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  • Last Thursday night, Spafford kicked off a three night run in Colorado with a show at The Ogden Theatre.  While they immediately put their considerable jamming prowess on display early on, the first set was not the fiery jam filled behemoth that they are known to unleash.  That said, the band stepped things up in the second frame and dazzled the packed house with some wild jams, fun covers, and a special guest who really put some icing on the cake.  These guys are on a tear and the stage is set for some big things in Colorado!

    Spafford – November 9th – Ogden Theatre

    Last Thursday night, Spafford kicked off a three night run in Colorado with a show at The Ogden Theatre. While they immediately put their considerable jamming prowess on display early on, the first set was not the fiery jam filled behemoth that they are known to unleash. That said, the band stepped things up in the second frame and dazzled the packed house with some wild jams, fun covers, and a special guest who really put some icing on the cake. These guys are on a tear and the stage is set for some big things in Colorado!

  • As they get ready to hit the studio, Matthew McDonald, keyboardist for Georgia's Perpetual Groove, took some time to talk with Listen Up Denver! about the band's plans for a new record.  McDonald and the rest of the quartet are currently en route to Colorado for their upcoming two-night run on Friday at The Black Sheep in Colorado Springs, followed by their return to Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom in Denver on Saturday.  Don't miss this chance to catch PGroove live.

    Perpetual Groove Taps Decorated Producer to Hit Studio Goals

    As they get ready to hit the studio, Matthew McDonald, keyboardist for Georgia’s Perpetual Groove, took some time to talk with Listen Up Denver! about the band’s plans for a new record. McDonald and the rest of the quartet are currently en route to Colorado for their upcoming two-night run on Friday at The Black Sheep in Colorado Springs, followed by their return to Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom in Denver on Saturday. Don’t miss this chance to catch PGroove live.

  • Arcade Fire lit up the Pepsi Center with one of the most energetic shows of the year.  Despite the fact that the arena was vastly undersold, the band poured their heart and souls into a two hour performance that touched on all eras of their 16 year career.  Staged in a boxing ring at the center of the floor, Win Butler and crew opened the show with the Disco laced title track from their most recent album, and the show took off from there. Arcade Fire has always been a powerfully unique band to see live, and this tour proved to be no exception.

    Arcade Fire – October 25th – Pepsi Center

    Arcade Fire lit up the Pepsi Center with one of the most energetic shows of the year. Despite the fact that the arena was vastly undersold, the band poured their heart and souls into a two hour performance that touched on all eras of their 16 year career. Staged in a boxing ring at the center of the floor, Win Butler and crew opened the show with the Disco laced title track from their most recent album, and the show took off from there. Arcade Fire has always been a powerfully unique band to see live, and this tour proved to be no exception.

  • On this episode of Noise Behind The Sound Eric and Gary break in the new studio setup and welcome Cory Wong to the show.  The guys talk about Cory's new album, Cory Wong and The Green Screen Band,  Vulfpeck's recent European Tour, a life changing day with Trey Anastasio, and get to some fan questions.

    Noise Behind The Sound Talks Green Screens, Trey, and Vulfpeck with Cory Wong

    On this episode of Noise Behind The Sound Eric and Gary break in the new studio setup and welcome Cory Wong to the show. The guys talk about Cory’s new album, Cory Wong and The Green Screen Band, Vulfpeck’s recent European Tour, a life changing day with Trey Anastasio, and get to some fan questions.

  • Queens Of The Stone Age brought their Villains Tour to Red Rocks Tuesday night to a sold-out audience.  This late in the season, Red Rocks can be an unpredictable host, but that didn't stop loyal fans from packing the joint and letting it all hang out in cold mountain air.  For most of the fans in attendance, this was the last show at the church of music for the season, a bittersweet but powerful end to a great summer on The Rocks.

    Queens of The Stone Age – October 10th – Red Rocks Amphitheatre

    Queens Of The Stone Age brought their Villains Tour to Red Rocks Tuesday night to a sold-out audience. This late in the season, Red Rocks can be an unpredictable host, but that didn’t stop loyal fans from packing the joint and letting it all hang out in cold mountain air. For most of the fans in attendance, this was the last show at the church of music for the season, a bittersweet but powerful end to a great summer on The Rocks.

  • Red Rocks played host to yet another perfectly billed afternoon of guitar-driven Rock and Roll. Don't get us wrong, there was no shortage of great songwriting and singers too, but at the end of the day it was a guitar lovers dream. The day started out with North Mississippi Osborne who set a very high bar but Black Crowes spin-off Magpie Salute was up to the challenge and the night was rounded out by the southern soaked Soul of JJ Grey & Mofro.

    JJ Grey & Mofro, The Magpie Salute, North Mississippi Osborne – September 22nd – Red Rocks

    Red Rocks played host to yet another perfectly billed afternoon of guitar-driven Rock and Roll. Don’t get us wrong, there was no shortage of great songwriting and singers too, but at the end of the day it was a guitar lovers dream. The day started out with North Mississippi Osborne who set a very high bar but Black Crowes spin-off Magpie Salute was up to the challenge and the night was rounded out by the southern soaked Soul of JJ Grey & Mofro.

  • It was yet another great year in Telluride and Steve Gumble and his crew outdid themselves again. Falling in mid-September, Blues & Brews always brings with it that bittersweet realization that Summer doesn't last forever and Fall is right around the corner as fans are delighted by old favorites, turned on to up-and-comers, and reminded again why Telluride is one of the most special places in the world.

    Telluride Blues & Brews – September 15, 16, 17 – Telluride Town Park

    It was yet another great year in Telluride and Steve Gumble and his crew outdid themselves again. Falling in mid-September, Blues & Brews always brings with it that bittersweet realization that Summer doesn’t last forever and Fall is right around the corner as fans are delighted by old favorites, turned on to up-and-comers, and reminded again why Telluride is one of the most special places in the world.

  • The rocks filled in quickly last Thursday with a wide variety of fans; there were Country leaning cowboy types, hipsters, buttoned up 9 to 5ers, and more than a small contingent of Punk fans waiting on the second opener Frank Turner to soothe their souls.  All in all it was about the perfect night in Morrison and the diverse line-up pleased the masses.

    Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – September 7th – Red Rocks Amphitheatre

    The rocks filled in quickly last Thursday with a wide variety of fans; there were Country leaning cowboy types, hipsters, buttoned up 9 to 5ers, and more than a small contingent of Punk fans waiting on the second opener Frank Turner to soothe their souls. All in all it was about the perfect night in Morrison and the diverse line-up pleased the masses.

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