Halloween Events: Great American Taxi, MiM0Sa and Designer Drugs (win tickets!)

This weekend is huge. It's one of those, "If you aren't here, then you aren't having as much fun as me" kind of weekends. The deck is stacked with amazing things to do, so pick a card -- any card. We've got some passes to Designer Drugs at Club Vinyl to give away, so leave us a comment on a memorable Halloween and we'll hook you up!

October 28th: Cervantes Other Side: Great American Taxi featuring Vince Herman of Leftover Salmon, w/ Oakhurst, The Shwilbillies, & Jaden Carlson. $15, 9 p.m. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom: Yamn performs the music of Almost Famous, w/ Indobox and Whiskey Tango. $12, 9 p.m. Bluebird Theater: Halloween Hootenanny with DJ Sunshine. $7 presale, $10 at the door, 8 p.m. Ogden Theatre: The Onion AV Club, 97.3 KBCO and Twist & Shout present DeVotchKa with Churchill. $35, 9 p.m. Lavish Lounge: Hot and Sexy Halloween with cash prizes for costumes and the hottest Euro-music. Beta Nightclub: P.U.N.C.H.I.S. presents ZOOLOGIKO in the Beatport Lounge. Appaloosa Grill: Full Flavor Fridays with Dave Barker, Greg Campbell, Garret and Sound Advice. $5, 21+, 9 p.m. The Meadowlark: ANALOG SPACE -BLACK HALLOWEEN BALL featuring CacheFlowe, Narky Stares, Chavez Y Chavez, Tonyo!, and Peter Black. Tickets $5, 21+ to party, 9 p.m. Summit Music Hall: Nightmare on Blake Street ft. My Body Sings Electric, The Pirate Signal, Eldren, Shoot To Please, Valedictorian. $8, 7:30 p.m. The Church: NAUGHTY TRICKS & SEXY TREATS featuring DJ Max Kruse, Xenology, and Dub H. Tickets $10/$15, 9 p.m. City Hall Amphitheater: PANDAMONIUM featuring White Panda in the amphitheater. Costume contest with cash prizes. Tickets $15 in advance/$25 at the door, 9 p.m. Funky Buddha: Haunted Beatz II with three stages: hip-hop, turntablism/electro/trance/dubstep/breaks and drum-and-bass. $10, 21+, 8 p.m. Bar Standard: Forbidden Planet with MLE, Ishe, Mental, Milk, Dubl D, Satori-C and more. $25, 21+, 9 p.m. The Church: Global Fridays: Naughty Tricks and Sexy Treats with DJ Ascension and the Triad Dragons crew. 18+, 9 p.m.

