The ten best summer music festivals in Colorado

A Colorado summer can be short, but there are plenty of ways to make it sweet, especially if you pack it with as many festivals, road trips and patios as possible. We've picked out ten music festivals sure to give you the flavor of the state's musical offerings -- everything from the EDM of Global Dance to the jam bands of Mammoth Fest. If you want truly homegrown talent, head to our own Westword Music Showcase on June 21 (featuring over 140 Colorado bands) or the Underground Music Showcase the month after that.

You can find plenty more advice for ways to spend the days between Memorial Day and Labor Day in this year's Westword Summer Guide, which is in this week's issue of the newspaper.

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