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Pepsi Center

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    October 7, 2014

    Neil Diamond, Billy Idol, String Cheese Incident Shows Announced

    Neil Diamond, who's set to release his new album, Melody Road, on October 21, stops at the Pepsi Center on Sunday, May 31 as part of his 2015 North American tour. Tickets for the general public go on sale on Monday, October 13 at www.livenation.com and through the Live Nation mobile app. With his ... More >>

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    June 3, 2014

    Widespread Panic, Lorde, Demi Lovato concerts announced

    While Widespread Panic is slated for a three-night run at Red Rocks near the end of this month, the band will also do a three-night Halloween run at 1STBANK Center from Friday, October 31 through Sunday, November 2. Tickets ($55.75/$61) go on Friday, August 8 at 10 a.m. After headlining the Fillmo ... More >>

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    February 13, 2014
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    September 18, 2013

    Muse at Pepsi Center, 9/17/13

    MUSE at PEPSI CENTER | 9/17/13 A Muse show is never short on spectacle and stunning visuals, and this Pepsi Center date was no exception. One of the most impressive moments came at the beginning of "Sunburn" when a single turquoise beam came down from the ceiling to a sphere held by Matthew Bellamy, ... More >>

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    September 6, 2013

    Jay Z's Denver date at Pepsi Center in December on sale next Thursday, September 12, at 10 a.m.

    After news of Kanye is coming back to town for a gig at the Pepsi Center in November, now comes word that hip-hop's other monolithic maestro is also making his way back to the Mile High City for a return engagement at the Pepsi Center, where he rocked in '10. As you might recall, the pair were origi ... More >>

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    June 3, 2013

    Taylor Swift at the Pepsi Center, 6/2/13

    TAYLOR SWIFT @ PEPSI CENTER | 6/2/13 Taylor Swift knows what people say about her. She's heard it all -- the rumors, the criticism, the constant derision. She knows, as she acknowledged a few times during her performance at the Pepsi Center last night, but she doesn't care. Why should she? Coming of ... More >>

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    May 7, 2013

    New Denver shows on sale this week: Megadeth, Tricky, Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky and more

    Megadeth's Gigantour, which features HellYeah, Newstead, Black Label Society and is making a stop at 1STBANK Center in August, goes on sale this Friday, May 10, while Tricky at the Gothic, and Wiz Khalifa and A$AP Rocky at Fiddler's go on sale on Saturday, May 11. Keep reading for the full rundown t ... More >>

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    February 13, 2013

    The Who at Pepsi Center, 2/12/13

    THE WHO @ PEPSI CENTER |2/12/13 Pete Townsend's first windmill of the night last night at the Pepsi Center came during "The Real Me." Seeing the famous wind up in person is an entirely different experience from merely listening to Townsend's fret work on the recordings, which is exciting and energe ... More >>

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    February 13, 2013

    The fifteen best Who shirts at last night's concert

    Looks like all the Whos from Whoville showed up last night in force at the Pepsi Center in support of their favorite band, and they all came wearing their adoration on their sleeves for the Who. We sent out intrepid roving photographer Brandon Marshall out with specific marching orders to roam the c ... More >>

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    January 7, 2013

    Five things Justin Bieber should know before getting blunted in Denver

    If you haven't seen it yet on TMZ, the Biebs was evidently caught unaware smoking the doob in a hotel room in Newport Beach last week. OMG, right?! Lucky for the teen heartthrob -- in town tonight with his protege Carly Rae Jepsen for a sold-out show at the Pepsi Center -- while the rest of the worl ... More >>

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    October 19, 2012

    Madonna at the Pepsi Center, 10/18/2012

    MADONNA @ PEPSI CENTER | 10/18/12 Don't fuck with Madonna. She'll shoot you dead. Or, at the very least, if you're at the Pepsi Center on a Thursday night in October, she'll make you wait an extra hour until she goes onstage. But this is Madonna we're talking about here. She can do whatever the hel ... More >>

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    October 19, 2012

    The twenty best Madonnabes at last night's Madonna concert at the Pepsi Center

    Let's get this straight: There is only one Madonna. Unless, of course, you're counting the number of times Madge has reinvented her sound and her look throughout history, in which case there are dozens. And last night at the Pepsi Center, they all came out to see the original. There were "Material G ... More >>

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    September 12, 2012

    (UPDATE) New Concerts: Skrillex vs Knife Party, Bob Dylan and Green Day at 1STBANK

    A bunch of new shows this week. The two biggest of the bunch: Bob Dylan, whose new album, Tempest , hits the stores today, is coming to the 1STBANK Center for a two-night stand in late October, and Green Day, due for a date at the Broomfield venue in February. Trans-Siberian Orchestra, meanwhile, br ... More >>

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    August 2, 2012

    Aerosmith at the Pepsi Center, with Cheap Trick, 8/1/12

    AEROSMITH @ PEPSI CENTER See Also: Q&A with Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer From the beginning, they promised a spectacle. "We're gonna go all Aerosmith mojo on your ass tonight," lead screecher Steven Tyler promised vaguely but aggressively less than a minute after appearing center stage in a cloud ... More >>

