Hey, music fans. Ready for Rocktober? - Reverb

News: So, I guess we won’t sleep during October, either

Muse, seen here playing the Pepsi Center a few days ago, was only the start of Rocktober. Photo by Dan Petty, heyreverb.com

Muse, seen here playing the Pepsi Center a few days ago, was only the start of Rocktober. Photo by Dan Petty, heyreverb.com

While “Rocktober” is usually a baseball term in these here parts, this year it takes on a new spin. The sheer volume of rock concerts in October has Denver unusually abuzz, and Muse — seen above — is only the beginning of the madness. Here are the 31 shows — from the 1st to the 31st — that we’re most looking forward to in Rocktober.

Monday: Sonic Youth at the Ogden Theatre

Monday: Alice in Chains at Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Monday: Blind Pilot at the Fox Theatre

Wednesday-Thursday: Deadmau5 at the Fillmore Auditorium

Oct. 8: Nathaniel Rateliff/ Gregory Alan Isakov at the Gothic Theatre

Oct. 9-10: B.o.B. at the Boulder Theater (9th) and the Ogden Theatre (10th)

Oct. 10: Surfer Blood at the Bluebird Theater

Oct. 10-12: Phish at the 1stBank Center

Oct. 12: Film School/the Depreciation Guild at the Hi-Dive

Oct. 16: Ana Sia at the Ogden Theatre

Oct. 16: Joshua Novak’s CD release party at the Hi-Dive

Oct. 17: The Walkmen at the Fox Theatre

Oct. 18: The National at the Fillmore

Oct. 18: Nickelback at the Pepsi Center (Mid-month comic relief, no?)

Oct. 20: LCD Soundsystem/ Hot Chip at the Fillmore

Oct. 23: Bassnectar/Dan Deacon at the 1stBank Center

Oct. 23: Sleigh Bells at the Larimer Lounge

Oct. 24: Gorillaz/N.E.R.D. at the Wells Fargo Theatre

Oct. 24: Of Montreal at the Ogden Theatre

Oct. 25: Interpol at the Ogden Theatre

Oct. 25: Cattle Decapitation at the Marquis Theater

Oct. 26: Dr. Dog at the Boulder Theater

Oct. 27: Mumford & Sons at the Ogden Theatre

Oct. 27: Deer Tick at the Larimer Lounge

Oct. 27-28: Gogol Bordello at the Boulder Theater

Oct. 28: The Thermals at the Bluebird Theater

Oct. 28: Gary Numan at the Gothic Theatre

Oct. 29-30: DeVotchKa at the Boulder Theater

Oct. 30: The Cool Kids at Bar Standard

Oct. 31: Ween at the 1stBank Center

Oct. 31: Z-Trip at the Ogden Theatre

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Ricardo Baca is the founder and co-editor of Reverb and an award-winning critic and journalist at The Denver Post.

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  • http://MerrySwankster.com Sebastian

    The week of the 18th through the 24th is ridiculously great.