The undisputed heavyweight champion of grunge, Pearl Jam, makes a stop in Denver this week. There will be some pop punk in Colorado Springs and some jazz in Golden. And more! The rest of our picks follow.
The SXSW floodgates probably extend as far as Denver, and regardless this week brings an exceptionally strong crop of bands to town. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, subjects of a recent cover story in our sister paper in St. Louis, play the Gothic tonight. There are plenty more below.
PHISH @ DICK'S SPORTING GOODS PARK | 8/30/13-9/1/13 Phish is playing at Dick's this weekend. You know what that means, right? Yep --the end of summer. Bye-bye, barbecues and basking in the sun. Besides signifying the conclusion of the iconic Vermont band's summer tour, the now-annual three-day extra ... More >>
Thursday, February 28, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
TESTAMENT @ SUMMIT MUSIC HALL | MON, 2/25/13 Testament is one of the bands that you can make a strong case for expanding the Big 4 to the Big 5. The Bay Area act was part of the original thrash movement, which fused the precision and savagery of speed metal with the intensity of hardcore punk. For n ... More >>
Starlight Mints, who play tonight at the hi-dive, moved up to the top slot at Wax Trax from last week's third slot with their latest Barsuk release, Change Remains. The Dead Weather's Horehound, Magnolia Electric Company's Josephine Bardo Pond's Peri also grabbed spots in the top five. See the fu ... More >>
Ballin'.Meat your maker. Today in Cafe Society: • Maggiano's is on a roll with winning meatball, winning two-fer deal. • Milking It: Kellogg's Raisin Bran Extra! • The Capital Grille kicks off six-week wine tasting event. • Video: Live ramblings from Jason Sheehan at the Denver Press ... More >>
Monday, August 3, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Josephine, the latest effort by Magnolia Electric Co., grabbed the top spot at Wax Trax while Dead Weather's Horehound came in second for the week ending July 26. Starlight Mints' Change Remains, released last week on Barsuk, debuted on Wax Trax's charts at number three and Billy Childish's Archi ... More >>
Shane MacGowan and his new set of choppers. Last month, The Sun reported that Shane MacGowan got himself a new pair of dentures to stop his face from "falling apart" after 35 years on the thrash. Sure, the dude's been known as a drunkard of the highest order, he's missed a few planes to gigs over th ... More >>
Friday, March 13, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Friday, June 23, Bender's Tavern, 303-861-7070.
Sunday, October 2, Lion's Lair, 303-320-9200.
The Starlight Mints want to be more than just that other band from Oklahoma.