Update, 9/25/13: Todd Park Mohr of Big Head Todd has been added to the lineup for this Friday's flood relief benefit at Swallow Hill. Complete information listed below. Although the heavy rains that soaked the Front Range have stopped and the floodwaters have begun to recede, as with any natural di ... More >>
For the past five years, the folks at Swallow Hill have hosting the annual Denver Ukefest, which includes jams, master classes, workshops and pretty much all things ukulele. This year's fest, which runs from Thursday, October 10 through Saturday, October 12, features uke-centric acts like James Hill ... More >>
Dig your bluegrass? Banjos and mandolins make your heart swell? Great. You're gonna love this shindig: two days of banjo goodness up in the hills. Clear Creek Rapidgrass is slated to go down on the first weekend of July at the Shelly/ Quinn Baseball Fields in Idaho Springs on Friday, July 5 and Satu ... More >>
LEFTOVER SALMON @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | FRI & SAT, 3/29-3/30 Leftover Salmon has graced the the bluegrass scene with their talents for 23 years and counting. With the passing of Mark Vann in 2001, the band hasn't produced an album in eight years. The new addition of Andy Thorn, carried over from Emmitt ... More >>
You don't often hear throat singing -- a traditional vocal technique for singing in overtones. Generally the domain of goat-herding Tuvans or Tibetan monks, it's rarely performed by Americans. But you'll get your chance tonight when brothers Andy and Kurt Bauer perform their world music live at the ... More >>
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 >>
See Also: Chris Daniels is back after a harrowing battle with illness Q&A with Slipknot's Clown Q&A with Julie Libassi of the Raven & the Writing Desk Q&A with JT Nolan of Beats Noir! Q&A with Zoe Jakes and David Satori of Beats Antique Welcome to the weekend! A parade of longtime local favorite ... More >>
See Also: A 4/20 playlist from Westword's marijuana critic William Breathes Happy 4/20! Welcome to the end of another work week. As always, there are plenty of music options to consider this weekend -- and that's whether you're living the Mile High life or not. The second edition of the annual Levi ... More >>
While the Denver Botanic Gardens summer concert series schedule hasn't been released yet, the folks at Swallow Hill, who help present the shows, have announced that the B-52s, who are celebrating their 35th anniversary this year, and Squeeze will be at the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield on Wedn ... More >>
The Flaming Lips and Primus co-headline Red Rocks Amphitheatre tonight for a special show. Yes, the Lips are covering Dark Side of The Moon in its entirety, but the band has also asked Denver's own Lizzie Allen of Vitamins to join them. In fact, the local vocalist has already joined the band ... More >>
Rory Block (due April 21st at Rock and Soul Café in Boulder and on April 22nd at Swallow Hill in Denver) was fortunate to be at the epicenter of the roots music explosion of the late '50s and early '60s as a child in Greenwich Village. Block rubbed shoulders not just with Bob Dylan and Pete ... More >>
Photo courtesy Ukulele LokiThis time of year, some things are meant to go together: mint and chocolate, Rudolph and Santa, Swallow Hill and spangles. Catch the belles of bump 'n grind Orchid Mei, Violetta Volare, Tatianna TaTa, Fannie Spankings, and more at one of Denver's least expected burl ... More >>
Austins Slaid Cleaves rests a while at Swallow Hill.
Four Bitchin Babes marry music and comedy.
The Swallow Hill HarvestFest redefines a musical genre.
In hindsight, "Mustang" is a real welcome to Denver.
A band that eats together stays together.
Stories on Stage raises the political bunting.
John William Davis
Swallow Hill offers the finest in folk
Chris Daniels & the Kings
Thanks to an exhaustive deal with K-tel, the music of Chris Daniels and the Kings shall be released.
This week's local music pick.
Odds and ends from around Colorado's music scene.
May 27 - June 2, 1999
September 24 - 30, 1998
July 23 - 29, 1998