As we move into the second week of October, you can expect nothing less than the usual hustle and bustle of the Denver music scene. This week in Denver concerts includes local talent, national up-and-coming bands, brunch sets, dinner sets and so much more. There is an event happening every single day of the week, which means you have plenty of chances to hear some great music in the Mile High City.

Monday, October 8

Recommended: Primus w/ Crown Lands @ The Ogden Theatre

Primus is kicking things off on Monday as they finish up a two-night headlining spot at The Ogden. Some of you might remember Primus for their 2006 hit “John The Fisherman” or their 1993 release of “My Name Is Mud.” Whether you’ve followed them since 1990, or are just now getting into them, you have the chance to see Primus in action as they take over The Ogden with fellow band Crown Lands this Monday.

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Also see…

Against Me! w/ Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, A Giant Dog @ Summit Music Hall

The Vaccines w/ Jesse Jo Stark @ Larimer Lounge

Can’t Be Satisfied: Blues Night @ Hi-Dive

Wild Rivers @ Lost Lake

Fickle Friends w/ Bulow, Rumours Follow @ Globe Hall

Live Jazz Night @ The Meadowlark

Vlad Girshevich Jazz w/ Special Guests @ Herb’s

Demon In Me w/ Postcards, Contender, Phythalo @ The Oriental Theater

KillThaScene Presents “The MC Battle” @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Tuesday, October 9

Recommended: Jessie J w/ Ro James, Kiana Ledé @ The Gothic Theatre

Moving right along to Tuesday, powerhouse singer Jessie J is headed to Denver for a performance at The Gothic Theatre. Jessie J is known for her incredibly powerful voice, technical vocal skills as well as her performance abilities. Jessie J is responsible for such chart-topping hits as “Bang Bang” and “Price Tag” as well. Tickets are still available to check out Jessie J along with Ro James and Kiana Ledé at The Gothic.

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Also see…

Revocation w/ Exhumed, Rivers of Nihil, Yatutja @ The Bluebird Theater

Against Me! w/ Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, A Giant Dog @ Summit Music Hall

Meg Myers w/ Adam Jones @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Tigers Jaw w/ The Sidekicks, Cherry @ Marquis Theater

The Score w/ The Orphan, The Poet, Birthday @ Larimer Lounge

Michael Nau & the Mighty Thread (Cotton Jones) w/ Erin Rae @ Lost Lake

Khiva w/ Sectra, Khonsu @ The Black Box

Open Mic Night w/ Slex Allen @ The Meadowlark

B3 Jazz Project w/ Laura Newman, Jill Fredericksen, Vlad Girshevich, Daryl Gott, Special Guests @ Herb’s

Pout House + Super City + Briffaut @ BarFly

Logan Richardson “Blues People” @ Dazzle Jazz

Ecstatic Union w/ Cindy Cane, Kinky Fingers, The Ghoulies @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Soccer Mommy w/ Sasami @ Globe Hall

The National w/ Sharon Van Etten @ Red Rocks

Bad Cop Bad Cop w/ Cheap Perfume, Over Time, Rotten Reputation @ The Oriental Theater

Push w/ Birdhouse View, Astral Planes, More TBA @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Wednesday, October 10

Recommended: Foo Fighters w/ Gang of Youths @ The Pepsi Center

On Wednesday night, the legendary rockers Foo Fighters are headed to Denver and stopping at The Pepsi Center. Led by former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters are one of the most notable rock bands of the 2000-era. With an impressive and continuous catalog of hits over the last 17 years, there seems to be no end in sight for Foo Fighters – which isn’t a bad thing at all. Joining Foo Fighters on their Denver stop is fellow rock band Gang of Youths.

