Interviews

What it’s like to dance with Justin Bieber

Jonathan Jaramillo is going to set the night on fire -- or at least dance floor. The 11-year-old Aurora youth recently won a contest that allowed the fleet-of-foot dancer an opportunity to share the stage with one of the biggest megastars in the world for one night: Justin Bieber.

How Peter Frampton became Peter Frampton

NEW YORK (AP) — It's been 40 years since Peter Frampton's life was turned upside down — in a good, crazy way. The former Humble Pie member was enjoying some modest success as a solo artist when he followed the then-conventional wisdom and followed up his four studio albums with a double live album.

In The Whale watched the Super Bowl on stage last night

"Oh my god, oh my god, oh my god," In The Whale's Eric Riley yelled. At least, I think it was Riley; both he and guitarist Nate Valdez were screaming in near unison throughout our five-minute phone call immediately after the final whistle blew on the (SPOILER ALERT) Broncos' 24-10 win over the Carolina Panthers.

Dressy Bessy roars back to life with “Kingsized” album, tour

If a band is only as good as its last album, Dressy Bessy was in trouble. The Denver indie-pop act’s 2008 release “Holler and Stomp” sold poorly and received a conspicuous slam from the tastemakers at Pitchfork, which damned the album with a 2.8 (out of 10) rating and called it “awkward” and “weak,” speculating that “it’s probably time for folks to stow Dressy Bessy in the attic.” Regardless of its quality, “Holler” also arrived at a time when the recording industry — and the economy around it — was disintegrating.