It’s almost summer time which is all the more reason to go out and see some Denver concerts happening this week. As the weather becomes warmer, you have no excuse to not make it to one of the more than 15 Red Rocks shows or any other of the 70 (and more) concerts this week. Why not celebrate Mother’s Day by grabbing some brunch and listening to music at one of the many Mother’s Day brunches going on this week? May is already shaping up to be a stellar month for concerts. Enjoy yourselves, Denver.

Monday, May 7

Recommended: MGMT @ The Fillmore

To kick things off this week, indie-pop group MGMT is coming to The Fillmore on Monday. MGMT is known for their catchy sound that combines elements of indie, electro-pop and rock as exemplified by such hits as “Electric Feel.” If you’re looking for something to do on a Monday night, this will be the event to attend. Make Mondays suck less and buy some tickets now.

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Also see…

Menagerie ft. Mermix, Artifractal, D. Chapa, Rum & Monkey, Klaus. @ Cervantes’ Other Side

NAV w/ 88GLAM @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

Smoking Peoples w/ The Bigger Empty ft. Mike Felumlee @ Larimer Lounge

The Sons Of Rainier w/ Ryann & Lee @ Hi-Dive

Urban Pioneers w/ Strings and The Box @ Globe Hall

Vlad Girshevich Jazz w/ Special Guests @ Herb’s

Tuesday, May 8

Recommended: Bishop Briggs w/ Matt Maeson @ The Ogden Theatre

Over the last two years, Bishop Briggs exploded on to the scene and only seems to be growing more and more popular. On Tuesday, Denver has the chance to catch this rising star in action as she takes over The Ogden Theatre with fellow artist Matt Maeson. Briggs is known for her heavy hitting sound and powerful voice which combine to give listeners a chilling experience.

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Also see…

The Fratellis w/ Blood Red Shoes @ The Bluebird Theater

Reggae Tuesdays ft. Roots Of Creation w/ Apex Vibe, Special Guests @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Billy The Poet w/ The Maykit, Redbelly @ Larimer Lounge

Pseudogod w/ Hellfire Deathcult, Abysmal Lord, Casket Huffer @ Hi-Dive

Rooftop Love Club w/ Hairclub., Mr. Atomic, Henry and The Kissengers @ Lost Lake

Jalisco @ Dazzle Jazz

The Deer w/ Mimi Ninja (Fruition) @ Globe Hall

Sonny Landreth @ Soiled Dove Underground

Truth, Khiva, Sectra @ The Black Box

Wednesday, May 9

Recommended: Brazilian Girls w/ Tiger Party ft. Allen Aucoin of The Disco Biscuits, Josh Fairman of Sunsquabi and Analog Son @ The Bluebird Theater

Brazilian Girls is a four-piece soft-rock band that started over 10 years ago with the release of their self-titled album. In 2008, the band released New York City, which ended up being their last album in 10 years until this year with their release of Let’s Make Love. On Wednesday, you can catch Brazilian Girls as they make their way to The Bluebird with fellow acts Tiger Party featuring Allen Aucoin of The Disco Biscuits and Josh Fairman of both Sunsquabi and Analog Son.

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Also see…

zoe @ Summit Music Hall

Re:Search Wednesdays ft. ill-esha, MOUR (The Dark Side of Random Rab) w/ Frost, Mikey Thunder, Jordan Polovina @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Tricky w/ Young Magic @ The Marquis Theatre

Tilt Shift w/ Pandemonium, Subzenith, Greenbrier, Broadcast @ Lost Lake

Omnom @ Bar Standard

CMA Jazz Ensemble & Combo (Night Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Denver Gypsyjazz Jam (Late Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

The Brian Claxton Trio @ Nocturne Jazz

Tiffany & The Sidecars @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Bing & Ruth @ Globe Hall

Eliot Lewis (of Daryl Hall & John Oats) @ The Walnut Room

Sonny Landreth @ Soiled Dove Underground

1967 Spring Tour w/ Fat Stallion, This Side Of Paradise, Koion Kitten, Trevor Toms, Christopher Phoebe Nix @ Herman’s Hideaway

Thursday, May 10

Recommended: Daryl Hall & John Oates + Train w/ Kandace Springs @ The Pepsi Center

If you’re looking for a blast from the past, you’re in luck. On Thursday, legendary classic rock duo Hall & Oates are headed to The Pepsi Center. Having produced massive hits such as “You Make My Dreams” and “Rich Girl” Hall and Oates are one of the most recognizable names in the music industry. In addition to these legends of the ’80s, Train is also on the bill for the evening, making this one hell of a night for music in Denver. To kick off the evening, Kandace Springs will set the stage as this killer line up heads to the Mile High City.

