Live Reviews

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,

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,

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.

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


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.