PICK OF THE WEEK: These United States – Thursday, July 28th – Moe’s Original BBQ

Why You Should Go: These United States surrender themselves to unbridled rock and roll exuberance:  ringing guitars, thundering drums, desperate yearning bordering on hope.  By turns larger-than-life and disarmingly intimate, this is folk in the truest sense – a record of the moment, of the cultural and emotional forces that animate everyday existence somewhere down below the headlines.  (But never apart from them.)  And These United States play it the way folk was meant to be played:  hard, fast, big, slow, long, loud, loose, at last unburdened.  They play like they mean it.  Like there’s never been a better time to be alive.

Over the last three years These United States has played 600 shows, released four albums and gained the support of NPR’s All Things Considered, World Cafe, and Mountain Stage, Spin, Paste, Filter, NY Times, Village Voice, Brooklyn Vegan, JamBase, The Onion, Daytrotter, My Old Kentucky Blog, KEXP, KCRW, WXPN, and WFUV. Festival highlights include: Lollapalooza, High Sierra, Pickathon, Glastonbury, Mt. Jam, XPoNential, Joshua Tree, Celebrate Brooklyn, and Forecastle.

Venue:
Moe’s Original BBQ3295 S Broadway, Englewood, CO 80113 – 303/781-0414

Doors:
8:30 PM

*Price:
ADV – $10.00
DoS – $12.00
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*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.

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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!