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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.

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.

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.

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.