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Stevie Ray Vaughan

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    July 12, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this weekend

    DAVID BYRNE & ST VINCENT @ BOTANIC GARDENS CHATFIELD | 7/13 David Byrne and Annie Clark (aka St. Vincent) initially met at an AIDS/HIV benefit in 2009. But after they ran into each other at a collaborative performance between Björk and Dirty Projectors, it was suggested to Byrne that he should try ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this week

    ROBERT PLANT @ RED ROCKS | WEDS, 7/10/13 Led Zeppelin lead singer Robert Plant returns to town this week with his newest backing band, the Sensational Space Shifters. The lineup features members of his early-'00s band the Strange Sensation, and has Plant revisiting both blues-rock and world-music in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Westword Music Showcase 2013 recap from Dazzle

    Every year at the Westword Music Showcase, we enlist our army of Backbeat wordsmiths to host various stages. In addition to their emcee duties, we ask them to pull double duty by submitting a travelogue of their individual stage. Jon Solomon hosted at Dazzle this past Saturday. Keep reading for some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    Denver's ten best jukeboxes

    More and more, you've probably noticed an influx of Internet jukeboxes, the kind that offer a seemingly endless assortment of songs, cropping up in bars. But there are still a handful of spots rocking old school CD jukeboxes that require a bit of taste-making. Here's the ten best, including this yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Denver's ten best jukeboxes

    Just as music collections say a lot about people, a jukebox can do the same for a bar; it often reflect the place's personality. A lot of times, variety is key to a well-stocked jukebox, and 3 Kings Tavern, this year's winner in the Best of Denver, had that with balls, to boot. Here's a look at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Low Gravity: "You have to create a desire for people to be there."

    Low Gravity (hosting its dual CD release party tomorrow night at 3 Kings Tavern with Jaded Poet) got together in the summer of 2009 when Jess Ellis -- who used to play in the noteworthy, and unconventionally literary, sludge metal band the Nod, as well as Half of Zero -- started jamming with Austin ... More >>

  • Music

    March 24, 2011
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    March 18, 2011

    SXSW Travelogue: Take to the Oars checks in from Austin on their second day of the madness

    Ryan Gombeski, Chris Weaver and JP Manza of Take to the Oars at Congress Bridge​ Friday, March 18 SHIT! I swore last night that I would not be sitting here tonight at 3:00 a.m. in front of the computer working on the blog -- there are after parties to be had people! -- but alas, here we are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    Nicki Minaj, Elephant Revival, Mumford & Sons top sellers in the Mile High City this week

    ​For the fourth week in a row, Nederland's Elephant Revival claimed the top spot at Albums on the Hill with its latest effort, Break in the Clouds, while Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday knocked T.I. from the top spot at Independent Records for the week ending December 26. At Twist & Shout, meanwhile ... More >>

  • Music

    March 25, 2010

    The Big Motif

    The Big Motif
    Self-released

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    Q&A with Steve Terebecki of White Denim

    White Denim is to modern psychedelic post-punk what Alice Donut was to punk rock -- weird and unafraid to let their varied musical freak flags fly. Across the Austin trio's latest record, Fits, you can hear elements of old progressive rock, garage rock, jazz, splintered blues, as well as aesthetic n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of October 5, 2009

    ​​As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2009

    Mile High Music Festival Q&A: Davy Knowles

    In an industry littered with tween pop stars and Disney Channel minions, it's refreshing to come across an artist whose work isn't a medley of foot-tapping drivel swathed with AutoTune. Equipped with awe-inducing guitar skills and a hauntingly intense wail, 22-year-old Davy Knowles is quickly making ... More >>

  • Music

    July 16, 2009

    Michaela Rae

    Blues With a Backbone
    Hapi Skratch

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    June 17, 2008
  • Dining

    May 29, 2008

    Herb’s

    A hit in the Ballpark neighborhood.

  • Home Entertainment

    November 8, 2007

    Up and Coming

    Our top DVD picks scheduled for release this week

  • Music

    November 1, 2007

    Waterloo Ice House

    An Austin institution opens a new location in Louisville.

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2007
  • Music

    March 22, 2007

    Sight Seeing

    SXSW was a real eyeful -- and earful.

  • Music

    June 15, 2006

    Westword Music Showcase 2006

    Be there or be square!

  • Music

    May 26, 2005

    The Beatdown

    Mootown's most sacred cow still has plenty of choice cuts.

  • Music

    July 15, 2004

    Line of Fire

    The Icarus Line doesn't give a damn about its bad reputation.

  • Music

    April 15, 2004
  • Music

    February 19, 2004

    The Beatdown

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

  • News

    December 18, 2003

    Off Limits

    He's gone country

  • Music

    February 7, 2002

    Critic's Choice

    W.C. Clark

  • Music

    November 15, 2001
  • Music

    August 16, 2001

    Rock's in Their Genes

    With a slick debut album and radio-ready sound, the 3rd Degree is ready to pop.

  • Music

    January 4, 2001

    He's Still Standing

    Trace Christensen's live one-man show has the force of a power combo. Don't you dare call it karaoke.

  • Music

    December 21, 2000

    Backwash

    The city's millennium celebration is no Woodstock.

  • Music

    April 27, 2000

    Native Blues

    Indigenous joins the tribe of rock and roll.

  • Music

    June 17, 1999
  • Music

    April 1, 1999

    Dirty Business

    Dirty Pool sells itself any way it can.

  • Music

    January 7, 1999
  • Calendar

    November 26, 1998
  • Music

    June 4, 1998

    Snake Charmers

    Denver's Boa and the Constrictors squeeze new life out of jump blues.

  • Calendar

    April 16, 1998

    Night & Day

    April 16 - 22, 1998

  • Music

    April 9, 1998

    Let It Ride

    Silver Scooter glides down a familiar path but sounds good doing it.

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    April 24, 1997
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    August 9, 1995
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    July 5, 1995
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    February 22, 1995
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    December 7, 1994

    STAIRWAY TO HELL

    OUR LIST OF THE MOST OVERPLAYED CLASSIC-ROCK SONGS OF ALL TIME.

  • Music

    December 7, 1994
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    October 19, 1994
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    August 10, 1994
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    June 1, 1994
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    April 20, 1994
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    March 23, 1994
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