Monthly Archives: May 2015

HAPPY BIRTHDAY PETER YARROW, JOHN BONHAM, DMC & More…

1938- Peter Yarrow (singer + guitarist w/ Peter, Paul & Mary; “Puff The Magic Dragon”)
77 yrs.

Also Saturday, Peter Yarrow,

Peter Yarrow “Wedding Song” live video link here.

1947- Junior Campbell (member of Marmalade)         68 yrs.

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1948- John Bonham (drummer w/ Led Zeppelin; “Moby Dick”; died in 1980)

John Bonham

Led Zeppelin w/ John Bonham “Black Dog” live video link here.

1952- Karl Bartos (member of Kraftwerk; “Autobahn”)      63 yrs.

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Kraftwerk w/ Karl Bartos “Autobahn” live video link here.

1959- Danny Pearson (bassist w/ American Music Club)    56 yrs.

Daniel Pearson – Mercury State

1964- Darryl McDaniels a.k.a. DMC (MC w/ Run-DMC; “It’s Tricky”)       51 yrs.

Darryl McDaniels (aka Run DMC)

Run-DMC “Mary, Mary” video link here.

1965- Steve White (drummer w/ Style Council)        50 yrs.

steve white drum lessons

These are your birthdays for today, along with video links for a few of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TOM MORELLO, CEE-LO GREEN & More…

1944- Lenny Davidson (member of Dave Clark Five)       71 yrs.

Lenny Davidson

1955- Nicky ‘Topper’ Headon (member of The Clash)     60 yrs.

Topper Headon of the Clash

The Clash w/ Nicky Headon “Radio Clash” live video link here.

1960- Stephen Duffy (singer, songwriter, guitarist + co-founding member of Duran Duran, Lilac Time + Me Me Me; solo artist)
55 yrs.

Stephen Duffy & The Lilac Time

1964- Tom Morello (guitarist w/ Rage Against The Machine + Audioslave; released music under the moniker Night Watchman)           51 yrs.

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Rage Against The Machine w/ Tom Morello “Bulls On Parade” video link here.

1967- Sven Pipien (bassist w/ The Black Crowes)      48 yrs.

Bajista actual, Sven Pipien

1968- Tim Burgess (vocals w/ The Charlatans U.K.; solo artist)
47 yrs.

Tim Burgess, musician

Charlatans U.K. w/ Tim Burgess “The Only One I Know” video link here.

1971- Patrick Dalheimer (bassist for Live)    44 yrs.

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1974- Thomas Callaway a.k.a. Cee-Lo Green (singer, rapper, songwriter + record producer w/ Goodie Mob + Gnarls Barkley; solo artist; judge on The Voice)      41 yrs.

Cee Lo Green sparkled during

Gnarls Barkley w/ Cee-Lo Green “Crazy” video link here

These are your birthdays for today, along with video links for a few of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CAMEO, NOEL GALLAGHER & More…

1945- Gary Brooker (founded The Paramounts w/ Robin Trower in 1962; member of Procol Harum; worked w/ Eric Clapton, Alan Parsons + Ringo Starr)         70 yrs.

Gary Brooker is reportedly

Procol Harum w/ Gary Brooker “A Whiter Shade Of Pale” live video link here.

1955- Mike Porcaro (bassist w/ Toto)         60 yrs.

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1956- Larry Blackmon a.k.a. Cameo (R&B artist; “Word Up”)
59 yrs.

It's Larry Blackmon here,

Cameo “Candy” video link here.

1956- La Toya Jackson (Michael Jackson’s sister; sang back-up with The Jackson 5; solo artist)       59 yrs.

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1958- Marie Fredriksson (singer w/ Roxette; “It Must Have Been Love”)      57 yrs.

Marie Fredriksson

Roxette w/ Marie Fredriksson “Joyride” video link here.

1959- Mel Gaynor (drummer w/ Simple Minds)       56 yrs.

Mel Gaynor live 1989.

1961- David Palmer (member of ABC; “The Look Of Love”)
54 yrs.

and drummer David Palmer

ABC w/ David Palmer “The Look Of Love” live video link here.

1963- Blaze Bayley (vocalist w/ Blaze, Wolfsbane and Iron Maiden in the later 90’s)
52 yrs.

Blaze Bayley Interview | Metal

1967- Noel Gallagher (singer, songwriter + guitarist w/ Oasis + Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds)        48 yrs.

