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The 2013 Telluride Bluegrass Festival broke records for its ticket sales, selling out its 4-day passes in just hours — all before a single act had been announced. Now weeks later, Reverb has the first wave of acts, which includes the Sam Bush Band, Jackson Browne and Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell.
[photopress:loudon.jpg,full,pp_image] Loudon Wainwright tried to entice the mellow crowd at Chautauqua Auditorium on Wednesday night. Photo from MLive.com. For some, he’s father to Rufus and Martha. For others, he’s the lonely dad who followed his kid to college in the underrated sitcom, “Undeclared.” For most, yes, he’s Katherine Heigl’s gynecologist in “Knocked Up.” For not enough, Loudon Wainwright is one of the most acerbic singer-songwriters of the past 40 years. And on Wednesday at the Chautauqua Auditorium (Barn!), he was funnier than most stand-up comedians. [...]
[photopress:dax06.jpg,full,pp_image] Dax Riggs brought his solo show to Denver for two shows at the Larimer Lounge on Friday and Saturday. Shown here on Friday, Riggs played a lively set that fell short of high expectations. Photos by Reverb contributor Doug Beam. “I am … already dead.” Dax Riggs cut a towering figure on the stage, but it was impossible to make out any facial expressions or specific details of his tall and lean frame. As he boarded the Larimer Lounge stage on Friday night with [...]