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Lettuce Hits Boettcher Concert Hall

Lettuce plays with Colorado Symphony On Saturday the 10th at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, the jam-funk band Lettuce performed for their first time with the Colorado Symphony. It was an evening that left listeners wanting more from the collaboration than what was

Dandu’s unique sound dazzles audience

Local band Dandu plays a set at Dazzle Describing themselves as ‘wonky groove music,’ Dylan Johnson, Ben Weirich, and Sean Dandurand brought a fusion of jazz, progressive rock, and hip-hop to Denver’s best jazz club, Dazzle.  The trio performs under the name Dandu. It is

Local bands dig in at the Alamo

Barfly: Babybaby and The SIR Band by Abby Wehrman and Genessa Gutzait Down on Colfax, there’s a little place called the Alamo Drafthouse. It’s quite unnoticeable unless you’re really looking. It’s a movie theater/bar/restaurant/music venue combo, and on Friday, Nov. 2, it was the spot

The Metro State of Jazz

Metro Jazz at King Center On Tuesday, Oct. 23, Metro State hosted its first round of student Jazz Combo performances at the Auraria Campus’ own King Center Concert Hall. Featuring two ensembles directed by Ron Miles and Shane Endsley, the event provided a memorable showcase

Festive foolery at the Merc’s Halloween

Big Halloween Showcase at the Mercury Cafe On the evening of this past Saturday, Oct. 27, the infamous Mercury Cafe hosted its Big Halloween Showcase with a stacked lineup of groups that spanned a variety of genres and styles and other miscellaneous performances similarly wide-ranged. 

Windhand crowd bewitched by heavy metal

Windhand plays to a full house at the Larimer Lounge On Oct. 23 at the Larimer Lounge, the doom metal band Windhand greeted a welcoming, accepting crowd gathered for the sole purpose of basking in the occult riffs and baselines. Following the release of their

Blackbear and Co. Rocked the Rocks

Blackbear delivers moving performance at Red Rocks From “idfc” to “do re mi,” Blackbear has scaled US R&B charts for the better part of the 2010s and just recently made his way on tour to Red Rocks this past Friday. Accompanied by his fellow producer

Hoodie Allen’s traveling circus comes to town

Allen gives wild show at Cervantes’ Other Side In the heart of Denver’s Five Points neighborhood, Hoodie Allen took the stage for an electrifying set at Cervantes’ Other Side on Sept. 27. The New York native’s set kicked off with an effortless circus-sounding track to

DIY Locals Repurpose the Golden Mill

The GLDN Pop-Up Pops off Most of downtown Golden is sleepy on Friday afternoons. A few stragglers walk the streets, hands in pockets. No one seems to realize what’s going on just down the block. Across the river in a low, white cinderblock building, a

The All-Night Vigil makes a noteworthy appearance

St. John’s does Rachmaninoff St. Martin’s Chamber Choir kicks off their 25th anniversary season with a gorgeous performance of Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil. Held in the historic Saint John’s Cathedral in Capitol Hill, the lights were dimmed to simulate the darkness in which it would traditionally