Denver Concerts Calendar 2017

The Denver concert calendar includes many varied performances at venues all over town. You will find everything from well-known bands playing to thousands of fans at the Pepsi Center to small gigs in intimate settings.

Denver is a great place to catch a show. Whether you are looking for something for tonight or for your visit in a few months, you will find all the information you need right here. 

Denver Concerts Calendar

Read my guide for a full schedule of concerts as well as ticketing discount options, details about each venue, and where to stay when you visit.

August 2017

  • 8/1: Tim McGraw & Faith Hill at the Pepsi Center
  • 8/2: Guns N' Roses at Mile High
  • 8/8 & 8/9: Miranda Lambert at Red Rocks
  • 8/12: Justin Bieber at Mile High
  • 8/25, 8/26, & 8/27: The Lumineers at Fiddler's Green Amphithreatre
  • 8/29: Lionel Richie & Mariah Carey at the Pepsi Center

>> Additional August concerts

>> Full August calendar of events

September 2017

  • 9/1 & 9/2: Griz at Red Rocks
  • 9/8 & 9/9: OneRepublic at Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre
  • 9/15: Jason Aldean, Chris Young & Kane Brown at the Pepsi Center
  • 9/18: Muse & 30 Seconds to Mars at Red Rocks
  • 9/30: Florida Georgia Line, Nelly & Chris Lane at the Pepsi Center

>> September concerts in Denver

>> September events calendar

October 2017

  • 10/1: Laid Back FestivalSheryl Crow, Ben Rector, Jaimoe's Jasssz Band & Lukas Nelson at Red Rocks at 5 pm
  • 10/7: Weezer at Red Rocks Amphitheatre at 7:30 pm
  • 10/13: Cowboy Mouth at Summit Music Hall at 7 pm
  • 10/16: Red Hot Chili Peppers at The Pepsi Center at 7:30 pm
  • 10/26: Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band at The Pepsi Center at 7:30 pm

>> October concerts

>> October events calendar

November 2017

  • 11/5: Jay-Z at the Pepsi Center at 8 pm
  • 11/17 and 11/18: Chase Rice at the Grizzly Rose at 8 pm
  • 11/19: Tori Amos at the Paramount Theatre at 7:30 pm
  • 11/26: Katy Perry at Pepsi Center at 7 pm

>> November concerts

Top Denver Concert Venues

Are you looking for a few more details on Denver's top concert venues? Some of the best places to catch a show include the Pepsi Center, the Ogden Theatre, the Paramount Theatre, the Marquis Theater, the Grizzly Rose, and the Bluebird Theater. Read on for details about each one of these and other great places to catch a show in Denver.

They are listed in alphabetical order, so scroll down for additional information.

Bellco Theatre

Belco Theater in Denver

Address: 700 14th Street
Capacity: 5,000
Transit: D, F, & H Light Rail Lines; 1, 8, 9, 15, 19, 20, 30L, 36L, & 48 Bus Lines

The Bellco Theatre is a 5,000 capacity venue inside the Denver Convention Center. With its downtown location, it's easy to get to and ideal for those looking for a great night out on the town.

It hosts a variety of musical acts as well as other events such as comedians and theater shows. It's easy to get to by public transit and has a parking lot on site with 1,000 spots.

Nearby Hotels

All of these options are within walking distance to Bellco and the Denver Convention Center.

  • Crowne Plaza: 1450 Glenarm Pl, 3-Star
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton Convention Center: 1420 Stout Street, 3-Star
  • Hilton Garden Inn Downtown: 1400 Welton Street, 3-Star
  • Homewood Suites - Convention Center: 550 15th Street, 3-Star
  • Hyatt Regency Denver: 650 15th Street, 4-Star

Bluebird Theater

Bluebird

Address: 3317 Colfax Avenue
Capacity: 550
Transit: 15, 20, 32, & 40 Buses

The Bluebird Theater is a historic building in the City Park District of Denver. This small venue offers general admission, so I recommend arriving early to grab the best seats.

