11 Better Things to Do Than Sleep This Weekend

FRIDAY AUGUST 26TH

3715 Chestnut Place, Denver, CO 80216
$20-$30
4:30 PM

An outdoor festival located at 3715 Chestnut Place, in Denver's River North Neighborhood. RiNo Music Festival will donate $1 per ticket sold to the River North Arts District.

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@ Larimer Lounge | 21+ 

Headliners: Last Of The Easy Riders (ALBUM RELEASE) 

Openers: The Savage Blush, High Plains Honky, The Patient Zeros

Doors open at 8 PM | Show starts at 9 PM | $10

Free entry with a RiNo Music Festival Wristband! 

 

 


High Plains Comedy Festival

8/25-27

Occurring across multiple venues on Broadway and the Paramount Theater – 1621 Glenarm Pl., Denver.

$5 – $42.50 (Pay per show)

The High Plains Comedy Festival this weekend will showcase local and national talent with over 100 acts in three days. In addition to traditional stand-up there will also be themed shows as well as podcasts and showcases. You have the option to select which shows you want to attend – ranging over three days there is plenty of opportunity to check out some fresh acts. The festival is being put on by TruTV.

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NedFest, A Music and Arts Festival 

8/26-28 

Nederlands, Colorado

$32-$420; 

The Nederland Music and Arts Festival is an annual three-day outdoor music and arts festival in the music world’s reknowned Nederland, Colorado. We host a wide range of music from bluegrass to rock and roll, with a hint or two of jazz. Onsite camping is available next to the Barker Reservoir and NedFest is very kid friendly, with kids 12 and under free, a kids’ tent and activities, and a special teen price too. Artists and craft vendors ring the field. Colorado microbrews and mead are on tap and we always have a varitey of food vendors.

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SATURDAY 8/27

Colorado Synth-Pop Night

8/27

7 p.m.

 The Walnut Room: 3131 Walnut St., Denver

 $12-15

The Walnut Room is excited to host the rad evening of dance-able jams and it will be a dance party to remember. Snag a ticket now so you have time to dust off your dancing shoes.

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The Color Run 

8/27 at 8 a.m.

Coors Field

$39.99

The Color Run® is the largest 5K event series in the world. This year’s theme, “The Color Run Tropicolor™ World Tour” is coming to Denver on Saturday, August 27 and kicking off at 8 a.m. in the Coors Field Parking Lots. Make sure to register to experience all the fun and leisure of an island-style vacation full of music and crazy colors. Brand new this year Color Runners will be bathed in a tropical array of colors as they pass through the shade of palm trees, inflatable arches, and island-style music. A fun thing to do with friends or family the 5K has partnered to support the Colorado Children’s Hospital.



Stay Up Saturdays Presents DJ EARL ( Teklife )

@ Pearls, 608 E 13th Ave, Denver, Colorado 80203

 Tickets here. 

A night of Footwork and Juke in Denver. 

Brought to you by FASORLAB, Ultra5280, Breckenridge Breery, Skyy Vodka, RedBull. 


Not So Secret Summer Music Bash

8/27th

 17th and Lawrence  

4-10pm

FREE

Featuring an undisclosed lineup with multiple stages, hosting top local acts from rock to bluegrass—and one big, bad headlining band the people of Denver love. Come for discounted Buds all day long with 100% of the proceeds going to Folds of Honor, an amazing organization providing scholarships to the children of fallen or wounded American soldiers. And to make sure you get home safely, use the code BUDAMERICA to get $15 off your first Uber ride.


SUNDAY 8/28 

 7 PM
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre
18300 W Alameda Pkwy, Morrison, Colorado 80465

Tickets here

See The Head And The Heart live at Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre with The Tallest Man On Earth on August 28 in Morrison, CO.


Firestarter @ BAR BAR 

8 PM - 1 AM

2060 Champa St, Denver, Colorado 80205

Featuring Progressive Punk bands
Firestarter,  Capstan, Young Go-Hards & Black Dots

$5

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Vegan Van | Rebirth Lunch

11 AM - 2 PM

Nooch | Vegan Market

10 E Ellsworth Ave, Denver, Colorado 80209