—Love Hope Strength Foundation
19: The number of Red Rocks Amphitheatre concertgoers at each sold-out show who may be bone marrow matches for cancer patients in need of donations. Love Hope Strength Foundation, a Denver nonprofit, sets up booths at Red Rocks shows where healthy adult attendees can become...
—Illustrations by John Ueland
John Brisben Walker should have fired his real estate agent. The original owner of the land where Red Rocks Amphitheatre sits handed over the world’s only outdoor venue with perfect acoustics—which celebrates its 75th anniversary this season—for a paltry $54,155, or roughly $750,000 in today’s...
Participants get spooky at the Zombie Run. —Photo by Human Movement Inc.
As the temperatures drop, it becomes more bearable (and less sweaty) for Coloradans to train and participate in athletic events across the state. This October, there is no lack of fun and charitable ways to get up and active, and these races will have you understanding why Colorado often ranks as...
October 1 2015, 2:00 PM
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This summer, while you’re chilling at Red Rocks, listening to one of 2015’s more retro acts, like the Music of Abba by Arrival From Sweden, Hall & Oates, Neil Young, or the Moody Blues, consider that these timeless rockers have nothing on the venue’s surrounding red rocks, which date back 300...
May 18 2015, 11:40 AM
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1. WORK IT: CLIMB THE STEPS AT RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE
Why you should go: If you are still keeping up with your New Year’s resolutions, head to Red Rocks for a workout on the venue’s stairs—and to practice your air guitar routine.
Details: Your choice, Red Rocks Amphitheatre
February 4 2015, 11:45 AM
—Elton John recorded almost all the songs from his album "Caribou" on this Steinway & Sons grand piano. Image courtesy of Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
Nederland's Caribou Ranch has written some of the richest chapters in Colorado and pop music history, and now you can own a piece of it.
On Saturday, January 24, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers will sell artifacts from the legendary recording studio, which was purchased last year by a company...
January 16 2015, 11:15 AM
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Why we love it: Quick access from Denver makes for an easy getaway.
When to go: In the morning; the rocks get hot by midday.
Years ago, Jennie Dorris, a fellow writer, asked me for a suggestion for a hot hike. This may seem like an unusual request; people are normally looking...
August 6 2014, 2:00 PM
—Photography by Kasey Cordell
Fifty years ago this month, the Beatles played Red Rocks on the band’s first American tour—and, amazingly, the Morrison show was the only date on the tour that didn’t sell out. Since then, Red Rocks has hosted 2,184 shows. (This year, catch John Legend on the August 26 anniversary of the Beatles...