Reverb Week in Playlist: Alt-J, Slow Caves, the Unicorns and more
With everything that happens in the music world on a weekly basis, you couldn’t possibly be expected to keep up with it all. But don’t worry, with the Reverb Week in Playlist we’ll keep our ears to the ground for the important music news and releases of the week and compile it into the most digestible form we know: a playlist.
Morrissey has canceled his entire tour — at least Denver got lucky
It should come as a surprise to no one that Morrissey has once again canceled his North American tour. This time at least he made it to Denver before calling it off -- even though it took him about two years and a slew of postponements and cancellations to play here.
Morrissey at Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver, 5-17-14 (photos, review)
The long, long road to Denver was quite an experience for Morrissey -- and his Colorado fans, too -- so was the British singer’s May 17 concert at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House worth the wait?
Best Colorado shows this week: Perfect Pussy, Sunboy, Haim and more
Sunboy, Perfect Pussy and more make our list of best Colorado shows this week. We’ll be seeing you there, and if you don’t make it out, follow the music musings on our Twitter @RVRB and our selfies on Instagram @heyreverb.
Morrissey’s long and dramatic path to Denver (a timeline)
Influential English indie-rock band the Smiths could have been a Denver band. Frontman Morrissey wrote in his 2013 autobiography that before the Smiths formed, he went on an extended trip to Colorado where “I rashly place a fruitless ad in the Rocky Mountain News in search of musicians.” But, of course, he returned to Manchester, where he, Johnny Marr, Andy Rourke and Mike Joyce formed the short-lived and beloved band.
Watch: Morrissey attacked on stage by fans in San Jose
After years of cancellations and postponed tours, Morrissey fans must be overjoyed -- a little too overjoyed -- to see the singer. During the ex-Smiths singer's tour opener on Wednesday in San Jose a few fans rushed the stage to hug the performer and ended up tackling him to the ground and chased him off stage, according to NBC Bay Area.
Ranking the absurd song titles on Morrissey’s new album
Morrissey has shared the tracklist for his upcoming album, "World Peace is None of Your Business." And in a phenomenal turn of events, Morrissey has out-Morrissey'ed himself with the song titles.
Morrissey announces U.S. tour with a Denver date
Maybe Morrissey fans can get their hopes up for this one. After a series of postponements and tour cancellations throughout the last two years, the former Smiths frontman has announced a U.S. tour, which includes a Denver date, according to Pitchfork.
Johnny Marr at the Gothic Theatre, 4-21-13 (review)
Over the course of a career spanning three decades, 49-year-old Johnny Marr has become one of the most influential U.K. guitarists. On Sunday night, the musician best known as the co-songwriter of the Smiths with Morrissey played the Gothic Theatre.
Morrissey says he may retire from music
By Tony Hicks, Contra Costa Times Morrissey says he may have to retire. The Smiths former singer canceled his North American tour -- including a Denver show -- earlier this month after suffering a series of setbacks and illnesses including pneumonia, a stomach ulcer and the throat condition Barrett's esophagus, according to MSN.com.
Morrissey cancels his North American tour, including Denver date
It was only a matter of time until we would hear that Morrissey has canceled his tour. Now after a series of postponements it's official — Morrissey will not perform the rest of his scheduled tour dates, including the Denver show in April.
Morrissey cancels “Kimmel” appearance over “Duck Dynasty” cast
Morrissey has canceled his Tuesday performance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," saying he could not perform because the cast members of "Duck Dynasty" are also scheduled to appear.
Churchill to make a network TV debut on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” replacing Morrissey
Denver's Churchill has had a number of surprises in the last week or so, starting with the announcement that the band would be opening for Pink on a European arena tour.
Morrissey reschedules 25 tour dates, including Denver
Is it time for Denver to actually get its hopes up that it might see Morrissey? After two scheduled shows and two postponements no one in Colorado is all that surprised to see Morrissey's tour dates come and go, without actually seeing the former Smiths frontman.
Morrissey postpones Colorado, Utah and California shows
After already rescheduling his show in Denver once, Morrissey has postponed his stop at the Buell Theatre for Feb. 21, he announced today. "As the doctor has ordered additional rest for Morrissey, the upcoming engagements in Denver (2/21), Salt Lake City (2/22) and San Francisco (2/24) will need to be rescheduled," an AEG Live news release says.
Best Denver shows this week: Morrissey and Furthur more
Here are the best Denver shows that you should be at this week (Feb. 15-22). Reverb will be there, and you can chat with us about it on Twitter @RVRB or check out our pictures from the shows on our Instagram at Heyreverb.
Watch Morrissey perform “Action Is My Middle Name” on Letterman (video)
Morrissey's North American tour starts today to make up all of the postponed dates in 2012. Look for the patron saint of young Latino males everywhere to hit the streets of Denver on Feb.
Morrissey postpones all U.S. tour dates, including Denver, to tend to sick mother
Say it ain't so, Moz. Cult British icon/former Smiths frontman Morrissey has postponed the reaminder of his 2012 U.S. tour, promoter AEG Live announced Friday morning.
Morrissey’s 2012 tour to hit Denver’s Ellie Caulkins Opera House in November
Former Smiths frontman and all-around beautiful British man Morrissey announced plans for a 33-date North American tour this morning. The fall tour, which begins Oct.
Don’t Push Play: Morrissey meets Muppets
Morrissey’s got a new tour. The Muppets have a new movie. Why not a musical collaboration between the two? so long as no Muppets are hurt in the making of the song, of course.
Colin Meloy, Laura Gibson @ the Fox Theatre
[photopress:colin13.jpg,full,pp_image] Colin Meloy's solo acoustic set at the Fox Theatre on Saturday nearly bested his main gig, the Decemberists. Photos by Julio Enriquez. Entering the Fox Theatre on Saturday after Laura Gibson began her set felt like committing an offensive intrusion.
Popwreck @ the Meadowlark
[photopress:popwreck.jpg,full,pp_image] Popwreck, fronted by scene veteran Aaron Hobbs on the left, debuted at the Meadowlark with a surprising punk rock/power pop set. Photo by Chiara Hobbs.