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1 of 73 Day three of Lollapalooza on Aug. 4, 2013 brought performances by the Cure, Vampire Weekend, Baroness, Knife Party, Wavves, the Vaccines, Tegan and Sara, Angel Haze, Wild Belles and Astro. Photos by Seth McConnell, heyreverb.com. ...

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Watch Temples perform “Shelter Song” on Jimmy Fallon |Check It >>

Brit invaders Temples landed on the “Tonight Show” stage on Wednesday. The throwback ’60s act is charting out its first of two U.S. tours in two months. Temples will stop at Lollapalooza this weekend behind the support of its debut album, “Sun Structures.” It’s a release that stands to be on many “Best of” lists by year’s end. The psych rockers...

Lady Gaga: How we all became bored with pop’s most interesting monster |Check It >>

Lady Gaga makes an appearance during ZEDD’s, not pictured, performance at the iTunes Festival Showcase during the SXSW Music Festival Friday March 14, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP) Take a lesson from Lady Gaga: A meat dress will go rancid faster than any Prada or Louis Vuitton. In 2010, after releasing her platinum-selling and Grammy-winning “Fame Monster,”...

Video: Baths’ Will Wiesenfeld defines electronic music backstage at The UMS |Check It >>

OO.ready(function() { OO.Player.create('ooyalaplayer', 'Y0aTdhbzp3pSSCXeS-gsmB2p4hPGP41m'); }); Please enable Javascript to watch this video After getting his luggage lost at DIA, Baths‘ Will Wiesenfeld was able to make it to South Broadway to perform a drizzly set on the Main Stage of The UMS. The weather, he said, was perfectly fitting for a Baths set. Wiesenfeld spoke with Reverb after...

Chive Fest Denver: City Park neighbors concerned about ticketed music fest |Check It >>

By Joe Vaccarelli Those familiar with the phrase “Keep Calm and Chive On” probably knew that the music festival Chive Fest was headed to City Park on Aug. 16. But that news came as a surprise to many residents of the surrounding neighborhoods, and they are anything but calm about it. Chive Fest will bring eight bands to two stages throughout a 10-hour festival that has patrons shelling out $77...

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Watch: Lana Del Rey’s “Ultraviolence” video is a wedding without happiness |Check It >>

You know whose wedding would be a melancholy affair? Yeah, Lana Del Rey‘s. There would be no smiles, certainly no band, no cake. Really, let’s just scrap the reception all together and save everyone the pain. In Lana Del Rey’s new video for “Ultraviolence” she’s dressed as a bride walking around in a garden and she smiles twice: Once at the 2 minute mark (kind of...

Video: Gardens & Villa talks recording its new album, “Blade Runner” inspiration at The UMS |Check It >>

OO.ready(function() { OO.Player.create('ooyalaplayer', 'dqNjZhbzoAgUggg3kQCeOo6KQRpzlWT8'); }); Please enable Javascript to watch this video Isolated up in the Midwest, indie-pop group Gardens & Villa recorded its new album using inspiration from the “Blade Runner” landscape, the band told us backstage at The UMS on Saturday. Reverb’s Ashley Dean caught up with the band after...
Lollapalooza 2013 Day Three

With Lollapalooza upon us, any Denver folks making the 14-hour drive will soon have some decisions to make. Here's our Lollapalooza 2014 guide to help you out.

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Nine Inch Nails

Nine Inch Nails, Wye Oak and more make our list of best Colorado shows this week.

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Local Natives Mile Marker

Download exclusive versions "Ceilings," "You and I" and "Columbia" by Local Natives recorded in Denver for Reverb's Mile Marker.

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Jimmy Cliff at Denver Botanic Gardens, 7-28-14 (photos, review)

Jimmy Cliff @ Denver Botanic Gardens, 7/28/14

Jimmy Cliff performs at the Denver Botanic Gardens on July 28, 2014. Photos by Michael McGrath, heyreverb.com.

Jimmy Cliff unleashed his reggae revival on a surprisingly boisterous Denver Botanic Gardens crowd Monday night. The reggae evangelist rolled through his trailblazing hits while bounding across the stage, belying his 66 years with sweat-slinging aplomb.

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Chive Fest Denver: City Park neighbors concerned about ticketed music fest

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros @ Red Rocks 6/2/13

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros at Red Rocks Ampitheatre on June 2, 2013. Photos by Glenn Ross, heyreverb.com.

By Joe Vaccarelli

Those familiar with the phrase “Keep Calm and Chive On” probably knew that the music festival Chive Fest was headed to City Park on Aug. 16. But that news came as a surprise to many residents of the surrounding neighborhoods, and they are anything but calm about it.

Chive Fest will bring eight bands to two stages throughout a 10-hour festival that has patrons shelling out $77 per ticket.

Organizers will block off a portion of the park for the estimated 7,500 people who will come out to see the likes of national acts such as Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Cold War Kids and Talib Kweli. Chive Fest — started by the creators of thechive.com, a website for viral videos and photos — began this year and has had shows in Chicago and Seattle, with an upcoming date in Dallas.

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Lady Gaga: How we all became bored with pop’s most interesting monster

Lady Gaga makes an appearance during ZEDD's, not pictured, performance at the iTunes Festival Showcase during the SXSW Music Festival Friday March 14, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP)

Lady Gaga makes an appearance during ZEDD’s, not pictured, performance at the iTunes Festival Showcase during the SXSW Music Festival Friday March 14, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP)

Take a lesson from Lady Gaga: A meat dress will go rancid faster than any Prada or Louis Vuitton.

In 2010, after releasing her platinum-selling and Grammy-winning “Fame Monster,” Lady Gaga was being hailed as “The Last Pop Star,” “The World’s Biggest Pop Star” and “Our Lady of Pop.” Those days, she would fearlessly cover herself in blood at sold-out arena shows or wear a meat dress to the MTV Video Music Awards. She was daring and fresh.

But, four years later, she’s doing the same thing, and finding it hard to sell out her big “Artpop Ball.”

On Aug. 6, Lady Gaga will return to Denver for the first time in four years. The Denver Post called her 2010 show at the Pepsi Center “the most unique mass spectacle of the year.” Since then, she’s released two albums, and you’d assume that ravenous little monsters would be biting at the chance to see pop’s new queen again. But they’re not.

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