Trampled By Turtles, due at this weekend's Westword Music Showcase, was started in 2003 by a group friends from Duluth, Minnesota, who knew each other from playing in various bands. Liberated by the freedom and mobility of playing acoustic instruments, the players honed a sound that happened to bene ... More >>
Although the variety of flicks at the Starz Denver Film Festival lets movie lovers tailor their own fest, the marquee events serve as signposts -- and this year's opening night feature, A Late Quartet, and Big Night spotlight, Quartet, underwhelmed compared to the $2.5 million gift from Anna and Joh ... More >>
Of all the occupations listed on Bono's resume (humanitarian, hotel owner, British Knight, world bank advisor, anathema to any rock fan under thirty), one that has never been considered was historian. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 44 years ago today, an event the U2 singer attempted to ... More >>
Alex Cox, who wrote and directed cult favorites like Repo Man and Sid & Nancy, is joining CU-Boulder's film studies faculty this fall and will teach screenwriting and film production, as the Daily Camera reported. Cox, who grew up England, studied film at UCLA, then lived in Mexico and Spain ... More >>
Editor's note: Two of our writers were at the Decemberists show last night in Boulder, and so today we present you with two different accounts of the show from two different perspectives. Two for the price of, uh, none, as it were -- well, unless you count the cost your Internet connection. Adam Pe ... More >>
Titus Andronicus is frightfully serious about punk rock. The group of well-read, New Jersey-bred twenty-somethings recently released The Monitor, a concept album about the Civil War that contains spoken-word, era-appropriate interludes, male-female call-and-response, and three track punk su ... More >>
A.H. GoldsteinThe Polkanauts at Club 404 UMS Travelogue, Night Four 7.25.10, Baker District/South Broadway The mood was more understated from the beginning. As the fourth and final day of the UMS got underway on a stifling Sunday afternoon, the sense of weariness felt almost palpable. After ... More >>
From Athens, Georgia, comes yet another great new American band.
Saturday, June 16
Fiona Apple and Chris Martin have their games down Cold.
15th Street Tavern, Skylark Lounge
Flogging Molly resurfaces with its most politically charged album.
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists find that just a spoonful of anger helps the medicine go down.
The summer kicks off with some green-hued music at Conor OíNeillís Summer Outdoor Music Festival.
Uz Jsme Doma creates a bohemian rhapsody.
The Irish rockers in the Indulgers are part of the green wave that's sweeping Colorado.
THIS YEAR'S CHRISTMAS DISCS PROVIDE SOME ROUGH SLEDDING.