The Best Concerts in Denver This Weekend

Jónsi of Sigur Ros teams up with Alex Somers to perform Riceboy Sleeps at the Paramount Theatre on Friday, October 18.
Jónsi of Sigur Ros teams up with Alex Somers to perform Riceboy Sleeps at the Paramount Theatre on Friday, October 18. Eric Gruneisen

Sara Bareilles brings her Amidst the Chaos Tour to the Pepsi Center tonight, while Colombian singer Maluma is at the venue on Sunday night. This weekend's lineup also includes Jónsi of Sigur Ros and Alex Somers performing Riceboy Sleeps in its entirety with Wordless Music Orchestra at the Paramount Theatre, Jonathan Richman at Swallow Hill Music, Tech N9NE at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, and Black Lips at Larimer Lounge. Here's our full list of this weekend's best concert picks:


Sara Bareilles
$35-$105, 8 p.m., Pepsi Center

TroyBoi and G Jones
$44-$75, 6 p.m., Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison

Michael Franti & Spearhead
$52.95-$99.50, 8 p.m., Mission Ballroom

Jónsi and Alex Somers: Riceboy Sleeps
$39.50-$99.50, 8 p.m., Paramount Theatre

Papadosio (also October 19)
$27-$30, 8 p.m., Summit

The Main Squeeze
$20-$25, 9 p.m., Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom

$27.75-$32.75, 8 p.m., Gothic Theatre, Englewood

Wage War
$20-$22, 7 p.m, Marquis Theater

Brick + Mortar
$15-$17, 9 p.m., Larimer Lounge

Faye Webster
$14, 9 p.m., Lost Lake

Aaron Parks’ “Little Big”
$15-$30, 7 p.m., Dazzle

Hiss Golden Messenger (also October 19)
$23-$25, 9 p.m., Globe Hall

Territorio Liberado Fundraiser
$10/$15, 7 p.m., Goosetown Tavern


Tech N9NE
$44.75, 6 p.m., Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison

RL Grime
$35-$150, 9 p.m., Mission Ballroom

The Distillers
$30-$40, 8 p.m., Ogden Theatre

$15-$20, 9 p.m., Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom

Here Come the Mummies
$20-$25, 9 p.m., Gothic Theatre

The High Hawks
$20-$22, 9 p.m., Cervantes' Other Side

Christone "Kingfish" Ingram
$15-$20, 8 p.m., Marquis Theater

Jonathan Richman
$25-$27, 8 p.m., Swallow Hill Music


$59-$500, 7 p.m., Pepsi Center

Rising Appalachia
$35-$40, 7:30 p.m., Ogden Theatre

Municipal Waste and Napalm Death
$24-$27, 6 p.m., Summit

The Weepies and Joshua Radin
$35-$40, 8 p.m., Gothic Theatre, Englewood

Scott H. Biram
$17-$20, 8 p.m., Bluebird Theater

Kurt Elling
$40-$50, 7 p.m., Soiled Dove Underground

Black Lips
$23-$25, 8 p.m., Larimer Lounge

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