This Week In Concerts – Good Charlotte, The Motet, Pusha T, Wes Watkins and More

Wes Watkins

We are halfway through November and as usual, the Denver concert scene shows no signs of slowing down. This week in concerts includes a dash of everything. From local EP, CD or single release shows to national acts – this week is packed with over 60 musical happenings. We’ve listed the daily breakdown below for your convenience and as always from us to you – happy concert going.

Monday, November 12

To kick the week off on Monday, local Denver indie-rock band The Patient Zeros are headlining at Larimer Lounge. The Patient Zeros are known for their driving and electric sound that includes a unique groove element. Fellow Denver artists Turvy Organ and The Color of Sound are on the bill as well for Monday night’s show. Tickets are still available, so grab some while you can.

Get tickets here.

Also see…

YBN Crew ft. YBN Nahmir, YBN Almighty Jay, YBN Cordae @ Summit Music Hall

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

WAVVES w/ Shy Boys, Panther Martin @ The Oriental Theater

Jon McLaughlin + Matt Wertz @ Soiled Dove Underground

Moonday Nights @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Split Window w/ Pherkad, Evenhands @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Live Jazz Night @ The Meadowlark

Motown On Mondays @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Tuesday, November 13

If you’re looking for your fix of rap music this week, Pusha T has you covered. On Tuesday night, rap star Pusha T is taking over Summit Music Hall. Pusha T made headlines earlier this year with his detailed release of “The Story of Adidon” as well as celebrated the release of his most recent album DAYTONA. Fellow artist Phony Ppl is joining Pusha T this Tuesday as they venture into Denver.

Get tickets here. 

Also see…

Behemoth w/ At the Gates, Wolves in The Throne Room @ The Ogden Theatre

AJR w/ Robert DeLong @ The Fillmore

Hands Like Houses w/ Emarosa, Devour The Day, The Faim, Arlington @ The Marquis Theater

Zimmer w/ Haulm, Fredroknows @ Larimer Lounge

Cleopatrick w/ CITRA, Too Many Humans @ Hi-Dive

CU Denver’s R&B + Pop/Rock Ensembles w/ Fresh Fruit @ Lost Lake

Generation Axe ft. Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt, Tosin Abasi @ The Paramount Theatre

Mark Guiliana Space Heroes @ Dazzle Jazz

Red Alice + Annastezhaa @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Invogue Records Tour ft. Boys Of Fall w/ In Her Own Words, Ky Rodgers, Valienta, 1,000 Miles of Fire @ Globe Hall

PVMNTS + WSTR w/ Hold Close, Right Before Rain @ The Oriental Theater

Crunk Witch w/ Adam Selene, Prep Rally @ Lion’s Lair

The Guestlist w/ Bryce Merritt, David Davis @ The Walnut Room

Bukez Finezt + Vodex w/ Fr0z+wr3ck, Sektah @ The Black Box

Open Mic Night w/ Slex Allen @ The Meadowlark

Wednesday, November 14

If you’re looking for a little bit of a throwback to the early 2000s this week, look no further. On Wednesday, Good Charlotte is taking over The Ogden. Good Charlotte rose to fame back in 2001 with the release of their debut self-titled album and they continued right along to 2018 with the release of their most recent album Generation Rx. Fellow rock bands Sleeping With Sirens, Knuckle Puck and The Dose are all on the bill for Wednesday night as well.

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Also see…

Caamp w/ Graham Good @ The Bluebird Theater

Rubblebucket w/ Thick Paint, Tōth @ The Gothic Theatre

Amine w/ Buddy, Kayo Genesis @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

RE:Search ft. Plastician + Wick-It The Instigator w/ Mikey Thunder, Jordan Polovina, Special Guests @ Cervantes’ Other Side

The Wrecks w/ Badflower, Deal Casino @ The Marquis Theater

Em Possible (Album Release) w/ Sarah Slaton (Edison), Mxxnwatchers @ Larimer Lounge

The Puscie Jones Revue @ Hi-Dive

Roxy Roca w/ Sixty Minute Men, Zagriculture @ Lost Lake

Mark Guiliana Space Heroes @ Dazzle Jazz

Ruston Kelly w/ Katie Pruitt @ Globe Hall

STEAM Wednesdays ft. Supernova @ Bar Standard

DevilDriver w/ Jinjer, Raven Black, Smackfactor, Genocide Method @ The Oriental Theater

John Gunther Quartet @ Nocturne Jazz

Rock Eupora w/ Nimbus, Lefty @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Hyona Hill @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

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

Pretty Poison w/ DJ Git & Friends @ The Meadowlark

Jazz Jam w/ Kevin Matthews, Carl Sorensen @ Syntax Physic Opera

Thursday, November 15

Folk trio Caamp is moving us right along this week as they head to the Mile High City for not one but two nights at The Bluebird Theater. Originally hailing from Ohio, Caamp is composed of members Even Westfall, Taylor Meier and Matt Vinson who band together to create a full folk sound. Caamp is bringing along fellow artist Doc Robinson as they make their way to the Bluebird on November 14 and 15.

