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Thursday

5/24/2018

7:00 PM

Denver, CO

Open Stage

Quinlan Cafe

Got a song you've just got to share? Come play at our open stage! Sign-ups are at 6:00. Sets are 2-3 songs, depending on the number of players performing. read more

Wednesday

5/30/2018

8:00 PM

Denver, CO

Shady Grove Concert Series - Season Pass

Four Mile Historic Park

Join us this summer as we enjoy great live music in the fresh mountain air at the Shady Grove Picnic Series at Four Mile Historic Park. Bring a picnic and your family and take part in this summer t... read more

Thursday

5/31/2018

7:30 PM

Denver, CO

Extra Gold and U.S. Tygers

Quinlan Cafe

Extra GoldSince forming in 2017 as the house band for Denver's only monthly country music showcase, Extra Gold have already crafted a country music cocktail that is equal parts Golden-Era Country Revi... read more

Friday

6/1/2018

7:00 PM

Denver, CO

Old-Fashioned Hootenanny

Tuft Theatre

An old-fashioned hootenanny is the best possible place to learn new songs and new licks, and to hear old songs performed in entirely new ways. Our hootenannies are a combination open stage, mass ... read more

Sunday

6/3/2018

6:00 PM

Denver, CO

Blue Canyon Boys

Commons Park

Every once in a while a band comes along that stands out amongst the crowded fields of the bluegrass world. The Blue Canyon Boys, a premier bluegrass band of the Rocky Mountain West, are one of those ... read more

Wednesday

6/6/2018

6:30 PM

Denver, CO

A Hawk and A Hacksaw

Shady Grove Picnic Series

Four Mile Historic Park

A Hawk and A Hacksaw began in 2000 in the small town of Saumur, France. Initially a solo vehicle for Neutral Milk Hotel drummer Jeremy Barnes, the main impetus of the project was to focus on the gr... read more

Saturday

6/9/2018

2:00 PM

Denver, CO

South Pearl Music & Beer Festival

S. Pearl St.

What do you get when you mix a warm summer afternoon, ice-cold craft beers, and some fun, funky music? The South Pearl Music & Beer Festical, held on the 1200 block of South Pearl Street. Mu... read more

Sunday

6/10/2018

7:30 PM

Denver, CO

Greg Laswell

Daniels Hall

GREG LASWELL'S EVERYONE THINKS I DODGED A BULLET…CONSIDERED. Okay, so what? Here's another album about heartbreak…or heartache. But isn't the worry that when each of us stares down heartbre... read more

Monday

6/11/2018

6:30 PM

Denver, CO

Violent Femmes

w/ The Dirty Femmes

Denver Botanic Gardens - York Street

Violent Femmes formed in 1981 as an acoustic punk band playing on the streets of Milwaukee. Their main influences at that time were Gene Vincent and the Blue Caps, and The Velvet Underground. Their... read more

Wednesday

6/13/2018

6:30 PM

Denver, CO

Clay Kirkland and Al Chesis & The Delta Sonics

Shady Grove Picnic Series

Four Mile Historic Park

Although Clay Kirkland plays more than just traditional blues, his show this summer with Al Chesis & The Delta Sonics will bring us back to the sounds of the blues we know and love.Clay KirklandCl... read more

Friday

6/15/2018

7:00 PM

Denver, CO

Best of Open Stage

Tuft Theatre

A showcase of five artists, chosen from previous open stages, will each perform a 20 minute set. This will allow the performer to share more of their material and the audience to hear more than ju... read more

Friday

6/15/2018

7:30 PM

Denver, CO

The Denver Moth - StorySLAM

Theme: Ending

Daniels Hall

Tickets are limited to 6 per patron. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door starting at 6:00 pm on the day of the event. The Moth StorySLAMs are steadily spreading all over the ma... read more

Sunday

6/17/2018

6:00 PM

Denver, CO

Grown Ass Man Band

Commons Park

This unique 4-piece Denver-based band includes Medicine on harmonica/vocals, Adam Bartczak on trombone/conch shell, Matt Skellenger on bass, and Zach West on drums. The members have played in diver... read more

