August is off to a strong start this week and we couldn’t be more excited. There are so many different types of shows going on across the Mile High City as we enter the first full week of August. The city of Denver never seems to stop delivering jam-packed weeks full of music for fans of all genres. There’s no time like the present, so take advantage of the week and go explore the Denver music scene.

Monday, August 6

Recommended: Chvrches w/ Pale Waves @ The Ogden Theatre

On Monday, Chvrches is coming to Denver to perform at The Ogden Theatre. Originally hailing from Glasgow, CHVRCHES is known for their synth-pop sound and catchy hooks. If you’re new to this band, we recommend checking out their 2018 release of Love Is Dead as a primer for this killer act. Joining Chvrches on their Denver run at The Ogden is indie-pop group Pale Waves.

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Also see…

the band ICE CREAM w/ No Gracias, Fast Eddy, David Isreal and the Stars of David Isreal @ Hi-Dive

Rae Red w/ Briffaut, Laura Goldhamer @ Syntax Physic Opera

Geoff Tate’s 30th Anniversary of Operation: Mindcrime @ Globe Hall

T-Rextasy w/ Blacker Face @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Tuesday, August 7

Recommended: Panic! At The Disco w/ Arizona, Hayley Kiyoko @ The Pepsi Center

Panic! At The Disco is keeping things moving this week as they are gearing up to headline The Pepsi Center on Tuesday. Panic! At The Disco just celebrated the release of their most recent studio album Pray For The Wicked which includes some incredible tracks such as “Roaring 20s” and “(Fuck) A Silver Lining.” Joining Panic! At The Disco on Tuesday night are fellow bands Arizona and Hayley Kiyoko.

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Also see…

Dentist w/ Pout House, Hairclub. @ Lost Lake

Red Sun Rising w/ Thousand Frames, Citra @ The Oriental Theater

The Lao Tizer Quartet ft. Nelson Rangell @ Dazzle Jazz

Taiko w/ Subtle Mind, Mentha @ The Black Box

Reggae Tuesdays ft. Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads, Special Guests @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Backwoods Riot Festival – Hosted by Mike Busey feat. Bezz Believe, Demun Jones, Seckond Chaynce, Twang & Round @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

Stealth Ulvang’s Fetching Band (Opening for Film On The Rocks) @ Red Rocks

CHVRCHES w/ Pale Waves @ The Ogden Theatre

Summer Salt w/ Hot Flash Heat Wave, The Symposium @ Larimer Lounge

Wednesday, August 8

Recommended: Jack White w/ Tyler Childers @ 1st Bank Center

On Wednesday, Jack White is taking over Broomfield’s 1st Bank Center. White announced his 1st Bank Center show back in January of this year and now the wait is finally over. White is known for his eccentric style as well as his diverse skill sets as a vocalist and guitar player. Fellow musician Tyler Childers will be joining White at the 1st Bank Center this Wednesday. Tickets are still available for this show, so don’t miss your chance to snag some.

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Also see…

New Creations Brass Band (New Orleans) w/ Gora Gora Orkestar @ Goosetown Tavern

The War and Treaty w/ Philippe, Bronchtein @ Globe Hall

Shelly Rollison + Pamela Machala (Music Video Release) w/ Rachel Price @ The Walnut Room

2Soft? w/ DJ Git @ The Meadowlark

RE:Search ft. Daedelus, Gangus, Wylie Cable, Mikey Thunder, Jordan Polovina @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Curtis Salgado @ Soiled Dover Underground

Jessica Jones Band + Eric McFadden @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Lion Heights w/ MountainUs, Higher Intentions ft. Opal Agafia and The Sweet Nothings @ Herman’s Hideaway

Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers @ Denver Botanic Gardens

Ricky Earl Band ft. Cherise @ Four Mile Historic Park

Be Like Max w/ Younger Than Neil, Roka Hueka @ Lost Lake

Floater @ The Roxy Theatre

STEAM Wednesdays – Burno Furlan @ Bar Standard

David Foster @ The Paramount Theatre

Dave Hammond (CD Release) @ Dazzle Jazz

Liam Broderick “Riverside Collective” @ Dazzle Jazz

Monaco and Alameda @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Portugal. The Man w/ Oh Sees @ Red Rocks

Shane Smith & The Saints @ The Bluebird Theater

Jeff Lynne’s ELO w/ Dawes @ The Pepsi Center

Omar Apollo w/ MK.Gee @ Larimer Lounge

Thursday, August 9

Recommended: Leon Bridges w/ Khruangbin, Masego @ Red Rocks

Leon Bridges is taking on Red Rocks on Thursday in what will be an R&B show that will hit your soul hard. Bridges is known for his smooth voice and grooving songwriting style. Bridges first hit the scene in 2015 with the release of his first album Coming Home only to follow it up with his most recent 2018 release of Good Thing. Khruangbin and Masego are on the bill for Thursday night as well, making this a show you won’t want to miss.

