Brrr! Atmosphere headlined the first-ever winter concert at the outdoor Red Rocks Amphitheater, on Friday night, January 27, 2012. Also on the bill were Common, Grieves and Budo. Photos by Aaron Thackeray.
Twista, Dilated Peoples, DJ Vajra and more played Snowdown 2012 at City Hall on Thursday, January 26, 2012. Jim Wills brings back these photos.
Read more about Snowdown 2012 in Backbeat: "Travelogue: Snowdown, Brother Ali and Raekwon."
Sailor Jerry couldn't put it on the flier, but we can: The rum company hosted an unofficial kick-off (officially called the "Unofficial Athlete Kickoff Party X") to the ESPN X-Games on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at the Sky Hotel & 39 Degrees Bar in Aspen. Photos by Nate "Igor" Smith
With big live music performances by Z-Trip, Big Gigantic, Mudhoney and more, plus glorious food porn (not a good month for vegetarians), shots at dive bars and cuts of sushi, 2012 got off to a good start in Denver. And out West in Vegas, it's tough to ignore the annual Adult Entertainment Expo....
The rush to buy tickets for The Book of Mormon online nearly crashed the Denver Center for the Performing Arts servers and the show sold-out in five hours. But for those willing to brave the January cold, the wait for the highly anticipated show -- of which Denver is the first stop since...
Z-Trip brought the ruckus so damn hard for the Saturday night Terminal Kings festivities at City Hall. Surrounded by the art that will adorn the walls of Denver International Airport, party-goers most definitely got what they came for last night: The music phenom imbued City Hall with so much...
Big Gigantic played the first of a pair of Denver/Boulder shows on Friday, January 20, 2012 for a sold-out crowd at the Boulder Theater. Photos by Britt Chester.
- Boulder's Big Gigantic has taken some big steps in the past year
Several of our favorite dives dried up last year, including Club 404 (which will reopen under new ownership), Brown Barrel and the Mickey Manor. And 2012 has already been tough on fans of old-time watering holes: Both Gabor's and Music Box closed their doors. Fortunately, the Denver area still...
Roving nightlife photographer Jim Wills brings back these photos from Friday night, January 13, 2012, with photos from the Tantalize Dance Team 2012 debut at Suite 200 and the glo-pre party at the Church with 1,000 glow sticks and go-go dancers.
With Crimson Canary, "We're drawing from the Mafioso era of great Italian food, but done more at a superlative, hip level," says Joey Newman, a partner in the South Broadway restaurant. "This is not your usual red-sauce kind of place."
Continue reading Laura Shunk's Crimson Canary restaurant...
On Sunday, January 15, 2012, Fitz & The Tantrums put on a show that was magnetic, engaging and inspiring.
Continue reading Bree Davies' Fitz & the Tantrums Denver concert review.
Photos by Eric Gruneisen.
With the 2011-2012 Denver Broncos season now over, take a look back with these photos from four sports bars during four quarters of the Broncos-Patriots playoff game on Saturday, January 14, 2012.
Photos by Emily Driskill.
Somewhere toward the end of the first set, STS9's Zack Velmer and Jeffree Lerner took the reigns on drums and percussion for a monumental, LED temple-constructing percussive solo that left the auditorium in complete disarray. If the crowd left on that note, it would be a safe bet that STS9 gave...