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Telluride Blues & Brews 2014: Violent Femmes, George Clinton and more (review)

A view of the crowd at Telluride Blues & Brews 2013. Photo by Evan Semon, heyreverb.com.

Telluride Blues and Brews is a musical stew. While the sounds that shook the stony walls of the dead-end canyon last weekend were decidedly varied, all revolved around a pervasive groove. The Violent Femmes and Parliament Funkadelic may seem odd partners on a bill. Stir aging rocker Peter Frampton, a host of bayou funk masters, blues legends and a swelling contingent of eager up-and-coming rockers into the mix and the weekend festival ascended into a beery cradle of groove.



Watch: Ryan Adams performs “Gimme Something Good” on “The Late Show”

Watch: Ryan Adams performs "Gimme Something Good" on "The Late Show"

Ryan Adams brought good ol’ fashion Americana rock to “The Late Show With David Letterman” on Thursday.



WATCH: Jack White films “Would You Fight For My Love?” video at The Cruise Room in Denver

WATCH: Jack White films "Would You Fight For My Love?" video at The Cruise Room in Denver

What else did Jack White do when he was in town last month to headline Red Rocks? We know at least one thing.



Watch: Death from Above 1979 on “The Late Show with David Letterman”

Watch: Death from Above 1979 on "The Late Show with David Letterman"

Watch: Death from Above 1979 on “The Late Show with David Letterman”



Goldrush Music Festival wants to challenge your music tastes

Chris Rehm of the band Caddywhompus performs at Goldrush 2013 at the Sidewinder Tavern. Photo by Zach Roif, courtesy of Goldrush.

Passion project Goldrush Music Festival returns to Denver this weekend with another slew of music you don’t know, but gotta check out.



Watch: The Replacements on “The Tonight Show,” performing “Alex Chilton”

The Replacements

After getting banned from the network nearly 30 years ago, The Replacements gave its first live performance on NBC on Tuesday.



Album review: Ryan Adams, “Ryan Adams”

Ryan Adams uses his self-titled to plumb a forgotten genre, '80s ballad rock, and often makes you wonder why he thought it was worth remembering.

Ryan Adams uses his self-titled album to plumb a forgotten genre, ’80s ballad rock, and often makes you wonder why he thought it was worth remembering.



Seven bands you didn’t know formed at school

The Strokes perform at Governors Ball in New York on June 7, 2014. Photo by Joe McCabe, heyreverb.com.

With students now settled in for a new semester, we created a list of bands that formed while at school — from Ivy League schools to University of Colorado.



Survivor tour canceled after singer Jimi Jamison dies of heart attack

This undated photo provided by Sally J. Irwin shows Jimi Jamison in Chicago. Jamison, who sang lead on Survivor hits such as "Burning Heart" and "Is This Love," has died. He was 63. (AP Photo/Sally J. Irwin)

Survivor tour canceled after singer Jimi Jamison dies of heart attack



PHOTOS: St. Vincent Denver Botanic Gardens show (review)

St Vincent at Denver Botanic Gardens

Though sound issues marred the night, St. Vincent’s talent still shone through at the Denver Botanic Gardens on Sunday.