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  • Friends and collaborators of 18 years, Jordan Linit (guitar) and Josh Fairman (bass) have studied the recordings that they respect and admire.  Intensely focused on the composition and approaches of classic funk recordings, with Analog Son they have cultivated a new brand of funk that fuses together vintage tones with modern production.

    PICK OF THE WEEK: Analog Son – Bluebird Theater – Friday, January 27th

    Friends and collaborators of 18 years, Jordan Linit (guitar) and Josh Fairman (bass) have studied the recordings that they respect and admire. Intensely focused on the composition and approaches of classic funk recordings, with Analog Son they have cultivated a new brand of funk that fuses together vintage tones with modern production.

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  • When Drive-By Truckers took over The Ogden for two nights this past weekend, they brought with them the politically charged attitude of their most recent album, 'American Band,' and the blistering Southern Rock attitude that fans have come to know and love.  With a set that spanned more than two hours, touched on eight of their albums, and even showcased a brilliant version of Neil Young's "Rockin' In The Free World" to close things out, The Truckers delivered!

    Drive-By Truckers – January 14th – Ogden Theatre

    When Drive-By Truckers took over The Ogden for two nights this past weekend, they brought with them the politically charged attitude of their most recent album, 'American Band,' and the blistering Southern Rock attitude that fans have come to know and love. With a set that spanned more than two hours, touched on eight of their albums, and even showcased a brilliant version of Neil Young's "Rockin' In The Free World" to close things out, The Truckers delivered!

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  • Like The Band before them, the members of Railroad Earth aren’t losing sleep about what “kind” of music they play – they just play it. When they started out in 2001, they were a bunch of guys interested in playing acoustic instruments together. Railroad Earth’s music is driven by the remarkable songs of front-man, Todd Sheaffer, and is delivered with seamless arrangements and superb musicianship.

    PICK OF THE WEEK: Railroad Earth – The Ogden – Fri, Sat, Sun, January 20th, 21st, 22nd

    Like The Band before them, the members of Railroad Earth aren’t losing sleep about what “kind” of music they play – they just play it. When they started out in 2001, they were a bunch of guys interested in playing acoustic instruments together. Railroad Earth’s music is driven by the remarkable songs of front-man, Todd Sheaffer, and is delivered with seamless arrangements and superb musicianship.

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  • Drive-By Truckers have always been outspoken, telling a distinctly American story via craft, character, and concept, all backed by sonic ambition and social conscience. Founded in 1996 by singer/songwriter/guitarists Mike Cooley and Patterson Hood, the band have long held a progressive fire in their belly but with AMERICAN BAND, they have made the most explicitly political album in their extraordinary canon.

    PICK OF THE WEEK: Drive-By Truckers – Ogden Theater – Friday & Saturday, January 13th & 14th

    Drive-By Truckers have always been outspoken, telling a distinctly American story via craft, character, and concept, all backed by sonic ambition and social conscience. Founded in 1996 by singer/songwriter/guitarists Mike Cooley and Patterson Hood, the band have long held a progressive fire in their belly but with AMERICAN BAND, they have made the most explicitly political album in their extraordinary canon.

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  • Denver’s own Fox Street has been missing from the scene for much of 2016. From the way lead singer and guitarist Jonathan “Skippy” Huvard tells it, things were pretty close to over for the R&B and blues saturated party band earlier this year before they were offered a landmark two night run at the Bluebird Theatre for New Year's and they decided to band together and throw a party for the ages.

    PICK OF THE WEEK: Fox Street w/ YAMN & Tiger Party – Bluebird Theatre – Friday & Saturday, December 30th & 31st

    Denver’s own Fox Street has been missing from the scene for much of 2016. From the way lead singer and guitarist Jonathan “Skippy” Huvard tells it, things were pretty close to over for the R&B and blues saturated party band earlier this year before they were offered a landmark two night run at the Bluebird Theatre for New Year's and they decided to band together and throw a party for the ages.

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  • On this episode of Noise Behind The Sound Eric and Gary welcome Dewey from YAMN and Blake from Tiger Party and discuss Fox Street's two night New Year's Run at the Bluebird Theater.  While Fox Street will be playing each night, they have invited YAMN to perform a set of Daft Punk to close things out on the 30th while Tiger Party with kick-off the New Year's Eve celebration with their blistering tribute to LCD Soundsystem.

    Noise Behind the Sound Talks Fox Street, New Year’s, Daft Punk, and LCD Soundsystem with Members of YAMN and Tiger Party

    On this episode of Noise Behind The Sound Eric and Gary welcome Dewey from YAMN and Blake from Tiger Party and discuss Fox Street's two night New Year's Run at the Bluebird Theater. While Fox Street will be playing each night, they have invited YAMN to perform a set of Daft Punk to close things out on the 30th while Tiger Party with kick-off the New Year's Eve celebration with their blistering tribute to LCD Soundsystem.

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  • On this winter solstice, Planet Bluegrass is proud to announce the preliminary lineup for the 44th Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival – held the weekend nearest the summer […]

    The Preliminary Lineup For The 44th Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival Is Here

    On this winter solstice, Planet Bluegrass is proud to announce the preliminary lineup for the 44th Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival – held the weekend nearest the summer […]

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  • Whether seen on HBO’s Treme or at their legendary Tuesday night gig at The Maple Leaf, Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band is a true New Orleans institution. Formed in 1983 by the Frazier brothers, the band has evolved from playing the streets of the French Quarter to playing festivals and stages all over the world.  Join them this week for two nights of Big Easy fun!

    PICK OF THE WEEK: Rebirth Brass Band – Bluebird Theater – Thursday & Friday, December 22nd & 23rd

    Whether seen on HBO’s Treme or at their legendary Tuesday night gig at The Maple Leaf, Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band is a true New Orleans institution. Formed in 1983 by the Frazier brothers, the band has evolved from playing the streets of the French Quarter to playing festivals and stages all over the world. Join them this week for two nights of Big Easy fun!

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  • On this episode of Noise Behind The Sound the guys welcome back Joe Russo and review Almost Dead's big 2016, discuss their exciting Red Rocks announcement, and talk about the resurrection of Russo's electrifying project with Marco Benevento, The Duo, and what may lay ahead for them. Joe Russo's Almost Dead returns to Colorado this week for a run of three shows!

    Noise Behind The Sound Talks Red Rocks, The Duo, and More with Joe Russo

    On this episode of Noise Behind The Sound the guys welcome back Joe Russo and review Almost Dead's big 2016, discuss their exciting Red Rocks announcement, and talk about the resurrection of Russo's electrifying project with Marco Benevento, The Duo, and what may lay ahead for them. Joe Russo's Almost Dead returns to Colorado this week for a run of three shows!

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  • Brooklyn's Escort took the stage at Ophelia's last Friday night and got the party started.  Kicking things off with "A Bright New Life" from their 2012 eponymous album, it was immediately apparent that this band was dead set on igniting the dance-floor.  As the slickly produced beats washed over the crowd, men and women alike responded to Adeline Michèle as she belted out the lyrics, layed down the bass line, and danced in Martini glass shades, a white lace outfit, and over-the-calf tube socks.

    Escort – December 3rd – Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

    Brooklyn's Escort took the stage at Ophelia's last Friday night and got the party started. Kicking things off with "A Bright New Life" from their 2012 eponymous album, it was immediately apparent that this band was dead set on igniting the dance-floor. As the slickly produced beats washed over the crowd, men and women alike responded to Adeline Michèle as she belted out the lyrics, layed down the bass line, and danced in Martini glass shades, a white lace outfit, and over-the-calf tube socks.

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