The Disco Biscuits will play in Denver next weekend. That much isn't news, but late last night, the band announced a venue change -- again. Originally, the shows were going to take place at Sculpture Park. They were moved to Ruby Hill Park when that didn't work out, and the band took to Facebook yes ... More >>
THE DISCO BISCUITS at OGDEN THEATRE | 1/24/14 When we spoke with Marc Brownstein last week before this year's Bisco Inferno: Winter Edition, he talked about how the band was comfortable with just being a jam band again rather than trying to push every electronic idea, particularly in light of the fa ... More >>
The great thing about Bisco Inferno weekend is that you get two nights packed in with the fans in the intimate Ogden shows, providing its own level of energy, and then they stretch out to the space of 1STBANK Center, where the lasers get put on steroids. After two wonderful shows preceding, the audi ... More >>
Once upon a time, it was enough for a DJ to weave a spell on the dance floor, but those days are long gone. Now, anyone dabbling in electronic music had better have some serious chops as a producer. And when it comes to production, Alex Metric is one of the finest acts currently on the scene. He's r ... More >>
THURS-SAT | DISCO BISCUITS at OGDEN THEATRE / 1STBANK CENTER | 1/23-25 Pioneers of the jamtronica genre, Philly's Disco Biscuits build interesting set lists; they invert portions of jams into each other, surprising the crowd again and again while shining a mega ton of lasers in your face for an over ... More >>
Perennial Colorado favorite, the Disco Biscuits are making their way back to the Mile High City for a trio of shows, two back-to-back nights at the Ogden, followed by a date at 1STBANK Center with Infected Mushroom. Tickets for 1STBANK ($35), and for the Ogden shows, which are only available as part ... More >>
For many bands, the light show is almost as integral to the live act as the music, so much so, in fact, that lighting directors are often heralded as an additional member of the group. These illumination wizards have the most open and creative space to work in, and as result, they're able to create ... More >>
Feel like partying in the park this holiday weekend? Here's your soundtrack, courtesy of Jay Bianchi's Summer of Serendipity series. The two days of free music this weekend at Civic Center Park features The Space Lab: Kraftwerk ReAmped, a supergroup of sorts comprising Jesse Miller from Lotus, Steve ... More >>
SPEAKEASY TIGER @ MARQUIS THEATER | SAT, 4/27/13 Half a decade ago, Speakeasy Tiger seemed to be in the right place at the right time, with a kind of electro-rock that was equal parts Yeah Yeah Yeahs and the Gossip, only gone in a more pop direction. The group got its start as an expansion of origin ... More >>
JOE BONAMASSA @ BELLCO THEATRE | TUES, 4/23/13 Joe Bonamassa is a nouveau bluesman who favors a hybrid blues-rock sound that employs simple song structures and puts the emphasis on powerful fretwork, an approach that nods to a distinctive era of the 1960s, when British players such as John Mayall, J ... More >>
CONSPIRATOR @ OGDEN THEATRE | SAT, 3/23/13 Conspirator is an apt name for this supergroup of sorts, which comprises members of several well-known acts. Exploring the ethereal realms of EDM, the quartet -- Aron Magner and Marc Brownstein of the Disco Biscuits, KJ Sawka of Pendulum and Chris Michetti ... More >>
Saturday, March 23, Ogden Theatre, 888-929-7849.
So this one summer before New Kids on the Block made all the girls (who are all middle aged moms now -- meditate on that for a minute) swoon like no other, the dudes did an in-store at the mall in Cheyenne. I was there. My best friend was a DJ at the station presenting the meet and greet, and so we ... More >>
If you're a jam fan, you must be positively overwhelmed with glee right now with the way the concert season is starting to shape up this year. Last night came word of a Disco Biscuits date at Red Rocks in April, and now comes word that Widespread Panic is pulling into Red Rocks for a four night (!) ... More >>
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 >>
DISCO BISCUITS @ OGDEN THEATRE | 1/25/13 Although the Disco Biscuit's show at the Ogden Theatre may have been only the second in the band's three Colorado stops for their Winter Inferno tour, the Philadephia quartet made it feel distinct, treating the show like its own musical statement. Both segme ... More >>
Welcome to the weekend, friendos! Mere hours away from quitting time, and there's so much great music to look forward to this weekend. We've got some choice grooves on tap from Disco Biscuits, who are closing out their three-night Colorado run tomorrow night at 1STBANK Center, some heavy goodness fr ... More >>
Saturday, January 26, 1STBANK Center, 866-461-6556
Ready for another solid week of shows? Good. There's plenty to look forward to this week, a diverse batch of offerings from the jammier side of things with the Disco Biscuits, who's setting up shop in Colorado for three nights, to the long and eagerly awaited Denver appearance of Cat Power to a floo ... More >>
As the winter chill finally thaws (work with us here -- we know it's still below freezing right now) and gives way to the hopefulness and fertility of spring, the upcoming concert season is likewise bursting with promise. Coming off one of the best years for live music in recent memory, the lineup i ... More >>
As reported yesterday, the Disco Biscuits are playing three shows in Colorado after the first of the year at the Boulder Theater, Ogden Theatre and 1STBANK Center. And while that's arguably the biggest concert announcement of the week, it's not the only one. After cancelling its co-headlining date w ... More >>
While plenty of people were bummed that the Disco Biscuits decided not to host their annual Bisco Inferno at Red Rocks Amphitheatre this past summer, those folks most beside themselves with glee right now at news that the act has combined Bisco Inferno with their traditional January show for an epic ... More >>
UP UNTIL NOW at SONIC BLOSSOM @ CERVANTES' | 10/12/12 When Up Until Now jumped into its contemporary take on Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in the Wall," it became very apparent that the chemistry flowing between producer/drummer combo David Murphy of STS9 and Jon "The Barber" Gutwillig of Disco Biscu ... More >>
Friday, October 12, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.
