Are you enjoying October so far? Although we are already halfway through the month, there are still so many concerts to see. In fact, this week alone offers over 70 shows and events going on around the Denver music scene. If you’re looking for some new local music to check out, visit venues such as Larimer Lounge or Lost Lake. If you’re in the mood for some national chart-topping talent, check out Red Rocks or The Pepsi Center this week. Whatever you do, we hope you have fun exploring this week in Denver concerts.

Monday, October 15

Recommended: Eden w/ Kacy Hill @ The Ogden Theatre

On Monday, singer/songwriter Eden (aka Jonathon Ng) is headed to Denver to take over The Ogden. Eden is known for combining his love of songwriting with his passion for EDM in his music. Eden brings these two elements together to deliver an impactful sound. Earlier this year, Eden released his most recent 13 track album vertigo. Joining Eden on Monday night at The Ogden is fellow artist Kacey Hill.

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Also see…

Rhye w/ Your Smith @ The Gothic Theatre

Dreamers w/ Weathers, Rad Horror @ Marquis Theater

The David Mayfield Parade w/ The Maykit, Branson Anderson @ Hi-Dive

The Simon & Garfunkel Story @ The Paramount Theatre

Live Jazz Night @ The Meadowlark

Vlad Girshevich Jazz w/ Special Guests @ Herb’s

Musician’s Resistance w/ Famous Men, Billy Shaddox, Carolyn Hunter (Heartstring Hunters), Erin Peet-Lukes (Thunder and Rain), Dallas Thronton, Leesaann, The Catcalls @ The Walnut Room

TheDopestMatrix w/ Aye Dee, Charlie Junter, Donny SP, R33D, Luvsick, Howell, K-Wullums @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Tuesday, October 16

Recommended: Tom Morello @ The Gothic Theatre

Rage Against The Machine was an anthemic multi-genre group back in the ’90s and was responsible for unforgettable hits such as “Killing In The Name” and “Bulls On Parade.” On Tuesday, Rage Against The Machine’s guitar player Tom Morello is headed into Denver to perform at The Gothic Theatre. Morello’s incredible guitar licks and unique sound manipulation are just a few of the legendary tactics he uses. Tickets are still available for Morello’s Denver show at The Gothic, so grab some while you can.

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Also see…

Phora w/ Splyt, Ralphysway @ The Ogden Theatre

Banners w/ The Brummies @ The Bluebird Theater

Reggae Tuesdays ft. For Peace Band w/ Highway 50, Yahru El Guru, Special Guests @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

KnowMads w/ Special Guests @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Robotaki w/ Birocratic, Ehiorobo @ Larimer Lounge

The Lituation @ Hi-Dive

Abstrakt Sonance w/ ColtCuts, Ego Death @ 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

Yoke Lore w/ Bay Ledges @ Lost Lake

Roy Orbison w/ Julian Frampton @ The Paramount Theatre

Tigran Hamasyan @ Dazzle Jazz

A Place To Bury Strangers w/ Kraus, Cindygod (Ex Gauntlet Hair) @ Globe Hall

Jesse Colin Young @ The Oriental Theater

The Cavves w/ Party Fridge, RitaRita, More TBA @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Wednesday, October 17

Recommended: Milo Greene w/ Sharaya Summers @ The Bluebird Theater

On Wednesday, Los Angeles-based indie-folk band Milo Greene is headed out of the West Coast and into the Mile High City for a show at The Bluebird Theater. This indie-trio has three studio albums under their belts with their most recent, Adult Contemporary, being released earlier this year. If you’re looking for some recommended listening, check out “1957” or “Son My Son.” Fellow artist Sharaya Summers is joining Milo Greene on their Denver stop at The Bluebird, making this a must-see for all the indie lovers out there.

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Also see…

RE:Search ft. The Librarian w/ Sam Binga, Galaxe, Mikey Thunder, Jordan Polovina @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Necropanther w/ Last Word, We Are William, VSCRL, In The Varient @ Marquis Theater

Cane Hill w/ Sharptooth, Afterlife @ Larimer Lounge

Tigran Hamasyan @ Dazzle Jazz

Jimbo Darville & the Truckadours w/ Ginstrings @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

STEAM Wednesdays w/ Hannah Wants @ Bar Standard

She Wants Revenge w/ Mykki Blanco, Dead Orchids @ The Oriental Theater

Hikes (ATX) w/ Old Sport, Endless, Nameless, Autumn Creatures @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Mandy Yoches and the Hell Knows @ Goosetown Tavern

Pretty Poison w/ DJ Git & Friends @ The Meadowlark

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

Hump Day Funk Jam (Late Set) @ Herb’s

LvL Up Wednesdays @ Temple Denver

Ronnie Spector & The Ronettes @ Soiled Dove Underground

Jessica Jones Band @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Thursday, October 18

Recommended: KYLE w/ Marc E Bassy, tobi lou @ The Ogden Theatre

On Thursday night, rap star KYLE is taking over The Ogden Theatre. You might recognize some of KYLE’s work, as the rapper has appeared on the Billboard charts and has an impressive catalog for his relatively young career. Earlier this year, KYLE dropped his most recent album Light of Mine which includes hits such as “iSpy” and “Playinwitme.” KYLE is bringing along fellow artists Marc E Bassy and tobi lou to Denver with him this Thursday.

