Best Denver-area shows this week: Nathaniel Rateliff, Wild High and more

Nathaniel Rateliff @ Twist & Shout 4/10/14

Nathaniel Rateliff, Wild High and more make our picks of best Denver-area shows this week.

Waka Flocka Flame at Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom in Denver (photos)

Waka Flocka Flame

After an hour of waiting, a hazy-looking Waka Flocka Flame took the stage at Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom on Tuesday for his 16-and-up show in Denver.

Telluride Bluegrass Festival 2015 initial lineup announcement

Telluride Bluegrass Festival 2013 - Day 4

Planet Bluegrass has shared the initial lineup for Telluride Bluegrass Festival 2015.

You can buy pieces of Caribou Ranch music history

The Caribou Ranch Recording Studio in 1983. Photo by the Denver Post.

The 1910 Steinway & Sons grand piano used to record Elton John’s “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me” is one of 400 pieces of music history memorabilia from the legendary Caribou Ranch that will be auctioned off at the end of January.

Stephen Colbert last show: The best music moments from “The Colbert Report”

Stephen Colbert dancing on "The Colbert Report" because he's awesome. Farewell, sweet prince.

In honor of Stephen Colbert, his love of music and his final show, we put together a list of the best musical moments from “The Colbert Report.” Watch them all here.

Best concerts of 2014: Ty Segall, Beck, Future Islands and more

Best shows of 2014

We’ve sifted through countless nights of distortion, lights, mosh pits and packed houses to compile our lists of the best concerts of 2014.

Watch: Kendrick Lamar debuts new song on “The Colbert Report”

Summer Jam 2014

Kendrick Lamar didn’t waste his honor of being the last-ever musical act on “The Colbert Report.” He debuted a new song and you can watch it here.

Best albums of 2014: St. Vincent, Run the Jewels and more

The best albums of 2014.

Here are the best albums of 2014 with St. Vincent, Run the Jewels, Ty Segall, the War on Drugs and more.

D’Angelo “Black Messiah” review: A subtle, beautiful return after 14 years

D'Angelo is back after 14 years with "Black Messiah," an album that's subtle, political, organic and reclaim's his throne as R&B's genius.

D’Angelo is back after 14 years with “Black Messiah,” an album that’s subtle, political, organic and reclaim’s his throne as R&B’s genius.

Shakey Graves at the Bluebird Theater in Denver (photos)

Shakey Graves @ The Bluebird Theater

A glance at the bill before Shakey Graves’ final show of a big, sold out Denver run, made it seem like this grand finale would go on all night.