Music Festivals

The Twelve Best Concerts and Festivals in Colorado This Weekend

Riot Fest weekend is here — a huge array of punk, hip-hop and rock bands will come to the National Western Complex. Elsewhere, Pretty Lights plays Telluride, Dave Matthews Band is at Fiddler's Green. The full list of our picks follows. 

ALL WEEKEND

Riot Fest
$99.98/VIP $259.98 2 p.m. National Western Complex

Pretty Lights
$110 2-DAY TICKET 7 p.m. Telluride Town Park
FRIDAY, AUGUST 28

Dave Matthews Band
$40.50-$80 7 p.m. Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre

Atmosphere
$38.75 7 p.m. Red Rocks Amphitheatre

The Watkins Family Hour
$30-$34.50 8 p.m. Boulder Theater

Curta
$5 9 p.m. Rhinoceropolis
SATURDAY, AUGUST 29

Elephant Revival
$40/$45 7:30 p.m. Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Megan Burtt (CD release)
$12-$25 8 p.m. The Oriental Theater

Chelsea Wolfe
$15/$18 8 p.m. Bluebird Theater
SUNDAY, AUGUST 30

Mad Decent Block Party
$46.50 3 p.m. Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Chris Isaak
$42-$52 6:30 p.m. Hudson Gardens

Yes
$55-$60 5:30 p.m. Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield
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