DeVotchKa, a group that has played a substantial role in putting Colorado music on the map, effortlessly imbued the modestly-sized Mercury Cafe with romantic ambiance for their first of three sold-out Valentine’s shows.
Backed by three musicians, Bill Callahan stuck mostly to material from his past three albums, including this year’s wistful Dream River.
Friday night brought Isakov and his four-piece backing band to Boettcher Concert Hall for a performance with the Colorado Symphony, the latest entry in the Symphony’s successful collaborative series with rock and folk musicians.
On Thursday night’s sold out Bluebird Theater show, Vile performed mostly material from his new album "Wakin On A Pretty Daze" with help from his backing band the Violators. Despite a few early sound issues, the quartet found a strong rhythm, albeit looser than their recorded incarnations.