PICK OF THE WEEK: VHS or BETA – Friday September 7th – Larimer Lounge, Denver, CO

Why You Should Go: A fiery mix of dance-punk and rock-n-roll give VHS or BETA a leg up on most of today’s bands that are capitalizing on the resurgance of the New Wave sound. Their 2004 single “Night on Fire” (below) catipulted them into the mainstream and their recent album Bring on the Comets was released last week and has been referred to as “The Killers meets the Cure meets late-night top-40 radio dance remixes.” And to be honest that’s fairly accurate.

I wouldn’t expect to leave the show unalterably changed, but I would expect to be sweaty and tired from moving to the undeniably danceable tunes that band is sure to crank out in the wonderfully cramped and dingy confines of the Larimer.


Venue: Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer Street, Denver, CO – 303.291.1007

8:00 PM

*Approximate Set Times:
Walter Meego – 11:00 PM
VHS or BETA – 12:00 AM

$12.00 (ADV)
$14.00 (DOS)

*All times and prices are gathered from other sources and I am not responsible for mistakes or inconsistencies. They are intended only as guidelines. Please, always call the venue if you desire the most accurate information possible.


Who Is Timothy Dwenger

Music has always been a part of my life. It probably all started listening to old Grateful Dead, Peter Paul & Mary, and Simon & Garfunkel records that my parents had, but it wasn't long before they were taking me to concerts like Starship, Crosby, Stills & Nash, and Huey Lewis & The News. I got the bug to write about music after reviewing an Eric Clapton concert for a creative writing project in high school but didn't really take it up seriously until 2002. Since then I have published countless articles in The Marquee Magazine and done some work for Jambase.com, SPIN Magazine, and various other outlets. I started Listen Up Denver! as a way to share the music information that is constantly spilling out of my head with people who care. Please enjoy!