Concertgoers enjoying an evening of live entertainment at Red Rocks Park & Amphitheater

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Denver Outdoor Summer Concert Season

Summertime in Denver is all about the outdoors. Denverites spend these months making the most of the plentiful sunshine and copious fresh air — hiking, biking and enjoying a host of live music extravaganzas, from Red Rocks Amphitheatre to City Park Jazz.

Empower Field at Mile High Concerts

In town during the summer but still want to get a peek at the Denver Broncos' famed home stadium? A concert at Empower Field at Mile High might be just the ticket. Big-name acts take to the open-air stage as music carries on the Colorado breeze above the storied gridiron for a concert experience you won't forget.

  • June 14–15, 2024: Zach Bryan's The Quittin Time Tour with special guests Sierra Ferrell and Levi Turner
  • June 20, 2024: The Rolling Stones
  • June 27–28, 2024: Morgan Wallen One Night At A Time 2024
  • July 27, 2024: Kenny Chesney Sun Goes Down 2024 Tour
  • Aug. 3, 2024: Foo Fighters Everything or Nothing At All Tour


City Park Jazz

The City Park Bandstand and Pavilion turns into a swinging, open-air jazz club on Sundays from June to August from 6–8 p.m., as music lovers of all ages congregate for City Park Jazz. Bring a blanket or folding chair — but be prepared to spend plenty of time on your feet, too. City Park Jazz encourages dancing. Best of all, these concerts are free.​​

  • June 16, 2024: Mistura Fina
  • June 23, 2024: ZiMBiRA
  • June 30, 2024: Hazel Miller and the Collective
  • July 7, 2024: JoFoKe & Same Cloth
  • July 14, 2024: Delta Sonics Blues Revue
  • July 21, 2024: Denver Jazz Orchestra
  • July 28, 2024: Nelson Rangell
  • Aug. 4, 2024: Jakarta
     

Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre Concerts

Grab a blanket and take a seat on the lawn or buy a reserved seat at this beautiful venue just south of Denver in Greenwood Village. Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre has a variety of acts coming up this spring and summer.

  • June 25–26, 2024: Noah Kahan: We’ll All Be Here Forever Tour
  • June 29, 2024: Kool Koncert 2024: I Love the 90s Tour with Vanilla Ice, Zach Goode of Smash Mouth, Tone Loc, Color Me Badd, Tag Team
  • June 30, 2024: Pixies & Modest Mouse with special guest Cat Power
  • July 6, 2024: Totally Tubular Festival featuring Thomas Dolby, Thompson Twins' Tom Bailey, Modern English, Men Without Hats, The Romantics, Bow Wow Wow and The Plimsouls
  • July 10, 2024: Summer Camp with Trucks Tour featuring Hootie & the Blowfish with Collective Soul and Edwin McCain
  • July 17, 2024: Barbie The Movie: In Concert
  • July 27, 2024: Summer Greens 2024: Stick Figure & Sublime & Ziggy Marley with SOJA, TRIBAL SEEDS, The Hip Abduction
  • July 31, 2024: Neil Young & Crazy Horse
  • Aug. 1, 2024: Loaded: The Greatest Hits featuring BUSH, Jerry Cantrell and Candlebox
  • Aug. 2, 2024: Locked Up Tour 2024: Sam Hunt with Russell Dickerson, George Birge
  • Aug. 10, 2024: 97.3 KBCO Presents: Help From My Friends Tour 2024 with Blue October & Switchfoot & Matt Nathanson
  • Aug. 13, 2024: I Prevail & Halestorm with Hollywood Undead and Fit for a King
  • Aug. 17, 2024: Cody Johnson: The Leather Tour
  • Aug. 19–20, 2024: Grey Day Tour 2024: $UICIDEBOY$ with Denzel Curry, Pouya, HAARPER, Shakewell, EKKSTACY
  • Aug. 22, 2024: The Kaleidoscope Nights: Lauren Daigle with Blessing Offor
  • Aug. 23–24, 2024: Dave Matthews Band
  • Aug. 28, 2024: Summer Road Trip 2024: Train & REO Speedwagon with Yacht Rock Revue
  • Aug. 29, 2024: Boca Chueca Tour 2024: Carin Leon
  • Aug. 30, 2024: Unreal Unearth Tour 2024: Hozier with Allison Russell
  • Sept. 7, 2024: Creed– Summer of ’99 Tour with 3 Doors Down and Finger Eleven
  • Sept. 13, 2024: ‘dream your life away’ Anniversary Show: Vance Joy with Briston Maroney, Tiny Habits
  • Sept. 14, 2024: Pentatonix
  • Sept. 15, 2024: Kacey Musgraves: Deeper Well World Tour with Father John Misty, Nickel Creek
  • Sept. 18, 2024: Mitski with Laufey
  • Sept. 21, 2024: Dan + Shay with Jake Owen and Dylan Marlowe
  • Sept. 28, 2024: The National & The War on Drugs: The Zen Diagram Tour with special guest Lucius
  • Oct. 2, 2024: Cigarettes After Sex: X’s World Tour
  • Oct. 16, 2024: 107.9 KBPI Presents KORN with special guests Gojira and Spiritbox