If you are staying in Denver after a show, you will find a few places within walking distance. You can also take the bus or a cab from the downtown area. It's about a 10 to 15-minute ride. 

Nearby Hotels

All of these places are about a 10 to 15-minute walk from the venue.

  • The Adagio Bud & Breakfast: 1430 Race Street, 3-Star, 420 friendly
  • Castle Marne Bed & Breakfast: 1572 Race Street, 3-Star
  • The Holiday Chalet Bed & Breakfast: 1820 E. Colfax Avenue

Boulder Theater

Boulder Theater

Address: 2032 14th Street, Boulder, CO (about 40 minutes north west of Denver)
Capacity: 850

The Boulder Theater is a lovely art deco building in downtown Boulder. A variety of genres play here including pop, rock, jazz, and others. All shows are 21+, but those under 21 are usually permitted with an adult or guardian.

In some cases, they may only allow children in the balcony area (for liquor license reasons). If you plan to attend a show here with anyone under 21, please review the policy for that specific show.

Nearby Hotels

If you plan to stay in the area after the show, you have plenty of options nearby. Here are just a few hotel recommendations.

  • The Bradley Boulder Inn: 2040 16th Street, 3-Star
  • Boulder Marriott: 2660 Canyon Boulevard, 3-Star
  • Hotel Boulderado: 2115 13th Street, 3-Star
  • St. Julien Hotel & Spa: 900 Walnut Street, 4-Star

The Buell Theatre

Buell Theater in Denver

Address: 1350 Curtis Street
Capacity: 2,839
Transit: D, F, & H Light Rail Lines; 1, 8, 9, 15, 19, 20, 30L, 36L, & 48 Bus Lines

The Buell Theatre is a space inside the larger Denver Performing Arts Complex in the CBD. The theater hosts live music performances as well as theater productions.

Nearby Hotels

  • The Curtis Denver - Doubletree: 1405 Curtis Street, 3-Star
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Downtown Convention Center: 1420 Stout Street, 3-Star
  • Four Seasons Hotel Denver: 1111 14th Street, 5-Star
  • Hotel Teatro: 1100 14th Street, 4-Star

Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom

Cervantes in Denver

Address: 2637 Welton Street
Capacity: 900
Transit: D Line; 38 & 43 Buses

Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom is a music venue in the Five Points District. This intimate space features general admission ticketing only. There are a few chairs and tables around the venue, but it's mostly standing room only.

All shows are for those aged 16 years and older. It's only open during live shows, which typically start at around 9pm (with the doors opening an hour earlier). 

If you plan to see a show at Cervantes', I recommend finding a hotel downtown for your stay.


Ellie Caulkins Opera House

Ellie Caulkins Opera House

Address: 1385 Curtis Street
Capacity: 2,225
Transit: D, F, & H Light Rail Lines; 1, 8, 9, 15, 19, 20, 30L, 36L, & 48 Bus Lines

The Ellie Caulkins Opera House is another venue within the larger Denver Performing Arts Complex in the downtown area. It seats just over 2,000 people and draws in performers such as Iggy Pop, Father John Misty, and the Smashing Pumpkins.

Often called "The Ellie," this facility is also home to most of the Denver Opera shows and some of Denver's top theater productions.

Nearby Hotels

You will find a number of great downtown hotels nearby. 

  • Courtyard Marriott Denver Downtown: 934 16th Street, 3-Star
  • The Curtis Denver - Doubletree: 1405 Curtis Street, 3-Star
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Downtown Convention Center: 1420 Stout Street, 3-Star

Fillmore Auditorium

The Fillmore Denver

Address: 1510 Clarkson Street
Capacity: 3,700
Transit: 15 & 20 Buses

The Fillmore Auditorium is another great place to catch a show in Denver. This live music venue is in the Capitol Hill District near the Ogden Theater.

It attracts acts such as Nelly Furtado, James Blunt, and Rise Against. It's the largest general admission spot in Denver.

