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.

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.

  • Sept. 10, 2022: Dave Matthews Band
  • Sept. 16–17, 2022: ODESZA with Sylvan Esso, Elderbrook, NASAYA
  • Sept. 18, 2022: LANY & Surfaces

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.

  • Sept. 11, 2022: The Band of Heathens (Free)
  • Sept. 15, 2022: Supermagick Tribute to Amy Winehouse (Free)
  • Sept. 16, 2022: La Santa Cecilia (Free)
  • Sept. 17, 2022: JD McPherson with The Patient Zeros (Free)
  • Sept. 18, 2022: Thee Phantom & the Illharmonic Orchestra with Stay Tuned (Free)
  • Sept. 22, 2022: Vox Sambou with Felix Fast4ward (Free)
  • Sept. 23, 2022: Patrick Sweany (Free)
  • Sept. 25, 2022: Viva Southwest Mariachi Festival (Free)
  • Sept. 30, 2022: Caifanes (Ticketed)
  • Oct. 1, 2022: Cool Vibes Reggae Fest (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. ​

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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!

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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, 4:30–8:30 p.m., in June and August. 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.

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Mile High Music Series at Mile High Station

Mile High Station is bringing The Mile High City their Mile High Music Series yet again. Enjoy live outdoor music performances, drink specials, food from  Scratch Catering’s mobile kitchen and an unforgettable night under the lights. Reservations required! $5 of every ticket sold goes directly to a non-profit partner of the week.

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Music at the Gardens at Denver Botanic Gardens

Denver Botanic Gardens' popular Music at the Gardens series is back after a two-year hiatus! Shows in the UMB Bank Amphitheater feature national, award-winning musicians. Concerts start at 6:30 p.m. at the York Street location. 

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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 at Founders Green and MoJaBlu Concerts at Conservatory 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!

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Shady Grove Picnic Series at Four Mile Historic Park

Pack up some picnic provisions (and your family) and bring them to the Shady Grove Picnic Series at Four Mile Historic Park on select Thursday evenings for shows that begin at 6:30 p.m. (doors 5:30 p.m.). This summer tradition has been going on for almost two decades!

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City Park Jazz

The City Park Bandstand and Pavilion turns into a swinging, open-air jazz club on Sundays 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.​​

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Green Valley Ranch Sunday Concerts in the Park

Come and enjoy free outdoor musical performances, 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 4 to 6:30 p.m.! Pre-registration is not required, but if you pre-register you will be entered to win a prize. 

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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.

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