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Also see…

Jeffery Dallet Band w/ Rusty Fisher and The Baby Elephants, Altitude Travelers @ The Walnut Room

Phishin Thursdays: Phour.O (Every Thursday) @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

The Interesting Times Gang 001 @ The Meadowlark

Anthem and Aria w/ The Empowertainers (Night Set) @ Syntax Physic Opera

Lady Gang (Album Release) w/ Venus Cruz, Ginger Perry, Rare Byrd$ (Late Set) @ Syntax Physic Opera

AYSK (Artists You Should Know) @ Herman’s Hideaway

Melody Lines w/ F-Ether, Jayquist, Machine Dreams, DJ Who Gaf, RTOTHEJ @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Katie Herzig @ Levitt Pavilion

Bike Night Band – Dirty Side Down @ The Venue

Stomping Ground Thursdays w/ Fr0z+wr3ck, Tyrant Dubz, Khonsu, Yukona, Jang, pheel. @ The Black Box Lounge

Pangaea w/ newnumbertwo, M.Lin @ The Black Box

Angélique Kidjo’s Remain in Light and Femi Kuti & The Positive Force @ Denver Botanic Gardens

Dread Sol w/ Sleep Union, Rumble Young Man Rumble, Black Box Audio @ Lost Lake

Rehka Ohal (Day Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Bad Blood Blues (Night Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Pimps of Joytime @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Lupe Fiasco w/ Mickey Factz, Billy Blue, Dylan Montayne, Connor Ray @ The Ogden Theatre

Rayland Baxter @ The Bluebird Theater

Wheeler Walker, Jr. w/ Matt Rouch & The Noise Upstairs @ The Gothic Theatre

Crystal Skies w/ Last Heroes, Skyvo, Visus @ Larimer Lounge

Friday, August 10

Recommended: Chris Stapleton @ The Pepsi Center

Chris Stapleton will be wrapping up the work week this Friday with a show at The Pepsi Center. By combining elements of acoustic country, folk and hard rock, Stapleton delivers a wide variety of music that appeals to many. If you’re looking for some recommended listening, check out “Midnight Train To Memphis” and “Millionaire” off of his 2017 release of From A Room: Volume 2. 

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Also see…

Ready Set Go ft. DJ Aka Miggy @ Goosetown Tavern

Buttered Toast :: Cray w/ Ye., Fauxxsy, Bruhaa @ Globe Hall

Charlie Fox w/ The Grand Tour, Zagriculture @ The Walnut Room

Celebrating Michael Houser and Forgotten Space w/ Thin Air (Widespread Panic Tribute) @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Mariachi Sol De Mi Tierra + Shiners Club Jazz Band @ Levitt Pavilion

The Solution w/ DJ Low Key & Lazy Eyez @ The Meadowlark

The Mammoths w/ Kind Hearted Strangers, Pierce Edens @ The Black Buzzard

Woodshed Red @ Herb’s

Meet The Giant (Vinyl Release) w/ Church Fire, The Patient Zeros @ Syntax Physic Opera

Bipul Chettri and The Travelling Band – A Benefit Concert w/ Jaanvi Gurung & Shuvanzan Dwa @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

Katastro w/ Tyrone’s Jacket, Aloha Radio, Special Guests @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Wash Park @ The Venue

Drevm w/ Ceiva, Yvga @ The Black Box

Kinetik: 2nd Fridays w/ Xstinct Bass, G!NG3R SNVPZ, Jack-Jack, Wonkz, Nathan Mix @ The Black Box Lounge

Mad Wallace w/ Delirious Nebula, Roots Massive, Mcknight @ Herman’s Hideaway

Domestic Blend w/ The Fey, Motion Trap, Ploom @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Witch Mountain w/ False Cathedrals, Wild Call @ Hi-Dive

Aaron Lee Tasjan w/ Wippoorwill @ Lost Lake

Apotheon w/ Warforged, Tethys, Seren, Orbital Extrema, Special Guests @ The Roxy Theatre

Ritual Fridays – Grammer @ The Church

Hipp-E @ Milk Bar

Women In Jazz ft. Rehka Ohal (Day Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Ken Walker Sextet (Night Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Delta Sonics (Late Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Tucker Beathard @ The Grizzly Rose

The Uglys, Hellgrammites, Plastic Daggers (7” Release) @ 3 Kings Tavern

Whip It! ’80s Dance Party w/ DJ Jason Heller @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

JSR (Album Release) w/ Dollar Signs, More @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Pretty Lights w/ Michal Menert & The Pretty Fantastics @ Red Rocks

Highly Suspect w/ Special Guest Monk Tamony, DJ REDBEES @ The Ogden Theatre

Parker Millsap w/ Plain Faraday @ The Bluebird Theater

The Melvins w/ WE Are The Asteroid @ The Gothic Theatre

Tope Flite Empire & Mickey Factz @ Larimer Lounge

Saturday, August 11

Recommended: Pretty Lights w/ The Russ Liquid Test, Trophy Beats @ Red Rocks

Colorado-based artist Pretty Lights is returning to Red Rocks this Friday and Saturday. Pretty Lights is no stranger to the Red Rocks stage as he has performed on the legendary stage almost every year. Derek Vincent Smith, better known by his stage name Pretty Lights, is known for tracks such as “Finally Moving” and “Yellowbird.” Joining Pretty Lights on his 2018 Red Rocks run are fellow bands The Russ Liquid Test and Trophy Beats.

