Live Reviews

PHOTOS: Rodrigo y Gabriela Red Rocks Amphitheatre show (review)

Rodrigo y Gabriela @ Red Rocks, 8/17/14

When Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo joined Rodrigo y Gabriela onstage at Red Rocks on Sunday, it showed the true strength of the flamenco guitar duo — but not in the way you’d expect.



Denver Psych Fest 2014 photos: Vacant Lots, the Cosmonauts, Tjutjuna and more (review)

Synesthesia: Denver Psych Fest- 8/16/14

The Denver Psych Fest returned bigger and better for its second year, with sets from Vacant Lots, the Cosmonauts, Tjutjuna and more.



REVIEW: Bruno Mars Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre show

Bruno Mars performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

In a flash of confetti and personality, Bruno Mars returned for his third Colorado show in a little more than a year on Sunday, facing a crowd of nearly 19,000 roaring fans at Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre.



PHOTOS: The Baseball Project, the Minus 5 Oriental Theater show (review)

The Baseball Project @ The Oriental, 8/15/14

A decent-sized crowd dotted with baseball jerseys and grey hair showed up to the Oriental Theater for a great triple bill of indie bands headlined by supergroup, the Baseball Project.



Folks Festival 2014 photos, review: Dispatch, Brandi Carlile, Randy Newman and more

Folks Festival at Planet Bluegrass 8/15-17/14

“I’m here to say how important Planet Bluegrass and Lyons are to Colorado,” shouted Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper before introducing Imelda May at the Folks Festival on Saturday evening.



PHOTOS: Chive Fest Denver with Edward Sharpe, Cold War Kids and more (review)

Chive Fest @ City Park 8/16/14

Like a semester-ending frat party, Chive Fest Denver is a place where irony is not welcome, or lost altogether.



PHOTOS: Beck Red Rocks Amphitheatre show (review, video)

Beck @ Red Rocks 8/15/14

Beck is a master of styles, and on Friday night he returned to Red Rocks for the first time in more than a decade to give a razor sharp performance that spanned the gamut of American music.



PHOTOS: Jenny Lewis Bluebird Theater show (review)

Jenny Lewis @ Bluebird Theatre 8/14/14

Never missing a chance to wink and smile, Jenny Lewis delighted her rabid fans at the Bluebird Theater on Thursday.



PHOTOS: The Head and the Heart, Iron & Wine Red Rocks show review

The Head and the Heart @ Red Rocks 8/14/14

The Head and the Heart, Iron and Wine/Sam Beam and opening act Houndmouth all confessed that they weren’t sure the show would go on at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Thursday.



PHOTOS: Sheryl Crow Denver Botanic Gardens show

Sheryl Crow @ Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield 08/13/14

“I love Colorado,” shouted Sheryl Crow to a sold-out, 5,000-strong crowd at the Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield venue on Wednesday night.