Live review: Yo Gabba Gabba @ the 1stBank Center

The man buying a Foofa T-shirt at the merchandise booth in the 1stBank Center summed up Tuesday’s Yo Gabba Gabba concert succinctly – “I don’t know what it is, but this show is like heroin for my kids.” Yo Gabba Gabba is a cable television show that is part HR Pufinstuf and part MTV before the damned reality craze eliminated the music from the channel.

Paid Dues Festival @ the Fillmore

[photopress:de_la_soul_1.jpg,full,pp_image] De La Soul's Friday set at the Fillmore made occasional nods to older material and likeminded artists. De La Soul headlined the Paid Dues Independent Hip Hop Festival at Denver’s Fillmore Auditorium on Friday with an energetic trip down rap’s memory lane that was a reminder of all the subsequent acts this trio has influenced.