SXSW

SXSW gives away free wristbands to host artists

Live in Austin? Looking for a once in a lifetime experience? South By Southwest (SXSW) Festival is looking to give a few music-loving city residents everything they...

This city is the best to find your concert bae

Tired of going to shows alone? It's not for everyone, and we have some good news. You don't have to do it much longer. Over 45% of...
Westword Music Showcase

Westword Music Showcase releases 2018 headliners

Right now, Denver has one of the hottest music scenes in the country. And it's not hard to understand why. The city has adventurous fans, intelligent promoters,...

New Music Releases: Andy Shauf, Ekali, Okay Kaya, and more

Andy Shauf - The Neon Skyline "The Neon Skyline is another pleasant journey lovingly crafted by Shauf. He has once again proven...
drunk rush hour in DC

DC takes steps to ameliorate “drunk rush hour” issues

Most cities are really good at rush hour. By which I mean, they're good at providing more buses, trains, and other such things for incoming traffic in...

Bouncer training could make Denver venues even safer

Will bouncer training make nights out in Denver even safer? On November 13, the Denver City Council voted on a few modifications to the Merchant Guard License. The...

Getting to your concert is about to get much easier (in 2035)

Last Thursday, Seattle city officials laid out start dates and a more definitive timeline for the implementation of an major transit overhaul for the entire Puget Sound region. Nothing...

FOALS Tour with guests Bearhands and Kiev

Foals are on tour right now, with guests Bearhands and Kiev, and you have a chance to see them play in your city. Be sure to check out...

Washington DC & Apple’s freedom of expression

In the wake of Apple CEO Tim Cook receiving the Newseum's Free Expression Award in Washington, DC, the first thought that went through my head was: Where would music be...

Opening of 24-hour Halcyon bodes well for San Francisco

The ever growing music scene in San Francisco just got a new addition to their roster. Halcyon is run by local nightlife veteran Gina Milano, who has owned...

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