Larimer Square hosted the “Arts Young Professional Friend- Raiser” featuring summer fashions and summer arts. It took place at the Westin's Downtown Pool and Patio Deck offering spectacular views of the mountains and clock tower. Performances included women from: The Denver Centre Theatre Marquee Club, The Central City Opera, Opera Colorado, and The Reel Social Club. Retailers and Boutiques represented were: Apricot Lane, Blue Ruby, Blush, Cry Baby Ranch, Eve, Hailee Grace, Moda Man, and Roxy. Attendees were dressed to impress and enjoyed good company and the latest fashions of the summer. Photography: Brent@303magazine.com
View House launched its Summer Sports Leagues and outdoor lawn festivities on Sunday to overwhelming success! Players signed up for volleyball tournaments where losing teams had to face the dunk tank and get wet. Ladder Ball, Corn Hole, Bocce Ball, Giant Jenga and even the occasional water balloon fight all graced the lawn in front of cabanas catered with buckets of beer. Also on hand were snow cones, cotton candy, and festive drink buckets to keep the crowd re-energized! Activities didn't end there as an obstacle course, tug of war, and more volleyball ensued for the quest for the Wilson (from Cast Away) Volleyball Trophy Cup. Five Hype and WhiteOut303 hosted the party, with Mike Downey emcee'ing all the action. Expect more Sunday Fundays week after week and get a peek at what you may have missed out on! Photography: Brent Andeck
Flux Pavilion gave Colorado EDM rage heads quite a show Friday night at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Dirty Phonics, Zomboy, Excision, and Flux Pavilion held a sold out concert to fans of all ages. The Electronic Dance music crowd went crazy for the DJs music and talented Go Go dancers. Find yourself in this gallery.
On friday May 17th the Bluebird Theater was packed for Black Super Moth Rainbow's show. While everyone was eagerly awaiting for them to take the stage Oscillator Bug was getting things warmed up. Followed up by The Hood Internet who kicked things up a level, with his wild lights and crowd pleasing music. By the time Black Super Moth Rainbow took over the stage the theater was filled wall-to-wall with very excited fans. They played in the darkness as interesting imagery played on the wall behind them which was fitting for their sound. Overall the whole night was a fun time and I am sure everyone there left satisfied.
Norad Dance Bar provided a great experience for all that attended. This great bar offered a main stage downstairs, 2nd DJ upstairs, VIP, 2 bars, and an outdoor patio lounge. Little Mike and Slow Hands kept the beats going throughout the night. Find your photo inside! Photography: firstname.lastname@example.org
SMASH! is Denver's and perhaps the nation's, biggest ping pong party. There were over 26 tables available for recreational and tournament play at the event. Not to mention plenty of paddles, balls, sweatbands, beer and cocktails for all to be had. Contestants played at the singles’ tables or challenged the SMASH! pros for a bar tab. Find yourself in this gallery!
The party kept going downtown after the races had ended. The immaculately dressed crowd showed up in their best dresses, elaborate hats, and bowties as they toasted to the days succeses. Every booth was taken as lines formed down the street. 303 was happy to be there to support a great cause and snap guests pics on the red carpet. Epernay offered Colorado’s largest champagne menu to the packed house. A portion of the proceeds went to the Sean "Ranch" Lough Memorial Scholarship. Photos Brent Andeck; email@example.com
Steam opened it's doors much to the delight of the Platt neighborhood on Saturday. Weekend warriors, bikers, joggers, families and friends all gathered to take part in the festivities and see owner Hani Yaafouri, DU Alumni. The details truly set Steam apart with it's hanging chandeliers, custom wood work, rear seating area, outdoor patio, garden and grounded airplane! Music was performed by Marco and fruit plates and cakes were served. Come inside to see this great shop! Photos Brent Andeck; firstname.lastname@example.org
Elm & Oak and BOPPO! Hosted Cinco De Drinko this past Saturday, to celebrate Cinco De Mayo! Up beat DJs, fire dancers, and gogo dancers kept the crowd movin in the main room, while other sponsors presented their merch booths. A step and repeat was set up for fun filled candids, and everyone got their drink on! The party continued at the BOPPO! warehouse, filled with drinks, dancing, and good company. Find your photo and exclusive shots of this event in this gallery.
The Annual Derby Party took place saturday outside on the green lawn in front of the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Every year Denver is proud to host the largest Kentucky Derby party outside of Churchill Downs. All of the proceeds from the event were given to a lucky participant of the Sean Ranch Lough Memorial Scholarship. This year the winner of the full ride scholarship to Colorado State University was Magdalena Stroud. They also announced a wonderful surprise when they decided to also award a full ride scholarship to Magdalena’s twin sister Allegra Stroud. Now both sisters will be attending CSU together in the fall. They also had a Nordstrom hat competition for the women who came sporting outrageous works of art on their head. Winners were awarded jockey club seats as well as gift cards to Nordstrom. Overall everyone was having a ball enjoying free food and drinks, entertainment, and nice weather throughout the afternoon. With it all building up to watching the big race live on a huge HD screen. The whole event was wonderful and we hope to see you there next year!
The Denver Derby Party happens to be the 2nd biggest party event for the Kentucky Derby in the Nation every year. Held at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, the sold out event was a huge success leaving their guests satisfied and entertained. Complimentary food and drinks were served, along with classic derby music tracks, and a big screen to watch the race go down. If you weren't at this event, you missed out! Find your photo in this gallery.
Last night Tacks Night Club in Denver hosted one of the many Denver Has Talent: Karaoke Idol tournaments in May this year. The grand prize for the competition is $2000 in cash, prizes, and a recording and licensing package. Amateur night is over because everyone I saw take the stage was impressive. Adele and Etta James would be happy to hear the contestants’ rendition of their classic songs. Check out the Gallery for photos from the completion and search Denver has Talent for more information. They will be at it again next Wednesday and the bigger the crowd the better.
Hundreds of Colorado gay and lesbian couples celebrated at the McNichols building Civil Soiree party before they put an official government seal on their relationships. In the early hours of Wednesday morning, the state's civil-unions law took effect. Couples are now legally able to apply for civil unions licenses for the first time in history. The event was hosted by One Colorado Education Fund (OCEF) Please find you and your friends in this gallery!
The View House was definitely a great place to have the Bacardi Pineapple Fussion Launch Party. There were tons of amazing people just enjoying the sun and awesome drinks all day. There was games and live music and just tons of people dancing and having a great sunday funday! Check out this gallery and find your picture!
City Hall Amphitheater hosted the Pancakes and Booze Art Show last night, the 26th of April. Every inch of wall space was covered with innovative and interesting works of art. Artists and civilians alike enjoyed the fluffy pancakes as they meandered around the show. This was such a fun event. If you were there, check out this gallery for photos of you and your friends!
Dieselboy aka Damian Higgins had the crowd jumping with his popular mixes at Beta on Friday! His focus on creating complex and unique mixes every performance have created legions of fans around the world. He is the co-founder of Subhuman and has been the gateway for countless fans to the high energy, futuristic, science fiction sound of dubstep. Go ahead and find you and your crew in this gallery!
303 Magazine and Little Black Dress Vodka sponsored the launch party for the new women’s group 303FEM at the Clock Tower on the 16th street mall. 303FEM is a group for women entrepreneurs to meet and network and have a some fun. The Clock Tower was an excellent venue and women of all trades talked about life and business. If you interested in joining 303FEM there is more information in the 303FEM Facebook group. For all the ladies that attended you can find the photos of your and your friends in this gallery.
Thursday evening 303 Magazine launched 303 FEM at the Clock Tower Events on 16th st. mall in Downtown Denver. FEM, standing for, Female Entrepreneur Marketer, is an exclusive female focused, members only group, that gathers monthy to network. Epernay Lounge provided mouth watering sushi rolls, and women enjoyed tasty drinks at the top of the lovely Clock Tower. M.pulse as a sponsor also provided handsacials to women. Make sure to attend 303 Magazine's next 303 FEM event, and find your photo in this gallery.
The 1st Annual High Times Magazine Cannabis Cup was record breaking for 2013. Being the first cannibus cup ever in the United States, the event is planning on changing locations for next year! The two-day cannabis expo featured cultivation seminars and activism sessions with HIGH TIMES editors, leaders of the marijuana movement, and major cannabis celebrities. 303 Magazine got exclusive shots of Red Card booths such as Strainwise, a local dispensary in Colorado. Find images of 420 and yourself, in this gallery.
4/20 at Casselman's Bar & Venue was an unforgettable night thanks to High Times! The bar was packed with reggae music fans excited for Barrington Levy. With opening acts from The Melodians and Colorado's own P-Nuckle to put people in the right mindset. Not to mention a surprise appearance from RUN DMT, who turned things up a bit. Once Barrington Levy came out the whole place was feeling the vibe and were ready for his legendary music. Overall it was the perfect after party for the High Times 4/20 rally in Denver, with everyone clearly having a good night.
The Highland Tavern hosted a private viewing party for TLC’s Four Houses Colorado episode in Denver last night. Denver’s own Liza Kampstra held the event for friends and family to see if her house would win the $10,000 prize. In the 1-hour episode of Four Houses 4 homeowners visit each others homes and give them points for originality, livability and overall impression. Everyone in the place was on the edge of their seats as the show neared the big reveal. To the joy of all in attendance Liza and her house won! Check out this gallery for photos from this great night.
303 Magazine filled City Hall Amphitheater last night for Denver Fashion Week Night Two Hair Show! Local salons The Blow Dry Lounge, Berenices, The Look, J Audrey Hair Studio, El Salon, Antoine Du Chez, Mode, and Halo Salon had models rock the runway in their most creative hair styles. Find photos of the catwalk in this gallery.
City Hall Amphitheater hosted Denver Fashion Weekend’s second night last night, April 13th. The runway was smoking with everything from Grunge and Goth to Classic and Sassy. The packed house cheered for the clothes they liked best and the models kept it serious from beginning to end. Check out this gallery to see the clothes and the hair from this years Denver Fashion Weekend Hair Show.
The second night of Denver Fashion Weekend brought to Denver by Schomp MINI, 303 Magazine, and F.E.M. was a very fashion forward event. All of Denver’s finest came out sporting the latest in fashion, ready to see an eyeful of hair styles and beauty trends in the runway hair show. Backstage the models provided by Donna Baldwin Agency and Wilhelmina Denver were getting prepped to hit the runway. While in the club above Fashion Week goers were mingling, getting drinks, and having their photo taken by one of the many photographers covering the event. 303 Magazine also released their Spring Issue which, I highly recommend that you grab a copy if you did not already do so. Overall the final night of the Denver Fashion Weekend was greatly enjoyed by all who went. Hope to see you there next time!
Denver Fashion Weekend’s second night at City Hall was a huge success. A packed house and an excellent runway show made for an great night. The Step and Repeat captured the high fashion of the attendees as well as the promoters, the DJ, and the staff of 303 Magazine. The bar was busy and fun was had by all. Look through this gallery for your Step and Repeat photos. Don’t forget to share it on your preferred social media!
Night two of Denver Fashion Week ended, and 303 Magazine’s guests celebrated the fashion filled week at The Living Room for the After Party of the event. Drinks and dancing had the evening filled with beautiful people, and love for 303 Magazine’s latest Spring Issue. Denver fashion rocked the party; as well as models from the show, 303 Magazine staff, salon stylists, and DFW guests. Find your photo in this gallery.
The Runway Hair Show on night two of Denver Fashion Weekend brought to you by Schomp MINI was quite a head turner. With lovely models provided by Donna Baldwin and Wilhelmina Denver strutting their stuff down the runway. Not to mention hair and makeup that left everyone wanting more. Many wonderful spring beauty looks made a striking arrival thanks to the Blow Dry Lounge, Berenices, The Look, and J. Audrey Hair Studio in the first act. Then the second act wrapped the Runway up nicely with El Salon, Antoine Du Chez, Mode, and Halo Salon. We saw everything from braids, faux bob’s, to crimped hair for the spring/summer season hair trends. Overall the Runway Hair Show was a big hit, and it left many people eagerly awaiting the next Denver Fashion Week!
Denver Fashion Week went bigger and bolder this year, showcasing premier designers, stylists, hair & makeup artists, and body painters. You have an exclusive back stage pass this year with behind the scenes photography by Brent Andeck. Come inside and see how a fashion show comes together!
303 Magazine's Denver Fashion Week, Night 1, has been the talk of Denver this weekend. Not only are fabulous local designers from Denver having models walk the runway in their latest line, but Mondo Guerra and Geoffery Mac headlined the event. What makes this runway so special? 303 Magazine decided to get creative with a water filled catwalk. Models rocked designs and splashed their way down the runway. Find photos of this fabulous show in this gallery.
303 Magazine and Schomp MINI presented the Premier Spring Event, Denver Fashion Week on Thursday night. Fashion royalty from the show included Geoffrey Mac, New York based designer who has designed for Ke$ha and Lady Gaga, and Mondo Guerra - winner of Project Runway: All Stars, and has designed for Heidi Klum and Jessica Simpson. Local Segments were introduced by Fox's Chris Parente and included Piazza, 50, Covello, Incroyables, Rachel Marie Hurst, and Fallene Wells. The body art exhibit was inpired by Georgia O'Keefe. This year's hottest fashion statements dazzled the audience as models strut down a custom made water walkway. Thanks to publisher AB Aharonian and Editor in Chief Jennifer McGlincy. Runway Fashion Show Photography by Brent Andeck.
Guests and VIP's at this years Denver Fashion Week were treated to hair, make-up, and body paint stations while they sipped on cocktails in the waiting room in preparation for the night's fashion show. They were entertained by dj's and had a chance to be photographed red carpet style at 303 magazine's photo booth. Come find your picture in our gallery. Photography by Brent Andeck.
The Oriental Theater hosted the 2nd Annual Girl Wreck Fest this past weekend. Featuring performances by The Blackouts, Throttlebomb, The Heroine, Crash, Salt, 9 Volt Fatale, The Front, The Lollygags, In the Company of the Serpents, The Cutthroat Drifters, The West, Mike Borgia & The Problems, Dead Orchids, Chella Negro & The Charm, Fujita Scale, Atomic Americans, Paris by the Sea, Tender Krease, Number Station, Brian Parton, The Ghost-Towners, Gata Negra. Find yourself in this gallery!
Beer! Beer! and more Beer! The Prohibition Party at The Oriental Theater was the place to be at yesterday, If you like beer. There were 150 craft beers, some of those included: DeSteeg Brewing, Prost Brewing Company, Wynkoop Brewing Company, St Martin, Caution Brewing Company and many more!
On Friday night April 5th, Beta Night Club was packed with music goers ready for a lively show put on by Xilent. Xilent A.K.A. Eryk Kowalczyk is a dub step, drum & bass, and electro house music producer living in the U.K. The night was nicely warmed up with great music from Subliminal, followed by Mystical Influence before Xilent took to the stage. There were also some other D.J.s playing upstairs in case the music downstairs was not enough to fill your ears with. Overall the club was filled with people enjoying great music and having a fun night.
Mackelmore & Ryan Lewis performed a free concert much to the delight of concert goers in Vails snow-kissed mountain town. Crowds were packed to capacity as Mackelmore as performed his Billboard topping single, Thrift Shop. He announced that night he would be on Saturday Night Live. Come see your pictures inside! Photos: Katt Isbey and Brent Andeck
Denver Natives Churchill entertained the enthusiastic crowd at the Ogden Theatre with Ha Ha Tonka and The Autumn Film. Recently coming off of Jimmy Kimmel and from their busy tour schedule, Churchill said coming back to Denver was something that drove them and had been looking forward to it for some time. Check out this great show and your pictures inside. Photos: Brent Andeck
Winter Park was host to the SnowBall music festival March 8 through March 10th. It was a frozen wonderland of crazy hats and thumping light shows. On SnowBall day 2 the Main Stage was lit up by Polica, Portugal. The Man, and Pretty Lights. Datsik had the crowd raging in the Grove Tent and Rubblebucket put on an energetic show in the Ballroom Tent. From the first beat to the last flicker of the lights people had a great time. Check out the artists and find photos of you and your friends in this gallery!
This year Winter Park was home to the three-day music festival SnowBall. From Friday March 8th so Sunday March 10th the bundled music fans raged despite the cold and the snow. It was a well organized event with everything from turkey legs to furry hats for sale on the extensive grounds. Bonfire Dub, Robert Randolph and Grizmatic took the main stage throughout the last day of the festival. The Grove tent was teeming with people as Areoplane and Flosstradamus put on excellent shows. Chris B, Bestfreinds, and Ishi kept the Ballroom tent bumping for hours. Check out the photos from of these sets in this gallery and don’t forget to find the photos of you and your friends!
This years SnowBall Music Festival held in Winter Park ran very smoothly and kept the crowd raging through the cold. Everyone was bundled up in snow attire in order to endure the whole night. Polica took the Main Stage by storm with her surprisingly mighty voice. While Teed got people all warmed up in the Groove Tent. Just in time for Datsik to really get the night turnt’ up. During the night the Groove tent was packed so tightly that people could rely on others for support when dancing on the ice rink-like footing. Portugal The Man provided a nice change from the groove tent to enjoy some non-electronic music. Then finally Pretty Lights hit the Main Stage and powered through the end of the night in his visually awe-ing fashion. Lazers where cascading over the crowd as everyone was feeling the SnowBall vibe. Overall it was a great second day that kept spirits high, and transitioned nicely into the third and final day!
The 2013 SnowBall Music Festival was one fired up Winter Wonderland. Day 3 wrapped things up nicely with a wide range of artists so everyone felt satisfied. Michal Menert got the good vibes going early on in the Groove tent. All day long people were wandering the grounds wearing anything from spirit hoods to galaxy leggings. Even Surfer Blood had an Abominable Snowman riding a stick pony make a debut appearance on the Main Stage. Aeroplane kept the crowed alive in the Groove tent with two fabulous ice queen dancers. Finally people made their way into the Ball room in time for a stand out performance from Ishi who really rocked out. Flosstradamus took things up a notch once the night set in, getting things a little dirty. Followed closely by Grizmatik’s wild show on the Main Stage, with streams of fog billowing out into the crowd. Flying Lotus closed down the Groove tent with a very creative set while the entire festival rounded out as STS9 brought things to a wonderful end. Overall SnowBall 2013 was a fun experience and hopefully you will be there next year!
