• Posts Tagged ‘Oriental Theater’

    Girl Wreck takes over the Oriental tomorrow night for 12 hours of local rock

    by  • April 5, 2013 • Denver Venues, In Denver Live, Local, Locals Only, NewsThreads • 0 Comments

    Girl Wreck hosts the 2nd Annual Girl Wreck Fest at the Oriental tomorrow, April 6, 2013

    Coachella? ATP? Lollapalooza? All of these mega fests are announcing/leaking their mega line ups – but who in Denver needs them? Wanna usher in the Spring and Summer music season in style? Head up north to the Oriental Theater, where you’ll catch the 2nd Annual Girl Wreck Fest – two stages and 12 solid...

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    Heavy with Joy: An Inter/Review with Wovenhand’s David Eugene Edwards

    by  • November 15, 2012 • In Denver Live, Interviews, Local, National, NewsThreads, Record Reviews • 0 Comments

    David Eugene Edwards leads Wovenhand Friday night, November 16, at the Oriental Theater, kicking off a new tour of Western cities. (Photo: Wovenhand)

    Wovenhand released “The Laughing Stalk,” the Denver-based band’s seventh studio album, in September – so we may be a little late in reviewing. But then, so is Friday night’s CD Release Dance  at the Oriental Theater – November 16, 9:00 PM, with Reverend Deadeye – a little late in coming (and we’re happy to...

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    New Year, New Venue – Slim Cessna’s Auto Club is changing up New Year’s Eve

    by  • September 17, 2012 • Denver Venues, In Denver Live, Interviews, Local, Locals Only, NewsThreads • 0 Comments

    Slim (Photo: Gary Isaacs)

    One of Denver’s most popular New Year’s Eve parties is about to change. For the first time in about a decade, Slim Cessna’s Auto Club won’t be helping Denver fans jettison the old year for a new one – at least, not at the same location. After a long string of consecutive, packed shows...

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    Live Review – Agent Orange Tears Up the Oriental with Raucous Surf Punk

    by  • August 23, 2012 • In Denver Live, National, NewsThreads • 3 Comments

    Girl Wreck Presents is booking more and more great bands throughout Denver. (Photo: DenverThread)

    “This place is so awesome,” exclaimed Mike Palm, frontman of Orange County’s legendary surf punk trio Agent Orange last night in the Oriental Theater. “Not like the Bluebird.” His mini-review of another of Denver’s fine venues came just before the band ripped into “Living In Darkness,” one of a 20-song set that lasted a...

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    The DenverThread Interview: Michael Gira

    by  • March 20, 2012 • Denver Venues, In Denver Live, Interviews, National, NewsThreads • 0 Comments

    Gira as the Steston-wearing noisemonger. (Photo: Beowulf Sheehan)

    Gira discusses SWANS and more, before an upcoming gig with Wovenhand, The Howling Hex, March 24 at the Oriental Theater When I discovered SWANS at a 1986 punk show at the Eagle's Lodge (they played cuts from their then-current LP "Greed," with two bombastic drummers, thundering bass and bulldozing guitar, Jarboe screaming and Michael Gira...

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    New DenverThreads: Kissing Party, Erik Husman and the Golden Rule and Mombi bring more to Denver’s sound

    by  • October 23, 2011 • Denver Venues, In Denver Live, Local, Locals Only, NewsThreads, Record Reviews • 0 Comments

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    Kissing Party – Waster’s Wall Kissing Party’s latest record, “Waster’s Wall,” still reflects a little more Belle & Sebastian than it’s probably meant to. And I’m putting that out there right away because of Gregg Dolan’s reported frustration with that comparison. But it’s not mired in the Brit-pop band’s lo-fi jangle. For this record,...

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    Strings & Wood, local music and art non-profit, throws a 2-year anniversary tonight at the Oriental

    by  • February 4, 2011 • Denver Venues, Locals Only, NewsThreads • 1 Comment

    If you're unfamiliar with Strings & Wood Concerts, and your tastes run towards the more melodic and folksier side of acoustic rock, this weekend may be the perfect opportunity for you to get to know the local promoter and community advocate. Strings & Wood is celebrating their second anniversary in business with a concert...

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