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Slim Cessna's Auto Club

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    June 17, 2014

    Tom Petty, Phantogram, Bastille tickets on sale this weekend

    Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, who are set to release Hypnotic Eye in July, visit Red Rocks for a two-night stint on Tuesday, September 30 & Wednesday, October 1. Steve Winwood opens both nights. Tickets ($51.50-$127) go on sale on Friday, June 20 at 10 a.m. Phantogram returns to the area for a sh ... More >>

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    April 25, 2013

    Alex Hebert of A Tom Collins on working with Bob Ferbrache and touring in Europe

    A. Tom Collins, the five-piece band fronted by Aaron Collins, has a sound that's equal parts ragtime, honky tonk blues and tin pan alley. The outfit, which has smartly left its rough edges intact, is driven by Collins' piano and impassioned vocals, and while the act may teeter on the edge of chaos a ... More >>

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    February 1, 2013

    The twelve best shows in Denver this weekend

    Ah, yes, what a, uh, super weekend we have on tap. Welcome! You made it! Not only is the big game going down, but the weather is supposed to be favorable with a high in the fifties and there is an abundance of music to look forward to -- so much so, in fact, that we've expanded our picks this week t ... More >>

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    November 1, 2012
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    August 16, 2012

    Free money! Denver bands have unclaimed SoundExchange royalties. Are you on the list?

    The bad news is you didn't win a gazillion dollars last night in Powerball -- some lucky jerk in Michigan did, apparently. The good news is, however, you may still have some cashola coming your way that you weren't expecting. Think of it as finding a crisp twenty in the pocket of pants you haven't w ... More >>

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    May 22, 2012

    Five noteworthy examples of how Kickstarter is helping make the local scene more vibrant

    Amanda Palmer recently set the record for crowd-sourced fundraising among music-related projects -- a record once held by Five Iron Frenzy -- after the Kickstarter campaign to fund her new record raised $735,000 in about two weeks. The former Dresden Dolls frontwoman served up tickets, copies of the ... More >>

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    March 16, 2012

    Weekend's best live bets: Joy Formidable, Girls, Miranda Lambert, Kelly Clarkson and more

    With pretty much the entire music world holed up in Austin this weekend for this year's edition of SXSW, it's amazing that there's any musical options to choose from this weekend at all, much less decent ones. Alas, though, there are still plenty of compelling reasons to leave the house. Girls get t ... More >>

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    December 22, 2011
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    November 25, 2011

    Slim Cessna's wife, Victoria, and John Rumley collaborate on guitar up for sale on Etsy

    While John Rumley has spent many years playing in Slim Cessna's Auto Club, he's also spent much of his time building many of the band's guitars and banjo. Just over a decade ago, he started his own shop, Rumley Western, where he's been handcrafting stringed instruments. Each one is unique, includi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Good Friday: A Place To Bury Strangers, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. and more this weekend

    A Place To Bury Strangers​The summer concert season is in full-swing, and it seems that every venue in town is booked though the weekend. With seemingly endless options, we've put together a list of shows we think are worth checking out, starting with A Place To Bury Strangers, back in Denver ... More >>

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    March 10, 2011
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    September 30, 2010

    Munly & the Lupercalians

    Petr & the Wulf
    Alternative Tentacles

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    September 14, 2010

    Brandon Flowers, Rob Halford, the Judds shows announced

    ​The Killers' frontman Brandon Flowers is hitting the road this fall in support of his solo debut, Flamingo, which hits stores today on Island. He'll be at the Ogden Theatre on Thursday, November 18. Tickets ($30) go on sale Saturday, September 18 at 10 a.m. Another frontman heading out on t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2010

    See which local acts got love on local radio this week

    ​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 >>

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    April 13, 2010

    This Just In: Rush, Social Distortion, Sheryl Crow shows announced

    ​As this summer's Red Rocks schedule begins to fill in, a few more were added this week, including Rush, who will be performing its epic 1981 album Moving Pictures in its entirety for the first time ever on the Time Machine Tour, which kicks off in June. The band, who is currently working on i ... More >>

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    March 22, 2010

    Flobots, Gorillaz top sellers at local record stores

    ​Flobots' Survival Story, released last week on Universal Republic, grabbed the top spot at Albums on the Hill, while coming in second behind Ludacris' Battle of the Sexes at Independent Records. Gorillaz's Plastic Beach was also a strong seller for the week ending March 21. See the full brea ... More >>

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    January 26, 2010

    This Just In: Jason Aldean, Five for Fighting, Mayhem Festival announced

    ​Country sensation Jason Aldean, who has been selling out arenas on his Wide Open tour, visits the Odeum Colorado Thursday, March 18. Aldean's "Big Green Tractor" single spent four weeks at the number one spot on Billboard's Hot Country Songs Chart and has been certified gold. Reserved seats run $ ... More >>

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    September 1, 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*, KQMT's Mountain Homegrown Show, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re ... More >>

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    August 20, 2009

    Polytoxic gets back together again. And again. And again...