Noel Gallagher at Razzmatazz,

Oasis w/ Noel Gallagher “Don’t Look Back In Anger” live video link here.

1975- Melanie Brown a.k.a. Scary Spice (member of The Spice Girls)        40 yrs.

Melanie B (Melanie Brown)

1981- Isaac Slade (lead singer + pianist w/ The Fray; “How To Save A Life”)
34 yrs.

The Fray's Isaac Slade

These are your birthdays for today, along with links for some of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

RIOT FEST 2015 PROMISES AN EXTENSIVELY IMPRESSIVE LINE-UP IN DENVER!!

RIOT FEST is back, with a new venue and an amazing line-up for the end of August in Denver. Though there is more info to cover, first thing’s first, the simply phenomenal line-up covering several genres and featuring some of the biggest names, period!!

RIOT FEST 2015 (Denver):
Modest Mouse // ??????????? // Pixies // Snoop Dogg // Iggy Pop // ????????? // Tenacious D
Ice Cube & Special Guests // RUN DMC // Rancid // Motorhead // Flogging Molly //
Coheed And Cambria // Drive Like Jehu // L7 // Explosions In The Sky // Kongos //
Cypress Hill // Alkaline Trio // Thrice // Cold War Kids // The Airborne Toxic Event // Iration // Bootsy Collins’ Rubber Band // Yelawolf // Babes In Toyland // Anthrax
The Damned // Eagles Of Death Metal // The Mighty Mighty Bosstones // GZA
????? // Ok Go // De La Soul // Testament // Desaparecidos // The Dead Milkmen
Nada Surf // The Lawrence Arms // Reverend Horton Heat // ????? // Andrew W.K.
GWAR // The Black Lips // The Get Up Kids // American Nightmare // Bayside
Swervedriver // Millencolin // ????? // The Vandals // Less Than Jake
The Joy Formidable // Doomtree // ?????? // Cloud Cult // 7 Seconds // OFF!
Benjamin Booker // Joyce Manor // The White Buffalo // Post Malone With FKI
Jazz Cartier // Teenage Bottlerocket // The Bunny Gang // Speedy Ortiz // Pup
?????? // Beach Slang // The Hotelier // Prayers // Fit For Rivals // Direct Hit!
The Moth & The Flame // Elway // Main Attrakionz // Cayetana // Broadway Calls
White Mystery // Skating Polly // Souvenirs // Northern Faces // Dreamers // Pears
Meat Wave // Rozwell Kid // Sleep On It // Faulkner // Gateway Drugs // Daye Jack
Indian School + more TBA!!

Special Performances by The Rock-afire Explosion + Hellzapoppin Circus Sideshow Revue

For various reasons, Riot Fest has moved each year in its three year existence in Colorado, so this year they are having it at the National Western Complex. This is the same facility where the ‘Stock Show’ happens every January. There are still tickets for both general admission and VIP tickets available. Three day passes for August 28 thru 30 are $99.98 for general admission and $259.98 for VIP. There are also three day passes available for all you can ride carnival rides. That’s What I Know, So That’s What You Know!!

New Releases 6/02: BARENAKED LADIES, INDIGO GIRLS, DAWES & More…

There aren’t as many new albums coming out the first Tuesday of June, but some big name releases, just the same. With music coming out from Barenaked Ladies, Indigo Girls, Dawes, Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard, Florence & The Machine, Major Lazer and Chris Robinson Brotherhood, there is sure to be some hype around this week’s new releases.

  • Algiers- “Algiers”
  • Barenaked Ladies- “Silverball”
  • Chris Robinson Brotherhood- “Betty’s Blend Vol. Two: The Best From The West”
  • Damaged Bug- “Cold Hot Plums
  • Dawes- “All Your Favorite Bands”
  • Eternal Summers- “Gold & Stone”
  • Florence & The Machine- “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful”
  • Girlpool- “Before The World Was Big”
  • Indigo Girls- “One Lost Day”
  • Jason Derulo- “Everything Is 4”
  • Kail Baxley- “A Light That Never Dies”
  • Major Lazer- “Peace Is The Mission”
  • Melody Gardot- “Currency Of Man”
  • Northern American- “Modern Phenomena”
  • Nozinja- “Nozinja Lodge”
  • Queen Latifah & Various Artists- “Bessie” (sndtk)
  • Wild Yaks- “Rejoice: God Loves Wild Yaks”
  • Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard- “Django & Jimmie”

These are Tuesday’s releases, representing alternative, electronic, country, jazz and blues genres, and more. As usual, I will make the difficult decision of choosing one of these albums for review. I will post the review on Wednesday, so check-back to read the review. That’s What I Know, So That’s What You Know!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY T-BONE WALKER, GLADYS KNIGHT, JOHN FOGERTY & More…

1910- T Bone Walker (blues guitarist; influenced BB King, Buddy Guy + more; died in 1975)

T-Bone Walker Fine Art Print

T-Bone Walker “Goin’ To Chicago” live video link here.

