Folk/Acoustic

PHOTOS: Conor Oberst Boulder Theater show

Conor Oberst @ Boulder Theater 9/16/14

Conor Oberst isn’t quite the dark and angsty teenager who once churned out music as if it was the only thing that kept him going.



Album review: Blake Mills, “Heigh Ho”

Album review: Blake Mills, "Heigh Ho"

On his sophomore album, “Heigh Ho,” Blake Mills keeps his dizzying fretwork to a minimum, letting his songwriting seize the spotlight instead.



Lucius’ Holly Laessig on music as romance and writing a new record

Lucius performs at Outside Lands 2014 in August. Photo by Jon Bauer, heyreverb.com.

Lucius’s Holly Laessig talks about the band as a love soundtrack, the progress of their new album, and their incredibly busy schedule.



PHOTOS: Passenger Ogden Theatre show

Passenger @ Ogden Theatre

With the success of “Whispers” this summer, Passenger returned to Denver on Wednesday to a sold out crowd at the Ogden Theatre.



PHOTOS: Melissa Etheridge Paramount Theatre show

Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge stopped at Denver’s Paramount Theatre on Tuesday as part of her “This is M.E. Solo Tour.”



Bob Dylan announces North American tour with a Denver stop

Bob Dylan performs onstage during the AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Michael Douglas at Sony Pictures Studios on June 11, 2009 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI)

Bob Dylan has announced a 31-date North American tour that will stop at Denver’s Bellco Theater this fall, according to the singer-songwriter’s website.



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.



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: 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.



Album Review: Ethan Johns, “The Reckoning”

Album Review: Ethan Johns, "The Reckoning"

If the rule is failure for producer-turned-performer, Ethan Johns’ Ryan Adams-produced “The Reckoning” proves a lovely exception.