The Best Concerts for Fourth of July Weekend in Denver

If there ever was a weekend to embrace your inner hippie, this Fourth of July weekend is it. While there are big shows like Dead & Company and Umphrey's McGee (each in town for two-night stands),  Dead tribute acts Dark Star Orchestra and Shakedown Street will be here, along with Blues Traveler's annual Fourth of July show at Red Rocks. Also this weekend, Salt-N-Pepa will head up the I Love the ’90s show at Fiddler's Green, and Selena Gomez hits the Pepsi Center stage. See the full list of our picks below. 


I Love the '90s: Salt-N-Pepa with Spinderella / Vanilla Ice / Kid 'N Play / Tone Loc / Rob Base / Young MC
$22.50-$80, 7:30 p.m. Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre

Beats Antique
$29.95-$45, 7 p.m. Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Dark Star Orchestra
$26.50/$30, 9 p.m. Ogden Theatre

Casey Veggies & Sir Michael Rocks Taveoker Party
$25-$50, 7 p.m. Summit Music Hall

Shakedown Street
free,  9 p.m. Boulder Theater

Rubedo's 'Independence Day' II
$7-$15, 7 p.m. Bluebird Theater


Dead & Company (also July 3) 
$30-$119.50, 6:30 p.m. Folsom Field

Selena Gomez
$33.50-$125, 8 p.m. Pepsi Center

Umphrey's McGee (also July 3)
$42.50/$45, 5:45 p.m. Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Juan MacLean Honey Soundsystem
$10, 9 p.m. Club Vinyl

$10-$30, 7 p.m. Summit Music Hall

Thievery Corporation
$45/$50, 11 p.m. Boulder Theater

Coco Montoya
$20, 8:30 p.m. Oriental Theater

Eric Krasno Band
$30, 11:30 p.m. Fox Theatre

Cherry Creek Arts Festival (also July 3 & 4)
free, 10 a.m. Cherry Creek North

Boulder Art & Jazz Fest (also July 3 & 4)
free, 11 a.m. Boulder Bandshell


Super Diamond
$10-$26, 7:30 p.m. Hudson Gardens

Karl Denson's Tiny Universe
$25, 11:59 p.m. Boulder Theater

Tom Hamilton's American Babies & Friends
$20/$25, 11 p.m. Fox Theatre

Independence Bash feat. BeatBreaker
7 p.m. Tavern Downtown


Blues Traveler
$39.95-$44.95, 7 p.m. Red Rocks Amphitheatre

The Colorado Symphony's Family Friendly Fourth of July
$18.50-$36.75, 7:30 p.m. Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre

$10-$22, 7:30 p.m. Hudson Gardens

Brian Fallon & the Crowes
$22.50-$25, 7 p.m. Summit Music Hall

Xavier Rudd
$28/$30, 9 p.m. Fox Theatre

Evergreen Music Festival
free-$10, 10 a.m., Buchanan Park