Tokyo Police Club

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    January 21, 2014

    New Denver shows: Slayer, the Knife, Old Crow Medicine Show, tickets on sale this weekend

    Slayer headlines the Fillmore on Saturday, May 10, with Suicidal Tendencies and Exodus opening. Tickets go on sale on Friday, January 24 at 10 a.m. The Knife brings its Shaking the Habitual North American Tour to the Fillmore Auditorium on Monday, April 21, and tickets ($32.50-$35) are on sale now. ... More >>

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    February 10, 2012

    Ted Stevens of Cursive: "There's a lot of risks you take in making a record like this."

    See also: Interview with Lauren Larson of Ume, sharing the bill this Sunday. Cursive (due this Sunday at Larimer Lounge with Ume) was one of the most popular and influential bands to have come out of the underground scene in Omaha, Nebraska, the same one that spawned Bright Eyes, the Faint, Azure R ... More >>

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    November 17, 2011
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    November 11, 2011

    Option4 kicks off The Hundred next week

    ​Giving others the chance to enjoy up-and-coming artists in small venues was the reason Brennan Bryarly started The Hundred. Bryarly, a resident DJ at Lipgloss under the name option4, got to see world-renowned turntablist A-Trak in a room of about forty people at South By Southwest a few years ... More >>

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    October 19, 2010

    Ozzy Osbourne, Crystal Castles and Lucero shows announced

    The Ozzman cometh to the Pepsi Center in February​Ozzy Osbourne, who just launched a column in Rolling Stone called Ask Dr. Ozzy, in which he offers health and diet tips (no, really), hits the Pepsi Center with Slash on Tuesday, February 8, as part of an eighteen-month long world tour, which i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    Justify My Love: Submitting to a Vampire Weekend obsession

    Catch Vampire Weekend tonight at Red Rocks with Beach House and the Dum Dum Girls​Okay we all have some skeletons in our closet, shit we dig -- be it music, movies or television shows -- that we'd just as soon that nobody else knew about. Guilty pleasures is what most people term these sort of ... More >>

  • Music

    July 29, 2010

    Tokyo Police Club

    Tuesday, August 3, Bluebird Theater, 303-377-1666.

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    June 2, 2010

    The National, Chromeo, Goo Goo Dolls shows announced

    ​Although the National has been at for a decade, the Brookyn-based indie rock group started gaining some serious traction with the release of 2007's Boxer. The act's latest effort, High Violet , debuted in the top five slots around the world, so it's no surprise that the band, who has played s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2010

    Bonnaroo 2010 lineup revealed: Chromeo with Daryl Hall, Stevie Wonder, the Avett Brothers, Against Me!, Kings of Leon, Dave Matthews Band and 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!

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    January 19, 2010

    Faith restored: Coachella 2010 lineup announced

    Fucking A. Ask and ye shall receive, eh? (Well, it's not Denver, but close enough.) Just glimpsed the lineup for this year's Coachella. As far as headliners go, you've got your Jay-Z and your LCD Soundsystem and, uh, let's see here, Thom Yorke and ... yada, yada, yada. Whatever, dude. Five words: Fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    Q&A with the Don'ts and Be Carefuls

    ​In 2008, the whole dance punk phenomenon, with few exceptions, seemed worn out and irrelevant to anything genuinely exciting. But it was in the spring of that year that The Don'ts and Be Carefuls started putting together its songs and playing its first show shortly after solidifying its line-up. ... More >>

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    June 18, 2009

    Broomfield Event Center on life support

    The Broomfield Event Center has been twisting since at least earlier this year, when Tim Wiens announced that he wanted out of his contract to manage the venue -- a lack-of-success story almost from its opening in 2006. And while the willingness of Anschutz Entertainment Group/Kroenke Sports Enter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    The Jukebox Effect

    I deejayed a Valentine's Day party at the Horseshoe Lounge on Saturday. The bar had a great vibe, as always, and the ample crowd was in the mood for a good party. It was the first time I ever had to play music for four and a half straight hours, and I was initially worried that I would: a) run out o ... More >>

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    January 23, 2009

    How doomed is the Broomfield Event Center?

    The Denver Business Journal is reporting that Tim Wiens wants out of his agreement to manage the Broomfield Event Center, which opened in 2006 -- and that's not good news for local officials. The city bankrolled the 6,000-seat arena with $60 million worth of bonds that are supposed to be repaid from ... More >>

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    October 6, 2008

    Live Review: Weezer, Angels & Airwaves and Toyko Police Club at the Broomfield Event Center

    Rivers Cuomo and Scott Shriner wear the red track suits they donned in Broomfield. Weezer, Angels & Airwaves and Tokyo Police Club Sunday, October 5 Broomfield Event Center Since 1994, when Weezer's Rivers Cuomo first arrived on the national scene (and spoke to Westword in the profile accessible ... More >>

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    September 15, 2008

    Monolith Festival Live Blog, Day 2

    Tokyo Police Club started a solid run on the main stage. (Photo by Chad Fahnestock). And it's gone. Just like that, the gale-force winds of indie rock have come and gone, whipping Red Rocks into a frenzy all day Saturday and Sunday. Missed it? Can't remember it? Read our Day 1 Monolith Live Blog ... More >>

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    August 12, 2008

    This Just In 8/14-8/20

    David Byrne visits the Buell Theatre October 12. Among the recent concert info we've received over the last week, a second Cheech & Chong was added and Eddy Grant's August 15 show at the Bluebird was canceled. Here's a rundown of the shows going on sale this weekend. For ticket information, click ... More >>

  • Music

    May 22, 2008

    Tokyo Police Club

    Thursday, May 22, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.

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    May 19, 2008

    Monolith Announces 22 More Acts

    Photo by Aaron Thackeray Just received word that Monolith, the two-day music festival slated to take place at Red Rocks on September 13-14, has added 22 more acts, including Atmosphere (pictured above from the second show of a two-night stand last night at the Ogden Theatre), Hercules and Love Affa ... More >>

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    April 29, 2008

    Monolith Line Up Announced

    All right, if you thought the inaugural edition of Monolith last year was pretty kick ass, wait until you get a load of this year's line-up, which comes even closer to living up to the festival's name: How about some TV on the Radio? Justice? Vampire Weekend? Neko Case, And what about a little Sharo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2008

    45 Second Reviews: Colour Revolt, Ours, Tokyo Police Club, Jordan Zevon

    Colour Revolt Plunder, Beg and Curse Fat Possum Records 02:00-02:45 of “Ageless Everytime” Every once and a while someone gets the late '90s right. Colour Revolt seems to capture the sounds of bands like Cop Shoot Cop, Shiner and Hum in all the right ways to make what appears to be a solid albu ... More >>

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    July 20, 2007

    War Time Smile and the Return of John Reidy

    The Hooligan was one of the best zines ever to come out of Denver: brash, rude, often offensive, and even more frequently snort-the-beverage-of-your-choice-outta-each-nostril funny. John Reidy, the prose hooligan behind The Hooligan, kept the pub alive through a slew of permutations -- print only, o ... More >>

  • Music

    July 19, 2007

    Staking Out Tokyo Police Club

    Canadas latest buzz band has the blogosphere under arrest.

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    May 2, 2007

    Coachella, Yeah!

    Celebrities spotted in this tent. Our Denver contingent arrived at the Coachella campgrounds Thursday night to set up; we quickly became known as the "Denverites who came with the Hawaiians." The entire festival was amazing, but here are some of the highlights: Friday: Brother Ali, Digitalism, To ... More >>