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Kenny G vs Chinese government: Smooth jazz star angers with protest visit

Kenny G. Photo courtesy of the artist's website.

Smooth jazz star Kenny G stopped in at Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests on Wednesday, but his visit was out of tune with Chinese authorities, who have warned about meddling by foreign forces.



Taylor Swift has a file on men who have threatened to kidnap or kill her

Taylor Swift @ Pepsi Center

While the musical world of Taylor Swift is all bubblegum pop and starry eyes for New York City, at least one aspect of her personal life seems utterly terrifying.



Jessie Ware “Tough Love” review: A catchy, lovelorn album

London pop chanteuse Jessie Ware returns with another lovelorn round of catchy pop, setting her self up for a crossover third album, "Tough Love."

London pop chanteuse Jessie Ware returns with another lovelorn round of catchy pop, setting her self up for a crossover third album, “Tough Love.”



Foxygen at the Bluebird Theater in Denver (photos, review)

Foxygen at the Bluebird Theater on 10/20/14.

Foxygen frontman Sam France is a beautiful, eye-linered rock and roll mess, and the band’s raucous show at the Bluebird Theater in Denver on Monday night was much the same: pretty, fun, and messy.



Jenny Lewis is returning to Colorado for her third show this year

Beck @ Red Rocks 8/15/14

After already playing her own headlining date at the Bluebird Theater and opening for Beck at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Jenny Lewis will return to Colorado this year.



Lorde’s “Royals” has been banned from San Francisco radio stations

Lorde

The popular song “Royals” by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals.



Taylor Swift shares new song, “Welcome to New York”

Taylor Swift @ Pepsi Center

After sharing the oddly CHVRCHES-sounding new track, “Out of the Woods,” last week, Taylor Swift has returned for another new track from “1989.”



Treasure Island Music Festival 2014 photos: OutKast, Alt-J, the New Pornographers and more

Treasure Island Music Festival - Jon Bauer

Treasure Island Music Festival 2014 brought sets from OutKast, Alt-J, the New Pornographers and more to San Francisco on Oct. 18-19.



Best Colorado shows this week: Odesza, Foxygen, BRONCHO and more

Best Colorado shows this week: Odesza, Foxygen, BRONCHO and more

Odesza, Foxygen and more make our list of best Colorado shows this week.



Sam Smith tour includes a Colorado arena show

Sam Smith tour includes a Colorado arena show

Sam Smith will embark on his largest U.S. tour yet, with stops at New York’s Madison Square Garden and Colorado’s 1stBank Center.