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Also see…

Denver Vintage Reggae Society @ Goosetown Tavern

Washout Fest 2018 ft. Muscle Beach, Rotten Reputation, Sliver, Moon Pussy, Princess Dewclaw, Sonic Vomit, Many More @ Globe Hall

Gingerbomb w/ Brooke Annibale @ The Walnut Room

Soul 4 You w/ Miggy Camacho & Friends @ The Meadowlark

Brooke Evers @ Temple Denver

GhostPulse (Debut Single Release) w/ Plume Varia, Ramakhandra @ Syntax Physic Opera

The Mother Hips w/ Grant Farm @ Cervantes’ Other Side

The Victor Wooten Trio ft. Dennis Chambers & Bob Franceschini w/ Roosevelt Collier @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

Pat McGee Band @ Soiled Dover Underground

The Wyatts w/ The Grand Tour, Jackson Cloud Band, Mike River @ Herman’s Hideaway

Karla Bonoff @ Daniels Hall at Swallow Hill Music

Rebirth Brass Band + Slim Wednesday (ft. JoJo of Widespread Panic) @ Levitt Pavilion

Thicker Skin, Mob For Bid, Bound By Years @ The Venue

A Ragga Jungle Event In Remembrance of Chris Ridum w/ R.A.W, APX1, MUGILLA @ The Black Box Lounge

The Freestylers (UK) w/ BreakBeat Mafia, Steve Gonzo, Benny Young, Ill.me.nghty, Relyt, Slim_r_i @ The Black Box

Kinky Friedman + Willis Alan Ramsey @ Hi-Dive

Valley Queen w/ Tyto Alba @ Lost Lake

Brody Jenner w/ Trouble In Paradise @ Beta Nightclub

Maximono + Max Chapman + Eli Brown (Day Set) @ Club Vinyl

Codes + RYBO (Night Set) @ Club Vinyl

Anthony Crawford Birthday Bash w/ John Novosad (Hippieman), Louis Johnson, Adam Cayton-Holland, Derrick Rush, Sam Tallent, Meghan Deponcheau, Christie Buchele, Ralph Grate, Allison Rose, Piper Shepard, Byron Graham, Special Guests TBA @ The Oriental Theater

Ken Peplowski Quartet ft. Nicki Parrott (Peggy Lee Tribute) @ Dazzle Jazz

Kathryn Radakovich Quartet @ Nocturne Jazz

Starjammer (Night Set) @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Frog Legs – A French House Dance Party (Late Set) @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Yelawolf w/ Waylon & Willie (aka Jellyroll & Struggle) @ The Ogden Theatre

ITCHY-O w/ Codename: Carter @ The Gothic Theatre

The Family Crest w/ Leon and the Revival, Bear and the Beasts @ Larimer Lounge

Sunday, August 12

Recommended: Lost ’80s Live ft. A Flock of Seagulls, Wang Chung, Naked Eyes, Missing Persons, Animotion, Bow Wow Wow, Dramarama, Gene Loves Jezebel & Farrington and Mann (Original vocalists of When in Rome UK) @ Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre

To end this week in Denver concerts, Fiddler’s Green is throwing it back with a stacked line up of ’80s bands such as A Flock of Seagulls, Wang Chung, Naked eyes, Missing Persons and so many more on Sunday night. Earlier this year, Fiddler’s Green threw it back to the ’90s, and now they are taking it a decade further back in time. This concert is sure to be a blast, especially if you’re a fan of some ’80s tunes.

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Also see…

Corb Lund w/ Cowboy Dave Band @ Globe Hall

A Benefit for Ryan Coleman w/ Ruthcrest, Decatur, The Unfriended, Velvet Compass @ Herman’s Hideaway

Easy Riders w/ Komozo, Upward, Acid Pioneers @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Pleasurekraft w/ Jaceo & Vedic @ Beta Nightclub

Pathology w/ Within Destruction, Parasitic Ejaculation @ The Roxy Theatre

Pink Matters @ The Meadowlark

Denver On My Mind – Americana Series @ The Black Buzzard

Boomtown @ Herb’s

Raging Fyah w/ Red Sage, The Alcapones @ The Oriental Theater

Michael Jackson Brunch w/ DJ Hollow @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

John Fullbright + Blake Brown & The American Dust Choir + The Talbot Brothers @ Levitt Pavilion

Brandi Carlile w/ Shovels & Rope, The Secret Sisters @ Red Rocks

CKY w/ Royal Thunder, Awaken I Am @ The Bluebird Theater

GIVERS w/ Naughty Palace @ Larimer Lounge

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