Red Rocks Amphitheatre Archive

  • Nathaniel Rateliff has had a meteoric rise with his Night Sweats project that many in the music world dream of but never achieve.  A good benchmark of that success was the fact that AEG had to add a second show at Red Rocks due to massive demand.  Rateliff and The Night Sweats lived up to the billing with smashing success.  His energetic stage presence, coupled with great song writing delivered in Rateliff's unique style is the formula that he and the band has used to get here, and hopefully will carry him for a long, long time.

    Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – August 28th – Red Rocks

    Nathaniel Rateliff has had a meteoric rise with his Night Sweats project that many in the music world dream of but never achieve. A good benchmark of that success was the fact that AEG had to add a second show at Red Rocks due to massive demand. Rateliff and The Night Sweats lived up to the billing with smashing success. His energetic stage presence, coupled with great song writing delivered in Rateliff's unique style is the formula that he and the band has used to get here, and hopefully will carry him for a long, long time.

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  • Any outdoor show can be at least partially defined by the weather and, after a few days of stifling heat, the weather couldn’t have been better for Widespread Panic fans ready to kick off three nights of Panic on The Rocks. The always lively lot scene was in good spirits, with fans sporting hoodies and long sleeves in the cool late afternoon sun.

    Widespread Panic – June 23rd – Red Rocks Amphitheatre

    Any outdoor show can be at least partially defined by the weather and, after a few days of stifling heat, the weather couldn’t have been better for Widespread Panic fans ready to kick off three nights of Panic on The Rocks. The always lively lot scene was in good spirits, with fans sporting hoodies and long sleeves in the cool late afternoon sun.

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  • Record temperatures descended on the Denver metro Tuesday. That didn't seem to affect the vibe of a mix of bluegrass and Ryan Adams fans at Red Rocks Tuesday night.  From the first notes, Adams had the crowd in the palm of his hand. As a lightning storm danced over the Denver metro area, Adams and his band worked their way through a twenty song set that left fans entirely satisfied.

    Ryan Adams & The Unknown Band – June 20th – Red Rocks Amphitheatre

    Record temperatures descended on the Denver metro Tuesday. That didn't seem to affect the vibe of a mix of bluegrass and Ryan Adams fans at Red Rocks Tuesday night. From the first notes, Adams had the crowd in the palm of his hand. As a lightning storm danced over the Denver metro area, Adams and his band worked their way through a twenty song set that left fans entirely satisfied.

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  • On this episode of Noise Behind The Sound Gary welcomes Johnny Goode,  the Lighting Designer for The Disco Biscuits.  The guys discuss the upcoming Bisco Inferno run that makes stops at The Ogden and Red Rocks this week, the challenges of lighting Red Rocks, Laser Snow and much more...

    Noise Behind The Sound Talks Bisco Inferno, Laser Snow, and More with Lighting Designer Johnny Goode

    On this episode of Noise Behind The Sound Gary welcomes Johnny Goode, the Lighting Designer for The Disco Biscuits. The guys discuss the upcoming Bisco Inferno run that makes stops at The Ogden and Red Rocks this week, the challenges of lighting Red Rocks, Laser Snow and much more...

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  • The first weekend of June in Colorado is cause for celebration for most people out here but, for fans of The Disco Biscuits, it has an extra special place in their hearts. The reason: Bisco Inferno.  For four nights, their favorite band comes to town and lets it all hang out culminating with a headlining performance at Red Rocks.  Over the years, TDB fans have witnessed to some epic moments and, in advance of this year's Bisco Inferno, here are ten of our favorite.

    Top Ten Moments in Bisco Inferno History

    The first weekend of June in Colorado is cause for celebration for most people out here but, for fans of The Disco Biscuits, it has an extra special place in their hearts. The reason: Bisco Inferno. For four nights, their favorite band comes to town and lets it all hang out culminating with a headlining performance at Red Rocks. Over the years, TDB fans have witnessed to some epic moments and, in advance of this year's Bisco Inferno, here are ten of our favorite.

