Sting (Musician)

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2014

    The Eleven Best Shows in Denver This Week

    It's another busy week here in Denver: The wildest in the Hank Williams lineage plays tonight at the Ogden, Keys N Krates returns with a set at Cervantes' Other Side and indie mainstay Of Montreal plays the Bluebird. There are plenty more -- the rest of our picks follow.

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Booka Shade on the difference between DJs and producers

    Arno Kammermeier and Walter Merziger are the two Germans behind Booka Shade (which plays Beta on June 21). The group, in its latest iteration (it played briefly in the '90s as well), has developed a sort of cult following in the American EDM market. Its sound is different from much of the mainstream ... More >>

  • News

    August 15, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    New Denver shows: Bruno Mars, Foals, Purity Ring, Band of Horses, Drive-By Truckers

    There are a number of excellent shows to let you know about this week, including Bruno Mars, Foals, Purity Ring, Band of Horses, Drive-By Truckers, all of which go on sale this week, plus dates from Leftover Salmon, Spiritualized, Bob Mould, Boris, the Rocket Summer and Peelander Z, which are on sal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    Andy Torri, KBCO Studio C engineer, victim of Clear Channel firing days after new disc's release

    Update: Since last week, we've been documenting the latest batch of layoffs at Clear Channel Denver stations -- a nationwide action referred to by affected staffers as "National Firing Day;" see our previous coverage below. Among those canned was Andy Torri, engineer for KBCO's acclaimed Studio C se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    The ten best jazz shows in Colorado this month

    Denver gets its share of national jazz talent, but September proves to be an exceptionally good month, with some legendary folks like Esperanza Spalding, John Ambercrombie, David Torn, Brian Blade and Allison Miller coming to town, as well as a fine selection of estimable local talent. Keep reading ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    The five best concerts in Colorado this week

    There's some stellar music on tap this week to look forward to no matter your flavor. The week kicks off with an absolute bang this afternoon at the Summit Music Hall with Cannibal Corpse, which headlines the Summer Slaughter tour with Between the Buried & Me, Job for a Cowboy, Exhumed, Goatwhore an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Marvin Hamlisch sets Metro on "Fire:" The (mostly) forgotten story

    Marvin Hamlisch, one of the most famous and decorated film and theater composers of the 1970s and beyond, died this week at age 68. But when he passed, few remembered his connection to Metropolitan State University of Denver, for which he wrote the now-anachronistic school song, "The Fire of M.S.C." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    The Kitchen's Hugo Matheson on escapism, a contrary vegan and fair wages

    Hugo Matheson The Kitchen Boulder & [Upstairs]; The Kitchen Denver 1039 Pearl Street, Boulder; 303-544-5973 1530 16th Street, Denver; 303-623-3127 This is part one of my interview with Hugo Matheson, exec chef of The Kitchen Boulder and The Kitchen Denver. Part two of o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2012

    David Lynch's ten weirdest scenes, by film

    It's a scientific fact that if you watch the canon of David Lynch's full-length films back-to-back, your eyeballs will not only melt, but David Lynch himself will somehow randomly appear to film your eyeballs melting. Fortunately for safety's sake, there is a week of recovery time between each of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2012

    Mary J. Blige only gets better with time

    Mary J. Blige has the same pain and grit in her voice of having lived a very full life as artists like Billie Holliday, Etta James and others. For a burgeoning hip-hop generation, Blige's voice and signature style of taking a hip-hop beat and adding her soulful vibe to it so changed the sound of mus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Weekend's best live bets: Ryan Adams, Lotus and more

    Update: The Ryan Adams show originally slated for tonight the Temple Buell has been postponed until tomorrow night. The Dr. Dog show has also been postponed, but a new date has not been announced. What's a little snow? Blizzard schmizzard. There's too much great music this weekend to stay at home. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Over the Weekend: Ghostbustin' rides, SALT the Bistro, Nathaniel Rateliff & Christkindl Market

    A lot more than turkey went down over the holiday weekend -- and our slideshow page and Show and Tell, Cafe Society and Backbeat Online blogs have the highlights. Look below for previews of posts about the Rocky Mountain Rod & Custom Show, Nathaniel Rateliff live, SALT the Bistro in Boulder and the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    The 20 greatest geek albums

    ​If the geeks are really set to inherit the earth (that's the saying, right?), then it's time we highlight the musical offerings they have on the table. With Jonathan Coulton's Artificial Heart being released last week at PAX, it seems as good a time as any to look at our favorite albums about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Witness Matt Morris's stunning transformation at the Bluebird this past Friday night

