New Year’s Eve Denver Shows

Bette Midler at the Pepsi Center in Denver (photos, review)

Bette Midler starts out her Pepsi Center show pleading old age. She makes fun of her own perseverance (“I’m like vodka,” she jokes, “ageless, odorless and tasteless”) and of all the gray hair in her audience (“I don’t know if I should sing to you,” she rants, “or talk to you about the advantages of a reverse mortgage”).

Watch: Foo Fighters close Letterman with “Everlong”

No more "Top 10" lists, check-ins with Rupert from the Hello Deli or Stupid Human Tricks. On Thursday Foo Fighters brought down the final curtain at the Ed Sullivan Theater, home of "The Late Show With David Letterman." As the final musical guest, the Foo Fighters brought the night to a close with a misty eyed performance of "Everlong," leaving everyone to reminisce on the goofy host who wasn't afraid to make late night television a little dorky.

Tanlines, “Highlights” review

Insofar as indie connotes singing from dudes who would never normally get paid to sing, Tanlines is quintessential indie electro-pop. Based in Brooklyn, today’s de facto capital for DIY dance clubs, Eric Emm and Jesse Cohen formed the band after splitting from groups that relegated their musical prowess to bass and keyboards, respectively.