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Also see…

Justin Townes Earle w/ Blake Brown @ The Gothic Theatre

Coral Creek + Woodbelly (Album Release) w/ Ginny Mules @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Sammy J w/ Bo Napoleon, Lea Love @ Larimer Lounge

Miss Tess & The Talkbacks w/ Austin Young Band, The Ghost Of Joseph Buck @ Lost Lake

The Cookout ft. Devault, GG Magree, Noizu, Parker @ Beta Nightclub

DCG Con 2018 Official Pre-Party @ The Roxy Theatre

Kate McGarry + Art Lande & Friends (Two Sets) @ Dazzle Jazz

Ozomatli w/ Don Chicharrón, Claygo @ Globe Hall

The Rainbow Treatment w/ Ethan Griggs + Sonder Ensemble, Scotty & The Late Nights @ The Walnut Room

The Interesting Times Gang 001 @ The Meadowlark

Dave Randon Trio @ Herb’s

The Purple Xperience @ Red Rocks

Garaj Mahal w/ Genetics @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Soulfly + Nile w/ My Own Summer, Bound By Years, Fist Fight @ Herman’s Hideaway

Archipelaghost Single Release Party ft. GhostPulse, Archipelaghost, The Upper Strata, Money Thinks I’m Dead, Starjammer @ Your Mom’s House

Goth-Trad + Tsuruda w/ Trisicloplox, Retina @ The Black Box

Friday, May 11

Recommended: Sofi Tukker w/ Kah-Lo, LP Giobbi @ The Gothic Theatre

In 2016, Sofi Tukker released their smash hit “Drinkee” which blew up the airwaves and racked up over 49 million streams and counting on Spotify. The following year, the duo released another big hit, “Best Friend,” earning them placements in a commercial and a spot on the charts. If you and your best friend are looking for some Friday night fun, come see Sofi Tukker as they head over to The Gothic Theatre with Kah-Lo and LP Giobbi.

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Also see…

Futurebirds @ The Bluebird Theater

Everyone Orchestra ft. Steve Kimock, John Kadlecik, Jason Hann, Jennifer Hartswick, Chuck Jones, Bridget Law, Jans Ingber, Todd Stoops, Josh Schwartz, Shira Elias w/ A-Mac & The Height, The RunniKine @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

Saba w/ Joseph Chilliams, Jean Deaux, Special Guests @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Charly Bliss w/ Skating Polly @ The Marquis Theatre

Satsang w/ Zanib, A Brother’s Fountain @ Larimer Lounge

Slim Cessna’s Auto Club w/ Echo Beds, Weathered Statues @ Hi-Dive

Andy Sydow (Album Release) w/ The Gold Company, Komozo @ Lost Lake

Monxx + Ehide @ Beta Nightclub

Spit Factory w/ D-Loc @ The Roxy Theatre

Homero Espinosa @ Milk Bar

MF Ruckus + The Velveteers + Ned Garth w/ Explosion, Plastic Daggers @ The Oriental Theater

John Raymond & Real Feels (Two Sets) @ Dazzle Jazz

Bill Kopper & Mark Diamond (Late Set) @ Nocturne Jazz

Russell Dickerson @ The Grizzly Rose

Cuffin’ – All Thangs R&B w/ DJ Big Styles & Friends @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Chemical X (Album Release) w/ The Pitch Invasion, Frontside Five, Berated @ Goosetown Tavern

Whiskey Shivers w/ Wolf Van Elfmand, Modern Whiskey Market @ Globe Hall

Kid Reverie + Good Morning Bedlam + Joel Ansett @ The Walnut Room

JoFoKe aNem ft. Joe Keel & The Action Orchestra Reunion @ Soiled Dove Underground

Bonnie and The Clydes w/ The ThreadBarons @ The Black Buzzard

Funkiphino @ Herb’s

Tchami + Malaa w/ K?D, Justin Martin, Mercer @ Red Rocks

Oxeye Daisy (LP Release) w/ Turvy Organ, GhostPulse @ Syntax Physic Opera

Garaj Mahal w/ Genetics @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Best of the West 9 w/ Rocket Surgeons, Your Own Medicine, Mad Wallace, The Stigmas, WHISKEY STARSHIP @ Herman’s Hideaway

Offering 74, The Mazlows, Rubber Planet, Major Glen, Hurricane Carter @ Your Mom’s House

Psycho X @ The Venue

Volvox w/ Alala.one, Alex Whittier @ The Black Box

KINETIK w/ WhatYoNameIzz, Ursa, Mandi Lix, Seamus @ The Black Box

Saturday, May 12

Recommended: Global Dub Festival 2018 ft. Ganja White Night + Zomboy w/ Boogie T., Squnto, Eptic, AFK, Spock @ Red Rocks

This year’s Global Dub Festival is returning to Red Rocks with headliners Ganja White Night and Zomboy. Other popular names in EDM such as Eptic, Boogie T., Squnto, AFK and Spock are also on this stacked line up for the 2018 edition of Global Dub. Red Rocks is one of the best venues to catch an EDM show and this festival gives you the chance to see not one but seven acts in one bass-heavy night.

