This September, Colorado’s calendar is packed with events featuring world class DJs and producers at some of the finest venues in the country. From intimate nightclub settings to Colorado’s premier amphitheater, here are five events this September that you don’t want to miss!
1. Gramatik | Saturday, September 1st @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Starting off the month, we have Gramatik headlining Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Saturday, September 1st. Known for his fusion of hip hop, funk, and electronic music, Gramatik will be taking over Red Rocks with support from Gryffin, Haywyre, Ramzoid, and Balkan Bump. Gramatik utilizes live instruments in combination with traditional DJ tools to create a unique performance at every one of his shows. Each performance has its own flavor, which is why Gramatik fans won’t be satisfied seeing him only once. Paired with the natural beauty of Red Rocks Amphitheatre, this event will surely set the tone for the rest of the month.
2. Virtual Self by Porter Robinson | Monday, September 10th @ The Ogden Theatre
Next we have Porter Robinson who is bringing his new project Virtual Self to the Ogden Theatre on Monday, September 10th. Known for his stunning visual displays paired with a symphony of raw electronic sound, Virtual Self is perfect for those looking for a different experience than what you might find at a typical nightclub. This project features unusually high BPMs and a sound reminiscent of the classic video game Dance Dance Revolution meant to reflect on early 2000’s EDM music and culture. If you are looking for something fresh this month, don’t miss Virtual Self!
3. Claude VonStroke | Friday, September 14th @ The Church
House heads know not to miss this one. Legendary DJ, producer, and founder of Dirtybird Records, Claude VonStroke will be bringing his signature sound to The Church on Friday, September 14th. From his roots in the Detroit house movement to headlining festivals around the United States, Claude VonStroke is one of the most innovative and well respected DJ’s in house music. He is known for his unconventional style and hypnotic rhythms which is perfect for those looking to zone out and lose themselves on the dance floor.
4. Trapfest: NGHTMRE b2b Slander, Joyryde and more | Sunday, September 16th @ Red Rocks Ampitheatre
On Sunday, September 16th, NGHTMRE and Slander will be teaming up once again to bring some GUD VIBRATIONS to Red Rocks. Paired with Joyryde, this event features some of the current, hot names in the music scene and is perfect for anyone that loves trap and bass music. Every year, Trapfest cultivates a high energy audience and with these headliners… there is no question that everyone is in for a great night. Grab your friends, get ready to party, and pick up your tickets now.
5. Rowdytown VII by Big Gigantic | Friday, September 28th to Saturday, September 29th @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Closing out the month for the seventh year in a row, we have Rowdytown VII featuring live performances from Big Gigantic, San Holo, Boogie T, and more. With the promise of new and unreleased music from Big Gigantic, you’re not going to want to miss this one. Rowdytown is well known in Colorado as one of the most fun events of the year and always earns high praise from audiences and artists alike. Featuring a mix of live instruments and electronic music, this two day event is perfect for everyone who likes funk, bass, and dance music.