Category Archives: Music

Widespread Panic Review December 30 and 31, 2010

Widespread Panic plays a two to three night stand every New Year’s Eve.  For fans, these are some of the most anticipated shows of the year, filled with enthusiastic playing, rare covers and dynamic guests.  For years, the band hosted … Continue reading

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Phish Review One Month Late: 10/12/10

Generally, when I review music, I like to do so in a timely manner.  The fact that I am reviewing this show almost one month after I saw it suggests that this is less a show review than a reflection, … Continue reading

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Who, or what, is Widespread Panic? (with Red Rocks 2010 review)

A couple of times a year, my friends and I, all upstanding citizens, mostly well employed, many of us parents, disappear for two to three days at a time, leaving babysitters, co-workers, clients, parents, significant others and sometimes, spouses with only the nascent explanation, “Widespread Panic,” as we jump out the door, throw a cooler in the back of the car and squeal the tires, headed in the direction of the nearest concert.

Those left behind can only look at the skid marks on the road and wonder, “Who, or what, is Widespread Panic?”

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Drive By Truckers at the Boulder Theater May 13, 2010

The house lights went down and an eerie blue light came up on the stage.  Behind the stage, a giant backdrop and two smaller backdrops displayed Wes Freed’s macabre circus imagery associated with both The Big To Do album and … Continue reading

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