Journey and Steve Miller Band co-headline the Pepsi Center, with Tower of Power opening, on Wednesday, July 16. Tickets range from $39.50-$135, and go on sale this Friday, December 6, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week and to see what songs were played on local rad ... More >>
Railroad Earth return to the area to play a two-night stand at the Fillmore on Friday, January 17, and Saturday, January 18. General admission tickets (.$27.50/$30 and $50 two-day) go on sale this Friday, November 1, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week, what songs a ... More >>
Savoy is slated to make its way back to the Mile High City for a headlining date at the Fillmore Auditorium on Saturday, February 15, as part of the act's Get Lazer'd Tour. Tickets ($25) go on sale this Friday, October 25, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week, what s ... More >>
Panic! at the Disco's Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die tour hits the Ogden Theatre on Saturday, January 18. Tickets ($29.95) go on sale this Friday, October 18 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 lo ... More >>
With new bassist Kim Shattuck in tow, the Pixies are slated to headline the Fillmore Auditorium on Thursday, February 13, with Best Coast. Tickets ($49.50/$55) go on sale this Friday, October 11, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week, what songs are being played on lo ... More >>
Sebadoh started as a kind of solo recording project of Lou Barlow toward the end of his tenure with Dinosaur Jr. in the late '80s. Upon his departure from Dino in 1989, Barlow focused on his songwriting with Sebadoh, and his recording aesthetic became synonymous with "lo-fi" of the 1990s, alongside ... More >>
Somehow we missed getting this out to you yesterday. Our bad. Mark your calendar -- nay, clear your calendar -- on Tuesday, August 6. Sebadoh is coming to the Larimer Lounge, and whether you're new school or old school, you don't want to miss a chance to see Lou Barlow and company. Tickets for the s ... More >>
10. CLUTCH @ BLACK SHEEP | MON, 3/18/13 Clutch has dodged being saddled with a label, primarily because of the illusion of reinvention it's projected with each album. But the truth is that it's just an illusion. Clutch is set in its ways, yet all of its music sounds like bold experimentation -- even ... More >>
Monday, March 18, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
THE PHOTO ATLAS @ HI-DIVE | 2/8/13 The wide-ranging sounds of "Memory Like a Sinking Ship" was one of the high points of this set from the Photo Atlas. The way the band's usual wiry energy was threaded together with colorful, incandescent moody passages and hanging melodies around confessional, sel ... More >>
Deepest Reaches/Alpine Trenches
Tuesday, February 15, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
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 >>
As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" So whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>
Bailey FergusonRecalling the frayed pop sounds of New Zealand indie-rock bands of the '80s and the angular, contorted psychedelia of Pavement, Pacific Pride has always focused more on quality over quantity. Beginning in 2004 after the dissolution of the original lineup of the May Riots, Pacific P ... More >>
M.Pyres and the Skygaze Family Band (Tom Murphy)Desolation Wilderness, M. Pyres & the Skygaze Family Band, Woodsman and Milton Melvin Croissant III Thursday, August 27, 2009 Rhinoceropolis Better Than: The previous Desolation Wilderness appearance in Denver. The show opened with M. Pyres &am ... More >>
Consider Me, Ghost
Fir Traders Union
Pie Town EP
Make Shifty Recordings
The best in legitimate, artist-approved downloads.
Training Wheels EP
Few Hit Records
Reunited and it feels so good.
J Mascis is a lot better guitarist, singer and songwriter than he is a conversationalist. As noted in the June 14 profile of the reunited Dinosaur Jr., which headlines the June 16 Westword Music Showcase, I quizzed Mascis back in 1991, when a group called Nirvana was opening for his band, and the ch ... More >>
Sunday, April 23, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Monday, September 19, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Dragging Through the Weather (Shrat)
White men learned to dance, and the emoting was as thick as the eyeliner on the year's best pop-rock records.
Tuesday, August 17, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308.
After fifteen years of ups and downs, Swell is on the rise again.
Pedro the Lion
As Badly Drawn Boy, Damon Gough colors outside the lines.
Unknown bands can't expect much from SXSW, just ask the Czars' Chris Pearson.
Brilliant Concert Numbers
(Old Gold Records)
Robyn Hitchcock's latest is out of his mind.
The joys of navigating Creeper Lagoon.
Silver Scooter glides down a familiar path but sounds good doing it.
Sebadoh's Lou Barlow has found a way to put the pathos back into punk.
The women of Cub aren't as cuddly as you think.
On his own, Mike Johnson sounds nothing like his main band, Dinosaur Jr.
A BEHIND-THE-CURTAINS LOOK AT THE BIGGEST LITTLE PROMOTER IN DENVER.
SEBADOH'S LOU BARLOW GOES BEYOND LO-FI.
INCREASING NOTORIETY ISN'T GOING TO BLOW AWAY TSUNAMI.