Summer concerts come to south metro area

By Sonya Ellingboe
Posted 5/12/14

Keep the picnic basket and blankets at the ready and mark the calendar for music, music, music!

Jazz, classical, rock, pop, country, Latin, big band and more are coming to the area. Some are free and some are pricey. This is just a south suburban …

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Summer concerts come to south metro area


Keep the picnic basket and blankets at the ready and mark the calendar for music, music, music!

Jazz, classical, rock, pop, country, Latin, big band and more are coming to the area. Some are free and some are pricey. This is just a south suburban slice of multiple offerings throughout the metro area. We list what we have received to date, with a rundown of venues and contact information at the end.

June 1: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band — Hudson Gardens

June 4: Denver and District Pipe Band — Littleton Museum

June 5: Tunisia — Highlands Ranch

June 6: Pan Nation Steel Drum — Cherokee Castle

June 7: Peter Kater — Cherokee Castle

June 7: Long Run: Experience the Eagles — Centennial Center Park

June 8: Paul Rodgers — Hudson Gardens

June 11: Michael Friedman Jazz Quintet — Littleton Museum

June 12: Michael Aldridge — Englewood Amphitheater

June 12: Nacho Men — Highlands Ranch

June 13: Big Band Evolution of Kansas City Swing — Cherokee Castle

June 15: Kansas — Hudson Gardens

June 18: Face — Littleton Museum

June 19: Runaway Express — Englewood Amphitheater

June 19: Country Music Project — Highlands Ranch

June 20: Groove Nation Orchestra — Lone Tree

June 20: 17th Avenue Allstars — Cherokee Castle

June 22: America — Hudson Gardens

June 22: Lannie Garrett’s Tribute to Screen Stars — Cherokee Castle

June 25: Lois Lane and the Super Cowboy Band — Littleton Museum

June 26: Forever Fab — Englewood Amphitheater

June 26: Mint Edition — Highlands Ranch

June 28: Kevin MaC — Lone Tree

June 29: Smokey Robinson — Hudson Gardens

June 29: Denver Brass Blarney at the Castle — Cherokee Castle

July 2: Reveille 3 — Littleton Museum

July 3: Super Diamond (with fireworks) Hudson Gardens

July 3: Hey Lady! — Highlands Ranch

July 4: Firefall (with fireworks) — Hudson Gardens

July 9: Acoustic Eidolon — Littleton Museum

July 10: Papa Juke — Englewood Amphitheater

July 10: Eclipse — Highlands Ranch

July 11: Buckstein in Concert — Cherokee Castle

July 12: Castle Piano Experience — Cherokee Castle

July 12: Sulphur Gulch Music Festival (afternoon and evening) — PACE Center

July 13: Jefferson Starship — Hudson Gardens

July 13: CSO Boston Pops — Lone Tree

July 13: Nelson Rangell — Cherokee Castle

July 16: Jon Chandler Trio — Littleton Museum

July 17: Raising Cain — Englewood Amphitheater

July 17: Michael Friedman — Highlands Ranch

July 18: Papa Juke — Cherokee Castle

July 19: Zydeco — Cherokee Castle

July 20: Michael Grimm — Cherokee Castle

July 20: Boz Scaggs — Hudson Gardens

July 23: The Constant Tourists — Littleton Museum

July 24: Unforgettable — Englewood Amphitheater

July 24: Under a Blood Red Sky — Highlands Ranch

July 25: Chased — Lone Tree

July 26: The Bluzinators — Cherokee Castle

July 27: Creedence Clearwater Revisited — Hudson Gardens

July 30: The 101st Army Dixieland Band — Littleton Museum

July 31: The Jerseys — Englewood Amphitheater

Aug. 1: Motown Party — Lone Tree

Aug. 1: Dawson James — Cherokee Castle

Aug. 3: Chris Isaak — Hudson Gardens

Aug. 7: Buckner Funkenjazz — Englewood Amphitheater

Aug. 8: Dueling Pianos — Cherokee Castle

Aug. 9: DSB: Amerca’s Favorite Tribute to Journey — Centennial Center Park

Aug. 10: Peter Frampton — Hudson Gardens

Aug. 15: Dotsero — Cherokee Castle

Aug. 17: Little River Band with Touch of Class Orchestra — Hudson Gardens

Aug. 22: Flamenco Fantasy Dance — Cherokee Castle

Aug. 24: Night Ranger — Hudson Gardens

Aug. 30: Lynyrd Skynyrd — Hudson Gardens

Sept. 5: Boulder Bassoon Quarter — Cherokee Castle

Sept. 6: Denver Brass Americana — Cherokee Castle


Some of these concerts are free, provided by a government or organization, and others have varying ticket prices: We will provide addresses and contact information, insofar as possible.

• Hudson Gardens and Event Center is at 6115 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton. With the exception of the two fireworks events at 7 p.m., all concerts are at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are only available through Altitude Tickets (Formerly TicketHorse):, 303-405-6066, menu option 2. Free parking. No outside alcohol. Information:, 303-797-8565.

• Littleton Museum is at 6028 S. Gallup St., Littleton. All concerts are free, starting at 7 p.m. Rain dates are July 24 and July 31. 303-795-3950.

• Englewood Amphitheater is at the Civic Center, 1000 Englewood Parkway, next to the light-rail station. Concerts are at 6:30 p.m. In case of inclement weather, call 303-762-2598.

• Highlands Ranch concerts are free, at Highlands Heritage Park, 9651 S. Quebec St., Highlands Ranch.

• Lone Tree concerts are at 8 p.m. on the terrace at the Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St. (inside if inclement weather). Tickets cost $110 for all five in reserved seats/$90 on the lawn. Single tickets available on May 19. 720-509-1000. No chairs may be brought in — only blankets or cushions. No outside alcohol permitted.

• Cherokee Castle and Ranch in Sedalia holds its concerts in a large tent on the veranda, with chairs provided. Times and costs vary from 5 to 7 p.m. and $25 to $80, with food included in the 5 p.m. events. Most include a tour of the castle. All shows are performed rain or shine. For information and reservations, see or call 303-688-4600.

• PACE Center in Parker is at 20000 Pikes Peak Ave. The Sulphur Gulch Festival, with nine bands on three outdoor stages, costs $25 for a day pass; $55 tickets include Vertical Horizon, which plays at 7:30 p.m. on the Main Stage. Food trucks and beer garden. Kids 12 and under free during the day.

• Centennial Center Park, 13050 E. Peakview Ave., Centennial (north side of Arapahoe Road between Revere Parkway and Vaughn Street). Centennial celebrates the grand opening of an improved amphitheater with free concerts at 6 p.m. Food available.


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