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We Were Promised Jetpacks at the Bluebird Theater in Denver (photos, review)

We Were Promised Jetpacks @ The Bluebird Theater

We Were Promised Jetpacks thrives with catharsis delivered in perfectly crafted and contained musical explosions.



PHOTOS: Mike Watt Larimer Lounge show in Denver (review)

Mike Watt @ The Larimer Lounge 9/24/14.

Mike Watt shuffled into the Larimer Lounge through the front door last night, with a slight limp and wearing a backpack, just like a member of the audience.



PHOTOS: Swans Bluebird Theater show (review)

Swans

Swans’ musicianship matched Michael Gira’s showmanship — speaking in tongues and standing as if crucified — on Tuesday at the Bluebird Theater in Denver.



PHOTOS: Rodrigo y Gabriela Red Rocks Amphitheatre show (review)

Rodrigo y Gabriela @ Red Rocks, 8/17/14

When Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo joined Rodrigo y Gabriela onstage at Red Rocks on Sunday, it showed the true strength of the flamenco guitar duo — but not in the way you’d expect.



PHOTOS: Pretty Lights, Colorado Symphony Red Rocks show, night one

Pretty Lights at Red Rocks 08/08/14

Pretty Lights played for about six hours on Friday, kicking off two nights at Red Rocks that included sets with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra.



Man, or Astro-Man? at the Larimer Lounge, 7-19-14 (photos, review)

Man or Astro-Man, Sallie Ford Larimer

Man, or Astro-Man? landed in Denver on Saturday night and wowed a rowdy group of longtime fans with more than an hour of fast, sample-laden guitar instrumentals (and some with lyrics), goofy sci-fi visuals and often hilarious banter.



Amen Dunes at Lost Lake Lounge, 7-14-14 (review)

Amen Dunes at Lost Lake Lounge, 7-14-14 (review)

Damon McMahon, frontman for Amen Dunes is a study in easy understatement. In front of a packed house at the Lost Lake Lounge last Monday night, McMahon led the trio that makes up the touring version of Amen Dunes through an hour of passionate, liquid freak folk, the likes of which Denver hasn’t seen since Angels of Light last visited.



Guided by Voices at the Gothic Theatre, 6-4-14 (photos, review)

Guided By Voices and Bobby Bare Jr. @ the Gothic Theatre 6-4-14

How many songs is too many? There’s never enough for Guided by Voices fans.



Global Dub Festival 2014 photos: Krewella, Datsik and more at Red Rocks

Global Dub Festival 2014

Global Dub Festival 2014 brought sets from Krewella, Datsik, Crizzly, Pegboard Nerds and more to Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Friday.



Slayer at the Fillmore Auditorium, 5-10-14 (photos, review)

Slayer

Slayer played a lackluster show at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver on Saturday, even chiding the audience for being too loud at a metal show.