Last night Epernay Champagne Lounge hosted 303 Magazine’s Open Casting Call for runway models to work Denver Fashion Week. DFW is one of 303 Magazine’s biggest events of the year so for the first time in three years they opened up the casting for models. Epernay was packed with a line to the back wall. Models from all over town walked their walk after they spoke with the panel of judges. Check out who auditioned in this gallery and keep your eyes open to catch some of these Ladies and Gents during Denver Fashion Week!
Saturday March 16th was a chilled and grey day but that did not stop people clad in green from enjoying the St. Patty’s Day Parade. Blake Street was filled to the gills with Irish Pride and silly hats. The parade itself was full of marching bands, clowns, and even pirates dancing to Gangnam Style. If you were at the parade check out this gallery for pictures of you, your friends, and the floats!
On Saturday night The Ogden Theatre was packed with a rowdy crowd ready for G. Love & Special Sauce. First John Fullbright started things off to get the crowd moving with his unique folk/blues sound. Their music was the perfect way to prepare the crowd for G. Love. Once G. Love & Special Sauce took over the stage everyone was ready for their quirky off beat take on hip-hop. Their stage presence was just as lively as their music, drawing the crowd in. They came all the way from Philadelphia where they are known for their laid back blues that encompasses classic R&B. As for the night they related to several fans in Denver and spread the G. Love.
Colorado Agency for Jewish Education presented an evening with A.J. Jacobs. He is an editor-at-large at Esquire Magazine, author of three New York Times bestsellers, and periodic commentator on NPR. Guest came together to support a good cause and were entertained with eclectic stories and good company. CAJE is a beneficiary agency of the Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado. View your pictures inside. Photography: Brent Andeck
Don't own a Ferrari, Maserati, or Bentley? What's the best way to get up close and personal with one you ask? The Denver Auto Show of course! 303 takes you into the show first hand in some of the most expensive, exotic, and luxurious vehicles on the face of this Earth. So buckle your seat belts and take a ride with us as we tour the latest and greatest from Jeep to BMW to Aston Martin. You'll also feel what it's like to be off-loading inside the latest Jeep offers in its Camp Jeep indoor driving course. Over 500 vehicles are on display in the show with the latest technologies, concept cars, custom styling, and accessories. It's the show's 111th year anniversary and does not fail to impress every type of auto-enthusiast out there. Photography: Brent Andeck
The FIFA World Cup Qualifer took place on Friday night at Dick Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City Colorado. USA vs Costa Rica was quiet a loud crowd. With extreme weather of harsh snow, the crowd was still crazy for the game, and the USA had a proud victory, beating Costa Rica 1-0. Find your 303 Magazine photo and images of the game in this gallery.
The Odgen Theater was getting down last night! Conspirator Features Marc Brownstein and Aron Magner from The Disco Biscuits, Chris Michetti from RAQ and Mike Greenfield from Lotus. Signal Path, SunSquabi and Mantaray also showcased their musical skills last night. Groassroots California also set up shot and sold their one of a kind music festival hats, which are always a hit.
The Odgen Theater was getting down last weekend! Conspirator Features Marc Brownstein and Aron Magner from The Disco Biscuits, Chris Michetti from RAQ and Mike Greenfield from Lotus. Signal Path, SunSquabi and Mantaray also showcased their musical skills last night. Grassroots California also set up shot and sold their one of a kind music festival hats, which are always a hit. Find yourself in this gallery.
Spread the Word Fest featured 2 stages and over ten bands including Green River Vibe, Eldren, The Big Motif, Drop Switch, CollieRAD, ChemDawgz, The DBC, Knobby Roots, Wandering Natives, Candy Cobra, and Hatch the Birds. See Atomga, The Flash Mob, and Rastasaurus in action if you missed out on this great show! Find your photos inside. Photography: Brent Andeck
The Oriental Theater was proud to present: Aaron Carter, Carson Allen and Petrel. The amount of screaming girl fans waiting for Aaron Carter was incredible. And being in the crowed taking pictures was crazier than any show I've been too. Fans definitely showed their love that night. Carson Allen killed it again playing an amazing show and leaving everyone with awe and wonder in their faces. And the band Petrel surprised everyone. This was the the first time I have heard of them and They gained many fans that night, including myself. It was a night of great music, memories and crazy fun!
On Saturday, March 30th several people put on their fanciest attire and headed to Mercury Cafe for Fancy Plants Vegan Prom. Presented by NOOCH, Plants and Animals, and Vegan Coloradical this was not only a one of a kind prom but for a good cause as well. All the proceeds from the event benefited the Peaceful Prairie Sanctuary. They also had an assortment of free vegan food that was provided along with tables to sit down. Even though several couples took to the dance floor all night long. Everyone enjoyed dancing to the music of 80’s cover band Chadzilla and the Asteroids. They also raffled off some wonderful prizes throughout the night from their sponsors, NOOCH, Bee Free Honee, and Earth Balance. Prom goers were also able to take a prom photo. Overall Vegan Prom was a hit and hopefully they raised a good amount for a good cause!
Epernay Lounge celebrated their Official Champagne Lounge Grand Opening last Saturday with beautifal people and sparkling champagne. Epernay was packed with people enjoying drinks, sushi, and dance music. The private Lounge curtains created the perfect spacial experience for private events, and for intimate gatherings. The event included everything from red carpet, to live entertainment, photographers, special tastings from their dining room menu, and signature cocktails that Epernay's bar talent have personally crafted specifically with their guests in mind. Find yourself in this gallery.
The Ogden was packed last night for the sold out show. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds took the stage after the lovely Sharon Van Etten. Her bluesy voice sent shivers through the crowd as people swayed and danced. Nick Cave sang to the crowd from the edge of the stage and the Bad Seeds played flawlessly. If you were at the show check out this gallery for pictures of you and your buddies!
Epernay Lounge and Macy's hosted the Official Derby Party Kickoff on Thursday night! It was one of party goers last chances to secure tickets to one of Denver's biggest and best fund raisers - Derby Party. DJ Bones spun records to guests as they sipped on featured drinks Churchill and Baby's Bourbon Sour featuring Hendrick's Gin and Hudson Whiskey. Come see your photos inside and a peek at some of those famous chic dresses and big hats that the Derby Party is sure to bring out! Photography by Brent Andeck
Last night in Greenwood Village m.Pulse opened their 4th location in Colorado. The one stop shop for your beauty needs m.Pulse is a IPL hair removal and photo rejuvenation center. They treat everything from acne to ageing and even have a special treatment for your hands! The Ladies were sporting fantastic spring fashion and the Fellas were dressed to the nines. It was a great night and if you were there check this gallery for your photo!
DECADENCE New Years Eve Event full of hard core dub step ravers, famous worldwide DJs, and a party ready to bring in the New Year! Thousands of people came to party and listen to Djs such as ATB, Krewella, Mimosa, Zedz Dead, and much more! Not only was that entertainment, but the event also had characters walking on stilts, and many dancers to keep the crowd vibin'. Also, 303 Magazine set up a successful and popular Red Carpet,, find your photo in this gallery!
The Crowne Plaza Hotel in Denver hosted Collective 360’s New Years Eve Block Party. Three different dance rooms provided something for everyone with a live band, Bollywood dance music and the main party in the ballroom. Go Go dancers lit the stage as the music thumped through the crowd. At the end of the count down confetti went flying. It was an amazing way to bring in 2013. If you were there check out this gallery for photos of you and your friends!
303 Magazine's DECADENCE NYE Gallery continues! Thousands showed up in fun-lovin outfits and we captured the kindred spirits here! Hoopers, Stilt Walkers, Jazon Discoball, Greek Goddesses and Belly Dancers all wanted in on 303's Red Carpet! See and share your photos inside! || Photography: Brent Andeck
The Wailers (founded by Bob Marley) played a show on Friday December 28th at The Fox Theater in Boulder, and 303 Magazine was more than happy to capture images of these legendary muscians. With special guests Tugg, the band performed an amazing show with classic songs to their heart felt fans. With the band being around since 1969, they have sold 250 million copies of albums worldwide, including when Bob Marley was in the group. Boulder was happy to have lengends take the stage at the Fox. Find images of the Wailers and Tugg, and yourself in this gallery.
Last night the Boulder Theater hosted the first of four nights of Yonder Mountain String Band for New Years. All four shows are sold out and last night’s packed house was beyond excited to watch Yonder rock their strings. Everyone from young hipsters to old school hippies enjoyed the blue grass twangs of the strings. Find you and your friends in this gallery!
Places, Ashtree and Foxfeild Four, played the stage at the Marquis theater last night the 27th of December 2012. It was an ugly sweater party but the only ones in ugly sweaters were the members of Ashtree. Great music, pizza, and beer made for a great night. Check out photos of you and your friends in this gallery!
The Ogden Theater hosted a fantastic Christmas concert featuring OneRepublic, Big Head Todd & The Monsters and Zach Heckendorf. John Oates also made a guest appearance and sang with OneRepublic, quite the unexpected treat! All proceeds benefited the Children’s hospital of Colorado, Food Bank of the Rockies and The Denver Santa Claus Shop. It was an extraordinary sold out concert for a spectacular cause! Thanks to all who joined in the Christmas spirit to spread the joy by donating to a great cause.
Last night, the world did not end. Suite 200 hosted a raging party for the Ruckus clothing line. DJ ISHE kept the music bumping while everyone celebrated the lack of world destruction. At midnight Ruckus released their next line of clothes on the runway. The photo booth, bottle service, runway show, and a giant snake, made Suite 200 the only place to toast the survival of humanity last night. Find yourself and your friends in this gallery!
The ugly sweaters were out in full force last night at The Candlelight Tavern. The party began at 6 and went on through the night. The evening, orchestrated by the lovely folks at So Rewarding, was not only in good fun but also in good intentions. YOUTHBIZ, a group set on helping youth develop important skills and tools to make an impact in society, had a table where they provided party goers information about their organization and how others can help get involved. There was music and dancing amidst the pool tables. There were games of darts and foosball dotted with mistletoe. The only cold things that night were the crisp winter air outside, and the lovely libations inside. This ugly sweater party can be summed up with this; warm hearts, good company, great causes.
On a Tuesday evening this week, 303 Magazine attended and provided photo coverage for the boutique winery, D’Vine Wine located in the heart of downtown Denver. This rare occasion had Chief Designer Thomas Lafont share a glass of wine with loyal Lafont Eyewear enthusiasts. The event also included the soiree of hand selected premier opticians from the Rocky Mountain Region. Lafont admirers received a personal frame styling from the Chief Designer himself, and his team. Find yourself in this gallery.
On Saturday December 15th 2012 303 Magazine attended the Dew Tour Mountain Championships and captured photo coverage of the Mens Freeski Slopestyle Semi-Final, the Men's Snowboard Big Air Final, and of course the people attending. This event also had a music set, with two DJs, Two Fresh, perform in between competitions. Competitors from around the world were in this competition, and the event had sponsors such as Mountain Dew, mongoose, Paul Mitchell, dogfunk.com, GoDaddy.com, .net , Stride, and The National Guard. In the end Russ Henshaw won the Mens Freeski Slopestyle, and Mark McMorris wins the Mens Snowboard Big Air. Find your photo and pictures of the athletes in this gallery.
The 1st Bank Center hosted Channel 93.3’s Not So Silent Night on the 13th on December. Churchill and Of Monsters and Men opened for Fun. The venue was packed to the rafters giving Fun their largest audience yet. The Radio Personalities of Channel 93.3 introduced the bands and announced the top 10 qualifiers for Hometown for the Holidays.
Boulder Celebrated 12/12/12 with Of Monsters and Men at the Boulder Theater. It was a packed house as Esme Patterson opened the show. The crowed swelled as Of Monsters and Men took the stage and they did not disappoint. The Boulder Theater rocked as the crowd danced and sang with the music. Check out this Gallery to find pictures of you and your friends!
The Boulder YMCA hosted the 7th annual Boulder Holiday Gift Festival on December 9th, 2012. This is Boulder’s biggest festival of gifts, holiday crafts and art. Local venders sold jewelry, handmade soaps, hats, clothes, and specialty foods. Pete Kartsounes serenaded the shoppers and venders with his guitar. Check out this gallery for neat art and you and your friends!
Blitzen himself made an appearance at The Jet Hotel & Twenty last night where the 5th Annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Party was held. DJ Ty Tek kept the beats flowing while party goers rocked their ugliest Christmas sweaters. Some Die hards actually made their own bedazzled sweaters while others borrowed from a teacher friend or scored at a local thrift shop. Thanks to everyone that sported an obnoxious sweater, shared some laughs and got their “ugly on”. It was definitely a great turn out. Find yourself in this gallery.
Sharam ran the tables in the main room as bodies moved in unison to his orchestrated tracks being laid down. Despite the cold and brief snow storm running through downtown prior, dedicated EDM followers filled the floors. Bass groovers and beat junkies enter the gallery to find yourself. || Photos: Brent Andeck
Stepping through the doors for the White Christmas Ball was like being transported to a different time. A feel of nostalgia was in the air and event organizers really outdid themselves as you felt like you were back in all the glamour of the 1940's. The Air & Space museum was a perfect backdrop to the festivities - a fitting tribute to Pearl Harbor. Attendees were able to roam about the halls, enjoying Christmas photo booths, posing on WWII vehicles & in front of vintage war planes - all while sipping on their favorite classic cocktail. The Hot Tomatoes performed big band tunes to swing dancers and couples. Military Vets were honored with Polynesia Fiafia. Great acts included Bing, Danny and Haynes Sisters, The Atomic Drifters, Cora Vette, Diamond Dolls, Gravity Dance, Stella Fox, Aerialist Brandy Dew, and more! The night came to a close with burlesque performances and getting that last minute dance in with that special someone. Enter the gallery to find yourself and experience this great evening. || Photography: Brent Andeck
The Ogden hosted a full house for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis last night. Xperience and Dee-1 opened the show with bass that shook the floor and the crowd was ecstatic. Xperience invited a singer in the front row to join him in a rap and Dee-1 surfed the crowd. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis worked the crowd into a frenzy and Modeled a fur coat from the audience. If you were at the show check this gallery for you and your friends!
Red Ball 2012, presented by Denver Colorado AIDS Project was an ultra-chic runway event that blended high-end fashions, makeup wizardry, and exquisite hairstyles from local designers and over a dozen local salons that poured their heart and soul into a benefit that raised funds to help prevent the spread of HIV & AIDS and for those affected. Guests were treated to a cocktail reception, pre-runway entertainment, and silent auction before the show began. Attendees proudly wore their red and were dressed to impress in honor of the event. Some of the featured Designers and Salons included: Kimono Dragons, D'Lola, Fashion House, Studio Yoshida, Flirt Salon, Double Dutch, Bronze & Beautiful, and Paul Mitchell School. Enter our gallery to see more and find yourself. || Photography: Brent Andeck
There was an incredible turn out at the XMS Fashion Show Fundraiser for Christmas for Kids at the Infinite Monkey Theorem Winery. Holiday drinks were plentiful and everyone who attended was dressed to the nines. The Denver Active 20-30 Children’s Philanthropy put on the event and all proceeds are going to local children’s charities that benefit underprivileged and at risk kids. The fashion show featured ski and snowboard fashion. The cozy duds looked great and it all added up to a successful event. Find photos of you and your friends from this classy night!
On December 1st, 9NEWS celebrated their 38th Annual Tradition of the Denver Parade of Lights! This year's Parade of Lights were presented by American Furniture Warehouse and GO Automotive Group. With a cast of thousands, this year's parade was yet another spectacular marvel of Denver's community and local efforts! Donations were taken directly from viewers to support the continuation of one of Denver's finest holiday traditions. Thousands watched from sidelines, office buildings, on top of plant presenters, on top of cars, and one photographer even captured the parade from a traffic light! From beautiful lights, to the beating drums of marching bands, all the holiday cheer could be felt throughout! If you've never seen the Parade of Lights up close, it's definitely a spectacle not to be missed! Be sure to look forward to next year's celebration!
On December 1st, 2012, Mead Street Station and local charities held the first annual Denver Santa Speedo Dash! Registration for the event included a Santa Hat, pre-dash Mrs.Claus shooter, and a finish line cold beer at Mead St. Station! They also provided food for all racers following the race! "Denver Santa Speedo Dash was created in the spirit of community, service, and a penchant for fun and silliness!" This first annual celebration of community and holiday cheer was also accompanied by a surprise flash mob! That took place in the street right in front of Mead St. Members and participants of the event gathered together in the street to perform the dance to Psy's Oppa Gangnam Style! Gathering a large crowd of neighbors, community members, and even drivers! This may have been the first time for this annual event, but many hope it's not the last!
Pancakes & Booze Has got to be one of the most intense and fun art show events. Free Pancakes were served all night and people would wait as long as possible to get their taste. This is event showcased over 60 artist and featured live music from The Outfit and Abandin Pictures. Also live performances by DJ AFK, DJ Boris, D.M.X and Konflict. This even has become so popular that the line to get in wrapped around the block, so make sure you keep your eyes peeled for when its back in town. Some of the artist included: Spencer Korey, Cassandra Lourie from Broken Revolt, Emily Dwan, and Clair Davis.
The Edge Restaurant in the Four Seasons Hotel in Denver hosted the White Winter Fashion Show yesterday afternoon. An excellent wait staff served a lovely lunch while the models stopped by each table to show what they are wearing. The outfits were fantastic and everyone had enjoyed the show. Designers from around Larimer Square contributed to the fashion. Find your photos in the gallery and tell all your friends.
