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Questlove on Colorado marijuana: “Dude it’s everywhere”

Questlove attends the Clive Davis Institute Of Recorded Music 10th Anniversary Party at Gallow Green at the McKittrick Hotel on September 26, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

As Jay Z and other celebrities invaded Crested Butte this weekend, Questlove was also in town, but more impressed with Colorado’s weed offerings.



The Avett Brothers at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 7-11-14 (photos, review)

Avett Brothers @ Red Rocks 7/11/14

There they were, the world-famous Avett Brothers, lined up alongside one another in a chorus line of stringed instruments on Friday night at Red Rocks.



Telluride Bluegrass Festival 2014: Sheriff’s Office made zero arrests for the first time in history

Telluride Bluegrass 2014 Day 4 - 06-22-14

San Miguel County Sheriff Bill Masters says the office made zero arrests during Telluride Bluegrass Festival for the first time in history.



Did rock band Low lose a gig because of the lead singer’s “ganja history”?

Low performs at the Ethical Culture Concert Hall in New York City on March 20, 2013. Photo by Joe McCabe, heyreverb.com.

Indie rockers Low aren’t often ones for controversy, so it was surprising when singer Alan Sparhawk posted on Twitter about losing a gig because of his so-called “ganja history” on June 25.



Ozomatli’s Ulises Bella on Culture Jam, working with the Eurythmics and more

Ozomatli @ Fox Theatre

We caught up with Ozomatli founding member Bella about the band’s eighth record “Place in the Sun,” working with Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics and their big show at Culture Jam on Saturday at Left Hand Brewing Company in Longmont.



Lionel Richie, CeeLo Green at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 6-11-14 (photos, review)

Lionel Richie

Wednesday night at Red Rocks Amphitheatre was all about Lionel Richie’s many, many hits — as the show’s name plainly said, “All the Hits, All Night Long.”



Lana Del Rey at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 5-19-14 (photos, review, video)

Lana Del Rey

While Lana Del Rey’s character could likely be the subject of novels and her voice deserves much of the worship it receives, Monday at Red Rocks was really about the powerful songs this young woman has crafted in a very short time.



Morrissey at Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver, 5-17-14 (photos, review)

Morrissey @ Ellie Caulkins Opera House by John Leyba/The Denver Post

Was Morrissey’s May 17 concert at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver worth the wait?



Reignwolf at Lost Lake Lounge, 4-30-14 (photos, review)

Reignwolf

The packed Lost Lake was the ideal spot to see the soulful guitar wizardry of Reignwolf.



4/20 in Denver: The rise of a new entertainment holiday

Snoop Lion Cannabis Cup

April 20 is now a full-on entertainment holiday in Colorado with promoters and entrepreneurs looking to capture a slice of the massive audiences in the same way they might on Halloween or New Year’s Eve — and music fans are the winners with a dizzying array of music throughout the city.