Yerkish (Band)

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    Farewell, Yerkish. We hardly knew ye.

    After a storied run that saw several lineup changes over the years, including the exit and return of an original member, and a name change from Yerkish to Lexigram and then back again, Yerkish has finally reached the end of the road. The outfit is reportedly ending on a good note, according to front ... More >>

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    September 11, 2012

    Lexigram is Lexigone. Yerkish returns!

    Your eyes do not deceive you. If you've been seeing Yerkish popping up in your Facebook feed, rest easy: It's not some glitch in the space time continuum. Yerkish has indeed returned, and Lexigram has Lexigone the way of the dodo. According to our pal Tim Kaminski, the whole thing comes down to timi ... More >>

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    April 26, 2012



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    April 20, 2012

    Weekend's best live music bets, 4/20 edition: Levitate, Cypress Hill, Das Racist and more

    See Also: A 4/20 playlist from Westword's marijuana critic William Breathes Happy 4/20! Welcome to the end of another work week. As always, there are plenty of music options to consider this weekend -- and that's whether you're living the Mile High life or not. The second edition of the annual Levi ... More >>

  • Music

    June 16, 2011

    Westword Music Showcase 2011

    The Westword Music Showcase celebrates seventeen years, a lifetime for some of 2011's performers

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Goodbye Yerkish. Hello Lexigram!

    ​So the band formerly known as Yerkish will heretofore be known as Lexigram. If you're just joining us, last week, Sprint, the behemoth telecommunications titan, signed on to help Yerkish come up with a new name as part of the company's All. Together. Now. campaign. More than 54,000 suggestion ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Sprint signs on to help Yerkish pick a new name

    Seems we're not the only ones concerned with helping Yerkish come up with a new name. This morning, if you log on to Sprint's website, you'll notice that the telecommunications behemoth has gotten in on the act. According to Yerkish frontman Tim Kaminski, shortly after Alvin Ramos joined the band, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2011

    The Inactivists with Little Fyodor & Babushka Band and The Skivies, 4/1/2011

    Tom MurphyThe Inactivists​ The Inactivists With Little Fyodor & Babushka Band and The Skivie sWalnut Room | April 1, 2011 At least this show didn't turn out to be a April Fool's Day joke of some kind. But that's a possibility given that The Inactivists are jokers with a wickedly mischievous ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Yerkish is NOT bidding farewell for good -- just saying goodbye to one of its members

    ​We thought something seemed a little hanky when we saw the ad promoting Yerkish's upcoming show at the Gothic Theatre with Vices I Admire and the Foot, as its farewell gig. And what do you know? Turns out, everybody's favorite simian ambassadors are not -- we repeat NOT -- in fact, preparing ... More >>

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    June 23, 2010

    Westword Music Showcase 2010: Backbeat scribes' travelogue

    ​ Here's our massive, multi-page report/travelogue of the Westword Music Showcase from (in order) Tom Murphy, Cory Casciato, A.H. Goldstein, Jef Otte, Jon Solomon and Brain Frederick. Let us know in the comments what you saw and loved, saw and hated, or missed and hated yourself for missing. ... More >>

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    March 1, 2010

    The Epilogues win Westword's Best of the West competition

    Jon SolomonThe Epilogues​After Thirty-two bands faced off over the last three months, the Epilogues took the top prize from Yerkish, Forth Yeer and Goldie & the Bears during the finals of Westword's Best of the West competition Friday at Herman's Hideaway. At the end of the night, the Epilogue ... More >>

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    February 25, 2010
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    July 14, 2009

    Yerkish's glassbreaking new approach to making videos

    R Kelly LigginThis past weekend, the members of Yerkish were filming a new video in their practice space at 22nd and Larimer. During the third and a half take, as guitarist Nate Huisgen was attempting to push off a plate glass window, the glass shattered. Luckily no one was hurt -- although accordin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Westword Music Showcase reviewed: Fidel's Cantina

    Brian Landis FolkinsYerkish led off at Fidel's. See more photos from Fidel's at Yerkish, 12 p.m. The crowd inside the cramped cantina is building slowly as Yerkish takes the stage, and the band wastes no time in laying out its frenetic, frantic rhythms. It's a dynamic compl ... More >>

  • Music

    June 11, 2009