Live Music in Denver and What You Need to Know

The Mile High City brims with entertainment every week with big names from around the world coming to one of the many concert venues around the city. Whether you want to listen to some smooth jazz as you sip a cocktail or rock out to your favorite band at one of the most famous concert venues in the country, it’s easy to find a fantastic place to listen to live music in Denver! If you’re searching for other events and attractions to experience during your time in the Mile High City, request our free Vacation Guide!

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The Top Places to Experience Live Music in Denver

Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Red Rocks Amphitheatre is hands-down the best venue to experience live music in Denver. The biggest names in music cycle through the hallowed hills 25 minutes west of the Mile High City every year. If you want to see a fantastic concert in one of the most famous and beautiful concert settings in the country, make sure you put Red Rocks on your list of to-dos.

The Pepsi Center

This ultra-modern stadium venue sits in the heart of the Lower Downtown district and brings in plenty of top performers from around the world. The Pepsi Center also hosts Colorado’s professional basketball and hockey teams in the fall, winter, and spring.

Ogden Theatre

This small theatre listed on the National Register of Historic Places is a great place to listen to live music in the heart of Denver. The Ogden Theatre’s intimate setting hosts a variety of artists in the heart of the Capitol Hill district, where you can walk to a selection of restaurants and bars before or after your show.

The Filmore Auditorium

The Filmore Auditorium also lies in the Capitol Hill Neighborhood in Denver. This spectacular venue features elegant chandeliers and a wrap-around balcony that combine to create an extravagant performance space. The best part is that you’re just steps from your room at Castle Marne!

Colorado Convention Center

The Bellco Theatre in the Colorado Convention Center has the perfect location to watch a live music performance in Denver! The beautiful venue sits in the Central Business District, which is within easy walking distance to the two main entertainment shopping, and dining hotspots in downtown—Larimer Square and the 16th Street Mall.

Bluebird Theatre

The Bluebird Theatre is one of the premier small venues in the Denver area. This historic theatre turned concert venue boasts a three-tier balcony with great views from anywhere in the crowd.

1stBank Center

This state-of-the-art entertainment center 15 miles north of downtown Denver packs in plenty of guests for a set list of top-notch performances every year. The 1stBank Center offers a mid-size concert experience where guests can enjoy the show from seats or standing space on the floor.

Smaller Live Music Venues in Denver

If you’re looking for nightly entertainment at a local bar or restaurants, there are plenty of fantastic options for those wanting to enjoy the best up-and-coming music in Denver. Check out these venues around downtown and the Capitol Hill district!

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Caste Marne is the perfect place to stay for those interested in exploring Denver’s diverse entertainment scene. Our charming and historic Inn sits in the heart of the Capitol Hill district so you can easily walk between all of the restaurants and venues in the area! A stay in one of our comfortable and luxurious rooms makes for a unique and memorable experience on your trip to the Mile High City!

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