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  • To call it “Hot in Herre” was an understatement last Thursday night when Nelly hit the stage at Cervantes' for a sold-out show. Labeled “An Intimate Performance by Nelly,” the pre-show conversation had people wondering what type of performance this would be. Would Nelly be pumping out slow jams, or did “intimate” simply mean we’d be up close and personal with one of our favorite rappers from the early ‘00s? Luckily it was the latter, and nearly every song that shot Nelly to the top of the charts over ten years ago was performed.

    Nelly – Cervantes’ Ballroom – October 27th

    To call it “Hot in Herre” was an understatement last Thursday night when Nelly hit the stage at Cervantes' for a sold-out show. Labeled “An Intimate Performance by Nelly,” the pre-show conversation had people wondering what type of performance this would be. Would Nelly be pumping out slow jams, or did “intimate” simply mean we’d be up close and personal with one of our favorite rappers from the early ‘00s? Luckily it was the latter, and nearly every song that shot Nelly to the top of the charts over ten years ago was performed.

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  • What can only be described as a super group of extraordinary proportions, Analog Son will be performing together at the Bluebird Theater this March 7th to celebrate the release of their sophomore album "Stomp And Shout."  The show will feature Nigel Hall (Lettuce, Soulive, Nth Power) and Jason Hann (String Cheese Incident, EOTO) along with a number of featured performers known both locally and nationally.

    PICK OF THE WEEK: Analog Son – The Bluebird Theater – Saturday, March 7th

    What can only be described as a super group of extraordinary proportions, Analog Son will be performing together at the Bluebird Theater this March 7th to celebrate the release of their sophomore album "Stomp And Shout." The show will feature Nigel Hall (Lettuce, Soulive, Nth Power) and Jason Hann (String Cheese Incident, EOTO) along with a number of featured performers known both locally and nationally.

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  • The party was on at Cervantes' last Friday night as lovers and those looking for love packed the Ballroom for the second installment of J2G Live's "Love Shack" event.  To celebrate the holiday you love to hate, The Love Shack puts a cheerful spin on things regardless of your status. Whether you went with your significant other, a group of couples or friends, Friday night was a blast. It was a show for the ages, and we can only hope that J2G keeps putting together this high octane parties for years to come.

    The Love Shack “Back To The Shack” – February 13th – Cervantes’

    The party was on at Cervantes' last Friday night as lovers and those looking for love packed the Ballroom for the second installment of J2G Live's "Love Shack" event. To celebrate the holiday you love to hate, The Love Shack puts a cheerful spin on things regardless of your status. Whether you went with your significant other, a group of couples or friends, Friday night was a blast. It was a show for the ages, and we can only hope that J2G keeps putting together this high octane parties for years to come.

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  • From the people who brought you The Dance Party Time Machine comes The Love Shack. Join a party hungry crew at Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom on Friday February 13th for a Valentine's Day dance party with some of Colorado's finest musicians. Featuring members of Big Gigantic, The Disco Biscuits, The Motet, Elephant Revival, Seven Arrows and some of the best local talent Colorado has to offer!

    PICK OF THE WEEK: Love Shack – Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom – Friday, February 13th

    From the people who brought you The Dance Party Time Machine comes The Love Shack. Join a party hungry crew at Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom on Friday February 13th for a Valentine's Day dance party with some of Colorado's finest musicians. Featuring members of Big Gigantic, The Disco Biscuits, The Motet, Elephant Revival, Seven Arrows and some of the best local talent Colorado has to offer!

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  • Fox Street is playing the Bluebird Theater on Friday and they are bringing their big band sound with them.  For the last 8 or 9 years, their soulful mix of Rock, Funk, and R&B swing has made them a staple of the blossoming Denver music scene. Listen Up Denver! sat down for an extensive conversation, and a few beers, with the band to get their thoughts on the group's evolving sound, what’s to come in 2015, and what its like being in the middle of a burgeoning music scene like Denver.

    Fox Street Lines Up The Big Band For Annual Bluebird Throw-Down

    Fox Street is playing the Bluebird Theater on Friday and they are bringing their big band sound with them. For the last 8 or 9 years, their soulful mix of Rock, Funk, and R&B swing has made them a staple of the blossoming Denver music scene. Listen Up Denver! sat down for an extensive conversation, and a few beers, with the band to get their thoughts on the group's evolving sound, what’s to come in 2015, and what its like being in the middle of a burgeoning music scene like Denver.

