The Mile High City ranks as one of the top locations in the country to visit for its live music scene. Whether you are looking for classic jazz, country, or pop, the city of Denver is home to a variety of music venues. Check out these popular live music spots and mark your calendars for the next live music event.
Just thirty minutes outside of Denver lies Red Rocks Amphitheater, one of the most monumental venues to experience for both musicians and concert-goers. Many artists consider they have “made it” as a musician when they perform at this amazing outdoor venue. “Film on the Rocks” is also offered during the summer months where some of your favorite movies are being displayed.
Sit down for dinner and a show! Located in downtown Denver, Dazzle delivers an intimate setting with musicians from all over the world as they perform their own spice of jazz and bring the whole audience together.
If you are looking for classic country top hits and a hardwood floor perfect for line dancing, grab your boots and head to the Grizzly Rose. The honky-tonk vibe is something to experience whether you are a cowboy at heart or a newcomer looking for something new. They offer dance classes, but if you’re looking for something more adventurous, you might want to think about hopping on their very own mechanical bull.
Ogden Theatre, located on East Colfax Avenue, is another big hit for concert venues. With their wide range of music, there are shows for everyone. Concert-goers rave about the sound and lighting quality and the theater has also garnered several reviews for its impressive upkeep.
Nestled in the RiNo Arts District, Mission Ballroom opened its doors in 2019 and has grown tremendously in a short time frame. With music shows ranging from bluegrass to EDM, you can always find amazing musicians passing through Mission Ballroom on the weekends. There is plenty of room for dancing, parking spaces are ample, and the venue has top-notch security.
Many of Denver’s venues are close to nightlife, restaurants, and in close proximity to one another for a full night of fun. No matter where your tastes lie, there’s a venue to satisfy every music taste. RTD transportation makes it easy to see the live music magic that Denver has to offer.