Halloween Was the Best Weekend for Live Music in Colorado

Colorado is a pretty great place to be a music fan. Denver has more music venues than Austin, and several of them are among the busiest in the world. People living here spend twice as much as the national average on music. The local scene is experiencing unprecedented success.

All this is to say that nearly every weekend is a good weekend for music in Colorado. And while it's hard to imagine that the best could be one where none of the legendary outdoor venues is active, that is exactly the case: Halloween weekend was the best one of the year for Colorado music.

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Kiernan Maletsky is Westword's music editor. His writing has appeared in alt-weeklies around the country as well as Miley Cyrus's mom's Twitter feed.
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