Buell Theatre

Live review: Mark Knopfler @ the Buell Theatre

British guitar hero Mark Knopfler ambled through a staid but sparkling two-hour set Tuesday at Denver’s stately Buell Theatre. Backed by seven tactical all-stars -- like Colorado’s own Tim O’Brien -- and armed with a swirling rotation of flutes, penny whistles, mandolins, banjos, fiddles and bouzoukis, Knopfler displayed the soulful and haunting style that has earned him legions of fans.

Live review: Kathy Griffin @ the Buell Theatre

[insertReverbPhoto id="79308" photo="7"]Kathy Griffin packed the Buell Theatre on Friday with fans of her caustic wit. Photo by Michael McGrath. Within five minutes of taking the stage, comedian Kathy Griffin had the crowd eating out of her hand Friday night at a completely packed, beyond sold-out Buell Theatre.

Live review: John Fogerty @ the Buell Theatre

Deserving of his legend status in every way, John Fogerty exhausted the Buell Theatre with his energy on Monday night. Photo by John Leyba. About the time the security guard told me that not only was photography not allowed, but that John Fogerty would leave the stage if he even saw a cell phone in use, I'd decided he was a prima donna performer too wrapped up in his own ego to be worth much, proof that when you get to be a legend, you can be even more of a child.

Live review: Rodrigo y Gabriela @ the Buell Theatre

Gabriela displays her uniquely aggressive flamenco style at the Buell Theatre on Saturday. Photos by Michael McGrath. With Tool cranking, it was evident well before guitar virtuosos Rodrigo y Gabriela took the Buell Theatre stage Saturday that this wasn’t going to be any kind of flamenco-tango show.