Colorado 4/20 concert guide: The ultimate list of weed-themed showsBy Ricardo Baca | April 2nd, 2014 | 1 Comment »
On this first 4/20 after legal recreational marijuana sales started, the cannabis world is coming to Colorado. They’re coming for the Cannabis Cup, the dab parties, the weed-themed concerts, the Civic Center smoke-out and lots of “Happy Easter” jokes.
Here you’ll find a complete list of Colorado 4/20 concerts. For a comprehensive list of all 4/20 events happening in the state head over to our brother site, the Cannabist.
Cannabis Cup: Trailblazing magazine High Times will bring its famous smoker-friendly trade show the Cannabis Cup to Denver for what will likely be the most successful Cup ever. April 19-20 at the Denver Mart, 451 E. 58th Ave., Denver. $75 for two-day wristband. cannabiscup.com/denver
Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa: The promoters are calling this big hip-hop show “Snoop’s Wellness Retreat,” a clever acknowledgment if there ever was one. The show also features YG and Smoke DZA. Who will pull the double header by attending Red Rocks’ Easter Sunrise Service that morning and seeing this show that evening? April 20 at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy., Morrison. Sold out. redrocksonline.com
Denver 420 Rally: Organizers call this Denver smoke-out “the largest 420 rally in the world,” and they’re likely right. Expect plenty of speakers, music, vendors and, yes, public smoking. April 19-20 at Civic Center, 100 W. 14th Ave Pkwy. Free. 420rally.org
Slightly Stoopid, Mac Miller and Mariachi El Bronx: Remember the Hot Box at Red Rocks last 4/20? Yeah, so do we. Slightly Stoopid’s sixth headlining date at Red Rocks will mark 4/20 Eve in 2014, and their supporting cast of players should fit the vibe just fine. April 19 at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Sold out. redrocksonline.com
Daze on the Green: This three-day music festival is a big one: Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Dumpstaphunk (playing Led Zeppelin), Kyle Hollingsworth Band, the Orb, Tea Leaf Green, Toubab Krewe and other. April 18-20 at the Sculpture Park, 1700 N. Speer Blvd. $37 for a three-day pass. dazeonthegreen420.com
Ice Cube and Action Bronson: Homestead Hydro Presents Opening Night Party. Ticket price does not include Cup admission. April 18 at the Denver Mart. $60. cannabiscup.com/denver
Leftover Salmon in the Streets: These Colorado favorites are taking over the streets outside Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom at 4:20 on 4/20 for a big party. April 20 at Cervantes, 2637 Welton St., Denver. $4.20. cervantesmasterpiece.com
Dabroots: Nappy Roots headlines this three-day Strainwise-sponsored bash, and they’re supported by the Malah, Stylust Beats, David Starfire, P-Nuckle, Disco Floyd and others. April 18-20 at Darkstar Lounge, 1630 Federal Blvd. $85 for three-day passes. dabrootsdenver.com
Big Industry Show Afterparty: Break it down at this afterparty featuring Too $hort and the Young Rapscallions. April 16 at City Hall Amphitheatre, 1144 Broadway. $TBD. coclubs.com/city-hall
Festival 64: A Celebration of Legalization: This festival at barcade 1Up Colfax will host Tiger Party (featuring David Murphy of STS9), Ultraviolet Hippopotamus, Signal Path and others. April 18-20 at the 1Up Colfax, 717 E. Colfax Ave. $35 for three-day pass. the-1up.com/colfax