The notorious and nefarious Colorado HELLoween Ball will be resurrected on Oct. 28, just in time for Halloween weekend. Ritual Noize, Milk Bar and the Bar Standard will host and present four floors of Goth, Industrial and Alternative music for any ghoul’s enjoyment. Darkwave darling
OGDEN THEATRE HOSTS EXPERIMENTAL GROUP Australian psych-rock group King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard brought their trippy experimental psych sounds to the Ogden Theatre on Oct. 4. Their sci-fi influence was quite the guiding force as their hypnotic tunes turned the Ogden into an hour-long
BANDS RAISE MONEY FOR HURRICANE RELIEF On Sep. 27 at Denver’s Moon Room, Rocky Mountain Music Relief and CU Denver College of Arts and Media put together a benefit show to raise money for the charity MusiCares. Four bands, Demi Demitro (of the Velveteers), Professor
SEVENTH CIRCLE ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL It’s been five years since Seventh Circle Music Collective opened its doors to local rock musicians and enthusiasts, and the DIY artist space still continues to thrive. Celebrating its five-year anniversary, Seventh Circle hosted a three-day music festival from Sept. 22-24.
BAND GIVES AN IMPRESSIVE LIVE PERFORMANCE On Sep. 19, bright red lights flooded the Bluebird eater as fans waited anxiously for Cigarettes After Sex to take the stage. The bar was crowded with older fans and loud conversations echoed throughout the theater as the audience
DARK POP WITH A PURPOSE Coming straight from Riot Fest in Chicago to the streets of Denver, INVSN (pronounced “invasion”) turned the local haun, Larimer Lounge into the venue of the century on Sept. 18. Larimer Lounge is nestled on Larimer street in an old,
MUSIC GETS AUDIENCE MOVING On Sep. 6th, Red Bull Sound Select put on a show at the unpretentious locale Globe Hall, a relatively small but laidback venue. Despite the show being on a Wednesday night, over 160 people in their 20s and 30s showed up
PICTURE J. TILLMAN LEAVES CROWD SPEECHLESS On Aug. 25, Josh Tillman, also known as Father John Misty, regally strolled onto the Red Rocks Amphitheatre stage alongside a live orchestra consisting of 20 members. His bluegrass roots shone through the neon blue haze of the stage.
WILDERNESS AND EDISON TAKE THE STAGE For its sixth annual year, the CU Denver Block Party featured a lineup of up-and-coming local bands to rally students for the new academic year. The Aug. 24 event saw headlining acts Wilderness and Edison each bring their own
A SOUND FOR EVERY LISTENER This summer was filled with a host of performances from award-winning artists to those in the process of establishing their musical identities. Musicians that visit Denver never cease to please local music aficionados, and the summer of 2017 wasn’t any