DeVotchKa to play an intimate show at Lost Lake this weekend

DeVotchKa @ Mercury Cafe 2/14/14

Less than a week before the band plays Red Rocks Amphitheatre, DeVotchKa will perform at the 75-person capacity Lost Lake Lounge on July 13, the venue announced today.

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.

Best shows this week: The Avett Brothers, Mac DeMarco, Ride Festival and more

The Avett Bros night 1

The Avett Brothers, Mac DeMarco and more make our list of best Colorado shows this week.

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.

Planet Bluegrass Ranch: The plucky mission to rebuild flood-ravaged grounds

Planet Bluegrass Ranch

Craig Ferguson stands at the entrance of the main pavilion on Planet Bluegrass Ranch gesturing above eye level to show the height of the river that tore through the Lyons festival grounds 10 months ago.

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.

PHOX at the Hi-Dive, 7-9-14 (photos, review)

Phox @ Hi-Dive 07092014

Emerging Wisconisn folk band, PHOX, gave Denverites a surprise with a sold out show at the Hi-Dive on Wednesday.

Syntax Physic Opera looking to make a statement in Denver bar scene

DENVER, CO - JULY 7: Preview of the new South Broadway restaurant/coffee shop/venue Syntax Physic Opera July 7, 2014. This ambitious multi-purpose performance and gathering space from the folks behind the Meadowlark serve as a place for bands, comedy, plays and cinema. Jonathan Bitz and his wife Joy head up the place. (Photo by John Leyba/The Denver Post)

For Jonathan Bitz, co-owner of the fancifully-named South Broadway venue Syntax Physic Opera, it’s not about selling hollow ideas in service of a trend.

Obama in Denver: Analyzing the president’s pre-speech music

DENVER, CO - JULY 09: President Obama speaking to a crowd of hand-picked guests at Cheesman Park July 9, 2014 in Denver. Obama next headed to raise money for U.S. Sen. Mark Udall's re-election campaign at a private luncheon at the Westin Denver Downtown hotel. (Photo by John Leyba/The Denver Post)

President Obama stopped by Denver’s Cheesman Park for a quick speech. But what songs did he play before he went on?