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Gotye Concert-Red Rocks Amphitheater

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
Gotye Concert-Red Rocks Amphitheater

by Wendy Villalobos Gotye has a lot going for him. His song “Somebody that I Used to Know” was No.1 on the Billboard charts for an unprecedented amount of time, his CD, Making Mirrors, was one of the best reviewed albums of 2011, he’s Australian, and he was able to score a life-changing experience by […]

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Counting Crows at Red Rocks

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
Counting Crows at Red Rocks

by Darren McCarthy photo credit: Ted Davis Adam Duritz of Counting Crows interacted with the crowd early as he introduced the first three bands in the Outlaw Roadshow. Many fans arrived at Red Rocks on August 2nd with rain jackets but the dark clouds left as the first band, Field Report, opened up the night. […]

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The Holler! Offering Something to Music Lovers of All Ages

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
The Holler! Offering Something to Music Lovers of All Ages

by Charlie Sullivan Northern Colorado’s The Holler! is one of those bands you’re going to have to take a chance on. The crew has a powerful punchy Americana sound with no boundaries; heavy on bluegrass and folk with a little rock for flavor.  Michael Kirkpatrick (vocals, mandolin) founded the band 10 years ago as an […]

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The Manager’s Corner September 2012

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
The Manager’s Corner September 2012

  by Chris Daniels I’ve managed my own band since the 1980s, and despite the amazing change in technology, success in the music business is built around four tried and true elements: great music, really hard work and timing (often mistaken for luck). The other key element is getting the help you need to make […]

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Lotus, EOTO, and Emancipator Preview

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

  by Corey Blecha One of Denver’s most beloved jam bands, Lotus, will be making a stop in Denver to play at Red Rocks on September 8, and they will be bringing special guests EOTO and Emancipator! All the performers have strong ties to Colorado, so the masses will be out early, tie-dye in full […]

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Theophilus London: Remolding Electronic Hip-Hop

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
Theophilus London: Remolding Electronic Hip-Hop

by: Brett Harker “These kids paid money to have a sweet experience,” explained Theophilus to his crew before commencing the chant of his hit song “I Stand Alone.” A skinny MC from Brooklyn, Theophilus bounced onto stage with skin tight jeans, a black blazer, and a heavy gold chain only a microphone could complement. Aside […]

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My Morning Jacket

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
My Morning Jacket

  by Anthony Lee Photo Credit: Ted Davis Trombone Shorty and Band of Horses opened for My Morning Jacket, who performed at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on August 3, 2012. Trombone Shorty opened the show and fueled the enthusiastic crowd with their sophisticated jazz funky tunes. Followed by Band of Horses who, despite the windy and overcast weather, […]

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Colbie Caillat-Review

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
Colbie Caillat-Review

by Wendy Villalobos Photo credit: Miles Chrisinger There is not another performing artist that I can think of that sounds as refreshing and calming as Colbie Calliat. The performance at the Fillmore was nothing short of enjoyable, and her stage presence matched the excitement that could be felt in the audience. Various different age groups […]

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Time Traveler’s Circus

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
Time Traveler’s Circus

by Kingmi Baby On Aug. 17, I ventured into the woods just beyond Colorado Springs to find the Time Travelers Circus, a fantastic steam-punk event hosted on the Happy Ass Ranch. Despite being a total pain in the ass to find, attending the Time Travelers Circus was worth the drive. From the moment I set […]

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Michael Franti and Spearhead

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Michael Franti and Spearhead

by Rhapsody Berg Michael Franti started Spearhead in 1994 and has been constantly writing upbeat, uplifting songs drawing influence from all over the place including funk, reggae, hip hop and rock. On the first day of New West Fest they headlined the Mountain Avenue stage with the show simulcast on the Library park stage (due […]

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