The Best Concerts in Denver This Week

Ranky Tanky headlines the Newman Center on Thursday.
Ranky Tanky headlines the Newman Center on Thursday. Peter Frank Edwards

Charleston, South Carolina-based quintet Ranky Tanky headlines the Newman Center for the Performing Arts in support of Good Time, which just recently got a Grammy nomination for Best Regional Roots Album. Rapper GZA brings brings his 25th-anniversary tour of Liquid Swords to Summit on Tuesday. Also on tap this week are Motion City Soundtrack at Summit, Cold War Kids at the Ogden Theatre and The Almost at the Marquis Theater. Here's our full list of picks:


Motion City Soundtrack
$35, 6 p.m., Summit

$15-$18, 9 p.m., Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom

Tribute to Black Classical Composers
$10-$25, 6:30 p.m., Dazzle


$25, 7:30 p.m., Summit

The Almost
$18, 6 p.m., Marquis Theater

Chris Farren
$13, 8 p.m., Globe Hall

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