Live Reviews

Animal Collective DJ set at 1Up Colfax in Denver (review)

Fans of Animal Collective have come to expect the unexpected from each member of the beloved Baltimore foursome. It’s a relationship built upon trust, with Panda Bear, Deakin, Avey Tare, and Geologist serving as sort-of resident ambassadors to experimental musical channels and envoys to the less accessible regions of psychedelia.

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

Not a single moment of Jenny Lewis' hour-and-a-half long performance was wasted on Tuesday night -- Lewis taking to the Ogden Theatre’s stage promptly at 9 p.m. sporting the same faded rainbow-technicolored pantsuit she wore in Vogue earlier this year (though probably not the one from the cover of 2014’s “The Voyager,” which looks like it’s a lot less purple/pink).

Judas Priest at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield (photos, review)

Veteran metal gods Judas Priest brought a righteously eardrum destroying show to the 1stBank Center Wednesday night. The band, vocalist Rob Halford, guitarists Glen Tipton and Richie Faulkner, bassist Ian Hill and drummer Scott Travis, performed a setlist that hit something from almost every era of their extensive discography, celebrating both their new LP "Redeemer of Souls" as well as their 40-year history.