Toby Keith

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2014

    Denver metro's ten best new restaurants of 2014 so far

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2014

    Country Music's ten biggest douchebags

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2014

    Even country music is ready for marijuana legalization

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2014

    Pablo Francisco on legal weed, Dog the Bounty Hunter and Shotgun Willie's

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    Exit 2 has "Friends in Low Places"

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2013

    The ten best places to sing karaoke in Denver

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    The weekend's best live music: Ghostland Observatory, STS9, Warped Tour and 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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Camping cookbook author Patty Ruwoldt on outdoor cuisine (recipe for chicken stew included)

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Shooter Jennings on making the most country album of his career, Family Man, in New York

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Denver's ten best jukeboxes

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    Weekend's best live bets: Lucero, Flipper, the Ting Tings, Say Anything, Jewel and 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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    Toby Keith at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre on June 15 with Brantley Gilbert. Tix on sale 3/3.

    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 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Black Keys: "Rock & Roll is dying because of Nickelback"

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2011

    Toby Keith in town for his bar's grand opening

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2011

    Toby Keith talks fried baloney at his bar's grand opening

    Jon Solomon​Toby 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 >>

  • Music

    February 17, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Bars/Clubs: November's openings and closings

    Rock-A-Billies opened November 24​There 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:

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Restaurant 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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2010

    Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill now open

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    I Love This Bar Bingo, anyone?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    Is Toby Keith's I Love This Bar finally open? Bingo!

    ​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 >>

  • Music

    November 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill hopes to open Tuesday

    Kyle GarrattToby Kieth's I Love This Bar & Grill set to open next Tuesday​For 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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    Shops -- and restaurants -- at Northfield finally get a break

    La Sandia's Mexican Cobb salad​On 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 >>

  • Music

    September 9, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    Hoo boy! Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill is bringing its country kitsch to the suburbs of Stapleton

    ​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 >>

  • Music

    June 24, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    This Just In: Country Megaticket, Disco Biscuits, Phoenix shows announced

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    Live Nation offers two-for-one ticket special tomorrow

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2009

    Green Day, Journey, Crosby, Stills & Nash shows announced

    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 >>

  • Music

    December 13, 2007

    Sanity Claus

    Separating holiday-music gifts from seasonal disorders.

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2007

    Gogol Bordello's Acid-Spiked Vodka and Other Assorted Goodies

    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 >>

  • Music

    June 28, 2007

    Red, White and You?

    How American are you? Take this quiz and find out.

  • Music

    January 4, 2007

    What a Country!

    Ten reasons to tune in country radio in 2006.

  • Dining

    July 20, 2006

    Tavern Downtown

    The whole Real World's watching.

  • Music

    June 22, 2006

    Hank III

    Thursday, June 22, Ogden Theatre, 1-866-468-7621.

  • News

    April 20, 2006

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of April 20, 2006

  • Music

    April 13, 2006

    Toby Keith

    White Trash With Money (Show Dog Nashville/Universal)

  • Music

    January 26, 2006

    Ike Reilly

    Tuesday, January 31, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

  • Music

    January 12, 2006

    Death Pool for Cutie

    Check the Vegas odds: It's time to predict this year's rock-star deaths.

  • Music

    December 29, 2005

    Down-Home Delights

    Ten of the best from Nashville and elsewhere.

  • Calendar

    September 9, 2004

    Giving Back

    Out of the ashes of 9/11 comes a reason to celebrate again at Fashion Forward.

  • Music

    February 5, 2004

    Hit Pick

    Halden Wofford and the Hi-Beams

  • Music

    December 25, 2003

    For the Record

    For national releases, 2003 wonked as much as it rocked.

  • Music

    May 1, 2003

    Darryl Worley

    Have You Forgotten?(Dreamworks)

  • Culture

    March 27, 2003

    War on War Songs

    Iraq and roll don't go together well when rockers protest

  • Summer Guide

    June 13, 2002

    Fair Time

    The Colorado State Fair salutes hometown virtues.

  • Music

    February 21, 2002

    Don Walser

    Rolling Stone From Texas and Texas Top Hand (Texas Music Group)

  • Music

    November 8, 2001

    Various Artists

    Timeless (Lost Highway)

  • Music

    May 31, 1995



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