As if the 2018 Red Rocks lineup could get any hotter, they just announced two new summer shows.
First, in July, fans can get closer with Halsey because the American pop-artist just announced a Colorado show and we can already feel the energy. She gained international attention in 2016 when she collaborated with The Chainsmokers to create the chart-topping hit “Closer.” The single stole the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 in the U.S. and topped charts in more than ten countries internationally. Apart from the game-changing single, Halsey has produced two studio albums — Badlands and her most recent release, Hopeless Fountain Kingdom, which topped charts from Austrailia to Canada and landed on the number one spot on the U.S. Billboard 200.
Her second studio album, released in 2017, is bold. It’s inspired by William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet. The introduction of the opening track “The Prologue” features the play’s prologue and the music video for “Now or Never” was heavily influenced by Baz Luhrmann’s 1996 film adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. And while reviews on the album have been mixed, when she performs Hopeless Fountain Kingdom on her World Tour at Red Rocks July 30, the crowd is sure to fall in love. Presale tickets go on sale March 28 at 10 a.m., here.
Next, in September, Rise Against is coming to Denver on the “Mourning in Amerika Tour.” The international tour will begin in Toronto and pass through an array of U.S. states before landing at Red Rocks. The hardcore punk rock band began in 1999, dropping their first album The Unraveling in 2001. Since, they’ve produced eight studio albums, the latest being Wolves, released in 2017. The band is known for their advocacy and progressive nature, supporting organizations from Amnesty International to PETA. Their seventh album, The Black Market, stole the number one spot on Billboard Top Rock Albums and their latest album debuted at number nine on the U.S. Billboard 200. Now, they’re coming to Denver to shake Red Rocks September 15 and we’re ready to rage. Doors open at 7 p.m. and tickets go on sale Friday, March 30 at 10 a.m., here.