Marquis Theater

Parquet Courts at the Marquis Theater, Nov. 13

Some people at the Marquis Theater on Friday night seemed confused about what kind of band Parquet Courts really is. “Play faster, play harder,” they yelled to the stage at the band they thought was supposed to provide them with an hour of mosh pit soundtrack.

Shakespeare cypher: MC Lars’ hip-hop poetics

By: Kyle Eustice In a 20-minute conversation, Bay Area-based rapper MC Lars is liable to describe something as “cursory” or go in on the “zeitgeist” as thoughtlessly as if asked to name a word that rhyme with "cars." The Stanford University graduate (real name Andrew Robert MacFarlane Nielsen) majored in English, which you'll know straight away no matter what he's talking about.

Anvil at the Marquis Theater, 4-30-14 (photos)

Anvil's lengthy 36-year-run brought the metal act to Denver's Marquis Theater on Wednesday. Known for, the 2008 documentary "Anvil! The Story of Anvil," the band is defined by "seemingly endless years of energy-sapping tours." In Denver, the lovable Canadian tiro played a blistering set.

The Growlers at the Marquis Theater 02/08/13 (photos and review)

Brooks Neilsen may be lacking in stature, but he makes up for it in personality and stage presence. The frontman for Costa Mesa five-piece the Growlers showed off his charismatic prowess on Friday night with the band for a near 90-minute set of their self-proclaimed “beach goth.” The packed Marquis Theater frantically danced, moshed and bounced the entire time.