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Slim Cessna's Auto Club

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    March 28, 2014

    The 9 best concerts in Denver this weekend

    It is Texas time in Denver. All we'd need is the Geto Boys and Gary Clark Jr. to hit the spectrum of Lone Star exports: St. Vincent brings her shock of white hair to town tomorrow, the Toadies' Rubberneck victory lap hits Englewood and songwriting genius Joy Ely makes the Soiled Dove the perfect pla ... More >>

  • Music

    March 27, 2014

    Slim Cessna's Auto Club

    Friday, March 28, Bluebird Theater, 303-377-1666.

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    December 30, 2013

    The best concerts in Denver this week

    TUES | WU YEAR'S EVE at CERVANTES | 12/31/13 More than just creating a free-associative style that would be emulated ceaselessly throughout the '90s and to this very day, the Wu-Tang Clan engineered an aesthetic and model for profitability with only a spiritual guide, the GZA, a mastermind producer, ... More >>

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    March 5, 2013

    See Rich Groskopf do the meanest Frank Sinatra take you've ever heard on Late Night Denver

    John Rumley has posted the second Late Night Denver episode. Have you seen it yet? No? You taking a lunch today? Eat at your desk and watch this. So worth it. Besides the fact that Rumley, who plays guitar in Slim Cessna's Auto Club, is an absolute genius, a total natural as a host, the show -- the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    The ten best concerts this weekend: Dec. 28-30

    As we gear up for the New Year's Eve weekend, it's looking like an epic line-up for shows, including Yonder Mountain String Band's four-night stand at the Boulder Theater, String Cheese Incident's three-night run at the 1STBANK Center, the Lumineers' two-nighter at the Odgen Theatre, the Black Angel ... More >>

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    December 27, 2012

    Munly talks Slim Cessna's Auto Club's new album and seeing Billy Bragg for the first time

    Slim Cessna's Auto Club, which celebrated its twentieth anniversary last April, had been playing annual New Year's Eve shows at the Bluebird Theater for the past eleven years. This year, the band is playing two nights at the Oriental Theater -- with Sterling Sisters (which features Slim's son George ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    The ten best concerts this weekend: Sept. 14-16

    Welcome to the weekend! The weather has finally cooled off a bit, but the shows haven't. Whatever your inclinations are this next couple of days, there are a plethora of options, from Devin Townsend Project tonight at the Summit Music Hall to Deltron 3030 tomorrow night at Cervantes' Masterpiece Bal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    Weekend's best live music bets: Fun., Gotye, Slim Cessna's Auto Club, SP Double and more

    Welcome to the end of the work week! Unsurprisingly, your musical options are plentiful this weekend: Gotye packs the Ogden tonight for a sold-out show with Kimbra, Fun. is at the Fox Theatre, John Scofield returns to Colorado after the successful three night stand with Phil Lesh not too long ago, B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2011

    Review: Slim Cessna's Auto Club at the Bluebird Theater, 12/30/11

    Slim Cessna's Auto Club @ Bluebird Theater | 12/30/11 For the past decade, Slim Cessna's Auto Club has been playing the Bluebird on New Year's Eve and the night before. As Slim himself says, it just kind of happened. The band just kept getting asked to do these yearly shows. For past New Year's sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    New Year's Eve in Denver: live music tip sheet

    Correction: Bop Skizzum performs at Moe's BBQ & Bowling on New Year's Eve. An earlier version of this story included an incorrect venue. While there's plenty of action in the clubs over New Year's weekend, there are also a ton of bands playing in Denver and Boulder, and a lot of them playing multip ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    Slim Cessna's rare recordings now available to download

    A few years ago, Slim Cessna made CDs of old cassette recordings and sold them to help make ends meet. Now he's offering those two volumes of rare recordings again, but as download only. Some of the cuts date back to the '80s, some include his brother Whiff, some were recorded in Cranston, Rhode Isl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    '90s relapse weekend! Here's your Good Friday roundup

    The Dwarves​This weekend is heavy on the flashbacks, as multiple punk and grunge shows usher in our new stage of societal nostalgia. Friday night features freak-punk outfit The Dwarves at the Bluebird, while downtown at The Walnut Room things will be kept a little more light and carefree wit ... More >>

