Denver, New Year's Eve 2013: What's going on

Categories: Holidays

Eric Gruneisen

While there are a number of high profile jam-centric New Year's Eve shows this year, including dates with Yonder Mountain String Band, String Cheese Incident and Umphrey's McGee, there are also a ton of other concerts and club events on NYE. We've put together a comprehensive list of ways for you to ring in the new year. Keep reading for the complete rundown of New Year's Eve 2013 events.

See also: All upcoming concerts in our constantly updated Denver concert calendar

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The String Cheese Incident welcome 2014 at 1STBANK Center

1770 Sherman Street Event Complex: 1770 Sherman St., Denver, 303-778-0916, Black Tie Party, An all-you-can-drinke vent with live entertainment, Vegas-style casino games and more., Tue., Dec. 31, $90/$119, 720-319-8441,

1STBANK Center: 11450 Broomfield Lane, Broomfield, 303-410-0700, The String Cheese Incident, With Bootsy Collins & the Funk Unity Band, Tiny Universe Horns (featuring Karl Denson and Chris Littlefield) (12/28), The Flaming Lips, Tiny Universe Horns (featuring Karl Denson and Chris Littlefield) (12/29) and the Del McCoury Band (12/31), Sat., Dec. 28, 7 p.m.; Sun., Dec. 29, 7 p.m.; Tue., Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m., $56.50-$75/3-day pass $180.

3 Kings Tavern: 60 S. Broadway, Denver, 303-777-7352, Itchy-O, Itchy-O will usher in 2014 with new material, more new custom-made instruments, and the release of an extra special new addition to the Itchy-O family. With Men in Burka, lauded as the sultans of intelligent dance music, and DJ Dr. Whom providing his unique audio-visual mash-ups throughout the night, Tue., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $20/$30.

Aggie Theatre: 204 S. College Ave., Fort Collins, 970-482-8300, Head For The Hills, With the Congress, Tue., Dec. 31, $20.

Baker Street Pub & Grill (Belmar): 7260 W. Alaska Drive, Lakewood, 303-953-5510, New Year's Eve Bash, With So What Brothers, Tue., Dec. 31, free.

Baker Street Pub & Grill (DTC): 8101 E. Belleview Ave., Denver, 303-577-2790, New Year's Eve Bash, With the Tent Show Kings, Tue., Dec. 31, free.

Baker Street Pub & Grill (Westminster): 2831 W. 120th Ave. Ste. 200, Denver, 720-382-1026, New Year's Eve Bash, With Bad Boyfriend, Tue., Dec. 31, free.

Bar Standard: 1037 Broadway, Denver, 303-832-8628, Miguel Migs, With Lisa Shaw, Tue., Dec. 31, $30-$75.

Beauty Bar: 608 E. 13th Ave., Denver, 720-542-8024, New Year's Eve Party, Presented by Beauty Bar and, Beauty Bar and Lucha Rama. All-you-can-drink open bar: wine, wells and drafts. With Deejay Diabolic and Ryan Workman, Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $25.

Belly Up Aspen: 450 S. Galena St., Aspen, 970-544-9800, The Flaming Lips, With Midlake, Mon., Dec. 30, 9 p.m.; Tue., Dec. 31, 9:30 p.m., $165-$675.

Beta: 1909 Blake St., Denver, 303-383-1909, Time Quest: A Chronological Journey, With Klutch Beat featuring ES Chinorey, Suk & Spit, Johnny Gear, Rickdiculous, Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $10.

Bistro Al Vino: 15352 E. Ida Drive, Aurora, 303-400-3166, New Year's Eve Party, With Kelli Said, Tue., Dec. 31, TBA.

Blake Street Tavern: 2301 Blake St., Denver, 303-675-0505, New Year's Eve Celebration, Package includes all you drink well, wine, draft from 8 p.m. to midnight, Musical entertainment, champagne Ttoast at midnight, arty favors, hats and games. Kitchen open till 1 a.m., Tue., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $60/$75.

Bluebird Theater: 3317 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, 303-377-1666, The Sword, With Helms Alee, Tauntaun (12/30), Helms Alee, Native Daughters (12/31), Mon., Dec. 30, 9 p.m.; Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $22.50-$45.

Boulder Outlook Hotel: 800 28th St., Boulder, 303-443-3322, New Year's Eve Party, With Lionel Young Band, Tue., Dec. 31, TBA.

