Mac DeMarco kicks off Colorado mini-tour with a haul of fan gifts
If you’re familiar with Mac DeMarco, you won’t be surprised to find out that he and his four piece yacht-rock troupe spent the better part of two hours last Tuesday night proving that there can be no end to the amount of jangle that can be wrung from a few guitars.
The Growlers concoct playful psych pop at Ogden Theatre
Friday night at the Ogden Theatre, The Growlers brought a little bit of the beach to a steamy summer night in landlocked Denver. Their bouncy Orange County “Beach Goth” sound, a perfect hybrid of surf rock, cowpunk, psych rock and reggae, coalesces around the distinctive vocals and lilting melodies of frontman Brooks Nielsen.
Mudcrutch at the Ogden Theatre (photos)
Tom Petty's Mudcrutch performed at the Ogden Theatre on May 26 in support of their just-released new album, "Mudcrutch 2." Check out our photos of the evening below.
Snarky Puppy cerebrally satisfying at Ogden Theatre
It's hard to pinpoint a modern act as talented and prolific as the fusion collective Snarky Puppy. This year, the band earned their 2nd Grammy (for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album) and released their eleventh studio effort, "Culcha Vulcha." Armed with their usual arsenal of heavyweight players and cerebral compositions, the ensemble was eager to please a polite sold-out crowd on Tuesday night at the Ogden Theatre.
To the root: Natalia Lafourcade talks about the future and forebears of her music
As a child, it's difficult to enter a field that one of your parents thrived in. From Jakob Dylan to Scott Caan, the pressure to match your forebears contributions can be insurmountable, especially if they set the bar high.
Foals tear through a landmark set at the Ogden Theatre
When they're in the United States, Foals is America’s boldest and most intense hard-rock band. That said, the “eclectic” indie band actually hails from the United Kingdom, having cut their teeth at the sleepy Abingdon Music Centre in Oxfordshire, England, which also bred Radiohead.
Parov Stelar get the Ogden Theatre electro-swinging
Kicking off their U.S. tour in Denver on Monday night, Parov Stelar filled the Ogden Theatre to the brim with bouncing, screaming, electro-swing zealots.
Gary Clark Jr. plays healer at Ogden Theatre for second sold-out show
When Gary Clark Jr. touched the stage in Denver for the second of two sold-out shows at The Ogden Theatre, he was the people’s champion.
Gary Clark Jr. shakes fans’ blues away at Ogden Theatre
Gary Clark Jr.’s intuitive understanding of strings and rhythm was clear at his first of two performances at the Ogden Theatre on Tuesday. The native Texan took the stage, softly said hello and got down to the business of rock and blues.
Warren Haynes rides solos through Ogden Theatre make up show
Warren Haynes brought his Ashes and Dust tour to the Ogden Theatre Friday night for a nearly three-hour extravaganza that more than made up for the four-month delay.
Santigold is money at sold-out Ogden Theatre
Much like the Colorado spring day that broke through to unravel the recent blizzard, Santigold burst onto the Ogden Theatre stage on Thursday night like a jolt of dense sunshine shimmering through the cold.
Animal Collective make for a surreal Super Tuesday (photos + review)
While most of the country was buzzing over Super Tuesday's winners and losers, scores of neo-psychedelia enthusiasts were gearing up for Animal Collective. The vibe was mellow as the audience swayed to house music as the massive stage set-up of blown up characters moved with the breeze.
Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats close out a triumphant homecoming
There’s no place like home for the holidays. For Denverite Nathaniel Rateliff and his merry band of Night Sweats, those words have never rang truer.
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats at The Ogden Theatre, December 19, 2015
T’was the Saturday night before Christmas, and all through the house, Nathaniel Rateliff fans were stirring. “Good to be home,” said Rateliff, the leader of Denver’s wunderband, the Night Sweats, whose 2015 calendar included televised gigs for Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert and Conan O’Brien.
Ryan Bingham plays upbeat, intimate set at the Ogden Theatre
You know a guitarist is serious when he changes out his guitar for nearly every song, injecting a slightly different tone to each one – at turns clean and crisp, warm and mellow or rich and deeply timbred.
Greensky Bluegrass at the Ogden Theatre (night two) (photos)
Colorado fans showed their support for jamgrass power outfit Greensky Bluegrass on Friday night with a banner professing the state's love for the band. Photographer Adam Good was on hand to capture the evening.
Greensky Bluegrass’s playful improv opens up the Ogden Theatre (night one)
On Thursday, Greensky Bluegrass returned to the Ogden Theatre to kick off a three-night run with an improv-heavy showing. The band seemed energized by its return to the city.
Sturgill Simpson breaks up a fight at his second Ogden Theatre show
Dubbed the second of coming Waylon Jennings, Sturgill Simpson has been equated with the savior of country music. Where he didn’t walk on water (or turn it into PBR), Sturgill Simpson did provide musical sustenance in the form of music for those tired of pop country at the Ogden Theater Thursday and Friday night.
Sturgill Simpson at the Ogden Theatre (photos)
Neo-country singer-songwriter Sturgill Simpson played the Ogden Theatre on Thursday evening for his first show of a two-night stand. Simpson was joined by blue collar comedian Billy Wayne Davis, who served as the evening's opener.
Prince-approved Hiatus Kaiyote talk future-soul, musical language
Some of the labels we use to describe music reflect the people who invent them more than the actual music. What does classical rock, disco jazz or Afro-electric polka really sound like, and what kind of disturbed mind coins such labels?
Nathaniel Rateliff announces 10th annual holiday show with Land Lines, Caroline Rose
Following a rapturously received appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," a Top 20 Billboard debut and a wave of positive international press, Denver singer-songwriter Nathaniel Rateliff will brings his latest project The Night Sweats to the Ogden Theatre on Dec.
The Roots juggle “Tonight Show” duties with fall tour dates, including in Denver
You're probably used to seeing The Roots rocking out alongside various performers on the "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," but on Oct. 18, the world-famous hip-hop crew will grace the stage at the Ogden Theatre for a full performance.
The Psychedelic Furs and the Church at the Ogden Theatre (photos)
British rockers The Psychedelic Furs and the Aussies in the Church brought their 2015 North American tour to the steamy, packed Ogden Theatre on Monday night for a night of nostalgic, moody rock.