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Troy Walker To Appear On Altitude's 'On Stage'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.11.2013 | Denver

Troy Walker, one of the rising stars in Denver's growing comedy scene, will be appearing on Altitude Sports' "On Stage" talent show tonight so set you...

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Introducing Denver's First All Stand-Up Comedy Fest!

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.30.2013 | Denver

Denver's stand-up comedy scene is booming, from the bigger acts at Comedy Works to the alternative scene at Bug Theater and Deer Pile to the Grawlix g...

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Sole Talks New Album, 'No Wising Up, No Settling Down'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.29.2013 | Denver

Tim Holland, better known as Denver emcee Sole, is busy. Taking a break from recording with his Skyrider Band project, the indie hip-hop icon rele...

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Nix Bros., Andy Juett Talk Making Of 'Those Who Can't' Show

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.17.2013 | Denver

Although "Those Who Can't" is the title of the Nix Brothers' comedy pilot for Amazon Studios, ...

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Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Orvedahl Talk New Comedy Albums

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.13.2013 | Denver

The Grawlix guys are very busy. In between what seems like near-constant comedy shows, Adam Cayton-Holland and Andrew Orvedahl, two-thirds of Denver's...

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WATCH: Sole Thinks He's Anarcho-Feminist Emma Goldman

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.07.2013 | Denver

"I used to ride for Karl Marx, but then I met Emma Goldman." --Sole Over the years, Denver indie hip-hop legend Sole has often taken on politics a...

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Greater Than Social Club Mixes Music And Comedy

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.05.2013 | Denver

Denver-based music label Greater Than Collective is breathing new life into a classic idea with their new Greater Than Social Club -- a modern-day, m...

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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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Denver Comic Chuck Roy Talks 'Dirty Christmas Show'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.29.2012 | Denver

'Tis the season for eggnog, mistletoe and raunchy jokes about Santa Claus and Frosty the Snowman. Chuck Roy is a Denver comedy staple, regularly hosti...

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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...

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Author J.A. Tyler Talks Mud Luscious Press, Colorado Fiction

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.16.2012 | Denver

J.A. Tyler is busy. Very busy. An author and editor, Tyler is producing some of the most challenging, distinct and provocative works of modern fiction...

Take A Sneak Peek Into GABF 2012!

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.09.2012 | Denver

The 31st Annual Great American Beer Festival is almost here! Beginning Thursday, nearly 50,000 beer lovers, judges and brewers will descend upon the C...

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...

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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...

Denver's Newest Band Brings Soul To The Local Scene

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 06.06.2012 | Denver

Denver's acoustic music scene just got a big boost of soul in newcomer Brent Joyce. The young North Carolina native has opened for the late folk i...

Wheelchair Sports Camp Talk New EP (LISTEN)

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.08.2012 | Denver

If you don't know who Wheelchair Sports Camp are yet, you will soon. Led by MC/Producer Kalyn Heffernan and joined by vocalist/saxophonist Abi McGaha ...

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 ...

Artist Spotlight: Pictureplane Talks Inspiration In Mile High City

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.08.2012 | Denver

Travis Egedy, better known to Denver as Pictureplane, is one of independent music's most progressive, avante-garde and straight-up rocking pop artists...

My Denver: 16 Questions For Illegal Pete's Pete Turner

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.30.2012 | Denver

Who are you: I am Pete Turner, Denver native. Littleton Lion, Class of '89. Guns N' Roses rules! Years in Denver: I have been in Denver/Colorad...

Artist Spotlight: Wheelchair Sports Camp Rapper Talks Denver Hip-Hop

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.30.2012 | Denver

Kalyn Heffernan is emcee of one of Denver's hottest rising hip-hop groups, Wheelchair Sports Camp. She deftly writes politically charged raps as well ...

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...

Interview With Sole: Rapper, Occupier

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.30.2012 | Denver

Indie hip-hop legend Sole, also known as Tim Holland, has been making dense, politically-minded, avant-garde hip-hop for more than 22 years. It all st...

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...

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...