Dust off your lawn chairs, grab your favorite blanket and some tasty edibles.
It’s time, once again, for summer fun throughout south-central Denver.
STIR UP SOME SOUL WITH RUBBLEBUCKET – THE BROOKLYN-BASED INDIE BAND, featuring lead singer Kalmia Traver (above). Rubblebucket will join a seven-band lineup at the South Pearl Street Jam Festival, Sun., July 14, noon-10p.m., in the 1200 block of S. Pearl St. Admission is only $5. Food and drinks sold on site. Info: call 303-242-1032 or visit SouthPearlStreet.com. Photo by Ben Sarle.
2012 South Pearl Street
Rock The Block Music Festivals in the
1200 block of S. Pearl St.
run noon-10p.m., at a still affordable $5/person (no canines, please).
Microbrew beers and festival eats will be available for purchase. Rain or
shine, the shows will go on! Information: SouthPearlStreet.com.
South Pearl Jam Festival
Rubblebucket • Juno What? • David Starfire
Larry Keel & Natural Bridge • Shakedown Street
Atomga • The Magic Beans
Blues & Brews
Tommy Castro Band • Rosie Ledet
Harper & Midwest Kind • The Informants
Rockin’ Jake Band • Doug Mac Leod
Delores Scott from Chicago with Jack Hadley
Movies In The Park!
City of Denver’s Department of Parks & Recreation returns its Movies in
the Park! series for a seventh go-round, offering
Blu-ray formatted films on 24-foot-wide inflatable screens with high-quality
sound, starting at dusk. Lawn chairs or blankets and picnic treats are welcome.
and click on “Bulletin Board” for Movies in the Park! details.Civic Center Bike-In Movie Series information: civiccenterconservancy.org.
Skyline Park, Arapahoe St. & 16th St. Mall
Sat., July 7, Moneyball • Sat., July 14, Grease
Sat., July 21, The Incredibles
Sat., July 28, Pirates of the Caribbean:
The Curse of the Black Pearl
Sat., Aug. 11, Mary Poppins • Sat., Aug. 18, Hugo
Sat., Aug. 25, American Flyers
Ruby Hill Park, W. Florida Ave. & S. Platte
Sun., July 1, Puss in Boots (w/Spanish
Civic Center Park, Colfax & Broadway
Sun., July 15, Kicking & Screaming
Sun., July 29, The Blind Side
Sun., Aug. 12, Monty Python and the Holy
Fri., Sept. 14, Top Gun
Bible Park, E. Yale Ave. between Monaco &
Wed., July 25, Dolphin Tale
Curtis Park, 30th St. &
Wed., Aug. 15, Kung Fu Panda 2
Governor’s Park, E. 7th Ave.
& Logan St.
Wed., Aug 22, Back to the Future
DU Lamont School of Music
3rd Annual Summer Carillon Series
south of the
Ritchie Athletic Complex
unusual summer series highlights the 65-bell Williams Carillon located in the
golden spire of the Ritchie Center athletic complex, at the southwest corner ofBuchtel and University Blvd. The best listening space
is in the courtyard at the south end of the Ritchie Center. All the free
recitals take place Sunday evenings at 7p.m., and will be played rain or shine.
Bring a chair, a picnic supper and enjoy! Info: 303-871-6412.
July 8, Carol Jickling
July 22, Jim Fackenthal • Aug. 5, KoenCosaert
Aug. 19, David Hunsberger
Stapleton Under The Stars
Film & Concert Series
Green Amphitheatre, E. 29th Ave. at Stapleton Town Center
free Concert Series features two bands Saturdays, 4:30-8:30p.m. The
headline band begins at 6:30p.m. Movie Nights on Fridays start at dark. Info:stapletondenver.com.
Stapleton Concert Series
7, Outta My Alley/The Nacho Men
21, Wabash Cannonballs/Serenade in Blue
4, Control Tower/Dotsero
Aug. 18 (4-8p.m), Tommy & The Tangerines/Chris Daniels & The
8 (noon-10p.m), Concert For A
Cause – Local Bands
Stapleton Movie Nights
July 13, Hugo • July 27, Cars
2 • Aug. 10, The Help • Aug. 24, The Lorax
City Park Jazz
by City Park Pavilion on Ferril Lake
City Park Jazz returns for another great summer of music exploring many facets of
modern jazz. Rain or shine, shows are held at City Park Bandstand northwest of
E. 17th Ave. & Colorado Blvd., 6-8p.m. Visit cityparkjazz.org
or call the hotline, 303-744-1004.
July 1, Lionel Young • July
July 15, Jeff Jenkins’ Piano Africa
• July 22, Carmen Sandim
July 29, Eric
Gunnison’s Wake Up Call • Aug. 5, Chris Daniels
& The Kings
Park – 15th St. & Little Raven – LoDo
Hill Park – Florida Ave. & S. Platte River Dr.
– 34th St. & Ringsby Ct.
Thursday concerts hosted by The Greenway Foundation, on the South Platte River.
