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 several major theaters, including the historic Ellie Caulkins Opera House and the Seawell Grand Ballroom. It’s also home t…
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…
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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 Cache la Poudre River

Mishawaka Amphitheatre

Reggae and blue grass, 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 favor…
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Live Music in Front Range

Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Red Rocks Amphitheatre is set between 400ft-high red sandstone rocks 15 miles southwest of Denver. Acoustics are so good many artists record live albums here. The 9000-seat theater offers stunning views and draws bi…
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…
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…
Comedy in Denver

Comedy Works

Denver’s best comedy club occupies a basement space in Larimer Sq (enter down a set of stairs at the corner of Larimer and 15th) and routinely brings in up-and-coming yucksters from around the country. It can be a b…