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  • Dan Treanor's Afrosippi Band in Anythink's 2014 Backyard Concert Series

    Dan Treanor's Afrosippi Band in Anythink's 2014 Backyard Concert Series

    It’s the part of the summer when it’s too impossibly hot to sit indoors while you and your family sweat away the time. The perfect Friday evening activity for children, parents, aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents, and any other kin hanging around is Anythink’s Backyard Concert Series. Tomorrow...
  • Denver music weekend picks July 11-13: Avett Brothers, Ms. Lauryn Hill and more

    Denver music weekend picks July 11-13: Avett Brothers, Ms. Lauryn Hill and more

    If you’re looking for some great live shows in Denver this weekend, you’ve got more than enough from which to choose—from The Avett Brothers’ annual Red Rocks shows to Rachel and the Kings’ long-awaited EP release. It’s going to be difficult to decide where to go for music this weekend in the Mile...
  • Jurassic 5, Dilated Peoples and Beat Junkies US tour dates and locales

    Jurassic 5, Dilated Peoples and Beat Junkies US tour dates and locales

    Jurassic 5 (J5) made an unexpected comeback last year, marked with an appearance at the Coachella Music Festival. Seeing this underground staple live is a must for many heads, both old and young, because seeing Chali 2na, Akil, Zaakir, Marc 7, DJ Nu-Mark and Cut Chemist is a treat not to be missed...
  • Get to know a Denver band: American Tomahawk

    Get to know a Denver band: American Tomahawk

    A progressive approach to Americana, American Tomahawk’s music is beautifully melancholy. The quintet is currently based in Los Angeles, however, American Tomahawk’s lead vocalist, Adam Halferty, clearly misses his hometown of Denver. Attributing Denver’s natural surroundings as inspiration for him...
  • Get to know a Denver band: A Shoreline Dream

    Get to know a Denver band: A Shoreline Dream

    Unlike many bands who have opted to garner their digital presence solely through the use of social media platforms, A Shoreline Dream’s Ryan Policky believes, “Indie [music] is dying, and the unique fantasy of not knowing what you’re favorite artist might be doing right now no longer exists. The...
  • Stand up comedy: Five must-see shows coming to Denver

    Stand up comedy: Five must-see shows coming to Denver

    When it comes to national stops for any touring comedian, Denver is always one of the best places to visit. Denver fans are eager, attentive and always ready for laughter, as proven by the hundreds of huge names that stop in the Mile High City during all their national tours. There are so many...
  • 'The Bicycle Men' spin into the Garner Galleria Theater

    'The Bicycle Men' spin into the Garner Galleria Theater

    If you haven’t taken the time to check out Denver Center Attractions, then you may be missing some of the very best touring shows in the country. And Denver Center Attractions continues adding exciting new features to the touring shows being featured at the Denver Center Performing Arts Complex...
  • The Avett Brothers return to Red Rocks Amphitheatre July 11-13

    The Avett Brothers return to Red Rocks Amphitheatre July 11-13

    It seems like every time The Avett Brothers come to Red Rocks, they draw larger and larger crowds. Soon after they started making this an annual thing, one night was no longer enough. Now, two nights aren’t enough. This year, The Avett Brothers are coming to Red Rocks Amphitheatre for the whole...
  • Get to know a Denver band: ABRAMS

    Get to know a Denver band: ABRAMS

    In chatting with Taylor Iverson (bass and vocals), Zach Amster (guitar and vocals), and Jason Carter (drums), the quality that stood out most in this trio of rockers is their enormous amount of heart. Iverson, Amster, and Carter make up ABRAMS, a Denver-based hard rock band in its inaugural year of...
  • Get to know a Denver band: American Haiku

    Get to know a Denver band: American Haiku

    In November 2013, American Haiku released e.p., a cassette tape EP with five original songs from the Denver punk-inspired trio. Comprised of Mile High City natives, American Haiku prides itself on the band’s involvement with the local DIY music scene. Performing at the UMS on Friday, July 25, AXS...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Ark Life

