Live Reviews

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Best shows of 2014

We’ve sifted through countless nights of distortion, lights, mosh pits and packed houses to compile our lists of the best concerts of 2014.



Shakey Graves at the Bluebird Theater in Denver (photos)

Shakey Graves @ The Bluebird Theater

A glance at the bill before Shakey Graves’ final show of a big, sold out Denver run, made it seem like this grand finale would go on all night.



Fleetwood Mac at the Pepsi Center in Denver (photos, review)

Fleetwood Mac @ Pepsi Center

The 71-year-old Christine McVie brought a different dimension to Fleetwood Mac at the Pepsi Center in Denver on Friday.



Shakey Graves at the Bluebird Theater in Denver (photos)

Shakey Graves

Shakey Graves made his triumphant return to Denver on Thursday, kicking off a three-night, sold out run at the Bluebird Theater.



Suicidal Tendencies at Summit Music Hall in Denver (photos, review)

Suicidal Tendencies at Summit Music Hall 12/08/14

Suicidal Tendencies’ Mike Muir holds his age well, and his latest lineup of the band held its own as well at Summit Music Hall in Denver on Monday.



2 Chainz at Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom in Denver (photos, review)

2 Chainz @ Cervantes' Masterpiece 12/7/14

Leave it to 2 Chainz to throw out a Peyton Manning reference while asking his Denver audience to throw him joints.



Residual Kid, Bud Bronson & the Good Timers at Larimer Lounge in Denver (photos, review)

Residual Kid

Residual Kid showed growth, polish and that they’re much more than a teenage novelty act at the Larimer Lounge in Denver on Friday.



Not So Silent Night 2014: Cage the Elephant, Fitz and the Tantrums at 1stBank Center (photos, review)

Not So Silent Night @ 1st Bank Center 12/5/14

Not So Silent Night 2014 brought Fitz and the Tantrums, Cage the Elephant, Vance Joy, Half Moon Run and local act Modern Suspects to a sold out 1stBank Center on Friday.



Del McCoury, David Grisman at the Oriental Theater in Denver (review)

Del McCoury performs at the 2014 Telluride Bluegrass Festival. Photo by Dylan Langille, heyreverb.com.

The table was sparse, but David Grisman and Del McCoury served a feast for the ages Friday night at the Oriental Theater.



Animal Collective DJ set at 1Up Colfax in Denver (review)

Animal Collective's Deakin and Avey Tare brought the audience in the 1Up Colfax's to new sonic territories with an exploratory DJ set on Thursday. Photo by Jake Blair, heyreverb.com.

Animal Collective’s Deakin and Avey Tare brought the audience in the 1Up Colfax’s to new sonic territories with an exploratory DJ set on Thursday.