Widespread Panic

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    October 16, 2014

    The Costume-Based Guide to This Year's Halloween Concerts in Denver

    Halloween changes as you get older. It starts off with the excitement of candy, which fades into the excitement to get dressed up to get drunk. Once you're old enough to do that outside someone's basement, but before you're old enough to be dressing up kids of your own, Halloween is a paradise of li ... More >>

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    June 3, 2014

    Widespread Panic, Lorde, Demi Lovato concerts announced

    While Widespread Panic is slated for a three-night run at Red Rocks near the end of this month, the band will also do a three-night Halloween run at 1STBANK Center from Friday, October 31 through Sunday, November 2. Tickets ($55.75/$61) go on Friday, August 8 at 10 a.m. After headlining the Fillmo ... More >>

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    May 14, 2014

    Photos: Ten best states for hippies -- and the ones ranks above Colorado

    Colorado has long been known as one of hippie culture's great bastions. But in its list of the best and worst U.S. states for hippies, suggests that while Colorado still deserves recognition, it's rep may soon start to slide. Really? Judge for yourself by counting down the roster, supp ... More >>

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    April 1, 2014

    Widespread Panic, Fleetwood Mac, Mayhem Festival tickets on sale this weekend

    Widespread Panic returns to Red Rocks for a three-night run from Friday, June 27 through Sunday, June 29. Tickets ($57.50) go on on sale on Saturday, April 5 at 10 a.m. Now with Christine McVie back in the fold, Fleetwood Mac will embark on a 33-city North American tour that beings in September an ... More >>

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    October 8, 2013

    The ten greatest jam-band meccas

    For many jam band fans, traveling and seeing concerts goes hand in hand. Often when a favorite band announces its tour, folks will scan the tour dates and choose which dates to go to depending on which venue they are booked at. From giant outdoor summer sheds to intimate houses, here are the ten gre ... More >>

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    October 3, 2013

    From Phish to Floyd, the ten best light shows

    For many bands, the light show is almost as integral to the live act as the music, so much so, in fact, that lighting directors are often heralded as an additional member of the group. These illumination wizards have the most open and creative space to work in, and as result, they're able to create ... More >>

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    September 19, 2013

    Ultimate survival guide to Furthur at Red Rocks

    Tonight at Red Rocks, Furthur kicks off its highly anticipated four-night run. The band just announced a touring hiatus after its Mexico run in January, so you definitely won't want to miss these shows. Like the Dead, Furthur attracts followers are unfailingly devout, all of whom you can meet and gr ... More >>

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    June 28, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this weekend

    THE OH HELLOS @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | FRI & SAT, 6/28-6/29 Last fall, the Oh Hellos released their first full-length, Through the Deep, Dark Valley. And while that album's got some solid tunes like "The Valley" and "I Was Wrong," it's "Hello My Old Heart," a track from their self-titled debut that perk ... More >>

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    March 1, 2013

    Widespread Panic at Red Rocks June 27-30. Tickets on sale next Saturday, March 9 at 10 a.m.

    If you're a jam fan, you must be positively overwhelmed with glee right now with the way the concert season is starting to shape up this year. Last night came word of a Disco Biscuits date at Red Rocks in April, and now comes word that Widespread Panic is pulling into Red Rocks for a four night (!) ... More >>

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    February 22, 2013

    The ten best Craiglist Missed Connections from a gas station, Colorado's top spot

    A recent study in Psychology Today mapped the most common locations of Craigslist Missed Connections by state -- and Colorado's isn't glamorous. In the Centenntial State, the most likely place to fail romantically (and later document it publicly) is the gas station. Considering the amount of active ... More >>

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    April 25, 2012

    Die Antwoord, Jack White and Five Finger Death Punch lead this week's new shows

    Oh, man, just when you think the upcoming concert season couldn't get any more stacked there's even more new shows to look forward to. We've received word that Die Antwoord is finally making its way to Denver on Monday, August 6, along with dates with Jack White, Andrew Bird, Sublime with Rome, Five ... More >>

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    February 17, 2012

    Weekend's best live music bets: Phil Lesh and Friends, Young the Giant and more

    Welcome to the weekend! You made it! While we're assuming we'll be seeing you at Artopia tomorrow night, if for some reason we don't, there's a pretty diverse lineup of music on tap otherwise for the next three days, including two more nights of Phil Lesh at 1STBANK Center, two nights of Future Bird ... More >>

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    February 11, 2012

    Review: Widespread Panic at the Fillmore Auditorium, 2/10/2012

    WIDESPREAD PANIC @ FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | 2/10/12The Wood Tour -- named as a reference to the purely-acoustic setting of the shows -- has been an eleven-show way for Widespread Panic to reconnect with their fans on a much more intimate level at smaller venues before taking a break from touring in 201 ... More >>

