Stream The Lumineers’ “Cleopatra” 24 hours early
The long wait for the second full-length release from Denver trio the Lumineers is almost over. But why wait until tomorrow when you can stream "Cleopatra" right now?
What it’s like to dance with Justin Bieber
Jonathan Jaramillo is going to set the night on fire -- or at least dance floor. The 11-year-old Aurora youth recently won a contest that allowed the fleet-of-foot dancer an opportunity to share the stage with one of the biggest megastars in the world for one night: Justin Bieber.
Outlaw country legend Merle Haggard dies at 79
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country giant Merle Haggard, who rose from poverty and prison to international fame though his songs about outlaws, underdogs and an abiding sense of national pride in such hits as "Okie From Muskogee" and "Sing Me Back Home," died Wednesday at 79, on his birthday.
Janet Jackson postpones re-rescheduled tour dates
Janet Jackson is delaying her "Unbreakable" tour, saying Wednesday that she and her husband are planning their family and that she is under doctor's orders to rest.
X weird and wonderful at Summit Music Hall
Friday night at the Summit Music Hall, seminal LA punk band X gave a new meaning to the term “all ages show.” The audience included little kids wearing noise cancelling headphones, adolescents with their parents, an assortment of Denver rockabilly, punk and goth kids, as well as an array of gray-hairs and no-hairs.
Drake releases new single “Pop Style” featuring Kanye West and Jay Z
Back when Drake dropped “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late,” the MC mused on the track “6pm” how he was “rapping like The Throne should be the three of y’all.” This was a reference to the Throne, the rap super duo which Kanye West and Jay-Z formed to release the 2011 album “Watch the Throne." Fast forward to “Pop Style,” the newly released track featuring Drake with West and Jay Z's the Throne.
The UMS announces 2016 headliners and initial lineup
Denver music faithful, your day has arrived: The Underground Music Showcase has announced the initial roster of artists that will storm South Broadway this summer.
Sigur Rós announce tour, Denver date
Icelandic post-rock hereos Sigur Rós have announced an extensive North American tour, including a Denver date. The band will play Denver's Paramount Theatre on September 27.
Denver Botanic Gardens announces 2016 summer lineup
Denver Botanic Gardens, along with Swallow Hill Music, has announced its popular summer music lineup for 2016. Laura Viers, k.d. lang and Neko Case's new supergroup case/lang/viers, mellow singer-songwriter José González, Steep Canyon Rangers and returning favorites Chris Isaak and Bruce Hornsby round out the 13 shows that have been announced so far.
Portland, Austin hipsters apologize to Denver for cultural theft
Dozens of artists, restaurateurs and tech startups from Portland, Ore., and Austin, Texas, co-signed a formal letter today apologizing for their longtime theft of Denver's cultural heritage.
Divide Music Festival initial lineup and headliners announced
The Divide Music Festival has announced the initial lineup for its inaugural year in Winter Park. The initial lineup for the July 22-24 festival includes Kid Cudi, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, The Fray, Cake, Passion Pit and more.
Smashing Pumpkins cancels Denver show
Just hours before doors were set to open for their Denver show, '90s alt rockers Smashing Pumpkins and Liz Phair have cancelled their performance at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House.
Rapper C-Murder allegedly recorded music video while in jail
ANGOLA, La. (AP) — Authorities in Louisiana believe rapper C-Murder recorded and released a rap song while in prison. The Advocate reports that the rapper, who real name is Corey Miller, released a video for a new single, "Dear Supreme Court," last week.
Wiz Khalifa, Lil Wayne coming to Denver’s 4/20 at Civic Center Park
Let's be real: Any music festival commemorating 4/20 shouldn't have Snoop Dogg holding down the festivities. Coloradans have seen more than enough of the weed-loving caricature he's become in recent years.
Sean “Diddy” Combs’ latest project will literally school you
NEW YORK (AP) — He's been a rapper, actor, singer, entrepreneur, record producer and clothing designer. Now Sean "Diddy" Combs has taken on a new job as the founder of a charter school in New York City's Harlem neighborhood.
LCD Soundsystem announces two nights at Red Rocks
In case you missed their insanely hard-to-get-into reunion show in New York on Easter Sunday, LCD Soundsystem is back. If you were bummed to have missed that show, don't fret: Colorado is about to get the LCD Soundsystem experience of a lifetime.
Fetty Wap, Ty Dolla $ign to headline KS107.5 Summer Jam 2016
Summer Jam, the monster party thrown by hip-hop station KS 107.5, is Denver's original summer kickoff event. Now in its nineteenth year, the station's Fiddler's Green Amphitheater-hosted marquee event shows no signs of relenting.
Air Dubai share new single, “Up To Me”
Air Dubai's indefinite hiatus has officially ended. The Denver pop/hip-hop band played a surprise midnight show at Pearl's on Saturday night to mark a return to the stage some seven months in the making.
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.
Winter Park’s inaugural Minus Zero festival postpones due to weather
Just over a week before it was scheduled to take place, Colorado's inaugural Minus Zero festival has been postponed. The April 2-3 event would have brought an impressive list of DJs to Winter Park Resort, including Diplo, Kaskade and eleven other producers.
Mac DeMarco announces Gothic Theatre show
This August, the Gothic Theatre is about to get a whole. Lot. Wackier. Indie rock goof-around Mac DeMarco has announced a headlining show at the Englewood venue on August 30.
The Rolling Stones prep for historic concert in Cuba
HAVANA (AP) — The Rolling Stones arrived in Cuba's capital Thursday, on the eve of the rock band's historic free concert in a country where its music was once silenced.