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Also see…

Jain w/ Drama @ The Bluebird Theater

Chief Keef w/ Lingo Nation, MiKEMiNDED, J Krupt x Cascade Delucci, The Ape, Special Guests @ The Gothic Theatre

Hymn For Her w/ Armchair Boogie, Shovelin Stone @ Cervantes’ Other Side

The Del McCoury Band w/ Chain Station @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

Eliot Lipp w/ Nobide Live Band, Tortuga @ Larimer Lounge

SYCDVK w/ The Patient Zeros, Bad Britton @ Hi-Dive

Qrion w/ Freddy Rule, Dawn Safari @ Lost Lake

Dirty Audio @ Beta Nightclub

Simple Minds @ The Paramount Theatre

Rekha Ohal (Day Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Quirktett (Night Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Some Diggity (Late Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Florea w/ Ghost Tapes, Automatic Iris @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

American Grandma w/ Short Shorts, Cuckoo @ Globe Hall

Dale Watson + Wayne “The Train” Hancock w/ Saddle Of Southern Darkness @ The Oriental Theater

Antigama w/ Violent Opposition, Rottenness, AK//47, 908 @ 3 Kings Tavern

Pocket Vinyl @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Thelem & Perkulator w/ Mtn Menace, Ollie Mumbles @ The Black Box

Stomping Ground Thursdays w/ Bucci, The Glitch Wizard, Psionic, Vicix, Faith in May @ The Black Box Lounge

Eventually It Will Kill You w/ Manny Blessings (Cassette Release), Natural Violence, Prison Glue, Law of The Night @ The Meadowlark

Dave Randon Trio @ Herb’s

The Happy Fits + Backseat Vinyl + The Solarists @ The Walnut Room

17th Avenue Allstars + 5280 A Cappella @ Soiled Dove Underground

Dead Floyd @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Friday, October 19

Recommended: Blackbear w/ Lil Skies, Dvbbs, Mike Posner, Stalking Gia @ Red Rocks

On Friday, Florida-based singer-songwriter Blackbear is coming back to Denver to headline Red Rocks. Last year, Blackbear came through Denver with Fall Out Boy at The Pepsi Center. This time around, the artist has his own headlining spot at Colorado’s most famous venue. Joining Blackbear on his 2018 Red Rocks run are fellow artists Lil Skies, Dvbbs, Mike Posner and Stalking Gia.

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Also see…

Polyphia w/ Hail The Sun, CoVet @ The Bluebird Theater

Real Friends w/ Boston Manor, Grayscale, Eat Your Heart Out @ The Gothic Theatre

Tycho (DJ Set) @ Summit Music Hall

Wookiefoot w/ That 1 Guy @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

New Orleans Suspects + The Jauntee (Album Release) w/ Legato @ Cervantes’ Other Side

MyChildren MyBride w/ Secrets, Earth Groans, Capture, Half Hearted @ Marquis Theater

Stayloose (FKA Stélouse) w/ Yetep @ Larimer Lounge

Pan Astral (Single Release) w/ Motion Trap, Double Sun @ Hi-Dive

Abhi The Nomad w/ Harrison Sands @ Lost Lake

Buku @ Beta Nightclub

Christina Aguilera @ The Pepsi Center

Nitty Gritty Dirtband w/ Leo Kottke @ The Paramount Theatre

Women In Jazz ft. Tenia Nelson @ Dazzle Jazz

Denver Philharmonic Orchestra w/ A Twist (Night Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Ramakhandra + Kid Astronaut (Late Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Love & Theft @ Grizzly Rose

Wake Up and Live (Bob Marley Tribute) w/ Red Sage @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Joshua Hedley w/ Kelsey Waldon @ Globe Hall

Amanda Perez @ The Roxy Theatre

Option4 & Friends w/ Dena Amy @ Bar Standard

Ritual Fridays w/ Luca Lush + Vindata + Kittens + B&L All-Stars @ The Church

Wake the Dead @ Milk Bar

Mickman w/ DeeZ, Alejo, SmokersLownge @ The Black Box

3rd Eye Fridays ft. Magnetik + Impervim w/ Higherglyph @ The Black Box Lounge

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

Adam Lopez @ Skylark Lounge

The King Stan Band @ The Black Buzzard

Alive On Arrival @ Herb’s

Habstrakt @ Temple Denver

Mark Diamond & Andy Weyl (Late Set) @ Nocturne Jazz

Dancing Plague & More TBA @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Upstate + Morning Bear w/ Joe Sampson @ The Walnut Room

Dead Floyd @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Drowning Pool w/ Sideffect, Public Display of Aggression, VSCRL, Fortune In Fallacy @ Herman’s Hideaway

