Live review: Galactic @ the Ogden Theatre

When Galactic comes to town you never know exactly what you are going to get, but you know it will be funky. Touring in support of its newest album “Carnivale Electricos,” a work dedicated to the carnival spirit of the band's home city of New Orleans, Galactic returned to Denver Friday night for the first of a two-night run at the Ogden Theatre dubbed “Paddy Gras.” The wishful combination of Mardi Gras and St.

Album reviews: Galactic, Grimes, Tyga

Galactic, "Carnivale Electricos" (Anti-) Every New Orleans band has to reckon with Mardi Gras, which takes place Tuesday. Galactic, formed in New Orleans in 1994, takes a wide-angle view on "Carnivale Electricos," writing and transforming Carnival songs not only from New Orleans and Cajun country, but also from another Carnival epicenter: Brazil.