Led Zeppelin Archive

  • A sold-out crowd poured into The Fillmore last Friday night to catch a glimpse of jam royalty as Phish guitarist and king of the jamband scene, Trey Anastasio, brought his seven piece band to town.  2015 has been a busy year for Trey; whether it was helping to deliver Phish’s best summer tour of the last two decades or filling in for Jerry Garcia with The Grateful Dead for their 50th anniversary shows, the jam icon has had perhaps his most prolific year of his distinguished career.

    Trey Anastasio Band – November 13th – Fillmore Auditorium

    A sold-out crowd poured into The Fillmore last Friday night to catch a glimpse of jam royalty as Phish guitarist and king of the jamband scene, Trey Anastasio, brought his seven piece band to town. 2015 has been a busy year for Trey; whether it was helping to deliver Phish’s best summer tour of the last two decades or filling in for Jerry Garcia with The Grateful Dead for their 50th anniversary shows, the jam icon has had perhaps his most prolific year of his distinguished career.

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  • Sonny Knight and the Lakers exist in the afterglow that Soul luminaries like Sam Cooke and Aretha Franklin created with their raucous, kinetic, and supreme live performances. 'Sonny Knight and the Lakers Do It Live' is a loving return to the height of live Rhythm and Blues, with Knight and his band perfectly capturing the uproarious vibe and rebellious musicianship of an era long gone in their first live album release.

    PICK OF THE WEEK: Sonny Knight and the Lakers – Baur’s Listening Lounge – Sunday, September 13th

    Sonny Knight and the Lakers exist in the afterglow that Soul luminaries like Sam Cooke and Aretha Franklin created with their raucous, kinetic, and supreme live performances. 'Sonny Knight and the Lakers Do It Live' is a loving return to the height of live Rhythm and Blues, with Knight and his band perfectly capturing the uproarious vibe and rebellious musicianship of an era long gone in their first live album release.

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  • While the finicky Colorado weather continues to hold out warmth and sunshine at Red Rocks, Saturday night brought one of the hottest bills of the summer.  The “Wheels of Soul” tour paired Blues virtuoso Doyal Bramhall II with the retro-Soul review of Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings and the Blues/Soul hybrid of Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks in the impeccably tight, Tedeschi-Trucks Band.  Despite the cold, damp weather, it was a night to remember.

    Tedeschi-Trucks Band – June 13th – Red Rocks Amphitheater

    While the finicky Colorado weather continues to hold out warmth and sunshine at Red Rocks, Saturday night brought one of the hottest bills of the summer. The “Wheels of Soul” tour paired Blues virtuoso Doyal Bramhall II with the retro-Soul review of Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings and the Blues/Soul hybrid of Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks in the impeccably tight, Tedeschi-Trucks Band. Despite the cold, damp weather, it was a night to remember.

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  • Fox Street boasts a big, soulful Rock n’ Roll sound laced with three-part harmonies, screaming guitars, soulful sax, and a devastatingly funky rhythm section. Eric Low met up with brother and sister duo Rowan (age 10) and Felix (age 7 ¾) Hillhouse to discuss how the band got it's name, their new album dropping August 1st, and which musicians have influenced him the most.

    Eric Low Talks Fox Street’s New Album & Gives A Music History Lesson To Aspiring 10 And 7 Year Old Writers

    Fox Street boasts a big, soulful Rock n’ Roll sound laced with three-part harmonies, screaming guitars, soulful sax, and a devastatingly funky rhythm section. Eric Low met up with brother and sister duo Rowan (age 10) and Felix (age 7 ¾) Hillhouse to discuss how the band got it's name, their new album dropping August 1st, and which musicians have influenced him the most.

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  • The Motet, the funkadelic Denver supergroup, played for a packed house this past Halloween weekend at the Ogden Theatre. The spooky tradition of covering an artist each Halloween weekend was broken last year when the band decided to play hits only from 1980 and this year they chose 1975. The show, dubbed appropriately “Mixtape 1975,” stayed true to the band's Afrobeat heritage. As the band took the stage the buzz of the audience turned into raucous applause, eager for what was to come from this groovin’ group.

    The Motet’s “Mixtape 1975″ – November 1st – Ogden Theatre

    The Motet, the funkadelic Denver supergroup, played for a packed house this past Halloween weekend at the Ogden Theatre. The spooky tradition of covering an artist each Halloween weekend was broken last year when the band decided to play hits only from 1980 and this year they chose 1975. The show, dubbed appropriately “Mixtape 1975,” stayed true to the band's Afrobeat heritage. As the band took the stage the buzz of the audience turned into raucous applause, eager for what was to come from this groovin’ group.

