Reviews

Posted on Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 - 5:04 am
After tearing up Boulder, the Disco Biscuits moved their way a bit South to Denver before their big Mayan Holidaze gig in Mexico. Between their two shows at the Boulder Theater and their side bands shows at the Fox Theater, this state is starting to feel like the Biscuits hometown. After all, they...
Posted on Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 - 7:56 pm
S/T II: The Cosmic Birth and Journey of Shinju TNT, is the latest release from Akron/Family, the folksy, electronic madmen behind some of the greatest musical endeavors of the last five years. And this latest adventure, as the title might imply, is quite the undertaking. Originally a quartet...
Posted on Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 - 8:00 pm
My wife and I are both Deadheads. Neither of us gets out to shows as much as we used to now that we have a family, but a few years ago I bought her a Phil and Friends ticket for Christmas. She got to go to the show while I stayed home and watched the kids. I wasn’t up to snuff on the line-up as I’...
Posted on Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 - 7:03 am
I had never attended a live eTown radio show before, and didn’t know whether to expect a “Prairie Home Companion” type experience or a full-blown concert. What I found was the best of both worlds; insightful interviews intermixed with live music and an enthusiastic crowed. Keller Williams and the...
Posted on Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 - 8:37 pm
The first night started out surprisingly quiet around the Boulder Theater, although the crowd packed in quickly after the opener. The Boulder Theater is the perfect venue for the Biscuits and most bands that play in Boulder. The venue is open enough to handle a full, unruly, raving crowd. After a...
Posted on Thursday, January 13th, 2011 - 2:29 am
On Friday night The Band of Heathens played to a full room at Oskar Blues in Lyons, Colorado. The Austin, Texas based gang unleashed their brand of southern rock, alt-country, Americana, or whatever you want to call it on full house of fervent fans. The micro-brews were flowing, and the crowd was...
Posted on Wednesday, January 12th, 2011 - 9:37 pm
Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Aerosmith, and the White Stripes – what do they all have in common, besides blistering guitar and good ol’ rock and roll swagger, that is? Three words: Rose Hill Drive.  The Boulder Locals took last year off, took on a 4th member, grew some kick ass shaggy beards,...
Posted on Tuesday, January 11th, 2011 - 6:59 am
A semi-circle of six acoustic guitars with a microphone in the center shone down on by natural, uncolored stage lights faced the crowd. Show-goers enthusiastically bantered in anticipation and sipped their drinks. Chicago singer/songwriter and front-man for the modern-day legends Wilco, Jeff Tweedy...
Posted on Wednesday, January 5th, 2011 - 10:15 pm
On Saturday night Clarence Greenwood, aka Citizen Cope made a solo acoustic appearance before a sold-out crowd at the Fox Theatre in Boulder. Memphis-born, Brooklyn-based Citizen Cope mesmerized the audience with his “urban folk” blend of blues, hip-hop, reggae, and rock. The air in Boulder was...
Posted on Tuesday, January 4th, 2011 - 3:14 am
In a rare New Year’s Eve performance, Cornmeal took the stage at Durty Nellie’s in Palatine, IL on 12/31/2010.  Born and raised in the area, the hometown crowd embraced the progressive jamgrass bluegrass five piece band that cranked out some covers and beloved originals.  Davenport Ed...