Clay Rose (third from left) and the Gasoline Lollipops. Courtesy of the band
The Gasoline Lollipops have been a lot of things during their six-plus year run: An acoustic punk duo, a rockabilly-inflected alt-country combo, amped-up “electric cow punk” rockers, and most recently, a multi-piece outfit churning out psychedelic classic Americana.
These evolving and...
September 19 2016, 10:30 AM
Photo courtesy of Desi Mendoza / Unsplash
When I began Mile High Music in March 2015, I envisioned it as a place where Front Range folks could learn about new local acts or peruse a selection of artists who were coming through our fine state, and plan their concert calendar accordingly. Over time I’ve played with different themes, whether...
September 1 2016, 2:00 PM
—Photo by Jared Nelson / Courtesy of ARISE
Most camping-meets-music festivals leave its attendees feeling depleted and in recovery mode. Not so at Colorado’s distinctive ARISE music festival—an entire weekend designed around the physical, spiritual, and mental health of its participants. “You really do leave with this higher...
August 2 2016, 5:00 PM
In June, Poet's Row released two six-track albums, the "The Artichoke" and "The Armadillo."
Tap into Colorado's epic music scene throughout August with this statewide agenda.
Mickey Bakas and Emily Hobbs of Poet's Row perform four tracks at Colorado Public Radio’s OpenAir studio
Listen to These Albums
Poet's Row's The Artichoke and The Armadillo...
August 2 2016, 12:05 PM
Denver Opera Collective members rehearse for their inaugural show
Opera fans, listen up: The Denver Opera Collective launches this weekend.
Founded by Marlena Moore, a local singer and private music teacher, the goal of the Collective is to offer a smaller, community opera that can better accommodate the schedules of performers like Moore. (...
July 28 2016, 2:20 PM
—Photo courtesy of Fort George G. Meade Public Affairs Office/flickr
For Blake Shelton, a few days off and a map of the United States means one thing: spontaneous concerts. And after surprising fans in Kansas City with a show at Whiskey Tango last night, the country artist announced via Twitter that he will be making his next stop tonight at the Grizzly Rose....
July 28 2016, 1:15 PM
—Photo courtesy of Merne Judson the third
In the late 1800s, what we'd today call a tour was known as a circuit: Traveling theater shows, opera companies, or musicians would ride the railroad to various towns and perform at each stop. Colorado's version was nicknamed the Silver Circuit, and it was started by Peter McCourt (brother of Baby...
July 21 2016, 2:00 PM
Looking for the perfect jams for your summer block party? We mined Spotify to find the most popular songs in 115 Denver metro zip codes. Never mind whether you, personally, dig the track: The following tunes are statistically guaranteed to please your neighbors.
"7 Years" by Lukas Graham...