Fedde le Grand showed why he is currently one of the biggest DJ’s in the world. Known widely for 2006’s “Put Your Hands Up For Detroit” – Fedde performed tracks that kept the crowd pumping. His energetic performance flowed as he moved at lightening pace; twisting sounds, dropping beats, chopping and changing between tracks until the dance floor was throbbing to his ministrations. The floor was packed wall to wall - things heated up so quickly - I literally had to wipe my lens dry for the first time from it getting fogged up! The show was accompanied by strobes, lasers, lights, and plenty of base that kept people moving. Ecotek and Tommy Michael also left the crowd wanting for more and they spun throughout the night. Check out your pictures inside! || Photography: Brent Andeck
303 Magazine was excited to attend the Rocky Mountain Auto Show at the Colorado Convention Center Sunday night. With hundreds of cars lined up for display, Creme De La Chrome was a huge success, and big turn out! From classic cars of the 50's, to the latest Ferrari, this show had it all. Find photos of the cars and yourself in this gallery.
Families came from all around to enjoy the holiday festivities at Castle Marne and other Denver historical estates. The Victorian Holiday Home Tour, composed of six homes, allowed folks to explore and learn about Denver's rich architectural history. With carolers straight out of a Dickens novel, carriage rides, costumes and a vintage Ford Model A a great time was had by all.
On November 24th, 2012, NotJST held their first annual Movember Mustache Competition at Jet Hotel and Lounge! 95% of all proceeds collected from competition entrance fees went to benefiting Movember and Sons Charity in the fight against prostate and testicular cancer initiatives. Men AND Women were allowed to compete, whether the mustaches were real, painted on, tatted on, glued on, glittered on, however on, you name it! If you've ever been to Jet then you know a cover for guys can be pretty expected, but NotJST helped everyone out and provided NO cover for the evening! So what do you get when you get a bunch of happy people in for free to celebrate and support the fight for a great cause? An awesome, fun-filled night with purpose! Even as winners of the competition were announced, the club didn't miss a beat! The energy was nice and high all night long! This may have been their first annual competition, but you can be sure that everyone that was there is hoping it's definitely not their last!
Dubfire was one-half of the four-time nominated and Grammy Award-winning duo Deep Dish. Ali unleashes the same diverse and unexpected grooves that have come to characterize Deep Dish's energetic and legendary sets behind the turntables. Skyler Taugher a.k.a SHADED, has a dark, punk style that is best described as grungy minimal, and draws inspiration through a mix of raw edges and loose riffs. Music, fine art, and fashion fuel his creativity and allow him to refine his approach in all aspects of his music. Brothers Jerameel & Jeziel Quintela created a style that is not confined to any genre. Their variety of production and sound have played an integral part in their rapid ascent to stardom. Beta’s 2011 Awards include: DJ Mag #1 Club in North America, #15 in the World. Westword awarded them Best of Denver, Best Dance Club. Tonight was all about Energy and Motion. Sound waves pumped through the walls as bass exploded through the amped-up crowd. Come inside to check out your pictures! || Photos: Brent Andeck
On Friday November 23rd, local Hip Hop artist, H*Wood, played a great show with quiet a crowd. With other local opening sets such as singer Amanda Hawkins and rapper Kid Vegas, all the fans had a blast at this local music show! With the release of his new album, H*Wood is one of the most popular Hip Hop artists in Denver. DJ TK also rocked the house all night. Find yourself in this gallery.
The warm night brought young people out in packs to get their dance on at the Got Bass Hip Hop music festival. With several acts through out the night, everyone got a taste of different musical genres ranging from hip hop to dubstep. The early night turnout was very low but as the night progressed, the City Hall Amphitheater grew so packed you could not make your way to the front if you tried. The pounding bass echoed through out the venue and rattled bones.
The champagne bar Corridor 44 hosted a fundraiser for hurricane Sandy victims last night, November 20th. People gathered to eat, drink and donate to the hurricane relief effort. The money from donations and the silent auction will take the grass roots route to the people that need it. Along with fancy appetizers Corridor 44 raffled off neat gifts from a few of the local retail stores. If you attended this shindig find you and your friends in this gallery!
The Sugar Plum Bazaar took place on the 17th and 18th of November with great turnouts. The bazaar was a collection of small vendors that displayed their best and brightest items for the holiday season. Items ranged from candy to cloths to decorative holiday themed soaps and ornaments. The Parkside Mansion was packed as people rushed to get in and grab their early gifts before everything was already spoken for.
If you have never seen a show done by Donald Glaude at Beta Nightclub, then you are missing out on one crazy party! As soon as he stepped out onto the stage, the crowd went wild! People were cheering his name, slamming the stage, stomping the dance floor, and he was screaming right back! House music has definitely come a long, long, long way and Donald Glaude is most definitely a pioneer when it comes to the evolution of House. Smooth progression mixed with grimy dubstep-like drops made for an engineer that everyone was vibing with! Make sure you don't miss the next time he comes out to Beta nightclub!
Friday November 17th 2012, Summit Music Hall off Downtown Denver Blake st, hosted a sold out show. The Maine, Mayday Parade, and The Postelles played an incredible show and the crowd was wild all night. The Maine's latest album, Pioneer, is a huge hit on Alternative charts, and Mayday Parade's self titled album was just release last month. The Postelles opened for the two bands, and played a memorable show. Find photos of the bands and yourself in the gallery.
The Hi-Dive was bumping November 15th as the currently unnamed trio of Will Da Beast, Lord Step and Joon Bug warmed the stage for MTHDS. The fellas rapped and sang to a lively crowd. MTHDS released a new music video and took the stage with an impressive guitar solo. Fun was had so find you and your friends in this gallery!
Asher Roth brought the kind of tenacity and stage presence that the crowd had been waiting for. His interactions with the crowd were well received, as he directed girls to jump on stage, challenged a pair to a sing-along contest, and even had a chance to do a bit of crowd surfing. He saved his wildly popular "I love college" song for last and followed with an encore. Local group Drop Switch killed it as well with a lot of energy and passion that was clearly heard through their eclectic blend of instrumentation and vocals. Other bands delivering great performances during the night were Kruza Kid, Dirty Dirty Troll Pack, Chuck Inglish, and Kids These Days - who completely filled the stage with their ensemble - complete with trombone and trumpets. Come inside the gallery and find your pics! || Photos: Brent Andeck
The Absinthe House along with Clif Bar and Open Snow hosted the Snoball this Tuesday night, November 13th in Boulder. Snow bunnies and other people of winter gathered to support the SOS Outreach charity tonight with 2 for 1 drinks and a generous raffle. Michael Jackson’s Thriller rocked the dance floor and people all dressed in scarves and ski coats rejoiced in a love of snow. All the profit from the entrance donations was given directly to SOS Outreach. They are a Colorado based non-profit that gets at-risk youth outside and active through snow sports, rock climbing, and camping. If you were there, find you and your friends in this Gallery!
Denver's elite and high society all came out to witness the 25th Annual Campaign Cascade at the Brown Palace Hotel. Proceeds from the cascade went to benefit the American Red Cross. With every man and woman armed with a glass of campaign the atmosphere was set. After the speeches where said and done the coordinator made his way to the top of the scaffolding to pour the campaign into the 20ft tall tower of glasses. Everything had to be perfect or the glasses could come crashing down.
On Sunday November 11th, 2012, The Parlour Foundation presented adorn, their 2nd annual charity event and fashion show! The event was held to raise money and awareness for the Chloe Bug foundation! Which is an organization built around helping out little 3 year old Chloe Werner aka Chloe Bug who has down syndrome, blindness, and underwent 2 successful open heart surgeries in her first year alive in this world! The event started with a VIP cocktail party that featured food from cafe|bar and music by the Keith Oxman Quartet. The show also featured live performances by Joshua Novak with acrobatics, fire dancers, magnificent butterfly dances, and more! The fashion show featured fashions by Goldyn and The Woods. With over 1000 guests, for a great cause, the event turned out amazing! Be sure to keep up with City Hall Amphitheater to catch some of the hottest new events!
Wazee Union was the host of Second Saturday Art Walk + Open Studios featuring Rock Paper Projector. This amazing art show gallery had everything from paintings to sculptures. There were a total of 22 artists that displayed art work. some of these artist included: Beth Myers, Benjamin Smith, and Chelse Myslik. It was a great collaboration of many different styles of art, and great place to feel inspired. This art gallery was all set up by Thomas Scharfenberg who also had art work on display.
Madewell Boutique in Cherry Creek Mall had a fabulous grand opening event on Thursday evening. Not only is J Crew's new store fashionable and colorful, but has a lot to offer and great in store specials! Cupcakes and champagne was served, as well as a hair braiding station with two wonderful stylists from Rebelle salon. If you weren't at this event, you missed out! Find yourself in this gallery.
Special Presentation premiere of GRASSROOTS followed by the only Rock the Vote concert in Denver at the Bluebird Theater! NATHANIEL RATELIFF AND A. TOM COLLINS LIVE IN CONCERT + SPONSORED BAR + THE USUAL RSC SHENANIGANS WILL MAKE FOR AN EPIC CELEBRATION OF FILM, MUSIC, AND FREEDOM. Come see your pictures inside! Photos: Brent Andeck
The Flobots rocked The Gothic last night with My Body Sings Electric and Astronautalis. Volenteers were handing out “I Voted Early” stickers and painting faces at the request of the Flobots. The crowd reveled in the music and went wild when the Flobots took their hometown stage. It was the last show of the their fall 2012 tour and everyone was glad to be there. Find you and your friends in this gallery!
Matt and Kim performed an incredible show at The Ogden last night in Denver. Fans went wild in mosh pits and crowds surfing, eager to hear Matt and Kim's new album released, Lighting, Being a unique band with two members, Kim playing the drums and Matt on keyboard and vocals, the band has been a huge hit, selling out stadiums with their comeback tour around the country. Their show got creative with crazy lights and balloons floating everywhere. If you weren't at this show, you missed out! Find your self and photos of Matt and Kim in this gallery.
40 West Arts, a new up and coming art gallery in Lakewood, unveiled its second exhibition on November 2nd. The Lakewood Symphony’s Woodwind Octet filled the many rooms of the show with lively music as guests enjoyed the diverse artwork. One of the themed galleries was entitled “Van Gogh Goes West” inspired by the Denver Art Museum’s “Becoming Van Gogh” exhibit and of course by Van Gogh himself. The Mayor of Lakewood Bob Murphy attended the event and awarded a Mayors Choice ribbon to his favorite work. Check out the art and find yourself in this gallery.
On September 27, 2012, 303 Magazine, Collective 360 and Deep Eddy Vodka presented an amazing halloween party. This party was full of amazing people, live music, fire dancers, go-go dancers, and open bar. There were great costumes all throughout the night making the party visually entertaining in every way. There was a costume contest with a grand price of $500. the winners were dressed as freddy krueger and Jason. Tickets for this even were $89.00.
On September 26th one of the most fun shows this Halloween was presented at Summit Music Hall. The show included bands such as: Perfect Like Me, Carson Allen, Places, The Broadway, Regret Night and Nautical Mile. The was also a live DJ and everyone was dressed to impressed in their costumes. The was a costume contest with a grand price of free shows at the Summit Music Hall for a whole year. The winners of this contest were dressed as characters from the movie Beetlejuice. A fun night, awesome music and great prices was what this show consisted of!
Halloween, costume contest, drinks and fire dancers all made for a great time for this years Halloween Party at the mansion. Tickets for the event cost $89.00 so the participants brought their "A" game to the nights festivities. The open bar and free food added to the inviting social atmosphere.
On October 27th, 2012, Triad Dragons, Beta nightclub, and Global Dance held yet another amazing night of electronic dance music! This year, Hallowfreaknween was a Gateway to Heaven and Hell themed event! Patrons dressed as characters from Hell, Heaven, and everything in between! Doors opened at 7 PM and the music didn't stop pumping out of the speakers until 2 in the morning! The show was held at the Arena, at the National Western Complex in Denver, CO. With over 40 DJs spinning that night, there was a guaranteed place for you to enjoy yourself! EDM Lovers and ravers traveled around the whole arena jamming out to today's best of the electronic dance music world! If you've ever been to a Beta and Triad Dragons event, then you can guess how amazing this one was! Don't forget to follow to make sure you don't miss out on the next big event!
Three young Dubliners took on Denver, with music fashioned from the emotional detritus of their own hard lives raised up by a love of pop, rock, hip hop and soul. In two years they’ve notched up a handful of hit singles around the world, including “We Cry”, “Breakeven” and “The Man Who Can’t Be Moved”. The crowd roared as the band came off stage and into the pit - greeting fans and being rewarded with huge grins of delight. Tristan sweet talked the audience with stories behind her heart warming and sometimes haunting music. Come see your pictures and Tuesdays performance inside! || Photos: Brent Andeck
Denver was honored to have two very well known co-headlining bands in our fair city tonight, The All American-Rejects and Boys Like Girls along with their opener Parachute. Fans of all ages packed Summit Music Hall wall to wall to see their favorite gentleman rock the stage. Parachute gracefully opened up the show and also had a fan "engagement" with a ring pop to close out their set. A band that hasn't been here in two years, Boys Like Girls, finally rocked our world once again with old and new songs which got fans hyped up and excited for the rest of the night. Headliners, The All American-Rejects, put on one heck of a performance for their fans that had them dancing and jumping through out their whole set. At the end of the night fans had the chance for meet and greets with both the All American-Rejects and Boys Like Girls before heading home to reminisce about the night. Check out our gallery and see if you can find yourself.
After a long day of crawling the streets of Denver, the living dead arrived at the Stay Alive Official Zombie Crawl After Party at Casselman’s. Raging to the music spun by various DJ's and artists including Colorado's own Caramel Carmela and special guest Celldweller (DJ Set) made this the party to be at on Saturday night. After a long day of invading Denver the living dead went back to their graves to sleep away their bloody memories of Zombie Crawl and Stay Alive After Party 2012. Check out our gallery and see if you can find yourself.
Today marked the day that the living dead all around Colorado have been waiting for, the 7th Annual Zombie Crawl. People from all over Colorado met up at Skyline Park downtown to celebrate zombies. Dressing up from the Wizard of Oz characters to Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf made this Zombie Crawl one of the most creative crawls in the past 7 years. The living dead took over 16th Street Mall, scaring on-lookers and crawling as if they really were the walking dead. At the end of this festival zombie fans went home with gory memories and to wash off all their well worth it hard work. Check out our gallery and see if you can find yourself.
Tonight was definitely an epic moment in Denver music history when the show stoppers Falling In Reverse swooped into Summit Music Hall along with Enter Shikari, I See Stars, and Letlive. A sweat drenching performance put on by the bands had their fans dancing, moshing, and crowd surfing from the beginning to end. When it was time for the handsome group of men in Falling In Reverse to come out the lights dimmed and fans screamed at the top of their lungs for the band and their infamous singer, Ronnie Radke. Through out their whole set their was definitely not one moment of disappointment and all dislikes and dramas were set aside for the rest of the night. Check out this gallery and see if you can find yourself.
Last night, October 18, Bar Standard in Denver hosted the spooky and sexy Zombielesque featuring Cora Vette and her horde of stripping zombies. The music was fun and sassy and sometimes creepy as were the ladies. Some bathed in blood while others teased with a sultry fan dance. The crowd loved it and the zombies did their best not to eat the crowd. Check out this gallery for pictures of you, your friends, and the stripping dead.
Taking Back Sunday & Bayside had a sold out show at The Ogden this Saturday night. So far the six week tour has had sold out shows, celebrating the 10 year anniversary of their first album, Tell All Your Friends. The show was filled with dedicated fans eager to hear classic songs from Taking Back Sunday's lengendary album. Bayside's crowd went crazy and a band on tour, Mansion, rocked the house too. Find photos of yourself and this unforgettable show in the gallery.
There is a long list of designers who walked the runway Saturday October 13, 2012 at the City Hall Amphitheater. The list includes ADC Creative Team, Planet Labs, Asteria, Floyd's, Juno, Berenices, Posh Salon, El Salon, and Proper barbershop. The hair show wowed the crowed with towering Mohawks and yards of braids. Each salon used a time and a place as a theme for their work. Everything was represented from ancient Egypt to futuristic China. Look through this gallery and see who you think rocked the runway with the most sass and style.
303 Magazine held their Annual Hair and Fashion Show featuring Denver's top salons - including Floyd's, Berenices, Posh Salon, Proper Barbershop, ADC Creative Team, Planet Labs, Asteria, Juno, and El Salon. The show brought forth inspired themes, from some of histories most celebrated time periods and a flare for the dramatic. We've captured everything for your viewing delight. Come experience this amazing show for yourself. See which looks made the most waves. || Photos: Brent Andeck
Saturdaynight was a packed venue at City Hall Amphitheater, for 303 Magazine's 6th Annual Hair Show. Models rocked the runway and local hair salons such as ADC Creative Team, Asteria Salon, Berenices, El Salon, Floyd's Barbershop, Juno Salon, Planet Labs, and local hair stylist Charlie Price participated in this event as well. Take a look at these fabulous models and their hair art, in this gallery.
Denver Fashion Weekend Night 2 presented by Schomp MINI showcased another electrifying night! Lines wrapped around the building in anticipation for the night's fashion show. This was a packed event - standing room only - as attendees filled the two-story amphitheater. You dressed in your best - now take a look inside to see your red carpet pictures! Photos: Brent Andeck
Last night hundreds gathered at the City Hall Amphitheater for Denver Fashion Week’s Hair Show. 303 Magazine hosted the shindig while designers like Asteria Salon, Floyd’s Barbershop, and Juno Salon prepared their models for the runway. All the artists prepared looks inspired from a time and a place like 17th Century New Mexico or futuristic China. People drank and chatted while all the fashionistas of Denver gathered. Find you and your friends in this gallery.
On October 13th, 2012, 303 Magazine partnered with Ralph Schomp Mini to throw a fashion show for Denver Fashion Weekend. The second night of Denver Fashion Weekend featured the hairshow! The show featured work done by Floyd's, Berenices, Posh Salon, Proper Barbershop, ADC Creative Team, Planet Labs, Asteria, Juno, and El Salon. Historic and trendy art collaborated together to create a night of beauty and elegance! This gallery gives just a couple of views possible from attending the show. If you missed out on this fashion show, then you would be so unfortunate to miss the next! Keep following with 303 Magazine to keep up with the latest in Denver Fashion!
