Seven Concerts to Celebrate the Valentine's Day Spirit

A view from above at Nocturne Jazz Club.
A view from above at Nocturne Jazz Club. Mark Antonation
Valentine's Day is the most romantic day of the year. For those interested in an evening of champagne, songs you can slow-dance to and bands that won’t scare your date away, we’ve rounded up some lovely options for people of all musical tastes.
click to enlarge The Boettcher Concert Hall - EMILY HEALY
The Boettcher Concert Hall
Emily Healy
Saturday, February 11
A Tribute to Louis Armstrong
Boettcher Concert Hall
1000 14th Street

Byron Stripling will collaborate with the Colorado Symphony, playing trumpet and vocals for an evening dedicated to Louis Armstrong. If you're looking for a classy date night, then Boettcher Hall is the Valentine's Day weekend venue for you. The show starts at 7:30 p.m., and ticket prices begin at $39.
Sunday, February 12
Bob Marley’s Birthday Celebration with The Gladiators
Fox Theatre
1135 13th Street, Boulder

If you share a special bond with your date over a love of all things reggae, then head for the Fox Theatre for this unique combination of Bob Marley's birthday and Valentine's Day. Opening artists include Droop Lion, King Hopeton, and Selasee and the Fafa Family. Tickets start at $12.
Sunday, February 12
Sweetheart Brass
Broomfield Auditorium
3 Community Park Road, Broomfield

Looking for some romantic melodies or an early night? The Rocky Mountain Brassworks is performing Sunday afternoon at the Broomfield Auditorium for those couples that share a passion for brass and classics. Families are welcome. The early show begins at 4 p.m. Ticket are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and students, and $5 for children.
Tuesday, February 14
Lost Lake Lounge

3602 East Colfax Avenue

Electronic-music fans abound in Denver, so if your date digs chill electronic music, look no further than Lost Lake Lounge. Canadian band Tennyson takes the stage with a show starting at 8 p.m. Local band At.Play will open. Tickets start at $12.

Tuesday, February 14
Valentine’s Night Out, featuring the Music of Nat King Cole, by the Paul Musso Trio
1330 27th Street

A night of jazz, fine food and crafted cocktails is romantic anytime of the year, but Nocturne makes February 14 special. The $85 ticket (tax and gratuity included) includes a four-course meal, bubbles and a wine pairing. Local jazz masters the Paul Musso Trio will play the music of Nat King Cole. Early seating is sold out, but late seating, starting at 8:30 p.m., is still available.
Tuesday, February 14
Part & Parcel: Valentine’s Night Edition

1215 20th Street

Natives and transplants can all agree on some things — like bluegrass music. If your date feels like jamming out for the special night, head to Ophelia's. Part & Parcel is a local rock/bluegrass band that promises a special Valentine's Day twist to the evening. The show starts at 6 p.m., with no cover.
Tuesday, February 14
Katie Glassman and the Snapshot
930 Lincoln Street

Local artist Katie Glassman and the Snapshot will play their vintage-style swing music at one of Denver's best jazz clubs. Tickets are $15, but for $40, you also get a four-course meal. The show begins at 7 p.m.
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