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  • Blogs

    July 14, 2014

    The eight best shows in Denver this week

    It's a particularly good week at Red Rocks, with something like half of our recommended shows taking place at the World's Sexiest Natural Ampitheatre. There is a particularly appealing collection of Colorado talent taking that stage on Thursday, when DeVotchKa joins the symphony orchestra for what i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2014

    The seven best concerts in Denver this week

    We hope your long weekend was as full of smoked meats and assorted outdoor activities as ours was. And now we're back and ready to talk about Denver concerts some more. Obviously the selections are a little lighter in this week's show round-up given that we lost a day. But there are still plenty o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2014

    The 8 best concerts in Denver from March 24 to March 27

    Novelty had its moment in hip-hop; vision had its moment; abstraction had its moment. But thanks in no small part to Top Dawg Entertainment and its star, Kendrick Lamar, good old fashioned high-quality rapping is once again the standard of the day. And now, K.Dot's longtime running mate Schoolboy Q ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    Repertory Cinema Wishlist: The Last Waltz

    Guitarist/songwriter Robbie Robertson of The Band turned seventy this month, and that milestone got me thinkng about The Last Waltz. Some folks call it the "best concert movie ever made," and it has a lot going for it in that respect: Martin Scorcese, who has a deep feel for the power of music on fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    New shows: Cat Power, Lucero, Mike Cooley of the Drive-By Truckers solo show and more

    It's less than a week now until Christmas. Did you get all your shopping done yet? Ah, don't beat yourself up. Neither have we. If you're like us, you've probably got some people on our list who are just impossible to buy for, yes? If so, here's an idea, one that won't require you to brave the masse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    New shows: Justin Bieber adds another date at the Pepsi Center, Imagine Dragons and more

    Did you totally blow it? Did you dawdle and miss your chance to pick up tickets to Justin Bieber's now sold-out concert at the Pepsi Center next month? Is your darling niece bummed with you beyond all recognition? Good news for you: You get a do-over -- well, sort of. The Biebs just announced anothe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    Paper Bird's Esme Patterson on how there's more to the human experience than love songs

    As the latest solo project to come out of the Americana collective Paper Bird, Esme Patterson's All Princes, I is probably the most radical departure from her band's bluegrass/Dixieland sound. Pulling from influences as varied as Van Morrison, CBGB-era punk and Motown, the record is an authentic and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    The ten best concerts this weekend: Oct. 19-21

    Ah, yes, welcome to the weekend! And what a glorious weekend it's going to be. Have you seen the forcast? What's more, the Broncos have a bye-week this week, which means there's no reason at not to get out in the sunshine during the day and then treat yourself to some shows at night. As always, we'v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    The ten best concerts this week: October 15-19

    Hope you got good and rested this past weekend, because you're going to need to tap into your energy reserves for the insane amount shows going down this week. We have all of them listed in our concert calendar, of course, if you'd like to get the full view. Otherwise, below, we've narrowed it down ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2012

    New shows: Breathe Carolina, Vail Snow Daze, 3 Doors Down, Daughtry, Eddie Money and more

    There's a whole new batch of shows to let you know about, some of which are going on sale this week, including a new date from Breathe Carolina, as well as a rescheduled date for Mouse On Mars at Summit Music Hall, plus 3 Doors Down and Daughtry, who are co-headling the 1STBANK Center in December, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2012

    Five world-changing albums that wouldn't have existed if blog buzz determined greatness

    One day, historians will look back and marvel at how blogs changed the music industry -- that is if they can avoid being distracted by the next big thing long enough to think analytically about history. Where just a few critics used to shape the tastes of music fans across country, now an army of bl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    Paper Bird's Esme Patterson flies solo

    After the Beatles broke up, George Harrison explained to Dick Cavett that there just wasn't enough room on Beatles records to record everyone's songs, so they split up and made solo records. And while breaking up isn't on the menu for Denver's most beloved Americana ensemble, the members of Paper Bi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2012

    Denver's ten best restaurant patios

    It's above 80 degrees right now in Denver, which means that for the past several hours, we've been doing nothing but daydreaming of our favorite patios, counting down the minutes until we can shut down the computers and head outside for a drink. Adding urgency to our mission is the fact that it's su ... More >>

