Music

It’s Rocky Mountain Folks Festival time

We all have ways of measuring the passage of time. We watch our kids grow up — their way-too-fast and amazing transformation into adults...

Apropos, at least for the moment

Andrew Bird has his own reality TV show. Which seems uncharacteristic for the singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist known for his whimsical lyrics and perfectly...

The end of the world

An upbeat love song might be a strange choice for the lead single from an album about the apocalypse. But not if you’re Parker...

Along for the ride

Mike Rosenberg is in a New York coffee shop when we get connected to chat. Maybe it’s the British accent, but he’s terribly charming. “Whot...

Boom boom boom

There is busy and then there is New York busy. Camille Harris is New York busy. She does a lot, and all at once....

Final weekend of CMF packs variety

The Colorado Music Festival (CMF) ends the 2016 season this weekend with performances representing a portion of the breadth and variety the festival has...

The original English major

Somewhere in the course of our phone conversation, I ask Robert Earl Keen how he planned to use his degree in English literature after...

Arise 2016

Strolling down the main vendor concourse on Saturday, the middle day, of ARISE last year, we happened upon a guy who, like us, was...

We know why the flightless bird shreds

Famously, or infamously, the story goes that Buckethead didn’t pass an informal audition to be Ozzy Osbourne’s guitarist at Ozzfest some years ago. Not...

Two drummers, one beat

Blues-rocker Joe Bonamassa has made a habit of choosing a specific theme or musical direction before recording many of his solo albums. For his new...

More than cursory

"You can find music to be cathartic if you’re willing to be honest with it,” says Andy Baxter, lyricist and one half of the...

Return of CMF mini-festival and former director

Fans of Brahms’s warm Romanticism (and who in the classical audience isn’t?) have much to look forward to. In three concerts, the Colorado Music Festival...
Our sponsors love Boulder
Our sponsors love Boulder
Our sponsors love Boulder