Todd Snider Archive

  • The Ogden Theatre is one of Denver’s best mid-size concert venues, and it was the perfect setting for this highly anticipated Rock n’ Roll double feature of The Hard Working Americans and Jason Isbell.  It is intimate enough to get close to the bands, but big enough to feel like more of an “event” than your average rock club. The evening was packed with rowdy Rock n’ Roll, dramatic balladry, and a fair amount of psychedelic exploration thrown in for good measure.

    Jason Isbell & Hard Working Americans – July 23rd – Ogden Theatre

    The Ogden Theatre is one of Denver’s best mid-size concert venues, and it was the perfect setting for this highly anticipated Rock n’ Roll double feature of The Hard Working Americans and Jason Isbell. It is intimate enough to get close to the bands, but big enough to feel like more of an “event” than your average rock club. The evening was packed with rowdy Rock n’ Roll, dramatic balladry, and a fair amount of psychedelic exploration thrown in for good measure.

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  • Hard Working Americans made their return to The Boulder Theater last Tuesday evening after their debut performance in December. This time the show was augmented by a full set from Alabama singer-songwriter Jason Isbell. Though the one constant in the venue was the heat and stagnant air that made it feel like Alabama in July the music would prove to be gritty southern fried Rock n Roll at its finest.

    Jason Isbell & Hard Working Americans – July 22nd – Boulder Theater

    Hard Working Americans made their return to The Boulder Theater last Tuesday evening after their debut performance in December. This time the show was augmented by a full set from Alabama singer-songwriter Jason Isbell. Though the one constant in the venue was the heat and stagnant air that made it feel like Alabama in July the music would prove to be gritty southern fried Rock n Roll at its finest.

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  • Christmas arrived early at the Boulder Theater as the hallowed venue played host to a special debut performance from Hard Working Americans in the waning days of 2013. Hard Working Americans is the newest super-group to make headlines in the American music scene. The group is spearheaded by the sharp wit of singer-songwriter Todd Snider alongside bassist Dave Schools, guitarist Neal Casal, Chad Staelhy on keys and Duane Trucks on drums.

    Hard Working Americans – December 20th – Boulder Theater

    Christmas arrived early at the Boulder Theater as the hallowed venue played host to a special debut performance from Hard Working Americans in the waning days of 2013. Hard Working Americans is the newest super-group to make headlines in the American music scene. The group is spearheaded by the sharp wit of singer-songwriter Todd Snider alongside bassist Dave Schools, guitarist Neal Casal, Chad Staelhy on keys and Duane Trucks on drums.

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  • What do you get when you match a batch of incredible songs with an arsenal of five musical minds who have never played together working in unison to reinvent them? You get Hard Working Americans.  A special debut performance of Hard Working Americans has been scheduled on December 20 at the Boulder Theater in Boulder, CO to benefit the Foothills Flood Relief Fund to assist victims of the recent floods that ravaged the area.

    PICK OF THE WEEK: Hard Working Americans – Boulder Theater – Friday December 20th

    What do you get when you match a batch of incredible songs with an arsenal of five musical minds who have never played together working in unison to reinvent them? You get Hard Working Americans. A special debut performance of Hard Working Americans has been scheduled on December 20 at the Boulder Theater in Boulder, CO to benefit the Foothills Flood Relief Fund to assist victims of the recent floods that ravaged the area.

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  • Fresh off an epic summer tour, Yonder Mountain String Band cruised into Red Rocks Amphitheater on Saturday for another heartfelt Colorado homecoming performance. Banjo virtuoso Danny Barnes and Whiskeygrass pioneers The Devil Makes Three provided support and initiated quite the party in the waning hours of a steamy August day on The Rocks as hoards of strings aficionados packed The Rocks with an urgent desire to wildly dance the night away beneath Creation Rock..

