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The Afghan Whigs at the Bluebird Theater in Denver (photos, review)

Afghan Whigs at The Bluebird Theater on 10/29/14.

Maturity has not softened or quieted Greg Dulli and the Afghan Whigs, as the band showed at Denver’s Bluebird Theater on Wednesday.



We Were Promised Jetpacks at the Bluebird Theater in Denver (photos, review)

We Were Promised Jetpacks @ The Bluebird Theater

We Were Promised Jetpacks thrives with catharsis delivered in perfectly crafted and contained musical explosions.



Listen: The Dead Weather, “Buzzkill(er)”

Dead Weather @ the Ogden Theatre

After a long wait, the Dead Weather has shared, “Buzzkill(er),” the new track of the band’s upcoming third album.



Alt-J at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver (photos, review)

alt-J @ The Fillmore Auditorium 10/28/14

If you saw Alt-J at Denver’s Fillmore Auditorium in September 2013 and then again on Tuesday night (aka 13 months later) at the same venue and felt the déjà vu creeping in, you’re not alone.



Cut Copy’s Dan Whitford on the weirdness of Australia, how that translates to good dance music

Cut Copy performs at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Aug. 5, 2014. Photo by Dylan Langille, heyreverb.com.

We caught up with Dan Whitford of Cut Copy to talk about how weird Australia is and why that translates to a prolific dance music scene in the country.



New Imagine Dragons song: Listen to “I Bet My Life” from upcoming album

Imagine Dragons Red Rocks

Did you expect a folky stomp-clap vibe from the first new Imagine Dragons song off the band’s upcoming sophomore album?



Cream’s Jack Bruce dies at age 71

Jack Bruce. Photo courtesy of the artist's website.

Jack Bruce was part Mississippi Delta and part Carnaby Street. In his glorious heyday as bassist and lead vocalist of 1960s power trio Cream he helped create a sound that combined American blues and psychedelia to thrill audiences throughout the world.



The MCA Denver takes a chance with Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 22: Artist and musician Mark Mothersbaugh is photographed in front of what he calls an untitled coagulation of rugs and video exhibit that is part of his show called Myopia at The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver), in Denver, CO on October 22, 2014. These pieces are rugs that he created and there will be videos on each one making the images come alive. Mark Mothersbaugh is an American musician, composer, singer and painter. He is a co-founder of the new wave band Devo and has been its lead singer since 1972. (Photo By Helen H. Richardson/ The Denver Post)

Risk is all over “Myopia,” the mega-retrospective of art by Mark Mothersbaugh opening at the MCA Denver this week. The DEVO founder is famous, rich, talented, and, until now, he hasn’t been a member of the fine art community.



The Afghan Whigs’ beastly worldview: seedy, sordid and better than ever

The Afghan Whigs @ The Ogden 10/30/12

Greg Dulli of the Afghan Whigs talks travel and inspiration in advance of his band’s Oct. 29 concert at Denver’s Bluebird Theater.



Pearl Jam at the Pepsi Center in Denver (photos, review)

Pearl Jam @ Pepsi Center / by John Leyba

It had been 11 years since Pearl Jam last headlined a show in Denver, and on Wednesday night at the Pepsi Center the band proved that it was well worth the wait.