What do you get when 303 Magazine and Schomp MINI throw a fashion show at one of Denver's finest venues? A night of beauty and fun that we were sure to remember! On October 13th, hundreds of fashion fans gathered together in Denver's City Hall Venue to enjoy and experience Denver's Fashion Weekend. In celebration of fashion and beauty, artists and models put on their Saturday best to show our city exactly what Denver Fashion Weekend is all about! This gallery features images and memories of guests who were ready to have some fun! Not only did they get to enjoy checking out a brand new Schomp MINI, but a great photo opp as well! Everyone was out to celebrate fashion at Denver Fashion Weekend!
Great American Beer Festival invaded Downtown Denver from Thursday through the weekend. Hop masters, beer brewers, and thirsty patrons alike fled concert halls in joyous spirits while enjoying sipping on their spirits. 24 Breweries representing all regions of the country were present at this event. The GABF Pro-Am booth featured 96 top collaborations between home brewers and professional brewers. You’ve never seen anything as unique as this. Come see your pics and what all the “buzz” is about. The grounds were filled with interesting characters from wall to wall! Photos: Brent Andeck
On Thursday night 303 Magazine had quiet the Make Up Runway Show! City Hall Amphitheater in Denver was packed with guests eager to see Donna Baldwin Agency models rock the runway in creative full body paint art. This runway had 2 models walking down each walk, one of them being "the artist" and the painted model "the art". Check out these photos of these beautiful models and find your photo. Photography by Deahna Brockman.
Night one of Denver Fashion Weekend started out with a bang. Guests crowded the venue wall to wall to see fashions from vintage to modern clothing worn by fierce Donna Baldwin models. Eyes gazed up and down the runway to see what's hot to wear this Fall and how to rock it with awesome accessories. At the end of the night, as the crowd filed out of the venue, minds raced in wonder and excitement for this Fall season.
Boothtastic and Schomp MINI teamed up at Thursday night's DFW to give attendees a one-of-a-kind photo booth experience. Not only were they given the opportunity to dress up in wacky props, they got to pose with the life-size DFW MINI Cooper. Whether they stood in front of the MINI or they modeled it from the inside, the photos prove just how much fun the opening night of DFW really was. Find yourself in this gallery. Photography by Josh Maynard.
Night one of Denver Fashion Weekend kicked off last night at City Hall Amphitheatre. With very fashionable guests arriving the the step and repeat on our red carpet, to enjoying hors d'oeuvres at the meet and mingle segment, and then sitting down by the fierce catwalk to enjoy the fashion that the night had in store for them. To the sound of a rhythmic beat models strutted their stuff down the cat walk in high fashion, urban fashion, and body paint fashion. Guests gazed at each and every model taking mental notes on what is in to wear this Fall. Check out our gallery to find your fierce self.
303 Magazine kicked off Denver Fashion Weekend presented by Schomp MINI. A million megawatts pumped through the sound system as models strutted down the runway to the delight of fashion followers. Runway seats were highly coveted as they looked onward to the beauty, makeup, and fashion show. AB Aharonian, DFW Show Producer said "Front row matters if it’s at the hands of Denver Fashion Weekend." Come inside to check out your Red Carpet Pictures! Photos: Brent Andeck
Scream and heavy metal is taking over the music scene, especially when it comes to local artists in Denver, Colorado. Traveling bands on tour, New Medicine and The Coast is Ours played at the local live music venue, The Marquis Theater, on Monday night. While people enjoyed pizza and drinks, local scream band Sleep Well Destroyer was also a special guest, and got the crowd on their feet. Find yourself in this gallery
Tuesday night at the Blacksheep in Colorado Springs definitely qualified as a trip around the world. Traveling from Canada, Italy, and the United States were 5 metalcore, postcore, and hardcore bands. Fans from the CO Springs gathered in this tiny venue to dance, scream their hearts out, and mosh all night.
On Saturday October 6th, Chipotle Mexican Grill held its Cultivate Denver Festival in the east side of City Park between the museum and Ferril Lake. Cultivate was a FREE festival open to ALL ages! No tickets, no tokens, just a giant gathering of people who love food and music! Tons of activities for the kids, a great lineup with great live music for all, hot, steamy, food and snacks galore, the cold weather wasn't stopping anyone! The atmosphere was so inspiring, you can definitely tell that Chipotle really cares about the community and giving back not just free stuff, but knowledge as well. Artisans and breweries gathered together in the Brewery Hut and Artisan's tent to showcase their prized products! If you couldn't find something fun to take part of at Cultivate Denver, then you might have just not been in the mood to! If Chipotle throws another festival, you can be sure it should be something for you to put on the must attend list!
This morning at The Ginn Mill the dead walked and zombie hunters gathered. Professional make up artists created gore worthy of Hollywood while people drank and snacked on brains. The race was a scavenger hunt like loop within a 5 mile radius. The first clue led the zombies running to Summit Music Hall with those that hunt the living dead hot on their tails. Check out the costumes and blood on you and your friends in this gallery.
Last night Soda Jerks presented Less Than Jake playing with The A-OKs and Flatfoot 56 at the Summit Music Hall in Denver. Mohawks were flying high and the crowd was skanking circles around itself. The A-OKs rocked hard and the crowd was riled up for Less Thank Jake. There were trombones and bagpipes in addition to guitars and drums making the floor buzz with sound. Punk lives to rock another day.
Some of Denver Broncos most loyal and enthusiastic Lady fans took over Sports Authority Stadium Thursday night. This Woman’s Only event brought the girls together for a night of wine, good eats, boutique vendor shopping, autograph sessions with Bronco’s players, photo ops, and even a chance to get on the field to toss the ol’ pigskin! They had an opportunity to walk through the tunnels, men’s locker room, and around the playing field for this once-a-year event. Orange crush was in full effect and these ladies are sure to make quite a few guys jealous for the all-access pass! Check out your pics inside. Photos: Brent Andeck
The Twins of Evil Tour hit Colorado on Tuesday featuring two of the most known musicians, Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie. A packed 1st Bank Center was the location to this epic concert. When Rob Zombie entered on stage, along with horrific props, it looked as if it was straight out of a horror movie. Fans stared in awe as they witnessed the King of Horror running around his set proving that he really is the king. At the end of the night sweaty fans left with one of the best memories before Halloween. Check out our gallery and see if you can find yourself.
Owl City lit up Ogden Theatre with their whimsical lyrics and feel good anthems as Denver flocked to view their electrifying stage performance. Concert goers sang in unison to songs like Fireflies and Vanilla Twilight while holding up their fluorescent electric-lit cell phones to recreate their own version of campfire glowers. Come inside to see their performance.
In the bright light of this Sunday morning the Queer community and its allies gathered to fun 3 blocks in high heels. The funds raised were to help the queer outreach programs in the area like Rainbow Ally. Members of the Art from Ashes inc shared poetry about their queer life and the improve comedy troupe Improvocative preformed a few bits to get the runner and the crowd warmed up. The race was quick and no doubt painful but everyone from moms to Marys had a great time. Find your friends and family in this Gallery.
The culmination of another awesome year at Red Rocks. Big Gigantic headlined the last show before winter at Red Rocks. With state of the art 3D-Projection cast onto the 2 main rocks enclosing, it made for a great experience for everyone involved. The opening acts created an air of excitement that left everyone thirsty for more and more. Raw Russ, Griz, Dillon, Macklemore, and Big Gigantic were unstoppable and were painfully aware they had to uphold the high expectations the anxious crowd had set. Needless to say they exceeded that expectation!
Partygoers flocked to 303’s charity event dressed-to-impress in their finest Roaring 20’s attire! Eligible Bachelors and Bachelorettes took the stage as guests auctioned on their favorite date-to-be. All proceeds went to Children’s Hospital. The “green carpet” was buzzing as guests arrived and had an opportunity to meet Miss Colorado, Hannah Porter. Enter the gallery to check out your pics! Photos: Brent Andeck
AWOLNATION rocked Summit Music Hall Friday night with Imagine Dragons and Zeale. You would have never guessed this was their 2nd sold out show in a row. They rocked the theater and crowds were thrilled as they sang favorite songs, and AWOLNATION's lead singer crowd surfed. It was a great night for music and everyone had a good time. Find yourself in this album!
Red Hot Chili Peppers hit the Pepsi Center this past Thursday to a sold out crowd. This being a postponed show from March, the crowd was more ready than ever. Opening for RHCP were English alternative rock trio from Southampton, Band of Skulls. When the lights went down for RHCP the crowd joined in praise and cheer. Playing infamous songs that had the crowd jumping and singing made the wait to see Red Hot Chili Peppers worth it. Check out our gallery and see if you can find yourself.
The Denver Theater District hosted the first annual Blacktop Festival on September 29, 2012. It was a gathering of music and art for all ages. Bands like Luke Wyland and Wild Pack of Canaries played the main stage while graffiti artists tagged temporary walls made of cellophane. A sound dome was set up on the lawn along with 3 tetherball courts for people to enjoy neat beats and childhood hilarity. Inside the Opera House there was an art library with a distinct 70s feel. Find yourself and your friends in this Gallery.
Nearly 6,000 people clad in white showed up for the Color Me Rad 5k run/walk on September 29, 2012 at Chatfield reservoir. Color bombs started flying early and those white shirts did not stay while for long. In addition to color bombs t-shirts, bras and hats were tossed from the cherry picker that presided over the race. This run was for the benefit of the YMCA of Denver and from start to finish runners were blasted with brightly colored cornstarch powder. People of all ages joined in the 5k run as well as the massive color explosion that was the finally of the race. Find yourself and your friends covered in color in this gallery.
City Hall Amphitheater in Denver Colorado hosted a fun and flirty event on Saturday September 29th, the 2nd Annual Donate2Date Charity Date Auction Benefiting Children's Hospital Colorado. 20 of Denver’s most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes got auctioned off to eager bidders, and 100% of the proceeds benefited to Children's Hospital Colorado. Special entertainment, contests, and drink specials kept this event exciting as well! Find yourself in this gallery.
Summit Music Hall had a sold out show last Sunday evening, in Denver. Soda Jerk Presents was thrilled to have Hoodie Allen headline and perform some of his latest tracks. Well known local band, The Broadway opened up the show as well as G Eazy, another musician who the crowd went crazy for! People rocked self designed fan shirts of Hoodie Allen, and the line was 3 blocks downtown to get in! If you weren't at this show, you missed out, find yourself in the gallery.
The 2012 Domination Tour hit Colorado this past Saturday at the Ogden with The Expendables, Iration, and Cisco Adler. Reggae fans swarmed the venue to get the best spot to rock out to this show. Each act shined in every aspect of their performance, from the music to the movement to the lighting the fans loved every moment of it. Check out our gallery and see if we took a snapshot of you.
Skylab came back to the Denver Coliseum on September 22nd, 2012. If you've never felt like going to an electronic dance music gathering on another planet, then you've probably never considered going to Skylab! This year featured giant 50+ foot planets orbiting up above the dance floor with a stage that had enough lasers and lights to launch everybody into another dimension! Fans of Beta and Triad Dragons know that they definitely know how to collaborate to make a great party! Dancers, performers, costumes, lights, lasers, and spectacular music built an amazing atmosphere. The event featured talent from Porter Robinson, Gareth Emery, Zedd, ANDY C, Downlink, Dragon, Ecotek, Jontron, Trajikk, Fury, and Kevin Alves. Whether you were center stage front line, or jammin' out with your friends on the sidelines, the music could be felt throughout the entire venue! If you missed out on Skylab 2012, be sure not to miss out next year when Skylab returns to Earth!
Atmosphere came to Denver Friday night with I Self Devine and Carnage, other musicians from his home state of Minnesota. The Ogden Theater was packed full, and everyone was very excited to see their favorite rapper "Slug" and his band. To make the night even more exciting, Atmosphere was out front before the show, meeting people and taking pictures. He was a very down to earth guy who really appreciates his fans and involves the audience in his shows. It was a great night and everyone had a lot of fun listening and dancing. Check out the pictures from the show!
On September 20th 2012, Atmosphere once again played an outstanding concert in Boulder, CO. With opening acts I Self Devine and Carnage, the crowd was full of energy and anxious for the headliner, Atmosphere! Atmosphere plans to perform in Denver tonight, and considers his Colorado fan's one of the most supportive states of his music. Find yourself in this gallery.
Train graced Colorado with his presence last night at his sold out show with Mat Kearney and Andy Grammer. Fans swayed back and forth to the harmonious vocals of all of the acts and the lights brightened the faces of the crowd. Singing along to every word, dancing to every beat, and most of all enjoying this spectacular concert made this a great night for everyone attending on a Wednesday night.
The Other Side of Cervantes hosted a benefit jam for Cambodia cleverly titled: Jambodia. With a variety of genres of music for everyone to enjoy, it made for a great experience that was for a great cause. Opening with Rhyme Progression and Matty Mac's catchy hip-hop, it got the crowds jam-juices flowing. Next on the line-up was Shoot to Please, a 3 person band with a real on stage presence that definitely changed up the pace a bit. The crowd was eager for the finale and Drop Switch most definitely did not disappoint. Drop Switch is an incredible group of 7 young, up and coming artists who came out and topped the already amazing night off with music that combined a little of everything catering to the diverse crowd. Between each set, the crowd had the opportunity to create their very own prayer flag that will be a part of an ambitious goal to gather 10,000 flags that will then be strung together and taken to Cambodia to spread the wishes of peace, compassion, strength and wisdom.
Monday night Summit Music Hall was the host to one of the biggest tours coming through the nation featuring August Burns Red, Of Mice & Men, The Color Morale, and The Overseer. Rocking out a wall to wall packed show all night made this the place to be on a Monday night after a long day of work and school. Incredible stage presence from all of the bands, awesome lighting, and of course great crowd interaction was seen all night. Check out our gallery and see if you can find yourself screaming the words of the lyrics from your favorite band that night.
Channel 93.3's Big Gig Rocked the House at Red Rocks on Sunday, September 16. With performances by The Wombats, The Hives, 3OH!3, Silversun Pickups, plus Locals Only Stage with Nautical Mile, Host Club, Post Paradise, and The Royal – it was an experience that won’t soon be forgotten! Local band 3OH!3 performed for the first time at Red Rocks to a loyal and eclectic following and had the crowd throwing up their hands all night! Red Rocks is one of the best acoustically sounding and gorgeous open air amphitheaters in the nation and hosts some of the largest acts in the entertainment world! Explore the galleries to find yourself and your favorite artists! Photos: Brent Andeck
Colorado State University in Ft. Collins started their year off right this past Saturday with the 2012 Ram Jam. Hosted by the schools team ASAP this started out the fun school year in the right way. Students from CSU as well as fans and other students from around Colorado joined up this day to see two very well known acts. Colorado's own Breathe Carolina and the always pleasant Cobra Starship. Fans jumped from beginning to end and sang along word for word to every song. At the end of the night they smiling from ear to ear and saying that was a great way to end the Summer. Check out our gallery and see if you can find yourself rocking out.
On the evening of September 14th 2012, a successful 3rd annual charity event was held at the Jet Linx Hangar in Centennial Colorado, Flight to Luxury. This event has numerous sponsors, and the goal and purpose was to raise money for the local Boys and Girls Club location in Centennial. The hangar was filled with people excited to be apart of the event, and enjoyed delicious catering, viewing numerous sports cars and Jet planes, and anticipated bidding the vacation packages and merchandise present by Cuvee ventures in a live auction. Overall over $100,000 was raised for the Boys and Girls Club. And last but not least, towards the end of the night there was a Couture Fashion Show produced by Cynthia Petrus with Special Guest Sue Wong. If you weren't at this event, you missed out! Find yourself in this gallery.
It was a sunny day on the 16th street mall as local artists sold their handmade goods at a small art festival in Skyline Park. The chainsaw artist Bongo Love was sculpting on the spot and as the day progressed a log began to turn into two eagles. The booths were packed with everything from jewelry and clothes to piggy banks and bath products. Some of the venders there were Morning Dove Designs, Moonjig Jewelry, Elemental Jewelry Designs, and Screen Door Studios. Since no festival is complete without food, Gourmet Hot Dogs and Italian Ices provided the shoppers with something tasty to eat. Find yourself in this gallery and check out neat things that were handmade in Colorado.
On September 13th 2012, H&M had a grand opening for their new store located in Cherry Creek Mall, Denver. 303 Magazine was happy to be apart of the whole event, as well as the people waiting in line to get in and shop since the early morning of that day! H&M provided a complimentary breakfast from a local caterer, as well as tasty mimosas to drink while shopping. 303 Magazine held a contest for customers to be able to enjoy the complimentary breakfast and also be the first to shop with an advantage of having %25 off their purchase! As the store was scheduled to open for the public at 12:00pm, H&M's sales associates and other employees got the customers excited to shop and handed out gift bags and gift cards to people waiting in line, as well as dancing around out side the store to get people hyped on this exciting event! Find your self and images of the latest H&M clothing in this gallery.
President Barack Obama delivered his campaign speech to an enthusiastic crowd of 8,400 in Golden, Colorado at the Lions Park Golden Community Center on 9-13-2012. Crowds had been waiting eagerly in line before 7am and were wrapped around city blocks. Jefferson County has a diverse electorate of Democrats, Republicans, and unaffiliated voters. It is regarded as one of Colorado’s swing counties. Obama set forth his plan on taxes, energy development, college education costs, wartime efforts, and health care. In a memorable quote Obama said: "I want people around the world to hear me. To all those who would do us harm: No act of terror will go unpunished. It will not dim the light of the values we proudly present to the world." His speech prompted roars of applause from the crowd and proved to be an electrifying and memorable event! Photos: Brent Andeck
Thursday August 9th, Red Rocks hosted a sold out show with an artist that is on top of the charts in the EDM scene, Skrillex. This show was memorable, not only for the fire works that blasted off over Red Rocks Amphitheater all night, but also rising fire on the stage as well as crazy graphics and lighting, and last but not least a spaceship for his DJ set! This show was a long event, with other artists performing such as Toki, M Machine, B&G, and Zedd. If you weren't at this show, you missed out! Find your self in this gallery.
On Saturday September 8th 2012, The Collective 360 hosted a event at Washington Park in Denver, an end of summer party! People enjoyed playing on 5 different volley ball nets and had free drinks and food. It was a beautiful day with perfect weather, and everyone enjoyed the bbq. Find yourself in this gallery.
