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Election Day playlist: 10 songs about voting, democracy and the end of political ads

Outkast performs during the Mad Decent Block Party at Fiddlers Green Amphitheatre on August 22, 2014 in Englewood, Colorado. Photo by Seth McConnell, heyreverb.com.

It’s Election Day in Colorado, meaning you’ve probably already mailed in your ballot (hopefully) and, more importantly, the constant assault of political attack ads (on YouTube, Hulu, TV, Spotify) are over! To celebrate, we made a playlist, because that’s what we do.



Folks Festival 2014 photos, review: Dispatch, Brandi Carlile, Randy Newman and more

Folks Festival at Planet Bluegrass 8/15-17/14

“I’m here to say how important Planet Bluegrass and Lyons are to Colorado,” shouted Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper before introducing Imelda May at the Folks Festival on Saturday evening.



WATCH: Ryan Tedder teaches Gov. Hickenlooper to play “Counting Stars”

WATCH: Ryan Tedder teaches Gov. Hickenlooper to play "Counting Stars"

Ryan Tedder is blunt about Gov. John Hickenlooper’s singing skills in this video of the two trying to play “Counting Stars.”



UMS 2014: Artists, fans and media remember the biggest surprises after 14 years of music

Underground Music Showcase co-founders John Moore (left) and Ricardo Baca enjoy themselves at a UMS after-party.

A great music festival can usually be pared down down to a series of memorable moments, and The Denver Post’s annual Underground Music Showcase has had no shortage of them over its 14 years and thousands of shows.



Watch: Gov. John Hickenlooper plays banjo with Old Crow Medicine Show at Red Rocks

Old Crow Medicine Show at Red Rocks

Gov. John Hickenlooper joined string band Old Crow Medicine Show on stage at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Wednesday night to play banjo and sing the track “CC Rider.”



UMS 2013 photos, review of Sunday: Born in the Flood, Lord Huron and more

UMS 2013 Day Four SM

After four days of music, UMS 2013 didn’t stumble or crash to a close on Sunday with sets from Born in the Flood, Lord Huron and more.



Denver Acoustic Christmas: OneRepublic, the Flobots at the Ogden Theatre, 12/21/12 (photos, review)

Denver Acoustic Christmas @ The Ogden by John Leyba

Friday’s concert at the Ogden Theatre brought back the Flobots (who performed at the first Denver Acoustic Christmas in December of 2011), newcomer Zach Heckendorf and Big Head Todd and The Monsters; who unbeknownst to fans performed with a very ill Todd Park Mohr. Mohr, who according to band members had been feeling sick all day, was rushed out of the venue immediately following their set to receive medical attention.



News: Beach Boys honor 9/11 in Denver’s Civic Center Park

Beach Boys @Civic Center Park

Beach Boys honored the 10th anniversary of 9/11 in Denver’s Civic Center Park with feel-good hits in the wake of a somber ceremony



News: Beach Boys, Colorado Symphony Orchestra team up to commemorate 9/11

News: Beach Boys, Colorado Symphony Orchestra team up to commemorate 9/11

Beach Boys will commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11 this Sunday in Denver’s Civic Center Park with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra



News: Beach Boys to play free 9/11 anniversary concert in Denver

Beach Boys will pay commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11 in Denver's Civic Center Park. File photo.

The Beach Boys will play a 9/11 anniversary concert in Denver’s Civic Center Park