Day: April 12, 2024

Live Music Festivals in Denver This WeekendLive Music Festivals in Denver This Weekend

Denver, known as the Mile-High City for its outdoorsy spirit and mountains of culture, is home to some incredible live music festivals. Whether you want to dance or find a more intimate jam session space, Colorado has something for everyone.

Red Rocks is a world-famous outdoor amphitheater surrounded by towering red rock formations where you can enjoy some of the most iconic bands in the country and beyond. Red Rocks also hosts a variety of other events throughout the summer such as free concerts, food and beer gardens, and family-friendly activities such as craft beer tasting and art exhibits. Go here

Founded in 1991, the Aspen Jazz Festival promotes and preserves jazz through world-class events, performances, and education programs. The festival features multiple stages and headliners such as Foo Fighters, Old Dominion and the Lumineers.

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Each summer, the Promenade shops at Briargate host a music series called One Sweet Summer. The free event series is held every Wednesday evening during July and August at the Foundry Plaza and offers a beer garden with brews from local breweries, delicious snacks from local vendors, a stage with up-and-coming local musicians and other fun entertainment options for guests to enjoy.

The yearly Caveman Bluegrass Festival showcases regional and national acoustic bluegrass artists in an intimate venue. The festival has grown since its first year and is now a multi-day event featuring several genres of music as well as workshops, kids tent and morning yoga. The Colorado Cello Quartet (CCQ) is a group of seasoned solo and chamber musicians from Denver and Boulder who play classical, contemporary and jazz music. The quartet is committed to promoting and expanding the ensemble literature for cello quartet.