The Kali and Jorja Tour Arrives In Denver

Jorja Smith and Kali Uchis perform in Denver on Saturday night. (Photo Credit: Robert Castro)

As the weather starts to heat up in Denver, the temperature inside the Fillmore Auditorium was already Summer-like this past Saturday night. The co-headlining tour of Kali Uchis and Jorja Smith made a stop to a packed house. The Kali and Jorja Tour kicked off with Kali Uchis going first. The Colombian-American sultry singer has made a name for herself the last few years with her work as a solo artist and frequent collaborations with the likes of Tyler the Creator, Gorillaz, Daniel Caesar and more. Last year she released her full length debut album Isolation to much acclaim. She played a few songs off Isolation as well as a couple note-worthy covers of Beautiful by Pharrell Williams and Creep by Radiohead. Kali was born to be an entertainer and she showcased that as she won over the crowd with her sultry dance moves as she owned every inch of the stage.

Kali Uchis gave the crowd what they deserved. (Photo Credit: Robert Castro)

After a quick change over Jorja Smith came out to a raucous ovation as she got right into her opening song Teenage Fantasy. The English R&B singer who cites Amy Winehouse as one of her biggest influences ripped through her set with an almost hypnotic appeal that resonated with her jazz laced production and heartfelt lyrics. Smith dazzled with Lost and Found setting the whole venue into a trance like vibe as she showed her vulnerability in capturing the essence and feel of the emotional song. As an encore Smith brought out Uchis as they performed a few medleys including their song Tyrant. They playfully fed off each others energy to end the night in grand fashion as they both exited hand in hand to a loud applause.

Jorja Smith captivated during her set. (Photo credit: Robert Castro)

Words and images: Robert Castro

Lil Pump & Lil Skies Delivered A Full On Party at The Fillmore Auditorium

The Fillmore was transformed into an all out party on Wednesday night as Lil Pump & Lil Skies brough their joint tour to the Mile High City. Two of raps youngest stars proved worthy of their performances by getting the crowd hyped as they each ripped through song after song eliciting a party vibe amongst the masses. The party took another turn as Machine Gun Kelly appeared with Lil Skies during hi set as they each fed off each other making their way all over the stage even to the scaffolds and speaker stands. One of the most impressive shows of the year to date, it’s no surprise that theses two individuals know how to put on a live performance.

Photo Credit: Trey Karson (All Rights Reserved).

alt-j Kicked Off Their North American Tour This Past Weekend

Joe Newman of alt-j (Photo Credit: Robert Castro)

One of our favorite bands made their way through Denver this past weekend to kick off their North American tour with two stops at The Fillmore Auditorium. Alt-J the trio from Leeds, England stopped by and entertained us for two nights of awesome and amazing music. Bringing their same production as last summers Red Rocks show the band this time around played more stuff off Relaxer their latest album. Crowd favorites included the usual "Tesselate", "Matilda", and "Dissolve Me", before ending the night with a three song encore including "Breezleblocks". The band opened with "Deadcrush" for those of you who play FIFA 18 you have become quite familiar with this one. The setlist was the same both nights and they managed to belt out 20 songs by the time the night was over. The band continues with the rest of the tour and you can get more information here.

Words and images-Robert Castro

106.7 KBPI's Mistletoe Jam featuring: In The Whale, Falling In Reverse and Papa Roach

This weekend Denver's Fillmore Auditorium played host to 106.7 KBPI's Mistletoe Jam featuring the likes of In The Whale, Falling In Reverse and papa Roach. The raucous crowd got a dose of some good old fashioned rock and roll as all three bands had the pits ignited for an all out mosh pits. We had staff freelancer Austin Voldseth on the scene to capture these amazing photos.

Hometown Boys In The Whale (Photo Credit: Austin Voldseth)

Ronny Radke of Fallen In Reverse (Photo Credit: Austin Voldseth)

Papa Roach (Photo Credit: Austin Voldseth)

Milky Chance Returned To Denver With New Music From His New Album Blossom

On the heels of a recently released album, Milky Chance took his place Friday night at The Fillmore with a few new songs off the recently released album Blossom, which debuted in the Top 5 on iTunes Alternative Album Chart and Top 10 Overall. Playing their new singles, “Ego”, “Cocoon”, and “Blossom”, the band received a great reception, even those who only came to hear "Stolen Dance," find some photos from the show blow courtesy of Bridget Burnett.