Folks Festival 2014 photos, review: Dispatch, Brandi Carlile, Randy Newman and more
"I'm here to say how important Planet Bluegrass and Lyons are to Colorado," shouted Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper before introducing Imelda May at the Folks Festival on Saturday evening.
Ani DiFranco at the Boulder Theater, 10-13-13 (photos)
Ani DiFranco took the packed house to a mountain high on Sunday evening at the Boulder Theater. Her sold out show featured an opening set from Toshi Reagon, who also joined her on the two-song encore.
Colorado fall concert guide 2013: Muse, Disclosure, Janelle Monae and more
When you start saying things like, “We should get up to Red Rocks one last time,” you know fall is rapidly approaching. Colorado’s fall concert season is defined by the music (and comedy) moving indoors.
Live review: Ani DiFranco @ the Boulder Theater
Ani DiFranco shows tend to turn into love fests between performer and artist. While that can lead to sloppy performances with others, DiFranco always justifies her fans' undying loyalty.
Live review: 20th annual Folks Festival @ Planet Bluegrass Ranch
Over three days of perfect weather Friday through Sunday, the Rocky Mountain Folks Festival celebrated its 20th anniversary in high style, with a diverse array of musical performances from some of the masters of the singer/songwriter craft.
Live review: Ani DiFranco @ Armstrong Hall
"Ani for president," someone screamed late in Ani DiFranco's set at the Armstrong Hall on the Colorado College campus in Colorado Springs. Someone who, like DiFranco, states "Call me a Socialist; I consider it a compliment," probably won't go far politically, but DiFranco works politics musically.
News: Jenny Lewis (of Rilo Kiley) added to Folks Fest line-up in Lyons
Jenny Lewis, seen here playing the Bluebird Theater in 2008, will come back to Colorado this summer for a gig at the excellent Rocky Mountain Folks Festival.
Live review: Mile High Music Festival — Day 1 wrap-up @ Dick's Sporting Goods Park
Tool performs against a macabre visual backdrop on the first night of the Mile High Music Festival. Photo by Mark Osler. Now that the dust has cleared and tents have been taken down, we can look back with some clarity on the smaller-than-anticipated (but still relatively big) event that was the second annual Mile High Music Festival, which took place Saturday and Sunday on the soccer fields surrounding Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City.
Live coverage: Mile High Music Festival Day 1 pt. 2
G. Love enjoys the sun at the Mile High Music Festival Day 1. Photo by Daniel Petty. As Day 1 rolls on, the mood on the field seems particularly laid back considering the scale of this festival.
Live review: The Living Room Series @ the Meadowlark
The local music scene in Denver continuously amazes me in its depth, and last week's three-day singer/songwriter festival at the Meadowlark, the Living Room Series, was a shining example.
Telluride Bluegrass Festival @ Telluride Town Park
[photopress:the_duhks.jpg,full,pp_image] The Duhks perform at the 35th annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival. Photos by Reverb contributor Nathan Rist. Telluride's 35th annual Bluegrass Festival (technically the "Bluegrass and Country Music Festival") took place Thursday through Sunday last week at Telluride Town Park, uniting a host of folk, rock, country and roots performers like Ricky Skaggs and Bruce Hornsby, Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova (a.k.a.
Indigo Girls @ Chautauqua Park
[photopress:indigo3.JPG,full,pp_image] Indigo Girls proved on Sunday that strong voices and deft harmonies trump fussed-over stage presentation. Photos by Mark Osler. While living in the magical world of Brooklyn this past year, there were certain things I took for granted about spending the last 26 years in Colorado.