Ogden Theatre

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    October 21, 2014

    Sam Smith, Sleater-Kinney, Jenny Lewis All Announce Denver Shows

    As part of his first ever American arena tour, British singer-songwriter Sam Smith stops at the 1STBANK Center on Monday, January 26. Tickets ($35-$75) go on sale on Friday, October 24 at 10 a.m. A reunited Sleater-Kinney, who just announced its first new album in ten years is due in January, hit ... More >>

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    July 29, 2014

    SBTRKT, Shakey Graves, Minus the Bear shows on sale this weekend

    London-based producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist SBTRKT, who's slated to release a new album in September, will headline the Ogden Theatre on Monday, October 20. General admission tickets ($35) go on sale on Thursday, July 31 at 10 a.m., and early bird tickets are $30 this weekend. Afte ... More >>

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    January 13, 2014

    Paper Diamond at Ogden Theatre Saturday, March 15, tickets on sale Saturday at 10 a.m.

    Alex B is preparing to kick off his latest tour with Paper Diamond this Friday night in Hollywood. The tour, which includes more than thirty dates with support from LoudPvck, Branchez, Gent & Jawns and Manic Focus, is set to crisscross the country before making its way back home to the Mile High Cit ... More >>

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    December 10, 2013

    New Denver shows: Chvrches, Local Natives, Jennifer Nettles, tickets on sale this weekend

    Scottish synth pop act Chvrches, who released its debut, The Bones of What You Believe, in September, is set to headline the Ogden Theatre on Thursday, April 24. Tickets for the show are $25.75, and go on sale this Friday, December 13. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week and t ... More >>

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    December 2, 2013

    The best EDM shows in Denver in December

    DECADENCE NYE at COLORADO CONVENTION CENTER | 12/30-12/31 Just to tease a few of the artists: Bassnectar, Beats Antique, Keys and Krates, Tiesto, Dada Life, Pretty Lights, Odesza, Above & Beyond, Paul Basic, and 12th Planet. Need we say more? Decadence landed in Denver as a result of Triad Dragons' ... More >>

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    November 6, 2013

    Pretty Lights at the Ogden on Thursday, December 5; tickets on sale this Friday

    In advance of his performance at Decadence this New Year's Eve, Derek Vincent Smith will be making a very rare appearance with Mikey Thunder at the Ogden Theatre on Thursday, December 5. Tickets are $45 and go on sale this Friday, November 8, at 10 a.m. The show should sell out almost instantly and ... More >>

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    November 4, 2013

    The best rap shows in Denver in November

    FRI | DELTRON 3030 at 1STBANK CENTER | 11/15/13 Deltron 3030 isn't so much a group or an album as it is a mode of thought, and there are few hip-hop albums (or albums of any genre, for that matter) with the cinematic quality of this group's self-titled debut. Dan the Automator created deeply textur ... More >>

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    June 12, 2013

    Win tickets to see Datsik at the Ogden Theatre

    Update, 6/14/13: Contest is over. Congratulations to @Rachel Davis and @David Lee. You've won a pair of tickets to see Datsik at the Ogden (Friday and Saturday, respectively). Please check your email for details. Datsik is bringing his monstrous sound to the Ogden Theatre this weekend, and we got o ... More >>

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    May 23, 2013

    Video: Watch Ghost live at the Ogden Theatre

    Okay, so you know how fan-shot videos by all accounts generally suck? Beside the shaky, migraine-inducing footage, the audio is generally awful and sounds like it was literally recorded from the inside of the speaker cone. I think we can all agree that they're a monumental waste of time for everyone ... More >>

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    May 10, 2013

    The ten best concerts in Denver this weekend

    PRINCE @ OGDEN THEATRE | SUN & MON, 5/12-5/13 Prince became a household name after the release of his third album, 1982's 1999. Over the years, his perfectly realized blend of rock, pop, funk and jazz has proved equally popular with audiences and critics. Throughout the '80s, Prince released hit rec ... More >>

