On tour

Posted on Tuesday, January 9th, 2007 - 2:06 pm
Cozy would be an understatement.  The air was stifling on Saturday night in Eugene, OR's Jaqua Concert Hall at The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts.  But the music was cool and refreshing. From the opening song, Panama Red, to the set closer, Midnight Moonlight, the Peter Rowan and...
Posted on Wednesday, December 13th, 2006 - 1:00 pm
Standing a few feet from the stage as the smoke machine rolls in the fog, I turn to survey the crowd and immediately feel like Chief Broom standing in the Cuckoo's Nest with the rest of the asylum inmates.  But soon the music is grabbing my soul and I realize it's just another Disco Biscuits...
Posted on Friday, December 8th, 2006 - 3:45 pm
It just wouldn't be a December night in Boulder, Colorado without a cold snap and the accompanying snowfall.  However, that didn't seem to deter over two hundred fans from packing the legendary Fox Theater last Friday night to see Minnesota-based jamband, The Big Wu. Colorado has...
Posted on Wednesday, November 8th, 2006 - 2:55 pm
The year that was 2005 was definitely the breakout year for San Francisco rock 'n' roll outfit Tea Leaf Green.  They released the very well-received studio project "Taught to Be Proud", which even earned them a Jammy award for Best Song of the Year, and garnered a huge fan base by spreading...
Posted on Saturday, November 4th, 2006 - 12:36 am
I never understood the notion of the critic.  Who takes the time and effort to write about something they don't like?  I have always tried to use the written word to elevate, not dissect or discredit.  So it's with some trepidation that I set out to discuss RatDog's two night stand...
Posted on Monday, October 23rd, 2006 - 5:38 pm
It's a wet and cold Friday Night in Denver Colorado. Outside the sleet it turning to snow and inside Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom the stage is melting into the eclectic sounds and sights of Banyan. The west coast based Banyan was created by Stephen Perkins, the long-time drummer of Jane's...
Posted on Saturday, August 19th, 2006 - 12:01 am
You may have heard already, or maybe you sensed it someplace inside your bones. Tom Waits is touring. This rare treat began down south on August 1st and gallops toward the mid west while I write this. The tour, only eight performances, is promoting Waits' yet to be released three disc set called,...
Posted on Saturday, August 12th, 2006 - 2:58 am
On an absolutely gorgeous Tuesday evening in West Palm Beach Florida after a wonderful rain to cool things off to a manageable 83 degrees… at the outdoor Sound Advice Amphitheatre, Crosby Stills Nash and Young were here in town. I wasn't gonna go… I had kind of talked myself out of it. I had...
Posted on Wednesday, July 19th, 2006 - 3:22 pm
It's hot out tonight. The temp in Denver is over 100 degrees. The weather man will tell you it has something to do with the Heat Index, I say it's because The Raconteurs are playing the Fillmore tonight and they brought the scorching heat with them. The Raconteurs are a blend of 1 part heavy guitar...
Posted on Sunday, July 16th, 2006 - 10:26 pm
Another decade another night at Red Rocks for Bob Weir.  Joined by Ratdog for the current lineup's first appearance and co-headlining with Colorado native sons String Cheese Incident, Bobby celebrated his 34th personal appearance at Red Rocks with a set of classics, Grateful Dead standards and...