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From Yes We Cannabis to No We Can’t: Snoop Dogg cancels music fest for Dunafon

Snoops Wellness Retreat

Snoop Dogg has canceled his big music festival for Mike Dunafon.



The new One Direction video for “Steal My Girl” stars Danny DeVito for whatever reason

The new One Direction video for "Steal My Girl" stars Danny DeVito for whatever reason

The new One Direction video for “Steal My Girl” is out and for some reason it stars Danny Devito.



CMJ venue closes after Ebola scare in Brooklyn

The Gutter. Photo courtesy of the venue's website.

Officials tried to tamp down New Yorkers’ fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day. The scare also closed a bowling alley, which hosts concerts for the CMJ Music Marathon.



Watch: Taylor Swift on “Jimmy Kimmel Live”

Taylor Swift @ Pepsi Center

Taylor Swift talks about getting turned down for a job on “Jimmy Kimmel” and performs “Out of the Woods” and “Shake it Off.”



Beta Nightclub introduces new lighting rig, now 21+ on Saturdays

The Crystal Method @ Beta 7/30

Denver’s Beta Nightclub is introducing a few changes this weekend — a new lighting rig and 21+ Saturdays.



Do smart or dumb people listen to your music? This graph will show you

Do smart or dumb people listen to your music? This graph will show you

Radiohead, Bob Dylan, Sufjan Stevens and Beethoven are musicians that smart people listen to and Lil Wayne, Beyonce and the Used are for dumb people, according to a new study by Cal Tech’s Virgil Griffith.



Listen: Denver’s Air Dubai shares new track, “Love in Retrograde pt. II”

Air Dubai from left, Jon Shockness, Nick Spreigl, Julian Thomas, Taylor Tait, Lawrence Grivich and Michael Ray. Photo by Emily Driskill, provided by 7S Management.

Denver’s Air Dubai might have released its full-length, “Be Calm,” this summer, but the indie hip-hop act is back with more new material, the pulsing “Love in Retrograde pt. II.”



SXSW 2015 lineup: Colorado’s Publicist UK among first batch of official acts

SXSW 2014 - Day 4

The first batch of official SXSW 2015 artists have been announced, and Colorado’s Publicist UK is among the names.



Kenny G vs Chinese government: Smooth jazz star angers with protest visit

Kenny G. Photo courtesy of the artist's website.

Smooth jazz star Kenny G stopped in at Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests on Wednesday, but his visit was out of tune with Chinese authorities, who have warned about meddling by foreign forces.



Taylor Swift has a file on men who have threatened to kidnap or kill her

Taylor Swift @ Pepsi Center

While the musical world of Taylor Swift is all bubblegum pop and starry eyes for New York City, at least one aspect of her personal life seems utterly terrifying.