Live Reviews

Usher at the 1stBank Center in Colorado (photos, review)

Usher

Were you hoping to see Usher with his shirt off on Tuesday? Did you want a night of sweaty club music? Then you were probably at the 1stBank Center for the Colorado stop of Usher’s UR Experience.



Jenny Lewis at the Ogden Theatre in Denver (photos, review)

Jenny Lewis @ Ogden

Save a few dull moments and some odd pacing, Jenny Lewis spent an hour-and-a-half charming the Ogden Theatre in Denver on Tuesday.



Death From Above 1979 at Terminal 5 in New York City (photos, review)

Death From Above 1979 @ Terminal 5

Beer and sweat drenched the audience at Terminal 5 on Friday in New York City as Death From Above 1979 blasted their ears with a deafening mix of electro-punk.



Common, Jay Electronica at the Ogden Theatre in Denver (photos, review)

Common, Jay Electronica Ogden Theatre

Common and Jay Electronica proved that “hip-hop is alive and well” at Denver’s Ogden Theatre on Saturday.



Leftover Salmon at the Boulder Theater (photos, review)

Leftover Salmon at Boulder Theater 11/29/14

Leftover Salmon seemed rejuvenated with new keyboardist Bill Payne at the Boulder Theater on Saturday.



Johnny Marr at the Gothic Theatre in Colorado (review)

Johnny Marr returned to the Gothic Theatre on Friday and he reminded us that he’d never left his rightful place in rock history.Photo courtesy of the artist's website.

Johnny Marr returned to the Gothic Theatre on Friday and he reminded us that he’d never left his rightful place in rock history.



Sturgill Simpson at the Bluebird Theater in Denver (review)

Zac Brown Band @ Fiddler's Green 9/5/14

With two sold out shows at the Bluebird Theater in Denver this weekend, Sturgill Simpson and his band showed they could make country music fans out of anyone.



Los Lobos at Boettcher Concert Hall in Denver (photos, review)

Los Lobos at Boettcher Concert Hall on 11/29/14.

While Los Lobos’ show at Boettcher Concert Hall teased at a collaboration with the Colorado Symphony, none of the orchestra members were present on Saturday and the room proved too stuffy for the bar band.



Interpol at Terminal 5 in New York City (photos, review)

Interpol @ Terminal 5

As Interpol began strumming the first lonely chords to “NYC” on Wednesday night, the entire audience in Terminal 5 took a satisfied deep breath.



Denver holiday concerts: Five best rock shows to celebrate the season

Nathaniel Rateliff & Night Sweats @ Hi-Dive

Sick of “The Nutcracker” and “A Christmas Carol”? Think Trans-Siberian Orchestra is too expensive and kind of lame? Here five holiday concerts to see in Denver this season that are actually cool.