The Best Concerts in Denver This Week

Slim Cessna's Auto Club plays two nights at the hi-dive.
Slim Cessna's Auto Club plays two nights at the hi-dive. Jon Solomon
Get a kick-start on New Year's tonight with the first of a few two-night stands. Decadence, one of the biggest New Year's Eve parties in the world, is at the Colorado Convention Center, Umphrey's McGee continues a four-night run at the Fillmore, Slim Cessna's Auto Club plays the hi-dive, and Slug Wife performs at the Black Box.

For more New Year's Eve concerts and parties, check out our rundown here. Also on tap this week are Silver & Smoke at the Bluebird Theater and RE:Search, with Shooka, at Cervantes' Other Side. Here's our full list of picks:


Decadence (also December 31)
$89-$169, 6:30 p.m., Colorado Convention Center

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

KT Tunstall
$29.50-$35, 8 p.m., Boulder Theater, Boulder

Circles Around the Sun
$20-$25, 8 p.m., Gothic Theatre, Englewood

Slim Cessna's Auto Club (also December 31)
$20-$40, 9 p.m., hi-dive

Slug Wife (also December 31)
$40-$75, 9 p.m., The Black Box


Leftover Salmon
$29.95-$99.95, 7:15 p.m., Mission Ballroom

$35-$40, 8:30 p.m., Ogden Theatre

Against Me!
$35, 8 p.m., Summit

The Glitch Mob
$60-$150, 9 p.m., Temple Nightclub

$35-$40, 9 p.m., Gothic Theatre, Englewood

The Yawpers
$20-$175, 9 p.m., Oriental Theater

Gasoline Lollipops
$25-$30, 9 p.m., Fox Theatre, Boulder

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

Texas Hippie Coalition
$25, 7 p.m., Herman's Hideaway

A Roaring 1820's NYE Ball with Rasputina
$26.50-$27, 9 p.m., Marquis Theater

Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven
$55-$75, 9 p.m., Soiled Dove Underground

$43-$100, 10 p.m., Ophelia's Electric Soapbox

$15, 9 p.m., Larimer Lounge

The Nuns of Brixton
$18, 9 p.m., Lost Lake

LowDown Brass Band
$15-$42, 7 p.m., Dazzle

Chimney Choir
$25-$30, 10 p.m., Mercury Cafe

Death by Stereo
$20, 9 p.m., Streets Denver

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