Led Zeppelin Archive

  • Sure this festival is about music, but more than that it's about the community that surrounds the music as performers stand in line alongside fans for a bowl of Sister's Dumplings, hard fought for tarp dash numbers are graciously given away to unsuspecting families, and strangers look out for each other on the slippery river rocks.  For three days each August the real world melts away as we join the rest of the Folks on Planet Bluegrass.

    Rocky Mountain Folks Fest – August 18, 19, 20 – Planet Bluegrass, Lyons, CO

    Sure this festival is about music, but more than that it's about the community that surrounds the music as performers stand in line alongside fans for a bowl of Sister's Dumplings, hard fought for tarp dash numbers are graciously given away to unsuspecting families, and strangers look out for each other on the slippery river rocks. For three days each August the real world melts away as we join the rest of the Folks on Planet Bluegrass.

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  • The Gothic Theatre was host to Anders Osborne's "YayaPalooza," a fundraiser for The CAN’d Aid Foundation and the "Send Me A Friend" program on Saturday night.  The "Send Me A Friend" program is a creation of Osborne's with help from The CAN’d Aid Foundation aimed at helping touring musicians struggling with sobriety through a network of “sober friends” across the country that are on call to come to a show and offer a helping hand and source of support.

    Anders Osborne’s “YayaPalooza” – April 8th – The Gothic Theatre

    The Gothic Theatre was host to Anders Osborne's "YayaPalooza," a fundraiser for The CAN’d Aid Foundation and the "Send Me A Friend" program on Saturday night. The "Send Me A Friend" program is a creation of Osborne's with help from The CAN’d Aid Foundation aimed at helping touring musicians struggling with sobriety through a network of “sober friends” across the country that are on call to come to a show and offer a helping hand and source of support.

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  • Last Thursday's late-summer evening with Gov’t Mule, moe. and Blackberry Smoke was a highly anticipated date on the Red Rocks calendar. As fans arrived, the more overtly branded Mule fans heavily populated the crowd. Not to be discounted: moe.’s summer tour has been choked full of great performances and wild energy so there was plenty of anticipation in the venue for the New York rockers that split the bill.

    Gov’t Mule & moe. – August 25th – Red Rocks Amphitheatre

    Last Thursday's late-summer evening with Gov’t Mule, moe. and Blackberry Smoke was a highly anticipated date on the Red Rocks calendar. As fans arrived, the more overtly branded Mule fans heavily populated the crowd. Not to be discounted: moe.’s summer tour has been choked full of great performances and wild energy so there was plenty of anticipation in the venue for the New York rockers that split the bill.

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  • It was a great afternoon for some Cheese on the Rocks.  The golden summer sun slanted down from the west with no hint of rain, and a cool breeze swept over the storied amphitheater.  The whole of Red Rocks had a backyard barbeque vibe; someone even brought potato salad.  Adding to the BBQ vibe, Colorado’s own bluegrass masters Hot Rize came out with SCI for what they dubbed “Hot Cheese Rizing.”

    The String Cheese Incident – Sunday, July 17 – Red Rocks Amphitheatre

    It was a great afternoon for some Cheese on the Rocks. The golden summer sun slanted down from the west with no hint of rain, and a cool breeze swept over the storied amphitheater. The whole of Red Rocks had a backyard barbeque vibe; someone even brought potato salad. Adding to the BBQ vibe, Colorado’s own bluegrass masters Hot Rize came out with SCI for what they dubbed “Hot Cheese Rizing.”

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  • Good vibes dominated the scene when String Cheese Incident returned to their home court at Red Rocks last weekend for a three night stand.  Kind souls with smiling faces abounded, some were decked out in their best Steam Punk attire, others in fairy wings, and still others in sequined capes.  It's was a carnival for the senses and while the music from the headliners was a little uneven, openers Kamasi Washington and Tauk were incredible.

    String Cheese Incident – July 15th & 16th – Red Rocks Amphitheatre

    Good vibes dominated the scene when String Cheese Incident returned to their home court at Red Rocks last weekend for a three night stand. Kind souls with smiling faces abounded, some were decked out in their best Steam Punk attire, others in fairy wings, and still others in sequined capes. It's was a carnival for the senses and while the music from the headliners was a little uneven, openers Kamasi Washington and Tauk were incredible.

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  • A packed house was ready to get their UMerica on and celebrate 4th of July weekend with jamband juggernauts Umphrey’s McGee and Joe Russo’s Almost Dead at America’s favorite outdoor concert venue.  After a stellar Saturday night, expectations were high but there were nothing but smiles and good vibes on The Rocks and the sold-out crowd was treated to a dazzling display of masterful playing by both bands.

    Umphrey’s McGee – July 3rd – Red Rocks Amphitheatre

    A packed house was ready to get their UMerica on and celebrate 4th of July weekend with jamband juggernauts Umphrey’s McGee and Joe Russo’s Almost Dead at America’s favorite outdoor concert venue. After a stellar Saturday night, expectations were high but there were nothing but smiles and good vibes on The Rocks and the sold-out crowd was treated to a dazzling display of masterful playing by both bands.

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  • Three shows over the course of three nights is not an uncommon thing for Phish - but to do it in a tropical paradise, right on the beach, in a customized venue . . . well that's special!  It's been a long time since phans had an international destination to travel to for a run of shows (June 2000 in Japan to be exact), and Trey, Mike, Page and Fish made it well worth everyone's time over the course of these three magical nights in Mexico.

    Phish – January 15th, 16th, & 17th – Riviera Maya, Mexico

    Three shows over the course of three nights is not an uncommon thing for Phish - but to do it in a tropical paradise, right on the beach, in a customized venue . . . well that's special! It's been a long time since phans had an international destination to travel to for a run of shows (June 2000 in Japan to be exact), and Trey, Mike, Page and Fish made it well worth everyone's time over the course of these three magical nights in Mexico.

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  • 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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