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Ween plays a three-night Halloween run at the Mission Ballroom.
Ween plays a three-night Halloween run at the Mission Ballroom.
Eric Gruneisen

The Best Halloween Concerts in Denver

While there are some big acts playing on Halloween night, like Ween, Wu-Tang Clan and Itchy-O, there are also concerts and parties sandwiching the holiday on October 30 and through the first weekend of November.

Here's our rundown of the best Denver music this Halloween season:

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30

Ween
8 p.m. (also October 31 and November 1)

Mission Ballroom
$49.95-$99.95
Ween takes over the Mission Ballroom for three nights.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31

Blues Brothers Halloween
9 p.m.
hi-dive
$10

Hi-Dive House Blues Band transforms into the Blues Brothers plus Carbon and Carbon's pals paying tribute to the Cramps, Alex "Al" Eschen and friends play the Stooges, and DJ Sara Splatter spins tunes.

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Galactic Glow Silent Disco, Ghouls Night
9 p.m.
ViewHouse Ballpark

Women drink free 9 p.m. to midnight. Also put on your best for a costume contest: first place winner will receive a $1,500 cash gift card, second place winner will get a $700 cash gift card.

Grizzly Rose Halloween Bash
6 p.m.,
Grizzly Rose
$15

With music by Nathan Dean and the Damn Band. Partake in a costume contest with $1,000 first place, $500 second place and $200 third place prizes. Ladies drink free draft beer and well drinks from 8 p.m. to midnight at this eighteen and up shindig.

Halloween with the Legendary Pink Dots
9 p.m.
Ophelia's Electric Soapbox
$15-$33

Party with the Legendary Pink Dots, Orbit Service, the Drood, DJ Mudwulf and Dizy Pixl.

House of Mirrors Spooky Ball
9 p.m.
Neon Baby
$10-$25

Dance away the night at this costume ball, with music from Chris Cauldron and Gavlak.

In The Whale's Monster Mosh
7:30 p.m.
Marquis Theater
$12

In The Whale headlines this Halloween bash with the Trujillo Company and Hellgrammites.

Itchy-O Hallowmass 2019
8 p.m. (also November 1)
Summit
$25-$30/two-day pass, $40

The 57-member music collective celebrates its fifth year of participatory performance and ceremony.  Magic Sword opens on Halloween and and PPL MVR opens on November 1.

James Brown Dance Party 
9 p.m.
Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom
$25-$30

Get down to tunes from Eric Benny Bloom, Adam Smirnoff, and Adam Deitch (Lettuce), Adam Chase (The Chase Brothers), Jennifer Hartswick (TAB), Shareif Hobley (John Legend), Elizabeth Lea (Tedeschi Trucks Band) and more.

One Flew West Halloween Party
8 p.m.

Globe Hall
$12

Enjoy an evening with four Colorado bands who will be covering other acts for what's sure to be a raucous night. Headliners One Flew West will be playing as Tenacious D, Coastal Wives will be playing as Counting Crows, Dirty Rotten Rhymers will be playing as the Beastie Boys, and Sex Tapes will be playing as themselves.

Tulaween
8 p.m.

Lost Lake
$15

Boogie the night away with Tula, a Colorado-based five-piece progressive funk-rock band, and openers Ruby Hill and Punky Bitch, a tribute band that plays songs Phish covered.

SkiiTour Halloween DJ Dance Party
9 p.m.
Larimer Lounge
$15.75
House duo SkiiTour, with the help of opening acts Plaid Hawaii and DJ Tofu, will whip your legs into ski and snowboard shape with an evening on the dance floor.

Ween
8 p.m. (also October 30 and November 1)
Mission Ballroom
$49.95-$99.95

Ween takes over the Mission Ballroom for three nights.

Wu-Tang Clan
6:30 p.m.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
$59.95-$129.95

Jedi Mind Tricks, Immortal Technique and Dillon Cooper open for the Wu-Tang Clan.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1

DeVotchKa's Halloween Masquerade Black Tie Ball
8:30 p.m. (also November 2)
Stanley Hotel
$39.50

DeVotchKa hosts a black-tie masquerade ball in homage to Stephen King’s The Shining, the setting of which was inspired by the Stanley Hotel.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2

¡Dia De Muertos Celebration!
9 p.m.
hi-dive
$10 to $15

Altas, Plume Varia and Los Mocochetes rock in honor of the dead.

Funk’n Soul Halloween
9 p.m.
Larimer Lounge
$15

Get funky with Moonglade and the Pamlico Sound.

Motion Trap's "Disco of the Dead": Presented by UMS
9 p.m.
Ophelia's Electric Soapbox
$13-$27

Enjoy this last chance to dance with No Touch, Willbeaux and Funk Hunk.

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