There are a lot of concerts to look forward to this week as we head into the middle of December. We are about half-way through the month, which means time is running out to squeeze in as many shows to your 2018 roster as you can. There are over 100 concerts going on this week which means there’s bound to be something for everyone in the mix. We’ve compiled all of the shows going on across the Mile High City for you below, so take care and enjoy what the Denver music scene has to offer.

Monday, December 10

Recommended: Dua Lipa w/ Chloe Tang @ The Fillmore

To kick things off on Monday, British pop star Dua Lipa is returning to The Fillmore. Earlier this year, Lipa was set to perform at The Fillmore but the singer’s performance was postponed due to health issues. Now that the singer is back to full strength, she is returning to the Mile High City. Colorado’s own Chloe Tang is set to open up for Lipa on her makeup Denver date this Monday, making this a great blend of local and national talent.

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Also see…

Preoccupations + Protomartyr w/ Teeth Of The Hydra @ The Bluebird Theater

The English Beat w/ The Dendrites @ The Gothic Theatre

The Hang w/ Jessica Jones ft. Special Guests @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Middle Kids w/ The Shacks @ Larimer Lounge

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

Motown on Mondays @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Upsetting w/ More TBA @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Royal Jelly Sessions ft. Todd Stoops + Marcus Rezak @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Jelly Bread w/ Jesse Ray & The Carolina Catfish @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Live Jazz Night @ The Meadowlark

Tuesday, December 11

Recommended: Thom Yorke @ Paramount Theatre

If you’re a fan of Radiohead, this is the show for you this week. Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke is taking over Paramount Theatre on Tuesday. Yorke is widely recognized for his work with the rock band Radiohead, who are responsible for songs such as “Creep” and “Karma Police.” Over the past 12 years, Yorke released several solo projects starting with The Eraser back in 2006. Yorke is touring on behalf of his 2014 release Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes which also acts as some great recommended listening if you’re unfamiliar with this artist.

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Also see…

H.E.R. w/ Bri Steves, Tone Stith @ The Ogden Theatre

John Grant w/ Two Medicine @ The Bluebird Theater

Myles Kennedy w/ Walking Papers @ Summit Music Hall

Dave East w/ Shooter, D Jones, Errol Vibes, DJ Awall, RimeS, Jay Triiiple, Swank Sinatra @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

Seaway w/ Trophy Eyes, Microwave, Can’t Swim, Hot Mulligan @ The Marquis Theatre

Navio + Rob Drabkin @ Larimer Lounge

Spendtime Palace w/ The Brazen Youth, Slynger @ Lost Lake

Demoncassettecult w/ MachuLinea, Mirror Fears @ Lion’s Lair

CU Thompson Jazz Ensemble Performing “Nutcracker Suite” by Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn @ Dazzle Jazz

Bob Montgomery and Friends @ Nocturne Jazz

Dominic Lalli’s Bluebird Quintet ft. Adam Deitch, Borahm Lee, Gabe Mervine, Hunter Roberts @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Lipglo$$ w/ Sad Nois, More TBA @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Open Mic Band Jam w/ Nic Jay @ Goosetown Tavern

The Helio Sequence @ Globe Hall

Hundred Foot Owl (Night Set) @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Bluegrass Tuesdays w/ Franklin & Friends (Late Set) @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

InGhosts w/ Demented, hindrance @ Herman’s Hideaway

IL Divo @ The Bellco Theatre

Sepia w/ Wriza, Sobremarcha, Meech, CohmuDose, Limpz, Gahlaktus, Xenolinguist, parkbreezy, TF Marz, Ego Death @ The Black Box + Black Box Lounge

Open Mic Night w/ Bobert @ The Meadowlark

Songwriter’s Open Mic w/ Anthony Ruptak @ Syntax Physic Opera

Wednesday, December 12

Recommended: Travis Scott w/ Trippie Redd, Gunna, Sheck Wes @ The Pepsi Center

On Wednesday night, rapper Travis Scott is taking over The Pepsi Center in what has the potential to be a wild show. Scott quickly made a name for himself in the rap scene back in 2012 appearing with such artists as T.I. and 2 Chainz. Since then, the rapper has released five studio albums, including his most recent 2018 release of NOT ALL HEROES WEAR CAPES. Fellow artists Trippie Redd, Gunna and Sheck Wes are joining Scott as he makes his way into Denver this Wednesday.

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Also see…

RE:Search ft. NastyNasty + Gladkill w/ Avry, Mikey Thunder, Jordan Polovina @ Cervantes’ Other Side

STEAM Wednesdays ft. Waze & Odyssey @ Bar Standard

Houston Person Quartet @ Dazzle Jazz

The Paul Shinn Quartet @ Nocturne Jazz

La Armada w/ Allout Helter, Targets, No Sign of Remorse, More TBA @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Kid Astronaut w/ Kayla Marque, Dylan Streight, Shalom Dubas @ Globe Hall

Ike Reilly + Johnny Hickman @ The Walnut Room

Kurt Elling “The Beautiful Day” Holiday Show + “The Questions” (Two Sets) @ Soiled Dove Underground

Mass Hipsteria @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Open Stage Denver @ The Venue

The Swallow @ The Meadowlark

Nelly @ Temple Denver

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

Thursday, December 13

Recommended: Daughtry w/ Romero @ Paramount Theatre

On Thursday night, Daughtry is bringing us back to Paramount Theatre. You might recognize some of Daughtry’s older work like the 2006 hit “Home” which took the radio stations by storm. Earlier this year, Daughtry released their most recent album Cage To Rattle which was their first new release since 2013. Fellow artist Romero is joining Daughtry at the Paramount this Thursday and tickets are still on sale.

