Update, 10/29/13: The numbers are in, and according to both Live Nation and AEG, who joined forces to put on the Colorado Rising flood relief benefit this past weekend at 1STBANK Center, the show raised $650K to benefit victims of the recent flooding on the Front Range. Proceeds from the show are being funneled directly through the United Ways of Colorado Flood Recovery Fund. Continue on to see highlights from the evening.
Original item, 10/16/13: The flood waters have receded, but there's still plenty of help needed; to that end, AEG and Live Nation are joining forces in enlisting some big names from the scene, as well as a longtime local favorite, to come together to help raise money for those who still desperately need it. On Sunday, October 27, at 1STBANK Center, Dave Matthews, the Fray, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, members of the Lumineers, DeVotchKa and Nathaniel Rateliff are slated to headline Colorado Rising, a show whose proceeds will go directly to benefit the LiveUnitedColorado.org. Tickets ($65-$125) go on sale this Friday, October 18, at noon via TicketHorse.com or by phone at 866-461-6556.
Scene's from Colorado Rising at 1STBANK Center this past weekend
Keep reading for more photos, and be sure to read the full review
Marijuana Deals Near You
Keep reading to see a moving video of Mark Changaris playing "Mad World" in his flood-ravaged home in Boulder
We Believe Local Journalism is Critical to the Life of a City
Engaging with our readers is essential to Westword's mission. Make a financial contribution or sign up for a newsletter, and help us keep telling Denver's stories with no paywalls.