Watch: The Lumineers hail a sentimental taxi in “Cleopatra” video
The Lumineers are taking a stand in the feud between Uber/Lyft versus the once popular yellow cabs of the world. No longer shall the yellow cab be looked at as an inferior mode of transportation.
Prophets of Rage announces tour, Red Rocks date
The political season is at a fever pitch with each party's respective national conventions on the horizon. That can only mean one thing: Rage of the Machine is out for blood.
Watch: Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats ain’t “Wasting Time” in new video
It appears as if the State of Colorado Department of Tourism contracted Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats as the new face of a stellar campaign to spur up interest in the Centennial State (and if Rateliff's daily denim uniform has anything to say about it, sponsored by Levi's).
Watch: Leon Bridges plays open mic at Goosetown Tavern
Tuesday night is open mic night at the Goosetown Tavern, the East Colfax watering hole famous for cold PBRs, great calzones and fans looking to pour over a show they just caught at the nearby Bluebird Theater.
Sturgill Simpson plots two-night return to Denver
Renegade country is going through a renaissance. And why not? Sturgill Simpson and Chris Stapleton are leading the charge in an otherwise saturated market that is slowly making its way towards the center where country meets Top 40.
Denver’s Queen City Festival announces inaugural lineup
Colorado just scooped up another South Broadway music festival. Denver is affectionately known as the "Queen City of the Plains" which is where Denver's newest festival presumably borrows their name as the Queen City Festival.
Beach House announces tour, Denver show
Hazy Baltimore duo Beach House have ended their relative drought of Denver appearances -- it's been just under four years since the band played here last -- announcing a date with the Ogden Theatre on August 22.
Post-rock titans Tortoise take sweet time moving music forward
Defying expectations has always been something of career strategy for Tortoise, the Chicago band that’s been helping rock ’n’ roll fans move beyond predictable, four-chord songs since the 1990s.
Steven Tyler set to play Ellie Caulkins on “Out on a Limb” tour
Aerosmith isn't touring or making music right now. Just don't tell that to lead vocalist, Steven Tyler. The iconic mouth of the Massachusetts band has been venturing out on his own in the latter part of his career.
Guided by Voices’ Robert Pollard reboots for new album, tour
Guided by Voices has always been something of a puzzle in the music world. The prolific act broke out of Dayton, Ohio, in the early '90s on a deliciously crunchy, lo-fi recording wave.
To the root: Natalia Lafourcade talks about the future and forebears of her music
As a child, it's difficult to enter a field that one of your parents thrived in. From Jakob Dylan to Scott Caan, the pressure to match your forebears contributions can be insurmountable, especially if they set the bar high.
Tacocat’s irreverence wins the night at Larimer Lounge
A man, a plan, a cat, a canal; Tacocat! These beachy, dayglow, fun-punkers are an exciting update to classic Riot Grrrl “women to the front” rock.
David Bowie producer Tony Visconti talks last days, new music
To most music fans, Tony Visconti is a successful producer who has worked with an eclectic blend of marquee names, from T. Rex and Iggy Pop to Alejandro Escovedo and Angélique Kidjo.
Denver Botanic Gardens announces 2016 summer lineup
Denver Botanic Gardens, along with Swallow Hill Music, has announced its popular summer music lineup for 2016. Laura Viers, k.d. lang and Neko Case's new supergroup case/lang/viers, mellow singer-songwriter José González, Steep Canyon Rangers and returning favorites Chris Isaak and Bruce Hornsby round out the 13 shows that have been announced so far.
Flight of the Conchords announce US tour, Red Rocks date
When people think of burgeoning music and comedic scenes, New Zealand isn't one of the first that come to mind. More than five years have passed since Sub Pop's Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement graced the small screen with one of the most innovative comedic series to ever air on HBO.
The Smashing Pumpkins set to bring “In Plainsong” on tour again
Ring, ring. Hello? 1993 Lollapalooza, is that really you? Legendary '90s alt-rockers the Smashing Pumpkins announced today that they're teaming up with fellow Lolla alumus Liz Phair on an "acoustic-electro" tour set for this spring.
Dressy Bessy roars back to life with “Kingsized” album, tour
If a band is only as good as its last album, Dressy Bessy was in trouble. The Denver indie-pop act’s 2008 release “Holler and Stomp” sold poorly and received a conspicuous slam from the tastemakers at Pitchfork, which damned the album with a 2.8 (out of 10) rating and called it “awkward” and “weak,” speculating that “it’s probably time for folks to stow Dressy Bessy in the attic.” Regardless of its quality, “Holler” also arrived at a time when the recording industry — and the economy around it — was disintegrating.
Iggy Pop and Josh Homme announce tour, Denver date
Iggy Pop is here to prove that age ain't nothin' but a number. Call the ex-Stooges frontman geriatric at your own peril: Chances are, he's in better shape than 90% of today's youth.
T.I. announces Broncos after party show this weekend
Orange and blue goes together like Peyton Manning and chicken parm sandwiches. The Mile High marauders from the Denver Broncos play host to the hated nemesis, New England Patriots, this Sunday in the AFC championship at Sports Authority.
Car Seat Headrest’s Will Toledo wary of whiplash from buzz-band status
When respected indie label Matador Records -- home to Sonic Youth, Yo La Tengo, Liz Phair, Pavement, Guided by Voices and many others over the years -- came calling, Will Toledo was ready.
M83 announces US tour, Red Rocks show
French electronic artist M83 has announced a 2016 U.S. tour, including a show at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on May 31. As you may have heard, Anthony Gonzalez has taken time off from working on movie scores to cut a new M83 album he'll be touring behind.
Father John Misty to play Ellie Caulkins Opera House
Fleet Foxes are so eight years ago. That hasn't stopped their once-drummer Josh Tillman from trudging in the opposite direction with his precious alter ego, Father John Misty.
My Morning Jacket announces 2016 tour with Red Rocks dates
Kentucky psych-rockers My Morning Jacket have announced the first tour dates of 2016 in Colorado's most sacred music venue. Once again, Jim James and the boys will find themselves at Red Rocks Amphitheater for a two-night stint, a venue that's become a home-away-from-home for the band.
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats to headline Red Rocks in 2016
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats are having one of those banner years that artists dream of when they break into the music business.