World

World Cup playlist: Listen to a song for each country

FMQB

Reverb put together a World Cup playlist that matches each team with a musician or band from each country.



World Cup 2014: A guide to the music of Brazil

Marisa Monte. Photo courtesy of the artist's Facebook page.

Based on our critic’s favorites, who is topping the charts and suggestions from a local Brazilian artist, we put together a list of the contemporary and classical music of Brazil ahead of the World Cup.



Shpongle at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 5-10-14 (photos, review)

Shpongle Live Band - 05/10/14

Shpongle played a rare, live set with the entire band at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Saturday.



Watch: David Byrne and the Atomic Band on the “Tonight Show”

David Byrne & St. Vincent . Denver Botanic Gardens

Rocking a ten gallon hat, David Byrne and his all-star Atomic Band previewed material from “Atomic Bomb! The Music of William Onyeabor” on the “Tonight Show” on Tuesday.



Bombino at the Larimer Lounge, 4-8-14 (photos, review)

Bombino plays The Larimer Lounge on 4/8/14.

Bombino made it feel like springtime in the Sahara at the Larimer Lounge in Denver on Tuesday.



Los Lobos, Chicha at the Fox Theatre, 3-29-14 (photos)

Los Lobos w/ Chicha @ Fox Theatre 3/29/14

L.A. rock band Los Lobos performed at the Fox Theatre in Boulder on Saturday.



Watch: Juanes on Jimmy Fallon — performing “La Luz”

Juanes @ Fillmore Auditorium 03/23/11

Grammy-winning artist, Juanes, performed his crossover hit, “La Luz,” on Jimmy Fallon Tuesday night.



Paul Simon, Sting at the Pepsi Center: songs they should cover

Sting @ Red Rocks

With Sting and Paul Simon bringing the “On Stage Together” tour to the Pepsi Center in Denver on Tuesday, Reverb looks at songs we’d like to see the two cover from each other’s catalogs.



Bob Marley’s birthday brings concerts, reggae culture to weed-friendly Denver

The Wailers @ The Bluebird

In honor of reggae great Bob Marley’s birthday on Thursday, Feb. 6 (he would have been 69), and in advance of several local shows celebrating that occasion, we caught up with some local and national reggae bands to ask if Colorado’s legalization has affected their work and art, and what’s next in this new weed reality.



Watch: M.I.A. and the Roots on Jimmy Fallon

Watch: M.I.A. and the Roots on Jimmy Fallon

Backed by the Roots, M.I.A. performed “Come Walk With Me” on Jimmy Fallon.