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    March 25, 2014

    Wisdom from Paramore's Hayley Williams on womanhood and the overrated rock star life

    Paramore is back and busier than ever. The band just completed its first destination cruise with fans (cleverly dubbed Parahoy!), which included four days and nights aboard the Norwegian Pearl, sailing from Miami, Florida, to Great Stirrup Cay in the Bahamas. Fans enjoyed two outdoor shows by Param ... More >>

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    January 21, 2014

    New Denver shows: Slayer, the Knife, Old Crow Medicine Show, tickets on sale this weekend

    Slayer headlines the Fillmore on Saturday, May 10, with Suicidal Tendencies and Exodus opening. Tickets go on sale on Friday, January 24 at 10 a.m. The Knife brings its Shaking the Habitual North American Tour to the Fillmore Auditorium on Monday, April 21, and tickets ($32.50-$35) are on sale now. ... More >>

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    August 27, 2013

    New Denver shows: moe., the Devil Makes Three, the first annual Denver Jazz Fest

    New York-based jam band moe. returns to the Ogden Theatre for a two-night stand on Friday, December 6, and Saturday, December 7. General admission tickets ($30) go on sale on Saturday, August 31 at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale, what songs are being played on local radio a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2013

    High Plains Comedy Festival explodes in Denver -- and the jokes still echo

    Like an infant growing into an Olympian athlete overnight, this weekend the Denver comedy scene went from an impressive-but-small collection of local talent to a nationally recognized force with its own annual rendezvous. The High Plains Comedy Festival was more than just a killer weekend of ab-crun ... More >>

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    August 20, 2013

    New Denver shows: Channel 93.3's Not So Silent Night, Janelle Monae, Phantogram

    This year's edition of Channel 93.3's Not So Silent Night is slated for Sunday, December 1, at 1STBANK Center. Young the Giant and Group Love, will be joined on the bill by New Politics, Bastille, Saints of Valory and My Body Sings Electric. General admission tickets ($25-$29.95) go on sale this Sat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Coachella 2013 YouTube schedule and lineup

    If you're one of the fortunate ones who's going to Coachella this weekend, feel free to go ahead and skip to the end of this post, where you'll find the full lineup and schedule. If, however, you're a flat broke music lover who'll be attending Couchella, as some clever dude somewhere has coined it, ... More >>

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    March 19, 2013

    New Denver shows: P!NK, Matchbox Twenty, Goo Goo Dolls, Barenaked Ladies, Guster

    It's March 2013 -- at least according to the calendar. If you went by the concert calendar for the past few weeks, however, you'd swear it's the mid to late '90s. P!NK, Matchbox Twenty and Goo Goo Dolls, Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds Five and Guster, Darius Rucker. If you're already nostalgic for the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2013

    New Denver shows: Fun., Tim McGraw, O.A.R., Jon Spencer Blues Explosion and more

    We already told you about a pair of killer shows at Red Rocks this summer, a double bill featuring two generations of shock rockers, Alice Cooper and Marilyn Manson, and another featuring the National and Local Natives, but there's a bunch of other new shows this week to tell you about, including a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2013

    OMFG! Turbonegro is coming to Denver! So's Bassnectar and Soundgarden. See who else...

    Turbonegro is finally coming to Colorado! Granted, it's with the new frontman -- whose name I haven't even bothered to learn yet because, well, he's got some big shoes to fill taking over for Hank von Helvete -- but it's still Turbonegro! Last time I saw these dudes, they literally rocked my face of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    New Denver shows: Rush, Rodrigo y Gabriela, the Postal Service, Death, Danzig and more

    Bunch of new shows to let you know about this week, including Rush, who's coming to the Pepsi Center in August, plus new dates featuring the Postal Service, Rodrigo y Gabriela with the Colorado Symphony, Death, Danzig and Deer Tick. Keep reading for the full rundown of all those shows, including tic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Here's what we're all listening to right now. What's rocking your world this week?