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    February 10, 2012

    Weekend's best dance bets: DJ Dan, Kirk DeGiorGio, Pinch and more

    ​House heavyweight DJ Dan will no doubt rock the dance floor at Beta on Saturday night; the UK's Kirk DeGiorGio and Pinch will also be gracing our city with their presence this weekend. Sex Panther returns to Beauty Bar tonight for the regular dubstep, Moombahton, funky dance party with Max Kl ... More >>

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    February 10, 2012

    Weekend's best live bets: Lenny Kravitz, Widespread Panic and more

    Ah, yes, we've reached the end of another glorious week in the Rockies, which can only mean another dope weekend of music in the Mile High City. Lenny Kravitz kicks things off tonight with a show at the Buell Theatre, Widespread Panic pulls into the Fillmore for a three-night stand, TaunTaun returns ... More >>

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    December 30, 2011

    David Bromberg on his career and studying with Reverend Gary Davis

    David Bromberg's eclectic musical expertise is rooted in the sounds of America. Since the 1960s, the singer and guitarist has drawn from a palette of influences, from bluegrass to ragtime, from country blues to New Orleans jazz. Taking lessons from the legendary Reverend Gary Davis as a Columbia stu ... More >>

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    October 25, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

    ​Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: Guns N' Roses is at 1STBANK Center in December, and in January, Wilco's at the Fillmore and the Jayhawks are due at the Ogden. Air Dubai, Gauntlet Hair, Ian Cooke and Jonny Barber & the Living Deads all got some spins on local rad ... More >>

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    June 24, 2011

    Good Friday: Widespread Panic, Dax Riggs, Pink Hawks and more this weekend

    ​You can't experience a Colorado summer without seeing at least one show at Red Rocks and tonight, Widespread Panic throws down the inaugural performance of a full weekend of jammy goodness. These dudes are so popular here, you would think they are from Colorado, but no. It might just be somet ... More >>

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    June 23, 2011

    Thursday is the new Friday: Showcase Awards, album releases, Cosmic Gate and more

    ​Here comes another Thursday, and if its anything like last Thursday then it's going to be wild and fun. Last week, we tore it up all over the city, and now that we're fully recovered from the Showcase/PrideFest hangover, there's plenty to do tonight, from the Westword Music Showcase Awards at ... More >>

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    May 5, 2011

    James and the Devil

    Altitude Sickness

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    April 15, 2011

    Reiver's: Where everybody knows your name

    ​Happy Place: Reiver's Bar and Grill, 1085 South Gaylord Street, 303-733-8856 The Hours: Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. to close. The Deals: $2.50-$6 beer specials; $10 buckets of beer; $2.50 cocktails, half-price appetizers. Were we happy? Flip the page to find out.

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    March 29, 2011

    Mile Highlights: Shows announced/on sale this week, local radio playlists and top local sellers

    ​ Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week. On the concert front: Peter Gabriel and Widespread Panic are coming to Red Rocks in June, while Sade is due at the Pepsi Center in August. Meanwhile on local radio, My Body Sings Electric, Pacific Pride, the Sunshine House and String Chees ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Widespread Panic, Jane's Addiction, Michael Franti shows announced

    ​After selling out three nights at Red Rocks, Widespread Panic returns to the Pepsi Center for a two-night New Year's Eve run on Thursday, December 30, and Friday, December 31. Tickets are $61 and go on sale this Saturday, October 9, at noon and are available through TicketHorse. Speaking of ... More >>

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    June 28, 2010

    The Roots, Eminem top sellers at local record stores

    ​How I Got Over, the Roots' latest effort released last week on Def Jam, took the spot at Twist & Shout, second at Albums on the Hill and third at Independent Records for the week ending June 27. Eminem's new disc, Recovery, debuted at number one at Independent Records while coming in third at ... More >>

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    June 2, 2010

    Black Keys, Widespread Panic top sellers at local stores

    ​The Black Keys' latest effort, Brothers, performed strong for the second week in a row and claimed the top spots at Albums on the Hill and Independent Records, while checking in at number two at Twist & Shout. Widespread Panic's Dirty Side Down, released last week on ATO, Hank Williams III's ... More >>

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    December 3, 2009

    Zac Brown Band

    Thursday, December 3, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.

