UMS video, Day 3: The Centennial’s first-ever set

[caption id="attachment_22799" align="alignnone" width="600" caption="Patrick Meese (above right) launched new project The Centennial at The UMS."][/caption] The Centennial -- Patrick Meese, Nathan Meese and Tiffany Meese -- perform their very first public show at the 2010 Denver Post Underground Music Showcase, The UMS, on July 23, 2010 at the Hi-Dive in Denver.

Watch: Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats ain’t “Wasting Time” in new video

[caption id="attachment_117393" align="alignnone" width="4538"] Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats perform during the Rino neighborhood's Project Pabst on Saturday, May. 21, 2016. (Photo by Marc Hobelman/[/caption] It appears as if the State of Colorado Department of Tourism contracted Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats as the new face of a stellar campaign to spur up interest in the Centennial State (and if Rateliff's daily denim uniform has anything to say about it, sponsored by Levi's).

Frank Sinatra Jr., 72, has died

[caption id="attachment_114913" align="aligncenter" width="512"] FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2015, file photo, Frank Sinatra, Jr. sings the national anthem prior to a baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Pittsburgh Pirates in Los Angeles.

WinterWonderGrass is the quintessential Colorado music festival

[caption id="attachment_113550" align="aligncenter" width="602"] “Wood Brothers performs at Winter Wondergrass on Feb. 21, 2015. Photos by Adam Good,"[/caption] Like the cultures in California, Texas and Florida, Colorado can be easily reduced to a handful of characteristics.