Phish, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar and more have all announced Denver shows
Lady Gaga went high-concept on her last album and found mostly apathy among her desensitized fan base. But! The concerts have always been the best part -- last time around she gave birth to herself onstage and that was literally her entrance. So her upcoming show at the Pepsi Center should be a spectacle worthy of the ticket price.
There are, of course, more new shows on the docket, including the return of everyone's favorite hand-signal purveyor, Phish, and an impressive Summer Jam lineup. The rest of the concert calendar updates follow.
Phish wraps up its summer tour with a Dick's Sporting Goods Park with a three-day Labor Day weekend run from Friday, August 29 to Sunday, August 31. General admission field tickets ($60) and general admission stand seats ($49.95), and three-day camping passes ($75) go on sale on Friday, March 28 at 10 a.m.
Lady Gaga brings ArtRave:The Artpop Ball to the Pepsi Center on Wednesday, August 6. Tickets ($85-$200) for the general public go on sale on Friday, March 28 at 12 p.m. Littlemonsters.com members have access to tickets now through Wednesday, March 26 at 5 p.m. There will be a ticket limit of four per member and subject to availability while quantities last. Pre-sale for Citi Cardmembers starts Tuesday, March 25 at 10 a.m. through Thursday, March 27 at 5 p.m.
Reggae on the Rocks returns to Red Rocks for another day of music with Rebelution, Iration, Black Uruhu, the Green, Israel Vibration, the English Beat and Judge Roughneck. Tickets ($50) go on sale on Friday, March 28 at 10 a.m.
F.O.C.: With The Blackout Pact, The Couch Bombs, The Born Readies, Sun., April 27, 8 p.m., $8/$10.
Conference of World Affairs All Stars: Featuring Lilian Boutte, Henry Butler, Vasti Jackson, Derek Nash, Ernie Watts & More, Wed., April 9, 6:30 p.m., $10
Shawn Colvin: Thu., Aug. 7, 8 p.m., $25-$40.
DICK'S SPORTING GOODS PARK
Phish: Fri., Aug. 29, 7:30 p.m.; Sat., Aug. 30, 7:30 p.m.; Sun., Aug. 31, 7:30 p.m., $49.50-$60.
KS1075 Summer Jam XVII: Featuring Kendrick Lamar, Tech N9ne, Juicy J, Kid Ink, Iggy Azalea, Fri., June 6, 5:30 p.m., $27.50-$125.50.
Aspen Hourglass: With Tommy Freed And The Sound and Eat the Sun, Thu., June 19, 8:30 p.m., $10/$12.
J. Wail (live band): Featuring Otis Lande (of Mountain Standard Time). With Nun Chuck (Chuck Morris of Lotus), Strait Flexin, Intergalactic Radio and Raw Form, Thu., May 1, 7:30 p.m., $10/$12.
Kronen: With Youth in Asia, Poor Man's Vacation and Injury to Illness, Fri., June 20, 8:30 p.m., $11/$13.
Swollen Members: With Mad Child, Slaine and Supreme Villain, Thu., May 22, 8:30 p.m., $20.
Kishi Bashi: Sat., May 24, 8 p.m., $15/$17.
SP Double: Fri., April 25.
Filthy T (CD release): Sat., May 10.
Fly Golden Eagle: Mon., July 7.
Night Beats: Mon., May 5, $8.
Speedwolf: Tue., May 6.
Bob Log III: Sun., Aug. 10.
Dax Riggs: Fri., June 6.
The Chain Gang of 1974: With Barcelona, Sat., June 14, 8 p.m., $13/$15.
The Jesse R.S. List: With the Royal, Sat., May 10, $8/$10.
The Meatmen: Fri., May 23, 9 p.m., $12/$14.
Nashville Pussy: With the Yawpers and Fifth on the Floor, Sun., June 15, $13/$15.
Floor: With Thrones and Hot Victory, Tue., May 13, 7 p.m., $12/$14.
Parallels: Thu., May 29, 7 p.m., $12.
Sleeping Weather (CD release): With ANTIROBOT, Finding Common Ground, Disaster Canyon, Fri., April 11, 7 p.m., $8/$10.
Dark Star Orchestra: Fri., July 4.
Zomboy and Cookie Monsta: With Eptic, Sat., July 26, 8 p.m., $25.75/$29.
Lady Gaga: Wed., Aug. 6, 7:30 p.m., $85-$200.
The Fray: Sun., June 8, 7 p.m., $45-$55.
Joe Bonamassa: Sun., Aug. 31, 7 p.m., $65-$99.
Reggae on the Rocks: Featuring Rebelution, Iration, Black Uruhu, the Green, Israel Vibration, the English Beat and Judge Roughneck, Sat., Aug. 23.
SOILED DOVE UNDERGROUND Mindi Abair: RnR Tour: Featuring Rick Braun and Richard Elliot, Fri., May 23, 7 & 10 p.m., $35/$40. Shelby Lynne: Thu., May 8, 8 p.m., $25/$30. Tommy Malone (of the Subdudes): Fri., May 9, 8 p.m., $20/$25. Decibel Battle of the Bands: Sat., May 3, $10/$15. Hed PE: With Soil, Sun., May 4, 7 p.m., $15. KPBI's Borracho Bash: With Lola Black, Sat., April 26, 4 p.m., $10.67$12. Missing Persons: With Bow Wow Wow and Gene Loves Jezebel, Wed., May 21, 7 p.m., $20/$22. Denver Ukefest:
SUMMIT MUSIC HALL
Mindi Abair:Sat., May 10, 7 & 10 p.m., $35/$40.
RnR Tour: Featuring Rick Braun and Richard Elliot, Fri., May 23, 7 & 10 p.m., $35/$40.
Shelby Lynne: Thu., May 8, 8 p.m., $25/$30.
Tommy Malone (of the Subdudes): Fri., May 9, 8 p.m., $20/$25.
Decibel Battle of the Bands: Sat., May 3, $10/$15.
Hed PE: With Soil, Sun., May 4, 7 p.m., $15.
KPBI's Borracho Bash: With Lola Black, Sat., April 26, 4 p.m., $10.67$12.
Missing Persons: With Bow Wow Wow and Gene Loves Jezebel, Wed., May 21, 7 p.m., $20/$22.
Denver Ukefest:Thu., June 5; Fri., June 6; Sat., June 7, $105-$130.
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