Concerts

Bobby Long at the Walnut, the Still City bids farewell, Richard Marx and more this weekend

Bobby Long takes over the Walnut Room with Ian Cooke for a night of swooning, heartthrobbing goodness. The English singer-songwriter had his first big break thanks to the Twilight soundtrack, but his rough and beautiful voice has shown Long to be more than just a pretty face. (7 p.m. doors, 21 & up, $15.)

Saturday, The Still City calls it a night with a farwell show at the Hi-Dive. Sharing the stage with local friends Serious Moonlight and All Capitals, the evening will also serve as a celebration of the band's latest and final EP release, Brittle Bones -- which we previewed tracks from earlier this week. (9 p.m. doors, 21 & up, $6.)

For a little bit of a heavier show tonight, catch God Is An Astronaut at the Larimer Lounge. The Ireland-based quartet create an experience more than a performance, employing carefully crafted visuals to accompany the band's orchestrations of both synthetic sounds and traditional instrumentation. (8:30 p.m. doors, 21 & up, $10-13.)

Sunday, Richard Marx comes to Hudson Gardens for a nice, adult contemporary-minded evening under the stars. The romance sparker has been making records for over three decades, including last year's Stories to Tell and Hits & Ballads, which is yet another collection of greatest hits from the songwriter. (6:30 p.m., all ages, $10-25.)

Finally on Sunday, Memphis May Fire brings its metalcore antics to the Marquis Theater with Victory Heights, Parallels and The Unrelenting. In support of its latest full-length Rise Records release, The Hollow, the Texas band recalls early Underoath while maintaining an interestingly melodic swing all its own. (7:30 p.m. doors, all ages, $10.)

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Bree Davies is a multimedia journalist, artist advocate and community organizer born and raised in Denver. Rooted in the world of Do-It-Yourself arts and music, Davies co-founded Titwrench experimental music festival, is host of the local music and comedy show Sounds on 29th on CPT12 Colorado Public Television and is creator and host of the civic and social issue-focused podcast, Hello? Denver? Are You Still There? Her work is centered on a passionate advocacy for all ages, accessible, inclusive, non-commercial and autonomous DIY art spaces and music venues in Denver.
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