    Yonder Mountain String Band – August 10th – Red Rocks

    Fresh off an epic summer tour, Yonder Mountain String Band cruised into Red Rocks Amphitheater on Saturday for another heartfelt Colorado homecoming performance. Banjo virtuoso Danny Barnes and Whiskeygrass pioneers The Devil Makes Three provided support and initiated quite the party in the waning hours of a steamy August day on The Rocks as hoards of strings aficionados packed The Rocks with an urgent desire to wildly dance the night away beneath Creation Rock..

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  • The day before Saint Patrick’s Day is what we Irish like to call Saint Practice day.  It’s the day that we begin stretching our livers for the main event and judging by the sheer number of individuals in green and gold filling the floor of the Ogden, Denver must be 90% Irish. As G. Love spit out the verse "Leprechauns smoking that green shit down," we all knew the Ogden was the place to be to ring in St. Patty's Day proper.

    G. Love & Special Sauce – March 16th – The Ogden Theatre

    The day before Saint Patrick’s Day is what we Irish like to call Saint Practice day. It’s the day that we begin stretching our livers for the main event and judging by the sheer number of individuals in green and gold filling the floor of the Ogden, Denver must be 90% Irish. As G. Love spit out the verse "Leprechauns smoking that green shit down," we all knew the Ogden was the place to be to ring in St. Patty's Day proper.

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  • After 10 years away, Yonder Mountain String Band kicked off this year's Kinfolk Celebration at Planet Bluegrass Ranch in Lyons last weekend with sets from some good friends before delivering their own two set performance that was chock full of surprises and great musical moments.  It was great to be back on The Ranch and Kinfolk from around the country took full advantage of all it has to offer.

    Yonder Mountain String Band’s Kinfolk Celebration – August 24th – Planet Bluegrass Ranch

    After 10 years away, Yonder Mountain String Band kicked off this year's Kinfolk Celebration at Planet Bluegrass Ranch in Lyons last weekend with sets from some good friends before delivering their own two set performance that was chock full of surprises and great musical moments. It was great to be back on The Ranch and Kinfolk from around the country took full advantage of all it has to offer.

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  • Yonder Mountain String Band is gearing up for their first Kinfolk Celebration at Planet Bluegrass in Lyons in nine years and we were lucky enough to catch up with Bassist Ben Kaufmann and Banjo player Dave Johnston recently to talk a little about the weekend and some other relevant topics.  From the sounds of it the band is really looking forward to playing at the ranch again and bringing the family reunion back here to Colorado.

    Ben Kaufmann and Dave Johnston Of Yonder Mountain String Band Talk Kinfolk, Cycling, and New Material

    Yonder Mountain String Band is gearing up for their first Kinfolk Celebration at Planet Bluegrass in Lyons in nine years and we were lucky enough to catch up with Bassist Ben Kaufmann and Banjo player Dave Johnston recently to talk a little about the weekend and some other relevant topics. From the sounds of it the band is really looking forward to playing at the ranch again and bringing the family reunion back here to Colorado.

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  • Yonder Mountain String Band started their annual Kinfolk Celebration way back in 2002 at Planet Bluegrass in Lyons and, after staging a two day event in 2003, the band decided to take the celebration on the road.  Now, 10 years after it first began, the Kinfolk Celebration is returning to it's home in Lyons. This year's event will feature four sets from YMSB as well as performances from several other acts.

    PICK OF THE WEEK: Yonder Mountain String Band “Kinfolk Celebration” – Planet Bluegrass Ranch – August 24th & 25th

    Yonder Mountain String Band started their annual Kinfolk Celebration way back in 2002 at Planet Bluegrass in Lyons and, after staging a two day event in 2003, the band decided to take the celebration on the road. Now, 10 years after it first began, the Kinfolk Celebration is returning to it's home in Lyons. This year's event will feature four sets from YMSB as well as performances from several other acts.

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  • Yes you read that right, Listen Up Denver! has a pair of tickets to give away for Friday of Yonder Mountain String Band’s Kinfolk Celebration! […]

    Want Free Tickets To Yonder Mountain String Band’s Kinfolk Festival?

    Yes you read that right, Listen Up Denver! has a pair of tickets to give away for Friday of Yonder Mountain String Band’s Kinfolk Celebration! […]

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