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Also see…

Bullet For My Valentine w/ We Came As Romans, Bad Omens @ The Ogden Theatre

Owl City w/ Matthew Thiessen & the Earthquakes @ The Bluebird Theater

Café Tacvba w/ iZCALLi @ The Fillmore

Gwar + Hatebreed w/ Miss May I, Ringworm @ Summit Music Hall

RE:Search ft. Shigeto (Live Ensemble) w/ Mux Mool, Special Guests @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Vinyl Theatre w/ The Catching, Modern Suspects, 1000 miles of fire @ Marquis Theater

Natalie Prass w/ Stella Donnelly @ Larimer Lounge

Jerry Paper w/ Kiefer, Stimulator Jones, Prophet @ Lost Lake

Ethan Iverson + Mark Turner Duo @ Dazzle Jazz

Rico Jones @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

STEAM Wednesdays w/ DJ Seinfeld @ Bar Standard

DJ Tacoria @ 3 Kings Tavern

Laura Newman Group w/ Wendy Fopeano, Laura Newman, Vlad Girshevich, Jill Fredericksen (Night Set) @ Herb’s

Hump Day Funk Jam (Late Set) @ Herb’s

Temple Live ft. Trey Songz @ Temple Denver

Old School Hype w/ North By North, Married A Dead Man, More TBA @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Sultan + Necromancer w/ Wingtips, No Gossip In Braille, Kill You Club DJs @ Goosetown Tavern

John Tesh @ Soiled Dove Underground

Jessica Jones Band @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Thursday, October 11

Recommended: Seven Lions w/ Kill The Noise, Jason Ross, Mitis @ Red Rocks

If you’re looking to squeeze in more Red Rocks shows before the 2018 season comes to an end, look no further. On Thursday, EDM artist and producer Seven Lions is headed to Morrison to take over Red Rocks. Seven Lions is known for his diverse sound that ranges from trance, dubstep and many things in between. Joining Seven Lions are fellow artists Kill The Noise, Jason Ross and Mitis.

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Also see…

The Dead South w/ Whiskey Shivers, Del Suelo @ The Ogden Theatre

Dirt Monkey w/ DMVU, SubDocta @ The Bluebird Theater

The Mallet Brothers Band + Pixie & The Partygrass Boys w/ Shawn Nelson Band @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Palisades w/ Dayseeker, Savage Hands, Colony Collapse @ Marquis Theater

The Blow w/ Riches @ Larimer Lounge

Karl Blau Porlolo w/ High Plains Honky @ Hi-Dive

Darin Lee Jerden w/ In The Variant, Waiting Til Three, Well Versed and Rounded @ Lost Lake

Rekha Ohal (Day Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Pathways To Jazz Showcase ft. Rico Jones & Emily Takahashi (Night Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Witches & Science Perform Works by Arvo Pärt (Late Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Joe Johnson Band (Album Release) w/ Billy Don Burns @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Syml w/ Dizzy @ Globe Hall

The Living Street w/ Young Atlas, Bob Barrick @ The Walnut Room

Stomping Ground Thursdays w/ Cetadon, Shoebox, Spherex, GHoST @ The Black Box Lounge

Hypnotech w/ Probe1, Seied, Fonzie @ The Black Box

The Interesting Times Gang 001 @ The Meadowlark

Niek Velvis Blues Band w/ ERF @ The Black Buzzard

Dave Randon Trio @ Herb’s

Another Lost Year w/ Everybody Panic!, Sunflower Dead, Chemist @ Herman’s Hideaway

Zander’s Bday! ft. Marafiki, Machine Dreams, Luke Hightree @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Friday, October 12

Recommended: Tech N9ne w/ Hopsin, Dizzy Wright, Futuristic, Mackenzie Nicole, Krizz Kaliko @ Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre

To kick the weekend off on Friday, chopper-style rap legend Tech N9ne is bringing his fast bars and bumping music back to Denver for a show at Fiddler’s Green. Tech N9ne always shows Colorado plenty of love — as shown by the rapper’s frequent visits to this wonderful state of ours. Tech is bringing along a stacked line up including rappers Hopsin, Dizzy Wright, Futuristic, Mackenzie Nicole and Krizz Kaliko.