Boulder Theater: 2032 14th St., Boulder, 303-786-7030, Yonder Mountain String Band, With Roosevelt Collier (12/27), Futureman from Bela Fleck & the Flecktones (12/28), Jerry Douglas (12/29) and Sam Bush (12/31). Proceeds from 12/30 show benefit Planet Bluegrass, Fri., Dec. 27, 9 p.m.; Sat., Dec. 28, 9 p.m.; Sun., Dec. 29, 9 p.m.; Mon., Dec. 30, 9 p.m.; Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $35-$65/$160 4-day passes.

Broadways Tavern: 3978 S. Broadway, Englewood, 303-781-5755, Swagger Into the New Year, Drink specials all night long, a champagne toast at midnight and music by Swagger, Tue., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., free.

Casselman's Bar & Venue: 2620 Walnut St., Denver, 720-242-8923, Prohibition is Over!, Celebrate cannabis freedom in style with open bar, food, casino style games, flapper girls, live music from After Midnight and champagne toast at midnight, Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $100/table of 8 $1600.

Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom: 2637 Welton St., Denver, 303-297-1772, Wu Year's Eve, Featuring Method Man, Raekwon and Ghostface Killah, with the Foodchain and DJ Hoppa, Tue., Dec. 31, $65-$99.

Cervantes' Other Side: 2637 Welton St., Denver, 303-297-1772, Tea Leaf Green, With Toubab Krewe (12/30) and Mountain Standard Time (12/31), Mon., Dec. 30, 9 p.m.; Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $20-$50.

Chloe Discoteque and Mezze Lounge: 1445 Market St., Denver, 720-383-8447, Passport New Year's Eve: Moonlight Over Marrakech, Chloe will be transformed into the hottest Moroccan social scene with live entertainment, a champagne toast and many more surprises., Tue., Dec. 31, $30-$1,400.

The Church: 1160 Lincoln St., Denver, 303-832-2383, Celebrate: Church NYE 2013, With Star DJ Gonzo, DJ Cesar, DJ Charly, Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $30-$50.

City Hall: 1144 Broadway, Denver, 303-832-8628, Ginuwine, With KDJ Above, Tue., Dec. 31, $40-$75.

Colorado Convention Center: 700 14th St., Denver, 303-228-8000, Decadence, Featuring Pretty Lights, Bassnectar, Above & Beyond, Dada Life, Beats Antique, 12th Planet, SuperVision, Paul Basic, Break Science, Keys 'N Crates, BT, Tur and more, Mon., Dec. 30; Tue., Dec. 31, $85/2-day dass $160.00 /VIP $200-$350.00.

The Cowboy Lounge: 1941 Market St., Denver, 303-299-0100, NYE Resolution 2014: Two clubs (Tavern Downtown and Cowboy Lounge), two DJs (DJ Denco and DJ Kiss), one cover. Cover includes one beer, Fireball shot, champagne toast and party favors. Midnight countdown with a 20' Olive Drop and Grand Fireworks Display shot from the rooftop. Hourly drawings with a Grand Prize trip for 2 to Vegas. Photo booth, balloon drop, confetti cannons, resolution contests. Tue., Dec. 31, 7pm. Buy $25 tickets in advance and save @

Crowne Plaza DIA: 15500 E. 40th Ave., Denver, 303-371-9494. NYE Block Party 2014, Colorado's largest New Years Eve hotel party with an astounding lighting show and confetti explosions, thirty-plus futuristic themed entertainers, dancers and theatrical performances, celebrity guests and professional athlete appearances, free interactive fun including multiple photobooths and laser tag, elevated VIP decks and VIP bottle service available. Four participating hotels with free shuttle service, Tue., Dec. 31, $49-$89,

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Dustin Bova
Dustin Bova

You guys are awesome!! But how bout, in the new year, you guys focus on memeing/sharing music events with the masses.... trust me, us jam folk surely don't need you guys telling us and EVERYBODY else when the next show is!!

Arturo Acosta III
Arturo Acosta III

Westword readers: does anyone have an extra ticket for sale to Paper Bird tonight at Hi Dive, possibly two?

Baker Warmath
Baker Warmath

Honestly, I don't know a single person on that list. Sooo I don't really wanna pay $80-300 for something that could potentially blow nuts.

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