The Ramada Denver Downtown is the closest hotel. It's only about a mile from downtown, where you will find several other great places to stay.


Grizzly Rose

Grizzly Rose in Denver

Address: 5450 North Valley Highway
Capacity: 2,000
Transit: 8 Bus

The Grizzly Rose is the premier country music venue in Denver. They feature live music 6 nights a week. A few shows each month feature well known acts. In the past, they have hosted performances by Garth Brooks, Brooks & Dunn, Faith Hill, Toby Keith, and more.

The venue is 15 to 20 minutes drive north of downtown and just off I-25. 


Marquis Theater

Address: 2009 Larimer Street
Capacity: 280
Transit: 0, 8, 15, 20, 38, & 52 Buses

The Marquis Theater is a small venue in downtown Denver. It holds around 280 people and is general admission, standing room only. You will find a handful of chairs that are first come, first served.

Since they opened more than 10 years ago, they have hosted performers such as Candlebox, We The Kings, and Bane. They serve food during the shows and you must have your ID if you plan to drink alcohol during the show.


Ogden Theatre

The Ogden Theatre

Address: 935 East Colfax
Capacity: 1,600
Transit: 12, 15, & 20

Denver concerts at the Ogden Theatre are usually contemporary rock shows. Set in the Capitol Hill District, this former movie theater is only about 10 minutes from downtown.

Acts that have performed here include The Kills, The Melvins, and The Black Crowes. It's general admission seating so come early to grab a great spot.


Paramount Theatre - Denver

Paramount Theatre

Address: 1621 Glenarm Place
Capacity: 1,800
Transit: D, F, & H Lines; 8, 9, 15, 19, 20, 28, & 32 Buses

The Paramount Theatre is another mid-sized venue in Denver. You will find performers here such as Adam Lambert, Elvis Costello, and Ben Folds Five. It's reserved seating for all shows. 

The Paramount originally opened in 1930 and its art deco and historic look has been well preserved after all these years. It's one of my favorite places to catch a concert in Denver.


Pepsi Center

Pepsi Center Denver

Address: 1000 Chopper Circle
Capacity: 18,000
Transit: C, E, & W Lines; 1, 6, 10, 15L, 19, 20, 28, 32, & 44 Buses

The Pepsi Center is the largest concert venue in Denver. It's also home to the Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche, and the Colorado Mammoth (Denver's National Lacrosse League team). 

Just steps from downtown, this multi-use facility frequently hosts Denver concerts by well-known musicians such as The Who, Bruce Springsteen, Justin Bieber, Iron Maiden, Janet Jackson, and Adele.

Nearby Hotels

The Pepsi Center is just steps from downtown, making it easy to find a great place to stay. Here are just a few recommendations within walking distance.

  • The Curtis Denver, Doubletree: 1405 Curtis Street, 3-Star
  • The Oxford Hotel: 1600 17th Street, 4-Star
  • Springhill Suites Downtown: 1190 Auraria Parkway, 3-Star
  • Westin Downtown: 1672 Lawrence Street, 4-Star

The Summit Music Hall

Summit Music Hall

Address: 1902 Black Street
Capacity: 1,000
Transit: C, E, & W Lines (Union Station); 0, 6, 8, 15, 19, 20, 31L 38, & 52 Buses

The Summit Music Hall is a medium sized venue focuses on metal and punk rock bands. Recent bands include Machine Gun Kelly, Say Anything, and Thrice.

They allow all ages to enter for their shows, but you must have an ID to prove you are 21+ if you plan to drink. All shows are general admission, standing room only. There are a few tables and chairs, but you are not able to reserve them in advance.

Denver Summer Concerts

Every year from May to September, you will find a variety of outdoor concerts. You will find them at a variety of locations include Red Rocks, Fiddler's Green, Hudson Gardens, and the Botanic Gardens.

More: Click here to learn more about Denver's Summer outdoor concerts

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