Chance the Rapper at the Fillmore Auditorium

Chicago hip-hop wunderkind Chance the Rapper stopped by the Fillmore Auditorium on Monday on his Family Matters tour. Chance was joined by D.R.A.M., who has made waves in the hip-hop world with his recent debut album, "Gahdamn!," and a plagiarism accusation leveled at Drake.

1up — Colfax ceases live event operations

As of yesterday, the barcade/music venue The 1up — Colfax is just a barcade. The business announced in a press release that their Colfax location would cease hosting live events effectively immediately, to "focus on core business." 1up owner Jourdan Addler said that hosting concerts had long been a business aspiration.

Riot Fest Denver 2015 lineup analysis

“Riots aren’t always a good thing.” Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne said that in a recent promotional video for the three-city-wide Riot Fest, which was polling its participants and performers on why, as they put it, “Riot Fest sucks.” It’s the kind of thing that an adolescent Warped Tour might do today, the self-deprecating middle-finger selfie of the next wave of punk and rebel rockers.