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The Flaming Lips at the Ogden Theatre (review)

Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips perform during the first day of Riot Fest at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. Photo by Seth McConnell,

“C’mon you guys… this is the last great New Years Eve Party of 2014!’” promised Wayne Coyne as the Flaming Lips opened the night at the packed Ogden Theatre on Sunday.

Los Lobos at Boettcher Concert Hall in Denver (photos, review)

Los Lobos at Boettcher Concert Hall on 11/29/14.

While Los Lobos’ show at Boettcher Concert Hall teased at a collaboration with the Colorado Symphony, none of the orchestra members were present on Saturday and the room proved too stuffy for the bar band.

First Aid Kit at the Ogden Theatre in Denver (photos, review)

First Aid Kit at the Ogden Theatre 11/18/14

Swedish sister duo First Aid Kit has the poise, the looks and, most importantly, the songwriting talent to back up its sold-out crowds.

The Afghan Whigs at the Bluebird Theater in Denver (photos, review)

Afghan Whigs at The Bluebird Theater on 10/29/14.

Maturity has not softened or quieted Greg Dulli and the Afghan Whigs, as the band showed at Denver’s Bluebird Theater on Wednesday.

Foxygen at the Bluebird Theater in Denver (photos, review)

Foxygen at the Bluebird Theater on 10/20/14.

Foxygen frontman Sam France is a beautiful, eye-linered rock and roll mess, and the band’s raucous show at the Bluebird Theater in Denver on Monday night was much the same: pretty, fun, and messy.

The War on Drugs at the Ogden Theatre in Denver (photos, review)

War On Drugs @ Ogden 10/10/14

At the tightly packed Ogden Theatre in Denver, The War on Drugs was more polished and more relaxed than when they played to a smaller crowd at the Bluebird Theatre in March.

Temples at the Fox Theatre in Boulder (photos, review)

Temples @ The Fox 10/1/14

Temples headlined a strong lineup of psychedelic rock music at Boulder’s Fox Theatre on Wednesday night.

PHOTOS: The Breeders Summit Music Hall show (review)

The Breeders @ The Summit Music Hall, 9/5/14

“Make up your own words to this song, and if they’re any good, please send them to us,” Breeders frontwoman Kim Deal told the Summit Music Hall on Friday before launching into a new track that had her humming in place of the lyrics.

PHOTOS: Arctic Monkeys Red Rocks Amphitheatre show (review, video)

Arctic Monkeys at Red Rocks - 09/04/14

Comfortable in the rain, Sheffield’s Arctic Monkeys brought thick riffs and effortless cool to its first headlining appearance at Red Rocks Amphitheatre.

Courtney Barnett at the Larimer Lounge, 7-1-14 (photos, review, video)

Courtney Barnett @ The Larimer Lounge, 7/1/14

The Larimer Lounge was the perfect setting for Courtney Barnett’s wry, confessional songs.