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Bombino at the Larimer Lounge, 4-8-14 (photos, review)

Bombino plays The Larimer Lounge on 4/8/14.

Bombino made it feel like springtime in the Sahara at the Larimer Lounge in Denver on Tuesday.

The War on Drugs at the Bluebird Theater, 3-27-14 (photos, review)

The War on Drugs play The Bluebird Theater on 3/26/14.

The War on Drugs gave the sold out Bluebird Theater in Denver “the best emotional meltdown ever.”

Cheech and Chong, War at the 1stBank Center, 3-22-14 (photos, review)

Cheech and Chong with WAR @ 1stBank Center, 3/22/14

Is it possible for lovable old stoner outlaws to stay relevant (and funny) in the age of marijuana legalization? That was the question on Saturday night at the Cheech and Chong with War show at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield.

Dead Meadow, Prism Waves at Lost Lake, 3-7-14 (photos, review)

Dead Meadow @ Lost Lake, 3/7/14

Dead Meadow showcased the Lost Lake’s excellent new soundsystem with with a strong psych-rock set on Friday.

DeVotchKa at the Mercury Cafe, 2-15-14 (photos, review)

DeVotchKa @ Mercury Cafe 2/15/14

DeVotchKa wrapped up a three-night, intimate run at the Mercury Cafe in Denver on Saturday.

Johnette Napolitano at the Soiled Dove, 11-27-13 (photos, review)

Johnette Napolitano at The Soiled Dove Underground on 11/27/13.

Johnette Napolitano left the audience at the Soiled Dove with a lot to be thankful for after her intimate solo set on Nov. 27.

Kurt Vile and the Violators at the Bluebird Theater, 8-15-13 (photos, review)

Kurt Vile @ The Bluebird Theater, 8/15/13

Kurt Vile brought his innovative guitar work, his hard-to-pin-down voice and talented band the Viloators for his first ever Colorado show at the sold out Bluebird Theater.

Psychedelic Light and Sound Festival at Larimer Lounge, Meadowlark, 8-10-13 (photos, review)

Psychedelic Light and Sound Festival 8/10/13

The Psychedelic Light and Sound Festival brought sets from Emerald Siam, Colfax Speed Queen, Tjutjuna, Thee Dang Dangs and more to the Larimer Lounge and Meadowlark on Saturday.

Phoenix, Dinosaur Jr. at 1stBank Center, 8-7-13 (photos, review, video)

Phoenix @ FirstBank Center 8/7/13

Phoenix’s show at the 1stBank Center on Wednesday brought few surprises and all the shiny synth-rock hits from “Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix” and 2013′s “Bankrupt!”

Jonathan Richman’s three night run at the Lion’s Lair (photos, review)

Jonathan Richman @ The Lion's Lair 6/13

Legendary protopunk troubadour Jonathan Richman’s three-night residency at the Lion’s Lair was a celebration of existential illumination and heartache.