Colorado music, stage, art events and festivals starting Dec. 7, 2017

Getting out of town? Here are music, stage, art events and festivals around the state of Colorado.

By Carlotta Olson Updated: December 7, 2017 at 10:17 am • Published: December 7, 2017 0

AT: altitudetickets.com (formerly tickethorse.com)

AX: axs.com

BT: bouldertheater.com

FT: foxtheatre.com

TM: ticketmaster.com

TW: ticketweb.com

TF: ticketfly.com

TL: ticketliquidator.com

LN: livenation.com

DC: denvercenter.org

IT: itickets.com

MUSIC

Friday: Moon Taxi - With Other Black, 9 p.m., Ogden Theatre, Denver, $25-$30; AX.

Friday: Dynohunter/Tnertle - With Collidoscope, 9 p.m., Bluebird Theater, Denver, $10; AX.

Friday: Lupe Fiasco - 9 p.m., Gothic Theatre, Englewood, $30; AX.

Saturday: Sing it to Me Santa: The Record Company - With Tracksuit Wedding, 7:30 p.m., Ogden Theatre, Denver, $25-$30; AX.

Saturday: Papa Roach - With Falling in Reverse, 8 p.m., Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, $29.50-$35; TM.

Saturday: Lindsay Stirling - 8 p.m., 1stBank Center, Broomfield, $35-$70; AT.

Sunday: Atmosphere - With Musab + Ink Well, Dem Atlas, DJ Keezy, 8 p.m., Ogden Theatre, Denver, $29.95; AX.

Tuesday: Lady Gaga - 7:30 p.m., Pepsi Center, Denver, $45 and up; AT.

Tuesday: 21 Savage - With YoungBoy Never Broke Again, 9 p.m., Ogden Theatre, Denver, $25; AX.

Wednesday: Evanescene - 8 p.m., Paramount Theatre, Denver, $52.50-$102.50; AT.

Dec. 14: 98.5 KYGO's Christmas Jam - With Chris Young, Chris Janson and Chris Lane, 7:30 p.m., 1stBank Center, Broomfield, $45-$55; AT.

Dec. 14: Alter Bridge - 7:30 p.m., Paramount Theatre, Denver, $29.50-$45; AT.

Dec. 14: Prayers - 8 p.m., Bluebird Theater, Denver, $15; AX.

Dec. 14: FKJ - 9 p.m., Ogden Theatre, Denver, $25.50; AX.

Dec. 15: Bone Thugs-n-Harmony - 8 p.m., Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, $19.75-$30; TM.

Dec. 15: Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers -9 p.m., Gothic Theatre, Englewood, $27-$30; AX.

Dec. 15: Maddy O'Neal - With Cofresi, 9 p.m., Bluebird Theater, Denver, $10-$12; AX.

Dec. 15 and 16: Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats: Holiday Show - With Flaural, 9 p.m. Dec. 15; with The Still Tide, 9 p.m. Dec. 16, Ogden Theatre, Denver, $40.95; AX.

Dec. 16: Lola Black's XXXmas - 9 p.m., Gothic Theatre, Englewood, $18-$20; AX.

Dec. 16: The Railbenders - 9 p.m., Bluebird Theater, Denver, $10-$25; AX.

Dec. 17: Nathan Palmer - 8 p.m., Bluebird Theater, Denver, $12; AX.

Dec. 18: LeAnn Rimes - 8 p.m., Paramount Theatre, Denver, $39.50-$55; AT.

Dec. 18: Gary Numan - With Me Not You, 8 p.m., Gothic Theatre, Englewood, $25; AX.

STAGE

Through Dec. 17: "Anansi: The Itsy Bitsy Spider Stories" - 7:30 p.m. Fridays, 1 p.m. Saturdays, 11 a.m. Sunday, The Bitsy Stage, Denver, go online for ticket prices: bitsystage.com.

Through Dec. 23: "The Story of the Nutcracker" - Presented by Miners Alley Children's Theatre, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays, Miners Alley Playhouse, Golden, $10; minersalley.com.

Through Dec. 23: "A Christmas Carol" - 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays, Miners Alley Playhouse, Golden, $15-$38; minersalley.com.

Through Dec. 23: "The Miracle Worker" - 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, The John Hand Theater, Denver, $20-$23; firehousetheatercompany.com.

Through Dec. 24: "A Christmas Carol" - Stage Theatre, Denver, $35 and up. Go online for times and dates: denvercenter.org.

Through Dec. 24: "The SantaLand Diaries" - The Jones, Denver, $25 and up. Go online for times and dates: denvercenter.org.

Through Dec. 24: "The Nutcracker" - Ellie Caulkins Opera House, Denver. Go online for dates, times and ticket prices; AX.

