UPDATED: Riot Fest denied permit in Byers, will move to alternate Denver location

Riot Fest - Day 1 People Dylan

The curtain officially closed Friday on the Riot Fest show in Byers, with Arapahoe County announcing that it will not issue a temporary-use permit for the three-day music extravaganza.

Reverb Week in Playlist: Interpol, Saint Pepsi, Road 34 and more

Interpol @ the Ogden Theatre

While Germany was embarrassing Brazil on their home turf, there were some pretty stellar new releases this week. Listen to Interpol, Saint Pepsi and more in our Week in Playlist.

Generationals announces new album

Look for "Alix" to hit the streets September 16.

The UMS alums Generationals are back with a new album called “Alix.”

Denver Chive Fest: Edward Sharpe, Cold War Kids, Talib Kweli headline City Park

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros @ Red Rocks 6/2/13

The producers of Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits bring Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Cold War Kids and more for the inaugural Denver Chive Fest.

Listen: The 10 best Lauryn Hill songs

Lauryn Hill

In advance of her two nights in Colorado, Reverb has put together the 10 best Lauryn Hill songs.

Listen: “Fiona Coyne” by Saint Pepsi, a new Carpark signee with Denver ties

Listen: "Fiona Coyne" by Saint Pepsi, a new Carpark signee with Denver ties

After gaining a following through releases on Denver-based label Keats//Collective, Saint Pepsi has signed to Carpark Records.

3 Kings Tavern show to benefit child attacked by family dog

On July 12, Wiredogs, Reno Divorce and more will play a benefit show at 3 Kings Tavern to raise money for Kai, who is hospitalized after an attack by his family's dog. Photo courtesy of the St. Frank family.

Brave the Breakdown, the Pitch Invasion, Wiredogs, Reno Divorce and GPR will perform a benefit show to raise money for a Highlands Ranch child hospitalized after an attack by the family dog.

Listen to Britney Spears sing without autotune

Listen to Britney Spears sing without autotune

You’re about to hear the real Britney Spears. Prepare yourself. A recording has surfaced of Spears singing “Alien” without the assistance of autotune.

Denver’s Princess Music breaks up

Princess Music @ Bluebird Theater  12/20/13

After four years, Denver Hot Congress Records band Princess Music has announced it is breaking up.

Listen: Usher’s Pharrell-produced new song, “She Came to Give it to You,” feat. Nicki Minaj

Listen: Usher's Pharrell-produced new song, "She Came to Give it to You," feat. Nicki Minaj

Known hit-maker, Pharrell, is at it again on the new Usher track, “She Came to Give it to You.”