Get your Irish on at this Parker pub.
Joe Strummer transcends punk, and the music lives on.
Over the Hedge wants you to feel bad about what it's selling, which is everything.
Searching for a Former Clarity (Fat Wreck Chords)
Monday, July 4, Bender's Tavern, 303-861-7070.
Nouvelle Vague (Luaka Bop)
The Boss is a legend to some and a laugh to others. To me, he's been both.
Thursday, April 7, 15th Street Tavern, 303-572-0822.
An artist explores humanity's relationship to technology.
Ghost writer Garland Jeffreys returns to his old haunt: the stage.
Sassy Brits, hoochie mamas and a dude named Beans attempted to invigorate a stagnant year for hip-hop.
Code 46 paints a plausibly problematic tomorrow.
The Libertines (Rough Trade)
Wednesday, July 28, Fox Theatre, 303-447-0095.
Mogul Mania leaps into Vail
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists find that just a spoonful of anger helps the medicine go down.
Black Black Ocean's dadaist rock laughs in the face of absurdity.
Iraq and roll don't go together well when rockers protest
What do emo, Jah, Neil Young and THC have in common? The Mighty Rime.
Local artists put out a wealth of good music this year. Step right up and read all about it.
Twenty-five years after releasing Britain's first punk single, the Damned return to the fray -- and to form.
Alex Paterson returns from Orblivion with a disc that inspires passionate responses.
El Toppo (Beggars Banquet)
Never mind the rumors; here's the Sex Pistols.
This week's concert pick.
Backbeat contributors offer up their favorite recordings of 1999.
British punk pioneers the Buzzcocks invade America -- again.
Thinking of getting married? Then Rancid may be the band for you.
Geddy Lee presents the case for Canada's most famous power trio.
FOR ALL INTENTS AND PURPOSES, LOLLAPALOOZA IS DONE.
How artists in a dishonest business are trying to keep your trust.