    Get to know a Denver band: Ark Life

    The Denver Post nailed it in its succinct description of this freshman Denver band, "Ark Life draws its biggest comparison to the Band … endlessly listenable folk-rock that would even make Bob Dylan proud. Fused with a little bit of soul, the group has a classic rock sensibility, but the taste of...
  • Channel 93.3’s Big Gig features Panic! At the Disco July 19 at Fiddler’s Green

    Channel 93.3’s Big Gig features Panic! At the Disco July 19 at Fiddler’s Green

    It’s coming up sooner than you think. The annual Big Gig in Denver, hosted by Channel 93.3 (KTCL 93.3-FM), is back on July 19, 2014, with a new lineup of great national acts and local bands, headlined by alt-rockers Panic! At the Disco. Currently promoting their most recent release Too Weird to Live...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Allout Helter

    Get to know a Denver band: Allout Helter

    Heavy and fast, Allout Helter is a true to form hardcore punk band from the Mile High City. When lead vocalist Ross Hostage isn’t making punk music with Allout Helter (or performing with Calder’s Revolvers) he’s busy working as the Albums Review Editor at the webzine For The Love of Punk. A musician...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Ancient Elk

    Get to know a Denver band: Ancient Elk

    Jazzy but folky, a sonic throwback that sounds entirely new, Ancient Elk’s debut EP, releasing at the UMS later this month, demonstrates the eclectic nature of this fledgling Denver quintet. Formed in June 2013, Ancient Elk is comprised of members of other bands, Denver natives and transplants, and...
  • Troy Tulowitzki, Charlie Blackmon of Colorado Rockies named to NL All-Star team

    Troy Tulowitzki, Charlie Blackmon of Colorado Rockies named to NL All-Star team

    There haven't been many bright spots for the Colorado Rockies as of late, but the team got some good news today. Two of their players, Troy Tulowitzki and Charlie Blackmon, have been named to the National League's All-Star team the MLB announced. For Tulowitzki, the NL's leading vote-getter, it's a...
  • Exciting shows coming to the 1stBank Center in Broomfield

    Exciting shows coming to the 1stBank Center in Broomfield

    The 1stBank Center in Broomfield offers such a great variety of entertainment options. In addition to all the great concerts and music events, there are always a lot of other types of shows to see. If you live in Denver, don’t be afraid to venture out of town to Broomfield for a show at the 1stBank...
  • The Cherry Creek Arts Festival kicks off this weekend

    The Cherry Creek Arts Festival kicks off this weekend

    Since 1991 the Cherry Creek Arts Festival has been one of the best ways for local art enthusiasts to peruse new works while meeting artists from around the world. This free world-class arts festival is always a huge event every year, as the streets around the Cherry Creek Shopping District shut down...
  • Local theatre: The must-see shows opening this July

    Local theatre: The must-see shows opening this July

    July really kicks things into high gear when it comes to entertainment choices in Denver. With the warm weather and longer days, you’ll be looking for more ideas and fun things to enjoy every weekend of the month. Well, make sure to find some time in that schedule to visit the theater, because there...
  • Report: Veteran Mike Miller to visit Denver Nuggets this week

    Report: Veteran Mike Miller to visit Denver Nuggets this week

    It's no secret the Denver Nuggets are looking for shooting. They've already traded for veteran shooting guard Arron Afflalo, who's blossomed into a solid all-around player since last playing with the team. Now, the Nuggets are interested in the services of 34-year old Mike Miller, according to a...
  • Guide to Jefferson County Fairgrounds

    Guide to Jefferson County Fairgrounds

    With more than 100-acres of indoor and outdoor arenas, conference rooms, exhibit halls, stall barns, picnic areas and RV sites and a breathtaking location at the base of the Rocky Mountains, the event center at Jefferson County Fairgrounds is Golden, Colorado’s premiere fairground event facility...
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