On September 8th, 2012, the Sunnyside Music Fest held their 10th anniversary music festival at Chaffee Park! The event is intended to provide a great time for great prices for the neighborhood. The festival featured over 10 bands and vendors of all kinds participated. Families were having fun playing in the fields. Organized games and events kept spectators entertained while hundreds of hungry and excited attendees browsed the booths. Denver Police set up a tricycle track for kids instructing them on how to follow cones. The live music kept a beautiful atmosphere for the festival and wild aromas of delicious food kept everyone's spirits up! If you missed the Sunnyside Music Festival be sure to catch it next year if you're looking for a nice, fun, and free(!) thing to do on a summer day!
The streets were filled with people getting a taste of Italy this weekend at the Festival Italiano in Belmar. The streets were lined with food from pizza and sausage and pepper sandwiches to cannolis and rice crispy treats. Wine was a common theme with venders. They sold hand painted wine glasses and cheese plates made of flattened wine bottles. There was wine tasting and grape stomping along with live music from the Deano Quartet and the Italian Accordion Duo – Dan & Kim Christian. With the sunshine and face painting the kids had a great time too. Look for yourself among the revelers in this gallery.
The Gothic Theater had fans of all ages attending their venue this past Friday September 7th, for the anticipated show, Regret Night CD Release. Besides a huge headlining act, the show had performances of other local bands such as The Broadway, Caramel Carmela, Sleep Well Destroyer, and PLACES. People enjoyed hard core dancing and tasty drinks at this fun local alternative show, if you weren't there, you missed out! Find your self in this gallery.
On a beautiful evening in Filmore Plaza in Cherry Creek North, Thursday September 6th 2012, Fashion Night Out hosted a fashion show with 9 collections from local boutiques in Cherry Creek. People from all over Colorado came to this fantastic event to shop in the late evening at participating boutiques in Cherry Creek North. After people enjoyed shopping and cocktails, a fashion show was held in the Filmore Plaza. Numerous boutiques cat walked their collections such as Little Me's Boutique, S.O.L. Store of Lingerie, Alicia, Garbarini, Lawerence and Lovell, Eccentricity, and much more. Find photos of this Cherry Creek Chic fashion show in this gallery. Photography by Melanie Watson.
The 2012 Fashion Night Out Cherry Creek North was a phenomenal success. 40+ boutiques around The Fillmore Plaza participated in this one of a kind event. Boutiques like Little Me’s for toddlers, to skin care from the wonderful Ilona, to soulful jewelry provided by Alex and Ani made this an event for all to attend and experience. People from all ranges of age and life came to this event to check out boutiques that specifically stayed open to show their wonderful in store items. Check out our gallery to see if you can find your fashion fierce self.
303 Magazine was the main sponsor Fashion Night Out in Cherry Creek on September 6, 2012. As a precursor to the runway show shops around Fillmore Plaza like Felice Bridal and GNAT Jewelers were open late to participate in this global event. From clothes to skin care to home décor there was something for everyone to see. Kids dressed up for the camera at Young Colors and the ladies of Scented lined up their products for display. Find yourself in this gallery among the other shoppers on the streets of Cherry Creek North.
On September 6th 2012, Cherry Creek North and 303 Magazine teamed up to throw a Fashion Show in honor of Fashion's night out! The event was held in the Fillmore Plaza in Cherry Creek North and was supported by local boutiques. Sponsors for the event included 303 Magazine, 1stBank, Piatti, Cuppy Cakes of Cherry Creek, Little Black Dress Wines/Vodka, and Great Divide Brewing Co. The show was mc'd by Denise Plante of KOSI 101.1's morning show! Hundreds of beautiful people dressed in beautiful fashion passed through the Red Carpet! The fashionable energy felt throughout the crowd was enough to put a smile on your face. Compliments traded left and right made for a very nice night out! This was the first night that Cherry Creek North hosted an event for the global Fashion's Night Out, and it will definitely not be forgotten! Step and Repeat Photographer: Brent Andeck Red Carpet Photographer: Eric Tsao
On the Fall evening of September 6th, Cherry Creek North hosted the Global event, Fashion Night Out, in the Fillmore Plaza. After the successful event was over, all the guests headed to Cherry, a new and upcoming club in Cherry Creek North, that hosted the after party for Fashion Night Out! Tasty drinks were served as well as good music, and people enjoyed each others company as well. Find your self in this gallery.
The Millennium Hotel in Boulder hosted a 1950’s Hawaiian themed extravaganza in it’s lovely outdoor pavilion. Live Luau music described as Hawaiian Swing filled the air played by a 9 piece Afro-Cuban orchestra. Along with performances from Elvis, Carmen Miranda, Princess Poo Ppp Ly, and Mermaid Noveli there were vintage cars and fire dancers. The Ladies and Gents went all out on hair, make up, and classic 50s outfits giving the whole evening an authentic finesse. There were a few local venders selling clothes and Polynesian inspired cups and bowls. The mix of sexy cars, beautiful women, and Hawaiian print made for a spectacular party.
On Saturday September 1st 2012, Red Rocks Amphitheater hosted a sold out show, Wiz Khalifa! With special guests, rising artist, Mac Miller, and famous rapper, Chevy Woods. This show had the crowd on their feet all night, with people of all ages attending the concert. Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller plan to finish out their tour, and then attend the MTV VMA's next week presenting awards and performing. Find yourself in this gallery.
On Friday August 31st 2012, Beta Nightclub brought together some of the best Drum & Bass/Dubstep DJ's of today! Anybody disagree? Then they probably weren't there! Everyone was having a blast. Whether you were front line, shoulder deep in some speakers, or jammin' with your crew at a VIP table, the energy was everywhere! Go Go dancers on par as usual. All the techs were on their A game as well, droppin' lasers, lights, smoke, confetti, and more on all the best drops. Beta definitely knows how to make a climax with their music! Don't forget to check out Beta nightclub for their Bassic Fridays every week!
On August 27th 2012, Shotgun Willie's hosted their annual Charity Golf Classic. Guests arrived at 10am for the pre-party and drove, chipped, and putted their way into the evening. No golf claps or silent, tense moments at this tournament however, everyone was ready to have fun! There was even a dj set up in the back 9! Friendly staff was ready to put golfers back on the right course in the midst of all the fun! As if you need a reason to want to hit the golf course on a Monday morning, Shotgun Willie's provided 4 limo buses full of them! Always keep a look out for Shotgun Willie's next event!
On Sunday August 26th, 303 Magazine had their last official pool party of summer 2012, the MAXIM Summer Splash Party at City Hal Amphitheater. This event was rather creative and different than most 303 Magazine Pool Parties, with a pool inside City Hall and MAXIM models running around, people enjoyed tasty Barcardi and Red Bull drinks, as well as food from Cafe Brazil. 303 Magazine captured images in this gallery of the party being set up, as well as everyone enjoying the pool party of the year! If you weren't at this event, you missed out! Find your self in this gallery.
303 Magazine Pool Party Series in association with Maxim Magazine presented the Maxim Summer Splash Sunday party yesterday at City Hall Amphitheater. With well over 1,000 guests, beautiful Maxim models, and sponsors like Red Bull and Bacardi this party was one to be at on a hot end of Summer day. From the DJ spinning sick beats to the 30 x 15 pool from Miami and of course the blow up water slide all the guests enjoyed cooling off event. Guest were also treated to fine cuisine by Cafe Brazil and alcoholic beverages provided by Bacardi and many others. From 12pm - 7pm the Summer Splash party was the place to enjoy festivities with friends and some of the hottest models. Check out our gallery and see if you can find yourself on this Sunday Funday.
Guess who spent their Sundays having fun at a Summer Splash Party? So many that we couldn't even fit them all in one album! These are photos from the red carpet at 303 Magazine's Summer Splash Party held on August 26th 2012. Guests were greeted by representatives (aka [hot] models) from Bacardi and Maxim! Many guests were just walking down the street and realized the party they were missing out on and immediately bought tickets inside. With fresh instrumentals beating from within the venue and the sounds of a perfect summer splash party trickling through the hall, the walk in to the party was almost as intense as the party itself! Come get your red carpet photos at 303 Magazine's next party! Keep an eye out!
On Saturday August 25th, 303 Magazine attended a three day festival held in Black Hawk Colorado, Higher Ground Music Festival. With numerous bands performing on that sunny day, people from all over the state came to watch the local Colorado bands play in the mountains. Many unique vendors were present as well, and the festival's main sponsor, Strainwise, had great deals at their tent! 303 Magazine was able to cover Kill Paradise, Caramel Carmela, Foolish Ways, Regret Night, T-Shirts for Tomorrow, and much more. Find yourself in this gallery.
The 3rd annual So Pro Music Festival was hosted by El Monte Grill. This end of summer event included local food, margaritas, tequila, art and music! The So Pro Music Festival featured local music artists The Touch Monkey's, Better than Bacon, and The Holler. The proceeds of the entry fee went towards victims of the High Park Fire, and there was a painting being auctioned for charity as well. Above all, the festival was a great celebration of the Fort Collins community, which is different than you will find anywhere else. Find yourself in this album!
Did you have an amazing night filled with some of the best EDM gunnin' out of Denver's one and only FunktionOne sound system? If yes, then you must have been at Beta nightclub on Friday Aug. 24th! Playing today's greatest dubstep and d&b hits kept the crowd moving all night long! If you're a consistent patron of Beta's then you know that Beta is only growing and growing! With new light, sound, and display installations every few months, your night is almost guaranteed to have a blast! VIP parties galore and hungry EDM fans rock the house while the DJ kept raising the roof! Nothing like beautiful lights and go go dancers to set the atmosphere for this night of hardcore dubstep! If you're missin' a little something on your Friday nights, be sure to check out Beta nightclub!
On Friday August 24th 2012, Fallene Wells presented a fashion show with her latest fall collection, Fall Friperie. A Parisian-inspired event was a packed house in Walker Fine Art Gallery. This show was unique because of the catwalk, all the models were standing on boxes, trading places and accessories as they passed by. All the collections matched as the models traded as well which made Fallene's fall line trendy and fashionable. With many sponsors for this event such as Walker Fine Art, Blake communications, Great Big Color, and Swank, this show was a success. Find yourself in this gallery.
On Thursday, August 23 2012, The CultureHaus' BASH: Fashion to the MAX, showcased at the Denver Art Museum’s Fashion Studio, an interactive space where visitors can learn about fabrics, walk a runway, drape mannequins, sketch designs and attend lectures from local designers about the fashion design process. In addition to hands-on fashion experiences available inside the Studio, the event featured fashion of the past with vintage couture designs on loan from event sponsor Buffalo Exchange. Local designer Fallene Wells featured some of her latest designs and gave a brief presentation about the current and future state of the fashion industry in Denver and beyond. Find yourself in this gallery.
Just a few weeks after opening up for KISS and Motley Crue at Comfort Dental Amphitheater, UK rock stars The Treatment rocked a headlining show at Summit (front room). With a decent crowd of fans that saw them earlier this month and a few new fans a great night definitely took place. People were dancing through out their whole set, banging their heads, and shaking their hips from side to side. Fans said that the best way to describe The Treatment, 'they're pure rock n' roll'. At the end of the night these boys definitely made a huge impression on Denver. Good luck with the rest of 'The Tour' with KISS and Motley Crue and we can't wait to see you guys back in Colorado soon. Check out our gallery to see if you can find yourself.
On a Tuesday afternoon this week, Neiman Marcus hosted Donna Karan's Fall Fashion Trunk Show. The event was hosted by one of Donna Karan's close friends, Hal Rubenstein, a famous author, actor, and fashion genius. With the show displaying her latest fall collection, Hal gave detailed comments on each garment each model was wearing, a very different style of a fashion catwalk. Everyone enjoyed champagne and tasty appetizers at the show as well. Find yourself in this gallery.
For the twelfth time, 311 came through Denver Sunday Aug 19 to entertain thousands of fans at Red Rocks. The night began in typical Colorado fashion, with reggae music dancing out of speakers, while micro brews were imbibed and a little something freshly swooped up from the grocery store on the way to the show was was eaten in the parking lot. Some played corn hole, some that game with the golf balls and string with no official name, still others settled with a nice camping chair and good company. Slightly Stoopid played a slightly smart set to loyal fans, many of who came out to just to see them and no one else. There was a great crowd the whole night though. 311 started off slow, then really picked it up towards the end. A 15 minute drum solo, with the rest of 311 off stage by Chad Sexton, marked that turning point for sure. Check out the photos! See if your in there!
The Hive last night was filled to the gills with Russian party animals. Two birthdays and an engagement party went down. Flashing lights, electronic music, and dancing pretty much sums up the scene inside as people enjoyed the last bit of nice summer night weather out on the patio. Those who were feeling feisty had the Hive's special electric blue drink. The name of which cannot be disposed at this outlet due to its profane nature. You'll just have to head in and find out for your self. They would love to have you! Those of you who were there last night, check the photos and see if you can find yourself!
This past Saturday August 18th InkMonstr sponsored their annual Poolside Summer Series Party at the Taxi Apartments in Denver. This August's theme was unique being a "fast times at Ridgemont High" party. People enjoyed the free drinks as well as other sponsors being there such Volcom, Red Bull, Deep Eddy Vodka, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Icelantic, Bacardi, Oakley, The Great Divide, and Beauty Bar! If you weren't at this event, you missed out. Find yourself in this gallery.
Budlight kicked off their annual Port Paradise Party at the Aggie Friday night with all kinds of free Budlight gear and a free beer for everyone! The party is something that happens annually in Fort Collins as a chance to win a free cruise! The famous Port Paradise Cruise is a chance to see live music in the Bahama at the Atlantis resort in Nassau on a Bud Light Port Paradise cruise! One lucky winner was drawn from a hat and gets to go along with a guest of her choice. It was fun for everyone, even though only one person won, but at least everyone got some leis and a free beer!
On August 17th 2012 Red Rocks hosted another epic EDM or Electronic Dance Music concert, Pretty Lights. This two day event has been sold out and a must see show at Red Rocks every year! Opening acts for this memorable show included Lee Fields and The Expressions, and The Grouch and Eli. Pretty Lights is known for, well his music, and of course his intense light shows that the crowd loves. Pretty Lights even keeps the party going past midnight, and commonly plays til 1:30 or 2:00 am! If you weren't at this show, you missed out. Find yourself in this gallery.
How could you not have a good time at "Denver's One and Only Ultra Groovy Lounge AND Salon!" Quick and attentive staff accompanied by a happy and ready to party crowd makes for a very smooth and "groovy" night out! The bar was filled with smiles and dancing bodies! Head out to the back patio to relax with some friends! Hit the grill for some delicious and very fairly priced bar food! Try your shot at their arcade games, or play DJ on the jukebox! If you're not having a good time at The Retro Room, the fault is all yours!
The fall season is approaching but Beta continues to bring the heat each and every Friday. This Friday Ed Rush & Optical returned to the cage to slam down for long awaiting fans and partiers. Fury and Dayquill also hit the scene pushing beats across the room as one of Denver's hottest nightclub filled in once again for a slamming good time.
Friday night at the Ginn Mill means a Friday night at one of the most popular bars in Denver! The Ginn Mill left guests plenty warmed up for the night from their Friday Afternoon Club drink specials from 4-7pm. Feelin' thirsty? Grab a drink at one of their many bars located throughout the place! Feelin' hungry? Grab some free popcorn or pick up a snack on the back patio! Feelin' the music? Then there was plenty of room to dance, with a whole big group of very willing and attractive people! The Ginn Mill is definitely a great place to spend a night out! Make sure you check them out if you haven't been lucky enough to already!
Last night legendary rapper Bow Wow graced the stage at the Gothic Theatre. Fans gathered from wall to wall and were pumped to see Bow Wow. A few other rappers opened up the show to get the fans more ready and excited for the headliner. Screaming females echoed through the venue as Bow Wow took the stage and extended their hands just to have him touch them for a second. It was definitely a pretty unforgettable night for fans to see this very well known celebrity rapper right before their eyes. Check out our gallery and see if you and your friends are featured in it.
On August 12th 2012 Sublime with Rome played an Epic show at Red Rocks Amphitheater. With featured artists Pepper and The Expendables, the crowd loved the reggae vibe. Sublime, which has been a famous band for many years, played countless classics, and had the crowd on their toes reciting every word. The Expendables and Pepper rocked the house as well, making the show a night to remember. If you weren't at this show, you missed out! Find yourself in this gallery.
The All Stars Tour, a 15 band phenomenal tour hit Denver,CO this past Saturday August 11th with a crowd of well over 500 fans attending and packing Summit Music Hall wall to wall. From well known band Suicide Silence to Ukrainian band Make Me Famous this show was the place to be for the night. Front row fans were singing word for word to almost every band as they head banged all night long. Now what's a metal show without some mosh pits and the infamous wall of death? Yes that happened too. At the end of the night sweaty fans walked out of the venue, some beaten up from the mosh pits, some makeup smeared from rocking out to hard, and some just sweating from having the time of their lives. Check out our head banging gallery and see if you can find yourself.
On August 11th 2012, Riverfront Park had an inspiring evening, hosting the 9th annual event Riverfront Fashion Show 2012. With over 30 sponsors ranging from drinks to dining to designing, this event was one to remember. The Fashion Show consisted of three runway walks, from designers Alberto Makali, Tracy Reese, and Halston Heritage. There were also side acts in between each walk, such as Designer Dance Revue, and a singing performance by Sofia Simone. 303 Magazine also captured photos at the event's pre party at Cherry in Cherry Creek. Erin Streets, a local Denver designer, had models walk and display her latest designs. The Riverfront Park Fashion Show 2012 was a night to remember, including the slight rain! But will be an event to return next year. Find your self and inspiring fashion in this gallery.
On Saturday August 11th 2012, Colorado hosted its 25th Annual AIDS Walk. The event comes together with participants taking pledges and registering to be a walker or a runner for the event. Then they use their pledge's and bodies to raise money from supporters in their community. On the day of, thousands of people gathered together to help support the battle against AIDS and show the love and affection towards all those that are affected by AIDS. Their total donations raised was over $270,000! It was a truly beautiful sight to see, a congregation of all different walks of life gathered in one place, with one goal, and one common consideration. Whether they were there to support family and loved ones, or to raise awareness, or even just to show that they care, one could tell that everyone's heart was there for the cause!
