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  • Escort stands out, in part, by creating dance music the old fashioned way: with impeccable production, musicianship, and songwriting. Their explosive live performances have cemented their reputation as one of the country's premiere live acts. Despite being a self-proclaimed disco band Escort is "very careful to make music that doesn't just sound and feel old, but is actually relevant for DJs and listeners today."

    PICK OF THE WEEK: Escort (Live Band) – Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox – Friday, December 2nd

    Escort stands out, in part, by creating dance music the old fashioned way: with impeccable production, musicianship, and songwriting. Their explosive live performances have cemented their reputation as one of the country's premiere live acts. Despite being a self-proclaimed disco band Escort is "very careful to make music that doesn't just sound and feel old, but is actually relevant for DJs and listeners today."

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  • This Fall, mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile took over as the new host of American Public Media’s A Prairie Home Companion. Each week, Chris will feature incredible live performances from an array of special musical guests — some known by all, and some who soon will be — along with a bit of comedy and spoken word, plus Chris will compose and perform a unique new song each week.

    PICK OF THE WEEK: Prairie Home Companion featuring Trey Anastasio – Ellie Caulkins Opera House – Saturday, November 19th

    This Fall, mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile took over as the new host of American Public Media’s A Prairie Home Companion. Each week, Chris will feature incredible live performances from an array of special musical guests — some known by all, and some who soon will be — along with a bit of comedy and spoken word, plus Chris will compose and perform a unique new song each week.

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  • The Paramount was hopping on Friday night and all walks of life were represented.  There were hardcore Country fans, Hipsters riding the buzz, and, of course, legions of Denver music scenesters who know that Sturgill Simpson has finally been awarded his due in the ever fickle world of music. Long before the show started there was a crowd milling around outside the old venue and queued up for drinks in the lobby.

    Sturgill Simpon – November 4th – Paramount Theatre

    The Paramount was hopping on Friday night and all walks of life were represented. There were hardcore Country fans, Hipsters riding the buzz, and, of course, legions of Denver music scenesters who know that Sturgill Simpson has finally been awarded his due in the ever fickle world of music. Long before the show started there was a crowd milling around outside the old venue and queued up for drinks in the lobby.

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  • For the second time in three years, the 1stBank Center played host a Widespread Panic Halloween throw-down.  The costumed audience was a tapestry of color and imagination.  Age, race, and sex were all masked by the holiday's disguises and it was sublime to see the release of inhibitions allowing men to wear dresses and women spoof a handsy Donald Trump.  It's only once a year you can see a patron go through security wearing dynamite or have an axe sticking out of their head with ease; long live Halloween shows!

    Widespread Panic – October 30th – 1stBank Center

    For the second time in three years, the 1stBank Center played host a Widespread Panic Halloween throw-down. The costumed audience was a tapestry of color and imagination. Age, race, and sex were all masked by the holiday's disguises and it was sublime to see the release of inhibitions allowing men to wear dresses and women spoof a handsy Donald Trump. It's only once a year you can see a patron go through security wearing dynamite or have an axe sticking out of their head with ease; long live Halloween shows!

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  • Widespread Panic has been touring under the shadow of a pending break in the action, and the performance results have been nothing short of stunning.  The echos of critics and fans alike are calling this one of the best tours since founding guitarist Michael Houser passed away, and the finale, a three day run at the 1stBank Center was the perfect end to such an epic tour.  On Saturday the band gave fans the perfect build up to the big Halloween celebration by again showcasing covers by The Doors and Black Sabbath in the encore.

    Widespread Panic – October 29th – 1stBank Center

    Widespread Panic has been touring under the shadow of a pending break in the action, and the performance results have been nothing short of stunning. The echos of critics and fans alike are calling this one of the best tours since founding guitarist Michael Houser passed away, and the finale, a three day run at the 1stBank Center was the perfect end to such an epic tour. On Saturday the band gave fans the perfect build up to the big Halloween celebration by again showcasing covers by The Doors and Black Sabbath in the encore.

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