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Sharon Rawles

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Zebra Junction closes up shop this evening

    DanielK​After four albums, extensive touring and a decade together, Zebra Junction, who just took home honors at this year's Westword Music Showcase awards, will be playing its last show tonight in Golden at Parfet Park. Although the members intend to continue to collaborate and record music with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2008

    This weekend: Sharon Rawles tribute at Herman's Hideaway

    Photo: David Barber This weekend, a cluster of bands from Denver's past and present will be gathering at Herman's Hideaway to celebrate the life of Sharon Rawles, who passed away at the end of September. A cherished member of the music community, Rawles had an undeniable impact on the scene over ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (11/17/08-11/21/08)

    Leave the Gun. Take the cannoli. All eyes -- or ears, rather -- in the music world, including ours, were on Chinese Democracy this week. Most of us honestly never thought we'd live to see the release of the mythical Guns N' Roses record, and now that we had a chance to listen to it all the way thro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2008

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, November 21 edition

    David Guetta at Beta. Get ready. Get set. Read! Today in Backbeat Online: • A live review of David Guetta at Beta. • The Fray's new single makes its debut. • Checking out the Sisters of Mercy at the Ogden Theatre. • This weekend: A Sharon Rawles tribute at Herman's Hideaway. • Beyond ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2008

    R.I.P. Wendi Wikstrand, aka Grandma Dynamite

    Wendi Wikstrand, aka Grandma Dynamite Earlier this morning, I was sitting in a folding chair inside the Reflection Pavilion at Crown Hill Cemetery, waiting for the memorial service to begin for my friend Wendi Wikstrand, who passed away on Sunday, when I heard a guy seated behind me say, "Ok, God, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (9/27/08-10/3/08)

    Due to a crippling, worldwide shortage of seventeen-minute solos, Phish has decided to reform Here's a friendly, easy-to-use index to all the great content you might have missed this week on Backbeat Online while you were busy doing that weird stoner hippie dance in celebration of the recent news t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2008

    Sharon Rawles, RIP

    Update: Just received word that the memorial service for Sharon Rawles will take place at 11 a.m. this Friday, October 3, at Bullock Mortuary (1375 E. Hampden Avenue). ----------Original Post---------- Sharon Rawles, who had recently fallen gravely ill and was placed in hospice last week, passed a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2008

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, September 30 edition

    3Oh!3 strip down. Our blog inventory is going through the roof. Backbeat Online is full to bursting with content, including a couple of live reviews that slipped past yesterday's Shortcut -- Smaug at PT's Club Inferno and a roundup from the Summit Jazz Weekend. These items are joined by fresh cri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2008

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, September 29 edition

    Let your gaze linger on the '70s-tastic porn-style mustache on Nick Cave. There are other blogs on this site than just the ones below. Here's how to find them. Backbeat Online delivers sad news about the death of Sharon Rawles, a beloved mainstay on the local music scene. On the brighter side, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (9/20/08-9/26/08)

    'It'll be worth the wait, baby. I promise." Here's a handy wrap-up of all the great content you might have overlooked this week on Backbeat Online while you were consumed with wailing and gnashing your teeth over the tragic news that Britney Spears new single would be delayed...

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2008

    Update: Sharon Rawles placed in hospice

    Photo: David Barber Update: Sharon Rawles has passed away. Click here for details of her memorial service or to share your thoughts on Sharon's defacto memorial page, where we've centralized all the comments. ----------Original Post---------- Man, this has been an absolutely brutal year for the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2008

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, September 25 edition

    Santi White, of Santogold fame. Next stop: the blogosphere. Backbeat Online brings you Q&As with a pair of intriguing acts: Santi White, also known as Santogold, who's among the most buzzed-about performers currently treading Terra Firma, and Georg Holm of the fascinating Icelandic band Sigur Ros ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (9/13/08-9/19/08)

    "Does this mean I need to find a real job?" Here's a user-friendly guide to all the great content you might have missed this week on Backbeat Online while you were reeling in shock and horror at the news that the end of era was coming with the impending cancellation of MTV's TRL...

  • News

    June 24, 2004

    Westword Music Showcase 2004

    Fifty bands. Ten stages. Five bucks. Be there.

  • Music

    February 19, 2004

    The Beatdown

    A brokenhearted savior revs up Monsters Inc. at Hermans for old times sake.

  • Calendar

    August 21, 2003

    On the Run

    A.C.E. conducts a mystery tour

  • Music

    August 30, 2001

    Backwash

    Clear Channel moves in on Red Rocks, while Tenacious D takes a crowd to the moon.

  • Calendar

    March 29, 2001
  • Music

    March 22, 2001

    Backwash

    We remember the Alamo, but South by Southwest is now a blissful blur.

  • Music

    August 17, 2000

    Backwash

    Herman's GM gets back in touch with the music at the Soiled Dove.

  • Music

    August 10, 2000

    Backwash

    Red Rocks has Friends in high places.

  • Calendar

    March 26, 1998
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