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Fourth of July playlist: 15 songs for America

Big Boi, left, and Andre 3000 of hip hop group Outkast perform behind a screen depicting the American flag during their headlining set on the first day of the 2014 Coachella Music and Arts Festival on Friday, April 11, 2014, in Indio, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Spin our Fourth of July playlist for a hit of music made by Americans, for Americans about America.



Merle Haggard at the Paramount Theater, 6-25-14 (photos, review)

Merle Haggard @ Paramount 6/25/14

The legendary Merle Haggard led a melancholic amble down memory lane Wednesday at the Paramount Theater, sharing his wistful, timeworn tales.



Bohemian Nights announces 10th anniversary lineup for Fort Collins’ NewWestFest

Fort Collins-based NewWestFest announced its 10th anniversary Bohemian Nights Colorado music schedule, including more than 75 acts. (Photo provided by Bohemian Nights)

More than 75 Colorado acts will play the Aug. 15-17 Bohemian Nights stages at Fort Collins’ NewWestFest. Check out the full lineup.



Best Colorado shows this week: Chet Faker, SXSW Cares and more

SXSW Day 2 Colorado Music Party

Chet Faker, SXSW Cares and more make our list of best Colorado shows this week.



Bob Schneider at the Fox Theatre, 5-29-14 (photos)

Bob Schneider w/ Hayes Caryll @ Fox Theatre 5/29/14

Austin, Texas–based musician Bob Schneider rolled his one man show out to the Fox Theatre in Boulder on Thursday.



Zac Brown Band returns to Colorado for a two-night Fiddler’s run

Zac Brown Band @ Red Rocks, 5/8

ac Brown Band might be in town one less night when it returns to Colorado this year, but it will be playing for about 7,000 more people in total.



Highest grossing live acts since 1990: The Rolling Stones, U2 and more

U2 360 Tour @ Invesco Field

Billboard has produced a list of the highest grossing live artists since 1990, which provides an interesting look at the modern live music industry.



Best Colorado shows this week: Kishi Bashi, MeadowGrass and more

SXSW Day 3 - Reverb Party

Kishi Bashi, MeadowGrass and more make our list of best Colorado shows this week.



Chuck Morris talks $6 million Fiddler’s Green renovation, Volunteer Jam, and Colorado Music Hall of Fame

Colorado promoter Chuck Morris (second from left) with his family in 2012. Photo by Evan Semon, special to The Denver Post.

Chuck Morris talks Fiddler’s Green renovations, Colorado Music Hall of Fame and more.



Colorado music festival guide 2014: The Underground Music Showcase, Summer Jam and more

Riot Fest Day Two

To help plan your summer, we put together our Colorado music festival guide, which is your list of music events around the state from the Underground Music Showcase to Summer Jam and Telluride Bluegrass.