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    April 19, 2013

    Ghost B.C. at Ogden Theatre, 4/18/13

    Ghost @ OGDEN THEATRE | 4/18/12 As is customary at this point, before Ghost took the stage, Jocelyn Pook's haunting "Masked Ball" from Eyes Wide Shut came through the P.A. and perfectly set the mood for what was to follow. At first, the Nameless Ghouls took their places and started off with "Per As ... More >>

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    March 22, 2013

    Prince in Denver at the Ogden! Four shows! On sale right now! No, really, right now! Get there!

    Prince in Denver at the Ogden Theatre! Four shows! On sale right now at and! Go now! Get your tickets before it sells out! Seriously. I'll be here when you get back. What are you still doing here? Alright, since you're still hanging out, here's the details: His royal highnes ... More >>

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    March 5, 2013

    The Alabama Shakes show at the Ogden Theatre this weekend to be broadcast live on AXS TV

    Got tickets to see the Alabama Shakes this weekend at the Ogden Theatre? If you don't, it's too late now. Show is sold out. Not to worry, though: The show is slated to be broadcast live on AXS TV starting at 10 p.m. (Comcast channel 664, DirecTV channel 340, Dish Network channel 362), so you'll be a ... More >>

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    December 17, 2012

    Air Dubai at Ogden Theatre, 12/15/12

    AIR DUBAI @ OGDEN THEATRE | 12/15/12 Within minutes of Air Dubai taking the stage at the Ogden this past Saturday, it became apparent that this Colorado band is beloved by its familiar fans. Maybe it was because some of them used to live down the street, or maybe it was excitement at news that the ... More >>

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    December 4, 2012

    New Shows: Furthur at 1STBANK, 420 show at Red Rocks with Slightly Stoopid, Cypress Hill

    Big news on the concert front this week: Furthur, always a local favorite, returns for a series of dates in Colorado, one at the Ogden, followed by three back-to-back nights at 1STBANK Center. Equally as big is word of a 420 show at Red Rocks featuring Cypress Hill, Slightly Stoopid and Tribal Seeds ... More >>

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    November 28, 2012

    Asking Alexandria at Ogden Theatre, 11/27/12

    ASKING ALEXANDRIA @ OGDEN THEATRE | 11/27/12 Last night at the Ogden Theatre, the fist-pumping, black-shirted, skinny jeans-wearing contingent was out in full force. As the England-via-Dubai outfit Asking Alexandria performed for a capacity crowd, mosh pits formed and quickly disappeared. Kids were ... More >>

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    November 6, 2012

    New shows: Disco Biscuits, Passion Pit at 1STBANK, the Walkmen at the Ogden Theatre

    As reported yesterday, the Disco Biscuits are playing three shows in Colorado after the first of the year at the Boulder Theater, Ogden Theatre and 1STBANK Center. And while that's arguably the biggest concert announcement of the week, it's not the only one. After cancelling its co-headlining date w ... More >>

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    October 31, 2012

    The Afghan Whigs at Ogden Theater, 10/30/12

    THE AFGHAN WHIGS @ OGDEN THEATRE |10/30/12 Probably the biggest surprise of the Afghan Whigs show last night at the Ogden came right before the end of the set when Greg Dulli revealed that his band had a Colorado connection. He told us how more than two decades ago, the Fluid heard a Whigs demo tap ... More >>

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    October 24, 2012

    The Lumineers, due tonight on Letterman, officially reach platinum status for "Ho Hey"

    If the Lumineers haven't already gone supernova, by god, they're about to. The locally-based outfit, which got its start humbly playing shows at the Meadowlark, just received word that their hit single "Ho Hey" has officially sold one million copies, while the self-titled album the song appears on i ... More >>