    As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it's not surprising that the most common (and favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off we go, on and on about t ... More >>

  • 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

    February 6, 2013

    New shows: Fall Out Boy, Vampire Weekend, Arctic Monkeys, Johnny Marr and 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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    The Killers at 1STBANK Center, 11/29/12

    THE KILLERS @ 1STBANK CENTER | 11/29/12 Somebody told me a few years ago that the Killers were over, that their talent was gone, and their stride ended after Hot Fuss. Apparently, nobody told Brandon Flowers. After one of the most surprisingly strong rock shows we've seen this year, it was clear wh ... More >>

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    November 29, 2012

    Tegan and Sara

    Thursday, November 29, 1STBANK Center, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    Backbeat's top five spins: This is what we're listening to this week. What's on your playlist?

    As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it shouldn't be surprising to find that the most common (and mutually favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Backbeat's top five spins: This is what we're listening to this week. What's on your playlist?

    As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it shouldn't be surprising to find that the most common (and mutually favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    Our top five spins this week, September 24-30

    In this very special edition of Heavy Rotation, you not only get a through-the-keyhole view of our musical proclivities, but you also get a few words from us on our top pick of the week. Keep reading to find out what Mark Sanders considers musical comfort food, why Kelsey Whipple can't think of Spac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2012

    Dragonette's Martina Sorbara on writing songs about cheating without actually cheating

    Dragonette has been hot on the underground pop music scene for years, but only last year did they come charging out of the gate onto mainstream radio with "Hello," a global party-starter that saw Dragonette collaborate with French DJ-producer Martin Solveig. Almost overnight, Dragonette went from po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    The Killers at 1STBANK, the Wallflowers at the Ogden, Nas and NOFX at the Fillmore

    If you thought last week's new show announcements were killer, brace yourself. This week's show is just as killer, er make that Killers. After being missing in action for the past couple of years, the Las Vegas quartet is making its triumphant return this November at the 1STBANK Center in support of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Ian Cooke's new video gives new meaning to one-man band

    It's not easy being a one-man show, especially when it comes to a music video. If you're daring enough to brave it alone in front of the camera, it's a good idea to enhance the image with some kind of visual concept, like Dylan's flash cards in "Subterranean Homesick Blues" or Jamiroquai's vanishing ... More >>

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    July 7, 2011

    Tonight: FENCES at the Hi-Dive

    ​FENCES (performing tonight at the hi-dive with Chimney Choir and the Crook's Coat) is the name for Chris Mansfield's body of work, a collection of crisp, heartbreaking songs he's been crafting since around 2004. Like the older brother of Dashboard Confessional, FENCES brings self-awareness to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    Pretty Lights, Ween and Jay-Z filled our playlists this week

    ​As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" Whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of al ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010
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    September 20, 2010

    Grinderman, Black Angels, Trey Songz top sellers at local stores

    ​Grinderman, which features Nick Cave and three members of the Bad Seeds, claimed the top spot at Albums on the Hill and landed in the top five at Twist & Shout with Grinderman 2, released last week on Anti. The Black Angels' Phosphene Dream, meanwhile, which also came out last week on the B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    Last Night: Paramore, Tegan and Sara, New Found Glory at Red Rocks - 09.13.10

    Aaron Thackeray​ PARAMORE Tegan and Sara • New Found Glory • Kadawatha 09.13.10 | Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison view full slide show While this year's installment of the Honda Civic Tour felt more like an obscene barrage of advertisements (complete with a pamphlet about credit-buildin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Astronautalis on over-the-top comparisons, hip-hop's progression and fans "getting it"

    ​Andy Bothwell, aka. Astronautalis, has oft times been labeled as the Tom Waits or Hunter S. Thompson of underground hip-hop. Like many others in his position, he began honing his skills in high school, battling on corners while climbing rank amongst industry-friendly peers. His unhurried and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Widespread Panic, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Pretty Lights shows announced

    ​Another half dozen new shows were added to the Red Rocks schedule, including John Mayer, Paramore, STS9, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Pretty Lights and Widespread Panic, who will be at the venue from Friday, June 25 through Sunday, June 27, a month after its eleventh studio album, Dirty Side Down, hit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Flaming Lips, Rolling Stones top sellers at local record stores

    ​While the Flaming Lips and Stardeath & the White Dwarfs' fascinating interpretation of the Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon has been available on iTunes since December, the colored vinyl version, released on Record Store Day, took the top spot at Twist & Shout and came in third at Independe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Tegan and Sara approach Sainthood at the Ogden Theatre