Snowmass Automobilii Exoctica is a three day road rally organized by an exclusive group of Colorado Car Enthusiasts with a high IQ for even planning. As car enthusiasts, they don’t leave their vehicles in typical form for any amount of time, and the same detail can be said for their events. While 2010 and 2011 were both incredible success stories, improvements in production for this year guaranteed that the 2012 rally was even more amazing!
Some much deserved ice cream was eaten by the runners of the Pearl St. Mile in Boulder on Thursday August 9 after the sprint. Thousands gathered of all ages to get their heart rates up and enjoy the peaceful downtown atmosphere. Some ran their hardest, others just enjoyed a nice summer jog. Everyone was happy to be out. Sponsors included The Boulder Camera, Clif shot, and Runners Roost.
After almost 40 years of 'rocking all night and partying everyday' KISS rocked out on Comfort Dental Amphitheater's stage last night in front of thousands of fans from all generations. From the infamous makeup of the The Demon (Simmons), Starchild (Stanley), Spaceman (Frehley), and Catman (Criss) and of course a phenomenal performance this was definitely one unforgettable rock n' roll night. Joining KISS in this once in a lifetime tour was none other than MÖTLEY CRÜE also long time rockers of the music world for decades. Opening the show were the Classic Rock/Rock/Punk band from the Cambridge area of the UK, The Treatment. At the end of the night fans walked out of the venue smiling from ear to ear and reminiscing about what happened right before their eyes. Check out our gallery and see if you can find yourself rocking out all night.
On Monday August 6th 2012, The Four Seasons Hotel hosted a entertaining event on their roof top pool deck on a summer evening. The event was a Imaginative bartender competition by GQ Magazine. Bombay Sapphire was the main drink of choice, and bartenders from all over the country came to the event to compete. People enjoyed tasty creative and complimentary drinks, as well as a popular DJ and good company! Find yourself in this gallery.
This past Saturday local band A Life Worth Living played South Moe's BBQ to a crowd of energetic friends and fans. Sharing the stage with The Browning, Vale Of Pnath, and Dead For Denver made this the Saturday night show you had to be at. Head bangers and moshers packed this small venue/restaurant from wall to wall. Screaming, dancing, and singing along to every single song. At the end of the night everyone came out drenched in their sweat and couldn't wait to get home and pass out or party the rest of the night away. Check out our gallery and see if you can find yourself.
This year the Colorado Scottish Festival celebrated their 49th year in existence. Festival goers were treated to a multitude of Scottish games, events, and music while they roamed they festival grounds down in Highlands Ranch. Some of the festivals features included Pipe Band Competitions, Irish Step Dancing, Tug-of-War, a Parade of Clans, and Rugby Exhibitions. Don’t miss out next year when they celebrate a mile stone of 50 years.
If you like to dance then you must have been in Boulder last night participating in the first of its kind Brazil Fest at the Boulder Theater. After two days of workshops and hip shaking exercises the festival capped off the weekend with performances by Corpo Do Samba, Ginga, Bateria Alegria, and Sambadende. The Colorado Brazil Fest is organized by the Boulder Samba School. Founded in 2009, the Boulder Samba School is a non-profit organization promoting the rich heritage of Brazilian culture through music and dance performances, classes, workshops, and outreach events.
The first Friday art work of August was exciting as always, and filled with people enjoying the balmy summer night. There were food vendors, live music, every kind of art imaginable including dance and trapeze. To go along with the culture filled night, there was sangria and wine and other drinks available at the galleries. Everyone had a great time and discovered new artists they loved!
The day was filled with slight dips, twirls, and 1,2,3 timing counts as Samba fans attended workshops provided by Boulder Samba School at Brazil Fest in Boulder. It was a beautiful Friday evening at the top of Pearl St. downtown, and BSS attracted more than a gaggle of of people to watch the warm up drum circle and parade they hosted into the night. A brilliant and powerful sound, the drums could be heard from blocks away. Last night was just the beginning; the event is happening every day and night until Sunday. if you like to dance, Boulder is the place to be this weekend. If you were there on Friday, check out some photography.
Not surprising, that Beta nightclub's Bassic Fridays supplied yet another intense and electrified night of EDM and dancing! The dance floor was packed all night! Guests in the VIP tables scored a little personal space while the die hard fans jammed and grooved together out on the floor. LoadStar and Ajapai definitely worked hard for Denver tonight! If you haven't heard of them, all you have to do is check their websites for credentials. Ajapai has been touring the world all summer! If you missed him tonight, you'll have to travel all the way to Vancouver to see him tomorrow! Forever Fridays was great, their change to Bassic Fridays has been amazing, who knows what Beta has in store for the future! Never leave Beta nightclub out of your list of options for a night out!
If you thought Croquet was a lost sport think again. The 4th Annual Wick it and Stick Croquet Tournament in Cherry Creek's Fillmore Plaza proved that Croquet is alive and well. Several of Cherry Creek's local business and over thirty teams joined together for an afternoon of delicious restaurant offerings, never ending Stella Artois Premium Beer. and intense mallet match ups. After choosing best dressed team, individual and best hat the focus was on the field with Jiminy Wicket on board to help and assist those stuck in a rut.
Screamo fans from all over Colorado gathered for night one of the Scream It Like You Mean It Tour (Red) in Boulder last night. With doors opening at 3:30pm and 8 bands playing this was definitely the show to be at on a Tuesday night. Bands like We Came As Romans, Woe, Is Me, Abandon All Ships, Texas In July, In Fear and Faith, Secrets, Glass Cloud, At The Skylines took the stage for this 6 hour concert. Fans were moshing, crowd surfing, and a few times the "wall of death" occurred. Some fans had been dissapointed in the beginning of the night because Ohio band Attack Attack! would not be playing due to bus problems, but at the end of the night fans were pleased and walked out sweating from the show. Check out our gallery and see if you can find yourself!
Fans of all ages and sizes gathered at Summit Music Hall for hot pop group Allstar Weekend. Opening the show were surprise guests Rocky Loves Emily as well as Namesake (photos not included) and Honor Society. Screaming girls from wall to wall were dancing along to original and cover songs until the long awaited moment had arrived. As Allstar Weekend took to the stage girls were getting all giddy and screaming at the top of their lungs the names of each member. One by one the members of ASW came on stage and started to rock the hearts and souls of each fan. As the night winded down fans charged towards the merch tables to get pictures and autographs with all the bands playing that night. See if you can find your pretty faces in this gallery.
On Saturday July 28th 2012 the Marquis Theatre hosted a a huge show with headliner Caramel Carmela. People of all ages came to enjoy popular local music. The show also featured special guests such as Nathan Ryan, a YouTube sensation, Consider Me Dead traveled from Utah, and local hit band The Broadway performed as well. People enjoyed tasty drinks, hot pizza, and good music all night. Find yourself in this gallery.
On Saturday July 28th, 2012, Beta nightclub hosted yet another amazing night of Denver's finest Electronic Dance Music! Martin Roth's uniquely energetic beats filled the house while the crowd quickly broke the ice with one another. Whether you were hanging outside for a quick break, jammin' out on the dancefloor, or just closing your eyes and feeling the music from the sidelines, the energy was there! Like always, Beta's crowd consisted of all different walks of life. The go-go dancers kept up the motivation to dance the night away! Martin Roth has definitely come a long way since the earning of his "Star of 2008" title. If you missed Martin Roth this time, be sure to catch him the next time he comes to Beta nightclub!
It was a bitter sweet night at the Gothic Theatre this past Friday as Colorado fans said good-bye to one of the local favorites Golden Ticket. Friends and fans crowded into the venue from all over Colorado ready to bid farewell to the band. Before they came on we were graced with the rock presence of Syke 96, Avenues & Reservoirs, and Viretta (not pictured). As the clock wound down it was time to see Golden TIcket one last time. Fans were dancing from beginning to end, tapping their feet to the beat. In the end all the bands that played that night crowded the stage for Golden Ticket's infamous cover song "Beverly Hills" by Weezer. Good luck Golden Ticket with all of your future goals and dreams, you will be missed. Check out the gallery and see if you can find yourself.
Kid Ink, a rap R&B pop artist from Los Angeles California headlined a sold out show at the Ogden Theater in Denver this Friday night! Fans of all ages screamed for his music, and literally climbed over each other to get close to stage for autographs. Kid Ink is rising up the charts with his latest album, Up & Away. This show was opened by Myke Charles with DJ Chonz, and also featured artist Pries had a amazing performance! Find your photo in this gallery.
The Summer Brew Fest at Mile High Station was filled with local brew fans eager to enjoy the best brews and craft beverages Colorado has to offer. The festival which also benefited Swallow Hill Music Association was topped off with live music, incredible food vendors, relaxing massage opportunities, and wacky freebies. Over thirty participants from all around including Boulder Beer, Colorado Native, Pikes Peak, Great Divide, and Breckenridge Brewery came together at the Mile High station to connect with Colorado's loyal beer drinkers.
Thursday July 26th, Tenacious D performed at one of their favorite venues, Red Rocks Amphitheater. Being known for rocking out hard core, Tenacious D jammed out with fellow rock band on tour, The Sights. The show was a sell out with fans of all ages attending. Besides their famous music the stage was energized as well. Find yourself in this gallery
Mini coolers, umbrellas, and camping chairs decorated the the south lot as people picnicked their way in for a good seat to see Florence and the Machine perform at Red Rocks on Wednesday July 25. Setting the tone and warming up the crowd was the Walkmen, who played the previous night to an intimate in-store crowd at Denver's Twist and Shout record store promoting their most recent release "Heaven." Florence gracefully dawned the stage with wearing a long white gown and bursting with controlled and colorful sound. Take a look at the photos to find your self.
Although the place did not sell out, which is understandable for a show on any Tuesday night, Langhorne Slim played their hearts out at the Boulder Theater Tuesday July 24. Langhorne's energy spilled off into the crowd early on and their fans filled in the extra space with dance and sweat. Langhorne played a few tunes from their June release "The Way We Move." They play hard. Check to see yourself in a photo.
This Sunday’s Global Dance Festival at Red Rocks brought fans of all ages out to enjoy bass heavy Electronic Dance Music. Now in its tenth year, Global Dance has been helping bring the Denver area to the for front of the electronic music scene. Acts such as 12th Planet, Adventure Club, and Excision played to close out this years dance festival at Red Rocks.
Sunday July 22 proved to be a great day for the last bit of music the Underground Music Showcase had to offer. Despite the their hangovers, fans biked on down to catch Ian Cooke, Paper Bird, Rubedo, Mr. Right, Wheelchair Sports Camp and the Zebroids to name a few. So, after a week of rattled eardrums, heavy drinking, and EXTREMELY hot weather, it was nice to finally get some rain to cool us off and wash away our sins. Until next year UMS! Look for yourself in the pictures!
Saturday, July 21st, marked the 2nd annual Fitness on the Rocks event - Denver's fitness concert. If you have ever wondered why Coloradoans remain among the healthiest in the nation, this event surely contributes to that answer. Thousands of people from around the state poured into Red Rocks Amphitheater to enjoy Zumba, Yoga and Boot Camp classes amidst one of Colorado and the world's most amazing natural wonders. Numerous vendors showed up in unanimous support of the fitness enthusiasts, including Reebok, 5-hour Energy, Orangetheory Fitness and CorePower Yoga. 303 Magazine served as the official media sponsor for the event, providing access to everything fitness. Look for this exclusive coverage and yourself in this gallery.
Saturday was day two of the tenth annual Global Dance Festival at Red Rocks, and if anyone was tired from the night before they showed no sign of it. The night was broadcasted live on national television as people from all over enjoyed various DJ's. The main artists performing tonight were Above & Beyond, Wolfgang Gartner, Morgan Page, Nadia Ali, Mord Fustang, Dave Aude, and the EC Twins. From amazing lights to heavy bass, this show had it all and everyone had a great time dancing and partying. Find yourself in this gallery!
On Saturday July 21st 2012 Red Rocks Amphitheater hosted their 2nd Annual, Fitness on the Rocks event! This event was an even bigger turn out this year. People from all over Colorado came to work out to fun classes on the top circle of Red Rocks such as Zumba Zumba and kick boxing fun! In the amphitheater, instructors lead hundreds of people in relaxing yoga and Boot Camp, which had two sessions! Complete Nutrition was the official sponsor of the event, and 303 Magazine was the official media sponsor of the event, exciting! There were booths all around the event, with vendors such as 5 hour energy, juice plus, supplement companies, fitness gear, and much more! There were also "teams" to help coach people as they did the BootCamp sessions. Teams such as Orange Theory was one of the main leaders. This event was a complete success and was filled with positive energy and happy people! Find yourself in this Gallery
The first night of the 2012 Global Dance Festival proved to be an intense introduction of what's in store this weekend for global fans and partiers alike. On the main stage Axis of Evil jumped in early to energize the early birds and set the scene for those just arriving. Dancers and stilt walking mimes hit the pit to rally up excitement. Tangle & Mateusz got on board to battle the heat on the Global Bass stage along with the vibrantly dressed and growing crowd. As the sun settled down the bass went up and so did the various glowing gadgets scattered throughout the amphitheater. Glow sticks, wands, glasses, shirts, and a ton of other accessories took over the darkness as red rocks settled into its preferred setting of night fall. The stages throughout the venue were not shy of putting on their own glow show as well. As Ecotek took control cascading dubstep and electronics throughout the park, an intense light show backed up captivating imagery projected throughout a dozen or more screens on stage. Disco ball man blended In well while dancing throughout the night on stage. The peak began to take hold as Krewella and Knife Party plugged everything in and let loose. Batteries and liquid gels were draining but the flickering crowd continued to hold on and give it their all for Steve Angello's finally set.
Mustaches and bikes are a usual presence along South Broadway in Denver, but Friday July 20 brought out the best of each for the twelfth annual Underground Music Showcase. Among those rocking were Il Cattivo, Hindershot, Big Freedia and the Divas, Black Moth Super Rainbow, Hearts in Space, and John Common. These bands were among hundreds of others to grace the stages, and excite thousands. It was a great time and it will be good to see you there tonight and tomorrow if you can make it. Have a look at the photos, and try to find yourself.
This year marks the 12th annual Underground Music Showcase presented by The Denver Post. This year's festival will features over 250 performances over 4 days! Thursday July 19th was the first day of the showcase and it being a week night definitely didn't stop the people from enjoying some new, fresh, and independent music! The showcase is located at over 14 venues all along S. Broadway between W. Sixth Ave. and W. Cedar Ave. The gallery for the 19th features photos from Delite, Hi-Dive, Hornet, Irish Rover, and 3 Kings Tavern. Most venues played performances from different bands every hour! Lots of friendly UMS staff and volunteers could be found all throughout the showcase to assist in any directing or answering of questions. Whether you're a die hard music fan or just looking for a great opportunity to roam the bars and hear some great live music, you were sure to have a great time! If you missed the first day, be sure to make it to the rest of the weekend! Different performances everyday!
This year marked the 18th year of the Annual Colorado Irish Festival! The festival brought together Irish culture, music, dance, food, kids activities, entertainment and beverages for everyone! People of all ages could find something to enjoy while getting dipped into a little bit of Irish culture. Some of the main sponsors for the vent were Bellco, Killian's, 99.5 The Mountain, Jameson, and SCFD. Of course Killian's and Jameson had their own tents that were keeping everyone refreshed under the hot sun. Despite the heat, the dancers kept on stomping and smiling nonetheless. Triple digit temperatures and slight intervals of rain didn't stop the bag pipes and drum lines either! With concerts and sports all throughout the day, this festival is sure be fun for the whole family, the Irish way!
O.A.R., American Rock Band out of Maryland graced Denver with it presence as is probably a tradition by now. The Red Rocks air was crisp and the crowd was excited to see their favorite college classic band provide tunes that set a peaceful tone for an upbeat evening. They played their newest hope ballad "Gotta Be Wrong Sometimes," off their new album "King," finished us off with the oldies "Black Rock" "That Was a Crazy Game of Poker." Great Show, Have a look at the photos!
The weather acceded for a fine time in the park at Colorado's eighteenth annual Irish Festival in Clement Park. Three stages fit with a steady rotation of traditional Irish music provided the soundtrack for the day's events, while vendors of all types of Irish paraphernalia and art work padded the rest of the space looking to make a sale. Bagpipers littered the festival grounds showing off their skills and lending a teaching hand to some who were willing to learn. It was always tough to get a seat at the Jamison Irish Whiskey tasting sessions, so many cooled off a bit by snacking on a snow cone. Those were hungry may have chosen to take advantage of the bangers truck to tide them over. It was a great day for an Irish Festival in Colorado, if you were there, you may be in a picture! Take a look.
This past Friday July 13th at Summit Music Hall local rock group Be Brave released their 2nd E.P., "Medicine For Mistakes". With other popular local bands opening up for Be Brave (Kyle Coy, T Shirts 4 Tomorrow, Calling Out West, and Regret Night) this night was expected to be epic. As the lights went out and and intro song came on, fans crowded around the stage to see the band they have all been waiting rock the stage. Be Brave fans were singing and screaming to every song at the top of their lungs as they danced to the beat. From beginning to end Be Brave surprised us with every movement, moment, and song they had performed that night. Check out our gallery to see if you can find yourself.
The historic Oriental Theater in Denver Highlands had a huge turn out this Friday night! With Omtown Threads putting on a great show of the popular Hornbuckle Brothers, well known reggae band the Desciples, and last but not least the Tim Hill Combo; the show had a turn out of people of all ages! Tasty drinks were also served as well as Omtown Threads' latest clothing apparel. If you weren't at this event, you missed out! Find yourself in this gallery.
The Colorado Irish Festival has been an annual event in Clement Park of Littleton Colorado since 1994. With music, games, food, drinks, and vendors, this festival has it all! People from all over come to the three day festival to enjoy Irish traditions and drink tasty beer. Vendors at this event include anything from four leaf clover necklaces, to swords and ancient Irish clothing such as kilts for sale! This gallery is day one of the festival, if you haven't attended the festival yet, make sure to check out day two and three! Find yourself in this gallery.
