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  • Hundreds of Thousands Flock to Obama Rally in Chicago
    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.
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  • Planet of the Drums Tour at Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom (NSFW)
    A premiere showcase for drum and bass DJs, the Planet of the Drums tour thundered through Denver on Saturday, September 20, 2008, at Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom. Photos by Michael Ramirez.
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  • The People of SXSW 2012, Part One
    SXSW Music soldiers on through Sunday, of course, but before our minds go supernova from the the plethora of great music, we'd like to share an important lesson learned after Day One in the Chaos Machine: the people watching is incredible. Also, our feet are like blood balloons so we need to...
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  • Denver Tattoo Convention: Hottest Inked Party at Beta Nightclub (NSFW)
    The Denver Tattoo Convention invaded Beta Nightclub on Friday, September 19, 2008, for the Hottest Ink Party and Contest. Photos by Jamie Secrest.
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  • John Digweed at Beta Nightclub
    DJ John Digweed manned the tables at Denver's Beta Nightclub on Thursday, September 18, 2008. Read Cory Casciato's review on the Backbeat Blog. Photos here by Chad Fahnestock.
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  • Monolith's Most Hipster-y Hipsters
    Monolith Festival, the orgy of indie at Red Rocks on September 13 and 14 2008, was a hipster's paradise: a flood of neon, flannel, and jeans skinny enough to choke out a cat. For a sense of what you'd be wearing if you were 16 and obsessed with Cut Copy, behold some of the Most Hipster-y...
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  • The Women of Bonnaroo 2008 in Manchester, TN
    Sure, Bonnaroo brought dozens of great musical acts to the Volunteer State June 12-15. But it also drew plenty of pretty girls. See if you can spot the Olsen twins... for real.
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  • Monolith Festival Day 2: The Fans
    Day 2 of Monolith Festival, Red Rocks' tribute to all things indie on September 13-14 2008, is in the books. Read our Monolith Day 2 live blog here. See photos of the Day 1 and Day 2 bands at And click through here for photos of the fans from Day 2.
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  • Richie Hawtin at Beta Nightclub, Thursday, September 11
    Clubbers bounced (and, yes, rolled) to the beats of Richie Hawtin at Beta Nightclub in downtown Denver on Thursday, September 11, 2008. Read Cory Casciato's review here. Photos here by Uriah West.
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  • Steak Across America
    From a Midwest breakfast to a New York dinner, with a hangover Philly cheesesteak in between, this country knows how to enjoy its beef. Curated by Rebecca Aronauer.
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  • Monolith Festival Day 2: The Bands
    Red Rocks teemed with indie-rock goodness on Sunday, September 14, for Day 2 of Monolith Festival, starring Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Band of Horses, TV on the Radio, Justice, and more. Read our Monolith Live Blog on Backbeat, and work through the photos for shots of the bands in action....
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  • Monolith Festival Day 1: The Bands
    One of rock's best lineups descended on one if its best venues, Red Rocks, on Saturday, September 13, for the second annual Monolith Festival, starring DeVotcKa, Silversun Pickups, Vampire Weekend, Cut Copy, and more. Read our Monolith live blog, and see photos of the Day One bands in action here.
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