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    October 19, 2012

    Flying Lotus at the Ogden Theatre, 10/18/12

    FLYING LOTUS @ OGDEN THEATRE | 2/4/12 The Ogden Theatre was hit last night with the bowel-shaking earthquake that is Flying Lotus, who opening his set with a sample from Lil Wayne's "I feel like dying." While we didn't check with every single person, we're pretty sure the bass-emitting frequencies ... More >>

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    October 16, 2012

    A$AP Rocky at the Ogden Theatre, with Danny Brown and Schoolboy Q, 10/16/12

    A$AP ROCKY @ OGDEN THEATRE | 10/16/12 A$AP Rocky walked onto the stage with his crew in tow, ski mask over his face, looking like some radical of ill repute. Odd Future and Pro-Era have pulled the same stunt, only more effectively. The rapper invigorated the Ogden immediately with overwhelming ener ... More >>

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    October 10, 2012

    Aimee Mann at Ogden Theatre, 10/9/12

    AIMEE MANN @ OGDEN THEATRE | 10/9/12 With an interesting mix of middle aged 'Til Tuesday fans reliving their high school heartaches, along with twenty-something feminist-lit majors swaying with their eyes closed, Aimee Mann delivered a refreshing dose of singer/songwriter warmth to the Ogden Theatr ... More >>

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    August 15, 2012

    New Denver Concerts: Alanis Morissette, State Radio, Adventure Club and more on sale Friday

    See also: - Bruce Springsteen, Waka Flocka Flame, Chevelle and more - Gov't Mule two nights in September, Primus in November and more - The Who, New Order, the Script, Minus the Bear, Cursive lead this week's shows - Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Odd Future, Atmosphere and XX lead this week's shows ... More >>

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    June 18, 2012
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    May 30, 2012

    Santigold at the Ogden, 5/29/12

    SANTIGOLD @ OGDEN THEATRE | 5.29.12 Last night at the Ogden, there were horses and what looked like buffalo skins, elaborate umbrellas and a rhythm perfect band dressed in...we don't know what, striking red, blue, and green lights, with plenty of space for Santigold to emerge, flanked by two synchr ... More >>

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    May 7, 2012

    Photos: BoomBox with Mikey Thunder at the Ogden, 5/5/12

    Fresh off its appearance at this year's SnowBall Music Festival and 2010 Westword Music Showcase alumni, BoomBox came back to the Centennial State on Saturday, May 5, 2012 for a show at the Ogden Theatre. Photos by Eric Gruneisen for Westword.

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    May 3, 2012

    Portugal. The Man at Ogden Theatre, 5/2/12

    PORTUGAL. THE MAN at OGDEN THEATRE | 5/2/12 Portugal. The Man really, really likes Denver -- at least as much as the Portland-by-way-of-Alaska act appreciates band names with unwarranted punctuation and song titles with extra parentheses, it seems. "I know a lot of bands come out and say that every ... More >>

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    May 1, 2012

    M83 at Ogden Theatre, 4/30/12

    M83 @ OGDEN THEATRE | 4/30/12 See Also: Q&A with Maria Linden of I Break Horses The familiar strains of "Intro" from 2011's Hurry Up, We're Dreaming probably should have been our clue that the band was coming on. But instead someone dressed up as the creature from the album insert walked on like a ... More >>

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    April 21, 2012

    Cypress Hill at the Ogden Theatre, 4/20/12

    CYPRESS HILL @ OGDEN THEATRE | 04.20.12Cypress Hill gets it. After coming to town last year on April 19, the premiere stoner rappers of the last two decades intentionally made a 2012 performance in Denver on the actual weed holiday of the year: April 20. As B-Real shared with a sold-out Ogden Theatr ... More >>

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    April 4, 2012

    The Cult at the Ogden Theatre, 5/30

    With Choice of Weapon, The Cult's first studio album in five years, slated to hit stores on May 22, the band kicks off the first leg of its North American tour in San Diego on May 25 and hits the Ogden Theatre on Wednesday, May 30. The Cult's current line-up includes frontman Ian Astbury, guitarist ... More >>