This year marked the 21st year for the annual Cherry Creek Arts Festival. The festival is held on the 4th of July weekend every year for 3 days. The arts festival features all different walks of art in the visual, culinary, and performing arts. With over 30 sponsors for the event and an average of 300,000 attendees to the event every year, this festival is definitely one that can be enjoyed by everyone. Street performers, stage performers, culinary performers, and even live art performers kept the energy going while thousands of happy and optimistic viewers fueled the day. The festival featured an "Artivity Avenue" where everyone could find an interactive "Artivity" to express their artistic side! The festival showcased 236 exhibitors which included 12 award winners and 8 emerging artists! If you missed out on the festival this year, then you definitely missed out on one of Colorado's largest displays of national and international art!
Metal heads from all across Colorado and nearby states packed the Comfort Dental Amphitheatre this past Sunday June 8th. Some fans decided to relax through out the day and enjoy free Rockstar Energy Drinks and signings by some of their favorite bands. Other crowds of fans gathered around the Jagermeister stage to rock out and mosh to some new and old time favorite bands including White Chapel, As I Lay Dying, Asking Alexandria, and Anthrax before entering the Amphitheatre. When the main stage doors opened a stampede of fans made their way into their seats to enjoy opening bands The Devil Wears Prada, Motorhead, and Slayer. As the curtain fell an uproar of screaming rode through the crowd, the moment every fan had been waiting for, Slipknot was ready to show Colorado a epic night! Check out our gallery and see if your epic moment was captured
Metal heads from all over gathered at the Comfort Dental Amphitheater Sunday July 8 for the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Music Festival. Droves of fans of all ages were in attendance to bang heads, crowd surf, and be hard core. Performers included the likes of Anthrax, The Devil Wears Prada, and Slayer. Slipknot headlined the tour, providing an unbelievable live show.
Day 2 of the 4 day Cherry Creek Arts Festival took place this past Saturday July 7th where guests from all walks of life came to see some spectacular art. From glass art to, paintings, photography, and even culinary art guests could enjoy everything over a few block span of Cherry Creek North. In the middle of this festival was a tent that hosted several live bands and dancing. About halfway through Day 2 an out of the blue rain storm hit the festival and had its guests running for cover. Let's just say Day 2 had been rained out. Here are some shared memories so try to find yourself in our gallery.
Tomato Battle 2012, an idea derived from the famous La Tomatina in Spain, came to Denver this year at Dick's Sporting Goods Park, drawing crowds of people ready to have a few beers and a massive food fight. Hundreds of people came to drink, watch live music, but mainly they came to throw tomatoes at each other. The crowd anxiously waited to be allowed into the arena with piles of tomatoes that were deemed unsellable by farmers. The gates were opened and the crowds unleashed their tomato throwing fury at one another in the most fun way possible. By the end of the feel good battle, everyone was caked in tomato remnants with big smiles on their faces. Check out the gallery, this was the craziest and most fun food fight I've ever seen.
As the rain poured down, and Denver fret about forest fires waned slightly, The Santa Fe Artwalk was in full effect July 6, the month's first Friday. The rain brought people out to see Denver's newest trove of photography, paintings, drawings, performances, dancing, and poetry. Highlights included Dan Fong's collection of archival rock legend photography, street art, an Occupy Denver March through the street, and the Outfit with Indigenous Robot at Miami Steve's, a DIY venue space in the BlackBook Gallery.
It didn't matter if it was the recovery day after the 4th of July, Beta was ready to keep the party rolling! Nobody gets the crowd warmed up and rockin' like Beta's resident DJ's Ecotek and Trajikk! Follow it up with a great delivery by Norman Doray, and Beta had themselves a great night made with a great crowd! Beautiful go-go girls, a Funktion One sound system, happy bartenders, were just a few perks from Beta that night. Everyone was happy! Beta has been known for their provisions of excellent nights of electronic music, and the supply is still coming! If you're ever thinking of a club to go to, Beta's weekly events should always be an option!
On the eve of July 4th, Red Rocks Amphitheater had a sold out show, Foster the People. With traveling opening acts, Kimbra and Mayer Hawthorne, this concert was definitely one you didn't want to miss! Foster the People is scheduled to travel three more USA cities, and then head over seas in August to perform in countries such as Japan, the UK, and France. With their latest album out, their shows have been a huge success, leading them to perform at the Grammys earlier this year. Find your self in this gallery.
The 303 Magazine Lake Party Series kicked off Sunday July 1st, and was one of the best lake parties of the summer! Besides a sandy beach and private pool, 303's guests enjoyed music from 7 popular DJ's, tasty cocktails from Bacardi and Grey Goose, floating cabannas and a wake boarding zipline. 303 was excited for sponsers to be apart of this event, such as Red Bull, Feline Swimwear, Grey Goose Vodka, Bacardi, Coors, Directline limo service, Noir Concepts, Focus 4 Design, Airhead, and SportsStuff. This event had plenty of food as well, will tons of activities to take part in. If you weren't at this event you missed out! Find yourself in this gallery.
Dogs of all shapes and sizes made it out to City Park for the Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge. This event gathers pets and owners from around the country to compete for the title of Incredible Dog. This year former Olympic Gold Medalist skier Peakaboo Street presented awards to the dogs and owners. With the heat that Denver has been experiencing lately there were plenty of ways for the pets to cool off, including mini pools for them to bath in. This event was one that any family could enjoy whether or not you own a pet or not.
If you've ever been to a Lotus Concept club by Francois, you know that they definitely know how make a night! It must have been a common day to throw a party on June 30th because Chloe was filled with bachelorette, birthday, get-together and you-name-it parties in the bottle service booths! Chloe's elevated dress code attire makes for a night of well dressed and beautiful people! Beers and martinis alike having a blast on the dance floor. Always smiling, busy bartenders serving all through the night. Happy women claiming their stake on the stages. Chloe also features a lounge plus a courtyard patio and serves drinks from 4 bars located throughout the venue. If you didn't have a good time, you just weren't in the mood to! Definitely put Chloe at your list of possibilities for Friday nights!
Friday night in Fort Collins is always a lively scene, but this one was particularly busy. There were over three shows going on including Freedom Fest 20XIII at Hodi's Halfnote, High Park Fire Benefit at The Aggie Theater, and a weekly concert in the square put on by Ben and Jerry's. These three events brought all different types of people to old town to enjoy the warm evening and music as well as the local bar scene as well! Check out this gallery to get an idea of how fun going out in Fort Collins can be!
These photos of night time fun in Boulder, Colo at three local watering holes were taken Thursday, June 28. The Catacombs, located below the historic Boulderado Hotel, presented it's weekly open mic, hosted by Tommy and the Tangerines, for some to participate and all to enjoy. Bacaro, an upscale Venetian restaurant, has an outdoor deck that overlooks Pearl St. Finally, Round Midnight is the place to go for late night dancing and pool. DJ Low Key and DJ Dozen held down the musical styling for the evening playing classic hip hop and dance jams with smooth transitions in between songs. They have a regular set every Thursday at Round Midnight.
On June 26th, Avicii performed a sold out show at Red Rocks Amphitheater. The Collective 360 put on quite a show, with other supporting Denver artists such as Cazzette and Swankey Tunes. Electronic DJ genre is taking over Colorado this summer 2012, check out these colorful photos and find your self in this gallery.
On Sunday June 25th 2012, The Denver Botanic Gardens hosted a charity event fashion show brought to us by For the Perfect You Apparel. All proceeds went to the Rocky Mountain Skin Cancer Foundation. Nationally known designers brought some of their finest designs to showcase at the event for a beautiful show! Talented models, a beautiful garden runway, and designer clothes made for a tasteful evening! Designers included: For The Perfect You Apparel, Gabriela Designs, Sapphire Stars, Fashion of Rae Marie, Barrera International, LLC, Men's Warehouse, Margot Couture, Kimono Dragon, Parasite Eve, and Studio Yoshida! Sushi style menus were given to guests interested in the silent auction for bidding on designs during the show! Prices ranged from $15 to over $2500! Of course donations were also accepted! If you're into fashion and helping out a great cause, you should have been there! This was the first annual event held and next year's event is already anticipated! Be sure to attend the next show if you missed this one!
Championship Day was held at The Polo Reserve this past Sunday, June 24th, for the 25th Annual Schomp BMW Denver Polo Classic. After a long weekend tents were filled with guests from all over Colorado for the third and final day of the Denver Polo Classic. Dressed in garden party attire guests enjoyed a little wine and bubbly from Barefoot Wine & Bubbly while lounging on the grass outside of the tents watching the polo match and some RUFF Flyball races between matches. Guests were to partake in a silent auction, enjoy cuisine quality food from the best Denver eateries and during half time would make their way to the field to stomp on the grass to prepare for the continuing match. At the end of this third very hot day everyone gathered to watch as the Denver Polo Classic Champion was ultimately crowned and winners were announced for the raffle. Guests walked away happy and proud to have participated in this amazing weekend of events and can't wait until the 26th Denver Polo Classic in 2013. See if you can find your fancy self in this gallery.
The Marquis at the Parkway in Denver always has three themed parties every summer. On June 23rd they kicked off their first pool party with a Luau theme that got so packed all the lawn chairs were gone by noon! This event was exceptionally popular because of the food, drink, music, and game deals offered to guests who purchased a wristband for three dollars. There was also hula dancing, strongest man, and food eating contests through out the day. Find your self in this gallery
The Village Arts Coalition featured square dancing on Pearl St Mall on Friday June 22 in Boulder. The Columbiners and the Scootbacks Dance Clubs, out of Boulder and Broomfield respectively, enthusiastically rallied passersby for a quick dance lesson while performing the more technical moves intermittently. Pearl St Mall was filled with people on friday, and a jaunt down the mall lent itself for some sights you wouldn't normally see. Check out the contortionists, musicians and street venders, and look for your self if you were there!
102 degree record setting heat didn't prevent hundreds from coming out to kick off the 25th Annual Shomp BMW Denver Polo Classic at the Polo Reserve in Littleton. The first day of this three day event to raise money for children's charities featured a black tie ball that included food, wine and cocktails by Del Frisco's and Sullivan's. This year's event is expected to bring in roughly $700,000 to benefit children in need.
On June 22nd of 2012, Beta Nightclub put together yet another amazing night of Bassic Fridays! The DJ's brought the bass, and it was definitely "sic'!" Drop after drop after drop of some of the best bass hits today bombarded the crowd! Throw in Beta's Funktion One sound system and beautiful lighting and they had themselves a blast of a night! The gogo dancers were at their best, photographers left and right, the DJ's lovin' the crowd, and everyone was jumping to the music! Dubstep and Drum&Bass rocked the house and nobody was complaining! If you love to dance, and have a taste for that bass, Beta brings it every Friday! Be sure not to miss out on their weekly Bassic Fridays!
The Denver Zoo’s annual fundraiser event, “Do at the Zoo” was launched 23 years ago, and since it’s launch this Zoo event has helped to raise over $8 million in proceeds to date. This money has helped fund Zoo projects such as Predator Ridge, Primate Panorama, Asian Tropics, and the Conservation Carousel. At “Do at the Zoo” you can expect to eat some of Denver’s best food from our local restaurants and even sample drinks from the likes of the Great Divide Brewing Company. Don’t miss out on the next Zoo charity event happening in September with Brew at the Zoo. Tickets will go fast so get your copy now.
Mickey Avalon, a highly celebrated rap artist out of Hollywood California rocked The Bluebird Theater Wednesday, June 20. The house was packed full decorated and loyal fans of all ages. The Millionaires, out of Huntington Beach California, did a great job of heating up the crowd with a highly energetic set with an impressive light show. If you were there, take a look and see yourself here.
The BlueBird Theater in Denver hosted a anticipated live music show this past tuesday night, popular artist Motion City Sound Track! Their new album, GO, has been a great hit, and MCS is touring through America for the rest of the summer. The Front Bottoms and the Henry Clay People opened the show as well, find your self in this gallery.
Photos from a presentation of the documentary film #ReGeneration shown at the Boulder Theater in Boulder, Colorado on Sunday June 17. The preceding band Sound Tribe Sector Nine, entertained a packed house with an energetic set that may have elevated the crowds spirits higher than at their show at Red Rocks the night before.
Vans Warped Tour in Denver was a huge success on June 17th. Jet Hotel hosted the official after party for the tour for the bands & fans later that night! Born of Osiris helped host the event and enjoyed tasty drinks from Denver night life bartenders. Vitamin Water was also a contributing sponsor to this event as well as Beautiful Life Productions, Class Clowns, RedBeard, & JL Music Management. Find your self in this gallery!
Vans Warped Tour kicked off June 17th at Sports Authority Field's parking lot in Denver this weekend! This tour was very anticipated by local people, with huge headliner bands performing such as Taking Back Sunday, Breathe Carolina, Yellow Card, Pierce the Veil, Bless the Fall, The Used, New Found Glory, Anti Flag, and much more. The tour also included reggae bands like Tomorrow's Bad Seeds! Food, drink, clothing & merch. vendors had items for sale as well on this very hot day. Find your self and your favorite bands in this gallery.
Van's Warped Tour 2012 was held at Sports Authority Field this year and included multiple stages and over a hundred bands. The event included a variety of different types of music from reggae to punk rock. Many well known bands were there such as Taking Back Sunday, Breathe Carolina, New Found Glory and The Used. The Vans Warped tour is known for spreading a skate/punk/alternative culture to youth nationwide, and this year's date in Denver didn't let anyone down. Through the heat, people made their way between over 6 stages and tons of sponsors for a great day filled with music and fun in the sun! Find yourself and your favorite bands in this album!
Approximately 100,000 people turned out in downtown Denver today for the 37th Annual PrideFest Parade. Sponsored by the LGBT Community Center of Colorado, it is the third largest parade of its kind in the country. The parade started in Cheeseman Park at 9:30am this morning and ran down Colfax to Civic Center Park where it concluded around noon. With 250 local and national vendors involved, the weekend long festival is expect to bring in over $25 million in additional revenue to the City. The theme for this year's PrideFest is "Fight for Your Right to Pride!"
INKMONSTR has started their 2012 Poolside Summer Series in Denver! This past Saturday, INKMONSTR hosted their "Caddy Shack" themed party at the Taxi Apartments in north Denver. This event included food trucks, free drinks, & awesome music! The next big parties are themed Zoolander in July, and Fast Times at Ridgemont in August. Sponsers apart of this event included Redbull, Pabst, Icelantic, Bacardi, Oakley, The Great Divide, Volcom, & Beauty Bar. Find your self in this gallery.
Fans from all over the country were out for STS9’s Sold Out performance of the “Great Cycle Spectacles” tour last night at Red Rocks. A combination of textured rhythms, thunderous bass bombs, laser like synth sounds, and a visual show that was to die for, STS9 treated those who came in from as far as New York City to a stellar performance. These performances, held in correlation with the current phase of the Mayan Calendar, and have been promoted as a celebration of music, art, expression, widespread communication, connectivity and understanding. The energy at the show last night was through to the moon. If you live in Denver and have yet to make it out to Red Rocks for a concert performance, now is as good of a time as ever. There is a long list of major acts touring through to appease any rabid music fan.
Denver’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender community throws a huge party every summer and this year was no different. Attracting people of all genders this truly is an event produced to bring the GLBT community as well as others together in a fun and entertaining environment. If you haven’t yet made it down to PrideFest make sure to get out there on Sunday, for the Gay Pride Parade as it makes its way down Colfax Avenue. Denver’s PrideFest is located at Civic Center Park on Broadway in Capital Hill.
Old Town Square in Fort Collins is always a busy night on Saturdays. Being Fort Collins' down town bar scene, people come here to enjoy tasty drinks, popular club music, and the fun summer atmosphere Fort Collins has to offer. Some of the most popular bars on this block include Bondi Beach Bar, 100 Octane, Lucky Joe's, and one of the newest bars on the block; The Yeti Bar and Grill! 303 Magazine was excited to capture the night life of Fort Collins, and showing more event coverage coming soon! Find your self in the gallery.
On June 16th, Hodi's Halfnote in Fort Collins hosted a benefit concert to raise money for the victims who lost their homes in the High Park Fire. Donations were accepted at the door for entry as well as a silent auction. Bands that performed at this event included Shel, Common Anomaly, Post Paradise, & Gypsy Fit. Sponsors were present as well such as New Belgium, KRFC, Music for Change, ODells, Go West and more. Find yourself in this gallery
This past Friday, June 15th, Denver Hip Hop duo The Broadway hosted their Video Release Show at the Marquis Theater. Places, Be Brave, Caramel Carmela, and Be the Ant were also the artists sharing the stage for this epic Summer bash. When the video, "Make Her Wait" featuring Breathe Carolina’s David Schmitt, was debuted every person in the venue were in awe, whistling, and cheering clip to clip. Fans were dancing and sweating from wall to wall the entire night. At the end of the night everyone walked out saying that this was definitely one unforgettable summer show. Check out the gallery and see if you find yourself.
This past June 15th Denver had an anticipated event at the Marquis Theater, The Broadway video release party! Besides tasty drinks & popular music, the crowd was anxious for the video premiere, "Make Her Wait" featuring Breathe Carolina. There were also special guest bands such as Be Brave, Places, Caramel Carmela, & Be the Ant. The Broadway and Be Brave were also featured in live interviews at the venue, find yourself in this gallery.
Cassie brought a great night of great beats and vibes to Wicked Gardens on June 14th 2012! Beautifully mashing old school and today's hip hop kept the energy going in the bar all night! If you were lucky enough, you even got to catch a few moments of the DJ herself out on the dance floor jammin' out! It was a great opportunity to get a small sneak peek of the amazing performance she will most likely deliver at 303 Magazine's 2012 Pool Series! With a great, friendly staff like always, Wicked Garden was filled with a positive vibe. Residents and guests of Larimer Square had a blast on their Thursday night out! Don't miss out on Cassie's next show and be sure to follow up constantly on 303 Magazine's Pool Party!!
