Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Red Rocks is one of the world’s most remarkable venues, boasting geological formation and musical history to make this National Historic Landmark an absolute must-see destination. Even those not regularly attending concerts often remember fondly their first show held here at this iconic venue.

Natural amphitheater, it is one of a kind in the US and has hosted legendary performances ranging from U2 and the Grateful Dead to Jimi Hendrix and Jimi Hendrix himself. A destination for music fans seeking inspiration or to honor great artists alike.

Its acoustics are so immersive, it feels as if the band were performing right in your living room – making being there an unforgettable experience.

Red Rocks Amphitheatre stands out with its exceptional acoustics and scenic surroundings, making it a must-see attraction for visitors to Colorado or Denver metro area. Concert schedule at Red Rocks Amphitheatre range from early spring through late fall with various genres represented ranging from musical genres. Additionally, popular “Film on the Rocks” screenings take place regularly as well as annual Easter sunrise services at this site.

Early years saw the amphitheater serve as a casual spot for performances by local bands and artists on a temporary stage. But it wasn’t until 1936, when Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) began work on building its permanent stage with support from workers at Works Progress Administration that music became an everyday presence at this location.

Since its opening, the amphitheater has become one of the world’s premier performance locations, boasting legendary acoustics, scenic beauty and rich history that create an ideal environment for musical performances by internationally-acclaimed acts.

The amphitheater seats up to 12,000 guests on bleacher-style seating with no obstructions in view, providing unobstructed views for everyone in attendance. Tickets are available via TicketCity for both reserved and general admission seating options.

Though many visitors come for concerts at this National Historic Landmark and recreation park, there’s so much more to experience at this National Historic Landmark and recreation park. From hiking, biking and picnicking to stunning views from Denver‘s high-rise buildings and Front Range countryside and fossils from the Jurassic Period – visitors are in for an incredible outdoor adventure here!

If you are attending a concert at an amphitheater, be sure to pack a cooler full of beverages and food, but remember to leave glass containers behind. While there are vendors inside the venue offering food products, their costs and crowding levels may make them prohibitive for some attendees. Hydrate frequently as being 6,500 feet above sea level means drinking lots of water can keep you feeling refreshed and hydrated throughout the show. Uber/carpool with friends as parking may be limited and exiting could take quite some time before getting back home.