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Spring Creek comes down the mountain for gig

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It's been a long climb for Spring Creek, the first Coloradans ever signed by the blue-chip bluegrass label Rebel Records, and the first band ever to win both the Telluride and the RockyGrass festivals back to back. The band's fast-ascending status lives up to their ...

Rusted Root comes to Boulder

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Leaving the Fox Theatre after Dr. Dog's fabulous (and packed) performance Monday night, it was hard to escape the realization that the current batch of diverse North American rock bands (which also includes Arcade Fire, Animal Collective, Fleet Foxes, Yeasayer and ...

The Who plans on new album

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Guitarist Pete Townshend has revealed that he is working on a new production in the tradition of the Who's Tommy and Quadrophenia that he calls Floss. The guitarist also told Rolling Stone magazine that the more conventional songs from Floss will be part of a new Who...

The Emmitt-Nershi Band finds the zone

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Billy Nershi was on the road when we caught up with him last week, winding his way through the fall colors of eastern Pennsylvania. Fall's nice back East, but Nershi was hoping to catch a little autumn blaze in the high country back home...

Rahzel’s vocal percussion must be seen to be believed

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Rahzel's next move makes a lot of sense...

Paper Bird spreads its wings

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For any band, breaking out of the hometown turf and onto the national scene is a laborious task. For bands on the Front Range where touring means plowing through hundreds of small-scale, mid-America spots to get to either coast it can be even more difficult to garner...

After a two-year sabbatical, Thursday returns to the studio

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Thursday's opportunity to headline the Taste Of Chaos tour last spring certainly had its benefits, considering it is perhaps the biggest annual package tour of the season and it coincided with a return to action for the band after a two-year break...

Portugal. The Man hits a stride with their latest, poppy album

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You see a lot of unexpected buzz-band hyperbole in this business. Most of it is little more than well-meaning, thesaurus-clutching publicists trying to earn their keep, but when you read the Wall Street Journal hyping up a band as bearers of the best set at this year...

Veteran songwriter Danny Shafer releases new album

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Sometimes it goes right over our head...

Bay-area bluesman comes to Boulder

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In the 1960s, the electric blues and psychedelic rock revolution consciously paid debt to many of the musicians who laid the groundwork for not only the sound, but the attitude of rock 'n' roll. At Bill Graham's storied Fillmore concerts, you could see Lightnin' ...