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Delta Rae at the Bluebird Theater, 3-21-14 (review)

Delta Rae performed at the Bluebird Theater in Denver on March 21. Photo by M. Eric Honeycutt, courtesy of the band's label.

Delta Rae’s show on Friday at the Bluebird Theater had the group struggling against getting caught up in the indie-rock stream.



DeVotchKa at the Mercury Cafe on Valentine’s Day (photos, review)

DeVotchKa @ Mercury Cafe 2/14/14

Buoyed by peerless sound production, the DeVotchKa’s acclaimed multi-instrumentation was crisp and Nick Urata’s vocals swirled in a commanding hum at the Mercury Cafe on Valentine’s Day.



St. Lucia at the Bluebird Theater, 1-28-14 (review)

St. Lucia. Photo courtesy of the artist's label.

Tuesday was a night of ’80s glam nostalgia at the sold-out Bluebird Theater for St. Lucia.



Selena Gomez at the 1stBank Center, 11-16-13 (photos, review)

Selena Gomez @ 1st Bank Center 11/16/13

As her sold out show at the 1stBank Center proved, Selena Gomez isn’t the wholesome Disney star that she once was.



Ben Harper at Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 11-08-13 (photos, review)

Ben Harper @ Ellie Caulkins Opera House 11/08/2013

At the front end of his solo acoustic tour at the exquisite Ellie Caulkins Opera House, Ben Harper sidestepped the spotlight to let his fans feel the love.



Desaparecidos at the Gothic Theatre, 10-20-13 (photos, review)

Desaparecidos @ Gothic Theatre

Conor Oberst gave Gothic Theatre audiences a glimpse into his identity struggle on Sunday as the artist took on punk rock with his band Desaparecidos.



Jake Bugg at the Ogden Theatre, 9-23-13 (review)

To a malleable audience on Monday night at the Ogden Theatere, Bugg performed his music in a way that sounded vaguely familiar while at the same time innovative. Photo courtesy of the artist's Facebook page.

To a malleable audience on Monday night at the Ogden Theatere, Bugg performed his music in a way that sounded vaguely familiar while at the same time innovative.



The Lumineers at Red Rocks Amphitheatre day two, 9-15-13 (review)

The Lumineers @ Red Rocks 9/14/2013

The Lumineers’ second of two sold out nights at Red Rocks brought intensity and an appearance by the Colorado Symphony Orchestra to a rain-soaked crowd on Sunday.



MGMT at the Fillmore Auditorium, 9-6-13 (review)

MGMT, Janelle Monae, Tame Impala @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre

MGMT’s Sept. 6 show at Denver’s Fillmore Auditorium proved a lopsided effort.



Sting at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 6-5-13 (photos, review)

Sting @ Red Rocks

For his “Back To Bass” tour that hit Red Rocks on Wednesday night, Sting stripped-down the production value and offered up a no frills, no gimmicks show.