Hindsight: Peter Gabriel @ Red Rocks

I still think Red Rocks is the best outdoor venue in the world to see a concert and, apparently, Peter Gabriel shares the feeling, since he opened the show with, "It's very good to be back here, in what must b...

Brain Pickin’: Brother Ali

Photo by Julian Murray. After a long layoff between albums, Brother Ali has come back with a vengeance on his new release Mourning In America And Dreaming In Color. On the album, much like the title itself,...

Soundcloud Gems: Eddi Front

Eddi Front buoys soft as feathers on smoke with a voice like a higher octave clarinet singed with 60s pop sweetness. Shimmering as only late-night or clouded noon sirens do, Front's piano-driven sound instan...

Brain Pickin’: Big Gigantic

“We spent all summer playing in front of thousands of people at music festivals, but Red Rocks is something totally different,” says Dominic Lalli, saxophonist and one-half of Big Gigantic. “It’s like playing i...

Noteworthy: The Avett Brothers – The Carpenter

“Well we're all in this together, if I live the life I'm given, I won’t be scared to die.” If there was ever a line so full of inspiration, revelation and morbidity all at once, this is it. So goes the theme of...

Dream Pipes: Peter Gabriel

Sunday 9/30 @ Red Rocks (img: Nadav Kander) Red Rocks will be bathed in “Red Rain” this weekend. Whereas precipitation can often be a downer at the elevated, celebrated venue, this particular dose is destine...

Noteworthy: Dumptruck Butterlips

“Gypsy Hippies.” There ain’t no shortage of this demographic here in Colorado. But we could always use a few more, especially if they’re supremely entertaining and will sweetly sing about bumming a smoke or nee...

Jazz Hands: Smitten for Esperanza Spalding

Hailing from the self-proclaimed “Portland ghetto,” inspired by Yo-Yo Ma, and hugely intrigued by music of other cultures, Esperanza Spalding will be enticing us with mesmeric vocals and captivating jazz bass t...

Soundcloud Gems: Summer Heart

Autumn officially blew into Denver over the weekend, but save for the singe of color dotting the trees you wouldn't know it. The sandals have not yet seen their last day of the season and neither have dusky ...

Brain Pickin’: The Knocks

“We were never planning on being signed artists,” says Ben "B-Roc" Ruttner, one-half of electro powerhouse, The Knocks. “We always thought we would just produce other people’s music and be in the background.” ...

Dead Zone: Three Nights of Furthur at Red Rocks

They’re back. It’s that time of year again: summer’s quickly slipping out the back door and the remaining members of the Grateful Dead are rolling through the front range to close out the Red Rocks season with ...