August is filled with outdoor music & movie events!
We’re in the last week of July flying straight into August, and there are a ton of outdoor entertainment events that you can enjoy on choice days this week and throughout August! From outdoor music of different genres in the botanic gardens to rooftop bars with DJs to rooftop and patio movie series, here are 7 series you can enjoy throughout the rest of summer.
1. Mile High Music Series
Come party at the Mile High Station with live music from local and national musicians, gourmet food trucks, and good times. Proceeds go to a different charity each week, and each Thursday has a different artist. These summer concerts will be running August 19th and 27th.
Where: 2027 W Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80204
2. Music in the Clouds
Eat, drink, and listen to some tunes with a killer view of the Denver skyline. Halycon hotel’s bar, Elevated, hosts weekly local artists and DJs, from 4 to 7pm on Wednesdays. Kickback, sip a cocktail or two, and enjoy a concert in the clouds.
Where: 245 Columbine St, Denver, CO 80206
3. Scoop of Jazz
Hit up Scoop of Jazz at LittleMan Ice Cream this Thursday, and Thursdays to come this summer. On the Little Man Plaza, a rotating schedule of talented local jazz musicians will be playing from 7-10pm. Kick back in a chair on the patio and enjoy a scoop or two of delicious, creamy ice cream.
Where: 2620 16th St, Denver, CO 80211
4. Ironton Summer Outdoor Music Series
Every other Wednesday, Ironton Distillery will be showcasing Adam Sandler’s best hits at this delight outdoor music screening. Seating begins at 7:30pm and the movie begins at dusk. There will be themed snacks and drinks that go along with the movie. Tomorrow will be the Wedding Singer, then in two weeks on August 11th, Little Nicky.
Where: 3636 Chestnut Pl, Denver, CO 80216
5. Avanti Summer Music Series
Every Thursday, come to Avanti Food & Beverage for a movie (sometimes even a double feature!) Knockabout Burgers is there serving up delicious burgers and fries and Avanti has their rotating selection of frozen cocktails.
Where: 3200 N Pecos St, Denver, CO 80211
6. Lost City Jam
This Friday, enjoy music at Lost City Live, a music series under the stars at Lost City RiNo. Joe Simpson will be the opening act for Bison Bone, an American Rock & Roll band from Denver. There will be food & drink sold at the event, and tickets range in price depending on seating, with the lowest costing $12. Check out how to get tickets here.
Where: 3459 Ringsby Ct, Denver, CO 80216
7. Evenings Al Fresco at the Denver Botanic Gardens
The Denver Botanic Gardens is hosting a collaborative series where local musicians perform within the gardens, creating a calm and lovely evening. Performers will be basked in golden light, the birds will be chirping, and you can enjoy a little respite from the heat every Monday and Wednesday in August. This Wednesday will have an eclectic line up of singer-songwriters, jazz-y Neo-Rock, chamber music on cello and guitar, and Americana. Their schedule is here, and tickets can be purchased here.
Where: 1007 York St, Denver, CO 80206
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