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Also see…

Chris Lake w/ Worthy, Bones @ The Ogden Theatre

Riot Ten w/ Krimer, Carbin, Fransis Derelle @ The Bluebird Theater

Alkaline Trio w/ Together Pangea, Sharp/Shock @ The Fillmore

Paradise Lost w/ Solstafir, The Atlas Moth @ The Gothic Theatre

The Dan Band @ Summit Music Hall

Rob Compa’s Birthday Hang ft. Rob Compa (Dopapod), Neal Evans (Dopapod), Chuck Jones (Dopapod), DJ Williams (Karl Denson), Marcus Rezak, Nick Gerlach, Dan Africano (John Brown’s Body), Eric Luba (Analog Son) w/ Envy Alo, KingFriday The 13th @ Cervantes’ Other Side

EPROM w/ ZEKE BEATS, The Orcastrator, Seied @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

Fat Nick w/ Bexey, DJ Scheme, Teddy @ Marquis Theater

Like Pacific + Roam w/ Story Untold, Bearings, Between You and Me @ Larimer Lounge

Anxious Little Friends Fest Day One w/ Off With Their Heads, Riverboat Gamblers, SPELLS, Dirty Few, BlackDots, Hooper, Modern Goon @ Hi-Dive

Wild Adriatic + CBDB w/ Deliciosa @ Lost Lake

Panda Eyez + Shiverz w/ Afterlite @ Beta Nightclub

Women In Jazz ft. Ellyn Rucker (Day Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

The Delta Sonics (Night Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Ronnie Milsap @ Grizzly Rose

Meet The Carters w/ DJ Big Styles @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Tove Styrke w/ AU/RA @ Globe Hall

The Bible Tour @ 1st Bank Center

Ritual Fridays w/ Moon Boots + Pachanga Boys @ The Church

Sentry Records Takeover w/ Youngsta, Icicle, Thanom @ The Black Box

Kinetik: Jaedha + Raptor’s Just Married Celebration w/ Seraiah, GrymeTyme, DJ Tony Knight, Sassfactory, DJ KillKenny b2b FunkNDope @ The Black Box Lounge

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

Rock ‘n’ Roll Revival @ Skylark Lounge

Woodshed Red @ Herb’s

Bingo Players @ Temple Denver

Roots, Rice and Beans (Release Party) @ BarFly

DJ Dan @ Milk Bar

The Lacs w/ Special Guests @ The Oriental Theater

Annie Booth Trio (Late Set) @ Nocturne Jazz

Screwtape w/ Potato Pirates, Noogy, World Movement, Ultraviolet @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Gina Chavez @ Goosetown Tavern

Ethyl & the Regulars (Record Release) w/ Haldon Wofford and The Hi-Beams @ The Walnut Room

Pavlo @ Soiled Dove Underground

Thin Air (Widespread Panic Tribute) @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Funkiphino w/ Wendy Woo Band, Danny Masters Band @ Herman’s Hideaway

Tater Tot Gang & Vibrations Outloud Present: Bass Jam @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Holly Near @ Daniels Hall at Swallow Hill Music

Blue Moon Bluegrass Band @ Tuft Theatre at Swallow Hill Music

Saturday, October 13

Recommended: Mile High Spirits Block Party 2018 @ Mile High Spirits Distillery

If you’re looking for some more EDM to add to your week, Mile High Spirits is hosting a block party on Saturday. Mile High Spirits is bringing out EDM DJ Dillon Francis as the headlining act who is known to bring the party with him during his live sets. On top of Francis’ headlining spot, fellow DJs Cashmere Cat, Goldfish, Toy Box and more are on the bill as well. Tickets are still available for this block party, so act now before it’s too late.

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Also see…

St. Paul & the Broken Bones w/ Black Pumas @ The Ogden Theatre

Mipso w/ Whippoorwill @ The Bluebird Theater

Mile High Massive w/ Steel Pulse, Easy Star All-Stars, Roots of Creation, Denver Reggae Social Club @ The Fillmore

Soulection w/ Andre Power, Joe Kay, Kronika, Lakim @ The Gothic Theatre

Noah Cyrus w/ Maty Noyes @ Summit Music Hall

Long Beach Dub Allstars w/ Project 432, Rastasaurus, Write Minded @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

The Main Squeeze ft. Special Guests D.J. Williams (Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe), Nick Gerlach (Turbo Suit), Rich Vagner (Xiuhtezcatl) @ Cervantes’ Other Side

The Hollow (EP Release) w/ The Trujillo Company, Bitter Suns, Thousand Frames @ Marquis Theater

