You don't often hear throat singing -- a traditional vocal technique for singing in overtones. Generally the domain of goat-herding Tuvans or Tibetan monks, it's rarely performed by Americans. But you'll get your chance tonight when brothers Andy and Kurt Bauer perform their world music live at the ... More >>
Sitar icon Ravi Shankar died yesterday at his home near San Diego at the age of 92, according to his wife, Sukanya, and his daughter Anoushka Shankar. Shankar's heath had been fragile for the last several years, and according to a statement issued by his family, last week he underwent surgery meant ... More >>
Tuesday, August 7, Bluebird Theater, 888-929-7849.
Here we are, already in the first week of April, the sun is shining and the weather is sweet. There are a ton of parties happening this weekend in which you can shake your groove thang, post up in the back and nod your head, or just get plain silly and act a fool: Crossroads Theater is the sight of ... More >>
Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 bring their white hot melodies, thunderous vocal stylings and high vibration rhythms to the Boulder Theater tonight. But while Seun, the son of legendary Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti, and his band are clearly the main draw this evening, you won't want to miss the opener, Atomga, a ... More >>
Jon WassermanWhile some people might look askance at a klezmer-funk-hip-hop collaboration, world-renowned klezmer clarinetist David Krakauer sees the combination as completely logical. "Funk is the root of hip-hop," he explains, "so you're taking two traditional musics with hip-hop as the com ... More >>
Growing up in Boulder, Rudresh Mahanthappa (due tonight at Quixote's True Blue) got an early start on the saxophone and studied with Mark Harris, who opened him to a wide variety of music, before heading to Berklee College of Music and DePaul University to study music. Since moving to New York in 19 ... More >>
Wednesday, September 28, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.
Mark HolthusenDavid Eugene Edwards Wovenhand (due at The Marquis Theater tomorrow night with Git Some) is the current musical project of David Eugene Edwards. In his early bands, Bloodflower and The Denver Gentlemen, Edwards was developing an aesthetic that some consider synonymous with all ... More >>
Head for the Hills
Wednesday, September 2, Rhinoceropolis, 303-641-9809.
What a way to celebrate a Bar Mitzvah!
Building Up While Falling Down
Kailin Yong plays the Daniel Pearl World Music Days Concert.
Friday, August 29, Owsley's Golden Road, 303-297-1772; Saturday, August 30, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.
Sunday, December 2, Boulder Theater, 303-786-7030.
Wednesday, November 8, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.
Three DJs take the road less traveled.
West African groups find ways to spread the music and dance.
This week's concert pick: New Orleans Klezmer Allstars.
A New Mexico jazz trio makes smart music -- but you'll probably like it anyway.
Ken Hamblin III, aka DJ K-NEE, on the shaping of Denver nightlife in the Nineties.
For VAST's Jon Crosby, too much is just right.
The ancient sounds of Huun-Huur Tu, the Throat Singers of Tuva.
September 3 - 9, 1998
Guitarist Neil Haverstick makes music with plenty of options.
A plethora of sounds are on display in Tjinder Singh's Cornershop.
KING SUNNY ADE CONTINUES TO BRIGHTEN THE WORLD-MUSIC SCENE.