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Aimee Mann, Ted Leo split writing and singing duties in the Both (interview)

Aimee Mann and Ted Leo talk about their working relationship and matching personalities in their new band, the Both.

Aimee Mann and Ted Leo talk about their working relationship and matching personalities in their new band, the Both.



UMS 2014 photos, review, video of day four: Blonde Redhead, Gems, Sunboy and more

UMS 2014 Day Four Seth M

The end of The UMS was also a beginning for thousands of people: of recovery after four days of live music, sunshine and beer; of a renewed appreciation for the joys of live music; of marriage.



High Plains Comedy Festival adds national stand-ups, fill out lineup with Denver comics

High Plains Comedy Festival adds national stand-ups, fill out lineup with Denver comics

The 2014 High Plains Comedy Festival will feature dozens of Denver-area comics, including headliners and national festival veterans.



Blonde Redhead to fine-tune new album at UMS 2014

Blonde Redhead headlines the Underground Music Showcase on July 27.

When Blonde Redhead fans crowd the outdoor stage at The Denver Post’s 14th annual Underground Music Showcase on July 27, they’ll see a band consumed with artistic purity and delicate moods, a band renowned for its mysterious melodic gifts.



UMS 2014: What’s new as the Denver music fest comes of age

2013 UMS DAY 4

Fourteen-year-olds are hardly ever praised for their maturity.

But after 14 years of concerts at dozens of venues along the South Broadway corridor, The Denver Post’s annual Underground Music Showcase (UMS) is starting to take on a sophistication and marketing savvy that most long-running festivals would be lucky to achieve.



Tim and Eric comedy tour to feature Dr. Steve Brule (John C. Reilly) at Paramount Theatre

Tim and Eric comedy tour to feature Dr. Steve Brule (John C. Reilly) at Paramount Theatre

The weirdest power trio you’ve ever seen is coming to Denver’s Paramount Theatre in September.



Syntax Physic Opera looking to make a statement in Denver bar scene

DENVER, CO - JULY 7: Preview of the new South Broadway restaurant/coffee shop/venue Syntax Physic Opera July 7, 2014. This ambitious multi-purpose performance and gathering space from the folks behind the Meadowlark serve as a place for bands, comedy, plays and cinema. Jonathan Bitz and his wife Joy head up the place. (Photo by John Leyba/The Denver Post)

For Jonathan Bitz, co-owner of the fancifully-named South Broadway venue Syntax Physic Opera, it’s not about selling hollow ideas in service of a trend.



Mark Mothersbaugh’s jukebox: Devo founder makes one-of-a-kind artifact for Denver bars

Mark Mothersbaugh's jukebox: Devo founder makes one-of-a-kind artifact for Denver bars

Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh is heralding his Oct. 31 MCA Denver exhibit “Myopia” with a custom vinyl jukebox of random, rare, unreleased music and poetry.



High Plains Comedy Festival unveils 2014 lineup, new dates, venues and podcast recordings

High Plains Comedy Festival

Denver’s only all-stand-up festival, High Plains Comedy Festival, is welcoming Pete Holmes, T.J. Miller, Kumail Nanjiani and many more Aug. 22-23.



Air Dubai has high hopes for new album, “Be Calm,” exposure from 2014 Warped Tour

Air Dubai from left, Jon Shockness, Nick Spreigl, Julian Thomas, Taylor Tait, Lawrence Grivich and Michael Ray. Photo by Emily Driskill, provided by 7S Management.

After a four-year hiatus since its last proper album, Air Dubai is preparing its first release for Los Angeles-based Hopeless Records, “Be Calm,” which is set to drop on July 1.