Taking Back Sunday

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    November 11, 2014

    Nickelback, Motion City Soundtrack, Spandau Balley Shows Announced

    Nickelback headlines Red Rocks on Monday, July 6 as part of its 61-city 2015 North American tour. The band' seighth full-length studio disc, No Fixed Address, is due in stores and digitally next Tuesday, November 17. Tickets ($25-$99.50) go on sale on Saturday, November 15 at 10 a.m. Motion City S ... More >>

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    September 23, 2014

    25 Things We Learned at Riot Fest 2014

    Live music always offers some kind of release, but Riot Fest appeared to be a particularly welcome respite for many fans.Tom Murphy It's been almost two decades since I first saw Mineral, and the time hasn't hurt its sound. It hasn't helped it, either. Mineral's brand of whiny emo and shameless Sun ... More >>

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    July 18, 2014

    Riot Fest announces new location and issues a statement: "Simply, we were duped"

    After being denied special-use permits required by Arapahoe County, Riot Fest has moved its 2014 festival from May Farms outside Byers to Sports Authority Field at Mile High in downtown Denver. The dates (September 19 to 21) and schedule (see below) are unchanged. Previously purchased tickets will b ... More >>

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    June 18, 2014

    Riot Fest 2014 schedule announced, single-day tickets on sale now

    Riot Fest will return to Denver this fall with a lineup including the Cure, the National, Weezer, Wu-Tang Clan and more. It will take place over three days, from September 19 to 21, at May Farms in Byers. Just now, the festival has announced each day's lineup and started selling single-day tickets ... More >>

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    May 13, 2014

    Riot Fest 2014 lineup for Denver announced

    Riot Fest has just announced its 2014 lineup, and it features Slayer, The Cure, Wu Tang Clan, Die Antwoord and more. The festival will make its second appearance in Denver (well, technically Byers, where the host May Farms is located) from September 19 to 21. A limited number of early bird tickets a ... More >>

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    March 31, 2014

    The nine best concerts in Denver from March 31 to April 3

    Maybe you saw Neutral Milk Hotel last night in Boulder; if not you have another shot at it tonight in Denver. If the line "putting fingers in the notches of her spine" sends ice through your veins as consistently as it does ours, we can strongly recommend finding your way there. The band's great the ... More >>

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    November 28, 2013
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    August 7, 2012

    New Denver Concerts: Bruce Springsteen, Waka Flocka Flame, Chevelle and more

    See Also: - Gov't Mule two nights in September, Primus in November and more - The Who, New Order, the Script, Minus the Bear, Cursive lead this week's shows - Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Odd Future, Atmosphere and XX lead this week's shows - Afghan Whigs, Amanda Palmer, Aimee Mann and Seether lead t ... More >>

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    June 29, 2012

    This Weekend's Best Live Bets - Avett Brothers, Thurston Moore, Chuck Prophet and more

    Welcome to the weekend! Tonight at Red Rocks, the Avett Brothers kick off a two-night stand with City and Colour opening tonight and DeVotchKa opening tomorrow night. Also tonight, Thurston Moore visits the Larimer Lounge with his new quartet Chelsea Light Moving. Cory Branan at the Lions Lair, Eric ... More >>

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    April 10, 2012

    Dandy Warhols, Cake, Fiona Apple among new shows, Alabama Shakes, Nicki Minaj top sellers

    Here's what's hot this week in music on the Front Range: On the concert front, new shows from the Dandy Warhols, Cake, Fiona Apple and more were announced; Musketeer Gripweed, Hot Robots, and Broken Tongues got spins on local radio; and recent albums from the Alabama Shakes, Nicki Minaj, the Shins a ... More >>

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    July 5, 2011

    Mile Highlights: This week's concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    ​Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: In September, Beirut hits the Fillmore and Lindsay Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac is slated for a date at DU's Gates Concert Hall, followed by Chromeo, who's due back in Denver in October for a return date at the Ogden after a stellar set at th ... More >>

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    June 15, 2011

    Photos: Taking Back Sunday at Summit Music Hall, 6/14/11

    Taking Back Sunday last night at Summit Music Hall.​Long Island pop-punk band Taking Back Sunday headlined a nearly sold out show last night at Summit, boasting its original line-up. Also on the bill were Thursday and Colour Revolt. All photos by Aaron Thackeray for Westword.

