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...
Enjoy the stylings of cellist Joshua Roman, soloist Jessica Rivera, and pianist David Kaplan on July 16.
—Photo courtesy of Colorado Music Festival & Center for Musical Arts
This summer at Boulder’s Dairy Arts Center, you can get your fill of classical music—with an innovative twist—at the Colorado Musical Festival’s (CMF) new series Artistic Currents. Curated by CMF creative partner and senior TED fellow Joshua Roman, the three-concert series features musical works...
July 15 2016, 12:20 PM
The Motet will play Red Rocks Amphitheatre on July 22.
When The Motet takes the stage at Red Rocks on July 22, they'll be bringing along new talent and a better-than-ever sound.
As one of Colorado’s most iconic homegrown bands—born in Boulder in 1998 as Dave Watts' Motet, named after the group's drummer and only continuous member—The Motet has...
July 7 2016, 12:10 PM
The Ride festival in Telluride.
—Photo courtesy of Brett Schreckengost
There are exactly 11 weekends left this summer, and you could cram a local music festival into each one. But if you have, say, a job, a family, or a budget, you’ll need to make some difficult choices. To help, we’ve narrowed Colorado’s nearly two dozen remaining music festivals down to...
—Courtesy of Grand Jury Music
Esme Patterson’s Facebook page describes her musical style as “soulful dream-rock,” and her latest release underlines how spot-on that rather esoteric description is.
Although the longtime Denverite, a co-founder of the old-timey collective Paper Bird, has decamped to Portland,...
June 10 2016, 10:15 AM