Consequence of Sound
named a pair of Denver-area stages to its list of the top 100 music venues in the U.S.: the Bluebird and Red Rocks.
Denver has its fair share of great music venues -- you'll find another way, way up this list -- but even in a crowded field, the Bluebird Theater
stands out. Part of that is its many contradictions, from the twee name for a venue that feels anything but to the vintage architecture and retro marquee that houses a top-notch sound system. But best of all, audiences who flock to see alt-country stalwarts or Guns N' Roses tributes get to embrace the rock-and-roll ethos that comes with a general-admission policy, without worrying that they're not going to be able to see a damned thing.
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