Stillwater (Oklahoma)

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2014

    The Great American Beer Festival Week 2014 Calendar of Events

    The Great American Beer Festival will welcome nearly 50,000 people to the Colorado Convention Center October 2 through October 4, along with an astounding 3,500 beers from 726 breweries, making it the biggest and best sudstravaganza in the world. Tickets sold out months ago (although you can find th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2014

    The Fourteen Best Concerts in Denver This Weekend

    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.

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2014

    The best concerts in Denver this week

    FRI & SAT | ADVENTURE CLUB at OGDEN THEATRE | 1/10-1/11 The Montreal-based Adventure Club is a duo that started as a pop-punk act. Quickly outgrowing that hybrid, Christian Srigley and Leighton James started making electronic music, their first foray into it being a remix of Brand New's "Daisy." Adv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2014

    The best jam-band shows in January

    THURS-SAT | DISCO BISCUITS at OGDEN THEATRE / 1STBANK CENTER | 1/23-25 Pioneers of the jamtronica genre, Philly's Disco Biscuits build interesting set lists; they invert portions of jams into each other, surprising the crowd again and again while shining a mega ton of lasers in your face for an over ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2013

    Five hip breweries that will pour beer in Denver next week, but not at GABF

    The organizers of the Great American Beer Festival -- and craft beer fans -- will face an unusual situation when the three-day event returns to Denver for its thirty-second year on October 10: Not all of the hot, hard-to-find brewers will be inside the convention center hall. There are several brewe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    Fresh hops, pumpkins, chiles and lederhosen fill out our weekly beer calendar

    It's harvest season, and pumpkins and peaches aren't the only things making their way into beers. Breweries are putting together and releasing their annual fresh hop -- or wet hop -- beers using hops from both Colorado and Washington. The point of these beers is to capture the flavor of the hops wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2013

    Beer calendar: Sanitas Brewing opens, while Copper Kettle gets fresh

    Two well-known out-of-state brewers are invading Colorado this month. Speakeasy Ales and Lagers, a sixteen-year-old brewery from San Francisco started pouring at a few bars around town this week and should follow up with bottles of some of its flagship beers, like Big Daddy IPA and Prohibition Ale, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    The five best concerts in Denver this weekend

    In most towns, going out the weekend after New Year's is probably as deflating and anti-climatic as showing up a week after the Broncos have won the Super Bowl -- after the impromptu revelry in the streets and the work-stopping weekday parade makes its way through the streets of downtown -- and expe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2012

    Jesse Tabish of Other Lives: "There were about thirty people and half of Radiohead there"

    Other Lives (due at 1STBANK Center tonight with Radiohead) started in Stillwater, Oklahoma in 2004 under the name Kunek, but when one of the founding members of the band left, the remaining members switched to their current moniker. The band's orchestral arrangements and its knack for creating tense ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2008

    Q&A with Ryan Hendrix of Colourmusic

    My first interview with Ryan Hendrix, one of the co-founders of Oklahoma's Colourmusic, didn't happen for one reason or another. But he more than made up for it the second time around. He was incredibly generous with his time, and extremely interesting and honest, too. These qualities come through i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2008

    Q&A With Cody Canada of Cross Canadian Ragweed

    Oklahoma-based Cross Canadian Ragweed, which stops by the Grizzly Rose on Friday, January 4 (see the appropriate Now Hear This item for more details), is an anomaly: a big-selling country band that can't get played on country radio because its music supposedly isn't country enough. CCR's frontman, C ... More >>

  • Music

    January 12, 2006

    Jason Boland and the Stragglers

    Friday, January 13, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308.

  • Music

    July 28, 2005

    Jason Boland & the Stragglers

    Thursday, July 28, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308; Friday, July 29, Aggie Theater, 1-970-482-8300; Saturday, July 30, Boulder County Fair, 303-772-7170.

  • Music

    July 7, 2005

    Snake Appeal

    Call Sign Cobra has sharpened its sprawling rock to a vicious edge.

  • Music

    April 22, 2004

    Abstract Painter

    With a heartbreaking sketchbook of nostalgic songs, Mark Kozelek is almost famous.

  • Music

    February 6, 2003


    Wormwood (iMUSIC/ARTISTdirect)

  • News

    March 28, 2002

    A Wing and a Prayer

    Even at 100, Cole Kugel is ready for takeoff.

  • Music

    December 27, 2001


    Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.

  • Film

    September 21, 2000

    Listen to the Movie

    Almost Famous rings in your ears -- and heart -- long after it's over.

  • Music

    June 8, 2000

    Bang! Bang! You're Alive

    Stumbling down memory lane with the late Lester Bangs.

  • Music

    June 10, 1999

    A LaFave Rave

    Jimmy LaFave upholds American musical tradition one song at a time.

  • News

    May 2, 1996

    Candid Cameras

    Denver's latest TV news director brought plenty of flash to Oklahoma City. But she didn't bomb in the ratings.

  • News

    August 3, 1994