Have you checked your calendar lately? The annual 4/20 weekend is nearly upon us, and we can already smell the smoke in the air in the Mile High City. Okay, maybe that's just the smoke from our pot critic's desk. But that smoke signals an ever-growing list of cannabis-centric events in Denver nex ... More >>
Tickets to the Great American Beer Festival, which takes place October 10-12 at the Colorado Convention Center, sold out in less than twenty minutes this morning, according to message on Twitter from the Boulder-based Brewers Association. (Update: BA addresses scalping issue below.) The speed with ... More >>
This GIF pretty much summarizes how we feel about The Book of Mormon hitting home tonight. Although the fourteen-times-over Tony winner has already made a splash on Broadway -- and sold out in Denver -- it finally reaches the Ellie Caulkins Opera House at 7:30 p.m. for the first performance in a ru ... More >>
Bruce Springsteen tickets go on sale Monday, August 13 at 10 a.m. They'll be gone within minutes, if not seconds -- only to reappear shortly thereafter on eBay, StubHub and other aftermarket ticket sites for two, three or even four times their original cost. It's nothing new. But it sure gets old. ... More >>
It's hard to know who to be angry at for what many people are calling #GABFail -- the ticketing fiasco that has marred the upcoming Great American Beer Festival. The Boulder-based Brewers Association put 49,000 tickets up for grabs beginning at 10 a.m. on August 2. But within two minutes, at least t ... More >>
Update: Tickets for the Great American Beer Festival sold out in a jaw-dropping 45 minutes today, smashing last year's record of seven days, which, in turn, crushed the previous year's rate of several weeks. Craft beer, it appears, is now as popular as a Justin Beiber concert. But the Boulder-based ... More >>
Hometown heroes Trey Parker and Matt Stone, who created a musical about a cannibal when they were University of Colorado film students, have an even more unlikely hit on their hands with The Book of Mormon. The boffo Broadway musical will start its tour here in August -- and tickets sold out fast S ... More >>
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These days, U2 is less a rock band than some sort of weirdly beatific entity, to the extent that when the band comes to town, it even inspires good works. Case in point: the "Take off your Boots" ticket giveaway on Friday, where concert ticket retailer StubHub gave away some 150 tickets to Sa ... More >>
Update (05/20 | 8 a.m.): Congratulations to Justin, Daniel, Christian, Jerry and Sessa709. You and a guest will be our guests at tomorrow night's show. Check your email for details on how to pick up your tickets. Thanks to everyone that entered!
Occipital is a Boulder startup that just hit the big time. The company's just been acquired by eBay on the strength of its RedLaser app for iPhones, which scans barcodes, allowing users to compare prices on the go. As part of its big push into mobile shopping, eBay has reduced the price of R ... More >>
So hot on the heels of StubHub listing Denver at number ten on its list of twenty most rockin' cities, comes word that the Society of American Travel Writers -- evidently the largest consortium of traveling journos and photographers -- have also deigned the Mile High City as the tenth most appeal ... More >>
screen capture from StubHub.com (click to enlarge)So after last week's outrage over how the Phish shows at Red Rocks sold out seemingly instantaneously -- thanks, allegedly, to a gaggle of unscrupulous scalpers short-changing countless fans -- we thought we'd check back in to see how much ticke ... More >>