Live Reviews

PHOTOS: Interpol Ogden Theatre show in Denver (review)

Interpol @ the Ogden Theatre 9/27/14

Interpol gave a polished, exciting set in Denver on Saturday night during a headlining show at the Ogden Theatre that was framed by artful, abstract screen art, shadowy lighting, and a packed house that hung on every dour note and esoteric lyric.



PHOTOS: Ty Segall Bluebird Theater show in Denver (review)

Ty Segall - Bluebird Theater

There was a clear note of maturity in Ty Segall’s sound at the Bluebird Theater, even if he spent most of his time clowning around on stage.



PHOTOS: Lorde 1stBank Center show in Broomfield (review)

Lorde

Near the end of Lorde’s show at the 1stBank Center on Sunday, the 17-year-old pop star delivered a lengthy monologue.



REVIEW: Blake Shelton Pepsi Center show in Denver

Blake Shelton performed at Denver's Pepsi Center on Sept. 27, 2014. Photo courtesy of Warner Brothers.

“When I get nervous, I like to drink,” said a spry Blake Shelton as he offered a cheers of a mixed-drink concoction to the sold-out crowd at the Pepsi Center on Saturday Night.



PHOTOS: Big Gigantic Red Rocks Amphitheatre show (review)

Big Gigantic at Red Rocks September 26, 2014

Just five years after creating the project, Boulder hometown heroes Big Gigantic accomplished this weekend what only a handful of acts have in their lifetimes: two back-to-back sold-out shows at Red Rocks Amphitheatre.



PHOTOS: Lykke Li Ogden Theatre show in Denver (review)

Lykke Li @ The Ogden, 9/25/14

Thursday night at the Ogden Theatre, Lykke Li — who just released the emotionally tortured “I Never Learn” — seemed to be uncharacteristically happy.



PHOTOS: Glass Animals Larimer Lounge show in Denver (review)

Glass Animals

Glass Animals made its Denver debut at the Larimer Lounge on Thursday, attempting to let its sonic complexity shine in the small room.



PHOTOS: Kings of Leon Red Rocks Amphitheatre show (review, video)

Kings of Leon

One year to the day after releasing its sixth album, “Mechanical Bull,” Kings of Leon returned, playing a sold-out, nearly two-hour set Wednesday night at Red Rocks Amphitheatre.



PHOTOS: Mike Watt Larimer Lounge show in Denver (review)

Mike Watt @ The Larimer Lounge 9/24/14.

Mike Watt shuffled into the Larimer Lounge through the front door last night, with a slight limp and wearing a backpack, just like a member of the audience.



PHOTOS: Crosby, Stills & Nash Red Rocks show (review)

Crosby Stills & Nash @ Red Rocks

Despite some miscues and bad pacing, Crosby, Stills & Nash were still able to catch fire at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Tuesday.