Why So Serious, Margaret Smith?

Emmy-award winning comic and writer Margaret Smith has been praised by some of TV's biggest names, including Jay Leno and Ellen DeGeneres.

Emmy-winning comedian and writer Margaret Smith is traveling across the country to play Casselman’s on Tuesday, June 26, and if you play your cards right, you may even get to see her. And by “play your cards right” we mean “if you have $15-$20.”

Steal This Track: The Haunted Windchimes, Mesita and Concept Uno

The Haunted Windchimes are: Desirae Garcia (left), Chela Lujan, Mike Clark, Sean Fanning and Inaiah Lujan. Photo by Christian Murdock.

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Photo essay: Anvil @ Casselman’s

Anvil @ Casselman's 10/25/11

Despite a meager turnout, metal trio Anvil kept it at “11” for the duration of their 90 minute set at Casselman’s Tuesday evening.

Steal This Track: Mane Rok & DeeJay Tense (Kolor Grey remix) [exclusive interview and stream]

Denver rapper Mane Rok is a strong supporter of the Occupy Denver Movement. Photo courtesy of the artist.

This Friday, Denver hip-hop master Mane Rok will release a video for his police brutality track, “This One’s.” To get you pumped, he’s releasing remixes of the song by various Denver artists. Check out this one by the late Colorado hip-hop trailblazer Kolor Grey.

Can comedian Adam Cayton-Holland take his Denver-based routine national?

Adam Cayton-Holland

Kill or Be Killed: Can comedian Adam Cayton-Holland take his Denver-based routine national?

The Mile High Makeout: Homophobia in Colorado hip-hop

The Mile High Makeout: Homophobia in Colorado hip-hop

Colorado hip-hop artists — along with the rest of the hip-hop world — struggle to figure out where homosexuality fits.

The Mile High Makeout: DJ Lazy Eyez brings the DMC World DJ Championship to Denver

A poster for Denver's 2011 DMC World DJ Championship, courtesy of Sean Choi.

Hip-hop lovers rejoice! Thanks to DJ Lazy Eyez, Denver area DJs will have the opportunity to battle for a place in the US DMC DJ championships tomorrow night at Casselman’s.

The Mile High Makeout: ’90s R&B nostalgia for a good cause

Jeannette Smith, a.k.a. Sista Soul, presents a tribute to soul music of the 90s this Sunday.

Denver-area R&B, soul and hip-hop artists come together to celebrate the music of the ’90s and benefit the women of today.

The Mile High Makeout: Local musicians band together to support Toys for Tots

Denver singer-songwriter Rob Drabkin will be one of the featured performers in tonight's Toys For Tots benefit at Casselman's. Photo by Lucia De Giovanni.

On Friday, December 17, a boatload of local musicians will come together at Casselman’s Bar and Venue to collaborate on unique renditions of holiday classics and to raise awareness and support for Toys for Tots.

Steal This Track: Brothers O’Hair, Deadbubbles and Jessica Sonner

artwork for Brothers O'Hair self-titled debut

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