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Listen: Esme Patterson debuts catchy new song “Feel Right”

Things are looking rosy for former Denver indie-folk darling Esme Patterson's new album. The singer-songwriter, who co-founded Colorado's Paper Bird and now lives in Portland, Ore., garnered international acclaim for her 2014 album "Woman to Woman," which reimagined famous pop songs about women from the subject's perspective.

Yes: MCA Denver is throwing a Drake cake party

"I got bakeries / got a lot of bakeries / got a lot of bakers trying to rob me of my cake frosting" MCA Denver holds what they call Black Sheep Fridays off and on throughout the year, gatherings of fun and totally random "sophisticated nonsense." We're talking about things like Miami Vice President, a table reading of the film Miami Vice by Joe Biden and Dick Cheney impersonators, and tonight's Mad Max Purim, which encourages attendees to dress up like Mad Max characters and celebrate the wine-loving Jewish holiday.

The UMS releases discounted early bird tickets

For the 16th consecutive year, the Underground Music Showcase will come roaring back to Denver's Baker neighborhood on July 28-31. That may seem like a ways away, but remember when you thought Game of Thrones would never come back on the air, and now it's only a month away and you completely forgot to buy that clutch of dragon eggs you swore to yourself you'd have for the premiere?

Vans Warped Tour announces 2016 lineup

Vans Warped Tour has gone strong for what seems like forever, or at least since the inception of the mall rat. The punk mainstay dropped its 2016 lineup with a full itinerary that will take some of the genre's best acts through the dog days of summer across the US, and to Denver's Pepsi Center on July 31.

Phife Dawg, co-founder of A Tribe Called Quest, has died

Phife Dawg, a co-founder of the seminal hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest, has died, as The Rolling Stone reports. He was 45. Related: A Tribe Called Quest's "People's Instinctive Travels" makes our list of 10 best records to own A Tribe Called Quest has yet make an official statement on his passing.