It's hard to believe that it's been a year already since Open Air 1340 launched, but it has been. This time last year -- on Halloween, to be specific -- the station aired its first broadcast, and to celebrate this momentous occasion, the station has enlisted some of the scene's most prominent player ... More >>
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Every year, for the Westword Music Showcase, we enlist our army of Backbeat wordsmiths to host various stages, and in addition to their emcee obligations, we ask them to pull double duty (or triple-duty in some cases) and also write up the acts that appear on their individual stages. Kelsey Whipple ... More >>
Molly Zackary's Growler Record Distro is changing the way we talk about music in Denver. More than just another storefront box of commerce, Growler is actively engaging the music community with new events and programs. "I have an agenda," says Zackary. "I think artistic movements and scenes are crea ... More >>
A.H. GoldsteinFaceMan at the Bluebird Theater last night.FACEMAN'S WALTZ @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | 2/3/12The sound became expansive and the stage felt crowded fairly early in FaceMan's set at the Bluebird Theater on a snowy Friday night. After a brief introduction from the Flobots' Stephen "Brer Rabbit" ... More >>
This Friday, February 3, at the Bluebird Theater, FaceMan is celebrating the release of its new album, Feeding Time, with a full slate of guests, including members of Achille Lauro, the Knew, Flobots, Boulder Acoustic Society, Hindershot, Wheelchair Sports Camp and more. Feeding Time, the outfit's s ... More >>
Although Anti just released "Back in the Crowd," the second single from Tom Waits' forthcoming disc, Bad as Me, there's still close to another month before the album hits the stores. So if you're looking to your Waits fix in the meantime, Gold Hill Inn in Boulder is hosting a Tom Waits tribut ... More >>
As it turns out, the above Miley cover featuring members of Boulder Acoustic Society is a sign of things to come. Danielle Anderson is currently in the finishing stages of her third album and it will be nothing like the others. Details after the jump.
Brian Landis FolkinsYerkish led off at Fidel's.
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Yerkish, 12 p.m.
The crowd inside the cramped cantina is building slowly as Yerkish takes the stage, and the band wastes no time in laying out its frenetic, frantic rhythms. It's a dynamic compl ... More >>