BOULDER THEATER | 5/17 At this stage of his career, particularly in Denver, Nathaniel Rateliff is a man who requires absolutely no preamble. Nonetheless, the limited-edition two-song seven-inch he produced for Record Store Day feels like a fresh and glorious reint ... More >>

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    June 28, 2012

    Eldren's Josh Lee: Musicians rally around violinist detained by ICE

    When local jazz-pop-indie-rock-awesome band Eldren played the Westword Music Showcase last weekend, one member was missing, and the local music community continued to comment on the absence throughout the day. On June 4, violinist-guitarist-vocalist Josh Lee was detained by Immigrations Customs and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    Eldren's Josh Lee: Musicians rally around violinist detained by ICE

    When the members of local experimental rock band Eldren gathered themselves and their gear together for a June 4 show at Aspen's Belly Up, they quickly noticed one person was missing: Josh Lee, the group's violinist, vocalist and electric guitarist. And then they received a call. From inside the Imm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2012

    SXSW travelogue: Take to the Oars checks in from the streets of Austin

    There is a place somewhere in the pacific ocean that is essentially a cesspool for plastic waste and various other bits of debris and man-made trash. The rudimentary physics and science behind this collection is that all ocean currents from all over the world eventually whirlpool and cycle through t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    Elway, Krayzie Bone, Aesop Rock & Kimya Dawson and more on tap this weekend

    ​Taking its name from a Colorado pop culture behemoth like John Elway could be a blessing or a curse for a band. But Elway, making an appearance tonight at the Hi-Dive with Michael Dean Damron, St. Fall Apart and The Holy Mess, gets the joke, and fans do too. Besides, a name is just a name, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Tonight: Sarah Slaton album release at the Walnut Room

    ​Arkansas native Sarah Slaton (playing tonight at the Walnut Room with Caleb Slade, Tricia Scully, Kate Moreland and Carl Hauck) has been kicking around Denver for quite sometime now, sharing stages with locals like Kyle Simmons, Nathaniel Rateliff and Danielle Ate the Sandwich. This evening, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    SXSW Travelogue: Take to the Oars checks in from Austin on their second day of the madness

    Ryan Gombeski, Chris Weaver and JP Manza of Take to the Oars at Congress Bridge​ Friday, March 18 SHIT! I swore last night that I would not be sitting here tonight at 3:00 a.m. in front of the computer working on the blog -- there are after parties to be had people! -- but alas, here we are ... More >>

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    August 18, 2009

    The Out East Music Feast promises to live up to its name

    (Click to enlarge and print out for $5 off)‚ÄčOh, and speaking of Jen Korte, she's playing a gig next weekend that sounds utter killer. The Out East Music Feast, as it's been dubbed, features Korte and her band the Loss, with a slew of excellent female singer-songwriters, including two of my absolut ... More >>