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Also see…

Start Making Sense (Talking Heads Tribute) @ The Ogden Theatre

Tellerpalooza w/ Alpha Schoolmarm Orchestra, Kissing Party, Old School Hype, Sierra Hotel, The Beeves @ The Bluebird Theater

Tattooed Strings (Farewell Show + EP Release) w/ LaRissa Vienna & The Strange, Something For Tomorrow, Scarlet Canary, Averse To The End @ The Gothic Theatre

Ultraversary Seven w/ Tyto Alba, Adiel Mitchell, CRL CRRLL, Polyphoni @ The Moon Room at Summit Music Hall

“Everyone’s Dead” by Matt Butler (Everyone Orchestra) ft. Steve Kimock, John Kadlecik, Chuck Jones, Bridget Law, Jans Ingber, Todd Stoops, Josh Schwartz, Shira Elias w/ Alpha King Knight @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

Ryan Hemsworth w/ Special Guests @ Cervantes’ Other Side

The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die w/ Pianos Become The Teeth, Queen Of Jeans @ Larimer Lounge

Slim Cessna’s Auto Club w/ Palehorse/Palerider @ Hi-Dive

The Dangerous Summer w/ All Get Out, A Will Way @ Lost Lake

The Crystal Method @ Beta Nightclub

Pete Tong @ Club Vinyl

This Will Destroy You @ The Oriental Theater

Saturday Breakfast Set ft. Special Guest TBA (Morning Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Nelson Rangell Quartet (Two Sets) (Night Sets) @ Dazzle Jazz

John Gunther Quartet: Taking The Trane (Night Set) @ Nocturne Jazz

Mark Diamond & Scott Martin (Late Set) @ Nocturne Jazz

Chase Bryant @ The Grizzly Rose

WHIP IT! 80s Vinyl Dance Party w/ DJ Jason Heller @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Birdhouse View w/ American Pinup, Freakabout, Alyx, More TBA @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Denver Vintage Reggae Society @ Goosetown Tavern

Ghost Light (Tom Hamilton + Holly Bowling) @ Globe Hall

South To Cedars + Jenny LaJoye + IRA Wolf @ The Walnut Room

Jackopierce w/ Marie Miller @ Soiled Dove Underground

Soul 4 You w/ Miggy Camacho @ The Meadowlark

Wild Lives w/ No Roses @ The Black Buzzard

Funky Monks @ Herb’s

Puerto Rico Benefit Relief Concert w/ JT & The Indecision, Tyler Stanfield Band, Justin Bank @ Herman’s Hideaway

Luke the Knife’s (Lotus) Yoga Disco Dance Party w/ Sam Warren, DeeZy Le PhuNk & CoCo MaLone @ Your Mom’s House

58 Fury @ The Venue

N-Type w/ Abstrakt Sonance, DJ Variant, Dalek One @ The Black Box

Sunday, May 13

Recommended: Modest Mouse w/ Mimicking Birds @ Red Rocks

On Sunday, Modest Mouse is returning to Colorado to headline the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Last year, Modest Mouse came to The Fillmore and performed for a sold-out crowd. This year, the Washington rooted group is taking on Red Rocks along with Mimicking Birds. Although most might know Modest Mouse for their 2004 hit “Float On,” their catalog is worth checking out. Celebrate Mother’s Day in style and come see these two bands take on the legendary venue.

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Also see…

Todrick Hall @ The Gothic Theatre

Carter Reeves w/ Special Guest Abhi The Nomad @ Cervantes’ Other Side

TYR w/ Orphaned Land, GHOST SHIP OCTAVIOUS, Aeternam, Oak, Ash & Thorn @ The Marquis Theatre

Pillorian w/ The Flight of Sleipnir, Ghost of Glaciers @ Hi-Dive

Braden Barrie + Saywecanfly w/ Fairview @ Lost Lake

Amine Edge & Dance @ Beta Nightclub

Mother’s Day Brunch w/ Julie Monley (Morning Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Gabriel Santiago + Peter John Stoltzman Duo (Night Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Mother’s Day Jazz Dinner @ Nocturne Jazz

Voice Of Addiction w/ DFMK, Black Dots, The Windemeres, Filthy Hearts, Leashed Dragon @ 3 Kings Tavern

Mother’s Day Brunch w/ Jonny Barber’s Elvis Gospel Revival (Morning Set) @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

DJ Digg (Night Set) @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Candyrat Guitar Night ft. Luca Stricagnoli, Antoine Dufor, Grayson Erhard @ Soiled Dove Underground

Kush Groove Sundays w/ DJ Thred Savage, Special Guests @ The Meadowlark

Boom Town @ Herb’s

Hip Hop for Homes: a Concert Benefit ft. Genetic Concepts, Erik Rivera, Looney Ando @ Your Mom’s House

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