• Ed Sheeran at Red Rocks
    4 days ago

    Ed Sheeran played the first of two sold-out shows at Red Rocks on June 29, and his fans came prepared. Read our (glowing) review of the evening in the music section. All photos by Brandon Marshall.

  • Behind the Scenes at Four Friends Kitchen
    4 days ago

    Four Friends Kitchen opened this spring in Stapleton, a neighborhood hungry for more family-friendly eating options. The place can be tough to locate, but it's worth searching out -- because as Gretchen Kurtz writes in her review of Four Friends…

  • Widespread Panic at Red Rocks 2015
    5 days ago

    Widespread Panic took over Red Rocks Amphitheater for the weekend, bringing out the best of Colorado's jam band fans. Photographer Brandon Marshall was there to capture the scene.


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  • The Enchanted People of Electric Forest 2015
    5 days ago

    The 2015 Electric Forest music festival was held June 25-28 outside of Rothbury, Michigan. Fans of electronic dance music and jam bands converged beneath the pine trees to enjoy the good vibes. All photos by Voice Media Group photographers. See…

  • New Orleans Suspects and Friends at Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom
    5 days ago

    The New Orleans Suspects headlined a Widespread Panic after-party at Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom over the weekend. Members of Panic and several other bands made guest appearances during the set. All photos by Brandon Marshall.

  • In This Moment at the Fillmore Auditorium
    5 days ago

    L.A.-based metal band In This Moment brought its Black Widow tour to the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver on June 27. All photos by Brandon Marshall.

  • Dam-Funk at Lost Lake Lounge
    5 days ago

    Dam-Funk played Lost Lake Lounge on June 25 in the lead-up to the release of his new album, Invite the Light. All photos by Ken Hamblin.

  • Diversity and Big Art at the Re-UP! Aurora Arts Festival
    5 days ago

    Downtown Aurora invited the world over on Saturday to see all the suburb to the east has to offer at the Aurora Arts Festival, which featured ethnic dancers, live music and general partying in Fletcher Plaza as street artists worked to finish a new…

  • Getting Wet and Wild at the South Platte RiverFest
    5 days ago

    Last weekend, Denverites gathered at Little Raven on Cherry Creek for two days of paddle-boarding demos, fitness classes, live music and a colorful river-art competition during the annual South Platte RiverFest, a celebration of Denver's iconic…

  • Browsing Downtown at the 16th Street Fair
    5 days ago

    Artisan booths lined the 16th Street Mall Saturday, offering a new diversion for the usual weekend mall -strolling public. All photos by Christopher Morgan.

  • Denver Taco Festival Gives Denverites Something to Taco 'Bout
    5 days ago

    The Denver Taco Festival served up Mexican street food and tequila in River North on Saturday and Sunday, with more than 30 food vendors and live music. All photos by Ken Hamblin.

  • Denver Celebrates Same-Sex Marriage
    7 days ago by Brandon Marshall

    Coloradans gathered at the state Capitol Friday to celebrate the supreme court's same-sex marriage decision.

  • The 2015 Westword Music Awards Thank You Party
    9 days ago

    The 21st Westword Music Awards and Showcase season wrapped up with a thank you party at Stoney's Bar and Grill. The winners of this year's Awards, determined by the votes of over 2,000 Colorado music fans, were announced. See the full list here.…

  • Jurassic World and School Of Rock All-Stars at Film on the Rocks
    10 days ago

    The perfect combination of live music and film at Red Rocks, the greatest amphitheater in the galaxy, went prehistoric on Tuesday night with an outdoor screening of Jurassic World, perhaps inspired by the proximity of those real-live dino tracks…

  • Art and Performers at EDC Vegas
    12 days ago

    From Tiesto to Calvin Harris to Z-Trip to that crazy flamethrower octopus art car, the aural and visual highlights at EDC Vegas 2015 just kept coming. Here were some of our favorite moments at this year's festival. All photos by Marco Torres.

  • Celebrating Denver PrideFest 2015
    13 days ago

    Denver PrideFest returned to Civic Center Park on June 21, 2015, as thousands of people flocked to the city center to celebrate in rainbow style. All photos by Brandon Marshall.

  • The Best Totems at EDC Vegas
    13 days ago

    At a festival with roughly 150,000 attendees per day, keeping track of your friends can be a challenge. Fortunately, some genius came up with the idea of the "totem" -- basically, a big sign or object attached to a long stick, easily spotted from…

  • Colorado Artists Rock the 2015 Westword Music Showcase
    13 days ago

    Over 100 of the best Colorado bands and artists crowded onto fifteen stages in the Golden Triangle on June 20 for the 21st Westword Music Showcase: our annual celebration of Denver's music scene. Brandon Marshall caught the action at City Hall,…

  • Flume, Black Angels and More at Westword Music Showcase 2015
    13 days ago

    The main stage at the 21st Westword Music Showcase featured Flume, the Black Angels, MisterWives, Robert DeLong, Wave Racer, Roadkill Ghost Choir, AMZY and MTHDS. Photographer Aaron Thackeray spent the day at 12th and Acoma to capture the action.

  • The People of Westword Music Showcase 2015
    13 days ago

    Colorado music fans gathered at Westword Music Showcase's main stage to catch set by MTHDS, Amzy, Roadkill Ghost Choir, Wave Racer, Robert DeLong, Misterwives, The Black Angels and Flume. Aaron Thackeray and Brandon Marshall brought back these…