Levitt Pavilion Concerts

The Levitt Pavilion is a state-of-the-art amphitheater in Ruby Hill Park that was created as a gift to the community. This outdoor venue hosts a slew of free concerts every summer, and a few ticketed events, too. Bring a blanket and a picnic, kick back on the lawn and enjoy artists from a wide range of genres.

  • June 13, 2024: Buffalo Nichols with Bison Bone (Free)
  • June 14, 2024: Caifanes with Café Tacvba (Ticketed)
  • June 15, 2024: Cool Vibes Reggae Fest 2024 Presents The Movement with Special Guests The Elovaters, The Expendables and Aurorawave (Ticketed)
  • June 16, 2024: Central City Opera with Grande Orquesta Navarre (Free)
  • June 19, 2024: The Sensational Barnes Brothers with Wes Watkins (Free)
  • June 20, 2024: Sunny War with Grant Sabin (Free)
  • June 22, 2024: Super Chill featuring The Polish Ambassador (Ticketed)
  • June 27, 2024: My Body My Voice featuring Denver Women's Chorus and Phoenix (Free)
  • June 28, 2024: Fishbone with Roka Hueka (Free)
  • June 29, 2024: Brazilian Day (Free)
  • June 30, 2024: The Good, The Bad, and The Devine with Enmanuel Alexander Trio (Free)
  • July 5, 2024: Dark Star Orchestra (Ticketed)
  • July 6, 2024: AMEE Presents: The Revival featuring Flobots and Kayla Marque (Free)
  • July 7, 2024: Japan Fest 2024- A Ryuichi Sakamoto Tribute featuring Paul D. Miller (DJ Spooky), Michael Sakamoto, and Rubin Kodheli (Free)
  • July 14, 2024: Black Opry Revue with Jimbo Darville & The Truckadours (Free)
  • July 18, 2024: The White Buffalo with Patrick Dethlefs (Free)
  • July 19, 2024: Chali 2na and Cut Chemist (Free)
  • July 20, 2024: Suen Kuti and Egypt 80 with ATOMGA (Free)
  • Aug. 1, 2024: Alysha Brilla with The Hardly Nevers (Free)
  • Aug. 2, 2024: The Po' Ramblin' Boys with Drunken Hearts (Free)
  • Aug. 3, 2024: Shakedown Street (Free)
  • Aug. 8, 2024: LowDown Brass Band & The Burroughs (Free)
  • Aug. 10, 2024: All My Relationsh Celebration (Free)
  • Aug. 11, 2024: Miguel Espinoza Fusion with Michele Castro (Free)
  • Aug. 14, 2024: The Beach Boys (Ticketed)
  • Aug. 16, 2024: Leftover Salmon, Yonder Mountain String Band & Railroad Earth (Ticketed)
  • Aug. 17, 2024: Wailing Souls/Itals (Free)
  • Aug. 23, 2024: Gipsy Kings ft. Nicholas Reyes (Ticketed)
  • Aug. 24, 2024: Melvin Seals & JGB with Mojomama (Free)
  • Aug. 29, 2024: Kurt Vile and The Violators (Ticketed)
  • Aug. 30, 2024: Alternative TentaclesFEST hosted by Jello Biafra featuring Tsunami Bomb with Kultur Shock, Wheelchair Sports Camp and Dead Pioneers (Free)
  • Aug. 31, 2024: Dashiki Fest (Free)
  • Sept. 6, 2024: Mariachi Sol de Mi Tierra, The Fiesta Colorado Dance Company & Baile Caliente with El Javi (Free)
  • Sept. 13, 2024: Levitt National Tour Presents: The War and Treaty (Free)
  • Sept. 14, 2024: 22nd Annual Soul Rebel Festival Ft. Black Uhuru, The Meditations and Harry Mo & The CRU (Free)
  • Sept. 15, 2024: Bodies of Culture Present Sunday Sounds Vol. 2 (Free)
  • Sept. 20, 2024: Viva Southwest Mariachi Fest featuring La Santa Cecilia (Free)
  • Sept. 21, 2024: Rez Metal (Free)
  • Sept. 22, 2024: Gamelan Tunas Mekar with "Padayon" FACC Cultural Performance Group (Free)
  • Oct. 4, 2024: Blonde Redhead with Allison Lorenzen (Ticketed)
  • Oct. 5, 2024: Third World with Mono Verde Collective & DJ Imeh (Free)


