Reviews

Posted on Saturday, January 1st, 2011 - 7:57 am
Railroad Earth always attracts a massive crowd, and I had to soon forgotten the multiple block lines that can accumulate beside the Ogden on a big night. I was reminded the hard way, get your tickets early, and get to the theatre early, especially if you are short! Fortunately the time in line was...
Posted on Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 - 4:58 am
On December 11, 2010, party-jammers Hot Soup once again hit the stage at the popular Fox Theatre in Boulder, CO, to reprise their ‘musical costume’ of Ween from from their Halloween show at the Mountain Sun Pub and Brewery. (An interesting choice at the time, as Ween themselves played on Halloween...
Posted on Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 - 10:52 pm
When a renowned musician rolls through a music-oriented town such as Boulder, CO, area musicians will take notice. That’s exactly what happened when the Stanton Moore Trio made a stop at the beautiful Boulder Theater on December 2, 2010. Musicians of all types made the trip to the venue to watch...
Posted on Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 - 5:35 am
"There have been some good times, some hard times, some crazy times, some wild road times, some times where people have passed....but it's good to just keep walking" proclaims guitarist/vocalist Vince Herman before the band launches into their original "Just Keep Walking" from their...
Posted on Monday, December 20th, 2010 - 4:02 am
Hustling down the festive, wintery Pearl Street in Boulder, Colorado, I stopped into “George’s Food and Drink” for a quick beer with a long- time Leftover Salmon fan. I am given a run-through tutorial about Leftover Salmon, The Mark Vann Foundation, and the newly formed Great American Taxi. I had...
Posted on Thursday, December 16th, 2010 - 6:30 am
Nearly all music fans have specific concerts in mind that most will argue are among the group's best live performances.  Examples include The Grateful Dead from Cornell College in 1977, Phish from Vegas 1996, Widespread Panic's 2000 Athens run, etc....
Posted on Tuesday, December 14th, 2010 - 2:30 am
Before the luxury of pushing a button or selecting a setting to fabricate a sound or sound effect, musicians had to create the sounds they wanted themselves. Portland’s indie folk quartet Horse Feathers maintains these older standards, bringing a household hand saw to the instrumental line up and...
Posted on Sunday, December 12th, 2010 - 4:49 am
After driving around downtown Boulder for about 20 minutes and finally finding a parking spot eight blocks away, I hurried through the crowds toward the Boulder Theatre.  The John McLaughlin concert on Saturday just happened to coincide with the city’s annual Christmas parade. At first the...
Posted on Friday, December 10th, 2010 - 10:25 am
It was a big weekend for me seeing Ghostland Observatory one night, DJ Shadow the next, and completing my girlfriend’s birthday weekend with Roger Waters performing The Wall (one of my top shows ever), so a lot was to be expected. On November 21, DJ Shadow brought his “Shadowsphere” tour to the...
Posted on Wednesday, December 8th, 2010 - 8:38 pm
It was a night to remember in Oakland, December 3, 2010, the night Roger Waters was slated to play Pink Floyd’s historic album The Wall in its entirety. The Oracle Arena in Oakland was packed to maximum capacity, with standing room only. Fans around me were telling old stories of seeing Roger...