Live Reviews

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


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.

Delta Rae at the Bluebird Theater, 3-21-14 (review)

Delta Rae performed at the Bluebird Theater in Denver on March 21. Photo by M. Eric Honeycutt, courtesy of the band's label.

Delta Rae’s show on Friday at the Bluebird Theater had the group struggling against getting caught up in the indie-rock stream.

SXSW 2014: Reverb party photos with Kishi Bashi, the Griswolds and more

SXSW Day 3 - Reverb Party

As members of Avi Buffalo and In the Valley Below watched from the audience, a dapper-looking Kishi Bashi crowd surfed through the packed Dirty Dog on Saturday to wrap up Reverb’s day party at SXSW 2014.

Mike Gordon at the Boulder Theater, 3-14-14 (review)

Mike Gordon @ Fox Theatre

Mike Gordon’s musical menagerie Friday at the Boulder Theater sure didn’t seem like a “side project.”

De La Soul at Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom, 3-15-14 (review)

De La Soul's Kevin Mercer and Vincent Mason, from left, join Damon Albarn, right during the SXSW Music Festival Friday March 14, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP)

After a week at SXSW, De La Soul performed at Denver’s Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom on Saturday, where the hip-hop group mocked the festival it had just come from.

Imagine Dragons at the Pepsi Center, 3-15-14 (photos, review)

Imagine Dragons @ Pepsi 3.15.14

Admittedly tired as it ended its 21-city “Into the Night” tour on Saturday at the Pepsi Center, Imagine Dragons certainly didn’t show the fatigue.

SXSW 2014: Damon Albarn, Parquet Courts, Schoolboy Q and more (video, photos)

SXSW 2014 - Day 3

Damon Albarn, Parquet Courts, Schoolboy Q and Future Islands showed how artists deal with the marathon of SXSW differently.

SXSW 2014 photos: Flying Lotus, Future Islands, Schoolboy Q and more

SXSW 2014 - Day 3

Friday of SXSW 2014 brought sets from Radkey, the Orwells, Future Islands, Temples, Schoolboy Q, Cloud Nothings, Against Me!, Future, Trash Talk, A$AP Mob (A$AP Rocky / Ferg), B.o.B., Thundercat and Flying Lotus.

SXSW 2014: Watch Future Islands, Wye Oak, Hospitality, Chain Gang of 1974 and more

SXSW 2014 - Day 2

On Thursday at SXSW 2014 we caught sets from Future Islands, Wye Oak, Hospitality, Chain Gang of 1974 and more. Watch clips from the band’s sets here.