The Ten Best Concerts and Music Festivals in Colorado This Weekend

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The summer festivals continue in Colorado, with the debut of the Bluebird District Music Festival (featuring a heavy-hitting lineup of local talent) and the continuation of the Ride Festival up in the mountains. It's also time for the Avett Brothers' annual residency at Red Rocks — this year's openers are particularly compelling. The full list of our picks follows. 


The Avett Brothers (with Lake Street Dive, Sturgill Simpson and John Prine, respectively)
$49.95-$59.95 7:30PM Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Bluebird District Music Festival
Various venues in the Bluebird District on Colfax Ave. 

The Ride Festival
$175-$375 2-DAY PASSES 11:00AM Telluride Town Park


The Band of Heathens
$5-$15 9:00PM Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
FREE 6:30PM Downtown Louisville


$46-$126 7:30PM Pepsi Center

Channel 93.3's Big Gig 2015
$17.50-$60 2:30PM Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre

Nate Ruess
$17.50-$60 2:30PM Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre


Colorado Irish Festival
$10-$16/UNDER 12 FREE 6:00PM Clement Park

Lake Street Dive
$25/$27 8:00PM Gothic Theatre

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