Adult. w/ Plack Blague, Voight @ Larimer Lounge

Anxious Little Friends Fest Day Two w/ Off With Their Heads, The Bollweevils, SPELLS, Friends of Cesar Romero, Lawsuit Models, Great American House Fire, Bad Year @ Hi-Dive

Kessel Run w/ Boulder Sound Lab, Xoa @ Lost Lake

The Crystal Method @ Beta Nightclub

Jack Hadley (Morning Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Paa Kow (Night Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Forest Beutel (Morning Set) @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Emerald Siam w/ No Gossip In Braille (Night Set) @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Class-D Charity Metal Show @ The Venue

Templo w/ Vinja, Choppy Oppy, DigitalVagabond, Dende @ The Black Box

Trópico w/ DJ Soup, Crowdrock, Panther @ The Black Box Lounge

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

Phranklin’s Tower w/ Interstate Stash Express @ The Black Buzzard

Woodshed Red @ Herb’s

Mile High Spirits After Dance Party @ Temple Denver

Hear Us Loud @ BarFly

Love Stallion w/ Hawk Attack, Sixes and Sevens (Night Set) @ Globe Hall

Rezz Rocks After Party w/ Bleep Bloop @ Globe Hall

Rezz Rocks 2018 ft. Tokimonsta, Bleep Bloop, Charlesthefirst, Digital Ethos, Shadient @ Red Rocks

Fist Fight (Album Release) @ The Roxy Theatre

Kyle Watson @ Club Vinyl

Knot Rock (Yacht Rock Revue Tribute) @ The Oriental Theater

Dr. Ben Markley and The UW Faculty Jazz Quartet (Night Set) @ Nocturne Jazz

Matt Skellenger + Matt Reid Duo (Late Set) @ Nocturne Jazz

Snailmate w/ Whole Milk, Joseph Lamar, Triplip @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Denver Vintage Reggae Society @ Goosetown Tavern

North By North + The Lollygags + Mr. Atomic + The Beeves @ The Walnut Room

Pavlo @ Soiled Dove Underground

Thin Air (Widespread Panic Tribute) @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Anavrin’s Day w/ Brian Hornbuckle Band, Straight Six, Perfect Storm @ Herman’s Hideaway

One Epic Night @ Swallow Hill Music

Sunday, October 14

Recommended: Børns @ The Fillmore

To wrap this week in concerts up, Børns is taking over the Fillmore on Sunday night. Børns’ sound is known for its blend of indie, electropop and also includes some elements of rock as well. Earlier this year, Børns celebrated the release of his most recent album Blue Madonna, which also doubles some solid introductory listening if you’re new to this artist. Tickets are still available, so grab some while you still can.

Get tickets here.

Also see…

Alina Baraz w/ Lolo Zoual @ The Ogden Theatre

Reignwolf w/ Bones Owen @ The Bluebird Theater

J Balvin @ The Pepsi Center

SG Lewis w/ Phiilo @ Larimer Lounge

Meeting House w/ Spooky Mansion, The Ephinjis @ Hi-Dive

Future Generations w/ Zuli, Whiskey Autumn @ Lost Lake

Rekha Ohal Presents 3 Stevies: The Music of Stevie Wonder, Stevie Nicks, Stevie Ray Vaughan @ Dazzle Jazz

Bela Lugosi’s Brunch w/ DJ Hollow @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

ManifestiV w/ Rosegarden Funeral Party, More @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Admira + Cure For Pain + King Dead @ The Walnut Room

Pavlo @ Soiled Dove Underground

Phranklin’s Tower w/ Interstate Stash Express @ The Black Buzzard

Hot Soup @ Herb’s

High Ghostly + Nina & the Hold Tight, Kiltro @ BarFly

Benefit for Colin & Patrick w/ Come Forth By Day, Venom & Valor, The Burial Plot, As The Sky Darkens, IAMTHESHOTGUN, The Backseaters, Fox Lake, Kalfou @ Herman’s Hideaway

The Brothers Footman w/ American Opera, Ecke, PHIE @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Bill Staines @ Daniels Hall at Swallow Hill Music

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