    Tegan and Sara​ Tegan and Sara • Steel Train • Holly Miranda 04.4.10 | Ogden Theatre There is some dumb joke to be had about a band playing on Easter in support of an album called Sainthood, but let's not take the easy way out here. Because Tegan and Sara is fifteen years into its career ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    The Weekend Showdown: King Rat Reigns

    ​ We would hate for you to miss out on all the awesome that happens every weekend in our fair city, so we've decided to run down five of the best shows in one easy-to-swallow post, with video and audio. Tell us -- and the rest of the world -- what we missed in the comments. On Friday night, ... More >>

  • Music

    January 14, 2010

    Cancer Bats

    Saturday, January 16, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Tom Waits top seller at Twist and Shout

    ​Apparently there was a bit of a fight between Tom Waits' Glitter & Doom Live and Susan Boyle's I Dreamed a Dream last week at Twist & Shout, and fortunately, Waits, who turned sixty yesterday, was the victor. Blakroc, the Black Keys' new hip-hop project, came in third, while Them Crooked ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    Michael Jackson top seller at Bart's CD Cellar

    ​Michael Jackson's This is It came in first at Bart's CD Cellar for the week ending November 15 while Gov't Mule's By a Thread and Triple C's Custom Cars & Cycles grabbed the second and third spots respectively. Jay-Z's The Blueprint 3 and Creed's Full Circle rounded out the top five ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    Joe Nichols grabs top spot at Twist and Shout

    ​Grammy-nominated Country singer Joe Nichols grabbed the top spot at Twist & Shout for the week ending November 8. Nirvana's 20th Anniversary of Bleach, released last week on Sub Pop, came in second, while the Swell Season's Strict Joy grabbed the second slot. Slayer's World Painted Blood and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Tech N9NE top seller at Independent Records

    ​Tech N9NE's K.O.D., released last week on Strange Music, nabbed the top spot on Independent Records' charts for the week ending November 1. Michael Jackson's soundtrack to the film This is It and Jay-Z's The Blueprint 3 came in at second and third, while Swollen Member's Armed to the Teeth a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Tegan and Sara top seller at Bart's CD Cellar

    ​Sainthood, Tegan & Sara's sixth full length released last week on Sire, nabbed the top spot at Bart's CD Cellar for the week ending November 1. Gov't Mule's latest effort, By a Thread, came in second, Rosanne Cash's The List claimed the third spot, while the Swell Season's Strict Joy and Pink ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    Gov't Mule top seller at Twist and Shout

    ​By a Thread, Gov't Mule's first album in three years, grabbed the top spot at Twist & Shout for the week ending November 1. Coming in second was the Swell Season with Strict Joy,released last week on Anti while Wolfmother chimed in at number three Cosmic Egg, released last week on Interscope. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Tegan and Sara, 30 Seconds to Mars, Everclear shows announced

    ​Canadian twin sisters Tegan & Sara hit the road the last week in October in support of their sixth studio album, Sainthood, which drops on Tuesday, October 27. After European and Canadian dates, the sisters are slated to swing by the Ogden Theatre next year on Sunday, April 4. General admissi ... More >>

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    October 9, 2008
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    June 26, 2008

    The Veronicas Are Huge Down Under

    Now these 23-year-old identical twin sisters are taking on America.

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2007

    Japanese Awesome and Other Assorted Goodies

    Here's a selection of the best of last week's music blogging from around the Village Voice chain: The magic of a Melt Banana set is put into these words: "reminded me of the sound FX on that old Atari game Asteroids, hopped up on speed" and "knows how to assault their instruments without raping t ... More >>

  • Music

    August 16, 2007

    Against Me!

    New Wave

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    June 15, 2006

    Top of the Morning

    This local label boosts Denver's national image.

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    April 27, 2006

    The Sounds

    Friday, April 28, Ogden Theatre, 1-866-468-7621.

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    January 19, 2006

    Doubling Up

    Twins Tegan and Sara bring separate strengths to their musical partnership.

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    December 29, 2005

    Say What?

    The top WTF moments of 2005.

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    March 10, 2005

    Tegan and Sara

    Sunday, March 13, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308.