Beach House

Beach House and Planet Bluegrass’ Folks Festival

[caption id="attachment_120388" align="alignnone" width="1100"] Beach House plays the Ogden Theatre on August 22. Photo by Shawn Brackbill, via Subpop.[/caption] 26th Annual Folks Festival -- Planet Bluegrass, August 19-21 More often than not, music festivals these days are about partying, taking FOMO-inducing selfies, dusting off your hammock -- everything but songs.

Beach House announces tour, Denver show

[caption id="attachment_14560" align="alignnone" width="600"] Beach House playing the Bluebird Theater. Photo by Joe McCabe.[/caption] 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.

Beach House at the Boulder Theater, 10/7/12 (photos and review)

Beach House kicked off Sunday night’s sold out show at the Boulder Theater with “Wild,” probably the heaviest song from the band’s latest record, "Bloom." But the weight was lost on the members of the audience -- nearly all of whom seemed elated by the Baltimore band’s mere presence, then taken away by the dreamy 90 minutes that followed.

Album review: Beach House, “Bloom”

Beach House plays as if its music has all the time in the world. From its 2006 debut album to its new one, "Bloom," Beach House, the duo of Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally, has fixated on one kind of song: stately, undulating, verse-chorus-verse pop that circles through three or four chords as if they could continue unto infinity.

Feature: Why we care about the Grammys

[caption id="attachment_27870" align="alignnone" width="610" caption="Lady Gaga sings 'Speechless' to the fans during her 'Monster Ball' tour stop at Pepsi Center in Denver. Photo by John Leyba,"][/caption] Judging by more than 10 years of post-Grammy talk around the office, one thing is clear: Viewers don’t watch the annual telecast for the music.

Live review: Beach House @ the Bluebird Theater

[caption id="attachment_14560" align="alignnone" width="495" caption="Beach House seemed like a big band acting small -- or vice versa -- at the Bluebird Theater last Wednesday. Photo by Joe McCabe."][/caption] For Beach House’s last visit to Denver in 2008 at the Hi-Dive, supporting their record "Devotion," the band played to a meager crowd wearing all white and drenched in shifting aqua green and blue lights.