Your Mom’s House Denver Grand Re-Opening ft. Taylor James Frederick & Friends + Atlas Adrift @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Best of Open Stage @ Tuft Theatre at Swallow Hill Music

Saturday, October 20

Recommended: Excision w/ Skism b2b Trampa, Barely Alive b2b Phaseone b2b Virtual Riot, Midnight Tyrannosaurus, Dion Timmer, Subtronics, Wooli @ Red Rocks

If you still haven’t had your Red Rocks fix, don’t worry, we have you covered. On Saturday, EDM artist Excision is bringing all of the bass he can fit on the rocks in what is shaping up to be one hell of a set. Excision’s music ranges from the harder side of EDM to the more melodic softer side of the genre. Fellow artists Skism, Trampa, Barely Alive, Phaseone, Virtual Riot, Midnight Tyrannosaurus, Dion Timmer, Subtronics and Wooli are all on the bill for Saturday night.

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Also see…

Ott w/ Phutureprimitive, Kaya Project (DJ Set), Nick Holden @ The Ogden Theatre

Max w/ Nina Nesbitt, Ezi @ The Bluebird Theater

Kick Out The Jams w/ Starcrawler, The Yawpers @ The Gothic Theatre

Tycho (DJ Set) @ Summit Music Hall

Eric Lindell + Atomga w/ Sam Ravenna @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Start Making Sense (Talking Heads Tribute) w/ Ruby Dear @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

Four Fists (P.O.S x Astronautalis) w/ Shiftee, Angel Davenport @ Marquis Theater

Good Old War w/ Beta Radio, Danny Black @ Larimer Lounge

Dark Descent Records Ninth Anniversary w/ Cianide, Krypts, Adversarial, Sempiternal Dusk, Spectral Voice, Blood Incantation @ Hi-Dive

Dog Fashion Disco w/ 86-B @ Lost Lake

for KING & COUNTRY w/ Sucré, DK The Drummer @ The Paramount Theatre

Purnell Steen (Morning Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Colorado Jazz Workshop: 7th Annual Jazz Festival (All Day) @ Dazzle Jazz

Wes Watkins (Morning Set) @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Polyrhythmics (Night Set) @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Isreal Nash w/ Kyle Emerson @ Globe Hall

Twiztid @ The Roxy Theatre

Recon DNB XV Year Anniversary w/ Dom & Roland, Sully, Spinscott @ The Black Box

More20 Takeover @ The Black Box Lounge

The King Stan Band (Night Set) @ The Black Buzzard

Dragontown Dan (Late Set) @ The Black Buzzard

Alive On Arrival @ Herb’s

Snbrn @ Temple Denver

Mija @ Club Vinyl

Nick Benitez Quintet @ Nocturne Jazz

Hocico w/ Ritual Aesthetic, Kill Minus Nine, DJ Cyber 1, DJ Matte Black @ 3 Kings Tavern

A Light Among Many w/ Darsombra, Voideater, Lepidoptera @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Andy Palmer’s Hiatus Show w/ Kiltro @ The Walnut Room

Ron McMillon (CD Release) @ Soiled Dove Underground

Dead Floyd @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Hazel Miller Band w/ The Grand Tour, Solar @ Herman’s Hideaway

Chris Daniels & The Kings w/ Echo Base Quartet, Smokin’ Joe, Space Monkey Mafia @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Perpetual Motion @ Tuft Theatre at Swallow Hill Music

Sunday, October 21

Recommended: Strung Out w/ The Bombpops, Counterpunch, Plasma Canvas @ The Gothic Theatre

If you’re looking for something a little harder this week, you’re in luck. To wrap things up on Sunday, punk band Strung Out is taking over The Gothic Theatre. Hailing from Southern California, Strung Out’s music ranges from fast-paced punk to hard-hitting alternative. Fellow artists The Bombpops, Counterpunch and Plasma Canvas are joining Strung Out on their stop at The Gothic Theatre, making this a great way to end the week.

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Also see…

Stick To Your Guns + Emmure w/ Wage War, Sanction @ Summit Music Hall

Afton Showcase ft. Payton Perez, Bleach Breath, High Kaliber Entertainment, Ellr, RMXKNG b2b MTNMAN, XOE Xhenobi, KINGPEN KEN, 187 klaN, Stevie Fresh, Midnight requiem, PVRTYFOUL, RayRay/RayBanzz$$, Prince Lit, More @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Mom Jeans. w/ Just Friends, Awakebutstillinbed, Old Sport @ Marquis Theater

Mothers w/ Mega Bog @ Larimer Lounge

The Sheepdogs w/ Calvin Love @ Hi-Dive

Bells Atlas w/ Lady Gang, Venus Cruz @ Lost Lake

C.W. Stoneking w/ The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Sierra Ferrell, In/Planes @ Globe Hall

UK Subs + Agent Orange w/ Guttermouth, No Takers @ The Oriental Theater

Oleta Adams @ Soiled Dove Underground

The Love Gangsters @ Herb’s

Confetti Diamonds Listening Party @ Temple Denver

Glass Cases + BOIS D’ARC + Theoretic @ Your Mom’s House Denver

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