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    May 3, 2011

    Mile Highlights: This week's concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    ​ Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: On the concert front, we've received word that Death Cab for Cutie is due at Red Rocks in August with Frightened Rabbit, preceded by O.A.R. in July, while Ben Folds stops by the Ogden in July and Queensryche plays the Theatre in September. ... More >>

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    September 3, 2009


    Sunday, September 6, Fiddler's Green, 303-830-8497.

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    August 12, 2009

    Heavy Rotation, our top spins for the week of August 10, 2009

    ​As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>

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    June 2, 2009

    Blink-182, Staind, 3 Doors Down shows announced

    As previously reported, the recently reunited Blink-182 is hitting the road again for the first time in five years and is making a stop at Fiddler's Green on Sunday, September 6 with Weezer, Taking Back Sunday and Chester French. While reserved tickets, which go on sale Saturday, June 6 at 10 a.m., ... More >>

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    May 20, 2009

    This Just In: blink-182 reuninon tour hits Fiddler's in September

    If the date on the band's MySpace page and the press release we received from the publicist of one of the supporting acts is to be believed, blink-182's much ballyhooed reunion tour is slated to make a stop at Fiddler's Green on Sunday, September 6, with Weezer and Taking Back Sunday in tow. To see ... More >>

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    April 17, 2009

    Record Store Day preview: The MC5 will be kicking out the jams tomorrow

    The MC5. Plenty of amazing seven-inch singles will be available at Twist & Shout for Record Store Day other than the ones we've featured thus far in April -- stuff by Sublime, Taking Back Sunday, Tom Waits, Magnolia Electric Company, the Pretenders, the Jesus Lizard (a pack of nine singles, believe ... More >>

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    March 17, 2009

    Nine Inch Nails, Death Cab for Cutie, Rod Stewart shows announced

    In addition to the My Bloody Valentine and Phish shows that we already reported, there were a lot of other concert announcements this week, including Nine Inch Nails and Jane's Addiction at Fiddler's Green on Tuesday, May 26, Death Cab for Cutie at Red Rocks on Tuesday, July 14 and Rod Stewart at Fi ... More >>

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    October 17, 2008

    Friday Rap-Up: ytCracker, DJ AM , Eminem and No Limit

    Photo: Aaron Matthews LOCALS ONLY The funny thing about living in Colorado is that you may have superstars right in your own backyard and not even know it. That’s certainly the case with rapper ytCracker. While he’s not widely known in the Colorado hip-hop scene, he’s a beast in “nerdcore ... More >>

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    April 10, 2008

    Crunk Dialing

    3OH!3 extends its coverage area thanks to a new deal with Photo Finish Records.

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    September 4, 2007

    Last Night: Projekt Revolution @ Coors Amphitheatre

    Projekt Revolution, which concluded its 2007 run on September 3 at Coors Amphitheatre, wasn't exactly revolutionary from a musical standpoint. Sizable chunks of the venerable package show headlined by Linkin Park played like extended outtakes from VH1's I Love the '80s. Still, there were quite a few ... More >>

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    August 30, 2007


    Monday, September 3, Coors Amphitheatre, 303-830-8497.

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    March 8, 2007

    Taking Back Sunday

    Thursday, March 8, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.

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    January 4, 2007

    The Atlantic Divide

    Ten bands that weren't singing Yankee Doodle Dandy in '06.

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    December 7, 2006

    Brand New

    The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

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    November 2, 2006

    Dizzying Heights

    Hawthorne Heights tries to keep its momentum in the midst of a heated legal battle.

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    June 22, 2006

    Pretty Girls Make Saves

    As video games go indie, here's some ideas for a few likely pairings.

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    April 20, 2006

    Taking Back Sunday

    Louder Now (Warner Bros.)

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    February 24, 2005

    Hawthorne Heights

    Sunday, February 27, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-2525.

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    December 30, 2004

    Marrying the Mainstream

    White men learned to dance, and the emoting was as thick as the eyeliner on the year's best pop-rock records.

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    October 28, 2004

    Jimmy Eat World

    Futures (Interscope)