Tennis (Band)

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2013

    The best concerts to see in Denver this week

    TUES | POLICA at BLUEBIRD THEATER | 11/26/13 Polica, which hails from Minneapolis, Minnesota, features former Roma di Luna vocalist Channy Leaneagh, Ryan Olson of Gayngs fame, a pair of drummers, Ben Ivascu and Drew Christopherson and bassist bassist Chris Bierdan. Formed in the summer of 2011, the ... More >>

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    August 1, 2013

    The ten best hip-hop shows in Denver in August

    AMERICA'S MOST WANTED FESTIVAL @ FIDDLER'S GREEN | FRI, 8/23/13 The America's Most Wanted Festival features some of the most talented and successful artists to come out of the South in a long time, including Lil Wayne, whose name speaks for itself and whose March album I Am Not a Human Being II has ... More >>

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    July 22, 2013

    Tennis at Meese UMS Day Party, with Night Sweats, Magic Trick and more, 7/20/13

    TENNIS @ UMS DAY PARTY | SAT, 7/20/13 Just a block off of Broadway, in a nondescript Baker-neighborhood house lived in by Tennis' sometimes drummer-sometimes bass player Patrick Meese and his wife, we saw a very different side of UMS. The party felt like it was thrown together in a pinch with a bunc ... More >>

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    March 10, 2013

    SnowBall Music Festival 2013 tipsheet: The eight must-see acts you should catch Sunday

    Ah, yes, Sunday morning coming down. I believe that's how Kris Kristofferson once described the tail end of an epic bender, what, with no way to hold his head in a way that didn't ache and what have you. Hopefully you didn't go too hard the past two days; there's still one day of great music to look ... More >>

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    March 7, 2013


    Tuesday, February 26, Gothic Theatre, 888-929-7849.

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    February 25, 2013

    The best concerts in Denver this week

    TESTAMENT @ SUMMIT MUSIC HALL | MON, 2/25/13 Testament is one of the bands that you can make a strong case for expanding the Big 4 to the Big 5. The Bay Area act was part of the original thrash movement, which fused the precision and savagery of speed metal with the intensity of hardcore punk. For n ... More >>

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    February 5, 2013

    Ten best hip-hop shows in Denver this month

    February is already off to a good start for hip-hop with a pair of great shows this past weekend, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis at Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks and Brother Ali with Prof, Danny Brown and Evidence at Cervantes'. Even excluding those shows, the rest of the month looks to be just as enti ... More >>

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    October 17, 2012

    Neil Halstead and Tennis at eTown, 10/16/12

    NEIL HALSTEAD / TENNIS @ eTown Hall | 10/16/12 For the end of the show, eTown host Nick Forster and co-host Helen Forster came on stage with both Tennis and Neil Halstead. Forster told us they had all learned a song that seemed appropriate for the occasion, and with Halstead on lead vocals with Ala ... More >>

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    September 24, 2012

    Hoodie Allen at Summit Music Hall, 9/23/12

    HOODIE ALLEN @ SUMMIT MUSIC HALL | 9/23/12 In the moments before Hoodie Allen took the stage at Summit Music Hall, the anticipation was reaching a breaking point, and the tension was as thick as the combination of the smoke drifting off the stage from the machines and the smoke drifting onto the st ... More >>

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    June 15, 2012

    The weekend's best live music: Ghostland Observatory, STS9, Warped Tour and more

    Welcome to the weekend! Another diverse lineup of musical goodness awaits you. Tonight at Red Rocks, Ghostland Observatory and MiM0SA kick off two nights of electronic goodness that will culminate with a show featuring STS9 tomorrow night. And there's a full slate of rock on tap as well, including M ... More >>

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    February 17, 2012

    Review: Tennis at Bluebird Theater, 2/16/12

    Tom MurphyTennis at The Bluebird Theater TENNIS @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | 2/2/12 For a band whose music is so bright and sunny, the tinge of melancholia that swirled around "Waterbirds" gave this Tennis performance an otherworldly feel. The breakdown section in the middle was one of the most evocative ... More >>

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    February 16, 2012
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    December 22, 2011
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    December 8, 2011

    "Deep In the Woods," the new Tennis video, is artistic, mildly creeptastic and sort of aimless

    ​Have you seen the new Tennis video yet? It premiered a few days ago on, and the lyrics (and the accompanying video) are reportedly inspired by a Shirley Jackson novel titled We Have Always Lived in a Castle. You familiar? Neither were we. Luckily, our trusty friend Wikipedia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    Tennis releasing sophomore album in February

    ​Nearly a year after Tennis released its debut, Cape Dory, the act is set to release its sophomore album, Young and Old, on February 14 on Fat Possum. In advance of the album, which is produced by Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney, Forrest Family Records is releasing the seven-inch single "Ori ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Joan of Arc at the hi-dive, 5/5/11

    ​JOAN OF ARC with Air Waves, Fire Season 05.06.11 | hi-dive So much noodling. That's all there really is to say about Joan of Arc. It's guitar-noodling masked behind a pop song. It's not a bad thing, but it is what it is -- and it still strikes me as odd that the kids are still into it. Not t ... More >>

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    March 8, 2011

    Okay, Tennis, we get it. Denver is not that cool, and you know what? We're fine with that.

    Alaina Moore is the "wife" of Tennis, in case there was any question.​"We don't have good record stores in Denver. I'll be the first to admit." - Alaina Moore, Tennis Ah, the quote heard 'round the world (or at least around the Denver scene, anyway). In case you missed it, that little off han ... More >>

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    February 10, 2011
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    January 27, 2011


    Cape Dory
    Fat Possum