Jason Gaulden | The Reminders & Damien Escobar

Nov 26th, 2016

November 16, 2016 — On this night, the stars aligned. Literally. Positioning of the earth, sun, and moon were putting on an interesting show up above, while down here on Earth, some of music’s bright shining stars came into formation…

Jason Gaulden | Andra Day

Nov 19th, 2016

It was a soulful night with Andra Day. Making a stop in the Mile High City on her “Cheers to the Fall Tour,” she commanded the packed house at The Bluebird Theater. My guess is that most people—in the audience…

Tim Taylor | Sturgill Simpson

Nov 8th, 2016

Musical Act: Sturgill Simpson Venue: Paramount Theater City: Denver, Colorado Sturgill Simpson is the new breed of outlaw country. His voice takes me back to listening to Waylon Jennings on AM radio in my dad’s 1972 Mercury Monarch. He played…

Jason Gaulden | Kenny Lattimore

Nov 4th, 2016

In a very intimate setting, Kenny Lattimore made us—a very grateful audience of about 200 people—feel like we were hanging out in his living room. That was possible for two reasons. First, Kenny is just that good at what he…

Forbes | Americans Are Clueless About Education Spending

Nov 1st, 2016

Forbes contributor Maureen Sullivan poses a great question: “Do you know how much, on average, Americans spend on each of the more than 46 million students in the country’s public schools?” Her pursuit of the answer provides a nice synopsis…

Tim Taylor | Cake

Oct 21st, 2016

Musical Act: Cake Venue: Boulder Theater City: Boulder, CO How do you afford your rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle / Is it you or your parents in this income tax bracket? One of my proudest achievements in parenting is instilling a…

Andy Rotherham | Sturgill Simpson

Oct 14th, 2016

Musical Act: Sturgill Simpson Venue: D.A.R. Constitution Hall City: Washington, D.C. Too often country music today lends itself to critiques (or caricatures) that it is formulaic – or worse. But there are some acts shaking things up. You can tell…