We are at the halfway mark for Denver concerts in January, folks. Although this month is halfway done, there are still plenty of musical happenings to check out over the next two weeks. Now is the perfect time to get out and explore a new venue, fall in love with an unfamiliar band or see your favorite local acts in action. Whatever you decide to do this week, be safe, have fun and enjoy the list below.

Monday, January 14

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

South Broadway is one of Denver’s best areas for all things food, booze and music. It also happens to be where we are kicking things off this week. On Monday night, South Broadway’s Hi-Dive is hosting their monthly “Can’t Be Satisfied: Blues Night.” This free event includes blues-themed DJs Al Eschen and Brian Buck who will be spinning some classic blues vinyl as well as live music. If you haven’t checked out the Hi-Dive yet, this is the perfect occasion to get on down to their neck of the woods.

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Also see…

The Hang ft. Jessica Jones & Friends w/ Jubilingo, Special Guests @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Mystery Mondays: Buckdancer’s Choice @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Live Jazz Night @ The Meadowlark

Vlad Girshevich Jazz w/ Special Guests @ Herb’s

Tuesday, January 15

Recommended: Mick Jenkins w/ KARI FAUX @ The Bluebird Theater

On Tuesday night, Chicago based hip-hop artist Mick Jenkins is coming out of the Windy City and into the Mile High City for a performance at The Bluebird. Jenkins’ sound is incredibly smooth and has a great groove that pays tribute to the classic sound of hip-hop. Fellow artist KARI FAUX is joining Jenkins as he makes his way into Denver this week. Tickets are still available, so grab some before you miss your chance.

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Also see…

Dang’O w/ Redivider, Lightstory, The Pierce Paradox @ Larimer Lounge

The Lituation @ Hi-Dive

Ensiferum w/ Septic Flesh, Arsis and Vale of Pnath @ The Oriental Theater

Somi @ Dazzle Jazz

Steepland String Band w/ Trevor Toms @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Open Mic Jam Band w/ Nic Jay @ Goosetown Tavern

Supersuckers w/ The Hangmen @ Larimer Lounge

Open Jam @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Bricksquash w/ L.U.C, Nyame, Psionic, The Lounge: Bucci, NotLo, Retina, S E E N, Xeela @ The Black Box Lounge

Open Mic Night w/ Bobert @ The Meadowlark

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

Wednesday, January 16

Recommended: Young Dolph w/ Kap G @ Summit Music Hall

If you’re looking for some more rap music to see this week, we’ve got you covered. On Wednesday night, rapper Young Dolph is taking over the newly renovated Summit Music Hall. If you’re unfamiliar with Young Dolph, check out his most known tracks “Both Eyes Closed” as well as “100 Shots” to get started. Young Dolph has been on the scene since 2010 and is still making moves today. Fellow artist Kap G is joining Young Dolph at Summit Music Hall this Wednesday.

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Wild Child w/ Whitacre @ The Bluebird Theater

Re:Search ft. Govinda w/ Kaminanda, HÄANA, Mikey Thunder, Jordan Polovina @ Cervantes’ Other Side

STEAM Wednesdays w/ Huxley @ Bar Standard

Somi @ Dazzle Jazz

Dueling Pianos w/ Colorado Keys @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Din Virulent w/ MOG & NLP, Reed Stewart, Modular, Atari @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Mandy Yoches and the Hell Knows @ Goosetown Tavern

If 6 Was 9: Owsley’s Birthday Cerebellation @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

FakeFridays DJ Caddy Steeze, The Commissioner @ The Meadowlark

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

Hump Day Funk Jam (Late Set) @ Herb’s

Thursday, January 17

Recommended: Wild Child w/ Batty Jr. @ The Bluebird Theater

On Wednesday and Thursday nights, Austin-based indie band Wild Child is venturing up to Denver to take over The Bluebird. Late last year, Wild Child released a three-song EP titled 1996 which acts as some excellent recommended listening and insight to their indie-pop/rock sound. Ever since 2011, Wild Child has been on the move and continues to gain momentum. Fellow artist Batty Jr. is joining Wild Child on Thursday night as well. You have two chances to see this band in action, so act now before it’s too late.