Wednesday

6/20/2018

6:30 PM

Denver, CO

Shakedown Street

Shady Grove Picnic Series

Four Mile Historic Park

One of the longest running Grateful Dead tribute bands in the world, Shakedown Street, makes its home in and around the Rocky Mountain region of North America. Spawned from jam sessions at the Anci... read more

Friday

6/22/2018

6:30 PM

Denver, CO

Mary Chapin Carpenter

w/ Margaret Glaspy

Denver Botanic Gardens - York Street

Flatland is little aid to contemplation, and so Mary Chapin Carpenter has her own hill. It's deep in the Virginia countryside, on a farm that she got for a song. Or rather, for a bunch of ... read more

Friday

6/22/2018

8:00 PM

Denver, CO

Patty Larkin

Tuft Theatre

Patty Larkin redefines the boundaries of folk-urban pop music with her inventive guitar wizardry and uncompromising vocals and lyrics. Acoustic Guitar hails her "soundscape experiments" while Rolli... read more

Friday

6/22/2018

8:00 PM

Denver, CO

The Hydes

feat. Tadhg Ó Meachair and Dave Curley

Daniels Hall

"The Hydes imbue their musical diversity with such confidence and glove-like comfort that their cross pollination sounds natural and fresh at each turn. Green & Blue is one of those deliciously va... read more

Saturday

6/23/2018

8:00 PM

Denver, CO

Greg Brown

Daniels Hall

Greg Brown was born in the Hacklebarney section of southeastern Iowa and raised by a family that made words and music a way of life. His seasoned songwriting, storytelling, and music are deeply rooted... read more

Saturday

6/23/2018

8:00 PM

Denver, CO

Halo-Halo

"Top of the Hill" Faculty Concert Series

Tuft Theatre

Halo-Halo is the brainchild of Denver based musicians Caitlin Gilmore and Matt Burchard. The name is Filipino for a delicious dessert that literally translates to "Mix-Mix" in English, which is the... read more

Sunday

6/24/2018

1:00 PM

Denver, CO

Sensory Friendly Concert

feat. ​Wolf van Elfmand

Daniels Hall

Sensory friendly concerts at Swallow Hill aim to create a welcoming space for concertgoers and their families to enjoy live music in safe and comfortable surroundings. Sensory friendly concerts... read more

Monday

6/25/2018

6:30 PM

Denver, CO

Milk Carton Kids

w/ Sierra Hull

Denver Botanic Gardens - York Street

Waltzing into disaster and its aftermath, The Milk Carton Kids' "All the Things That I Did and All the Things That I Didn't Do" arrives from ANTI- Records on June 29.The new project marks the first ti... read more

Wednesday

6/27/2018

6:30 PM

Denver, CO

Chris Botti

Denver Botanic Gardens - York Street

Playing with his uniquely expressive sound and soaring musical imagination, trumpeter Chris Botti is joined by featured artists Andrea Bocelli, Vince Gill, Herbie Hancock, Mark Knopfler, David Fost... read more

Wednesday

6/27/2018

6:30 PM

Denver, CO

Dexter Payne Quintet

Shady Grove Picnic Series

Four Mile Historic Park

With 10 years on the front range and validated by a 4 star DownBeat review, the Quintet features clarinet, accordion, 7-string guitar, piano and percussion/drums. As on their new CD, Jazz For All, ... read more

Thursday

6/28/2018

8:00 PM

Denver, CO

The Subdudes

w/ Lipbone Redding

Oriental Theater

Over the course of 25 years and ten albums, the Subdudes have quietly become one of America's national music treasures. The New Orleans-formed group is a living encapsulation of American music,... read more

Friday

6/29/2018

5:30 PM

Denver, CO

Chimney Choir

Clyfford Still Museum

Chimney Choir combines folk harmonies, ambient electronics, and swirling textures of rhythm and melody into a style of music that is not easy to define. They began in 2011 with a guitar, banjo, man... read more

