Arcade Fire at the Pepsi Center, 4-23-14 (photos, review)

Arcade Fire

With Win Butler “deathly ill,” Arcade Fire was forced into a creative corner at the Pepsi Center in Denver on Wednesday.

Steal This Track from Wire Faces

Steal This Track from Wire Faces

Fort Collins is gearing up to show its musical might with FoCoMX this weekend. Think of it as the SXSW of Northern Colorado: tons of bands in all possible venues. Here, steal a brandy new track from Wire Faces, a power trio featured at FoCoMX.

Wiz Khalifa returns to Red Rocks for “Under the Influence of Music Tour”

Snoops Wellness Retreat

Wiz Khalifa will return to the Rocks this summer for the “Under the Influence of Music 2014 Summer Tour.”

Temples at the Bluebird Theater, 4-22-14 (photos, review)

Temples @ The Bluebird 4/22/14

Tuesday night was clearly Temples’ first time in Denver. Part way through the band’s set at the Bluebird Theater vocalist James Bagshaw asked the crowd to stop smoking weed.

Listen: The 15 best Arcade Fire songs

Coachella 2014 -- Day 3

In honor of the band’s biggest tour stop in Colorado, we sifted through their four excellent releases to pick the 15 best Arcade Fire songs.

Gavin DeGraw at the Paramount Theatre, 4-22-14 (photos, review)

Gavin Degraw @ Paramount Theatre 2/22/14

OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder joined Gavin DeGraw on stage at the Paramount Theatre during a concert benefitting the Bonfils Blood Center.

Sevendust at the Gothic Theatre, 4-22-14 (photos, review)

Sevendust @ Gothic Theater 4/22/2014

With an all acoustic set and tour inspired by fan’s love for their 2004 “Southside Double-Wide” acoustic album, Sevendust brought down their normal heavy distortion while still raising the crowd up at Gothic Theater on Tuesday.

Tokyo Police Club at the Bluebird Theater, 4-21-14 (photos)

Tokyo Police Club @ Bluebird Theatre

Canadian pop-rock act, Tokyo Police Club, played for an enthusiastic crowd Monday night at the Bluebird Theater.

The Knife at the Fillmore Auditorium, 4-21-14 (photos, review)

The Knife @ Fillmore Auditorium

A performance of this scale is rare. And, it wakes us to the fact that not only is art far from irrelevant, but in the form of The Knife, we can be reminded again of its force.

Sleigh Bells at the Fox Theatre, 4-21-14 (photos, review)

Sleigh Bells @ Fox 4/21/14

Having just sung to masses in the desert at Coachella, Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss was eager to perform for an intimate crowd at the Fox Theatre on Monday.