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Also see…

United States Of Bass ft. DJ Craze, Daddy Kev, DJ Taye, Dieselboy, More @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom + Other Side

Muscle Beach w/ Giardia, Vexing, Matriarch @ Larimer Lounge

Asagraum w/ Sar Isatum, Amdusias, Tyrannus @ Hi-Dive

Sharone & the Wind w/ Düllhaus, Oxygen Thief, Feigning @ Lost Lake

Pauly D @ Beta Nightclub

Musical Mayhem December: Jimi Davies w/ TripLip, e-Scapes @ Lion’s Lair

Rekha Ohal (Day Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Houston Person Quartet (Night Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

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

Apes of the State w/ Ludlow, Crow Cavalier, Mary Wander, FCMAQ @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Motown Groove w/ DJ Aka Miggy @ Goosetown Tavern

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

J.O.B. w/ Wandering Monks, Willdabeast, Joon Bug, Benjamin Berg, Lord Step @ Your Mom’s House Denver

JC Cernan @ The Venue

Fosters of Frequencies Takeover w/ Yvga, Dexter Audio b2b Quite Possibly, Terminally Chill, Hastur, Boyo, Sandyman @ The Black Box Lounge

Andreilien & Mindex w/ Cloud-D, The Glitch Wizard @ The Black Box

The Interesting Times Gang 001 w/ DJ Couchman @ The Meadowlark

Tony Goffredi and the Strangely Familiar w/ Tyler Sanfield @ BarFly

Friday, December 14

Recommended: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony w/ Tha Dogg Pound, Twista @ The Fillmore

If you’re looking for a little old school hip-hop in your life this week, we’ve got you covered. To wrap up the week on Friday, ’90s rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is headed to The Fillmore. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony has been around since 1994 with their debut release of Creepin on Ah Come Up which included one of their first hits “Thuggish Ruggish Bone.” Ever since then, the rap group continues to make moves and shows no signs of slowing down. Fellow artists Tha Dogg Pound and Twista are on the bill for the evening as well, making this one hell of a night for rap.

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Also see…

The New Mastersounds + DJ Williams Shots Fired @ The Ogden Theatre

Brent Cowles w/ Strange Americans @ The Bluebird Theater

Eoto w/ Youngsta, Skydyed @ The Gothic Theatre

Lunar Fire w/ Cualli, Magnetik, Precious Hill @ Cervantes’ Other Side

ill.Gates w/ Stylust, Kowta, Kavsko @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

2nd Annual Red Tide Rising Toys For Tots Party ft. Red Tide Rising, Late Night Fights, New Fiction, Right Before Rain, Hunter Hallberg w/ Nate Tharp @ The Marquis Theatre

Harry Hudson w/ JP Saxe @ Larimer Lounge

The Lituation @ Hi-Dive

Ksuhdilla w/ Deadnasty, Bowzr, Wav-E @ Lost Lake

Barely Alive + Dodge & Fuski + Infekt w/ Sektah @ Beta Nightclub

Black X-Mas @ The Roxy Theatre

Fiesta Fridays @ Club Vinyl

Ritual Fridays @ The Church

Hometown for the Holidays w/ My Body Sings Electric @ The Oriental Theater

Trick Punch w/ E.M.P., Barking Mad, One Time Crime @ Lion’s Lair

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

GoodRattle Hardbop Quintet (Night Set) @ Nocturne Jazz

Ike Spivak Trio @ Nocturne Jazz

Thompson Square @ The Grizzly Rose

Tommy’s Benefit Show w/ Bad Engrish, The Trade-Ins, The Hacks, The Pollution @ Goosetown Tavern

Too Many Humans (Not Enough Coats) w/ The Trujillo Company, HR People @ Globe Hall

Trickshot w/ Double Bills, Shovelin Stone @ The Walnut Room

Shakedown Street @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

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

Mass Relay w/ Papa Skunk, Chando, Patrick Skyler, CatParty, Urban @ Your Mom’s House Denver

John Craigie w/ Rainbow Girls @ Daniels Hall at Swallow Hill Music

Coyote Poets of the Universe @ Tuft Theatre at Swallow Hill Music

DJ Staxx + DJ Tommy B @ The Venue

The Solution w/ DJ Low Key + DJ Lazy Eyez @ The Black Box Lounge

Xxxy w/ Emyli Dahlia, Sidechick @ The Black Box

Good For Health Bad For Education @ The Meadowlark

Dust Stompers + Babywood Hatbox @ The Black Buzzard

Stereo Clone @ Herb’s

Sacha Robotti @ Temple Denver

Whole Milk w/ Jade Vases, Kiltro @ BarFly

Samantha Pease Recital (Night Set) @ Syntax Physic Opera

Sour Boy Bitter Girl w/ Pout House, Toboggan, Cole Naylor (Late Set) @ Syntax Physic Opera

