Vertex, ARISE, Telluride Jazz and the Best Concerts Actually in Denver This Weekend

Trey Anastasio Band plays at the inaugural Vertex festival this weekend.
Trey Anastasio Band plays at the inaugural Vertex festival this weekend.
Brandon Marshall

Festival season is in full swing this weekend, with Vertex, featuring Alabama Shakes, Odezsa, Trey Anastasio Band, Duke Dumont and more; the Telluride Jazz Festival; and the ARISE Music Festival near Loveland. The weekend's lineup also includes Slipknot, Marilyn Manson and Of Mice and Men at the Pepsi Center, Jeff Beck and Buddy Guy at Fiddler's Green, and the Summer Slaughter Tour at Summit Music Hall. See the full list of our picks below. 


Vertex  (also August 6 & 7)
$249.85 weekend pass, 12 p.m., Cottonwood Meadows, Buena Vista

Telluride Jazz Festival (also August 6 & 7)
$125-$675, 12 p.m., Telluride Town Park 

ARISE Music Festival (also August 6 & 7)
$169 and up three-day pass, 12 p.m., Sunrise Ranch

Tedeschi Trucks Band
$43.50-$52.50, 7 p.m., Red Rocks

Keyshia Cole
$59-$125, 8 p.m., Bellco Theatre

Lindy on the Rocks and Vintage Jazz Festival (also August 6 & 7)
$10 and up, 9 p.m., City Hall

Summer Slaughter Tour 2016
$29.50-$34, 2 p.m., Summit Music Hall

Rebirth Brass Band
$19.99-$40, 8 p.m., Gothic Theatre

Jen Korte & the Loss
$10, 9 p.m., Oriental Theater

Junior Brown
Free, 6:30 p.m., downtown Louisville

Marcus Miller
$35-$45, 7 & 10 p.m., Soiled Dove Underground


Slightly Stoopid
$21.25-$44.99, 7 p.m., Red Rocks Amphitheatre

“Weird Al” Yankovic
$36/$46, 7 p.m., Hudson Gardens

Loudon Wanwright III & Iris DeMent
$25-$32.50, 8 p.m., Boulder Theater

Upcoming Events

Reverend Horton Heat
$20-$35, 7:30 p.m., Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities

Marcus Roberts Trio
$10-$45, 7:30 p.m., The Riverwalk Center

$20/$22, 9 p.m., Fox Theatre

$5-$12, 12 p.m., Roosevelt Park

Carbon Valley Music & Spirits Festival
free, 2 p.m., Centennial Park

Girls to the Front
$10-$12, 7 p.m., Marquis Theater

Robbie Fulks
$18-$20, 8 p.m., Swallow Hill

Dick Dale
$30-$95, 9 p.m., Ophelia's Electric Soapbox


$49.50-$69.50, 7 p.m., Pepsi Center

Jeff Beck & Buddy Guy
$39.50-$99.50, 7:30 p.m., Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre

Michael Franti & Spearhead
$44.95-$55, 6 p.m., Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Culture Club
$49.50-$139.50, 8 p.m., Paramount Theatre

10th Anniversary of the Colorado Playlist
$15/$17.50, 7 p.m., Mishawaka Amphitheatre

Ms. Lisa Fischer & the Grand Baton
$25-$35, 8 p.m., Boulder Theater

Asleep at the Wheel
$29-$49, 7:30 p.m., Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities

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Related Locations

Red Rocks Amphitheatre

18300 W. Alameda Parkway
Morrison, CO 80465


Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre

6350 Greenwood Plaza Blvd.
Englewood, CO 80111


Boulder Theater

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