Get tickets here. (*tickets to November 15 show sold out, but November 14 are still available.)

Also see…

Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin Performs “Suspiria” @ The Gothic Theatre

Typesetter w/ Kali Masi, Plasma Canvas, JSR @ Moon Room at Summit Music Hall

Rumpke Mountain Boys w/ Jack Cloonan Band, Ghost Town Drifters @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Goopsteppa w/ Khiva, Supertask, LowPro. @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

Hot Dub Time Machine w/ 2AR @ The Marquis Theater

Daughters w/ Echo Beds @ Larimer Lounge

GALLERIES w/ Grass, Wild Call @ Hi-Dive

The Fritz w/ Intergalactic Peace Jelly, Float Like A Buffalo @ Lost Lake

Paul Van Dyk @ Beta Nightclub

Larry Fuller Trio (Morning Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Rekha Ohal (Day Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

The Ricky Early Band ft. Cherise @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Lessko w/ Nxtlvl, Aelodie, Clockwise, Dr. Pill @ Globe Hall

Children Of Alcatraz w/ Dr. Jeykle & The Formaldehydes, The Two-Fifties @ Lion’s Lair

The Industrial Strength Trio @ Nocturne Jazz

Hail Satan w/ Mega Blue Stallion @ 3 Kings Tavern

Motown Groove w/ DJ Aka Miggy @ Goosetown Tavern

Gary Dead Smith Project w/ The Symbols @ The Walnut Room

Caitlin Canty w/ John Statz @ Soiled Dove Underground

Phishin Thursdays: Phour.O @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Raven w/ Extinction A.D., Mobile Deathcamp, Straight Six, Immortal Sÿnn @ Herman’s Hideaway

The Weekday Saints w/ Marafiki, Mad Dog Blues, Amorphic @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Trufeelz w/ MIDIcinal, Notorious Conduct, Elctrx, Mythic Rogue @ The Black Box

Stomping Ground Thursdays w/ Mikey Thunder, Alex M, Cord, Goreteks, Sound Guy Josh @ The Black Box Lounge

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

Pan-Pot ft. Thomas @ Temple Denver

Morning Bear w/ Joe Cutshall, The Woodpile @ Syntax Physic Opera

Friday, November 16

On Friday, The Motet will be leading us into the weekend, gearing up for two shows on Friday and Saturday. Originally from Denver, The Motet is one of the most grooving bands to come out of the city, representing those jam band vibes. If you’re unfamiliar with their work, check out any one of their nine albums to get started. On Friday, The Motet is bringing along fellow band Escort and tickets are still available.

Get tickets here.

Also see…

Everytime I Die w/ Turnstile, Angel Du$t, Vein @ The Bluebird Theater

Aaron Lewis @ The Fillmore

Magic Giant w/ Rob Drabkin, Stelth Ulvang (of The Lumineers / Dovekins) @ The Gothic Theatre

Michal Menert & The Pretty Fantastics (Album Release) w/ Trophy Beats @ Summit Music Hall

G Herbo w/ Southside, Queen Key, Lil James, Q Money @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

Part & Parcel’s Corduroy Classic ft. Tim Carbone (Railroad Earth), Members of Kitchen Dwellers, Analog Son, The Sweet Lillies, Sister Sparrow, Tenth Mountain Division, Matt Flaherty w/ Liver Down The River (A Benefit for RIP Medical Debt) @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Chase Atlantic w/ Cherry Pools, R I L E Y @ The Marquis Theater

Local H @ Larimer Lounge

Drug Church + Gouge Away w/ Heart Attack Man, Cheap Perfume @ Hi-Dive

Fed Rez w/ Ramakhandra, Gostar, Ghostpulse @ Lost Lake

Yookie + Lektrique + Soltan @ Beta Nightclub

Women In Jazz ft. Annie Booth Trio (Day Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

The Ken Walker Sextet (Night Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

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

Frank Foster @ Grizzly Rose

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

Ross From Friends @ Bar Standard

Ritual Fridays ft. Aly & Fila @ The Church

Wake The Dead @ Milk Bar

Cody Statz w/ The Whimsy Of Things, Jon Arckey @ Lion’s Lair

Downtown Brown w/ Wicked Bears, R.A.S.P., More TBA @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Decker w/ Anthony Ruptak, Mike Mangione @ The Walnut Room

Nick Colionne @ Soiled Dove Underground

Yard Squad + Flash Mountain Flood @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Weather Big Storm w/ Tzimani, Last Rhino, Yellnats, Delirious Nebula @ Herman’s Hideaway

Mammoth Water w/ Desmond Jones, STIG @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Best of Open Stage @ Tuft Theatre at Swallow Hill Music

Sin7 & Friends w/ Rez, Sudo, Seamzlegit, Scarien, Sin7 b2b Strange Tamer @ The Black Box Lounge

The Black Box 2 Year Anniversary (Night One) w/ Kursa, K.L.O, VCTRE, FFINN @ The Black Box

