Concerts

The Best Concerts in Denver This Weekend

The Copper Children headline the Oriental Theater tonight.
The Copper Children headline the Oriental Theater tonight. The Copper Children
Heavy snow is slated to hit the state on Saturday, with up to two feet expected in some parts, so check with venues first to see if shows are canceled. This weekend's lineup includes Brothers of Brass and Pink Hawks at Moe's Original BBQ and Bowl, the Copper Children at the Oriental Theater, and the California Honeydrops Trio at Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom. Here's what's happening:

Brothers of Brass
Friday, March 12, 8 p.m.
Moe's Original BBQ and Bowl, 3295 South Broadway
$20-$95
Denver-based horn and drum band Brothers of Brass headlines, with Afrobeat Latin fusion act Pink Hawks opening.

The Copper Children
Friday, March 12, 7 p.m.
Oriental Theater, 4335 West 44th Avenue
$20-$35
While Denver folk band the Copper Children dubs itself a folk group, it also works soul and psychedelic rock into its music.

The Funk Sessions
Saturday, March 12, 6:45 & 9:45 p.m.
Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom
$65
This all-star funk lineup includes Craig Brodhead (Turkuaz), Kevin Scott (Jimmy Herring), Nikki Glaspie (the Nth Power), Joey Porter (the Motet), Corey Frye (the Main Squeeze), Eric "Benny" Bloom (Lettuce) and Drew Sayers (the Motet).

JoJo Hermann & Jerry Joseph
Friday, March 12, and Saturday, March 13, 5 & 8 p.m.
Vilar Performing Arts Center, 68 Avondale Lane, Beaver Creek
$90
Widespread Panic keyboardist JoJo Hermann and singer-songwriter Jerry Joseph play four shows over two nights in Beaver Creek as part of the Vilar Performing Arts Center Residency Series.

SerotonINN Sound Series
Friday, March 12, and Saturday, March 13,
DoubleTree by Hilton DTC, 7801 East Orchard Road, Greenwood Village
Ticket price TBD

Two nights of EDM where guests can view the show from their own private hotel room balconies. Claude VonStroke headlines Friday night, while Desert Hearts artists Mike Lion, Lee Reynolds, Marbs and more perform on Saturday.


California Honeydrops Trio
Saturday, March 13, and Saturday, March 14, 6:45 & 9:45 p.m.
Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 2635 Welton Street
$75
While the California Honeydrops usually perform as a five-piece, the Bay Area-based blues and R&B band plays two nights as a trio.

GoodRattle Hardbop Quintet
Saturdays in March, 6:30 & 9 p.m.
Nocturne, 1330 27th Street
$25
GoodRattle, which performs original works Saturdays in March, is a modern hard-bop quintet led by saxophonist and composer Wil Swindler.

Find more music events in the Westword concert calendar. Organizing a concert you'd like to be considered for this list? Send information to editorial@westword.com.
KEEP WESTWORD FREE... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.