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  • Colleen Bement

    Review: Local band 888 plays the Marquis Theater

    It was 303 Day in Colorado and local favorite band 888 headlined at the Marquis Theater. The audience was excited to celebrate the unofficial holiday last Fri, Mar. 3, 2017 with some good local music. This cozy and fun theater is a favorite hangout in the Lodo area of Denver where people go to enjoy...
  • Colleen Bement

    Review: Hazel Miller Band and Chris Daniels at Denver's Oriental Theater

    A night spent at The Oriental Theater in Denver is always a good time, and this past Saturday was no different. The small venue is a charming old theater where people meet to kick back or dance to good music. The ticket prices are affordable and the drinks are tasty. This past Saturday on Feb. 1...
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    The Samples and the Wendy Woo Band rocked it in Denver

    The Samples and the Wendy Woo Band served up amazing performances Saturday night at The Oriental Theater in Denver, CO. This fun venue hosted these popular local bands Saturday night, Jan. 21, 2017, and the audience soaked it all up. It was like hanging out with a bunch of friends in a comfortable...
  • Interview: Colorado trio Edison on finding what illuminates you and doing it

    Interview: Colorado trio Edison on finding what illuminates you and doing it

    Wholehearted in their embrace of the open road, Colorado folk-rock outfit Edison have been living out of their van and trailer for the last 18 months. They may have given up the creature comforts of having a home, but none of them are crying about it. They've been busy writing songs and touring with...
  • Chelsea Chen

    Augustana Arts presents organist Chelsea Chen

    As a Fulbright Scholar and graduate from both Julliard and Yale, it’s hard to imagine a more qualified and talented organist than Chelsea Chen. Her skill has been described as “stunning” “charming” and “irresistible” by the Los Angeles Times and she has electrified audiences from the U.S. to Europe...
  • Vocalist Alicia Olatuja

    Alicia Olatuja performs at the Lakewood Cultural Center

    Jazz singer Alicia Olatuja first broke onto the scene in 2013 when she performed “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” with the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir at President Barack Obama’s second inauguration. She was the featured soloist for the event. After that high-profile moment, it wasn’t long before...
  • 'Girl Meets World's' Sabrina Carpenter to perform at the Bluebird

    'Girl Meets World's' Sabrina Carpenter to perform at the Bluebird

    If you haven’t heard the name Sabrina Carpenter yet, stay tuned because you will. The beautiful young talent is best known for her role as Maya Hart on the Disney Channel’s series “Girl Meets World” based on the 1993-2000 series on ABC “Boy Meets World.” Carpenter immediately became a hit based on...
  • Chanticleer at Augstana Arts

    Augustana Arts presents 'My Secret Heart' featuring Chanticleer in Denver

    If you aren’t familiar with the amazing Augustana Arts organization, it’s an important one to become familiar with. Since 1997, this arts organization has been bringing a wide variety of concerts and programs to the Denver area, including performances by its resident groups the Stratus Chamber...
  • Interview: Colorado bass music sensation SoDown knows exciting times

    Interview: Colorado bass music sensation SoDown knows exciting times

    SoDown jammed on the Area 51 Stage recently at the ARISE Music Festival that took place on Aug. 5-7, 2016. Out of Boulder, CO SoDown's Ehren River Wright knows that life is too beautiful and too short to not do what makes a person happy. Popular in the Colorado underground, SoDown does just that...
  • Get to know a Divide Music Festival highlight: Denver band Modern Suspects

    Get to know a Divide Music Festival highlight: Denver band Modern Suspects

    Modern Suspects took the stage and commanded attention at the Divide Music Festival. This inaugural three day show that took place just outside of Winter Park, CO July 22-24, 2016 was a huge hit with music fans. One of the memorable performances was by the Denver band, made up of Tyler Frees on bass...
  • Aaron Johnson

    Community-Minded Dance is back with the 12th annual Lindy on the Rocks

    Community-Minded Dance is back with the 12th Annual Lindy on the Rocks in conjunction with the Third Annual Denver Vintage Jazz Festival. The event includes three days of classes, performances and live music with many internationally-renowned dancers and jazz musicians. There’s nothing else like it...
  • BOX released their debut EP last year.

    Get to know a Denver band: BOX

    “If The Black Keys, Led Zeppelin and Crosby, Stills Nash & Young had a baby, it’d be named BOX,” the Denver indie rock quartet shared during a recent AXS interview. “We all grew up loving hard, idiosyncratic rock (Tool, Soundgarden, Pearl Jam, etc.), and living in Colorado for so long one...
  • Get to know a Denver band: 1000 Miles of Fire

    Get to know a Denver band: 1000 Miles of Fire

    Though the current lineup for this Denver pop punk band is relatively new, 1000 Miles of Fire has been in the works since lead vocalist and guitar player, Andrew Elofson, was in the seventh grade. “While we don’t really have a specific sound to produce, I really and try to write with the theme that...
  • Legendary John Carpenter live at the Gothic Theatre

    Legendary John Carpenter live at the Gothic Theatre

    He’s the name behind such mega-hits as “Halloween,” “Escape from New York” and “Starman.” He gave the world the terrifying Michael Myers and showed that “The Fog” was a true nightmare. He’s the horror icon behind “The Thing,” “Christine,” “They Live” and many more. Though his films may not have been...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Bison Bone

    Get to know a Denver band: Bison Bone

    “I guess I would call it cosmic country, dusky and moody at times,” described Courtney Whitehead from Bison Bone. “Thematically it's going to be moody and emotional, raw story songs about ourselves and the characters in our lives. Songs about not growing up I guess. A lot about the people and...
  • Get to know a Denver band: HiFi Gentry

    Get to know a Denver band: HiFi Gentry

    “We had written most of the songs for Film Noir quite a bit before recording them,” Denver indie rock group, HiFi Gentry, commented about their first EP. “However, they have progressed since their inception and continue to evolve. Even in the studio, the songs took on a new shape. We were able to...
  • Get to know a Denver band: The Milk Blossoms

    Get to know a Denver band: The Milk Blossoms

    Locally praised by Denver’s Westword and lauded as a genre-defying trio, The Milk Blossoms have been together for four years and are currently at work on their sophomore album. Crafting elements of soul, folk, and hip hop into their work, the band’s keyboard player, Brent Larson, recently shared...
  • Zero Found released their debut EP last month

    Get to know a Denver band: Zero Found

    Less than a year after their first live show, Zero Found released their debut EP, Tomorrow, last month. During that time, lead guitarist Matthew Charnin broke his hand, leaving him out of commission for nearly six months. However, that hasn’t stopped this Denver garage rock quintet from building a...
  • Bridget Law of Elephant Revival chats music and passion

    Bridget Law of Elephant Revival chats music and passion

    Bridget Law of Elephant Revival took time out of the band's busy music festival scene to chat with their fans. The Nederland, CO based band has been added as one of the headliners to the ARISE Music Festival this Aug. 5-7 2016 in Loveland, CO. This gypsy, Celtic, and folk band makes beautiful soul...
  • Get to know a Denver musician: Kaia Kena

    Get to know a Denver musician: Kaia Kena

    “I'm not sure if I have a goal in mind when I start,” singer/songwriter Kaia Kena shared with AXS. “That's the beautiful part about producing, sometimes I'll start with one idea and when I try to create it, it might turn out a little differently than I thought, and then maybe I'll add something on...
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