The Unlikely Candidates - Concert Photos from Fort Collins, Colorado
Jun 2017

The Unlikely Candidates in Fort Collins

Denver likes to adopt bands. Not that we really need to, since we have a robust music scene right here in the Mile High City – but after bands start coming back over and over, we tend to think they are ours too.

This is true for The Unlikely Candidates, technically from Texas, but who have made Colorado somewhat of a second home. When a band does this, they don’t just play Denver – they play all the surrounding cities like Colorado Springs, Boulder and my favorite-city-for-Colorado-music-besides-Denver, Fort Collins.

I’ve mentioned before how we met these guys at Firefly several years ago, and have kept up with them ever since. With good reason, because they put on an incredible live show. Generally loud, rambunctious and sweaty – just like rock and roll concerts should be. They only have a few tour dates listed for this summer right now, but I am sure that will change soon – TUC loves the road.

See you again soon, guys!

Concert Photos: The Unlikely Candidates in Fort Collins

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WMS (Westword Music Showcase) Headlines 2017 - Denver Music Festival
Jun 2017

Westword Music Showcase (WMS) 2017 Promo Code

It’s almost here! Westword Music Showcase (WMS) is right around the corner and you better have your tickets.

Wait, you don’t? I can help!

Use discount promo code GREEBLE at checkout for $30 off GA (General Admission) and VIP tickets.

Better hurry; prices will be rising soon!

You don’t want to miss the 2017 WMS!

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Interview with Glen Phillips of Toad The Wet Sprocket
Jun 2017

Interview with Glen Phillips of Toad The Wet Sprocket: New Album & New Life

When I checked Glen Phillips’ Wikipedia page (just to make sure I had my facts straight), I realized I am only about 6 months older than him. So, while I was working at the mall, he was starting Toad The Wet Sprocket.

I discovered them in college (didn’t we all?) and I can’t even count the number of times I have seen Toad or Glen live. (It’s a lot.)

I was thrilled when given the opportunity to get on the phone with Glen ahead of his show with Marc Cohn at the Arvada Center here in Denver this month. Anyone who has seen TTWS live knows that Glen comes off as shy. Perhaps he is, but his song lyrics have always had so much to say. I was pleasantly surprised how effusive he was while we chatted (and secretly wished we could stay on the line for the rest of the day.)

Thanks for the time, Glen – and can’t wait to see you live (again) here in Denver!

Glen Phillips of Toad The Wet Sprocket

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Nerd Prom Denver 2017
Jun 2017

Denver Nerd Prom 2017 – MC Lars, MegaRan & Andy Rok

I have to apologize to Nerd Prom Denver for the lateness of this post, seeing as the geekfest actually happened in April. But their founder Andy Rok is out at the Wonder Woman movie with my husband this very moment, so I thought it was a perfect opportunity to catch up – and relive the fun.

This year’s headliners were MC Lars and Megaran, who seem to have been put on this earth to perform together. Nerd Prom 2017 also included Rocket Surgeons, DJ Boyhollow, hosts Alf & Rick as well as Andy’s own band The Real Deal. Continue reading…

Minus The Bear & Beach Slang - Denver concert photos
May 2017

Photos: Minus The Bear with Beach Slang at Summit Music Hall

I fell in love with Minus The Bear on their 2010 album Omni, but that was actually their fourth. In 2017 the band released Voids, their first album without drummer Erin Tate. Leader singer Jake Snider’s vocals are just as distinctive and the group is just as good live. They played Denver’s Summit Music Hall with the super loud and super fun group Beach Slang.

Minus The Bear continues their tour in the UK and then comes back to the US this summer, finishing out at Riot Fest Chicago. Continue reading…