Wild Nothing set for April Red Bull Sound Select show
The last time Red Bull Sound Select and the UMS collaborated on a joint show, Cloud Nothings left the Hi-Dive in disarray and a slew of concert goers with a ringing in their ears for days.
Rick Ross announces Broncos-hosted concert for Tuesday
This football season has been very good to Denver's hip-hop heads. First, the Broncos' AFC Championship win saw an after-party concert care of Atlanta’s T.I.
3OH!3, Big Head Todd to play Broncos parade
If you're reading this, you have survived the full day of debauchery that lead up to and followed the Denver Broncos' manhandling of the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50.
Don McLean pleads not guilty to domestic violence charge
By: The Associated Press CAMDEN, Maine (AP) — Don McLean's attorney says the singer has entered a not-guilty plea to a domestic violence charge in writing and will not appear in court later this month.
Puddle of Mudd’s Wes Scantlin pleads not guilty to vandalism
By: The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin has pleaded not guilty to a felony vandalism charge filed after his arrest at a home he recently lost in foreclosure.
Phish returns to Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in 2016
For the last several years, Commerce City has been taken over by Phish heads come Labor Day weekend. But as Phish wound down its all-time, eight-tune encore on the final night of its fifth Labor Day weekend stand at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park last September, frontman Trey Anastasio offered high praise for the band’s soccer pitched visits, but only offered up that “hopefully” they would return again.
The Band Perry, the Broncos’ bad luck charm, on their halftime return
By: The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Returning to perform ahead of the Super Bowl is good and (sort of) bad for country trio The Band Perry, who last performed around the 2014 game.
The Lumineers announce new album, Red Rocks show
Ladies and gentlemen, kindly un-girdle your burlap slacks: Denver folk sensation the Lumineers have made good with its breadcrumb trail of hints at new music.
Chris Martin defends Left Shark’s dance skills at Super Bowl
SAN FRANCISCO -- Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin on Thursday defended the dance moves of the infamous Super Bowl halftime show Left Shark from 2015, laying out his plans to avoid another "Left Shark moment" at Super Bowl 50 when his British rock band performs.
Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White has died
By: The Associated Press Maurice White, the founder and leader of Earth, Wind & Fire, has died. White died at home in Los Angeles on Wednesday, said his brother, Verdine White.
P**sy Riot hits back at Kremlin in new video
By: The Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — The Pussy Riot punk provocateur band is punching back at the Russian government. The collective has released a music video that scathingly mocks Russian law enforcement agencies, in which Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and fellow band members perform in Russian prosecutors' blue uniforms.
Kanye West announces Colorado listening parties for new album
Yeezy season is approaching, which means a couple of things: an aggressively beige fashion show live-streamed to theaters nationwide and the release of West's latest album, which as Pitchfork points out via the rapper's interview on Real 92.3 this morning, could be called "Swish" or "Waves" or something even more generic.
The Lumineers are back
UPDATE: Pencils down: The answer was "album and tour." Listen to the Lumineers' latest single, "Ophelia," off their upcoming sophomore album, "Cleopatra," below. Check out the band's new tour dates here.
Who stole Puddle of Mudd frontman Wes Scantlin’s house?
Puddle of Mudd's Wes Scantlin has a bone to pick with you. Remember him? He's that guy that got arrested about this time last year for riding around on one of Denver International Airport's baggage carousels: Yeah, that guy.
Lady Gaga tapped to sing national anthem at Super Bowl 50
By: The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga is set to sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl on Sunday. The NFL told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Gaga will sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, where the Carolina Panthers will take on the Denver Broncos.
Beatport parent company SFX Entertainment files for bankruptcy
By: The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The company behind the Electric Zoo and Tomorrowland music festivals has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
The Smashing Pumpkins set to bring “In Plainsong” on tour again
Ring, ring. Hello? 1993 Lollapalooza, is that really you? Legendary '90s alt-rockers the Smashing Pumpkins announced today that they're teaming up with fellow Lolla alumus Liz Phair on an "acoustic-electro" tour set for this spring.
Youth Lagoon disbands
Trevor Powers, the electronic producer/performer behind Youth Lagoon, has decided to disband his seminal indie project he announced today via Twitter. The decision stemmed from the "isolated & solitary spectrum" that Youth Lagoon's music inhabits: it is a space i no longer inhabit, nor want to inhabit. youth lagoon is complete. i've reached the top of a mountain, only to then be able to see a much larger one i want to ascend.
Jefferson Airplane singer Signe Toly Anderson dies at 74
NEW YORK (AP) — Signe Toly Anderson, a vocalist and original member of the Jefferson Airplane who left the band after its first record and was replaced by Grace Slick, has died.
Dressy Bessy roars back to life with “Kingsized” album, tour
If a band is only as good as its last album, Dressy Bessy was in trouble. The Denver indie-pop act’s 2008 release “Holler and Stomp” sold poorly and received a conspicuous slam from the tastemakers at Pitchfork, which damned the album with a 2.8 (out of 10) rating and called it “awkward” and “weak,” speculating that “it’s probably time for folks to stow Dressy Bessy in the attic.” Regardless of its quality, “Holler” also arrived at a time when the recording industry — and the economy around it — was disintegrating.
Denver’s Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats announce world tour
Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats look to keep their hot streak from last year going well in 2016, announcing a world tour and a lap around the major festival circuit.
Paul Kantner, founding member of Jefferson Airplane, has died
By: The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Kantner, a founding member of the Jefferson Airplane who stayed with the seminal San Francisco band through its transformation from 1960s hippies to 1970s hit makers as the eventual leader of successor group Jefferson Starship, has died at age 74.
Concert ticketing is a “fixed game,” says New York attorney general
By: The Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Had a hard time getting a ticket to a concert or sporting event? New York's attorney general says that's probably because more than half of tickets to many events are held for industry insiders or otherwise unavailable to the general public.