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SFX Entertainment set to acquire Denver music firm Beatport

The Crystal Method @ Beta 7/30

Denver-based music purveyor Beatport is being acquired by SFX Entertainment, according to a report in the New York Times.



This Week: Let's get Classical

Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928-2007), a trailblazing electronic composer whose career lasted more than 50 years, had a major influence on jazz, rock and classical music. (The Denver Post)

This Week: Let’s get Classical



This weekend: 'Sandwich' Saturday

YouTube star Danielle Anderson. Photo courtesy of the artist's website.

This weekend: ‘Sandwich’ Saturday



Tonight: Mother Folkers @ the Mercury Cafe

Liz Barnez is one of the three Mother Folkers who will perform tonight. Photo courtesy of MySpace.com.

Tonight: Mother Folkers



News: Fire benefit concert to feature String Cheese Incident, Yonder Mountain, Big Head Todd, all original members of Phish

The String Cheese Incident is among the Colorado bands set to play the Fourmile Canyon benefit concert. Photo by Allen Klowsowski, denverpost.com/reverb.

News: Fourmile Canyon Benefit Concert to feature String Cheese Incident, Yonder Mountain, Big Head Todd, all original members of Phish, more



News: Coming soon, Denver: Live music in a … former mortuary?

News: Coming soon, Denver: Live music in a ... former mortuary?

Developer Paul Tamburello has some fun on the roof of the former Olinger mortuary in Denver’s Lower Highland neighborhood. Tamburello envisions the spot as a place where neighborhood residents can enjoy live music, movies and other activities. (Judy DeHaas, The Denver Post) By Margaret Jackson Denver developer Paul Tamburello is starting the next phase of redevelopment of the old Olinger mortuary in Denver’s Lower Highland neighborhood. Tamburello and partner Stephanie Garcia paid $2.1 million for the remainder of the Olinger mortuary complex at West 30th [...]



Year-End List: The Reverb Best of 2009

Year-End List: The Reverb Best of 2009

Reverb contributors at our holiday party earlier this month. From left-right, front row: Joshua Elioseff, Jackie Lomibao, Denise Chambers, Jeremy Simon. Middle: Eryc Eyl, Tina Hagerling, Jennifer Cohen. Middle-back: Jason Blevins, Erica Grossman, Joe McCabe. Back: Ricardo Baca, John Wenzel, Candace Horgan. Yes, 2008 was an underwhelming year in music. But 2009 more than made up for it, giving us music from brilliant new artists and established bands alike. Not only were we presented with many great singles, but many artists succeeded in making whole [...]



Live review: The Black Crowes @ Vilar Performing Arts Center

[insertReverbPhoto id="78710" photo="15"] Is Beaver Creek’s tony Vilar Performing Arts Center too staid for rock ‘n’ roll? Not when the Black Crowes show up. Photo by Zach Mahone. By Scott Willoughby It took just more than one hour into Saturday night’s Black Crowes show to officially establish the most rock ‘n’ roll moment in the modest rock ‘n’ roll history of the Vilar Performing Arts Center. The traditionally staid and acoustically stout venue built beneath Beaver Creek Village wafted with the raw sounds and organic [...]



Photo essays: Monolith Music Festival @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Photo essays: Monolith Music Festival @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Phoenix singer Thomas Mars and his band ably filled in for MSTRKRFT on the Monolith main stage on Sunday. Photo by Lewis Cooper. Denver Post pop music critic Ricardo Baca and A&E reporter John Wenzel brought you our daily Monolith Music Festival coverage this weekend, including write-ups and photo essays from Day 1 and Day 2, but there’s still more. Check out photo essays after the jump from Reverb contributing photographers Joe McCabe and Lewis Cooper.



News: The Fray sues manager over copyrights to songs

News: The Fray sues manager over copyrights to songs

The Fray’s Isaac Slade (left) and Joe King (second from right) filed a lawsuit earlier today. By The Associated Press The Fray songwriting duo of Joseph King and Isaac Slade on Monday filed a lawsuit against their manager over the copyrights to their songs.