2023 Denver Summer Concerts & Festivals | VISIT DENVER (2023)

B-Side Music Fridays 2023

TheMuseum of Contemporary ArtDenver hosts a live music series on Friday nights in July and August where Colorado musicians perform in MCA Denver’s rooftop garden!

  • Aug. 25, 2023: Dandu & Ghost Tapes

Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre Concerts

Grab a blanket and take a seat on the lawn or buy a reserved seat at this beautiful venue just south of Denver in Greenwood Village. Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre has a variety of acts coming up this spring and summer.

  • Aug. 26, 2023: Mudvayne withCoal Chamber, GWAR, Nonpoint, Butcher Babies
  • Aug. 28, 2023: Weezer withSpoon, White Reaper
  • Aug. 30, 2023: Goo Goo Dolls Big Night Out Tour with O.A.R.
  • Sept. 2, 2023: Gojira & Mastadon withLorna Shore
  • Sept. 3, 2023: Jelly Roll withYelawolf, Struggle Jennings, Josh Adam Meyers
  • Sept. 8, 2023:Wu-TangClan& Run the Jewels with Deltron 3030 (ft. Del The Funky Homosapien, Dan the Automator, and Kid Koala
  • Sept. 9, 2023: Freestyle Colorado Festival with Stevie B, Lisa Lisa, Exposewith special guests Taylor Dayne, Johnny O, Cover Girls, Sweet Sensation, Cynthia, Nocera, The Egyptian Lover, Newcleus, Rodney O & Joe Cooley
  • Sept. 16, 2023:Rob Zombie withAlice Cooper, Ministry, Filter
  • Sept. 23, 2023: Justin Moore withScotty McCreery, Tenille Arts, Drake Milligan, Dalton Dover, Austin Snell
  • Sept. 29, 2023:Queens of the Stone Age withViagra Boys, Jehnny Beth
  • Sept. 30, 2023: Tyler ChildersSend in the Hounds Tour with Wynonna Judd, The Travelin’ McCourys
  • Oct. 7, 2023:The1975
  • Oct 12–13, 2023: ZacBrown Band with King Calaway

Dick's Sporting Goods Park Concerts

Every summer, Dick's Sporting Goods Park transforms into a music venue for someof the biggest, jamming-estconcerts of the year!

  • Aug. 31–Sept. 4, 2023: Phish

Levitt Pavilion Concerts

The Levitt Pavilion is a state-of-the-art amphitheater in Ruby Hill Park that was created as a gift to the community. This outdoor venuehosts a slew of free concerts every summer, and a few ticketed events, too. Bring a blanket and a picnic, kick back on the lawn and enjoy artists from a wide range of genres.

  • Aug. 25, 2023:Oakhurst (with The Reckless Folk)
  • Aug. 27, 2023:Japan Fest 2023: Lyrics Born
  • Aug. 31, 2023:Etana (with Dj Imeh)
  • Sept. 3, 2023:Bodies of Culture Presents: Language of Legacy
  • Sept. 9, 2023:Soul Rebel Festival presents Grammy Award Winner Black Uhuru
  • Sept. 14, 2023:Buffalo Nichols (with The Hardly Nevers)
  • Sept. 15, 2023:Nora en Pure with Solardo, Booka Shade (Live), Discognition, Black Wands(TICKETED SHOW)
  • Sept. 16, 2023:Viva Southwest Mariachi Fest featuring Flor de Toloache
  • Sept. 21, 2023:Jennifer Hartswick (with The Cody Sisters)
  • Sept. 22, 2023:The Regrettes
  • Sept. 23, 2023:Chali 2na & Cut Chemist (with Stay Tuned)
  • Sept. 24, 2023:Gamelan Tunas Mekar (with Mokomba Ensemble)
  • Sept. 29, 2023:Indie 102.3's Divinae Feminae with Lido Pimienta, Katiria & Lolita

Concertsin Central Park

Central Parkhas not one but TWO outdoor concert venues! Dance 'til you drop or just sit back and relax as some of Denver's most well-known brands hit the stage for Concerts on the Green on theSouth Green andMoJaBlu Concerts on theNorth Green. Either way, it's a great way for the whole family to enjoy music under the stars. Concerts on the Greenstart at 6 p.m. and MoJaBlu concerts start at 6:30 p.m. and both are free to attend. Come early and buy some tasty treats from one of the many food trucks!

  • Sept. 2, 2023:Concert on the Green-Denver Municipal Jazz Band

Downtown Lakewood Summer Concert Series

The freeDowntown Lakewood Summer Concert Series at the Belmar Shopping Center is excited to present six evenings of live music featuring talented acts that will keep you dancing all summer long. Concerts begin at 6p.m. and end at 8 p.m.