  • Music

    June 23, 2011

    Slim Cessna's Auto Club

    Unentitled
    Alternative Tentacles

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    April 12, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Shows announced/on sale this week, local radio playlists and top local sellers

    Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week. On the concert front: Alison Krauss is coming to Red Rocks, while Godsmack, Megadeth and Disturbed are due at Comfort Dental for the The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival and Wiz Khalifa brings his Rolling Papers World Tour to the 1STBANK. Me ... More >>

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    March 22, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Shows announced/on-sale this week, local radio playlists and top local sellers

    ​ Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week. On the concert front: The Fox Theatre and Boulder Theater are hosting the first annual Boulder Blues and Roots Summit. Bad Brains is coming to the Summit Music Hall in August and Blues Traveler is coming back to Red Rocks for its annual Fo ... More >>

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    March 15, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Shows announced/on-sale this week, local radio playlists and top local sellers

    ​ Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week. On the concert front: The Flaming Lips have announced a co-headlining date with Primus this August at Red Rocks. Kenny Chesney is also at the Rocks in July, and Panic! at the Disco is due at the Ogden in June. Meanwhile on local radio, Air ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    South By Southwest 2011: Candy Claws, DeVotchKa and Slim Cessna tapped to perform

    ​ Ah, here we are again, a new year. You know what that means? Yep. Time to start the South By Southwest countdown. The first bands have been announced, and although there will likely be a bazillion more announced, so far of the groups announced three local bands have received official invita ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    Here's to the lasting kiss of Smooch Records

    Smooch alumni: Slim Cessna's Auto Club​After over a decade of Colorado-centric album releases, Smooch Records has called it quits. The California-based label released music from over a dozen Mile High City bands with a dark country twinge, putting out music by the likes of Slim Cessna's Auto C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    Win Tickets to see Slim Cessna on New Year's Eve and, uh, New Year's Eve... Eve

    Dave Herrera​Okay, being that New Year's Eve is only three days away, we're going to go ahead and assume that you've already got plans for the biggest party night of the year. If by chance you don't, however, we've got something incredibly rad for you. How about a pair of tickets to see Slim C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Alternative Tentacles releasing Loose Control, brand new Git Some record

    ​So Git Some has a brand new record coming out this Tuesday, July 20. We've heard it. It's called Loose Control, and it's about as badass as you'd expect. The thing we completely didn't expect -- and are trying to figure out how the hell we managed to miss hearing about -- was seeing the Alter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    The Weekend Show Down: Titwrench twists the whole weekend

    ​There's nothing like experiencing the sweat, thump and catharsis of a great show. But it can be tough to decide which one to go to when you live in Denver, the land of embarrassing musical riches, the land of too many shows and too little time. So which ones are worth checking out? Glad you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    Astrophagus, Wentworth Kersey and Houses got spins this past week on local radio. See who else got played.

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows including, Radio 1190's Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, KBCO's Local Edition*, The Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    TaunTaun, Elephant Revival, Something Underground get spins on local radio this week. See who else got love.

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows including, Radio 1190's Local Shakedown*, KTCL's Locals Only, KBCO's Local Edition, The Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    The Chain Gang of 1974, Alan Alda, Bop Skizzum get spins on local radio this week. See who else got love.

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows, including Radio 1190's Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, The Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Colorado, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2010

    Dialed In: This week's local music radio playlists

    Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows including, Radio 1190's Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Colorado, 99.5 t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    More than two dozen acts to invade Austin next month for South By Southwest

    ​ According to the official South By Southwest website only ten Colorado acts (Nathaniel Rateliff, ytcracker, Pictureplane, Slim Cessna's Auto Club, Breathe Carolina, Epileptinomicon, Matt Morris, Pretty Lights, A Shoreline Dream and Boulder Acoustic Society) are slated to perform at this yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2010

    SXSW10: One day, two great Colorado day parties!

