PHOTOS: Chive Fest Denver with Edward Sharpe, Cold War Kids and more (review)

The stereotypes at the Chive Fest Denver flow as freely as the site's many listicles of girls taking selfies. So let's get them out of the way: The number of popped collars outnumbered the count of relevant band T-shirts, blow-up dolls filled in for friend-finding flags and at points, the line at the bar was bigger than the crowd at the stage.

Cold War Kids at the Gothic Theatre, 4-3-13 (review)

Nothing like the release of an album the day before a concert to get a band pumped up, and so when the Cold War Kids hit the stage before a sold-out show at the Gothic Theatre on Wednesday night, it was obvious that Tuesday’s debut of “Dear Miss Lonelyhearts” was a factor.

Live review: Cold War Kids @ the Ogden Theatre

After watching Cold War Kids at the Ogden last night, you could say that Coldplay ruined everything. With the advent of their urbane four-piece virtuosity, falsetto trill, thumping rhythm section and winsome swagger; Coldplay helped redefine rock music and paved the path for a legion of bleary imitators.

Live Review: Cold War Kids @ the Gothic Theatre

Cold War Kids' Nathan Willett sings in a very dim, very smoky Gothic Theater on Monday. Photos by Brian Carney. On Monday night the Gothic Theatre filled up with young, hip music fans -- the kind of crowd that is in the know, but not quite underground-savvy.

Cold War Kids @ the Boulder Theater

Cold War Kids' Friday set at the Boulder Theater created heat without a lot of light -- a good thing considering the band's serious stage presence.