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.

Father John Misty at the Ogden Theatre in Denver (photos, review)

Was Father John Misty banning photography or allowing photography at the Ogden Theatre on Thursday? That was the question on the sold out crowd's mind as they reluctantly held up phones to snap pictures of the band in front of the neon, heart sign that flashed between "No" and "Photography." For nearly two hours on Thursday, Father John Misty, and its charismatic leader Josh Tillman proved that the sophomore slump isn't always a fact.