Live Reviews

Umphrey’s McGee at the Boulder Theater on Fourth of July (photos, review)

Umphrey's Mcgee - Boulder Theater 07/04/2014

Prog-rock powerhouse Umphrey’s McGee returned to the Boulder Theater on Friday eager to celebrate America’s birthday.

Blues Traveler, 3OH!3, Smash Mouth at Red Rocks on Fourth of July (photos, review)

Blues Traveler @ Red Rocks Amphitheater 07/04/2014

It was certainly ’90s appreciation night at a joyous and sold-out Red Rocks on Friday, as Blues Traveler headlined its annual Fourth of July show.

Zeds Dead, Dada Life at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 7-3-14 (review)

Zeds Dead/Krewella

On the eve of the Fourth of July, thousands of fans donned the usual eccentric EDM attire, but for “Dead Rocks” at Red Rocks, which featured co-headliners Dada Life and Zeds Dead, many fans rocked a patriotic twist.

The Antlers at the Bluebird Theater, 7-3-14 (review)

The Antlers, photo courtesy of the band's website.

Moving the audience through the heartbreaking and cleansing, the Antlers played its new album and a smattering of older material at the Bluebird Theater on July 3.

Fitz and the Tantrums at the Ogden Theatre, 7-2-14 (photos, review)

Fitz & The Tantrums @ The Ogden 7/02/14

A neon heart illuminated the anxious crowd as Fitz and the Tantrums took the stage at the Ogden Theatre for a night of swing-fueled energy.

Sarah McLachlan at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 7-2-14 (photos, review)

Sarah McLachlan @ Red Rocks Amphitheater 7/02/14

“There are so many of you,” smiled Sarah McLachlan as she took the stage in front of an adoring crowd at Red Rocks Wednesday night.

Courtney Barnett at the Larimer Lounge, 7-1-14 (photos, review, video)

Courtney Barnett @ The Larimer Lounge, 7/1/14

The Larimer Lounge was the perfect setting for Courtney Barnett’s wry, confessional songs.

Widespread Panic at Red Rocks Amphitheatre day three, 6-29-14 (photos, review)

Widespread Panic @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre 6/29/14

“Thank you good people for giving us a home away from home all these years,” said Widespread Panic frontman John Bell before the encore of the group’s 45th sold-out show at Red Rocks, which capped a three-night run for the band.

Widespread Panic at Red Rocks Amphitheatre day two (photos, review)

Widespread Panic @ Red Rocks 6/28/14

While Friday’s Widespread Panic set at Red Rocks proved an appetizer, with just enough high moments for it to be a solid overall show, on Saturday, Panic brought the heat for its fans.

Widespread Panic at Red Rocks Amphitheatre day one (photos, review)

Widespread Panic @ Red Rocks 6/27/14

Widespread Panic kicked off the first of three sold-out shows at Red Rocks — an ongoing streak that shows no signs of slowing — with two sets of dirty, bluesy rock on Friday night.