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Bowiefest rages at the Hi-Dive

LOCAL BAND GATHERS IN MEMORIAM By day the Hi-Dive bar on South Broadway is a dingy building next to high end stores and hip restaurants. By night it transforms into the biggest party on the block, simply putting neighboring bars to shame. Bowiefest on Jan.

The State of DIY in Denver

TENSION MOUNTS BETWEEN CITY AND LOCAL ARTISTS Over 10 years ago, the RiNo district in Denver was born home to two places that any perfectly insane person would dare venture to, that being the beloved DIY venue Rhinoceropolis (aka Rhino) and its sister Glob. The

For Fun, For Rap, & For Broccolli

  Dancing, singing, and performing antics under the acronym, Doing Real Ass Music, D.R.A.M. (pronounced Dr-ah-m) is heating up the mainstream. What stands out about D.R.A.M. isn’t solely his spunky, rhyming, chipper sound in his hit “Cha Cha” or “Broccoli,” It’s that his music stands

SENTRY EXCLUSIVE: Nina Switched Out Vegas for Denver

Online Exclusive: DJ Nina Las Vegas at Beta Sometimes it’s impossible to know what’s exactly in store when it comes to entertainment.. It was crystal-clear, however, from the crowd’s reaction at one of the opening sets during the HYPERHOUSE’s  stop at Denver’s Beta Nightclub that

Lane 8 Digs To Engage & Detach From The Phone

Connected at the hip, hand, and now the wrist — tiny devices ping, buzz, and shake us into focusing on a screen the size of our palm instead of the expansive world around us. Cell phones persistently rival to rule our way of life, or,

Music That Trancendes Conventions

INDEPENDENT ARTISTS TAKE IT ONE STEP AT A TIME Let’s take a step back from the conventional pop-radio top-40s standard for music. We hear people talk about music this and music that, and what does our mind flash to? Is it the latest single from

Students Balance Supportive and Saturated City

ETHAN GRIGGS AND ANNA SMITH UNFOLD The Denver music scene personifies  an enigma of popping young talent and a hidden treasure trove. The Underground Music Showcase in July was a singular opportunity to unearth and bring many of these young musicians to the forefront with

Avenhart’s Sublime and Brisk Ascension

CU DENVER STUDENT & ALUMNI BAND CHARTS COURSE While Avenhart was born only last year, the band is already seeing tons of success. With an upcoming EP, a battle of the bands victory, and an opening slot performance at Lynxapalooza on Sept. 17—an annual festival

Music journalism in a diverse Denver arena

JOURNALIST EMBRACE COMPLEX MUSIC SCENE The music scene in Colorado is a niche-filled landscape, pocketed with gritty punk rock, grungy synth-pop, the latest alternative indie-folk, and psychedelic EDM. Classical cellos fill the halls of the DCPA and the botanical gardens while hard metal bands shake

Witchcraft and Wizardry a Symphonic Event

MAGICAL MUSIC OF HARRY POTTER COMES TO DENVER Sounds of witchcraft and wizardry were fully dialed-up at the Magical Music of Harry Potter. On April 10, Boettcher Concert Hall hosted its annual symphonic celebration of one of the Potter franchise’s crowning jewels: the films’ illustrious