Coors Field hosts Zac Brown Band, its first of (possibly) many major concerts
From Kenny Chesney at Angels Stadium to Jay-Z at Yankee Stadium and the Beatles’ legendary 1965 concert at Shea Stadium, baseball fields have long provided musicians with a venue for large, outdoor arena shows.
The Mars Volta guy used to spend $1,000 a week on pot
If you've ever listened to The Mars Volta, this should come as no surprise, but singer and guitarist Cedric Bixler-Zavala used to spend $1,000 a week on pot.
BET Awards 2015 video highlights: Diddy falls on stage, Kendrick Lamar crushes with “Alright” performance
The 2015 BET Awards could have been over just as they began on Sunday in L.A. Kendrick Lamar opened the award ceremony with the performance of the night.
Denver music reacts to the Supreme Court legalizing gay marriage nationwide
Today, the Supreme Court of the United States made the historic decision to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide in a narrow 5-4 opinion. Men and women across the country are celebrating the moving words from Justice Anthony Kennedy's opinion that "They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law.
FMQB 2015 lineup: War on Drugs, Grace Potter and more to play Fox Theatre
Every year the FMQB Triple A Conference brings some of the biggest upcoming acts to the intimate confines of the Fox Theatre in Boulder.
Want to wear The Avett Brothers’ shirt collection from Rockmount Ranch Wear?
Legendary Rockmount Ranch Wear, the western clothing outfitter in Denver, is a common stop for musicians coming through town. Robert Plant, the Arctic Monkeys, Sam Smith -- they've all been recent shoppers at Rockmount.
Rob Thomas didn’t play Denver’s Paramount Theatre last night
There's certainly been some bad luck going around Colorado concerts lately. First Peter Frampton skips out on his Red Rocks appearance, and now Rob Thomas cancels his Paramount Theatre performance at showtime.
Twin Shadow returns for first Denver show after bus crash
Twin Shadow has rescheduled a Denver performance that was canceled after the band's tour bus was involved in a multi-vehicle accident hours before an April show.
Rick Ross arrested on kidnapping, assault charges
BY JEFF MARTIN ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA (AP) -- Rapper Rick Ross is facing kidnapping and assault charges after a U.S. Marshals Service fugitive task force and deputies arrested him at his mansion south of Atlanta early Wednesday, authorities said.
Will Death Grips actually play in Denver tonight? (a timeline)
There are about six hours until Death Grips is scheduled to take the stage at the Ogden Theatre, but that's no guarantee that the punk-hop band will actually perform.
“It’s hard to say it, time to say it” … Nickelback cancels North American tour
Do you remember Nickelback? The Nickelback that was scheduled to play Red Rocks? We have some bad news... Nickelback has announced that it has canceled its North American tour dates -- including its Red Rocks show on July 7 -- as Chad Kroeger undergoes vocal cord surgery.
Riot Fest 2015 second lineup announcement: System of a Down, Death Grips and more
Remember all those big question marks on the initial Riot Fest 2015 lineup announcement in May? Well, those questions have been answered. System of a Down, Death Grips, the Prodigy, 88 Fingers Louie, Chef’Special and Input & Broken have been added to Riot Fest 2015.
Illegal Pete’s to celebrate 20th anniversary with Lucero, Built To Spill at Red Rocks
Twenty years ago, Illegal Pete's started out as just one little burrito place on the Hill in Boulder. Today, it has seven locations across the front range (and one ready to open up in Arizona and another on Colfax in Denver) and its own record label.
22 drunken fans arrested at Kenny Chesney concert in Green Bay
Police say alcohol was a factor in 22 arrests at a Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean concert at Lambeau Field on Saturday, according to the Green Bay Press-Gazette.
Taylor Swift is more powerful than Apple
BY BRANDON BAILEY AP TECHNOLOGY WRITER PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) -- Taylor Swift has Apple changing its tune. Hours after the pop superstar criticized the giant tech company in an open letter posted online, Apple announced Sunday that it will pay royalties to artists and record labels for music played during a free, three-month trial of its new streaming music service.
Rodrigo y Gabriela, Flobots to headline Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest 2015
Bohemian Nights has shared two of three headliners to play its free annual Northern Colorado music festival this year. Rodrigo y Gabriela and Flobots will headline Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest 2015 on Aug.
The Who adds Denver show at Pepsi Center to 2015 tour
The Who just added one single date to its 2015 tour, and lucky for us, that is one Denver show. Making it their second Colorado stop on their last two tours, The Who will play the Pepsi Center on Dec.
Activists push for legal pot use in music venues, bars
The same activists who in 2012 successfully legalized the cultivation, sale and use of recreational marijuana in Colorado are starting their next big initiative today: The push for regulated public pot consumption in the state's largest city.
Chris Brown allowed to cross state lines for 2015 tour, Denver show
Is Chris Brown allowed to cross state lines? It appears that even with all his numerous run-ins with the law, he is, given that he's announced his "One Hell of a Nite" tour, which will stop in Denver later this year.
Dave Grohl releases hilarious, heartfelt statement about broken leg
Oh Dave Grohl, the always personable and immune to pain Dave Grohl. After breaking his leg on stage in Sweden and continuing to finish the show, he has some words for us, the music community, who have found a newfound respect for our superhuman rock hero.
Janet Jackson announces 2015 tour with a Denver Pepsi Center show
This is what is written on the homepage of Janet Jackson's website right now: "With the whole world lining-up, North America to be 1st continent on Janet Jacksons Unbreakable World Tour." We're not sure if it's weirded strangely or this just doesn't make any sense at all, but from what we've gathered, Janet Jackson is going on tour.
Watch: Smash Mouth singer cusses out crowd, storms off stage at Taste of Fort Collins
"Hey now, you're a Rock Star get the show on get paid," Smash Mouth's Steve Harwell normally sings on "All Star." But in Fort Collins this weekend, he instead hurled a string of insults and threats at the Taste of Fort Collins crowd.
Where can Colorado have a major music festival?
Sixty-six-year-old Gary May leans back in a leather chair after working on his farm and reminisces about the day he spent watching the Bears game with hip-hop group Public Enemy.