Countdown to Denver: Musical Events

By Karen Maoki posted 05-31-2013 01:54 PM

Guest Blog by Barry D. Roseman for Colorado PELA

Colorado PELA presents the third installment of Countdown to Denver:




New Event Update:

The SOURCE Theater Company 
An African-American theatrical company, in collaboration with the Su Teatro theatrical group, is performing The Gospel at Colonus, through June 30, at Su Teatro's theater at 721 Santa Fe Drive, through June 30. Tickets are still available either at or at (303) 296-0219. Ethiopian, Mexican, and Japanese restaurants are within a block of the theater.

Reservations probably needed for:

Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Perhaps the most stunningly beautiful outdoor music venue in the U.S.
Transportation available from Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton
(see below for directions)

June 27-30: Widespread Panic

Pepsi Center

100 Chopper Circle; take mall bus to Blake Street, walk to Pepsi Center
June 30: Justin Bieber


Other events:

Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret
16th Street Mall and Arapahoe Street
(In the basement of the former D&F Tower; take the mall bus to Arapahoe)
June 26: The Raven & The Writing Desk Band

Ogden Theatre

935 East Colfax; 1 mile from Sheraton; short cab ride or 15 bus
June 26: Summerland Tour 2013: Alternative Guitars Starring Everclear, Live, Filter, Sponge
June 28: Alpha Blondy (reggae)

Bluebird Theater

3317 East Colfax (2.4 miles from Sheraton; cab ride or 15 bus)
June 28: The Oh Hellos
June 30: Cody Canada & the Departed

Fillmore Auditorium

1510 Clarkson Street (0.9 miles from Sheraton; short cab ride or 15 bus)
June 29: Foam Wonderland

Dazzle Restaurant and Lounge

930 Lincoln (1.1 miles from Sheraton; short cab ride or 0 bus)
June 26: “The Organization” with Jeff Jenkins
June 27: Adam Bodine – Album Release Party
June 28: Ken Walker Sextet
June 29: Lisa Engleken Quartet
June 30: SOBO Four – “The G.K. Story” CD Release Party

Jazz at Jack’s

500 16th Street (walking distance from Sheraton)
June 26: Jammin@Jacks w/ The Hot Lunch Band
June 27: SouLive Thursday featuring Soul Expression Band
June 28: Kelli Said Band (Eighties cover band)
June 29: Kelli Said Band (Eighties cover band)
June 30: Whats Cookin’ BIG Band Jazz; later: TMar & Page 6IX Band

Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom

2637 Welton Street (1.1 miles from Sheraton; short cab ride or D light rail line; take mall bus to California Street)
June 26: The Quick and Easy Boys with Slanted Jack (Cervantes’ Other Side)
June 27: Grass For That Ass ft. The Drunken Hearts
June 28: Rocky Mountain Power Jam ft. Colonel Bruce Hampton (Aquarium Rescue Unit), George Porter Jr. (The Meters), Eric McFadden (Stockholm Syndrome), Joey Porter (The Motet / Juno What?!), DJ Logic, Cecil “P-Nut” Daniels, Terrence Houston (Toubab Krewe) & More
June 29: Dyrty Byrds feat. George Porter Jr. & DJ Logic w/ SIMO

Soiled Dove Underground

7401 East 1st Avenue (6.1 miles from Sheraton; cab ride)
June 28: Dave Mason (standing room only)
June 29: Project Acoustic

Gothic Theatre

3263 South Broadway (8.7 miles from Sheraton; cab ride or 0 bus)
June 27: Camera Obscura, Marissa Nadler
June 28: Flobots
June 29: Luciano

Summit Music Hall

1902 Blake Street (mall bus to Blake Street, walk to hall)
June 26: Rx Bandits
June 29: Hinder, also featuring Aranda, Devour The Day, Acidic

Marquis Theater

2009 Larimer Street (mall bus to Larimer Street, walk to theater)
June 26: D-WHY, also featuring Sam Lachow
June 27: Branded Bandits, also featuring Birch Street
June 29: Kriss Kaliko, also featuring Stevie Stone, Mayday

Bar Standard

1037 Broadway (0.8 miles from Sheraton; short cab ride or 0 bus)
June 28: Denver Disco and Phibstock Presents The Magic Beans

City Park Jazz

Cab ride to the park; walk to the west side of City Park Lake
June 30: The Ron Miles Quartet with the Denver Municipal Band (free concert)

A wonderful city, a wonderful time!  Register now and join us for the 2013 NELA Annual Convention, June 26-29, at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel.