Mumford & Sons

Live review: City and Colour @ the Ogden Theatre

[caption id="attachment_41223" align="alignnone" width="610" caption="City and Colour, seen here at Royal Albert Hall in London, played the Ogden Theatre on Saturday. Photo courtesy of the artist's website."][/caption] How do so many people know so much about City and Colour?

Photo essay: Bridge School Benefit featuring Mumford & Sons, Dave Matthews, Arcade Fire, Neil Young and more @ the Shoreline Amphitheatre

Neil and Pegi Young celebrated 25 years of Bridge School support at the Shoreline Amphitheatre this weekend in Mountain View, California. The annual benefit concert has become a Bay Area tradition that brings together high-profile music acts to raise money and awareness for the Bridge School's effort to help children with severe physical impairments and complex communication needs.

I Might Be Wrong: A banner day for new music

Sometimes in the music world, the stars align and the people are blessed. Last week’s concert lineup in Denver was a veritable smorgasbord for the ears: From Yeasayer and White Denim to the Dodos and Sleigh Bells, the days — Calvin and Hobbes would’ve been proud — were just packed.

Feature: Why we care about the Grammys

[caption id="attachment_27870" align="alignnone" width="610" caption="Lady Gaga sings 'Speechless' to the fans during her 'Monster Ball' tour stop at Pepsi Center in Denver. Photo by John Leyba,"][/caption] Judging by more than 10 years of post-Grammy talk around the office, one thing is clear: Viewers don’t watch the annual telecast for the music.

Tonight: Mumford or Deer Tick?

[caption id="attachment_23596" align="alignnone" width="610" caption="Mumford & Sons will have a capacity crowd of folk fans at the Ogden Theatre, while Deer Tick will vie for the same audience across town."][/caption] As Rocktober winds to a close, folk music fans are left with a difficult decision as to where to spend their concert money tonight.