Live Reviews

Merle Haggard at the Paramount Theater, 6-25-14 (photos, review)

Merle Haggard @ Paramount 6/25/14

The legendary Merle Haggard led a melancholic amble down memory lane Wednesday at the Paramount Theater, sharing his wistful, timeworn tales.



The Neighbourhood at the Ogden Theatre, 6-25-14 (photos, review)

The Neighbourhood

The Neighbourhood had fans sweating and flinging bras and panties onstage during its sultry set Wednesday night at the Ogden Theatre.



EMA at Lost Lake Lounge, 6-25-14 (review)

EMA's show at Lost Lake Lounge on Wednesday night unfolded like a love story.

EMA’s show at Lost Lake Lounge on Wednesday night unfolded like a love story.



Kiss, Def Leppard at the Pepsi Center, 6-25-14 (photos, review)

KISS/Def Leppard @ Pepsi Center by John Leyba

Kiss brought a spectacle bordering on parody to its 40th anniversary tour stop at the Pepsi Center in Denver with Def Leppard.



Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds at the Temple Buell Theatre, 6-24-14 (photos, review)

Nick Cave @ The Buell, 6/24/14

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds enthralled a host of fans stretching from floor to top balcony at the Temple Buell Theatre on Tuesday night.



Sharon Van Etten at the Bluebird Theater, 6-24-14 (review)

Sharon Van Etten's set at the Bluebird Theater was a radiant goldmine for those mid-week diehards who took in the spectacle to a mostly packed house. Photo by Dusdin Condren.

Sharon Van Etten’s set at the Bluebird Theater was a radiant goldmine for those mid-week diehards who took in the spectacle to a mostly packed house.



Trash Talk, Left Brain play free show at the Hi-Dive, 6-24-14 (photos, review)

Trash Talk

“You F***ing got into this show for free,” Trash Talk’s Lee Spielman kept yelling at the packed and thrashing Hi-Dive audience, egging them on into a mosh pit that stretched to the bar and toward the back of the venue.



Devo at the Summit Music Hall, 6-23-14 (photos, review, video)

DEVO

Touring as a four-piece, Devo brought its “Hardcore” tour to Denver’s Summit Music Hall — one part celebration of Bob 2′s life and one part celebration of Devo’s blistering early days.



Steve Winwood at the Paramount Theatre, 6-22-14 (photos, review)

Steve Winwood at the Paramount - 6/22/2014

Though the set was short on hits and short in length, Steve Winwood still received several standing ovations from the Paramount Theatre crowd on Sunday.



Andrew Bird at Chautauqua Auditorium, 6-20-14 (photos, review)

Andrew Bird @ Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder

On a perfect, end-of-spring Friday night, there was no better place to witness the even more extraordinary musical experience of an Andrew Bird performance, than Chautauqua’s open air, century-old barn.