Telluride Bluegrass Festival nominated for Music Festival of the Year by Pollstar

Telluride Bluegrass Festival 2013 - Day 4

Telluride Bluegrass Festival has been nominated for Music Festival of the Year by concert tour industry publication Pollstar. This marks the first time a Colorado festival has been nominated in the category since it began in 1997.

Best Colorado shows this week: The Black Keys, Thee Oh Sees, OpenAir’s birthday and more

The Black Keys at the 1stBank Center on May 1, 2012. Photo by Glenn Ross,

Don’t you feel like the popular one? You have, not one, but two, parties to attend this weekend. The OpenAir Birthday, the Hi-Dive 11th Anniversary party and more make our picks of best Colorado concerts this week.

Beats Antique at the 1stBank Center (photos, review)

Beats Antique @ 1stBank Center 11/6/14

At one point, a huge, cyclopean, six-legged and demonic cat took over the stage at the 1stBank Center during Beats Antique’s worldly and theatrical show on Thursday.

15 songs to listen to on Spotify that aren’t Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift @ Pepsi Center

Who needs Taylor Swift on Spotify? Listen to these 15 songs instead.

Aaron Freeman at the Bluebird Theater in Denver (review)

Aaron Freeman @ the Bluebird 11/3/12

After more than 25 years as Gene Ween, Aaron Freeman is plotting a new course truer to his name.

Residual Kid signs to Sire/Warner, thanks Denver for support

Residual Kid performs at 3 Kings Tavern during the Underground Music Showcase on July 25, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. Photo by Seth McConnell,

After getting its start playing shows between its hometown of Austin and its adopted hometown of Denver, teenage rock group Residual Kid has signed to Warner-owned record label Sire.

Listen: One Direction shares new song, “Ready to Run,” after Twitter power play

One Direction and 5SOS @ Pepsi Center by John Leyba

After asserting its dominance over Twitter, One Direction shared the new track, “Ready to Run.” Listen here.

Nickelback (yes that Nickelback) is playing Red Rocks (yes that Red Rocks) next year


Nickelback is playing Red Rocks on July 7. International flights for that week are really quite cheap this far in advance.

These are the 20 catchiest songs of all time, study says

Spice Girls will take on London's West End in December. Photo by Emile Wamsteker, AP.

A study shows that Spice Girls’ “Wannabe” tops the list of 20 catchiest songs of all time.

Denver hip-hop artists react to election results

Wheelchair Sports Camp performs at Lost Lake Lounge on March 9, 2014. Photo by Michael McGrath,

Jonny 5 of Flobots, Kalyn Heffernan from Wheelchair Sports Camp and more Denver hip-hop artists react to the 2014 elections.