Live Reviews

The Growlers concoct playful psych pop at Ogden Theatre

Friday night at the Ogden Theatre, The Growlers brought a little bit of the beach to a steamy summer night in landlocked Denver. Their bouncy Orange County “Beach Goth” sound, a perfect hybrid of surf rock, cowpunk, psych rock and reggae, coalesces around the distinctive vocals and lilting melodies of frontman Brooks Nielsen.

Beanstalk 2016: The good, the bad and the beautiful

Imagine a small-scale Woodstock on the set of a Clint Eastwood Spaghetti Western. This unlikely pairing of free spirit liberalism and old town Western nostalgia was the aesthetic of Beanstalk this past weekend, the fourth rendition of the music festival hosted by Colorado jam band The Magic Beans.

Summer Jam 19 mashes up radio’s hip-hop heroes

Summer Jam 19 will go down in the books as one of the best local showings of support for radio-worthy hip-hop. Featuring acts like Fetty Wap, Kid Ink, Kevin Gates, Fabolous, DJ Mustard and YG, the masses poured into the amphitheater knowing something special was taking place.