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Why Riot Fest Denver worked (and sometimes didn’t)

Riot Fest - Day 1 People Dylan

We took special care this weekend to see what worked (and what didn’t) at Riot Fest Denver. Here are some of our praises and gripes.



Riot Fest Denver 2013 guide: The Replacements, Blink-182 and more

Blink 182 @ Comfort Dental Amphitheater

The Riot Fest Denver schedule has a little something for everyone, but if you don’t have your itinerary planned out for this weekend, here are five acts to see.



Dressy Bessy @ the Hi-Dive

Dressy Bessy @ the Hi-Dive

Denver’s Dressy Bessy is looking forward to a string of road dates following Monolith this weekend. Photo from MySpace. Suffice it to say, Dressy Bessy is ready for Monolith. And, after 11 years, Tammy Ealom is still one smokin’, bad-ass powerpop chick. Denver’s own Dressy Bessy has been lying low of late, but returns in a big way at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, when it officially launches the mainstage antics at the Monolith Festival at Red Rocks. Their return coincides with the Sept. 16 […]



M.I.A. @ the Fillmore Auditorium

[photopress:mia1.jpg,full,pp_image] M.I.A. and her big, foreign beats will help you forget your cares and responsibilities, even if you were the one reviewing her show at the Fillmore on Saturday. Photos by Laurie Scavo. I’m not going to lie. I was supposed to review M.I.A. at the Fillmore on Saturday in this space. But that was a decision I made before I ended up seeing eight shows in four days, starting with the Flight of the Conchords at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House and the BellRays […]



The B-52s @ the Gothic Theatre

[photopress:b52s_01.jpg,full,pp_image] The B-52s invaded Denver on Sunday, where everyone’s a member of the Mile High Club. Photos by Doug Beam. “Welcome to the Mile High Club!” Fred Schneider was in top form, emceeing the B-52s’ Sunday-night show at the Gothic Theatre. “… where everybody’s a member,” one of his bandmates added. Indeed, everyone was a member at the sold-out, sardine-packed show that got going quickly with oldies/crowd favorites “Mesopotamia” and “Private Idaho.” The B-52s were the greatest party band of the ’80s, and the Athens-based […]