Colorado summer concert guide: Nine Inch Nails, Justin Bieber, Lil Wayne and more

Summer. The sun shines, Red Rocks awaits and any park bench has the power to become a stage. It’s the season for BYO picnics at the Botanic Gardens and sun-drenched tailgates in the parking lot, singalong road trips to Telluride and warm community neighborhood festivals, adrenaline rushes in warehouse-district rock clubs and nights of friendship and laughter on the expansive lawn at Fiddler’s Green.

Saturday: Bass-rooted dubstep brings in a behemoth of a sound

In low end we trust. And groove. And rock. And bop. And throwdown. Can you imagine a world without bass? From the double bass that has pushed along classical compositions since the 1500s to the electric Hoffner bass that fueled Paul McCartney's unforgettable Beatles bass lines, the low end is an essential component of almost all music.