Author: Kurt Wolff

See Neal Francis Photos from His Mission Ballroom Concert

See Neal Francis Photos from His Mission Ballroom Concert

  Neal Francis is currently on tour with the Black Pumas, and they stopped in Denver for two sold-out nights (Aug. 11-12) at the Mission Ballroom. Both Francis and the Pumas are phenomenal to see live, full of enthusiasm and energy. We caught them on Aug. 11, and Neal’s team graciously shared some photos from…

Watch the Velveteers’ New Video ‘Motel #27’

Watch the Velveteers’ New Video ‘Motel #27’

The Velveteers debuted a video this week for their new song “Motel #27.” The song is from their upcoming album Nightmare Daydream, due out Oct. 8.  Nightmare Daydream is produced by Dan Auerbach (of the Black Keys) and will be released on Auerbach’s label, Easy Eye Sound.  “I instantly dug them,” says Auerbach. “They’re amazing…

Son Volt’s New Album ‘Electro Melodier’

Son Volt’s New Album ‘Electro Melodier’

. Son Volt just released their tenth studio album, Electro Melodier.  We’ve been playing the album’s lead single, “Reverie,” for the past couple months:   Additional cuts from the album include “Arkey Blue,” “Lucky Ones,” and “Diamonds and Cigarettes” (featuring vocals by country singer Laura Cantrell).   If you’re not familiar with Son Volt at…

Interview: Yola talks about her album ‘Stand for Myself’

Interview: Yola talks about her album ‘Stand for Myself’

    Stand for Myself isn’t just an album title – it represents what British singer Yola achieved during the past several years, as she has come into her own as a songwriter and vocalist. It’s a step forward from her previous work, which stayed more closely within the Americana guardrails.  Stand for Myself also…

Dinosaur Jr.: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Dinosaur Jr.: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

  By Stephen Thompson, NPR The Tiny Desk is working from home for the foreseeable future. Introducing NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (home) concerts, bringing you performances from across the country and the world. It’s the same spirit — stripped-down sets, an intimate setting — just a different space. In the year-plus that we’ve been recording…

Jason Isbell and Lucinda Williams at Red Rocks – Photos by Lisa Siciliano

Jason Isbell and Lucinda Williams at Red Rocks – Photos by Lisa Siciliano

  Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit headlined Red Rocks on Aug. 1. Bursting with the energy of fired-up musicians finally allowed back on the road, the sold-out concert showcased songs from Isbell’s past several albums, including 2020’s Reunions, which was released during the pandemic. Isbell also gave high praise to the show’s opener, Lucinda…

Museums and Parks Free for Colorado Day

Museums and Parks Free for Colorado Day

Sunday, Aug. 1 is Colorado Day, the 145th anniversary of the date Colorado was founded as a state.  To celebrate Colorado Day, the Colorado Sound is featuring an All Colorado Music Weekend, starting tonight (Friday) and running all day Saturday and Sunday. We’re spinning Colorado artists exclusively, including those you voted as our Top 20…

Bohemian Light Music Festival – Livestream

Bohemian Light Music Festival – Livestream

Update: the Bohemian Light Music Festival has been canceled due to COVID concerns. See their website for details.  From the festival: “Due to concerns around the emergence and rapid spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant, we have made the difficult decision to cancel Bohemian Light Music Festival,” said Laura Wilson, live music manager for Bohemian…