Ani DiFranco

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.

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.

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.