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Denver Comes Alive

January 11th, 2020

If you’ve been waiting for an excuse to check out Mission Ballroom in Denver, this is it. Live For Live Music has announced a one-day festival with an unbelievable lineup of never-before-seen supergroups.  Denver Comes Alive is the latest iteration of an innovative festival with its roots in New Orleans and the Jazz Fest community. Following in the footsteps of its predecessor, Brooklyn Comes Alive, the music marathon features unique collaborations with world class musicians. The incredible lineup includes Oteil Burbridge & Friends, Ghost-Live (a special Ghost-Note/Soulive collab), Star... Read More

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong at The Ogden

November 9th, 2019

The Ogden has announced another fire lineup next weekend guaranteed to get you your funk fix. Pigeons Playing Ping Pong is headlining September 15th and 16th, bringing the best of both coasts with them. They’ll be joined by Lespecial on Friday night for a late-night groove fest. Saturday night will be a dance party of epic proportions with Portland’s Yak Attack. Pigeons Playing Ping Pong is a four-piece funk/jam band from Baltimore, Maryland. Hatched in a dorm room in 2009, they’ve spent the last decade racking up over a thousand shows in 44 states. Propelled by a relentless work... Read More

7th Annual Spread the Word Fest

May 10th, 2019
Rebirth Brass Band, courtesy of Spread The Word Fest

The 7th annual Spread the Word Fest is back again in Denver. The three day event is going down May 17th-19th and tickets are still available. This Colorado-born festival brings together huge names for a diverse lineup that never disappoints. Previous guests include Euforquestra, Tatanka, Everyone Orchestra, James and the Devil, Kyle Hollingsworth, the Jeff Austin Band, and many more. Next weekend, Spread the Word takes over the city with 3 venues, 8 stages, and more than 40 bands on the bill. Location is a big decision with these types of things. For 2019, organizers decided on a three-pronged... Read More

Be On Key

July 14th, 2018
Be on Key

If you’re into jam bands or are even vaguely familiar with that scene in Denver, you’ve probably heard of Jay Bianchi. If that doesn’t ring a bell, you’ve most likely been to Sancho’s Broken Arrow, or Owsleys. Maybe you remember Quixote’s(RIP). If none of this sounds familiar, you may have just gotten here, which is fine, and now you know about some cool spots to check out. Bianchi is a die-hard deadhead and his establishments tend to reflect the sentiment. They’re all incredibly welcoming places to relax, grab a drink, and enjoy good music. His latest project, Be On Key Psychedelic... Read More