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  • Halloween and the Jamband world are a perfect marriage and Friday night at the 1stBank Center proved that yet again.  With Widespread Panic bringing their famed Halloween spectacle to Colorado for the first time in their storied history, the freaks were out in force and it was a beautiful sight!  Costumes of all shapes and sizes milled around outside while inside the air was electric with anticipation for a show that featured several debut covers and bust-outs galore over the course of more than three hours of inspired playing.

    Widespread Panic – October 31st – 1stBank Center

    Halloween and the Jamband world are a perfect marriage and Friday night at the 1stBank Center proved that yet again. With Widespread Panic bringing their famed Halloween spectacle to Colorado for the first time in their storied history, the freaks were out in force and it was a beautiful sight! Costumes of all shapes and sizes milled around outside while inside the air was electric with anticipation for a show that featured several debut covers and bust-outs galore over the course of more than three hours of inspired playing.

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  • We had the pleasure of talking with Furthur drummer Joe Russo about this weekend's Colorado shows with Joe Russo’s Almost Dead as well as some of his other recent and upcoming projects and collaborations.  In part one of this two part piece we touch on how JRAD started as a fresh take on the classic Grateful Dead song catalog, the transformative experience Russo has gone through since immersing himself into the world of The Grateful Dead, and his place in the lone line of potential torchbearers of that music.

    Joe Russo Talks Furthur, The Grateful Dead, and “Almost Dead”

    We had the pleasure of talking with Furthur drummer Joe Russo about this weekend's Colorado shows with Joe Russo’s Almost Dead as well as some of his other recent and upcoming projects and collaborations. In part one of this two part piece we touch on how JRAD started as a fresh take on the classic Grateful Dead song catalog, the transformative experience Russo has gone through since immersing himself into the world of The Grateful Dead, and his place in the lone line of potential torchbearers of that music.

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  • As legend has it, Led Zeppelin struggled to recreate their studio recordings on stage.  The recordings had countless loops and sound effects, sometimes piecing different recordings together and a myriad of other recording maneuvers that couldn’t be replicated on the live stage.  This is where Get the Led Out: The American Led Zeppelin has stepped in.  Their aim is to recreate those recordings live on stage...and the do it well.

    Get The Led Out: The American Led Zeppelin – September 25th – Red Rocks Amphitheatre

    As legend has it, Led Zeppelin struggled to recreate their studio recordings on stage. The recordings had countless loops and sound effects, sometimes piecing different recordings together and a myriad of other recording maneuvers that couldn’t be replicated on the live stage. This is where Get the Led Out: The American Led Zeppelin has stepped in. Their aim is to recreate those recordings live on stage...and the do it well.

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  • Magic was in the air as Phish returned to Denver to kick off their fourth, summer closing, Labor Day weekend run at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.   With the Friday night tradition of word play all but a guarantee, anticipation levels were high and the energy was palpable.   Walking into the 26,000 person stadium you could feel the excitement and it was obvious from the get go that this would be another Dicks run to remember. When the evening came to a close fans went home happy knowing that they had seen something special.

    Phish – August 29th – Dick’s Sporting Goods Park

    Magic was in the air as Phish returned to Denver to kick off their fourth, summer closing, Labor Day weekend run at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. With the Friday night tradition of word play all but a guarantee, anticipation levels were high and the energy was palpable. Walking into the 26,000 person stadium you could feel the excitement and it was obvious from the get go that this would be another Dicks run to remember. When the evening came to a close fans went home happy knowing that they had seen something special.

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  • All the old-school Punk Rockers showed up for the Riot Fest promoted event at the Summit Music Hall last Saturday. Fans from all over came out for the long overdue reunion show for the band Pinhead Circus, a Colorado band that was formed in 1988 and played last in 2008 and what ended up being a wild and controversial set from Dillinger Four, ending abruptly due to their bassists’ exposed genitals.

    Dillinger Four – August 9th – Summit Music Hall

    All the old-school Punk Rockers showed up for the Riot Fest promoted event at the Summit Music Hall last Saturday. Fans from all over came out for the long overdue reunion show for the band Pinhead Circus, a Colorado band that was formed in 1988 and played last in 2008 and what ended up being a wild and controversial set from Dillinger Four, ending abruptly due to their bassists’ exposed genitals.

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