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

Coop & the Chicken Pluckers @ The Skylark Lounge

Mark Rose of Spitalfield + My Body Sings Electric + The Hollow @ The Black Buzzard

Croatia Squad @ Temple Denver

Ian Argys Ensemble @ Syntax Physic Opera

Funk Club w/ DJ Jason Heller @ Syntax Physic Opera

Saturday, November 17

It’s about that time of year, folks. On Saturday, the legendary Christmas rockers known as Trans-Siberian Orchestra are returning to the Mile High City for two sets at The Pepsi Center this Saturday. Trans-Siberian Orchestra is known for its heavy rock twists on classic holiday music. Their visuals are always stunning and the show will keep you entertained from start to finish. If you’re looking for a show to get you in the holiday spirit, this is the one to see.

Get tickets here.

Also see…

Everytime I Die w/ Turnstile, Angel Du$t, Vein, Line Brawl @ The Bluebird Theater

Tab Benoit w/ Whiskey Bayou Revue ft. Eric Johanson, Jeff McCarty @ The Gothic Theatre

Stabbing Westward w/ Kill Minus Nine, Radio Scarlet @ Summit Music Hall

Father w/ Danger Incorporated, Lil House Phone (Night Set) @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Marvel Years + Defunk w/ Jantsen, Unfold @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

Polytoxic’s Last Show Ever w/ Sneaky Bastards (Late Set) @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Goatwhore w/ The Casualties, Black Tusk, Great American Ghost, Morthereon @ The Marquis Theater

Magic Giant w/ Stelth Ulvang (Lumineers/Dovekins) @ Larimer Lounge

Drag The River w/ Casey James Prestwood, Valdez @ Hi-Dive

Dead Horses w/ Benjamin Jaffe, Matt Rouch @ Lost Lake

Lo’99 @ Beta Nightclub

Purnell Steen (Morning Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Mike Abbott + Eric Gunnison (CD Release) (Night Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Ghost Tapes (Late Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Eli Young Band @ Grizzly Rose

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

J Masics w/ James Elkington (Night Set) @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

William Clark Green w/ U.S. Tygers @ Globe Hall

BASS OPS ft. Dr. Ozi, JETS @ Club Vinyl

High on Fire + Municipal Waste w/ Toxic Holocaust, Haunt @ The Oriental Theater

Astroman w/ Doom Lagoon, Major Glen @ Lion’s Lair

The Al Hood Quintet @ Nocturne Jazz

Flight Kamikaze w/ Barking Mad @ 3 Kings Tavern

FEIC 2018 After Party w/ DJ Em Karaoke, Flat Earth Man @ Goosetown Tavern

Conconart Studio Showcase @ The Walnut Room

The Contenders ft. Jay Nash @ The Walnut Room

Rebels With A Cause w/ Psydecar, SAHADEV THE MC, Johnny Friendly, Safety 3rd @ Herman’s Hideaway

Chewy&Bach w/ KR3TURE, Deezy Le Phunk, Jibbles & Bitz, PHIE @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Chris Smither @ Daniels Hall at Swallow Hill Music

Strange Americans @ Tuft Theatre at Swallow Hill Music

Trickshot and the Double Bills @ The Venue

The Black Box 2 Year Anniversary (Night Two) w/ Tunnidge, Kaiju, Sleeper, Repulsion @ The Black Box

Whomp Truck Celebrates Two Years of The Black Box @ The Black Box Lounge

Amazing Adventures w/ Bert Olsen, Jason Steady, Sliver @ The Skylark Lounge

The Vagabonds w/ Copper Leaf @ The Black Buzzard

Temple Saturdays @ Temple Denver

Hive @ Syntax Physic Opera

Sunday, November 18

To wrap things up on Sunday, Denver’s own Wes Watkins is hosting a brunch set at Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox. Watkins is widely known for his talents on the trumpet. You might recognize him as a part of Nathaniel Rateliff’s Night Sweats and you can even spot him in the music video for “S.O.B.” Watkins is also the band leader for Denver supergroup The Other Black. Go grab some brunch and listen to Watkins fill the air with his music.

More info here.

Also see…

Ryan Montbleau w/ Joe Lessard (of Head for the Hills) & Hanna Doreen, Jonah Wisneski @ The Bluebird Theater

Small Town Murder @ Summit Music Hall

Dom Kennedy w/ Special Guests @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

Lea Luna w/ Queen Beats @ Larimer Lounge

Ural Thomas & The Pain w/ Jumbo’s Hi-Dive Blues Band, Neon Brown @ Hi-Dive

The Adam Bodine Trio (Morning Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Psydecar ft. The Proj3ct, CollieRAD (Night Set) @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Mike Masse Band w/ Bryce Bloom @ Soiled Dove Underground

Sunday Sessions w/ Dave Hebert of Bear’s Choice + True Blue Band @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Fall Band Showcase @ Herman’s Hideaway

Ryan Bingham @ Daniels Hall at Swallow Hill Music

Denver On My Mind – Americana Series @ The Black Buzzard

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