This weekend's best shows include rapper Redman releasing a new album poolside in RiNo, Xiu Xiu bringing its newest noise to Larimer Lounge and "Jessie's Girl" to Fiddler's Green. There are plenty of other good ones in the next couple days -- the rest of our picks for the weekend are below.
Lady Gaga went high-concept on her last album and found mostly apathy among her desensitized fan base. But! The concerts have always been the best part -- last time around she gave birth to herself onstage and that was literally her entrance. So her upcoming show at the Pepsi Center should be a spec ... More >>
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: Tyler, the Creator himself confirmed the two local Odd Future dates in October we mentioned, we also got word of the official onsale date for the three Ween shows we told you about, and learned Duran Duran is coming to the 1STBANK Center. On local ... More >>
Atlanta-based rapper B.o.B.'s Adventures of Bobby Ray, which dropped last week on Atlantic, claimed the number two and three slots at Albums on the Hill and Independent Records, respectively, while Gogol Bordello's fifth studio album, Trans-Continental Hustle, released last week on Columbia a ... More >>
Wednesday, April 23, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.
Helio Sequence Keep Your Eyes Ahead Sup Pop 02:00-02:45 of “Lately” I remember this band sounding totally different. It seems like they used to be sort of electro-pop. Now they sound like U2. I guess they’re just copying U2 in reverse historical order. Anyone remember Pop? Man, that record wo ... More >>
Men & Mascara (Mercury)
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Cry (Warner Bros.)
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Love, Shelby (Island)
Jim Lauderdale has fought his way through the dregs of Nashville and emerged as a country keeper.
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Lawyers rock and roll.
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