It's been said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but in the world of music no one appreciates a copycat, especially those who work for months and sometimes even years to bring something new and original into the world. Tribute shows -- that is, those with bands whose sole purpose is ... More >>
Welcome to the Name Game, the latest Backbeat feature in which we periodically check in with a local act ask them to share the story behind the nom de tune (if there is one), to find out how and why they chose their handle, in addition to spelling out any special significance the moniker might have. ... More >>
Red Bastard comes to Boulder this weekend for some of the character's final shows before creator Eric Davis heads to Cirque du Soleil. A huge part of the Red Bastard show is engaging the audience in sometimes uncomfortable ways. Interacting with the audience in ways that range from challengi ... More >>
Tony Clifton stops by the Walnut Room.
Former Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus and his band the Jicks hit the Gothic Theatre November 6. There's an eclectic bunch of shows going on sale this weekend from Old Crow Medicine Show and Grace Potter to the Czech Republics' Plastic People and Tony Clifton & the Katrina Kiss My Ass Orchestra. ... More >>