Hunter Pritchett Luca d'Italia 711 Grant Street 303-832-6600 www.lucadenver.com This is part one of my interview with Hunter Pritchett, exec chef of Luca d'Italia. Part two of my chat with Pritchett will run in this space tomorrow. Hunter Pritchett and his kitchen crew are thumbing through an Ita ... More >>
Nick CallaioMichael Kang of Game 7 last night at Quixote's True Blue.GAME SEVEN at QUIXOTE'S TRUE BLUE | 1/13/12When the bases were loaded last night after the monumental kickoff of the Great Cycles Spectacles tour at the Fillmore, the party was still rolling at Quixote's True Blue with the m ... More >>
Disco Biscuits lived up to their headliner status at Red Rocks for their third annual Bisco InfernoDISCO BISCUITS at RED ROCKS, 5/28/11"Comparing Red Rocks to the Ogden shows is like comparing a Mack Truck to a Tonka. Either the Biscuits were holding out, teasing everyone for the first two ni ... More >>
If you happened to miss the Disco Biscuits shows at the Ogden this past week or didn't get up to Red Rocks last night for Bisco Inferno -- or if you just can't get enough of those crazy Biscuits: The Disco Biscuits have been added to the lineup for the first annual Eco Music Festival.
Photo: Britt Chester The Disco Biscuits 05.26.11 | Ogden Theatre Given the build-up for the Disco Biscuits return to Denver, the opening night of the band's three night stand was lacking a certain je ne sais quoi. Perhaps it was the hype the anticipation for Bisco and the pop-up store, but it jus ... More >>
Pezzner plays Appaloosa tonight.The underground scene will be poppin' this Friday night with two back-to-back residencies sharing space. Seattle's Pezzner (Om/Freerange records) will share the stage with Sound Advice, the Tableist and Blood Beat, and Matt'e (aka Garret) at Appaloosa Grill. (9 ... More >>
As if we had all been humming along to the Shirley Temple tune of "Tomorrow," the rain clouds have cleared away once again for the weekend, and the line-up couldn't demand it more. This week features some regulars for those that want to test the limits of their liver for cheap, as well as some ragin ... More >>
If a three night run culminating at Red Rocks isn't enough to show the height of The Disco Biscuits success, then opening a pop-up store to release the two-disc DVD will make it so. We wanted to find out more about this guerrilla marketing campaign, so we went straight to the source and spoke with g ... More >>
Photo: Britt ChesterIn 24 hours this will be Hotel BiscoIn commemoration of it's third consecutive year of Denver being the host city for their famed Bisco Inferno kick-off, the Disco Biscuits are opening up pop-up shop on south Broadway. The store will be JAM-packed with Biscuits merch and there's ... More >>
Cypress Hill getting lifted at last year's MHMF. You'll think we're just as high when you see our list.Okay so by now you've had a chance to absorb the deflating news that the Mile High Music Festival is being put on ice this year, and you've even offered up with some suggestions of how to ma ... More >>
Having just won a Grammy for Album of the Year for The Suburbs, the Arcade Fire kicks off its North American tour at the 1STBANK Center on Saturday, April 9, a week before the Montreal-based band headlines Coachella. Local Natives opens the show. General-admission tickets ($40) go on sale thi ... More >>
Disco BiscuitsAfter selling out shows at Red Rocks and the Ogden Theatre this past summer, Philadelphia's Disco Biscuits is slated to return to the area for back-to-back nights at the Boulder Theater on Thursday, January 13 and Friday, January 14, followed by two more nights at the Ogden Thea ... More >>
It was yet another glorious and glamorous weekend in the Mile High City, and we've got pictures to prove it. Lots of 'em. We sent our boy Aaron Thackeray out armed with his fancy, schmancy soul-stealing machinery to capture the various nightlife scenery, and he sent back flix of Insane Clow ... More >>
The Disco Biscuits aren't just about the jam scene - this year's installment of their summer music festival Camp Bisco will feature, among many others, LCD Soundsystem, Method Man, Ghostface Killah & Raekwon and Denver's own Pretty Lights. The Biscuits have actually been incorporating elect ... More >>
In addition to a number of shows announced this week, Live Nation is offering the 2010 Country Megaticket, which includes four shows at the Comfort Dental Amphitheatre including, the Country Throwdown featuring Montgomery Gentry, Little Big Town and more on Sunday, June 13, Tim McGraw with Lady A ... More >>
As if we didn't already have enough reason to find our way to Tennesee to catch the Flaming Lips playing Dark Side of the Moon in its entirety, we now have even more incentive -- namely, Chromeo with Daryl Hall and Stevie Wonder!
Thursday-Saturday, March 15-17, Boulder Theater, Boulder, 303-786-7030.
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