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The Twelve Best Concerts and Festivals in Colorado This Weekend

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It's a huge weekend in live music in Colorado. Brandi Carlile headlines Red Rocks, Jason Isbell and Sufjan Stevens are among the many artists featured at Folks Festival and the Foo Fighters stop by Fiddler's Green on Sunday. There's plenty more — let's get straight to our picks: 

ALL WEEKEND

Rocky Mountain Folks Festival
$60-$145 10:30 a.m. Planet Bluegrass Ranch

Synesthesia: Denver Psych Fest
$25-$30 6 p.m. Larimer Lounge

FRIDAY, AUGUST 14

Shania Twain
$42 AND UP 7:30 p.m. Pepsi Center

My Morning Jacket
$45-$49.50 8 p.m. Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Michael McDonald
$40-$75 8 p.m. Chautauqua Auditorium

Waka Flocka Flame
$23/$25 9 p.m. Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom

Firefall
FREE 6:30 p.m. Downtown Louisville

SATURDAY, AUGUST 15

Brandi Carlile
$37.50 - $46.50 7 p.m. Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Langhorne Slim & The Law
$15.75/$18 9 p.m. Bluebird Theater

SUNDAY, AUGUST 16

Drive-By Truckers
$45-$49.50 7:30 p.m. Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Foo Fighters
$42.50-$79.50 7 p.m. Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre

Rise Against
$35/$40 5:30 p.m. Fillmore Auditorium

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