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  • Over the course of the night last Tuesday, Les Claypool showcased why he is one of the most innovative and creative bass players in the world.  After a 75 minute from the weird and wonderful Claypool Lennon Delirium, Primus delivered a varied setlist that showcased crowd pleasers like "My Name Is Mud," "Wynona's Big Brown Beaver," and "Jerry Was a Racecar Driver" alongside some deeper cuts and even the live debut of a brand new song called "Seven."  The crowd got a little bit of everything, and it was glorious.

    Primus – May 16th – Red Rocks Amphitheater

    Over the course of the night last Tuesday, Les Claypool showcased why he is one of the most innovative and creative bass players in the world. After a 75 minute from the weird and wonderful Claypool Lennon Delirium, Primus delivered a varied setlist that showcased crowd pleasers like "My Name Is Mud," "Wynona's Big Brown Beaver," and "Jerry Was a Racecar Driver" alongside some deeper cuts and even the live debut of a brand new song called "Seven." The crowd got a little bit of everything, and it was glorious.

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  • When Jason Isbell took the stage at Red Rocks everyone in attendance knew we were in for a special evening, but what the master song-smith and his band delivered over the course of nearly two hours was one of the most profoundly moving events of the summer. Simply put, this show had it all and, judging by the crowd's passionate response to each and every song and their willingness to sing-along with every couplet of the evening, Mr. Isbell and his band will be back on The Rocks one day.  That day can't come soon enough.

    Jason Isbell – September 14th – Red Rocks Amphitheatre

    When Jason Isbell took the stage at Red Rocks everyone in attendance knew we were in for a special evening, but what the master song-smith and his band delivered over the course of nearly two hours was one of the most profoundly moving events of the summer. Simply put, this show had it all and, judging by the crowd's passionate response to each and every song and their willingness to sing-along with every couplet of the evening, Mr. Isbell and his band will be back on The Rocks one day. That day can't come soon enough.

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  • Daryl Hall & John Oates performance at Red Rocks Amphitheatre last Monday was one of the most intimate performances on their summer schedule.  The Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame inductees packed the Rocks with vigorous fans wanting a hit parade performance that few can do like Hall & Oates.  The sold-out show was filled with a largely middle aged audience who, despite not being familiar with the supporting acts, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings followed by Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, totally went crazy during each set.

    Hall & Oates – September 12th – Red Rocks Amphitheatre

    Daryl Hall & John Oates performance at Red Rocks Amphitheatre last Monday was one of the most intimate performances on their summer schedule. The Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame inductees packed the Rocks with vigorous fans wanting a hit parade performance that few can do like Hall & Oates. The sold-out show was filled with a largely middle aged audience who, despite not being familiar with the supporting acts, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings followed by Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, totally went crazy during each set.

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  • STS9 returned to Red Rocks Amphitheatre for their 19th and 20th shows at the hallowed venue. The band has taken on a looser sound with the arrival of new bassist Alana Rocklin in recent years. The latest tour has allowed Sound Tribe 2.0 to dig into older tracks that have slowly disappeared from the rotation while exploring the funky sounds of the recently released The Universe Inside.   This weekend it was all Tribe from start to finish.

    STS9 – September 9th – Red Rocks Amphitheatre

    STS9 returned to Red Rocks Amphitheatre for their 19th and 20th shows at the hallowed venue. The band has taken on a looser sound with the arrival of new bassist Alana Rocklin in recent years. The latest tour has allowed Sound Tribe 2.0 to dig into older tracks that have slowly disappeared from the rotation while exploring the funky sounds of the recently released The Universe Inside. This weekend it was all Tribe from start to finish.

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  • "Rage Rocks" became the moniker last Wednesday as Prophets of Rage took Red Rocks Amphitheater by storm.  The Prophets of Rage are a super-group made up of the core 3 players of Rage Against the Machine; Tom Morrello on guitar, Tim Commerford on bass, and Brad Wilk on drums, also featuring Chuck D & DJ Lord of Public Enemy, and B Real of Cypress Hill.

    Prophets of Rage – September 7th – Red Rocks Amphitheatre

    "Rage Rocks" became the moniker last Wednesday as Prophets of Rage took Red Rocks Amphitheater by storm. The Prophets of Rage are a super-group made up of the core 3 players of Rage Against the Machine; Tom Morrello on guitar, Tim Commerford on bass, and Brad Wilk on drums, also featuring Chuck D & DJ Lord of Public Enemy, and B Real of Cypress Hill.

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