Daily Archives: March 27, 2017

GRiZ announces two Red Rocks shows, live band debut

via axs.com. Tickets are $49.75-$99.50 and go on sale April 1 at 10 a.m. Real name Grant Kwiecinski, GRiZ typically performs solo with a computer and a saxophone to keep him company throughout his drop-heavy shows. Griz performs during Decadence at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado on December 30, 2016. (Seth McConnell, The Know)
Boulder-based electronic producer/multi-instrumentalist GRiZ has announced a pair of Red Rocks shows for the summer, including the debut of a live band. 1, the 26-year-old will head a band. That will hold true for his Sept. Check out our feature on Denver’s electro-soul scene here. 2 show, but on Sept. Kwiencinski released a video to accompany the announcement on his Facebook page. Related Articles

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GRiZ will take Red Rocks on Sept. No word on who will star in the producer’s fleshed-out live outfit. Check that out below. 1 and 2.

Jeff Foxworthy and Eddie Money are throwing a big ol’ barbecue in Denver

(Photo by Laura Roberts/Invision/AP)
Sometimes, all of your uncle’s dreams come true at once. When you aren’t yucking it up to “you might be a redneck” gags with Foxworthy or taking that “Slow Ride” with Foghat, fans can belly up to a host of barbecue options and lawn games. Not only are Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy, Eddie Money and Foghat going on tour together, but they’re doing it via a traveling barbecue party. The festival will come to Greenwood Village’s Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre on August 19. A snake in a can? Comedian Jeff Foxworthy performs at “1 Night. Your guess is as good as ours. via axs.com. 1 Time.: A Heroes and Friends Tribute to Randy Travis” at Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 in Nashville, Tenn. Tickets are $25-$399 and go on sale March 31 at 10 a.m. The high range of ticket prices are VIP packages, which include things like premier seating, access to special bathrooms, expedited parking and a “Jeff Foxworthy & Larry The Cable Guy survival kit,” which is just described as containing “a number of surprises.” Wet naps? Related Articles

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Jeff & Larry’s Backyard BBQ Festival is a comedy and concert mash up that will clock in at more than six hours, according to a release. 1 Place. “This is gonna rock!”
For more info on Jeff & Larry’s Backyard BBQ Festival, go to the event’s website. “If you don’t like this tour you need your American credentials taken away,” Larry the Cable Guy said in a release.

Photos: Deafheaven at Summit Music Hall

DENVER, CO – MARCH 23: This Will Destroy You performs at the Summit Music Hall on March 23, 2017, in Denver, Colorado. The band is currently touring off their 2015 album, “New Bermuda.” This Will Destroy You and Emma Ruth Rundle opened the show. (Photo by Seth McConnell/The Denver Post)

Blackgaze heavy weights Deafheaven brought their brand of volume heavy, shoe gaze influenced black metal to the Summit Music Hall on March 23. Check out our photos of the evening above.

Photos: Sleigh Bells at the Gothic Theatre

(Photo by Seth McConnell/The Denver Post)

Noise pop pioneers Sleigh Bells brought their brand of catchy but hard to define sound to a packed Gothic Theatre in Englewood on Friday night. Check out our photos of the artists above. DENVER, CO – MARCH 24: Tunde Olaniran performs at the Gothic Theatre on March 24, 2017, in Englewood, Colorado. Tunde Olaniran opened the show. The duo released its latest album, “Jessica Rabbit,” in November.

Phoenix to play Red Rocks with Miike Snow, the Lemon Twigs

Tickets are $39.95-$46.50 and go on sale March 31 at 10 a.m. The band will share the Red Rocks stage with Swedish pop band Miike Snow and Long Island’s the Lemon Twigs, who won this year’s Grulke Prize for Developing US Act at SXSW, the conference’s official award for its favorite under-the-radar domestic act. See Phoenix’s entire world tour schedule below. The band plays the venue on June 7. (Kirsten Cohen, The Know)
French pop band Phoenix has been largely dormant in the years since its last album, 2013’s “Bankrupt!”
On Monday, without a whiff of any new songs or even a Beats 1 radio show, the band suddenly sprung back to life like a…well, you know, announcing a world tour, including a date at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Phoenix and the Head and the Heart performs at the Fox Theatre in Boulder on Aug. 8, 2013. Phoenix 2017 world tour dates
5/12/17 Miami, FL @ Fillmore *
5/13/17 Orlando, FL @ House of Blues *
5/14/17 Atlanta, GA @ Shaky Knees Festival
5/15/17 Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium *
6/2/17 Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore +
6/3/17 New York, NY @ Governor’s Ball
6/4/17 Toronto, ON @ Field Trip Festival
6/5/17 Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom +
6/7/17 Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks + %
6/11/17 San Diego, CA @ 91x Valley View Casino Center
6/13/17 Phoenix, AZ @ Marquee Theater +
6/14/17 Las Vegas, NV @ Brooklyn Bowl +
6/15/17 Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl +
6/29/17 Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain @ Vida Festival
6/30/17 Marmande, France @ Garorock Festival
7/6/17 Lisbon, Portugal @ NOS Alive
7/7/17 Bilbao, Spain @ Bilbao BBK Live
7/8/17 Herouville-St-Clair, France @ Beauregard Festival
7/9/17 Belfort, France @ Les Eurockeenes Festival
7/13/17 Aix-les-Bains, France @ Musilac Festival
7/14/17 Carhaix, France @ Les Vieilles Charrues
7/12-16/17 Dour, Belgium @ Dour Festival
7/14-16/17 Berlin, Germany @ Melt! Festival
7/20-22/17 Wiesen, Austria @ Out of the Woods
7/22/17 Roma, Italy @ Postepay Rock in Roma
8/11-12/17 Bali, Indonesia @ Sunny Side Up Festival
8/11-13/17 Jakarta, Indonesia @ We The Fest
8/15/17 Manila, Philippines @ Araneta Coliseum
8/18-20/17 Osaka, Japan @ Summersonic Festival
8/18-20/17 Tokyo, Japan @ Summersonic Festival
9/2/17 Dublin, Ireland @ Electric Picnic
9/29/17 Paris, France @ AccorHotels Area
9/30/17 London, UK @ Alexandra Palace
* -With Whitney
+ -With The Lemon Twigs
% -With Miike Snow