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    March 21, 2012

    Cookie Monsta's 3/24 Ogden show postponed

    Update 3/21/12: Cookie Monsta's Ogden Theatre show has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 12. Zomboy is also on the bill. Another Ogden Theatre show change to alert you to: Cookie Monsta, originally slated to perform at the Ogden on Saturday, March 24, with J Rabbit, Dodger and Dirt Monkey has bee ... More >>

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    March 20, 2012

    Tyga show at the Ogden tonight postponed

    Tyga, best known for his joint, "Rack City," was supposed to rock the Ogden Theatre tonight, but we've just received word that the show has been postponed for a later date. No reason was given for the postponement, but earlier today, Vibe and a number of other news outlets reported that Tyga's show ... More >>

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    March 12, 2012

    Review: Drive-By Truckers at the Ogden Theatre, 3/9/12

    DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS @ OGDEN THEATRE | 03.09.12 The last time the Drive-By Truckers came through town they wrapped up a leg of a tour with a two-night stand at the Ogden Theatre a year ago. This time around, the guys kicked off a West Coast run at the same venue. Maybe it was having some off the road, ... More >>

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    March 5, 2012

    Jeff Mangum at the Ogden Theatre on 4/26

    Hold on to your hats: We've just received word that Jeff Mangum, the iconic mastermind of Neutral Milk Hotel, is coming to the Ogden Theatre on Thursday, April 26. Couple important things to note about this show, which we imagine sell out rather quickly: All tickets will be will-call only and there ... More >>

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    January 31, 2012

    Mastodon, Opeth and Ghost at Fillmore April 23

    Aaron Thackeray​This should be pretty killer: In support of their latest albums, Heritage and The Hunter, Opeth and Mastodon -- two acts that recently headlined the Ogden Theatre and are certainly no strangers to the Mile High City -- are preparing to hit the road together on the aptly named H ... More >>

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    January 25, 2012

    Gotye show moved from Bluebird to the Ogden

    Gotye. Name ring a bell? Surely you've heard the tune "Somebody I Used to Know," or at least seen the video. The clip is all sorts of artsy, with the Aussie-by-way-of-Belgium singer and Kimbra, his collaborator, chilling in their birthday suits and then painted in time-lapse to blend in seamlessly w ... More >>

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    December 22, 2011

    Top ten club shows and local shows of 2011

    ​Here are two quick lists to warm you up on this snow day; the ten best club shows and local shows (the two aren't mutually exclusive, by any means) of 2011, as picked by Backbeat writers and ranked by music editor Dave Herrera. Find our ten best arena concerts of 2011 and feel free to peruse ... More >>

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    November 4, 2011

    Social Distortion adds third Ogden Theatre show

    ​After selling out two nights at the Ogden Theatre on Saturday and Sunday, December 4 and 5, Social Distortion, who's on tour in support of its latest effort, Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes, just added a third and final show on Friday, December 2. General admission tickets ($30) are on sale now ... More >>

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    October 26, 2011

    Theory of a Deadman's show tonight canceled

    ​Tonight's Theory of a Deadman show with Pop Evil at the Ogden Theatre has been canceled. The Canadian rockers are unable to make it to town because of adverse weather conditions and road closures on I-80. Refunds are available at point of purchase.

