Keeping the yearly tradition alive, I picked my tops shows of 2016. I was extremely lucky and got to see big acts in small venues such as Mudcrutch (Tom Petty’s pre Heartbreaker band) at the Ogden Theatre and Chris Stapleton at the Fillmore Auditorium (feeling like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory […]
In 1986, I went to Denver, Colorado’s Rainbow Music Hall (now a Walgreens) to see Brian Setzer’s The Knife Feels Like Justice tour (that’s right. I’m that old). He revitalized Rockabilly with his band The Stray Cats when a song called Pac-Man Fever dominated the radio. Setzer inspired me to […]
Diane Coffee, Ned Garthe Explosion, and Shady Elders at the Marquis Theatre in Denver, CO on 12/8/16
On an extremely cold Thursday night, people left the comfort of their warm homes to enter the non-heated Marquis Theatre. Red Bull was the sponsor for the evening of music. They provided three dollar tickets if you went through their website. The first one hundred to arrive received free hot […]
The Strumbellas and Dave Simonett and Dave Carroll of Trampled By Turtles at eTown Hall in Boulder, CO on 12/3/16.
Three guys all named Dave walk into a solar-powered converted church as a prize for a radio station contest. It’s no joke. It’s the award for the KBCO’s Select A Set Weekend contest. Listeners sent in songs with a common theme. The participants whose sets were played over the […]