Live Reviews

Nile Rodgers brings the funk to the Paramount Feb. 19

To synonymize Nile Rodgers’ music with only Disco would be a huge mistake. Agreed, Rodgers’ hit “Good Times” (No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in 1979) could be considered the era’s anthem, but the caliber of music Rodgers has made, and the caliber of the artists he has made it with, far eclipsed the disco moniker.

3OH!3, Big Head Todd underscore age gap at Broncos rally

Whether a wedding, bar mitzvah or Super Bowl championship, any celebration worth its confetti deserves a soundtrack. On Tuesday afternoon, 3OH!3, Big Head Todd and the Monsters and Funkiphino took the stage at Civic Center Park to warm up the first wave of the sea of orange that would amass to celebrate the Broncos’ third Super Bowl championship.

Godspeed You! Black Emperor reward a patient Ogden Theatre

The way applause slowly erupted at the end of Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s near two-hour set perfectly reflected success in the eight-piece band’s execution. No one seemed too sure the piece was actually over, or sure that they should begin clapping until the band members were actually off the stage for a good five minutes.

Cloud Nothings, In The Whale worth the wait

For all the rocking that happened Thursday night at the Hi-Dive, there was a lot of waiting, too. Throngs of dedicated music lovers lined up outside the venue in bone-chilling cold to catch at least one set from Cloud Nothings, In the Whale or The Epilogues.