    Tobin Voggesser​With eight shows coming up over the next four months, it's safe to say Polytoxic, which from all appearances supposedly parted ways some time ago, is still very much an on going concern, despite the fact that Chadzilla is now keeping time with Slim Cessna's Auto Club and CR Gruver ... More >>

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    July 7, 2009

    Motorhead, Black Crowes, Butthole Surfers shows announced

    When Motorhead rocked the Fillmore Auditorium last September, Lemmy and crew had the Misfits in tow. When the band hits the venue again on Saturday, September 26 the metal legends will co-headline with Reverend Horton Heat, and Nashville Pussy gets things warmed up. The Black Crowes also return the ... More >>

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    June 26, 2009

    Polytoxic drummer Chadzilla hitches a ride with Slim Cessna's Auto Club

    Fresh on the heels of the annual summer solstice, Slim Cessna's Auto Club has made a change in their ranks. Joining the acclaimed world touring goth country ensemble is the ever talented drummer Chadzilla of Polytoxic and Double Parked fame.Chadzilla's manager had this to say: "This is a real honor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    Gary Isaacs releases book of Slim Cessna's Auto Club photos

    Denver-based photographer Gary Isaacs has just unveiled a 78-page collection of photographs of one of this city's best-loved bands, Slim Cessna's Auto Club. The book includes some truly striking black-and-white on- and off-stage shots of Slim, Munly and the gang from the past few years, as well as s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 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 long-running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Co ... More >>

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    May 18, 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 long-running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Col ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    Norwegian "cowboy" band shows us what Europeans really think of Coloradans

    Yes, we know it isn't Friday yet, and Freaky Friday is typically Cory's domain, but this was too good to pass up -- or off, for that matter. We're going to go out on a limb here and assume that nobody reading this has ever heard of Dusty Cowshit. Or maybe you are familiar with their unique brand of ... More >>

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    April 6, 2009

    Dialed In: This week's local music radio playlists

    Here are the playlists from the area's local-centric specialty radio shows this week. This week marks the addition of 99.5 the Mountain's Home Grown Show, whose playlist we've added to in additon to the others we're already tracking: Radio 1190's long-running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, the ... More >>

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    February 3, 2009

    Herman Gauche delights and disgusts equally

    I recently received a hilarious email from country-folk-punk outfit Herman Gauche. The message simply said, "Make out with me." Now, normally, I would ignore such a desperate and needy cry for attention. In this case, however, the band had already come highly recommended, so I popped over to MySpace ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Week in Review: 1/26/09 - 1/30/09

    In terms of music news this was a slower week in the Mile High City. The biggest items were news of Overcasters being invited to perform at South By Southwest on the heels of a particularly harrowing trip to the East Coast a few weeks ago with the Fluid, followed closely by DJ Vajra's inclusion in a ... More >>

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    January 28, 2009

    Slim Cessna's Auto Club hits the road with Reverend Horton Heat

    Photo: Gary IsaacsBefore heading off across the pond for a sizable nineteen-day jaunt through Europe in April, Slim Cessna's Auto Club will be crisscrossing Colorado in the company of the Reverend Horton Heat. Kicking things off at the Ogden Theatre this Friday night alongside Reno Divorce, the band ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2009

    Denver bands announced for SXSW

    While it's still a bit early, the official list of Denver acts invited to play SXSW seems pretty narrow. Given the extraordinary talent we have here, we're guessing that the number of artists who submitted this year is down and that this is really more of a reflection of the economy -- bands weighin ... More >>

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    August 26, 2008
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    March 6, 2008
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    July 21, 2005
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    July 14, 2005

    Reverend Glasseye

    Friday, July 15, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-0959.

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    July 29, 2004

    The Beatdown

    A long day's journey into the Wild Divine.

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    June 17, 2004

    Open Road

    ...in the life (Rounder)

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    January 8, 2004

    The Beatdown

    Life is a lonely highway when youre a touring musician without a good booking agent.

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    January 17, 2002

    Digging Up the Past

    Oh, for Frankenchrist's sake! The Dead Kennedys return, sans Jello.

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    January 4, 2001

    Backwash

    The founder of local Shakedown is cooking up a local music retrospective.

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    November 30, 2000

    Backwash

    The Westword Music Showcase CD is here just in time for Christmas.

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    October 26, 2000

    Backwash

    Internet interest at CMJ Music Marathon 2000

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    October 5, 2000

    Backwash

    Lawyers rock and roll.

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    September 14, 2000

    Backwash

    Slim Cessna has seen the light.

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    November 25, 1999

    A Musical Feast

    Denver produces a new crop of music.

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    December 10, 1998

    Night & Day

    December 10 - 16, 1998

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    December 3, 1998
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    August 20, 1998
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    July 16, 1998

    Forgetting the Last Laugh

    Thanks to a little help from a famous friend, Steve Poltz is finally being taken seriously.

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    September 19, 1996

    Westword Music '96 Awards Showcase

    1 night, 5 bucks, 7 venues, 39 bands Sunday, September 22 6 P.M.-1A.M. in LoDo

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    November 23, 1994
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