Markus Schulz returned to Denver on June 15th 2012 for BETA Nightclub's NRG Thursdays! Schulz's epic performance was introduced by resident DJs EcoTek and Trajikk. Klutch Beat Bootique kept the temperature up in the beatport lounge upstairs all night but the show was definitely on the main floor! A darker, more atmospheric lighting scheme provided by the venue last night blended well with the beautifully exciting yet soothing sounds of Schulz's mixes! The crowd was totally into the soundtracks of the night and ready for every drop of the beat! Never a dull moment when Markus Schulz is in town! With plenty of photographers and beautiful people walking around, it will definitely not be a night to be forgotten! Whether you were dead center in the crowd on the dance floor, jamming out at one of the vip tables, or taking your stand on the edges of the club, you were sure to have a great time at Beta for Markus Schulz!
Entering into its sixth year in existence, the South Pearl Street Music Festivals started this year’s season with a bang. For this first installment the crowd was treated to a day of BlueGrass to go along with the brews from Local Colorado Breweries. The streets where closed down and a stage was erected at Butchel and Pearl St. More then 5,000 people came out to celebrate with vendors, and craft beer brewers. If your looking for something to do this summer don’t miss out on the other South Pearl Street Festivals in July and August, you won’t regret it.
With the start of summer just a few days away now, the party crowd was out in force hitting the clubs hard in downtown Denver last night, and Lotus Concepts' latest addition Chloe was the place to see and be seen among it all. With a dace floor packed by those dressed to impress, DJ Ecotek took over the decks at midnight and blew the doors off the place a with pounding mix of House and Techno that left no on in attendance disappointed. With internationally recognized DJ's like Ecoteck on the bill, Chloe will clearly be one of the best places to dance in Denver this summer.
If you are a fan of good BBQ then you certainly didn't want to miss the 4th Annual Grill Your ACE Off competition at ACE Hardware in Cherry Creek this weekend. Some of the best barbequers in the state faced off to see who the King of the Grill would be. With food this good fresh off the grill, absolutely anyone that attended or competed came away a winner.
On Friday evening, 06/08/2012, The Colorado AIDS Project's Annual Giving Progam had an event at the Residence XXV in Downtown Denver! This event was community based organization that helps those living with HIV and AIDS to make healthy choices for a quality life. Besides tasty drinks and delicious appetizers by Life Styles Catering, the event had a special guest from TV show Million Dollar Listings, Josh Flagg. After the event everyone headed to Chloe night club for the after party!
Beta is one of the premier nightclubs in the Denver Metro area. Offering patrons not multiple rooms with dj’s spinning. This Friday night they once again brought the party to LoDo with Camo and Krooked. Bringing their style of drum and bass all the way from Vienna, Austria they left the crowd at Beta yearning for more as the night came to an end.
Cora Vette’s Black Box Burlesque show at Bar Standard proved to be a night of pure debauchery and retro-naughty entertainment. Cora Vette’s Black Box Burlesque featured Cora Vette with Eve Vette, Ophelia P. Coque, Russia Roulette, Kitty Piston, Cherry Pop Pop Poppins, Stella Fox, and a few other special guests. The dancers of Cora Vette’s Burlesque show treated the crowd at Bar Standard to an array of different acts ranging from singing to dirty dancing. If you’re looking for something fun and a bit different to do on a Friday night check out this show next month when they return to Bar Standard.
GLOBAL Fridays at the Church brought the heat with headliners DYFECTIVE and FREDDIE J on June 8th 2012! After the DJ Competition, The duo slammed the venue with aggressive beats and mixes sent from the heavens! Without a dull moment, everyone from ravers to breakdancers was killin' it on the dance floor! Epic lighting and the eerie Church venue complimented trance, dubstep, vocal mixes all throughout the night. Every drop was accompanied by roars of cheers and applause. Laser lights and spotlights helped reveal talented gogo dancers and lady attendees in showing off their love for the music! FREDDIE J and DYFECTIVE come from Boulder Colorado, but they are ready and on his way to a much much bigger audience! Don't miss the next show!
Denver Botanic Gardens brought back their Garden Grapes and Hops event this year with excitement and class! The event was sponsored by American Furniture Warehouse and included tastes from over 40 different vendors! These included Breweries, Restaurants, Distilleries, Wineries, Cafes, and more! Beautiful people in beautiful scenery made for a beautiful night! The fresh air muddled with the mixed aromas of grills and fryers made for a delightful plethora of scents as you walked through the event. Live music echoed through the venue. Those with VIP Admission tickets were able to attend the event an hour and a half before AND an hour and a half after the event! They also had access to Denver Botanic Gardens' own speakeasy (with a password of course)! A great night with great people and great food, don't miss the next one!
On June 7th 2012, Kontact Productions presented Altitude Sickness Vol. 6 at Casselman's Bar & Venue located off of 26th and Walnut in NoDo. The event was headlined by BASS SCIENCE who comes all the way from Italy! The DJ Competition was sponsored and judged by The Pulse Music Festival and featured talent from the top 10 DJ's out of a screening with over 50 applicants! The DJ's included: Consept, Kongfaux, Rez'n, Synrg, Circle of Filth, Datfunf, H-K, Zac Macleod, 2 Slikk, and Lucid Index. The winner of the competition will be announced on The Pulse's website and facebook and should be announced within the next two weeks. The winner will receive an opportunity to make it big by headlining one of The Pulse's next big events! Music delivered to the audience tonight ranged from progressive trance to hip hop and dubstep mixes! Definitely a nice, well-rounded taste of Denver's up and coming artists! Be sure to keep up with Casselman's and The Pulse's websites to catch the winner and when their next big show is!
303 Magazine is known for having the BEST Pool Party Series in Denver, but this summer, 303 is introducing the Lake Party Series, and with this gallery you can check out behind the scenes photos of what to expect! Besides tasty drinks and a sandy beach, 303 will go all out with zip line wake boarding, Red Bull DJ booths spinning the hottest tracks, and much more! Check out the latest photos from this behind the scenes shoot!
The CHUN Capitol Hill People's Fair exists as a celebration of the diverse Denver urban community and its residents. As Colorado's Premier Arts and Crafts Festival, the uniqueness and magic of CHUN's Capitol Hill People's Fair is created by the careful blending of great family fun, carefully selected handmade arts & crafts, delicious culinary delights, fabulous entertainment and the commitment to raise funds for and promote the missions of non-profit organizations. “CHUN” This event has been able to raise over $1,000,000 for Capitol Hill community and nonprofit organizations since it first came to be 41 years ago.
The Denver Chalk Art Festival on Larimer Square is a FREE two-day street-painting festival. More than 200 artists spend hours during the weekend turning the streets of Larimer Square into a museum of chalk art. Artists, sponsors and spectators find it difficult to describe in words the splendid experience that Denver Chalk Art Festival creates. “Denver Chalk Arts” After the downpour we had on Friday, Artists were out early the second day of the event recreating what was lose from the rain the day prior.
Red Rocks Amphitheater had the perfect weather and crowd for BASSNECTAR this past weekend. By combining sound and force with weight, the Bassnectar experience engulfs the senses. 303 Magazine covered Saturday of this two day sold out show. With it being one of the most anticipated shows of the summer, Bassnectar’s music brings lure and social impact with sincere intention. You don't want to miss out on these photos!
The CHUN Capitol Hill People's Fair is a popular event that takes place in Civic Center Park every year! 303 Magazine captured the first day, and this event consists of vendors filled with art, delicious food, and information about organizations in Colorado! People enjoyed local bands and amusement rides as well, if you weren't at the first day of the fair you missed out!
The weekend of June 2nd marked the 7th annual Mile High Meet and Greet, an event that marks the beginning of wakeboarding season for Northern Coloradoans. This weekend long event has grown over the years and become one of the largest events in the wakeboarding community. It allows boaters to meet and connect as they hit the lakes for the season. This event has over 30 sponsors, including Go Fast Energy drinks, 365 Boarding, Wakeworld, Hyperlite and several more! The event including free give aways, a raffle, water sports, and of course lots of partying!
This month’s 1st Friday Art Walk, in the Sante Fe Arts District highlighted a number of different fine art and fine art crafts. There were piece of all varieties ranging from cubist paintings to fashion photography. There was literally something special for everyone who went down to Sante Fe. If you have yet to come out to one of the first Friday Art Walks now is the time to do it. There are a plethora of arts and crafts for any rabid art buyer to obsess over.
The Velour Lounge, a new non-profit recording studio in Loveland hosted Hip Hop Madness Friday night at Mo Jeaux's in Fort Collins. They boasted some of the hottest hip hop artists in Colorado, including Stylz, Are You Serious, Macy Paradise, QBala, Dirtydirtbaby, Diverge and Ethix, Indastreet, Misfits, and Doeboyz. This big hip hop event was sponsored by Rhythmic Visions, Tree House Productions, CG Music, and Rockfan. Check out the photos from this exciting Fort Collins event!
ATB returned on May 31st for BETA Nightclub's NRG Thursdays and he brought the heat like always! The club and dance floor was packed before he came on, getting fed great beats and vibes by ECOTEK and SERGIO SANTANA prior to ATB. Like always, BETA provided a beautiful venue for a great variety of different socialites and music enthusiasts. Beautiful, flashing, strobing, and glowing lights accent the music all throughout the club. Cryogen smoke and hundreds of wind-fans keep you cool while you're dancing your heart out and beautiful candy girls prance around the club ready to serve! Find an unhappy person in this club last night and it's probably because they weren't listening! Don't miss out the next time ATB comes to town!
The fourth and final day of the 14th Annual Downtown Denver Arts Festival happened on one of the most beautiful days of the year so far. With temperatures just below 80 degrees and blue, cloudless skies above art lovers by the thousands turned out today to get one last look at the one of the best art festivals in the country. The first thing that you noticed when walking through the exhibits at the gallery was how different many of the displays looked from day one. That’s because so many of the top pieces at the Festival had already been sold. If the turn out for this year’s event was any indication, it’s likely safe to say that next years event will likely be even bigger and better.
This party was held at CHLOE Discotheque, located at 1445 Market St Denver. CHLOE Discotheque’s Annual Memorial Day Bash this year was themed as the Neon & White Party! The doors opened at 10 and the venue filled up within the first half hour. Special guest DJ Cobra provided the beats for the night while the club was packed with beautiful people and special guest appearances were made by members of the Denver Broncos, MTV Real World, and more! The event was sponsored by 95.7 The Party, remix watches, Stoli, and McCarthy entertainment group. Prizes were given to best dressed and a giveaway was held to America Invades Vegas! Zolarium Tanning also provided a ONE YEAR FREE TANNING Giveaway at the event! If you missed this party, you won’t want to miss the next one!
The Downtown Denver Arts Festival was held near the Denver Pavilions on 16th St during Memorial Day Weekend. The event was sponsored by BBVA Compass, Denver PAVILIONS, Entercom, 99.5 The Mountain, KOSI 101, Alice 105.9, KEZW, 9NEWS, Guiry’s, The New York Times, Westword, Brookfield Properties, Andersen Windows, FLAIR Magazine, Conoco, and Goozmo. Crowds of art lovers and appreciators came to look, feel, and take home works of art. Nationally known artists visited from their home states to showcase their art to Colorado’s open audience. Walking through the entire festival took a good amount of time! Every booth and vendor had art unique to the artist and their place of origin. Mediums ranged from 3D Mixed Media, Clay, and Glass, to Jewelry, Wood, and Photography! If you love any form of art, you’re sure to find it at the Denver Arts Festival, don’t miss out next year if you didn’t get a chance to go this year!
Think Sunday is not a night go out in downtown Denver? Think again. The lucky ones that were out at club Beta at 1909 Blake St. last night were treated to some of the best House, Techno and Electro that this country has to offer. DJ Tommy Michael got the night started off in style in the booth as the crowd started coming in for a night of bass inspired insanity. DJ Dragon then upped the tempo and got the dance floor pumping while getting everyone ready for one of the top touring DJ’s in the world. At midnight, Fedde le Grand took over and absolute blew the roof off Beta. Most well known for his hit chart topping track and video “Put Your Hands Up for Detroit”, le Grand showed the crowd at Beta exactly why he is one of the most sought after DJ’s on the planet today. You may not make it over to Ibiza this summer, but if you were at club Beta in downtown Denver last night, a little bit of Ibiza came to you!
This Memorial weekend was much like other weekends here in Denver, Hot. That didn’t stop people from coming out to appreciate the arts at the Downtown Denver Arts Festival held at the Denver Pavilions off of 16th Street Mall, which is expecting 150,000 attendees. This will be the 14th year for the Downtown Denver Arts Festival that showcases mostly Colorado artists with a few well-known national artists. Attendees can casually peruse the fine art and fine craft exhibits that have everything from jewelry to large sculptures. The Downtown Denver Arts Festival is a great free event to bring the family or even a date to this holiday weekend.
The summer 2012 art festival season kicked off in grand fashion with the start of the 14th Annual Downtown Denver Arts Festival at the Denver Pavilions today. Painters, sculptors, photographers, jewelry makers and wood carvers all displayed their very best work along the intersection of Glenarm and 16th. St under a clear blue sky. The event showcases over 100 of Colorado’s best artists along with a select group of artists from out of state. This years festival runs over Memorial Day weekend from the 25th to the 28th. With over 150,000 visitors expected to attend this year’s four day event last years total of $500,000 in art sales should easily be eclipsed. If you are a lover of all types of art than this free event, one of the biggest downtown events of the summer, is certainly not to be missed!
The Courtyard Summer Series is going on every Thursday night at Chloe until September 27. Chloe's outdoor patio and bar is a great place to hang out and relish those early-night drinks. Everyone enjoyed the live music, high-top fire pits, and cabana style seating in the Garden. There was even a free giveaway! Chloe is certainly the place to be for happy hour on Thursday evenings this Summer! Check out the photos that were captured this Thursday night!
303 Magazine was thrilled to cover the Grey Goose Cherry Noir launch party at The Residence XXV on 5/23/2012 in downtown Denver. Attendees were dressed for a grand time at this event. Also in attendance were representatives from Beta Night Club and Fashion Week Denver. The event kicked off at 6pm with guests packing the elevators full on their way to the 19th floor where there was a special room designed by Pure Energy Events.
This Saturday night a charity event was held at the Polo Reserve to raise money for children, but in a fun way, throwing a barn party! 1,500 people arrived at this event dressed in their best western outfits! Country food was served as well as drinks from Grey Goose Vodka. Check out pix from this awesome event!
There is one thing for sure when it comes to DubStep music, Colorado knows how to rage! Being the first Global Dub Festival EVER, Red Rocks held this amazing event last Friday. Everyone anticipated the headliner, Flux Pavilion, but also danced crazy to Dirtyloud, Downlink, Datsik, and Doctor P! if you weren't at this event, you missed out! Check out 303 Magazine's photos, the best of this event!
Lupe Fiasco was long anticipated show in Denver this past Thursday at City Hall! With The Foodchain, Pries, Spoke in Wordz+Myke Charles and DJ Mu$a, the crowd went wild, and also enjoyed local t-shirt companies on display as well. All in all, the event was a hit and Lupe Fiasco rocked the house. Check out pics from this awesome event!
Denver holds one of the biggest events every year, The Denver Derby Party. Being a annual event for the past 11 years it is a huge success and known for its fashion, scholarship opportunites, and fun hat contest! Check out the style going on at this amazing event in photographs 303 Magazine captured!
The Rio Grande in Downtown Denver is known for its amazing Mexican menu and tasty margaritas, but its also one of the best spots to be at on Cinco De Mayo holiday! This restaurant was packed with people dancing, enjoying the weather on the outdoor patio, and choosing great specials on food and drinks. If you weren't at this event, you missed out! Check out pix from this great night!
The First Friday Art Walk on Sante Fe Dr. has been a very popular event for Denver. People from all around Colorado come to see the art galleries, music, and food/wine tastings. 303 Magazine makes sure to cover every event each month as the event gets better and more popular with creative entertainment off the street as well! Check out photos from this awesome event!
Cinco De Mayo is one of the most popular holidays on earth, and Denver loves to celebrate! El Diablo had one of the best parties in town the night before the official holiday, including tasty food and drinks with an outdoor patio party and a fun wrestling ring. Check out pix from this fun event!
Mutaytor put on quite the performance on April 28th at the Bluebird Theater, being a popular show, the house was packed! This cast consists of artists, performers, and technicians making it a fun filled concert! George Peele also had a singing solo act before the show and was very entertaining with his unique "orange attire". Check out photos 303 Magazine captured!
Every year local designer Erin Bleakley and producer Luke Niforatos put together a charity fashion show to raise money and awareness for the 27 million people in the world that have some form of heart disease. All the net ticket proceeds go to the American Heart Association, 303 Magazine definitely agrees there is nothing better to support than charity fashion shows and was thrilled to cover it! Another designer presented was Chloe and Isabel Jewelry, as the event took place at the Buxiejo Gallery off the Sante Fe Art walk. Check out these photos, you don't want to miss this fashion!
This Friday night, Beta had a packed house full of eager listeners ready for DJ Reid Speed. This artist stands out because of it being her first time performing at Beta, being a rave artist in L.A. mostly. People were all into her music, and enjoyed tasty drinks as well from the famous Beta bartenders. If you weren't at Beta you missed out! Find yourself in this gallery
The Denver Food Rave was held at Casselman’s Bar and Venue, this is the 4th year that promoters have put on this delicious event. Foodies meandered between booths that were stocked with some of Colorado’s local restaurants while great bands and DJs played in the background. Cuisines ranged from Polish to southern soul, all with little bites to peak your interests. This event showcased Colorado’s foodie culture and certainly left all attendees with a list of new places to visit.
On the Fall evening of September 6th 2012, Cherry Creek North was one of the many shopping districts around the Globe to par-take in a anticipated event, Fashion Night Out! 303 Magazine was thrilled to be a main sponsor for this event, and was happy to be apart of the Pre Cocktail Party at the very popular boutique, SOL Store of Lingerie in Cherry Creek. With tasty blueberry vodka with lemonade cocktails and fashion friendly lingerie, this boutique was one of the busiest on the block. Special deals on hot lingerie and fun music was played at this popular event, including a photo booth and gift bags! Find yourself in this gallery.