Sturgill Simpson breaks up a fight at his second Ogden Theatre show

Dubbed the second of coming Waylon Jennings, Sturgill Simpson has been equated with the savior of country music. Where he didn’t walk on water (or turn it into PBR), Sturgill Simpson did provide musical sustenance in the form of music for those tired of pop country at the Ogden Theater Thursday and Friday night.

Shakey Graves spills his sorrows at the Ogden Theatre

Shakey Graves (Alejandro Rose-Garcia) took the stage solo last night at the Ogden sporting a trucker cap, a sweet Texas smirk before announcing he was going to “kick this off with a nice reasonable song.” He went right into his 2012 song “The Donor Blues.” The song was a soft intro and set up the night for unrelenting shifts in energy and tempo.

Photos: Run The Jewels fires up the Ogden Theatre

Double-barreled hip-hop duo Run The Jewels shook the Ogden Theatre last night with the first of their two Denver shows. Jordan Asher, AKA rapper-producer Boots, opened for El-P and Killer Mike, performing in anticipation of his upcoming album "AQUΛRIA." Reverb photographer Michael McGrath was on hand to document the hip-hop-heavy evening.

FFS’s witty collaboration wins the Ogden Theatre

FFS, the merger of two art-pop bands that are generations and continents apart, came to Denver Sunday night, drawing a packed, mixed-age crowd. FFS combines Scotland’s Franz Ferdinand, whose initial success came over 10 years ago, with LA’s wry/awry brother act Sparks, whose popularity began with the rise of glam rock in the 70's.