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    November 12, 2009

    Happy Birthday to the Fainting Goat

    ​ 846 Broadway has been a lot of things over the years. Failed restaurants have come and gone; bars have landed here, done well for a little bit, then died. I've spent time at every one of 846 Broadway's incarnations over the past seven years and, with the exception of their convenience (th ... More >>

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    July 19, 2009

    Mile High Music Fest Live Reviews: Day One

    Aaron Thackeray See photos of Day One's fans on the slideshow page. It's here: The second edition of the Mile High Music Fest is underway, and our gaggle of writers and photogs are shvitzing their way around the grounds to bring you ongoing, as-close-to-live-as-my-fingers-allow coverage of Denver ... More >>

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    May 26, 2009

    From Mile High to Monolith, breaking down Denver's summer music fests

    The Mile High Music Fest returns to Dick's with Tool, Widespread Panic and the Fray. With so many music festivals to fill up your summer and drain your pocketbook, we put together a handy rundown of Denver's fests, in order of their appearance on your calendar. Which are you looking most forward to ... More >>

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    April 21, 2009

    The Kitchen celebrates its fifth birthday

    Happy anniversary to the Kitchen, at 1039 Pearl Street in Boulder. The restaurant will celebrate its fifth birthday on Tuesday, April 21, by introducing a "Community Hour," a daily gathering each afternoon from 3 to 6 p.m. with reduced price food and drink. There are more changes in store, too; for ... More >>

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    April 2, 2009


    Saturday, April 4, 3 Kings Tavern, 303-777-7352.

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    March 31, 2009

    New Kids on the Block, Boz Scaggs, Loretta Lynn shows announced

    A number of shows were announced this week, including New Kids on the Block (Wednesday, July 15, Fiddler's Green), Boz Scaggs and Michael McDonald (Monday, July 6, Paramount Theatre), Loretta Lynn (Wednesday, June 10, Paramount Theatre) and Reggae on the Rocks featuring Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squa ... More >>

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    March 26, 2009

    Tool, Widespread Panic and the Fray to headline Mile High Music Festival

    Moments ago, the folks at AEG announced the line-up for this year's Mile High Music Festival. This year looks like it's going to be a doozy. Here are just some of the acts that you can look forward to seeing this summer on the two main stages at either end of the park or a number of smaller stages i ... More >>

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    March 26, 2009

    The blog shortcut, March 26 edition

    Let it snow? Let it snow? Let it snow? Today in Cafe Society: • Top Chef Hosea Rosenberg spreads the wealth. • Updated: Other stirring events, now that "Soup for the Soul" is cancelled. • Desperately seeking volunteers for the IACP conference in Denver. • Co-op grocery looking to open in Fi ... More >>

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    March 2, 2009

    Van Morrison top seller at Twist & Shout

    Van Morrison's Astral Weeks Live at the Hollywood Bowl, released last week, nabbed the number-one spot on Twist & Shout's best list for the week ending March 1. JJ Cale's new album Roll On, the Slumdog Millionaire soundtrack, Tea Leaf Green's Live at Twist & Shout and Morrissey's Years of Re ... More >>

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    January 15, 2009

    In the neighborhood: The Fainting Goat

      The space at 846 Broadway has long been the go-to bar for all our needs around the office.  It's been the Parlour, the Minturn Saloon and Moon Time in the years that I've been here --everything from a kinda weird, quasi-classy bolt-hole with a serious kitchen to a mountain transplant w ... More >>

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    November 25, 2008

    Additional Widespread Panic Pepsi Center tickets released

    Widespread Panic's New Year's Eve show sold out in a record time of 25 minutes, but tickets for the band's December 30 Pepsi Center show were recently released through Ticketmaster. Tickets are $61 plus a facility fee and an applicable Ticketmaster service charge.

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    June 30, 2008

    Over the Weekend...Widespread Panic @ Red Rocks

    Photo by Soren McCarty. Widespread Panic Friday, June 27, 2008 Red Rocks Amphitheatre Better than: Listening from the Red Rocks parking lots. I'll just say this straight up, and all you Spreadheads can hate me if you will (and you probably will): I don't like jam bands. More specifically, I don't ... More >>

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    May 30, 2008
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    April 10, 2008
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    March 9, 2006

    Stoned Emotion

    Stoned Emotion (Delta 32 Music)

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    February 2, 2006


    Thursday, February 2, Cactus Jack's, Evergreen, 303-674-1564; Friday, February 3, the Starlight, Fort Collins, 1-970-484-4974; Saturday, February 4, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308; Sunday, February 5, Southern Sun, 303-543-0886.

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    December 1, 2005

    Electric Side Dish

    Sancho's Broken Arrow

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    October 20, 2005

    Blues Traveler

    Tuesday, October 25, and Wednesday, October 26, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.

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    August 12, 2004

    Warren Haynes

    Live at Bonnaroo (ATO Records)

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    August 5, 2004

    Stockholm Syndrome

    Friday, August 6, Gothic Theatre, 303-788-0984.

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    April 22, 2004

    Widespread Panic With the Dirty Dozen Brass Band

    Night of Joy (Widespread Records)

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    June 12, 2003
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    June 27, 2002

    Coming Clean

    Concertgoers come together to sober up and jam straight.

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    May 30, 2002


    Promoters get ready to suck up a new law that targets meth and the music industry.

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