Live Reviews

Big Freedia at the Bluebird Theater in Denver (photos, review)

Big Freedia at The Bluebird Theater on 10/14/14.

Big Freedia brought enough shaking and twerking to the Bluebird Theater on Tuesday to fulfill Denver’s yearly booty quota.



American Authors, the Mowgli’s at the Ogden Theatre in Denver (photos, review)

American Authors

American Authors headlined what was essentially a living Honda Civic commercial at the Ogden Theatre in Denver on Tuesday.



Nas at the Paramount Theatre in Denver (photos, review)

Nas at Paramount Theater 10.12.14

Thanks to context from the documentary “Time is Illmatic,” Nas’ performance at the Paramount Theatre in Denver brought new life to his legendary 1994 album.



The New Pornographers at the Gothic Theatre in Englewood (review)

New Pornographers didn't have much room for elaborate stage production at the Gothic Theatre with a set that included 26 songs and eight band members to juggle.

The New Pornographers didn’t have much room for elaborate stage production at the Gothic Theatre with a set that included 26 songs and eight band members to juggle.



The War on Drugs at the Ogden Theatre in Denver (photos, review)

War On Drugs @ Ogden 10/10/14

At the tightly packed Ogden Theatre in Denver, The War on Drugs was more polished and more relaxed than when they played to a smaller crowd at the Bluebird Theatre in March.



Slow Magic at the Bluebird Theater in Denver (photos, review)

Slow Magic at the Bluebird Theater

Two songs into Slow Magic’s show at the Bluebird Theater on Thursday, the producer had grabbed one of his two drums and ran into the middle of the crowd.



Ex Hex, Speedy Ortiz at Hi-Dive in Denver (review)

Ex Hex, Speedy Ortiz at Hi-Dive in Denver (review)

The Speedy Ortiz and Ex Hex co-headlining bill was an excellent match-up — noisy and biting respectively — at the Hi-Dive in Denver on Thursday.



The War on Drugs at the Fox Theatre in Boulder (photos, review)

The War On Drugs

If you’re wondering whether The War On Drugs took time at the Fox Theatre in Boulder to respond to Sun Kil Moon’s most recent knock, the answer is: kind of.



Of Montreal at the Bluebird Theater in Denver (photos, review)

Of Montreal

A seven foot tall, glittering somewhat angelic monster stands behind Of Montreal’s Kevin Barnes on stage at the Bluebird Theater during “And I’ve Seen a Bloody Shadow.”



Robert Plant at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver (photos, review)

Robert Plant @ Fillmore 10/4/14

Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant brought fresh takes on his classic songs to the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver on Oct. 4.