Lollapalooza 2015 photos: Storms, music, arrests and more in Chicago
From artist arrests to extreme weather, evacuations, Chicago had a tumultuous weekend for Lollapalooza 2015. Among the chaos, there were also many memorable performances. Below, we put together a collection of photos from Lollapalooza 2015.
Hozier stands tall among the monoliths at Red Rocks (photos, review)
“This is definitely a bucket list moment for me,” said Andrew Hozier-Byrne (known as Hozier) at his Red Rocks debut on Sunday. In six short months, Hozier has jumped from the medium-sized Ogden Theatre to one of the most legendary amphitheaters in the country.
Did Riff Raff deliver my pizza last night?
I'm not crazy. It's a lazy Sunday night, I'm watching the new episode of "Rick and Morty" and I'm waiting for a pizza. At about 10 p.m. there's a knock on the door.
Aquarium Rescue Unit revives jam roots at the Ogden Theatre (photos, review)
Col. Bruce Hampton stirred his Aquarium Rescue Unit to life Saturday at the Ogden Theatre, unleashing the seminal quartet’s legendary freeform jams in an overwhelming display.
K. Michelle, Azealia Banks will not play Denver’s Ogden Theatre in October for … uhh … reasons
Remember when K. Michelle and Azealia Banks announced a joint tour with a Denver stop two weeks ago? Yeah, that's not happening anymore ...
Uh oh … this Carly Rae Jepsen song is awesome — “Warm Blood”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBPw0l26L58 Throughout my first of many listens through "Warm Blood" I kept looking at YouTube's progress bar and thinking, "Hell yeah, there are still two minutes left in this Carly Rae Jepsen song." I don't think I've ever thought that before.
Best Denver-area shows this week: Chet Faker, Florence + the Machine and more
Chet Faker, Florence + the Machine and more make our picks of the best Colorado shows this week. See you there, and if you don’t make it out, follow our music musings on our Twitter @RVRB and our selfies on Instagram @heyreverb.
Guess what the surprise new One Direction song is about!
"Nobody can drag me down." "If I didn't have you I'd never see the sun." "All my life you stood by me when no one else was behind me." "If I didn't have you there would be nothing left (nothing left) The shell of a man who could never be his best (be his best)" These are lyrics from "Drag Me Down," the first One Direction song without that one band member that we don't speak of.
Blue moon playlist: Enjoy Friday’s celestial party with these 25 songs
Every once in a blue moon, we get to make a playlist about blue moons. So we jumped on the opportunity today, when we'll see the second full moon this month.
Lollapalooza 2015 live stream schedule: Want a festival without the people?
Barring any extreme measures, like booking an overnight flight or a roadtrip to Chicago, you're not going to Grant Park for Lollapalooza. However, a wallet friendly alternative is available where the line for the commode is non-existent and the couch is cozy.
Bear McCreary thinks Ian Cooke’s “Battlestar Galactica” theme cover is “supremely cool”
Don't know what this headline means? Then you're probably not a super nerd like us and Ian Cooke. Okay, we'll fill you in: "Battlestar Galactica" (the 2004 series, a remake of the 1970s series) is a sci-fi drama about a small fleet of humans struggling for survival in space after robots called Cylons attack their home.
Lower Dens takes on “surveillance society” at Larimer Lounge in Denver (review)
Jana Hunter sounded a little punchy halfway through Lower Dens’ 80-minute set at the Larimer Lounge on Wednesday, pointing out that the Baltimore four-piece had been on tour for quite a while.
Money, fame, imitation: Inside the world of Denver’s tribute and cover bands
A group of women are nearly in tears, standing in the front row of a concert on a recent Saturday night. “Oh, now feel it, comin’ back again, like a rollin’ thunder chasing the wind,” they sing along with the band at the top of their lungs.
Twin Shadow makes second appearance after Colorado bus crash
Twin Shadow has made his second network television appearance since his band's tour bus was involved in a multi-vehicle accident hours before an April show.
Charli XCX is all tough-bubblegum at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver (photos, review)
By Emalee Smith Twenty-two year old Charlotte Aitchison dips into a Stefani-esque vibrato when she strains her voice. She sings certain phrases, especially the ones ending in “baby,” with an inflection that sounds like a Britney Spears sample.
Fall Out Boy at Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre (photos)
Returning for the third time in two years, Fall Out Boy played on its biggest Colorado stage since reuniting in 2013 on Wednesday. The pop-punk band shared a bill with Wiz Khalifa (of all people) at Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre.
Air Dubai vocalist Jon Shockness announces his last show with the rising hip-hop band
When Jon Shockness released his first single as Kid Astronaut earlier this month, the track served both as his solo debut and an announcement that he is leaving Air Dubai.
Best shows at UMS 2015: The Blue Rider, Panther Martin, Natalie Tate and more
Well, we've gotten a few day of rest and some time to think back on the whirlwind of The UMS. The Reverb staff has compiled their lists of the five best shows they each saw at UMS 2015.
Chicago, Earth, Wind & Fire take the stage together at the Pepsi Center in Denver (photos)
Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire appeared in a joint show at the Pepsi Center on Tuesday night, starting with three songs performed together on stage before playing individual 70-minute sets and then returning for a finale on stage together.
Lyle Lovett gives a nod to promoter Chuck Morris at Red Rocks show (photos, review)
Texas’ treasured troubadour Lyle Lovett gave a tip of his hat to Colorado’s beloved promoter Chuck Morris on Tuesday at Red Rocks, telling the not-near-capacity crowd that seeing his old friend was “like seeing family.” In a moment of mid-set, pre-song silence, a loud voice from the back of the crowd boomed “You guys are awesome!” “You guys are awesomer,” Lovett responded, noting how privileged he felt to pursue his passion for music.
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats to appear on Jimmy Fallon
From backyard parties to the "Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon." After playing the unofficial Centennial Day Party during the UMS this weekend, Denver's Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats have some big news.
Download The Worth’s “Nada Chupacabra,” only in Steal This Track
Last Saturday, as venues lining South Broadway in Denver hosted bands performing at The UMS, there was an "under-underground music showcase" happening in neighboring houses just off Broadway.
Watch the full Alt-J Red Rocks Amphitheatre show
On Tuesday, Yahoo! Screen streamed Alt-J's entire Red Rocks performance live. But if you weren't at the show -- which we said, "could very well be the best Red Rocks show of the year" -- or watched the stream, you're in luck.
Titus Andronicus, “The Most Lamentable Tragedy” review
Titus Andronicus, New Jersey’s most serious punk band, has outdone itself. And true to the band name and the title of this greatly anticipated album, they’ve done so with Shakespearean flair.