There are few things better than an outdoor concert on a midsummer’s night. As the season gets into full swing, Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre in Greenwood Village has a great lineup of shows booked in July, many of which will take you back to those whimsical summer nights of your youth. Check out the full July concert calendar for Fiddler’s Green below and listen to our Spotify playlist with the best songs from all the artists at the bottom.
Sat., July 1 - I Love The ‘90s: Blackstreet/ Naughty By Nature, Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath, All 4 One, Color Me Badd, Coolio, C&C Music Factory ft. Freedom Williams and Snap!
Get your ‘90s nostalgia fix with this hugely popular tour featuring many of the best artists of the decade, from R&B stars like Blackstreet, All 4 One and Color Me Badd to hip-hop stars Naughty By Nature and Coolio to the alternative rock of Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath. (Tickets)
Tues. July 4 - Train w/ O.A.R. & Natasha Bedingfield
Much like the transportation device they’re named after, Train has been chugging along for nearly 20 years, and they’ve quietly assembled one of the most successful careers of any pop rock band during that span. From their 1998 self-titled debut through their most recent album a girl a bottle a boat, the San Francisco-based group has sold over 10 million albums and 30 million singles of hits like “Drops of Jupiter,” “Drive By” and “Hey, Soul Sister.” College rock favorites O.A.R. and “Unwritten” singer Natasha Bedingfield will open, making this one of the best Independence Day concerts in the Mile High City. (Tickets)
Thurs., July 13 - Fri., July 14 - Jack Johnson w/ Rogue + Jaye (July 13) and JAMTOWN ft. Donavon Frankenreiter, G. Love & Cisco Adler (July 14)
The chill vibes of surfer-turned-musician Jack Johnson helped him become a longtime favorite of the Colorado music scene and his two-night stand at Fiddler’s should see the Hawaiian running through all of his biggest songs. One of those tracks, “Rodeo Clowns,” was originally released by his friend G. Love, who will be opening for Johnson’s second show as part of JAMTOWN, a minor supergroup also featuring producer Cisco Adler and singer-songwriter Donavon Frankenreiter. (July 13 Tickets)
Sat. July 15 - Daryl Hall & John Oates and Tears For Fears w/ a special acoustic performance by Allen Stone
This special co-headlining tour brings together two of the defining rock acts of the ‘80s. Daryl Hall & John Oates are responsible for some of the catchiest, most indelible songs of the decade, including “Maneater,” “Private Eyes” and “Out of Touch.” But as their 2014 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame suggests, the duo's work opened a lane for performers who filtered rock instrumentation through pop songwriting. Tears For Fears had a shorter run at the top, but their albums Songs From The Big Chair and The Seeds of Love are both regarded as two of the decade’s best albums. Their comeback tour, which included a Red Rocks performance last fall, has been very well received. You’ll want to come early to catch opener Allen Stone in a special acoustic set, as the soulful singer has an astonishingly powerful voice. (Tickets)
Sun. July 16 - Blondie & Garbage w/ John Doe & Exene Cervenka
Two of the most successful female-fronted rock bands, Blondie and Garbage have both straddled multiple genres throughout their career. In some ways the quintessential new wave band, Blondie set the stage for the ‘80s with hits like “Heart of Glass,” “Call Me” and “Rapture,” which exposed many Americans to the still nascent hip-hop scene. Garbage was something like the ‘90s answer to Blondie, with the band’s sleek rock augmented by detours into the world of trip-hop and electronica. Openers John Doe & Exene Cervenka blazed a trail as part of the iconic L.A. punk band X before shifting focus on their 2012 folk-oriented album. (Tickets)
Tue., July 18 - Goo Goo Dolls w/ Phillip Phillips
By almost any measure, “Iris” by The Goo Goo Dolls was one of the biggest songs of the ‘90s, but the Buffalo-based band is hardly a one-hit wonder. Songs like “Slide” and “Name” also had a big impact on the charts and the group’s anthemic alt rock endures on the recent EP You Should Be Happy. Former “American Idol” winner Phillip Phillips, whose folksy song “Home” remains the show’s most successful coronation anthem, will open. (Tickets)
Fri., June 28 - KS107.5 Summer Jam XX w/ Migos, Ludacris, Kid Ink, Post Malone, Kyle, Trev Rich and Aminé
The KS107.5 Summer Jam has been a Fiddler’s Green staple for two decades and this year’s anniversary celebration brings together the best in new school and classic rap. Migos are by far the most successful rap group working at the moment, as hits like “Bad & Boujee” have been inescapable in the first half of 2017. Ludacris is one of the most colorful figures to emerge from Atlanta’s rap scene (which is truly a feat). Kid Ink, Post Malone (whose new single “Congratulations” is blowing up the charts), Kyle and Aminé represent rap’s new vanguard, while Cash Money signee and Denver native Trev Rich will be representing for the hometown crowd. (Tickets)