  • Music

    December 29, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Meet Michael Kiwanuka: "Tell Me a Tale," your soundtrack to fall has officially arrived

    Michael Kiwanuka: A star is born.​"Folks, a star is born." So wrote AEG impresario Don Strasburg this morning on Facebook in reference to Michael Kiwanuka. And, man, I'm here to tell you: There's clearly a reason that Strasburg does what he does for a living. Dude can spot talent from a mile a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2011

    Infamous Stringdusters at the Fox, 3/18/11

    Jamie VanBuhlerGreensky Bluegrass has built a loyal Colorado following​ INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS With Greensky Bluegrass 03.18.11 | Fox Theatre Greensky Bluegrass and the Infamous Stringdusters concluded their two-night Colorado run last night at the Fox. Greensky kicked things off with a nine ... More >>

  • Music

    August 26, 2010

    Ray LaMontagne

    Monday, August 30, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Part two: Chef and Tell with Jennifer Jasinski from Rioja and Bistro Vendome

    Lori Midson ​This is part two of Lori Midson's interview with Jennifer Jasinksi; to read part one of that interview, click here. Best food city in America: San Francisco Bay. I love the growing capabilities of the area and how you're so closely tied to the land. Restaurants there have the opp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2008
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    August 22, 2007
  • Music

    June 7, 2007

    Joan Osborne

    Breakfast in Bed
    Time Life Records

  • Film

    May 31, 2007

    Once

    This musical reimagined hits all the right notes.

  • Film

    February 1, 2007

    The Music Men

    Halfway through Sundance, and still whistling a happy tune.

  • Music

    January 4, 2007

    Everlasting Sounds

    A thing of beauty is a joy forever.

  • Music

    March 30, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    March 16, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

  • Music

    January 12, 2006

    Unlikely Requiem

    On the road to recovery with the Drive By Truckers.

  • Music

    November 17, 2005

    Polywood Ending

    Cervantes' is the perfect place for Polytoxic to take its Last Waltz.

  • Music

    November 3, 2005

    Gothfathers

    After calling it quits more than two decades ago, Bauhaus is back -- again.

  • Music

    November 20, 2003

    Perfect Rx

    Ted Leo and the Pharmacists find that just a spoonful of anger helps the medicine go down.

  • Music

    June 19, 2003

    The Beatdown

    New Backbeat editor throws his first punch.

  • Music

    March 14, 2002

    Will Hoge

    Carousel (Atlantic)

  • Music

    February 28, 2002

    Jonathan Richman

    Her Mystery Not of High Heels and Eye Shadow (Vapor)

  • Music

    January 10, 2002

    Graham Slams

    New-wave pioneer Graham Parker is still squeezing out the sparks.

  • News

    October 25, 2001

    Westward Hoaxes

    Denver officials and the press grope for the best way to deal with bogus anthrax scares.

  • Music

    October 25, 2001

    Ryan Adams, Jay Farrar

    Gold (Lost Highw), Sebastopol (Artemis)

  • Music

    August 30, 2001

    Another Piece of the Rock

    Nuggets II strikes gold by mining new territory.

  • Music

    July 26, 2001

    Culture Clash

    Alex Paterson returns from Orblivion with a disc that inspires passionate responses.

  • Film

    February 24, 2000

    Wonder Bread

    Wonder Boys lets Michael Douglas get caught in the doldrums of middle age.

  • Music

    February 3, 2000

    Cleared for Takeover

    Backwash gets caught up in merger mania!

  • Music

    August 12, 1999

    Mose Better Blues

    Septuagenarian jazz poet laureate Mose Allison thrives on the blues.

  • Music

    April 22, 1999
  • Music

    July 16, 1998

    Kids Do the Darnedest Things

    Three members of famous musical families provide a good argument for nepotism.

  • Calendar

    April 30, 1998

    Night & Day

    April 30 - May 6, 1998

  • Calendar

    February 12, 1998
  • Music

    August 28, 1997
  • Music

    December 19, 1996

    To Buy or Not to Buy

    Reviews of 23 recent superstar recordings--just in time for your holiday purchasing pleasure.

  • Music

    September 26, 1996

    Soul Woman

    Me'Shell Ndegeocello fights the powers that be.

  • Calendar

    November 1, 1995
  • Music

    April 27, 1994
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