Red Rocks Amphitheatre Concert History

Morrison, Colorado, United States

Date Concert Venue Location
Nov 29, 2024
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Santana / Counting Crows Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, Colorado, United States
Nov 03, 2024
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Anjunadeep Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, Colorado, United States
Nov 02, 2024
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Deadmau5 Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, Colorado, United States
Nov 01, 2024
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Deadmau5 Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, Colorado, United States
Oct 10, 2024
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Goth Babe / Ritt Momney / The Aces Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, Colorado, United States
Oct 06, 2024
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CloZee / LSDREAM / jordnmoody / Skysia / Lowcation

CloZee,LSDREAM at Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, Colorado, United States
Oct 05, 2024
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CloZee / LSDREAM / The Funk Hunters / K+Lab / Common Creation

CloZee,LSDREAM at Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, Colorado, United States
Show Duplicate for Oct 05, 2024
Oct 04, 2024
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Slander Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, Colorado, United States
Sep 30, 2024
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For King & Country Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, Colorado, United States
Sep 27, 2024
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Seven Lions Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, Colorado, United States
Sep 22, 2024
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Heart Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, Colorado, United States
Sep 19, 2024
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Get The Led Out Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, Colorado, United States
Sep 18, 2024
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Cage The Elephant / Bakar Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, Colorado, United States
Sep 17, 2024
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Mitski / Laufey Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, Colorado, United States
Sep 15, 2024
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Amos Lee / Indigo Girls

Amos Lee,Indigo Girls at Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, Colorado, United States
Sep 14, 2024
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Greensky Bluegrass / Andy Frasco & the U.N. Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, Colorado, United States
Sep 13, 2024
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Greensky Bluegrass / The California Honeydrops Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, Colorado, United States
Sep 11, 2024
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Sum 41 / The Interrupters Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, Colorado, United States
Sep 09, 2024
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King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, Colorado, United States
Sep 08, 2024
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King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, Colorado, United States
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Rock 5,818 performances
Electronic 3,790 performances
Indie 3,262 performances
Pop Rock 2,778 performances
Alternative Rock 2,676 performances
2024 136 concerts
2023 200 concerts
2022 202 concerts
2021 182 concerts
2020 70 concerts
2019 175 concerts
2018 161 concerts
2017 150 concerts
2016 146 concerts
2015 134 concerts
2014 109 concerts
2013 96 concerts
2012 92 concerts
2011 72 concerts
2010 69 concerts
2009 57 concerts
2008 64 concerts
2007 72 concerts
2006 44 concerts
2005 49 concerts
2004 32 concerts
2003 45 concerts
2002 32 concerts
2001 29 concerts
2000 30 concerts
1999 24 concerts
1998 27 concerts
1997 28 concerts
1996 24 concerts
1995 19 concerts
1994 22 concerts
1993 16 concerts
1992 18 concerts
1991 15 concerts
1990 21 concerts
1989 19 concerts
1988 10 concerts
1987 19 concerts
1986 14 concerts
1985 24 concerts
1984 12 concerts
1983 20 concerts
1982 19 concerts
1981 16 concerts
1980 11 concerts
1979 12 concerts
1978 13 concerts
1977 9 concerts
1976 4 concerts
1975 5 concerts
1973 3 concerts
1971 2 concerts
1970 2 concerts
1968 1 concert
1964 1 concert
1958 1 concert
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"Roadie Dave" Muench Nov 22, 2020

Can't bulk edit, but according to the official website, they use the old spelling "Amphitheatre"

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


What is it like to watch a concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre?

Watching a concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre is an experience in itself. You are flanked on both sides of the stage by bright red sandstone rocks, with a beautiful view of downtown Denver. The acoustics are so clear that every seat in the house sounds crystal clear with little to no reverberation. There are no bad seats at the theatre, so you get to see and hear it all.

Do the rocks at Red Rock Amphitheatre make music sound better?

Yes, the rocks that surround the Red Rocks Amphitheatre stage make music sound better. The pair of 300 feet monoliths, known as Ship rock (right) and Creation rock (left), help produce the site's pristine sound. This makes Red Rocks one of a kind with its near-perfect acoustic environment. It is little wonder why it's one of the natural wonders of the world.

Where is the Red Rocks Park and Ampitheatre located?

The Red Rocks Park and Ampitheatre is located in Jefferson County near Morrison, Colorado in the Eastern Rocky Mountains. It’s built into a natural rock formation at 6,450 feet above sea level.

How far is the Red Rocks Amphitheatre from Denver, Colorado?

Red Rocks is located approximately 16 miles southwest of Denver, 28 miles south of Boulder, and around 80 miles north of Colorado Springs.

What airport is closest to Red Rocks Ampitheatre?

There are several airports offering shuttle services near Red Rocks. The largest is the Denver International Airport, just 40 miles away. Other nearby airports include:

  • City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport
  • Aspen–Pitkin County Airport
  • Eagle County Regional Airport
  • Yampa Valley Regional Airport

Where can you stay near Red Rocks Amphitheatre?

There are several hotels to stay near the Red Rocks Amphitheatre, depending on preferences. The nearest is Origin Red Rocks, a Wyndham hotel that is only a 3-mile drive to Red Rocks. This hotel happens to be the official partner of the theater providing tailored services and amenities.

How early should you arrive to a Red Rocks concert?