Local food and local beer will be available for purchase. All shows run
6:30-8p.m. Visit greenwayfoundation.org or
call 303-455-7109 for details.
July 5, Denver Municipal Band -– Confluence
July 12, Mary Louise Lee – Ruby
Johnny O Band – Confluence
Park • July 26, Quemando Salsa –TAXI/RINO
Denver Municipal Band returns for its 120th season of free musical offerings,
mixing performances by the full 40-piece Concert Band with the smaller DMB Jazz
Band, Brass Quintet and other ensembles. For a complete, up-to-date recorded
schedule, call 303-322-8608 or contact
for email updates.
July 4 7:30p.m. Washington
Park, 715 S. Franklin St. • A Patriotic Celebration Concert
July 5 6:30p.m. Confluence
Park, 15th St. & Little Raven • Concert Band
July 8 7:30p.m. Washington
Park, 715 S. Franklin St. • Jazz Band
July 15 7:30p.m. Washington
Park, 715 S. Franklin St. • Concert Band
July 19 7:30p.m. Newman
Center for the Performing Arts, Gates Concert Hall, 2344
E. Iliff Ave. • Concert Band w/Summit Brass soloists
July 21 6p.m. Clement
Park, W. Bowles Ave. at S. Long St. DMB
Wind Festival, Concert Band with 3 guest bands & 16
Civil War cannons for 1812 Overture
July 22 7:30p.m. Washington
Park, 715 S. Franklin St. • Concert Band
July 28 6:30p.m. Platt
Park, 1501 S. Logan St. • Jazz Band
July 29 7:30p.m. Washington
Park, 715 S. Franklin St. • Concert Band
Aug. 3 6:30p.m. Fairmount
Cemetery, 430 S. Quebec St. Colorado
Day Celebration • Jazz Band
Aug. 4 7:30p.m. Harvey
Park, 2120 S. Tennyson St. Nearby
fireworks at 9p.m. • Jazz Band
Aug. 5 7:30p.m. Washington
Park, 715 S. Franklin St. • Jazz Combo
Aug. 7 7:30p.m. Cook
Park, 6500 Cherry Creek Dr. S. • Jazz Combo
Aug. 12 7:30p.m. Washington
Park • 715 S. Franklin St. • Concert Band
Aug. 17 7p.m. Bates
Hobart Park, W. Bates Ave. at Hobart Way • Brass
Aug. 26 6:30p.m. Cheesman Park, E. 8th Ave. at Franklin St. •
Grove Picnic Concerts
by Swallow Hill Music at Four Mile Historic Park, 715 S. Forest St.
shows begin Wednesdays, 6:30p.m. Tickets available day of show only: $7 Swallow
Hill members/seniors & bicyclists, $10/nonmembers; $2/children under 12.
Call 303-777-1003 or visit swallowhillmusic.org
for more information on venue and performers.
July 11, Ian Cooke w/You, Me
July 18, Wendy Woo and Megan Burtt w/Jeff Brinkman Band
July 25, Matt Skellinger
Group & Ayo Awosika
Aug. 1, Rocky Mountain Jewgrass
Aug. 8, Patrick Dethlefs
and Glowing House w/Poets Row
Aug. 15, Katie Glassman w/special guest
Aug. 22, Bonnie and The Clydes w/special guest
Aug. 29, Harry Tuft &
Denver Concert Band is a group of 90 volunteer musicians who have an undeniable
love for music! For a full schedule, visit denverconcertband.org.
Free, unless noted.
4 noon Four
Mile Historic Park, 715 S. Forest St. (fee for Four
Mile Park admission; concert is free)
July 21 6:30p.m. Clement
Park, W. Bowles Ave. at S. Long St. Denver
Municipal Band Wind Festival
Aug. 26 4p.m. Washington
Park, 715 S. Franklin St. The
Goddard School Children’s Concert
At Infinity Park
Park, S. Cherry St. at E. Kentucky Ave., Glendale
free film events begin at 8p.m. Go ahead and bring blankets, picnics, etc., but
alcohol and pets are off limits. Info: infinityparkatglendale.com
9, The Goonies • July 23, Toy Story
6, E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial • Aug. 20, The
On The Rocks
Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison
a picnic, bring a blanket and dress for the vagaries
of summer nights in the foothills. Each evening will begin with music at
6:45p.m.; movies start at dusk. Tickets are $12
general admission and can be purchased from the Denver Film Society at denverfilm.org or at Denver Film
Center/Colfax, 2510 E. Colfax Ave. Day-of-show tickets – if available
– will be sold at Red Rocks box office for $14.
2, Wayne’s World (band: School of Rock National All-Stars)
10, Bridesmaids (bands: Land Lines)
16, Spielberg Fan Favorite TBA (band: Joe Sampson’s “Kill Our
30, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (band: Take to the Oars)
13, Spirited Away (band: Meiko)
20, Awesome: I F-in’ Shot That (band: School of Rock Beastie