Concerts

Weekend's best live bets: Global Dance Festival, The UMS, Dirty Projectors, Kenny Chesney, Lucinda Williams and more

Welcome to the weekend! There are few festivals happening over the next few days, including the Global Dance Festival at Red Rocks and The UMS, which includes a few hundred local acts and national acts like Shabazz Palaces, at various venues along South Broadway. There's also forward-thinking indie rock act Dirty Projectors, country superstar Kenny Chesney, alt-country singer Lucinda Williams as well as acts like Reckless Kelly, Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials, Hot Chelle Rae, Ghosts of Glaciers and more. Page down for the full rundown on the weekend's best live music bets.
KEEP WESTWORD FREE... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.