Faith No More collapses the decades at Red Rocks (photos, review)
The iconic Faith No More brought its twisted brand of experimental, genre-hopping art metal to Red Rocks on Tuesday night -- their first visit to Denver in nearly 20 years.
Phish closes epic Dick’s Sporting Goods Park run (photos, review)
A grateful Phish delivered an unforgettable finale to its Labor Day Weekend run at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on Sunday. Band leader Trey Anasastio captained a most masterful show, the best of the band’s annual stand, amplifying both rarities and his bandmates.
Phish lounges comfortably on Day 2 of Dick’s Sportings Good Park run (photos, review)
Amid friends, Phish lounged in its comfiest of places on Saturday. The Vermont quartet elevated the new and amplified the old in the band’s 14th show at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.
Taylor Swift connects with crowd at Pepsi Center show in Denver (photos, review)
It is difficult to believe that Taylor Swift has been performing in Denver for 10 years – first playing cafes and clubs when she was just a teenager.
Phish kicks off three-day run at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in style (photos, review)
For the encore of Friday’s Phish show No. 13 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, band boss Trey Anastasio made a plea, via his encore T-shirt: “Let Fish Suck.” Sorry Trey.
Rowdy Fillmore greets Social Distortion on landmark album tour (photos)
Punk lifers Social Distortion celebrated the 25th anniversary of their landmark self-titled album on Wednesday night at the Fillmore Auditorium. The band played the LP in its entirety to a rowdy, sold-out crowd.
After all this time, Hall & Oates finally make their Red Rocks debut (review, photos)
Despite having six career No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100, an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and over four decades of making music, smooth-soul duo Hall & Oates has never played Red Rocks Amphitheatre.
The Psychedelic Furs and the Church at the Ogden Theatre (photos)
British rockers The Psychedelic Furs and the Aussies in the Church brought their 2015 North American tour to the steamy, packed Ogden Theatre on Monday night for a night of nostalgic, moody rock.
Trampled by Turtles, Elephant Revival go down-home at Red Rocks (photos)
Young(ish) purveyors of updated bluegrass, folk and Americana were well represented at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Saturday, Aug. 29 as the sold-out venue hosted Trampled by Turtles, with opening sets from Nederland's own Elephant Revival and Austin, Texas artist Shakey Graves, who has frequently collaborated with former Paper Bird singer Esme Patterson.
Riot Fest Denver 2015: Ice Cube, L7, Iggy Pop, Tenacious D and many more (photos, review)
This is the third year the Chicago-based Riot Fest has brought its musical circus to the Denver area, and it may have been the Goldilocks year.
Dave Matthews Band charms Fiddler’s Green, but ticket issues create headaches (photos, review)
Dave Matthews and his band took the stage Friday night at Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre against the backdrop of a full moon peaking through a south suburban business park, kicking off the first of two nights in concert from Englewood.
Atmosphere brings guest stars, old-school hip-hop love to Red Rocks (photos, review)
Atmosphere and fellow Rhymesayers Entertainment label-mates brought the house down Friday night at Red Rocks with turntables and several MCs, marking the second time in a week that hip-hop acts sold out the venue typically known for showcasing rock music.
J. Cole makes the case for more hip-hop at Red Rocks (photos, review)
On Tuesday night at Red Rocks, more than three hours after the show officially started, J. Cole was making the case that hip-hop should not be relegated to early weekday nights in Denver.
Deftones, Incubus rattle Red Rocks with the old songs … not the new (photos, review)
Deftones and Incubus share a lot of similarities. Both released their debut albums in 1995, both have recorded seven full-length studio albums, and both are five-piece bands that have attained moderate success in the genres of alternative rock and metal.
How did Mumford & Sons’ Gentlemen of the Road event fare in Salida? (photos, review)
For music festivals, location can be everything. And in Colorado, location for any new music festival can be the toughest part of the equation. While introducing Gentlemen of the Road Stopover (a one-off event curated by Mumford & Sons that officials anticipated to bring 25,000 fans) headliner the Flaming Lips on Friday in Salida, Gov.
Yonder Mountain String Band brings late night jam grass to Red Rocks (photos, review)
A friend of mine calls it "mountain disco." Others call it "jam grass." Whatever you call it, there's no denying its energy, and for almost five hours on Friday night at Red Rocks, Yonder Mountain String Band and Greensky Bluegrass threw it down with aplomb.
This is what a Slipknot concert looks like in 2015
After a 15 year hiatus, Slipknot returned to Colorado on Wednesday. Reverb's Seth McConnell went to the band's sold out show at Red Rocks. Here's what it looked like:
Jackson Browne can’t remember how many times he’s played Red Rocks (photos, review)
Jackson Browne is no pretender. In fact, Browne playing Red Rocks is a gold standard. “Red Rocks is one of the places we look forward to playing all tour,” Browne told a poncho and jacket-draped audience on Tuesday.
Foo Fighters might be polarizing, but they rocked Fiddler’s Green (photos, review)
Dave Grohl may be a hipster's pariah, but the man knows how to rock. Grohl, the frontman of the Foo Fighters, who played the second of two shows at Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre Monday night, is a somewhat polarizing figure in the music world.
Alabama Shakes tug hard on heartstrings at a very sold-out Red Rocks (photos, review)
Sunday night’s Alabama Shakes show at Red Rocks was sold out and then some. I abandoned my spot after Drive-By Truckers finished an all-American opening set perfect for the summer evening, and when I returned, there wasn’t a replacement to be found.
Synesthesia 2015 brings psych, police, big crowds to RiNo in Denver
The third annual Denver Psych Fest, or Synesthesia, sprawled itself over part of the RiNo neighborhood Saturday, drawing a huge range of genres, fans and even cops to the area.
Folks Fest 2015 takes risks at Planet Bluegrass Ranch in Lyons (photos, review)
While Telluride Bluegrass and RockyGrass both have venerable traditions, Planet Bluegrass' third festival, the Rocky Mountain Folks Festival, at times seemed to struggle to find its audience in its early years.
My Morning Jacket closes its U.S. tour at Red Rocks Amphitheatre (photos, review)
Of all the words spoken and written about Red Rocks, Friday night might have been the first time the legendary venue has been described as a “beautiful rock womb.” “Goddamnit, this is the most amazing place to be,” My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James told the crowd after returning to the stage for an encore.
Foo Fighters made a grown man cry at Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre (photos, review)
UPDATE: Foo Fighters dedicated "My Hero" to the drunk crying guy during their second night in Colorado. A mere mortal would be daunted by the thought of performing while confined to a chair after a severe leg injury.