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Denver Music Scene

Colorado Music Promoter Dies At 73

AP | Posted 06.29.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Music promoter Barry Fey, who brought some of the biggest names in the business to Colorado, including the Doors, the Rolling Stones an...

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Tin Horn Prayer's Andy Thomas Talks New Solo Album, Novel

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.19.2013 | Denver

Guitarist and vocalist Andy Thomas of Denver's rootsy, folksy, Tom Waits-inspired punk rockers Tin Horn Prayer has just released a beautifully dark an...

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Sole Talks New Album: 'A Ruthless Criticism Of Everything Existing'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.04.2012 | Denver

The last time we talked to Denver-based indie hip-hop legend Sole he thought he had turned into Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke, but the real So...

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Tin Horn Prayer Talk 'Grapple The Rails'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.21.2012 | Denver

Earlier this month, Denver rootsy, folksy, Tom Waits-inspired punk rockers Tin Horn Prayer released their latest album "Grapple The Rails." Recorded a...

Epilogues Talk New Album, Life In Mile High City

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.01.2012 | Denver

With their infectious melodies and emotionally-charged lyrics, Denver indie-rock fixtures The Epilogues are poised for stardom with their new album "C...

WATCH: Red Rocks Dancing Security Guard Loves To Boogie

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.29.2012 | Denver

He's not at every show at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheater, but when he is, a seven-course dance feast is served to the unsuspecting audience. ...

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Eric Halborg Talks Rocking New Album From The Swayback

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.08.2012 | Denver

Eric Halborg's band The Swayback are Colorado rock icons. When a band has been playing together for as long as Halborg's -- it has been ten years sinc...

Music Mondays: 2012 Westword Music Showcase Playlist!

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.04.2012 | Denver

Welcome to Music Mondays -- our weekly Spotify playlist with the music we're currently obsessing over, locally and beyond. For playlist number five...

Colo. Musicians Win Tour Support From WESTAF

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.01.2012 | Denver

Front Range musicians, rejoice! There is a new grant in town and it could help you with booking and financing your next tour. The Western States A...

Music Mondays: Playlist For Entire UMS Lineup!

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.30.2012 | Denver

Welcome to Music Mondays (er, Wednesday?) -- our weekly Spotify playlist with the music we're currently obsessing over, locally and beyond. Okay, o...

Music Mondays: Bands Playing Locally This Week Playlist

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.22.2012 | Denver

Welcome to the third installment of "Music Mondays," a weekly Spotify playlist with the music we're currently obsessing over, locally and beyond. F...

Music Mondays: Underground Music Showcase Lineup Playlist

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.14.2012 | Denver

Welcome to the second installment of "Music Mondays," a weekly Spotify playlist with the music we're currently obsessing over, locally and beyond. ...

Music Mondays: HuffPost Denver's Weekly Spotify Playlist

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.02.2012 | Denver

Welcome to the first installment of "Music Mondays," a weekly Spotify playlist with the music we're currently obsessing over, locally and beyond. ...

Artist Spotlight: Indie-Pop Duo Tennis Talk Music, Marriage

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.08.2012 | Denver

Denver indie-pop group Tennis are busy. They recently performed live on both the Late Show with David Letterman and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, a ...

LISTEN: Our Favorite Colo. Bands On Spotify Playlist!

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.11.2012 | Denver

Denver, and Colorado at-large, has one of the most vibrant and rich music scenes in the country. As a way to celebrate a tiny fraction of the local mu...

WATCH: Ian Cooke Live In CPR's Open Air Studio

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.30.2012 | Denver

As if we needed any more proof that Denver's Ian Cooke is an absolutely brilliant artist. Earlier this week, Cooke performed his songs "Cassowary" and...

PREMIERE: Sole & The Skyrider Band's 'DIY' Music Video

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.23.2012 | Denver

Denver emcee Sole has been defying genre conventions and pushing boundaries, both musically and visually, throughout his career and with his latest mu...

High School Filmmaker Makes Doc About Legendary Denver Art Space

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.08.2012 | Denver

If you haven't been to Rhinoceropolis, you haven't seen one of the most inspiring DIY art spaces in Denver and you also haven't experienced the cuttin...

WATCH: Sole Releases Stunning 'Bad Capt. Swag' Music Video

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.07.2012 | Denver

Hip-hop artist Sole has been pushing boundaries in his music and videos for years, he even recently thought he was Ben Bernanke, but the Denver-based ...

Artist Spotlight: Varlet Talk New Album, American Idol

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.30.2012 | Denver

Denver-based five-piece band Varlet has crafted one of the most stunning records of 2011. The band's distinct sound is a hauntingly beautiful blend: I...

Artist Spotlight: Ian Cooke & His Cello-Heavy Folk Rock

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.30.2012 | Denver

Ian Cooke and his cello-heavy folk rock have been winning over critics and gathering up awards for years. He has been featured in Spin magazine, has w...

20 Questions With Lizzie Huffman

The Huffington Post | By Matt Ferner | Posted 01.30.2012 | Denver

Who are you: Lizzie Huffman - Guitars and Vocals Phillip Peterson - Producer, Strings, Percussion, etc. Years In Denver: Just hit six months tod...

Illegal Pete’s Launches ‘Greater Than’ Artist Collective

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.26.2011 | Denver

Pete Turner, owner of Illegal Pete’s legendary burrito restaurants in Denver and Boulder, has supported the local music scene for years with live sh...

My Denver: 14 Questions For Snake Rattle Rattle Snake

| Matt Ferner | Posted 01.30.2012 | Denver

Who: Snake Rattle Rattle Snake (SRRS are: Hayley Helmericks, Wilson Helmericks, Doug Spencer, Andrew Warner, James Yardley) Years In Denver: 66 ye...