October 29th: Club Vinyl: Vinyl Halloween Saturday featuring Designer Drugs, London Dungeon, and Split. $20 in advance/$25 at the door, 9 p.m. Larimer Lounge: Larimer Lounge x Analog Space Halloween Bash featuring ManCub, Flashlights, Hollagramz, King Mob, Peter Black (DJ Set). $5, 9 p.m. Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom: De La Soul w/ Black Sheep, The Foodchain and DJ Cavem. $30 presale/$35 at door, 9 p.m. Cervantes Other Side: Black Dynamite Sound Orchestra aka Venice Dawn CD Release and Halloween Party w/ TMRRW PPL, Girlgrabbers, and Bigwheel Electrosoul feat. Venus Cruz. $10, 8 p.m. Ogden Theatre: The Motet presents (Funk is Dead): performing the music of the Grateful Dead. Tickets $25/$30, 9 p.m. Bluebird Theater: Greensky Bluegrass with WhiteWater Ramble. $16/$20, 9 p.m. Denver Merchandise Mart: Triad Dragons present Hallow Freek'n Ween ft COSMIC GATE, SHOWTEK, DJ IRENE, LISA LASHES, DEHASSE. $50, 6:30 p.m. Fillmore Auditorium:MiM0Sa featuring Kastle, Ginz and Sleepyhead. $35, 7 p.m. City Hall Events Hall: FUTURE-WAIL-O-WEEN: FUTURE SIMPLE PROJECT, J.WAIL, CLOUD D, LULA GRANJI & MORE. City Hall Amphitheatre: NIGHTMARE - A MASSIVE HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY featuring Klutch Beat Bootique, Black Prez (Live performance), The Digital Connection, DJ Track Trix. $15 presale, $20 at the door, 7 p.m. The Living Room: A NIGHT TO DIE FOR: MUSIC & FILM REMIXED. A gruesome ode to film noir remixed by musicians DJ Max Renn & Denver's Best Kept Secret. Free if you're drinking, $2.50 if you can't. Marriot Hotel at DTC: 3rd Annual Haunted Hotel Party featuring Hypnautic, King Tef & Johny Rocketz. $39/$89/$799 (VIP, bottle, table), 8 p.m. Funky Buddha: THE 80'S RETRO ELECTRO ZOMBIE BASH! with DJ Shake 1, DJ Ripm and an '80s costume contest. $1 drinks until 11 p.m. Beauty Bar:SHE BOP: FRIDAY ON 13TH AVE + COSTUME CONTEST featuring DJs Garth and Eli who will be joined by special guest DJ Paul Italiano. No cover, 9 p.m. Apex Movement: Easy Killer with Roy England, Ejay, Khalib and Ivy. $15, 21+, 11 p.m. Hanson's Grill & Tavern: Halloween Funkathon with Brick Lee and Rob Gray. No cover, 9 p.m. Beta: Rockstar night with Manufactured Superstars, Dragon, Jontron, Cognition + T-Rav and Tommy Michael. $15, 18+, 8 p.m. Bar Standard/Milk/Mo's: Massacre on Broadway, five stages with Top 40, dubstep, house, '80s retro, goth and industrial. $10, 21+, 9 p.m.

October 30th: Ogden Theatre: Method Man with Curren$y, Big K.R.I.T., Smoke, and The Pricks. Tickets $28/$30, 8 p.m. Bluebird Theater: The Motet presents (Funk is Dead): performing the music of the Grateful Dead. $25/$30, 9 p.m. Cervantes Other Side: The Very Fun Halloween Party ft. Swim Club, The Radical Party, Ear Elephant & More. 7:30p.m. The Church MONOCHROME: A film noir, steampunk experience featuring DJ Slave1, DJ Roland, DJ MfR, DJ Mudwulf, and guests. Costume contest at midnight. $10 for 18+, no cover for 21+, 9 p.m.

October 31st: City Hall Events Venue: Hallowgoth Dance Party with The Overcasters, DJ Paul Italiano from FashioNation & Le Divorce + special guest DJ Roland, Costume Contest @ Midnight! $10 in advance/$15 at the door, 9 p.m. Broomfield First Bank Center: Skrillex Mothership Tour featuring TwoFresh, Nero, Skream and Benga, 12th Planet and Nadastrom. SOLD OUT. 7 p.m. Cervantes (dual venue show): FREE HALLOWEEN SHOW feat. Project Aspect, Slim Thugz, GriZ, Mikey Thunder, RumbleJunkie, Coult45, Dodger, Ginger Perry, Subsynthesis, & More! Free for 21+, $10 for under 21, 8 p.m. Club Vinyl: NAUGHTY NURSES, DIRTY DOCTORS HALLOWEEN PARTY. $5 in advance/$10 at the door, 9 p.m. Ogden Theatre: Warren Haynes Band. Tickets $35/$40, 7p.m. Bluebird Theater: Channel 93.3 & Westword Present Air Dubai / The Epilogues with ManCub and Monroe Monroe. Tickets $15, 7 p.m.

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Britt Chester is a writer and video producer living in Denver, Colorado. He's covered breaking news, music, arts and cannabis for Westword since 2010. His work has appeared in GQ Magazine, Village Voice, YES! Weekly, Inman News and the Winston-Salem Journal. He likes running, cycling, and interviewing people.
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