Tag Archive for denver

Cobalt. Hi-Dive. 09.24.16

Cobalt. Hi-Dive. 09.24.16 Back in 2012 I wrote an extensive profile on Profound Lore Records. It had been three years since Cobalt’s groundbreaking Gin had been released and Chris Bruni was confident the follow-up was on its way. “Phil has done his service in Iraq, which is great, so Cobalt will become a focus. They are currently writing the next full-length… Read more →

Nikki Lane. Bluebird Theater. 12.06.15

Nikki Lane. Bluebird Theater. 12.06.15 My wife and I got married on a cold December night in Denver, Colorado. We went down to the courthouse, said our vows, and then found our way to the Grizzly Rose to meet some friends. A young country artist named Miranda Lambert performed that night. The honky-tonk off I-25 was pretty packed, but nowhere… Read more →

Sleater-Kinney. Ogden Theatre. 02.12.15

Sleater-Kinney / Lizzo. Ogden Theatre. 02.12.15 Seeing the name Sleater Kinney on the marquee at the Ogden Theatre last night was quite a sight, but it didn’t stir nostalgic emotions for everyone on Colfax. As the line stretched out in front of the theater, past Angelo’s Records to the other side of Ogden St., many of Colfax’s finest took the… Read more →

Lissie returns to Denver January 17th

What was supposed to be one of the last shows of 2010, Lissie‘s appearance at Bluebird Theater will now be one of the first shows of the 2011 season.  She had to cancel her October show due to vocal chord issues, but after earning her place on all my best of lists for 2010, Lissie will be performing next Monday… Read more →

Lilith: A Catastrophic Failure?

Half-lit Lilith sign a perfect metaphor for Lilith 2010 A Celebration of Women in Music. Lilith was one of the most popular summer tour/festivals in the late 90s.  But the big comeback a decade later has been plagued with problems.  Disappointing ticket sales, headlining artists pulling out and dates being canceled across the country.  If there were a ‘dislike’ button… Read more →

The Hold Steady @ The Ogden, 07/07/2010

Everyone has good and bad days at work.  Right?  Well, hopefully you have some good days mixed in with the bad.  But if you’re a rock band, you have to be on it every night.  If you’re having a bad day, you cannot let the audience see or feel it.  If they do, you’re not going to make any new… Read more →