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  • Get to know a Denver band: The Good Gracious

    Get to know a Denver band: The Good Gracious

    The Good Gracious are currently seeking a bass player but that’s not stopping the quintet from playing shows and writing new material. Performing tomorrow night at Syntax Physic Opera with Rebel Steele, Mike Neff, and Hooper, this Denver group encompass a wide range of influences to create music...
  • Passenger returns to Denver, headlining at Ogden Theatre Sept. 3

    Passenger returns to Denver, headlining at Ogden Theatre Sept. 3

    The last time folk-rock artist Passenger (née Mike Rosenberg) came through Denver (in July 2013), he was a barely known artist who played the Larimer Lounge on his way through town. Just over a year later, this U.K.-based singer-songwriter is a global sensation and multi-Platinum selling artist...
  • Zammuto to play Moon Magnet's CD release party at Lost Lake

    Zammuto to play Moon Magnet's CD release party at Lost Lake

    On Friday, September 12 at Lost Lake, Reed Fuchs from déCollage will fulfill one of his lifelong dreams when his band opens for Zammuto (formerly The Books). That evening will also service as a CD release party for Moon Magnet Compilation Volume 2, which includes tracks from local acts such as...
  • Get to know a Denver band: We Were Cosmonauts

    Get to know a Denver band: We Were Cosmonauts

    Playing Monroe Monroe’s farewell show tomorrow evening at The Walnut Room, We Were Cosmonauts first began in Georgia but now calls the Mile High City home. Dedicated to creating music in its own genre, the band is busy writing and recording new materials and designing merchandise. AXS caught up with...
  • CSU Rams three keys to winning Rocky Mountain Showdown tonight

    CSU Rams three keys to winning Rocky Mountain Showdown tonight

    Welcome to the kickoff of college football season, fans! Tonight, the Colorado State Rams and University of Colorado Buffaloes will clash in Denver as part of the 86th Rocky Mountain Showdown. It’s annually the most attended college football game in Colorado, and a long standing intrastate rivalry...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Sunboy

    Get to know a Denver band: Sunboy

    Even though Jordan Lempe and Justin Renaud have been playing music together since they were in middle school, the Denver indie rock duo Sunboy only formed last year. With an ironic fondness of the Mile High City’s most popular alt-rock group, The Fray, and a passion for creating unique music videos...
  • Denver music weekend picks Aug. 29-31: Phish, Glass Delirium and more

    Denver music weekend picks Aug. 29-31: Phish, Glass Delirium and more

    Labor Day weekend is upon us, and with it the unofficial end of summer. If you're looking for some great live music in Denver this holiday weekend, you've got an abundance of choices, as usual. Here are just a few suggestions to help narrow the search for you. Phish @ Dick's Sporting Goods Park...
  • OneRepublic to return to Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Labor Day

    OneRepublic to return to Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Labor Day

    It should be a Labor Day to remember for Denver music fans, as Colorado's own OneRepublic will be coming home to Red Rocks Amphitheatre for a special show on Monday, September 1, concluding the North American leg of their summer Native Tour, in support of their third album of the same name. Hailing...
  • Enjoy a steaming hot bowl filled with the best Pho in Denver

    Enjoy a steaming hot bowl filled with the best Pho in Denver

    If you haven’t been introduced to the world of Pho (pronounced ‘fuh’) yet, then you are really missing out. Pho is a traditional Vietnamese soup with rice noodles and herbs served with different types of meats and herbs for flavoring. The broth is traditionally made with beef bones, onion, ginger...
  • Ignite the mind: Three great museums for the whole family in Denver

    Ignite the mind: Three great museums for the whole family in Denver

    Museums can be a wonderful way to bond as a family, but only if you find the right museums that will interest the adults as well as the kids. If you bring the kids to one of those boring, quiet and sterile museums, you’ll end up having to leave before you even get a chance to enjoy anything yourself...
  • Get some culture: Three unique museums to visit in Boulder County

    Get some culture: Three unique museums to visit in Boulder County

    Do you enjoy getting lost in museums? Wandering from exhibit to exhibit, taking in all the information, learning more about art, science, history, math and more? Do you think you’ve already seen everything the museum scene has to offer in Colorado? Well, if you’ve never checked out some of the...
  • Visit Boulder: Three great upcoming productions in the Boulder area

    Visit Boulder: Three great upcoming productions in the Boulder area

    If you live in Denver, you’ve probably already seen several shows at local theaters. However, you may be surprised to know that Boulder also has a wonderful live theater scene. There are several different theater companies that perform at many different spots all over the city of Boulder, with the...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Vetta Star

    Get to know a Denver band: Vetta Star

    Even though Denver indie rock band Vetta Star is searching for a new bass player, that has not stopped Brandon Meagher, Tim Bejarano, and Jordan Ast from writing and recording a new four-song EP, Pleased to Meet You, available on Tuesday, September 30. A few days prior to their EP release on...
  • Denver Riot Fest adds more performers, official aftershows

    Denver Riot Fest adds more performers, official aftershows

    Now that the logistics involving the venue have been resolved, the Denver edition of Riot Fest is ramping up. On Tuesday, organizers announced that a dozen new bands have been added to the bill, and revealed another official aftershow. Six bands have been added to the Riot Fest schedule on both...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Woodsman

    Get to know a Denver band: Woodsman

    Originally formed in the Mile High City, the musicians of the experimental psychedelic rock band Woodsman now live in Brooklyn, New York. Earlier this year, they released their self-titled album and starting next month, the trio will embark on a European tour. Contributing his own guitar and...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Vatican Vamps

    Get to know a Denver band: Vatican Vamps

    In chatting with Vatican Vamps for this exclusive interview, it’s clear how much respect each member has for one another’s talents. Not only does the Denver indie rock quintet hold one another in high acclaim, their loved ones do as well. Recently Vatican Vamps performed a secret show for family and...
  • Get to know a Denver band: The Parlor Pickers

    Get to know a Denver band: The Parlor Pickers

    Performing on Saturday, September 6 at New Belgium’s Denver Tour de Fat, The Parlor Pickers are a fun-loving Americana trio fronted by vocalist and guitar player Alex Stewart. Mark Thomas (guitar/vocals) and Josh Mickelson (bass/vocals) started playing together when Stewart asked them to help him...
  • Watch: The Beatles play Red Rocks Amphitheater on August 26, 1964

    Watch: The Beatles play Red Rocks Amphitheater on August 26, 1964

    Fifty years ago this August, the Fab Five invaded the U.S. for a second time, just months after they first stepped off a plane in New York City and were gleefully ambushed by 3,000 fans. This time they would embark on a historical 24-city North American tour, which started in San Francisco and...
  • Get to know a Denver band: The Outfit

    Get to know a Denver band: The Outfit

    The Outfit is deeply rooted in Denver. Vocalist and guitar player Eric Johnston with the four-piece indie garage rock band attributes the inspiration for the band’s latest single, “Station Wagon Apocalypse,” to a Cherry Creek Mall visit. Bass player Mike King would list every Mile High musician he...
  • Jim McElwain: Rocky Mountain Showdown is a 'must-win game'

    Jim McElwain: Rocky Mountain Showdown is a 'must-win game'

    Every year, the Rocky Mountain Showdown kicks off the football season for the Colorado State Rams and the University of Colorado Buffaloes. And every year, it's an important contest for multiple reasons. This is the biggest college rivalry in the state of Colorado, and annually the most-attended...
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