Jun 282013

The weekend in Denver is loaded with great live music, as usual–and this weekend’s picks, as you’ll see below, have a fairly strong acoustic theme. If you’re trying to decide where to go to catch awesome music in the Mile-High this weekend, why not start with these?


Local garage rockers Colfax Speed Queen are celebrating a vinyl release at the Hi-Dive, 7 S. Broadway in Denver. Also performing are Wire Faces, Pizza Time and Heavy Dose DJs. Tickets are $6 each, available from the Hi-Dive. Service charge may apply. Doors at 9:00 PM; show starts at 10:00. Ages 21+.

Denver’s own Flobots are headlining at the Gothic Theatre, 3263 S. Broadway in Englewood. Opening acts include Wheelchair Sports Camp and Kitty Crimes. Tickets are $20 each, available from the Gothic Theatre or from AXS.com. Service charges may apply. Doors at 8:00 PM; show starts at 9:00. This is an all-ages show!


The annual Project Acoustic showcase comes to the Soiled Dove Underground, 7401 E. 1st Ave. in Denver¬†on Saturday. Featured acts include I’m With Her, The James Douglas Show, Lovers & Madmen, Landon Smith, and Grayson Erhard. Tickets are $10 each, available through Soiled Dove Underground. Service charge may apply. Doors at 7:00 PM; show starts at 8:00. Ages 21+.

The Acoustic Circus is an ongoing acoustic music celebration that takes place weekly at the Toad Tavern, 5302 S. Federal Circle in Littleton. This Friday and Saturday mark a special celebration as the Acoustic Circus releases its second compilation CD, Acoustic Circus Vol. II, featuring some of Denver’s finest musicians. Featured artists at the two-night event include Buckstein, Ryan Chrys, Megan Burtt, Andy Ard, Steve Law Band, Bailout, Your Own Medicine, Clara Finn and numerous others. $8 cover at the door nightly; first 125 each night receive a free copy of the CD. ¬†Music starts at 7:30 PM nightly. Ages 21+.

Happy weekend!