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New song with an old sound

PostModern Jukebox in Parker, Colo. Postmodern Jukebox (PMJ) is a musical collective created by pianist Scott Bradlee that is known for taking modern hits and reimagining them with a vintage sound.  Once a week PMJ posts a new cover to their YouTube account featuring a

Lost Lake is in Bloom this spring

Moonlight Bloom and friends play Lost Lake Lounge Denver-based psychedelic rock trio Moonlight Bloom describes themselves as “experimental live improvisation in a style that hints at blues, jazz, rock and beyond.” Citing Jimi Hendrix as a primary influence, their sound reflects the early inception of

Colorado Symphony takes on Mussorgsky

COLO. Symphony played three classical Selections The Denver Center of the Performing Arts recently hosted a weekend with the Colorado Symphony, performing Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, along with Ives’ Symphony No.3 and Barber’s Violin Concerto. Conductor Brett Mitchell returned to conduct all three

Reed Foehl delivers the soul of music

Foehl plays the Walnut Room On Friday, April 5, the soul of music hid in the crowded backroom venue of the Walnut Room on Denver’s north side as people waited to hear Reed Foehl perform.  Foehl, as his website puts it, “touches on a range

P!nk’s seven act extravaganza

P!nk performs at Denver’s Pepsi Center Oh my gosh, you’re bleeding!” P!nk exclaimed at a fan grasping for P!nk’s hand in the pit engulfed by the rest of her extravagant heart-shaped stage. “I can get you a Band-Aid if you need one, seriously.” P!nk, performing

From big band to Steely Dan

Denver Jazz Orchestra shakes up Dazzle “I was told I should make an announcement warning people to silence their phones. I said, ‘If they can still talk on the phone over us playing, then let them,’” John Hines, one-fourth of the trombone section, stated to open

Tenia Nelson Trio soothes the soul

TNT Plays the Women in Jazz lunch at Dazzle Dazzle, Denver’s premier jazz club, will host a Friday lunch featuring Women in Jazz throughout the months of March and April. The lunches produced by Annie Booth celebrate the unique perspectives of female players and vocalists.

SWARMIUS Swarms in at CU Denver

King Center goes experimental SWARMIUS took to the stage last Friday at Auraria’s own King Center. Much can be said of internationally-acclaimed music group SWARMIUS’ music, but, above all, it explores the psychedelic limits of sound.  From songs like “Dragon,” a classical-techno groove based on

Blues and Bloodies at YMH

A nod to Black History Month The versatile band Mad Dog Blues played Your Mom’s House’s afternoon event Blues and Bloodies with Mad Dog Friedman on harmonica, Stevie D. and Sean Bennight on acoustic guitars, Clark Chanslor on the stand-up bass, Jeff Becker on the

Fleetwood Mac lights up Denver

Pepsi center welcomes post-Buckingham band In their most recent tour, the beloved 70s pop/rock group Fleetwood Mac remembers their 50 years as a band and revisits their hit-filled heyday while contending with the passage of time.  In the past year, the band has  managed the