The Best Concerts in Denver This Weekend

Big Gigantic headlines Red Rocks tonight and tomorrow.
Big Gigantic headlines Red Rocks tonight and tomorrow. Jason Siegal
click to enlarge Big Gigantic headlines Red Rocks tonight and tomorrow. - JASON SIEGAL
Big Gigantic headlines Red Rocks tonight and tomorrow.
Jason Siegal
Big Gigantic headlines Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Friday and Saturday night as part of the duo's ninth installment of Rowdytown. Lake Street Dive is at the venue on Sunday. This weekend's lineup also includes Van Morrison at Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre, Bluebird Music Festival at Macky Auditorium, and the Summerland Tour at Levitt Pavilion Denver with Everclear, Hoobastank, Living Colour and Wheatus.

Here are the best concerts in Denver this weekend:
Big Gigantic: Rowdytown IX
Friday, September 24 and Saturday, September 25, 6 p.m.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 West Alameda Parkway, Morrison

Boulder electronica duo Big Gigantic presents its ninth installment of Rowdytown over two nights at Red Rocks. Friday night's lineup includes Gigantic NGHTMRE, DROELOE, GoldFish and Covex, while Saturday's bill includes Peekaboo, Slenderbodies and Dreamers Delight.

The Pitch Invasion
Friday, September 24, 8 p.m.
HQ, 60 South Broadway

The Pitch Invasion headlines a night of local punks acts with One Time Crime, CycloSonic and the Pollution.

Samantha Fish
Friday, September 24, 8 p.m.
Ogden Theatre, 935 East Colfax Avenue

Blues and rock guitarist and singer Samantha Fish stops at the Ogden Theatre in support of her brand new album, Faster, her first collaboration with producer Martin Kierszenbaum, who's worked with Lady Gaga, Sting and Madonna.
Summerland Tour 2021
Friday, September 24, 6 p.m.
Levitt Pavilion Denver, 1380 West Florida Avenue

Alt-rock band Everclear, which formed nearly three decades ago, headlines the Summerland tour that also includes Hoobastank, Living Colour and Wheatus.

Bluebird Music Festival
Saturday, September 25 and Sunday, September 25, 2 p.m.
Macky Auditorium Concert Hall, 1595 Pleasant Street, Boulder
"Strings and Stories" on Saturday afternoon features Jonathan Russell (of the Head and the Heart), Jade Bird, Molly Tuttle and Otis Taylor, while the evening concert lineup includes City and Colour, Russell and Heavy Diamond Music. Sunday's lineup includes Phoffman (of Greensky Bluegrass), Rayland Baxter, Willie Watson, Trout Steak Revival and Daniel Rodriguez.

Colorado Symphony: A Tribute to Broadway Legends
Saturday, September 25, 7:30 p.m.
Boettcher Concert Hall, 14th and Curtis streets

Colorado Symphony teams up with Sierra Boggess, who debuted on Broadway as Ariel in the 2007 production of The Little Mermaid. She will perform a night of songs from Broadway musicals, including Guys and Dolls, Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies, My Fair Lady and more. 
Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio
Saturday, September 25, 8 p.m.
Cervantes' Other Side, 2637 Welton Street
Delvon Lamarr, who released I Told You So earlier this year, takes cues from '60s jazz organists and soul and funk of the Booker T. & the M.G.'s and the Meters.

Van Morrison
Saturday, September 25, 7 p.m.
Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre, 6350 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard, Englewood
Earlier this year, Van Morrison released his forty-second release, Latest Record Project Volume 1, a 28-track double album that finds the iconic singer-songwriter delving into blues, R&B, jazz and soul. Blues legend Taj Mahal opens.

Lake Street Dive
Sunday, September 26, 7 p.m.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 West Alameda Parkway, Morrison

Boston's Lake Street Dive headlines Red Rocks in support of the band's seventh album, Obviously, which was released last March on Nonesuch. Roots band the Wood Brothers will open.

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