Van Halen to play first-ever Red Rocks show this summer
There's a first time for everything. And for Van Halen, the band's first-ever Red Rocks Amphitheatre show will take place on July 20, more than four decades into their career.
Are the Rolling Stones playing Red Rocks this summer?
It's hard to imagine the Rolling Stones playing Red Rocks in 2015. Certainly, the band can easily sell out a show at Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Pepsi Center, Sports Authority Field at Mile High or a few days at Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre.
Global Dance Festival 2015 lineup: Kaskade, Tiesto among first acts revealed
You could say that in its 13 years Global Dance Festival has managed to fundamentally change Red Rocks. Last year, Red Rocks changed its "noise" ordinances, citing EDM concerts such as Global Dance Festival.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre on its way to becoming a National Historic Landmark
By Josie Klemaier MORRISON -- Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre is on its way to becoming a National Historic Landmark along with a Civilian Conservation Corps camp in Morrison.
Tim McGraw announces 2015 tour, two Red Rocks shows
If you caught Tim McGraw's performance at the Oscars on Sunday, you might have been thinking what we were thinking: Was he singing into a giant microphone?
Yonder Mountain String Band announces new album, Red Rocks show
Can you think of a better place for Yonder Mountain String Band to release its sixth studio album than at Telluride Bluegrass Festival? We can't, seeing as the Colorado-born band has become such a fixture at TBF and other Planet Bluegrass events.
DeVotchKa, Colorado Symphony return to Red Rocks Amphitheatre
DeVotchKa is a band of many well-loved Colorado traditions. There's the Halloween shows, the Valentine's Day shows and, quite possibly its most beloved custom, the Red Rocks Amphitheatre show with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra.
Alt-J announces Red Rocks show with TV on the Radio
Colorado has seen a pretty consistent amount of Alt-J since the band exploded with its Mercury Prize-winning debut, "An Awesome Wave." In five months, the band grew from Bluebird Theater headliner to Fillmore Auditorium headliner -- a jump of about 3,000 people.
Jackson Browne announces a Red Rocks Amphitheatre show
Could Jackson Browne once again immortalize one of his Colorado shows in DVD form? In 2013, Browne released a concert DVD from his 2012 performance at Denver's Paramount Theatre.
Steely Dan, Elvis Costello announce 2015 tour with a Red Rocks show
Let's hope for better weather for Steely Dan's return to Red Rocks Amphitheatre. When the band played at the venue in 2013 it faced a total downpour that nearly stopped the show.
Death Cab For Cutie expands 2015 tour with a Red Rocks Amphitheatre show
With its new album, "Kintsugi," due out on March 31, Death Cab For Cutie has announced more 2015 tour dates, which include a stop at Red Rocks Amphitheatre.
Hozier has announced a Red Rocks show with Dawes
If you weren't able to get tickets to his post-Grammys debut in Colorado the Ogden Theatre on Feb. 18, then you have another chance to catch Hozier later this year on a bigger stage -- a much bigger stage.
Alabama Shakes announces tour supporting new album, Red Rocks show
With its new album due out on April 21, Alabama Shakes has announced 2015 tour dates in support of its upcoming release. The North American tour kicks off at New York's Beacon Theatre on March 11 and wraps up on Aug.
Ed Sheeran announces 2015 tour with a Red Rocks date
After his performance at Sunday's Grammys (where he also lost album of the year to Beck), Ed Sheeran has announced a 2015 headlining tour. His two month run kicks off on May 2 and stops at Colorado's Red Rocks Amphitheatre on June 29.
Major Lazer, Damian Marley at Winter on the Rocks 2015 (photos, review)
Walking into Red Rocks on Friday night ahead of the fourth annual Winter on the Rocks, it’d be easy to think the venue was hosting some sort of Rail Jam (and not just because of the promotional Jeep parked in the court yard).
Wilco extends anniversary tour, adds Red Rocks Amphitheatre show
It's been a few years since Wilco performed a headlining show at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. About three years ago the band played two nights at the mountain venue, and its last appearance in Colorado was a spot on Bob Dylan's big Americanarama Festival at Fiddler's Green.
Major Lazer to debut new, “more progressive” music at Red Rocks, says Diplo
For traditional musicians, cold weather is an unforgiving environment to perform in: Instruments get out of tune quickly, amps take time to acclimate to the temperature and the musicians’ fingers will freeze, leaving them unable to play complicated chords or handle drum sticks.
Ryan Adams announces 2015 tour with Red Rocks date
Ryan Adams has announced a 2015 tour with a stop at Colorado's Red Rocks Amphitheatre. The prolific singer-songwriter is taking a lap around the country in support of his 2014 self-titled album.
Decemberists, Spoon to co-headline Red Rocks Amphitheatre
With their new album, "What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World," out today, the Decemberists have added a few dates to their 2015 tour, including one special stop at Red Rocks Amphitheatre.
Mastodon, Clutch announce 2015 tour with a Red Rocks date
Nearly a year to the day from its last Denver-area performance, Mastodon will return to Colorado to co-headline Red Rocks Amphitheatre with Clutch. The two hard rock bands play Red Rocks on May 3, the 15th stop on their 2015 "Missing Link Tour." Read More»
Belle and Sebastian will play with the Colorado Symphony at Red Rocks
With a new album due out on Jan. 20, Belle and Sebastian has announced a U.S. tour that includes a stop at Red Rocks Amphitheatre.
John Hickenlooper: A timeline of music moments with Colorado’s rock governor
On Jan. 12, 2011, the day after Gov. John Hickenlooper’s first inauguration concert, Reverb’s Ricardo Baca wrote: “Will Hick be able to maintain his rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle as the guv?
Seven Denver-area shows to get you through the winter concert season
There's something mysterious about the steam that comes from the front doors of a venue when it opens immediately after a winter concert. It's a result of body heat, smoke from the stage production and smoke created by the crowd.