It always takes longer to get to Red Rocks than expected, and the traffic will always be a factor, so concert-goers need to plan ahead. It’s best to decide on a time to leave then add an extra half hour or more to ensure that you’ll spend less time waiting in line. The parking lots open 2 hours before the concert.

Where is there to park at Red Rocks Amphitheatre?

There are 4 different parking lots at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, each with its own characteristics. There’s the Upper North and Lower North, the Upper South and the Lower South parking lots. The Upper North lot is the best and closest to the seating area, so it gets filled quickly. Parking opens 2 hours before the concert, so it's advisable to arrive early to get a good spot.

How many seats are there at Red Rocks?

Red Rocks includes 70 rows that fit up to 9,525 concertgoers. Seating is divided into:

  1. Reserved Seating which is closer to the stage and includes secured seating space as well as additional legroom
  2. General Admission Seating which is typically farther from the stage and includes first-come, first-serve seating

How old is Red Rocks Ampitheatre and when was the first performance there?

Pietro Satriano and his 25-piece brass band were the first musical act to perform at the venue. On May 31, 1906, they performed the grand opening for the “Garden of the Titans,” the name of Red Rocks before the construction of the ampitheatre.

The grand opening of the fully constructed Red Rocks Ampitheatre took place on June 15, 1941, with a series of performances including a ceremonial Eagle Dance and a Zuni Indian melody to honor the indigenous peoples of the region.

Who owns Red Rocks Park and Ampitheatre?

Even though Red Rocks Park and Ampitheatre is in neighboring Jefferson County, it is owned and operated by the City and County of Denver, Colorado.

In 2015, Red Rocks Park was designated a National Historic Landmark by the National Park Services. This grants the venue certain legal protections that will help Denver preserve this historic concert venue and prevent new developments from altering the surrounding Park.

Is Red Rocks Park and Ampitheatre open to the public?

Red Rocks includes both a park and an ampitheatre. The Red Rocks Park is open to the public one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset every day. On non-concert days, the ampitheatre is typically open to the public as well.

On concert days, however, the ampitheatre may be closed for all or part of the day to prepare the stage and perform soundchecks. The ampitheatre is also closed to the public when private functions are being hosted.

What are the Red Rocks Amphitheatre rules?

There are designated smoking areas, no rock climbing, tickets for admittance, no signage, foods must be packed in clear plastic bags, no weapons, and no alcoholic beverages, among others. You can find more of the rules on their website, but these are some of the most important. To find a full list of rules and other information, check out the Red Rocks Frequently Asked Questions page on the venue's offical website.

Are kids or pets allowed at Red Rocks?

Both kids and pets are generally welcomed at Red Rocks Park and Ampitheatre. Pets, however, must be leashed and are only allowed into the amphitheater during non-event hours.

Children may receive discounted prices on tickets and other events in the ampitheatre; however, the promoters of certain events may specify certain age requirements for attendance. Age-related rules, regulations, and discounts are determined by event promoters, not Red Rocks.

What is the Red Rocks bag policy?

Visitors must remember that only soft packs, cloth bags, and backpacks size 12” x 17” x 12” or smaller are allowed in the amphitheater for everyone’s safety. Moreover, food must be placed in a clear plastic bag the size of one gallon or less. Plastic utensils only and fruits and vegetables must be sliced.

What are some of the biggest acts to have performed at Red Rocks Ampitheatre?

Some of the world’s most influential musical artists and groups have performed at Red Rocks Ampitheatre, including:

  • The Beatles performed at Red Rocks as part of their first American tour in 1964.
  • The Grateful Dead ushered in the jam-band movement at Red Rocks when they first performed there in 1978.
  • U2 filmed “U2 Live at Red Rocks: Under a Blood Red Sky” while performing at Red Rocks in 1983
  • Widespread Panic played its 32nd show at Red Rocks in 2008, the most shows performed by any single act in the venue’s history
  • Mumford & Sons feature film “The Road to Red Rocks” includes their 2012 performance at the ampitheatre, where they also recorded the live video for their song “I Will Wait”

This is only a small sample of the hundreds of acts that have graced the stage at Red Rocks Ampitheatre.

Is the Red Rocks Ampitheatre the best concert venue in the world?

After winning Pollstar’s annual “Best Outdoor Concert Venue” award for the 11th time in 1999, the name of the award was changed to the “Red Rocks Award,” and the ampitheatre has been eliminated as a possible contender since. It seems that Red Rocks is such a great concert venue that other venues just simply can’t compete.

What else is there to do at Red Rocks beyond attending concerts?

The Red Rocks Park includes several nature trails. The longest is the Red Rocks Trail, popular for horseback riding, mountain biking, and hiking. Other trails include:

  • The Trading Post Trail
  • The Funicular Trail
  • The Mt. Vernon Creek Trail
  • The Geologic Overlook Trail

The Trading Post Trail begins at Red Rocks Trading Post, which houses the Colorado Music Hall of Fame and the Red Rocks Store, both of which are open to the public 363 days a year. It’s closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Red Rocks also hosts film screenings, large group yoga sessions, and winter fitness training at the Ampitheatre throughout the year.

How many concerts have there been at Red Rocks Amphitheatre?

Red Rocks Amphitheatre has had 2,879 concerts.

When is the next concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre?

The next concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre is on March 30, 2024. The bands performing are: Boogie T.rio / Truth / Break Science.

When was the last concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre?

The last concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre was on February 14, 2024. The bands that performed were: Peter Gabriel.

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