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    May 25, 2012

    Van Halen at the Pepsi Center, 5/24/12

    VAN HALEN @ PEPSI CENTER | 5/24/12 Evidently, 1982 was a very good year for David Lee Roth. "You're taking pictures here tonight, hot stuff?" the Van Halen frontman asked a woman in the front row in the middle of "Panama." "What? Oh, you want to make a sex tape. I'll tell you what, girlfriend, you ... More >>

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    May 8, 2012

    Cop rips media for crucifying Nugs court walker Savannah McMillan-Christmas

    Update: Savannah McMillan-Christmas, the woman who walked onto the court during Sunday's Denver-L.A. playoff game, was originally reported to be a known stalker of Nuggets players. But as we wrote in an update on view below, this account has now been discredited -- and Denver Police spokesman Sonny ... More >>

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    March 12, 2012

    Def Leppard and Poison at Pepsi Center on 6/25

    Def Leppard and Poison, who toured together in 2009, are back it again for a massive tour this summer that hits the Pepsi Center on Monday, June 25. Lita Ford will open the show. Reserved tickets ($29.50-$95) go on sale on Friday, March 16 at 10 a.m. through TicketHorse, at ticket kiosks located at ... More >>

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    March 5, 2012

    Madonna at Pepsi Center October 18

    On the heels of her recent half-time spectacle at the Super Bowl comes word that nearly four years after her pair of back-to-back shows at the Pepsi Center in 2008, Madonna is returning to the Mile High City for another show on Thursday, October 18 at the Pepsi Center. Tickets ($49-$359, plus fees) ... More >>

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    January 23, 2012

    Review: Brad Paisley at the Pepsi Center, 1/21/12

    BRAD PAISLEY @ THE PEPSI CENTER | 1/21/12 It's about three-quarters of the way through "Waiting on a Woman" during Brad Paisley's blues-inflected lead that you arrive at a startling realization, a conclusion that you're sure many far more astute folks have no doubt probably reached long before you: ... More >>

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    December 20, 2011

    Ten best Denver arena concerts of 2011

    ​As another year comes to a close, this one's going to be remembered for some stellar concerts. All week, we'll be running down a list of our favorites from the past year beginning with this one: Best arena concerts of 2011. Page down to see which shows made the cut. (Click on the band name fo ... More >>

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    November 11, 2011

    Tailgate Roadhouse moves into former Brauns space

    ​Brauns closed its doors at 1055 Auraria Parkway this spring after nine years; the Pepsi Center, which owns the building, did not renew the lease. Now the space is getting ready to pour again: Aramark, which has the concessions contract at the Pepsi Center, is in charge of the kitchen at what ... More >>

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    November 2, 2011

    Colorado Avalanche-Arby's 4-Pack deal should be sent to the penalty box

    ​I'm a big hockey fan and have been since junior high, when my Penguins won their first two Stanley Cups and the Pittsburgh suburb where I grew up exploded with joy. But I'm now a working Colorado father and the NHL has all but priced out middle-class families, with many upper-level tickets sp ... More >>

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    October 21, 2011

    Five Finger Death Punch, Jason Aldean, Jim Hall, Rene Marie and more this weekend

    ​Have plans this weekend? If not, as usual, there's plenty of choices: Tonight, Jason Aldean's at the Pepsi Center, Jim Hall's at Dazzle and All Capitals is celebrating the release of its new CD at the hi-dive. On Saturday, Five Finger Death Punch hits the 1STBANK Center, Rene Marie's at Dazzl ... More >>

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    October 10, 2011

    Photos: Foo Fighters, Odd Future, X, OFF!, Misfits and Melt Banana over the weekend

    They don't call it Rocktober for nothing. There was no shortage of options this past weekend: Foo Fighters at the Pepsi Center, Odd Future at the Fox and at the Ogden Theatre, X at the Summit Music Hall, OFF! at the Marquis Theater, Melt Banana at the Larimer Lounge, Misfits at the Summit and Chrome ... More >>

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    October 10, 2011

    Review: Foo Fighters at the Pepsi Center, 10/9/11

    FOO FIGHTERS AT PEPSI CENTER | 10/9/11"You guys ready for a long fucking rock show tonight?" Foo Fighters frontman Dave asked the Pepsi Center crowd early in Sunday night's set. "You ready for that shit? Foo Fighters don't fuck around. We don't fuck around. We don't play those eensy-weensy one-hour- ... More >>

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    October 10, 2011

    Foo Fighters put up their dukes, X marks the spot in Over the Weekend slideshows (PHOTOS)

    This weekend was all about the music in these parts, and Westword's photography crew captured the action. Check out art galleries featuring the Foo Fighters at the Pepsi Center, X at Summit Music Hall, Odd Future at the Fox Theatre and more at our burgeoning slideshow page.

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    October 6, 2011

    Win a pair of tickets to see the Foo Fighters at the Pepsi Center in AEG's coloring contest!

