Prince. 3rd Eye Girl. Live Out Loud. Ogden Theatre. 05.12.13 (early + late shows)

May 13, 2013
Crazy

If you’re a Prince fan, you’ve probably already chosen a side when it comes to The Artist’s latest tour. “Live Out Loud” has drawn praise and outrage from fans across the West. Those in favor of spending a premium to see the legendary performer in rare intimate settings had no problem forking out half...
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Rodriguez. 1stBank Center. 04.30.13

May 2, 2013
Rodriguez. 1stBank Center. 04.30.13

Searching for Sugar Man is a documentary film about a couple guys from Cape Town who decide to find out what happened to a musician named Sixto Rodriguez — an artist they believe to be dead. The big reveal comes about halfway through the film when they discover the artist is very much alive,...
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James Blake. Odgen Theater. 04.28.13

May 1, 2013
James Blake. Odgen Theater. 04.28.13

As we made our usual walk from Cheeky Monk to the Ogden Theatre on Sunday night, we were among an unusual crowd for that particular stretch of Colfax. James Blake was in town for the first time and his presence brought out a unique crowd — a procession of the fashionable otherwise unknown in...
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Face to Face. A cautionary tale…

April 29, 2013
Face to Face. A cautionary tale…

After spending 36 years on this planet, you’d think there would be certain truths that would be ingrained in my mind and person. Especially when the universe has tried so damn hard to teach me these things… No matter how nice the weather, don’t day drink before a late night show. No matter how...
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Lucero. Bluebird Theater. 04.20.13

April 22, 2013
lucero

Monday mornings always suck. They suck even worse after Lucero’s been to town. As the boys from Tennessee are getting some ink and R&R in Wichita, the rest of us have to pick our heavy heads up off the smoke-and-whiskey stained pillows, stumble into the shower, scrub off the filth of another wasted weekend,...
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Danzig. Ogden Theatre. 04.19.13

April 21, 2013
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After standing around for over an hour, listening to some drunk dude yell “MOTHER” over and over and over again, only to be disappointed by an aborted set at Fun Fun Fun Fest in 2011, I swore I would never buy a ticket to see Danzig again. Glenn could take his “Legacy”, soak it...
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American Aquarium. Moe’s. 04.16.13

April 18, 2013
AA

“…have you ever been to Denver on a Tuesday?“ American Aquarium are a rock band with country luck. They were raised on small town hymns, their women lie and cheat, they drink a lot of whiskey, and their parents are disappointed in their decisions. Their lives consist of driving 23 hours from one town...
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Death to All Tour. Gothic Theatre. 04.15.13

April 16, 2013
Death to All Tour. Gothic Theatre. 04.15.13

Death rode in on a pale white horse. Well, actually, the surviving members of the Human-era line-up of Death rode in on a bus while the city was being blanketed by pale white sheets of Spring snow. The roads into the city were not a pretty sight, as cars and trucks were slipping and sliding...
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Drive-By Truckers. Boulder Theater. 04.12.13

April 13, 2013
Drive-By Truckers. Boulder Theater. 04.12.13

The secret to a happy ending is knowing when to roll the credits…but not tonight! When Patterson Hood uttered those words during “World of Hurt”, there was no doubt he was trying to convince himself as much as those in the crowd. It’s no secret that Drive-By Truckers have had their share of hurt...
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Sigur Rós. 1stBank Center. 04.06.12

April 7, 2013
Sigur Rós. 1stBank Center. 04.06.12

Some friends of mine were lucky enough to witness Sigur Rós perform in Iceland last year and I’ve been meaning to ask them if the locals were singing along.  Granted, some of the lyrics are sung in Jónsi’s own Hopelandic tongue, but I’m almost positive that the majority of sounds escaping his mouth are truly Icealandic. And...
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Spiritualized. Bluebird Theater. 04.04.13

April 6, 2013
Spiritualized. Bluebird Theater. 04.04.13

The first time I remember hearing the name J. Spaceman was when Jason Pierce took the stage at the Bluebird Theater on Thursday night — the crowd went crazy, screaming his name as if he were the Second Coming. Taking the seat he would occupy for the remainder of the evening, in unassuming attire and a...
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