Suge Knight’s attorney believes Floyd Mayweather will post Knight’s bail
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSZdBFdO1vo At one point, Suge Knight was one of the most promising rap moguls in the game, lording over artists like Snoop Dogg and Tupac Shakur on the Death Row Records roster.
Instagram launches music channel @Music
Instagram has launched a dedicated music channel called @Music, where it will highlight the music community on the photo sharing social media platform. "Each week, we’ll take a look at the musical experience on Instagram," the first post on @music reads.
UPDATED: Joni Mitchell’s website says she’s alert
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A message posted to Joni Mitchell's website states the singer is alert and is expected to make a full recovery despite a friend's court filing that the Grammy-winner is unconscious.
Baltimore riots: Wheelchair Sports Camp, BLKHRTS, Dawes and more respond
Baltimore turned into a scene of chaos on Tuesday, as residents of neighborhoods erupted into riots following Freddie Gray's funeral. As images of violence, looting and arson filled news websites, social media and television, musicians locally and nationally turned to Twitter and Instagram to share their thoughts.
Live Nation buys controlling stake in Bonnaroo
NEW YORK (AP) — Concert promoter and ticket seller Live Nation says it bought a controlling stake in annual music festival Bonnaroo. The purchase will boost Live Nation's portfolio of music festivals, which attract hundreds of thousands of people paying hefty ticket prices.
Watch the cowboy dance-off in Tennis’ new “Mean Streets” video
How do civilized cowboys settle things? With a dance off under a spotlight, of course. Denver's Tennis has gone home on the range in their new video for "Mean Streets." The cut is taken off the forthcoming deluxe version of "Ritual in Repeat," scheduled for release May 12 on Communion Records.
D’Angelo announces summer tour with a Denver show
After returning suddenly from a nearly 15-year hiatus late last year, D'Angelo has announced more summer tour dates and a Denver show with his band the Vanguard.
Rocky Mountain Folks Festival shares full 2015 lineup
The Rocky Mountain Folks Festival already looked great when we shared the news in February that Sufjan Stevens, Jason Isbell, Kasey Chambers, Richard Thompson and more would be on the 2015 lineup, but things just got a whole lot more interesting.
“These Things Matter” podcast anniversary draws from Denver’s music, media scenes
For the third anniversary of their Denver-based podcast "These Things Matter" hosts Taylor Gonda and Kevin O’Brien assembled a team of musicians and former guests to dive into the topic of musical supergroups.
Watch: Sound of Ceres announces debut album, shares “Bryn Marina” video
The Colorado-based indie-pop supergroup, Sound of Ceres, has announced its debut album and shared the new video for "Bryn Marina". Made up of Candy Claws duo, Ryan and Karen Hover, Robert Schneider (Apples in Stereo), Ben Phelan, John Ferguson and Jacob Graham (the Drums), Sound of Ceres premiered its new David Jude Harris-directed video for "Bryn Marina" on Pitchfork.
Riot Fest Denver moves to National Western Complex
Riot Fest has announced it will move to National Western Complex when it returns to Denver on Aug. 28-30. This marks the third location for the music festival in as many years, after the Sports Authority Field at Mile High parking lot provided a last minute location for Riot Fest when it was forced out of its original home.
Waka Flocka Flame is running for President of the United States
While stoners all over the country were celebrating the national weed holiday, Waka Flocka Flame was in a high-level meeting with Rolling Stone to declare his candidacy for President of the United States.
Neil Young announces new album, tour, Red Rocks appearance with Willie Nelson’s sons
Neil Young has announced a new album and tour with Willie Nelson's sons that will stop for two nights at Red Rocks Amphitheatre this summer.
Twin Shadow to undergo reconstructive hand surgery after Colorado bus crash
Twin Shadow will undergo reconstructive hand surgery after his tour bus slammed into the back of a stopped semi-trailer on Interstate 70 early Friday.
Watch: Kanye West gives a surprised performance at Coachella 2015
And people say there are no more surprises at the second weekend of Coachella. On Saturday, Kanye West shocked the Coachella crowd by making an appearance during the Weeknd's set.
Twin Shadow’s tour bus crashes on I-70 in multi-vehicle accident, “multiple victims”
By Kirk Mitchell, Jesse Paul and Matt Miller UPDATE: Twin Shadow's show at the Bluebird Theater on April 17 has been cancelled, according to the venue's website.
Bluebird District Music Festival announces initial 2015 lineup
East Colfax, which has seen a live music boom in the last few years, is looking to join the list of Denver's many neighborhood music events with the first-ever Bluebird District Music Festival.
Incubus, Deftones announce tour with Red Rocks show
With the promise of new material due out later this year, Incubus has announced a summer co-headlining tour with Deftones. The 20-date tour includes a stop at Colorado's Red Rocks Amphitheatre with opener Death From Above 1979.
The Sonics announce tour with a Denver show
Heavily influential 1960s garage rock band, the Sonics, is making a comeback. With a new album, "This is the Sonics", out now, the band has announced new tour dates, which include a stop at Denver's Summit Music Hall on June 18.
Jack White taking a break from live performances for “a long period of time”
Days after his career-spanning headlining set at Coachella 2015, Jack White has announced that he's taking a break from live performances for "a long period of time." "After many years of performing in a multitude of configurations, Jack White is announcing that he will be taking a break from performing live for a long period of time," said a news release.
Singer Percy Sledge dies at 74
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Percy Sledge, who soared from part-time singer and hospital orderly to lasting fame with his aching, forlorn performance on the classic "When a Man Loves a Woman," died Tuesday in Louisiana.
CU-Boulder student attending Coachella killed by train near music fest
By Jordan Aleck, Boulder Daily Camera A University of Colorado student who was attending the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival over the weekend was struck and killed by a train near the site of the mammoth music festival in Indio, Calif., officials said Monday.
Wax Trax in Denver will not participate in Record Store Day this year
If you're looking for pricey Record Store Day exclusives, #Denver's Wax Trax is not the place to be this year. #RSD15 pic.twitter.com/7ZnurkFWgV — Matt Sebastian (@mattsebastian) April 13, 2015 Wax Trax Records in Denver will not participate in Record Store Day this year, according to store owners and signs posted on the business.