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Willie Houston

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Westword Music Showcase 2013 recap from Dazzle

    Every year at the Westword Music Showcase, we enlist our army of Backbeat wordsmiths to host various stages. In addition to their emcee duties, we ask them to pull double duty by submitting a travelogue of their individual stage. Jon Solomon hosted at Dazzle this past Saturday. Keep reading for some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    Ten best concerts to see in Denver this weekend

    NATHANIEL RATELIFF & NIGHT SWEATS @ BOULDER THEATER | 5/17 At this stage of his career, particularly in Denver, Nathaniel Rateliff is a man who requires absolutely no preamble. Nonetheless, the limited-edition two-song seven-inch he produced for Record Store Day feels like a fresh and glorious reint ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    The five best jazz shows in Denver this May

    FIVE POINTS JAZZ FESTIVAL @ FIVE POINTS | SAT, 5/11/13 Since starting a decade ago, the Five Points Jazz Festival has been celebrating the music, culture and history of Denver's historic Five Points neighborhood by highlighting local jazz acts. Acts on the main stage of this year's festival include ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    The 2013 Westword Music Showcase ballot

    Update 3/21/13: The poll is now open. Let the voting begin! The road to the nineteenth annual edition of the Westword Music Showcase is officially being paved. While we've already announced some of the acts appearing on the Main Stage this year, below are the acts appearing on this year's Showcase ... More >>

  • Music

    March 21, 2013

    Willie Houston

    Live From Ziggie's
    Self-released

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2013

    New Denver shows: Fun., Tim McGraw, O.A.R., Jon Spencer Blues Explosion and more

    We already told you about a pair of killer shows at Red Rocks this summer, a double bill featuring two generations of shock rockers, Alice Cooper and Marilyn Manson, and another featuring the National and Local Natives, but there's a bunch of other new shows this week to tell you about, including a ... More >>

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    May 20, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 3, 2007

    Audiophile: Music From Westword Music Showcase 2007 Nominees

    Each clip is between 20-30 seconds in length Rock Machine Gun Blues The Omens Rose Hill Drive The Swayback Tarmints

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2007

    Review: Westword Music Showcase @ Dazzle - 6/16/07

    Slide Shows Part 1 Part 2 Westword Music Showcase June 16, 2007 Dazzle Better than: Hot sex on a wedding night. After Willie Houston & the Blues Prowlers heated things up at Dazzle, Tempa & the Tantrums raised the temperature a notch and man, the girl got the room cooking. While Dazzle’s usually ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2007

    Westword Music Showcase 2007

    Welcome to the thirteenth edition of the Westword Music Showcase! This year’s Showcase, set for Saturday, June 16, in the Golden Triangle, is bigger and better than ever (yes, I know we say that every year, but it happens to be true). For starters, the all-ages Outdoor Stage has moved two blocks t ... More >>

  • Music

    June 14, 2007
  • Blogs

    June 3, 2007

    CHUN Capitol Hill People's Fair

    Day Two Event Spotlight Today is all about the music. So make sure you catch as many great acts as you can before the fair ends tonight at 7:00 Music Schedule Main Stage 10:00 10:30 People's Fair Ladies Lounge 10:40 11:20 Burgandy Brown 11:30 12:15 Steve Crenshaw and the Blues Shop 12:30 1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2007
  • Blogs

    May 9, 2007

    Rock the Vote!

    Alright, so the wait is over. This year’s Showcase ballot has finally been revealed. As with every year, the event continues to evolve and improve (we like to think so, anyway). This year, you’ll notice that we’ve added five new categories, and there’s 57 acts making a first-time appearance ... More >>

  • Music

    June 15, 2006

    Westword Music Showcase 2006

    Be there or be square!

  • Music

    July 15, 2004

    Critic's Choice

    Tommy Thomas

  • News

    June 24, 2004

    Westword Music Showcase 2004

    Fifty bands. Ten stages. Five bucks. Be there.

  • Calendar

    March 25, 2004
  • Music

    October 2, 2003

    Junkman Cometh

    Bluesman Willie Houston turns a junkyard into a juke joint.

  • Music

    January 10, 2002

    Our Town

    From blues to kiddie core, the year 2001 was an odyssey in local music. Backbeat writers remember the best.

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