Saturday, December 15

Recommended: Slow Caves w/ Modern Leisure, Corsicana @ Lost Lake

On Saturday, Denver’s own indie-pop band Slow Caves is taking over Lost Lake. 2018 was a great year for Slow Caves, and they should definitely be on your radar as we approach 2019. Back in 2017, the band released their debut EP Desert Minded, which is a great starting point if you’re new to their sound. Back in November, Slow Caves released a live EP which will give you a taste of their concerts. Fellow Colorado acts Modern Leisure and Corsicana are on the Saturday evening ticket as well.

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Also see…

Khruangbin w/ The Marias @ The Ogden Theatre

Rebirth Brass Band w/ Leon and the Revival, The Burroughs (Two Sets) @ The Bluebird Theater

Parade Of Lasers 2018 ft. Getter, Party Favor, Blunts & Blondes, Ubur @ The Fillmore

Xiuhtezcatl w/ Lily Fangz, Write Minded @ Cervantes’ Other Side

The Travelin’ McCourys w/ Pick & Howl, Scott Slay & the Rail @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

nothing,nowhere. w/ Wicca Phase Springs Eternal, smrtdeath, St. Panther @ The Marquis Theatre

Magic Sword w/ Crystal Ghost @ Larimer Lounge

Decemburger III w/ UADA, Axeslasher, Crypt Trip, Glacial Tomb, Bummer, The Ditch And The Delta @ Hi-Dive

Dzeko @ Beta Nightclub

Afton @ The Roxy Theatre

BASS OPS ft. Swayd, Nastia @ Club Vinyl

Face Vocal Band @ The Paramount Theatre

KGNU Showcase ft. Tiq Tok, The Sea Grapes, Bryon Parker, Housekeys @ Lion’s Lair

Purnell Steen (Morning Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

The Steve Kovalcheck Quintet @ Nocturne Jazz

Brunch w/ Wes Watkins & Friends (Morning Set) @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

A Holiday Spectacular w/ DJ Clark Thomas (Night Set) @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Stray The Course (Single Release) w/ 10,000 Volt Ghost, Acceptable Losses, The Swashbuckling Doctors, More TBA @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Ivory Circle w/ Nina & The Hold Tight, Vatican Vamps @ Globe Hall

Shakedown Street @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

The Petty Nicks Experience w/ Irreverent Kings, School of Rock Aurora House Band @ Herman’s Hideaway

Mono Verde Collective w/ Rebelde, The Sparkplugs @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Chris Daniels & The Kings ft. Freddi Gowdy @ Daniels Hall at Swallow Hill Music

Chain Station @ Tuft Theatre at Swallow Hill Music

Hillbilly Demons @ The Venue

Top Flite Empire w/ BYZ, Miguel Crandel, More @ The Black Box + Black Box Lounge

Tnwky @ The Meadowlark

Alba’s 30th Birthday w/ One Flew West, OptycNerd, Holdfast @ The Black Buzzard

Skool Daze @ Herb’s

Nero (DJ Set) @ Temple Denver

Foxfeather w/ Anthony Ruptak @ BarFly

Halden Wofford + Bonnie & Her Clydes @ Syntax Physic Opera

Sunday, December 16

Recommended: Emma Ruth Rundle w/ Jaye Jayle, Abrams @ Lost Lake

To wrap up this week in Denver concerts, California-based artist Emma Ruth Rundle is headed to Denver to take over Lost Lake on Sunday. Rundle is no stranger to the music industry as the multi-faceted musician has been part of multiple projects and has taken on multiple different roles over the years. She’s released solo albums, formed bands and experimented with her own sound, to name a few. Now, Rundle is venturing out on a solo tour. Rundle just celebrated the release of her most recent album On Dark Horses earlier this year and is touring in support of its release. Fellow artists Jaye Jayle and Abrams are joining Rundle on her Denver tour stop. Tickets are still available to see Rundle in action, so act now before it’s too late.

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Also see…

Chris Liebing @ Beta Nightclub

The Blues Kings w/ Gobbing On Wasabi, Steve & Marina @ Lion’s Lair

The Adam Bodine Trio (Morning Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Peter Sommer Septet Holiday Celebration (Night Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Brunch w/ Wes Watkins & Friends (Morning Set) @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Open Mic w/ Soul Daddy & His Band (Night Set) @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Meliora w/ Tolstoy, Pythalo, Redivider @ Globe Hall

Performance High Showcase @ The Walnut Room

Bear’s Choice ft. Dave Hebert of JGB @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Sensory Friendly Concert w/ Still, We Rise (Day Set) @ Daniels Hall at Swallow Hill Music

Cheryl Wheeler + Kenny White (Night Set) @ Daniels Hall at Swallow Hill Music

#Swimteamsundays w/ DEALZ, DJ Thred, DJ Skip Rip @ The Meadowlark

Denver On My Mind – Americana Series @ The Black Buzzard

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