Chris Isaak

Live review: Chris Isaak @ the Denver Botanic Gardens

Not many musicians can play cross-generational hopscotch quite like 55-year-old Chris Isaak. Isaak, who played to a rain-soaked gaggle of glitterati at the Denver Botanic Gardens on Friday evening, is that rare performer who can stitch together a catalog that you, your parents and probably even your grandparents would all find wistfully redolent.

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Chris Isaak @ Denver Botanic Gardens

[photopress:isaak0_1.jpg,full,pp_image] As consistent as he is, Chris Isaak could use a little change in his shtick. Photos by Candace Horgan. Chris Isaak is a smooth cat – the inoffensive guy who flirts with your girlfriend and makes you like it.