    When the Foo Fighters pull into the Pepsi Center on Sunday, they're expecting Mexican food -- and "not just chips, salsa and some microwave burritos." The dudes are from SoCal, and apparently consider themselves connoisseurs, so the production crew is well advised to be on their toes. So warns the ... More >>

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    August 15, 2011

    Review: Sade and John Legend at the Pepsi Center, 8/11/11

    Brandon Marshall​SADE & JOHN LEGEND at PEPSI CENTER | 8/11/11Sade brings a level of splendor, sophistication and smoldering seductiveness to her work unlike anyone else. While plenty of other vocalists admittedly possess a more expansive range, few carry themselves with the sort of grace and g ... More >>

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    January 18, 2011

    Win four Colorado Avalanche tickets for tonight's game, 1/18/10

    ​Quick contest on the Latest Word today for you hockey fans. Four tickets to tonight's Colorado Avalanche vs. Vancouver Canucks game at the Pepsi Center are just waiting here for you to pick them up. Here's how you win.

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    October 7, 2010
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    September 30, 2010
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    July 26, 2010

    Health code violations rampant at Invesco Field, Coors Field, and the Pepsi Center

    ​Going out to the ballgame? Maybe you want to eat elsewhere first. ESPN culled information from health inspection reports from every major stadium across the country and found that a majority had at least a handful of operating vendors with critical health code violations. Colorado was no ex ... More >>

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    April 6, 2010

    This Just In: Tonight's Muse show postponed

    ​Only in Colorado: Tonight's sold-out Muse and Silversun Pickups show, originally scheduled at the 1stBank Center, has been postponed due to snow on Vail Pass. But there's good news for anyone who didn't get tickets to the show; when the band returns the area October 2, it will play at the Pep ... More >>

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    March 2, 2010

    This Just In: Pavement, Public Image Limited, Sting shows announced

    Marcus Roth​It was a hell of a week for show announcements, including rock legends, reunion tours and bit of everything in between. One of the most anticipated tours of the year is Pavement, who played its first show in a decade in New Zealand yesterday (photo of the setlist of that show here) ... More >>

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    August 17, 2009

    Over the weekend: Green Day at Pepsi Center

    Billy Joe Armstrong engages the crowd (Aaron Thackeray)​Green Day, Franz Ferdinand Pepsi Center Saturday, August 15, 2009Better than: Hanging out with eleven-year-olds at an indoor recreation center. The members of Green Day and their crew tried with all their might to summon the spirit of an old ... More >>

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    January 27, 2009

    Bruce Springsteen due at the Pepsi Center

    Just announced seconds ago: Springsteen at the Pepsi Center on Friday, April 10. Together with his ace co-horts, the E-Street Band, the Boss will be stopping by Denver as part of an extensive American and European tour in support of his new album, Working On a Dream, which arrived in stores today.&n ... More >>

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    August 28, 2008

    Wanted: DNC credentials

    Please give generously. Seen on Market Street en route to the Democratic National Convention festivities at the Pepsi Center on Wednesday. Hope everything worked out for this guy -- because clearly, the people of the Big Easy have suffered enough. -- Michael Roberts

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    August 28, 2008

    The bloggers lounge at the DNC

    Bloggers of the world, unite. The so-called "bloggers lounge" at the Pepsi Center during the Democratic National Convention, which I got a chance to eyeball on Wednesday, was a small room accessible through a door in the press room. The space was small, poorly lit, and had an ugly couch in one cor ... More >>

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    August 28, 2008
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    August 28, 2008
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    August 28, 2008
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    August 27, 2008

    The longest three-minute bus ride in history

    The buses arrive -- at last. When it became clear that many of the people gathered outside the Pepsi Center on Tuesday evening might not make it inside in time for Hillary Clinton's big speech, Democratic National Convention personnel decided to allow anyone present who wasn't carrying oversized m ... More >>

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    August 27, 2008
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    August 27, 2008
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    August 27, 2008
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    August 26, 2008

    Pepsi Center danger: spigots

    Scrub up, politicos. Water stations have been placed at several locations around the Pepsi Center during DNC week -- the idea being that delegates can refill their bottle rather than pitching it and opening up another one. Also included: hand sanitizer mounted on the side -- because shaking hands ... More >>

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    August 26, 2008
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    August 26, 2008

    Dick Wadhams on the loose

    Dick Wadhams, alone at Pepsi Center. Most broadcast operations at the Pepsi Center during the Democratic National Convention are ensconced on the club level, and when I entered the zone, I found no security, no technicians, no one at all -- except for Dick Wadhams, head of the Colorado Republican ... More >>

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    August 26, 2008

    The DNC media: practice, practice, practice

    Once more, with feeling. Don't know the name or network affiliation of the reporter in this ultra-mediocre photo from the Pepsi Center on Tuesday morning -- but I do know she's a perfectionist. She had to deliver the following rather awkward line about the DNC festivities to date: "The effort to b ... More >>

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    August 26, 2008
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