Friday

6/29/2018

8:00 PM

Denver, CO

Janiva Magness

w/ SOLOHAWK

Daniels Hall

After Janiva Magness added a 2016 Grammy nomination to her 26 Blues Music Award nominations — with seven wins, including Entertainer of the Year — she might have taken at least a short rest on her ... read more

Friday

6/29/2018

8:00 PM

Denver, CO

Dan Navarro

Tuft Theatre

With a career spanning decades and a dozen albums with Lowen & Navarro, Dan Navarro is releasing his first true studio-recorded solo set, "Shed My Skin." Navarro is perhaps best known as songwr... read more

Saturday

6/30/2018

8:00 PM

Denver, CO

Lloyd Cole

The Retrospective Tour: Two Sets of His Music (1983-1996)

Daniels Hall

2015 began Lloyd Cole's "retrospective years" in which the UK born, Western Massachusetts-based musician began to revisit his storied career. In his own words: Yes, it was me who opened his sol... read more

Saturday

6/30/2018

8:00 PM

Denver, CO

Cary Morin

Tuft Theatre

Described as “one of the best acoustic pickers on the scene today," Cary Morin brings together the great musical traditions of America and beyond like no other. With deft fingerstyle guitar and voc... read more

Sunday

7/1/2018

6:00 PM

Denver, CO

The Currys

Commons Park

Brought together by family ties and a shared appreciation for folk, rock, and roots music, The Currys are an Americana trio featuring brothers Jimmy and Tommy and cousin Galen Curry. Like many fami... read more

Friday

7/6/2018

8:00 PM

Denver, CO

The Hunts

w/ Wounded Bird

Daniels Hall

Known for their harmony-laced take on alt-folk, The Hunts are a Chesapeake, Virginia-based band of seven siblings who've been playing music together almost their entire lives. Twin sisters Jessi an... read more

Monday

7/9/2018

6:30 PM

Denver, CO

The Mavericks

Denver Botanic Gardens - York Street

The genre-defying Mavericks are declaring their independence and stepping out on their own with Brand New Day, the first studio album released on Mono Mundo Recordings, the label they founded in 20... read more

Tuesday

7/10/2018

7:30 PM

Morrison, CO

Ray LaMontagne

w/ Neko Case

Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Ten years ago Ray LaMontagne released his first album, TROUBLE, the gold-certified start to a fiercely ambitious, Grammy Award-winning, critically praised career that's encompassed three more album... read more

Wednesday

7/11/2018

6:30 PM

Denver, CO

Color

Shady Grove Picnic Series

Four Mile Historic Park

Color is a funk, soul band with members from all different musical backgrounds. Influenced heavily by the musical styling of soul greats like Sam Cooke and Aretha Franklin, you can expect Color to ... read more

Thursday

7/12/2018

8:00 PM

Denver, CO

Henry Kapono "Welcome 2 My Paradise!"

Feat. Henry's "Dukes on Sunday" Band

Daniels Hall

When he soared to the forefront of Hawaiian music in the 1970s with the duo Cecilio & Kapono, they became the first Hawai'i group to achieve a national recording contract (Columbia Records). To... read more

Friday

7/13/2018

8:00 PM

Denver, CO

The Mulligan Brothers and Will Kimbrough

Daniels Hall

The band's name means second chances, but they took the biggest chance of their career and produced this album on their own, creating songs that are truest to them, so far. Converting the upstairs ... read more

Sunday

7/15/2018

6:00 PM

Denver, CO

Alan Bibey & Grasstowne

Commons Park

Alan Bibey & Grasstowne is a band comprised of some of the most diversely talented and highly respected musicians in bluegrass and acoustic music. This makes Alan Bibey & Grasstowne one of ... read more

