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Top Choice Live Music in Cache la Poudre River

Mishawaka Amphitheatre

Reggae and bluegrass, jam bands and folkies – this place knows how to book acts that fit the natural surroundings of the canyon environment. It holds 900 but somehow manages to feel cozy. All told, one of our favori…
Top Choice Performing Arts in Denver

Denver Performing Arts Complex

This massive complex – one of the largest of its kind – occupies four city blocks and houses 10 major venues, including the historic Ellie Caulkins Opera House and the Boettcher Concert Hall. It’s also home to the C…
Top Choice Theater in Denver

Curious Theatre

'No guts, no story' is the tagline of this award-winning theater company. Set in a converted church, plays pack a punch with thought-provoking stories that take on social justice issues. Think race, immigration, sex…
Top Choice Live Music in Aspen

Belly Up

Long the top nightspot in Aspen, Belly Up has built and maintained its street cred by bringing the best live acts to the Aspen people. That means everything from local bluegrass bands to hip-hop globalist K’NAAN and…
Top Choice Live Music in Carbondale

Steve's Guitars

On weekend nights, this unassuming guitar shop turns into an intimate one-room venue where the focus is all about enjoying great, usually acoustic, music. Shows at this community favorite start around 8:30pm on Frid…
Top Choice Jazz in Denver

El Chapultepec

This smoky, old-school jazz joint attracts a diverse mix of people. Since it opened in 1951, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Ella Fitzgerald have played here, as have Jagger and Richards. Local jazz bands take the t…
Live Music in Denver

Ogden Theatre

One of Denver’s best live-music venues, the Ogden Theatre has a checkered past. Built in 1917, it was derelict for many years and might have been dozed in the early 1990s, but it’s now listed on the National Registe…
Theater in Denver

Denver Center for the Performing Arts

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is the theater wing of the huge Denver Performing Arts Complex. It has eight theaters making it the country's largest nonprofit theater organization (and an easy place to tu…
Live Music in Denver

Grizzly Rose

This is one kick-ass honky-tonk – 40,000 sq ft of hot live music – attracting real cowboys from as far as Cheyenne. The Country Music Association called it the best country bar in America. If you’ve never experience…
Jazz in Denver

Nocturne

Art deco meets industrial chic at this jazz club in the heart of RiNo. Though featuring local and national musicians, the stars here are the artists in residence who take the stage for eight-week runs to perform wor…