Is it just us or did October fly by? We are already in the final full week of October and we’ve got plenty to see and do this week. As we say goodbye to October, you can expect nothing less than the full hustle and bustle of the Denver music scene. From daytime shows to jazz dinners to packed theaters – the Denver music scene has it all. Be safe and happy concert hunting.

Monday, October 22

Recommended: Troye Sivan w/ Kim Petras, Carlie Hanson @ The Fillmore

To kick things off on Monday, singer-songwriter Troye Sivan is headed to Denver to take over The Fillmore. Sivan gained popularity at a young age due to his incredible vocal talents and continues to gain traction to this day. Earlier this year, Sivan celebrated the release of his latest album Bloom which included the hit song “Dance To This” featuring Ariana Grande. Fellow artists Kim Petras and Carlie Hanson are joining Sivan this Monday as well.

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Also see…

Years & Years w/ CYN, Jess Kent @ The Ogden Theatre

SOB x RBE w/ Quando Rondo, Special Guests @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

Chris Dave & The Drumhedz ft. Chris Dave (D’Angelo, Anderson .Paak), More TBA w/ Paa Kow & His Afro-Fusion Orchestra @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Noah Kahan w/ Dean Lewis @ Larimer Lounge

Peach Pit w/ Sun Seeker @ Lost Lake

Pond @ Globe Hall

Live Jazz Night @ The Meadowlark

Vlad Girshevich Jazz w/ Special Guests @ Herb’s

A Perfect Circle w/ Tricky, Night Club @ Red Rocks

Good Morning Bedlam + Joel Ansett @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Tuesday, October 23

Recommended: St. Lucia w/ Arkells @ The Ogden Theatre

On Tuesday night, ’80s-style pop-synth group St. Lucia is coming to the Mile High City to headline The Ogden. St. Lucia is known for their retro sound that packs a modern punch. If you’re looking for something to get you familiar with this band, check out their most recent 2018 release of Hyperion. Joining St. Lucia is fellow artist Akells as they both make their way to Denver.

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Also see…

88rising w/ Rich Brian, Joji, Keith Ape, Higher Brothers, KOHH, Niki, August 08, Don Krez @ The Fillmore

Hobo Johnson & the Lovemakers @ Summit Music Hall

Azizi Gibson w/ Jez Dior, J-Krupt X Cascade Delucci, scrogginsALLday, XXOG, Red Deville @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

Nekrogoblikon w/ Rainbowdragoneyes @ Marquis Theater

Windhand w/ Satan’s Satyrs @ Larimer Lounge

Livin’ In A Ho House w/ Felony Misdemeanor @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Melodime w/ The Brevet @ Soiled Dove Underground

Bok Bok w/ Gila, Cetadon @ 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

Wednesday, October 24

Recommended: Joan Baez @ The Paramount Theatre

Folk legend Joan Baez is coming to the heart of downtown Denver to take over The Paramount Theatre. Baez’s career spans over the last 50 years and she is known as one of the most accomplished and successful folk artists of all time. In 2018, Baez is putting an end to her touring career but she’s going out with a bang as she released her most recent album Whistle Down The Wind earlier this year. Tickets are still available to see Baez in action, so grab some while you can.

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Also see…

Ekali w/ Slumberjack, Jaron @ The Bluebird Theater

Mayday Parade w/ This Wild Life, William Ryan Key, Oh, Weatherly @ Summit Music Hall

Inaugural El Dia De Los Muertos ft. MIXMASTER MASSACRE w/ DJ Shadoe, The Core DJS, Special Guests @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

LTJ Bukem w/ Flicker to Flame, Mikey Thunder, Jordan Polovina, Special Guests @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Darwin Deez w/ Soren Bryce @ Larimer Lounge

Mo Lowda & The Humble w/ Kind Hearted Strangers, Dream Feed @ Lost Lake

Nik Bärtsch: Ronin @ Dazzle Jazz

Great Lake Swimmers w/ Joshua Hyslop @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

STEAM Wednesdays w/ Purple Disco Machine @ Bar Standard

Blood Loss w/ Negative Degree, Secticide, Herse @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Jessica Jones Band @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Hallowednesday w/ Atom Jetty, The Weird, VASE VIDE, Wolfica @ Herman’s Hideaway

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

Hump Day Funk Jam (Late Set) @ Herb’s

Thursday, October 25

Recommended: Ekali w/ Slumberjack, Jaron @ The Bluebird Theater

If you’re in the mood for some EDM this week, we’ve got you covered. On Wednesday and Thursday, EDM producer and DJ Ekali is headed to The Bluebird and is bringing his catchy sound with him. Ekali delivers a pop-oriented sound while also including hard-hitting drops that make you groove. Fellow artists Slumberjack and Jaron are on the bill for the evening as well.

