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The Fluid @ the Bluebird Theater

[photopress:flblue4.jpg,full,pp_image] Fluid singer John Robinson (above) brought back memories of Denver's long-gone punk scene and planted new ones at the Bluebird on Friday. Photos by Glory Breitweiser and John Moore.

Dumpstaphunk @ the Oriental Theater

[photopress:dumpstaphunk.jpg,full,pp_image] Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk is more main gig than side project lately. Born from a just-this-once gig at New Orlean’s venerable Jazz Fest, the pedigreed funk machine that is Dumpstaphunk tore the Oriental Theater to the ground on Saturday, proving they are indeed the rightful heir to The Meters' funky throne.

The Whigs @ the Larimer Lounge

[photopress:the_whigs2.jpg,full,pp_image] The Whigs underwhelmed at the Larimer Lounge on Thursday. Photo from My Old Kenutcky Blog. Sometimes I feel bad for bands, because there are so many factors at a live show that can ruin it for a reviewer.

Black Lips @ Twist & Shout

[photopress:lips1.jpg,full,pp_image] The Black Lips played a randy daytime show at Twist & Shout Records on Sunday. Photos by Julio Enriquez. Skinny jeans: For teenagers, drug addicts, maybe punk rockers.