Flobots are set to ring in the New Year this year at the Marquis Theater. Tickets ($28-$32) for the show go on sale this Friday, October 4, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week, what songs are being played on local radio and what's selling at local record stores. Se ... More >>
Foxygen is returning to Denver for a headlining date at the Bluebird Theater on Tuesday, September 24. Tickets for the show go on sale this Saturday, July 6, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week, plus a rundown of local radio playlists and the top album sales locally ... More >>
Bunch of new shows to let you know about this week, including Rush, who's coming to the Pepsi Center in August, plus new dates featuring the Postal Service, Rodrigo y Gabriela with the Colorado Symphony, Death, Danzig and Deer Tick. Keep reading for the full rundown of all those shows, including tic ... More >>
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 >>
Here's what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists from a number of different shows, including KTCL's Locals Only*, 99.5 the Mountain's Homegrown Show, KBCO's Local Edition, The Colorado Sound*, which originates at KRFC a ... More >>
Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows including, KTCL's Locals Only, 99.5 the Mountain's Homegrown Show, The Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Col ... More >>
In this week's issue, as we do every year around this time, we published our annual Moovers and Shakers list and talked about how much the scene is thriving. In a testament to just how much the scene is thriving these days, we didn't have room to print all the write-ups of our favorite local ... More >>
Neko Case (pictured) and Judy Collins headline Swallow Hill's RootsFestThis just in: Judy Collins and Neko Case will be headlining Swallow Hill's fourth annual RootsFest on Saturday, March 6 at Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Local favorites Paper Bird and Trace Bundy are also slated to perform at th ... More >>
Canadian twin sisters Tegan & Sara hit the road the last week in October in support of their sixth studio album, Sainthood, which drops on Tuesday, October 27. After European and Canadian dates, the sisters are slated to swing by the Ogden Theatre next year on Sunday, April 4. General admissi ... More >>
Photo: KMBC-TV, Kansas CityYesterday afternoon, the members of Savage Henry and Chris Blochinger from Potcheen Folk Band were involved in a bus accident in Lee Summit, Missouri. According to Samantha Hanson, Savage Henry's booking agent and former manager, the band, who was in between dates on a six ... More >>
Photo by Mark Manger.Rollin'. Feeling flaky? Today in Cafe Society: • Up Close: Star Kitchen. • A taste of Sudan at Restaurant 4580. • Anthony Bourdain at an altweekly? • Go help the Whole Planet. • Our Weekly Bread: Summerhill Market. • New Belgium's Sunshine Wheat gets canned. Today ... More >>
Bells will be ringing, this sad sad sad news/Oh what a Christmas to have the blues/My baby's gone/I have no friends, to wish me greetings once again... Every year at this time, for as long as I can remember -- hell, probably since I first heard the tune when I toiled as "holiday help" at Musicland a ... More >>
Pictureplane gets a shout-out on Pitchfork and Nathaniel Rateliff gets written up in Billboard, while DeVotchKa kills it on Conan and Flobots throw down on Carson Daly.
Slide show with photos by Brian Folkins Savage Henry's Wish We Were Floyd Friday, April 18, 2008 Gothic Theatre Better Than: Sparking a fatty and synching up Dark Side of the Moon with The Wizard of Oz. Dead on and flawless. That’s about the most fitting description I can come up with for Wish W ... More >>
After five months of interest, Meese signs with Atlantic Records.
Slide Shows Part 1 Part 2 Westword Music Showcase June 16, 2007 The Acoma Center Better than: Having to fake any enthusiasm for utterly mainstream bands. Although I made it to the Acoma Center too late to catch Rachael Pollard’s absolutely beautiful, understated songs, I did arrive just in time ... More >>
Alright, so the wait is over. This year’s Showcase ballot has finally been revealed. As with every year, the event continues to evolve and improve (we like to think so, anyway). This year, you’ll notice that we’ve added five new categories, and there’s 57 acts making a first-time appearance ... More >>
There was something for every musical appetite at the Westword Music Showcase.
The Westword Music Showcase is back, and better than ever.
Dazzle Restaurant and Lounge
Savage Henry (Hapi Skratch Records)
Low Budget Soul makes local hip-hop sound like a million bucks.
Get out of Denver, baby, go!
Mark Obermeyer is the man with a plan at Rudy's Studio.