Folks from all over crammed into two of Austin's best known venues on Wednesday, March 18, to catch some of the first acts of SXSW, including the Heartless Bastards, The Decemberists, The Von Bondies, and more. PHOTOS BY PATRICK MICHELS
A chronicle in picture form of some of the SXSW live acts you could have caught on Wednesday, March 18, if only you had been in Austin, TX. And really, why weren't you? Featuring Alejandro Escovedo, Aqualung, The Dicks, and more. PHOTOS BY MARK C. AUSTIN
Barack Obama closed his campaign with a massive outdoor public event — a street party through downtown Chicago centered around Grant Park on the waterfront. The campaign distributed 70,000 tickets to the official event, but many more came down for the party.
Featuring photos of Perry Farrell, Spank Rock, Lupe Fiasco, Wilco, Slash, Mason Jennings, Serena Ryder, Jamie Lidell, Cat Power, Kanye West, G. Love and Special Sauce, Blues Traveler, Gnarls Barkley, Mark Ronson, Rhymefest, CSS, Electric Touch, Gogol Bordello, Jeff Tweedy, Louis XIV, the...
The year 2012 was a big one for Denver parties, concerts and wild nights. These are our favorite photos of the year's best nightlife.
- 2012 in Denver Food Porn
- Best Costumes of 2012
- Best Band Photos of 2012
In November, Denver voted for the high life: The month featured no shortage of huge events, including the 2012 election, ghoulish concerts, spirited Thanksgiving parties and a slew of wild nightlife. These are Westword's favorite images from the past month.
- October 2012 in Photos
There's no better way to step outside of the box than by stepping immediately into a costume -- and in 2012, Denver found many ways to do so, including Comic Con, StarFest, Nan Desu Kan, Denver Cruisers bike rides and a huge line-up of concerts. We present our favorite costumes of 2012.