Concert Reviews

Michael Franti at Red Rocks captivates a sold-out crowd

Michael Franti & Spearhead with Brett Dennen
7.31.10|Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Since 1986, Michael Franti has been making music with a social conscience -- from his industrial punk days in the Beatnigs to the hip-hop leaning Disposable Heroes to his current (and most commercially successful) project, Michael Franti & Spearhead, which has been going strong since 1994. I've seen Franti a handful of times in an array of venues, and although Saturday night's show at Red Rocks might not be my favorite, there's no denying his energy was through the roof.

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Amber Taufen has been writing about people, places and things in Denver since 2005. She works as an editor, writer, and production and process guru out of her home office in the foothills.
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