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Air Dubai performs during the final stop of the 2014 Warped Tour on August 3, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Seth McConnell/The Denver Post) People think it’s weird that Maxwell Hughes eats baby-food packets while on tour. But the Fort Collins singer-songwriter and former member of the Lumineers swears that it’s the cheapest and easiest way to get fruits while traveling from state to state,...

My Morning Jacket announces tour, Red Rocks show, new album “The Waterfall” |Check It >>

My Morning Jacket has announced its upcoming seventh album, “The Waterfall” along with 2015 tour dates and a Red Rocks show. My Morning Jacket has revealed some big news today. The band has announced that its first album in four years, “The Waterfall,” is due out on May 4 on ATO Records. This announcement comes a week after the leak of My Morning Jacket’s soaring first...

Download American Culture’s “Just Driving Around”, only on Steal This Track |Check It >>

American Culture are pop-rock for introverts. Denver band American Culture describes its music as “pop music for introverts.” It’s an apt description of the sound — and we’ll get to that in a minute — but it also describes the image the band cultivates. They request no photos during live performances, and the band photos mostly have members faces blacked out. “They...

Elvis Costello at the Boulder Theater (photos, review) |Check It >>

Elvis Costello kicked off his “Detour Tour” on Sunday at the Boulder Theater. This first stop in the U.S. leg sold out in only one hour. Needless to say, Coloradans have been hungry for more of the man since he’s spent limited time here in the last decade. This particular outing takes Costello through the midwest and the south as he powers through an immense set essentially by himself. ...

Mumford & Sons to headline two-day music festival in Salida |Check It >>

Mumford & Sons played to a sold out crowd at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 to kick off their two night stand at the historic Colorado venue. Seth A. McConnell, heyreverb.com Mumford & Sons will headline a two-day, one-time music festival in Salida, Colo., the band announced Monday morning. The festival is part of the band’s series of moving music festivals called...

Nine fights that should happen between rock and pop stars |Check It >>

Iggy Pop vs. Iggy Azalea. It doesn’t matter if you’re more of a pop listener or a rock fan, it’s safe to say there are some significant differences between the two crowds. I’m not denying the fact that rock and pop have ended up in the same melting pot and now it’s almost impossible to tell the difference between a hip-hop artist, a pop icon and a power pop star, but there once was a time...

Parking will soon be different in the Hi-Dive, Baker neighborhood near Broadway |Check It >>

Fans stand outside of the Hi-Dive on South Broadway in Denver. Photo by Evan Semon, heyreverb.com. By Joe Vaccarelli Plans are in the works to change parking rules along Broadway in the Baker and West Washington Park neighborhoods in an effort to give residents a leg up as the growing number of business customers take more of the available spaces. Denver Public Works is proposing several changes along...

Rocky Mountain Folks Festival 2015 lineup: Sufjan Stevens, Jason Isbell among initial acts |Check It >>

Planet Bluegrass has shared the initial lineup for Rocky Mountain Folks Festival 2015, which will bring Sufjan Stevens, Jason Isbell, Kasey Chambers, Richard Thompson and more. (more…)

Music festival planned for Salida: Officials hope to draw 35,000 |Check It >>

F Street is a popular street in downtown Salida with many galleries, shops, and restaurants. (Kathryn Scott Osler, The Denver Post file) Salida on Monday will announce the musical acts anchoring a two-day festival that could lure 35,000 concertgoers to town — more than double the population of Chaffee County. Planning for the still-unnamed festival started with a phone call last fall from Gov. John...
My Morning Jacket has announced its upcoming seventh album, "The Waterfall" along with 2015 tour dates and a Red Rocks show.

My Morning Jacket has announced its upcoming seventh album, "The Waterfall" along with 2015 tour dates and a Red Rocks show.

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English singer-songwriter Elvis Costello with The Imposters perform during 'The Revolver Tour' at a sold out Beacon Theater in New York. Photo by Chad Batka.

Elvis Costello, Prhyme and more make our picks of the best Colorado shows this week.