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    October 19, 2011

    Photos: Primus's sold-out show last night at the Ogden, 10/18/11

    Les Claypool of Primus last night at the Ogden Theatre. More Primus at the Ogden photos. Although Primus was last in Denver only back in August, opening for the Flaming Lips at Red Rocks, the San Francisco band and '90s radio staple took top billing for two nights in Denver this week at the Ogden T ... More >>

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    October 11, 2011

    Led by the Ogden Theatre, six Denver/Boulder clubs ranked in Pollstar's Top 100 by ticket sales

    Eric GruneisenThe Ogden Theatre has the sixth most ticket sales of any club in the world so far this year​In third quarter, year-to-date figures compiled and reported by Pollstar, the industry trade that tracks various clubs and venues across the globe, Denver and Boulder made a very strong sh ... More >>

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    September 30, 2011

    Review: Insane Clown Posse at the Ogden Theater, 9/29/11

    INSANE CLOWN POSSE at the OGDEN | 9/29/11Somewhere between the moment someone threw up on me and the moment I realized it had happened, I received first-hand evidence that membership in the juggalo family comes with a small price. Last night's Insane Clown Posse show began and ended with liberty, fr ... More >>

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    August 12, 2011

    Smashing Pumpkins Denver date: Ogden Theatre on October 10, tix on sale next Saturday

    Smashing Pumpkins at the Ogden Theatre 10/10/11​Smashing Pumpkins fans, rejoice! Billy Corgan and company are coming back to Denver on Monday, October 10 at the Ogden Theatre. As if the Ogden's calendar for October wasn't already stacked enough, the Pumpkins have been added to an impressive li ... More >>

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    March 31, 2011

    Win tickets to see EOTO on Saturday

    ​Got plans yet this weekend? If not, you might now. EOTO is performing this Saturday night at the Ogden Theatre (if you haven't already, be sure to read our interview with Jason Hann), and we've got a pair of tickets that just might have your name on 'em. How would you and a guest like to be o ... More >>

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    November 9, 2010

    Disco Biscuits, Girl Talk, Korn shows announced

    Disco Biscuits​After selling out shows at Red Rocks and the Ogden Theatre this past summer, Philadelphia's Disco Biscuits is slated to return to the area for back-to-back nights at the Boulder Theater on Thursday, January 13 and Friday, January 14, followed by two more nights at the Ogden Thea ... More >>

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    September 27, 2010

    Photos: Strung Out at the Ogden Theatre, 9/26/10

    ​SoCal punk stalwarts Strung Out played the Ogden Theatre last night with Rufio, We Are The Union and Synthetic Elements. Aaron Thackeray, our resident shutterbug, was on hand and shot these photos. Below are a few highlights. And if you missed it on Friday, read this interview with Strung Out ... More >>

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    April 21, 2010

    Win tickets to see Julian Casablancas tonight at the Ogden

    ​ For those not attending Jonsi's show at the Paramount this evening, Julian Casablancas, frontman of the Strokes, with whom we spoke with last week, is due the Ogden Theatre, where he be bringing his solo album Phrazes for the Young to life. How would you and a guest like to be our guests at ... More >>

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    February 23, 2010

    This Just In: 30 Seconds to Mars, John Butler Trio, Gipsy Kings shows announced

    ​Thirty Seconds to Mars sold out the Ogden Theatre last December, so it's not too surprising that when Jared Leto and company return to the area on Friday, May 7, they'll will be headlining the roomier Fillmore, with Mutemath and Neon Trees opening the show. Tickets go on sale Saturday, Februa ... More >>

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    June 10, 2009

    Atmosphere, Bat for Lashes, Brad Paisley shows announced

    After a killer two-night stint at the Ogden Theatre last year, the hip-hop duo Atmosphere returns will return to these parts Friday, August 15, when the pair headlines Red Rocks. The British group Bat For Lashes, who mezmorized folks at the Larimer Lounge in 2007, will play the Bluebird this time ar ... More >>

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    April 7, 2008

    Over the Weekend...Daniel Johnston, Swayback CD Release Party, the Photo Atlas, Opening Day

    Best. Weekend. Ever. Click on the photos. The Photo Atlas rocked 3 Kings on Thursday. Opening day at Coors Field, regardless of the outcome, was just as magical as ever. Bad Weather California got the opportunity of a lifetime when they backed up Daniel Johnston on Saturday at the Ogden Thea ... More >>

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