1917- Papa John Creech (violinist w/ Jefferson Airplane + Hot Tuna; died in 1994)

Tuesday, February 22, 1994

Papa John Creach “Bumble Bee Blues” audio link here.

1944- Billy Vera (singer; “At This Moment”)        71 yrs.

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1944- Gladys Knight (singer; performed + recorded w/ The Pips)
71 yrs.

Gladys Knight & The Pips

Gladys Knight & The Pips “Midnight Train To Georgia” live video link here.

1945- John Fogerty (guitar + vocals w/ Creedence Clearwater Revival; “Down On The Corner”; solo artist)              70 yrs.

John Fogerty Pictures

Creedence Clearwater Revival w/ John Fogerty “Fortunate Son” live video link here.

1949- Wendy O. Williams (singer w/ The Plasmatics; “Butcher Baby”; died in 1998)

Wendy O Williams

The Plasmatics w/ Wendy O. Williams “Butcher Baby” video link here.

1955- John McGeoch (guitarist + member of Magazine; worked w/ Siouxsie & The Banshees, Armoury Show + Public Image Limited; died in 2004)

John McGeoch in Magazine 1978.

1962- Roland Gift (singer w/ Fine Young Cannibals; “She Drives Me Crazy”)     53 yrs.

Roland Gift of the Fine Young

1968- Kylie Minogue (singer/actress; “The Locomotion”)         47 yrs.

Kylie Minogue to perform at

1985- Colbie Caillat (singer/songwriter)          30 yrs.

Colbie Caillat

These are your birthdays for today, along with video links for a few of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

Album Review: OZRIC TENTACLES “TECHNICIANS OF THE SACRED”

Though I was already pretty sure about which album I would review from Tuesday’s offerings of new releases, I still sampled as much as I could before truly making a decision. With new albums from The Bad Plus & Joshua Redman, Victor Wainwright & The Wild Roots, Eilen Jewell, YES and more, it was impossible to close my eyes to these acts.  In the end, I ended where I thought I would, with the English electronic  outfit, Ozric Tentacles and their new release, “Technicians Of The Sacred”. This group led by the only constant in the band since its 1983 inception, Ed Wynne, has five working parts at its biggest, but has certainly functioned with less.

“High Pass” opens with a space voyage, that isn’t immediately a danceable track, but it gets there as it soars into ether. This track is over eight minutes long, and for the most part it mellows and then picks up again. There are tons of layers, as well as some great guitar from Ed Wynne.

The ethereal theme continues on “Butterfly Garden” with a meditative approach to dance music.  The chanting and bird noises only help to increase the fully-engulfing nature of the music.

“Far Memory” has more of a peaceful psych-rock  vibe than electronic dance music. Things get a little bit prog-rock, until the acoustic and electric guitars step in to steal the show.

“Changa Marsala” begins at warp speed, like bouncing through the stars. It has some Asian and Middle-eastern undertones, as well a choire behind them.

The brain and ears get a chance to recover during the Indian drenched sounds on “Zingbong”. This song has moments of pure techno bliss and rocking out, both balanced just right.

There is a bouncy fun groove underneath “Switchback. It gets a little meditative and ends ethereal.

“Epiphlioy” starts with great acoustic guitar, reminiscent of Rodrigo Y Gabriella. It heads off on a techno-desert groove, then becomes 80’s rock.

“The Unusual Village” starts with a lot of bird sounds and then moves gradually into something not quite danceable. The guitars are truly in full-force on this cut.

The techno-trippy sounds of “Smiling Potion” are matched by an industrial edge. This one gets its dance on around the half-way point.

“Rubbing Shoulders With The Absolute” starts with a lot of samples from nature and some heavy bass notes. This is another track that takes you into the ether.

The album’s grand finale, “Zenlike Creature” is pure space bliss with and emphasis on percussion. This one reminds me more of The Orb than any others, but the ZZ Top electric guitar sound is instantly pleasing and sets it apart from other acts.

