Last year when musician and hairstylist Kitty Vincent broke her foot in a car accident, she found herself confined to the house with idle hands. "I had six months in a cast to sit on the couch and sort of dream up all of these ideas, so I've had a lot of time to put this together in my head," says V ... More >>
Our annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, Dish, will be Sunday, September 7 in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Over 40 area restaurants will bring samples, and drink samples are included with the price of the ticket as well. We're telling you about all this food and ... More >>
Whether or not you're a fan of the gooey holiday of love (or alternately, the holiday invented by greeting-card companies), there's something we can all agree on: Free stuff rules. And our 10 for $10 this weekend is full of free events. From a Love Sux bash to dance parties to a horror film festival ... More >>
August is over, but the fun isn't. This weekend is full of inexpensive entertainment in and around Denver -- if you know where to find it. And we're here to be your (free) guides. The following ten events each under $10 include everything from a night of Stick N Poke tattoos to outdoor festivals, ar ... More >>
You won't have to break out the big bills to have big fun this weekend. You can catch a screening of Finding Nemo or dance the night away at a killer soul and britpop party -- for under $10. See our list of ten picks below; for more events, check out the Westword calendar. And feel free to share mor ... More >>
Though the grills have been extinguished and the fireworks are over, there's no need for the fun to end. July is full of events that won't drain your finances, from art openings to dance parties to a film about Russian feminist punks. Read on for ten events this weekend that are all under $10, and i ... More >>
After debuting Lipgloss as an indie-rock, '80s-underground dance night in 2001, co-founders Michael Trundle (aka boyhollow) and Tyler Jacobson slowly built their once-monthly dance night into an award-winning weekly Denver institution, one of the first to embrace the dance-punk craze of the mid-2000 ... More >>
The lineup for this year's edition of the Gathering of the Clouds has been revealed. The three-day fesitival, slated to take place at the Walnut Room this year on Thursday, March 7 through Saturday, March 9, is being headlined by the Warlocks, Wovenhand, Gliss and the Black Ryder, and features a sle ... More >>
After successive runs at Rock Bar, where it was founded in 2008, Shag, Paris Wine Bar and the Meadowlark, where it eventually set up shop in 2010, the Mile High Soul Club is on the move again, this time to Beauty Bar on 13th Avenue. According to Tyler Jacobson, who launched the night shortly after l ... More >>
Yeah, the world might end tonight. But just in case it doesn't, hold onto some of your cash, rather than ending up like one of Harold Camping's followers. Because there will be plenty of ways to spend it this weekend in Denver, where bargain activities include skating at a roller disco, dancing away ... More >>
Let's face it: winter can be depressing. If the short days and cold weather have you feeling like one of those bummed-out blobs on an antidepressant commercial, don't worry. There's reason -- ten reasons, actually -- to get off the couch and out into the world. From dance parties to an ugly sweater ... More >>
While Big Gigantic's sold-out show tomorrow night at Red Rocks is probably the most high profile show in town this weekend, there's plenty of other dance music and otherwise bustling nightlife to enjoy this weekend. From the shooting superstar Laura Jones to Designer Drugs at Bar Standard, the Dance ... More >>
See Also: - Hey, DJ! Q&A with Tyler "Danger" Jacobson - Photos: Mile High Soul Club at the Meadowlark - Denver's ten best dance clubs The soul mavens behind Mile High Soul Club grew up on a diet of Smokey Robinson, Martha Reeves and Motown 45s played by their parents. "My parents listened to '60s ... More >>
Spring is finally here, and that means that more people are touring this way, more patios are opening, and there are plenty more ways to get out and have fun. But just because you'll be going out more doesn't mean you have to part with your hard-earned cash. From '80s-themed burlesque to punk-art sh ... More >>
It's almost time for that holiday you've been waiting for all year -- President's Day! Well, maybe not. But at least it might get you out of work for a day, which means you can go out every day this weekend and still have Monday to recover. We've got it all for less than $10, with everything from a ... More >>
Good news for those of you who miss Indie 101.5: John "Whip" Wilbur, the station's morning show host and music director, and Lipgloss co-founder Tyler Jacobson have announced plans to launch a new Internet-based indie radio station in Denver, Post 303.
Taking its name from a Colorado pop culture behemoth like John Elway could be a blessing or a curse for a band. But Elway, making an appearance tonight at the Hi-Dive with Michael Dean Damron, St. Fall Apart and The Holy Mess, gets the joke, and fans do too. Besides, a name is just a name, an ... More >>
Now that the graffiti has been scrubbed off the walls for the most part, no one is likely to ever mistake the hi-dive for CBGBs. Nonetheless, for at least one night the South Broadway bar will summon the spirit of the legendary NYC institution, with a spate of bands paying tribute to the band ... More >>
Todd RoethTyler Jacobson can't stay away from the turntables for too long. The local DJ and tastemaker has been keeping busy since his 2009 departure from Lipgloss (a night he co-created) with his semi-regular throwback night, Mile High Soul Club. But on Saturday, August 20, at the Meadowlark ... More >>
On Friday night, Lipgloss celebrated its ten year anniversary at La Rumba. Aaron Thackeray was on hand to capture the momentous occasion, which featured Lipgloss residents Michael Trundle (aka boyhollow), who co-founded the night way back in 2001 with Tyler Jacobson and Tim Cooke, and Option4, along ... More >>
Aaron ThackerayMiike Snow at Lipgloss April 2010 Once upon a time about a decade ago at 60 South -- in the space now occupied by the almighty 3 Kings Tavern -- a trio of DJs got together and launched a night that happened one Monday a month and was devoted solely to playing their favorite so ... More >>
boyhollow, Lipgloss's co-founder and chief residentSpeaking of club nights that take a lickin' and keep on tickin', evidently, The Solution isn't the only night that has proven resilient. Lipgloss, now approaching its tenth year, has endured the exit of two of its founders, Tim Cook and Tyler ... More >>
Every Friday we spotlight the hottest cats (and kittens) behind the decks in the MHC, grilling them to gain some insight on what it takes, exactly, to get the party rocking, to find out about their most treasured crate digging experiences and what they really think when we stumble up to them ... More >>
Retired Lipgloss resident and co-founder Tyler Jacobson is launching a brand new night at Paris Wine Bar (1549 Platte Street) called Split, a name chosen presumably as nod to yet another bygone Brit band. The new monthly, which kicks off on Saturday, February 20, will be helmed by Jacobson and his D ... More >>
Yesterday, Eryc Eyl discussed Michael Trundle's debut remix. Today, he delves into Trundle's musical background a bit and unveils the remix itself."The entire song is there," says Trundle, with a hint of pride. "In some places, it's separated by some beats, but it's all there." The DJ is now working ... More >>
I don't want to miss a thing. Today in The Latest Word: -Eat local. It's getting easier to tell. -Jim Green's fart art. -Frontier has an Emmy but not money. -Twitter Tuesday Today in Backbeat Online: -Tyler Jacobson bowing out of Lipgloss. -The Pixies are coming! -Hot Meese underpants action! - ... More >>
So what are you doing tonight? What? Watching TV and then going to bed? Lame. Yes, we know it's Tuesday, but there's some pretty cool stuff going on tonight. First Andy Tanner of Laymen's Terms is playing a show tonight at the Larimer Lounge that will serve as his solo tour kickoff. Down the block a ... More >>
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