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

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Elvis Costello at the Boulder Theater (photos, review)

Elvis Costello kicked off his “Detour Tour” on Sunday at the Boulder Theater. This first stop in the U.S. leg sold out in only one hour. Needless to say, Coloradans have been hungry for more of the man since he’s spent limited time here in the last decade. This particular outing takes Costello through the midwest and the south as he powers through an immense set essentially by himself.

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How musicians can stay healthy on tour

Air Dubai performs during the final stop of the 2014 Warped Tour on August 3, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Seth McConnell/The Denver Post)

Air Dubai performs during the final stop of the 2014 Warped Tour on August 3, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Seth McConnell/The Denver Post)

People think it’s weird that Maxwell Hughes eats baby-food packets while on tour.

But the Fort Collins singer-songwriter and former member of the Lumineers swears that it’s the cheapest and easiest way to get fruits while traveling from state to state, couch to couch and stage to stage.

Read more…

Music festival planned for Salida: Officials hope to draw 35,000

F Street is a popular street in downtown Salida with many galleries, shops, and restaurants. (Kathryn Scott Osler, The Denver Post file)

F Street is a popular street in downtown Salida with many galleries, shops, and restaurants. (Kathryn Scott Osler, The Denver Post file)

Salida on Monday will announce the musical acts anchoring a two-day festival that could lure 35,000 concertgoers to town — more than double the population of Chaffee County.

Planning for the still-unnamed festival started with a phone call last fall from Gov. John Hickenlooper, who asked Salida Mayor Jim Dickson if the city would consider a proposal by festival organizer Madison House Presents.

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DJ Premier on his new project PRhyme: “I’d never done anything like it before”

Rapper Royce da 5'9" (left) and Gang Starr's legendary DJ Premier have emerged as the a hip-hop super-duo called PRhyme.

Rapper Royce da 5’9″ (left) and Gang Starr’s legendary DJ Premier have emerged as the a hip-hop super-duo called PRhyme.

The way he tells it, DJ Premier was practically pushed into his newest musical project.

“It wasn’t my idea at all, and I was actually against it at first,” said the 48-year-old producer, formerly one-half of the legendary hip-hop duo Gang Starr. “But I’d never done anything like it before, and I like to challenge myself.”

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Mumford & Sons to headline two-day music festival in Salida

Mumford & Sons played to a sold out crowd at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 to kick off their two night stand at the historic Colorado venue. Seth A. McConnell, heyreverb.com

Mumford & Sons played to a sold out crowd at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 to kick off their two night stand at the historic Colorado venue. Seth A. McConnell, heyreverb.com

Mumford & Sons will headline a two-day, one-time music festival in Salida, Colo., the band announced Monday morning. The festival is part of the band’s series of moving music festivals called Gentlemen of the Road Stopovers, which will also be held in four other locations this year.

On Aug. 21-22 the Colorado Gentlemen of the Road Stopover will also bring the Flaming Lips, Dawes, Jenny Lewis, the Vaccines, TuneYards and others.

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Nine fights that should happen between rock and pop stars

Iggy Pop vs. Iggy Azalea.

Iggy Pop vs. Iggy Azalea.

It doesn’t matter if you’re more of a pop listener or a rock fan, it’s safe to say there are some significant differences between the two crowds. I’m not denying the fact that rock and pop have ended up in the same melting pot and now it’s almost impossible to tell the difference between a hip-hop artist, a pop icon and a power pop star, but there once was a time when pop and rock were very different things.

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Parking will soon be different in the Hi-Dive, Baker neighborhood near Broadway

Fans stand outside of the Hi-Dive on South Broadway in Denver. Photo by Evan Semon, heyreverb.com.

Fans stand outside of the Hi-Dive on South Broadway in Denver. Photo by Evan Semon, heyreverb.com.

By Joe Vaccarelli

Plans are in the works to change parking rules along Broadway in the Baker and West Washington Park neighborhoods in an effort to give residents a leg up as the growing number of business customers take more of the available spaces.

Denver Public Works is proposing several changes along the Broadway corridor, spanning from Fifth to Alameda avenues and Cherokee to Sherman Street. In the past few years, popular businesses have led to an influx of cars filling the streets of the surrounding neighborhoods.
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