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  • From the Delorean parked out front to Marc Brownstein performing the narration on "Thriller" as the show wound to a close, last Friday night's long-anticipated Dance Party Time Machine was a major, bad-to-the-bone success.  A vast majority of Denver's local Jam, Rock, and Funk music scenes were represented, with musicians taking turns on-stage throughout the duration of the Dance Party's 4-hour throw-down. Denverites should feel lucky to have such incredible performers, artists, and musicians living in our midst.

    Dance Party Time Machine – November 14th – Ogden Theatre

    From the Delorean parked out front to Marc Brownstein performing the narration on "Thriller" as the show wound to a close, last Friday night's long-anticipated Dance Party Time Machine was a major, bad-to-the-bone success. A vast majority of Denver's local Jam, Rock, and Funk music scenes were represented, with musicians taking turns on-stage throughout the duration of the Dance Party's 4-hour throw-down. Denverites should feel lucky to have such incredible performers, artists, and musicians living in our midst.

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  • On November 14th, Colorado’s best musicians will take you on an unforgettable journey through decades of your favorite dance party music aboard the already legendary “Dance Party Time Machine.” From the 50’s to Today, the Dance Party Time Machine will jump from era to era, placing your dancing feet in various time periods, while you stay right here in Denver!

    PICK OF THE WEEK: Dance Party Time Machine – The Ogden Theatre – Friday, November 14th

    On November 14th, Colorado’s best musicians will take you on an unforgettable journey through decades of your favorite dance party music aboard the already legendary “Dance Party Time Machine.” From the 50’s to Today, the Dance Party Time Machine will jump from era to era, placing your dancing feet in various time periods, while you stay right here in Denver!

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  • Church was in session Sunday night as Maceo Parker and his band of Funk-fueled musicians took Denverites on a journey to the early days of Funk. The huge room at Cervantes' was pretty empty early on, leaving those who arrived in time for Analog Son wondering why people were opting to stay in rather than see a legend like Maceo take the stage in such a small club. Halfway through the night, fans of the Funk had come out of the woodwork and the saxophone was preaching to the congregation.

    Maceo Parker – October 19th – Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

    Church was in session Sunday night as Maceo Parker and his band of Funk-fueled musicians took Denverites on a journey to the early days of Funk. The huge room at Cervantes' was pretty empty early on, leaving those who arrived in time for Analog Son wondering why people were opting to stay in rather than see a legend like Maceo take the stage in such a small club. Halfway through the night, fans of the Funk had come out of the woodwork and the saxophone was preaching to the congregation.

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  • This weekend, pioneers of Trancefusion Rock, The Disco Biscuits return to Denver for another 3 night run.  Despite some turbulence and turmoil in locking in a venue, the Philadelphia based quartet will once again play the Ogden.  We spoke with keyboardist Aron Magner about the Biscuits love for Colorado, what makes The Ogden so special, the joys of collaboration and, among other things, his Hobbit like feet.

    The Disco Biscuits’ Aron Magner Talks The Ogden, The Joys of Collaboration, and His Hobbit-Like Feet

    This weekend, pioneers of Trancefusion Rock, The Disco Biscuits return to Denver for another 3 night run. Despite some turbulence and turmoil in locking in a venue, the Philadelphia based quartet will once again play the Ogden. We spoke with keyboardist Aron Magner about the Biscuits love for Colorado, what makes The Ogden so special, the joys of collaboration and, among other things, his Hobbit like feet.

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  • Crashing into the local music scene like a wild animal, Tiger Party is the latest and greatest Electro/Funk/Jam superband to spring up in Denver. The "collaborative music project" is an amalgamation of influences and talents. Led by keyboardist Blake Mobely, the group has talent from the likes of STS9, Lotus and The Motet (just to name a few) and seems to impress Denver more and more with each performance. Their second album, "Made of Stars" is set to be released July 12th and we have an exclusive track to share...

    20 Questions with Tiger Party featuring “Made of Stars” Exclusive

    Crashing into the local music scene like a wild animal, Tiger Party is the latest and greatest Electro/Funk/Jam superband to spring up in Denver. The "collaborative music project" is an amalgamation of influences and talents. Led by keyboardist Blake Mobely, the group has talent from the likes of STS9, Lotus and The Motet (just to name a few) and seems to impress Denver more and more with each performance. Their second album, "Made of Stars" is set to be released July 12th and we have an exclusive track to share...

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