Arvada Center Outdoor Amphitheater & Front Porch Concerts

The Arvada Center's Outdoor Amphitheater offers exceptional acoustics in an intimate setting perfect for enjoying live music featuring national and local artists. The amphitheater features a weather-friendly covered seating area with close-up views of the stage and delicious concessions, including burgers, sandwiches, beer and wine. And on Wednesday evenings from July to September, the Front Porch Series presents local solo and duet musical acts, food and brews in a shady, beer-garden setting on the front plaza. ​

  • June 21, 2024: Spin Doctors with Cracker
  • June 23, 2024: Orquesta Akokán with Jon Cleary & The Absolute Monster Gentlemen
  • June 29, 2024: Denver Brass presents: Brass, Camera, Action
  • July 6, 2024: Mozart Under Moonlight
  • July 7, 2024: Melissa Etheridge: I’m Not Broken Tour
  • July 9, 2024: Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder
  • July 13, 2024: CJRO Presents: Lady Sings the Groove with Tatiana LadyMay Mayfield
  • July 26, 2024: A Tribute to Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops
  • July 28, 2024: Tower of Power
  • Aug. 9, 2024: Corinne Bailey Rae
  • Aug. 25, 2024: Preservation Hall Jazz Band
  • Aug. 28, 2024: The High Kings and Gaelic Storm
  • Sept. 7, 2024: Big Richard


Music at the Gardens at Denver Botanic Gardens

Denver Botanic Gardens' popular Music at the Gardens series is back! Shows in the UMB Bank Amphitheater feature national, award-winning musicians. Concerts start at 6:30 p.m. at the York Street location. Note: Food is available for purchase at the Gardens, but alcohol is not. You may bring alcohol in its original container to both the Summer Concert Series and Evenings al Fresco. 

  • June 20, 2024: Emmylou Harris
  • July 10, 2024: John Craigie feat. Laurie Shook (of Shook Twins) and special guest Langhorne Slim
  • July 11, 2024: DeVotchKa
  • July 21, 2024: Watchhouse with Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves
  • July 22, 2024: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue with Devon Gilfillian
  • July 30, 2024: Las Cafeteras and Flor de Toloache
  • Aug. 6, 2024: Graham Nash
  • Aug. 7, 2024: Angelique Kidjo and Meshell Ndegeocello
  • Aug. 8, 2024: Arlo Parks
  • Aug. 15, 2024: Gregory Porter


Dick's Sporting Goods Park Concerts

Every summer, Dick's Sporting Goods Park transforms into a music venue for some of the biggest, jamming-est concerts of the year!

  • Aug. 29–Sept. 1, 2024: Phish
  • Sept. 7, 2024: Kygo World Tour with Sam Feldt and Hayla


Evenings al Fresco at Denver Botanic Gardens

Head to the urban oasis that is Denver Botanic Gardens for Evenings al Fresco on select Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30–8:30 p.m. Unlike a traditional concert setting, visitors strolling through the Gardens encounter small ensembles or musicians performing works designed to underscore and bring delight to their evening visit. Timed tickets must be purchased in advance; tickets are limited in each time slot. Note: Food is available for purchase at the Gardens, but alcohol is not. You may bring alcohol in its original container to both the Summer Concert Series and Evenings al Fresco. 

