The Best Concerts in Denver This Weekend

Umphrey's McGee played at Red Rocks on Friday, June 21, 2019.
Umphrey's McGee played at Red Rocks on Friday, June 21, 2019. Jacqueline Collins
Umphrey's McGee plays two nights at the Fillmore Auditorium this weekend before playing two more New Year's shows next week, while the Polish Ambassador plays two nights at the Boulder Theater and Yonder Mountain String Band plays two nights at the Fox Theatre. Here's our full list of this weekend's best concert picks:


Umphrey's McGee (also December 28, 30, 31)
$37.50, 7 p.m., Fillmore Auditorium

$15, 7 p.m., Summit

The Polish Ambassador (also December 28)
$25-$30, 9 p.m., Boulder Theater, Boulder

Yonder Mountain String Band (also December 28)
$35, 8:30 p.m., Fox Theatre, Boulder

Poolside at the Flamingo
$10, 7 p.m., Marquis Theater

Under a Blood Red Sky
$12-$15, 8 p.m., Soiled Dove Underground

Green Druid
$10, 8 p.m., Lost Lake

Brendan Kelly
$12, 9 p.m., Streets Denver


$22.50-$49.95, 9 p.m., Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom

$25.50-$29, 8 p.m., Bluebird Theater

Honey Island Swamp Band
$15-$18, 9 p.m., Cervantes' Other Side

Stupid Young
$35, 7:30 p.m., Marquis Theater

$13, 9 p.m., Larimer Lounge

Otis Taylor Band
$15-$35, 6:30 p.m., 9 p.m. Dazzle

Kal Cahoone & the Dirty Pretty
$10, 8 p.m., Mercury Cafe


Doom Flamingo
$22-$40, 9 p.m., Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom

Melvin Seals & JGB
$30, 9 p.m., Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple

$10-$12, 9 p.m., Lost Lake

Three Pianos ft. Eric Gunnison, Art Lande & Jeff Jenkins
$15-$25, 6:30 p.m., Dazzle

Looking for more to do? Visit Westword's concert calendar online. Have an event you want us to include on this list? Send the details to [email protected]

Update, December 27, 2019: The original lead photo on this story showed a musician who was not in Umphrey's McGee.
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