Denver concerts in May 2020 include well-known bands such as The Who, Quinn XCII, Tinashe, and more. Some of the other performers scheduled this month are Brantley Gilbert, mxmtoon, Southern Culture on the Skids, and others.
In addition to these performers, you will also find live music shows most nights of the week at smaller, local venues. On my list, you will find calendars for the Bluebird, the Fillmore Auditorium, and Grizzly Rose.
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Here is a short list of just some of the great bands coming to Denver in May:
5/2: The Who at the Pepsi Center
5/5: Adam Ant at the Paramount Theatre
5/8 & 5/9: Brantley Gilbert at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre
5/9: Tinashe at The Summit Music Hall
5/14: Nicola Cruz at The Black Box LLC
5/19: Testament, The Black Dahlia Murder, Municipal Water & Meshiaak at The Summit Music Hall
5/21: Quinn XCII at Red Rocks Amphitheatre
5/29 & 5/30: Tech N9ne at the Fillmore Auditorium
Here is a list of other musicians and bands coming to Colorado in May:
5/2: Jon Langston at Warehouse 25 Sixty-Five in Grand Junction
5/6: Arlo Guthrie at the Boulder Theater in Boulder
5/13: Stereolab at the Boulder Theater in Boulder
5/16: Southern Culture on the Skids at Washington's in Fort Collins
5/23: mxmtoon at the Gothic Theatre in Englewood
5/29: Starset at Sunshine Studios in Colorado Springs
Ticketmaster: Head over to Ticketmaster to find tickets to more of these Denver concerts in May. They work directly with the vendors to offer you tickets for their performances. Visit Ticketmaster for more details.
Ticketliquidator: If a show is sold out or you want better seats, head over to TicketLiquidator. They offer third party reseller tickets. Some sell for above and some for below asking. However, you have a much larger variety of tickets at times if the show is close to selling out. Visit TicketLiqudator for a list of upcoming shows.
The Colorado Symphony: If you are looking for some different types of Denver concerts in May, you might want to check out the Colorado Symphony. The symphony usually has about 10 to 12 performances per month and they range from classic to modern in style. You will be sure to find something you like here.
The Pepsi Center is our largest indoor venue for Denver concerts in May. It's in the downtown area and is also home to the Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche. They usually have about three to four large concerts each month at this venue.
Red Rocks is an outdoor venue west of Denver. The venue was created using the surrounding red rocks and is one of the best venues in the area. You will find concerts here from May through October.
The Fillmore Auditorium is another great place to see a show. You will find it in the Capitol Hill District. It's a historic venue that originally opened in 1907. You will love the acoustics here as well as the gorgeous decor.
This venue strictly offers country music shows. The venue is just north of downtown Denver. They offer shows most nights of the week with up-and-coming as well as local artists. However, a couple of times a month, they feature larger, internationally recognized acts on stage.
The Paramount Theatre is a multi-purpose venue near the 16th Street Mall. This venue features concerts, comedy, talks, and other shows. It's all assigned seating, so the concerts are great, but they don't get too rowdy.
This is another classic venue in the Capitol Hill District. The building is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. You will mostly find contemporary rock shows here.
This is a small venue in the Lower Downtown District in Denver. It's all general admission and features mostly metal and punk rock bands.
Cervantes is in the Five Points District and features two stages. The features mostly independent artists. The Masterpiece Ballroom is the larger of the two venues. The Other Side is a small, intimate venue with capacity for only a few hundred.
Spring is in full bloom during the month of May here in the Mile High City. People are out and about, enjoying the sunshine and warm sun, and getting active. I've put together a list of some of the best things to do during the month of May. Here are just a few of them.
Events Calendar: May is a great month to visit Denver since there are so many different choices, from sports, to music, to theater performances, and more. You will want to plan ahead and see what you want to do. Find all the best events here.
Rockies Baseball: The Colorado Rockies season is underway and Coors Field is one of the most beautiful stadiums anywhere. The Rockies usually have about 10 to 15 home games this month and you will love every second of it. A fun little bit here is that there is a purple line in the stands that shows exactly 5,280 feet, or a mile high! Get your tickets to the Colorado Rockies here.
Mother's Day: The Mile High City is the perfect place to celebrate dear old mom and show her the best day ever. Some of your choices include great dining, tours of the city, great shopping districts, and more. Find out more about how to treat mom on her special day here.
Memorial Day: There are many ways to celebrate this special holiday here in Denver. Some of these include special events such as the numerous Memorial Day ceremonies paying tribute to the soldiers. There are also theater performances, the Denver Day of Rock, fireworks at Elitch Gardens, or possibly a Colorado Rapids Soccer game. Check out all the options here.