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Also see…

Pop Evil w/ Don Jamieson, Them Evils @ Summit Music Hall

40 Oz. To Freedom (Sublime Tribute) w/ Phour Point O (Phish Tribute), The Great Salmon Famine @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Summer Camp On The Road @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

Party Pupils w/ Pat Lok, Jaguar Nights @ The Marquis Theater

J-Calvin w/ Other Black, McKnight @ Larimer Lounge

Bodango w/ Quyl, Tesselation @ Lost Lake

Red Not Chili Peppers (Red Hot Chili Peppers Tribute) w/ BandAnavrin’s Day (’90s Alternative Rock Tribute), Loungefly (Stone Temple Pilots Tribute) @ The Oriental Theater

Peter Bernstein + Larry Goldings + Bill Stewart @ Dazzle Jazz

Mingus and Mariano by The Ron LeGault – Harry Drabkin Quintet @ Nocturne Jazz

Riley Green @ The Grizzly Rose

Velveteen Monster w/ Porlolo, Roger Green (Formerly of The Czars) @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Motown Thursday @ Goosetown Tavern

Foxxes w/ DEBR4H (FKA futurebabes), All Chiefs @ Globe Hall

William Fitzsimmons @ Soiled Dove Underground

Phishin Thursdays: Aphishionados @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Seven Spires w/ AfterTime @ Herman’s Hideaway

Throwdown Thursdays ft. Organik w/ Millennial, Jen Esè, Machine Dreams, More TBA @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Harry Tuft + Carla Sciaky @ Quinlan Cafe at Swallow Hill Music

Whomping Grounds w/ Fonzie, Citrus, Asymptotic, Noah Deep @ The Black Box Lounge

Taso & Friends @ The Black Box

Eventually It Will Kill You @ The Meadowlark

Dave Randon Trio @ Herb’s

Friday, January 18

Recommended: Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons @ The Paramount Theatre

If you’re in the mood for a big throwback, we’ve got just the show for you this week. On Friday, the one and only Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons are making their way to The Paramount in the heart of downtown Denver. Valli and The Four Seasons’ career dates back to the early ’60s with classics such as “Sherry” and “Walk Like A Man.” In 2019, the band is still on the road and is making a Denver stop on this tour. Come see Valli in action and grab some tickets now.

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Also see…

Railroad Earth @ The Ogden Theatre

Cursive w/ Summer Cannibals, Campdogzz @ The Bluebird Theater

Who’s Bad: The World’s #1 Michael Jackson Tribute Band @ The Gothic Theatre

Badklaat w/ Space Laces, Carbin, Shank Aaron, TOC, Aarbear @ Summit Music Hall

Lucid Vision + Homemade Spaceship w/ Borahm Lee Key-J Set (Break Science, Pretty Lights Live), Totem, Still Point @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

lespecial w/ Turtleneck, Special Guests @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Violent J w/ Esham, JDirty, Hex Rated, Seen Loc @ The Marquis Theater

Magic City Hippies w/ Future Generations @ Larimer Lounge

Tejon Street Corner Thieves w/ The Ghoulies, Bent Brothers @ Hi-Dive

Conquer Everest w/ Rozu, Phantom Host, The Panoramic @ Lost Lake

Wifis Funeral + Robb Banks @ The Roxy Theatre

Ferry Corsten @ The Church

Wake The Dead @ Milk Bar

Thin Air (Widespread Panic Tribute) w/ Queens of the Galaxy @ The Oriental Theater

The Organization (Album Release) @ Dazzle Jazz

Kathryn Radakovich @ Nocturne Jazz

Michael Ray @ The Grizzly Rose

Nappy Roots w/ Lady Gang @ Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

Not My Weekend w/ Contender, Stray The Course, Paul Mall @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Corsicana w/ The Milk Blossoms, These Bashful Claws, John Lensing @ Globe Hall

Stanley Jordan @ Soiled Dove Underground

Shakedown Street @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

RESPECT – Women’s Wrestling ft. Phee, End of Eves, Calamity Champs @ Herman’s Hideaway

Best of Open Stage @ Tuft Theatre at Swallow Hill Music

Lavender Jones w/ Jackson Harkness, Miros @ The Venue

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

Calyx + TeeBee @ The Black Box

Good For Health Bad For Education w/ Kahlil Cezanne, Sullyvn @ The Meadowlark

On The Sun @ The Black Buzzard

Funkiphino @ Herb’s

Temple Fridays @ Temple Denver

Never Been To Texas + 500 Year Flood @ BarFly

Red Rocks Local Set w/ Venture Still, J.J. Beavauis @ Red Rocks

Saturday, January 19

Recommended: Railroad Earth @ The Ogden Theatre

On Friday and Saturday this week, Railroad Earth is inviting you to spend the weekend with them at The Ogden Theater. Railroad Earth is a New Jersey-based Americana band who incorporates elements of rock and bluegrass into their sound. Over the band’s 18 year existence, they’ve put out nine albums and are still going strong to this day. Railroad Earth always shows their Colorado fans a lot of love, and you have two chances to get in on this experience.

