Live Reviews

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.

Electron packs a punch in Fox Theatre set

As far as supergroups go, Electron packs some punch. The Philadelphia project is comprised of Marc Brownstein (bass) and Aron Magner (keys) of the Disco Biscuits, with Lotus drummer Mike Greenfield and Joe Russo’s Almost Dead guitarist Tom Hamilton.

Umphrey’s McGee closes four-night Fillmore stand

Well, Umphrey’s McGee sure gave Colorado something to cheer about this New Year’s weekend. The band played the Fillmore Auditorium four consecutive nights and gave fans a taste of just about everything: a hit-filled opening performance Wednesday night, a three-set marathon on New Year’s Eve, an intimate VIP Reel to Reel show with never before seen footage of the band on the 1st, and even a surprise sit in with friends in The String Cheese Incident at the 1st Bank Center on Friday.