Concert Reviews

Review: The String Cheese Incident at 1STBANK Center, with the Flaming Lips, 12/29/13

STRING CHEESE INCIDENT at 1STBANK CENTER | 12/29/13 A true switch-up in the pace of the music and dynamics of the String Cheese Incident set came four songs into the set when the band called Steven Drozd and Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips to the stage for a cover of "Okie from Muskogee." This rendition of the Merle Haggard classic was charmingly off the cuff but also spot on with the spirit of a song many of us heard over the years; it was humorous and earnestly performed with reverence.

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Tom Murphy is a writer, visual artist and musician from Aurora, Colorado. He was a prolific music writer for Westword and a documenter of the Denver music scene.