Author: Aaron Thackeray

The Smashing Pumpkins Denver Review

Grunge/indie pioneers The Smashing Pumpkins brought their unique and pensive brand of rock to Denver’s Ball Arena on November 7th, 2022. Accompanying them was the equally as infamous Jane’s Addiction, and singer songwriter act Poppy who started off the evening. Fans filled the seats early to catch Jane’s Addiction, a band with a history and roots deeply paralleling the The Smashing Pumpkins. Led by the unstoppable and enigmatic Perry Farrell, the band blazed through a set of hits and a few staples. Noticeably absent was the charismatic axe man, Dave Navarro, who decided to forgo this current tour, as of…

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Carly Rae Jepsen Show Review

Midway through the nationwide “The So Nice Tour,” Canadian pop princess Carly Rae Jepsen made an eagerly awaited stop in Denver Colorado. She brought with her the solo act, Empress Of to warm up the crowd. A solo act with nothing more than a DJ in tow, she had the energy and persona to carry herself for the half hour opening slot. Reminiscent of a young Paula Abdul, she was quickly accepted by the droves of fans already packed in to see their beloved headliner. When Carly hit the stage you could instantly tell that the majority of people there…

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