  • Aug. 25, 2023: The John Weeks Band

Orchard Town Center 'til Dark 3rd Friday Concert Series

The freeOrchard Town Center 'til Dark 3rd Friday Concert Series at theOrchard Town Center in Westminster, Colorado,presents four evenings of live music from 6:30 p.m. to8:30 p.m. that will have you dancing and singing along.

  • Sept. 15, 2023: Son Tres Band

Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheater & Front Porch Concerts

The Arvada Center'sOutdoor Amphitheater offers exceptional acoustics in an intimate setting perfect for enjoying live music featuring national and local artists. The amphitheater features a weather-friendly covered seating area with close-up views of the stage and delicious concessions, including burgers, sandwiches, beer and wine. And on Wednesday evenings from July to September, the Front Porch Series presents local solo and duet musical acts, foodand brews in a shady, beer-garden setting on the front plaza. ​

  • Sept. 7, 2023: Collective Soul
  • Sept. 8, 2023:Keb' Mo'

Evenings al Fresco at Denver Botanic Gardens

Head to the urban oasis that isDenver Botanic GardensforEvenings al Frescoon select Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30–8:30 p.m.Unlike a traditional concert setting, visitors strolling through the Gardens encounter small ensembles or musicians performing works designed to underscore and bring delight to their evening visit.Timed tickets must be purchased in advance; tickets are limited in each time slot.Note: Food is available for purchase at the Gardens, but alcohol is not. You may bring alcohol in its original container to both the Summer Concert Series and Evenings al Fresco.

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Empower Field at Mile High Concerts

In town during the summer but still want to get a peek at the Denver Broncos' famed home stadium? Aconcert at Empower Field at Mile Highmight be just the ticket. Big-name acts take to the open-air stage as music carries on the Colorado breeze above the storied gridiron for a concert experience you won't forget.

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Sounds of Southlands

Head to the freeSounds of SouthlandsConcert Series in Aurora from6 p.m. to 8 p.m.for live music on Town Square, drinks, food and dancing!

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City Park Jazz

The City Park Bandstand and Pavilion turns into a swinging, open-air jazz club on Sundays from 6–8 p.m., as music lovers of all ages congregate forCity Park Jazz. Bring a blanket or folding chair — but be prepared to spend plenty of time on your feet, too. City Park Jazz encourages dancing. Best of all, these concerts are free.​​

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Shady Grove Concert Series at Four Mile Historic Park

Head to the Shady Grove Concert Series atFour Mile Historic Park on select Thursday evenings for shows that begin at 6:30 p.m. (doors 5:30p.m.). This summer tradition has been going on for almost two decades!The Turkish Chef Food Truck will be on-site at all shows, and afull bar will be serving Family Jones Spirit House, Dry Dock, Attimo Wine, Proximus Tequila, soft drinks, water and light snacks (chips, popcorn, etc.).Charcuterie is also available for pre-order at checkout when buying your tickets, and bottles of wine will be available for purchase on-site for $25 or $20 if you pre-order with your ticket).

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Highlands Ranch CommunityAssociation Summer Concert Series

Thisfree eight-concert series is sure to be a highlight of the Highlands Ranch summer! Gather the whole crew and dance to an incredible line-up of bands coming to Highlands Heritage Regional Park (behind the Highlands Ranch Post Office). Bring a chair, a blanket, a picnic meal or money to purchase food truck treats and enjoylive music while watching the sun set behind the Rocky Mountains. From 6:30 p.m. to8:00 p.m.

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Music at the Gardens at Denver Botanic Gardens

Denver Botanic Gardens'popularMusic at the Gardensseries is back! Shows in the UMB Bank Amphitheater featurenational, award-winning musicians. Concerts start at 6:30 p.m. at the York Street location. Note: Food is available for purchase at the Gardens, but alcohol is not. You may bring alcohol in its original container to both the Summer Concert Series and Evenings al Fresco.

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Opera on the Green

For two nights every August,Central Parkhosts Opera on the Green on theSouth Greenfrom 6 to 8 p.m. Opera on the Green isfree to attend. Come early and buy some tasty treats from one of the many food trucks!

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Green Valley Ranch Sunday Concerts in the Park

Come and enjoy free outdoor musical performances at Green Valley Ranch Town Center Park, with delicious food from local food trucksavailable for purchase. Bring your own lawn chair, shade umbrellasand/or blankets and get ready for a good time from 4 to 6:30 p.m.!

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