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Also see…

Kip Moore w/ Jordan Davis, Jillian Jacqueline @ The Fillmore

The Damned w/ Radkey, The Darts @ The Gothic Theatre

The Collection w/ Silver & Gold, Coastal Wives, Kinesics @ Moon Room at Summit Music Hall

Soul Purpose ft. Paul Junior, Pat Anthony, Rachel Bailey, Mandy Groves w/ Cory Kendrix @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

Thunder and Rain w/ Bridget Law (Elephant Revival), Hawthorne Roots, Jackie & the Racket, Grace Clark (Americana Queens – Celebrating Women in the Front Range Music Scene) @ Cervantes’ Other Side

The Flatliners w/ Poor Me, Came and Took It @ Marquis Theater

Fathers + Muscle Beach (Tour Kickoff) w/ NightWraith, Limbwrecker @ Hi-Dive

Creature Canopy (EP Release) w/ Rocket Surgeons, Specific Ocean @ Lost Lake

Jauz Presents: Bite This! w/ Holy Goof @ Beta Nightclub

Edie Brickell + New Bohemians @ The Paramount Theatre

Rekha Ohal (Day Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Jakob Bro Trio (Night Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Scotty McCreery @ Grizzly Rose

Anavrin’s Day Performing Pearl Jam @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Family & Friends + Animal Years @ Globe Hall

PoundGame Addison + Darrein Safron @ The Roxy Theatre

Nice Legs w/ Nimbus, Lefty, Fragile Fires, Kevin Knight @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Madeline Finn + Babyllon + Jenny Leigh Miller + Kelvin Frazier @ The Walnut Room

Acoustic Alchemy @ Soiled Dove Underground

Stooki Sound @ The Black Box

KMG Studios Takeover w/ Black Wolf, Swoov, GhillieDub, Nitrous Wolf, Evol, Hazardous Tofu, Voodoo Frequencies @ The Black Box Lounge

City Hobgoblins w/ DJ Rankin Rajah (Thievery Corporation), DJ Tyler Jacobson (Mile High Soul Club) , DJ Ginger Perry @ The Meadowlark

Dave Randon Trio @ Herb’s

Monster Mash: A Bass Heavy Halloween Throw Down @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Friday, October 26

Recommended: Kamasi Washington w/ VICTORY @ The Ogden Theatre

To end the work week on Friday, Kamasi Washington is taking over The Ogden. This is Washington’s second Denver appearance of 2018 as the multi-faceted musician opened up for Vulfpeck at Red Rocks back in April. Washington’s music is tight, clean and in the pocket. The rhythms and structure of his work are smooth and tasteful as well. Washington is bringing along fellow artist VICTORY on his Denver run at The Ogden.

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Also see…

Eric Hutchinson w/ Jeremy Messersmith @ The Bluebird Theater

Thievery Corporation w/ Julian Marley @ The Fillmore

Fidlar w/ Dilly Dally, Side Eyes @ The Gothic Theatre

Joyce Manor w/ Vundabar, Peach Kelli Pop @ Summit Music Hall

Nightmares On Wax (Live Band) w/ Edamame, Jordan Polovina, Derek Russo @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

Tall Heights w/ Old Sea Brigade, Frances Cone @ Marquis Theater

One Flew West + Slow Caves w/ Compass & Cavern @ Larimer Lounge

Hi-Dive’s Annual Halloween Tribute Blowout w/ Jay Reatard (Dirty Few & Fast Eddy), New York Dolls (Brian Buck & Friends), Green Day (All Chiefs), The Spits (Lloyd & Saviour), Chicano Batman (Vic N’ The Narwhals), NOBUNNY (Anthony Lee Cortes) @ Hi-Dive

Today’s Paramount w/ Log, Mr. Knowitall, Scotty & the Late Nights @ Lost Lake

Jauz Presents: Bite This! w/ Holy Goof @ Beta Nightclub

Danny Gokey w/ Tauren Wells & Riley Clemmons @ The Paramount Theatre

Women In Jazz ft. Camilla Vaitaitis @ Dazzle Jazz

The Ken Walker Sextet (Night Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Freebear (Patrick McDevitt & Alejandro Castaño) (Late Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Scotty McCreery @ Grizzly Rose

Ginga w/ Michele Castro @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Dragondeer v.s. Bowie w/ Def Knock, The Milk Blossoms @ Globe Hall

ZHU w/ Lido, Keznamdi @ Red Rocks

Project Pat @ The Roxy Theatre

Ritual Fridays @ The Church

Halloween Cover Night (The Music of Slipknot, Metallica, Black Flag, Tom Petty, Bad Brains, More) @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Jessie Deluxe w/ Landgrabbers, Wild Call @ Goosetown Tavern

Jalan Crossland + Sean Devine w/ Jennifer Jane Nicely @ The Walnut Room

Jonathan Butler (Two Sets) @ Soiled Dove Underground

Halloween Music Fest and Costume Ball w/ Far Beyond Denver, Slingfist, Ironbound, MONO VERDE, Irie Still, Summer Junell, The Antagonist, Rh1n, Sherry’s Angels, Melissa An, James Etc DJ Kane, Romero, Ambre Rouge @ Herman’s Hideaway

90s Halloween Party ft. Star 69 @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Whomp Truck Takeover @ The Black Box Lounge

