The 2013 edition of the Outside Lands music festival wrapped up Sunday in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. This year's line-up included performances by headliners Paul McCartney, Nine Inch Nails, and Red Hot Chili Peppers. The festival had something for every type of music fan with an EDM stage full of DJ's while bands like Hall & Oates and Willie Nelson performed on other festival stages. McCartney lit the sky up on Friday night with Beatles/Wings classics. The Yeah Yeah Yeah's were electric on Saturday before Trent Reznor and Nine Inch Nails played a career spanning 90-minute set including new material from their forthcoming release. The Red Hot Chili Peppers played to a packed house as the weekend came to an end.
The "Champion vs. Champion" DJ spin went down on Saturday, August 10, 2013 at Beauty Bar with 2011 World DMC champion Chris Karns and Master of the Mix champion Jayceeoh spinning on four turntables. Photos by Ken Hamblin for Westword.
Because, why not? Photographed on Friday, August 9, 2013 at the Denver County Fair, held at the National Western Complex. Photos by Brandon Marshall for Westword.
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"Not every zombie dreams of being a princess, but many would like to chew on one." So say the organizers of the Denver County Fair's Zombie Beauty Pageant, held on Friday, August 9, 2013 at the National Western Complex. Featuring rounds of interviews, talent and evening wear, the pageant put to...
The Denver Burger Battle, one of summer's most sizzling culinary celebrations, went down Thursday, August 8 at Sculpture Park, where a dozen restaurants from across the state -- Park Burger, Juicy Burgers & Dogs, Grind, Larkburger, Highland Tap & Burger, Candlelight Tavern, TAG Burger Bar, Jax...
Phoenix and Dinosaur Jr were supposed to play Red Rocks on Wednesday, August 7, but the show was moved last-minute to the 1SBANK Center in Broomfield because of weather. Read the Phoenix at 1STBANK Center concert review. Photos by Brandon Marshall for Westword.
The Denver Cruisers celebrated that great American tradition, the county fair, for its latest ride on August 7, 2013. Farmer's daughters, cow folk, and farm animals rolled through downtown Denver. Photos by Jim Wills for Westword.
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In this week's restaurant review, Westword food critic Gretchen Kurtz visits Beast + Bottle to give her take on their cuisine. Read the full review of Beast + Bottle by Gretchen Kurtz. Photos by Danielle Lirette for Westword.
"Standing in an empty parking lot four years ago, I never dreamed that we'd be so successful, or that the city would embrace the Justice League they way it did," reflects Delores Tronco, who, along with a entrepreneurial cartel of committed chefs, restaurateurs and street-food slingers, started...
The Brûlée Kinky Circus Burner party went down on Saturday, August, 3 at City Hall with performance artists and music, all intended to raise money for "Camp Brûlée," a campsite by locals to be set up at Burning Man in late August. Photos by Jim Wills for Westword.