George Ezra overheats Denver’s Ogden Theatre (photos, review)

In the last few days, George Ezra has been in Chicago for Lollapalooza, in Boulder for the FMQB Conference and, on Tuesday, in Denver. If a stage full of suitcases as stage props didn’t give it away, certainly song titles like “Budapest” and “Barcelona” let you know that George Ezra is a traveling man.

Hot Chip at the Ogden Theatre in Denver (photos)

London-based indie electro-pop group Hot Chip played a sold out Ogden Theatre on May 28, making for another summer dance party on Colfax. The band was formed in the same early 2000s wave of indie dance that spawned Chromeo and LCD Soundsystem, and after more than a decade of touring, they’ve clearly had time to refine their show.

The Jesus and Mary Chain at the Ogden Theatre in Denver (photos, review)

Rather than take their iconic back-to-the-crowd stance, The Jesus and Mary Chain faced a packed Ogden Theatre audience on Monday. The band looked over the crowd -- an interesting mix of people old enough to have listened to many a Mary Chain mix on cassette or vinyl and even more that weren’t even born when the band’s first record was released in 1985.