Through Dec. 31: "Resolutions" - 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 6 p.m. Sundays, The Edge Theater Co., Lakewood, $30; theedgetheater.com.

Through Dec. 31: "A Hudson Christmas" - Hudson Gardens & Events Center, Littleton, $6-$9. Go online for dates and times; AT.

Through Jan. 7: "Red" - 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Vintage Theatre, Aurora, $25-$30; vintagetheatre.org.

Through Feb. 14: "Beauty and the Beast" - Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, Johnstown, $29.95 and up. Go online for times and dates: coloradocandlelight.com.

Through April 22: "First Date" - Garner Galleria Theatre, Denver, $30 and up. Go online for times and dates: denvercenter.org.

Friday: Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes - 8 p.m., Memorial Hall, Pueblo, $35; pueblomemorialhall.com.

Friday and Saturday: "Moscow's Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker" - 7 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday, Paramount Theatre, Denver, $28 and up; AT.

Friday-Dec. 17: Harry Connick Jr.'s "The Happy Elf" - 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Longmont Performing Arts Center, Longmont, go online for ticket prices: longmonttheatre.org.

Sunday: Bill Murray, Jan Vogler and Friends - 7:30 p.m., Bellco Theatre, Denver, $45-$125; AX.

Wednesday-Dec. 17: "ELF The Musical" - Buell Theatre, Denver, $25 and up. Go online for times and dates: denvercenter.org.

Dec. 16 and 17: "Making Merry" - 1:30 p.m. Dec. 16, Dairy Arts Center, Boulder, tickets.thedairy.org; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16, 1:30 p.m. Dec. 17, King Center, Denver, storiesonstage.org, $15-$28.

Dec. 19-31: "Waitress" - Buell Theatre, Denver, $25 and up. Go online for times and dates: denvercenter.org.

ART

Through Jan. 14: Billy Schenck: "The Myth of the West" - Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.

Through Jan. 14: "Her Paris: Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism" - Denver Art Museum, Denver. Go online for admission prices: denverartmuseum.org.

Through Jan. 15: "Touched by the Hands of God: Michelangelo's Models" - Loveland Art Museum, Loveland; sdc-arts.org.

Through Jan. 20: "Western Traditions" - Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo; sdc-arts.org.

Through Dec. 31: "Legacy - Gallery 1261, Denver; gallery1261.com.

Through Feb. 11: "Whimsy" - Denver Botanic Gardens, York Street, Denver. Registration required for opening reception: botanicgardens.org.

FESTIVALS

Friday-Sunday: Winterfest - Ice skating, marketplace and more, Thornton; tinyurl.com/z8benwr.

Saturday: Tommelfest Nordic Ski Festival - free lessons, keg tossing, glog & all kinds of "Nordic" activities, Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa, Tabernash; playwinterpark.com/tommelfest.

Jan. 10-13: ULLR Fest - Ullympic competitions, parades and more, Breckenridge; gobreck.com/events/ullr-fest.

Jan. 11-14: Wintersk├Âl Celebration - Toast to winter with snow sculptures, Apple Strudel Downhill and more, Aspen; tinyurl.com/zhb5k3h

Jan. 13 and 14: Winter Festival and Winter Trails Day - Chili cook-off, ski and snowboard demonstrations, ice skating and more, Estes Park; tinyurl.com/oz3u88b.

Jan. 18-21: Ice Festival - Presentations by climbers, music, food and more, Ouray; ourayicepark.com/ouray-ice-festival.

Jan. 19-21: Fire Festival - Interactive experience of fire artistry in the winter, Telluride; telluridefirefestival.org/about-2.

Jan. 26 and 27: Winter Brew Fest - Music, vendors and more, Mile High Station, Denver; denverbrewfest.com.

Jan. 26-28: Rio Frio Ice Fest - Scavenger hunts, snowman-building contests, fire-and-ice party and more, Alamosa; riofrioice.com.

Jan. 26-28: UllrGrass - Music, beer fest, vendors and more, Golden; ullrgrass.com.

Feb. 23-25: SkiBike Festival - Lessons, demos, races and more, Purgatory Resort, Durango; purgatoryresort.com/events.

Feb. 9-11: Fire and Ice Festival - Music and more, Loveland; lovelandfireandice.com.

Feb. 9-18: Ice Festival - Ice sculptors, ice slides, vendors and more, Cripple Creek; visitcripplecreek.com/event/ice-fest.

Feb. 16-18: Midwinter Bluegrass Festival - Northglenn Ramada Plaza, Denver, $25 and up. Advance tickets: midwinterbluegrass.com.

Feb. 24-26: WinterWonderGrass - Music, brews, local foods and more, Steamboat Springs; winterwondergrass.com.

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