  • June 17, 2024: Anna Leavitt – Classical / Baroque; Taarka – Folk / Jazz; namebackwards – Ethereal Improv Guitar; Distance Walk –Indie / Folk; The Deborah Solo Trio – Indie / Singer-Songwriter
  • June 24, 2024: Adolfo Romero – Latin American Folk; Liat and the Sirens – Indie Folk; Harry Tuft and Jack Stanesco – Folk; Greg Schochet & Little America – Western Swing / Country; The Dollhouse Thieves – Indie Rock
  • June 26, 2024: Annastezhaa – Experimental Harp; Jeremy Dion – Folk / Bluegrass; Jen Hitt – Singer - Songwriter; Brianna Straut – Indie Folk; Eye-yoob & Les Américains – Middle Eastern & North African Folk / Pop
  • June 27, 2024: Members of the Arapahoe Philharmonic: Peter Kennedy – Classical / Contemporary; Woodwind Quartet – Classical & Modern Songs; Margaret Ozaki Graves & Jerome Sibulo – TBA; Avery Smith/Jenna Moore/Ethan Buell – Classical; Amelie Peccoud – Classical
  • July 1, 2024: Deva Yoder – Americana / Folk; Connor Terrones – Jazz Guitar; Jeff Miguel – Jazz / Latin Flute; Violamore Duo – Classical Viola Duo; Pink Hawks – Afro-beat / Salsa / Merengue
  • July 2, 2024: The Grass Project – Bluegrass; John Depew – Jazz Guitar & Mandolin; El Javi – Spanish Guitar; Jake Leg – Progressive Bluegrass; Matt Skellenger – Instrumental Jazz Fusion
  • July 15, 2024: Star Edwards – Celtic Harp; Bear Redmon – Americana; Perpetual Motion – Acoustic Roots; David Lawrence & the Spoonful – Roots / Blues; Mark Oblinger – Indie / Pop / Folk
  • July 16, 2024: Rachel Taulbee Leaming – Folk / Pop; Spencer Erik Crawford & Chad Curtis – Acoustic Roots; Dzirae Gold – Jazz; Before the Sun Band – Folk; Friends of Ed with Luke Halpin – World / Folk Fusion
  • July 18, 2024: Members of the Arapahoe Philharmonic: Hillary Schefter & Evelyn Rutenberg – Classical & Folk Songs; Maddie Hubler – TBA: Stephanie Garvey – Classical with a Twist; Amelie Peccoud – TBA; Gavonne Goodwin & Rhys Hanson – Ambient Improvisation
  • July 29, 2024: Aaron McCloskey – Bluegrass / Americana; Heatherlyn – Americana / Roots; Alex Trujillo Bossa Duo – Bossa Nova / Latin Jazz; Cary Morin Duo – Americana / Folk; Lady Los – R&B / Neo-Soul
     

Orchard Town Center Summer Concert Series

The free Orchard Town Center Summer Concert Series at the Orchard Town Center in Westminster, Colorado, presents five evenings of live music from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. that will have you dancing and singing along. 

  • July 20, 2024: The Long Run, An Eagles Cover Band 
  • July 27, 2024: Paizley Park, A Prince Cover Band
  • Aug. 3, 2024: The Hot Lunch Band, Funk and Dance Music
  • Aug. 10, 2024: Guild of Ages, 80s and 90s Music
  • Aug. 17, 2024: The Eighties Band


Sounds of Southlands

Head to the free Sounds of Southlands Concert Series in Aurora on select Thursdays from June 20 to August 8, 2024, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for live music on Town Square, drinks, food and dancing! 

  • June 20, 2024: Nacho Men
  • June 27, 2024: The Long Run
  • July 11, 2024: Steve Thomas Band
  • July 25, 2024: Dotsero
  • Aug. 1, 2024: The Country Music Project
  • Aug. 8, 2024: Phat Daddy
     

Swallow Hill Summer Concerts at Four Mile Historic Park

Head to the Swallow Hill Summer Concerts at Four Mile Historic Park on select Wednesday evenings for shows that begin at 6:30 p.m. (doors 5:30 p.m.). This summer tradition has been going on for two decades! Coolers with outside food and drink are allowed, but outside alcohol will be prohibited. There is a full bar will be on-site. Special pricing for Swallow Hill and Four Mile members; half-priced tickets for children ages 4 to 12; children 3 and under are free.

