Live Reviews

Neutral Milk Hotel at the Ogden Theatre, 3-31-14 (review)

Returning for the first time in more than 15 years, Neutral Milk Hotel performed an unkempt and literate set at the Ogden Theatre on Monday to a crowd many times bigger than it would have in '90s.

Returning for the first time in more than 15 years, Neutral Milk Hotel performed an unkempt and literate set at the Ogden Theatre on Monday to a crowd many times bigger than it would have in ’90s.



St. Vincent at the Ogden Theatre, 3-29-14 (photos, review)

St. Vincent @ Ogden Theatre

You’ll have to make an extra effort to find crowd-shot photos of St. Vincent’s glowing white hair, gore-covered gown and her Prince-like power stance at the Ogden Theatre in Denver.



Donna the Buffalo at the Oriental Theater, 3-28-14 (photos, review)

Donna the Buffalo 03-28-14

Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Donna the Buffalo brought the Heard together at the Oriental Theater in Denver on Friday.



Fred Armisen hosts a “Portlandia” preview at the Gothic Theater (photos, review)

Portlandia @ The Gothic Theatre

Fred Armisen showed his witty sense of humor and lack of pretension during a lengthy Q&A after his “Portlandia” Season Four premier at the Gothic Theater in Denver.



The War on Drugs at the Bluebird Theater, 3-27-14 (photos, review)

The War on Drugs play The Bluebird Theater on 3/26/14.

The War on Drugs gave the sold out Bluebird Theater in Denver “the best emotional meltdown ever.”



The Joy Formidable, the Epilogues, Wire Faces at 3 Kings Tavern, 3-25-14 (photos, review)

The Joy Formidable

Like a buzz band just making its first U.S. run, the Joy Formidable played to a packed 448-capacity 3 Kings Tavern on Tuesday.



Cheech and Chong, War at the 1stBank Center, 3-22-14 (photos, review)

Cheech and Chong with WAR @ 1stBank Center, 3/22/14

Is it possible for lovable old stoner outlaws to stay relevant (and funny) in the age of marijuana legalization? That was the question on Saturday night at the Cheech and Chong with War show at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield.



Robin Thicke at the Fillmore Auditorium, 3-23-14 (photos, review)

Robin Thicke @ Fillmore Auditorium 3/23/14

Robin Thicke showed flashes of success at the Fillmore Auditorium on Sunday — remnants of the success of his hit, “Blurred Lines.”



Lorde at the Fillmore Auditorium, 3-22-14 (photos, review, video)

Lorde

With sultry vocals, a moody persona and a grasp of wisdom beyond her years, Lorde made her Colorado debut at the Fillmore Auditorium on Saturday.



Speedy Ortiz at Moe’s Original, 3-22-14 (review)

Despite being sick, Speedy Ortiz brought confidence to Moe's Original on Saturday. Photo courtesy of the band's label.

Cool and collected, the sick members of Speedy Ortiz played a confident set at Moe’s Original on Saturday.