Ozric Tentacles has over thirty years under its belt, or maybe more appropriately Ed Wynne does. They have put out almost as many albums. This latest release is nothing short of spectacular with their blend of EDM, world, trance and psych-rock pushing them farther into the future. Despite the extended length of some of the tracks, the beats never got overly repetitive before morphing into something fresh. Ozric Tentacles definitely show-off the bands tendency to layer sound upon sound, which makes for an enjoyable listening experience on “Technicians Of The Sacred”. This may not be for everyone, but if you like livetronica and are at least a little musically adventurous, check it out. That’s What I Know, So That’s What You Know!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY PETE SEARS, NEIL FINN, SIOUXSIE SIOUX & More…

1935- Rudy Lewis (member w/ The Drifters; “Save The Last Dance For Me”; died in 1964)

Drifters - 1963 The last

1935- Ramsey Lewis (keyboard player; “The In Crowd”)       80 yrs.

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Ramsey Lewis Trio “The In Crowd” live video link here.

1947- Marty Kristian (member of The New Seekers; “I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing”)      68 yrs.

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1948- Pete Sears (multi-instrumentalist w/ Jefferson Starship + Moonalice)      67 yrs.

Moonalice member Pete Sears

Moonalice w/ Pete Sears “Eight Miles High” live video link here.

1956- Neil Finn (guitar + vocals w/ Split Enz + Crowded House; “Don’t Dream It’s Over”)          59 yrs.

Neil Finn at 9:30 Club in

Split Enz w/ Neil Finn “I Got You” live video link here.

1957- Eddie Harsch (keyboards w/ The Black Crowes)        58 yrs.

Eddie Harsch - Piano, Organo

The Black Crowes w/ Eddie Harsch “Hard To Handle” live video link here.

1957- Susan Dallion a.k.a. Siouxsie Sioux (vocals w/ Siouxsie & The Banshees; “Cities In Dust”; member of The Glove)       58 yrs.

Siouxsie Sioux is one of

Siouxsie & The Banshees “Peek A Boo” video link here.

1966- Sean Kinney (member of Alice In Chains)      49 yrs.

Coincidence? I think NOT!

1971- Lisa Lopes a.k.a. Left-Eye (vocals w/ TLC; died in 2002)

and rhymes of Left Eye,

1975- Andre Benjam a.k.a. Andre 3000 (half of Outkast; “Hey Ya!”)
40 yrs.

André Benjamin - Andre 3000

These are your birthdays for today, along with video links for some of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MILES DAVIS, LEVON HELM, STEVIE NICKS & More…

1920- Norma Dolores Egstrom a.k.a. Peggy Lee (actress/singer; “Fever”; worked with Benny Goodman, Randy Newman + Quincy Jones; Grammy winner; died in 2002)

web site of Miss Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee w/ Benny Goodman Orchestra “Why Don’t Do Right” live video link here.

1926- Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter/composer; made essential jazz albums “Bitches Brew” and “Kind Of Blue”; continues to influence jazz musicians and others as well; died in 1991)

Miles Davis

Miles Davis & John Coltrane “So What” live video link here.

1942- Ray Ennis (member of Swinging Blue Jeans; “Hippy Hippy Shake”)        73 yrs.

Ray Ennis of The Swinging

1943- Levon Helm (drummer, multi- instrumentalist, singer w/ The Hawks; The Hawks backed Bob Dylan; later became The Band; “Cripple Creek”, “The Weight”; died in 2012)

Levon Helm of The Band in

The Band w/ Levon Helm “The Weight” live video link here.

1945- Verden Allen (keyboardist w/ Mott The Hopple; ” All The Young Dudes”)
70 yrs.

1945- Gary Peterson (member of The Guess Who “American Woman”)
70 yrs.

Garry Peterson of The Guess

1946- Mick Ronson (guitarist/producer + member of The Rats; worked w/ David Bowie, Mott The Hopple + Bob Dylan; died in 1993)

Mick Ronson. Foster/Retna

Mick Ronson ” Only After Dark” video link here.

1948- Stevie Nicks (singer w/ Fleetwood Mac; “Gold Dust Woman” + “Silver Springs”; solo artist)       67 yrs.

Stevie Nicks Stevie Nicks On

Fleetwood Mac w/ Stevie Nicks “Rhiannon” live video link here.

1949- Hank William Jr. (country singer/songwriter + son of country music pioneer Hank Williams)        66 yrs.

