His lyrics are worship-worthy, and so is the acoustic music, almost entirely performed by Simon.
But pop superstar Taylor Swift’s Eras tour isn’t just about the money. It’s also about friendship bracelets, handmade outfits, and connecting with fans from around the world
In “Red Rocks: The Concert Years,” author G. Brown traces the colorful and sometimes raucous evolution of the geological marvel that has developed an unparalleled reputation as a performance space.
Colorado’s state song — the one everyone knows — appeared half a century ago, but its themes remain timeless, for better and worse.
GRAND JUNCTION — Harps have a reputation that has a whole lot to do with chubby cupids and highbrow-hotel lobbies. Harp music is the Pearly Gates’ soundtrack. But inside a metal building tucked between a supply business and a laboratory in an industrial section of Grand Junction, it is quickly obvious that harps are also […]
When Darin Valdez was working as a sobriety counselor a few years ago, a young man walked into his downtown Denver office crying and yelling. Then he asked Valdez for a sheet of paper. The man disappeared into the basement of the Sobriety House with the paper, and after about an hour, Valdez assumed he […]
The cardboard storage boxes form a chronological grid, left to right, on an entire basement wall — stacked five tall and 10 across, starting with the 1970s on the top left. They contain artifacts spanning generations of musical acts: press kits, publicity photos, notes and writings that chronicle an era, reveal a penchant for collections […]
A country bar and dancehall near Denver has temporarily and voluntarily closed its doors after a video widely shared on social media showed a recently packed dance floor, calling the venue’s safety guidelines into question. Tri-County Health Department Environmental Health Director Brian Hlavacek said The Grizzly Rose in Adams County was questioned for allegedly violating […]
Not long ago, a friend observed David Holbrooke, founder of Telluride’s Original Thinkers Festival, at his post — leading troops and extinguishing assorted fires. Impressed by Holbrooke’s multitasking, the friend praised him as the “ringmaster” of his festival’s circus. Holbrooke replied that he prefers a similar, yet not-identical title: “Yeah, OK,” he said. “But think […]
“Can I sing to you?” Hallie Spoor has been asking that question since she learned to talk. As a child growing up in Denver, she’d sing along to Disney movies on the family television and perform full-throated selections from “The Sound of Music” for anyone willing to listen. Then came Denver School of the Arts […]