On tour

Posted on Friday, October 21st, 2011 - 12:44 pm
Since last spring when I missed Chromeo play the sold out show at the Ogden, I have been anxiously awaiting the dance party that Chromeo is. For those of you that do not know, Chromeo is self-described as the “only successful Arab/Jewish partnership since the dawn of human culture.” This is because...
Posted on Thursday, October 13th, 2011 - 2:19 pm
The Front Range in Colorado has had a long lasting love affair with bluegrass. Something speaks so truly to the mountain-base dwellers that it could be the most active genre of music performed in much of the area. Whether your kicks are listening to Tony Rice and David Grisman shred the Rocky Grass...
Posted on Friday, October 7th, 2011 - 4:24 pm
Liam Finn released his second album, FOMO on June 21st, a full three years after his breakout solo album, I’ll Be Lightning. One thing is for sure – though the album title is less obviously evocative, Liam Finn’s live show, and the new music, continues to electrify. On a recent swing through Denver...
Posted on Monday, October 3rd, 2011 - 1:00 pm
Upon walking into Music Hall of Williamsburg, it was easy to tell what kind of audience this venue attracted. It was a veritable sea of flannel, with thick-rimmed glasses aplenty, and varying amounts of facial hair. These were the hipsters of Brooklyn, all of whom had come flocking, on a Monday...
Posted on Saturday, October 1st, 2011 - 4:20 pm
Alt-jazz guitar sensation Todd Clouser and his latest ensemble A Love Electric lit up the jazz room at Dazzle in Denver on Wednesday. Showcasing a blend of jazz and funk with an obvious rock and roll influence, Clouser and his four piece collective (consisting of Zack Lozier on trumpet, Chris Bates...
Posted on Saturday, September 24th, 2011 - 8:46 am
In a classic Zach Deputy move, the one-man-band touring machine played 4 shows in two days at the Rockwood Music Hall September 13th and 14th in New York City. The venue was an intimate bar, with only a slightly raised stage for the artists, and a little dancing room for the listeners. As a...
Posted on Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 - 7:54 pm
This was a night to be excited about. The night was filled with two heavy hitting, classic, amazingly talented bands. I was even thrilled to be going to the Paramount Theater in Denver to see this show because this underrated venue just does not have the caliber shows that it deserves. Every time I...
Posted on Monday, September 19th, 2011 - 12:33 pm
The greater Boulder-Denver area is growing as an undeniable mainstay of excellent live music and the culture contained within. We get the likes of the best acts in jazz, rock, jam-band, electronic, and popular music. Something about the devotion and enthusiasm of our crowds keeps bands coming back...
Posted on Friday, September 2nd, 2011 - 6:45 am
The Milk Carton Kids’ most recent release is titled “Prologue,” and it is aptly named given that with this recently formed collaboration of Joey Ryan and Kenneth Pattengale, the main event that fans should be waiting for is their vibrant and unexpectedly stirring live show. With only five months of...
Posted on Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 - 7:10 pm
The crowd gathers in front of the Wow Hall, a towering white brick building both foreboding, and enticing as it waits to swallow its next victims of pleasure. Inside, the stage stands wait, the instruments poised for the return of their faithful muses.  The door to the Wow Hall opens, and...