Denver blog posts have a reservation for you. Our Cafe Society blog tallies up the ten best new restaurants of 2014 so far in the Denver metro area. Colorado Peak Politics lists the top five excuses Andrew Romanoff could have used to hide from Obama. An appropriate headline for a post by Purple R ... More >>
Mainstream country music gets an unfair rap as being universally over-polished and formulaic, a notion that artists like Kacey Musgraves and Eric Church obliterate every time they strap on their guitars. But there's a granule of truth to the stereotype, and a particularly damagin ... More >>
It has been rough and rocky traveling for cannabis cowboys for most of the 40 years since "Me and Paul," the hounded-by-the-Man classic in which Willie Nelson tipped off like-minded longhairs to the presence of narcs in Laredo. "If you're staying in a motel there," he warned dryly, "don't leave noth ... More >>
Pablo Francisco is a comedian who has performed all over the world and appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Mad TV. Reknown for his spot-on impressions and high-energy performances, Rodriguez is in town for a weekend of shows that kick off at 7:30pm tonight at the ... More >>
Like any other town, Denver has its share of cover bands, and those bands often tend to get overlooked, because, well, they're playing somebody else's music. Thus, our latest feature, Cover Band of the Week (or, perhaps more accurately, every few weeks, because let's be honest: There's a finite numb ... More >>
While there are a countless number of places to do karaoke around town, we've singled out the ten best spots in town to indulge your inner song bird. Some of these places cater to singers every night of the week, while others only do karaoke on specific nights. Some of these spots made the list last ... More >>
Welcome to the weekend! Another diverse lineup of musical goodness awaits you. Tonight at Red Rocks, Ghostland Observatory and MiM0SA kick off two nights of electronic goodness that will culminate with a show featuring STS9 tomorrow night. And there's a full slate of rock on tap as well, including M ... More >>
With Memorial Day comes the start of camping season, and here's a new tool to put in your pack: Patty Ruwoldt's Open Range Cook'n: Home on the Range Cooking Made Easy -- A Camp Cook's Guide to Tasty Vittles. Not only does the book include recipes for satisfying meals you can cook in the great outdoo ... More >>
It's a bit ironic that Shooter Jennings (due at Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill on Friday, May 4), the son of country singers Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter, would make what he calls his "most country record to date" in New York. But that's essentially what happened. Shortly after moving to N ... More >>
Just as music collections say a lot about people, a jukebox can do the same for a bar; it often reflect the place's personality. A lot of times, variety is key to a well-stocked jukebox, and 3 Kings Tavern, this year's winner in the Best of Denver, had that with balls, to boot. Here's a look at the ... More >>
Ah, yes, welcome to the weekend! Don't you just love living in the Mile High City? Besides the glorious weather we're enjoying right now, we have yet another weekend filled with a ridiculous number of enticing options: Lucero kicks off its two-night stand at the Bluebird, in addition to an in-store ... More >>
Get your red solo cup ready: We've just received word that Toby Keith is bringing his party to Comfort Dental Amphitheatre on Friday, June 15. Tickets for the show, which also features Brantley Gilbert, go on sale next Saturday, March 3 at 10 a.m. at the Comfort Dental box office or at LiveNation.co ... More >>
Despite the pointed assertion of Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney that rock music is dying because of Nickelback, the genre still appears to be selling quite well. Granted, not quite as well as hip-hop or pop, but it's still kicking. In a recent Rolling Stone cover story, Carney is quoted as sayin ... More >>
Country superstar Toby Keith says he used to play in Colorado quite a bit, including five-night stints at the Grizzly Rose, and so it made sense to open his ninth and largest Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill in Denver. Keith stopped by his 22,000 square-foot Northfield Stapleton spot on t ... More >>
Jon SolomonToby Keith's favorite thing on the menu of the chain of restaurants named after his hit song? The fried baloney sandwich. While in town yesterday for the official grand opening of Northfield Stapleton's Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill, the ninth and largest of the locations th ... More >>
