Red Rocks

STS9 blasts off for 20th Red Rocks show

In the storied history of Red Rocks Amphitheatre, the list of acts to play the venue twenty times is short. There is Widespread Panic (legends with over 50 performances), Blues Traveler (kings of the Fourth of July since 1993), and, as of Saturday night, STS9, an electronic jamband with minimal mainstream success but one of the most dedicated fanbases in the country.

Supergroup Prophets of Rage greater than sum of its parts at Red Rocks

Wednesday night, while many Americans sat in front of their televisions seething about the presidential choices (or lack thereof) on display at the “Commander-in-Chief Forum," a lucky crowd of music lovers had their righteous anger majestically elevated at “Rage Rocks.” Featuring three-fourths of the original Rage Against the Machine in addition to Chuck D, DJ Lord (of Public Enemy) and B Real of Cypress Hill, Prophets of Rage is a supergroup in every sense of the word.

Ryan Adams slays Red Rocks tour-ender with rarities and a new song

Haunting vocals. Captivating guitar harmonies. Hair-flipping and somber emotion. Goofy banter often drifting into the feline. Skinny jeans. Ryan Adams at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Wednesday night was everything you would want from the eclectic rocker and then some, as he crooned for hours amid his arcade cabinets, vintage (and sadly, non-functional) Dr.

String Cheese Incident and Hot Rize make Hot Cheese Rising at Red Rocks

Sunday night at Red Rocks, Hot Rize and String Cheese Incident, two Colorado-based bands, collaborated on something of a Centennial State music salute. Michael Kang of SCI dubbed their blend the "Hot Cheese Rising” set before all 10 players opened the second part of the concert with Willy Nelson’s “On the Road Again.” Bill Nershi announced that when SCI was getting started as a more acoustic band, Hot Rize was a big influence.