Mercury Cafe

Steal This Track from Matt Hoffman

[caption id="attachment_73637" align="alignnone" width="610"] Matt Hoffman of Strange Americans will release his solo effort on Saturday at Mercury Cafe. Photo by Scott McCormick[/caption] Strap on your overalls and pull the masks down, crooks.

Live review: Prudence Mabhena @ the Mercury Cafe

A lifetime of pain and abandonment has lent Prudence Mabhena the voice of an angel. Shunned by her family, ostracized by friends and alone for most of her youth, the 24-year-old Zimbabwe native whose limbs are curled by an agonizing congenital disorder has had more tribulation than most anyone.

Tonight: Mother Folkers @ the Mercury Cafe

By Claire Martin [caption id="attachment_20163" align="alignleft" width="335" caption="Liz Barnez is one of the three Mother Folkers who will perform tonight. Photo courtesy of"][/caption] Colorado's venerable Mother Folkers, "the most carefully-pronounced name in show business," reunite for the first time since 1998 in a benefit concert for mandolinist Ellen Audley, whose illness has left her family with huge medical bills.

The Mile High Makeout: DeVotchKa gives its hometown a New Year’s present

DeVotchKa is (from left): Jeanie Schroder, Shawn King, Nick Urata and Tom Hagerman. Photo courtesy of Anti- Records. One of the best things about Denver's music scene -- and something that sets it apart from the bigger music cities like New York, L.A., Chicago and Nashville -- is that the musicians it comprises are easily able to express and demonstrate the love they have for their/our city.