Final Fridays: October w/ Smigonaut, Wagawaga, ZIIM, Goldyloxx, Kataphasis @ The Black Box

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

Rot Congress Halloween Show @ Skylark Lounge

Stereo Clone @ Herb’s

Dada Life @ Temple Denver

Keola Beamer + Jeff Peterson @ Daniels Hall at Swallow Hill Music

The Kirkland Brothers @ Tuft Theatre at Swallow Hill Music

Saturday, October 27

Recommended: Halloween On The Rocks 2018 ft. Machine Gun Kelly + Juice Wrld w/ They., DJ Esco, London Richards, Reo Cragun @ Red Rocks

Halloween On The Rocks is returning to Red Rocks this year and is bringing a pretty stacked line up with it. This year’s headliners are rappers Machine Gun Kelly and Juice Wrld. Machine Gun Kelly celebrated the release of his new extended EP titled BINGE earlier this year. Juice Wrld also celebrated his most recent release Future & Juice WRLD Present…WRLD ON DRUGS just last week. Join these two headliners along with They., DJ Esco, London Richards and Reo Cragun this Saturday.

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Also see…

Spafford w/ Cycles @ The Ogden Theatre

Orgõne w/ The Elegant Plums @ The Bluebird Theater

Papadosio w/ The Russ Liquid Test, Evanoff, Jaw Gems @ The Fillmore

Passenger @ The Gothic Theatre

Brian Fallon w/ Craig Finn @ Summit Music Hall

Digable Planets w/ The Reminders, Universal Language ft. Proximity, windchILL, Small Hands, 5Ve, Buddhakai, Shawn Keys @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

Jessie Reyez w/ Special Guests @ Cervantes’ Other Side

JDirty @ Marquis Theater

Saintseneca w/ Trace Mountains, Knuckle Pups @ Larimer Lounge

IAN SWEET w/ Young Jesus @ Hi-Dive

Whitacre w/ The Solid Ocean, A Brothers Fountain @ Lost Lake

Amanda Miguel & Diego Verdaguer @ The Paramount Theatre

Steel Horse Swing (Night Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Lady Gang & Starjammer (Morning Set) @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

SNAP! ’90s Dance Party w/ DJ A-L (Night Set) @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Dragondeer v.s. The Dead w/ Dog City Disco @ Globe Hall

Soja + Iration w/ Collie Buddz, Xiuhtezcatl @ 1st Bank Center

Prom Night @ Bar Standard

Corona’s Electric Beach w/ Lost Frequencies (Day Set) @ Club Vinyl

MK w/ J. Worra (Night Set) @ Club Vinyl

Mixtape Saturdays – Prom Night @ Milk Bar

HELLoween Costume Ball w/ Cruxshadows + Seraphim Shock, Radio Scarlet, DJ Mudwulf @ The Oriental Theater

4th Annual Great Zombie Gatsby Ball @ Nocturne Jazz

Kind of Nightmare w/ R.A.S.P., Arctobog, More TBA @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Petty Fools (Tom Petty Tribute) w/ Journey Girls (Journey Tribute) @ Goosetown Tavern

Mason Jennings @ Soiled Dove Underground

The Iron Maidens @ Herman’s Hideaway

Hydraform w/ Giardia, Kenaima, Depths of Dementia, Hellgrammites, A Light Among Many (Costume Party) @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Michael J. Miles @ Tuft Theatre at Swallow Hill Music

Black Sabbath Halloween Costume Party @ The Venue

Chime & Rekoil w/ Tyro, Krushendo @ The Black Box

Good Health @ The Meadowlark

Stereo Clone @ Herb’s

Sunday, October 28

Recommended: Hoobastank w/ Secondhand Serenade @ The Gothic Theatre

If you’re looking for a blast from the early 2000s, you’re in luck. On Sunday night, Hoobastank is headed to Englewood to take over The Gothic Theatre. Hoobastank rose to fame in 2004 with their hit song “The Reason” which racked up multiple Grammy nominations. In 2018, the rock band is still going strong as they just released a new album titled Push Pull. Fellow 2000s rockers Secondhand Serenade is on the bill for the evening as well, making this a rock show you won’t want to miss.

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Also see…

The Blaze @ Summit Music Hall

CrankThatFrank @ Marquis Theater

DJ Wiser w/ REALKKVSH @ Marquis Theater

Birdtalker w/ Braison Cyrus @ Larimer Lounge

Active Bird Community w/ Shannen Moser @ Lost Lake

Loco Dice @ Beta Nightclub

Art Lande ECM Retrospective & Halloween Interpretations (Night Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Reverend Red (Morning Set) @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Stop Motion w/ Kaitlyn Williams, Cassidy Bacon and The Whimsy of Things @ Globe Hall

Sevidemic @ The Roxy Theatre

Palaye Royale w/ Bones, Dead Posey @ The Oriental Theater

JCraig + Milton Rogers + Kédence + Polygon Peach @ The Walnut Room

Mason Jennings @ Soiled Dove Underground

Party All The Time: ’80s Dance and Retrowave Halloween Party @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Space Cowboy @ Herb’s

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