Hank Williams Jr.'s Old School

1959- Wayne Hussey (guitar w/ Dead Or Alive + Sisters Of Mercy)
56 yrs.

Wayne Hussey – Live – Mera

1964- Lenny Kravitz (singer/songwriter/guitarist; “Let Love Rule” + “Fly Away”; worked w/ Mick Jagger, Madonna + David Bowie)  51 yrs.

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Lenny Kravitz “Always On The Run” live video link here.

1972- Alan White (drummer w/ Oasis; canned in 2004)      43 yrs.

Alan White

1981- Isaac Slade (lead singer + pianist w/ The Fray; “How To Save A Life”)
34 yrs.

The Fray's Isaac Slade

These are your birthdays for today, along with links for some of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

Music To Hear 6/01 – 6/08: U2, LETTUCE, WORLD PARTY & More…

DENVER AREA 6/01/15

Quixote’s True Blue*- Joey Porter’s Vital Organ             $5

Red Rocks Amphitheatre (Morrison)- Cage The Elephant + Portugal The Man w/ The Mowglis                7 p.m.           SOLD OUT!!!!

FORT COLLINS AREA 6/02/15

Pourhouse (Loveland)- ‘Open Jazz Jam’ w/ The Pourhouse Jazz Trio            
7:30 p.m.

DENVER AREA 6/02/15

Fillmore Auditorium- Halestorm + The Pretty Reckless w/ Starset            7:30 p.m.
$58

Quixote’s True Blue- ‘Open Stage/ $2 Tuesday Dead’             FREE!!!!

BOULDER AREA 6/02/15

Chautauqua Auditorium*- Xavier Rudd & United Nations w/ Mike Love            8 p.m.
$35-47.50

Fox Theatre- ‘Bluegrass Tuesdays’ feat. Von Stomper, Acoustic Mining Company + Dead Drifters              8 p.m.            Free-$5

Pioneer Inn (Nederland)- ‘Open Mic’          9 p.m.

St. Julien- Adam Bodine Trio               6:30-9:30 p.m.

FORT COLLINS AREA 6/03/15

Avogadro’s Number- ‘Bluegrass Wednesdays’ feat. FREE bluegrass show         
7-8:30 p.m.            ///  open jam follows

DENVER AREA 5/03/15

Gothic Theatre*- Old 97’s w/ Oil Boom             8 p.m.            $25

Larimer Lounge- Desert Noises w/ Tomahawk Fox + Von Stomper             $8

Red Rocks Amphitheatre* (Morrison)- Old Crow Medicine Show w/ The Devil Makes Three             SOLD OUT!!!!

BOULDER AREA 6/03/15

Etown Hall*- Xavier Rudd & United Nations + Frazey Ford (live radio show taping)
6-9 p.m.             $28

Laughing Goat Coffee House- Purple Squirrel                   8 p.m.

Nissi’s (Lafayette)- ‘Wednesday Night Blues’ feat. Delta Sonics   
7:30 p.m.              FREE!!!!

FORT COLLINS AREA 6/04/15

Avogadro’s Number*- ‘Dead Jam’             9 p.m.             FREE!!!!

Mishawaka Amphitheatre* (Bellvue)- Xavier Rudd & United Nations w/ Mike Love
8 p.m.              $29.50-45

DENVER AREA 6/04/15

Cervantes’ Otherside*- ‘Pickin On Petty’ (Bluegrass tribute to the music of Tom Petty) feat. members of Chain Station + special guests w/ Coral Creek + The Deer Run Drifters ///       Cosmic Mesa on the patio             Free-$10

Daniels Hall*- Red Molly w/ Robert Cline Jr.            8 p.m.              $20-22

Dazzle Jazz*- Paa Kow Band            7 p.m.             $10

Dazzle Jazz*- ‘Artist In Residence w/ Adam Bodine           10:30 p.m.       FREE!!!!

Larimer Lounge*- Mandolin Orange w/ Josh Dillard               $12

Red Rocks Amphitheatre* (Morrison)- Ryan Adams w/ Houndmouth             8 p.m.
$55

Soiled Dove- Howie Day w/ Ryanhood                8 p.m.             $25-30

BOULDER AREA 6/04/15

Dickens Opera House (Longmont)- ‘Thursday Open Mic’          7 p.m.           FREE!!!!

