Charmingly retro quartet Lake Street Dive will perform three Colorado shows in July. (Photo Credit: Jarrod McCabe)
July in the Mile High means taking advantage of every opportunity to be out and about, and concerts are no exception. Some shows this month will be a no brainer, such as catching Zac Brown for the first major concert played at Coors Field on July 3, or paying for a little “Sweet Harmony...
July 1 2015, 12:14 PM
—Courtesy of Jennifer Thies
On a rainy weekend in mid-September 2013, the five members of the Lumineers walked onto the stage at Red Rocks Amphitheatre for the first time as a headlining act. A night at Red Rocks remains one of the most coveted gigs in popular music, and anticipating the significance of the moment, the band...
Scottish band Belle and Sebastian will play with the Colorado Symphony at Red Rocks on June 17. (Photo Credit: Søren Solkær)
I look at my iTunes library and it seems divided: there’s the music I liked over a decade ago, in high school and earlier, and then there’s the music I adopted in college and more recently. Obviously, I feel as if I’ve progressed over the years. As much as I’d like to forget my Spice Girls, Blink-...
June 3 2015, 4:00 PM
Snowmass Mammoth Fest (Photo Credit: Jeremy Swanson)
Summer tourism in Colorado has been booming in recent years, the result of ski towns refusing to sacrifice a season’s worth of income, and savvy travelers catching on to all the mountains have to offer when the snow melts. In 2012, the town of Snowmass’ tourism board, cognizant of the money to...
June 1 2015, 11:00 AM
OUR COLORADO-MADE SUMMER PLAYLIST
Rose Quartz » “Leaving Now” (pictured)
“A great dance song with terrific vocals and more layers than a mile-high lasagna.”
—Kendall Smith, event director, the Underground Music Showcase
Natalie Tate » “Chased by the Sun”
“It gives me...
May 29 2015, 11:19 AM
Dicks Sporting Goods Park after Phish’s 2013 run (Photo Credit: Shannon Tompkins / Flickr)
Truth is, in making this list we probably could have simply linked to Red Rock’s summer music calendar and called it a day. That seemed too easy though, and would have excluded all the great musicians not playing at Colorado’s most famous venue this summer (or the three on this list who...
May 26 2015, 1:45 PM
—Image courtesy of Sound of the Rockies
In the midst of making long-weekend plans—and praying the weather gods bring back the sun—we (myself included) often overlook the true purpose of Memorial Day: to honor and remember those who died while serving our country. Mark this important day with Colorado Remembers, a daylong...
May 21 2015, 9:08 AM
The weather might not have cooperated for this past weekend's 11th annual Five Points Jazz Festival, but that did little to hold back the crowds. Shut down to traffic, Welton Street, between 26th and 30th, was packed with lovers of jazz, blues, brews, and good food as more than 30 bands performed...
May 20 2015, 1:23 PM