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...

Best Colorado shows this week: Elvis Costello, Prhyme and more |Check It >>

Elvis Costello, Prhyme and more make our picks of the best Colorado shows this week. See you there, and if you don’t make it out, follow our music musings on our Twitter @RVRB and our selfies on Instagram @heyreverb. Panther Martin/Marti and the Dads — Feb. 27, GNU and Feb. 28. Lost Lake What a Delight by Marti and the Dads & Panther Martin Two halves of an EP, two bands, two shows, two...

Tennis to play the MCA Denver with guest Mark Mothersbaugh |Check It >>

Time to clear your schedule for the evening of March 7. The Underground Music Showcase and the Museum of Contemporary Art are throwing a party featuring a few special guests: Denver’s Tennis and Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh. The party includes a performance by Tennis and featured guest Mark Mothersbaugh at the MCA on March 7 at 8 p.m. Mr. Pacman and DJ Gonda will also perform. (more…)

B. Dolan, Wheelchair Sports Camp, Rubedo at Walnut Room in Denver (photos) |Check It >>

Cold and snow didn’t stop B. Dolan and his Denver companions Wheelchair Sports Camp and Rubedo from warming up the Walnut Room on Thursday. The show marked the beginning of B. Dolan’s first U.S. headlining tour with a live backing band. (more…)

DJ Premier’s on his new project PRhyme: “I’d never done anything like it before” |Check It >>

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...

Friday will be the new day for global album releases |Check It >>

Fans gather inside Denver record store Twist & Shout for a performance from Nathaniel Rateliff. Photo by Lisa Higginbotham, heyreverb.com. Friday will soon be the day you’ll be looking forward to for new album releases, Billboard reports. The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry has announced that all countries will issue new releases on Friday, as opposed to the current...
Folks Festival at Planet Bluegrass 8/15-17/14

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.

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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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B. Dolan, Wheelchair Sports Camp, Rubedo at Walnut Room in Denver (photos)

Cold and snow didn’t stop B. Dolan and his Denver companions Wheelchair Sports Camp and Rubedo from warming up the Walnut Room on Thursday. The show marked the beginning of B. Dolan’s first U.S. headlining tour with a live backing band.

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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’s 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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Red Rocks Amphitheatre on its way to becoming a National Historic Landmark

Chromeo, Cut Copy and Flume perform at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Aug. 5, 2014. Photos by Dylan Langille, heyreverb.com.

Chromeo, Cut Copy and Flume perform at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Aug. 5, 2014. Photo by Dylan Langille, heyreverb.com.

By Josie Klemaier

MORRISON — Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre is on its way to becoming a National Historic Landmark along with a Civilian Conservation Corps camp in Morrison.

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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.

Read more…

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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Tennis to play the MCA Denver with guest Mark Mothersbaugh

Tennis @ The Bluebird Theater 11/7/14

Tennis performs at the Bluebird Theater on Nov. 7, 2014. Photos by Juli Williams, heyreverb.com.

Time to clear your schedule for the evening of March 7. The Underground Music Showcase and the Museum of Contemporary Art are throwing a party featuring a few special guests: Denver’s Tennis and Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh.

The party includes a performance by Tennis and featured guest Mark Mothersbaugh at the MCA on March 7 at 8 p.m. Mr. Pacman and DJ Gonda will also perform.

Read more…