Rock-A-Billies opened November 24There were a few changes in the Denver bar and club scene last month, including the opening of Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill, the Rockstar Lounge and Rock-A-Billies. Read on for our bars and clubs roll call for November:
Ototo Food and Wine started pouring November 26.There were many changes in the Denver dining scene last month, with two homegrown chains adding outlets, a couple of national chains entering the market -- and some definite one-of-a-kind restaurants opening. Read on for our Restaurant roll ca ... More >>
After several delays, Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill has finally opened in Northfield/Stapleton. The massive 22,000-square-foot bar/restaurant, named after Keith's hit country single "I Love This Bar," is headed by Charly Barnett, who was general manager at the Grizzly Rose for thirteen ... More >>
Jay Vollmar Alas, the agonizing wait is over: This weekend at Northfield, I Love This Bar & Grill -- Toby Keith's, well, bar and grill -- is celebrating its grand opening. Near as we can tell, there's only four of these bad boys in the world, and somehow we got one. Yay us! We haven't made i ... More >>
After numerous delays, Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill finally opened this week. But before you scoot your boots over to the Shops at Northfield Stapleton to check out this giant country club, print out a copy of this I Love This Bar bingo game (courtesy of our Backbeat blog). We see ... More >>
Kyle GarrattToby Kieth's I Love This Bar & Grill set to open next TuesdayFor those of you sick of French Fries and more in the mood for Toby Keith's Freedom Fries, help is on the way. Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill, 8260 Northfield Boulevard, is holding its soft opening on Tuesday, Nove ... More >>
La Sandia's Mexican Cobb saladOn a Labor Day detour from DIA, we spent a few hours wandering around the Shops at Northfield -- with time out for the Mexican Cobb salad at La Sandia, Richard Sandoval's restaurant there, one of several eateries in the development that could use more traffic. ... More >>
Spit-shine your cowboy boots and dig out your hats, y'all! In just two months, Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill is putting its shit-kickin' foot stomp on a 20,000-square-foot plot of land at Northfield Stapleton. According to Paul Sewell, the chain's corporate marketing director, the m ... 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 >>
On Wednesday, July 22, Live Nation is offering buy one, get one free lawn tickets for Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre shows including Creed, Crue Fest II, Def Leppard with Cheap Trick and Poison, Toby Keith with Trace Adkins, Brad Paisley with Dierks Bentley and Jimmy Wayne, and Rod Stewart. The two-fo ... More >>
As previously reported, Green Day will play its first gig in these parts in over three years when the band hits the Pepsi Center on Saturday, August 15. Tickets for that show go on sale Saturday, May 9. Some other big ticket shows, meanwhile, were announced this week, including a trio of shows at Re ... More >>
Separating holiday-music gifts from seasonal disorders.
Here’s a selection of the best of last week’s music blogging from around the Village Voice Media empire: My interest in Gogol Bordello is officially increased by a thousand percent after reading this review that compares the singer to Cousin Balki, from the ‘80s show Perfect Strangers, on a ... More >>
How American are you? Take this quiz and find out.
Ten reasons to tune in country radio in 2006.
The whole Real World's watching.
Thursday, June 22, Ogden Theatre, 1-866-468-7621.
From the week of April 20, 2006
White Trash With Money (Show Dog Nashville/Universal)
Tuesday, January 31, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Check the Vegas odds: It's time to predict this year's rock-star deaths.
Ten of the best from Nashville and elsewhere.
Out of the ashes of 9/11 comes a reason to celebrate again at Fashion Forward.
Halden Wofford and the Hi-Beams
For national releases, 2003 wonked as much as it rocked.
Have You Forgotten?(Dreamworks)
Iraq and roll don't go together well when rockers protest
The Colorado State Fair salutes hometown virtues.
Rolling Stone From Texas and Texas Top Hand (Texas Music Group)
Timeless (Lost Highway)
WE'VE JUST LISTENED TO EVERY RADIO STATION IN DENVER--AND BOY, DO OUR EARS HURT.