PAUL BANKS @ BLUEBIRD THEATER |11/27/12 When Paul Banks and his band walked on stage last night, with no preamble of any kind, the four musicians took up their positions and as drifts of fog floated gently by, the guitar sparkle and low end bass slides introduced one of Banks' best solo songs, "Sky ... More >>
Welcome to the (long) weekend! As the summer heat continues, so do the shows. There's a great variety to choose from over the next few days, a healthy mix of imports and exports. We have them all listed in our massive concert calendar. If you're feeling industrious, print that bad boy out and break ... More >>
Friday, August 31, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Good morning! Here we are again. Weekend's over. Bummed? So are we. Luckily, there's another full slate of music to look forward to this week. As always, the choices are plentiful. From folk and metal to indie rock and jam, whatever your flavor, there's plenty of options. Mumford & Sons kicks off a ... More >>
Abbey Drucker With a dreamy, uplifting sound reminiscent of bands like Lush, Curve and Stereolab, School of Seven Bells creates deeply atmospheric music that explores the inner reaches of the human psyche with a surprisingly colorful yet concrete flair. Sisters Alejandra and Claudia Deheza c ... More >>
Friday, September 24, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Photo: Liam Maloney On more than one occasion in this column, I’ve sung the praises of shows that include two, four, six different bands. I just love the orgiastic excess of catching a litter of great acts all in one night and in one venue. It’s like going to a carnival and riding all the rid ... More >>
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