There’s plenty of great live music going on in Denver for the first weekend of April–far more than one person could take in. So…here are a few suggestions among the many great alternatives to help you make up your mind, including a few hidden treasures. Good luck deciding.
FRIDAY, APRIL 5
Singer-songwriter/guitarist Ryan Chrys is having a CD release show at The Walnut Room, 3131 Walnut St. in Denver. Opening acts include Little Goose and Brent Loveday (of Reno Divorce). Tickets are $8 each, available from The Walnut Room. Service charge may apply. Doors at 8:00 PM. Ages 21+.
Local dream-pop band Shady Elders are releasing an EP as well, with a show at the Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway in Denver. Also performing are Hindershot and Wild High. Tickets are $8 each, available from Hi-Dive; service charge may apply. Doors at 8:30 PM; show starts at 9:30. Ages 18+.
SATURDAY, APRIL 6
Local singer-songwriter/guitarist Dave Preston is performing at Swallow Hill’s Tuft Theatre, 71 East Yale in Denver. The show is a benefit in support of The Kasisi Children’s Home in Zambia, Africa, and will include musical guests Rachel James, Eddie Turner and Kenny Passarelli. Tickets are $10 advance, $12 day of show, available from Swallow Hill. Discount rates for Swallow Hill members. Show starts at 8:00 PM, and is all ages.
Denver alt-rockers The Epilogues are headlining a show at Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St. in downtown Denver. Also performing are Eldren, Vetta Star and We Like Monsters. Tickets are $10 each, available from Soda Jerk Presents. Doors at 7:00 PM. This is an all-ages show!
Have a great weekend!