To be admitted to the Westword Music Showcase, you must offer proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result conducted within the previous 72 hours (proof can be printed or digital). Rules regarding masks and other safety protocols will be released closer to the Showcase dates. For more information, visit our website
SOLD OUT | FREE FRIDAY KICKOFF
On Friday, September 17
, you can experience live music by over fifty of Denver’s best acts ranging from rock to hip-hop, indie, alternative, country, folk, bluegrass and electronic, at multiple venues. Outdoors, the streets of RiNo will be filled with live painting, interactive art and more. As you move through the neighborhood, you’ll be able to indulge in offerings from the best food trucks in the city. 21+ only. Access to Friday night participating venues is FREE, however a Friday night ticket is required for entry. Free Friday night ticket does NOT grant access to Westword Music Showcase performances on Saturday, September 18.SATURDAY MISSION BALLROOM OUTDOORS
At the main event on Saturday, September 18
, the celebration will continue with Young the Giant
, Hippo Campus
, as well as more of Denver’s best bands than ever before on the Showcase’s OUTDOOR STAGES. In addition, you’ll be able to enjoy food options from some of the best restaurants and trucks in town and beverages from our deluxe, on-site bars — and that’s just for general admission.
The VIP experience brought by Friday Health Plans will add access to premium viewing areas at the Smart City Main Stage and Herban Legendz Stage, a VIP lounge and VIP restrooms, plus one munchie ticket for VIP restaurants and two drink tickets to use at VIP bars. VIP tickets are 21+ only. SATURDAY MISSION BALLROOM INDOORS + OUTDOORS (*only available on axs.com)
To enjoy the full two-day experience, grab the $90 GA ticket available here
which includes (1) Friday Kickoff; (2) Mission Ballroom Outdoors; and (3) Mission Ballroom Indoors featuring Kaytranada
, a two-time Grammy award winner, fresh off a sold-out Red Rocks show and Duke Dumont
* both performing full sets.
The Showcase Squad Pack includes 4 General Admission tickets at a discounted rate for a limited time only. Each Squad Pack ticket grants access to the Westword Music Showcase outdoor festival grounds and all three outdoor stages on Saturday, September 18. These stages will feature Young the Giant, Thundercat, Matoma, Hippo Campus and Denver's best bands.
Pack ticket does not include Kaytranada and Duke Dumont.
The health and safety of the Westword Music Showcase and Denver communities remains our top priority. We are working closely with local and state officials to create the safest event experience possible. As protocols continue to evolve rapidly regarding public gatherings, our guidance for best practices to be followed at the event are also evolving. Once final protocols are established, we will post all requirements for attendees to adhere to prior to the event date on our website.