Festivals For All: Telluride Bluegrass, Country Jam and Sonic Bloom Kick Off This Week

Steely Dan returns to Red Rocks with Steve Winwood opening tonight, while DeVotchKa joins the Colorado Symphony again at the venue on Thursday. Bela Fleck & the Flecktones, Caravan Palace and Ben Nichols of Lucero are also on tap this week. As festival season settles in, Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Country Jam and Sonic Bloom all kick off on Thursday and run through the weekend.  See the full list of our picks below. 


Steely Dan
$49.50-$125, 7 p.m., Red Rocks Amphitheatre

$15/$17, 8 p.m., Bluebird Theater

Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra
$10-$15, 7 p.m. Dazzle


Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo
$39.50-$65, 8 p.m., Paramount Theatre

Nautilus Pompilius
$60, 8 p.m. Gothic Theatre

Joe Purdy
$20/$22, 8 p.m., Bluebird Theater

$14/$16, 7 p.m., Marquis Theater

$12, 9 p.m. Walnut Room


Dave Rawlings Machine
$25.40-$39.50, 8 p.m., Paramount Theatre

Caravan Palace
$25/$50, 8 p.m. Ogden Theatre

Bela Fleck & the Flecktones
$40-$58, Chautauqua Auditorium

Venom Inc. 
$20, 9 p.m. 3 Kings Tavern


DeVotchKa & the Colorado Symphony
$38.25-$65 8 p.m. Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Country Jam  (through June 19)
4-day passes $165 and up, ., Country Jam Ranch

Telluride Bluegrass Festival (through June 19)
$80-$230 Telluride Town Park 

Sonic Bloom (through June 19)
4-day pass $222-$444, Hummingbird Ranch

Lydia Can't Breathe
$5/$10, 7 p.m., City Hall

Ben Nichols
$15-$20 8 p.m. Bluebird Theater

Damien Jurado
$15/$17, 8 p.m. Marquis Theater

Corb Lund
$15, 9 p.m. Larimer Lounge

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