The War on Drugs (Band)

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2014

    The Ten Best Shows This Weekend

    There's an insanely eclectic array of shows this weekend. Swallow Hill is celebrating its 35th Anniversary at the Paramount Theatre with Josh Ritter, Brett Dennen and Elle King. Nas performs his classic album, Illmatic at the Paramount. There's also the New Pornographers, Felice Brothers, the Hot Sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2014

    The Eleven Best Shows in Denver This Week

    It's another busy week here in Denver: The wildest in the Hank Williams lineage plays tonight at the Ogden, Keys N Krates returns with a set at Cervantes' Other Side and indie mainstay Of Montreal plays the Bluebird. There are plenty more -- the rest of our picks follow.

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2014

    Here's what my cat thinks of the new War on Drugs album, with photos and video

    The War on Drugs released its new album Lost in the Dream today. The band also plays the Bluebird on March 26. Here's what's going to happen now: I'm going to listen to the new War on Drugs album with my cat, Kitten and we're going to review it track-by-track. Her credentials are that I once wrote a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2013

    Kurt Vile at the Bluebird, 8/15/13

    KURT VILE @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | 8/15/13 Kurt Vile strolled into the Bluebird last night carrying a stack of his CDs. He's a small man, maybe 5' 3" and weighing 130, with shaggy brown hair. Looked awkward. Very awkward. Was he about to steal my wife's heart with his songs, as she and I had both expect ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    Our top five spins this week, September 24-30

    In this very special edition of Heavy Rotation, you not only get a through-the-keyhole view of our musical proclivities, but you also get a few words from us on our top pick of the week. Keep reading to find out what Mark Sanders considers musical comfort food, why Kelsey Whipple can't think of Spac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2012

    Review: Sharon Van Etten at the Bluebird Theater, with the War On Drugs, 3/28/12

    SHARON VAN ETTEN @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | 3.28.12 Read also: Sharon Van Etten Q&A Sharon Van Etten is not a diva. Walking on stage at the Bluebird last night, as unassumingly as if she were in the grocery store produce aisle, Van Etten appeared confident and casual. There was no pretense about her or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2011

    Adam Granduciel of the War on Drugs on the band's history and Slave Ambient

    Graham TolbertThe War On Drugs​The War On Drugs (due Sunday, October 30, at the hi-dive with Purling Hiss and Carter Tanton) started to take shape when Adam Granduciel moved back to the East Coast from Oakland to settle in Philadelphia. Once there, Granduciel began to play music with various p ... More >>

  • Music

    October 27, 2011

    The War on Drugs

    Sunday, October 30, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Tonight: The War on Drugs at the Hi-Dive

    ​The brainchild of guitarist and vocalist Adam Granduciel, The War On Drugs came to be almost a decade ago and has seen it's share of line-up changes -- Kurt Vile was a longtime member -- but has consistently created a sort of Americana-meets-Sonic-Youth sound. Last year's Future Weather EP co ... More >>