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Uncle Tupelo

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2014

    New Denver shows: James Taylor, Rodrigo y Gabriela, the Head and the Heart, tix on sale

    Grammy winner and Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee James Taylor returns to Red Rocks on Tuesday, June 17. Tickets range from $49.50 and $89.50 and go on sale this Monday, February 10, at 10 a.m. Rodrigo y Gabriela stops at Red Rocks on Sunday, August 17, with local opener Nathaniel Rateliff. Ticket ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2013

    Here's what we're all listening to right now: What's on your playlist this week?

    Music is life -- or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon now. Sharing is caring. Don' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this week

    MELVINS @ SUMMIT MUSIC HALL | MON, 7/15/13 Since 1983, the Melvins have been perfecting their brand of influential rock, inspired in part by punk and in part by the music Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover grew up hearing as kids in the '60s and '70s. With the Melvins, the two have taken that sound to dif ... More >>

  • Music

    May 23, 2013

    Farmington Hill

    Road to Nowhere
    Self-released

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    May 31, 2012

    Mosey West

    Merica
    Self-released

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    Ten authentic Irish drinking songs

    Finding an Irish soundtrack for a St. Patrick's Day celebration doesn't take a lot of exhaustive research. Generic "Best of Ireland" compilations abound in outlet stores, on iTunes and even on racks in gas stations, collections that feature anonymous artists playing generic versions of traditional C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Weekend's best live bets: Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks and more

    Are you ready? This is a weekend to remember. Tonight for the first time ever, the famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre will add to its renown by hosting the first ever wintertime concert with Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks with Atmosphere, Common, Grieves and Budo and Get Cryphy. And that's just the tip o ... More >>

  • Music

    March 3, 2011

    Bonnie & the Beard

    Bonnie & the Beard
    Victory Garden Records

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    Jeff Tweedy at Boulder Theater, 1/8/11

    Jon Solomon​ JEFF TWEEDY With The Handsome Family 1.8.2011 | Boulder Theater When Jeff Tweedy opened the second show of his sold out two-night stand at the Boulder Theater with "Sunken Treasure," the venue was amazingly quiet except for a few cheers during high points of the song. With an a ... More >>

  • Music

    January 6, 2011

    Jeff Tweedy

    Friday, January 7, and Saturday, January 8, Boulder Theater, 303-786-7030.

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    American Tomahawk, Chromeo, Black Milk fill our playlists this week

    ​As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" So whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>

  • Music

    January 21, 2010
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    July 2, 2009

    Son Volt

    Wednesday, July 8, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-8497.

  • Calendar

    July 17, 2008
  • Music

    December 13, 2007

    Will Hoge

    This troubadour lives on the road, which means he never gets homesick.

  • Music

    November 1, 2007
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    October 18, 2007

    Weird Turn Prose

    3 Kings Tavern

  • Music

    August 30, 2007

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2007
  • Music

    December 14, 2006

    Big Timber

    Larimer Lounge

  • Music

    June 15, 2006

    Westword Music Showcase 2006

    Be there or be square!

  • Music

    April 6, 2006

    The Hackensaw Boys

    Friday, April 7, Boulder Theater, 303-786-7030.

  • Music

    February 9, 2006

    Breakout Artists

    Out on Bail escapes the alt-country cage with its conviction intact.

  • Music

    October 13, 2005

    Lucero

    Sunday, October 16, Gothic Theatre, 303-788-0984.

  • Music

    July 28, 2005

    Son Volt

    Okemah and the Melody of Riot (Sony)

  • Music

    May 5, 2005

    Torn in the USA

    The Boss is a legend to some and a laugh to others. To me, he's been both.

  • Music

    April 7, 2005

    Rock Ethic

    Local 33 brings blood, sweat and beers to its blue-collar twang.

  • Music

    November 11, 2004

    Lucero

    Saturday, November 13, Climax Lounge, 303-292-5483; Sunday, November 14, Aggie Theatre, Fort Collins, 1-970-407-1322; Monday, November 15, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-447-0095; and Tuesday, November 16, Navajo Hogan, Colorado Springs, 303-443-2227.

  • Music

    May 27, 2004

    Cold Fusion

    Colder Than Fargo's brittle compositions thrive in spite of the frozen terrain that frames them.

  • Music

    March 11, 2004

    The Autumn Defense

    Circles (Arena Rock Recording Company)

  • Music

    October 23, 2003

    The Beatdown

    Return of the living Dead: What would Jerry do?

  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    Critic's Choice

    Jay Farrar

  • Music

    December 26, 2002

    That's a Wrap-Up

    Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.

  • Music

    September 5, 2002

    Backwash

    Wilco weathers Reprise Records, in-fighting and an in-studio film crew in a new documentary.

  • Music

    September 5, 2002

    Still Scorching

    Jason Ringenberg embraces his title as alt country's architect.

  • Music

    January 24, 2002

    Leaving the Son

    With Uncle Tupelo and Son Volt behind him, Jay Farrar finds equilibrium as a solo artist.

  • Music

    October 25, 2001

    Ryan Adams, Jay Farrar

    Gold (Lost Highw), Sebastopol (Artemis)

  • Music

    September 28, 2000

    Chris Mills

    Kiss It Goodbye
    (Sugar Free Records)

  • Music

    October 28, 1999

    Poison Pen

    Jeff Tweedy moves Wilco further toward perfect pop...and perfect despair.

  • Music

    October 14, 1999

    Playlist

    Ol' Dirty Bastard, Richmond Fontaine, Basement Jaxx, Barbra Streisand

  • Music

    September 18, 1997
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    November 21, 1996
  • Music

    August 1, 1996

    Honesty Is Golden

    Dan Murphy comes out from behind a bank of Golden Smog.

  • Music

    December 13, 1995
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    December 13, 1995
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    September 6, 1995
  • Music

    May 17, 1995

    ROGER WILCO

    THANKS TO JEFF TWEEDY AND WILCO, YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE EMBARRASSED TO LIKE COUNTRY ROCK ANYMORE.

  • Calendar

    May 17, 1995
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    March 29, 1995
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    March 9, 1994
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