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Ed Sheeran target of $20 million copyright lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is facing a $20 million lawsuit alleging he used another song as the basis for his international hit "Photograph." The suit accusing him of copyright infringement was filed Wednesday in Los Angeles by Martin Harrington and Tom Leonard, composers of the song "Amazing." City News Service cites court documents that say "Amazing" and "Photograph" are nearly identical in pitch, tempo and structure.

Oskar Blues to open new music venue in LoDo

Longmont-based brewery Oskar Blues is planning to open a new music venue/restaurant in LoDo next summer. Oskar Blues Fooderies, the restaurant-forward branch of the company, has signed a deal to take over the space at 1624 Market Street, the two-story, the 11,000 square-foot space above the still-operational Pat's Philly Cheesesteaks.

Inaugural High Elevation Rock Festival announces lineup

Is there a carrying capacity for energy drink sponsored music events? Monster Energy Drink is banking on "no." With the help of AEG Live, the caffeine-infused beverage company will introduce its inaugural High Elevation Rock Festival to Greenwood Village's Fiddler's Green Amphitheater on September 10.

Highlights: Drake embaces inner meme on SNL

It doesn't seem that long that Drake was best known as Wheelchair Jimmy in Canadian television's coming of age show, "Degrassi High." Toronto's first citizen has made large strides since those awkward days of his on-screen prepubescent school years to become one of the leaders in Canadian pop culture, and if the charts have anything to say about it, American music.

See you there: Youth On Record’s block party, this Sunday

If you're a fan of music, chances are you will be watching a fair bit of it outdoors in the coming months. Starting next week at RiNo's Project Pabst Festival, and culminating with July's Underground Music Showcase, Denver residents will have more than a few opportunities to experiment with tank-top and sunglasses combinations and feast their ears upon world-class music beneath the summer sun.