After a fatal shooting Wednesday night on West Avondale Drive, the Denver police have arrested one suspect, 29-year-old Timothy Wakefield. Witnesses told police that Wakefield was arguing with the still-unidentified victim before the shooting, which took place a little after 8 p.m. March 26 at 3233 ... More >>
The biggest show announcement this week actually came last week -- talking about Prince at the Ogden, of course -- but there's a whole bunch of other new shows to let you know about this week, including Keith Urban at Red Rocks, Lamb of God at the Boulder Theater, John Mayer at Red Rocks and Ke$ha a ... More >>
See also: Purity Ring at Larimer Lounge, 8/29 Purity Ring came together when Megan James and Corin Roddick started writing electronic songs together after having served as touring members of experimental pop band Born Gold. Rather than rushing to put out material, this duo has spent the last couple ... More >>
Baby Dee (due Tuesday, July 3, at the Walnut Room) has been recording music for over a decade, and her music defies easy classification. A multi-instrumentalist, Dee songs are driven by piano, harp and various other instruments that accompany her unique, sometimes haunting voice, which also manages ... More >>
If you don't already have plans, there's a badass bill on Friday night featuring a reunited Babihed ('memba them?), Little Fyodor & Babushka, Barstool Messiah, Audio Dream Sister and Osyluth. DJ Wild Bill and Pervis the Clown will also be on hand for the festivities. The occasion: It's the te ... More >>
Wow! We'd be lying if we said we saw this coming. While we were sleeping, evidently, the Foo Fighters have officially been elevated made to bona fied arena rock status, presumably owing to the success of the new album, Wasting Light.
The beating heart of Yo Gabba Gabba!: Scott Schultz (clockwise from left) DJ Lance Rock and Christian JacobsAs co-creator of the children's television show Yo Gabba Gabba!, Christian Jacobs has a simple agenda: Create entertainment that engages both parents and their kids through really aweso ... More >>
Ani DiFranco|Buddy Wakefield 04.22.10|Ogden Theatre It's appropriate that Ani DiFranco stopped at the Ogden on Earth Day; she revealed during the show that she has a friend in this locale who showed her some springtime joy. When she tours, she said, normally she walks from "bus to basement to sta ... More >>
As if playing in Nirvana and the Foo Fighters wasn't enough for Dave Grohl, he teamed up with Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones and Queen of the Stone Age's Joshua Homme to form Them Crooked Vultures in 2009. The Vultures, who released their self-titled debut this past November, descend upon the Fil ... More >>
After fifteen months of reviewing sandwiches, it's time to take a step back, time to consider what has passed between many, many slices of bread, time to take a break from sandwiches and offer a countdown of the ten best I've had. It's easy to pick twenty good sandwiches, but narrowing those down ... More >>
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 >>
A Bronx Tale looks at life from both sides now.
Photo by Denny DoesKevin Devine. Singer-songwriter Kevin Devine, the subject of a profile in this week's Westword advancing his Sunday, May 24 gig at the Marquis Theatre with Miniature Tigers, The Rouge and Brian Bonz, is the rarest of interview subjects: a guy who listeners carefully to every ques ... More >>
Lori MidsonGelato alert: While cruising around Cap Hill last night in search of food -- which I got in the form of a real deal slice of New York-style pizza from the excruciatingly surly crew at Benny Blanco's Slice of the Bronx, at 616 East 13th Avenue -- I saw a sign for a new gelateria called the ... More >>
Not so long ago, downtown panhandlers merely had to proclaim their misfortunes -- disabled, homeless, stranded, just got out of the hospital or the military, pregnant, or any combination of same -- in order to secure that every little bit that helps, God Bless. Like Scott, pictured here, working 18t ... More >>
Three views of Joe Principe. The call came into my voicemail Monday morning, November 17. "I'm calling to give you the exclusive rights to a standoff with the government," the voice said. "I'm not going to leave my house. They're jamming me up again… after all this nonsense that I've been thro ... More >>
Numbers can lie, as shown by estimates of Mexican sex offenders.
As interview subjects, musicians tend to fall into a handful of predictable categories: the kind that offer canned answers, the sort who fall back on cliches, the ones just waiting for something to offend them, those who actually listen to each question and try to answer in a fresh way (those are th ... More >>
Friday, February 17, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.
In Blue Car, verse helps a disturbed young girl find her way.
Channel 7 readies a new computer system that makes the newspeople behind the scenes all but obsolete.
Jeff Campbell's hip-hop classes are about reading, writing and rapping.
With Traffic, Steven Soderbergh takes on the unwinnable war.
Rapper Slick Rick is back with a new album and a new tale to tell.
November 19 - 25, 1998
JUDGE DANA WAKEFIELD IS ACCUSED--AGAIN--OF STALLING ON THE STATE'S LAW FOR ADOPTEES.