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Also see…

Thursday w/ Vein @ The Bluebird Theater

Steel Panther w/ Love Stallion @ The Fillmore

Who’s Bad: The World’s #1 Michael Jackson Tribute Band @ The Gothic Theatre

Zion I w/ Illuminati Congo, Thin Air Crew, NINJA PHIL, Luke Hightree, Resonate, Babah Fly @ Cervantes’ Other Side

John Medeski’s Mad Skillet w/ Dandu @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

Uncultured Swine w/ ORBITER, Letter 9, Wall of the Fallen, Hollowtrap @ The Marquis Theater

A-Mac & The Height w/ Dog City Disco, Tula, Metafonics @ Larimer Lounge

Casey James Prestwood and the Burning Angels w/ Hang Rounders, High Plains Honky, DJ Sara Splatter @ Hi-Dive

DJ Alf + Greeblehaus + Prelude Press Birthaversary w/ My Body Sings Electric, Innerspace, Mos Eisley Brothers, 45S + 1 @ Lost Lake

Prezi & Payroll Giovanni w/ Hoggy D & DO Tha Doughboi, Lil Tr3 L, Elle, Dante That Guy, Sosa & Tana, Ajidon Rice, DJ Hardaway @ The Roxy Theatre

Bass Ops: Xaebor, Harvard Bass, Hipp-E @ Club Vinyl

80s Tribute Night! ft. Paizley Park (Prince Tribute) w/ The Duke Street Kings (Bruce Springsteen Tribute), Journey Girls (Journey Tribute) @ The Oriental Theater

Purnell Steen (Morning Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Ty Morris & H.O.W. (Night Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

The Delta Sonics (Late Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

Drew’s Blues & Jazz Boogaloos @ Nocturne Jazz

Morgan Wallen w/ Hardy @ The Grizzly Rose

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

Howie Day w/ Frank Viele @ Soiled Dove Underground

Owsley’s Birthday Party w/ Shakedown Street @ Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

Steelheart w/ Grind Cat Grind, One Track Mind, Danksta, Daggen @ Herman’s Hideaway

Tater Tot Gang + CouchLand Collective Takeover @ Your Mom’s House Denver

Alternate Productions One Year Anniversary ft. Kill Bill w/ Kromuh, Thought Process @ The Black Box

Kinetik: Mike Hall, NVC, Ghost Meat, DJ Paul Perez @ The Black Box Lounge

TNWKY @ The Meadowlark

The Champions @ Herb’s

Destructo @ Temple Denver

Bellhoss + Kiltro + Abigail Rose @ BarFly

Sunday, January 20

Recommended: RJD2 w/ Mikey Thunder, JusChill @ The Ogden Theatre

To wrap this week in concerts up on Sunday, Philly-rooted RJD2 is returning to Denver and taking over The Ogden. Two years ago, RJD2 gave Denver a stellar performance at The Ogden and, according to our writer, “reminded us what DJ’ing is all about.” It’s good to see this artist return to the Mile High City and we can’t wait to see what he pulls off in 2019. Fellow artists Mikey Thunder and JusChill are joining RJD2 on his Denver stop as well.

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Also see…

Thursday w/ Vein @ The Bluebird Theater

Afton Showcase w/ Schnell Jordan, SincDa1, 4Real ENT, IRAHJON, JayDeezl, ST3VOH, TooSwift, Elijah $tewart w/ General Lundy, Young Suave, Prince Lit, JÆ, Pa Burro, Mill z, Bigg Deneez, Professor, Gadgio, D-rock the eqaunox @ Cervantes’ Other Side

Juggalo @ The Roxy Theatre

The Adam Bodine Trio (Morning Set) @ Dazzle Jazz

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

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

Wolf Skin w/ Ten Foot Beast, More TBA @ Seventh Circle Music Collective

Gabriel Kahane @ Globe Hall

Howie Day w/ Frank Viele @ Soiled Dove Underground

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

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

Kayt & The House Band @ Herb’s

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