"I'm a man, I can take it," Morrissey said on Saturday after being knocked to the ground by an overzealous fan during his show at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Looking a bit more grey than his last appearance in Denver seven years ago, Morrissey was genial if a bit sluggish this time around -- pos ... More >>
April showers bring May flowers, but we geeks don't have to wait a whole month to reap the benefits of this one. This month is loaded with great times for geeks of every stripe, from pinball wizards to devotees of '80s cinema, and numerous points between. Dig in to this list of Denver's finest geek ... More >>
PAUL SIMON & STING at PEPSI CENTER | 2/11/14 When Paul Simon and Sting took the stage together, they were each accompanied by their full bands, which often appeared on the stage with them at the same time throughout the set, working together to create an even more lush and almost orchestral version ... More >>
ALICE COOPER & MARILYN MANSON @ RED ROCKS | MON, 6/3/13 Alice Cooper and Marilyn Manson at Red Rocks. Sweet Jesus! How this totally obvious and sure-to-be-awesome pairing has not happened before now is anybody's guess. The music world's O.G. shock rocker and his direct artistic descendent are slated ... More >>
Sometimes flawless technique, inspired lyrics and a devoted fan base aren't enough. Sometimes you've gotta do something outlandish to step up your game and grab the world's attention. Some would say that getting on a stage and saying, "Hey! Watch what I'm doing!" might be considered attention-seekin ... More >>
This past weekend at London's Hammersmith Apollo, Kanye West went on a rant about selling out. Apparently, he now hates the Grammys, corporations and possibly the new Justin Timberlake song. Ironically, the self proclaimed "Louis Vuitton Don" saw absolutely no conflict of interest in calling out art ... More >>
A bunch of great shows announced this week: Fresh off a string of well received comeback shows, Fall Out Boy is back with a new record and a tour that will hit Denver in June. Vampire Weekend is due at Red Rocks with Of Monsters and Men, while fun. has announced a date of its own at Red Rocks with T ... More >>
There are a ton of new shows to tell you about this week, including a co-headlining date at Red Rocks featuring Alabama Shakes and Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, plus new shows from Paramore, a solo date from Jim James of My Morning Jacket, the Gaslight Anthem, Marina & the Diamonds and Charli ... More >>
Okay, hands up if you knew the Zac Brown Band was so popular. He's wildly popular, in case you're wondering. Dude just added another show at Red Rocks, thanks to the fact that the first two have already sold out. Oh, and speaking of the Rocks, Sting has announced a June date up there, and we've got ... More >>
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 >>
Friday, April 6, Ogden Theatre, 888-929-7849, SOLD OUT.
The Sting and the Light
STING at WELLS FARGO THEATRE | 11/20/11Sting's list of endearing anecdotes is almost as long as his lineup of inexplicably bizarre ones -- which, in turn, is almost as big as his ego. The former Police frontman and pouty-lipped crooner remains fearless in the face of a staid solo career (heavy on Po ... More >>
Don't take coffee. I drink tea, my dear.After performing at Red Rocks last year with the Royal Philharmonic, Sting returns to the area with his Back to Bass Tour on Sunday, November 20 at the Wells Fargo Theatre. Backed by a five-piece band (including Dominic Miller, Rufus Miller, Vinnie Co ... More >>
This week's cover story, "All In," focuses on the work of University of Denver professor Robert Hannum, who's been researching the mathematics of gambling and the science of poker for almost two decades. Of course, we all know (or think we know) something about Las Vegas casinos and card game ... More >>
Jessica Lea Mayfield (due at the Fox Theatre on Monday, May 9) has literally grown up before our eyes. First performing at age eight with her family's bluegrass band, she began writing her own songs at eleven and performing them under the name Chitlin. Now at the seasoned age of 22, Ms. Mayfi ... More >>
We've patiently sat through constant reports of Prince William and Kate's big day. We're being bombarded hourly by updates about what color Kate's panties are going to be and what crazy diet she's on. About what tuxedo Prince William will sport and where he's getting his royal pubes trimmed. ... More >>
This is Constantine. John Constantine. Asshole. Superman, the ideal representation of truth, justice and the American way, is now being portrayed by Henry Cavill, a Brit. While I don't think it's xenophobic to have a problem with that, I do think that if it's a punishment, it's one we deserve ... More >>
Yesterday the Canadian equivalent of the FCC decided to ban the Dire Straits' song, "Money for Nothing" from the radio because of the use of a certain slur. Fair enough, but it seems like they might be a little late to the party, as we're pretty certain Mark Knopfler and Sting could really ca ... More >>
Many people in Denver may not know Nathan Reid by name. Just the same, over the course of his career, which spans three decades, he's had the chance to work with a host of prominent acts from Ghostface to Damien and Stephen Marley. Currently operating out of Mercury Sauce, his private produ ... More >>
This year's Red Rocks line-up has been filling in rather nicely, and there's been a few more additions this week, including a second Sting date that's been added, Blues Traveler's annual Fourth of July show, the Barenaked Ladies, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Reggae on the Rocks, Celtic Woman and To ... More >>
Susan Boyle continues to dominate the charts at Twist & Shout and once again grabbed the top spot with her debut, I Dreamed a Dream. Tom Waits is still putting up a fight with Glitter and Doom Live and came in second while Christmas records from Sting and Bob Dylan came in third and fourth fo ... More >>
Rosanne Cash's The List, which features cameos by Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Rufus Wainwright and Jeff Tweedy, grabbed the top spot at Twist & Shout for the week ending November 15. Bad Weather California's Young Punks came in second, Jerry Garcia's 1975 live recording Let it Rock nab ... More >>
Love it or hate it, Scott Walker has made his mark on music.
Photo: Jon Solomon Love at first Sting. The Police and Elvis Costello & the Imposters Monday, July 22, 2008 Red Rocks Amphiteatre Better than: Any show I’ve seen in a long time. Nearly three decades after the Police’s first Denver gig at the Rainbow Music Hall, the band finally made it up ... More >>
Songs not to include on your Valentines Day mix CD.
Saturday, September 29, Dazzle, 303-839-5100.
Jacques Brel really is alive in this splendid Theatre Cafe revival.
Reason EP (Self-Released)
Cold Mountain: Music From the Miramax Motion Picture (DMZ/Columbia/Sony Music Soundtrax)
Seraphim Shock's reign of terror reaches new heights.
Classic rock and mother nature fuel the weird Welshmen of Super Furry Animals.
Director Simon Wells tinkers with his great-grandfather's Time Machine.
Can a non-9/11 benefit album make any noise?
Moulin Rouge thrusts forth a deliciously garish Paris.
How CSNY reproduced again.
Swingin' Sting? Bluegrass Bruce? Rhapsodic R.E.M.? CMH Records has given Eighties faves a musical makeover.
DENVER-BASED HARRIET THE SPY LOOKS FOR PUNK IN ALL THE RIGHT PLACES.