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Outside Lands Festival @ Golden Gate Park

[photopress:outside_thom.jpg,full,pp_image] Headliners Radiohead rocked the first night of San Francisco's Outside Lands Festival. Photos by Julio Enriquez. Reverb contributor Julio Enriquez checks in with this report from the Outside Lands Festival, which took place at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park Aug.

Jam-Balaya @ the Fillmore Auditorium

[photopress:P1080972.JPG,full,pp_image] Sunday night's All Star Jam-Balaya at the Fillmore -- with Leo Nocentelli and Allen Toussaint, left -- featured the finest musicians from Louisiana and benefited the Friends of New Orleans charity.

Jill Sobule @ Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret

[photopress:jill_sobule_1.jpg,full,pp_image] '90s one-hit wonder? No way. Jill Sobule proved she has a lot left to say at Lannie's on Friday. Photo from TedBlog.com. Girls kissing girls is totally tame now.

Gogol Bordello @ the Fillmore

[photopress:gogol16.jpg,full,pp_image] On the night of Gogol Bordello, we toasted our colleague the Bartender as two of his newly-coined terms dominated our activities: road soda, and crusty old people.

We Are! We Are! @ Old Curtis Street Bar

[photopress:Old_Curtis_St_007_1.jpg,full,pp_image] We Are! We Are! seemingly came out of nowhere to plow through Old Curtis Street Bar on Saturday night. Photos by John Wenzel. It's tough when you see a great band for the first time, and I don't mean tough in the actual-hardship sense, but tough because it pushes everything else into the background, even the other good stuff.

DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist @ the Ogden

[photopress:shadow.jpg,full,pp_image] DJ Shadow (above, at a previous set) and Cut Chemist brought their consumate showmanship to the Ogden Theatre on Thursday. Photo from jonnybaker.blogs.com. Cut Chemist and DJ Shadow took the stage at the Ogden Theatre on Thursday looking like two of the most unassuming guys in the world.

Duncan Sheik @ the Fox Theatre

[photopress:duncan1.jpg,full,pp_image] Songwriter Duncan Sheik played an illuminating set on Thursday at Boulder's Fox Theatre. All photos by John Moore. How often can you say the highlight of any concert was the musical-theater montage?

STS9 @ the Fillmore Auditorium

[photopress:sound1.jpg,full,pp_image] Sound Tribe Sector 9: Jammy, spacey and illuminated at a packed Fillmore Auditorium. Photos by Reverb contributor Brian Carney. At times, the extravagant, baroque musical quality of the jam band can be overwhelming to a person who considers simplicity a virtue.

Burlesque As It Was @ the Pink Elephant Room

[photopress:pink12.jpg,full,pp_image] A little sip and a little tease at the Pink Elephant Room. Photos by Reverb contributor Laurie Scavo. Denver's very own Burlesque As It Was turned up the heat at the brand-spanking new Pink Elephant Room off of East Colfax on Saturday night.

Tone Loc @ Martini Ranch

[photopress:tone10.jpg,full,pp_image] Tone Loc brought his trademark dark shades and deep voice to the Martini Ranch on Friday for a short, lackluster set. Photos by Doug Beam.

The Railbenders @ the Oriental Theater

Images from the Railbenders at the Oriental Theater. Photos by John Moore, The Denver Post. By John Moore “Are there really that many songs about whiskey?” someone asked at the Railbenders’ packed benefit concert at the Oriental Theater on Friday night.

Stephen Marley, Global Drum Project, "Beautiful Girls"

[photopress:Marley.jpg,full,pp_image] I'm going to take a wild guess and say that's not tobacco he's smoking. -- STEPHEN MARLEY -- First impressions of this show Saturday at the Ogden Theatre started outside, where a line of ticket-holders had to sidestep one of their inebriated brethren as he fell out the front doors.