  • June 12, 2024: Starwood – Tribute to John Denver
  • June 19, 2024: 3eatles – Tribute to The Beatles
  • June 26, 2024: GET HAPPY! Celebrating 100 Years of Judy Garland
  • July 3, 2024: Sabotage – Tribute to the Beastie Boys
  • July 10, 2024: Sugar Britches – Tribute to John Prine
  • July 17, 2024: Shakedown Street – Tribute to the Grateful Dead
     

Highlands Ranch Community Association Summer Concert Series

This free eight-concert series is sure to be a highlight of the Highlands Ranch summer! Gather the whole crew and dance to an incredible line-up of bands coming to Highlands Heritage Regional Park (behind the Highlands Ranch Post Office). Bring a chair, a blanket, a picnic meal or money to purchase food truck treats and enjoy live music while watching the sun set behind the Rocky Mountains. From 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

  • June 13, 2024: Amanda V's Material Girl
  • June 20. 2024: Little Moses Jones
  • June 27. 2024: Hand Turkey
  • July 11, 2024: Eric Golden
  • July 18, 2024: Bad Colorado
  • July 25. 2024: The Petty Nicks Experience


Opera on the Green

Every August, Central Park hosts Opera on the Green on the South Green from 6 to 8 p.m. Opera on the Green is free to attend. Come early and buy some tasty treats from one of the many food trucks!

  • August 10, 2024


Green Valley Ranch Sunday Concerts in the Park

Enjoy free outdoor musical performances at Green Valley Ranch Town Center Park, with delicious food from local food trucks available for purchase. Bring your own lawn chair, shade umbrellas and/or blankets and get ready for a good time from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.! 

  • June 19, 2024: Thumpin — Celebrating Juneteenth
  • July 3, 2024: Spinphony — Celebrating Our Nation
  • July 17, 2024: Roots & Rhythm
  • Aug. 21, 2024: The Country Music Project
     

Concerts in Central Park

Central Park has not one but TWO outdoor concert venues! Dance 'til you drop or just sit back and relax as some of Denver's most well-known brands hit the stage for Concerts on the Green on the South Green and MoJaBlu Concerts on the North Green. Either way, it's a great way for the whole family to enjoy music under the stars. Concerts on the Green start at 6 p.m. and MoJaBlu concerts start at 6:30 p.m. and both are free to attend. Come early and buy some tasty treats from one of the many food trucks!

  • June 20, 2024 (MoJaBlu Concert — North Green)
  • June 27, 2024 (MoJaBlu Concert — North Green)
  • June 29, 2024 (Concert on the Green — South Green)
  • July 11, 2024 (MoJaBlu Concert — North Green)
  • July 13, 2024 (Concert on the Green — South Green)
  • July 18, 2024 (MoJaBlu Concert — North Green)
  • July 25, 2024 (MoJaBlu Concert — North Green)
  • July 27, 2024 (Concert on the Green — South Green)
  • Aug. 1, 2024 (MoJaBlu Concert — North Green)
  • Aug. 8, 2024 (MoJaBlu Concert — North Green)
     

Sounds Exciting! Summer Concert Series

The free Sounds Exciting! Summer Concert Series at Heritage Lakewood Belmar Park provides a mid-week escape to an idyllic hillside with sweeping mountain views and dramatic sunsets, local brews, hip food vendor fare and community members of every age and background—all ready to rock! Gates open at 5 p.m.; opener begins at 6:15 p.m.; and headliner begins at 7:15 p.m.

  • June 12, 2024: Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley | Americana
  • June 26, 2024: Phillip-Michael Scales | Dive Bar Soul
  • July 10, 2024: Los Mocochetes | Chicano Funk
  • July 17, 2024: Hazel Miller & The Collective | Rhythm & Blues
  • July 24, 2024: The McCharmlys | Vintage Rock 'n' Roll
  • July 31, 2024: A.J. Fullerton | Blues
     

B-Side Music Fridays 2024

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver hosts a live music series on Friday nights in July and August where Colorado musicians perform in MCA Denver’s rooftop garden!

  • July 12, 2024: Nelo & 2MX2
  • July 19, 2024: DOGTAGS & The Milk Blossoms
  • Aug. 2, 2024: Erica Brown & Sunstoney
  • Aug. 9, 2024: Kid Astronaut & RO$$A¥
  • Aug. 16, 2024: Mon Cher & bellhoss
  • Aug. 23, 2024: Kayla Marque & KATIRIA
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