Wednesday

7/18/2018

6:30 PM

Denver, CO

Bryan Bowers w/ Martin Gilmore

Shady Grove Picnic Series

Four Mile Historic Park

*This event is not eligible for the CBMS member discount. Born in Yorktown, Virginia, Bryan Bowers was raised in New Bohemia near Petersburg of the Civil War's Battle Of The Crater fame. As a child,... read more

Thursday

7/19/2018

8:00 PM

Denver, CO

Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore

Opening Act TBA

Oriental Theater

Roots music legends, Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore, have been friends for 30 years, but only recently realized they had never played music with each other before. So in 2017, Grammy winner Alv... read more

Friday

7/20/2018

7:30 PM

Denver, CO

The Denver Moth - StorySLAM

Daniels Hall

Tickets are limited to 6 per patron. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door starting at 6:00 pm on the day of the event. The Moth StorySLAMs are steadily spreading all over the ma... read more

Monday

7/23/2018

6:30 PM

Denver, CO

TajMo: The Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo' Band

w/ Alicia Michilli

Denver Botanic Gardens - York Street

"We wanted to do a real good record together, but we didn't want to do the record that everyone expected us to do," blues legend Taj Mahal says of TajMo, his historic collaboration with fellow true... read more

Tuesday

7/24/2018

6:30 PM

Denver, CO

TajMo: The Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo' Band

w/ Alicia Michilli

Denver Botanic Gardens - York Street

"We wanted to do a real good record together, but we didn't want to do the record that everyone expected us to do," blues legend Taj Mahal says of TajMo, his historic collaboration with fellow true... read more

Wednesday

7/25/2018

6:30 PM

Denver, CO

Harry Tuft

Shady Grove Picnic Series

Four Mile Historic Park

Harry Tuft grew up singing and playing a series of instruments – from the piano to the clarinet, ukulele, baritone uke, and, in college, a six-string guitar. Philadelphia's lively folk scene pr... read more

Wednesday

7/25/2018

6:30 PM

Denver, CO

Melissa Etheridge

Denver Botanic Gardens - York Street

Melissa Etheridge stormed onto the American rock scene in 1988 with the release of her critically acclaimed self-titled debut album, which led to an appearance on the 1989 Grammy Awards show. For s... read more

Friday

7/27/2018

5:30 PM

Denver, CO

Red Baraat

Clyfford Still Museum

From the moment Sound The People kicks off with "Next Level" -- a wild and exuberant confluence of Bhangra music with anthemic, psyched-out twists -- it's clear that Red Baraat are very much taking th... read more

Friday

7/27/2018

6:00 PM

Denver, CO

Denver Summer Brew Fest

feat. Strange Americans

Mile High Station

The Denver Brew Fest will celebrate craft beverages from around Colorado and other U.S. microbrews and feature live local music by Strange Americans, food, and more. Proceeds from this event benefi... read more

Friday

7/27/2018

6:30 PM

Denver, CO

Chaka Khan

Denver Botanic Gardens - York Street

Chaka Khan is one of the world's most gifted and celebrated musicians, with a rich musical legacy, the 10-time GRAMMY® Award-winner is looking forward to a celebration of a lifetime. A songwriter, ... read more

Saturday

7/28/2018

6:00 PM

Denver, CO

Denver Summer Brew Fest

feat. Nuns of Brixton

Mile High Station

The Denver Brew Fest will celebrate craft beverages from around Colorado and other U.S. microbrews and feature live local music by Nuns of Brixton, food, and more. Proceeds from this event benefit ... read more

Saturday

7/28/2018

8:00 PM

Denver, CO

Robbie Fulks

w/ Bettman & Halpin

Daniels Hall

In 1993, a songwriter banging around the Chicago club scene with a twangy voice and dangerous sense of humor caught our attention. We started making records with him, and as part of the first-gener... read more

Sunday

7/29/2018

6:30 PM

Denver, CO

Guster

Denver Botanic Gardens - York Street

"I told Swift that our last two records took a year each to make," laughs Guster's Ryan Miller. "He told me he'd never spent more than nine days on an album." The band and producer got together any... read more

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