Five best concerts in Colorado this weekend
Alexis Evely option4 celebrates the release of his brand new EP, Into the Night, which debuted at number six on Beatport this week, at the Larimer Lounge tomorrow night.
- Brennen Bryarly goes Into the Night as option4
- Parting words: A Sauna Q&A before its farewell show
- Sharon Van Etten Q&A: "I get nervous sometimes that my songs are too personal"
- Q&A with Brendan Perry of Dead Can Dance
- Q&A with Derek Vincent Smith of Pretty Lights
Welcome to the weekend! Congratulations! You made it! Now it's time to cut loose and hear good music. How about it? As always, since you're here, it means there's a ton of shows to pick from, and we have them all listed in our massive concert calendar, the most comprehensive database you're going to find anywhere. If you're feeling industrious, print that bad boy out and break out your Sharpie. Or, if you'd prefer, since we've already done all the heavy lifting for you and put together a list of the five best concerts in Colorado this weekend, followed by a list of other worthwhile shows in the area, page down to get the full rundown.
05. SAUNA FAREWELL SHOW @ LARIMER LOUNGE | FRI, 8/17
Sauna played its first show just before Christmas in 2010 opening for Lust-Cats of the Gutters. At that time, guitarist C.J. Macleod, bassist Ethan Hill, drummer Samantha Davis and lead vocalist Molly Bartlett were juniors in high school. Since then, Sauna has ventured out on three tours out west, issued a handful of releases and opened for a ton of national acts, including the B-52s last year at the Ogden. As a result, the outfit has earned widespread acclaim across the scene. Sauna is playing its last show tonight for at least a while as its members head in different directions and go off to college.