Browsing the crazy merch from Denver bands

From the marquee to the merch table, Denver is a music scene saturated with too many shows and way too many band T-shirts. More and more, it’s becoming a struggle for local artists to both promote themselves and sell their merchandise in such an environment.

Denver’s fast-growing party-rock scene soaks crowds in beer, riffs

[caption id="attachment_102470" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Dudebabes perform at the Skylark Lounge during the Underground Music Showcase on July 27, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Seth McConnell/The Denver Post)[/caption] Some of the denim-clad denizens of Denver’s party-rock scene, like the Dirty Few or Bud Bronson & the Good Timers, originally hail from outside the city.

Shakey Graves, Denver’s Esme Patterson to play Late Show with David Letterman

[caption id="attachment_100377" align="alignnone" width="610"] Esme Patterson joins Shakey Graves at the Bluebird Theater on Dec. 13, 2014. Photo by Evan Semon,[/caption] After a successful 2014 that saw a performance on Conan and sold out shows across the country, the Shakey Graves and Esme Patterson duo will carry its success into the new year.

Is East Colfax facing its next live-music renaissance?

[caption id="attachment_98567" align="alignnone" width="610"] DeVotchKa performs at Lost Lake Lounge on July 13, 2014. Photo by Seth McConnell,[/caption] It’s Friday night on the corner of East Colfax Avenue and Steele Street and groups of young people are crowding the sidewalks.