    ​Last week, Matt Morris played his first show at the Bluebird in more than a year. Let's just say it was quite a bit different from the first time he played there with his full band. Not only did he look dramatically different, clean shaven with his rainbow sherbert colored hair, but the set u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    Happy Birthday, Paul Newman! Five films you would have made better

    Improves everything.​Today is the birthday of Newman's Own best selling product, the late Paul Newman, everyone's favorite cool-eyed and irreverent actor/philanthropist. He can't so much celebrate his birthday, being deceased, but everyone else can -- and surely they will, running some retrosp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    Meet Nathan Reid, studio wiz extraordinare

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2010

    Mile High Music Festival set reviews: Snake Rattle Rattle Snake, Amos Lee, The Samples, The Constellations

    Brian Landis FolkinsSnanke Rattle Rattle Snake​Snake Rattle Rattle Snake, 1:30 p.m., Bison Tent Blame it on the early hour, chalk it up to the inconvenient location of the Bison Tent on the far eastern end of the complex. Maybe it boils down to the fundamental feel of the open-air stage, a fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2010

    This Just In: Pavement, Public Image Limited, Sting shows announced

    Marcus Roth​It was a hell of a week for show announcements, including rock legends, reunion tours and bit of everything in between. One of the most anticipated tours of the year is Pavement, who played its first show in a decade in New Zealand yesterday (photo of the setlist of that show here) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    Over the Weekend: Houses at the Hi-Dive

    Houses, Elin Palmer, Ian Cooke Friday, May 1, 2009 Hi-Dive Better than: Going to bed at eight because you're mildly narcoleptic, which is what my date ended up doing (and man, she missed out) At the Hi-Dive on Friday night, someone mentioned that the lineup should have gone in reverse order. It was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2007

    Beyond Playlist: Miracle Fortress and More

    Miracle Fortress Five Roses (Secret City Records) Canada is spewing out worthy new bands a lot more frequently than it's celebrating Stanley Cup champions. (Sorry, Ottawa fans.) This Montreal combo, led by Graham Van Pelt, specializes in an especially sunny brand of psychedelia, and if the influenc ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 24, 2005
  • Film

    February 17, 2005

    Still the One

    Reeves is back in black, and there's more hell to pay.

  • Music

    September 16, 2004

    The Beatdown

    Jeepís new vehicle is definitely off-road.

  • Music

    March 4, 2004

    East Is Eden

    Karsh Kale spins the soundtrack as blissful worlds collide.

  • Calendar

    October 23, 2003

    Women's Voices

    Vox Feminista takes on racism

  • News

    August 21, 2003

    Off Limits

    Taking it to the mats

  • Dining

    July 10, 2003

    My Dinner With Barry

    Returning to true north at the Northwoods Inn.

  • Music

    April 24, 2003

    Yorn Again

    After an auspicious debut, Pete Yorn releases music for a new Day.

  • Music

    January 30, 2003

    Head Trip

    Chris Martin expects people to hate him. So why is Coldplay feeling so much love?

  • Music

    October 24, 2002

    Survival of the Chillest

    As occupied with spirits as with sounds, Heavyweight Dub Champion has mass appeal.

  • Music

    August 15, 2002

    Bruce Springsteen

    The Rising (Columbia)

  • Music

    June 27, 2002

    Pure Energy

    Particle, L.A.'s newbie jam band, charges up for a journey.

  • Music

    May 23, 2002

    Higher Powered

    Jars of Clay rocks on the fringe of Christian music.

  • Music

    May 10, 2001

    Like a Prayer

    Ever since Madonna called, remix artist and DJ Victor Calderone has been basking in a ray of light.

  • Film

    January 18, 2001

    London Broil

    With Snatch, Guy Ritchie once again proves himself the Tarantino of the Thames.

  • News

    October 12, 2000

    The Missing Linc

    Who on earth would want to work at the News these days? Bernie Lincicome, for one.

  • Music

    July 27, 2000

    Going Def

    After more than a decade, the Deftones are overnight sensations.

  • Film

    June 8, 2000

    Young Guns

    Never mind the rumors; here's the Sex Pistols.

  • Film

    May 25, 2000

    The Rio Thing

    Bossa Nova keeps the beat -- and makes hearts beat faster.

  • Music

    February 24, 2000

    Keep On Rockin', Baby

    Guitarist Shannon Curfman brings something new to the teen craze. It's called talent.

  • Music

    September 10, 1998

    Going to W.A.R.?

    The inside story of the little Boulder label that could.

  • Calendar

    July 30, 1998

    Night & Day

    July 30 - August 5, 1998

  • Music

    July 10, 1997
  • Music

    October 24, 1996
  • Calendar

    April 4, 1996
  • Dining

    February 29, 1996
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