Music

Let the world hear

"To be honest, there’s probably a lot of people who would see my name and say, ‘Who is that? That sounds familiar,’” says singer/songwriter...

Soloists together onstage at last with the Boulder Philharmonic

Jennifer Frautschi and Erik Ruske rarely get to perform together. The married couple are both highly successful musicians, but she plays the violin and he...

Age is just a number

As the Drive-By Truckers continue their touring cycle this winter behind their new release American Band — one of their best, most lyrically provocative...

Top 10 albums of 2016

The year in music of 2016 seems likely to be remembered for its major losses. This was a year when we lost artists who...

The birth of a tradition

For the second year running, the Boulder Chamber Orchestra (BCO) will reveal a young soloist at their New Year’s Eve concert. Last year it...

Yonder Will Fix 2017 for Us

Judging by the thin strands of snow clinging to the shaded crevices, we guessed that Yonder Mountain String Band’s latest video “Alison” was shot...

From the terrestrial to the celestial

They conduct themselves like madmen, and explain their behavior by saying that in their thoughts they soar in the most far-off worlds ... Every...

Continuing the Celtic tradition

Being a singer in Celtic Woman had been a long-held dream for Éabha McMahon. Now, after more than a year in the group, she...

It will be ukuleles and a Broadway witch for the holidays

Ah, the holiday season. That wonderful time for your favorite carols, colored lights, egg nog and — ukuleles? Sure enough, it’s all part of the...

Grateful reincarnation

In advance of three sold out shows in Colorado this month, there are a couple of things you need to know about Joe Russo’s...

It is what it is

Shifting gears” is one of those colloquialisms that, once hatched as an automotive term, has slithered its way into the irretrievably tainted waters of...

A new beginning

It’s clear in Sarah Anderson’s voice: the vocalist and trumpeter of Denver-based band Paper Bird is clearly a little nervous. It’s three days after...
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