Fox Theatre*- ‘JAMericana Summit’ w/ Grant Farm + Great American Taxi            
8:30 p.m.            $12.50-17

FORT COLLINS AREA 6/05/15

Aggie Theatre*- Coral Creek + Uptown Toodeloo String Band w/ Mile High Express

Avogadro’s Number- Poudre River Irregulars            3-7 p.m.          FREE!!!!

Hodi’s Half Note- Wendy Woo w/ Liz Barnez + Colony Funk            $10-15

DENVER AREA 6/05/15

Bluebird Theatre*- Cracker w/ The Hickman Dalton Gang               9 p.m.
$25.75

Cervantes’ Otherside*- Dr. Madd Vibes & The Missing Links feat. Angelo Moore (Fishbone) w/ Judge Roughneck ‘CD Release’ w/ MindState             $10-15

Clyfford Still Museum*- Dragondeer                     5:30 p.m.           FREE!!!!

Daniels Hall*- Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen Band + Blue Canyon Boys    
$22-24

Gothic Theatre- J. Boog w/ Hot Rain + Westafa           8 p.m.                   $10

Red Rocks Amphitheatre* (Morrison)- Lettuce + The Motet w/ Ex Mag + DJ Jazzy Jeff
$37.50

Soiled Dove- Dotsero ‘CD Release’            8 p.m.            $15-20

Summit Music Hall- Whitey Morgan & The 78’s                $20-25

Walnut Room- Slopeside ‘CD Release’ w/ Mama Lenny & The Remedy         8 p.m.
$12

FORT COLLINS AREA 6/06/15

Avogadro’s Number*- Tallgrass w/ Derek Blake               8 p.m.          $10

Everyday Joe’s- fortUKE            9:30 a.m.

Mishawaka Amphitheatre* (Bellvue)- Cracker w/ Post Paradise, Branded Bandits, Red Fox Run, Shaley Scott Band + Winchester Holiday               4 p.m.            $15

Monroe’s Lounge (Loveland)- ‘Piano Bar Saturdays’             8 p.m.

Swing Station* (LaPorte)- Switchman Sleepin’ (Grateful Dead tribute)             9 p.m.
$5

DENVER AREA 6/06/15

Bluebird Theatre*- Atomga w/ Dirty Bourbon River Show w/ Pete Pidgeon + Arcoda  
9 p.m.                $10

Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom- Diamond Saints (An-Ten-Nae & Releeve) w/ Eliot Lipp (Pretty Lights Music), Flamingosis + Artime            $10-20

Cervantes’ Otherside*- ‘Rebel Alliance Jam’ feat. David Murphy (Seven Arrows) & many special guests TBA w/ Mike Love          $15-20

Gothic Theatre- The Arturo Complex w/ Hypnotic Vibes, Lucida Tela + Innerspace 
8 p.m.              $10

Larimer Lounge- The JJ Evanoff Experience w/ Lost Lander + Reuben Hollebon
$10

Oriental Theatre- Austin Young Band + Andy Sandow           8 p.m.          $10

Pepsi Center- U2                7:30 p.m.                  SOLD OUT!!!!

Quixote’s True Blue*- Harmonious Junk does ‘Abbey Road’            9 p.m.         $10

Red Rocks Amphitheatre* (Morrison)- Big Head Todd & The Monsters + Lucinda Williams               7 p.m.                    $45.50

Soiled Dove*- World Party w/ Gabriel Kelley               8 p.m.                  $20-30

BOULDER AREA 6/06/15

Fox Theatre- Natural Vibrations w/ P-Nuckle                    8:30 p.m.               $12-16.50

Nissi’s (Lafayette)- Black Water (Doobie Brothers tribute)                7:30 p.m. 
$10-12

FORT COLLINS AREA 6/07/15

Avogadro’s Number*- ‘Sunshine Daydream Art & Music Fest’ feat. Halden Wofford & The Hi Beams + ‘Dead Jam House Band’                   $10

DENVER AREA 6/07/15

Pepsi Center- U2                7:30 p.m.           tickets starting @ $30

Soiled Dove*- Shelby Lynne              8 p.m.              $30-40

These are your shows coming around the Front Range over the first week of June. There are some big name acts and local bands with some great music to hear next week. As usual, I have marked the shows I suggest with an * after the venue name. For festival listings, check the Festival Time page and for a list of shows coming to the area over the next several months, check the Coming Attractions page. Now that we are entering a month with less typical rainfall than May, there are less reasons not to get out and hear some live music, especially at the outdoor venues. That’s What I Know, So That’s What You Know!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