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Yonder Mountain String Band | Boulder Theater | 12/31/2012

As far as ways to start off 2013, you can’t do much better than Yonder Mountain String Band at the Boulder Theater. Mixing a balanced setlist that featured a little bit of everything with the inimitable Darol Anger on the fiddle made for a tasty New Year’s Eve stew.

Yonder Mountain String Band | Boulder Theater | 12/30/2012

When Yonder Mountain String Band gets the chance to play in Boulder, Colorado, they don’t pull any punches. The supposed “warm-up” show at the Boulder Theater the night before New Year’s Eve was filled with high-energy performances and dazzling musicianship that left the capacity crowd satisfied and happily exhausted by the time the music stopped at 1:30.

Punch Brothers | Boulder Theater | 12/9/2012 | Review

The whole Indie phenomenon is what really keeps me generally detached from mainstream popular music. Something never cliqued with me about bands like Radiohead or Arcade Fire. And not that those particular acts would self-apply their music as “indie”, as it usually seems that its listeners that apply the label. Maybe it's the very concept of straying from what was previously donned as hip becoming the new hip.

Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood | Boulder Theater | Review

The Colorado Jazz scene has always been active, but never really definitive. Denver and Boulder have few actual jazz venues (thank god for Dazzle Jazz) and most of the renowned artists that tour through choose mid-sized theatres, performing arts centers, or even laid back dives as their outlet. Since our music culture is so welcoming and lets face it, who wouldn’t want to tour through our beautiful state, we get some of the hottest names in Jazz touring through and giving their all to Rocky Mountain audiences.

Just Announced: EOTO @ Boulder Theater | 3/16/13

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present EOTO with Liquid Stranger & Jantsen to the Boulder Theater on Sunday, March 16, 2013.  Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 10:00 am for $30 general admission.

Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour | Boulder Theater | 4/24/13

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour to the Boulder Theater on Wednesday, April 24th, 2013.  Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 10:00 am for $25 general admission seated, $32 reserved & $40 gold circle.

Leftover Salmon: The Perfect Thanksgiving Cocktail

1 part Vince Herman and his commanding stage presence
1 part Drew Emmitt which includes his mandolin, electric guitar, fiddle, and smooth voice
2 parts Young Whipper-Snappers…Andy Hall on dobro + Andy Thorn on banjo
2 parts unified and silky rhythm section…Wally Ingram on drums + Greg Garrison on bass
1 part Special guests: Billy Fucking Nershi + Silas Herman
1 part small kid in front of crowd jumping on stage to play Vince’s washboard
 
After combining of musical talents/skills is complete add 2 squeezes of the “U

Just Announced: Amy Schumer @ Boulder Theater | 4/26/13

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Amy Schumer to the Boulder Theater on Friday, April 26, 2013.  Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, November 30th, 2012 at 10:00 am for $32.50 general admission seated.

B.B. King | Boulder Theater | Boulder, CO | 11/12/2012 | Review

The legend of the Delta Blues is a somber story. Its grandfather died at the age of twenty-seven under debated circumstances. The legacy that Robert Leroy Johnson left Mississippi was a new style of guitar playing and singing that would eventually become the predominant defining form of American roots music. Nearly every style of American-born music can be structurally traced back to blues. Jazz and Rock ‘n’ Roll is blues music, and wouldn’t have been birthed without that foundational backbone.

DeVotchKa | Boulder Theater | 10/26/12 | Review & Photos

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is celebrated at the end of October or early November across Mexico as a celebration and worship of ancestors long since passed.  In more Southern areas of Mexico, home to Mayan ancestors, the holiday is called “Hanal Pixan”; which translates to ‘souls food’.  People celebrate by making food and altars to present to their deceased family members.  At Boulder Theater, DeVotchKa fed our souls with haunting, beautiful