You probably can't believe that this is the last weekend of September 2015. Where did the time go? Who knows, but we had fun and will continue to have fun this weekend just like it was the middle of the summer. Over the next couple of days you can wear lederhosen, listen to an endless amount of music and laugh as always. Check out the Westword calendar for all the events and drop us a comment if we missed anything.
ReTriplicate at Buntport Theater (8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, $10)
Start the weekend weird, and stay weird, by attending this performance riffing off the Repeat/Recreate: Clyfford Still's "Replicas" exhibit. Artists from Buntport Theater Company, Hoarded Stuff, Teacup Gorilla and Screw Tooth will get together for performance art in many mediums. It's quite unlike anything you've seen. You only have two chances to catch this show, so don't miss out.
Red Bull Sound Select Denver: Viet Cong, Eros & the Eschaton, SPELLS at Marquis Theater (8 p.m. Friday, $3)
This is going to be a rad $3 party as long as you RSVP for your tickets and get their early to catch controversially named band, Viet Cong. No matter what their name, the night will shred. Drink Red Bull, or not — there's plenty of energy to go around thanks to Eros & the Eschaton and SPELLS as well.
OktoberFest at Old South Pearl Street (1 p.m. Saturday, free)
It's okay to ignore the one fedora per crew rule today by donning your best German fedora-and-lederhosen combo and heading to this neighborhood Oktoberfest. Neighborhood brewery, Platt Park Brewing Co will be there to fill your stein, as well as WoodChuck Hard Cider, Coors and AC Golden. Over the live music, try your hand in contests featuring keg bowling, stein hoisting and lederhosen fashion.
Life's A Beach Fest at 3 Kings Tavern (2 p.m. Saturday, $10)
The temps are cooling off, but life will always be a beach, and this rad fest is celebrating it in a big way. With the likes of The Kinky Fingers, Dirty Few, Bud Bronson & The Good Timers, The Rich Hands and so many more this party will be nuts. For only $10, your mind will be blown! Just remember to pace yourself: It's going to be a long day.
Mara Wiles and the Funky Brunch featuring Guest Host Timmi Lasley at Grandma's House (2 p.m. Saturday, free)
Timmi Lasley steps up to host this month's late breakfast party. There's no funkier way to spend a Saturday afternoon than with with booze, food trucks and comedians at the ultra fly Grandma's House. DJ Justin Couch spins the jams while comedians JD Lopez, Preston Tompkins, Miriam Moreno, Olivia Cathcart and Paige Bowman give you something to laugh about.
Mike Giant DJ set and skateboard collection showing at The Deer Pile (8 p.m. Saturday, free)
Graffiti heads, skateboarders and even normal folk should be stoked to enjoy a night curated by legendary artist Mike Giant. He'll be there spinning his vinyl collection of jams and presenting his personal collection of vintage skateboard decks. For all the aging skateboarders, collecting those decks you got to skate as kids is hot business now, and Giant has some gems for you to peep.
Reykjavík Calling w/ Natalie Tate & Anna Morsett, James Han & Martina Grbac at hi-dive (8:30 p.m. Saturday, free)
A Taste of Iceland took over Denver this week, and tonight you can catch their hottest event for free at the hi-dive. Check out electric Icelandic artists Mr. Silla and My Bubba collaborate with locals Natalie Tate & Anna Morsett, James Han & Martina Grbac. Get there early because this show is free and the hi-dive is quite cozy.
SNAP! 90s Dance Party at Pearl's (9 p.m. Saturday, $5)
It's been long enough that the 1990s are cool again. They are so popular, in fact, that you don't even have to dust off your acid wash overalls because the stores are selling them again. With four DJs at this party, you are sure to hear at least one of your favorite throwback jams and probably some you've never even heard before. We can only hope they close the night down with some Enigma.
Disco 2000's Debut at Meadowlark (10 p.m. Saturday, free)
This new weekly party at Meadowlark sounds like it's going to rule. Pulp, Joy Division and Blur are a few of the things on the the lineup of their Facebook page, just to give you an idea of what these dudes will be spinning—that's right, it's all vinyl. Besides the Brit-pop, expect some northern soul hits, 60s garage and freakbeat. This kick-off party happens to be the official after party for the Larimer Street Block Party, so it's going to be a big deal.
Propaganda! A Comedy Show at Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret (8 p.m. Sunday, free)
Since it is the last Sunday of the month you have to get to Lannie's for the incredible free comedic stylings of Kenny DeForest, Sofiya Alexandra, Olivia Cathcart, Ian Douglas Terry and Rion Evans. You can catch a double dose of DeForest and others at the Comedy Underground on Saturday as well.
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