Concert Reviews

Review: Atmosphere at Red Rocks, 8/19/11

In case any further evidence is required to bolster the notion that Rhymesayers Entertainment is indeed bigger than guns, behold Exhibit A: the fact that this Red Rocks performance purportedly sold out, and that despite the persistent hovering rain clouds, which soaked the capacity crowd for nearly the entire show, Atmosphere fans remained enthusiastic and undeterred the entire time. When life gives you lemons, evidently, as Slug once mused, sometimes you really do just have to paint that shit gold -- or bring an umbrella.
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Britt Chester is a writer and video producer living in Denver, Colorado. He's covered breaking news, music, arts and cannabis for Westword since 2010. His work has appeared in GQ Magazine, Village Voice, YES! Weekly, Inman News and the Winston-Salem Journal. He likes running, cycling, and interviewing people.
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