    The South By Southwest countdown begins. Yes, we know it's still two months away. Regardless, we're started to get geeked. And it looks like Colorado music is once again going to be well represented with not one but two parties showcasing the most desirable of our exports. Habana Calle 6 UPDATE: A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    Over the (long) weekend: Slim Cessna's Auto Club, Munly & the Lupercalians at the Bluebird

    Slim Cessna's Auto Club, Munly & the Lupercalians Thursday, December 31, 2009 Bluebird Theater Better Than: Any number of lame New Year's parties occurring around Denver. A wooden pier constructed outside of the Bluebird Theatre seemed odd and out of place. It would prove to be a premonition se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    Dialed In: This week's local music radio playlists

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows, including Radio 1190's Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only*, 99.5 the Mountain's Homegrown Show*, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC ... More >>

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    October 27, 2009

    Dialed In: This week's local music radio playlists

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows, including Radio 1190's Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, 99.5 the Mountain's Homegrown Show*, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    Dialed In: This week's local music radio playlists

    ​Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows, including Radio 1190's Local Shakedown*, KTCL's Locals Only, 99.5 the Mountain's Homegrown Show, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and i ... More >>

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    June 26, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, June 26 edition

    Photo by Aaron ThackerayBy the time you get to see Phoenix.... So far today, all of America's remaining pop-culture icons seem to be hanging in there.... Today in Backbeat Online: • Last Night's Show: Phoenix at The Bluebird. • Polytoxic drummer Chadzilla hitches a ride with Slim Cessna's Auto ... More >>

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    April 20, 2009

    Dialed in: This week's local music radio playlists

    Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were playing this week. We're currently tracking the playlists for five different shows: Radio 1190's long-running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Colorado, and the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    Getting started with local music, part one

    Photo: Dave HerreraAnyone who has cast even a cursory glance at Westword's calendar recently will see that the media hue and cry over the death of music is greatly exaggerated. In spite of economic and emotional depression, music piracy and General Qaddafi, the Denver music scene is alive and kickin ... More >>

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    December 11, 2008

    Mile Hi-Fidelity playlist - 12.10.08

    Well, Andy Thomas and I -- with the help of Jon Solomon, who sat in with us for the second half of the show -- made it through the second edition of Mile Hi-Fidelity, our new local show on 101.5 FM. Aside from some novice board-op flubs on my part (rookie!) and the fact that I'm an insufferable dork ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2008

    Slim Cessna riddles revealed

    Photo: Gary Isaacs This past spring, Slim Cessna's Auto Club released Cipher, the act's fantasic follow-up to 2004's The Bloudy Tenant Truth Peace. Aside from being the outfit's most definitive piece of work, the album sports some really cool looking, cryptic artwork, including indecipherable so ... More >>

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    March 27, 2008

    Mile High Makeout: Sharing the Wealth

    An out-of-state friend of mine just asked me to pull together some recommendations of good music that has emerged from colorful Colorado in recent years. I’m looking at the playlist in iTunes right now and can’t believe my eyes.

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    January 3, 2008

    Best of Denver Winners from 1996

    In 1996, Westword published its thirteenth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Yuppie on a Harley (then-senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell, who posed for a Banana Republic ad) to the Best New Public Art (Mark di Suvero’s still-controversial “Lao Tzu”) ... More >>

  • Music

    July 21, 2005

    Club Scout

    Bender's 13th Avenue Tavern

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    March 24, 2005

    Best Formerly Free Music Project

    The Denver Gentlemen
    The Denver Gentlemen

  • Calendar

    March 24, 2005

    Best New Club (Since March 2004)

    Bender's 13th Avenue Tavern

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    February 12, 2004
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    May 15, 2003

    Hit Pick

    County Road X

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    December 27, 2001

    Critic's Choice

    Slim Cessna's Auto Club

  • Music

    August 30, 2001

    Critic's Choice

    Salute This!

  • Music

    August 31, 2000

    Backwash

    All the cool kids are playing Six Degrees of the Denver Gentlemen.

  • Music

    May 4, 2000

    Backwash

    Have you heard that more than thirty bands are playing at the Westword Music Awards Showcase in LoDo?

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    November 6, 1997
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    June 6, 1996
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